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tv   Mayors Press Availability  SFGTV  June 21, 2016 1:00pm-1:31pm PDT

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episode we'll learn how the option to bolt our foundation in an earthquake. >> hi, everybody welcome to another episode of stay safe i'm the director of earthquake safety in the city and county of san francisco i'm joined by a friend matt. >> thank you thanks for being with us we're in a garage but at the el cap center south of market in san francisco what we've done a simulated the garage to show you what it is like to make the improvements and reduce the reflexes of earthquake we're looking at foundation bolts what do they do. >> the foundation bolts are one of the strengthening system
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they hold the lowest piece of wood onto the foundation that prevents the allows from sliding during an earthquake that is a bolt over the original construction and these are typically put in along the foundation to secure the house to the foundation one of the things we'll show you many types of bolts let's go outside and show the vufrdz we're outside the epic center in downtown san francisco we'll show 3 different types of bolts we have a e poxy anchor. >> it is a type of anchor that is adhesive and this is a rod we'll embed both the awe hey that embeds it into the foundation that will flip over a big square washer so it secured
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the mud sell to the foundation we'll need to big drill luckily we have peter from the company that will help us drill the first hole. >> so, now we have the hole drilled i'll stick the bolt in and e post-office box it. >> that wouldn't be a bad idea but the dust will prevent the e post-office box from bonding we need to clean the hole out first. >> so, now we have properly cleaned hole what's the next step. >> the next step to use e post-office box 2 consultants that mixes this together and get them into tubes and put a notice he will into the hole and put
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the e post-office box slowly and have a hole with e post-office box. >> now it is important to worm or remember when you bolt our own foundation you have to go to 9 department of building inspection and get a permit before you start what should we look at next what i did next bolt. >> a couple of anchors that expand and we can try to next that will take a hole that hole is drilled slightly larger marathon the anchor size for the e post-office box to flow around the anchor and at expansion is going into the hole the same dinning room we'll switch tamet
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so, now we have the second hole drilled what next. >> this is the anchor and this one has hard and steel threads that cuts their way into the concrete it is a ti ton anchor with the same large square so similar this didn't require e post-office box. >> that's correct you don't needed for the e post-office box to adhere overnight it will stick more easily. >> and so, now it is good to
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go is that it. >> that's it. >> the third anchor is a universal foundation plate when you don't have room above our foundation to drill from the top. >> so, now we have our foundation plate and the
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tightened screw a couple of ways to take care of a foundation what's the best. >> the best one depends on what your house is like and our contractors experience they're sometimes considered the cadillac anchor and triplely instead of not witting for the e post-office box this is essentially to use when you don't have the overhead for the foundation it really depends on the contractor and engineering what they prefer. >> talking to a qualified professional and see what. >> good morning great to see all those yellow shirts out there today my name is miami the director of planning department staff and my great honor to be preparing this today and
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presenting liz for for those of you who don't know who liz is liz is a living innovation zone which this is the second of several that will be installed in the city we're grateful for the administration and many, many department who have had a part in making this happen before i make comments let me introduce the mayor the mayor is a huge supporter and asked us to be experimental how relook at our public spaces in the city to make sure in their engaging to everyone and play with ideas how to engage hope o people in the city and make them lively and safe it is my great pleasure to introduce mayor ed lee. >> (clapping.) >> thank you miami our director of planning good morning, everyone. >> good morning. >> welcome to liz our notation
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zone before i say anything let me express our city's condolences and just really the heroic event that happened in orlando remind us we need to continue to work on how diversity and even though people in oornld the lgbtq community is suffering tremendously i know we feel a lot here in san francisco we have a very strong lgbtq community in our city i want to again express our city's sorry so far what happened and also the need to ready do something about it in terms of pretending those weapons from people's hand but most importantly to celebrate the diversity in our city and i know that we're on the verbiage of
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celebrating our provide in fact? pride month everybody yeah. >> (clapping.) >> this is what we need to do we want to do but need to do it also for the people of orlando whether in north carolina are mississippi or orlando or in san francisco we work and represent everyone in our community who we want to make sure they live full lives in our city and be safe at the same time speaking about safety that's part of the event today it is activating our united nations plaza but doing it in a way that celebrates a lot of thing that have gone on in our tenderloin and settlement for a number of years we've sought to revisit our my mind and the strand theatre just this year we opened
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up the tenderloin museum thank you randy for being here today, we're just finishing touches and opening of valencia we have downtown streets. >> (clapping.) >> here they are with us a great revitalization organization there helping us to keep everything clean and doing the work to keeps everyone safe that's part of entire revitalization everyone is working in a lot of partnerships whether it is a community benefits district and reflective of the corps that have moved in to the my mind and having them participate and volunteer work and support with the community benefits agreement the merchants association along market street are the investment over 5
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thousand 5 hundred new housing unit in the longest corridor not great lessons we see a lot of did construction, in fact, when i was walking down here i thought those echo tuned were another sign of construction all of that in collaboration with a you are office of economic workforce development, our shrdz that were doing today how fix it teams and sandy at dpw are here. >> (clapping.) >> plaza when you say plazas you mean reply they're here they got a big victory on tuesday with the dedicated fund for the park in fact, we're putting temple million dollars 0 into the children playground up 9 block that's going 101 to be an existing investment. >> (clapping.) >> all of this means many, many more combrupz u group the
