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NOTICE OF MEETING AND CALENDAR
Tuesday, April 29, 2008
SFMTA BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Rev. Dr. James McCray, Jr., Chairman
Nathaniel P. Ford, Sr.
ORDER OF BUSINESS
1. Call to Order
2. Roll Call
3. Announcement of prohibition of sound producing devices during the meeting.
5. Citizen’s Advisory Council Report
6. Public Comment
Members of the public may address the Board on matters that are within the Board's jurisdiction and are not on today's calendar.
THE FOLLOWING MATTERS BEFORE THE SAN FRANCISCO MUNICIPAL TRANSPORTATION AGENCY BOARD OF DIRECTORS ARE RECOMMENDED FOR ACTION AS STATED BY THE SFMTA EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR/CEO OR CITY ATTORNEY WHERE APPLICABLE. EXPLANATORY DOCUMENTS FOR ALL CALENDAR ITEMS ARE AVAILABLE FOR REVIEW AT 1 SOUTH VAN NESS AVE. 7th FLOOR.
11. Presentation and Discussion regarding the Taxicab Industry and the San Francisco Taxi Commission. (Explanatory documents include a report.)
12. Presentation and Discussion regarding the work of the Taxicab Charter Reform Working Group. (Explanatory documents include a report.)
13. Presentation and Discussion regarding the proposed SFMTA and Taxi Commission merger plan. (Explanatory documents include a report.)
14. Presentation and Discussion regarding proposed Taxicab Rules and Regulations. (Explanatory documents include a staff report.)
15. Presentation and Discussion regarding the Ramped Taxi Program. (Explanatory documents include a staff report.)
The Ethics Commission of the City and County of San Francisco has asked us to remind individuals and entities that influence or attempt to influence local legislative or administrative action may be required by the San Francisco Lobbyist Ordinance [S.F. Campaign and Governmental Conduct Code section 2.100 et seq.] to register and report lobbying activity. For more information about the Lobbyist Ordinance, please contact the Ethics Commission at 415-581-2300; fax: 415-581-2317; 30 Van Ness Ave., Suite 3900, SF, CA 94102-6027 or the web site: sfgov.org/ethics.
ACCESSIBLE MEETING POLICY
The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency Board of Directors will meet in the Golden Gate Room at the Fort Mason Conference Center, Laguna Blvd. at Buchanan Street, San Francisco. Accessible MUNI lines serving this location are: 11 Townsend, 22 Fillmore, 28 19th Avenue, 30 Stockton, 47 Van Ness, 49 Van Ness/Mission. For information about MUNI accessible services call 701-4485.
The meeting room is wheelchair accessible. Accessible parking spaces have been designated on the north end of the parking row outside the Conference Center for mobility-impaired persons. There is a fee for parking within the gates at Fort Mason Center. More information is available online at www.fortmason.org.
To obtain a disability-related modification or accommodation, including auxiliary aids or services, to participate in the meeting; please contact Roberta Boomer at 415-701-4505, at least two business days prior to the meeting. Late requests will be honored if possible. Calendars and minutes of the meeting may be available in alternative formats; please contact Roberta Boomer at 415-701-4505 at least 72 hours in advance of need. Written reports or background materials for calendar items are available for public inspection and copying at 1 South Van Ness Ave. 7th Floor during regular business hours and are available on-line at www.sfmta.com/mtab. Public comment will be taken on each item before or during consideration of the item.
To assist the City’s efforts to accommodate persons with sever allergies, environmental illnesses, multiple chemical sensitivity or related disabilities, 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 ringing of and use of cell phones, pagers and similar sound-producing electronic devices are prohibited at this meeting. Please be advised that the Chairman 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.
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. This 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 or to report a violation of the ordinance, contact Frank Darby, Jr. by mail to Administrator, Sunshine Ordinance Task Force, 1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place, Room 244, San Francisco CA 94102-4689; by phone at 415 554 7724; by fax at 415 554 7854; or by email at email@example.com.
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 http://www.sfgov.org.
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