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April 18, 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
April 18, 2011, at 10:00 a.m.
City Hall, Legislative Chamber, Room 250

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


1. Call to Order and Roll Call

The meeting convened at 10:04 a.m.

Present: Chairperson David Campos, Commissioners Ross Mirkarimi, John Avalos, Hope Schmeltzer (arrived at 10:11 a.m.) and Leah Pimentel.
Absent: none

There was a quorum.

2. Approval of the Minutes from the March 25, 2011, LAFCo Meeting

Public Comment: None.

Commissioner Mirkarimi, seconded by Chairperson Campos, moved to approve the minutes from the March 25, 2011 regular meeting of LAFCo. The motion carried by the following vote:

Ayes: Chairperson Campos, Commissioners Mirkarimi, Avalos, and Pimentel
Noes: None
Absent: Commissioner Schmeltzer

Action: Approved.

3. Report on the Issuance of the Request for Proposal (RFP) for a study on Refuse Collection, Hauling, and Disposal in the Greater Bay Area

A. Consideration of Resolution Accepting Study

Nancy Miller, Interim Executive Director, SF LAFCo, provided background on the study report by R3 Consulting Group. Ric Hutchinson, R3 Consulting Group, Inc., made presentation on the study and answered various questions from the Commission. Melanie Nutter, Department of Environment; Robert Hailing; David Assmann, Department of Environment; provided a summary of the data collected and answered various questions from the Commission. John Legnitto, Recology; spoke on the matter and answered various questions from the Commission.

Public Comment: John Legnitto; Mara Kopp; Tim Paulson; Jim Lazarus; Male Speaker; David Tucker; Lowell Thomas; Walter Paulson; Leonard Stepenani; Tony Kelly; Eric Smith; Male Speaker; Rich Smith; Ireen Cripson; Female Speaker; Richard Lee; Male Speaker; David Gavage; spoke on the subject matter.

Chairperson Campos requested for additional information on the franchise agreement, transfer station and barging.

Chairperson Campos, seconded by Commissioner Avalos, to approve the contract extension to include additional services; authorize the Interim Executive Officer to amend the budget for the additional services and continue the item to the call of the Chair. The motion carried by the following vote:

Ayes: Chairperson Campos, Commissioners Avalos, and Pimentel
Noes: None
Absent: Commissioners Mirkarimi and Schmeltzer
Action: Approved.

4. Executive Officer’s Report

There was no report.

Public Comment: None

5. Public Comment for Items Not on the Agenda

Public Comment: None

6. Future Agenda Items

Public Comment: None

7. Adjournment

The meeting adjourned at 12:22 p.m.

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