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>> thank you. does anyone want to remove any item from the consent calendar. >> f). >> okay, any other items? with the keption of 8f. 8a through e, can i have a motion. >> so moved. >> moved and seconds e. >> all in favor. >> aye: >> the motion carries. >> i have a quick question, back to the exhibits. there's somebody here, specifically, exhibit c. would you be kind enough to give my some background on how we put that together and with whom we had conversations? >> susanna ruffle, real estate services. i did not
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negotiateiate this, but, juliette, ellis, city real estate if this, and i'm lady to take this questions under advisement and respond to at the next meeting. >> exhibit c deals with scope work. triggers an inquiry. although i'm not an expert of that jurisdiction of work, but, the private sector, seiu, that's local 80 7, olga maroneda. i have not received a telephone call, but, i want today alert all-or-nothing. i see no reason taking under
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advisement to not move forward. thank you. >> thank you. >> and your wish would then be to kontsz it to the next meeting. i've i i don't think so. if it's being recommended to us, i'll make the motion. life i secondsled. >> seconded. >> any discussion, any public comment. all in favor, >> ayes. >> the item carries. >> i testimony 9. (reading): >> item 9, (reading from agenda.). >> this is the came item that you heard or july 24, at that point, you asked us to to back and seek further input from the over site bond committee and
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[?] we have their input as well as the input from commissioner [inaudible]. there are 3 slides of summarized of key changes. if i pay go through those on the slide projector. the sit zbensz advisory committee was very placeed with the commissions actions in elevating key policy items in addition to all of the procedures and best practices that we do. but, to look at some of the over arching issues. we should be smart how we employ our technology. our one device policy, should help minimize costs for technology, with computer, laptop, or other
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wise. we've caution abilities security components. we've incorporateed that. they've appreciateed the over archling budget and capital. they encouraged us to redouble our efforts to look at systematic hierms. and look at recycling. do not limitment scope.. at that meeting, we also received one public comment, that encouraged this khition to look at expanding it focus to fiber band. the next bond discussed. their input included they wanted to make sure the noteed the expanse of how we look at technology. they ask that we
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include something. the processes and procedure us. the tangible and intangible procedures. so, we've included that in the proposed edits before you : clients cost is consistent with our total cost approach. that's what we do, where we can, according to jenny accepted accounting principle, from the july 20 4 meeting, they were to tighten up the policy and make it consistent with the community benefits policy, and environmental justice policy, look to optimize sustainability. threw
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commissioner vietor, and adaptation to climate change. all those changes having made in the red line copy that you see before you. >> thank you commissioners. >> i'd like to moveed policy. >> okay. moved. life i seconded. >> and seconded . i do have a question, first of all, a comment, i think the changes made during the review process improveded policy, and i appreciate the people taking the time and effort to focus on that, i did have one question. in the red line for the environmental principles and criteria, the first bullet point talked about seeks technology to optimize sustainability, what was eliminated. in the treatment of
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utility service. i was wondering what the thought was behind that deletion. >> the thought was not to limit it to our direct you till taoeg provision, but, to the degree we had work foertionz dwoement programs, so, not to be limiting, but, it can either stay in or go out. >> okay. i guess i'd like to hear some discussion of that. one of the things that i want today make sure is that, where we are pumping the envelope on technology, that there be a real utility link. so, that job is still the job and we can use green technology. so, i like the linkage to the utility
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service. when i read t i read it could limit, like the intellectual property, that's not my intent. that's value added to it. my question is, is there really an incompatibility. was the intent to explore technology that has nothing to do with our utility mission? or not? >> no, it's central to our utility mission. one example could be the new video law, 525 golden gate it's incredible for outreach and education. does it help us in the treatment of waste wa*etion. not directly, but, indirectly, that was one of the ideas where technology that we've adopted to achieve
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multiple objectives. >> okay, i can accept that language. the thing i want to be clear about, and i've used the analogy before. i believe in affordable and accessible child care. i believe very strongly in that. i am delighted that our office building has that kind of facile tie for the employees. i am not interested in the puc taking on providing child care for the city as a whole. that's the distinction. i want to make sure we keep our focus on what is our job. do it sfwel regently. so, with na understanding, i appreciate your clarification. i have no objection to the language that's tl.s >> thank you. >> thank you. any other comment, commissioners. mr.
