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Citizens' Advisory Committee

The Citizens' Advisory Committee (CAC) provides recommendations to the General Manger 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:

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 Ave., 3rd Floor Tuolumne Conference Room unless otherwise noted. Meetings are open to the public and are subject to quorum.


2018 Agendas 2018 Minutes
2017 Agendas 2017 Minutes
November 21   
October 17 October 17 - draft
September 19  September 19
August 15 - Canceled   
Special Joint Meeting w/ SECFC August 9
August 9

July 18 - Canceled

June 20 June 20 
May 16 

May 16 minutes 

May 16 audio recording

April 18 April 18

March 21 

March 21

February 21 February 21 
January 17  January 17
2016 Agendas 2016 Minutes
December 20 - cancelled   
November 15  November 15  
October 18  October 18 
September 20 - not official meeting
August 16  August 16  
July 19  July 19
June 21  June 21
May 17  May 17
April 19  April 19 
March 15 March 15
February 16 February 16
January 19   January 19

More Agendas and Minutes
2015 2014 2013

CAC Surveys
2016 2015 2014

2016  2015 2014
2013 2012 2011
2010 2009 2008
2007 2006 2005

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 Appointment Secretary. Please copy 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) 554-1816 or email

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