California Energy Commission
Wednesday, June 2, 2004
1516 Ninth Street
Hearing Room A, First Floor
Sacramento, California 95814
Note: Audio from this meeting will be broadcast over the Internet.
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THE COMMISSION WILL CONSIDER THE FOLLOWING ITEMS:
- 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)
- WESTERN GOVERNORS' ASSOCIATION. Possible approval of Contract R150-03-002 Amendment 1, for $78,750 to provide the second increment of funding from the Western Governors' Association to the Energy Commission for planning and preparation for transuranic waste shipments in California. These funds are part of the total contract award of $187,500 from Department of Energy who included this in their Federal Year 2004. Contact: Barbara Byron, (916) 654-4976.
- GOVERNOR'S OFFICE OF EMERGENCY SERVICES. Possible approval of Contract 150-03-003 Amendment 1, for $68,600 for a second increment of funding (a combined total of $80,600) for the OES to continue emergency response preparation for federal nuclear waste shipments to the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant in New Mexico. As additional funds are received from the Department of Energy and the Western Governor's Association, they will be provided throughout Federal Year 2004. Contact: Barbara Byron, (916) 654-4976.
- CALIFORNIA CLIMATE ACTION REGISTRY (Docket No. 03-QCTA-1). Consideration and possible adoption of the Regulations to Approve Technical Assistance Providers and Certifiers for the California Climate Action Registry. Contact: Jeff Wilson, 916-657-4774. (15 minutes)
- CALIFORNIA INTEGRATED WASTE MANAGEMENT BOARD. Possible approval of Contract R600-03-002 to receive $400,000, over two fiscal years for a study on how low rolling resistance affects tire life spans and fuel efficiency. Contact: Sherry Stoner, (916) 654-5005. (5 minutes)
- NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF STATE ENERGY OFFICIALS (NASEO). Possible approval of Contract R500-04-002 to receive a $433,350 award from NASEO for the Commission's proposal entitled "Building Commissioning - Innovation of Practice," as a result of the State Technology Advancement Collaborative solicitation 03-STAC-1. Contact: Martha Brook, (916) 654-4086. (10 minutes)
- PORTLAND ENERGY CONSERVATION, INC. Possible approval of Contract 500-04-001 for $799,000 to implement the "Building Commissioning - Innovation to Practice" Project. The funding for this project is coming from PIER and NASEO, as a result of the award from the State Technology Advancement Collaborative solicitation 03-STAC-1. Contact: Martha Brook, 916-654-4086. (10 minutes)
- CALIFORNIA COMMUNITY COLLEGES CHANCELLOR'S OFFICE. Possible approval of Contract 400-03-009 for $508,805 to install interval meters at selected community college campuses. The interval meters will provide data to each campus on how energy is being used and will help identify opportunities to decrease energy use. The campuses with interval meters will have the data needed to take actions to reduce energy cost and consumption by up to 18 percent. (PVEA funded) Contact: David Rubens, (916) 651-9857. (10 minutes)
Approval of Minutes from the May 19, 2004 meeting.
- Commission Committee and Oversight
A discussion on Commission Committee and Oversight matters may be held.
- 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)].
- Executive Director's Report
Closed session may be held on personnel matters.
[Authority: Government Code, Section 11126(a).]
- Legislative Director's Report
- Public Adviser's Report
- Public Comment
People may speak up to five minutes on any matter concerning the 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 13.
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