REGIONAL PLANNING COMMITTEE
Wednesday, August 5, 2015, 12:30 PM–3:00 PM (Lunch 12:00 PM)
Lawrence D. Dahms Auditorium
Joseph P. Bort MetroCenter
101 8th Street
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.
CALL TO ORDER/CONFIRM QUORUM
APPROVAL OF SUMMARY MINUTES OF JUNE 3, 2015
Attachment: Summary Minutes June 3, 2015
Information Miriam Chion, ABAG Planning and Research Director
Attachment: Staff memo
PEOPLE, PLACES, AND PROSPERITY REPORT
Gillian Adams, Senior Regional Planner, will present an overview of the draft People, Places, and Prosperity report. To inform discussions about the Plan Bay Area 2040 update, this report highlights efforts to implement Plan Bay Area and provides a comprehensive look at the ways in which economic, housing, and environmental issues relate to one another and how they are currently affecting local communities and the region as a whole.
A PDF of the draft People, Places, and Prosperity report will be sent with the final agenda packet.
PRIORITY DEVELOPMENT AREAS
Christy Leffall, Regional Planner, will provide an overview of the updated Priority Development Area (PDA) program and will introduce the 2015 PDA nominations recommended for Committee approval.
Attachment 1: List of 2015 Priority Development Areas
Attachment 2: Priority Development Area Applications
Attachment 3: Map of 2015 Priority Development Areas
PRIORITY CONSERVATION AREAS
ABAG BUDGET DISCUSSION
Miriam Chion, Planning and Research Director, will provide an overview of current discussions on the proposed transfer of the ABAG planning department to MTC and the ABAG budget status.
Attachment 1: ABAG Budget Discussion at 6/24/2015 MTC Commission Meeting
Attachment 2:MTC/ABAG Relationship
Next meeting: Wednesday, October 7, 2015
Laura Thompson, Bay Trail Project Manager, will provide an overview of the updated Priority Conservation Area (PCA) program and will introduce the 2015 PCA nominations recommended for Committee approval.
Attachment 1: Priority Conservation Area Application
Attachment 2: List of Priority Conservation Areas Approved in 2008/2013
Attachment 3: List of 2015 Priority Conservation Area Nominations
Attachment 4: Map of 2015 Priority Conservation Area Nominations
Planning and Research Director