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findings and item 32 an ordinance dedicating the property commonly known as c-26 as public right-of-way and mariposa park and for the facilities that comprise the facilities for open space and park purposes and accepting the work ordinances and making the appropriate understanding. >> okay supervisor kim no comment. >> this come out of committee with no recommendation madam clerk can you please call the roll. >> on items 31 and 32. >> supervisor campos supervisor cowen supervisor farrell supervisor kim supervisor mar sxhoenlz supervisor tang supervisor wiener
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supervisor yee supervisor avalos supervisor breed there are 11 i's. >> the ordinances is passed unanimously on the first reading all right. let's go to roll call for introductions. >> first on introduction is supervisor campos. >> thank you supervisor cowen supervisor farrell thank you colleagues i have one in memoriam to with a heavy heart for the former clerk of the board john l taylor that passed one the city's most respected clerk's office and worked for the supervisors for 16 years and brought experience to the board acting with the sense of humor and fairness and served many members on the board of supervisors and public are division and created a bulletin
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board for city employees to interact and - he had a distinguished spanning criteria outside of san francisco serving on fresno and berkley and working with the stanford research institute and missed by all of us but his life he tirelessly worked to make us better and survived by waste wife and children the rest i submit. >> thank you, colleagues and bone on behalf of the entire members of the board of supervisors we will adjourn this meeting on behalf of the late john taylor without objection thank you. >> thank you supervisor farrell and supervisor kim. >> thank you today, i'm requesting a hearing to review the bike lane safety and enforcement for the last
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several years inform close to thirty people are being killed and 200 or more injured awhile chrysler and last week two lost their lives on their bikes i live on the discredit where katherine lost her life i use it street and today, i bike down that bike lane to come to work at city hall from my own experience we've been working for the last two years with supervisor avalos and supervisor yee office to form and push for vision zero to get cultural design shifts to insure that zero individuals are dying on our streets due to those collisions we know that many of the agencies make the improvements throughout the neighborhood and in our high injury corridors increasing crosswalks and bike lanes and
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continue to be a bigger city time to fast track for public safety and bicycle safety we see those fast track changes to insure the long term changes we need to see are all right. in the hoper and proud to work with sfmta to get our temporary bike lane on howard and fulsome more recently an golden gate but where and when we'll put in protected bike lanes to insure the growing city your for the growing number of cyclists including myself in calling for in hearing we like the constituents to hear about the protection of our bablz and nothing more frustrating than seeing a truck or car double parked for these -
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with drivers - it also, of course, provides additional tensions has been well documented by streetcars and others bike with cameras they can video what they get to see on a detail basis on the streets i want to say thank my colleagues supervisor mar and commissioner peskin and me that concurred that has religion to a level we need a citywide discussion on this matter lastly i want to raise we must continue to think outside the box when it comes to this measure of the mta and the transportation authority have been pushing on safety throughout the city we have all seen the diagrams if you are hit by a car traveling at 40 mile-per-hour only one out of pen pedestrians will survive but
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at 20 mile-per-hour 9 out of 10 pedestrians are likely to survive speed is absolutely essential lowering speed is essential inform our city reaching negotiation and speed is ten times the injuries in san francisco and driving under the influence it appears it unsafe 1350ed was an issue at the golden gate park and at fulsome and 7 and follow the direction of standardized like chicago and new york and really exam and hopefully at the sate level have enforcement cameras in i look forward to work with walk sf and with the bike coalition to have a safer city for everyone and i
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submitted an in memoriam for co-sponsor popular earlier today and like to - in memoriam on june 22nd earthquake was killed by and speeding driver that ran a red light on fulsome this is gross negligence this young woman as view point and lovely the beloved daughter of john and matter graduated from wisconsin with a degree per her in memoriam site she sought engineering to follow her dreams she loved children and as a growing professional woman continued to see through her eyes a possible - she was a shining light 94 of flowers
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donations made to the society of women engineers as a social of engineers we will list this on on facebook page we have to insure that lives lost like those of katherine can't be in vain and we step up to create the design to make our streets less than in conflict and starve for all the cyclists and do doing everything we can around the issue of enforcement and the rest i submit. >> thank you, supervisor kim and supervisor mar. >> thank you colleagues it is time for san francisco 5 years into the tech boom in the housing crisis to require big technology companies to pay their fair share to address the homeless impact on san francisco i tonight thank aaron peskin and supervisor
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campos in the broad coalition of organization that are introducing this with us today, the rapid tech boom in our city and region effects our city's ability to drive and prosper by the growth of tech sector makes it difficult for working families and people to remain in their homes in san francisco to live no more where they work by making tech corporations may their fair share keep the small businesses running so people can afford to live here that's why i'm introducing the fair share homeless task that will have the 5 percent workforce an large tech corporations in san francisco to fund affordable housing and services that will reduce fees on small business owners so more independent merchant can remain in the city
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and cuts the register fees in half this ballot measures bring one and $80 million in annual revenue to expand and preserve affordable housing requiring san francisco tech companies and corporations to pay their fair share low help with the rising rents and higher cost of living the city has ocean boulevard million dollars no tax breaks for tech corporations since 2011 in the past 5 years and eliminating a key source of revenue that helps to improve our city and lessen the tax burden for more mom and pop shops the tech boom as priced outs small merchant out of places to live and make a living in san francisco we can't afford to lose of our incredible diversity and unique character the special beauty and fabric of
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our beloved community san francisco must remain home inform all walks of life the impact tax is an example of city stepping with solutions and fund for the homelessness crisis for the benefit of common good and change the rules with the housing impact tax to shifter the tax burdens watt from the mom and pop shops and hold the tech boom accountable i thank any co-sponsors supervisor cohen's and supervisor campos and the alliance of californian for homelessness coalition for their encourage in moving this forward i want to give a special thanks to my legislative that working closely with the our city attorney scott putting in many, many hours putting 2, 3, 4 it together additional hopefully
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this moves you forward i look forward to the dialogue that follows and also following up on supervisor kim's hearing call for a hearing he will join in support of specific action plans and the vision zero coalition efforts to make sure that no more bicyclists are modern pedestrians are killed i think the tragedy that jane kim brought of of jan death by and hit a home run is not isolated from killing someone riding to gg park and end our meeting with an in memoriam in honor of ms. heather miller 41-year-old that was as supervisor kim mentioned tragically killed awhile bike
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through gg park on jfk on a stretch of jfk drive not with a protected bike lane june 22nd both women perished in the evening shotgun remembered in san francisco dark history heather loved her dog and a good glass of wine her friends and family i expressed any condolences to the family of kate flatteningy as well as with the vision zero coalition and upcoming meetings coming up from the vision zero task force i look forward to what kinds of specific actions that will be developed i also want to say that the bike party will be having a vigil tonight from 7:30 to 8 point of privilege it is not to see these
