03.30 Approved Minutes

CITY AND COUNTY OF SAN FRANCISCO

COMMISSION ON THE ENVIRONMENT

DEPARTMENT DIRECTOR SEARCH COMMITTEE

 

SPECIAL MEETING DRAFT MINUTES

TUESDAY, MARCH 30, 2010, 7:30 A.M.

DEPARTMENT OF THE ENVIRONMENT ECO CENTER,

11 GROVE STREET

SAN FRANCISCO, CA 94102

 

COMMITTEE MEMBERS:  Acting Director David Assmann, Commissioners Matt Tuchow and Johanna Wald

 

ORDER OF BUSINESS

 

1.      Call to Order and Roll Call.  The Director Search Committee meeting convened at 7:32 a.m.  Present:  Acting Director Assmann, Commissioners Tuchow (7:41) and Wald.  Commission Secretary Monica Fish was in attendance. 

2.      Approval of Draft Minutes from the prior Department Director Search Committee Meeting. (Explanatory Documents:  March 17, 25, and 26, 2010 Draft Minutes) (Discussion and Action)  Upon Motion by Commissioner Wald and second by Acting Director Assmann, the March 17, 25, and 26, 2010 Draft Meeting Minutes were approved without objection (AYES:  Commissioner Wald and Acting Director Assmann; Absent:  Commissioner Tuchow).  

3.   Public Comments:  Members of the public may address the Committee on matters that are within the Committee’s jurisdiction and are not on today’s agenda.  There was no public present at this time.

4.      CLOSED SESSION – REVIEW OF DEPARTMENT DIRECTOR JOB APPLICATIONS and/or CONDUCT INTERVIEWS. Committee members may vote to make recommendations of candidates to the Commission on the Environment. (Discussion and Possible Action).

a. Public comment on all matters pertaining to the closed session.  There was no public present at this time.

b. Vote on whether to hold closed session to review Department Director job applications and/or conduct interviews. (Cal. Govt. Code § 54957; SF Admin. Code § 67.10(b).) [ACTION]  Commissioner Wald motioned, second by Acting Director Assmann to hold closed session (AYES:  Commissioners Wald and Acting Director Assmann; Absent: Commissioner Tuchow).

c. Possible closed session to review Department Director job-applications and/or conduct interviews.  The Committee may vote to recommend candidates to the full Commission. (Cal. Govt. Code § 54957; SF Admin. Code § 67.10(b).) [DISCUSSION AND POSSIBLE ACTION]  Open Session recessed at 7:33 a.m. to go into closed session to review Department Director job applications and/or conduct interviews.  Closed session convened at 7:42 a.m.  No action was taken.   

d. Reconvene in open session:  Open Session reconvened at 8:50 a.m.

1.  Possible report on action taken in closed session and the vote thereon.  (Cal. Govt. Code § 54957.1(a); SF Admin. Code § 67.12(b).) No action was taken.

2.  Vote to elect whether to disclose any or all discussions held in closed session.  (Cal. Govt. Code § 54957.1(a); SF Admin. Code § 67.12(b).)  [ACTION]  Commissioner Tuchow motioned, second by Acting Director Assmann not to disclose discussions held in closed session (AYES:  Commissioners Tuchow and Acting Director Assmann; Absent:  Commissioner Wald).

3.  Public comment on all matters pertaining to the closed session.  There was no public present at this time.

5.   Develop Department Director Search Committee Schedule of Meetings. (Discussion and Possible Action)  A discussion was held about possibly rescheduling the April 13th cancelled meetings to April 14 or 15; however, it was decided to maintain the current meeting schedule and add another meeting on Monday, April 26 at 7:30 a.m. for the Committee to discuss and take action on making recommendations of candidates to the Commission on the Environment for the May 25 meeting.   

6.   New Business/Future Agenda Items. (Discussion) There was no new business or future agenda items discussed at this time.

7.   Public Comments:  Members of the public may address the Committee on matters that are within the Committee’s jurisdiction and are not on today’s agenda.  There was no public present at this time. 

8.   Adjournment.  The Director Search Committee meeting adjourned at 8:53 a.m.

 

The next Director Search Committee Meeting is scheduled for April 19, 2010 at 7:30 a.m.

 

Respectfully submitted by,

 

Monica Fish, Commission Secretary

TEL:  (415) 355-3709; FAX: (415) 554-6393

 

**Copies of explanatory documents are available at (1) the Commission’s office, 11 Grove Street, San Francisco, California between the hours of 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., (2) on the Director Search Committee website https://sites.google.com/a/sfenvironment.org/commission/director-search-committee with each set of minutes by meeting date,  (3) upon request to the Commission Secretary, at telephone number 415-355-3709 or via e-mail at Monica.Fish@sfgov.org.

 

Approved: April 19, 2010

 

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