May 7, 2020 Commission Meeting Summary

22 members attended the May 7, 2020 virtual BCDC meeting at 1:00 P.M.

The Commission held a briefing on pending state and federal legislation and voted 18-1-3 to oppose unless amended AB 2809 (Mullen) due to its lack of a funding stream, voted 19-0-3 to support H.R. 1132 (Speier) The San Francisco Bay Restoration Act, and voted 20-0-2 to support if amended AB 2619 (Stone) dealing with coastal resilience, adaptation, and access. For details contact Steve Goldbeck (415/352-3611; steve.goldbeck@bcdc.ca.gov).

The Commission held a briefing on the progress of its enforcement program in the year since the State Auditor report. For details contact Priscilla Njuguna (415/352-3640; priscilla.njuguna@bcdc.ca.gov).

The Commission held a public hearing and voted 19-0-1 to initiate an amendment to the San Francisco Waterfront Special Area Plan (BPA 1-20) to explore the berthing of the Klamath. For details contact Shannon Fiala (415/352-3665; shannon.fiala@bcdc.ca.gov).

The Commission held a briefing on the staff’s ongoing review of the Suisun Marsh Protection Plan and Local Protection Program. For details contact Rachel Wigginton (415/352-3660; rachel.wigginton@bcdc.ca.gov).