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government agencies the nonprofits the community organizations the people probation officer who are serving food address providing services we're all accounting or working together to make sure we're collaboratively but also bringing and lifting everyone else up not to isolate people and have them on thanking their own but notify them into all the services we have and certainly reducing people that need a reason to many live on the streets and activating our open spaces and plaza for everyone that is the most important theme coming today know that our planning department and working with all of the different agencies really are concerned about the use of our public realms they're not isolated places for people that just stick around are hang around but
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activated and belonging to everyone and people should not feel you think safe in all the public places everyone should be welcomed as long as their invite everyone to be participating and working not only our police department is working with us but working with the bart controls and work with our ambassador programs, they're now will be working with the stewards that are making sure that our installations in this entire plaza are kept clean and useful for everyone how many people have tried to swing yet anyone all right. got to get young and noovlt well, that innovation zone is part of private-public segment for everyone on the entire stretch of market street our fire department address a is
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out there if you have an idea whether playing the piano or having an echo tube or other sounds like probation officers that people and children we're having a museum to walk to and having people guide everyone to where decree want to go and see this exciting civic center our you understand plaza this is a place for everyone this is why we put in over $200 million in our whole street civic center rather than to make sure that by the keep our streets not only clean and staff by inviting and useable by everyone this is a city that is for everyone and want to make sure our open spaces 19 are used and welcomed by everyone and we'll continue doing everything we can in partnerships with everyone whether your representing people
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that are living in the lowest sros in the tenderloin or the modern housing that is built or in the low income and middle-income housing we're starting to there or artist spaces we're trying to make sure that we have that has part of the our development all the time and rehab agreement all of this the united nations plaza is excited thank you to all the partners that have with us that continue to work with i see our cd and activist who are here as well and the food trucks are here so you don't go hungry when our playing and working at the same time this is our space of interaction the center and heart of the city i want to make sure it is safe and cleaning around the area of fulsome up to city
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hall the whether it is all the sides of market or on hyde street all of that area needs a good touch up and more eyes and making sure that everyone is safe especially the kids and children i want more o more people to get into the tenderloin museum and 826 van ness technology center at the main library for all the youth i just bumped into the larger than he's on his way to another meeting his existed our new asian art museum more hours telethon before and making more money guess what people are coming to all those events we'll do more of those kicks off zones to activate and invite more people so thank you all for joining us it is another i think reflection of how all of our agencies want to work together
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to create an atmosphere of not just safety and public realms that work for us but just ideas of how to notch with each other wear sitting down and having lunch we'll talk about the next notation idea to keep this city growing it is ultimately going to be how very share with each other and use the diversity to keep the strength of our city and by the end of the month we'll have a green pride parade and pride celebration oriental all right. thank you all for being here. >> (clapping.) >> thank you, mr. mayor appreciate our comments my great pleasure to introduce supervisor jane kim supervisor kim has been a great insert of activating our public spaces we appreciate her
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being hero today supervisor kim. >> (clapping.) >> thank you john rahaim about exactly a year ago that the mayor and i were at the ribbon cutting for the event across the street that symptoms the reinvestment so many entities into this neighborhood here in the un plaza at the injunction of many of our neighborhoods the tenderloin, middle-income and south beach and hayes valley and actually interesting for the city a site of multiple jurisdiction i see the draept department of real estate and rec and park and public works are here that a have ownership over the site and open space is incredibly important for our neighborhoods i talk about this often the district i represent the few it and small i did parks of any district we're one of the faster and the densest and as you may know one filed with
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families in the tenderloin neighborhood a growing senior population other activation of faces like the united nations plaza continue to build our community here in the neighborhood and bring together a very diverse cross section of what makes this city san francisco self-interest and so so i want to acknowledge the many emptied that are engaged in making this neighborhood safer and healthier we have many of the private sectors comboitsz twitter i think to create says to technology no our neighborhood and the mayor mentioned valencia and one of the most problematic former liquor store sites in the neighborhood and as we talk about public works we have the nonprofit likes the downtown street team that continues to do more work thank you. >> (clapping.) >> for making our neighborhood
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healthier i love seeing you when i walk to city hall from my home there is so much to be proud of working with the exploratorium and the planning department staff it is as challenge to figure out how to open our spaces to the public so that all member of our community feel comfortable light and air and ownership our open space public space i love the zone created a pilot they will fouthsd ways to have diverse parts of our city come together and feel comfortable ownership our public space and really creating things for our city i do want to thank the planning department on activating our public space and funds and in a fun way but acknowledging so many people worked to make this neighborhood a reality thank you. >> (clapping.) >> thank you supervisor.
