February 13 2013 Municipal Green Building Task Force Approved Minutes

Municipal Green Building Task Force Meeting
APPROVED Minutes February 13, 2013

Appointed Members:
Houshang Esmaili, SF International Airport
Mohsin Shaikh*, SF Department of Building Inspection
Janet Ng*, SF Public Utilities Commission
Cyndy Scully*, SF Department of Public Health
Mark Palmer*, SF Environment
Wendy Proctor, SF Port
May Chan*, SFDPW/Infrastructure Design & Construction
Raphael Sperry*, Public Member

(Vacant), SFDPW/Building Design & Construction
Meghan Tiernan*, SF Recreation and Park
Roberto Lombardi*, SF Public Libraries
John Updike*, Real Estate Division
Clifton Wong, SF Municipal Transportation Agency

A quorum of appointed task force members was achieved.
In addition, there were attendees representing SF Environment, SFDPW BDC, SFMTA, California Academy of Sciences, Glumac Engineers, Arup, and Sustainable Built Environments.

Agenda Items:
1. Introductions
2. Minutes:  Task Force meeting minutes of January 9, 2013 were approved as written.
3. Announcements: 
• New Bayview Branch Library—Grand Opening Sat. Feb 23 at 11:00
• New contracts for Building Commissioning: Masoud Vafaei [email protected]
4. Presentation: Anthony Bernheim of Sustainable Built Environments and Mark Palmer continued the discussion on “Red List” materials based on the presentation “Global and Human Health: California Codes and Standards” from the Greenbuild 2012 Code Summit.
5. Old Business: Discussion on Chapter 7 Regulations, specifically PBT (Persisiant Bioaccumulative Toxin) materials to be avoided in City construction projects.  Working group formed to address this issue and propose “SF Red List”. 
6. New Business: Barry Hooper introduced BayREN (Bay Area Regional Energy Network) Codes and Standards.
7. Public Comment: None.