Commission Orientation Briefing

Thursday, February 21, 2008
1:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Bay View Conference Room
50 California Street, Suite 2600
San Francisco, California 94111

Tentative Agenda

  • 1:00 p.m. - Introductions
  • 1:10 p.m. - History and Overview
    Will Travis, Executive Director

  • 1:40 p.m. - Budget and Administrative Issues
    Mamie Lai, Assistant Executive Director, Administration

  • 2:10 p.m. - Regulatory and Enforcement Program
    Bob Batha, Chief of PermitsAdrienne Klein, Chief of Enforcement

  • 2:40 p.m. - Planning Program
    Joe LaClair, Chief Planner

  • 3:10 p.m. - Climate Change and Sediment Management Program
    Steve Goldbeck, Deputy Director for Climate Change and Legislative Affairs

  • 3:40 p.m. - Legal Issues
    Tim Eichenberg, Chief Counsel

  • 4:10 p.m. - General Discussion and Response to Questions
    Senior Staff

  • 4:30 p.m. - Adjourn

Meeting Purpose. The purpose of the briefing is to provide background information on the responsibilities, policies and procedures of BCDC. Although the briefing is intended primarilyfor members of the Commission, the meeting is open to the general public.

Bagley-Keene Open Meeting Act. As a state agency, the Commission is governed by the Bagley-Keene Open Meeting Act which requires the Commission to: (1) publish an agenda at least tendays in advance of any meeting; (2) describe specifically in that agenda the items to be trans¬acted or discussed; and (3) refuse to add an item subsequent to the published agenda. In addition to these general requirements, the Bagley-Keene Act includes other specific provisionsabout how meetings are to be announced and conducted.

Access to Meetings. Meeting facilities are accessible to persons with disabilities. If you require special assistance, please contact any staff member prior to the meeting. An interpreter for thedeaf will also be made available upon request to the staff at least five days prior to the meeting.