Citizens' Advisory Committee
We are here to serve you, and we listen to the ideas and concerns of our citizens. This group includes resident representatives from every district in San Francisco who can help advise us of your concerns and advocate on your behalf.
The Citizens' Advisory Committee (CAC) provides recommendations to the General Manager of the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission, the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission and the Board of Supervisors regarding the agency's long-term strategic, financial and capital improvement plans. (Admin Code 5.140-142)
The CAC is comprised of 17 appointees
Each member of the Board of Supervisors may appoint one member who must be a resident of his or her supervisory district. Candidates must demonstrate one or more of the following qualifications: represent a community, business, environmental, or environmental justice organization, or have demonstrated knowledge, skill or experience in a field related to public utilities, environmental justice or environmental science.
Four members are appointed by the Mayor:
- one member who represents the PUC's regional water customers
- one member who represents a large San Francisco water user
- one City resident who has demonstrated knowledge of engineering or financial management
- one member who represents a regional or statewide environmental organization
Two members are appointed by the President of the Board of Supervisors:
- one resident who represents a small business in San Francisco
- one resident who represents an environmental justice organization
The CAC Chair appoints members to one of three subcommittees:
|Water Subcommittee||Wastewater Subcommittee||Power Subcommittee|
|Meetings of the Water Subcommittee are held the fourth Tuesday of the scheduled month.||Meetings of the Wastewater Subcommittee are held the second Tuesday of the scheduled month.||Meetings of the Power Subcommittee are held the second Tuesday of each scheduled even month.|
Meeting Dates of the CAC:
Full CAC meetings will be held on the 3rd Tuesday of every month, 5:30 - 7:00 P.M., 525 Golden Gate Avenue, 3rd Floor Tuolumne Conference Room unless otherwise noted. Meetings are open to the public and are subject to quorum. Due to COVID-19, meetings are being held virtually. Please refer to the agendas for details on how to attend a meeting.
|2023 Agendas||2023 Minutes|
|January 17||January 17|
|February 21||February 21 - Draft|
|March 21 - meeting cancelled||n/a|
|2022 Agendas||2022 Minutes|
|December 20||December 20|
|November 15 - meeting cancelled||n/a|
|October 18||October 18|
|September 20 - not official meeting||n/a|
|August 16||August 16|
|July 19||July 19|
|June 21 - meeting cancelled||n/a|
|May 17||May 17|
|April 19||April 19|
|March 15||March 15|
|February 15||February 15|
|January 18||January 18|
More Agendas and Minutes
2020 Agendas 2020 Minutes December 15 - meeting cancelled n/a November 17 November 17 - draft October 20 October 20 September 15 September 15 August 18 August 18 July 21 July 21 June 16 June 16 May 19 - meeting cancelled n/a April 21 - meeting cancelled n/a March 17 - meeting cancelled n/a March 7 Special Meeting - meeting cancelled n/a February 18 - not official meeting n/a January 21 January 21 2019 Agendas 2019 Minutes December 17 December 17 November 19 November 19 October 15 October 15 - draft September 17 September 17 August 20 August 20 July 20 - Special Meeting Notice July 16 - Cancellation Notice n/a June 18 - not official meeting Cancellation May 21 May 21 April 16 - Cancellation Notice n/a March 19 March 19 February 19 February 19 January 15 January 15 2018 Agendas 2018 Minutes December 18 December 18 November 20 November 20 October 16 N/A September 18 September 18 August 21 August 21 July 17 N/A June 19 June 19 May 15 May 15 April 17 April 17 March 20 March 20 February 20 February 20 January 16 January 16 2017 Agendas 2017 Minutes December 19 December 19 November 21 November 21 October 17 October 17 September 19 September 19 August 09 August 09 June 20 June 20 May 16 May 16 April 18 April 18 March 21 March 21 February 21 February 21 January 17 January 17
Find current vacancies on the CAC and read the biographies of CAC members here. Additional information about the vacancies that are filled by members of the Board of Supervisors can be found here.
Interested persons may obtain an application from the Board of Supervisors’ website or from the Rules Committee Clerk (1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place, Room 244, San Francisco, CA 94102-4689). Completed applications for seats that are appointed by members of Board of Supervisors should be submitted to the Clerk of the Board. Completed applications for seats that are appointed by the Mayor should be submitted to the Mayor's Director of Appointments. Please copy CAC@sfwater.org for tracking purposes.
CAC Rules of Order can be found here. For additional information about the CAC or to be added to the email notification list for meetings, please call (415) 680-6683 or email CAC@sfwater.org.