NOTICE OF PROPOSED AMENDMENT TO THE BYLAWS OF
THE SAN FRANCISCO COMMISSION ON THE ENVIRONMENT
TO BE ACTED UPON AT THE MEETING OF SEPTEMBER 26, 2006
This notice is issued pursuant to San Francisco Charter Section 4.104 and Article XI – "Amendment of Bylaws" of the Bylaws of the San Francisco Commission on the Environment ("Commission") which requires circulation of proposed amendments in writing to all Commissioners and noticed to the public at least ten (10) days prior to Commission approval. The Commission proposes to amend Bylaws Article IV – “Officers,” Section 3: “Nomination and Election of Officers” to change elections for officers to be conducted in January of each year and Article VII – “Committees,” Sections 6, 9, and 10 to establish the "Tidal Power and Alternative Energy Committee" as a new Commission Standing Committee as follows:
Article IV - Officers
Section 3: Nomination and Election of Officers
A. Elections for officers shall be conducted at the regular meeting of the Commission in
Section 6: Standing Committees
The Commission shall have
Section 9. Tidal Power and Alternative Energy Committee
The Tidal Power and Alternative Energy Committee shall meet on the second Wednesday of February, April, June, August, October, and December at 5:00 p.m. in Room 408, City Hall, One Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Jr. Place in the City and County of San Francisco. This information shall be posted on the Department of the Environment’s website. The Committee will focus on developing a plan for San Francisco to achieve 100% renewable energy for the city’s electricity and transportation fuels in less than 25 years. The Committee will investigate the potential role of tidal power and other innovative ideas for alternative energy.
The Commission and/or the President, at his or her discretion, may establish other committees or task forces on an ad-hoc basis to perform tasks or functions as necessary, or to address issues outside the purview of the standing committees.
This is to certify that the above notice was issued on August 15, 2006.
Monica Fish, Commission Secretary
Posted: August 15, 2006