Utilities Advisory Commission

Purpose: The Utilities Advisory Commission (UAC) is charged with providing advice on acquisition and development of electric, gas and water resources; joint action projects with other public or private entities which involve electric, gas or water resources; environmental implications of electric, gas or water utility projects, conservation and demand management. 

Meetings: Regular meetings are at 7:00 p.m. on the first Wednesday of each month and are cablecast live on Government Channel 16. Please check the Schedule of City Meetings for exact dates, times and location.

Who is on the Commission: The Utilities Advisory Commission is composed of seven members who shall be appointed by and serve at the pleasure of the City Council. The term of office of each member shall be three years or until his or her successor is appointed. Six members of the Commission shall at all times be residents of the City. The names and addresses of current commissioners are listed below.

Subcommittees: Chair Cook will appoint commissioners to committees at the next UAC meeting in August to cover the following issues:

  • Fiber-to-the-premise: 
  • Electric Undergrounding: 
  • Water Recycling: 
  • Second transmission line: 

To contact the Commission by email, by email, click hereThe Utilities Advisory Commission appreciates hearing from citizens and your email will be forwarded to all seven Commissioners.

Be advised that your email to the UAC is a public record and your correspondence should not include any private information (such as home address or minor children's names) that you might not want the general public to have access to. If your email is regarding a specific agenda item for an upcoming meeting, your email will be available for public inspection at the meeting.

We thank you in advance for taking the time to share your comments!

Chair: James F. Cook
Vice Chair: Michael Danaher
Staff Liaison: Ed Shikada (650) 329-2146
Council Liaison: Council Member Eric Filseth
Council Alternate: Mayor Scharff
 
BALLANTINE, Arne
Term Expires: 5/31/2018
Biography

COOK, James F.
730 College Avenue, 94306
455-1855 (c)
Term Expires: 5/31/2017
Biography

DANAHER, Michael
Term Expires: 5/31/2018
Biography

FORSSELL, Lisa
650-566-1040
Term Expires: 5/31/2017
Biography

JOHNSTON, A. C.
813-5610 (o)
Term Expires: 5/31/2019
Biography

SCHWARTZ, Judith
Term Expires: 5/31/2019
Biography

TRUMBULL, Terry
Term Expires: 5/31/2019
Biography


UAC Mailing List

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UAC Informational Reports

Links to all the informational reports described above are currently being created.  Some are available now and the rest will be available within a few days.  If you have an urgent need to view a specific document and cannot link to it yet, please request a copy.

UAC Bylaws

Reference List of Abbreviations and Acronyms

Recruitment

The City Clerk's office is continuously accepting applications for all Boards and Commissions. Apply here for the Utilities Advisory Commission


2017
May 3, 2017 Agenda and Packet Minutes Video
April 5, 2017 Agenda and Packet Minutes Video
March 1, 2017 Agenda and Packet Minutes Video
February 1, 2017 Agenda and Packet Minutes Video
January 11, 2017 Agenda and Packet Minutes Video
January 4, 2017        Cancellation                                    

2016
December 7, 2016 Cancellation    
November 2, 2016 Agenda and Packet Minutes  Video 
October 5, 2016 Agenda and Packet Minutes    
September 7, 2016 Cancellation      
August 31, 2016 Agenda and Packet Minutes Video
August 3, 2016 Cancellation      
July 06, 2016 Cancellation      
June 01, 2016     Agenda and Packet Minutes Video
May 04, 2016 Agenda and Packet Minutes Video
April 12, 2016 Agenda and Packet Minutes Video
April 06, 2016 Cancellation      
March 02, 2016 Agenda and Packet Minutes Video
February 03, 2016     Agenda and Packet Minutes Video
January 13, 2016 Agenda and Packet Minutes Video
January 06, 2016 Cancellation      

