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the staff and finally thank you to sfgovtv and media services for producing this and airing that live to the public arrest roll call. >> commissioner frost commissioner lee commissioner vice president joseph commissioner moshoyannis commissioner caminong commissioner president tan for the record commissioner perez is absent this evening. >> all right. we have quorum the first item on the skwaupd is public comment any business-related to the taevengs it you didn't currently agendize any public comment? all right. seeing none, public comment is closed the approval of the minutes of august 15, 2015, i don't know if so this in everybody's packet i think you
wrote mia megabit that can i get a motion it continue >> motion to continue stepson there is a motion and a second any public comment seeing none, let's take a vote. >> commissioner frost commissioner lee commissioner vice president joseph commissioner moshoyannis commissioner caminong commissioner president tan the motion passes those are moved to the text negro and item 3 a director's report take it away as you may know we've been working on implementing the cheaper one 16 night life protection we had a meeting at 3 we'll hear some go about that when the item comes up on the report for the social
development review committee as i mentioned for the whole commission we've been working i think successfully with the planning department to finally get the notice pushed out to the project in the pipeline so i'm hovp hopeful that the hundred projects will be noticed for the legislation requirements in 4 banishes of two weeks in between each hopefully in the next two weeks everyone will get notice and they will either communicate with the staff and or go to that we've got the lapsing hammered out as i said we've heard the first two projects it is happening which is cool and the board came back from
recess last tuesday and at this point they finally approved the amendment to the llp legislation in western selma that's waiting for a signature at the mayor's office we can currently at this point get those folks both the office and get those posted about 4 pent-up venues waiting for llp applications to move forward so i'm happy to report that is finally moved move forward and we spent some time and the guys will tell you about the concert at at&t park and give you feedback that was a lot of work in the parks so also there are questions i'm going to turn it over to any colleague. >> thank you, dr. cain and good evening, commissioners
director and dr. not yet director. >> a few outdoor requirements that were inspected this past weekend as kickoff at city hall we had an event on fedex hotel and one that in the mission for block party all 3 went off without my complaints coming to our officers the noise event was audioable and no complaints generated we did another event this is maybe the third or fourth with met cosmetics and at the last meeting this system was pared down from previous systems what actually placed on the ground and did an extensive sound check
with them activating the space to make sure that the impact to that general area was minimal and not received complaints? >> for that event and under billy joel at at&t park there was an investigation i was able to take ambient measurement in dog patch and inside the stadium director cain was a meeting tomorrow to present what we found and try to get more dlarm able to hire folks to run a hotline and take more measurements we want to compare our finding with there too pretty important things to not for the permit on saturday the sound coming from one within the
stadium if start at the time on the permit we issued to them and the event went later than stated on the permit i'll be happy to answer any questions about that event >> can you tell me what time the event end and it was 710 i'm sorry 1110. >> the permit was until 11. >> yes. >> was any citations issued. >> we were speaking with director cain after tomorrow's meeting be issuing a notice of violation. >> commissioners questions or comments all right. thank you >> thank you. >> good evening, commissioners
i have a long list but i'll keep the short i want to touch on relevant things i did things that are articulate arbitrarily picked up we received a complaint from the bar sergeant mathis made contact with the bar to lemon them know to keep quiet and in a followup i talked to the complainant with a followup i didn't preserve a violation and how much or hopefully, the situation will stay solved the inclines is t f-319 clemente i was other on an inspection and find out that they do live performance stuff regularly part of the operation to they don't have a permit out of inclines
we'll follow-up and hopefully bring them into compliance i did 3 sound checks at the price club and nothing extra to report just menu detain report a couple of inspections to mention that were minor violations permit not there at golden state permits the copies were issued i'll make sure the they're posted feel free to ask me if not - >> this isn't on your list here but the common wealth club the common wealth the university club. >> the university club. >> has any news about where they're at.
>> at the universities club? >> do you have one. >> oh, the city club the city club sorry it is actually issued that the director is dealing with them i think she's deal with their lawyer now. >> could we get an update anything. >> the only update i reached but out and got an extensive rely back had a conversation about our city attorney and relied back to his inquiry and waiting inform an additional response. >> pending the united states all pending. >> questions for inspector pauley no nun great this evening any public comment on our staff
report? >> not seeing any, so public comment is closed. we'll move on to item number 5. >> - had the police department questions or comments are there any general police department questions or comments i don't think so all right. moving along item 5 which is our permit application and i am sorry. >> we'll take things out of order and do our 3 loudspeaker permits first. so we have those 3 loudspeaker permits from swiss their a typical their couple of in the next two weeks here basically, they don't fit within the process because the location of where they'll be they'll be in a park let for all the permits is
7:30 montgomery street it is swiss max we don't say a policy regarding issuing the loudspeaker permits in park let we're seeking our help this evening for possible condition from the commission for moving forward with the permitting of events like this we've asked maryellen johnson to join and robin here from the planning department and we're hoping they help to shed this some light how to move forward so robin can you actually come up first >> thank you deputy director i'm robin the park let program manager of the san francisco planning department i'm here to provide background on the project and answers any questions the commission might have and offer inside and experience that the planning
department has had in managing a portfolio for the city parks before maryellen comes up to talk about the program their seeing permits prosecute the taefksz i thought i'd like let you know that swiss is a fantastic partner and a great institution for parklets to work with they're a nonprofit their mission to bring culture performance events other learning opportunities to communities paichlt has so you get a partner like swiss max to partner in order to bring an organization institutions culture program into the public realm we know this is not the fit folks want to use the parklets we recognize this is a typical at the same time it is really emblematic and
representative of what our streets and public spaces could do to bring this to san franciscans i welcome any questions from the commission and really hope we're able to describe a pathways that might provide a blue prinlt for in public space activation in other parts of city. >> why not just hold off i think we might have some questions initially for the gentleman. >> i'm not clear could you tell me if a park let is front of the of the business is that business responsible. >> ; correct the sponsor a commercial or enterprise in this case it is a nonprofit that stuttering is responsible for the capital and also take out
liability and required by the public works as a permit at the to hold a million dollars insurance liability naming the city as an additional insured they're responsible for maintenance at the same time - >> commissioner. >> i didn't mean to cut you off. >> we have strict operating guidelines for parklets thaer those are hundred percent parking spaces the city in look at those for public space and realize that parklets can be a bit unclear about that so it is part of you know objective my role to clarify the operation around the parklets. >> who makes the decision what kind of entertainment in the parks is it the business that is responsible for it or a
committee that programs the park lightwells elites how does that work. >> that's an excellent question if they steady thresholds at certain events they seek to do there is amplified sound is it brings to us to the commission we have oscars with their guitars but they try to stay pretty tentative to what is happening in the parklets sometimes a lack of clarity or clarity and we don't want to work against that those spaces are public. >> so if i have a guitar i can walk up and play my guitar you're asking for permits so my question is who is making the decision about what - if so it is is not someone walking with a
guitar can sometime program a parklets to i mean obviously if they want a loudspeaker permit they have an idea to do something; right? >> that's right ♪ 3 that case we issue the loudspeaker >> i'm not being clear let me try it who is making the decision what entertainment is in the park. >> i believe this is this committee. >> the question is if i was joe smoe and i wanted to perform in a park let do you go to the planning department or swiss next or the owner or let the steward. >> i think first and foremost you'll approach the steward to make sure that is access to everybody nobody is excluded or
circled out. >> so the steward can say george who can perform as to the sound. >> striking speaking they can't do that. >> i guess my question is who is applying for the permit is that the musician, the steward or you guys well in this particular case the steward. >> they're making the station what is going to gone in the park. >> right. >> they're proposing activities took place in the park let you think they're to the commission - their succumbing to the commission for permission as i understand working with the staffers concerns. >> maybe i take it out of turn it brought up the definition those are the stewards we know those are the people that maintain it and have the
liability they want to activate it but i have robin what happens in someone else comes to me noted swiss next i don't know who the steward are for how many parklets. >> 60 >> i don't want to know obviously it seems to me it is a little bit of a question mark it is a public space and someone else wants to activate it and ask the steward. >> there's a great open question about process you know we've been on the staff level for the portfolio to all strerldz a stakeholders are informed but their question commissioner vice president
