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October 11, 2011 - Special



City Hall, Room 400
1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place
San Francisco, CA 94102-4689

October 11, 2011 – 11:00 AM

Special Joint Meeting
with the
San Francisco Public Utilities Commission

1. Call to Order
LAFCo Chairperson David Campos and SFPUC President Francesca Vietor

2. Roll Call
Seat 1 David Campos, Chair
Seat 2 Ross Mirkarimi, Vice Chair
Seat 3 John Avalos
Seat 4 Hope Schmeltzer
Seat 5 Leah Pimentel, Alternate

Joint Regular Business

3. Opening Remarks and Discussion of Expectations for the Joint Meeting. (Discussion)
Chairperson Campos and President Vietor

4. Community Choice Aggregation (CCA) Update Report, including a presentation from Shawn Marshall of Local Energy Aggregation Network (LEAN). (Discussion)
Michael Campbell

5. Approve the “Updated Term Sheet Parameters for Program and Contract Negotiations” and direct staff to forward the Resolution to the Board of Supervisors for review and consideration. (Discussion and Action)
Nancy Miller and Jason Fried

6. Letter to Governor Brown and the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) urging the adoption of a fair and equitable methodology for calculating the Community Choice Aggregation (CCA) Bond Amount.  (Discussion and Action)
Michael Campbell and Jason Fried

7. Public Comment:  Members of the public may address the Special Joint meeting of the San Francisco Local Agency Formation Commission and the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission on matters that are within either of their respective jurisdictions and not on today’s agenda.

LAFCo Business

8. Approval of LAFCo Minutes from the September 23, 2011 Regular Meeting. (Action)

9. Executive Officer’s Report. (Discussion and Action)
Nancy Miller

10. Future Agenda Items. (Discussion and Action)

11. Adjournment

Agenda Item Information

Each item on the agenda may include: 1) Department or Agency cover letter and/or report; 2) Public correspondence; 3) Other explanatory documents.  For more information concerning agendas, minutes, and meeting information, such as these documents, please contact: 

Linda Wong, LAFCo Clerk
City Hall, 1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place, Room 244
San Francisco, CA  94102
(415) 554-7719

Meeting Procedures

Public Comment will be taken before or during the Commission’s consideration of each agenda item.  Each member of the public will be allotted the same maximum number of minutes to speak as set by the Chair at the beginning of each item, except public speakers using translation assistance will be allotted twice the amount of the public testimony time limit.  Members of the public who want a document placed on the overhead for display should clearly state such and subsequently remove the document when they want the screen to return to live coverage of the meeting.  The public is encouraged to testify at LAFCo meetings and to write letters to its members:  1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place, Room 244, San Francisco, CA 94102.

Procedures do not permit:  1) persons in the audience to vocally express support or opposition to statements by Commissioners by other persons testifying; 2) ringing and use of cell phones, pagers, and similar sound-producing electronic devices; 3) bringing in or displaying signs in the meeting room; and 4) standing in the meeting room. 

LAPTOP COMPUTER FOR PRESENTATIONS:  Contact City Hall Media Services at (415) 554-7490 to coordinate the use of the laptop computer for presentations.  Presenters should arrive 30 minutes prior to the meeting to test their presentations on the computer.

AGENDA PACKET:  Available at City Hall, Room 244, Reception Desk, or on the internet at:  Meetings are cablecast on SF Cable 26.  For DVD copies and scheduling, call (415) 557-4293. 

LANGUAGE INTERPRETERS:  Requests must be received at least 48 hours in advance of the meeting to help ensure availability.  Contact Madeleine Licavoli at (415) 554-7722.  AVISO EN ESPAÑOL:  La solicitud para un traductor debe recibirse antes de mediodía de el viernes anterior a la reunion.  Llame a Erasmo Vazquez (415) 554-4909.

Language Access 415-557-4293

Disability Access

The Legislative Chamber (Room 250) and the Committee Room (Room 263) in City Hall are wheelchair accessible.  Meetings are real-time captioned and are cablecast open-captioned on SF Cable 26.  Assistive listening devices for the Legislative Chamber are available upon request at the Clerk of the Board's Office, Room 244.  Assistive listening devices for the Committee Room are available upon request at the Clerk of the Board's Office, Room 244 or in the Committee Room.  To request sign language interpreters, readers, large print agendas or other accommodations, please contact Madeleine Licavoli at (415) 554-7722 or (415) 554-5227 (TTY).  Requests made at least 48 hours in advance of the meeting will help to ensure availability.

The nearest accessible BART station is Civic Center (Market/Grove/Hyde Streets).  Accessible MUNI Metro lines are the F, J, K, L, M, N, T (exit at Civic Center or Van Ness Stations).  MUNI bus lines also serving the area are the 5, 6, 9, 19, 21, 47, 49, 71, and 71L.  For more information about MUNI accessible services, call (415) 701-4485.

There is accessible parking in the vicinity of City Hall at Civic Center Plaza and adjacent to Davies Hall and the War Memorial Complex.  Accessible curbside parking is available on Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place and Grove Street.

In order to assist the City’s efforts to accommodate persons with severe allergies, environmental illness, multiple chemical sensitivity or related disabilities, attendees at public meetings are reminded that other attendees may be sensitive to perfumes and various other chemical-based scented products.  Please help the City to accommodate these individuals.

Know Your Rights Under The Sunshine Ordinance

Government's duty is to serve the public, reaching its decision in full view of the public.  Commissions, boards, councils, and other agencies of the City and County exist to conduct the people's business.  This ordinance assures that deliberations are conducted before the people and that City operations are open to the people's review.

For information on your rights under the Sunshine Ordinance (Chapter 67 of the San Francisco Administrative Code) or to report a violation of the ordinance, contact by mail Sunshine Ordinance Task Force, 1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place, Room 244, San Francisco CA 94102; phone at (415) 554-7724; fax at (415) 554-7854; or by email at

Citizens may obtain a free copy of the Sunshine Ordinance by printing Chapter 67 of the San Francisco Administrative Code on the Internet, at

Lobbyist Registration and Reporting Requirements

Individuals and entities that influence or attempt to influence local legislative or administrative action may be required by the San Francisco Lobbyist Ordinance [SF Campaign & Governmental Conduct Code Sec. 2.100] to register and report lobbying activity.  For more information about the Lobbyist Ordinance, please contact the San Francisco Ethics Commission at 25 Van Ness Avenue, Suite 220, San Francisco, CA 94102; telephone (415) 252-3100; fax (415) 252-3112; web site

Last updated: 12/19/2011 11:58:17 AM