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- Call to Order and Roll Call
The meeting was called to order at 9:05 a.m. by Todd Rydstrom, Deputy Controller. Other participants included Aimee Brown, Kevin Kone, Brenda Kwee McNulty, and Eric Sandler. Meghan Wallace was absent. Deputy Controller Rydstrom read the statement regarding the Ramaytush Ohlone and the affirmation of their sovereign rights as First People that is located at the beginning of the meeting agenda.
- Discussion and Action to Approve Minutes
The minutes of the October 15, 2021 meeting were unanimously approved. There was no public comment.
- Discussion and Action to Approve Three Findings: Teleconferenced Meetings
- Each body must find that it has considered (or reconsidered) the circumstances of the state of emergency; and either,
- That the state of emergency continues to directly impact the ability of members to meet safely in person, or
- That state or local officials continue to impose or recommend measures
The Committee discussed and approved the three findings regarding teleconferenced meetings. There was no public comment
- Review of the Treasurer’s Recent Investment Performance
Hubert White, Chief Investment Officer, provided a review of the Treasurer’s recent investment performance from the report dated October 2021. As expected, the COVID pandemic continues to have a strong impact on the economy and markets as the improvement halts and the Omicron Variant is detected in 17 U.S. states. The COVID variants are also presenting a greater concern for economic growth per key economic data (gross domestic product, the Producer Price Index vs. the Consumer Price Index, employment, and jobless claims).
The labor market was held back by a lack of willing workers. Treasury yields jumped on accelerated rate hike expectations. Other yield rates were also reviewed. There was no change in the portfolio considerations.
Other updates and discussion that included: strategic considerations, an economic outlook, pooled fund review, portfolio considerations and investment pool participation trends and results.
Mr. White also provided TTX Department Updates that included:
- Investment Accounting Software Implementation; and
- Contract Negotiations for new CCSF Banking Partners.
There was no public comment
- Public Comment
Committee members Eric Sandler and Kevin Kone will be leaving the Committee at the end of the year. Mr. Sandler is retiring. Mr. Kone will move on to other duties and will be replaced by the new Airport CFO.
The meeting dates for 2022 will be distributed later today.
The meeting was adjourned at 9:48 a.m.
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Ancestral homeland acknowledgment
Ancestral homeland acknowledgment
We acknowledge that we are on the unceded ancestral homeland of the Ramaytush Ohlone who the original inhabitants of the San Francisco Peninsula are. As the indigenous stewards of this land and in accordance with their traditions, the Ramaytush Ohlone have never ceded, lost nor forgotten their responsibilities as the caretakers of this place, as well as for all peoples who reside in their traditional territory. As guests, we recognize that we benefit from living and working on their traditional homeland. We wish to pay our respects by acknowledging the ancestors, elders, and relatives of the Ramaytush Community and by affirming their sovereign rights as First Peoples.