REgional Planning committee

Wednesday, December 3, 2014, 12:00 PM-3:00 PM

Lawrence D. Dahms Auditorium
Joseph P. Bort MetroCenter
101 8th Street
Oakland, California


The ABAG Regional Committee may act on any item on this agenda.

Agenda and attachments available at

For information, contact Wally Charles, ABAG Planning and Research, at (510) 464 7993.

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[Annotated Agenda]


1.    Call to Order / Confirm Quorum

[Record time meeting called to order:  __________ ]

[Circulate attendance sign-in sheet to members.]

[Conduct roll call.]

   Present   Absent

Enter Member Name   o   o    

[Quorum:  Present / Not Present ]

[Time Quorum Achieved:  __________ ]

2.    Public Comment


[Call for public comments.]

3.    Approval of Summary Minutes of august 6, 2014


Attachment:  Summary Minutes October 1, 2014

[Call for motion to approve minutes.]

[Conduct roll call.]

   Aye   Nay   Abstain

Enter Member Name   o   o   o

[Motion:  Passed / Failed ]

4.    Announcements


A.   Committee Members

B.   Staff Members

5.    session Overview


Miriam Chion, ABAG Planning and Research Director

Staff memo: Overview Session December 03, 2014

6.    REgional placemaking initiative workshop


Miriam Chion will introduce ABAG’s regional Placemaking initiative, followed by a panel discussion with Bay Area planners, developers and elected officials and a break-out session engaging RPC members.


Staff memo: Regional Placemaking Initiative

Attachment 1. Biographies of Working Group Members

Attachment 2. Placemaking examples in the Bay Area: San Francisco State University students project

Attachment 3.a. Approaches to Placemaking in Priority Development Area by Greg Tung, December 2013

Attachment 3.b. Happy City, Chapter 1 by Charles Montgomery, 2013

7.    Regional Forecast Overview


Cynthia Kroll will describe ABAG’s approach to developing an updated regional forecast for Plan Bay Area 2017.

Staff memo: Regional Forecast Overview


[Call for motion to __________.]

[Conduct roll call.]

   Aye   Nay   Abstain

Enter Member Name   o   o   o

[Motion:  Passed / Failed ]

8.    Adjournment

Next meeting: Wednesday, February 4, 2015

 [Record time meeting adjourned:  __________.]

[Return (1) annotated agenda notes and (2) attendance sign-in sheet to Clerk of the Board.]




Miriam Chion
Planning and Research Director


Date: November 17, 2014

Date Posted:  November 21, 2014