Fire Commission - January 5, 2017 - Minutes

Meeting Date: 
January 5, 2017 - 10:00am
Location: 

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Minutes of Fire Commission Special Meeting
Thursday, January 5, 2017 - 10:00 a.m.
 
698 Second Street, Room 221  San Francisco  California  94107
 
 
President Covington called the meeting to order at 10:10 AM. 
 
Item No.
 
1. ROLL CALL
 
President Francee Covington
Vice President Ken Cleaveland 
Commissioner Stephen A. Nakajo
Commissioner Michael Hardeman 
 
 
2. CLOSED SESSION: PUBLIC EMPLOYEE PERFORMANCE EVALUATION OF CHIEF JOANNE HAYES-WHITE [Discussion]
 
A. Public comment on all matters pertaining to the potential closed session.
 
President Covington called for public comment.  No member of the public came forward and President Covington closed public comment.
 
Before going into closed session, the Commission discussed the process, forms and format that should be used for the Chief’s performance evaluation.  There was brief discussion on the draft strategic plan attached to the Chief’s appraisal form..
 
B. Vote on decision whether to go into closed session.
 
Vice President Cleaveland made a motion to hold discussions in Closed Session.  Commissioner Nakajo seconded, and the motion was unanimously approved.  (4-0; Covington, Cleaveland, Nakajo, Hardeman)
 
The Commission went into closed session at 10:32.  Present in the closed session were Commissioners Covington, Cleaveland, Nakajo, Hardeman; Joanne Hayes-White, Chief of Department; Maureen Conefrey, Commission Secretary; and Katie Porter, Chief Labor Attorney, City Attorney’s Office.
 
C. Joanne Hayes-White, Chief of the Fire Department
Pursuant to Admin. Code section 67.10(b); Govt. Code section 54957(b), Govt. Code section 54957.1(a)(5), the Commission may hold a closed session to discuss the evaluation of the Chief (Discussion).
 
Chief Joanne Hayes-White left the closed session at 11:01 am.
 
The Commission reconvened in open session at 11:27 am.
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D Vote on whether to disclose discussions if held in Closed Session per Administrative Code §67.12(a).
 
Vice President Cleaveland made a motion to not disclose discussions held in Closed Session.  Commissioner Hardeman seconded.
 
There was no public comment.
 
The motion was unanimously approved.  (4-0; Covington Cleaveland, Nakajo, Hardeman)
 
3. ADJOURNMENT
 
President Covington adjourned the meeting at 11:27 a.m.