Sanctuary Advisory Council Meeting Agenda
February 18th, 2010
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GULF OF THE FARALLONES & MONTEREY BAY NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARIES JOINT ADVISORY COUNCIL MEETING
1500 Purisima Creek Rd, Half Moon Bay, CA
9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Thursday, February 18th, 2010
|8:45 AM||Coffee and Sign-in|
|9:00 AM||Welcome from John Muller, Half Moon Bay Mayor|
Call to Order & Roll Call
|Approval of February 12th, 2009 DRAFT Meeting Minutes
|Standard Reports from Working Groups and Staff
|9:20 AM||Swearing in of New GFNMS Council Member||Maria Brown|
|9:30 AM||Public Comment for items NOT on the agenda|
|9:45 AM||West Coast Ocean Acidification Task Force and Additional Timely Updates||Bill Douros|
|10:15 AM||San Mateo Coastside Visitor Center and Sanctuary Exploration Center||Carol Preston, Lisa Uttal|
|11:00 AM||Pillar Point Harbor Dredge and Disposal Project||Peter Grenell, Irena Kogan|
|11:15 AM||Water Quality Protection Program
|11:45 AM||Enhanced Ecosystem Management Initiative
|1:15 PM||Public Comment for items NOT on the agenda|
|1:30 PM||NOAA Office of Law Enforcement Update||Dayna Matthews|
|1:55 PM||Maverick's Surf Contest
|2:15 PM||Motorized Personal Watercraft Enforcement Discussion
|3:00 PM||Marine Life Protection Act (MLPA) Update
|3:15 PM||Sanctuary Contributions to MLPA Implementation Activities
|3:45 PM||Advisory Council Business
|4:15 PM||Member announcements|
|***ALL TIMES ARE ESTIMATES***|
From the Half Moon Bay:
Travel south on Highway 1 approximately two miles from the south end of Half Moon Bay. Look for the green “UC Elkus Ranch Next Left sigh. Turn left onto Verde Road (Verde will veer off to the right), but stay straight onto Purisima Creek Road for approximately two miles. Look for the green “Elkus Ranch Environmental Education Center" sign. Once you enter Elkus Ranch, look for the sign that says “Conference Center" and make a left at the sign.
From the South:
Travel north through Santa Cruz towards Half Moon Bay. Travel approximately 42 miles from the northern most stop light in Santa Cruz to Verde Road. Look for the green sign that says “Elkus Ranch Next Right". Turn right onto Verde Road (Verde will veer off to the right), but stay straight on Purisima Creek Road for approximately two miles. Look for the green “Elkus Ranch Environmental Education Center" sign. Once you enter Elkus Ranch, look for the sign that says “Conference Center" and make a left at the sign.
|2/12/09 DRAFT SAC Meeting Minutes|
|MBNMS Permit Report 2/4/10|
|MBNMS Office Report 2/4/10|
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About Sanctuary Advisory Council
The advisory council maintains a firm commitment to the goals and objectives of the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary Program. The advisory council appreciates the efforts of volunteers, non-profit organizations, businesses, and citizens, without whose support the mission of the Sanctuary would be difficult to realize.