San Francisco Bay Area Water Trail Implementation Meeting #29 – March 8, 2019


10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. * We expect this meeting to run a bit short – and only have agenda items planned until 12.30. We will be available and have the room open through 1 pm if needed.


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.
  • After receiving Advisory Committee guidance, Project Management Team makes consensus-based decisions on trailhead designation of Point Pinole Regional Shoreline.
  • Attendees are informed of Tribal Canoe Journey – Alcatraz Island.
  • Attendees informed on Water Trail Strategic Plan.

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

10:45 – Trailhead Designation Consideration: Point Pinole Regional Shoreline

• 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

11:30 – BREAK

11:25 – Tribal Canoe Journey – Alcatraz Island

• Overview of Canoe Journey
• Planning activities and potential Bay Area itinerary
• Advisory Committee and public questions and discussion

12:00 – Water Trail Strategic Plan Discussion

• Overview
• Advisory Committee and public questions and discussion

12:20 – Public Comments

12:30 – 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.