Supervisor Gordon calls meeting on Mavericks safety, Mon Apr 5

Press release

By on Mon, March 29, 2010

Supervisors Richard Gordon today invited members of the public to a meeting Monday, April 5, to discuss public safety at the Mavericks big wave surf contest.
The meeting is an opportunity for the public to comment on this year’s event and to provide ideas on how to improve public safety in the future. Following this year’s contest where several spectators were injured due to large waves, Gordon had pledged to invite the public to discuss public safety and offer ideas for improvement.
The annual contest is sponsored by Mavericks Surf Ventures. Local, county, state and federal public agencies work with the sponsor to develop a public safety plan. Gordon’s supervisorial district includes the coastal areas nearest the famed surf break.
The public meeting will take place at 6:30 p.m.  April 5 at the conference room at the Comfort Inn,  2930 Cabrillo Highway North, Half Moon Bay, 94019