January 6, 2014 Design Review Board Meeting

January 6, 2014

Meeting Location
6:30 - 8:00
BCDC McAteer Petris Conference Room
455 Golden Gate Avenue, Suite 10600
San Francisco, CA

Tentative Agenda

  1. Call to Order
  2. Approval of Draft Minutes for October 7, 2013 Meeting  [  116KB]
  3. Water Emergency Transit Authority (WETA) Central Bay Operations & Maintenance Facility, City of Alameda, Alameda County (First Pre-Application Review)  [  147KB] Exhibit [  24MB]

    BCDC’s Design Review Board will hold a public hearing on a proposal to construct a maintenance and administrative facility to serve the Water Emergency Transit Authority (WETA) Central Bay ferry operations, including a 6,100-square-foot, four-story building, berthing facilities for 8-12 vessels, and a yard to support the maintenance activities. The public access improvements proposed include replacing an existing Bay Trail segment with an approximately 145-foot-long new trail in an adjoining park, installing a new five-foot-wide pathway adjacent to the fence bordering the site, constructing a 17-foot wide pathway along the northern edge of the project site, along Hornet Avenue and installing new directional and interpretive signage throughout the area.
    (Erik Buehmann) [415/352-3645  erikb@bcdc.ca.gov]

  4. Adjournment

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.

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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.