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Budget and Policy Committee

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DATE: Thursday, February 7th, 2002

TIME: 4:30 p.m.

LOCATION: City Hall, Room 408
1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place

San Francisco, CA 94102


Order of Business:

1. Call to Order and Roll Call

2. Public comment on matters appearing or not appearing on the agenda that are within the jurisdiction of the Elections Commission.

Note: the Commission will hear public comment on each item on the agenda before or during consideration of that item. At this time members of the public may address the Commission on items that are within the subject matter jurisdiction of the Elections Commission and that do not appear on the agenda.

3. Review proposed supplemental budget, make recommendations to full Commission. (Discussion and possible action)

4. Discussion and possible action on the Directors’ request that the Elections Commission seek from the Board of Supervisors a waiver under City Charter Section 13.104.5. regarding:

· Technical Computer Support by Administrative Services Staff for Election Day.

· City employees working on Election Day as Elections Officers (poll workers).(Discussion and possible action)

Note: Section 13.104.5 prohibits City personnel (other than the Director of Elections, an appointee of the Director of Elections or a member of the Elections Commission, or the Sheriff) from "in any capacity perform[ing] any function relating to the conduct of an election." The Board of Supervisors may waive this prohibition for election day activity only.

5. Report from the Director of Elections on the impact on the Department of Elections if Proposition A (instant run-off voting) passes. (Discussion and possible action)

6. Set regular meeting times for committee. (Action)

7. Committee members propose agenda items for next meeting. (Discussion only)

8. Public comment.


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by mail to:

Administrator, Sunshine Ordinance Task Force

1 Dr.Carlton B. Goodlett Place, Room 409

San Francisco CA 94102-4689;

by phone at 415 554 7724

by fax at 415 554 7854

or by email at [email protected]

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