joseph not a set protocol or criteria and it is something that the commission and the planning department and public works should work together to fourth we get a lot of questions in sort of informal requests to begin cpr parklets for more information. >> this is an interesting question i would hate to formalize a policy today around it we're obviously going to use this as an example to try to create or use a policy because i think in my conversation with director cain band do we treat this like a street or park how there are questions i was looking at into more deeply and come back and decide something together but i'm going to call on a couple of more people there are
more voices on the commission. >> commissioner moshoyannis. >> is the park let part of the street will mta have a role in that at all which agencies if any have jurisdiction in that matter. >> that's an excellent question so it is still considered formally part of the street to legally we're occupying a piece of street or park let you say we the park let occupies a piece of the street and the department of public works issues a permit for that occupancy to legally happen okay. >> so they should would be part of the conversation at some level. >> absolutely over the last 5 years of running the program we've worked closely with the department of public works. >> i think for me, i mean the devil is in the details there is
obviously sidewalk between the business and is park let usually where people are transfersing and foot traffic usually trying to cut though how do we manage that makes sure there is assess both was and people are not tripping over each year and e each other and it is a hot mess and problem so i remember when you close down a street make sure there is a path of travel and people can get through someone is in a wheelchair it raise all kinds of issues that will be a complex issue as we explore is further. >> who is responsible if they're in compliance who do we get know they're in inclines you know if it is a freedom of speech it is one thing a political campaign when people
come to us with street fairs or you can those kinds of events an organization we know who do go to for the loudspeaker permits if people have a venue they want to activate their patios with speakers we know who to go to this could be anybody. >> right today is permits we have a project sponsor so we know who to call if there is something not going right. i think for the conversation had requires more thinking commissioner lee and commissioner frost. >> so my question is say the park let goes out of control or the sponsor doesn't maintain it properly what steps is the planning commission your excision rerevokes the permit if they don't handle it properly. >> the permit revolver indication is a consequence if
we have a steward not meeting their stewardship obligations or seeing issues that parklets and private dining for example one example we admonishment if we find a restaurant it is your has correspond off their park let the revocation is a consequence that's the last resort we try with the planning department and the department of public works issuing the permits works with the project sponsor most often 99 percent of the time the issues are smaller hey, you don't sweep enough and the upstairs neighbors are exclaiming. >> your really to trying to be responsible to take care of the parklets same it is a weird thing a public space if someone wants to swat there how do you -
evoking their rights what happens to the park let if we tend not to maintain it properly it goes back to a parking. >> that's absolutely one consequence and with an we've seen a couple of times when we have a park let that hadn't been stewarded or in the upper hates the steward left town and had this orphaned organization none was wanting to do you want paichlt is interested in monitoring how projects all the time. >> okay. >> commissioner frost. >> yeah. just think we're opened a can of worms to talking about giving a permit to a public place for a loudspeaker
for on imposing groups want tool take this over what happens to the permit this is down the road but on this one we're one the occupancies estimate was 50 people i don't think i've seen a park let that holds 50 people i don't know where the people will go and supervisor demerit brought up who is going to control that so again, we do need to discuss this you know later on to come up with the perimeters on this but for those 3 we'll dealing need to talk about to the applicant. >> may i have respond to some of the questions about clearance and the project sponsor is
prepared a site plan. >> you have it. >> it is in the packet. >> so the public can see it is not projected. >> because this is an a inadequately proposal something new you know somethings that came up for the entertainment commission to maintain a clear path of travel for wheelchair users or general passersby we responded recommended to the project sponsor to guarantees the 6 foot clear a path of travel which the san francisco regulation is for so that at no time during the liquid speaker events are there
people or if there are audio equipment or anything encroaching on the of foot right-of-way and something that might be important to note the commissioner referred to an application an estimated attendance of up to 50 people we're not imagining those people will physically be in the project my understanding and the park let will be what they project imagery or a lecture like a two minute moving on the park let screen you might if you have a guest speaker or musical performer they'll sit on the sidewalks and in the storefront observing the form is a the
musician is physically inside the park let that's what we're looking at here and again, we do need to talk about in future conversations what perimeters the commission and public works and planning feel comfortable with in terms of operating the perimeters for these kinds of events and activities and commissioner vice president joseph. >> yeah. i have a couple of questions occupancy load is people all at once the occupancy load is 2525 is the maximum if one leaves one can go in 50 doesn't make sense that is why commissioner frost mentioned that to your dining room diagram is this park let 6 feet deep and what is the dimensions i'm not
sure clear. >> this is a note for the project sponsor to maybe bring is prepared dimension plan the blue box prepared by swiss next. >> oh, i see. >> that's the part sitting in the parking lane this is about 7 feet deep the width of a parked car. >> what is the yellow part that says rejection park let what is a that a screen beyond the pacific ocean park let what are very projecting. >> it is a mraurm that sits in the parking lane and then the far sort of wall or edge of it is a tall frame that during events like this we can clip a fabric projection screen. >> so the frame is within the park let. >> absolutely. >> okay. and the speakers are
outside the park let. >> i'm actually not. >> according to this picture from the blue space it the park let. >> the speaker monitors i believe that's what is proposed. >> okay 83 and then the people will be in chairs and seats on the sidewalk? >> correct. >> so do they have the dpw occupancy permit for this. >> i did not know this may be a good time to bring up the project sponsor to answer questions together. >> please come on up. >> hello commissioner. >> hi. >> can you state your name and if you want to say anything before we start. >> i'll say a few things i'm maryellen johnson ahead of the project for swiss next it is
legally an annexation of the consul general of switzerland we have an educational mission we've been in san francisco for 12 years for the bay area institutions the purpose of building our park let was to bring a bigger and broader audience by producing events for the public and working with local parishes to do events on the street we've worked closely with robin and his team in achieve this next step for a park he let in an event place an collaborative design with the university in switzerland local gail architect and the berkley those are open to the public we wish to have
not closed off the space will not be closed off in my way anyone can walk up and checkout and enter the park let and take a seat if they want to do that we - our plan to maintain a 6 foot walk path by having swiss next monitor and clear and make sure that people walk along and this free open paths and not around it don't enter the streets in any way and stay safe and feel free to cross over during the event. >> we did have an events on august 27th it was very successful and safe we had approximately 25 people that showed up for this event i have to say that it is not
necessarily a capture audience that a stays for the whole thing because people walk by and listen for 5 minutes and there were people who stated there and sat there for more than a half an hour the programs we're proposing are approximately an hourlong we didn't have any sort of disruption are problems not that i'm aware of with the public or with people not being able to have - what we're proposing are 3 different events on september 16th tomorrow we have having an event called story hour where we're inviting 7 different people to come and tell you a story in 8 minutes and it is around the subject of tactical urbanism
that talk starts at 7:00 p.m. and ends at 8:30 on september 18th the event we're proposing is with future city's lab organizations in singing pour with the institute for the future in 90s and includes video and has audio with ambient this is predominantly happening inside the swiss next space on september 23rd we have an event with the san francisco urban film festival to screen an hour's worth of subject urbanism and for the the application for amplification in all those cases is just to make it or in the surrounding area because of the
traffic we request amplification so people standing within a couple of feet can hear what is happening on the park let. >> do you have a permit to occupy the situation sidewalks that's the question according to the diagram there are seat for people located on the sidewalks. >> we do not have a permit the seats i've drawn out are seats that sits inside of our park let our park let structure has drawers with accuses i have a short video i can play. >> no, no it is the blue is your park let what's the seat here. >> those are cue chairs that are one foot by 2 feet. >> not within our park let. >> no, we can pull them out their removeable.
>> they're on the sidewalks you need an occupancy from to the do this this is not a permit we can give into you. >> we don't have to use those seats and people can stand. >> so here's my last question i promise if this is, in fact, our park let and this is where your speakers are going to be the humans speaking speaking and the actual amplification speakers on the sidewalk outside of the park let your audience is outside of the park let the bulk of your event is not within our park let only your entertainment or speakers people who are speaking are within the park let. >> correct. >> but the audience everyone else is not in the park let. >> correct.
>> okay thank you. >> commissioner lee. >> if they don't sit down they're standing up watching this program are they in violation. >> no. >> they're not in violation. >> you like it answer. >> yes. >> okay. >> it's the furniture that is it in violation. >> the furniture is in violation but the humans are not. >> how deep is the sidewalk if from our front door to the park let. >> can't be - and i'm sorry not to scale the drawings but the space from our droo door from the building s 66 inches to where the 6 feet walkway that i've determined i'm sorry i'm not calculation of it is about.
