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now i'm jealous that i didn't do that first. thank you. >> president cohen: supervisor yee, i will join you in that jealous moment because captain hart also patrols parts of district ten, a tenuous part, a very difficult, challenging part, in the sunnydale neighborhoods, and so i also want to say congratulation doedoes. so we've got a few more people who want to thank, thank you. supervisor mandelman? >> supervisor mandelman: yes. i thank you for all the work you've done, and i thank you. >> president cohen: supervisor ronen. >> supervisor ronen: yes. i think you cover all the city because you also are the captain covering bernal heights, and i just want to say as a residence of bernal heights, and as someone who
knows the neighborhood or the district is not easy to please, you have come in and won the respect and the trust and the love of this neighborhood in no all at all, and it's easy to see why. you are so respectful, you listen to what's going on, you make people feel heard and cared for, and i wish we could duplicate you and put you in districts all throughout the city, but i want to thank you so much for your service. amy binart in my office and i always talk about how much we respect you and are grateful that you are there. >> supervisor safai: thank you, and i'll hand it over to you, captain hart. >> thank you, from districts seven, eight, nine, 10, 11, and your staff, who are really seven days a week are always on call.
i'd like to thank chief scott, commanders and captains mannix and praya. i also want to thank sharon, and joelle. i remember when coach kerr was trying to explain this horrible 40 point loss that the warriors had sustained. and you said it kind of reminds me that the kid brought home the report card to the father, and the father said, what was it son? regard or ignorance? and the son said, i don't know and i don't care. when i got the job at ingleside, and i lived eight blocks away, i wondered if i would find the staff that knew and did care. when people would hear
ingleside, they'd go oh, and you'd feel like they had this real emotion java tachment to the station. i found that the cops at i think will -- emotional attachment to the station. i found that the caps at ingleside have worked at the station for after average of 20 years. we find consistently that if all politics are local, all policing is local, and i find that it's a really exciting time to be at ingleside, and a really exciting time to be part of the city. so i thank you for this honor, and i wish all to be here to hear this. >> president cohen: thank you very much, captain.
congratulations. [applause] >> supervisor safai: i'm just going to say one last thing, for the record, captain hart, we are going to let chief scott know that you are not allowed to be transferred for a comfortable amount of time. thank you, chair, chair cohen. >> president cohen: all right. seeing that there are no further accommodations, madam clerk, i'd like to make a motion to excuse supervisor fewer. that motion has been seconded by kpriefr peskin, and can we take that without -- supervisor peskin, and can we take that without supervisor peskin. and it is after 3:00. can we take the special orders at 3:00? >> clerk: this is items 62 and [agenda item read] [agenda item read]
>> president cohen: all right. thank you. before we begin, i have a few things i want to read. so madam clerk, thank you for calling items 62 and 63. ladies and gentlemen, the purpose of this hearing is to hear testimony on the proposed levy of assessments of the property districts named. pursuant to the board of supervisors resolution of intention adopted may 22, 2018, as described in the management district -- as described in the mcment district plan, the proposed district would be
approximately 535 identified parcels located on approximately 14 whole or partial blocks. details of the covered area are in the file. at the conclusion of the public hearing, the department of elections will tabulate the ballots and report to the board of supervisors. members of the public may view the ballot tabulation by the department of elections on the basement level in city hall in room 59. the board of supervisors will either levy the assessment -- the board of supervisors will neither levee the assessment nora prove the establishment of a district if there is a majority protest. without objection, the public testimony will be as follows. we will first hear from those in support of the district. we will then hear from all speakers in opposition of the assessment. you all will have two minutes.
