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January 24, 2011

Full Task Force - January 24, 2011

San Francisco Board of Supervisors Asthma Task Force
QUARTERLY MEETING AGENDA
Monday, January 24, 2011
2:00 to 4:00 p.m.
San Francisco City Hall, Rm 278
1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place, SF CA 94102 

Gloria Thornton, ATF Chair
Welcome and Housekeeping Items (5 min.)
Determine if a quorum is present/ Appoint timekeeper
Approval of minutes
Modifications to today’s agenda?

Karen Cohn, Environmental Committee Chair
Action Item Vote (if quorum present)(10 min.):
Asthma Task Force must provide guidance to the Board of Supervisors on the Mirant Settlement, to benefit residents of Potrero and Bayview Hunters Point districts impacted by past power plant emissions, and to improve conditions related to asthma burden of these residents. 

Gloria Thornton, ATF Chair
Transitioning to a Community Coalition (75 min)
• ID a new champion(s) on the BOS—discuss potential sponsors for different projects;
 2 BOS members already expressed interest (M. Cohen and E. Mar)
• Shaping the community coalition beyond June
• Final/Transitional Act of SFATF
• Final Report - Format & content
-Track accomplishments, future recommendations
-How are we presenting?
-To whom are we presenting?
-What's the main message(s)?
• Involving founders and early participants?
-i.e. Dee Epps, Rose T., Kathy TP, Beth S., Julie M., Maria Elena A., Veronica L., others.
• Get a proclamation with includes the names of the founders and key early contributors?
• Media Plans

Gloria Thornton, ATF Chair and Anjali Nath, ATF Member, Breathe CA
Upcoming Events (10 min.)

• Release of Child Care Strategies for Eliminating and Reducing Exposure to Bleach report
• Early May, World Asthma Day
• June 30th SFATF transition date
• Other ?

Other Announcements and Public Comment (5 min.)

San Francisco Board of Supervisors Asthma Task Force
QUARTERLY MEETING MINUTES
Monday, January 24, 2011
2:00 to 4:00 p.m.
San Francisco City Hall, Rm 278
1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place, SF CA 94102 

In attendance: Gloria Thornton, Karen Cohn, Marie Hoemke, Peg Strub, Nan Madden, Megan Petrich, Cynthia Knowles, Sue Watson, Anjali Nath, Sergio de Leon

Gloria Thornton, ATF Chair
Welcome and Housekeeping Items (5 min.)
Determine if a quorum is present/ Appoint timekeeper – quorum not met
Approval of minutes
Modifications to today’s agenda?  - none made

Karen Cohn, Environmental Committee Chair
Action Item Vote (if quorum present):
Asthma Task Force must provide guidance to the Board of Supervisors on the Mirant Settlement, to benefit residents of Potrero and Bayview Hunters Point districts impacted by past power plant emissions, and to improve conditions related to asthma burden of these residents.

Gloria Thornton, ATF Chair
Transitioning to a Community Coalition:
•There is no requirement to have a legislative sponsor – possible interested parties include Dist 10 Supv.; good strategy for future as Coalition is to develop individual Board champions for individual projects

•10 year Strategic Plan Implementation Report; Karen is writing a 10 year Highlights report

•Need to outline sustainability needs – make a list of current projects and who wants to champion them – Anjali/Karen will send former reports on expenditures of BOS funding

•Possible Health Commission presentation

• Involve founders and early participants?
-i.e. Dee Epps, Rose T., Kathy TP, Beth S., Julie M., Maria Elena A., Veronica L., others.
• Get a proclamation with includes the names of the founders and key early contributors?
• Media Plans—Several members said keep the transition low profile, don’t give the impression that the ATF is ending as we have excellent name recognition and should keep it that way

Gloria Thornton, ATF Chair and Anjali Nath, ATF Member, Breathe CA
Upcoming Events:

• Release of Child Care Strategies for Eliminating and Reducing Exposure to Bleach report

•Report is finalized and ready to print; Luz is funded through August but additional funds are needed to support continuation of the project.  Karen submitting an EPA grant.  Luz presented at Gateway and will be prioritizing child care sites.  May incorporate the Go Green Rating Scale. 

• Early May World Asthma Day
• June 30th SFATF transition date

Other Announcements and Public Comment - none
 

 


 

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