September 11, 2008 Engineering Criteria Review Board

September 11, 2008
1:00 p.m.
BCDC Conference Room
50 California Street, 26th Floor
San Francisco

Tentative Agenda

  1. Call to Order
  2. Approval of Draft Minutes for July 7, 2008 and August 11, 2008 Meeting
  3. Presentation: “The Impacts of Climate Change on San Francisco Bay and What We Should do About it” by BCDC Executive Director, Will Travis
  4. Board Discussion: The Water Emergency Transportation Authority (WETA)/San Mateo County Harbor’s District’s (SMCHD) South San Francisco Ferry Terminal Project; Geotechnical Investigation and Design Criteria of the Proposed South San Francisco Ferry Terminal located in the East Basin of the Oyster Point Marina in the City of South San Francisco, San Mateo County. The Engineering Criteria Review Board (ECRB) will hold its first meeting to consider and review WETA/SMCHD’s engineering design criteria to build an approximately 11,812-square-foot ferry terminal and public access viewing terrace at Oyster Point. WETA’s ridership studies forecast approximately 1,700 daily passenger trips to and from South San Francisco by 2025, initially providing service from destinations in the East Bay to employment centers adjacent to the terminal.
    (Rafael Montes) [415/352-3670/]
    (Ming Yeung)[415/352-3616/]
  5. Adjournment

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.

Bagley-Keene Open Meeting Act. As a state agency, the Commission is governed by the Bagley-Keene 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 Bagley-Keene Act includes other specific provisions about how meetings are to be announced and conducted.