during the hearing, a property owner wishing to change his or her vote or who has not yet voted may speak with the department of elections staff, at the table outside of the board chamber, and they will provide you with an affidavit ballot at that time. after the hearing is closed, the ballots will be counted. supervisor peskin, i wanted to see if you wanted to provide any comments, please. >> supervisor peskin: thank you, madam president, colleagues, first of all, i wanted to regale us with a little bit of history. the union business district was established. when it came up for renewal, i was a member of this board, and we saw that the benefits brought to that part of the city, and it was no longer controversial, it was renewed with the unanimous vote of the board of supervisors. at that time, i actually was
working with then supervisor gavin newsom that enabled community benefit districts in the mixed use districts that we have all over the cities. we have two in fisherman's wharf, one on broadway. virtually in every district of the city. they have value added. if property owners or if some cases tenants, choose to assess extra dollars for business retention and recruitment, additional street cleaning, additional public safety, and if you are a member of the government audit and oversight committee as former supervisor breed and chair of that committee, supervisor kim, know, every year, we see updates and progress reports. we monitor them. they can actually be disbanded at any time by the board of supervisors if they're not functioning well. and in this particular instance, i want to give a shoutout to one particular individual, which is susan
markel fox who has been dogged in her determination to supplement what we already have, which is the lower polk c.b.d., which has exceeded everybody's hopes, whether it comes to street cleanliness, dealing with the homeless population in a very compassionate and constructive way. the lower polk c.b.d. has been fantastic. it is time now to, i hope, if the votes come in the right way, to have a middle polk c.b.d. i absolutely respect those who protest and don't want to pay the additional fees. with that, i would turn it over to mr. corgis. >> president cohen: okay. before we hear from mr. corgis, is there anybody else who would like to speak?
city staff? okay. mr. corgis, the floor is yours. >> we're part of the team that oversees the community benefit district program. today you're hearing the presentation to establish the middle polk discover polk business district. testimony will be heard in regards to the proposed formation of the district and the proposed amendments to the management plan and engineers report, both dated july 2018. at the end of public comment, the department of elections will tabulate the ballot results. i'd like to thank supervisor peskin and his staff, especially lee and sunny. i'd like to thank susan 34 arkel fox for his additional help throughout the progress, the campaign consultants.
furthermore, this process could not be completed without the assistance of the city family. specifically, i'd like to thank the clerk's office, city attorney's office, and the department of elections. >> president cohen: thank you, mr. corgis. seeing that there are no other staff persons that would like to speak on this item, i'd like to open up for public testimony at this time. [ gavel ]. >> president cohen: first, let's hear from the speakers that are in support of a c.b.d. come on up, and again, just as a reminder, you'll have two minutes. you'll hear a soft chime indicating 30 seconds on the ballot of your time. welcome. >> thank you, supervisor cohen and supervisors. excuse me. i'm a little embarrassed. my name is susan markologel fo.
i'd like to thank everybody who has helped us over the years on this effort who i hope fervently will pass today. i'd like to thank former mayor ed lee, mark farrell, and current mayor london breed. the lower polk community benefit district has served as a fiscal sponsor and mentor throughout this period, particularly christian martin, their executive director, and chris schulman, the president of their board. our staff has been dedicated and working hard, and they have spent weekends and evenings working with the community to help people understand the small of a community benefit
district, and to take on above all of the challenges that the community has offered, as well. a person who couldn't be here today who has been very, very helpful is barbara adayo who is a property owner at 1650 jackson and who worked to get the majority of her building to support or to address us. other community benefit district executive directors have been very helpful as well, as have the consultants that were mentioned by chris corgis. i think discover polk is a fantastic idea. we have a wonderful community. it needs to be cleaner, safer, and more vibrant, and i think this is a good way to do it. thank you very much. >> president cohen: thank you. next speaker. >> madam chairman and the supervisors, my name is giorgio. i come here to support,
strongly support the idea of middle polk c.b.d. i see it as a combination of the microand the macrobecause the city certainly needs all of our support, and i appreciate the supports so far given by the city and all of you here, and we hope to receive your continuous support, and we, on our part will do our best. >> president cohen: thank you. next speaker. >> on behalf of mr. alisa steves -- dr. alisa stevens, i want to support the middle polk c.b.d. i'm part of the steering committee, and i hope you vote in favor of it. thank you very much. >> president cohen: thank you. next speaker. >> my name is jonathan fox. i am a cardiologist working as a thriving biotech. i'm biased.
