Maritime Commerce Advisory Committee (MCAC) - September 16, 2021
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DATE: Thursday, September 16, 2021
TIME: 11:30 am – 1:00 pm
LOCATION: Virtual Public Meeting via Zoom*
Dial-in: (669) 900-9128 (Meeting ID 773 770 3308)
*See following page for virtual meeting protocols and Zoom tips.
1. Welcome and Self-Introductions (All)
2. Maritime Update (Andre Coleman)
3. Silverado Shipyard Pilot Project Update (Brendan O’Meara)
4. San Francisco Fleet Week 2021 Update (Diana Homsey)
5. Old and New Business; General Discussion; Agenda Topics for Future Meetings (All)
6. Forward Calendar
• MCAC meeting dates schedule in 2021 (third Thursday, every other month):
MCAC meetings are held Virtually, unless otherwise noticed, and begin at 11:30am.
Due to the COVID-19 public health orders, this meeting will be held online and by teleconference.
• Port Commission meeting dates prior to next MCAC meeting:
September 28, October 12, October 26, November 9, December 14
PC meetings are held Virtually, unless otherwise noticed.
MCAC Virtual Meeting Protocols During the COVID-19 pandemic, the Port of San Francisco is conducting business remotely as we comply with State of California directives and orders for social distancing and staying at home. The Port is committed to ensuring that our meetings are accessible to the public, including the opportunity to participate by providing oral and written comment. The instructions below outline how members of the public can access the virtual MCAC meeting and provide public comment. 1. How to Join a. Go to the first page of the notice/agenda and click on the Zoom Virtual Meeting Link. b. You can join the meeting from a desktop computer, mobile device, or telephone. You can learn more about Joining a Zoom Meeting. i. If you are calling in, but would like to access meeting materials, please use links provided in the agenda above or visit the MCAC meeting webpage and locate the specific meeting date. ii. We recommend that you test out your device, internet connection, and Zoom app compatibility well before attempting to join the meeting. c. When prompted, provide your name and email address to be placed in the meeting. You will automatically be muted when joining as an attendee. 2. Providing Public Comment a. Public comment for MCAC virtual meetings can be provided in multiple ways. i. Written Comments: 1. You are welcome to submit written comments to Port staff via email. Please send to firstname.lastname@example.org 2. In the subject line of your email, indicate the meeting date and the topic of your comment. For an item on the agenda, please include the meeting date and item number. ii. Oral Comments: 1. Following committee discussion of each agenda item, Port staff will provide an opportunity for public comment. 2. If you want to provide oral comments on a specific agenda item, you will need to “Raise your hand” during the Zoom meeting. *If calling into the meeting from a telephone, you can use “Star (*) 9” to raise/ lower your hand. 3. Once your hand is raised and it is your turn to speak, the MCAC meeting facilitator will unmute you, announce your name, and you will be able to make your comment. *Depending on how you have called in, you may also need to unmute yourself. 4. After your public comment, your hand will be lowered, and you will be placed back on mute.