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as isolated events but with the biefl coalition so i looked forward to the hearing and the upcoming vision zero meeting the rest i submit thank you. >> thank you supervisor mar supervisor peskin. >> thank you, madam clerk colleagues aau as you know this body has lengthy conversation though to talk about the homelessness and easy the surviving of our fellow san franciscans that find themselves without a safe place to sleep and assess services or even use bathrooms when i was on the board of supervisors many discusses and those discussions continue our 2015 homeless count 70 percent of our homeless were previously housed 90 in san francisco at the they become homeless and the two tops were eviction and divorce there is
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one shelter bed for every 5 and a half people we have 8 hundred people waiting for shelter will kevin did a study it talked about the homeless here in california starting from the fallout of vietnam war and the shameful treatment to the veterans to the gutting of our fellow social programs under 01980s reagan despite the memorial including the magical and mayor newsom carry not cash thousands suffer on the street earlier this month our legislative analyst we're spending over $20 million dollars to cite homeless for quality of life under the ordinance and yet ours own laws are not decreasing the number of homeless open our streets we all
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know those facts and figures not a new resolution and not solved by creating more programs that attempt to solve homelessness i'm delighted we've come together today on the second reading to create a department of homelessness to stop this isolation between the departments and to fully implement a housing first policy that prioritize wrap around services and transitioning the residents into permanently affordable housing we need housing that is affordable and assessable today i'm asking for support to put people before politics in a compassionate and pro-active solution rather than divisive and more failed policies we've been working to get the department of homelessness off the ground i think that is critical that we enable and impervious our new
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director who brings his years of experience if the homeless and chp we all know cares deeply aboute. homelessness we need to give him an opportunity to do his job we all work - we all agreed to delay supervisor campos legislation so the gentleman can work with him needed amendments made to speak with one voice and not turn homelessness into a applies issue we reserve money for the department of homelessness to the tune of over $11 million and over $47 million in the following fiscal year and the gentleman has given little hire process for staff and we just opened under mayor ed lee's leadership a new navigation center in the civically e civic
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center and povpt and his in the long run agency has a host of recommendations how we should address homelessness encampments we don't meet a 24th allow alu in the piece of the san francisco examiner to try to brej that but work togethertology solve homelessness by commenting pro-active policies today i'm introducing a resolution this is a separate subject in response to the public works solicitation for public comment on criminal background checks for so-called transportation like uber and lyft and other companies the cpuc has attempted to look at the safety risks and make sure
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the safety of the public is not commodity and the resolution i'm introducing support that call to public safety under the cutters regulatory regime the city and county of san francisco regulates the traditional taxicab but the cpuc asserts its jurisdiction over the tmcs this an uneven two teetered system to the detriment and indeed to the detriment of the public welfare we know a broad consensus among law enforcement that fingertip basis background checks are the gold standard and the background checks used by uber and lyft has missed serious conviction we here tmc drivers shouldn't be open the road in many instance those crimes could be presented
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by adequate background checks that is indicative of a two tiered regulatory between taxicabs and tmcs is any competitive and unfair and even though the regulations that we placed on taxi companies including maneuvered workers' compensation are truly common sense registrations but don't employ to tmcs the resolution i'm introducing supports putting tmcs on the same level the playing field with respect to background checks fingerprinting is the best method and the only way to hold tmcs like uber and lyft to the same standards as taxis the rest i submit. >> thank you supervisor peskin. >> supervisor wiener. >> supervisor yee.
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>> thank you, madam clerk colleagues for the past several years grown toirdz of hearing about the care of trees so today i'll be submitting legislation to take back the trees i received calls on a daily basis if angry constituents that are meant by fines or to care for trees not previously responsible for everyone seems to love trees until thai they have to maintain them it is a camp for the university we have to agree on one thing we should take care of our street trees i want to acknowledge - the effort from friends of urban forest and supervisors that worked on creating an urban
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forestry plan for san francisco while a number of tree measures are making their way to the november ballot i am being asked time and time again by constituents why can't this happen sooner why did it take an election to overturn the decisions to be changed at the board of supervisors today, i'm proposing a very simple ordinance to echo that very sentiment the city of san francisco should and low take back the responsibility of caring for strrz care for our street trees should be a basic city service during the recession the city reduces the funding in order to save on the critical services it was the right decision to make then but in retrofit it costs us we are now living through the
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negative consequences of tree relinquishment program and in addition to the frustration of property owners we end up with a weakened urban forest with trees killed you think maintained and damage from poor care we can't reverse what is done but can take responsibility for what the public directed us to do what our taxpayers expects us to do i find it disappointing we're more and more riling on private citizens and every time we find ourselves with a difficult decision we're grown accustomed to have more taxed to cover what the city should be prioritizing we're not making it easy for working-class and middle-income families to stay in san francisco regardless on the ballot we can do this now if
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trees are a priority of constituents and the city let's make it happen for now we can find solutions until a long term funding stream is determined the people have already spoken let's take back the trees so that's one item that i'm submitting and the second item i'm submitting i can't - i think we all agree that car break-ins and burglars are a problem and in my district the number one issue i hear at every community meanwhile e meeting we've held to hearings at the board of supervisors on this very topic there was many reports on auto break-ins in the city when was embarrassing featured in a national publication the in ability to curve property crimes and residents and tourists had
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enough for the past year working with the community members local champions and sfpd short time and have long term strategies reduce property crime and invest in more resources to have prevention and the san francisco police department that's why i'm perplexed that an initiative ordinance was submitted for other november ballot to address property crimes through the units of the san francisco police department the residents of san francisco have all right spoken loud and clear will this issue we don't need to go to the ballot box to have a dedicated unit or to provide property crimes for focused attention the ballot proposal can't be amended or changed the proposals does not have time to be vetted or discussed this is a real disservice to the san
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franciscans i believe that having a centralized units on property crimes with the san francisco police department is can be helpful but concerned with what that means to the local precincts i'm concerned about whether this will be the most efficient and effective medal method to address the property crimes nothing can be changed on this ballot we can push for something better here and now i'd like to propose a way for us to come together those are issues that what about made and board of supervisors not the ballot box ours protective process provides us with the opportunity to engage with stakeholders and community leaders and the san francisco police department to create something that can work the
