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CLEAN TAXI WORKING GROUP
October 15, 2007, 1:00 p.m.
City Hall,1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place
1. Call to Order/Roll Call
2. Introductions [INFORMATION]
3. General Public Comment (Please limit public comment to items not on the agenda)
4. Consideration of the Minutes from the September 10 and September 24, 2007 Clean Air Taxi Working Group Meetings [ACTION]
5. Strategies for Funding Including Gas and Gate Increase [ACTION]
6. Green Menu and Proposed Rule Change [ACTION]
ACCESSIBLE MEETING POLICY
Accessible seating for persons with disabilities (including those using wheelchairs) will be available.
Individuals who are unable to attend the meeting but would like to comment on an agenda item may do so by calling (415) 554-9632 during the meeting. When the item you wish to comment on is heard, you must state at that time you wish to speak.
Upon request, American Sign Language interpreters and/or sound enhancement systems will be available. Please contact the Taxi Commission at (415) 503-2180, at least 72 hours prior to the meeting. Late requests will be honored if possible.
Upon request, minutes of meetings are available in alternative formats. If you require the use of a reader during a meeting, please contact the Taxi Commission at (415) 503-2180, at least 72 hours prior to the meeting. Late request will be honored if possible.
Individuals with severe allergies, environmental illness, multiple chemical sensitivity or related disabilities may call the Taxi Commission at (415) 503-2180 to discuss meeting accessibility. In order to assist the City’s efforts to accommodate such people, 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 closest accessibleBART station is located in the Civic Center at Market and Eighth Streets. Accessible MUNI lines serving this location are Nos. 42 and 90. For information about MUNI accessible services, call (415) 923-6142.
Accessible parking is available at the following locations: two (2) designated blue curb spaces on the southwest corner of McAllister Street at Van Ness Avenue; and the Performing Arts Garage (entrance on Grove Street between Franklin and Gough Streets, immediately behind the San Francisco War Memorial and Performing Arts Center).
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. The Sunshine 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 (Chapter 67 of the San Francisco Administrative Code) or to report a violation of the ordinance, contact Adele Destro, Interim Administrator by mail to Sunshine Ordinance Task force, City Hall, 1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place, Room 244, by phone at (415) 554-7724, by fax at (415) 554-7854 or by e-mail at email@example.com
Citizens interested in obtaining a copy of the Sunshine Ordinance can request a copy from Ms. Adele Destro or by printing Chapter 67 of the San Francisco Administrative Code on the Internet, at http://www.amlegal.com/sanfran/viewcode.htm
SAN FRANCISCO LOBBYIST ORDINANCE
Attention: Individuals and entities that influence or attempt to influence local legislative or administrative action may be required by the San Francisco Lobbyist Ordinance [SF Campaign & Governmental Conduct Code § 2.100] to register and report lobbying activity. For more information about the Lobbyist Ordinance, please contact the San Francisco Ethics Commission at 30 Van Ness Avenue, Suite 3900, San Francisco, CA 94102; telephone (415) 581-2300; fax (415) 581-2317; web site: sfgov.org/ethics.
The ringing of and use of cell phones, pagers, and similar sound-producing devices are prohibited at this meeting. Please be advised that the Chair 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. ( San Francisco Administrative Code, sec. 67A.1)