December 13, 2018 Enforcement Committee Meeting Summary

Four members of the Enforcement Committee attended the December 13, 2018, BCDC Enforcement Committee meeting, which was held at the Bay Area Metro Center located at 375 Beale Street, San Francisco.

The Committee received its third briefing on development of an enforcement strategy to set enforcement priorities, improve compliance, and use resources more efficiently. The presentation focused on case disposition, data management to improve violation discovery and cataloguing, and amnesty options to reduce the backlog. For details contact Schulyer Olsson (schuyler.olsson@bcdc.ca.gov); Matthew Trujillo (Matthew.Trujillo@bcdc.ca.gov); or Adrienne Klein 415/352-3609; adrienne.klein@bcdc.ca.gov.

The Committee received a briefing from staff on the Commission’s regulations that govern formal enforcement proceedings. For details contact Marc Zeppetello 415-352-3655; marc.zeppetello@bcdc.ca.gov.

The Committee received a report from staff on the status of compliance with four issued cease and desist orders and on a case resolved at the staff level involving unauthorized dredging. For details contact Adrienne Klein 415/352-3609; adrienne.klein@bcdc.ca.gov.

On February 21, 2018, the Enforcement Committee may hold a public hearing and vote on a recommended enforcement decision including adoption of proposed Cease and Desist and Civil Penalty Order No. CDO 2019.01 for alleged dredging violations of the McAteer-Petris Act by the Salt River Construction Company in in Richardson’s Bay in Marin County and in and around Belmont Slough located in Foster City, San Mateo County. For details contact Schuyler Olsson 415-352-3668; schuyler.olsson@bcdc.ca.gov.

At this meeting, there will also be a briefing on the issues affecting Richardson’s Bay in Marin County. For details contact Adrienne Klein 415/352-3609; adrienne.klein@bcdc.ca.gov.