January 24, 2019 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 November 13, 2018 Engineering Criteria Review Board Meeting
  3. Public Announcements
  4. Encinal Terminals Project (Pre-Application and Second Review) (PDF)
    The Engineering Criteria Review Board (ECRB) will hold its second review of a proposal by North Waterfront Cove LLC to construct the Encinal Terminals project – a mixed-use development on an approximately 23-acre, former industrial site in the City of Alameda, Alameda County.  The site is bounded by the Oakland-Alameda Estuary to the north, Alaska Basin inlet to the west, Fortman Marina to the east, and the Del Monte Building warehouse to the south. The project proposal includes a marina of up to 160 boatslips (with harbormaster facility on one of the docks), mixed-use/residential areas with townhouses and multi-family residential structures, and two wharf structures that will be repurposed for public access. At this meeting, the Board will assess and provide advice on the engineering safety provisions of the wharves to be repurposed for public access use. For further information, please contact Sam Stewart at 415/352-3612 or sam.stewart@bcdc.ca.gov and/or Rafael Montes at 415/352-3670 or rafael.montes@bcdc.ca.gov.
  5. Briefing on Environmental Justice and Social Equity Bay Plan Amendment
    The Engineering Criteria Review Board (ECRB) will receive a briefing from staff on the San Francisco Bay Plan amendment to address environmental justice and social equity. The briefing will include background information, findings to date, and a timeline. For further information, please contact Clesi Bennett at 415/352-3613 or clesi.bennett@bcdc.ca.gov
    Presentation (PDF)
  6. Presentation on Roles and Duties of the Engineering Criteria Review Board. As a reminder of its role, the staff will review and discuss with the Board the Bay Plan policies regarding Safety of Fills
    and its roles and duties when reviewing engineering criteria for fill projects. Rafael Montes at 415/352-3670 or rafael.montes@bcdc.ca.gov.
  7. Adjournment

Speaker SignUp and Time Limits. If you would like to comment on an item scheduled for a public hearing or speak during the public comment period, please fill out a “Request to Speak” form and give it to a staff member. Each speaker is limited to a maximum of three minutes during the public comment period, and the Chair may set time limits for each speaker at the beginning of a public hearing. You are encouraged to submit written comments of any length and detailed information to the staff. This material will be distributed to the Commission members. Applicants are responsible for presenting their projects at the public hearing.

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.

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