August 11, 2008 Design Review Board Meeting

August 11, 2008
6:30 p.m.
BCDC Conference Room
50 California Street, 26th Floor
San Francisco

Tentative Agenda

  1. Call to Order
  2. Approval of Draft Minutes for July 7, 2008 Meeting
  3. Opus Center, Sierra Point Project in the City of Brisbane, San Mateo County
    (Kerri Davis) [415-352-3617]
    The Design Review Board will hold a public hearing on a proposal to grade and cap an 8.9-acre closed landfill site, and develop an 8-story and a 10-story commercial office building, including a 5-story parking garage, on the landfill site located at 2000-4000 Marina Boulevard, in the City of Brisbane, San Mateo County. Approximately 31,800 square feet of the site are within the Commission’s 100-foot shoreline band jurisdiction. No Bay fill is proposed. Within the Commission’s jurisdiction, only public access improvements, a private outdoor terrace, a fire access lane, and open space would be developed. Outside of the Commission’s jurisdiction, the project includes 348,500 square feet of office space area within two separate buildings, 1,494 parking spaces, and a five-story parking structure.
  4. Adjournment

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