San Francisco Bay Area Water Trail – Accessibility Subcommittee Meeting

AGENDA

September 17, 2013

10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

State Coastal Conservancy

1330 Broadway, 11th Floor Conference Room

Oakland, California

 

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Desired Outcomes of Meeting:

  • Meeting attendees become (re-)acquainted with one another, and with purpose of sub-committee and its relationship to Water Trail Advisory Committee.
  • Key points from “Issues and Recommendations for Improved Accessibility” are clarified and discussed for their merits and usefulness in Water Trail planning and implementation.
  • Sub-committee members give feedback on draft accessibility survey and provide suggestions for broad and appropriate dissemination.
  • Sub-committee members provide Water Trail staff with guidance regarding what kinds of sites they might like to visit with staff and why.
  • Water Trail staff understands how boat storage could help increase access to non-motorized small boat use for persons with disabilities: structural design, location of storage on site, onsite staff assistance, and for which boat types.

Time    Agenda

10:00   Welcome, Introductions, Agenda Review, Ground Rules

10:10   Purpose of Sub-Committee and Clarification of Roles

10:15   Discussion of new draft accessibility survey

  • Breadth and clarity of questions asked
  • Proper handling of inquiries into type of disability
  • Dissemination of survey

10:45   Proposed site visits on September 25

  • Discussion of what you would like to accomplish by going to sites together
  • Which sites and why

11:05   Discussion of “Issues and Recommendations for Improved Accessibility” for the San Francisco Bay Area Water Trail.

  • Launch types evaluated – high float, low float, boat launch piers, low bank sandy beach, steep bank (p. 3)
  • Specific recommended solutions (p. 6 – 20)
  • Seven categories of key information (p. 4)

11:40   Boat storage – What kind of storage works?

11:50   Public comment

12:00   Adjourn

The meeting room is wheelchair accessible. Any person who has a disability and requires reasonable accommodation to participate in this meeting should contact Mr. Dick Wayman at (510) 286-4182 or dwayman@scc.ca.gov no later than five days prior to the meeting.

 

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