COMMISSION ON THE STATUS OF WOMEN
City and County of San Francisco
Wednesday, February 28, 2001 at 5:00 P.M.
City Hall, 1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place, Room 408
San Francisco, CA 94102
American Sign Language interpreters and a Sound Amplification System provided upon request with 48-hour advance notice to 415-252-2570. Limited accessible street parking available. Accessible MUNI Lines are the 15, 44, 23 and 24 lines. Accessible seating for persons with disabilities (including those using wheelchairs) will be available. Meeting proceedings available in alternative formats. 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 products. Please help the City to accommodate these individuals. To make arrangements or for accessibility information, contact Susan Murphy at 415-252-2570 (Voice) or 415-252-2550 (TDD).
Revised February 23, 2001
President Juanita Miles Commissioner Julie Burton
Vice President Carolene Marks Commissioner Dorka Keehn
Commissioner Valerie Tulier Commissioner Andrea Shorter
Commissioner Emily Murase
** Public Comment will be heard during each agenda item.
1. CALL TO ORDER/ROLL CALL
2. ADOPTION OF AGENDA (Action item)
3. APPROVAL OF MINUTES (Action item)
· Meeting held Wednesday, January 24, 2001 (Regular Meeting)
4. PRESIDENT’S REPORT
· Meeting with the Friends of Commission on the Status of Women
· Conversation with Amy Ackerman, City Attorney
· Meeting with the Mayor
5. EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR’S REPORT
6. OLD BUSINESS
· Violence Against Women Strategic Plan (Update - Rosario Navarette)
· Meetings with Board of Supervisors (Update - Commissioners)
7. NEW BUSINESS
· Approval of Certificate of Recognition to be presented to Cheyenne Bell (Recent retiree from the Juvenile Probation Department - she worked to address the needs of both women and girls in the justice systems) (Action item)
· Juvenile Justice Coordinating Council (Update - Commissioner Shorter)
· CEDAW (Update - Commissioner Murase)
· Friends of the Commission on the Status of Women (Update - Board President Mary Ann O’Shea)
9. PUBLIC COMMENT
Know Your Rights under the Sunshine Ordinance
(Chapter 67 of the San Francisco Administrative Code)
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 the Sunshine Ordinance Task Force at 415-554-4851. To obtain a free
copy of the Sunshine Ordinance contact the Sunshine Ordinance Task Force, Donna
Hall Clerk, City Hall, Room 409, 1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place, San Francisco,
CA 94102-4683, phone: 415-554-7724, fax: 415-554-7854, email: Donna_Hall@ci.sf.ca.us.
Copies of the Sunshine Ordinance can also be obtained from the San Francisco
Public Library and on the City’s website at
To review or obtain documents referred to on the agenda, contact Susan Murphy at 25 Van Ness Ave, Room 130, San Francisco, CA 94102; phone: 415-252-2570, fax: 415-252-2575.
The Board of Supervisors has amended the Sunshine Ordinance by adding provision 67A.1. The provision is effective as of January 21, 2001.
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 Chair 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.
Attention: Individuals and entities that influence or attempt to influence local legislative or administrative action may be required by the San Francisco Lobbyist Ordinance (SF Admin Code 16.520 - 16.534) to register and report lobbying activity. For more information about the Lobbyist Ordinance, please contact the Ethics Commission at 1390 Market Street #701, San Francisco, CA 94102, telephone 415-554-9510, fax 415-703-0121 and web site http://www.ci.sf.ca.us/ethics/.