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this town and one of the things that struck b me about come back to san francisco was the lack of care if you don't care enough for veterans today then authorities bigger problem you're going to face later is what are we're going to do about them until we do something about the homeless vet then the problem that ms. city and counties around the nation there is no one that the veterans feel like they can go to they go to the streets and end up in prisons and jails we can stop it we can do it today by offering the veterans a place to stay i wouldn't be able to live in the city i was born in without the hud system i couldn't afford it i plead with you taking into
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consideration that by the went because you asked now that we've returned help us stay in the place we you. >> thank you very much. >> thank you. next speaker, please. >> good afternoon. i'm a hud supervisor with the community brilliant corners i work dribble with veterans and supervisor a team of social workers we need this project the housing market is horrendous the people that have working but can't find homes in san francisco we asking homeless conveniences to bringism for people that can change everybody in a matter of minutes and those veterans can't find homes i've seen the transformation across the veterans that have found homes
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it's been wonderful and await this project i don't see what other solutions sleeping in the street and in shelter i ask you to please consider this property thank you. >> thank you. >> thank you. next speaker, please. >> i'm eric clark a disabled veteran from the panama in the gulf war and/or and a graduate of uc berkley and in chinese i was a twitter slash introrpg from 1998 and the national graduate if 94 to 96 i've experienced i'm preservation housed i was fortunate to have obtained one of the very first vouchers when
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it was start up in 2008, and 9 my number was c a-2001 and at that time the san francisco housing authority had a cap of $457 for a one bedroom apartment for $457 so having experienced homeless i know at least seven hundred and 50 maybe 9 hundred homeowners maybe closer to 75 hundred homeless veterans also the difference this project is like a ripple in the pond you through a pebble out and i mean from that, we, grow this is just a start and i'd
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like to see f it grow and without the va funding they're approved every year thank you. >> thank you very much. >> thank you. next speaker, please. >> hi, i'm actually, the director for the residential program so the veterans are vietnam and/or veterans they have protecting and disabled and looking for housing has been a huge challenge the veterans have criminal background and bad credit to go out in our housing market is insurmountable and if they're dealing with physical or mental issues this will house one hundred and thirty veterans and get them off the street not only from a fiscal but a human prospective seeing someone to
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get a key in their hand and start crying that's a big deal. >> thank you very much be opinionate on this item seeing none, public comment is closed colleagues if i want to add a few things first of all, thank you for everyone that came out especially even though veterans i want to thank amanda for all the work this is a project a long time in the workers or works and from everyone joyce from h s f a we don't want to see things come to us quicken at the last minute i understand why we had an budget analyst report the way it was but that was on extraordinarily opportunity we continually need to do more for
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our homeless veterans we have an opportunity for a city prospective we have housing in partnership with our va with the ongoing support of support services this is a win-win here and i believe we should very much support it thank you all. >> supervisor mar i wanted to thank the staff for the presentations and the transformations from the hotel to a place that will house people is going to be such a proud moment for the city but thank you for everyone for testifying it's opened any easy to the tremendous need that's out there and the sacrifice i hope we had more time but the risk of losing the housing unit is a huge one i'm going to be
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supportive as well, i was going to ask a request about the proposed management you have to select a property manager what's the friendly property management companies in the city what is the capacity to run one hundred and 36 unit building out of curiosity. >> good afternoon. i'm scott with the housing and homeless division the humane u human division it is a fee that's out seeking property management the responsibility of property management is similar to the institutions and in the full master program we're looking for agencies that shows 3 years of experience not only the day to day management of the building the goal not only to provide
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tenancies but to support those vets that will be with the partnership with the va the va has put out requests for a proposal request related to supportive services and our property management entity will have a memorandum of understanding to make sure that on site cooperations fully there we have entities in the city that has experience with the prompts and veterans that's part of our procurement it is out now and due october of. >> supervisor avalos. >> thank you for the community members putting this work together there's a concerted effort to make it happen i appreciate the presentation
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thank you it was very well done and i want to recognize the vets that came and told their stories i appreciate our presence and i was going to support this project but your testimony was helpful i was glad to hear our stories one concern i have despite going forward with this project is that i'm concerned we're into a new era of higher costs with master lazy know it is what it is called for but a concern that will impact our enhance of the project i'll be supportive today thanks again. >> okay. we have this item before us can i have a motion to send it forward. >> supervisor mar and supervisor avalos we'll take that without objection. >> okay congratulations
