December 5, 2019 Financing the Future Working Group Meeting

Time and Location

10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Bay Area Metro Center
375 Beale Street
Ohlone Room, First Floor
San Francisco, CA 94105
(415) 352-3600

Tentative Agenda

  1. Call to Order
  2. Roll Call
  3. Approval of the June 6, 2019 Meeting Summary (PDF)
  4. Emily Burgos, Small Business Finance Center Manager for the California Infrastructure and Economic Development Bank, will provide an overview of the Bank’s programs and help us discuss how they could be adapted vis-à-vis rising sea level;
    Presentation (PDF)
  5. The Adapting to Rising Tides program will provide a brief overview of its proposed Adaptation Financing White Paper, which will analyze the suitability of a number of existing and potential funding and financing sources to pay for rising sea level adaptation planning and implementation; and,
  6. We will preview possible draft questions for use in a public workshop as we move toward creating a regional shoreline strategy.
  7. Public Comment
  8. Next Steps
  9. Adjournment

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