Disaster Council Special Meeting

Thursday, August 24, 2023

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    Thursday, August 24, 2023
    12:00 pm
    San Francisco City Hall, Room 201

    1. Call to Order.

    2. Presentation and Discussion Regarding San Francisco’s Alert and Warning Systems.

    a. Presentation regarding San Francisco’s alert and warning systems (Discussion Item).
    The Department of Emergency Management will provide an overview on San Francisco’s alert and warning systems. Other
    presenters may include the Department of Technology and the City Administrator’s Office. Members of the Council will have
    an opportunity to discuss and ask questions about the systems.

    b. Discussion regarding increasing investment in alert and warning (Discussion Item).
    Members of the Council and presenters will discuss increasing investments in alert and warning systems.

    3. Adjournment.

    Note: The Council will hear public comment on each item on the agenda before or during consideration of that item. If you want to ensure your comment on any item on the agenda is received by the Council in advance of the meeting, please send an email to dempress@sfgov.org by 5:00 pm on Wednesday, August 23, or call (415) 558-3800 and leave a message by 5:00 pm on Wednesday, August 23.


    Any materials distributed to the members of the Disaster Council within 72 hours of the meeting or after the agenda packet has been delivered to the members are available for inspection at City Hall, 1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place, Office 348 in San Francisco, during regular office hours.

    The ringing of and use of cell phones, pagers and similar sound-producing electronic devices are prohibited at this meeting. Please be advised that the Chair may order the removal from the meeting room of any person(s) responsible for the ringing or use of a cell phone, pager, or other similar sound-producing electronic devices.

    Government’s duty is to serve the public, reaching its decisions in full view of the public. Commissions, boards, councils, and other agencies of the City and County exist to conduct the people’s business. This ordinance assures that deliberations are conducted before the people and that City operations are open to the people’s review. For information on your rights under the Sunshine Ordinance (Chapters 67 of the San Francisco Administrative Code) or to report a violation of the ordinance, please contact:

    Sunshine Ordinance Task Force Administrator
    City Hall – Room 244 1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place
    San Francisco, CA 94102-4683
    (415) 554-7724 (Office); (415) 554-7854 (Fax)
    E-mail: SOTF@sfgov.org

    Copies of the Sunshine Ordinance can be obtained from the Clerk of the Sunshine Task Force, the San Francisco Public Library and online at https://codelibrary.amlegal.com/codes/san_francisco/latest/sf_admin/0-0-0-19477.
    Copies of explanatory documents are available to the public online at https://sfgov.org/sunshine or, upon request to the Disaster Council Executive Secretary, at the above address or phone number.

    Per the Language Access Ordinance (Chapter 91 of the San Francisco Administrative Code), Chinese, Spanish and or Filipino (Tagalog) interpreters will be available upon requests. Meeting Minutes may be translated, if requested, after they have been adopted by the Commission. Assistance in additional languages may be honored whenever possible. To request assistance with these services please contact dempress@sfgov.org or (415) 558-3800 at least 48 hours in advance of the hearing. Late requests will be honored if possible.

    The Council Meeting will be held in Room 201 at City Hall, 1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place in San Francisco. City Hall is accessible to persons using wheelchairs and other assistive mobility devices. Ramps are available at the Grove, Van Ness and McAllister entrances. Assistive listening devices, real time captioning, American Sign Language interpreters, readers, large print agendas or other accommodations are available upon request. Please make your requests for accommodations to dempress@sfgov.org or (415) 558-3800. Requesting accommodations at least 72 hours prior to the meeting will help to ensure availability.

    Individuals and entities that influence or attempt to influence local legislative or administrative action may be required by the San Francisco Lobbyist Ordinance [SF Campaign & Governmental Conduct Code 2.100] to register and report lobbying activity. For more information about the Lobbyist Ordinance, please contact the San Francisco Ethics Commission at 25 Van Ness Avenue, Suite 220, San Francisco, CA 94102, (415) 252-3100, FAX (415) 252-3112, website: sfgov.org/ethics.


    Date & Time

    Thursday, August 24, 2023
    12:00 pm
    Last updated August 21, 2023