i i'm marrowied to the first speaker. having lived here five years, i feel that the city has adopted me with open arms. i see the glass as half full, but i'm always looking at ways to fill the other half. i look at the middle polk c.b.d. with minimal investment to get people working together to make a good neighborhood one of the best in the city. everyone loves to come there and have a good time, and those of us who live there well come them with open arms, and we'd like to find it clean the next morning. i strongly support the benefits district, and i appreciate the support of chris and his office and the entire board of supervisors. thank you. >> president cohen: thank you. >> my name is tiffany yang, and
i'm on the steering committee. i read the report and i think everything is amazing on how it can help the community and particularly for me it is the cleanliness and how humane it wants to address the area, and then, also creating a sense of community. like, polk street doesn't have a sense of community, and i think what we can do would create a great sense of community such as farmers market and everything, so i strongly support the c.b.d. >> president cohen: thank you. next speaker. >> honorable speakers, chris schulman, i'm on the lower polk community benefit district. we've been the proud sponsor with the discover polk c.b.d., along with a future potential partner in operations. this affects a lot of aspects of my life, both neighborhood work, professional work, and i really believe in lower polk, we've seen a significant improvement in the neighborhood with the presence of a
community benefit district, and i have no doubt the discover polk will be just as successful, and i appreciate your support. thank you. >> president cohen: thank you. are there any other members of the neighborhood that would like to speak in support of a c.b.d. >> hold up. i'm speaking up here as an individual but i'm speaking up here as a black man. i'm also speaking up here from the fillmore district, where we have no c.b.d., c.b.e., but you've got me, a-c-e. i admire all these white folks talking about their community, but i'm up here talking about my community, doggone it. most of you up here are politicians, you're not even parents. you don't even have kids, so i am compelled, it is my obligation, my moral obligation, doggone it, to do my part. this is the most racist city in the united states.
now i ain't been too far all over the country, but i still can testify, madam president, you held that budget, where does it say -- i just left from the budget analyst. where does it say anything about black folks? where does it say anything about we -- the power structure is here. now, you, london breed, the press of the board of supervisors, we got the kellys, husband and wife. we've got department heads -- hold on. i'm going to calm down so you don't call the sheriffs. relax. but i'm here -- this latest supervisors in district five, and our mayor, i want to know, do she really care? >> clerk: mr. washington, please curb your remarks to the subject matter at hand. >> ma'am, i'm here to say this city is being put on notice by ace on the doggone case.
and i'm going to take it all the way to trump so he can tweet, tweet, tweet, and he will say to you all, what have you got to loose? i'm thinking thank god, i'm 64, i don't know why i'm here, but i'm here to el tell you -- [inaudible] >> clerk: mr. wright, please. >> president cohen: and again, this is public comment in favor -- this is not general public comment, this is comment in support for the community benefit district. mr. wright. [inaudible] >> it's about an objection on the previous hearing item pertaining to taxes and also the amendment pertaining to
breed's amendment and giving support for the senior citizens who are facing eviction. i agree with that, but since that came up on such short notice, which was this friday, and the board is hearing it on this tuesday, the public should have it input on that. this is why i'm up here speaking about that. and then, i want to note that the $1 million that's coming from the health department and the $1 million that's coming from the city funds, that's an example of how the money should be invested in the city, getting housing for senior citizens, and then within two years after that money is exhausted, you won't have the same kind of negative cash flow all over again? >> president cohen: would you like to save your comments for general public comment? this is for the community benefit district?
>> yeah. that's because it was just short notice -- >> president cohen: we look forward to hearing it in general public comment. are there any members of the public that would like to comment on the support of the c.b.d.? hearing none, we'll move on. now we'll hear from those that are opposed to the c.b.d. district. like the previous speakers, you will have two minutes. the floor is yours. >> well, i guess i'm the only one. i don't really know where to begin. i've been in the city a really, really long time. i have heard all kinds of things. i have -- i see this as an absolute and blatant attack on prop 13. i'm in south of market. i'm also on polk street. personally, i'll be assessed over $1,000 in both locations. this happened when the schools needed more money, too. it's just outrageous. if we coulden possession of
dangerous drugs not to be introduced into interstate the laws, especially the health laws, that are already on the books, we wouldn't have this stuff. i call it this stuff because soma west has the same kind of improvement thing, and now the polk street. i have watched groups of young people, kind of untrained young people, probably the nonprofits put them out, the nonprofits are happy they found jobs for somebody, some kind of jobs. they wander up and down the street, in bright colored t-shirts that we pay for with our tax money. they have unknown objects over their shoulders, brooms. they don't know what they're to be used for. they wander around with their brooms, diddle busy with their cell phones, nothing gets picked up. if i were speaking in favor of them, i would say they're not equipped to pick up the big mess: feces, needles. they're not equipped to pick up
that stuff. it's now my news that fee says will not be picked up. i've heard doctors say it's a big gain in diseases that you don't see kpepd in under developed countries. -- except in underdeveloped countries. they'll be bright colored banners with piles of 3 oop. i won't be able to shop on polk. the way it's enforced, i have small frontage, small property, and i have close to 1,500 that i'll be assessed. >> president cohen: thank you. that's your time. are there any members of the public that would like to speak in opposition of the creation of a community benefit district. >> this item 62, where you're talking about tax regulations, i have a conflict there because
you have preferential treatment in a selective organization -- >> clerk: i'm pausing your time, sir, just for a moment. madam president, i believe mr. wright spoke on behalf of the item on accident. and you wanted to actually speak -- >> no, i -- my first presentation was noting for the board that you had an emergency situation where this past friday, the mayor and barbara and cohen was located at a senior citizen complex where you'd bringing money to support the senior citizens, and that's what i was talking about. >> clerk: does that item pertain to the budget, sir? >> right. i was pertaining to that input on emergency, and you put that in based on what happened put in friday. >> clerk: okay.
