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Commission Meeting

July 19, 2012 7:00 PM

SPECIAL JOINT MTC COMMISSION AND ABAG EXECUTIVE BOARD (NO. 387)
Oakland Scottish Rite Center 1547 Lakeside Drive Oakland, California 94612 UPDATE: Live streaming audio originally planned for this meeting will NOT be available. Audio recording will be posted to the web site after July 20th.
This agenda was updated September 19, 2012 2:11 PM. It is accurate to the best of our knowledge at that time.
For assistance, please contact Rosy Leyva, rleyva@mtc.ca.gov, 510.817.5775

Chair

Adrienne J. Tissier

Vice Chair

Amy Rein Worth

Members

Tom Azumbrado+ Tom Bates David Campos Dave Cortese Bill Dodd Dorene M. Giacopini+ Federal D. Glover Mark Green Scott Haggerty Anne W. Halsted Steve Kinsey Sam Liccardo Jake Mackenzie Kevin Mullin Bijan Sartipi+ James P. Spering Scott Wiener ABAG Executive Board Roster (go to http://abag.ca.gov)

Staff Liaison

Steve Heminger

Call to Order and Roll Call

MTC Chair and ABAG Executive Board President call joint special meeting to order. MTC Commission Secretary and ABAG Clerk of the Board conduct roll call and report on quorum.

Action: ABAG and MTC Action

Recommended position: Confirm Quorum

2. 

Compensation Announcement

MTC Commission Secretary and ABAG Clerk of the Board make compensation announcements.

3. 

Plege of Allegiance

4. 

Approval of Special Joint MTC-ABAG Executive Board May 17, 2012 Minutes***

Action: ABAG and MTC Action

• 1._Minutes-5-17-12.pdf

5. 

Plan Bay Area: Environmental Impact Report (EIR) Scoping Feedback and Alternatives*

Ken Kirkey will present alternatives reviewed by the MTC Planning Committee and ABAG Administration Committee that will be evaluated in the Environmental Impact Report for Plan Bay Area.

Action: ABAG and MTC ACTION

• 4_EIR_Alternatives.pdf

• Memo-EIR_Alternatives.pdf

6. 

Approval of Resolution Nos. 12-12 and 13-12, and Adoption of Final Regional Housing Need Allocation (RHNA) Methodology, Release of Draft Allocations, and Approval of Subregional Shares*

Miriam Chion, ABAG Assistant Planning Director, will present the final RHNA methodology and request Executive Board adoption. At the May 17, 2012 meeting, the Executive Board approved a draft RHNA Methodology. Staff has since received comments on economic feasibility, regional equity implications, and local housing allocations. Staff has considered the comments and is recommending three adjustments for adoption.

Action: ABAG Executive Board ACTION

• EB_071912_Item_06_RHNA_Methodology_Combined.pdf

7. 

Technical Amendment to the Jobs-Housing Connection Strategy*

Miriam Chion, ABAG Assistant Planning Director, will present the feedback relationship between RHNA and the Sustainable Communities Strategy and request MTC and ABAG Executive Board adoption.

Action: ABAG and MTC ACTION

• EB_071912_Item_07_Staff_Memo_Technical_Amend_Jobs_Housing_Connection_Strategy.pdf

8. 

Investment Area and Priority Development Area (PDA) Designations and Approval of Downtown Napa/Soscol Corridor PDA**

Kenneth Kirkey, ABAG Planning and Research Director will provide an overview and discuss criteria for Priority Development Areas (PDA) and Investment Areas. Staff has developed two Investment Areas?Rural Community Investment Areas and Employment Investment Areas ?that are proposed for adoption. The Board will also be asked to approve Resolution No. 11-12 for the Downtown Napa/Soscol Corridor PDA as a Transit Neighborhood place type PDA replacing the City?s previously proposed application for Rural Town Center and Rural Corridor PDAs.

Action: ABAG Executive Board ACTION

• EB_071912_Item_08_Staff_Memo_Investment_Areas_and_PDAs.pdf

9. 

ABAG Consent Calendar

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

Action: ABAG Executive Board Action

• EB_071912_Item_09_Consent_Calendar_Combined.pdf

a) 

Approval of Executive Board Summary Minutes**

Summary of Minutes of Meeting No. 386 held on May 17, 2012.

b) 

Grant Applications

There were no federal grant applications received for transmittal to the State Clearinghouse.

c) 

Appointments to Committees

President Mark Luce requests Executive Board approval of appointments to the following committees: Regional Airport Planning Committee Mark Kasperzak, Mayor, Sunnyvale Desley Brooks, Councilmember, Oakland Regional Planning Committee Michael Lane, Policy Director, Non-Profit Housing Association of Northern California HUD Grant Steering Committee Julie Pierce, Councilmember, Clayton Scott Haggerty, Alameda County Supervisor Additional Nominee to be Announced at the Meeting

d) 

d) Authorization to Submit Full Proposal and Accept Grant from U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Bay Water Quality Improvement Fund to Advance climate Change Resiliency through Ecologically Beneficial Flood Channel Design and Management**

d) 

d) Authorization to Submit Full Proposal and Accept Grant from U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Bay Water Quality Improvement Fund to Advance climate Change Resiliency through Ecologically Beneficial Flood Channel Design and Management**

e) 

e) Request for Authorization to Enter into an Interagency Agreement with the County of Marin, the Marin County Flood Control and Water Conservation District and the Sonoma-Marin Area Rail Transit District to Provide Technical Support for Permit Processing**

