September 11 2013 Municipal Green Building Task Force Approved Minutes

Municipal Green Building Task Force Meeting
APPROVED Minutes September 11, 2013
 

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
John Updike*, Real Estate Division
Mark Palmer*, SF Environment
May Chan*, SFDPW/Infrastructure Design & Construction
Mohsin Shaikh*, SF Department of Building Inspection
Raphael Sperry*, Public Member
Matt Jasmin*, SF Recreation and Park
Roberto Lombardi*, SF Public Libraries
Mark Dorian, SFDPW/Building Design & Construction

Absent:
Wendy Proctor, SF Port

In addition, there were attendees representing SFDPW Construction Management and SF Environment.
Agenda Items:
1. Introductions.
2. Minutes: Minutes of the August 14, 2013 meeting were approved as written.
3. Announcements:
• Congratulations to SFDPW and SFPL for achieving LEED Gold certification for Ortega Branch Library.  SFPL now has 6 LEED Gold and 2 LEED Silver branch libraries.
• San Francisco has upgraded its USGBC membership to the Gold level.  Benefits include a dedicated account manager to assist with registration, certification and professional credentialing, plus increased access to educational resources for city staff.   
• Cyndy Scully announced a study being performed by DPH on the relationship between climate change and health.
• USGBC-NCC is launching a campaign “Building Health into Everything We Do” to connect buildings with human health. 
4. Recognition Event: 14 founding members of the Municipal Green Building Task Force (formerly Resource Efficient Building Task Force) were recognized for their foresight and contribution to the City of San Francisco’s green building practice and portfolio:
Mark Dorian SFDPW
Tara Lamont SFDPW
Cal Broomhead SF Environment
Danielle Dowers SFPUC
Francesca Vietor SF Environment; SFPUC
John Deakin SFPUC
Glenn Hunt SFDPW
Rona Sandler City Attorney Office
Mark Primeau SFDPW; SFDPH
Russ Abel SFDPW
Gary Hoy SFDPW; SFPUC
Kevin Drew SF Environment
Roberto Lombardi SFDPW; SFPL
Terry O'Sullivan SFPUC
5. Discussion and Action:  The Task Force reviewed DRAFT Regulations pertaining to SF Environment Code Chapter 7: Sections 705 (applicable versions of LEED), 708 (Construction and Demolition Debris Management), 711 (Indoor Environmental Quality) and 713 (Waivers). The Task Force made a unanimous recommendation to the Commission on the Environment for approval.
6. Old Business: None.
7. New Business: None.
8. Public Comment: None.