Business Meeting

Feb 26
Business Meeting
at approximately 12:00 p.m., State Capitol, Room 437, Sacramento, CA
Business Meeting
  • Agenda


    Business Meeting
    Thursday, February 26, 2009 
    State Capitol, Room 437 
    Sacramento, CA

    The Commission will consider agenda items I-VI at approximately noon. The precise time will vary depending upon the testimony of witnesses and will be determined at the discretion of the chair. Members of the public will have an opportunity to make comments about Commission agenda items during the meeting. 

    1. Business Meeting Minutes from January 22, 2009
    2. Draft Report - Biennial Report
    3. Schedule/Project Selection
    4. Subcommittee Reports
    5. Implementation Activity
    6. Reports from the Bureau of State Audits
  • Public Notice


    February 11, 2009

    For Additional Information Contact:
    Stuart Drown, Executive Director
    (916) 445-2125

    Notice of Meeting

    On Thursday, February 26, 2009, the Little Hoover Commission will conduct a public hearing on infrastructure policy and finance. The hearing will begin at 9 a.m. in Room 437 of the State Capitol in Sacramento.

    In this study, the Commission seeks to learn about the state’s process for identifying, selecting and prioritizing infrastructure projects; methods of financing and delivering those projects; and, demand management policies and practices to ensure efficient and effective use of resources. At this hearing, the Commission will identify challenges and discuss the state’s existing process for planning and facilitating infrastructure development in California.

    The Commission will hear testimony about the problems and potential reforms for infrastructure development from the director of research at the Public Policy Institute of California and the director of the Institute of Urban and Regional Development at the University of California, Berkeley. The executive director of the Collaboratory for Research on Global Projects at Stanford University will discuss innovations in other states and countries. The president of the California Business Roundtable will provide testimony on the role of the business community. A panel of experts representing the Professional Engineers of California Government and the California Conference of Carpenters will discuss the role of labor in infrastructure development. Next, the Commission will hear testimony from representatives of Governor Schwarzenegger’s office on the administration’s efforts to improve California’s infrastructure development process. Finally, staff from the Department of Finance will discuss California’s current planning process.

    There will be an opportunity for public comment at the end of the hearing. The Commission also encourages written comments. A business meeting will follow the hearing.

    All public notices for meetings are on the Commission’s Web site, If you need reasonable accommodation due to a disability, please contact Stuart Drown at (916) 445-2125 or by Thursday, February 19, 2009.