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May 10, 2010 Design Review Board Meeting

May 10, 2010
6:30 p.m.
BCDC Conference Room
50 California Street, 26th Floor
San Francisco, CA

Tentative Agenda

  1. Call to Order
  2. Approval of Draft Minutes for the April 12, 2010 Meeting
  3. Pier 43 Promenade Project, City and County of San Francisco (Second Review) [149KB ] Exhibit [989KB ]
    (Max Delaney) [415-352-3668]
    The Design Review Board will hold a second public hearing on Pier 43 Promenade Project, located along the San Francisco waterfront in the City and County of San Francisco. The project would remove most of the existing Pier 43½, repair and/or reconstruct approximately 400 linear feet of shoreline and existing seawall, construct a pedestrian promenade, install various sidewalk improvements, and create public access areas between Powell and Taylor Streets in the Fisherman’s Wharf area.
  4. Cooley Landing Park, in the City of East Palo, San Mateo County; Pre-Application Review [149KB]
    (Jaime Michaels) [415/352-3613]
    The Design Review Board will hold a public hearing on a proposal for a public park with recreational and educational facilities at Cooley Landing, an approximately nine-acre peninsula located at the terminus of Bay Road, in the City of East Palo Alto, San Mateo County. The proposed project would include various amenities, e.g pedestrian and bicycle pathways, a former boathouse restored to provide classroom and meeting space, an amphitheatre-style outdoor classroom, interpretive exhibits, picnic areas and landscaping, a public restroom, a viewing platform, a fishing pier, a kayak boat launch ramp, parking for up to 77 vehicles, and a drop-off area for visitors. Approximately 5.35 acres of the project site would occur within the Commission’s 100-foot shoreline band jurisdiction. A total of 1,860 square feet (0.04 acres) is proposed as Bay fill.
  5. Adjournment

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