>> president cohen: mr. wright, this is a hearing -- this is a special hearing on a special item -- this is not general public comment. >> i'm aware of that, but item 62, where you talk about city and county of san francisco businesses and tax regulations is related to the following statements that i'm about to make. it says it right here, and i'm going to point out to you how you are enforcing tax regulations, but yet, when it comes to the high tech companies, twitter, you refuse to enforce payroll taxes and that's a derivative of what you're talking about here. that's why i'm coming up here to -- oppose to show the deferential treatment. that's what -- differential treatment. >> clerk: you can see, sir, that your time is ticking.
do you want sfgtv? >> right. >> clerk: sfgtv, please. did you place your item under the projector? >> it's under the projector. >> clerk: okay. >> not showing. >> clerk: clerk will be right -- >> while they're fixing that, i can read to you my points. the change in the 200 -- >> clerk: mr. wright, can you speak directly into the microphone so we can hear you? thank you. >> the change from 2011 to 2018 is more the business cycle and the more the tech is booming and not specifically tax change. the speaker pointed out in general, you would expect the
payroll tax is not the best thing for job growth. if you can shift off of that, you can get some increase in jobs and wages. and if you can get this scale here, it shows all the way from 2011 to 2018, the contribution of payroll taxes is decreased. you have a representative from the chamber of commerce that claims that because of the payroll taxes not being taken from the payroll company it's contributing to the economy of the city, but it's not. twitter has a minimum of $217 billion of tax free money and then you want to turnaround and tax other organizations -- [inaudible] >> clerk: thank you. >> president cohen: thank you. all right. going back to the proceedings to this hearing, are there any other members of the public
that would like to speak in opposition to the c.b.d.? all right. seeing none public comment is closed. colleagues, seeing no other names on the roster, the hearing has been held. at this time the tabulation of the ballots will begin and we will continue our business on the board agenda. when the tabulation of the ballots are complete, our clerk will announce the results. madam clerk, with that, could you please go back to item 30. >> clerk: thank you, madam president. [agenda item read] >> clerk: madam president, this item requires a vote. >> president cohen: thank you very much, seeing how the house has changed, i'd like to call a roll call vote.
wendy paskin-jordan mad >> supervisor peskin: madam president? >> president cohen: supervisor peskin, i didn't see you. please. >> supervisor peskin: i just wanted to point out that this was supported by our late mayor, ed lee, former mayor mark farrell, and current mayor london breed, as well as every member of the board of supervisors. this, should the voters elect it come november , be not only a down payment on downtown, but a down payment on what is going to be billions of dollar of federal, state, and local investment of protecting our downtown as sea level rise was and is occurring. i want to thank you, because after this vote, it will be on the ballot, and we've got a big campaign ahead of it us, and i
look forward to you bringing it across the finish line in november . >> president cohen: thank you. i appreciate that comment. madam clerk -- i'm sorry, supervisor safai, you're standing up. >> supervisor safai: no. [roll call] >> clerk: there are nine ayes. >> president cohen: all right. thank you. without objection, this ordinance is finally passed unanimously. madam clerk, please call the next item. >> clerk: item 31 is an ordinance to improve the contribution rates for calendar year 2019. this item requires a nine vote threshold.
