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California Energy Commission
Business Meeting

Wednesday, July 9, 2003

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

Note: Audio from this meeting will be broadcast over the Internet.
Please see our page at: www.energy.ca.gov/realaudio/.


  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)
  1. COMMISSION CO-SPONSORSHIP. Possible approval of a co-sponsorship request for which the Energy Commission might provide the use of its name, $2,500, staff for an exhibit booth, sponsor of workshops and host the Alternative Energy event area.
  2. Solfest 2003, The Solar and Good Living Festival, August 23,-24, 2003, Real Goods Institute for Solar Living, Hopland, California.
  3. CALIFORNIA AIR RESOURCES BOARD. Possible approval of Contract 500-01-038 Amendment 1, to correct budget documents. The original funding and term for this Contract for $436,516 to collect data to improve short-range dispersion models will remain unchanged. (PIER funded)

  4. STATE PERSONNEL BOARD. Possible approval of Contract 200-03-004 for $16,705.20 to continue to support the services necessary to operate and maintain the on-line Certification and Examination Systems and includes the Annual revision subscriptions to State Personnel Manuals (Personnel Management Policy and Procedures and the Selection Manual).

  5. THE REGENTS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA-UCOP/CIEE. Possible approval of Work Authorization # MR-001 for an amendment to add 12-months and $750,000 for the management and administration of research, development and demonstration awards. (PIER funded).

  1. CALPINE CORPORATION. Possible approval to move the project drilling site of an existing funding agreement (GEO-02-004) with Calpine Corporation, from the Pumice Mine area of the Glass Mountain Known Geothermal Resource Area (KGRA) to the Telephone Flat area within the same KGRA, approximately three miles away. Contact: Elaine Sison-Lebrilla, (916) 653-0363. (15 minutes)

  2. MONTEREY BAY AREA GOVERNMENTS (AMBAG) - REBUILD AMERICA. Possible approval of a grant for $50,000 to support the investigation of opportunities to create a non-profit, public benefit Monterey Bay Regional Energy Office to administer funds through a variety of rebate, incentive and education programs, or otherwise bring new CPUC resources to the region. (Midgen, AB117, 2002) Contact: Maura Clark, (916) 653-6231. (15 minutes)

  3. ENERGY CONSERVATION ASSISTANCE ACT ACCOUNT BOND FUND. Possible approval of a loan to the city of Oakland Public Works Department for $182,270 to install an energy efficient HVAC system for the computer data center. Contact: Joseph Wang, (916) 654-4026. (15 minutes)

  4. LOCAL GOVERNMENT COMMISSION. Possible approval of Contract 500-03-004 for $694,000 to assist local governments in evaluating the advantages and disadvantages of various ways of implementing community choice aggregation and to share their experience with other communities. (PIER funded) Contact: Hassan Mohammed, (916) 651-9855. (15 minutes)

  5. ARCHITECTURAL ENERGY CORPORATION. Possible approval of Contract 500-03-003 for $1,196,694 to develop and demonstrate advanced equipment for cooling, heating and ventilating school classrooms. (PIER funded) Contact: Martha Brook, (916) 654-4086. (15 minutes)

  6. Minutes

    Approval of Minutes from June 25, 2003.

  7. Commission Committee and Oversight

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

  8. Chief Counsel's Report

    The 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 Commission [Government Code section 11126(e)(2)].

  9. Executive Director's Report

    Closed session may be held on personnel matters.
    [Authority: Government Code, Section 11126(a).]

  10. Public Adviser's Report

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

The Commission may recess the meeting and continue it later for purposes of a general discussion of Commission internal organization and policy. No action will be taken at such a continued session. The Commission will announce whether it plans to continue the meeting in this manner and the time and location at the end of Item 12.

If you require special accommodations, contact Lourdes Quiroz at (916) 654-5146, five days prior to the meeting.

News media inquiries should be directed to: Claudia Chandler, Assistant 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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