2:00 - 4:00 - Teleconference

Meeting Agenda



San Francisco Bay Restoration Authority  

Independent Citizens Oversight Committee  


May 27, 2021, 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm 


A PDF version of the agenda can be found here.


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  1. Call to Order  

Paul Jones, Chair, Independent Citizens Oversight Committee 


  1. Determination of Quorum  

Linda Tong, Clerk of the Independent Citizens Oversight Committee 



  1. Public Comment  

Each speaker is allowed three minutes. 


  1. Announcements  

Paul Jones, Chair, Independent Citizens Oversight Committee 


  1. Approval of Oversight Committee Meeting Minutes of April 29, 2021  

Item 5: Draft Meeting Minutes for April 29, 2021  


  1. Community Grants Program Overview 
    Linda Tong, Project Manager, San Francisco Bay Restoration Authority 

Item 6:  Community Grants Program Overview Presentation 


  1. SFBRA Annual Report FY 19-20 
    Karen McDowell, Deputy Program Manager, San Francisco Bay Restoration Authority 

Item 7:  SFBRA Annual Report FY 19-20 (Final Graphics Version) 


  1. Review of the Draft Letter and Recommendations to the Governing Board; and 
    Discussion of Possible Changes to Letter, and Finalizing the Letter and Recommendations to the Governing Board 

Paul Jones, Chair, Independent Citizens Oversight Committee 

Item 8:  Draft Letter to Governing Board   


  1. Next Steps for the Independent Citizens Oversight Committee 

Paul Jones, Chair, Independent Citizens Oversight Committee   


  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