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October 30, 2008 - Special Meeting

October 30, 2008 Special Meeting

SAN FRANCISCO

PLANNING COMMISSION

Meeting Minutes

Commission Chambers - Room 400

City Hall, 1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place

Thursday, October 30, 2008

1:30 PM

Special Meeting

COMMISSIONERS PRESENT: Olague, Miguel, Antonini, Borden, Lee Moore and Sugaya

THE MEETING WAS CALLED TO ORDER BY PRESIDENT OLAGUE AT 1:38 P.M.

STAFF IN ATTENDANCE: John Rahaim – Director of Planning, Larry Badiner – Zoning Administrator, Bill Wycko - Acting Environmental Review Officer, and AnMarie Rodgers – Acting Commission Secretary.

A. SPECIAL CALENDAR

1. (D. DWYER (415) 575-9031)

BICYCLE PLAN ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT REPORT - Informational item to discuss current status of environmental review for the Bicycle Plan - The Director of Planning will lead this discussion on a monthly basis until the certification of the Bicycle Plan EIR. The Municipal Transportation Agency Board is also holding concurrent monthly briefings on the status of the Bicycle Plan.

SPEAKER(S): None

ACTION: Informational only. Action was not taken by the Commission

2. 2005.0159E (D. SOKOLOVE: (415) 575-9046)

Water System Improvement Program (WSIP) - San Francisco Public Utilities Commission (SFPUC) Service Area: Alameda, Santa Clara, San Francisco, San Joaquin, San Mateo, Stanislaus, and Tuolumne CountiesInformational Presentation and Certification of Final Environmental Impact Report. The Planning Commission will consider certifying the Final Program EIR for the WSIP. The WSIP is proposed to increase the reliability of the regional water system, which provides drinking water to 2.4 million people in San Francisco, San Mateo, Santa Clara, Alameda, and Tuolumne Counties. The WSIP is a program to implement the service goals and system performance objectives established by the SFPUC for the regional water system in the areas of water quality, seismic reliability, delivery reliability, and water supply. The WSIP would implement a proposed water supply option, modify system operations, and construct a series of facility improvement projects. The Planning Department and the SFPUC will provide information to the Planning Commission about the proposed WSIP and Program Environmental Impact Report (PEIR). The public comment period for the PEIR extended from June 29, 2007 through October 15, 2007.

Preliminary Recommendation: Certify the PEIR

SPEAKER(S): Ed Harrington; [the following names represent persons who spoke or submitted a card to indicate their interest. The names are in alphabetical order and do not represent the order of speakers]: Joe Boss, George Broder, Cindy Charles, Phil Chin, Ann Clark, Jennifer Clary, Ken Cleaveland, Tim Colen, Philip Deandrade, Peter Drekmeien, Alonzo Emery, Manuel Flores, Amy Fowler, Bob Hackamack Richard Hansen, Arthur Jensen, Alan Kurotori, Cathie Lam, Charley Lavery, Jim Lazarus, Jeff Miller, Ron Myers, Mansoier Nasser, Lech Naumevich, Jessie Raeder, Matt Richardson, Laura Tam, David Temblador, Michael Theriault, Betty Yran

ACTION: Approved certification of Final Environmental Impact Report and directed staff to calendar before the end of the year a discussion of WSIP issues for 2018 including Tuolumne River, climate change, etc.

AYES: Olague, Miguel, Antonini, Borden, Lee and Moore

RECUSED: Sugaya

MOTION: 17734

Adjournment: 4:51 p.m.

Adopted: August 13, 2009

Last updated: 11/23/2009 12:06:34 PM