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Wednesday, September 19, 2001

1516 Ninth Street
Hearing Room A, First Floor
Sacramento, California 95814
10 a.m.
(Wheelchair Accessible)



THE COMMISSION WILL CONSIDER THE FOLLOWING ITEMS:


OLD BUSINESS - Postponed from September 12, 2001 Meeting

  1. MODESTO IRRIGATION DISTRICT, WOODLAND II PROJECT (Docket No. 01-SPPE-1). Consideration and possible adoption of the Presiding Member's Proposed Decision in the 80 megawatt natural gas-fired Modesto Irrigation District Application for a Small Power Plant Exemption. The plant is located in Modesto on the existing plant site. Contact: Garret Shean, (916) 653-6421. (15 minutes)

  2. GWF ENERGY, LLC HENRIETTA PEAKER PROJECT. Commission consideration of the Executive Director's Data Adequacy Recommendation for the GWF Energy, LLC Henrietta Peaker Project Application for Certification. A four-month, 91.4 megawatt power plant located in Kings County (Docket No. 01-AFC-18). Contact: Bob Eller, (916) 651-8835. (15 minutes)

  3. GWF ENERGY, LLC HENRIETTA PEAKER PROJECT. Possible approval of a Committee for the GWF Energy, LLC Henrietta Peaker Project Application for Certification. A four-month, 91.4 megawatt power plant located in Kings County (Docket No. 01-AFC-18). Contact: Bob Eller, (916) 651-8835. (5 minutes)

    Note: Metcalf Power Plant will be heard on September 24, 2001.


REGULAR BUSINESS

  1. CONSENT CALENDAR. (Items on the consent calendar will be taken up and voted on as a group. A Commissioner may request that an item be discussed and moved to later on the agenda.)

    • SOUTH COAST AIR QUALITY MANAGEMENT DISTRICT. Possible approval of Contract 500-99-001 Amendment 1, to adjust the start date to March 31, 2003 to accommodate delays in the project start dates

    • COOPERATIVE PERSONNEL SERVICES. Possible approval of Contract 200-00-007 Amendment 2, to extend the term of the contract to June 30, 2002. Conflicting priorities, unrelated to the contractor, delayed critical feedback to the contractor causing the missed deadlines of the preliminary and final reports.

  2. SUNRISE POWER PROJECT (98-AFC-4C). Possible approval of a Petition to amend the certification of this project to expand the existing simple-cycle power plant to a combined-cycle power plant. Contact: Nancy Tronaas, (916) 654-3864. (15 minutes)
  3. LOS ESTEROS CRITICAL ENERGY FACILITY. Commission consideration of the Executive Director’s Data Adequacy Recommendation for the Los Esteros Critical Energy Facility Application for Certification. This is a 4-month, 180-megawatt power plant located in San Jose (Docket No. 01-AFC-12). Contact: Robert Worl, (916) 651-8853. (15 minutes)
  4. LOS ESTEROS CRITICAL ENERGY FACILITY. Possible approval of a Committee for the Los Esteros Critical Energy Facility Application for Certification (Docket No. 01-AFC-12). Contact: Robert Worl, (916) 651-8853. (5 minutes)
  5. SPARTAN I ENERGY CENTER, SAN JOSE. Commission consideration of the Executive Director’s Data Adequacy Recommendation for the Spartan I Energy Center, San Jose Application for Certification. This is a 6-month, 96-megawatt power plant located in the city of San Jose (Docket No. 01-AFC-13). Contact: Kevin Kennedy, (916) 651-8836. (15 minutes)

  6. SPARTAN I ENERGY CENTER, SAN JOSE. Possible approval of a Committee for the Spartan I Energy Center, San Jose Application for Certification (Docket No. 01-AFC-13). Contact: Kevin Kennedy, (916) 651-8836. (5 minutes)

  7. RESIDENTIAL BUILDING ENERGY EFICIENCY STANDARDS. Commission consideration and possible approval of the public domain computer program CALRES2 Version 1.4 effective September 19, 2001 for use in complying with the 2001 (AB 970) Residential Building Efficiency Standards. Also effective September 19, 2001, decertification and rescission of approval of CALRES2 Version 1.35 for use in complying with the Residential Building Efficiency Standards. Contact: Robert Hudler, (916) 654-4072. (15 minutes)
  8. POWER PLANT SITE CERTIFICATION REGULATIONS. The Siting Committee is proposing this item to request that the Commission provide guidance on what modifications the Siting Committee should pursue through a formal rulemaking with the State Office of Administrative Law. Contact: Rick Buell, (916) 653-1614. (90 minutes)

  9. LAWRENCE BERKELEY NATIONAL LABORATORY. Possible approval of Contract 500-01-002 for $65,000 to test new duct sealant products and continue the development of the ASTM standard for duct sealant longevity testing. Contact: Martha Brook, (916) 654-4086. (15 minutes)

  10. STATE CONTROLLER’S OFFICE. Possible approval of Interagency Agreement 200-98-012 Amendment 1, for $300,000 to provide a 3-year time extension and monetary support to the PIER Audit Program to the year 2004. Contact: John Butler, (916) 654-4204. (15 minutes)

  11. UC REGENTS-CENTER FOR THE BUILT ENVIRONMENT. Possible approval of Interagency Agreement 500-01-001 for $52,500 for a PIER Buildings Area Center.
    Contact: Philip Spartz, (916) 654-4592. (15 minutes)

  12. CITY OF SAN DIEGO. Possible approval of Contract 700-99-017 Amendment 1, to extend the PLACE3S Mid-City Technical Development-Phase Two contract by six months to allow the project to complete the required testing and better coordinate the related on-going work. Contact: Nancy Hanson, (916) 654-3948. (15 minutes)

  13. ADVANCED TECHNOLOGY AND EFFICIENT GASOLINE FUEL VEHICLE INCENTIVE PROGRAM. Contact: Irene Salazar, (916) 657-4046. (15 minutes)

    • TOYOTA MOTOR SALES, U.S.A. A204. Possible approval of Contract 500-01-003 for up to $2,000,000 to provide incentives for efficient gasoline and alternative fuel vehicles and information to private individuals, fleets and dealers. Toyota will provide in-kind outreach and education campaign to dealers and consumers to introduce the program.

    • FORD MOTOR COMPANY. Possible approval of Contract 500-01-004 for up to $2,000,000 to provide incentives for efficient gasoline and alternative fuel vehicles and information to private individuals, fleets and dealers. Ford will provide in-kind outreach and education campaign to dealers and consumers to introduce the program.

    • AMERICAN HONDA MOTOR CO., INC. Possible approval of Contract 500-01-005 for up to $2,000,000 to provide incentives for efficient gasoline and alternative fuel vehicles and information to private individuals, fleets and dealers. Honda will provide in-kind outreach and education campaign to dealers and consumers to introduce the program.

  14. Minutes
    Approval of Minutes from previous Energy Commission meetings.

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

  16. 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)].

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

  18. Public Adviser's Report

  19. 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 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 Item 19.

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