11:00 A.M – 2:00 P.M., San Francisco — Bay Area Metro Center, 375 Beale Street, CR110 Board Room, San Francisco CA 94105

Meeting Agenda

Governing Board 

Dave Pine, Supervisor, County of San Mateo, Chair 
John Gioia, Supervisor, County of Contra Costa, Vice Chair 
Kathrin “Kate” Sears, Supervisor, County of Marin
Aaron Peskin, Supervisor, City and County of San Francisco
Susan Gorin, Supervisor, County of Sonoma 
Vinnie Bacon, Council Member, City of Fremont
Karen Holman, Director, Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District

Sam Schuchat, Executive Officer
Amy Roach, Chief Counsel

MEETING AGENDA

Date: December 06, 2019    
TIME: 11:00AM – 2:00PM
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. Approval of Summary Minutes of September 06, 2019 (Action)
   Item 6: Summary Minutes for September 06, 2019  

Grant Items (Action)

EAST

7. Consideration and possible Restoration Authority authorization to disburse up to $7,929,855 to the Contra Costa County Flood Control and Water Conservation District (District) to implement the North and South reaches of the Lower Walnut Creek Restoration Project, consisting of restoration and enhancement of brackish tidal wetlands and adjacent uplands along the southern shore of Suisun Bay, Walnut Creek and Pacheco Creek in Contra Costa County; and adoption of findings pursuant to the California Environmental Quality Act. [Adrien Baudrimont] 

8. Consideration and possible Restoration Authority authorization to disburse up to $450,000 to the East Bay Regional Park District to prepare final designs and permit applications and conduct pre-construction land management activities and ecology studies for the expansion of Coyote Hills Regional Park on 306 acres east of the existing park in the City of Fremont, Alameda County; and adoption of findings pursuant to the California Environmental Quality Act. [Shalini Kannan] 

9. Oversight Committee Member Terms and Reappointment of Oversight Committee Members (Action)
   Karen McDowell, Project Manager 
   Item 9: Memo on Oversight Committee Member Terms and Reappointment of Oversight Committee Members
   Attachment 1:  Resolution 63 to Adjust Oversight Committee Member Terms
   Attachment 2:  Resolution 64 to Reappoint Two Members to the Restoration Authority Independent Citizens Oversight Committee

10. Equity and Community Engagement Program Development (Information)
     Dr. Ana Alvarez, Vice Chair, Advisory Committee
     Nahal Ghoghaie Ipakchi, Principal Consultant, EcoEquity Consulting
    Jessica Davenport, Deputy Program Manager
    Item 10A: Consultant's Report: Establishing an Equity and Community Engagement Program that Benefits Economically Disadvantaged Communities
    Item 10B: Report of the Advisory Committee: Recommendations to Benefit Economically Disadvantaged Communities
    Item 10C: Staff Memo on Implementing Recommendations on Equity and Community Engagement

11. Review of Draft Financial Statements and Independent Auditor’s Report (Information)
    Arleicka Conley, Section Director, Finance and Accounting, Metropolitan Transportation Commission
    Scott Diem and David Bullock, Macias Gini & O’Connell LLP
    Item 11: Draft Report to Governing Board: Year Ended June 30, 2019
    Attachment 1: Draft San Francisco Bay Restoration Authority Financial Statements and Independent Auditor’s Report 

12. Executive Reports
    A. Communications Plan (Information)
    Taylor Samuelson, Public Information Officer
    Item 12A: Communications Plan

    B. Expenditures under Executive Officer’s Delegated Authority (Information)
    Item 12B: Quarterly Report on Expenditures under Delegated Authority

13. 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).

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