>> president cohen: colleagues, can we take this same house, same call? all right. ordinance passes. madam clerk, item 33. [agenda item read] >> president cohen: thank you. supervisor safai? >> supervisor safai: thank you chair, president cohen. i spoke with supervisor tang and as it was noted in the beginning, she wasn't able to
join us today, was excused. she would like us to continue both of these items to the following week. >> president cohen: all right. supervisor satisfy has made a motion. is there a second? seconded by supervisor ronen. we will continue this for -- is it one week's time. >> supervisor safai: yes, one week co week. >> president cohen: to july 31st, without objection. [ gavel ]. >> president cohen: madam clerk, could you please call item 34. [agenda item read] >> president cohen: all right, colleagues. supervisor peskin. >> supervisor peskin: thank you, madam president, colleagues. first of all, i would like to thank the cosponsors and my staff, lee hefner, and the
members of the rules commission who sent this forward with a positive recommendation. to be clear, the principle themselves are not binding or self-executing, and the proposal would not on its own or in a -- in and of itself restrict or expand the city's authority to enter into any country or grant or permit or license or other entitlement, but the crux of the proposal is set forth in subsection f, which if the voters approve the measure in november , would direct the city administrator's office to develop and present an ordinance to the board of supervisors consistent with these principles, we would apply to the city as it enters into contracts, licenses, permits or other entitlements with third parties.
i look forward to working with the city administrator as well as a broader set of stakeholders on trailing legislation should this matter pass. thank you to my sponsors and the rules committee members. >> president cohen: supervisor peskin, could you add me as a cosponsor? >> supervisor peskin: with pleasure. >> president cohen: okay, colleagues, on the question of whether or not the charter amendment be submitted, may we approve this item, same house, same call? all right. without objection, this charter amendment is ordered submitted. [ gavel ]. >> president cohen: madam clerk, let's turn to new business. could you call item 35. >> clerk: item 35 is an ordinance to amendment the contract between the city and western area power administration for deliver reof low cost power and scheduling services to treasure island and yerba buena gardens to december
31, 2024 and to suspend certain requirements of the administrative code and the environment code as defined within the ordinance upon findings made by the general manager of the p.u.c. >> president cohen: supervisor ronen? >> supervisor ronen: yes. today, i present two amendments. these amendments can be found on the copies that supervisor fewer had distributed earlier. on page 2, lines 18, to strike from $12,358,486, and replace it with $12,419,112. also, i understand that chris whitmore and randall smith from the sfpuc are present in case you have any questions. >> so i make a motion to pass
these amendments. >> supervisor peskin: second. >> president cohen: all right. there has been a motion to pass by supervisor ronen and seconded by supervisor peskin. a motion has been made to amend. we can take these amendments without objection. [ gavel ] thank you. >> clerk: -- >> president cohen: thank you. >> clerk: item 36 is an ordinance to deappropriate 6.17 million to appropriate salaries, and to appropriate 6.17 million to the police station for expenditures for fiscal year 17-18. >> president cohen: colleagues, can we take this same house, same call?
>> president cohen: all right. thank you. colleagues, can we take these items same house, same call? without objection, these resolutions are adopted. [ gavel ]. >> president cohen: madam clerk, mez call the next -- please call the next items. [agenda item read] >> president cohen: all right, colleagues, can we take this same house, same call. all right. without objection, the item is adopted. madam clerk, item 43. [agenda item read]
>> president cohen: all right. same house, same call. without objection, resolution is adopted. next next item? [agenda item read] >> president cohen: all right. same house, same call? without objection, the resolution is adopted. [ gavel ]. >> president cohen: call item 45 through 45 through 48. [agenda item read] [agenda item read] [agenda item read] [agenda item read]
clerk, 49. [agenda item read] >> president cohen: all right. can we take this item, same house, same call? without action, this resolution is -- without objection, this resolution is adopted. [ gavel ]. >> president cohen: madam clerk, item 50. [agenda item read] >> president cohen: okay. same house, same call? without objection, this resolution is adopted. next item, 51. [agenda item read] >> president cohen: supervisor safai? >> supervisor safai: thank you, president cohen. i just want to say a few words about this -- this sale through the g.a.o. committee.
