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venue at night. in the materials you will find several dozen letters or signatures of support for the poe applications. but will turn it over. -- i will turn it over. >> i own that building, ms. francesca has a business in the building. since we have a never-ending problem with our tenants, the tenants have decided not to pay the rent, we evicted them and pay much want to have this standing precaution [unintelligible] and have management stuff to [unintelligible]
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as safety for the neighborhood. it would be open for the public but we're going to also [unintelligible] private events to the neighborhood. which is upscale clientele. we're not going to accept party bosses. -- buses. i never did, i never liked it. we like to have that safety for neighborhoods be -- we already have our neighbors. [unintelligible] glendon on the church once a month. we know all our neighbors, when
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lord, merchants, and would like to -- landlord, merchants, and we would like to keep this safety on the broadway that would be a mecca for entertainment in the city. unfortunately, sometimes it is not to save and businesses are hurt. we would like to change that. president newlin: thank you. would anyone else like to comment? >> francesca is my partner of the building and owner of [unintelligible] studios. i am helping her do everything else. and he is our security guard. >> i love the fact that you referenced the [unintelligible] and you talk about music, food,
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art, and entertainment. are you promoting this in-house as yourself? are you hiring the bands? are you bringing rock-and-roll back to broadway? is that what you are going to be doing? >> most of the time everything in the house. that might be of course sometimes that we're going to have some promoter from outside of our group. and he has to be licensed or registered with the city. we would like to have anything opening, a dj or live bands. we do not have any dress code but we have no problems. >> my question was are you going
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to have live music? a band? you are. thank you. president newlin: any other questions? i would like to hear from the police department now. >> it is a good sign when the permit officer approaches the applicant and says, just do the things you are already doing. they operate broadway studios and they do a very good job there and have looked at his business plan as far as what they want to do with the neighborhood. they're trying a couple of different new things which are really like. we're talking about the rebranding of broadway and this is a great start. he has assured me that will keep their hands on management style, that is what i want. we do not want someone to get an
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entertainment permit and turn the keys over to someone else. he has assured me they will not do that. they do not do that upstairs and it will not switch the way they do the things -- they will not switch the way they do the things. it will be a good change. there has been a lot of different businesses that have not worked out well. we have had a lot of violence on the calls for service. we're looking forward to this new business coming in. thank you. president newlin: any questions of steve? party bus. are they parking in front and unloading in front to go to atmosphere? >> they are still prohibited from stopping based on the no parking zones. they still try to come through but a lot of times they have to go down the street to drop off and pick up. >> some of the officers have left the area to hit the hot spots. are there still officers there to move those buses so it does not get impacted? >> we have that and traffic
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officers when they can dedicate those, they're very, very effective. -- the operators don't want to get a ticket from the solos, there will have to go to court and it will be a point against the driver's license. president newlin: any questions? seeing none, is there anyone who would like to address this? >> in support again, i have been to broadway studios as their guest, it is a fantastic place to be and i have never seen any issues in the venue. i would request that you support their place of entertainment permit. thank you. president newlin: thank you. >> good evening.
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one thing i will say, carl and francesca have seen a lot and they have a lot of experience and they know what not to do. there are plenty of people who go with high expectations and their little wet behind their ears. they are experienced and they owned the building and other business and they know what not to do. president newlin: thank you. seeing no other further public comment, the item is with the commission. do we have a motion? do you want to say anything more? >> i would like to say it would love to see live music on broadway again. and when i moved here, the stone was still open. if you do that, i will be there. i think that it is a great idea. president newlin: ok.
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is that a motion? >> i love to grant the permit. >> i will second. i will say what audrey said. since we went over there when i first started a year ago today, when i joined the commission, live music would be very helpful on broadway. what i was asking about this today, if it is live music, that would be a great addition to broadway and working with both of you has always been very pleasurable. so i wish you good luck and i will give a second. [roll call vote] >> good luck. >> are you crying, really? >> item seven.
