San Francisco Bay Area Water Trail Implementation Meeting #14 – June 12, 2015


10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
State Coastal Conservancy
1330 Broadway, 11th Floor Conference Room
Oakland, California

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Desired Outcomes of Meeting:

  • Attendees are informed of Water Trail-related activities, progress, and accomplishments;
  • Attendees learn about and provide input on plans for the Richmond Waterfront as a potential Water Trail site;
  • Project Management Team makes a consensus-based decision on designation of Cuttings Wharf trailhead after receiving Advisory Committee guidance; and
  • Attendees participate in information exchange with guest representatives regarding launching and landing needs for dragon boats.

Time – Agenda Items

10:00 – Welcome, Introductions, Agenda Review, and Meeting Ground Rules

10:10 – Updates and Announcements from Project Management Team, Water Trail Staff, and Advisory Committee Members

10:30 – Presentation on Richmond Waterfront as Potential Water Trail Site

  • Presentation by Chad Mason of the San Francisco Bay Area Water Emergency Transportation Authority
  • Questions and discussion

11:00 – Trailhead Designation Consideration: Cuttings Wharf (County of Napa)

  • Presentation and Site Description review
  • Discussion with Advisory Committee
  • Public comment
  • Advisory Committee consensus guidance to Project Management Team on trailhead designation
  • Project Management Team discussion and decision on conditional designation

12: 00 – Break

12:15 – Boat types and their launching and landing needs – panel of representatives answers questions about what works and what is needed for dragon boats.

12:50 – Public Comment

1:00 – Adjourn

Agenda items may be taken out of sequence at the discretion of the Project Management Team; times are approximate.

Questions regarding this meeting may be addressed to Dick Wayman, Coastal Conservancy Project Manager at (510) 286-4182, or

The meeting room is wheelchair accessible. Any person who has a disability and requires reasonable accommodation to participate in this meeting should contact Dick Wayman (contact information above) no later than five days prior to the meeting.