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The San Francisco Bay Restoration Authority has released a call for proposals for Round 3 of Measure AA grants to fund projects that: improve Bay water quality; restore, monitor and maintain habitat for fish, birds and wildlife; use natural habitats to protect communities from floods; and increase shoreline access and encourage public participation in protecting the Bay's health.

Proposals are due by December 13 at 5pm PST.


SAN FRANCISCO - Today, the staff of the San Francisco Bay Restoration Authority (the Authority) announced that it will recommend allocating $67.5 million Measure AA funding to five projects to improve the health and ecological functions of the Bay.  Two of the projects were awarded funding at today’s Governing Board meeting; the remaining three will be presented for funding later in 2019.



The San Francisco Bay Restoration Authority is requesting submittal of multi-benefit wetland restoration projects for consideration and possible inclusion on the Bay Restoration Regulatory Integration Team’s (BRRIT’s) priority project list for calendar year 2019.  



Karen Holman, Vice President of the Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District Board of Directors, has been active in the community for many years, including a long public record of environmental stewardship. She was a member of both Acterra and the City of Palo Alto Zero Waste Task Forces and has had roles in neighborhood associations and numerous non-profit organizations. In Palo Alto over the last 17 years she served as mayor, city councilmember, and planning commissioner.