1:00 pm - 4:00 pm, Teleconference Only

Meeting Agenda

San Francisco Bay Restoration Authority  

Independent Citizens Oversight Committee  


A PDF of the agenda can be found herehttp://sfbayrestore.org/sites/default/files/2020-05/Agenda_OC_Mtg_05-22-20.pdf

May 22, 2020, 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm 


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  1. Call to Order  

Cindy Darling, Chair, Independent Citizens Oversight Committee 


  1. Determination of Quorum  

Karen McDowell, Clerk of the Oversight Committee 


  1. Public Comment  

Each speaker is allowed three minutes. 


  1. Introductions and Announcements  


  1. Approval of Oversight Committee Meeting Minutes of May 30, 2019  

Item 5: Draft Meeting Minutes for May 30, 2019  


  1. Oversight Committee Operations  

Karen McDowell, Deputy Program Manager 

A. General Information  
B. Open Seat for South Bay Representative 
C. Selection of Chair and Vice Chair
D. Formation of Ad Hoc Subcommittee  


  1. Outreach and Communications 

Taylor Samuelson, Public Information Officer, SFBRA 

Item 7, Attachment 1: SFBRA Communications Plan (Nov 2019)


  1. Review of Annual Report, Financial Report, and Budget 

Sam Schuchat, Executive Officer  

Taylor Samuelson, Public Information Officer 

Karen McDowell, Deputy Program Manager 

Item 8, Attachment 1: Annual Report of the San Francisco Bay Restoration Authority, FY 2018-2019 

Item 8, Attachment 2: San Francisco Bay Restoration Authority Financial Statements and Independent Auditor’s Report for the year ended June 30, 2019   


  1. Staff Work Plan and Program Budget Karen McDowell, Deputy Program Manager 

Item 9, Attachment 1: FY19/20 Work Plan and Budget Approved at the June 7, 2019 Governing Board Meeting 

Item 9, Attachment 2: FY20/21Work Plan and Budget Approved at the May 8, 2020 Governing Board Meeting 


  1. SFBRA Project Updates

A. Grant Program, Round 3 and Geographic Distribution 
Jessica Davenport, Deputy Program Manager 
Item 10A:  Overview Memo on Grant Round 3 as Presented to the Governing Board on May 8, 2020 

B. EcoAtlas Dashboard for SFBRA Performance Measures 
Jessica Davenport, Deputy Program Manager 

C. Bay Restoration Regulatory Integration Team (BRRIT) 
Amy Hutzel, Deputy Executive Officer 
Item 10C: BRITT Update Memo and Attachments as Presented to the Governing Board on May 8, 2020 


  1. Discussion of Report and Potential Recommendations  

Cindy Darling, Chair, Independent Citizens Oversight Committee 

A. Areas of Focus from 2017/18 Report 

  • Building for the Future and Managing Expectations 

  • Geographic Distribution 

  • Bay Restoration Regulatory Integration Team (BRRIT) 

  • Staff Work Plan and Operating Budget  

  • Interest Income Contingency Fund  

  • Adaptive Management and Performance Measures  

  • Outreach and Communication 

B. Areas of Focus for 2018/2019 


  1. Oversight Committee Meeting Schedule and Next Steps 

Cindy Darling, Chair, Independent Citizens Oversight Committee General Information 


  1. Adjourn  


Note: Agenda items may be taken out of sequence at the discretion of the Oversight Committee. 

Any person who has a disability and requires reasonable accommodation to participate in this public meeting should contact Taylor Samuelson no later than three days prior to meeting.  

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