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version i'm submit today is the same version that was submitted to the department of the elections word for word this is a starting point to work on something we can all support i look forward to working with you to you think if any, to a sensible thoughtful solution the rest i submit. >> thank you supervisor avalos. >> thank you, colleagues. i have 3 i'll stand up 3 items for introduction today since march of 2011 i've been serving on the air quality management district income august of 2012 august 6, 2012 the chevron in richmond had a fire and blew up and sent 15 thousand people seeking medical care at local hospitals since that time the staff of the air district have been working
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on rules to limit emissions from refineri refineries carbon and oxygen gunmen addicted i'm submitting a resolution calling for the mix of - we include the new medic caps not circling proposed caps are refining below what was allowed by the epa and make sure that they don't increase their emissions to within the epa allows so extending the caps we'll not see more manages of carbon monoxide that is vice chair an impact on climatic change and toxic emissions on the bay area residents health i
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have to measure supported by labor and community groups with the refinery groups as well as groups loss close to the fence lines of refineries to make sure in the mix of measures that the air district provide we're including the numeric more in the city of rofshlgd their emotionally the week fourth of july and expect more resolutions to be passed i'm also submit a hearing c request it is related to item 37 only our calendar item 37 urging our san francisco employees retirement system to the disingenuous vest from firearms
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mustards and item 37 was already introduced and voted on unanimously by the board of supervisors two years ago closely after sandy newtown massacre and we've also that year introduced a measure to devest from fossil fuel companies i've been focused on making sure that sf first follows open their promises in particular around fossil fuel divestment and staff has been a huge impediment to make sure we make that divestment really real and happening since 2015 we passed the fossil fuel divestment at the portfolio with $15 billion it is notice $20 billion that was the portfolio they've lost $500 million that was 1r689d in fossil fuel companies despite our resolution exceeded
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gave them with them to make divestment a reality so for no improvement and just another resolution not worthwhile so i'll calling for a hearing to have sf first come and report to the board of supervisors with their progress has been so for and also think we're missing the mark we talk about devest from guns and gun control and how mustards and other manufacturers are inseparately intertwined with the military complex we're talking about doing gun control we have to have control of our military mustards as well did you know that colleagues office of citizens complaints is requesting we just want our arsenal by a trillion dollars
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not to housing and education that is our future being destroyed by the militarization of our planet and so i'm calling for a hearing as well that sf first report to us what is the city's investment in military contractors not just gun manufacturers. >> military contractors and come back after that report with a decision to devest from military contractors as well i'm waiting for the evidence we were promised 25 years ago and it seems is it so as perpetual war i had a quote from eisenhower i'll not use he talked about how the military he pointed out the last speech when he was leaving the presidency our our cultural spiritual life the country are placard and destroyed by the
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military industrial context i think that 50 or you wouldn't years proven to be right lastly i have an in memoriam for joseph gi mentions him last week but now an official admonishment he was someone i had honored here during small business month about three years ago she was closing his business down creative music open ocean avenue and mission street he held shop for thirty years had a great business going music and records his passion was bylaws and jazz a great person to talk about music he had served as a signal man in the navy and worked as a peace officer if the city of prior to opening he passed away 1235 on june 13th in the company
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of his wife, niece earthquake and his nephew and his memorial had been held monday july 11th at daily city and elba his wife said please donate to an organization that was dear to i don't have the mentor men's movement and donations to 5150 old redwood california that concludes any introduction thank you madam chair rosales that concludes our business and roll call for introduction. >> can you please read public comment. >> yes. >> yes. at this point, the public may comment up to
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2 minutes on matters within the jurisdiction of the board pursuant to the board's rules. direct your remarks to the board as a whole and not to matter. speakers using translation services get up to twice the time. and if you need to put up a document on the overhead advise sfgovtv, and take it down when you are finished. as in the case with items on content new unfinished business or the reports items 1 through 32 director our remark to the board and speakers as a whole and not to individual board members, no one is required to comment on your matter. tshd document on the overhead advise sfgovtv, and take it down when you are finished. thank you first speaker please. >> supervisors today, i'm going to speak about justice for mario woods coalition and on july the 22 you
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supervisors unanimously declared that day to remember him so there's going to be to events one on the 22 july the 22 mark it on our calendar and the other one on july 23rd at martin luther king slash jc jones playground on third street and carol supervisors this man should not have been killed or murdered but he was and we do meet every thursday at 315 rhode island to discuss about what is happening on our streets of san francisco and how young men and women are being killed by the police who prefer
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to shoot first and ask questions later but i'm here to brought to your attention that in this remembrance ordinance or resolution everybody was very pleased that day was set aside but i'm here to request some of you whose heart was touched by his death if you all can figure out. >> way how some money can be incorporated so this remembrance day can be held much like in the military i know you're not a federal organization but i do know and hope the mayor is hearing we have a budget of 9. $6 billion we know we spend a
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quarter of a billion dollars for our homeless but one or two or three or four who can put your heads together this is justice for mario woods coalition so it includes alex, and the others thank you very much. >> thank you. >> next speaker, please. >> madam president and supervisors good afternoon my name is cecil i'm a manager in my free time i play the french home with the march bands our band was excluded in the japantown this year because of the interference from the chinese consulate pause members of the band follow the engine
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promises of compassionate and tolerance in my opinion is an extension of the chinese communist prosecution the brutal of this prosecution is highlighted in health resolution 33 which it was passed unanimously by the u.s. house of representatives on june 13th condemning the practices in chienl foster on june 22nd a study by nobel peace prize david and david killing more as well as investigative journalist was released at the national press club the report revealed an astonishing daily that up to one .5 million prisons like those practitioners were killed for their organs by the chinese regime since the year 2000 the
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publication as well as the prosecution has received wide media coverage in the u.s. i urge the san francisco board of supervisors and the community leaders to takection in stopping the chinese consulate from bullying and encourage everyone to join the chores and end to this brutal prohibition thank you very much. >> thank you. >> next speaker, please. >> good afternoon i'm david gold a san francisco resident i say was arrested and put in labor camp in beijing and worked on the asian san francisco n go before i was arrested in m
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may 2006 several folks came into any home i was put into a labor camp and after arrested my wife come from the uc to seek help in 2007, 8 congress people and congresswoman cosigned several letters to chinese officials with the help of u.s. government i came to the united states at the end of 2008 with my daughter soon after i was released i'm grateful to the u.s. government and other people that helped me and my family my wife and my daughter live in san francisco we enjoy the deciphered community here - just two weeks ago u.s.