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this has been a tearful meeting. tears of joy. item 7, commissioner comments and questions. are there any? >> i would like to comment, a quick update about a sub committee for the task force we had pulled together in february and march. we did hold two meetings, we intended on holding three. for anyone that is paying attention to planning is, the western soma plan released its er and comments were due yesterday. we were trying to pull together the group began to see if we can formally comment as a subcommittee or even pass that along to the full commission. the meetings, we had could turn out the first meeting. we talked about housing,
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entertainment, the buffer zones that around -- or around the housing and we talked about transportation and the need for entertainment along routes of public transit. unfortunately, we could not formalize any recommendations and it is too late for the eir. i would like to dissolve the committee for the time being. i think we will have an opportunity when the actual plan goes up to the planning commission to kind of regroup and it was good to hear, watching the hearing that the planning commission had on it and tons of folks came out from the entertainment community and the businesses along 11th street to voice their concerns. i would like to continue their relationships we've built with the folks on 11th street but dissolve the committee at this time and where needed, reconvene once the planning commission does hear it again.
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that is right to be an opportunity to formally make a statement as a commission. that is my comment. i do not know if that is an action item or how that works. >> the president forms and dissolves committees. you are making a request, i imagine, for the president to do so. president newlin: ok. the president approves the dissolutionment. >> anybody else? >> i have a question to that. you are dissolving, it is dissolved for that time. never to convene. we had two meetings and that is it, or -- >> it was good to have a staff member from the planning department come out to clarify things. what i am proposing is let's
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dissolved it for now and when it comes back -- when it is agendaized and th -- part of the planning commission's process, we will get a notice and put this around whatever recommendations you want to make. does that make sense? it is dissolved for now. and reconvened later as needed. president newlin: ok. item #8, new business requests for future agenda items. i had a couple. i would like to hear about the lgbt historical district or leather historical district as it involves a lot of entertainment. i thought it would be great to have a presentation. since it involves so much entertainment it would be good to hear what they have in mind for that.
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with more information coming out about how to better modify sound, i was wondering if there was any way we could talk about preserving an outdoor patio is and making sound, talk about sound on outdoor patios. even if there are ways to return it without destroying the neighbors since we do live in a city that has patio's -- patios. i am wondering if we cannot revisit some of that or at least hear about mitigation. the sisters of perpetual indulgence run the pink saturday, and they are and not for profit who have been running a major, major event. i know for fact they often feel that they cannot be heard and a now we do offer sound permits but i think it would -- i know
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we do offer sound permits but i think it would be interesting hearing the issues they have running this event. to see if there is not some way we can direct them to get better responses from the city. it is an outdoor event and we do have a hand in that. i just feel that they're being asked to do whole lot and not -- they do not feel they're getting quite the help they need. so maybe if we could hear from them around that. president newlin: ok. what i would recommend on that item is they submit something in writing to the commission so we have an idea that we're not just carry them, we have it ahead of time so there might be prepared response to their specific issues. we do not want to waste their time coming in here and having a list of grievances that we're hearing for the first time. with that -- >> could you tell me who in the
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leather community is dealing with this historic district? >> i do not believe it is in the leather community. from the planning commission or from the planning department, there was paul lord and jim meko was the other name. commissioner joseph: anybody from the greater leather community that has been talk to about anything? i have heard nothing about that community being approached for its ideas and its historical value. >> that is not necessarily the group that has been outreached to. i got a copy and i want to bring it for everyone here so we could have a look at it before we
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would hear anything about it. to my knowledge, it is an idea and christina olague and a couple of people are looking for ways to create this without legally in our city. a lot of the weather community has not been -- leather community has not been outreached. commissioner joseph: who would speak to that? >> the people who were to that. -- wrote to that. president newlin: this is a recommendation of new items. commissioner hyde: -- this has been brought up to me. president newlin: we will coordinate with staff. we had the sound guy earlier. we should have ran it by him.
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we could have had him for free. ok. if there is nothing else, we will conclude today, august 7 meeting of the entertainment commission. thank you, everyone for coming and participating. >> we all sound very excited because we have some special guests. we have nearly -- mayor lee. [applause]
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and we also have our very own superintendent coranza. i am sure you want to hear a few words from the superintendent, correct? from mayor lee? the spring them a warm harvey milk will come. -- let us give them a warm harvey milk will come. >> good morning, everybody. welcome back to harvey milk academy. it is my pleasure to join all of you, the students, parents, faculty, and school administration, to kick off a wonderful year. how many students want to be mayor of san francisco? how about a mayor from the civil rights academy of harvey milk? we would be proud of that. i want to welcome everybody back. i know you had a great summer.
