11:00 - Bay Area Metro Center

Meeting Agenda

Agenda Updated 6/7/2024, Item 15A, Attachment 2 is now correctly labeled as "Draft 2024 Grant Application Form - Redlined" instead of "Draft 2024 Grant Pre-Application Form - Redlined"


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Meeting Notice 

Dave Pine, Supervisor, County of San Mateo, Chair

John Gioia, Supervisor, County of Contra Costa, Vice Chair    

Aaron Peskin, Supervisor, City and County of San Francisco  

Susan Gorin, Supervisor, County of Sonoma    

Karen Holman, Director, Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District  

Sophie Hahn, Councilmember, City of Berkeley  

Lisa Gauthier, Mayor, East Palo Alto


Amy Hutzel, Executive Officer    

Amy Roach, General Counsel



DATE: June 14, 2024  

TIME: 11:00 A.M. – 1:00 P.M.

LOCATION: Bay Area Metro Center – Temazcal Room

                  375 Beale Street, San Francisco CA 94105


The Authority meetings will be conducted in a hybrid format. To maximize public safety while maintaining transparency and public access, members of the public can choose to participate either virtually via Zoom or Webcast, by phone, or in person at the locations listed below. Physical attendance at any site listed below requires that all individuals adhere to the site’s health guidelines including, if required, wearing masks, health screening, and social distancing.

  • Metro Center, 375 Beale Street, San Francisco, California 94105, 415-352-3600
  • Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District Office, 5050 El Camino, Los Altos, CA 94022. 650-691-1200
  • Office of Supervisor Gioia, 11780 San Pablo Avenue, Suite D, El Cerrito, CA 94530, 510-942-2221

Note: Each location listed above is open to the public and is ADA accessible.

Zoom Meeting Link: https://bayareametro.zoom.us/j/83548487072

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(Note: The Webcast link will not be active until the meeting begins)

Public attendees watching virtually should connect to Zoom if they intend on making comments. Comment functionality is not available for public attendees connecting through Webcast.  

Members of the public can make comments during the meeting by using the “Raise Hand” function in Zoom at the appropriate time(s) in the meeting. Public comments will be taken during each agenda item and at the beginning of the meeting on non-agenda items. Additional information on ways to provide public comments on agenda items is available on the Authority’s website on the Meetings tab.

1. Call to Order

2. Roll Call

3. Public Comments (Information)

4. Board Member Announcements (Information)

5. Chair’s Report (Information)

6. Executive Reports

7. Approval of Summary Minutes of May 03, 2024 (Action)

Item 7: Summary Minutes for May 03, 2024

8. Advisory Committee Chair’s Report (Information)

Jessica Martini-Lamb, Chair of the Advisory Committee

9. Independent Citizens Oversight Committee’s Annual Review of Conformance with Measure AA (Information)  

Jim Fiedler, Vice Chair, Independent Citizens Oversight Committee

Item 9: Independent Citizens Oversight Committee Annual Review Letter, Fiscal Year 2022/2023

Grant Items


10. San Leandro Treatment Wetland (Action)

Consideration and possible authorization to disburse up to $3,734,489 to the City of San Leandro to: 1) convert a 6.9-acre wastewater storage basin adjacent to San Leandro’s Water Pollution Control Plant to a multi-benefit freshwater treatment wetland that will remove wastewater-borne nitrogen, phosphorus, and contaminants of emerging concern, including completion of final permitting for the conversion, and 2) develop a shared vision for community-based shoreline resilience planning efforts and scope a Shoreline Master Plan for the City of San Leandro, Alameda County. [Liz Juvera]  

11. South Bay Salt Pond Restoration Project: Eden Landing Implementation (Action)

Consideration and possible authorization to disburse up to $1,155,000 to the San Francisco Bay Bird Observatory for levee slope and transition zone enhancement to benefit western snowy plovers and marsh-dependent wildlife, as part of Phase 2 of the South Bay Salt Pond Restoration Project at the Eden Landing Ecological Reserve in Alameda County. [Laura Cholodenko]

12. Storytelling Shoreline Futures: Youth Visioning and Action (Action)

Consideration and possible authorization to disburse up to $300,000 through the Community Grants Program to Mycelium Youth Network to develop and implement the Storytelling Shoreline Futures: Youth Visioning and Action project, which consists of: 1) empowering and educating approximately 12 youth on shoreline and climate justice issues through the power of storytelling; 2) conducting shoreline habitat restoration and enhancement; and 3) hosting a community event that will engage approximately 150-300 members in shoreline restoration activities, artmaking, and role-playing games at three shoreline locations in Alameda and Santa Clara Counties. [Vanessa Aczon]


13. Camp 3 Ranch Acquisition (Action)

Consideration and possible authorization to disburse up to $5,730,000 to Sonoma Land Trust to acquire the 1,480-acre Camp 3 Ranch property in Sonoma County for habitat restoration and protection and open space preservation, with the potential to allow limited public access and recreation that is compatible with those purposes, as Phase 3 of the San Pablo Baylands Collaborative Protection and Restoration Project. [Sara Haugen]

14. Budget and Staff Work Plan Fiscal Year 2024/2025 Budget (Action)

Derek Hansel, Treasurer  

Item 14A: Memo on FY 2024/2025 Operating and Project Budget  

Attachment 1: Resolution 125 Adopting the FY 2024/2025 San Francisco Bay Restoration Authority Operating and Project Budget  

Fiscal Year 2024/2025 Staff Work Plan (Information)

Jessica Davenport, Deputy Program Manager

Item 14B: Memo on Fiscal Year 2024/2025 Staff Work Plan  

Attachment 1: Fiscal Year 2024/2025 Staff Work Plan

15. Draft 2024 Grant Round Materials (Action)  

Jessica Davenport, Deputy Program Manager

Item 15A: Memo on Authorization to Release the 2024 Grant Round Materials  

Attachment 1: Draft 2024 Request for Proposals – Redlined

Attachment 2: Draft 2024 Grant Application Form – Redlined

Item 15B: Resolution 126 Authorizing Release of the San Francisco Bay Restoration Authority’s 2024 Grant Round Materials

Exhibit A: Draft 2024 Request for Proposals

Exhibit B: Draft 2024 Grant Pre-Application Form

Exhibit C: Draft 2024 Grant Application Form

16. Formation of Ad Hoc Committee to Select Oversight Committee Members (Action)

Karen McDowell, Deputy Program Manager

17. Adjournment

Note: Agenda items may be taken out of sequence at the discretion of the Restoration Authority. At any time during the meeting, but prior to the adjournment of the open session of the meeting, the Restoration Authority may recess or adjourn to closed session to consider personnel matters, prices and terms of real estate transactions, and possible and pending litigation. Session will be closed to the public pursuant to attorney-client privilege and statutory authorization under Government Code Sections 11126(a), (c) (7), and (e).  

Any person who has a disability and requires reasonable accommodation to participate in this public meeting should contact Paul Johnson no later than five days prior to meeting. Also, an assistive listening device can be made available for use during the meeting.  

For questions about the meeting or the agenda, please contact Paul Johnson at   
(510) 367-9481 or Paul.Johnson@scc.ca.gov