>> so the total says that a 11 feet. >> right. >> it is 11 feet. >> we have an exceptionally wide sidewalk here on karen in excess of 10 feet it is 11 and a half thank you. >> just a couple of other questions are you using extensions or rope to cordon off people so if there is a walkway your staff will be there. >> to have staff members you know push manage people will i having them stand behind a line for a clear 6 foot path my idea to have a staff member on either side to insure that path is clear and not use extensions right. >> got it i love the idea of in
general trying to activate the parklets the next phase of how parklets can be used and not a space for people to sit and have a cup of coffee but i'm occurs outside of wanting to activate the space were you limited in terms of programming the space within the building or office or how did this come about. >> this came about we worked with the university called e t h where they spend a lot of time thinking about activating public space and how public space is used it is sort of an academic of research approach what could we do in our city to expand space so was an academic exercise in some was that's why we worked with the berkley and
university of switzerland to be a park let and be capacity we have an event space that worked fine we have good you'd it was not perfect to fix the problem but we do a lot of different programs and art and science and technology programs and this was a project we wish to pursue. >> that's helpful to know the background and another question we ask our applicant about neighbors and residents that are nearby they're the ones saying it is 9 o'clock i want to go to bed can you tell us about your outreach and the neighbors that are there and our outreach. >> part of applying for a park let there's a application
procedure to get signatures from the neighbors this is something they wanton is a good idea to pursue. >> which is if there recently more questions robin can maybe talk about that process but prominently around our space is restaurants there's office space there's the church of sciencetology it is not a residential area that's what i assumed. >> do they know you want to amplify the sound rather than having the park let. >> i've not talked with the neighbors about that. >> commissioner caminong do you have a question. >> that's exactly my question i'm surprised did event are two this week and one next week and your neighbors are not been
notified those sidewalks will had been notified and may i ask a procedural question it is a matter of course for the l l t is there i'm personally familiar and if not is this something we want to institutionalize as part of. >> with the limited live performance. >> sorry the loudspeaker preliminaries yeah. >> there is not a requirement this is is a concern we have various permits for this particular one there isn't but the first people we hear from when something goes wrong. >> the commission for at least the upcoming events having the recommendations for how the pardon might for the purpose follow through and did experiments or demonstrate some
kinds of noticing i don't want to speak first but maybe a condition the commission want to place on the issuance it is worthy worthwhile. >> i object to talk with the neighbors and get their approval. >> great i think we would like to move this along so let's wrap up the comments and open up for public comment and try a formulate a way to handle this. >> commissioner frost. >> you talked about 66 inches from the building line to where you would start our of feet when we talk about that is that all city property or part of that their property in a code. >> this is all sidewalk. >> all walk from that building okay. thank you. >> all right. any final commissioner thoughts if if not
i'll open up to the police or the public any public comment on this item? no all right. >> commissioners anyone like to make a motion regarding this and apply any particular conditions and like to legislation late. >> all of the. >> all at once if that is what we like. >> i'd like to make a motion to approve all 3 permits with the condition you innovative your neighbors of the schedule and such as a giving this is tomorrow and you know at least the neighbors that are on your bloke maybe in proximity that
are impacted let them know the dates and hours and the general program that will be helpful. >> to approve the 3 with the condition they innovate their neighbors of the schedule of programming. >> right. >> okay. >> is there a second. >> i second with a friendly edition. >> let's see if it is friendly. >> abide but the other developments rules no seats if you don't have a permit they can stand up we're not saying they can sit down so - >> okay. thank you. >> okay all right. yeah. sure all right. on that motion let's take a vote. >> commissioner frost commissioner lee
commissioner vice president joseph commissioner moshoyannis commissioner caminong that means it is approved and thank you, sir for coming today, we're interested in trying to figure out that and seeing what kind of path to take that is clear for people either our staff or some commissioners mr. will follow-up. >> let us know how it goes. >> yes. it is a gin i didn't pig in this adventure we have. >> thank you, commissioners. >> all right. i wanted to make a comment to staff do you have a plan what you're going to do about the park let and how we get those questions and answer and that's exactly why we did this evening to an stent and the applicant did one and, in fact,
we approved a.m. if i did sound permit i frankly did not know i approved a park let she applied for 3 more in section i got flagged that's why ribbon and i have been discussing it will be helpful you as a commission wanted to indicate when you would like to consider a flushed out maybe policy then we can have a conversation as always this is work in progress and authors a lot of parklets we want them in the past i have really on my own said no. there's not stages in nickel and dimed i'm not accident policymaker i brought it to you instead. >> thanks so i think when we get
to that item we'll talk about a subcommittee or whatever the steps let's move on to the other items starting with the consent agenda. >> on our consent agenda two items a limited live performance operation for tenderloin museum this was at 398 eddy street and a limited live performance for old school cafe on 1429 malcolm heinicke dell no opposition from the department or the community from either of those that's why they're on the agenda. >> just to remind the folks no separate discussion until people want to separate amongst the people or commission my interest in separating in not we'll do a roll call vote. >> all right. >> same house, same call? yep.
>> yep. >> all right. those pass the museum and old school cafeteria move on to the regular agenda starting with the role. >> yep so first off before we get into the regular agenda i want to ask for a motion to remove the midway for the owners request additional it to be continued to the next hearing date and the planning department is working on the environmental review progress. >> i move to continue the midway to the call of the chair. >> i second. >> all right. same house, same call? >> yeah. >> i'm going to abstain. >> no abstention. >> commissioner frost commissioner lee commissioner vice president joseph commissioner moshoyannis abstain arrest commissioner caminong and commissioner president tan all right. great. >> that is continued so moving
on to on our regular agenda two fixed placed applications the first is for a place of entertainment for the - located on 19th street the counselor is new and they'll have a restaurant there they'll have private areas confusing a rooftop terrace it will be prominently for weddings and nonprofit functions and corp events the dog patch neighborhood association and the hoa provided letters of support for the project the baby station has no ocean and recommend the galileo and noted that no extended hours should be granted here as well just ending sorry about that 0 the monthly calendar or to the station the
owner on mendelsohn. >> good evening, commissioners i've never done this before. >> aim adam the managing partner? my partner and the project was born about 4 years ago when i was in the renewable energy work and worked in the solar development i decided. >> could you move the microphone to the front of our mouth that's perfect. >> i don't know how much you caught the idea was born 4 years ago when i was in the solar energy industry i wanted to move into the food world bans what my friend was doing in portland how to find the space that marries from nonprofit activities and the best in class for what we
can do for an event space and have an restaurant as part of the project we've spent a lot of time looking for space and in the dog patch so it was perfect with an industrial warehouses building and worked with an incredible team to develop that space and partnered with the math maybe you're familiar with and partnered are a group called stoplight and as the project developed we've got more people involved and we're proud of what we're doing so that's the project from a fair level. >> commissioners questions commissioner vice president joseph. >> you say i partnered are got
light you hired them are they're a privilege. >> neither their as exclusive provider in the project. >> they're an investor. >> they've provided the services for the space. >> what kind of events do you envision. >> we want to run the game bet on saturday of wedding and rooftop views and hope to have summers on the roof because of the got light infrastructure we want to have theoretical production and teamed up with a gentleman who is an incredible artist have a focused space design into the space to reflect a lot of the history of 370 so some of the facade and the edging of the crane we want to activate this into the artist events and nonprofit events some
corp events and associate as well. >> okay. so you going to do sound on our roof if you have wedding. >> no permanent sound on the roof if there is a wedding summer to have sound if there's a cocktail hour to have acoustical you know guitar but the party will be coming inside of the building. >> how much experience sir, do you have. >> i have little but my partner last many years and including ellen i don't want to embellish but over 10 years and she's on our team. >> okay. your partner is going to come forward from oregon and
be here and that one doesn't work so - >> i'll introduce myself quickly i take it curiosity i have a group of restaurants in portland under the name of chiefs table we partner with chiefs as the name suggests. >> partner with artisans a barker a winery our business mold o model is unusual every project is the chiefs our chiefs with parolee paid and don't have money we put-down them into equality position and that's the same with the barker and the winemaker and developed the business so 18 location in portland our intention and adam convinced me this is our intention to come forward to san francisco and have a similar i don't know what you custodial
call that a bulk head or start something similar so a lot of the ideas for this space whether a rooftop garden that is going to fortune the restaurant up to a quarter of the our product all the ideas will take into inspiration. >> very cool i have two questions one i'm understand the restaurant will be open to the public are you going to do public events or just speak to special events do you have any idea. >> to be honest no idea there are a number of events outreaching i'm excited for in the community of dog patch but you know there is sort of the took truck tuesday you bring folks in so the way we can
activate that space not using used for private a real opportunity to go public that's in my i my dream arrest the last question you were talking about the view of pier 70 what are you going to do when we build the construction how much of a view then this is just my on personal curiosity. >> it is sad at the end of the day our view is quite good but will go away eventually building that will dwarf us you get a good sense of the trolley car blow we hope that the environmental process takes not longer hopefully. >> all right. thank you. >> commissioner lee. >> so i'm looking at the floor plan and wedding you know tend
to have top 40 groups and dancing we've had things in the dog patch have you down soundproofing. >> i owned a brewery a france and ran it for 10 years we've had extensive work with soundproofing and i can say with a great deal of assurance we're at a platinum grade level of soundproofing between the two spaces this is a primary concern as an operator sounds transfers between two space you can't run a nice restaurant and have top 40 music as a concept we've had within the space do a great deal
of work managing that the amount of money on the windows that are sound-proofed is thrilled and with the layout of the space sometimes when you on the ambition binge doors this is when noise escaped we have an exit corridor core for the staff a stated door so when people leave there is no sound escaping. >> sounds good. >> can you talk about our sound system are djs coming in with their own sound equipment or a built in system. >> a limited built in system and depending on the kind of event got light will be bringing that in this is different from the systems we've done an event space in portland and there a
big sound system but here we do not. >> one more. >> how close is the near itself complex from our space. >> agreement complex. >> yes. >> across the street or 19th street. >> and we did go through a presentation with that in about a month and a half ago. >> that context so we've been in constant communication about what what we are doing we have a good relationship. >> there's a letter of support in there from the hoa and you know we obviously coming back can mows is a different aspect the neighbors supported that for a while. >> this is not close. >> commissioner lee i won't be offended but dog patch their
sensitive. >> because we had to do the site plan and permit process we respect through the unification presented to the hoa and get letters of support and with the association we've really try to go above and beyond. >> sounds good. >> great didn't seem like there's more questions have a seat we'll ask the police to come up. >> okay. thank you. >> good evening officers o'er the ramparts we watched were so gallantly streaming? from bay area police station i met with the applicant probably over a month ago it's been a while and looked at the space and all the construction but the idea seems great we're excited that bay area station to see what the outcome a new nice
restaurant always good to have nice food in the bay area we're excited and all for it obviously as maggie said no extended hours we're fine. >> okay. great. >> thanks. >> any questions for officer ramos? >> no all right. thank you very much open up for public comment any public comment on the pearl? >> hand that in go ahead and state your name you have 2 minutes. >> i'm chris curiosities us one of the founding partners at gallery in san francisco i'm also in full disclosure a minority very, very small owner in this entity i met adams through mutual friends ask
commissioner vice president joseph you recall 12 years ago i opted a restaurant had little experience and look at it how this has turned out but adams and i taken in this guy e guy is incredible focused i've been in the business for 12 years and seen a lot of operators some good and some questionable i've come across few individuals that has put this much energy and focus this much sure money but pure thinking the suspects he's reached out to talk to folks that are experts and very repetitive pulled in a lot of
great people and a stellar team an amazing project i look forward to seeing it play out thank you. >> thank you any is there any additional public comment seeing none, public comment is closed commissioners happy to entertain a motion. >> i move to approve this permit. >> i second. >> all right. there's a motion and second my further discussion. >> on the motion to approve the president of the united states for the pearl with conditions. >> commissioner frost commissioner lee commissioner vice president joseph commissioner president tan commissioner moshoyannis commissioner caminong. >> all right. the that item passes unanimously good luck we'll checked out that view we'll move on to 5 e sam.
