Ocean Protection Council Meeting — October 25, 2018, in Santa Cruz


OPC Meeting Agenda
Thursday, October 25, 2018
12:00 pm

Seymour Marine Discovery Center, La Feliz Room
100 McAllister Way, Santa Cruz, California 95060
(See notes below for location map and parking information)

 

John Laird, Secretary for Natural Resources, Council Chair
Matt Rodriquez, Secretary for Environmental Protection
Betty Yee, Chair of the State Lands Commission
Ben Allen, State Senator
Mark Stone, State Assemblymember
Michael Brown, Public Member
Jordan Diamond, Public Member

1. Welcome and Council Member Announcements
Secretary Laird, Council Chair

2. Report from the Executive Director
Deborah Halberstadt, Executive Director

3. Report from the Science Advisor
Liz Whiteman, Executive Director, Ocean Science Trust

4. Marine Protected Areas (MPAs)

4a. Action Item: Consideration and Possible Adoption of the MPA Statewide Leadership Team Work Plan
Cyndi Dawson, Program Manager

4b.  Action Item: Consideration and Possible Adoption of the MPA Monitoring Action Plan
Cyndi Dawson, Program Manager

4c. Action Item: Consideration and Possible Adoption of Grant Guidelines for OPC’s Once-Through Cooling Interim Mitigation Program
Tova Handelman, Program Manager

5. Climate Change

5a. Action item: Consideration and Possible Adoption of California’s Ocean Acidification Action Plan
Jenn Phillips, Program Manager

5b.  Action item: Consideration of Authorization to Disburse Proposition 84 Funds in Furtherance of Climate Change Strategic Priorities
Jenn Phillips, Program Manager

6. Sustainable Fisheries

Action Item: Consideration of Authorization to Disburse Proposition 84 and General Funds in Furtherance of Sustainable Fisheries Strategic Priorities
Paige Berube, Program Manager

7. Marine Renewable Energy

Action Item:  Consideration of Authorization to Disburse Proposition 84 Funds in Furtherance of Marine Renewable Energy Strategic Priorities
Chris Potter, Program Manager

8. Marine Pollution
Holly Wyer, Program Manager

Action item: Consideration of Authorization to Disburse Proposition 84 and Proposition 1 Funds in Furtherance of Marine Pollution Strategic Priorities

9. Public Comment on non-agenda items

10. Arrangements for Next Meeting and Adjournment
February 12, 1-4 pm, Natural Resources Building Auditorium, Sacramento.

NOTES

Agenda items may be re-ordered at the discretion of the council chair.

Please fill out a Request to Speak card to provide public comment on non-agenda items or on a specific agenda item. Comment on agenda items will be taken following each item.

Comments may be sent by email to: COPCpublic@resources.ca.gov. Written public comment must be received by 5 pm on October 23, 2018 to be included in the materials provided to the council at the meeting. Materials received after that date will be distributed to the council at the beginning of the meeting. Oral and written comments will be accepted at the meeting.

Questions about the meeting or agenda can be directed to Jenn Eckerle at (916) 654-9055 or jenn.eckerle@resources.ca.gov.

Any person who has a disability and requires accommodation to participate in this council meeting should contact Ms. Eckerle no later than five days prior to the meeting.

For a map of the meeting location and details on parking, please click here.