Commission Orientation Briefing
Thursday, February 19, 2009
1:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Bay View Conference Room
50 California Street, Suite 2600
San Francisco, California 94111
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 Permits
Adrienne 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
- 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.