March 12, 2020 Enforcement Committee Meeting

Time and Location

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

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

Tentative Agenda

  1. Call to Order
  2. Roll Call
  3. Public Comments
  4. Approval of Draft Minutes for November 14, 2019, and December 12, 2019, Meetings
  5. Enforcement Report (PDF)
  6. 2020 Committee Meeting Schedule
    The Committee will discuss the tentative meeting schedule for 2020.
    (Priscilla Njuguna) [415/352-3640;]
  7. Briefing on Proposed Legislation
    The Committee will receive a briefing and discuss legislation that has been introduced to amend portions of the McAteer-Petris Act and Suisun Marsh Preservation Act to require BCDC to create and implement certain enforcement procedures and perform certain reviews.
    (Steve Goldbeck) [415/352-3611;]
  8. Public Hearing and Vote on a Recommended Enforcement Decision and Proposed Cease and Desist Order No. CCD2020.001.00 (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 Order No. CCD2020.001.00 that would be issued by the Commission to the City of Oakland to remedy alleged violations involving encampments and other unauthorized activities that are interfering with public uses of Union Point Park. The Order would also require the City to restore and maintain the Park.
    (Schuyler Olsson) [415/352-3668; ]; (Karen Donovan) [415/352-3628;]
    Proposed Cease and Desist Order (PDF)
    Administrative Record
    Violation Report issued for BCDC Permit No. M2003.028.01 (PDF)
    Violation Report issued for BCDC Permit No. M2008.030.00 (PDF)
  9. Briefing on Oldest Case Resolution (PDF)
    The Committee will receive a briefing on the progress being made toward resolving the oldest cases.
    (Adriennne Klein) [415/352-3609;]
  10. Briefing on Criteria for Delineation of Violations
    The Committee will receive a briefing and discuss proposals for delineating and calculating civil penalties in individual enforcement actions where multiple unauthorized activities are at issue.
    (Priscilla Njuguna) [415/352-3640;]; (Karen Donovan) [415/352-3628;]
    Presentation (PDF)
  11. Future Agenda Items
  12. Adjournment

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