Charter Review Committee agenda, Wed, 5:30pm


By on Mon, February 8, 2010

Wednesday, February 10, 2010 at 5:30 p.m. 455 County Center, Room 101, Redwood City, California 94063 (meeting is open to the public)

  1. Call to Order and Roll Call
  2. Setting of the Agenda
  3. Oral Communications and Public Comment
  4. (If your subject is not on the agenda, the Chair will recognize you at this time. Speakers are customarily limited to three minutes, subject to the discretion of the Chair based on the number of agenda items to be considered and the number of speakers. A speaker’s slip is required.)
  5. Approval of Minutes of Meeting of January 27, 2010
  6. Discussion and Adoption of Procedural Rules
  7. Discussion and Adoption of Approach to Review of Charter Provisions
  8. Discussion and Approval of Schedule for Future Meetings
  9. Report by Staff and Discussions of Background and Issues Relating to Five Topics (Including Identified Subtopics) Receiving Highest Indication of Interest (No action will be taken with regard to elimination of any topics or subtopics from further consideration by the Committee at this meeting.)
    1. Filling Vacancies on the Board of Supervisors (Subtopics: (1) Process for Filling Vacancies; (2) Rules and Restrictions on Appointees)
    2. Board of Supervisors Elections (Subtopics: (1) At Large versus By District; (2) Process for Drawing District Boundaries)
    3. County Structure (Subtopics: (1) Combining/Splitting Elective Offices and/or Departments; (2) County Officers Not Required By State Constitution-Elected or Appointed; (3) Charter-Based Qualifications for Elected/Appointed Officers
    4. Overall County Election Process (Subtopics: (1) Campaign Financing Restrictions; (2) Instant Runoff Election for County Offices
    5. Periodic Supervisory Review of Boards and Commissions (No Subtopics)


  10. Written Communications Received by the Charter Review Committee

  12. Adjourn