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congress unanimously passed the number 343 requesting the chinese government to stop their prosecution the u.s. governments taken a clear stands on this issue i hope you can help to keep the administrator of this new city and the core value of that nation thank you. >> thank you one more. >> this is a letter from the congress people. >> thanks. >> i can hear actually think that is worthy and very good request okay. so after the house resolution 343 that condemned the stand against the consulate a new report was released a week ago about the
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same topic that is mentioned by the previous speaker i want to introduce a little bit of the authors two our reknown canada attorney the former canada secretary of state as the investigative reporter interviewed by many medias so this report has 8 hundred page and 1y0679 footnotes by the 200 plus hospitals in china and provided the details one and 60 of them and interviewed numerous people the conclusion is gruesome slow motion genocide over one million organs removed if unwillingly adorns so madam president and the members of the public i know that this is a little bit be beyond belief many people feel so including the author themselves around the
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world disclosed what happened to 6 million judiciously people in holocaust the certification voted never again, the perpetrator tried to cover up and the japantown prayed of san francisco become an unwillingly victim or an accomplice so the issue raised by the report and the resolution warranted - some are inviting investigators tidal ask our board of supervisors when necessary come would you be willing to invite them to take a stand share 0 how they did the findings and - >> thank you. >> next speaker, please. >> game-changer madam president i'm a member of the
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divine marching bands that was not allowed to play this is the crime against humanity in china and even investigative reporter was invite to the congressal hearing one .5 organize transport sometimes more than the chinese government is willing to admit and a piece of what he said last thursday asked and answered solve this problem we can't say verify some proclaimed by arranged visit in the words of doctor jabbing if
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the go ethics committee the son of a holocaust survivor not repeat the dreadful mistake to the nazi complains camp a pleasant recreation camp in short the medical community can't solve this they need a house resolution 343 and need our research and now investigations and oversight against people going to china and the support of american people not a single israel went to china to take a stand against organize replacement and cutting off fund was not enough. >> thank you. >> next speaker, please.
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>> good morning president and the supervisors i'm tom i'm a member of the divine marching band i came here to share the fact about the crime of organize - i'd like to introduce mr. david madison a reknown human rights attorney in canned and served as the canada presentation to stockholm from the holocaust following a short piece of what he said on organ harvesting. >> organ transports buys in china is a donor not a patient demand problem we can end this fwierl in organ transport china will continue yet we doing everything we can to avoid complicity and this calls to
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conduct a detailed analysis apple state staungs from non-pefrnlz of conscious i'll suggest this analysis should be more than a presentation coupled with schien denials to fulfill the mandate should come to its own conclusions and a more direct connotation making organ transportation is a crime and conclusion let me say when it comes down to abuse of organ transportation not only the patient is in need of the organize but the u.s. must doing everything we can to stop that introduce happening thank you very much. >> thank you. >> next speaker, please. >> >> next speaker, please. >> good evening supervisors with the high technology we have
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in san francisco by the city by the bayer bay people that come here express their concerns but now only a minute and a few seconds i'm here to speak on the black african-american with the out immigration i found out today, if director sparks of the commission is no longer there in the potrero and the department was talking about immigration speaking of the department heads being the czar of out immigration gives me the power invested in me to audit the departments i'm grateful supervisor peskin and the rest of them is getting ready to create a commission to oversee a lot of the department heads running rampant and affordability most of them don't
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know what the hell is going on boy and girl spending big time money and out exhibition i'll ask our supervisors and some of the legislation to put money aside with the 8. $9 billion for out ma congratulations to the younger generation the department heads and set aside set aside you can't call it the 209 but set aside money now collectively supervisors you can do that so conflict resolution collective affordability trust and transparency must be in our communities and have conversations about legislations that's going to our generation more, more lip talk a new group
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i'm running out of time i try to stick - >> thank you. >> next speaker, please. >> thank you supervisor president london breed and all the folks my name is still christopher i live on 6 and howard less than 40 years from sea level rise rise to comment on san francisco g spot that's a google spot that is to say the bus stop a spot that you members don't want subject to a ceqa process well i mean, i'll give my christopher's environmental quality analysis if i can get the nvlsz analysis you might start my time
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this is not an underutilized muni stop it is one of the most heavily traveled muni stops in the city that is one of the most heavily vehicular intersections in the city the transfer port for the central city bus stops this is the most heavily pedestrian pathway in one of the most in our beloved city and county that is also my regular path on the way to and from my give him every other day and this is a mess a design disaster a tragic consequence of apathy planning and inept planning that is an outrage and going to kill
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somebody eventually thank you supervisor breed. >> thank you. >> next speaker, please. >> my name is silvia johnson. i've been looking at the it categories and - this was supposed to be done and was supposed to be talked to about the hearings and other things i went to one just the other day on 17 and they lied to me i was not supposed to be in there so someone is doing damage not passing and curing cancer on
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this resolution and it is all over and jealousy i'm tired of telling everyone what we should be doing and nobody is doing anything abused they want - asked me this is awful some message they've been putting money on and nothing happened but killing and no - the ccc and everything else and this is psa has been monotonous visits for somebody that is trying to help the world in reality because of the airport flights and this is you know unreal because their suspected tupidit
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they're telling me i don't need to be there in there i'm telling you. >> thank you, ms. johnson. >> next speaker, please. >> hi i've been here years july will be 56 like usually she wants to run out they say go to our supervisors i thought that was what you guys are here for we're telling you was going on in the community and last week your own
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areas i can't come to somebody for help that's one of you guys colleagues but in any event i've been living here my mother died her and family died here my son died here on the chest and they're trying to putting push me out i'm protesting against the krooktd police and this mayor you know everybody is getting together and trying to push me out i'm trying to stay in my own community the sad thing i can't go to my supervisor for help you have showed you copies and every time owe show up and ask for help you only get 8 hundred and 88 protests they rewarding raised my rent to 8 hundred and 88 this is where i want to live and die this is my home there are good
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people put in court with their children like i said this my home i'm a san franciscan this is my home you guys are pushing us out i'm not going no where i promise you guys i'm not leaving my home but i can't get nobody to help me find a home for two years i'm balanced because i protested the mayor and the police everybody is getting together and saying we're not going to help her malia we had an argument. >> thank you. >> next speaker, please. >> my name is sarah you know my son was murdered i thank everyone accept and expend out your prayers it's been a year and a half the case is not solved i'm growing and trying to deal with the reality of my son being murdered you