Past Agendas and Minutes 2015-2008 | 2007-2002
Last Updated: Apr 27, 2017
Reference Files
Bylaws of the City of Palo Alto Utilities Advisory Commission
Revision Date: 12/10/2012
Utilities Advisory Commission reference list of abbreviations and acronyms
Revision Date: 11/7/2007
Agendas and Minutes 2017
UAC - May 3, 2017 Meeting Agenda
Revision Date: 5/3/2017
UAC - April 5, 2017 Meeting Agenda
Revision Date: 4/5/2017
UAC - March 1, 2017 Meeting Agenda
Revision Date: 3/1/2017
UAC - February 1, 2017 Meeting Agenda - Revised
Revision Date: 2/1/2017
Final UAC Minutes - February 1, 2017 Meeting
Revision Date: 2/1/2017
UAC - January 11, 2017 Meeting Agenda - Special Meeting
Revision Date: 1/11/2017
Final UAC Minutes - January 11, 2017 Special Meeting
Revision Date: 1/11/2017
UAC - January 4, 2017 Meeting Agenda - Cancelled
Revision Date: 1/4/2017
Agendas and Minutes 2016
Final UAC Minutes - November 2, 2016 Meeting
Revision Date: 2/8/2017
UAC - December 7, 2016 Meeting Agenda - Meeting Cancelled
Revision Date: 12/7/2016
UAC - November 2, 2016 Meeting Agenda - REVISED
Revision Date: 11/2/2016
UAC - October 5, 2016 Meeting Agenda
Revision Date: 10/5/2016
Final UAC Minutes - October 5, 2016 Meeting
Revision Date: 10/5/2016
UAC - September 7, 2016 Meeting Agenda - Cancelled
Revision Date: 9/7/2016
Final UAC Minutes - August 31, 2016 Meeting
Revision Date: 8/31/2016
Revision Date: 8/25/2016
UAC - August 3, 2016 Meeting Agenda - Cancelled
Revision Date: 8/3/2016
UAC - July 6, 2016 Meeting Agenda - Cancelled
Revision Date: 7/6/2016
UAC - June 1, 2016 Meeting Agenda - Revised
Revision Date: 6/1/2016
Final UAC Minutes - June 1, 2016 Meeting
Revision Date: 6/1/2016
UAC - May 4, 2016 Meeting Agenda
Revision Date: 5/4/2016
Final UAC Minutes - May 4, 2016 Meeting
Revision Date: 5/4/2016
UAC - April 12, 2016 Meeting Agenda
Revision Date: 4/12/2016
Final UAC Minutes - April 12, 2016 Meeting
Revision Date: 4/12/2016
UAC - April 6, 2016 Meeting Agenda - Cancelled
Revision Date: 4/6/2016
UAC - March 2, 2016 Meeting Agenda
Revision Date: 3/2/2016
Final UAC Minutes - March 2, 2016 Meeting
Revision Date: 3/2/2016
UAC - February 3, 2016 Meeting Agenda
Revision Date: 2/3/2016
Final UAC Minutes - February 3, 2016 Meeting
Revision Date: 2/3/2016
UAC - January 13, 2016 Special Meeting Agenda
Revision Date: 1/13/2016
Final UAC Minutes - January 13, 2016 Special Meeting
Revision Date: 1/13/2016
UAC - January 6, 2016 Meeting Agenda - Cancelled
Revision Date: 1/6/2016
Agendas and Minutes 2015
UAC - December 2, 2015 Meeting Agenda
Revision Date: 12/2/2015
Final UAC Minutes - December 2, 2015 Meeting
Revision Date: 12/2/2015
UAC - November 4, 2015 Meeting Agenda
Revision Date: 11/4/2015
Final UAC Minutes - November 4, 2015
Revision Date: 11/4/2015
UAC - October 7, 2015 Meeting Agenda
Revision Date: 10/7/2015
Final UAC Minutes - October 7, 2015 Meeting
Revision Date: 10/7/2015
UAC - September 2, 2015 Meeting Agenda
Revision Date: 9/2/2015
Final UAC Minutes - September 2, 2015 Meeting
Revision Date: 9/2/2015
UAC - August 5, 2015 Meeting Agenda
Revision Date: 8/5/2015
