Small Business Commission



Replaces All Previous Notices

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN of the following vacancy:

Vacant seat 3, succeeding William Ortiz-Cartagena, term expired, must be an owner, operator, or officer of a San Francisco small business and appointed by the Board of Supervisors, for the unexpired portion a four-year term ending January 6, 2020.

Pursuant to Charter, Section 4.101, members of this Commission must be, and remain during their tenure, an elector of the City and County of San Francisco.  (The Charter defines an elector as a person registered to vote in the City and County of San Francisco. This voter registration requirement encompasses other requirements: that a member must be a citizen of the United States, a resident of San Francisco, at least 18 years of age or older before the next election, must not be in prison or on parole for the conviction of a felony, and must not have been judged by a court to be mentally incompetent to register and vote.)

Reports: None.

Sunset Date: None.

Additional information relating to the Small Business Commission may be obtained by reviewing Charter, Section 4.134, available at or by visiting the Commission’s website at

Pursuant to Board of Supervisors Rules of Order 2.32 (Motion No. 05-92) all applicants applying for this Board must complete and submit, with their application, a copy (not original) of their Form 700, Statement of Economic Interests. Applications will not be considered if a copy of the Form 700 is not submitted. Form 700, Statement of Economic Interests, may be obtained at

Interested persons may obtain an application from the Board of Supervisors website at or from the Rules Committee Clerk, 1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place, Room 244, San Francisco, CA 94102-4689. All applicants must be residents of San Francisco, unless otherwise stated.

Next Steps: Applicants who meet the minimum qualifications will be contacted by the Rules Committee Clerk once the Rules Committee Chair determines the date of the hearing. Members of the Rules Committee will consider the appointment at the meeting and applicant(s) may be asked to state their qualifications. The appointment of the individual who is recommended by the Rules Committee will be forwarded to the Board of Supervisors for final approval.

Please Note: Depending upon the posting date, this vacancy may have already been filled. To determine if the vacancy for this Commission is still available, or if you require additional information, please call the Rules Committee Clerk at (415) 554-7702.

Angela Calvillo
Clerk of the Board

DATED/POSTED: January 28, 2015