June 16, 2011 Commission Meeting Summary

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

The Commission received a briefing on methods to improve wayfinding to Bay access points. For details, contact Brad McCrea (415/352-3615 bradm@bcdc.ca.gov).

The Commission received a briefing on status of Bay salt pond restoration. For details, contact Bob Batha (415/352-3612 bobb@bcdc.ca.gov).

The Commission received a briefing on an evaluation of using social media in BCDC’s public communication program. For details, contact Jaime Michaels (415/352-3613 jaimem@bcdc.ca.gov).

The U.S. Coast Guard has presented Commissioner Joan Lundstrom with a national award for her distinguished service on the Harbor Safety Committee of the San Francisco Bay Region in recognition of her initiatives to improve navigation safety. Commissioner Lundstrom has resigned as BCDC’s representative on the Harbor Safety Committee and will be replaced by Commissioner Jim McGrath on July 1, 2011. For details, contact Linda Scourtis (415/352-3644 lindas@bcdc.ca.gov).

Using financial support from the City and County of San Francisco, the Aquatic Services Center and the Association of Bay Area Governments are providing BCDC with staff assistance to deal with planning and regulatory issues raised by the America’s Cup races. For details, contact Will Travis (415/352-3653 travis@bcdc.ca.gov).

The next Commission meeting will be held on July 7, 2011, at the Ferry Building in San Francisco. For details, contact Will Travis (415/352-3653 travis@bcdc.ca.gov).