Citizens for East Shore Parks (CESP)

WHERE: 520 El Cerrito Plaza (above Trader Joe’s)

I. Call to order

II. Staff Report: Patricia Jones
a. CESP Open House
b. CESP accomplishments in 2007 (as relate to CESP goals)

III. Albany: Guest: Don Neuwirth, Consultant for Albany’s waterfront planning process
a. Waterfront planning process
b. Golden Gate Fields: (Robert Cheasty)

IV. EBRPD Update: Larry Tong, Ellen Barth
a. EBRPD receives $1.5 million from the Coastal Conservancy to restore 35
acres of the Berkeley Meadow, Phase III of this project and $700,000 for Brickyard Design.
b. Breuner Marsh funds transfer

V. Berkeley
a. Eastern Touchdown of Aquatic Park- Patricia Jones, Mark Liolios
b. Aquatic Park Improvement Project status- Mark Liolios

VI. Park Planning Committee: Rich McClure
a. Berkeley ballfield groundbreaking

VII. Status of Park District Renewal of AA – Norman LaForce

VIII. Richmond: Whitney Dotson, Patricia Jones
a. General Plan update and Timeline
b. Upcoming sale of Murray property to Pannatoni and proposed warehouse
c. Richmond’s Proposed Enterprise Zone Changes
d. Upcoming Film Festival at Parchester Village, June 21

VII. Oakland: Eli Saddler
a. Report on Oakland Freight Terminal

VIII. Other

IX. Adjourn

Next Meeting Date – July 18, 2007

The mission of the Citizens for East Shore Parks is to preserve and enhance the natural resources, and recreational and educational opportunities of the east shore of San Francisco Bay, creating a necklace of shoreline parks from the Oakland Estuary to the Carquinez Strait.

Patricia Jones
Program Director
Citizens for East Shore Parks
P.O. Box 6087
Albany, CA 94706
(510) 524 - 5000 (office)
(510) 524 - 5008 (fax)
(510) 461 - 4665 (cell)