i want to appreciate the positive recommendation for this. this is the first major step in approving the land transfer of the upper yard that we colloquially refer to -- this is right next to the balboa b.a.r.t. station. this will be the first 100% affordable housing constructed in district 11 ever. we have some senior housing that's been constructed over the years, 202 but this will be the first affordable housing for formerly homeless families and those seeking to stay in san francisco. this $6 million transfer is a big step. we're still a year or two away going through the final community entitlement process, but i just wanted to call out the importance of this maneuver. appreciate the work done by the previous supervisor, avalos,
and others in the community of moving this forward as well as other members of the board of supervisors that were here and able to prop and put forward the affordable housing bond that we voted on. this acquisition is a wonderful step. we'll also have a ground floor retail across the street from the geneva car barn, which is another thing that we spent revitalizing to help. this borders both my district and supervisor yee's district, seems too often we're talking about sharing things in common, and i think this affordable housing will add to some additional affordable housing that opened in the last few years. it had some transitional age youth. we're excited about this, and i appreciate the support of colleagues on this item. thank you. >> president cohen: all right. thank you, supervisor safai. is there any other discussion? well, colleagues, can we take this, same house, same call? all right. without objection, this resolution is adopted.
please call the next item. >> clerk: item 52 is a resolution to approve a conditional land disposition and acquisition agreement with 2000 marin property, l.l.p. for the city's transfer of real property at 639 bryant street under the jurisdiction of the public utilities commission in exchange for real property at 2000 marin street subject to several conditions. >> president cohen: all right. can we take this same house, same call. without objection -- oh, without objection, this resolution is adopted. [ gavel ]. >> president cohen: next item. >> clerk: item 53 is a resolution to authorize the general manager of the public utilities commission to provide an agreement for customer services with peal pine energy solutions for continued support of cleanpowersf for 13.16 million for a total not to exceed agreement amount of 18.8 million and to extend the
term of the agreement for through years through oct-13, 2021. >> president cohen: may we take this same house, same call. without objection, this resolution is adopted. [ gavel ]. >> president cohen: next item? [agenda item read] >> president cohen: may we take this item same house, same call? without objection, this resolution is adopted. [ gavel ]. >> president cohen: madam clerk, next item. [agenda item read] >> president cohen: all right. may we take this item same house, same call? without objection, this resolution is adopted. madam clerk, please call the
>> president cohen: all right. thank you very much. may we take this same house, same call? without objection, the resolution is adopted. [ gavel ]. >> president cohen: next item. >> clerk: item 58, amendment to prohibit the cannabis and cannabis dispensaries in chinatown mixed use districted. supervisor peskin? >> supervisor peskin: madam president, given that two colleagues both of whom are could sponsors of this measure this afternoon -- are not with us this afternoon, i would like to move for a continuance. before that, i would like to do one little how's keeping item, and that is to adopt, and it is before all of you, the noncontroversial general plan consistency findings that are in bright yellow on pages 1 and 2 of the legislation and then ask that we continue the item to our meeting of july 31st when supervisors tang and fewer
will be present. i made that motion, and i believe there's a second. >> president cohen: okay. motion made by supervisor peskin, seconded by supervisor ronen. >> supervisor peskin: first to adopt the amendment and then to continue. >> president cohen: so first was the motion to adopt the amendment. can we take that without objection? okay. without objection. [ gavel ]. >> president cohen: and mr. peskin, did i understand you correctly, hear this july 31st? all right. supervisor peskin has made a motion to hear this july 31st, seconded by supervisor ronen, and we can take this without objection. [ gavel ]. >> president cohen: all right. next item. [agenda item read]
. >> president cohen: all right. supervisor safai? >> supervisor safai: thank you, president cohen. i'm going to say some brief remarks, first, thank you to supervisor tang for taking leadership on this item. we'll have some additional remarks next week, but she did want us to vote on this today. we have a significant number of cosponsors on this item. just want to say a few words that we've talked about over time in terms of some of the press conferences and things that we've had, but this legislation is really about changing people's behavior. even if we wanted to recycle some of the plastic straws and single use plasticware and other items that are identified it in legislation, we could not, because the items fall through the cracks at the recycling machines. so we want to ask people and the industry and other places that promote and use plastic straws in particular, do you really need to offer a straw with a glass of water?
i remember just even a few years ago, you could go anywhere, you would never receive a plastic straw, but it's become so habitual for places to utilize these, it's adding significantly to our environmental degradation. so we're asking folks to take a bold step. we want them to think about using alternative materials -- and again, this isn't just about straws, it's about the plugs that go on top -- the lids that go on top of the coffee cups, the type of lining that's in certain plates for food. i want to recognize hawaii for taking a bode st-- bold step. i want to recognize many of those that have worked significantly in the industry to protection our oceans and our environments and thinking about how we can move forward collectively. i don't know if supervisor peskin wanted to say something, but he's also a cosponsor.
