Fire Commission - December 19, 2018 - Minutes

Meeting Date: 
December 19, 2018 - 11:00am
Location: 
United States

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MINUTES FROM FIRE COMMISSION SPECIAL MEETING
Wednesday, December 19, 2018, 11:00 a.m.
698 Second Street, Room 102, San Francisco, California 94107
 
 
 
 
Item No.
1. ROLL CALL 
 
President Ken Cleaveland Present
Vice President Stephen Nakajo Present
Commissioner Michael Hardeman Present
Commissioner Francee Covington Present
Commissioner Joe Alioto-Veronese Present
 
Also Present:  Maureen Conefrey, Commission Secretary; Brad Russi, Deputy City Attorney; Scott DeWolfe, Department of Human Resources and Anna Biasbas, Department of Human Resources
 
2. PUBLIC COMMENT ON ITEM 3
Public comment on all matters pertaining to Item 3 below, including public comment on whether to hold Item 3(B) in closed session.
 
President Cleaveland called for public comment.  There was no public comment.
 
3. POSSIBLE CLOSED SESSION RE. PUBLIC EMPLOYEE APPOINTMENT [Discussion and Possible Action]
 
A.  Vote on whether to conduct item 3(B) in closed session.  [Action]
 
Commissioner Hardeman made a motion to conduct items 3(b) in Closed Session.  Commissioner Covington seconded, and the motion was unanimously approved.  (5-0; Cleaveland, Nakajo, Hardeman, Covington, Veronese)
 
The Commission went into closed session at 11:04 a.m.
The Commission took a lunch recess from 12:10 to 12:49.
 
B.  Public Employee Appointment: Chief of the San Francisco Fire Department.  This item may be held in closed session pursuant to Government Code § 54957(b) and San Francisco Administrative Code § 67.10(b).
 
C. If closed session is held, reconvene in open session.
 
The Commission reconvened in Open Session at 1:50 p.m.   
 
 
4. REPORT ANY ACTION TAKEN IN CLOSED SESSION, as specified in California Government Code § 54957.1(a)(5) and San Francisco Administrative Code § 67.12(b)(4). [Discussion and possible action]
 
President Cleaveland announced that the Commission selected 11 candidates out of the 36 that were qualified according to the Department of Human Resources to be interviewed for the position of the Chief of the San Francisco Fire Department.
 
5. VOTE TO ELECT WHETHER TO DISCLOSE ANY OR ALL DISCUSSIONS HELD IN CLOSED SESSION, as specified in San Francisco Administrative Code Section 67.12(a).  [Action]
 
Commissioner Covington Moved to not disclose discussions held in closed session.  Commissioner Veronese Seconded.  The motion was unanimously approved.  (5-0; Cleaveland, Nakajo, Hardeman, Covington, Veronese)
 
 
6. ADJOURNMENT
 
President Cleaveland adjourned the meeting at 1:52 p.m.