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everyone and madam clerk call item 9 (clapping.) item 4 is a resolution approving the 7th amendment to the aefrmd security serviced for the, llc to increase the amount of contract not to exceed $35.9 million and extending the contract. >> thank you, chairman and members of the committee director of security investigations and enforcement at the mta i'm here today as a followup as a appearance we recorded that 50ur7bd international the intended armed and unarmed security withdrew their bid school district the agency rejected all bids it's our request for parole the rfp
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the cypress not to exceed 6 months we respectfully request the committee recommend the extension to the full board of supervisors in the additional funding of $3 million fizzing. >> just out of curiosity was cypress the other bidder. >> yes. mr. chairman. >> colleagues any questions mr. rose your report. >> yes. on page 22 of our report we state it sfmta's xoins contract with cypress exceeded $92 million for approximately 6 point - $5.4 million table 3 on page 23 of our report shows the
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actual and projected expenditures totally $83 million plus to be paid september 2014 and on page 23 of our report bones your analysis the request for an immediately not to exceed $3 million to cover the six months extension of cypress contract appears to be reasonable we recommend you paragraph the proposed resolution. >> thank you, mr. rose colleagues, any questions we'll open this up for public comment seeing none, public comment is closed. . >> motion to send this item forward objection. >> madam clerk madam clerk, any other business before this committee? >> no, mr. chair. >> thank you, everyone we're adjourn
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>> hi good morning, colleagues and keep in mind guests at this time, my pleasure to welcome the soul delegation to the city of san francisco . >> (speaking foreign language.) >> so similar the san francisco soul community had the opportunity to invest cowl soul for the first time with mayor ed lee to foster a long lasting relationship with seoul that will generate cultural benefits loans with the our soul sister city san francisco has much in
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common with soul if their renowned art that residents take pride to tare historical moments and the parks our marches have much in no one they started as civil rights attorney mayor pouk is a good mayor that was imprisoned in that soul stand up for his right and our mayor led the first public housing rights strike in san francisco 38 their unexpected mayors are invented candidates that are here to serve their cities there are picture pictures of the mayor pco cleaning the students and our mayor was started the public
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works and when i met the mayor he was peppering cleaning the streets of san francisco and so those o both of them understand the infrastructure of the city but also understands what that means to be a public certificate your our commitments what they laborer look for they're ready to get their hundreds dirty on behalf of the city as we move forward i want to acknowledge mayor ed lee and pco for being the standard bears for the blooming relationship and representing both of our cities this morning as we work together to build itself cities of the future we also learn so much from each other before to build for affordable housing in so far and the blue greenway along our waterfront or the
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seoul's initiate to build more public housing and those above those are initiate around the sharing economy we have much to learn from each other we have been on the forefront of ideas whether lift or more airbnb seoul as taken that on not only have the private initiate force sharing economies but the government itself is starting it's on sharing pro mriefrm was impressed by they're using their public buildings and opening its doors and allowing the citizens to use the vacant offices and on top of air hosting companies allowing the residents to open up their homes and also start a site acknowledging the number of citizens have doubted in seoul
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like san francisco they're started a site to pair up with citizens that are pain and suffering by themselves and taking them out of slgz i think your cities have much many learn from each other and i'm excited to officially sign an mou i want to recognize a couple people our very only excessive chief of portfolio charlotte 0 schultz. >> thank you to her staff and team i'd like to recognize our own seoul san francisco sister committee chang and mike kim and others please raise our hands so we can acknowledge you, please
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stand actually chang and others (calling names.) (clapping.) as you can see he have quite an active sister committee and we're one of the most fun delegations so i'd like to hand over our mike to say a few words. >> good morning thank you for joining us the san francisco seoulcy you committee in the welcoming mayor park in san francisco our sister committee wishes to thank mayor edwin lee for
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joining this morning as the city hall since it's city committee our primary roll has phenomenon streld a relationship between san francisco and seoul and we reenergies those with the mayor last year and today mayors park to san francisco confirms his commitment and san francisco has been a gateway city between korea and the united states and given the recent agreement and the program we expect an increase in tourm and buzz investment and a exchange of culture in san francisco san francisco a mechanic can have innovation from creativity startups to bio farms that change our lives so san
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francisco will play an important roll in korean american relationships in years to come the san francisco committee will be celebrating a 4 years anniversary we're planning to celebrate those through competitive events and a creation of a memo book it talked about the 4 years if you are planning on paratransit please consider our committee we hope that mayor park and mayor ed lee will bring moos much prosperity to our cities. >> thank you for joining your commission city meeting for mayor parks.
