City Hall News

Planning Committee

More than $217 million sought for water program

The City’s Capital Planning Committee on Thursday will consider a request for funding by the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission for more than $217 million to fund the Water System Improvement Program through 2007 and 19 additional positions for the program. Requested funds include more than $154 million for regional water projects and more than $63 million for local water projects.

The committee meets at 10 a.m., City Hall, Room 201.

Board of Supervisors

Performance measures considered for service areas

The Budget and Finance Committee will hold a special meeting on Thursday at which they will consider departmental performance measures for service areas, including: human welfare and neighborhood services; community health; public works, transportation and commerce public protection; culture and recreation; and general administration and finance. City departments are to address performance measures related to General Administration and Finance. The meeting is at 11 a.m. in the legislative chamber at City Hall.

CPUC

Agencies meet to discuss high-peak summer energy use

Members of the California Public Utilities Commission and the California Energy Commission met this week in San Francisco to make sure both agencies are working together to create a plan for providing reliable power next summer, according Tom Hall of the CPUC.

The CPUC and the California Energy Commission are “sister agencies,” and they meet frequently to discuss issues such as ownership of renewable energy certificates and how utility companies are implementing new, renewable energy standards to help meet peak summer energy needs, Hall said.

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