>> i'm going to recuse myself for this, please. >> so our next application for an extended hours for sam barky located on place street a place of chinatown this was built after the 1906 san francisco earthquake and originally located on washington street after green closed for the past few years sam is back in a new location and once again have a night time eatery there are letters in the - from the community and ac/dc their director norman fong she approved the extended hour permit and remedies the applicant do the following they hire security for the extended hours and the permit will be
utilized as well as install security cameras and keep for this for a minimum of two weeks here to talk about sam low is stephano the owner david. >> good evening, commissioners i'm stephano the consultant to the sam with a request for extended hours and jewel was 9-year-old and put if a good 20 years a ascended veteran the general manager and lovely son-in-law two years old i think it is up to him to be the cook and david hoe this is there for thirty years sam low is a truly legacy in san francisco dating back to 1906 and was
located on 813 washington street they have to close three years ago we were seasoned everyone has a sam low story and everyone probably meet the famous raider the thing here was people started asking in the community can can we doing we have to do something about so community leaders bake referred and others we started talking and people starting to alone and want to get involved so a team of investors point out together mostly just to dinger let's get sam open and we'll have great memories and time to let this continue for others we wants to bring it back in its way we're
limit with a restaurant we'll ask for beer and wine with the planning department in the near future and have extended hours it was known for that for a look at we got tremendous media support as you can see lost of that coasted people want to know we're going to open at 713 play street the are form anna's barky it is right adjacent portsmouth square at in-law unit e night time in the old days china had 6 theatres right now night time in chinatown is dismal we're hoping this tiny 49 street you know noodle house bakery restaurant will you know continue for
everyone we saw the police departments recommendations and there's only a couple obviously the 14 day surveillance cameras by all means we'll ask that we would like to do sunday through thursday have guard cards for the staff members that are previously trained to main that sunday through thursday, we'll handle that internally and run the house friday and saturdays generally there is more traffic you know in the area efrlgs every single everything else after hours people might try to get if this is nice to have professional security and maintain the order and everything we want to accept the conditions but ask if we could have professional security
on friday and saturday nights and let us do the internal staff sunday through thursday and from the capability is utilized and a lot of demand by all means we'll probably you know request more professional security so that's kind of i'll leave it at that. >> commissioner vice president joseph. >> my first question will we be able to berry to the kitchen. >> everybody goes to the front door. >> the original stair. >> you know we got to do it the right way. >> i'm joking. >> people remember the b y o b it straurd. >> i estimated into it it and walked though the kitchen which was to mia bizarre and met east
sale what a trip (laughter) it kept me coming back so exactly the question is really a joke my only thing to say my comment on the security if you have your staff trapped with guard cards you then become a security guard company and have to get a license from the state of california so this commission doesn't say who should use the school district you have to have a proper security plan telling us if you try to get guard card and operate without having the restaurant apply to those security companies the state of california will come and get you don't do that it is not worth it is my only comment on that. >> other comments commissioner
i'm very thrilled you guys radio back i was waiting in like that i think two hours the last day of openly they're going to close they're to close not in the same spot it had a great actuate with the dump waterer but supporting family businesses we want to support many this commission in relations to the security we've had mixed ways of dealing with securities that are for anotherries the police generally ask of that we've always said is hey, is this necessary a subway in the richmond they said security at night time or extended hours we said that is not necessary whereas an broadway you know there is pete'sries we said hey
have them so i'm in favor of may not not having is it everyday of the week but we feel it is necessary to have friday and saturday nights but i think this is a standard thing for the police police it ask and you're right is this reasonable and going to impede on the general operations and profits of businesses so for the commissioners to consider that. >> any thoughts are more questions for those guys commissioner frost. >> i agree with your statement with regards to the police we're serious about this may be they've - when we talk about this we talk about friday and saturday nights but but saturday and sunday morning during those extra hours we're talking about i think maybe to add a thursday
or sunday i don't know how thursday and friday or sunday night monday morning i don't know how busy those nights are for this type of business but give them one more night and they can could be and get it adjusted in the future. >> you know police say not here to speak to this is there a record of calls with had you ran our older location incidents that came about at night and called the police there's something going on ouch can you go to the microphone. >> there were instances we called the police but most of the time we managed it and we knew when it was appropriate to
call the police and when to step in between. >> what kind of incidents. >> usually fight people come in intoxicated and we have to break them up or not safe to side or do so we'll call the police but rarely did it happened we were able to prepare for it so it has not been a real issue in the past but. >> given a month or in a given year how many times would that occur. >> twice a year. >> twice a year. >> i think right now they're trained by james from al could we'll probably not let someone enter the restaurants we have the right to refuse service nelson mandela's we don't want
to jeopardy the safety of people whether they work are patrons we'll do a thorough job if there is better train opportune at this point. >> all right. any other thoughts no. >> oh. >> your mike's is not working. >> so, yeah so i think i was introduced to the restaurant to my family i've been going there my whole life i was there on a night which is fifth broke out it was somebody that was inintoxicated over one year. >> one of the two a year. >> okay. >> commissioner vice president joseph do you have anything else before i open up for public comment all right. >> thank you very much we may have more questions i
don't think we do at this time let's open up to the police and now open up for public comment any public comment on sampling woo's permit application. >> please come up. >> chris curtis and form onsite residents ever russian hill and chinatown my wife and i we use to walk home frequently through the neighborhood and we stopped at the old establishment it was a wonderful experience pie wife is chinese-american and she loved the food it was a cultural experience for visitors tons and tons of tourists probably the highlight for a lot of folks one of the experience they told people will burglary this and i would love to see them up and
running can't wait to patron news them. >> thank you. is there any additional public comment seeing none, public comment is closed. commissioners let's take a motion >> on this. >> i move to approve. >> move to approve with the conditions my changes or conditions. >> i move to approve with the police - no, i take that back i move to - i move to approve with the police condition two the applicant should install cameras at the entrance of their establishment and the footage to be maintained for thirty days
with the modification of one the applicant shall hire security on friday and saturday nights. >> all right. >> friday and saturday night you mean. >> saturday morning. >> sunday. >> saturday and sunday morning. >> all right. is there a second to that motion. >> second. >> all right. any you future discussion let's take a vote. >> okay so on that guess month to approve the extended hours with the conditions of having security early saturday morning and sunday morning as well maintaining the security cameras commissioner frost commissioner vice president joseph commissioner moshoyannis commissioner caminong commissioner president tan. >> the that item passes
congratulations look forward to eating there one thing once again and let's move on to item of we're done with the permits item of a report from the reciprocal development committee i'm happy to give that update unless commissioner vice president joseph or commissioner caminong wanted to give that we met from 3 to 5 the second meeting the committee just actually before you get into it as a point of sorts of procedure we asking this commission to approve the recommendations that we approved during that meeting or is it what are we doing here. >> we're going to agendize this to you could make a motion i'll request that clarity with the city attorney if, in fact, that is required it maybe easy enough to put it on the committee that
day and if not moved but i don't think tonight we can do that without being agenda kissed. >> procedural we've heard from two project on harrison and which directly is across the street from the eagle they provided the deliberate process with the neighbors to think about how do we design no time the building but planning a streetscape plaza plan that will activate that particular corner our recommendations was really to being sure that there was adequate conversation with the
cc&r and commissioner caminong you can chime but set a high bar for what we should expect from the developments like these and their sound expert offered to sort apply education to us and teach us a little bit about things their experts insisted we know what we're doing this is all new i don't know if you guys want to say more about the project in particular. >> just only that they went out of their way to work with the po a and went out of their away way to see what the concerns were this is assisting them in their design where to put things like that the bedrooms, the living rooms, the door
based on requests if the eagle and this plaza you you know really nice and the thing i like about it most it their presentation was complete it had everything ♪ they brought their experts with them and made a sxhef effort to work with the place of entertainment for me really a big deal we've learned a lot from the presentation loan this is going to be a learning process for us so that's as far as i feel the eagle >> they also. >> for saturday. >> reporter right the second project we heard the 445 mini ma a 9 stories residential project on mini in a around the corner
around two corners from monarchy and temple they've made contact with the places of entertainment with no response so we counselor our staff to help to fascist that to have e-mail to e-mail time if not face to face time and could you remember to do a sound test their way earlier it on the process of development so we saw schematic designs but yet to go though the review between the planning department so they have an eager architect trying to get ahead of the game we felt xhofkt with the project especially not compared to the project across the place of entertainment. >> also she really again she
