May 19, 2011 Commission Meeting Summary

Nineteen members attended the meeting, which was held at the MetroCenter in Oakland.

The Commission held a public workshop to discuss the latest draft language for amending the Bay Plan to address climate change. The workshop will be continued at the next Commission meeting. For details, contact Joe LaClair (415/352-3656 joel@bcdc.ca.gov).

Jacob Bintliff and Luke Sires are new interns in BCDC’s planning unit. Mr. Bintliff received a Bachelor of Arts in Latin American Studies from the University of Texas at Austin and is working on a Master of City Planning at the University of California, Berkeley. He has worked on transit, waste management and sustainability issues in Texas and Ecuador. Mr. Sires earned a Master’s Degree in Sustainable Design from the School of Architecture and Community and Regional Planning at the University of Texas at Austin in 2009. Since graduation he has worked as a designer, draftsman and carpenter, and has conducted research on water infrastructure. For details, contact Mamie Lai (415/352-3639 mamiel@bcdc.ca.gov.

The next Commission meeting will be held on June 2, 2011, at the Ferry Building in San Francisco. For details, contact Will Travis (415/352-3653 travis@bcdc.ca.gov).