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know, i come here for various issues today, i'm here in yards to puerto rico an activist in san francisco and bayview for over 15 or 20 years i've seen this young woman fight for the children we all have our issues so do you her son was murdered as my son was murdered you know i'm here to support the families of murdered children so i'm here to support puerto rico in asking london if you can help me in any way to find hours for her we will have to put all the issues aside if she got into an argument with malia this young woman brought truckloads of women to support malia cohen so i'm asking for anyone that has
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any type of power to be able to assist myself and helping this puerto rico she's disabled in finding a home and thank you for your prayers and looking forward to coming and helping as many mothers and families that i can who are dealing with the murders of those babies be murder and their families are not acknowledged thank you very much. >> thank you. >> next speaker, please. >> hello my name is a mistake i'd like to show this hello headline from the businessman that reads this alabama county wouldn't lower flags with the orlando massacre from the birmingham and politicians in alabama refuse to lower the killing of 49 gay people and
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straight people in orlando, florida and next, i want to show hypothetically castro street flag remains added full flag over orlando attacks that is from a gay newspapers in san diego please come back to me that stories appeared in the to san diego press it is shameful that san francisco's harvey milk plaza lowered the flag for 3 hours while the political rally was on june 12th speak some see that has a political rally regardless san francisco unfortunately has something in common with a county in alabama as the only places in the world where flags were not lowered at the president requested from sunday's the 16 through june 16th what is it saying about san
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francisco that harvey milk plaza flag pole privatized by the city and controlled by the castro merchants was one of just a handful of places around the world that explicit lover the flag as president obama requested i'm here to say it is time to have a discussion about the president's with the rainbow flag harry harvey would have lowered the flag. >> thank you. >> next speaker, please. >> overhead please.
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okay tom gilbert a new housing plan i usually don't get to this thirty percent open market resident register or condos open to the world and if so rentals thaig they're still rent-controlled 10 percent now if this is a half a hundred units in the tenderloin or one hundred unit in chinatown this is what we're getting thirty percent new people monarchy and 10 percent if you're a thirty year resident above 65 years old so we're moving seniors into around the neighborhood if you're 20-year resident in the local zip code we're moving
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you into the new homes so if you're a 15 year - for 5 percent if you're a thirty year resident a senior have a shot at the 5 percent of housing the next 20 percent of those homes are for teachers and political and firemen we're not adjusting the price those units are for you and then the last 20 percent are for people the less fortunate we have a stipend in this city to take care of the people in the city fisherman's wharf everyone in the city and lack of people that have adequate housing we need to evaluate that the city cannot build it on its own the private sector need a new value system
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thank you. >> thank you. >> next speaker, please. >> hello this is the issue i really want to speak about now i've been coming up with this idea for storage lockers you can solve the homeless practice i swear to god if you make it a in time you form a nonprofit and you get fund from lots of other foundations which have billions of waiting to do stuff you won't have to use harder any of the city's money by using foundation money to do it as a nonprofit when you do that those storage lockers that can be stacked sky-high hesitant elizabeth those out for two or three hundred a month and use those in
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sub marches do that you- manufactured and stack them and stairways and renter outing those out for $300 or less solve the homeless crisis this year if you get on the stick put me on a committee i answer to god i'll show you and put those things wherever you want their transfersable and put them in any district around the city just by manufacturing those beautiful little homes and put them open on lift - use storage lockers that is manufactureed and find do the property and
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start stacking them up and solve the homeless crisis this year put me on one of the committees i'll show you how it is done that's how you solve the homeless crisis use storage lockers around the city have a good day. >> thank you. >> next speaker, please. >> chinatown missionary over one needs to have footing for permanent elevation and less - this is our wellness of justice in principle we're having harmony and projecting once 20 true heart of mercy one can reason well in developing political solutions in true principle for all matters political leaders should perform the works of beauties
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with good circulation in unit of politics and holiness and diverse properties list them for humanity and true encourage one takes an course of ones destiny in civilization in all aspects of their lives and true success of ones destiny one can have wellness of harmony and social orders in achievement of personal circumstances facing good or bad outcomes one should have an obvious in more good deeds to direct one lives on a course of action one may not see a way in did the but this guidelines is having mercy as well as humanity and justice one
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can develop diverse methodologies for solving problems of matters for the full itself stent not loss hope for worldly rescue without bias. >> thank you. any other speakers. >> a certain man had a fig tree planned in his vineyard and came and so you get fruit and found nun then to the dresser behold those 3 years i seek congruity fruit on the tree cut it down he answering said onto him lord until i dunk if it that bear fruit well, then not after that cut it down when jesus gave
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that parable judgment day come for the muslim in orlando and the homosexuals and they die today you center to come to jesus this is serious this guy mentioned the rainbow flag was not lowered president obama is bringing in the muslims god says in rome's 5 in due time christ died for the urban godly i only have two minutes not two hours i'm thrumming we are in the is an bath year we're definitely probably started in the no december 7th might have start in the strings not an rancho hashing jesus is coming back back i know you don't know
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the day and hour that is a fact he died for your sins he didn't have any sins we all have sins he didn't have any he made payment he resurrected the third day what man in history ever appealed to the prophesies for crying out loud palms 52 the question listen - >> thank you madam president appears to be no more speakers. >> anyone wish to comment on item number seeing none, public comment is closed. let's go back to items 29 and thirty representative if dpw
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>> again, i want to reiterate that the sidewalk inspection and repair program has issued over 30 thousand plus invoices and 2 thousand plus or 88 percent have been if the past year for the representatives that presented 3 were about invoiced we reevaluated the bills to the property owner one constituents didn't receive the invoice we will e-mail and advise them to pay by july 8th and four will be placed on payments insult will plans work with the property owner for an appropriate payment plan not on the property tax additional 9 were quality issues we'll have the inspector and contractor follow-up and correct in regards to 2179, 12 avenue requesting for the sidewalk inspection and
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repair original hearing ruling from the hearing officer he is still disputing the damage that was caused by privately maintained tree on his property we investigate and research this matter in regards to coal mine street of the repair costs of 5 hundred plus placed on their property tax for the total including do 12 administrative fee under state highway and local public works code the fronting property owner is responsible for the repair and maintenance of the sidewalk fronting their property this is the second board of supervisors and still refusing to pay for the work i ask the board of supervisors vote no favor of adding the repair costs to the partitioning in the amount off 5 hundred plus.