present the nature the materials that was important you know in our discussion we're using the sound. >> so i want to encourage the ottawa other commissioners to join that meeting it is educational and has if it goes like today, i wish they all won't actually but really parties that are interested in reality accounting good solutions what they're trying to build it is exciting and a bye product of this entire legislation they're trying to do the same time from 3 to 5 a bit of a challenge the next time for 2016 for one the cigarettes we've update people if that goes
on there's no action to be taken any questions from the commission. >> just interested that group you said were complete do you know why. >> do we can why. >> yes. it sounds like those guys took the process serious. >> i think one of the developers has worked with the city before and has developed other plazas before and kind of had been through the process before and he please help me cooperation and transparency to set the bar i think so he knew to come and bring his experts and come with his vision and come with a completed plan i object to share i have it in my
backpack. >> the second thing as far as the other second group that comes in if we carton get the place of entertainment to do a sit-down you know we're still going to need to have the developers do their basic soundproofing and be aware that practices is under. >> from a process stand up i invited the operators to this meeting they choose not to show up that is unfortunate i offered to continue to try to connect the parties but again as i said earlier you can't lead a horse to water maybe part of this second project was the proximity a distance away too much smaller places of entertainment the first is builds ink this is a nonprofit
partner and the people that presented do i have been working with on the consultants in night time and they knew they were going into an area that is chock-full in not karate's from the 11 street it is behind them so they have done a lot of work and wanted to show off i wanted them to get it they're doing a lot of projects it is great to have it is a high bar i have no expectation and spends the money to bring experts because they have to pay everyone in the room. >> it is a go back if they did this on the first and hold them to this. >> this is a process such as a inquiring that level of everybody that objective shows a certain amount of right. i
appreciate that itch but as far as is place of entertainment operators that don't come and engage that's their choice i don't think we can make them or advocate on their on behalf of anywhere than we're doing so they have an opportunity i'll make another opening and then we'll go from there. >> you gave them plenty of notice they don't come and have their chance maybe they don't feel it will impact them as long as you give them alp notice. >> all right. any public comment on all that no we'll move on so the last two items which are standing commissioner questions or comments commissioners comments or
questions. >> just to happy jewish happy new year. >> go ahead. >> as far as those 3 loudspeaker permits i think this is arch those people came here to get it it will help us set the tone for the future but if you guys do me a favor get ahold of steve in central and may be one the commissioners working that night to one of our circumstances inspectors is working that night to get a firsthand knowledge on what worked and what didn't work that night. >> i mean, i won't ask them to take any action only an education thing for us. >> all right. any other thing is there any public comment on
those comments no there isn't item 8 is new business requests for future agendized anything. >> we need to either ask staff to do some investigation or set policies on the park let things because it is like i'm not sure i get it you know how to do that that seems like not going to be easygoing date of birth difficult because especially, when they talk about orphaned parklets that none wants to do you want. >> no, no those they get rid of. >> they put it in their prospective. >> so i need contradiction i guess i would suggest to the commission you would let you know know the timeframe i'm working with planning department
and dpw to come up with possible guidelines for you to consider the committees are touch or tough because it is another meeting and have to report back if i'm going to do the investigation and background let me do it and i'll bring it back i need the wanting to know when in my homework is due. >> i feel fine with it if you need two months. >> yeah. >> 3 months by the end of the year this is fine. >> yeah. i think we're going into if rain comes which i hope it does there is less park let stuff but the boards gets out we're issuing the action committee for women in prison if i had sounds permits so - >> so end of the year one other quick announcement our
november 3rd meeting is being pushed back just to people know to the 10 or is 17th and. >> the 10th. >> so the request came to for two reasons yes, it is election day in addition to room will be holding a hearing that may go very long and we may not have access to this room to ask whether the compilation might you need a motion i think to just push our meeting a week forward so you'll have two days in a row; right? >> sure. >> on one hand and that way we retain two meeting in november we need that way we will not have issued with quorum or not being able to get into this
room. >> is that room booked for the tenth is it available this room. >> yes. it is available. >> great just so we cover the bases can we take a motion to change that meeting date and time. >> so moved. >> right i second. >> all right. so the motion to move from the third to november 3rd to november to tell you the truth same time 5:00 p.m. >> i'm sorry 5:30 yes. i have. >> take a vote. >> loss of brain cells. >> commissioner frost commissioner lee commissioner vice president joseph commissioner caminong commissioner president tan. >> all right. great that is done with any others new business? any public comment for us about new business all right. not seeing any, this meeting is adjourned at 7:09 p.m..
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welcome to the navigation center. >> this pilot project is for people living on the street what makes it different the navigation center is able to accommodate homeless encampments lowell u allowing people to keep their pets and bring their personal bloonlz. >> the full realization that people don't want to be homeless not refuse services but from the services don't meet them and not relevant they're not going to be successful if you look at the budget losses we've got a community sacrifice important people to get food and laundry we're standing next to the bathrooms it is designed to be a dynamic and brief residential experience where right of on
this site city staff to connect you to homeless places to return to family dine is up for medi-cal and all those things that are complicated for people. >> the other exciting thing city agencies come on site and provided the services for folks this is existed to see when the goal of streamlining a a whole processes of getting people on go gentle assistance into housing as much as possible. >> way totally different you can come and agree as please and get laundry services and showers any time of the day and night it's twenty-four hours a day whatever and twhefr it's not like any other she recalls. >> they come and help people for what it is they're required the issues they need and reach
out and do what we can to say okay how can we accommodate you to get you set up and straight never in my mind imagined a program like this this place it different and a a lot a lot that better it works. >> the navigation is center is a collaboration of partnerships too city departments one is the homeless outreach team managed by the san francisco distributing i look forward to the navigation center we'll have our agents go out and help and say don't go anymore over and over send our dayshift out they've meet the population and hang out and hang in the encampment and transport people and be with them and make
immediate impacts with me and my staff. >> bringing our wloongz whatever you go presents a problem this place their help with the storage i don't have to worry about it staying here you know you're getting things done they need to get things down done to get off the street avenue of the hope alsoness is gone. >> they help you if you're hungry go eat if e you need to go places go. >> they're 4th district it awe auto. >> it was funded through a unanimous donation and of may 2015 an additional $3 million to help to continue the program beyond 18 months. >> you see people coming out
they're ready to being so the future homes you know how variable the navigation center is my message for the constituents yes something can be done do break chronic homelessness it is being done. >> this is a community that sets an example but i how to pick an area that was funky they've seen we're trying to do is help their neighbors they've seen getting sicker and more frail and broken down on the streets and welcomed us that's a powerful statement people are exist and president in they're becoming to see the movement for folks and people on the streets are only survival modes where is there next meal and their itch more carefree. >> the staff here is
interpretation the first day i have a appointment and everything was made all you do is go through them this makes a huge difference. >> to get settled in a helping hand, to get on my feet, take care of the issues i have and get out of bed and help. >> even though the navigation center has been up in march 2014 the program is creating successful outreach for it's clients. >> a month ago they came to me and asked me to go into a new program i moved into here and now 3 months later i have my own place it is mine i lock my door
>> good afternoon everybody. welcome to the san francisco board of supervisors meeting of september 15, 2015. madam clerk, can you please call the roll? >> madam president. supervisor avalos. supervisor breed, supervisor campos, supervisor christensen, supervisor cohen, supervisor farrell, supervisor kim, supervisor mar, supervisor tang,
supervisor wiener, supervisor yee. madam president, all members are present. >> thank you, ladies and gentlemen can you please join us in the pledge of allegiance. i pledge of allegiance, to the flag of the united states of america and to the republic for which stands, one nation under god, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all. >> thank you. >> thank you. madam clerk, are there any communications? >> i have none today madam president. >> okay, madam clerk, can you please call the first item? >> yes the first item of business is the policy discussion between the honorable mayor edwin lee and the board of supervisors. the mayor may proud additional remarks up to five minutes. the mayor may recognize
supervisor christensen. there maybe followed up questions asked. >> thank you very much, welcome mayor ed lee. do you have opening remarks at this time? >> i do. thank you again president breed and supervisors and guests to our city hall. supervisors welcome back from your recess. i know you're all eager to get to work. i like to use my time to talk about how we are working everyday to keep our city more affordable. that's our laser focus on housing, housing that's affordable to low and middle income families. we are using this time of prosperity in our city to make sure every resident benefits. we have already together, raised the minimum wage for our city. we've made muny free for low income kids for seniors and people with disabilities. we've invested in our public schools, the great equalizer to make sure our kids succeed.
