March 12, 2009 Engineering Criteria Review Board

March 12, 2009
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 February 5, 2009 Meeting
  3. Board Discussion
    The Engineering Criteria Review Board (ECRB) will holds its first meeting to consider and review the applicants’ engineering design criteria to the new building facilities of the Exploratorium. The development site is located on Piers 15 and 17, along the San Francisco waterfront, near the intersection of Green Street and the Embarcadero, within the City and County of San Francisco.  The site consists of the Pier 15 shed and bulkhead building, the Pier 17 shed, a paved parking area between the two piers known as the “valley,” the north, south and east apron areas, a building on the eastern end of the valley that physically connects the two pier sheds known as the “connector building,” and an approximately 1,579-square-foot free-standing office building within the western portion of the valley.
    (Rafael Montes) Staff Engineer and Board Secretary [415/352-3670/]
  4. Adjournment

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