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i want you to approach this school like a sponge, soak up everything that you can learn. it is great to have knowledge about everything going on in the world, what is going on in the city. by the way, i will be supporting your parents and teachers and faculty to make this the best school in san francisco. how about that? [applause] and you are starting out fantastic. this is what san francisco is about. all the parents involved children and faculty to make this the best school. you have a mayor that will pay attention to our school, education, make sure you get the best education, because i want you to have my job some day. how about that? welcome back, welcome to the great school of harvey milk. you have a wonderful faculty who
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is going to teach you and expose you to a lot of different things to keep you active. we are going to help the city make sure your after-school programs are solid. thank you and have a great year. welcome back. [applause] >> thank you, mayor lee. superintendent coranza. [applause] >> good morning, boys and girls. we can do better than that. when i say good morning, i want to yell as loud as you can. good morning. >> good morning! >> that is beautiful. are you excited to be back in school? and one more time, good morning. >> good morning! >> we are excited to be here
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with the mayor who has a busy schedule. i will tell you why we wanted to be here at harvey milk. harvey milk looks like san francisco. it is the most diverse school in our district. it is a beautiful school. you know what is also great about harvey milk? we know, based on last year's assessment, we predict harvey milk will have great growth in student achievement again this year. isn't that great? [applause] that is great because we know it does not happen without the wonderful teachers you have. so i want you to be sure to listen and pay attention to your teacher this year and do what they say. if you do, they will prepare you to be mayor one day or superintendent one day, or president one day. so listen to your teachers. you have a great principle. she fights for you every single day to make sure you have your resources to be successful.
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i brought some people with me that wanted to come and see harvey milk civil rights academy. these are people i work very closely with but they are so excited to be here because they heard about all the good news and all the good stuff here at harvey milk civil rights academy. first is our board member. hydra mendoza. the other person is the assistant superintendent that supervises harvey milk's above its academy, margaret chu. [applause] i also brought with me the deputies said pete produce superintendent for so solid justice, mr. garrido. this is such a special school, i brought two deputy superintendent. the other deputy is in charge of policy and operations. myung lee.
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he is jumping back there. does anybody here want to be a lawyer? oh, come on, parents. this is so special, we brought the general counsel, the big lawyer in the district. his name is don davis, and he is over there. and then our director of communications is a factor as well. -- back there as well. why do i introduce the people to you? because we are so proud of harvey milk civil-rights academy, we all wanted to be here on the first day of school. this is not the last time you will see us. we want to come back to read in the classrooms. i understand you do a school dance. maybe we get invited to do that. we want you to have a great school year. q want to thank all of you
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parents for all that you do. we cannot do this without you. let's have a great year. yay! [applause] >> thank you. we have traditions here at harvey milk. one of the traditions is a dance that we do. boys and girls, what do you do? tell us what we do. >> the cuban shuffle. >> come to the middle if you are going to do the cuban shuffle. this is a dance that we do.
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parents, teachers, come on up. ♪
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>> the public wants to access particular information about your house or neighborhood we point them to gis. gis is a combination of maps and data. not a graphic you see on a screen. you get the traffic for the
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streets the number of crimes for a police district in a period of time. if the idea of combining the different layerce of information and stacking them on top of each other to present to the public. >> other types of gis are web based mapping systems. like google earth, yahoo maps. microsoft. those are examples of on line mapping systems that can be used to find businesses or get driving directions or check on traffic conditions. all digital maps. >> gis is used in the city of san francisco to better support what departments do. >> you imagine all the various elements of a city including parcels and the critical infrastructure where the storm drains are. the city access like the traffic
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lights and fire hydrants. anything you is represent in a geo graphic space with be stored for retrieval and analysis. >> the department of public works they maintain what goes on in the right-of-way, looking to dig up the streets to put in a pipe. with the permit. with mapping you click on the map, click on the street and up will come up the nchgz that will help them make a decision. currently available is sf parcel the assessor's application. you can go to the assessor's website and bring up a map of san francisco you can search by
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address and get information about any place in san francisco. you can search by address and find incidents of crime in san francisco in the last 90 days. we have [inaudible] which allows you to click on a map and get nchldz like your supervisor or who your supervisor is. the nearest public facility. and through the sf applications we support from the mayor's office of neighborhood services. you can drill down in the neighborhood and get where the newest hospital or police or fire station. >> we are positive about gis not only people access it in the office but from home because we use the internet. what we used to do was carry the large maps and it took a long time to findth


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