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Citizens' Advisory Committee

The Citizens' Advisory Committee (CAC) provides recommendations to the General Manger of the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission, the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission and the Board of Supervisors regarding the agency's long-term strategic, financial and capital improvement plans. (Admin Code 5.140-142)

The CAC is comprised of 17 appointees. Each member of the Board of Supervisors may appoint one member who must be a resident of his or her supervisory district. Candidates must demonstrate one or more of the following qualifications: represent a community, business, environmental, or environmental justice organization, or have demonstrated knowledge, skill or experience in a field related to public utilities, environmental justice or environmental science.

Four members are appointed by the Mayor:

  • one member who represents the PUC's regional water customers
  • one member who represents a large San Francisco water user
  • one City resident who has demonstrated knowledge of engineering or financial management 
  • one member who represents a regional or statewide environmental organization

Two members are appointed by the President of the Board of Supervisors:

  • one resident who represents a small business in San Francisco 
  • one resident who represents an environmental justice organization

The CAC Chair appoints members to one of three subcommittees:

Water
Subcommittee

Meetings of the Water Subcommittee are held the fourth Tuesday of the scheduled month.

Wastewater Subcommittee

Meetings of the Wastewater Subcommittee are held the second Tuesday of the scheduled month.

Power
Subcommittee

Meetings of the Power Subcommittee are held the first Tuesday of each scheduled month.

Meeting Dates of the CAC:

Full CAC meetings are typically held on the third Tuesday of every month, 5:30 - 7:00 P.M., 525 Golden Gate Ave., 3rd Floor Tuolumne Conference Room unless otherwise noted in the agenda. Meetings are open to the public and are subject to quorum. 

Due to COVID-19, meetings are being held virtually. Please refer to the agendas for confirmation of how to attend a meeting.

2020 Agendas 2020 Minutes
October 20   
September 15  September 15 - draft 
August 18  August 18 
July 21  July 21  
June 16  June 16  
May 19 - meeting cancelled   
April 21 - meeting cancelled  

March 17 - meeting cancelled

 

March 7 Special meeting - meeting cancelled

 

February 8 - not official meeting

 

January 21

January 21

2019 Agendas 2019 Minutes
 December 17 December 17 
 November 19 November 19 
 October 15 October 15 - draft
 September 17 September 17
 August 20 August 20
 July 20Special Meeting - not official meeting  
 July 16 - Cancellation Notice  
 June 18 - not official meeting  
 May 21  May 21
 April 16 - Cancellation Notice  
 March 19  March 19
 February 19  February 19
 January 15  January 15

More Agendas and Minutes
2013 - 2018

CAC Surveys
2016 2015 2014

Resolutions
    2020 
2019 2018 2017 
2016  2015 2014
2013 2012 2011
2010 2009 2008
2007 2006 2005

Read the biographies of CAC members and find current vacancies here. CAC Rules of Order can be found here.

Interested persons may obtain an application from the Board of Supervisors’ website or from the Rules Committee Clerk (1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place, Room 244, San Francisco, CA 94102-4689). Completed applications for seats that are appointed by members of Board of Supervisors should be submitted to the Clerk of the Board. Completed applications for seats that are appointed by the Mayor should be submitted to the Mayor's Appointment Secretary. Please copy CAC@sfwater.org for tracking purposes.

For additional information about the CAC or to be added to the email notification list for meetings, please call (415) 554-1816 or email CAC@sfwater.org.

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