by providing affordable housing to low income families is an essential part of our affordability challenge that we must solve. even though we have a housing crisis that's decades in the making, we must act decisively together now to make sure that families stay in their homes and get access to an affordable one. that's why last year, 2014, i announced a pretty aggressive housing plan. build and rehabilitate 30,000 homes by 2020 making sure it's affordable to low income family and to middle income family. we're making sure this progress with the most housing we've ever seen built in our cities since the great earthquake. we need to do more. that's why last week we launched
a blueprint to build an additional 10,000 homes. more than 10,000. while we set the ambitious goal of 10,000 affordable homes, with this package of legislation for the first time, we have a clear blueprint to meet and i believe that we will exceed, the goal of 10,000 affordable units by 2020. we're working together, the board and the mayor, championing legislative package of five key policies and programs that will help us reach our affordable housing goals. we are together fixing public housing. no more poverty housing but we'll rehab one thousand foreign and public housing units in 15 different sites in just phase one of our public housing rehab. we're giving existing residents the priority for affordable homes built in their communities
through our neighborhood preference program. we're helping tenants who lost their homes to an eviction or no fault eviction. who had to leave below market rate with a displaced tenants preference. my thanks to supervisors christensen to breed and cohen and all the supervisors for your support on this legislation. we are revamping our inclusionary housing program by incentivizing developers to provide affordable units alongside market rate units. i along with supervisors farrell will introduce legislation today to create more 100% affordable housing developments entirely funded by the private sector and incentivize developers to provide affordable units at a greater range of income levels under private projects. for the first time in our city's
history this package will help us to secure housing for families and rent controlled units and stabilize the rent at permanently affordable levels. finally, we are incentivizing developers to build projects that have low income, middle income and market rate ones side by side with our affordable housing bonus program. i'm excited about the package of legislation that will be introduced today and hopefully we will all work together to make sure that we ramp up our affordable housing production with our city's resources and with the private sector investment. if we talk about homes, we need to talk about homelessness. i'm eager to get to supervisor christensen's question. >> thank you mr. mayor. now i like to recognize the supervisor from district three.
supervisor julie christensen. >> mr. mayor, good afternoon. i thought today will be a good opportunity to look at the homelessness issues. i know it affect all the district. our count of homeless persons is up 27% in district three. there's been some talk about impending celebrations that might be occurring. but this is a day-to-day fact for a lot of folks in the district. i thought this would be an opportunity to talk about how your office is addressing the issue specifically in our district. thank you. >> thank you supervisor christensen. you've asked a question that's been on my mind everyday. on the minds of all san franciscans. i'm sure each of your colleagues the same thing. as we all try to offer hope to people who are living on our streets. because of smart investments, there's no doubt our city changed many lives for the better. in fact, through housing or family reunification, the city has helped more than 19,000
people leave the streets with nearly 11,000 move into supportive housing since 2004. we are making progress in better serving homeless veterans. families and youth. in fact, we expect and we will end chronic homelessness for veterans in san francisco by the end of this year. we'll continue to make progress on family homelessness and youth. however, even with the strongest social safety net that we've all worked together and i think we're proud of it here in san francisco, we know that we must do more because we still have too many homeless people suffering on our streets and too many people unable to make the choices they need to save their own lives because of mental health and substance abuse. we have relaunched the homeless outreach team with over 55 members to directly engage with people on the streets and give
direct care. we have integrated a 311 reservation system for shelter beds so no one has to wait in long lines to get shelter. we're using innovative approaches like rapid rehousing, reversing an historic spike in family member -- homelessness and cutting the shelter wait list by more than 50er%. i worked with many of you on these investments. the one i'm most excited about is our innovative navigation center. we started nearly five months ago and have already helped 200 people homeless san francisco cans change their lives. we're committed to continuing this model and increasing it and multipling it. many have joined me last week when we announced an additional $3 million to double down on our efforts to serve street homeless
residents after an anonymous donor got the center going. we can't do it alone. we will need more donors. i join the supervisors to ask the private sector to step up is we can continue to intake new clients, provide meals, safe shelter and connect homeless people with social services. that's why we're starting the navigation partnership's fund. this will raise hopefully another $3 million or more and it will be deposited into the fund with a controllers office. we know there is much hard work in front of us to solve this. i'm willing to work with the board to make sure that we have a more robust answer to the mental health and behavorial
challenges. i look forward to working with you supervisor and each the supervisors to making sure we're working together to create and continue our focus on this homelessness problem in san francisco. thank you. >> thank you. thank you mr. their for being -- mayor for being here today. at this time, we're going to move on to the consent agenda. madam clerk read the consent agenda. >> items 2 through 5 comprised consent agenda. if a member objects, an item maybe removed and considered separately. >> seeing no names on the roster. madam clerk please call the roll. >> supervisor cohen. supervisor farrell, supervisor kim, supervisor mar, supervisor tang, supervisor wiener, supervisor yee, supervisor avalos, supervisor breed,
supervisor campos, supervisor christensen -- there are 11 ayes >> these items are finally passed and approved unanimously. madam clerk, item number six. >> to clarify that the affordable housing program applies to housing projects including group housing projects. changing certain requirements and certain circumstances to allow affordable on sight units in group housing projects. for on sight units in group housing projects to be priced 75% of the maximum purchase price for studio units. to clarify the requirements for designated units in certain district, under section 124f to affirm the planning department and to make other appropriate findings. >> colleagues can we take that item? without objection, this ordinance is passed unanimously.
item seven. >> to require the sheriff and the police department to gather and regularly report data regarding detention and traffic stops. >> same house same call. this ordinance is finally passed unanimously. >> item eight please. to amend the administrative code to rename the disasterry recovery fund. to designated as a category eight fund and specify how the city may use the fund. >> supervisor tang. >> thank you president breed. today we have legislation before us. as you know, currently we have a san francisco disaster recovery fund. today this legislation will be amending it, not only is it for disaster recovery but for emergency perches. in particular, my intention for
this legislation is to that we can expeditiously provide funding if there is an emergency situation in san francisco quickly, these are funds specifically from private donor who decide they would like to donate money to the city for particular purposes. we would also be expanding the fund to include four categories. one would designate they would like to donate money for infrastructure and repair replacement for emergency housing or for helping animals. if you don't designate the city administrator's office will be responsible for determining the allocation of the funds. in budget committee, we had amended the legislation so that not only is the city administrator's office and the controller's office completing a report as to how much funds we are getting and how we're spending the funds, they would have to submit an annual report to both the mayor and the board
of supervisors regarding the use of the funds. the controllers office shall include the disaster and emergency response in its quarterly budget status report. the overall extension of this legislation is to allow us as a city to be able to obtain funds from private donors in the event of an emergency for quicker disaster recovery. but also for emergency response and to not have to go through a board process in order to do ho. often times we need to be able to provide funding quickly. this is what this legislation is intended to do. to date, we have only received $546 comprising 19 donations. that is between november 2011 and july 2013. to date, no expenditures have been made from this fund. we hope that by changing the way the fund is structured, that we're able to better be ready to accept private donations and to
help those in need during a time of emergency. with that colleagues, i hope you will support the legislation as is. we have controllers office staff here ready to answer any questions you may have. i know there may have been some concerns about transparency and how we're spending the funds. i do want to give our deputy city controller an opportunity to speak to that. if that's okay? >> yes. >> good afternoon, todd, from deputy controller. i like to wish you a happy national disaster preparedness month. the month of september. the item before you today as highlighted by supervisor tang, is really a piece of legislation that does go to the next step as far as being prepared and
responsive as well as recovery efforts. much like you've already done in your legislation for chapter 21 as well as chapter 6 for public works contracting. this is the compliment on the private donation side. if there are particular questions, i will be happy to answer there. there are the additional reporting in transparency items mentioned by supervisor tang with the quarterly reporting back to you. >> thank you. supervisor tang is there anything else? thank you supervisor yee. >> thank you very much. appreciate supervisor tang's legislation here to make it easier for people to help on the emergency situation. while i support the intended resolution, san francisco being prepared in case of an emergency. i also understand that -- as
supervisor tang mentioned -- there hasn't been a really whole lot of funds collected through this mechanism. of course, if we collect 2000 here and there, that can be great. i also know that when you have huge disasters and lot of times whether you read it in the news all the time, whether you want to go back to katrina where there was a lot of donations and nobody knew what happened to the funding or to other international situations, even in the quake, there was a donations that were unaccounted for. when it comes to huge disasters, the donations itself by private donors comes after the fact that we had city or state or federal government will react to the
situation. part of what i want to do is amend this. again, i don't think it's going to really have much impact unless it's a major disaster. i would like us to not totally give away fiduciary responsibility and having a check and balance here. if we were indeed, to have over 100,000 and 500 is very far from 100,000, that the board would have to approve the expenditure, anything that's over 100,000. again, i don't think going to have much impact in terms of things like the fire and the mission. if it was 100,000 paid for about 130 victims for the three nights
at $256 a night at a hotel. i'm asking support for this amendment so we don't give up our fiduciary responsibility as a board of supervisors. >> supervisor yee has made a motion to approve an amendment that he circulated to the members of the board. is there a second? seconded by supervisor avalos, supervisor tang. >> thank you very much. i appreciate everything that supervisor yee just stated. i do believe in transparency and accountability for even private donations. not just city funds but private donor who are trying to contribute to disaster recovery and emergency response. we do -- unfortunately respectfully disagree, it does defeat the purpose why we're doing this. we trying to bypass the board process only in the case of an emergency. for nothing else.
