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August 8, 2011, Notice and Agenda


Monday, August 8, 2011
2nd Floor Atrium Conference Room
One South Van Ness Avenue

1:00 P.M.


Timothy Lapp, Tara Housman, Tone Lee, Ruach Graffis, John Han, Dan Hinds, Richard Hybels, David Khan, Barry Korengold, John Lazar, Carl Macmurdo, William Minikel, William Mounsey, Athan Rebelos, Chris Sweis,

Christiane Hayashi

Joselyn Caceres

Accessible meeting policy - One South Van Ness Avenue


  1. Call to Order
  2. Roll Call
  3. Announcement of prohibition of sound producing devices during the meeting.
  4. Approval of Minutes from July 25, 2011 (Discussion and Action)
  5. Public Comment:
    Members of the public may address the Taxi Advisory Council on matters that are within the Taxi Advisory Council’s jurisdiction and are not on today's calendar.
  6. Report of the Council Liaison (Discussion only)
    1. Staff Update              
    2. Regulatory Reform Update
    3. Taxi Medallion Sales Pilot Program Update


  1. Recommendation on how to eliminate medallion brokers and how to enforce them (Discussion and possible action)
  2. Council Member requests for information. (Discussion only)
  3. Schedule upcoming calendar items. (Discussion and Action)


Next regular meeting time/location:

Monday September 12, 2011 at 1:00 p.m.
2nd Floor Atrium Conference Room
One South Van Ness Avenue

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

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

Lobbyist Ordinance

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 Campaign and Governmental Conduct Code, Section 2.100, to register and report lobbying activity. For more information about the Lobbyist Ordinance, contact the Ethics Commission at 30 Van Ness Avenue, Suite 3900, San Francisco, CA 94102, telephone 415.581.2300, fax 415.581.2317, or visit their Web site at

Sound-Producing Devices

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.

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