July 16, 2015 Commission Meeting Summary

17 members attended the July 16, 2015 BCDC meeting, which was held at the Ferry Building in San Francisco.

The Commission approved on a vote of 16-0-1 BCDC's proposed Coastal Management Program Assessment and Strategy, required by NOAA. For details contact Rebecca Coates-Maldoon (415/352-3649; rebecca.coates-maldoon@bcdc.ca.gov).

The Commission held a public hearing on, and approved on a vote of 15-0-1, an application by Tesoro Refining & Marketing Company LLC to reconstruct and upgrade its Golden Eagle Refinery/Marine Terminal in Martinez, located in Contra Costa County. For details contact Jaime Michaels (415/352-3613; jaime.michaels@bcdc.ca.gov).

The Commission received a briefing on the Middle Harbor Enhancement Project at the Port of Oakland by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. For details contact Brenda Goeden (415/352-3623; brenda.goeden@bcdc.ca.gov).

The Commission received a briefing entitled "Lessons Learned from Approved Large Projects" by Brad McCrea of BCDC staff. For details contact Brad McCrea (415/352-3615; brad.mccrea@bcdc.ca.gov).

The Commission received a review of progress on the Commission's Strategic Plan from Larry Goldzband of BCDC staff. For details contact Larry Goldzband (415/352-3653; larry.goldzband@bcdc.ca.gov).

Please contact me with any questions or concerns at (415) 352-3653 or at larry.goldzband@bcdc.ca.gov.