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ppillpal. >> david pilpal. this is not the public you till taoegs and child commission. that's okay. i preshlt, that in the 6 weeks, it has gotten better. the policy initiatives. the rate policy next, seek input from others on that, i'm also hoping that this small and growing collection of policies will be on the web so that we can point to that and say this commission takes rate pair issues seriously, we have' set of policies and evaluate against those policies, doing business well and properly. and one small suggestion, in the fourth suggestion on transparency, fourth and 6 bullets refer to
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the enenterprise easy. i suggested to add and bureaus, so, it's not limited to the enter prizes aztecnology prevaeds finance and it, but, throughout the other bureaus as well, if you can make that small change. thank you again for seeking input from others. >> thank you for that comment and suggestion. >> i appreciate that suggestion to add bureaus. >> would you like to move an amendment. >> yet, and add baou roys in bullets 4 and 6, after each enterprise, and baou roys. life i okay, we have a motion. could i have a second. >> second. >> any discussion? any public
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comment, on the motion to amend, all those in favor. >> ayes. >> motion carries. tall in favor, opposed? the motion carries. thank you. madam secretary, item 10. >> (reading i temg 10 from the agenda). ... with a duration of 5 years to brao vied comprehensive management, of cherry reservoir water shape as well as security of .... >> steve richie. general manager for water. this is 2 agreements. one for comprehensive management for which arey water shed and the
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other -- parallel to the hetch hetchy. we do care about the water quality of cherry reservoir, so, we want to make sure we're protecting the quality of that reservoir similar to how we fro tengt the hetch hetchy. to provide armed personnel, to maintain security of our facilities on the cherry side. i'm happy to answer questions on she's. >> commissioners? no questions. do i have i motion. >> second. >> any public comment, seeing none, all in favor? life i ayes. >> opposed. >> item carries. item 11. >> (reading item11 from agenda.
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>>barbara hale, verify to our customers the electricity, we are required under state law too make this disclosure and you need to attest to the voracity. we also have been working under the state law with the california energy commission and provided the same information to them, with that, i ask for your support, happy to take any questions. >> any questions? >> i have a question, just because i've lost the thread in it. helpy has been grandfathersed? >> yes. our helpy power, we
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have' separate stream for helpy power. our content label lists our use of traditionally eligible and large hydro, and disclosing to the customers where the power comes from. that's not going to change as that are faz as we know. this is no expiration stated in the law as pfs passed. >> is there any credit if we replace some of that. there's also talk if you start to replace some. large stale that's grandfathered in, that there could be credit: >> i don't believe the law it covers that. at the time the law was under consideration. there are aspects to the extends that we imrao*uf them,
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there's an increment of an additional capacity because of those improvementings. that increment could be eligible undered traditional rules. >> right. okay, thank you. >> any other questions. can i have a motion. >> move id. >> seconded. >> any public comment. >> all in favor. >> ayes. >> opposed? >> the motion carrys. we'll be going to closed session sortly, any public comment on matters to be considered during closed session? >> i testimony [inaudible]. >> what about that item? >> what we come out of closed session, we'll consider item 6a and hopefully dispose of it at
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that time. >> is that why it's not in the top 3? [laughter]. okay. >it's probably to have a motion whether to assert the attorney client privilege during closed session. >> moved. i've i second. >> public comment. all in favor. >>
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>> a lot a ton with the community and we say to ourselves, there is this one and this one. we all compartmentalize them, we have our own agenda. our agenda is to create great work. if you are interested in that, you are part of our community. >> hello and welcome to brava theater. >> we are trying to figure out a way to make a space where theater and presentation of live work is something that you think of the same way that you think of going to the movies. of course, it has been complex in terms of economics, as it is for everyone now. artistically, we have done over 35 projects in four seasons, from producing dance, theater, presenting music, having a full-