appreciate it to him, and we will absolutely hand it back over to supervisor tang next week for the vote. >> president cohen: supervisor brown? [inaudible] >> clerk: thank you. >> president cohen: all right. seeing that there are no other names on the rosters, can we take this same house, same call? and we can take that without objection. this ordinance is passed on the first reading [ gavel ]. >> president cohen: madam clerk, please call item 60. [agenda item read] >> president cohen: thank you, i'd like to take a couple minutes to speak on item 60. today, we are voting on legislation to designate the arthur coleman building. dr. coleman was bayview's first african american physician. he faithfully served the community for more than 50 years. dr. coleman originally opened his clinic in the bayview with
an array of integrated health services in the spirit of meeting people where they are, meaning, he created access to community health services by removing barriers to health care. dr. coleman helped black and brown students enter the field of medicine and created a thriving practice for black medical professionals. the bayview clinic is continuing the legacy of dr. coleman by providing health care to low-income residents using medi-cal. through -- through its mission of african american health equity, it is creating a place where community members can receive every kind of care and learn healthy ways to live. i'm proud and honored by his work, and the continuation of dr. coleman's legacy by landmarking this building. i want to express my gratitude to desiree smith from the planning department for
coordinating a thorough and impressive designate report which captured the very fascinating history of the building, dr. coleman, and of his family. i also want to take a moment and recognize his family, the coleman family, many of whom are still in the bay area, in particular, his daughter, who still resides in the bayview community. i want to thank them and the bayview community advocates who have worked with me to preserve dr. colemans legacy. colleagues, i have no other comments at this time. i hope you'll join me -- i'd like to make a motion that we move this item forward. and there's a second by supervisor peskin. can we take this without
objection? without objection. thank you. [ gavel ]. >> president cohen: madam clerk, next item. >> clerk: item 61 is a motion to approve the mayoral appointment of ann lazarus to the boards to a term expiring oct-31, 2022. >> president cohen: all right. can we take this same house, same call? all right. without objection, the item is approved. madam clerk, given that the next item cannot happen until after the closed session? >> madam clerk? >> incident to rescind the vote on item 57. sorry. i thought it was coming after 50 and 59 in my head. i thought it was coming before. >> supervisor peskin: second. >> president cohen: all right. a motion to rescind item 57 was
made by supervisor kim, seconded by supervisor peskin, and can we take that without objection? [ gavel ]. >> president cohen: yes. >> supervisor kim: it was included in the budget legislative analyst's report, but it also came up at the committee, some of the concerns about taking up the end of health right 360 lease for 735 mission street, given its zoning and the limited types of uses that d.p.h. could utilize this space for. given how much we spend in rent and our great real estate needs, i wanted to work with the planning department, the property owner and the department of public health to ensure that d.p.h. could use this space more than just a couple of days or couple of weeks for training purposes but it could also use this for other purports, as well. so colleagues, you did get an e-mail or a letter from both
the property owner and from health right 360, stating that the department of public health and the property owner support pursuing a conditional use authorization that will allow public health to use the space for more than just training purposes but for other either medical and health services or office needs, as well, which i think will ensure that we will be able to stretch every dollar that we spend on real estate to fulfill our city needs, so i just wanted to make sure that was on thelore, and colleagues, i ask for your support on this item. [please stand by]
fifth amendment between the city and extech j.v. technology placed here to increase the contract limit from $94 million to $109 million with no change to the term but through september 30th, 2018, each contract with one-year option to extend. >> president m. cohen: thank you. madam clerk, i would like to take a vote on 65 and then we will take a vote on 66-68. you called item 65? >> clerk: no ma'am. >> president m. cohen: call item 65. >> clerk: until after the close thed session. >> president m. cohen: okay, thank you. 66-68 then. can we take it same house, same call? without objection. this resolution is adopted. thank you. next item. >> clerk: item 69 is a
resolution to retroactively approve a professional services contract for the management and operation of the airport's public parking facility, in an amount not to exceed $124 million through june 30th, 2023. >> president m. cohen: we can take this item same house, same call? without objection the resolution is adopted. please call item 70. >> clerk: resolution to authorize the mayor's office of housing and community development to expend community fund dollars in an amount of approximately $1.2 million to address various impacts of destabilization of south of market residents july 1st, 2018-june 30th 2019. >> president m. cohen: colleagues, same house, same call? resolution is adopted without objection. item 71 and 72.