July 25, 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 May 8, 2019 Engineering Criteria Review Board Meeting
  3. Public Announcements
  4. Alameda Marina Mixed-Use Redevelopment
    The Engineering Criteria Review Board will hold Its first review of the proposal by
    Pacific Shops, Inc. and the City of Alameda to redevelop the 44-acre Alameda Marina site, at 1815 Clement Avenue, in the City of Alameda, Alameda County, for a mix of uses including maritime, marina, commercial, retail, residential and open space. Structural improvements associated with the project would include construction of new seawalls and a new boat hoist structure, the retrofit and repair of a wharf structure, and repairs to the historic graving dock at the site. Public access improvements associated with the project would include construction of a new segment of the Bay Trail and park and hardscape plaza areas, reuse of existing wharves for passive and recreational public use, and installation of a public floating dock within a historic graving dock.
    (Walt Deppe, Coastal Program Analyst) [415/352-3622; walt.deppe@bcdc.ca.gov]
    (Rafael Montes, Senior Staff Engineer) [415/352-3670; rafael.montes@bcdc.ca.gov]
  5. Follow-up Questions and Answers of Presentation on ECRB Role and Duties with BCDC Legal Staff
    On May 8, 2019, BCDC staff reviewed the Commission’s Bay Plan policies regarding safety of fills and the Board’s role and duties as a Commission advisory board, including certain legal matters. The Board members raised questions about requirements of the Bagley-Keene Open Meeting Act and other legal issues discussed in the staff’s presentation. BCDC’s Chief Counsel will follow-up on the staff’s May 8th presentation and respond to questions from the Board regarding legal issues related to the Board’s responsibilities.
    (Marc Zeppetello, Chief Counsel) [415/352-3655; marc.zeppetello@bcdc.ca.gov]
  6. Adjournment

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