Final UAC Minutes - August 5, 2015 Meeting
Revision Date: 8/5/2015
UAC - July 1, 2015 Meeting Agenda
Revision Date: 7/1/2015
Final UAC Minutes - July 1, 2015 Meeting
Revision Date: 7/1/2015
UAC - June 3, 2015 Meeting Agenda
Revision Date: 6/3/2015
Final UAC Minutes - June 3, 2015 Meeting
Revision Date: 6/3/2015
UAC - May 6, 2015 Meeting Agenda
Revision Date: 5/6/2015
Final UAC Minutes - May 6, 2015 Meeting
Revision Date: 5/6/2015
UAC - April 1, 2015 Meeting Agenda
Revision Date: 4/1/2015
Final UAC Minutes - April 1, 2015 Meeting
Revision Date: 4/1/2015
UAC - March 4, 2015 Meeting Agenda
Revision Date: 3/4/2015
Final UAC Minutes - March 4, 2015 Meeting
Revision Date: 3/4/2015
UAC - February 4, 2015 Meeting Agenda
Revision Date: 2/4/2015
Final UAC Minutes - February 4, 2015 Meeting
Revision Date: 2/4/2015
UAC - January 7, 2015 Meeting Agenda - Cancelled
Revision Date: 1/7/2015
Agendas and Minutes 2014
UAC - December 10, 2014 Meeting Agenda - Special Meeting
Revision Date: 12/10/2014
Final UAC Minutes - December 10, 2014 meeting
Revision Date: 12/10/2014
UAC - December 3, 2014 Meeting Agenda - Cancelled
Revision Date: 12/3/2014
UAC - November 5, 2014 Meeting Agenda - Cancelled
Revision Date: 11/5/2014
UAC - October 1, 2014 Meeting Agenda
Revision Date: 10/1/2014
Final UAC Minutes - October 1, 2014 Meeting
Revision Date: 10/1/2014
UAC - September 3, 2014 Meeting Agenda
Revision Date: 9/3/2014
Final UAC Minutes - September 3, 2014 Meeting
Revision Date: 9/3/2014
UAC - August 6, 2014 Meeting Agenda
Revision Date: 8/6/2014
Final UAC Minutes - August 6, 2014 Meeting
Revision Date: 8/6/2014
UAC - July 2, 2014 Meeting Agenda - Cancelled
Revision Date: 7/2/2014
UAC - June 4, 2014 Meeting Agenda
Revision Date: 6/4/2014
Final UAC Minutes - June 4, 2014 Meeting
Revision Date: 6/4/2014
UAC - May 7, 2014 Meeting Agenda
Revision Date: 5/7/2014
Final UAC Minutes - May 7, 2014 Meeting
Revision Date: 5/7/2014
UAC - April 2, 2014 Meeting Agenda - Cancelled
Revision Date: 4/2/2014
UAC - March 26, 2014 Meeting Agenda
Revision Date: 3/26/2014
Final Minutes of March 26, 2014 Meeting
Revision Date: 3/26/2014
UAC - March 5, 2014 Meeting Agenda - Cancelled
Revision Date: 3/5/2014
UAC - February 12, 2014 Meeting Agenda
Revision Date: 2/12/2014
Final Minutes of February 12, 2014 Meeting
Revision Date: 2/12/2014
UAC - February 5, 2014 Meeting Agenda - Cancelled
Revision Date: 2/5/2014
UAC - January 8, 2014 Meeting Agenda
Revision Date: 1/8/2014
Final Minutes of January 8, 2014 Meeting
Revision Date: 1/8/2014
UAC - January 1, 2014 Meeting Agenda - Cancelled
Revision Date: 1/1/2014
Agendas and Minutes 2013
UAC - December 4, 2013 Meeting Agenda
Revision Date: 12/4/2013
Final UAC Minutes - December 4, 2013 Meeting
Revision Date: 12/4/2013
UAC - November 6, 2013 Meeting Agenda
Revision Date: 11/6/2013
Final UAC Minutes - November 6, 2013 Meeting
Revision Date: 11/6/2013
UAC - October 2, 2013 Meeting Agenda
Revision Date: 10/2/2013
Final UAC Minutes - October 2, 2013 Meeting
Revision Date: 10/2/2013
UAC - September 4, 2013 Meeting Agenda - Cancelled
Revision Date: 9/4/2013
UAC - August 7, 2013 Meeting Agenda - Cancelled