that is why i proposed the amendment reporting annually. speaking to that concern, i do want to ask the controllers office if you can let us know what types of internal controls there are in terms of spending. again, we don't have much experience with this. however, do know there are internal controls in place as to how funding will be dolled out. >> deputy controller. this is a matter of balancing the fiduciary responsibility as well as the internal controls. specifically on the internal controls when donations are provided to the city, they are separately accounted for and tracked. the proposed legislation does specifically tell the controller as well as the city administrative office how it can very limit spend those funds. that's one of the delegations that you would have that's
presently drafted. additionally with that required transparency and recording, you will hear from us when we give you the quartering budget updates of all the sources and uses for that fund as well as annually a full accounting of all sorts of end uses. i i know the amount before you today, you seen $500 in donations, very thankfully we have not had a major earthquake since 1989. we have not had thousands of people displaced. this will be a matter of where you feel comfortable delegating us with the oversight as well as the city administrator's office. the allocation of the funds is in consultation with our office as well as department of emergency management and the mayor's office. there are those internal controls in place that we would
be accountable to you. >> supervisor cohen. >> thank you. first, i wanted to -- good afternoon everyone -- supervisor yee, i don't have your amendment. this is your amendment? thank you very much. what page? >> [inaudible] >> thank you. i do have a question for clarification. i think it's for you. on page 1, line 21 at the end, it says, san francisco disaster emergency response recovery fund is a category eight fund. can you tell me what category eight fund is? >> category eight fund specifically is allowed under the administrative code in so far as the appropriate spending of that money is allowed without coming back to you first as a
board for approval. in this specific case, though, the legislation narrowly defines how it can be expressed into those four expressed categories. the legislation gives the automatic appropriatation but narrowly defines how it can be spent. in this case, it's nonpublic in an emergency response or recovery effort. specifically auto appropriation. it allows the donor's money to accrue interest and to be spent later or in a subsequent fiscal year. >> thank you. >> thank you, at this time, supervisor yee has made a motion
to approve the amendments it was seconded by supervisor avalos. please call the roll on the vote. i don't see your name on the roster. supervisor campos. >> thank you madam president. just s question for the chair to supervisor tang to the author. what will be the concern if we pass the amendment that supervisor yee introduced? it seems like it provides more transparency and more oversight. i'm just wondering what the concern is. >> sure. i think as i stated in my opening comments, the whole purpose of this legislation so that if private donors want to make a donation to the city for emergency response, well dole out that funding for whatever that emergency is in a timely fashion. if you were to adopt the amendment, i understand the
concern for transparency but if you adopt the amendment, it essentially really does away what this legislation is all about. which is only in the purpose for the emergency will be doling out this funding. i'm not generally speaking of category eight funds for the event of an emergency, i believe it is something that is appropriate. like mr. reed said from the controller's office, there are a lot of internal controls to make sure the funds is only spent in those four categories that we laid out in this legislation. >> okay. supervisor campos, anything else? thank you. seeing no other names on the roster, madam clerk, please call the roll. >> supervisor cohen -- no, supervisor farrell -- no, supervisor kim, aye supervisor mar -- mar, supervisor tang --
no, supervisor wiener-no, supervisor yee, aye supervisor avalos, supervisor campos, supervisor christensen -- no. there are four ayes and seven noes. >> okay, the amendment fails. madam clerk, please call the roll on the item. sorry, supervisor yee. >> i just wanted to be clear, i do appreciate the intent. i didn't think that we're going to reach $100,000. i will be voting no on this. not because i agree with the intent. we should be taking fiduciary responsibility on this item. if we're going to be fiscally
responsible, we need to make a decision to do that. not back off that. >> thank you. madam clerk, can you please call the roll on the item? >> item eight, supervisor cohen, supervisor farrell, supervisor kim, supervisor mar, supervisor tang, supervisor wiener, supervisor yee supervisor avalos supervisor breed, supervisor campos supervisor christensen. there are eight ayes and three noes with supervisors yee, avalos and campos in the dissent. >> this ordinance passes on the first reading. i know that we have two accommodations. like to call on supervisor farrell for our first
accommodations. >> thank you president breed. today it's pretty rare i think we get to honor people that have done amazing things that we can never even imagine doing here at the board. this summer, i remember watching tv and hearing this crazy idea that there was a woman who was attempting to interim from the island -- swim from the islands all the way to city of san francisco without a wet suit. she was going to do it straight without touching her boat. all the news coverage of her making that successful swim. then, as i was mentioning to her, i was with my wife and children this summer in a car and listening to an npr interview and her life story. i am so in awe of everything she accomplished. today we're honoring kimberly
chambers who became the first woman in the world to swim from the islands to the city of san francisco. come up kimberly. [applause]. >> to put this in context, this is a swim of 30 miles of shark infested water. as some of my friends mentioned to me, the idea of proactively jumping into shark waters where they're known to eat in the islands in the dark, seems to be a bit of a crazy idea. it was nothing but admiration that everyone continues to talk about it. she did this feat in 17 hours and 12 minutes. which is unbelievable. i want to talk about background for everyone about your background. in 2007, she suffered an accident where doctors gave her
a less than one percent chance of walking unassisted. former rower at berkeley, she spent two years rehabilitating her leg and started swimming six years ago for the first time since primary school. building a foundation for what you did is so incredible. she's a proud member of the knight swimmers who are here. all the group here, i know bob and some other folks here. simon who's there with them, was the man earlier this year that swam from san francisco and only to get pulled out the water because there was sharks circling around him. he was just a few miles away from the finish of that swim. something i could never imagine doing. any case, in 2012, some more
history here. she joined a number of swimmers on a relay team from san francisco and santa barbara. swimming day and night. despite that, raised over a million dollars for charity. on september 2nd, she successfully swam the northern ireland to scotland north channel. which was seventh of the ocean seven swim, which was unbelievable. all that you've done. she's been nominated for so many women of the year awards. which is unbelievable. supervisor christensen is right nearby. we were talking about her earlier today. i want you to know how amazed so many of us of what you did. i'm sure you heard that a lot. on behalf of everyone here,
congratulations. i know after hearing that interview, i realize what a team effort that is. what an amazing collective story of a group effort. but also, i want to make sure, you probably didn't set out to do it on purpose, i have a 9-year-old daughter who's on the swim team. the example that you have set and letting young women know that they can accomplish if they put their mind to it. this is obviously beyond mote everyone's dreams. so congratulations to you and thank you and congratulates for all that you've done. >> thank you so much. [applause]. >> thank you supervisor farrell and madam president and members of the board. i'm tremendously honored to be here. i'm trying not to cry. none of this as sunk in. you don't do these swims. they're not athletic events.
these are very personal journeys of self-transformation. i was in a situation with an injury. it took me two years to walk again. swimming has really put me on this path of the self-discovery of realizing his dreams and realizing that we're all capable of far more than we think we are. it starts community. i am tremendously proud to have the support of my friends and san francisco, the swim clubs, dolphin clubs and most of all my night train swim team who are here behind me. everyone has encouraed me to dream big.
to make these swims bigger than yourself, to do this more charity, i learned from my mentors i like to take a moment to introduce. >> okay, i'll say a couple of things. first of all, you didn't know that the fairline island belonged to san francisco. you own the ready and you have -- real estate and you have to abide by the rule. people started talking about, why don't we swim to san francisco. they toyed with that idea. they used to eat ham sandwiches and drink brandy about half way. in 1967 ted made it. he was the first to do that. he actually tried three times. once he didn't make it and second time he died. third time he made it.
the dream what kim was thinking about was wouldn't be great if a woman can do that. san francisco has been a city of pioneers. the gold rush days. no limits, always tests whatever you can think of and dream of. we've all been proactive and the city of san francisco so cool and neat. i'll leave you with this. history is being made now, 20 years from now, you can say, i was at city hall when they honored kim chambers. this is history in the making. it's like a first person flying to the moon or doing something or flying across the atlantic. this is kim chambers. not to forget simon who laid the ground work. he showed her the road map. he swam three mile short. he was bleeding from his neck down because. he was so nervous. big hand for simon.