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>> can you can you talk a little bit about the quality of work and what is your procedure when the work is done it didn't net not up to standards do you go back? do you precipitate was the plan here. >> we do have a - our inspector does a walk with the contractor that is the first time the property repairs are looked at after that we don't go back to look it, it is kind of on the property owner to contact us if they're cracks or problems with the work that was done and . >> in some cases if thai may not have received a notice and the work gets done they receive a
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bill that is the first time or that they've been made aware how does that work. >> well, we get our information if the assessors office if their address is not updated with the assessor then that's the address we send to so in terms of that we - excuse me - not only do we. >> judy can you identify the department. >> public works. >> okay san francisco public works. >> thanks. >> not only notify them through the tax assessors organized address but post into the building itself so they get two notifications. >> okay the other question i had was the issue around sidewalks and trees is a real problematic issue
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and how is that dealt with for example, if it is a tree that is not necessarily located tree roots that are not on the property owners property but the sidewalks is damaged as a result of that tree it is still their responsibility to deal with the sidewalk damage? >> i believe that falls on the owner of the tree so if it is the neighboring unit that owns the tree that will be their responsibility to fix the damage. >> and what is your policy to deal with protecting residents. >> we have what we call the sidewalk nuisance assistance program it is we receive the invoice they can contact us protecting and they'll, mranls placed on a sorry planned on the
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property tax and paid over 5 years. >> okay. so for example, if the case of someone that is elderly owns the property only gets searches and seizures and no income can barely take care of their property they pay their annual praushgs what we we talking about over the course of 5 years year potentially like an example this costs in education or additions to what they're paying in property tax. >> traditionally the average square footage or the cost is around maybe $500 to one thousand dollars that included that the 12 administrative fee and over time years that will amount to maybe like i would say
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$200 per property tax. >> per year. >> for 5 years. >> yes. >> that's a lot more than potentially the $500 this is an additional couple of hundreds dollars that someone is protecting has to pay because over 5 years. >> a that's correct. >> it doesn't sounds like a good use hardship program for protecting that is a lot of extra money to pay i guessed i'm trying to understand what the why is it that someone low income has to pay more i get it you take out a loan but this is for hardship. >> and we also, we do try to work with the property owner and as christen alluded to 3 pertains that are going to pay
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in installment plan we can work with the praurnz an insult plan with the administrative fee. >> no, if they'll pay installment plan not paying the administrative fee of 12 percent. >> but if they put it on the property tax over the course of 5 years have a pay an administrative fee. >> that's correct. >> what do you mean within a year time. >> keep that one a year not coming to the board of supervisors year after year. >> can you give me examples of type of persons we're talking about for example, the one woman that was here speaking on behalf of her mother that kind of situation i'm mostly concerned about. >> what we've done we'll actually talk to her and found out what she can pay off over the course of a year.