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>> thank you and now i'd like to introduce our schemed mayor, mayor ed lee to kickoff our signing ceremony here today (clapping) thank you supervisor kim good morning, everyone. welcome to the people palaces and mayor our esteemed work our relationship is very strong and, of course, today is we're extending a sincere warm welcome to marry park and our entire delegation mayor park and i were talking about how our cities are so alike and you'll finding out if the you now he's a great state of technology navigate he told us this morning he has 10 million twitter followers i have
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2 (laughter) and they're my daughters but i want to welcome the entire delegation here to our great city hall and i know that it's very special certainly for our seoul san francisco sister city as we're open the verge of recognizing a great history milestone for our sister city relationship before i make any further remarks membrane e let me that's why that's why take this opportunity to talk about someone who was cerebral in our sisters relationship with the mayors and different cities and countries i want you to all join me for this very special moment in honoring and recognizing someone's birthday today ms.
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charlotte schultz (clapping.) it's been great getting older with this anywhere i can tell you i'm getting younger trying to keep up with him laura thank you, thank you (clapping) well you know choorlts served i think i'm her eight mayor she's done 40 years of service and literally known around the world in every place as literally our ambassador of the city whether culture e.r. academic business i've been lucas the mayor to have charlotte as our protocol
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officer. >> thank you, mayor park to recognize ms. schultz in our representation she's been instrumental we'll add a lot of great history to the signing today, i'm so honored to have invested seoul, korea just last october while it was one of the short trips i owe might have and also for the city i return we say had a wonderful time we met you and a at city hall and able to address our city hall depth heads and discuss how we're each trying to make our cities better looking their transportation system you should see what seoul has in their enlightened
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transportation system and we at that time, what mayor park signed a memorandum of understanding to begin this partnership and to reinvisibility it with great knowledge that we have had a strong history with our citycy and consul generals office we're honored to host you today mayor park and know that our visit will create great new ties and more vigor in our relationship i noted that earlier how wonderfully modern our cities are and how we both strife to make sure our citizenry share in that innovation we also, if you have not been to seoul i think many of you have in this room but to the millions of other
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followers of mayor parks twittering account we're a city that matches each other in beauty we have great hillside and he each value our water ways for instance, the bay is a tremendous river we're modern cities we're innovative cities a he and have strong would it be fair to say and excellent excellent educational institutions so in san francisco on the one hand are both to be considered global centers of customers and culture and education we're fantastic for tourism and cities that also have common challenges with housing, transmission, investment and inclusive activity i was asking mayor park what he's doug doing about housing i've emigrates a thirty
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thousand housing goal he whispered in my area he built 80 thousand housing a so i'm going to learn a lot i am pleased our sistercy city is a strong tie we're looking forward to next year when we celebrate a huge milestone 40 years of sister city relationship what's the result well, we're benefiting greatly and i know that seoul is as well but after signing the mou just this past october part of it was education and exchange of best practices and today, we have at our city hall two representatives from seoul government that are working here ms. chow and mr. yee who are going to be here for a very good time 18 months
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working right here at city hall and being on the campus of san francisco stanford university and working to really understand how we work together and our successes how we take this phenomena of 2 thousand technology companies and forge even better you communication in health care and small businesses and science and truly bring those benefits to all our communities that is why they are here we're glad for them to be here and exchange constantly with them today's mou is focused on an advanced and more focused on tourism and culture exchanges and we're glad to do that we know that we want to grow internationally even more and get the high speed rail down so
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we can have that la commute on the rail so receive more international flights that's why companies want to be here in san francisco they love the bay area and the city but wanted international market we know that and being an international city is one of the prized released why i came to live here so mayor park i want to congratulate you as well on your recent re-election 10 million people that's a lot of folks to have to satisfy (laughter) and i welcome you here on this trip that we will constantly be in touch with each other i may not want to express that, too. thoughts to 10 million people like you do on your twitter feed but great cities will benefit from the strong relationship we
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look forward to celebrating 40 years of relationships with our sister city. >> thank you for coming here and confirming our relationship and the things we'll do together in the near future congratulations (clapping). >> i realized in my excitement i forget to introduce myself my name is jane kim i serve on the board of supervisors it's my how shall to be the first korean-american elected to this great city of san francisco (clapping.) i was abolish in the u.s. and spent evidently summers in seoul e6r789d, i.e., landed at the airport i there was a smell you know you're at home

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