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California Energy Commission
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    Wednesday, January 3, 2001

    1516 Ninth Street
    Hearing Room A, First Floor
    Sacramento, California
    10 a.m.
    (Wheelchair Accessible)
    ***SPECIAL BUSINESS MEETING***


    THE COMMISSION WILL CONSIDER THE FOLLOWING ITEMS:

  1. AB 970 BUILDING ENERGY EFFICIENCY STANDARDS ENVIRONMENTAL DOCUMENTS. Possible adoption of an Initial Study and Negative Declaration pursuant to the California Environmental Quality Act (Public Resources Code Sections 21000 et seq.) for possible environmental impacts relating to revisions to the current Building Energy Efficiency Standards (California Code of Regulations, Title 24, Part 6). Revisions to the standards were developed under an emergency rulemaking procedure to comply with the mandate of AB 970, The California Energy Security and Reliability Act of 2000. Contact: Tony Rygg, 653-7271. (15 minutes)

  2. AB 970 BUILDING ENERGY EFFICIENCY STANDARDS. Possible adoption of revisions to the current Building Energy Efficiency Standards (California Code of Regulations, Title 24, Part 6) and associated revisions to the Alternative Calculations Method Approval Manuals for residential and nonresidential buildings. These revisions were developed under an emergency rulemaking procedure to comply with AB 970, the California Energy Security and Reliability Act of 2000. Contact: Bill Pennington, 654-5013. (2 hours)

  3. Energy Commission Committee and Oversight
    A discussion on Energy Commission Committee and Oversight matters may be held.


  4. Chief Counsel's Report
    The Energy Commission may adjourn to closed session with its legal counsel to determine whether facts and circumstances exist that warrant the initiation of litigation [Government Code section 11126(e)(3)] or whether facts and circumstances exist that constitute a significant exposure to litigation against the Energy Commission [Government Code section 11126(e)(2)].


  5. Executive Director's Report
    Closed session may be held on personnel matters.
    [Authority: Government Code, Section 11126(a).]


  6. Public Adviser's Report


  7. Public Comment
    People may speak up to five minutes on any matter concerning the Energy Commission.


The Energy Commission may recess the meeting and continue it later for purposes of a general discussion of Energy Commission internal organization and policy. No action will be taken at such a continued session. The Energy Commission will announce whether it plans to continue the meeting in this manner and the time and location at the end of one of the Public Comment item.

If you require special accommodations, contact Robert Sifuentes at (916) 654-5004, five days prior to the meeting.

News media inquiries should be directed to: Claudia Chandler, Assistant Executive Director -- (916) 654-4989

Questions about participation in the Business Meeting should be directed to: Roberta Mendonca, Public Adviser -- (916) 654-4489 or (800) 822-6228

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