October 21, 2010 Commission Meeting Summary

22 members attended the meeting, which was held at the MetroCenter in Oakland.

The Commission voted (15-4-0) to approve a permit to expand the Potrero Hills Landfill located in the secondary management area of the Suisun Marsh in Solano County. For details, contact Ming Yeung (415/352-3616 mingy@bcdc.ca.gov ).

The Commission held a public hearing on a permit application for the renovation of the San Francisco Marina. The Commission will vote on the application on November 4, 2010. For details, contact Max Delaney (415/352-3668 maxd@bcdc.ca.gov ).

The Commission continued its public hearing on making revisions to the San Francisco Bay Plan to address climate change. The hearing was opened on October 7, 2010. The Commission staff will hold a briefing on the amendment on October 29th at the Commission’s offices. The Commission will hold a special meeting on November 2, 2010 to discuss the proposed changes with members of the public and kept the public hearing open until its next meeting on November 4, 2010. For details, contact Joe LaClair (415/352-3656 joel@bcdc.ca.gov ).

A planned briefing from Dr. Jon Haveman of Beacon Economics on the economic impacts of holding the America’s Cup regatta in San Francisco Bay was postponed to a future meeting. For details, contact Will Travis (415/352-3653 travis@bcdc.ca.gov ).

A planned briefing from on the Subtidal Habitat Goals Project and Eelgrass restoration in the Bay was postponed until BCDC’s November 4, 2010 meeting. For details, contact Brenda Goeden (415/352-3623 brendag@bcdc.ca.gov ).

The next Commission meeting will be held on November 4, 2010, at the Ferry Building in San Francisco. For details, contact Will Travis (415/352-3653 travis@bcdc.ca.gov).