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>> the sidewalk in front of her home. >> damaged by a tree or just damaged. >> i don't know. i i don't have the details of her particular property at this time. >> okay. and i think i'm going to led any colleagues ask a couple of questions and if i have some i'll come back to you. >> supervisor wiener. >> thank you to the department you might not know this off the top of your head terms in terms of the sidewalk damage you do know what percentage tree relayed. >> i don't have that detailed but i do know for this fiscal year and over the next two years we are working on sidewalk
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mentioning tree areas so i'm not sure of the percentage but can found out in terms of sidewalk damage in san francisco pretty high percentage is tree related. >> uh-huh. >> is that your understanding too. >> that is the correct understanding correct. >> would there be any reason for f this sidewalk damage different from the general proportion anything unique about this this will be different than the general i think facts that the bulk of sidewalk damage is tree related. >> this year one of of our goals to actually look at a lot of tree related areas around the city and county of san francisco so do you believe that the unbelievab
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of those. >> i'll have to do research. >> it seems like what you're saying it is probable those locations of damage the sidewalk are probable consistent with the general fact the bulk of the sidewalk damage is tree related any reason to think this is different. >> i will concluded this is feasible. >> okay so colleagues, we - i want to use this opportunity to plug and fix this problem it is absurd the property owners have to pay for the sidewalk and the trees
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and pay for a property that is not theirs they may not have planted the trees any financial or physical ability to take care of the tree or fix the sidewalk and there expected to do so i agree with supervisor yee introduced legislation before to go basically repeal and i'm supportive of that the challenge the cost of the city taking that back is almost $20 million a year and so you know, i know we'll be having discussions in the board about the measure that supervisor mar and i have put forward with the friends of urban forest to do a ballot measure to take back the tree and tree related sidewalk damage and pay for it and create dedicated funding otherwise if
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we take back the trees and the sidewalk and damage we're going to have to find $20 million in the budget i'll bet my lunch will that will not happen they don't do well, in the budget over and over again so i would love to vote against this i philanthropical low don't agree but taking it back and putting your money where your mouth is we put out the budget and none pushed for the $20 million for dpw inform allow them to take back the trees and sidewalk so far as i know but once again trees and sidewalks were not you know even on the list let alone in the upper portion of list let's fix this problem let's fix it with the funding mechanism
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that is dedicated so we can move on and not have to deal with those hearings it is ridiculous thank you, supervisor wiener supervisor peskin. >> thank you madam president there are any number of different lean and taxed that come to the body one procedural question why these sidewalk tax bills have been broke down over a couple of weeks is there a reason for that? >> this is the second hearing on this in a relatively short period of time. >> the first one is a separate program a accelerated abatement program how we describe it operationally is this one is a reactive problem and the sidewalk repair podium which we're talking about is more of the pro-active program. >> in terms of in the police radio active program the city
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inspects the program when people complain correct. >> seems like they can be consolidated in one hearing that neit here more there but 200 on the paper percentage wise like a lot more complainant than we normally see in those kinds of hearing i appreciate the city is aggressive about fixing our sidewalks i understand that there are issues relative to cost of homeowners but i get e get disturbed when i hear the gentleman had been trying to prove repeated he accomplished the repairs relative to a sewer vent that the city had minded him to accomplish i assume that
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is one of the list but 200 this number coming off with with all due respect that would be great if thanks can be taken place we can separate the cheat from the charge of this is my comment. >> i have follow-up questions the concern were the individuals that said they've come here before and talked to someone and throughout the issue was revolved can you explain what happened in those particular incidents. >> unfortunately, i'm thinking this is one a miscommunication issue we've put in mitigation
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measures we have been keeping a log of communications with the constituents and with public works so i'm almost 100 percent sure that won't you know 99 percent sure that will noltdz happen next year i binge this up since i've been on the board i've never don't recall someone saying they've come here before and the issue was not revolved that was definitely a surprise to me i think that ultimately any biggest concern is the communication and making sure that there is a clear communication you know with those property owners and there is also i guess a little bit better outreach especially for some of our low income property owners especially our
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senior population i know that oftentimes with more elderly people they don't do their paperwork or manage their stuff and a lot of this can be confusing and stressful i really would like the department to a better job how they communicate when in their accept and expend notices i don't know if it means home visits or somehow connecting with those particular individuals it didn't come to a point they feel the needs to send a family member or show up at one of the hearings i'd like to see those issues resolve with a little bit more compassion for those particular individuals. >> and is there anything else want to add or anything else anyone has any questions
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regarding these questions. >> supervisor yee. >> i'm just wondering why we are having hearings during the day when people have to take off from work really makes especially they're coming back twice but coming out once is a pickle and more difficult for in my mind in you're working in a low income job where you get fired because you want to come here to make their case is a real burden so almost feels like those are low income or have jobs they can't get off work to protest i'm wondering if any probability of shifting that you
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know when you have the hearings to be done in the evenings or some other format. >> supervisor yee you make a really good point i think that what we should consider looking at is the possibility of we can check with the city attorney number one looking at who to hold some of the harley's in committee i'm not sure we can and potentially looking listing it for 5:30 and not 3:303 o'clock to sit here and wait and listen to all of what we're doing on the board when your you know taking off from work to come and testify and address our issue is unfortunate and i know we can do better than this thank you supervisor yee i'll work with the city attorney on what
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could be changed in order to make this a better process. >> all right. with that, this hearing has been heard and is now filed and closed and would anyone like to make a proposal to amend the current resolution and adopt it. >> okay none. >> would like to amend. >> supervisor tang. >> i'll amendment based on what your public works states into the record and then vote on that recommended. >> okay. is there a second. >> seconded by - i saw supervisor peskin hand first sorry supervisor cowen with
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that, on the per diem item as amended call the roll. >> on item thirty supervisor campos no supervisor cowen supervisor farrell supervisor kim supervisor mar supervisor peskin supervisor tang supervisor wiener supervisor yee supervisor avalos supervisor breed there are 10 i's and one no with supervisor campos in the dissents for the resolution is adopted all right. i think we've globulin most of agenda item 35 through 42 the adoption without reference to committee items items are being considered for immediate adoption a single roll
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call vote may impact and sever an item and consider it separately. >> sdpooenz items 35 and 39. >> ms. short supervisor farrell. >> 37. >> all right. on the remaining items madam clerk call the roll. >> supervisor campos supervisor cowen supervisor farrell supervisor kim supervisor mar supervisor peskin supervisor tang supervisor wiener supervisor yee supervisor avalos supervisor breed there 11 i's. >> those items are approved amazing unanimously item 35 a resolution for the state legislator for the assembly bill public works
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regulation of taxicabs and recognition of negative impacts on local transportation and consumer safety protection. >> supervisor peskin. >> thank you madam president the amendments to ab california have been relatively stephen and to that end i'd like to delete the second whereas on page 2 and like to make a motion to do so for those of you keeping with sacramento proposals to transfer regulatory authority from the cpuc to the state department of transportation nonetheless it is something we should take a position so first like to make a motion to delete the second whereas in on page two, that
