Association of Bay Area Governments
Representing City and County Governments of the San Francisco Bay Area
ABAG Executive Board Meeting No. 396
Thursday, December 5, 2013, 7:00 PM
Joseph P. Bort MetroCenter
Lawrence D. Dahms Auditorium
101 8th Street
Agenda and attachments available at abag.ca.gov
For information, contact Fred Castro, Clerk of the Board, at (510) 464 7913.
1. CALL TO ORDER And Pledge of Allegiance
2. PUBLIC COMMENT
4. PRESIDENT’S REPORT
5. EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR’S REPORT
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.
To Be Announced
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
The next meeting of the Board will be announced.
Ezra Rapport, Secretary-Treasurer
Date: November 27, 2013