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February 22, 2011

San Francisco Youth Commission
Tuesday, February 22, 2011
City Hall, Room 278

There will be public comment on each item.


1. Call to Order

2. Approval of Agenda (Action Item)

3. Public Comment on Items not on Agenda

4. Executive Committee & Staff Report (Informational Item)

5. Committee Updates

6. Legislation Referred from the Board of Supervisors (Action Item)
A. File no. 110075 [Accept and Expend Grant - Safe Routes to School - $500,000]
Sponsor: Chiu
Presenter: Staff, Department of Public Health, Community Health Promotion and Prevention
Document A

7. Presentations (All Items to follow Discussion and Possible Action)

A. Presentation on the Results of the Fall 2010 Youth Vote Student Survey
Presenter: Peter Lauterborn, Coordinator, Youth Vote Student Survey
Document B

B. Presentation on Tap Inside: a peer-to-peer campaign that lets young people teach friends, classmates and teammates about the unsustainable nature of bottled water and to build trust in our excellent and safe tap water supply
Presenter: Sean Sax, Founder, Tap Inside
Document C

8. Special Order 6:30pm ** Recognition of Commendations

A. Resolution celebrating 2011 Black History Month and commending various community-based organizations that serve the city’s African American youth and are committed to honoring the cultural traditions of the African Diaspora
Presenters and sponsors: Commissioners LaCroix, Liang, Benezra, Beaulac
Document D

9. Youth Commission Business (All Items to follow Discussion and Possible Action)

A. Creating Youth Commission Application for 2011-2012 Year
Presenter: Youth Commission Staff
Document E

10. Attendance Review (Action Item)

11. Announcements (This includes Community Events)

12. Adjournment

Supplemental documents for agenda items are available for review at City Hall Room 345. Minutes are also available on the Youth Commission Website at


The Youth Commission meeting will be held in City Hall Room 278. The formal address of City Hall is 1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place, San Francisco, CA. The closest accessible BART station is the Civic Center Station at the United Nations Plaza and Market Street. Accessible MUNI lines serving this location are: MUNI Metro Lines J-Church, K-Ingleside, L-Taraval, M-Oceanview, N-Judah, and T-Third Street at Van Ness and Civic Center Stations; 9-San Bruno, 19-Polk, 47-VanNess, and 71-Haight Noriega. For information about MUNI accessible services call 923-6142.

The Commission meeting room is wheelchair accessible. Accessible curbside parking spaces have been designated on the corners of McAllister and Polk, and Grove and Polk. There is accessible parking available within the Civic Center Underground Parking Garage at the corner of McAllister and Polk Streets, and within the Performing Arts Parking Garage at Grove and Franklin Streets.

If you require the use of an American sign language interpreter, a sound enhancement system, or a reader during the meeting, calendars and minutes of the meeting in alternative formats; such arrangements can be made by calling Mario Yedidia at (415) 554-6446, at least 72 hours prior to the meeting. Late requests will be honored if possible.

Individuals with severe allergies, environmental illness, multiple chemical sensitivity or related disabilities should call our accessibility hotline at (415) 554-8925 to discuss meeting accessibility. In order to assist the City’s efforts to accommodate such people, attendees at public meetings are reminded that other attendees may be sensitive to various chemical based products. Please help the City to accommodate these individuals.

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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 device. (Admin. Code § 67A.1).

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

Last updated: 2/17/2011 6:38:11 PM