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scale education program, and having more than 50,000 visitors in the building almost every year. a lot of our emerging artists to generate their first projects here, which is great. then we continue to try to support figuring out where those works can go. we have been blessed to have that work produced in new york, going on to the edinburgh festival, the warsaw theater festival. to me, those are great things when you can watch artists who think there is nowhere else that might be interested in you being a woman of color and telling your story and then getting excited about it. that is our biggest accomplishment. having artists have become better artists. what is. sheri coming back to brava, here you have this establish, amazing writer who has won a clue --
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slew of awards. now she gets to director and work. even though she is this amazing, established writer, the truth is, she is being nurtured as a director and is being given some space to direct. >> the play is described as ceremony and -- where ceremony and theater me. in the indigenous tradition, when you turn 52, it is like the completion of an important era. the importance of the ceremony is to say, you are 52. whenever you have been caring for the first 52 years, it is time to let it go. really, here, they have given me carte blanche to do this. i think it is nice for me, in the sense of coming back 25 years later and seeing personally my own evolution as
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an artist and thinker. the whole effort to put the chicano or indigenous woman's experience on center stage is, in itself, for euro-american theaters, a radical position. because of the state of theater, it is a hard roll to hold up in institution. it is a hard road. i am looking at where we are 25 years later in the bay area, looking at how hard it is for us to strive to keep our theater is going, etc. i like to think that i'm not struggling quite as hard, personally, but what i mean by that, the intention, the commitment. particularly, to produce works that would not be produced in other places, and also to really nurture women of color artists. i think that is something that
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has not shifted for me in those 25 years, and it is good to see that brava remains committed to that kind of work. ♪ >> when people talk about the reflection of the community, we can only go from what we have on our staff. we have a south asian managing director, south african artistic director, latino community out rich person. aside from the staff, the other people, artists that we work with being a reflection of us, yes, the community is changing, but brava has always tried to be ahead of that trend. when i came in, i tried to make it about the work that shows the eclectic mission district, as well as serving the mission. those are the types of things that i feel build one brava is
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all >> kicking things off we have a fireside chat with the angels and legendary investor ron conway, mayor ed lee, san francisco mayor, and the conversation will be moderated by our own michael aaroningtonv1 . >> it's early. you were here last year, mr. mayor. >> yes, i was. >> is it your mayorship or mr. mayor? >> ed is fine. >> mr. mayorship, before we start i want to note it's 9-11. it's been eleven years and i know that you were up early this morning. can you tell us a little bit
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how you sort of marked the day. >> yes, i was and again i thank tech crunch for recognizing a moment of silence. i joined some 30 cadets at our fire station training center, which chief hayes white and commissioners and we read off all of the names, 375 of them, the names of the victims of 9-11. and we have done that for the purpose to recall them, what they did and then i had an opportunity to recognize the cadets and all the officers and thank them and tell them we're very appreciative of them as first-responders in the city. >> i was in new york when it happened and it's always odd for me to think back to that time. so onto some news. you have a lot to talk about today and we're going to try to keep it as organized as
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possible. you have announcements and policy discussions and i think we should start with you -- i just love the fact, last time you were here on stage, the only office he had run for was class president of high school. >> that is right. >> now you have two elections behind you, one as mayor as well. it's just amazing. you have another one -- how long are you mayor? >> four-year term. >> so you have three more years? >> yes, and then re-election. >> and you want to get some stuff done and some of that is around innovation. and you have called this the innovation capital of world. >> unabashedly. >> i have seen the banner at the airport. >> oh, gosh of course. >> tell me about your plans >> when i was inaugurated in january, i


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