Revised February 21, 2019 Enforcement Committee Meeting

Time and Location

9:30 a.m.

Bay Area Metro Center
375 Beale Street
Yerba Buena Room, First Floor
San Francisco, CA 94105
(415) 778-6700

Tentative Agenda

  1. Call to Order
  2. Roll Call
  3. Public Comments (PDF)
  4. Approval of Draft Minutes for December 13, 2018 (PDF)
  5. Public Hearing and Vote on a Recommended Enforcement Decision and Proposed Cease and Desist Order No. CDO 2019.01, Salt River Construction Corporation (PDF). BCDC’s Enforcement Committee will hold a public hearing and possibly vote on a recommended enforcement decision, including the adoption of proposed Cease and Desist and Civil Penalty Order No. CDO 2019.01 that would be issued by the Commission for alleged violations involving illegal dredging activities in Marin County and unauthorized mooring of barges in San Mateo County. The proposed order requires Salt River Construction Corporation to cease from engaging in the illegal dredging activities and includes a proposed penalty of $28,500. (Karen Donovan) [415-352-3628;]
    Violation Report (PDF)
    SRCC Statements of Defense Plus Exhibits (PDF)
    Administrative Record Documents
    Proposed Cease and Desist Order (PDF)
  6. Briefings on the Management of Vessels in Richardson’s Bay, Marin County by BCDC, RBRA, City of Sausalito and Audubon California. The Committee will hold a policy briefing and discussion on the local efforts to improve the management of vessels moored in Richardson’s Bay, Marin County. There will be four presentations, including: (1) Adrienne Klein, Chief of Enforcement, BCDC, will brief the Committee on BCDC’s Richardson’s Bay Special Area Plan, with a focus on the polices that pertain to vessels anchored in Richardson’s Bay; (2) Beth Pollard, Executive Director, Richardson’s Bay Regional Agency (RBRA) will brief the Committee on its process to develop and implement an anchorage management strategy on Marin County waters that may lead to the installation of moorings (PDF); (3) Mayor Joan Cox, City of Sausalito, will brief the Committee on the City’s actions to manage the vessels anchored or moored on City property since the City’s withdrawal from the RBRA in 2017 (PDF); and (4) Rebecca Schwarz-Lesberg, San Francisco Bay Program Director, Audubon California, will present the results of a white paper entitled "Eelgrass, Herring, and Waterbirds in San Francisco Bay: Threats and Opportunities." A policy discussion by the Enforcement Committee members will follow the presentations.
    (Adrienne Klein) [415/352-3609;]
    Staff presentation (PDF) // presentation (PDF)
  7. Report of the Chief of Enforcement
  8. Adjournment

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