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Ocean Protection Council Meeting — August 14, 2019, Sacramento
OPC Meeting Agenda 

Wednesday, August 14, 2019
1:00 pm

Natural Resources Agency Auditorium
1416 9th Street, Sacramento, California 95814

Wade Crowfoot, Secretary for Natural Resources, Council Chair
Jared Blumenfeld, Secretary for Environmental Protection
Eleni Kounalakis, Lieutenant Governor, Chair of the State Lands Commission
Ben Allen, State Senator
Mark Stone, State Assemblymember
Michael Brown, Public Member
Jordan Diamond, Public Member

1. Welcome, Introductions and Council Member Announcements
Secretary Crowfoot, Council Chair
2. Introduction and Report from the Executive Director
Mark Gold, Executive Director
3. Report from the Science Advisor
Liz Whiteman, Executive Director, Ocean Science Trust
4. Discussion of Top Priorities to Inform OPC’s Strategic Plan
During public comment for this item, OPC encourages speakers to describe the top one or two priorities and why OPC should prioritize those issues above others.
5. Public Comment on Non-Agenda Items
6. Arrangements for Next Meeting and Adjournment
November 13, 1-4 pm, 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: [email protected] Written public comment must be received by 5 pm on August 12, 2019 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.
Questions about the meeting or agenda can be directed to Jenn Eckerle at (916) 654-9055 or [email protected]
Any person who has a disability and requires accommodation to participate in this council meeting should contact Ms. Eckerle no later than five days prior to the meeting.