Association of Bay Area Governments

Representing City and County Governments of the San Francisco Bay Area

Agenda

ABAG Executive Board Meeting No. 396

Thursday, December 5, 2013, 7:00 PM

Location:
Joseph P. Bort MetroCenter
Lawrence D. Dahms Auditorium
101 8th Street
Oakland, California

 

The ABAG Executive Board may act on any item on this agenda.

Agenda and attachments available at abag.ca.gov

For information, contact Fred Castro, Clerk of the Board, at (510) 464 7913.

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Call and Notice

 

1.    CALL TO ORDER And Pledge of Allegiance

2.    PUBLIC COMMENT

Information

3.    ANNOUNCEMENTS

Information

4.    PRESIDENT’S REPORT

Information

5.    EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR’S REPORT

Information

6.    CONSENT CALENDAR

ACTION.  Unless there is a request by a Board member to take up an item on the consent calendar separately, the calendar will be acted upon in one motion.

A.   Approval of Executive Board Summary Minutes of Meeting No. 395 held on September 19, 2013

Attachment:  Summary Minutes

B.   Ratification of Committee Appointments

The Board is requested to ratify the following committee appointments.

Joint Planning Committee
To Be Announced

San Francisco Bay Restoration Authority Governing Board
To Be Announced

C.   Ratification of Election Certification—President and Vice President

The Board is requested to ratify the election certification of President and Vice President for the term of office beginning on January 1, 2014 and ending on December 31, 2015.

Attachment:  Election Certification

D.   Approval of Meeting Schedule for 2014

The Board is requested to approve its meeting schedule for 2014.

Attachment:  Meeting Schedule 2014 Proposed

E.    Approval of an Agreement with San Francisco Bay Conservation and Development Commission to Assess Vulnerability of Housing and Communities and Develop Adaptation Responses

The Board is requested to authorize the Executive Director, or his designee, to enter into an agreement with the San Francisco Bay Conservation Development Commission, in the amount of $75,000, to assess the vulnerability of housing and communities to multiple hazards and develop adaptation responses to increase resilience of housing.

Attachment:  Housing and Communities Vulnerability Assessment

7.    Presentation on GRand Boulevard Initiative

Information.  Miriam Chion, ABAG Planning and Research Director, and Russell Hancock, Co-Chair, Grand Boulevard Task Force, will give a presentation on the Grand Boulevard Initiative.

Attachment:  Grand Boulevard Initiative

8.    Updates on Plan Bay Area 2013/2017

Information.  Brad Paul, ABAG Deputy Executive Director, and Miriam Chion, ABAG Planning and Research Director, will report on implementing Plan Bay Area and preparing for Plan Bay Area 2017.

Attachments:  Update Plan Bay Area 2017; Plan Bay Area 2017 Timeline

9.    Report on Implementing Plan Bay Area’s Regional Cap and Trade Revenue Allocation Process

Information/ACTION.  Brad Paul, ABAG Deputy Executive Director, will report on implementing Plan Bay Area’s regional cap and trade revenue allocation process.

Attachments:  Bay Area Cap and Trade; MTC Programming and Allocation Committee Draft Cap and Trade Funding Framework; 6 Wins Coalition letter dated November 1, 2013

10.  Update on Priority Development Areas (PDAS) and Priority Conservation Areas (PCAs)

A.   Approval of Recommended Guidelines for Adding, Removing or Changing PDAs and PCAs

B.   Recommendation to Accept Removal of San Rafael Civic Center PDA

C.   Recommendation to Adopt  Pinole Creek Fish Passage Corridor PCA, Office of Education Loma Mar Property PCA, and Suisun Valley PCA

Information/ACTION.  Gillian Adams, ABAG Regional Planner, will report on Priority Development Areas and Priority Conservation Areas.

Attachments:  Update on PDAs and PCAs; Timeline and Guidelines for Adding, Removing or Changing PDAs and PCAs; San Rafael Civic Center PDA; Pinole Creek Fish Passage Corridor PCA, Office of Education Loma Mar Property PCA, and Suisun Valley PCA

11.  LEGISLATION and GOVERNMENTAL ORGANIZATION COMMITTEE REPORT

Information/ACTION.  Committee Chair David Rabbitt, Supervisor, County of Sonoma, will report on Committee activities and request Board approval of Committee recommendations.

Attachment:  LGO Committee agenda; 2013 Legislative Session Final Status; Legislative Priorities

12.  FINANCE and PERSONNEL COMMITTEE REPORT

Information/ACTION.  Committee Chair John Gioia, Supervisor, County of Contra Costa, will report on Committee activities and request Board approval of Committee recommendations.

Attachment:  FP Committee agenda; FP Summary Minutes

13.  Closed Session

A.   Public Employee Performance Evaluation

Title:  Executive Director

B.   Public Employee Performance Evaluation

Title: Legal Counsel

C.   Conference with Legal Counsel—Existing Litigation Government Code Section 54956.9(d)(1)

Name of case: Post Sustainability Institute v ABAG, et al.

D.   Conference with Labor Negotiators

Agency designated representatives:  Ezra Rapport, ABAG Executive Director, and Brian Kirking, ABAG Information Services and Human Resources Director

Employee organization: SEIU Local 1021

14.  Report Out of Closed Session

15.  ADJOURNMENT

The next meeting of the Board will be announced.

 

Submitted:

 

 

Ezra Rapport, Secretary-Treasurer

 

Date:  November 27, 2013

 

Roster

Schedule Proposed