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STATE LEGISLATION COMMITTEE
February 19, 2009
City Hall, Room 288
Mayor’s Office (Chair) – Nancy Kirshner-Rodriguez
Supervisor Chiu – David Noyola
City Attorney’s Office – MaryJane Winslow
Treasurer’s Office – Pauline Marx
Assessor’s Office – Alissa Pines
Controller’s Office – Peg Stevenson
Supervisor Alioto-Pier – Catherine Stefani
Other representatives included:
Aging and Adult Services – Sybil L. Boutilier
Department of Children Youth and their Families
Department of Public Health – Jim Soos
Human Services Agency – Noelle Simmons
Office of Economic and Workforce Development – Kyri McClellan, Amy Wallace
Port Commission – Brad Benson
Mayor’s Office – Catherine Dodd
Mayor’s Office – Doug Shoemaker
Mayor’s Office – Gigi Whitney
Public Utilities Commission – Nathan Purkiss
Suter and Associates- Lynn Suter (via phone)
I . ROLL CALL
II. APPROVAL OF MEETING MINUTES
The Committee approved the minutes of the July 10, 2008 meeting of the State Legislation Committee.
III. ORGANIZATIONAL DISCUSSION
The purpose of this committee is to make recommendations for endorsement, opposition, or neutrality of legislation pending before the California State Legislature that would affect the City andCounty of San Francisco.
Suter and Associates are available to distribute legislation and add legislation to watch lists for any department in need of this service. The purpose of the 2009 State Agenda is to provide this framework.
Discussion withheld on legislative priorities for this committee to take official action on.
Each department is asked to send comprehensive and summarized versions of their department’s state legislative agenda.
IV. 2009 STATE AGENDA
The Committee reviewed and discussed the draft 2009 State Agenda for the City and County of San Francisco. Committee members and representatives made suggested changes for a revised draft for the next meeting of the Committee.
V. UPDATE ON THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA BUDGET
Gigi Whitley, Mayor’s Budget Office, presented an update on the California State Budget and the impact on San Francisco’s finances.
VI. SET REGULAR SCHEDULE FOR FUTURE COMMITTEE MEETINGS
Next meeting: Monday March 23, 2009 3:00pm Room 288, City Hall
VII. SUGGESTIONS FOR FUTURE AGENDA ITEMS
Legislative bills were requested for future agenda
VIII. GENERAL PUBLIC COMMENT
No members of the public requested to comment