Revision Date: 8/7/2013
UAC - July 31, 2013 Meeting Agenda
Revision Date: 7/31/2013
Final UAC Minutes - July 31, 2013 Special Meeting
Revision Date: 7/31/2013
UAC - July 3, 2013 - Meeting Agenda - Cancelled
Revision Date: 7/3/2013
UAC - June 5, 2013 Meeting Agenda - Cancelled
Revision Date: 6/5/2013
UAC - May 1, 2013 Meeting Agenda
Revision Date: 5/1/2013
Revision Date: 5/1/2013
Final UAC Minutes - April 3, 2013 Meeting
Revision Date: 4/3/2013
April 3, 2013 UAC Meeting Agenda
Revision Date: 4/3/2013
UAC - March 6, 2013 Meeting Agenda
Revision Date: 3/6/2013
Final UAC Minutes - March 6, 2013 Meeting
Revision Date: 3/6/2013
UAC - February 13, 2013 Special Meeting Agenda
Revision Date: 2/13/2013
Final UAC Minutes - February 13, 2013 Meeting
Revision Date: 2/13/2013
UAC - February 6, 2013 Meeting Agenda - Cancelled
Revision Date: 2/5/2013
UAC - January 9, 2013 Meeting Agenda
Revision Date: 1/9/2013
Final UAC Minutes - January 9, 2013 Special Meeting
Revision Date: 1/9/2013
UAC - January 2, 2013 Meeting Agenda - Cancelled
Revision Date: 1/2/2013
Agendas and Minutes 2012
UAC - December 5, 2012 Meeting Agenda
Revision Date: 12/5/2012
Final UAC Minutes - December 5, 2012 Meeting
Revision Date: 12/5/2012
UAC - November 7, 2012 Meeting Agenda
Revision Date: 11/7/2012
Final UAC Minutes - November 7, 2012 Meeting
Revision Date: 11/7/2012
Final UAC Minutes - October 3, 2012 Meeting
Revision Date: 10/3/2012
UAC - October 3, 2012 UAC Meeting Agenda
Revision Date: 10/3/2012
UAC - September 5, 2012 Meeting Agenda
Revision Date: 9/5/2012
Final UAC Minutes - September 5, 2012 Meeting
Revision Date: 9/5/2012
UAC - August 1, 2012 Meeting Agenda - Cancelled
Revision Date: 8/1/2012
UAC - July 11, 2012 Meeting Agenda - Special Meeting
Revision Date: 7/11/2012
Final UAC Minutes - July 11, 2012 Special Meeting
Revision Date: 7/11/2012
UAC - July 4, 2012 - Meeting Agenda - Cancelled
Revision Date: 7/4/2012
UAC - June 6, 2012 Meeting Agenda
Revision Date: 6/6/2012
Final UAC Minutes - June 6, 2012 Meeting
Revision Date: 6/6/2012
Final UAC Minutes - May 2, 2012 Meeting
Revision Date: 5/2/2012
UAC - May 2, 2012 Meeting Agenda - Special Meeting
Revision Date: 5/2/2012
UAC - April 4, 2012 Meeting Agenda - Cancelled
Revision Date: 4/4/2012
UAC - March 27, 2012 Meeting Agenda - Special Meeting
Revision Date: 3/27/2012
Final UAC Minutes - March 27, 2012 Meeting
Revision Date: 3/27/2012
UAC - March 7, 2012 Meeting Agenda
Revision Date: 3/7/2012
Final UAC Minutes - March 7, 2012 Meeting
Revision Date: 3/7/2012
UAC - February 1, 2012 Meeting Agenda
Revision Date: 2/1/2012
Final UAC Minutes - February 1, 2012 Meeting
Revision Date: 2/1/2012
UAC - January 4, 2012 Meeting Agenda - Cancelled
Revision Date: 1/4/2012
Agendas and Minutes 2011
UAC - December 7, 2011 Meeting Agenda
Revision Date: 12/7/2011
Final UAC Minutes - December 7, 2011 Meeting
Revision Date: 12/7/2011
UAC - November 2, 2011 Meeting Agenda
Revision Date: 11/2/2011
Final UAC Minutes - November 2, 2011 Meeting
Revision Date: 11/2/2011
UAC - October 5, 2011 Meeting Agenda
Revision Date: 10/5/2011
