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Meeting Agenda

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Governing Board

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 
Sally Lieber, Councilmember, City of Mountain View
Amy Hutzel, Executive Officer
Amy Roach, General Counsel

Meeting Agenda

DATE: June 24, 2022
TIME: 11:00AM – 2:30PM
LOCATION: Bay Area Metro Center- Board Room                                                                                          375 Beale Street, San Francisco CA 94105                                                         

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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 April 22, 2022 (Action):
Item 7: Summary Minutes for April 22, 2022

8. Independent Citizens Oversight Committee's Annual Review of Conformance with Measure AA (Information)
Paul Jones, Chair, Independent Citizens Oversight Committee  
Item 8: Independent Citizens Oversight Committee Annual Review Letter, Fiscal Year 2020/2021

9. Advisory Committee Chair's Report (Information)
Jessica Martini-Lamb, Chair, Advisory Committee 
Item 9: Recommendations to Advance Equity for Grants and Programs in 2022

10. Budgets and Staff Work Plan (Action)

A. Fiscal Year 2022/2023 Budget
Derek Hansel, Treasurer
Item 10A: Memo on Fiscal Year 2022/2023 Budget
Attachment 1: Resolution 98 Adopting the Fiscal Year 2022/2023 Authority Budget

B. Fiscal Year 2022/2023 Staff Work Plan
Jessica Davenport, Deputy Program Manager
Item 10B: Memo on Fiscal Year 2022/2023 Staff Work Plan
Attachment 1: Fiscal Year 2022/2023 Staff Work Plan



11. De-Pave Park Project
Consideration and authorization to disburse up to $800,000 to the City of Alameda to complete a master plan, 30% design plans, and a community stewardship program for De-Pave Park in Alameda County to provide for the park to have a range of habitats, from subtidal and tidal to upland, and public access amenities. [Natasha Dunn]


12. Baylands Habitat Restoration and Community Engagement in East Palo Alto
Authorization to disburse up to $688,016 to Grassroots Ecology to restore and enhance marsh-upland transition zone habitat along the San Francisco Bay Trail in Ravenswood Open Space Preserve and at Cooley Landing, work with East Palo Alto-based community groups to provide restoration training and organize stewardship events, and hire local young adults for restoration internships in San Mateo County. [Virgilio Cuasay]

13. SAFER Bay Planning Project
Authorization to disburse up to $1,000,000 to the San Francisquito Creek Joint Powers Authority to conduct planning, perform data collection and analysis, develop design plans, and prepare program-level and project-level California Environmental Quality Act documentation for the Strategy to Advance Flood Protection, Ecosystems and Recreation along San Francisco Bay (SAFER Bay) Planning Project in San Mateo County. [Laura Cholodenko]


14. Regionally Advancing Living Shorelines Project
Consideration and authorization to disburse up to $500,000 to the San Francisco Estuary Institute for monitoring, preparation of guidance on programmatic permitting, and establishment of a framework for collaboration on development of living shoreline projects as part of the Regionally Advancing Living Shorelines in San Francisco Bay Project at 10 locations in the Central Bay in San Francisco, Alameda, Contra Costa and Marin counties. [Marilyn Latta]

15. Appointment of New Advisory Committee Member (Action)
Jessica Davenport, Deputy Program Manager
Item 15: Resolution 99 Appointing a New Member to Represent the San Francisco Bay Conservation and Development Commission on the Advisory Committee

16. Annual Performance Assessment of Bay Restoration Regulatory Integration Team (BRRIT) (Information)
Evyan Borgnis Sloane, Deputy Program Manager                                                                  Sahrye Cohen, Environmental Protection Agency, Region 9, Current Chair of the BRRIT Policy and Management Committee                                                                  Alison Weber-Stover, National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration, Current Chair of BRRIT
Item 16: Bay Restoration Regulatory Integration Team (BRRIT 2022) Annual Report

17. Development of Tribal Engagement Policy (Information)
Erica Johnson, Project Manager
Item 17: Memo on Development of a Tribal Engagement Policy

18. Adjournment

Note: Agenda items may be taken out of sequence at the discretion of the Restoration Authority. Any person who has a disability and requires reasonable accommodation to participate in this public meeting should contact Taylor Samuelson no later than five days prior to meeting.   

Questions about the meeting or agenda can be directed to Taylor Samuelson at Taylor.Samuelson@scc.ca.gov