375 Beale Street  
Suite 700  
San Francisco, California  
Meeting Agenda - Final  
ABAG Finance Committee  
Chair, David Rabbitt, Supervisor, County of Sonoma  
Vice Chair, Pat Eklund, Councilmember, City of Novato  
Thursday, November 16, 2023  
5:00 PM  
Board Room - 1st Floor  
Association of Bay Area Governments  
Finance Committee  
The ABAG Finance Committee is scheduled to meet at 5:00 p.m.  
Teleconference Location(s):  
City of Rohnert Park, 130 Avram Avenue, Council Chambers or Conference Room 2A,  
Rohnert Park, CA 94928  
City of Novato, Hamilton Community Center, 503 B South Palm Dr, Novato, CA 94949  
Citizen Hotel, 926 J Street, Sacramento, CA 95814  
City of American Canyon, City Hall, Oat Hill Conference Room, 4381 Broadway,  
American Canyon, CA 94503  
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Susan Hollingsworth Adams, Candace Andersen, Jesse Arreguin,  
Pat Eklund, David Rabbitt, Belia Ramos, Carlos Romero  
1. Call to Order / Pledge of Allegiance / Roll Call / Confirm Quorum  
Quorum is a majority of ABAG Finance Committee members present.  
2. Public Comment  
3. Committee Member Announcements  
4. Chair's Report  
ABAG Finance Committee Chair’s Report of November 16, 2023  
ABAG Finance Committee Information  
David Rabbitt  
5. Consent Calendar  
Approval of ABAG Finance Committee Minutes of September 21, 2023  
ABAG Finance Committee Approval  
Clerk of the Board  
Report on ABAG Investments for period ended September 30, 2023  
ABAG Executive Board Approval  
Natalie Perkins  
6. ABAG Financial Statements  
Report on the Association of Bay Area Governments (ABAG) Financial  
Statements and Accompanying Reports for Fiscal Year 2022-2023  
ABAG Executive Board Approval  
Grace Martinez, MTC, and Kathy Lai, Lead Engagement Partner with Crowe LLP  
7. ABAG Statement of Revenues and Expenses  
Report on Fiscal Year (FY) 2023-24 Association of Bay Area Governments  
(ABAG) Statement of Revenues and Expenses for the period ended  
September 30, 2023 (Unaudited)  
ABAG Finance Committee Information  
Grace Martinez  
8. San Francisco Bay Trail Financial Statements  
Report on the San Francisco Bay Trail Financial Statements for the year  
ended June 30, 2023 (Unaudited)  
ABAG Executive Board Approval  
Derek Hansel  
9. Operating Budget  
Report on Resolution No. 11-2023, Revised, authorizing the Association of  
Bay Area Governments (ABAG) Proposed Fiscal Year (FY) 2023-24  
Operating Budget Amendment for referral to the ABAG Executive Board  
ABAG Executive Board Approval  
Derek Hansel  
10. Adjournment / Next Meeting  
The next meeting of the ABAG Finance Committee will be announced.  
Public Comment: The public is encouraged to comment on agenda items at Committee meetings  
by completing a request-to-speak card (available from staff) and passing it to the Committee secretary.  
Public comment may be limited by any of the procedures set forth in Section 3.09 of MTC's Procedures  
Manual (Resolution No. 1058, Revised) if, in the chair's judgment, it is necessary to maintain the orderly  
flow of business.  
Meeting Conduct: If this meeting is willfully interrupted or disrupted by one or more persons  
rendering orderly conduct of the meeting unfeasible, the Chair may order the removal of individuals who  
are willfully disrupting the meeting. Such individuals may be arrested. If order cannot be restored by  
such removal, the members of the Committee may direct that the meeting room be cleared (except for  
representatives of the press or other news media not participating in the disturbance), and the session  
may continue.  
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All items on the agenda are subject to action and/or change by the Committee. Actions recommended  
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