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April 24, 2009

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

Special Meeting
Joint meeting with the
San Francisco Public Utilities Commission

April 24, 2009, at 10:00 a.m.
City Hall, Legislative Chamber

LAFCo Members: Chairperson Mirkarimi,
Commissioners Dufty, Campos, Mar and Schmeltzer
Alternate: Avalos and Bornstein


1. Call to Order
(San Francisco Public Utilities Commission (SFPUC), President Caen & Local Agency Formation Commission (LAFCo) Chair Supervisor Mirkarimi)

2. Roll Call for both the SFPUC and for the LAFCo.


3. Opening remarks and discussion of expectations for this joint meeting by SFPUC President Caen and LAFCO Chair, Supervisor Mirkarimi, followed by a presentation by the Mayor's Office on Community Choice Aggregation (CCA).
(President Caen & Chair/Supervisor Mirkarimi)

4. Jurisdiction and Responsibilities for SFPUC and SF LAFCO for CCA Program
(Deputy City Attorney - T. Mueller)

5. Discussion and possible action by both the SFPUC and the SF LAFCo approving resolutions endorsing the CCA work-plan following presentation and discussion of CCA program by staff of LAFCo and SFPUC.

a) Activities to date
b) Program Status
c) Synopsis of Community Choice Aggregation (CCA) for benefit of public
d) Timeline - current status and next steps
e) Budget - Amount in SFPUC capital Budget
f) Presentation of joint resolution affirming work-plan
(LAFCo Interim Executive Director - N. Miller and SFPUC, CCA Director - M. Campbell)

6. SFPUC Presentation of SFPUC Power Enterprise multi-year financial condition and plan

a) Bond capacity under propositions B and H
b) Hetch Hetchy financial condition
(SFPUC, CFO Todd Rydstrom)

7. Background and status of Marin Clean Energy Program
(MCE Director - D. Weisz)

8. Recurrent Solar Project at Sunset as a possible supply source for CCA
(SFPUC, AGM, Power Enterprise - B. Hale)

9. Public Comments

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



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.

Cell phones, pagers and similar sound-producing electronic devices: The ringing of and use of cell phones, pagers and similar sound-producing electronic devices are prohibited at this meeting. Please be advised that the Chair may order the removal from the meeting room of any person(s) responsible for the ringing or use of a cell phone, pager, or other similar sound-producing electronic devices.


Citizens are encouraged to testify at LAFCo hearings and to write letters to the LAFCo and to its members, City Hall, 1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place, Room 244, San Francisco, CA 94102.

USING LAPTOP COMPUTERS FOR PRESENTATIONS: Please contact City Hall Media Services at (415) 554-4933 to coordinate the use of laptop computers for presentations at the meeting. Computers to be used are required to be tested in advance. The presenter should arrive 30 minutes prior to the meeting to connect and test their computer. 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.

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Requests for language interpreters at a meeting must be received at least 48 hours in advance of the meeting to help ensure availability. Contact Madeleine Licavoli at 415-554-7722.

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Both the Committee Room (Room 263) and the Legislative Chamber are wheelchair accessible. The closest accessible BART Station is Civic Center, three blocks from City Hall. Accessible MUNI lines serving this location are: #42 Downtown Loop, and the #71 Haight/Noriega and the F Line to Market and Van Ness and the Metro stations at Van Ness and Market and at Civic Center. For more information about MUNI accessible services, call 923-6142. There is accessible parking in the vicinity of City Hall at Civic Center Plaza and adjacent to Davies Hall and the War Memorial Complex.

To obtain a disability-related modification or accommodation including auxiliary aids or services to participate in the meeting, please contact, SFLAFCO by mail to San Francisco Local Agency Formation Commission, 1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place, Room 244, by phone at (415) 554-5184, by fax at (415) 554-5163 or by email at at least two business days before the meeting.

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Citizens interested in obtaining a free copy of the Sunshine Ordinance can request a copy from Mr. Darby or by printing Chapter 67 of the San Francisco Administrative Code on the Internet, at

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