Municipal Green Building Task Force Meeting
Approved Minutes June 13, 2012
Clifton Wong Municipal Transportation Agency (Absent)
Cyndy Scully* Department of Public Health (Absent)
Houshang Esmaili SF International Airport (Present)
Janet Ng* SF Public Utilities Commission (Present)
John Updike Real Estate Division (Present)
Mark Palmer* SF Environment (Present)
May Chan* DPW/Infrastructure Design & Construction (Absent)
Mohsin Shaikh* Department of Building Inspection (Absent)
Raphael Sperry* Public Member (Absent)
Meghan Tiernan* SF Recreation and Park (Present)
Roberto Lombardi* SF Public Libraries (Present)
Tara Lamont DPW/Building Design & Construction (Absent)
Wendy Proctor SF Port (Present)
A quorum of appointed task force members was present at the meeting.
In addition, there were attendees representing SFDPW ID&C, SFDPW BD&C, SFDPW/SFGH, SFPUC Water, SF Planning, SMG Moscone, SFO, SFDPH, SFDBI, SF Capital Planning, and members of the public from Field Paoli, Green Dentistry and Golden Gate Solar Tech.
- Minutes: Task Force Meeting Minutes of April 11, 2012 were approved as written.
- Announcements: Highlights include San Francisco municipal projects selected for green building tours during Greenbuild, Nov. 13-17, 2012: Laguna Honda Hospital, California Academy of Sciences, SFPUC Headquarters, EcoCenter at Heron’s Head Park, Hunter’s View, and Better Streets.
- Presentation: Sarah Rhodes of SFPUC Water Enterprise presented the Non-Potable Water Program establishing guidelines for treatment and reuse of on-site alternate water sources for toilet flushing, irrigation and other non-potable uses that ensure appropriate water quality standards, and announced rebates of up to $250,000 per project to help offset design and construction costs of alternate water systems in commercial buildings.
- Old Business:
- MP noted that “clean-up” legislation will address the previously discussed minor correction to Environment Code Chapter 7.
- New Business:
- Introduction: LEED energy efficiency credits and San Francisco’s carbon-reduction goals—will be the subject of future discussion.
- Public Comment: None.