f) 

f) Authorization to Contract with Wilsey-Ham, Inc for San Pablo Avenue Green Stormwater Spine Project Design Services**

g) 

g) Approval of Resolution No. 10-12 Authorizing Submittal of Urban Greening Grant Application, Accepting Grant Award, Negotiating, and Entering into Contract Agreement with State of California Strategic Growth Council**

h) 

h) Authorization to Join Amicus Curiae Brief in Cole v Town of Los Gatos (Pending Recommendation from Finance and Personnel Committee. Will Be Remove from Consent Calendar if there is no recommendation.)**

i) 

i) Approval of Resolution No. 14-12 Ratifying Submittal of Proposal to California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) for Creation of San Francisco Bay Area Regional Energy Network (Bay REN)**

10. 

Public Comment

11. 

ABAG Announcements

12. 

ABAG Presient's Report

13. 

ABAG Executive Director's Report**

• EB_071912_Item_13_Executive_Director_Report_Combined.pdf

14. 

ABAG Legislation & Governmental Organization Committee Report**

Committee Chair Julie Pierce, Councilmember, City of Clayton, will report on Committee activities and ask Board approval of Committee recommendations.

Action: ABAG Executive Board Information/ACTION

• EB_071912_Item_14_LGO_Combined.pdf

15. 

ABAG Finance & Personnel Committee Report**

Committee Chair Rose Jacobs Gibson, Supervisor, County of San Mateo, will report on Committee activities and ask Board approval of Committee recommendations.

Action: ABAG Executive Board Information/ACTION

• EB_071912_Item_15_FP_Committee.pdf

a) 

CLOSED SESSION

Conference with Labor Negotiators Agency designated representatives: Patricia Jones and others TBD Employee organization: SEIU Local 1021

16. 

Adjournment

 

Next MTC Commission Meeting

9:30 a.m. Wednesday, July 25, 2012 Lawrence D. Dahms Auditorium Joseph P. Bort MetroCenter 101 8th Street, Oakland, CA 94607

 

Next ABAG Executive Board Meeting:

7:00 p.m. Thursday, September 20, 2012 Lawrence D. Dahms Auditorium Joseph P. Bort MetroCenter 101 8th Street, Oakland, CA 94607

 

The MTC Commission and the ABAG Executive Board may act on any item on this agenda.

 

*Attachments Sent to ABAG Executive Board Members and MTC Commissioners.

 

**Attachments sent to ABAG Executive Board Members.

 

***Attachments sent to MTC Commissioners.

Next meeting

July 25, 2012 9:30 AM

Lawrence D. Dahms Auditorium Joseph P. Bort MetroCenter 101 Eighth Street, Oakland, CA 94607

The MTC Commission and the ABAG Executive Board may act on any item on this agenda
* Attachments sent to ABAG Executive Board Members and MTC Commissioners.
** Attachments sent to ABAG Executive Board Members.
*** Attachments sent to MTC Commissioners.
Transit Access to the Scottish Rite Center: Take BART to 19th St. Station Oakland, and walk approximately seven blocks east towards Lake Merritt on 17th St. after exiting BART until it intersects with Lakeside Drive. Turn right on Lakeside and continue for about another block to the Scottish Rite Center. Or get off BART at Lake Merritt Station, and walk northeast along Oak St. 7-8 blocks towards Lake Merritt until it becomes Lakeside Drive. Continue along Lakeside Drive until you pass 14th St. The Scottish Rite Center will be shortly before 17th St. along Lakeside Drive. AC Transit Bus Route #26, which is .2 miles away at 14th and Oak St. Next, at .31 miles from the Scottish Rite, at 12th and Oak St., are AC Transit Bus Routes 1, 14, 18, 1R, 40, and 88. At .34 miles is 12th and Fallon St., which serves AC Transit Bus Routes #1, 14, 18, and 40. Oak and 10th St. is .37 miles from the Scottish Rite, and serves AC Transit Bus Route #88. For transit information from other Bay Area destinations, call 511 or use the 511 Transit Trip Planner at www.511.org to plan your trip.
Public Comment: The public is encouraged to comment on agenda items at committee meetings by completing a request-to-speak card (available from staff) and passing it to the committee secretary. Public comment may be limited by any of the procedures set forth in Section 3.09 of MTC?s Procedures Manual (Resolution No. 1058, Revised) if, in the chair?s judgment, it is necessary to maintain the orderly flow of business.
Meeting Compensation: Each MTC Commissioner here today will be entitled to receive $100 per meeting attended, up to a maximum of $500 per month per agency. This amount is provided as a result of convening a meeting for which each member is entitled to collect such amount.
Record of Meeting: MTC meetings are recorded. Copies of recordings are available at nominal charge, or recordings may be listened to at MTC offices by appointment. Audiocasts are maintained on MTC?s Web site for public review for at least one year.
Parking at the Scottish Rite Center: Parking is available in the free lot which is located behind the Center?s building, on Madison Street. Madison is a one way street, running in the opposite direction as Lakeside. Other lots are also available on Madison Street which are not free. Some on-street parking is also available. If Center's parking lot is full you may have to resort to parking on the street or in another lot which is NOT free. There are two lots on Madison within a couple of blocks of their parking lot. If you desire to look for on-street parking, continue on Madison, turning left at 14th, and left again on Lakeside.
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