California Energy Commission
WEDNESDAY, March 17, 2010
1516 Ninth Street
Hearing Room A, First Floor
Beginning at 10 a.m.
Note: this meeting will be broadcast over the Internet.
See broadcast information.
THE COMMISSION WILL CONSIDER THE FOLLOWING ITEMS:
- CANYON POWER PLANT PROJECT (07-AFC-9). Possible adoption of the Presiding Member's Proposed Decision (PMPD) and Errata on the Canyon Power Plant Project. The project is a 200-megawatt simple-cycle electric generating facility proposed in the city of Anaheim, Orange County, located on a 10-acre parcel located within an industrial area. Contact: Paul Kramer. (10 minutes)
- CITY OF SEASIDE. Possible approval of Agreement 023-09-ECE-ARRA for a $59,404 loan to the City of Seaside to upgrade streetlights with induction lighting and replace a 40-year old boiler. This will save the City $8,511 annually, with a simple payback of approximately 7 years based on the loan amount. (ARRA funding.) Contact: Joji Castillo. (5 minutes)
- CALIFORNIA BUSINESS, TRANSPORTATION, AND HOUSING AGENCY. Possible approval of Contract 600-09-011 for up to $35 million with the California Business, Transportation and Housing Agency to provide loans to eligible clean energy manufacturers and support services for the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) Clean Energy Business Financing Program. (Federal funding.) Contact: Larry Rillera. (10 minutes)
- Minutes: Approval of the March 10, 2010, Business Meeting Minutes.
- Commission Committee Presentations and Discussion: Presentations or discussion by the Commissioners regarding Committee Oversight matters may be held.
- 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 Commission [Government Code Section 11126(e)(2)].
- EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR'S REPORT. Closed session may be held on personnel matters. [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 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 the last regular item.
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Please note that while the Energy Commission affords members of the public the opportunity to participate by telephone, the Commission strongly encourages public comments to be made in person because there are occasional technical problems with the Commission's telephone link. The Commission will make every effort to avoid these problems; however, it is the responsibility of the person wishing to make a comment to ensure that such comment is received by the Commission. If you intend to make comments by phone, the Commission recommends that a written comment also be submitted either by facsimile or e-mail to the Public Adviser by 5 p.m. two days before the scheduled business meeting.
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