August 4, 2011 Commission Meeting Summary

Twenty-three members attended the meeting, which was held at the Ferry Building in San Francisco.

The Commission voted (21-0-0) to amend the boundaries of the San Francisco Bay Plan waterfront park priority use designation at Candlestick Point in San Francisco. The Commission held a hearing on the amendment on July 21, 2011. For details, contact Linda Scourtis (415/352-3644 lindas@bcdc.ca.gov).

The Commission voted (22-0-0) to approve a $25,000 contract with the Pacific Institute, which will provide BCDC with socioeconomic analysis that is needed in the Adapting or Rising Tides Project. For details, contact Lindy Lowe (415/352-3642 lindyl@bcdc.ca.gov).

The Commission received briefing from Ann Buell of the State Coastal Conservancy on the progress being made in implementing the Bay Water Trail Project. For details, contact Sara Polgar (415/352-3654 sarap@bcdc.ca.gov).

The Commission received a briefing on the progress being made in implementing BCDC’s strategic plan. For details, contact Will Travis (415/352-3653 travis@bcdc.ca.gov).

The Commission meeting scheduled for August 18, 2011 has been canceled. In lieu of that meeting, an orientation briefing for new Commission members will be held at BCDC’s office from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. on August 18, 2011. The next regular Commission meeting will be held on September 1, 2011, at the Ferry Building in San Francisco. For details, contact Will Travis (415/352-3653 travis@bcdc.ca.gov).

 
 
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