December 7 , 2009 Design Review Board Meeting
December 7, 2009
BCDC Conference Room
50 California Street, 26th Floor
San Francisco, CA
- Call to Order
- Approval of Draft Minutes for the September 14, October 5 and November 9, 2009 Meetings
- Sea Level Rise Briefing
(Brad McCrea) [415/352-3615]
The Design Review Board will receive a briefing on the Commission’s current planning and regulatory approach to anticipated sea level rise. The briefing will include an update on the currently proposed San Francisco Bay Plan amendment concerning climate change, an overview of the Commission’s regulatory authority as it relates to sea level rise, and a short presentation on the 2009 Rising Tides International Design Competition, including the winning entries. The public is invited to attend.
- Potrero Hills Landfill, Phase II Expansion – Suisun Marsh, Solano County (First Review) - Exhibits
(Ming Yeung) [415/352-3616]
The Design Review Board will hold a public hearing on a proposal for an approximately 57,000-square-foot public access overlook on the former Solano County Garbage Company landfill site, located approximately 1.3 miles southeast of Suisun City, near Fairfield and Highway 12, along Kildeer Road and Potrero Hills Lane. The proposed overlook would include an approximately 6,000-square-foot parking lot for six cars, bicycle parking, an approximately 1,950-foot-long trail to an overlook area, two viewing stations with seating, signage and a shade structure, and additional benches and trash cans at the site.
Speaker SignUp and Time Limits. If you would like to comment on an item scheduled for a public hearing or speak during the public comment period, please fill out a “Request to Speak” form and give it to a staff member. Each speaker is limited to a maximum of three minutes during the public comment period, and the Chair may set time limits for each speaker at the beginning of a public hearing. You are encouraged to submit written comments of any length and detailed information to the staff. This material will be distributed to the Commission members. Applicants are responsible for presenting their projects at the public hearing.
Questions and Staff Reports. If you have any questions concerning an item on the agenda or would like to receive a staff report related to the item, please contact the staff member whose name and direct phone number are indicated in parentheses at the end of the agenda item.
Access to Meetings. Meeting facilities are accessible to persons with disabilities. If you require special assistance, please contact any staff member prior to the meeting. An interpreter for the deaf will also be made available upon request to the staff at least five days prior to the meeting.
BagleyKeene Open Meeting Act. As a state agency, the Commission is governed by the BagleyKeene Open Meeting Act which requires the Commission to (1) publish an agenda at least ten days in advance of any meeting; (2) describe specifically in that agenda the items to be transacted or discussed; and (3) refuse to add an item subsequent to the published agenda. In addition to these general requirements the BagleyKeene Act includes other specific provisions about how meetings are to be announced and conducted.