Final UAC Minutes - October 5, 2011 Meeting
Revision Date: 10/5/2011
UAC - September 7, 2011 Meeting Agenda
Revision Date: 9/7/2011
Final UAC Minutes - September 7, 2011 Meeting
Revision Date: 9/7/2011
UAC - August 3, 2011 - UAC Meeting Agenda
Revision Date: 8/3/2011
UAC - July 20, 2011 REVISED Special Meeting Agenda
Revision Date: 7/20/2011
Final UAC Minutes - July 20, 2011 Meeting
Revision Date: 7/20/2011
UAC - July 11, 2011 Meeting Agenda
Revision Date: 6/29/2011
UAC - June 1, 2011 Meeting Agenda
Revision Date: 6/1/2011
Final UAC Minutes - June 1, 2011 Meeting
Revision Date: 6/1/2011
UAC - May 4, 2011 Meeting Agenda
Revision Date: 5/4/2011
Final UAC Minutes - May 4, 2011 Meeting
Revision Date: 5/4/2011
UAC - April 27, 2011 Meeting Agenda -
Revision Date: 4/27/2011
Final UAC Minutes - April 27, 2011 Meeting
Revision Date: 4/27/2011
UAC - April 6, 2011 Meeting Agenda
Revision Date: 4/6/2011
Final UAC Minutes - April 6, 2011 Meeting
Revision Date: 4/6/2011
UAC - March 2, 2011 Meeting Agenda
Revision Date: 3/2/2011
Final UAC Minutes - March 2, 2011 Meeting
Revision Date: 3/2/2011
UAC - February 2, 2011 Meeting Agenda
Revision Date: 2/2/2011
Final UAC Minutes- February 2, 2011 Meeting
Revision Date: 2/2/2011
UAC - January 12, 2011 Meeting Agenda
Revision Date: 1/12/2011
Final UAC Minutes - January 12, 2011 Meeting
Revision Date: 1/12/2011
UAC - January 5, 2011 Meeting Agenda
Revision Date: 1/5/2011
Agendas and Minutes 2010
UAC - December 1, 2010 Meeting Agenda
Revision Date: 12/1/2010
Final UAC Minutes - December 1, 2010 Meeting
Revision Date: 12/1/2010
UAC - November 3, 2010 Meeting Agenda
Revision Date: 11/3/2010
Final UAC Minutes - November 3, 2010
Revision Date: 11/3/2010
Revision Date: 10/6/2010
Final UAC Minutes - October 6, 2010 Meeting
Revision Date: 10/6/2010
UAC - September 1, 2010 Meeting Agenda
Revision Date: 9/1/2010
Final UAC Minutes - September 1, 2010 Meeting
Revision Date: 9/1/2010
UAC - August 4, 2010 Meeting Agenda
Revision Date: 8/4/2010
UAC - July 28, 2010 Meeting Agenda
Revision Date: 7/28/2010
Final UAC Minutes - July 28, 2010 Meeting
Revision Date: 7/28/2010
UAC - July 20, 2010 Meeting Agenda
Revision Date: 7/20/2010
Final UAC Minutes - July 20, 2010 Meeting
Revision Date: 7/20/2010
UAC July 7, 2010 - UAC Meeting Agenda - Cancelled
Revision Date: 7/7/2010
UAC - June 2, 2010 Meeting Agenda
Revision Date: 6/2/2010
Final UAC Minutes - June 2, 2010 Meeting
Revision Date: 6/2/2010
UAC - May 12, 2010 Meeting Agenda
Revision Date: 5/12/2010
Final UAC Minutes - May 12, 2010 Meeting
Revision Date: 5/12/2010
UAC - May 5, 2010 - UAC Agenda - Cancelled
Revision Date: 5/5/2010
UAC - April 7, 2010 Meeting Agenda
Revision Date: 4/7/2010
Final UAC Minutes - April 7, 2010 Meeting
Revision Date: 4/7/2010
UAC - March 31, 2010 Meeting Agenda
Revision Date: 3/31/2010
Final UAC Minutes - March 31, 2010 Meeting
Revision Date: 3/31/2010
UAC - March 9, 2010 Meeting Agenda
Revision Date: 3/9/2010
Final UAC Minutes - March 9, 2010 Meeting
Revision Date: 3/9/2010
March 3, 2010 - UAC Agenda
Revision Date: 3/3/2010
UAC - February 3, 2010 Meeting Agenda
