04.21 Approved Minutes

CITY AND COUNTY OF SAN FRANCISCO

COMMISSION ON THE ENVIRONMENT

DEPARTMENT DIRECTOR SEARCH COMMITTEE

 

SPECIAL MEETING APPROVED MINUTES

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 21, 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 7:30 a.m.  Present:  Acting Director Assmann (7:35 a.m.); Commissioners Tuchow and Wald.  Commission Secretary Monica Fish was in attendance. 

2.      Approval of Draft Minutes from the prior Department Director Search Committee Meeting. (Explanatory Document: April 20, 2010 Draft Minutes) (Discussion and Action)  Upon Motion by Commissioner Wald and second by Commissioner Tuchow, the April 20, 2010 Draft Meeting Minutes were approved without objection (AYES:  Commissioners Wald and Tuchow; Absent: Acting Director Assmann).  

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 Commissioner Tuchow to hold closed session (AYES:  Commissioners Tuchow and Wald; Absent:  Acting Director Assmann).

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 conduct Department Director interviews.  Closed session convened at 7:35 a.m.  Acting Director Assmann joined the meeting at this time.     

d. Reconvene in open session:  Open Session reconvened at 9:38 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 Wald motioned, second by Commissioner Tuchow not to disclose discussions held in closed session (AYES:  Commissioners Tuchow and Wald and Acting Director Assmann).

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)  No additional schedule of meetings was developed at this time.

 

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 9:38 a.m.

 

The next Director Search Committee Meeting is scheduled for April 22, 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 22,2010

 

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