August 8, 2019 Enforcement Committee Meeting

Time and Location

9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Bay Area Metro Transit Center
375 Beale Street
Board Room, First Floor
San Francisco, CA 94105

(415) 352-3600

Tentative Agenda

  1. Call to Order
  2. Roll Call
  3. Public Comments
  4. Approval of Draft Minutes for July 24, 2019 Meeting (PDF)
  5. Enforcement Report
  6. Update on Inactive Cases (PDF)
    The Committee will receive a briefing on the eight cases opened prior to 2000 and the efforts to resolve these cases. 
    (Adrienne Klein) [415/352-3609;]
    Presentation (PDF)
  7. Briefing on Penalty Policy Development (PDF) – Base Penalty Factors
    The Committee will receive a briefing and discuss the proposed factors and steps for calculating an initial base penalty amount. (Karen Donovan) [415/352-3628;]
    Presentation (PDF)
  8. Briefing on Consideration of Violations Resulting in Significant Harm to the Bay or Public Access
    The Committee will receive a briefing and discuss the staff practice for determining when violations have resulted in significant harm to the Bay or public access and discuss proposals to formalize a definition of significant harm. 
    (Karen Donovan) [415/352-3628;] 
    Presentation (PDF)
  9. Future Agenda Items
  10. Adjournment

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