June 27, 2019 Seaport Planning Advisory Committee

Time and Location

1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Pier 1, Ground Floor Conference Room
The Embarcadero
San Francisco, California
(415) 352-3600

Tentative Agenda

  1. Call to Order (Five minutes) 
  2. Public comments (15 minutes)
    The Committee sets aside time at the beginning of the meeting for public comments
  3. Background (15 minutes)
    Staff will provide background on the Seaport Plan (PDF) for today’s  discussion
    Staff Presentation (PDF)
  4. Regional cargo forecast and terminal capacity (30 minutes) // Cargo Study Executive Summary (PDF)
    Dan Smith of the Tioga Group and Daniel Hackett of Hackett Associates will present their findings updating the regional cargo forecast and terminal capacity projections
    Presentation (PDF)
  5. Committee discussion of report findings (30 minutes)  
  6. Consideration of and possible vote to recommend approval of the SF Bay Area Seaport Forecast (10 minutes)
    The Committee will consider and possibly vote to recommend approval of the updated San Francisco Bay Area maritime cargo forecast and terminal capacity findings presented today
  7. Discussion of next steps
    Staff will present a brief overview of tasks and a general timeline for future work to update the Seaport Plan and to respond to amendment requests
  8. 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.

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.