Meeting Agenda September 17, 2009
9 a.m. – 12 noon
Hyatt Regency San Francisco, Grand Ballroom A
5 Embarcadero Center
CA Mike Chrisman, Secretary for Natural Resources, Council Chair
Linda Adams, Secretary for Environmental Protection
John Garamendi, Lieutenant Governor, Chair of the State Lands Commission
Susan Golding, Public Member
Geraldine Knatz, Public Member
Pedro Nava, State Assemblyman
Fran Pavley, State Senator
2. Presidential Memorandum on a National Policy for the Oceans, Our Coasts, and the Great Lakes and the National Ocean Policy Task Force Brian Baird, Acting Executive Policy Officer
Nancy Sutley, Chair, White House Council on Environmental QualityACTION: Consideration and possible adoption of comments on the draft National Policy and Implementation Strategy from President Obama’s Interagency Task Force on Ocean Policy and authorization for the Chair to represent the council to the task force, consistent with these recommendations.
3. ACTION: Consideration and possible adoption of a resolution (1) supporting interagency collaboration and management of geospatial information to identify priority uses and address current and future user conflicts in the ocean environment, and (2) directing staff to analyze and develop recommendations on marine spatial planning, including planning principles and objectives.
Christina Cairns, Project Manager
8. ACTION: Consideration and possible delegation to the Council Secretary the authority to approve and disburse up to $4,400,000 (four million four hundred thousand dollars) to the California Department of Fish and Game (DFG) to help plan and implement the Marine Life Protection Act.
Sam Schuchat, Council Secretary
Questions about the meeting or agenda can be directed to Lawrence Matthews at (510) 286-1212 or [email protected]. Any person who has a disability and requires reasonable accommodation to participate in this council meeting should contact Mr. Matthews no later than five days prior to meeting