Governing Board



June 07, 2019

11:00 A.M – 1:30 P.M


Meeting Location:

San Francisco – Bay Area Metro Center

375 Beale Street, Yerba Buena Room, San Francisco CA 94105


For additional information, please contact

Anulika White, Clerk of the Governing Board: (510) 286-0343


Agenda and attachments available at:


The Governing Board may take action on any item on this agenda.


1.      Call to Order

Chair Dave Pine, Supervisor, County of San Mateo, will call the meeting to order.

2.      Roll Call

3.      Public Comments (Information)

4.      Board Member Announcements (Information)

5.      Chair’s Report (Information)

6.      Executive Reports (Information)

A.    Expenditures under Executive Officer’s Delegated Authority (Information)

Item 6A: Quarterly Report on Expenditures under Delegated Authority


B.     Program Manager Transition

C.    Annual Report

D.    Oversight Committee Update

E.     New Website and Logo

Taylor Samuelson, Public Information Officer


7.      Approval of Summary Minutes of April 05, 2019 (Action)

Item 7: Summary Minutes for April 05, 2019  

8.      Budgets and Staff Work Plan (Action)

A.    Amendment of Fiscal Year (FY) 2018/2019 Budget

Brian Mayhew, Treasurer

Item 8A: Amended FY 2018/2019 Budget

Attachment 1: Resolution 47A-1 Amending the FY 2018/2019 Budget

B.     2019/2020 Budget

Brian Mayhew, Treasurer

Item 8B: Memo on FY 2019/2020 Budget  

Attachment 1: Resolution 58 Adopting the FY 2019/2020 Authority Budget

C.    2019/2020 Staff Work Plan

Item 8C: Memo on Staff Work Plan Fiscal Year 2019/2020

Attachment 1: Fiscal Year 2019/2020 Staff Work Plan

9.      Grants Overview (Information)

Matt Gerhart, Program Manager

Item 9: Overview of Round 2 Grant Recommendations

Attachment 1: Round 2 Grant Recommendations Table

Grant Items (Action)


10.  Consideration and possible Restoration Authority authorization to disburse up to $968,916 to Marin Audubon Society to prepare technical studies, refine designs, and conduct environmental review and public outreach for the Tiscornia Marsh Restoration and Sea Level Rise Adaptation Planning Project, which will develop plans to expand marsh habitat, increase flood protection, and provide public access at the mouth of the San Rafael Canal in Marin County. [Linda Tong]

·         Addendum: Support Letter


11.  Consideration and possible Restoration Authority authorization to disburse up to $57,026,673 over a five-year period to the Santa Clara Valley Water District for design and implementation of the South San Francisco Bay Shoreline Project in the community of Alviso, City of San José, Santa Clara County. [Brenda Buxton]


12.  Consideration and possible Restoration Authority authorization to disburse up to $600,000 to Ducks Unlimited, Inc. for final construction planning and design of Phase 2 South Bay Salt Pond Restoration Project actions proposed for ponds between Old Alameda Creek and Alameda Creek Flood Control Channel at Eden Landing Ecological Reserve, Alameda County; and adoption of findings pursuant to the California Environmental Quality Act. [Brenda Buxton]

13.  Draft 2019 Grant Program Guidelines, Proposal Solicitation, and Grant Application (Information)

Jessica Davenport, Deputy Program Manager

Item 13: Memo on Draft 2019 Grant Guidelines, Proposal Solicitation, and Grant Application

·         Addendum: Memo on Draft 2019 Grant Guidelines, Proposal Solicitation, and Grant Application

Attachment 1: Draft Grant Program Guidelines (Revised 2019)

Attachment 2: Draft 2019 Proposal Solicitation

Attachment 3: Draft 2019 Grant Application

14.  Advisory Committee Chair’s Report to the Board (Information)

Luisa Valiela, Advisory Committee Chair

15.  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).

Any person who has a disability and requires reasonable accommodation to participate in this public meeting should contact Anulika White no later than five days prior to meeting. Also, an assistive listening device can be made available for use during the meeting.

Questions about the meeting or agenda can be directed to Ann White at
(510) 286-0343 or or at the Conservancy:

1550 Clay Street, 10th Floor
Oakland, CA 94612