Disaster Council Meetings - December 20, 2019 - Agenda

Meeting Date: 
December 20, 2019 - 11:00am
City Hall, 1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place
San Francisco, CA 94102




Room 201

City Hall, 1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place

San Francisco, CA 94102-4689


 Friday, December 20, 2019

11:00 AM


  1. Call to Order


  1. Report: Preparedness
  • Public Safety Power Shutoffs Lessons Learned from 2019


  1. Report: Emergency Response
  • San Francisco’s Response to Kincade Fire


  1. Report: Resilient San Francisco and Recovery Initiatives
  • ESER Bond Overview


  1. Report: Emergency Planning
  • Emergency Support Function 18 – Cybersecurity


  1. Special Presentation


  1. Disaster Council Member Roundtable


  1. General Public Comment 


  1. Adjournment


Disability Access

The Disaster Council will hold this meeting at City Hall Room 201.  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 311.

In order to assist the City’s efforts to accommodate persons with severe allergies, environmental illness, multiple chemical sensitivity or related disabilities, attendees at public meetings are reminded that other attendees may be sensitive to various chemical based scented products.  Please help the City to accommodate these individuals.

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.sf72.org devoted to helping residents 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 the Sunshine Ordinance Task Force at (415) 554-7724 or by e-mail at sotf@sfgov.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 internet at www.sfgov.org/sunshine

Fiscal year 2019 to 2020 Disaster Council Meetings


The schedule for Disaster Council meetings in Fiscal Year 2019-2020 is as follows:

  • Disaster Council Meeting #1: Friday, September 20, 2019, 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. in City Hall, Room 201
  • Disaster Council Meeting #2: Friday, December 20, 2019, 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. in City, Hall Room 201
  • Disaster Council Meeting #3: Friday, March 20, 2020, 11:00 a.m. in City Hall, Room 201
  • Disaster Council Meeting #4: Friday, June 19, 2020 11:00 a.m. in City Hall, Room 201


About the Disaster Council


The Disaster Council is chaired by the Mayor and composed of key department heads and City officials, three members of the Board of Supervisors, and representatives of private organizations appointed by the Mayor. The Council meets at the call of the Mayor to share information and ensure full participation by member agencies in the emergency planning activities of the City.Meetings are open to the public.