Mission + membership

The Waterfront Steering Committee was established in 2014 by City Council Resolution 31543 [PDF].Their role is to advise the City on topics including the seawall, design refinements, funding and financing, public space management and operations, and public engagement.

The Committee acts as an independent group working directly with City staff and makes regular reports to the Mayor and City Council, building on the work of the previous Central Waterfront Committee. Steering Committee members serve two-year terms, after which members may be reappointed or replaced.

Steering Committee members:

  • Carol Binder
  • Bob Davidson
  • Bob Donegan
  • Stephanie Ellis-Smith
  • Leonard Forsman
  • David Freiboth
  • Patrick Gordon
  • Gerry Johnson
  • Tim Kerr
  • Ed Medieros
  • John Nesholm
  • Andrea Riniker
  • Charley Royer, co-chair
  • Lyn Tangen
  • Maggie Walker, co-chair
  • Brady Walkinshaw

Related documents:

Committee meetings

The list below outlines past and upcoming Steering Committee meetings. Click on each for the details and materials related to a specific meeting. All Steering Committee meetings are open to the public. Sign up to receive Steering Committee agendas via email.

Central Waterfront Committee archive

The Central Waterfront Committee (CWC) was active from 2010-2014 and included 45 civic volunteers serving on five subcommittees: Executive, Design Oversight, Finance and Partnerships, Long-Term Stewardship and Outreach. This archive includes agendas and minutes from past CWC meetings.

Related documents:

Executive Committee

Nov 07, 2013 Agenda  
Oct 24, 2013 Agenda Summary
Jul 18, 2013 Agenda Summary
Jun 27, 2013 Agenda  
Apr 24, 2013 Agenda  
Mar 14, 2013 Agenda  
Jan 30, 2013 Agenda  
Dec 13, 2012 Agenda  
Oct 19, 2012 Agenda Summary
Sep 18, 2012 Agenda  
Jun 20, 2012 Agenda  
May 10, 2012 Agenda Summary
Apr 12, 2012 Agenda  
Mar 08, 2012 Agenda  
Feb 09, 2012 Agenda Summary
Jan 12, 2012   Summary
Dec 08, 2011 Agenda Summary
Nov 10, 2011 Agenda  
Oct 20, 2011 Agenda Summary
Sep 08, 2011 Agenda Summary
Jul 21, 2011 Agenda Summary
Jun 09, 2011 Agenda Summary
May 12, 2011 Agenda Summary
Apr 12, 2011 Agenda Summary
Mar 10, 2011 Agenda Summary
Feb 10, 2011 Agenda Summary
Jan 12, 2011 Agenda  
Jan 10, 2011 Agenda  

Finance and Partnership Subcommittee

Feb 12, 2013 Agenda  
Nov 13, 2012 Agenda  
Sep 25, 2012 Agenda  
Apr 19, 2012 Agenda  
Mar 27, 2012 Agenda  
Mar 13, 2012 Agenda  
Feb 13, 2012 Agenda  
Feb 07, 2012 Agenda  
Jan 24, 2012 Agenda  
Jan 10, 2012 Agenda  
Dec 21, 2011 Agenda   Materials
Dec 05, 2011 Agenda  
Nov 08, 2011 Agenda   Materials
Sep 13, 2011 Agenda Summary
Aug 16, 2011 Agenda Summary Materials
Jul 12, 2011 Agenda Summary
Jun 14, 2011 Agenda  
May 10, 2011 Agenda  
Apr 15, 2011   Summary
Mar 22, 2011 Agenda Summary
Feb 22, 2011 Agenda Summary
Feb 08, 2011 Agenda Summary
Jan 27, 2011 Agenda  
Apr 15, 2010 Agenda Summary
Mar 18, 2010 Agenda  
Feb 25, 2010 Agenda  

Outreach Subcommittee

Dec 11, 2013     Materials
Oct 25, 2013 Agenda Summary
Aug 06, 2013     Materials
Jul 26, 2013 Agenda  
Jul 07, 2013     Materials
Apr 26, 2013 Agenda  
Feb 22, 2013 Agenda  
Jul 26, 2012 Agenda  
Jun 22, 2012 Agenda  
May 30, 2012     Materials
Mar 23, 2012 Agenda  
Feb 24, 2012 Agenda  
Jan 13, 2012 Agenda Summary
Dec 09, 2011 Agenda  
Nov 18, 2011 Agenda Summary
Oct 14, 2011 Agenda Summary
Sep 09, 2011 Agenda Summary
Aug 12, 2011 Agenda Summary
Jul 11, 2011     Materials
Jun 10, 2011 Agenda Summary
May 13, 2011 Agenda Summary
Apr 08, 2011 Agenda Summary
Apr 01, 2011 Agenda Summary
Mar 11, 2011 Agenda Summary
Feb 11, 2011 Agenda Summary
Jan 14, 2011 Agenda  
Jan 01, 2011 Agenda  
Aug 24, 2010     Materials

Long Term Stewardship Subcommittee

Mar 20, 2014     Materials
Jan 30, 2014 Agenda  
Nov 20, 2013 Agenda   Materials
Sep 18, 2013 Agenda  
Jul 23, 2013 Agenda  
Mar 12, 2012 Agenda Summary
Jan 09, 2012 Agenda Summary
Nov 14, 2011 Agenda Summary Materials
Oct 10, 2011 Agenda Summary
Sep 27, 2011 Agenda Summary Materials
Jul 11, 2011 Agenda Summary
Jun 14, 2011   Summary
May 10, 2011 Agenda Summary
Apr 11, 2011 Agenda  
Mar 07, 2011 Agenda Summary

Design Oversight Subcommittee

Jun 05, 2014     Materials
Feb 13, 2014 Agenda   Materials
Dec 12, 2013 Agenda   Materials
Oct 17, 2013 Agenda   Materials
Jul 11, 2013 Agenda   Materials
Jun 13, 2013 Agenda   Materials
May 16, 2013 Agenda   Materials
Apr 11, 2013 Agenda   Materials
Mar 14, 2013 Agenda   Materials
Feb 07, 2013 Agenda   Materials
Dec 06, 2012 Agenda   Materials
Nov 08, 2012 Agenda Summary Materials
Oct 18, 2012 Agenda   Materials
Sep 13, 2012 Agenda   Materials
Aug 23, 2012 Agenda  
Jun 14, 2012 Agenda  
May 24, 2012 Agenda  
Apr 19, 2012 Agenda  
Apr 12, 2012 Agenda  
Mar 22, 2012 Agenda  
Mar 01, 2012 Agenda  
Feb 09, 2012 Agenda   Materials
Jan 26, 2012 Agenda Summary Materials
Jan 24, 2012 Agenda  
Jan 12, 2012 Agenda  
Dec 15, 2011 Agenda  
Dec 01, 2011 Agenda  
Nov 17, 2011 Agenda  
Nov 03, 2011 Agenda  
Sep 22, 2011 Agenda  
Jul 27, 2011 Agenda  
Jun 16, 2011 Agenda Summary
Apr 28, 2011 Agenda Summary
Mar 23, 2011 Agenda  
Mar 01, 2011 Agenda  
Jan 10, 2011 Agenda  

Central Waterfront Full Committee

Nov 04, 2013 Agenda   Materials
Apr 19, 2012 Agenda Summary
Dec 05, 2011 Agenda Summary
Jul 21, 2011 Agenda Summary
Apr 12, 2011 Agenda Summary
Jan 27, 2011 Agenda Summary