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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 



(Update 6/26/2023)

DATE: June 30, 2023  

TIME: 11:00 A.M. – 1:00 P.M. 

LOCATION: Bay Area Metro Center - Board 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 offices, 5050 El Camino, Los Altos, California 94022, 650-691-1200 

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

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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. Approval of Summary Minutes of May 05, 2023 (Action) 

Item 6: Summary Minutes for May 05, 2023 

7. Advisory Committee Chair’s Report (Information) 

Jessica Martini-Lamb, Chair of the Advisory Committee 

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

Dr. Terry Young, Chair, Independent Citizens Oversight Committee 

Item 8: Independent Citizens Oversight Committee Annual Review Letter, Fiscal Year 2021/2022 

9. Budgets and Staff Work Plan  

A. Fiscal Year 2023-24 Operating and Project Budget (Action) 

Derek Hansel, Treasurer   

Item 9A: Memo on FY 2023-24 Operating and Project Budget   

Attachment 1: Resolution 109 Adopting the FY 2023-24 San Francisco Bay Restoration Authority Operating and Project Budget  

B. Fiscal Year 2023-24 Staff Work Plan (Information) 

Jessica Davenport, Deputy Program Manager 

Item 9B: Memo on Fiscal Year 2023-24 Staff Work Plan  

Attachment 1: Fiscal Year 2023-24 Staff Work Plan  

Grant Items  


10. Deer Island Basin Phase 1 Tidal Wetlands Restoration Project (Augmentation) (Action) 

Consideration and possible authorization of an amendment of the grant to Marin County Flood Control District authorized on April 11, 2018 for preparation of designs, environmental documentation, and permit applications for the Deer Island Tidal Basin Wetlands Restoration Project, to expand the scope of the work to include preparation of final detailed construction documents for a portion of the Project consisting of 77 acres of tidal baylands and creation of 5,500 linear feet ecotone levees at Deer Island, Novato, Marin County; and adoption of findings under the California Environmental Quality Act. [Vanessa Aczon] 


11. Terminal Four Wharf Removal Project (Augmentation) (Action) 

Consideration and authorization to disburse up to $2,300,000 to the City of Richmond to augment the grant of $2,300,000 previously authorized by the Authority for preparation of final designs and implementation of the Terminal Four Wharf Removal Project near Point San Pablo, Contra Costa County. [Marilyn Latta] 

12. Draft 2023 Grant Round Materials (Action)  

Jessica Davenport, Deputy Program Manager 

Item 12A: Memo on Authorization to Release the 2023 Grant Round Materials  

Attachment 1: Draft 2023 Request for Proposals – Redlined 

Attachment 2: Draft 2023 Grant Pre-Application Form – Redlined 

Attachment 3: Draft 2023 Grant Application Form – Redlined 

Item 12B: Resolution 110 Authorizing Release of the San Francisco Bay Restoration Authority’s 2023 Grant Round Materials 

Exhibit A: Draft 2023 Request for Proposals 

Exhibit B: Draft 2023 Grant Pre-Application Form 

Exhibit C: Draft 2023 Grant Application Form 

13. Appointment of New Advisory Committee Members (Action) 

Jessica Davenport, Deputy Program Manager 

Item 13A: Resolution 111 Appointing Members to the Restoration Authority Advisory Committee 

Item 13B:  Resolution 112 Appointing a New Member to Represent the San Francisco Bay Regional Water Quality Control Board on the Restoration Authority Advisory Committee 

Item 13C: Biographies of Recommended Advisory Committee Members  

14. Consideration and Possible Approval of Request for Qualifications for Parcel Tax Administration Services and Entry into a Contract for Services with the Selected Applicant (Action) 

Karen McDowell, Deputy Program Manager 

Item 14A: Memo on Authorization to Release a Request for Qualifications and Entry into a Contract for Services with the Selected Applicant. 

Item 14B: Resolution 113 Authorizing Release of the San Francisco Bay Restoration Authority’s Request for Qualifications for Parcel Tax Administration Services and Entry into a Contract for Services with the Selected Applicant, Subject to Chair Approval 

Exhibit A:  Draft Request for Qualifications for Parcel Tax Administration Services.   

15. Executive Reports 

A. Expenditures and Letters under Executive Officer’s Delegated Authority (Information) 

Item 15A: Quarterly Report on Expenditures and Letters under Delegated Authority 

16. 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