SFMTA Board > Policy Committee April 9, 2008, agenda
POLICY AND GOVERNANCE COMMITTEE
NOTICE OF SPECIAL MEETING AND CALENDAR
Wednesday, April 9, 2008
Nathaniel P. Ford, Sr.
ORDER OF BUSINESS
1. Call to Order
2. Roll Call
3. Announcement of prohibition of sound producing devices during the meeting.
4. Public Comment
Members of the public may address the Policy and Governance Committee on matters that are within the Committee's jurisdiction and are not on today's calendar.
5. Discussion regarding the function of the Policy and Governance Committee including meeting date and time. (No explanatory documents.)
6. Update on the proposed SFMTA and Taxi Commission merger. (No explanatory documents.)
7. Discussion of FY09 and FY10 Operating Budgets. (No explanatory documents.)
8. Discussion of proposed changes to the FY09 Service Standards. (No explanatory documents.)
The Ethics Commission of the City and County of San Francisco has asked us to remind individuals and entities that influence or attempt to influence local legislative or administrative action may be required by the San Francisco Lobbyist Ordinance [S.F. Campaign and Governmental Conduct Code section 2.100 et seq.] to register and report lobbying activity. For more information about the Lobbyist Ordinance, please contact the Ethics Commission at 415-581-2300; fax: 415-581-2317; 30 Van Ness Ave., Suite 3900, SF, CA 94102-6027 or the web site: sfgov.org/ethics.
ACCESSIBLE MEETING POLICY
The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency Policy and Governance Committee will meet at 1 South Van Ness Ave. 7th Floor, San Francisco, CA. The closest accessible BART station is the Civic Center Station at 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 at Van Ness and Civic Center Stations; F-Market; 47-Van Ness; 49-Mission-Van Ness; 5-Fulton; 6-Parnassus, 21-Hayes; 9-San Bruno; and 71-Haight Noriega. For information about MUNI accessible services call 701-4485.
The meeting room is wheelchair accessible. Accessible curbside parking spaces have been designated on the Van Ness Avenue and McAllister Street perimeters of City Hall for mobility-impaired persons. 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.
To obtain a disability-related modification or accommodation, including auxiliary aids or services, to participate in the meeting; please contact Roberta Boomer at 415-701-4505, at least two business days prior to the meeting. Late requests will be honored if possible. Calendars and minutes of the meeting may be available in alternative formats; please contact Roberta Boomer at 415-701-4505 at least 72 hours in advance of need. Written reports or background materials for calendar items are available for public inspection and copying at 1 South Van Ness Ave. 7th Floor during regular business hours and are available on-line at www.sfmta.com/mtab. Public comment will be taken on each item before or during consideration of the item.
To assist the City’s efforts to accommodate persons with sever 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 to accommodate these individuals.
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 Chairman 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 devices.
KNOW YOUR RIGHTS UNDER THE SUNSHINE ORDINANCE
Government's duty is to serve the public, reaching its decision in full view of the public. Commissions, boards, councils and other agencies of the City and County exist to conduct the people's business. This ordinance assures that deliberations are conducted before the people and that City operations are open to the people's review. For more information on your rights under the Sunshine Ordinance or to report a violation of the ordinance, contact Frank Darby, Jr. by mail to Administrator, Sunshine Ordinance Task Force, 1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place, Room 244, San Francisco CA 94102-4689; by phone at 415 554 7724; by fax at 415 554 7854; or by email at email@example.com.
Copies of the Sunshine Ordinance can be obtained from the Clerk of the Sunshine Task Force, the San Francisco Public Library and on the City’s website at http://www.sfgov.org.
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