Friday, July 17, 2009
12:15pm – 1:30pm
City Hall Room 305
ORDER OF BUSINESS
1. Call to Order
2. Opening Remarks – Mayor Gavin Newsom, Chair
3. DEM Executive Director Update – (Discussion) Vicki Hennessy, DEM Acting Executive Director
4. June 5 Underground Vault Fire – (Discussion) Deputy Chief Patrick Gardner, SFFD; Chief Heather Fong, SFPD; Rob Dudgeon, DEM
5. EOC Activation for H1N1 Flu Virus – (Discussion) Dr. Susan Fernyak, DPH; Rob Dudgeon, DEM
6. Preview of August 19th Exercise with the Ferry Building – (Discussion) Rob Dudgeon, DEM
7. Recovery Initiative Charter – (Discussion) Heidi Seick, GSA
8. The Big Rumble Update – (Discussion) Anne Kronenberg, DPH
9. General Public Comment (limited to 3 minutes per person)
The Disaster Council will hold this meeting at City Hall Room 305. This facility is accessible to persons using wheelchairs and others with disabilities. Agendas are available in large print. Materials in alternative formats and/or American Sign Language interpreters will be made available upon request. Please make your request for alternative format or other accommodations to the Mayor’s Office on Disability: (415) 554-6789 (V), (415) 554-6799 (TTY) at least 72 hours prior to the meeting to help ensure availability.
The nearest accessible BART and Muni station is Civic Center. For more information about Muni accessible services, call (415) 923-6142.
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Department of Emergency Management Website
The Department of Emergency Management provides information through a website at www.sfdem.org. The Department of Emergency Management also has a preparedness website www.72hours.org devoted to helping citizens prepare for a disaster.
Speaking before the Disaster Council
The Disaster Council will take public comment on all items appearing on the agenda at the time the item is heard and, if applicable, prior to the Council taking any action on an item. The Council will take public comment on matters not on the Agenda, but within the jurisdiction of the Council during the “General Public Comment” portion of the regular meeting. Maximum time will be three (3) minutes per person.
Know Your Rights under the Sunshine Ordinance
Government’s duty is to serve the public, reaching its decisions 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 Frank Darby, at (415) 554-7724 or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org. 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 www.sfgov.org/bdsupvrs/sunshine/ordinace.