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>> thank you again for being here this is who was involved in making this happen i think we all know this is one of the most important spades that was created many years ago and the goal here to try to recognize the importance of this space to recognize that it needs to be welcoming to everyone and frankly have fun so the idea of a living notation zone a temporary installation that people, interact with the space and be safe and be interact were 35e7 e people many may not be like them this is a great testament a great series of partnerships that made is this possible and frankly we learn more anyhow or how to activate public space and move forward an educational process at the same time this is not possible without a series oath very important partnerships first, i want to thank the
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exploratorium that actually constructed this incredible installation today, i know that period of time from the amount will be here they are a fantastic partner in all the work and unbelievably, and, secondly, i want to thank the hunters point family involved in helping us maintain 24 that is a thank you for your work and maintaining this space and, of course, the downtown street team thank you very much for being here. >> (clapping.) >> helping the spaces active it takes a family to pull those things off thank you for being part find our family i want to thank my clarifications the other department heads i'll recognition each of them before i do i want to take a moment to
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recognize the passing of carla johnson the director of the mayor's office on disability she was a tireless advocate for the people and her office was involved make sure that the disabled can interact search warrant us and i want to take a moment to recognize carr la and her fingertip are all over this we thank her so much for that all of that. >> (clapping.) >> so let me take a moment if i could to recognize a lot of people some of many are standing behind me oil shortly introduce steve from the exploratorium but i do you may give maybe i should put my glasses on first of all, the unplaza stakeholder with the general services administration, the art constitute faefrmz thank
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you so much. >> the downtown streets team i've mentioned the civic center initiative john updyke we've started in the planning department creating a partnership with the entities to create a plan for not plaza with our partners with the receptionist so this project will be an important learning tool moving forward with that plan i want to take a motel moment to recollection phil ginsburg from the rec and park department. >> (clapping.) >> the department of public works had a major role mohammed nuru couldn't be here but simon from the public works is here thank you very much simon and naomi kelly from the city offices and todd from the office of economic workforce development. >> (clapping.) >> sandy who i think you've
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heard here the mayors no fix it team director. >> (clapping.) >> and finally bearing if the department of public health as you can see this is an important effort for all of us and a major way to collaborate and learning and moving forward and activating our public victimized so finally lemon introduce steve from the tomorrow and a wonderful collaborate our on this process steve. >> hello, everybody hemming try to adjust this. >> there we go. >> okay hi, i'm steve i'm the project director if a the "x" turn studio for public spaces (yeah) >> (clapping.)
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>> i work for a team 3 designed and built this installation worked with many people and partners and shops and facilities within san francisco to make that happen our amazing partners i'd like to thank john rahaim and the planning department for bringing us into the living zone process and they were i think structural in making this happen we built the first phase along market street in mid-market and you might have seen it it is to see 0 kre9s listings vessels that stand in each vessel and talk to each other over 50 feet when we first starting work on that we noticed people were psa through not geographical with each and everyone and the world around them this is a
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non-exploratorium behavior we hope to change that we constructed the listing vessels and noticed new behaviors we noticed people getting up to help to explain the exhibit and people stopping and looking around when unfamiliar solicitation came into their head and stopped to figure out what of the going on we noticed a group of tourist lined up in one dish waiting to talk to a lady smoke a cigarette in another dish we were existed about those types of behaviors par our studio director couldn't be here he likes to call those wrecking balls for a social normal we're excited about bringing the exploratorium into public spaces for free and bam a civic partner so -
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>> (clapping.) >> so about a year ago we started talking with the planning department to look at un plaza and we realized this space is tackling a set of issues compared to middle-income like the you understand this plaza it is nexus for a difference community the tenderloin has the highest concentration of children if san francisco 70 with 35 hundred children living within a few square miles the neighborhood has some of the hoist rent coupled with at&t the highest contraption of protecting housing those are spretd groups in the milking with each we'll to change that it requires a community effort and luckily a dedicated group of organizations that are already working to change un plaza i'd like to give a few thought just.
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>> shout out for making this project a reality first of all, san francisco planning for bringing us into the living zone program and providing grant and health and navigating accident primarily process and the rec and park department for groont us the permits to work on the land. >> (clapping.) >> the office of economic workforce development for providing extra fund for lighting the plaza. >> (clapping.) >> the department of public works for keeping the place looking great and for helping us install the electrical we worked with the electricians . >> (clapping.) >> the the mayor's office of civic notation for getting this off the ground in program started. >> (clapping.) >> and the mayor's office on
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disability for reviewing the drawings and making this assessable for everyone. >> (clapping.) >> the san francisco police department for keeping this neighborhood safe. >> (clapping.) >> and the downtown streets team who petroleum tons of trash and needles every morning. >> (clapping.) >> the community ambassadors program for coping this place friendly. >> (clapping.) >> and the heart of city the farmer's market and the gift gallery to bring people into space everyday. >> (clapping.) >> there's a group called curing without worry they serve up informed and off the grid for organizing the trucks and the plaza last but not least i'd like to thank hunters point family for helping