REGIONAL PLANNING COMMITTEE
Wednesday, June 1, 2016, 1:00 PM-3:00 PM (Lunch 12:45 PM)
Bay Area Metro Center
375 Beale Street
Yerba Buena Conference Room
San Francisco, California 94105
(15 minute walk from BART, 20 minute from the Ferry Building, 5 minute from the Bus Transit Terminal)
The ABAG Regional Committee may act on any item on this agenda.
Agenda and attachments available at abag.ca.gov
For information, contact Wally Charles, ABAG Planning and Research, at (510) 464-7993; after 5/20/2016 (415) 820-7993.
CALL TO ORDER/CONFIRM QUORUM
APPROVAL OF SUMMARY MINUTES OF APRIL 6, 2016
Attachment: Summary Minutes April 6, 2016
Miriam Chion, ABAG Planning and Research Director
ECONOMIC PROSPERITY OVERVIEW
Cynthia Kroll, Chief Economist, and Johnny Jaramillo, Senior Regional Planner at ABAG, will discuss the efforts to create an Economic Development District for the Bay Area. They will be joined by Malinda Matson, Economic Development Representative from the US Department of Commerce, Economic Development Administration and Darien Louie, Executive Director of East Bay Economic Development Alliance, who will provide their perspectives on the process.
1. Establishing a Bay Area Economic Development District
2. Draft Scope of Work
UPDATE OF PLAN BAY AREA SCENARIOS
Miriam Chion, Planning and Research Director, and Gillian Adams, Senior Regional Planner at ABAG will provide an overview of the land use scenario process and public workshops.
1. ABAG Land Use Scenario Process March 2016
ABAG-MTC MERGER UPDATE
Ezra Rapport, ABAG Executive Director will provide an update of the merger process, including the actions taken by the ABAG Executive Board, ABAG General Assembly and MTC Commission.
Next meeting: Wednesday, August 3, 2016
Planning and Research Director