San Francisco Bay Area Water Trail Implementation Meeting #25 – March 9, 2018


10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.


Elihu M. Harris State Office Building
1515 Clay Street, 2nd Floor, Room 7
Oakland, California

Conference Call / Webinar Information:
To participate remotely by telephone, dial 1-877-336-1829; Participant code: 555450#. Please use your mute button when not speaking and do not put us on hold.

For live, online viewing of meeting materials, go to this address:

Desired Outcomes of Meeting:

  • Attendees are informed of Water Trail-related activities, progress, and accomplishments.
  • Attendees informed of and provide input on draft Water Trail Strategic Plan.
  • Attendees informed of planning efforts in Suisun Marsh
  • Attendees informed of California Outdoor Engagement Coalition
  • After receiving Advisory Committee guidance, Project Management Team makes consensus-based decisions on one trailhead designation: Doolittle Boat Launch.

Time – Agenda Items

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

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

10:30 – East Bay Regional Park District Water Trail Implementation Plan Review

• Progress in implementation
• Approach and lessons-learned for Strategic Plan
• Advisory Committee and public questions and discussion

10:45 – Water Trail 5-Year Strategic Implementation Plan Presentation

• Overview
• Advisory Committee and public questions and discussion

11:00 – Suisun Marsh Restoration and Access Planning

• Overview of projects and opportunities for public access
• Advisory Committee and public questions and discussion

11:25 – California Outdoor Engagement Coalition

• Overview of program and potential Water Trail involvement
• Advisory Committee and public questions and discussion

11:50 – BREAK

12:00 – Trailhead Designation Consideration: Doolittle Boat Launch

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

12:55 – Public Comments

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 Avra Heller, Coastal Conservancy Project Manager, at (510) 286-1212, or

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