November 13, 2018 Engineering Criteria Review Board

Time and Location

1:00 - 5:00 p.m.
455 Golden Gate Avenue
Monterey Conference Room
San Francisco, California

Tentative Agenda

  1. Call to Order
  2. Approval of Draft Minutes for September 26, 2018 Engineering Criteria Review Board (ECRB) Meeting
  3. Public Announcements
  4. Board Discussion: Alameda Landing Mixed-Use Development Project, Alameda County Alameda Landing Waterfront Project Summary
    (Third Review).
    The ECRB will conduct its third review of a proposal by Catellus Alameda Development, LLC and the Community Improvement Commission of the City of Alameda for a mixed-use development at the Alameda Landing waterfront at the terminuses of 5th and Bette Streets in the City of Alameda, Alameda County. The project would include a waterfront park at an existing historic concrete wharf. The Board previously reviewed the engineering criteria for the historic wharf on March 21, 2017 and September 26, 2018. During their last review, the Board requested responses to its comments regarding the proposed engineering criteria. The staff seeks the Board’s advice and recommendations on the project sponsors’ responses to the Board’s comments.
    (Rebecca Coates-Maldoon)
  5. Demonstration of the Adapting To Rising Tides Bay Shoreline Flood Explorer. BCDC and the San Francisco Estuary Institute unveiled the “Bay Shoreline Flood Explorer” ( website in August 2018. This new website helps Bay Area local governments and communities access interactive maps of current local flood risks due to rising sea level and storms. These maps will help local governments better identify specific areas that face the greatest risk from rising seas and storm surges. The maps have been groundtruthed by local shoreline experts and contain detailed and up-to-date information about the Bay shoreline. The Bay Shoreline Flood Explorer is designed to be used by a wide variety of users with varying levels of knowledge and expertise regarding flooding and sea level rise.
    (Todd Hallenbeck)
  6. Refresher Presentation on Roles and Duties of the Board. The staff will brief the Board on the Bay Plan policies regarding Safety of Fills and the roles and duties of the Board in reviewing engineering criteria for fill projects.
  7. Adjournment

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