May 8, 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 January 24, 2019 Engineering Criteria Review Board Meeting
  3. Public Announcements
  4. Encinal Terminals Project (Pre-Application and Third Session) (PDF)
    The Engineering Criteria Review Board (ECRB) will hold a third session to consider the responses by North Waterfront Cove LLC, the project sponsor, to its January 24, 2019 meeting comments. The sponsor would 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 project includes residential areas, and wharf structures to be repurposed for public access. The purview of the ECRB has been to assess the safety criteria of the wharves under the BCDC’s safety of fills and public access policies. For further information, please contact Sam Stewart and/or Rafael Montes
    Letter from North Waterfront Cove LLC (PDF)
  5. Presentation and Discussion on Roles and Duties of the Engineering Criteria Review Board. As a reminder of its expected roles and duties, the staff will review and discuss with the Board the Bay Plan policies regarding Safety of Fills and its roles and duties as a BCDC advisory board. Rafael Montes
    Presentation (PDF)
  6. Briefing on Fill for Habitat Bay Plan Amendment The Engineering Criteria Review Board (ECRB) will receive a briefing from staff on the San Francisco Bay Plan amendment to allow more Bay Fill for habitat projects. The briefing will include background information, findings to date, and a timeline for next steps in the process. For further information, please contact Megan Hall
    Presentation (PDF)
  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.