Bay Area Regional Collaborative

Governing Board

Friday, June 17, 2016
10:30am to 12pm

Bay Area Metro Center, 375 Beale Street
San Francisco, California


Agenda and attachments available online at

For information, contact ABAG Clerk of the Board at (510) 464 7900.

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1.    Call to Order


2.    Pledge of Allegiance


3.    Committee Comment



4.    Public Comment



5.    Approval of the Bay Area Regional Collaborative Minutes of April 15, 2016


Attachment:  Meeting Summary from April 15, 2016; Recording of meeting can be found at


6.    Updates from BARC Member Agency Executive Directors:

      Jack Broadbent, Bay Area Air Quality Management District (BAAQMD)

      Ezra Rapport, Association of Bay Area Governments (ABAG)

      Steve Heminger, Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC)

      Larry Goldzband, Bay Conservation and Development Commission (BCDC)


7.    BARC Update and Administration: 


7a. Executive Directors Report - Allison Brooks, BARC Executive Director


Attachments: BARC Work Plan 2015_2017; BARC Executive Director Report 2017 Workplan

7b. Request for Approval BARC Fiscal Year 2017 Budget

Action: Governing Board Approval

Attachment: Draft Fiscal Year 2017 BARC Budget

8.    Strategies to Address Bay Area Housing Crisis- Rick Jacobus, Principal, Street Level Urban Advisors

Mr. Rick Jacobus is a national expert in inclusionary housing and affordable homeownership. As Principal of Street Level Urban Advisors, Mr. Jacobus helps cities, nonprofits and philanthropy craft strategies that ensure everyone benefits from growth. Mr. Jacobus was invited to present to the BARC Governing Board on Bay Area housing challenges and discuss the roles regional agencies can play in addressing these challenges. 


Attachment: Why We Must Build, Jacobus, Rick;, National Housing Institute, March 9, 2016


9.    New Bay Conservation and Development Commission (BCDC) Policy Directions Regarding Rising Sea Level –Zack Wasserman, Chair, BCDC


BCDC recently completed a series of four workshop involving Commissioners and stakeholders to explore the role of the agency in the face of rising sea levels and the hazards resulting from a changing climate. This presentation will outline the direction provided by the Commission resulting from the workshop series.




Attachment: Commission Policy Recommendations Regarding Rising Sea Level; Staff Report on the Findings and Preliminary Recommendations from the Commissioner Workshop Series on Rising Sea Levels


10.Update on ABAG/MTC Merger Implementation Plan (MIP) (Dave Cortese, Chair of MTC and Julie Pierce, President of ABAG Executive Committee)




Next BARC Governing Board Meeting:
September 16, 2016

Location: Bay Area Metro Center, 375 Beale Street, San Francisco



The Governing Board may take action on any item listed in the agenda.

This meeting is scheduled to end promptly at 12:00 p.m.  Agenda items not considered by that time may be deferred.

The public is encouraged to comment on agenda items by completing a request-to-speak card and giving it to BARC staff or the chairperson.

Although a quorum of the Governing Board may be in attendance at this meeting, the Governing Board may take action only on those matters delegated to it.  The Governing Board may not take any action as the Bay Area Regional Collaborative Governing Board unless this meeting has been previously noticed as a Bay Area Regional Collaborative Governing Board meeting.