Revision Date: 2/3/2010
Final UAC Minutes - February 3, 2010
Revision Date: 2/3/2010
UAC - January 6, 2010 Meeting Agenda
Revision Date: 1/6/2010
Final UAC Minutes - January 6, 2010 Meeting
Revision Date: 1/6/2010
Agendas and Minutes 2009
Agendas and Minutes 2009
UAC - December 2, 2009 Meeting Agenda
Revision Date: 12/2/2009
Final UAC Minutes - December 2, 2009 Meeting
Revision Date: 12/2/2009
UAC - November 4, 2009 Meeting Agenda
Revision Date: 11/4/2009
Final UAC Minutes - November 4, 2009 Meeting
Revision Date: 11/4/2009
UAC - October 7, 2009 Meeting Agenda - Revised
Revision Date: 10/7/2009
Final UAC Minutes - October 7, 2009 Meeting
Revision Date: 10/7/2009
UAC - September 2, 2009 Meeting Agenda
Revision Date: 9/2/2009
Final UAC Minutes - September 2, 2009 Meeting
Revision Date: 9/2/2009
UAC - August 10, 2009 Meeting Agenda - Special Meeting
Revision Date: 8/10/2009
Final UAC Minutes - August 10, 2009 Meeting
Revision Date: 8/10/2009
UAC - August 5, 2009 Meeting Agenda
Revision Date: 8/5/2009
UAC - July 1, 2009 Meeting Agenda
Revision Date: 7/1/2009
UAC - June 3, 2009 Meeting Agenda
Revision Date: 6/3/2009
Final UAC Minutes - June 3, 2009 Meeting
Revision Date: 6/3/2009
UAC - May 6, 2009 Meeting Agenda
Revision Date: 5/6/2009
Final UAC Minutes - May 6, 2009 Meeting
Revision Date: 5/6/2009
UAC - April 1, 2009 Meeting Agenda
Revision Date: 4/1/2009
Final UAC Minutes - April 1, 2009 Meeting
Revision Date: 4/1/2009
UAC - March 4, 2009 Meeting Agenda
Revision Date: 3/4/2009
Final UAC Minutes - March 4, 2009 Meeting
Revision Date: 3/4/2009
UAC - February 4, 2009 Meeting Agenda
Revision Date: 2/4/2009
Fina UAC Minutes - February 4, 2009 Meeting
Revision Date: 2/4/2009
Revision Date: 1/7/2009
Final Minutes - January 7, 2009 Meeting
Revision Date: 1/7/2009
Agendas and Minutes 2008
UAC meeting agendas and minutes. PDFs are linked to informational items.
UAC - December 3, 2008 Meeting Agenda
Revision Date: 12/3/2008
Final UAC Minutes - December 3, 2008 Meeting
Revision Date: 12/3/2008
UAC - November 5, 2008 Meeting Agenda
Revision Date: 11/5/2008
Final UAC Minutes - November 5, 2008 Meeting
Revision Date: 11/5/2008
UAC - October 1, 2008 Meeting Agenda
Revision Date: 10/1/2008
Final UAC Minutes - October 1, 2008 Meeting
Revision Date: 10/1/2008
UAC - September 3, 2008 Meeting Agenda
Revision Date: 9/3/2008
Final UAC Minutes - September 3, 2008 Meeting
Revision Date: 9/3/2008
UAC - August 6, 2008 Meeting Agenda
Revision Date: 8/6/2008
Final UAC Minutes - August 6, 2008 Meeting
Revision Date: 8/6/2008
Revision Date: 6/4/2008
Final UAC Minutes - June 4, 2008 Meeting
Revision Date: 6/4/2008
Revision Date: 5/7/2008
Final UAC Minutes - May 7, 2008 Meeting
Revision Date: 5/7/2008
Revision Date: 4/2/2008
Final UAC Minutes - April 2, 2008 Meeting
Revision Date: 4/2/2008
Revision Date: 3/5/2008
Final UAC Minutes - March 5, 2008 Meeting
Revision Date: 3/5/2008
Revision Date: 2/6/2008
Final UAC Minutes - February 6, 2008 Meeting
Revision Date: 2/6/2008
Revision Date: 1/9/2008
Final UAC Minutes - January 9, 2008 Meeting
Revision Date: 1/9/2008
Revision Date: 1/1/2008