i am with the s.f. gray panthers. we demand the sfgov board of supervisors reject the mayor's proposal'. this emergency declaration is not about public safety and overdose deaths if it reflects the mayor's public statements, relies on police discretion, and results in strict enforcement of laws related to homelessness. this plan appears to be an attempt to maintain property values. this allows the mayor to shift without accountability huge amounts of money to police overtime. >> clerk: thank you, sir, for your comments. we have 128 listeners, and we have 70 individuals who are currently in the queue. if you're one of the 28, and you would like to make comment this evening, make sure you press star, three at the right time. all right. next caller, please. >> my name is erica clarke, and i'm a long time resident of san francisco in d-4. i'm a recess of over 50 years. i align myself with the prior speakers opposing this emergency measure of mayor breed's. i also align myself with the supervisors who question this issue.
is up and running, when we do everything we say we're going to do around mental health s.f. in fact, street crisis response should be responding 24-7 right now, but i do agree with you, the police department is too strapped to respond to certain situations, and police officers should not be put in certain situations because there are people with the expertise to respond differently, and we need to make sure we understand when we have an adequate response. the people with the expertise are on this plan. director carroll, can you tell us which providers support this plan? >> so we're working with d.p.h., who's working with the providers. adrian, are you able to answer more specifically some of the folks that will be providing services. this is adrian dekelly, and she's the closest pulling the plan together. >> sure. good evening, honorable members of the board. right now, we are working with department of public health, homelessness, and supportive housing. our intention is to utilize the full community provider network that we already have on contract. as you know, we're tryi
and the set of amendments will initially limit the fee waivers and discounts to vets who are s.f. residents upon the effective date. the amendments also expand the discounts to all vets upon certification of adequate funds by the controller. colleagues, i thank you for your support and ask for your support on this today. i would like to move that we accept the amendments. >> president walton: thank you, supervisor mar. do we have a second? seconded by supervisor ronen. supervisor stefani? >> supervisor stefani: thank you, president walton. i want to thank supervisor mar for this extremely important legislation and i know how deeply you care about veterans. so thank you so much for this. i think that discount for veterans is an excellent idea and i was proud to co-sponsor and i think we should even look to expanding to other areas in the city as well, because our veterans deserve that and more. i do support the amendments and agree that the board of supervisors should fund this program if it is our desire to make it permanent, and at the moment we don't know a lot about what the fu
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