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February 28, 2011


Note: Each item on the Consent or Regular agenda may include explanatory documents, including an Executive Officer’s report and public correspondence.
These items will be available for review at City Hall, Room 244, Reception Desk.

Special Meeting - LAFCo
February 28, 2011, at 2:30 p.m.
City Hall, Legislative Chamber, Room 250

Chairperson David Campos
Vice-Chair Ross Mirkarimi
Commissioners John Avalos and Hope Schmeltzer
Commissioners Eric Mar and Leah Pimentel

(There will be public comment on each item)

1. Call to Order and Roll Call 

2. Approval of the Minutes from the January 28, 2011 Regular LAFCo Meeting
(Action Item)

3. Report on the Status of Community Choice Aggregation (CCA) Activities (Discussion and Possible Action Item)

4. Report on the Electricity Resource Plan
(Discussion and Possible Action Item)

5. Approval of the Request for Proposals (RFP) for a study on Refuse Collection, Hauling, and Disposal in the greater Bay Area
(Discussion and Action Item)

6. Authorization to Enter into Agreement with Dalessi Management Consulting, LLC (John Dalessi formally with Navigant Consulting, Inc.)
(Discussion and Action Item)

7. Executive Officer’s Report
(Discussion and Possible Action Item)

8. Public Comment for Items Not on the Agenda

9. Future Agenda Items

10. Adjournment

Items Continued to the Call of the Chair

· Report on status of SJVPA action against PG&E before the CPUC and denial of SFPUC petition to participate as intervenor. (City Attorney)
· Hearing on the current Mayor’s solar proposal and how or if it relates to the implementation of the CCA.
· Report from SFPUC Staff regarding the Component of the Contract for Solar that is related to the CCA Program. (SFPUC Staff)
· Report from SFPUC on the status of the Peaker and its contract. (SFPUC Staff)
Discussion and Direction regarding Awarding Contract to take all actions necessary to produce a draft RFP to solicit bids for fully implementing CCA. (Commissioner Bornstein)
· Potential contract for CCA tasks.
· Report from SFPUC on Status of RFQ for Implementation of the CCA Program: Award of Contract. (SFPUC Staff)
· Report from SFPUC on site availability in San Francisco for solar and/or wind projects. (SFPUC Staff)
· Report from GES on status of the In City Renewable Resource Study. (SFPUC Staff) (Discussion Item)
· Report from Local Power, Inc. on progress of Clean Power SF and implementation timelines. (Discussion Item)
· Report on the status of Marin Clean Energy’s RFP process to select a provider. (Discussion Item)
· Navigant Consulting, Inc., report on Draft Risk Assessment Report and Public Outreach Process. (Discussion Item)
· Report on GES Consulting Task 3. (Discussion Item)
· Report from Local Power, Inc. on progress GES Report Tasks 1 and 2. (Discussion Item)
· Update and Report on Pole Mounted Solar Program (Discussion Item)
· Update on the Marin CCA Program (Discussion Item)


NOTE: Persons unable to attend the meeting may submit to LAFCo, by the time the proceedings begin, written comments regarding the agenda items above. These comments will be made a part of the official public record and shall be brought to the attention of LAFCo members. Any written comments should be sent to: LAFCo, San Francisco Board of Supervisors, 1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place, Room 244, San Francisco, CA 94102 by 5:00 p.m. on the day prior to the hearing. Comments which cannot be delivered to the Committee Clerk by that time may be taken directly to the hearing at the location above.

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