Agenda for June 29, 2016 OPC Meeting and related events
On June 29, 2016 the Ocean Protection Council will hold its public meeting at the Natural Resources Building Auditorium in Sacramento. The OPC will consider funding projects under Proposition 1 and will hear an informational item related to ocean acidification and hypoxia.
In the morning of June 29, the OPC will host a film screening and panel on the topic of marine debris. This event will be held from 10:00am to 11:30am at the Stanley Mosk Library and Courts Building. More information can be found here.
OPC Meeting Agenda Wednesday, June 29, 2016 1:00 pm
Natural Resource Building Auditorium 1416 Ninth St., Sacramento, CA 95814
John Laird, Secretary for Natural Resources, Council Chair Matt Rodriquez, Secretary for Environmental Protection Betty T. Yee, State Controller, Chair of the State Lands Commission Fran Pavley, State Senator Bill Quirk, State Assemblymember Geraldine Knatz, Public Member Michael Brown, Public Member
1. Welcome and Council Member Announcements
Secretary Laird, Council Chair
2. Report from the Executive Director
Deborah Halberstadt, Executive Director
3. Report from the Science Advisor
Tom Maloney, Executive Director, California Ocean Science Trust
4. Action Item: Proposition 1 Grant Program
Overview of Program: Amy Vierra, Deputy Director
Consideration of authorization to disburse $7,414,534 Proposition 1 funds to the following projects and adoption of associated findings under the California Environmental Quality Act relevant to each project. Motion and Vote
Point and non-point source pollution reduction projects Cyndi Dawson, Program Manager
Jenn Phillips, Program Manager Dr. Tessa Hill, Associate Professor, University of California, Davis
6. Public Comment on non-agenda items
7. Arrangements for Next Meeting and Adjournment
October 17, Natural Resources Building auditorium, Sacramento.
Agenda items may be re-ordered at the discretion of the council chair.
Please fill out a Request to Speak card to provide public comment on non-agenda items or on a specific agenda item. Comment on agenda items will be taken following each item.
Comments may be sent by email to: COPCpublic@resources.ca.gov. Written public comment must be received by 4 pm on June 16, 2016 to be included in the materials provided to the council at the meeting. Materials received after that date will be distributed to the council at the beginning of the meeting. Oral and written comments will be accepted at the meeting.