January 17, 2019 Bay Fill Policies Working Group

Time and Location

10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Bay Area Metro Center
375 Beale Street
Ohlone Room, First Floor
San Francisco, CA 94102

Tentative Agenda

  1. Roll Call, Introductions and Approval of Agenda
    The chairperson of the Working Group will call the member roll and introductions from visitors and staff will be made. The chairperson will request the Working Group approve the Agenda.
  2. Approval of 12/20 BFWG Meeting Minutes.
    The chairperson will request the Working Group approve the 12/20 BFWG meeting minutes.
  3. Fill for Habitat Bay Plan Amendment Timeline Update (10 mins).
    Staff will provide an update on the Bay Plan Amendment timeline and progress.
  4. Discuss Amendment Workshop plans (40 mins).
     Staff will lay out tentative plans for upcoming workshops, and the Working Group will provide feedback.
  5. Discussion of Fill for Habitat Policy Challenges Memo (50 mins)
    The Working Group will continue the discussion of the policy memo that was covered at the 12/20 BFWG meeting.

  6. Adjournment

Speaker SignUp and Time Limits. If you would like to comment on an item scheduled for a public hearing or speak during the public comment period, please fill out a “Request to Speak” form and give it to a staff member. Each speaker is limited to a maximum of three minutes during the public comment period, and the Chair may set time limits for each speaker at the beginning of a public hearing. You are encouraged to submit written comments of any length and detailed information to the staff. This material will be distributed to the Commission members. Applicants are responsible for presenting their projects at the public hearing.

Questions and Staff Reports. If you have any questions concerning an item on the agenda or would like to receive a staff report related to the item, please contact the staff member whose name and direct phone number are indicated in parentheses at the end of the agenda item.

Access to Meetings. Meeting facilities are accessible to persons with disabilities. If you require special assistance, please contact any staff member prior to the meeting. An interpreter for the deaf will also be made available upon request to the staff at least five days prior to the meeting.

BagleyKeene Open Meeting Act. As a state agency, the Commission is governed by the BagleyKeene Open Meeting Act which requires the Commission to (1) publish an agenda at least ten days in advance of any meeting; (2) describe specifically in that agenda the items to be transacted or discussed; and (3) refuse to add an item subsequent to the published agenda. In addition to these general requirements the BagleyKeene Act includes other specific provisions about how meetings are to be announced and conducted.