REDISTRICTING TASK FORCE
CITY AND COUNTY OF SAN FRANCISCO
Saturday, April 14, 2012 - 10:00 a.m.
City Hall, Room 400
1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place
San Francisco, CA 94102
1. Call to Order and Roll Call
Seat 1 Eric McDonnell, Chair
Seat 2 Jenny Lam, Vice Chair
Seat 3 Mike Alonso
Seat 4 Myong Leigh
Seat 5 Sonia Melara
Seat 6 Marily Mondejar
Seat 7 David Pilpel
Seat 8 Mark Schreiber
Seat 9 Melissa Tidwell
2. Approval of Task Force Minutes of March 29, 2012. (Discussion and possible action.)
NOTE: Draft March 29, 2012 minutes will be available on the Task Force’s website, at www.sfgov.org/rdtf prior to the meeting.
3. Approval of Remaining Task Force Meeting Minutes. (Discussion and possible action.) The Task Force will discuss how it will review and approve its minutes for its meetings held on April 4, April 5, April 9, April 11, and April 14, 2012, including the possible delegation of final review and approval of these meeting minutes to the Chair.
4. Mapping. (Discussion and possible action.) The Task Force will hear public input and may modify the working draft map developed on April 11, 2012. [attachments: Working Draft Map 4/9/12, Description of District Boundaries for 4/9/12 Working Draft Map]
NOTE: At its Wednesday, April 11 meeting, the Task Force may make further modifications to its April 9, 2012 working draft map. The working draft map considered at this meeting will be available on the Task Force's website, at www.sfgov.org/rdtf/.
5. Task Force Map and Report. (Discussion and possible action.) The Task Force must complete redrawing district lines by April 14, 2012. The Task Force will discuss, review, and potentially adopt its final map and report.
6. Press Conference. (Discussion and possible action.) The Task Force will discuss and potentially approve a future press conference to discuss and present the Task Force's final map and report.
7. Task Force Budget. (Discussion.) The Task Force will review its budget and expenses.
8. Public Comment. Members of the public may address the Task Force on matters that are within the Task Force's jurisdiction, but not on today's agenda.
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 document, please contact Redistricting Task Force Clerk, City Hall, 1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place, Room 244, San Francisco, CA 94102.
Audio recordings of the meeting of the Redistricting Task Force are available at: http://sfgov.org/rdtf
LANGUAGE INTERPRETERS: Requests must be received at least 48 hours in advance of the meeting to help ensure availability. Contact RDTF at (415) 554-7710.
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.
Explanatory Documents: Copies of Explanatory Documents listed in this agenda, if any, and other related materials received by the Redistricting Task Force after the posting of the agenda, are available for public inspection at City Hall, Room 244, Reception Desk.
Public Comment will be taken before or during the Task Force’s consideration of each agenda item. Speakers may address the Task Force for up to three minutes on that item. During General Public Comment, members of the public may address the Task Force on matters that are within the Task Force’s jurisdiction and are not on the agenda.
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.
The following services are available on request 48 hours prior to the meeting; except for Monday meetings, for which the deadline shall be 4:00 p.m. of the last business day of the preceding week: For American sign language interpreters or the use of a reader during a meeting, a sound enhancement system, and/or alternative formats of the agenda and minutes, please contact RDTF at (415) 487-7710 to make arrangements for the accommodation. Late requests will be honored, if possible.
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Know Your Rights Under the Sunshine Ordinance
Government’s duty is to serve the public, reaching its decisions 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 more 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 email@example.com.
Citizens may obtain a free copy of the Sunshine Ordinance by printing Chapter 37 of the San Francisco Administrative Code on the Internet , at http://www.sfbos.org/sunshine.
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.
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 §2.100, et. seq] to register and report lobbying activity. For more information about the Lobbyist Ordinance, please contact the Ethics Commission at: 25 Van Ness Avenue, Suite 220, San Francisco, CA 94102; telephone (415) 581-3100; fax (415) 252-3112; web site www.sfgov.org/ethics.