March 15, 2012 Commission Meeting Summary

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

The Commission held a briefing on the recent changes to the 34th America’s Cup. For details, contact Lindy Lowe (415/352-3642

The Commission held a public hearing and voted (16-0-0) to approve a permit application from the Port of San Francisco for a Cruise Terminal at Pier 27 on the San Francisco waterfront. For details, contact Ming Yeung, Coastal Program Analyst (415/352-3616,

Chair Wasserman discussed the strategy for hiring a permanent Executive Director and invited Commissioners interested in serving on the selection committee to contact him by March 19, 2012. For details, contact Mamie Lai (415/352-3639

The Commission discussed Assembly Bill 57 that would affect the Commission’s representative on the Metropolitan Transportation Commission. The Commission will formally consider the bill at its April 5, 2012 meeting. For details, contact Tim Eichenberg (415/352-3655

State Lands Commission Executive Director Curtis Fossum appointed Sheri L. Pemberton as his alternate, replacing Grace Kato. For details, contact Steve Goldbeck (415/352-3611

The next regular Commission meeting will be held on April 5, 2012, at the Ferry Building in San Francisco. For details, contact Leslie Muse (415/352-3636