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November 08, 2002

Meeting Information


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

Friday, November 8, 2002 at 3:30 p.m.
City Hall, Room 263

Chair: Commissioner Gonzalez; Vice-Chair: Commissioner McGoldrick
Members: Commissioners Ammiano, Hall and Schmeltzer
Alternate Members: Commissioners Peskin and Fellman
Clerk: Monica Fish


(There will be public comment on each item)

1. Call to Order and Roll Call.

2. Approval of Minutes for the Commission Meeting of October 18, 2002 (Action Item).

3. Resolution Requesting Support of the Board of Supervisors for the Future Work Plan of the San Francisco Local Agency Formation Commission (Discussion and Action Item).

4. Resolution adopting Terms of Office for the San Francisco Local Agency Formation Commission (SFLAFCo) and Amendment to the SFLAFCo’s General Policies and Procedures, Section 1.22 (Discussion and Action Item).

5. Information regarding Long Island Power Authority’s Data Assumptions (Discussion Item).

6. San Francisco Local Agency Formation Commission’s (SFLAFCo’s) Budget Update (Discussion and Action Item).

7. Direction to the Executive Officer to pursue entering into a contract with R. W. Beck to study the follow-up recommendations listed in the Resolution adopting the Energy Services Study (Discussion and Action Item).



    Motion that the San Francisco Local Agency Formation Commission convenes in closed session. Conference with Legal Counsel - Existing Litigation (Government Code Section 54956.9(a).

    E. J. Simpson v. Local Agency Formation Commission of the City and County of San Francisco: San Francisco Superior Court Case No. 412427.

Question: Shall this Motion be ADOPTED?



    After a closed session, if one occurs, the Chairperson shall (1) request the Legal Counsel to identify the subjects discussed in the closed session, and (2) direct the Clerk to report the vote taken on any motion in the closed session.

    [Elect To Disclose]

    Motion that the SF LAFCo finds it is in the public interest to disclose information discussed in closed session, and directs the Chairperson immediately to disclose that information.

    [Elect Not to Disclose]

    Motion that the SF LAFCo finds that it is in the best interest of the public that the Board elects at this time not to disclose its closed session deliberations concerning the litigation listed above.


9. Future Agenda Items.

10. Public Comment on Items not on the Agenda.

11. Adjournment.


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: Committee Clerk of 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.


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.

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


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