10:00 - 12:30 Elihu Harris Building, 1515 Clay St, Oakland, CA 94612

Meeting Agenda


San Francisco Bay Restoration Authority Advisory Committee Meeting

December 8, 2017, 10:00 am – 12:30 pm


Doors Open at 9:30 am for Get-to-Know-Your-Colleagues Coffee Time

Elihu Harris State Building

1515 Clay Street, 2nd Floor, Room 9

Oakland, CA 94612



For additional information, please contact:

Anna Schneider, Clerk of the Advisory Committee: (510) 286-0325


Agenda and attachments available at:



  1. Call to Order

Chair Luisa Valiela, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency


  1. Determination of Quorum

Anna Schneider, Clerk of the Advisory Committee


  1. Public Comment (3 min)

Each speaker is allowed three minutes.


  1. Announcements (INFORMATION) (5 min)


  1. Approval of Advisory Committee (AC) Meeting Minutes of October 13, 2017 (ACTION) (3 min)

Item 5: Draft Meeting Minutes for October 13, 2017


  1. Staff’s Report from September 8, 2017 Governing Board Meeting (INFORMATION) (5 min)


  1. Bay Restoration 101: Restoration Pilot Projects (INFORMATION) (45 min)

Roger Leventhal, Senior Engineer, Marin County Flood Control & Water Conservation District

Item 7: References for Multi-Benefit Habitat Restoration Pilot Projects

Attachment 1: Novato Creek Case Study Abstract



  1. Review Working Group’s Recommendation and Consider Appointing Ad Hoc Committee(s) (ACTION) (45 min)

Item 8: Report of the Working Group on Setting 2018 Goals for the Advisory Committee

Attachment 1: Summary of Brainstorming Session from October 13, 2017 Meeting


  1. Set AC Meeting Schedule for 2018 (ACTION) (5 min)

Item 9: Proposed 2018 Advisory Committee Meeting Schedule


  1. Meeting Process Check-In: What’s Working, What’s Not (3 min)

Chair Valiela


  1. Public Comment (3 min)


  1. Adjourn


Note: Any person who has a disability and requires reasonable accommodation to participate in this public meeting should contact Taylor Samuelson no later than five days prior to meeting. Questions about reasonable accommodation can be directed to Taylor Samuelson at (510) 286-4182 or Taylor.Samuelson@scc.ca.gov or at the Restoration Authority:


c/o State Coastal Conservancy

1550 Clay Street, 10th Floor

Oakland, CA 94612