April 9 2014 Municipal Green Building Task Force Meeting Approved Minutes

Municipal Green Building Task Force Meeting
APPROVED Minutes April 9, 2014
 

Appointed Members:
Present:
Clifton Wong, SF Municipal Transportation Agency
Cyndy Scully*, SF Department of Public Health
Houshang Esmaili, SF International Airport
Janet Ng*, SF Public Utilities Commission
Mark Palmer*, SF Environment
Melissa Hung*, SFDPW/Building Design & Construction
Mohsin Shaikh*, SF Department of Building Inspection
Matt Jasmin*, SF Recreation and Park
Wendy Proctor, SF Port

Absent:
John Updike*, Real Estate Division
May Chan*, SFDPW/Infrastructure Design & Construction
Raphael Sperry*, Public Member
Roberto Lombardi*, SF Public Libraries

In addition, there were attendees representing SF Planning, SFDPW/BDC Landscape Architecture, SFPUC, SFDPH, SFO T1 Partners, Brightworks Sustainability, and Healthy Building Science.
Agenda Items:
1. Introductions.
2. Minutes: Minutes of the February 12, 2014 meeting were approved.
3. Announcements: Announcements were distributed.  Highlights include new LEED certifications for the Exploratorium (NC-Platinum), SF Environment Office (CI-Platinum), and Bay View Branch Library (NC-Gold).  San Francisco LEED certified municipal properties now totals 4,067,563 square feet.
4. Presentation: Karen Cohn and Cyndy Scully (DPH) introduced an amendment to Article 38 of the Health Code that requires advanced (MERV-13) air filtration in new residential construction projects within identified Air Pollutant Exposure Zones.
5. Presentation:  Paul Travis (DPW/BDC), Jeff Joslin (City Planning), Bill Bulkley (DPW/BDC Landscape Arch), and Kay Cheng (City Planning) presented their green roof tour of Switzerland, and the SPUR Proposed Green Roof Policy Road Map.
6. Presentation:  Mohsin Shaikh (SFDBI) discussed DBI green building submittal forms C-5: “Other Non-Residential Additions, Alterations, or Other New Construction”, and C-6 “Interior Commercial Tenant Improvement”
7. Old Business: None
8. New Business: None
9. Public Comment: None.