congratulations can. next commendation is erik mar. >> i wanted to say that it's a historic moment in this chambers that we're joined by an amazing leader all the way from seoul, korea that has an example of courage and breaking silence. she's an example of a growing movement led by women's organizations in korea and japan and in this country and the u.s. for justice for hundreds of thousands of girls and women that were kidnapped coerced into sexual slavery by the japanese imperial army from 1932 to 1945. i wanted to ask if our honoree can come forward. but also acknowledge that we're joined by judges, lillian singh
and julie tang. we are also joined by phyllis kim from the korean american forum. she will be translating. the leader that we are here honoring today ms. eun sue lee. she's a courageous person showing perseverance. she represents and embodies the fighting spirit of women's movement in the pacific and in asia and in this country leading the struggle for justice. she's been leading it for about 20 years since she broke her silence along with other women. grandma lee was more than in 1928 in korea. she was 15 years old the age of my daughter as well. my japanese and chinese-american
daughter, jade. grandma lee was 15 years old when she was lured out of her home in the middle of the night. she was taken to a comfort station for a unit in taiwan. she returned after the war and lived in silence. she lived in silence until 1992 when she registered with the korean government as a victim of the japanese military sexual slavery. tremendously courageous person. she thought what happened to her was an isolated incident. but soon realized so many other women well over 200,000 were subject to the statement horrors that she went through. i think some say that the average was 10 to 20 rapes of people per day. just the suffering and the horrors. since then, grandma lee has become a leader and an activist in the movement to demand an
official apology and government reparations from the japanese government. grandma lee was one of the three supervisors that testify -- survivors that testified before the u.s. congress. grandma lee embodies courage and determination. she's making numerous trips around the globe including japan and to the u.s. to attend events, give talk and raise public awareness about the so called comfort women issue. i like to say that our justice for cuppard women coallation is growing because of the courage of grandma lee. she's getting around at the age of 87 to speak and to raise awareness to pressure the japanese government to formally apologize.
she lives in korea. my was a is working with the justice for comfort women coalition to arrange for a conference. she's meeting with the mayor later today, i believe, also grace hugh has her and many other events that she's attending. on behalf of the justice for comfort women coalition, i wanted to ask those in the audience could stand from the rape of coalition and justice for comfort women coalition. stand in solidarity as we thank brand ma lee and give her -- grandma lee and give her remarks. thank you.
it's beautiful in san francisco no meet with you. i want to ask you, from the bottom of my heart, please let me get rid of my sadness in my heart by erecting a memorial in this beautiful city of san francisco. i came here as a witness of the history but now i am more than that. i came here as an activist who is trying to resolve the history
for the sake of all women rights of the world. for the sake of the women's around the world, i am determined to resolve this problem. [speaking foreign language] enter all of you in san francisco, i give you my respect and will have and i sincerely ask you to erect a memorial in san francisco. i am very grateful, thank you. i love you everyone. >> thank you. >> thank you supervisor mar.
[applause] thank you, at this time supervisor kim will say a few words. >> first of all i want to say a couple of of my own words as well. i grew up -- my parents integrated from korea to the u.s. in the 1970s. i grew up in my childhood hearing story about the occupation, the war and the story of women and wrung girls that were taken from their home to serve as sexual slaves for the japanese military. these are stories that i grew up hearing from so many women in my family. who are fearful that they could have been one of the victims. i want to thank you so much for what you were doing. the greatest revolution that you can give is not just to survive
but survive and tell the stories. the experience and the story are humiliating and so haggling to -- challenging to hear. i know even more challenging to tell the public and share your experience. i want to thank you from the bottom of my heart for your leadership and courage. it is so important we not only know our history but we remember the story so they won't happen again. i think that your contribution to women and girls across the world that are victimized is so incredibly important that we cannot rest until we end this type of violence against girls and women. so thank you again. [speaking foreign language] >> thank you supervisor kim.
okay, thank you to the paparazzi, we will now turn to the regular business of the board of supervisors. madam clerk, plaza go -- please go to item number nine. >> to levee property taxes to each 100 evaluation for the tax property. the bay area district. to establish a pass through rate of 0.020 for residential
tenants. >> madam clerk please call the roll. >> cohen, supervisor farrell, supervisor kim, supervisor mar, supervisor tang, supervisor kim, supervisor wiener, supervisor yee, supervisor avalos, supervisor breed, supervisor campos, supervisor christensen. there are 11 ayes. >> this ordinary nans is -- unanimously passed. member of the public please sit quietly. thank you very much. madam clerk, can you please read the next item. >> item 10 is an ordinance to waive banner fees under public works code section 184.78 for up to 25 banners to be placed by
the abraham lincoln high school to public sized 75th anniversary celebration gala. >> same call. without objection, this ordinance is passed unanimously. >> item 11 is a resolution to approve amendment number one to terminal news specialty store lease between hudson group retail for relocation of another concession space and reduction of the minimum annual guarantee of the rent of approximately 555,000. >> please call the roll. >> supervisor cohen, supervisor farrell, supervisor kim, supervisor mar, more absent, supervisor tang, supervisor wiener, supervisor yee, supervisor avalos, supervisor
breed, supervisor campos supervisor christensen. there are 10 ayes. >> this resolution is adopted unanimously. item 12 please. >> resolution to authorize the office of the district attorney to accept an expanded grant in the amount of approximately $2.1 million frtm the government claims board for the period july 1, 2015 through june 30, 2018. supervisor cohen, supervisor kim, supervisor mar, supervisor tang, supervisor wiener, supervisor yee, supervisor avalos, supervisor breed supervisor campos, supervisor christensen. there are 11 ayes. >> this resolution is adopted
unanimously. item 13. >> resolution to approve an emergency public works contract with kone evening to renovate and update the elevators. >> same house same call. this resolution is adopted unanimously. next item. >> item 14 resolution to authorize the general manager of the san francisco public utilities commission to negotiate and execute 25 year lease for approximately 199 acres. for water use and management aggravate conveyance for annual rental rate of 60,000 plus four percent. >> same house same call. this resolution is adopted unanimously. can you read item 15 through 19. >> they are five resolutions that approve amendments are a
modification to the various leases between the treasure island development authority and the united states navy to extend the term for one year for the period of december 1, 2015 through november 30, 2016. item 15 is amendment 40 to the treasure island land and structure master lease, item 16 is amendment number 31 to the treasure island south water front master lease. 17 is the amendment number 19 to the treasure island master lease. item 19 is a modification of the cooperative agreement to extend the term from october 1, 2015 until the earlier of the termination was conveyance agreement executed between the navy and the authority or the date that all parcels at the the treasure remind are -- island are conveyed. >> can we take those items. without objection, these resolutions are adopted unanimously.
item 20. >> resolution to authorize the department of public health behavorial health services to enter into an amendmented multiyear contract with the state department of healthcare services in the approximate amount of $40.4 million from july 1, 2014 through june 30, 2017. >> this resolution is adopted unanimously. item 21. >> resolution to retroactively authorize the department of public department to accept and extend gifts from dr. laguna. in the amount of $400,000 from july 1, 2015 through june 30, 2035 and $100,000 to the development fund. july1, 2015 through june 30, 2025. >> without objection, this resolution is adopted unanimously. next item.
>> item 22, resolution to authorize the department public health to receive federal and state funding for certain nontransportation project through the department of transportation and to execute these agreements in any amendments. >> without objection, this resolution is adopted unanimously. >> item 23 resolution to authorize the recreation and park department to accept and extend a grant in place for the public land improvements to the buchanan street mall valued approximately $188,000, april 7, 2015 through october 31, 2015. >> without objection, this resolution is adopted unanimously. okay, madam clerk, can we go to our committee report? >> item 24 was considered bethe rules committee as a regular meeting on thursday september 10, it was forwarded as a committee report. it was recommended as amended with a new title.
item 24 now reads, motion to approve the mayor's reappointment of bryant tan to the entertainment commission term ending july 1, 2019. >> this motion is approved unanimously. okay, let's go to roll call for introductions. >> first supervisor up to introduce new business is supervisor cohen. >> thank you madam clerk. i submit. >> thank you supervisor cohen. supervisor farrell. >> i have two items today. first of all, is an item that i'm co-sponsoring and mayor yee is sponsoring around our inclusionary housing program. without a doubt, obviously our most pressing issue we continue to talk about inside of city hall with housing shortage and crisis. we've been doing a lot to create new housing and affordable
units. a number of us came together over the past year plus to participate in the mayor's housing working group. we worked with a group of folks including our staff affordable housing advocates, community leaders. as a result of these meetings and a lot of back and forth between stakeholders, we arrived today what i am very much supporting and introducing the most substantive undates inclusionary housing program. today, mayor lee formally introduced these amendments that include number of items. first is the creation of an inclusionary dial, which adds option to increase a target of pricing of on or off sight units for providing more units. for rental units, sponsors will be able to dial up to 90% ami.
all in exchange for producing a greater number of permanently affordable units. in addition, there's addition of small site alternative. where developers of small projects will have the option to direct their feed towards the acquisition of rental buildings in the neighborhood of the principle project. there's also strengthening the off site alternative where the developers will have the project to be located 1.5 miles of the market rate project. this allows for more time for an off sight project to be
completed since there's difficulty in obtaining all the permits. our residents expect that we continue to work on this housing issue. i do believe as we all do, producing more affordable housing is one of the key things that we must focus on here in city hall. these are common sense reforms, overdue reforms and i'm glad that over a year of working together, we've introduced them. i do want to thank a number of people from the mayor and staff that have been working on this. jeff buckley, his senior housing advisor and all of the mayor, housing staff and planning staff including sophie hayward and everybody else who participated in these working groups. the second item i'm introducing today is something i mentioned earlier in the summer. that is around our gun control legislation and policies here in san francisco. easy access, obvio,