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read ab amendments the california vehicle code that provision and then i'd like to ask for waiver to send it to committee and foivenlg vote. >> commissioner peskin made a motion to amend seconded by commissioner chung can we take the amendment without objection without objection and send this to committee. >> no waiver it from committee and pass the item. >> okay. >> i don't know what that means but. >> if we could have an unanimous vote it means nothing colleagues, can we take this item okay reinforcement. >> only item 35 as amended supervisor campos supervisor cowen no. >> supervisor farrell
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supervisor kim supervisor mar supervisor peskin supervisor tang supervisor wiener no supervisor yee supervisor avalos supervisor president london breed there are 9 use of force and two nos. >> this resolution is adopted item 37 item 37 a resolution urging the san francisco employees retirement system and roof deck to devest from firearm and ammunition manufacturers. >> supervisor farrell. >> thank you, colleagues and madam president i'll save my remarks and hope to have your support i know that supervisor avalos wants a different are hearing and looking talking what the rehabbed. >> like to did you want the
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file send the duplicated file to committee with the - >> seeing no other names on the roster, colleagues reinforcement on this particular resolution madam clerk. >> on the original file 37 supervisor campos supervisor cowen supervisor farrell supervisor kim supervisor mar supervisor peskin. >> supervisor tang supervisor wiener supervisor yee supervisor avalos supervisor breed. >> there are 11 i's. >> the resolution is adopted unanimously item 39 please. item 39 a resolution urging the
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san francisco protective for the senate bill regarding wireless telecommunication facilities going due to the preemption of land use and the lack of public assess to the wireless permit process supervisor peskin colleagues as seems like all we tale with state bills on local pretimes those days whether that is in the realm of housing whether it is in the realm of transportation or in this particular case in the realm of the wireless industry but we have good news on this in so for as the assembly bill has been withdrawn and the fcc has changed course but much we've likely not seen the end of this with respect to fast tracking and preempting i'd like to offer
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amendments that reflect the city's concerns over future regulars for the exceptions and the intent of the ab 27788 and circulated modest amendments to strike the last whereas clause and replace with with a whereas after those and other concerns were presented to assembly member by a diversity of constituents he's withdrawn the assembly bill 2788 for the near term and then slightly change the first resolve and the first further resolve to nester that is the board to insert future legislation that will replicate we go on record in opposition to legislation of this sort so i will make a motion to adopt those amendments. >> okay supervisor cohen's has made a motion to adopt the
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amendments seconded by madam chair rosales can we take the amendments without objection without objection the amendments pass and i see no names on the roster and as amended colleagues, can we take that same house, same call? all right. this resolution as amended is adopted anonymously. >> m will you please read the mirmdz. >> today's meeting will be adjourned in memory on behalf of the entire board for john l taylor and supervisor kim for the laid earthquake republican and the late corporal on behalf of the supervisor mar so for the late more like and joseph
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lambert. >> this brings us to the end of the junked madam clerk, is there any additional business to come before this body? >> there's no further business. >> great we're adjourned have. >> it seems like everyone in san francisco is talking about housing san francisco housing prizes are among the highest it tops anyone million dollars and rent rise unfortunately, this is
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not the first time housing has been in the news thought california the cost of a home has made headline the medium prices for a house in the the $207,000 in california it is more than twice that amount and the laura u bay area is higher it's more than doubled the states so while more than half of the americans can afford the medium fewer in california and quarter in the bayer and now fewer than a 6th of san franciscans can afford it so why it housing in san francisco so go cheven condition tharz the obviously a high demand to live here the city is known for cultural diversities that attacks new residents and the credible opportunity our city
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diverse and will daytime committee grows jobs as a result we estimate the number of jobs is at ann an all-time 0 hive of 6 hundred thousand in the 80 the population was 6 hundred and 75 thousand now, it's grown steadily and quickly the recent estimate is 8 hundred and 40 thousand the highest in the city's history and it's not only san francisco it is greek the bay area has $2 million for residents and jobs then in the 80 and the growth is expected to continue by the year 20403.9 million people unfortunately, our housing supply does not keep up with the demand i might not realize the majority of construction is housing that's
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been suspended for years due to the 2008 recession while population is increasing the housing is only increasing that i 9 percent if we don't pursues housing the cost of housing about only increase how do we plan the regional allocation identifies the total number of housing unit by affordable level to support the new residents san francisco incorporates it into the housing elements that guides the housing policies the arena data places it in the investment plans for the growth throughout san francisco those plans developed by years of community planning laid the ground work for the construction so the city he e sets the goals in broad terms the private sectors builds market rate
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housing and non-built affordability housing that majority of housing in san francisco as well as throughout the country market rate houses built by private developers within guidelines of the city some below market rate you howls paid pie public and private dollars and prized to be variable to certain population housing is considered affordable if it costs less than 1/3rd the medium income for a 2 percent householder is $70,000 this householder will have to pay no more than $7,150 to be affordable san francisco has see long applied federal, state and local money often built and nonprofit tint for individual families the news cities in
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california what the inclusive program requires that 10 or ottawa more units to certain blow income levels or contribute to the fund that supports the blow market rate unit almost 25 thousand have been supported by city funds and more than 6 nous thousand of the unit were built between 2000 and 2012 what you can't afford a million will home you're not alone in response san francisco mayor ed lee has set a goal of creating thirty thousand now e-mails homes by the year 2020 most will be in outreach of the san franciscan with federal and state funds drying up the san francisco ethics commission is, taking an iv i of actually
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roll is providing housing across all levels we're working diligently for everyone to live here and mr. chair protect the housing semiand strengthen goals against evictions we're commented for housing needs for all san franciscans to learn more visit highway
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>> good morning, everybody. welcome to beautiful delores park. this is a long time coming. back in 2008, voters approved a clean and safe neighborhood parks bond which allocated about $14 million to improve this incredible park. our goal together we are going to build the new dolores park that is going to be built to last. it is going to retain all of it's important features, all of it's historic qualities, all of it's essential beauty. but yet be built with the idea that this is whenever people come.
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>> we are going to be renovating all six tennis court's, replacing the basketball court with operations underneath so the staff has the ability to maintain the park. we are completely renovating the irrigation system and in addition to the operations we are building two new restroom buildings. this fund was part of the park renovation fund. we knew community was very supportive of a renovation fund. we engaged in a community process which we began with the park to do a detailed assessment of the condition of the park and very details conversation about what we can do in the park
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and utilize what we can. >> parks are where people can gather and where to relax and a lot of people in the city don't have back yards and this is where we come to be with our community. >> 1, 2, 3. [ applause ] [ cheers and applause ] >> the work begins.
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. >> good afternoon, i'd like to welcome you to the meeting ftd san francisco public utilities commission. we will be calling the meeting to order. commission secretary, can you read the -- call the roll, please. >> president vietor, here. vice president moran, here. commissioner caen, here. commissioner courtney, here. commissioner kwon is excused and we have a quorum. >> thank you,