Meeting Date: 
September 13, 2021 - 9:00am
Location: 

Meeting Information

September 13, 2021 at 9:00 am

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Call to Order

Roll Call

  • Carol Isen, Chair, Human Resources Director
  • Ashley Groffenberger, Budget Director, Mayor’s Office, represented by Camilla Taufic
  • Carmen Chu, City Administrator, represented by Kelly Hernandez
  • Caryn Bortnick, Deputy Executive Director, San Francisco Employee Retirement System
  • Todd Rydstrom, Deputy Controller, Controller’s Office
  • Lorenzo Donati, Deputy City Attorney, represented by Nicole Wolff

01: Discussion Item

Public comment on matters appearing on the agenda

02: Action Item

Approval (with possible modifications) of the minutes from June 7, 2021 meeting

A draft version of the minutes was provided to the council members prior to the meeting

  • Staff Recommendation: Approve draft minutes

03: Discussion Item

Report from Workers’ Compensation Division (WCD)

  • Report on F/Y 2020-21 Claim Costs, Claim Frequency, and Cause
  • Report on COVID-19 Claims
  • Report on Organizational Performance
  • Report on Organizational Projects & Initiatives

04: Discussion Item

Report from SFMTA Workers’ Compensation Division

  • COVID-19 Claim Update
  • 12 Month Claim Trends

05: Discussion Item

Opportunity to place items on future agendas

06: Discussion Item

Opportunity for the public to comment on any matters within the council’s jurisdiction

Date for Upcoming Workers’ Compensation Council Meeting: December 6, 2021

Know Your Rights Under the Sunshine Ordinance

(Chapter 67 of the San Francisco Administrative Code)

Government’s duty is to serve the public, reaching its decisions in full view of the public. Commissions, boards, councils, and other agencies of the City and County exist to conduct the People’s business. This ordinance assures that deliberations are conducted before the people and that City operations are open to the people’s view.

FOR MORE INFORMATION ON YOUR RIGHTS UNDER THE SUNSHINE ORDINANCE OR TO REPORT A VIOLATION OF THE ORDINANCE, CONTACT THE SUNSHINE ORDINANCE TASK FORCE.

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San Francisco Lobbyist Ordinance

Individuals and entities that influence or attempt to influence local legislative or administrative Action may be required by the San Francisco Lobbyist Ordinance (SF campaign & Governmental Conduct Code 2.100) to register and report lobbying activity. For more information about the Lobbyist ordinance, please contact the San Francisco Ethics Commission at 25 Van Ness Avenue, Suite 2200, San Francisco, CA 94102; telephone (415)252-3100; fax (415)252-3112; website: https://sfethics.org/.

Summary of Rules Regarding Public Comment

  • A member of the public has up to three minutes to make pertinent public comments on any matter within the Workers’ Compensation council’s jurisdiction at the designated time at the end of the meeting.
  • Please state and spell your name prior to beginning your comments