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public works to submit prove that proper notice was given the department of public works did provide that documentation to the board on october 13th 2015 as to the merits of that case, i would note i guess it's been noted the appellants are not presents that is consistent with the fact that although they filed an appeal not a brief in support of the appeal prior to the last hearing nor in other papers in between the only ground that was mentions in that one-package document the original notice of appeal was concerns about radio frequency emissions the board is aware and bryan indicated to the board singles the prior hearing at the time of the prior hearing federal law and specifically refer to section 332 of the
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title 47 of the u.s. code part of the telecommunications act forbids the city and/or county or state to deny the permit for the wireless facilities based on any concerns regarding radio frequency emissions moving of moving beyond that castle conformed with the city's requirement regarding the emissions as you may know from the record a submit to the report from a qualified professional engineer the facility compiles with the standards it does see and in fact, the maps allows the emissions on one percent of accountable frequency because of notice issue that was on the boards minded was addressed i object to speak to any questions
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that the board might have. >> okay. >> anyone here on behalf of the appellants? >> seeing none, any public comment on many item commissioners, the matter is submitted. >> >> question for ms. short. >> i assume that was one of the accurate permits. >> that's right. >> thank you. >> well, i'll start ought to be consistent i think that the permit was issued if error and equipment on both poles and radius should ethics commission have gone out to one 50 radius of both locations the department reflects the first one. >>was issued in error.
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>> is there a motion? >> what would it be? >> remember back to the definition of what required notice in the type equipment they said that the what was it the - charge or something didn't have to be noticed. >> it was ambiguous regarding the equipment that on one pole they felt it was only specific - >> units. >> a battery. >> battery pack yeah. >> yeah. >> so the primary equipment those was on one pole.
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>> so far as i am concerned, it is one pole. >> can you help me director. >> you're asking to grant the appeal and deny the permit on the basis the notice was defective; is that correct. >> thank you. >> then we have that motion by the vice president commissioner fung no. >> commissioner president lazarus. >> no commissioner swig there's a vote of 2 to 2 on that motion so that fails bargaining any other motions the permit will be absolved by default. >> do you want to carry it over for additional - >> commissioners will not make a difference only 4 votes to the motion. >> sorry. >> okay.
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>> so move on to the next item appeal rosemary versus the department of building inspection with the planning department powerful protesting the issuance to gregory and ann of an entertainment commission permit to construct changes to front stairs and reconfigure the stairs to stairs of landing the hearing was held on july 2015 and on for further consideration today, the matter was continued to allow the permit holder to prepare the consolidated plans and commissioners those plans are in our packet and my understanding is the party have reached on agreement noted 100 percent sure but representative from each side to step forward and address the board on the
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agreement they would like you to help them do yoadopt. >> hi my name is matthew representing gregory and ann can as of this week we came into a agreement with rose on a couple different items regarding this permit we've consolidated the plans reviewed them with a couple members of planning including scott sanchez and come to an agreement of the restrictions with rose and as far as we understand we're in agreement on those aspects the primary thing is just making sure that dpw reviews the stair.
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>> good evening. i'm rose the property owner on fifth after the adjacent property we did review the plans and have a plan i believe that meets the city planning requirement as well as my moaning own a concern about the as built stairwell it encroaches on public sidewalks so the reason for the asking dpw with whoever the appropriated agency within the city planning or inspectors to look at before the plans are updated to make sure no improvement on the public sidewalks as in the stairwell and as noted the plans upon the plans, however, i do want to call out in may of 2014 we did also agree upon a set of plans
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the concerns were brought up in the last appeal hearing was that the execution of those plans did not conform to what was in the plans in terms of what was built was vast different than in the plan and covered in great detail at the last hearing the important point wife agreed on a plan and time to make sure we execute those plans and the only caveat to the plan to commence the work to make sure that stairwell was positioned now is not on public space. >> thank you. >> and thank you for working things out. >> this agreement is based on the plans submitted to us? >> yeah. >> i want to ask the first
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speaker provide us with a speaker card so we have your name shall we hear in the department mr. sanchez anything on this. >> scott sanchez planning department the department has no problem with the revised plans revised plans are code compliant and not being built according to the plan we expect what was matched with the plan and be informing with the code and plans and in particular the issues related to the permit of the doorway it should be built and if that is the cased we'll be okay. >> thank you mr. sanchez. >> mr. duffy. >> joe duffy dbi i did have a discussion with respond that he dbi current member someone
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representing the permit holder and the encroachment on the sidewalk came up that was something that the dpw will deal with it is into the public sidewalks the permits got reviewed by at finally by clinton a ground checker and have inspectors if it is encroached dpw will have an issue. >> is there a notation for them to be aware. >> the plans were inside the property line not anything on there but dpw signed off required prior to dbi so dpw will need to sign off prior to the dbi board of directors on the main permit in 2013 an issued permit not signed off yet
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i'm not sure but the appellant could let dpw know that there would be potentially an issue okay. >> so what i'm hearing is that the current as built stairway was not to the built but has been built is currently encroaching on the public right-of-way. >> that's what their claiming. >> so what do we do formally or who does it formally to make a request to dpw to do a survey to share assure that the current as built stairway is not encroaching on the public right-of-way. >> it could come from dbi or the appellant. >> what is your suggestion
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because your objection before and what kind of rank my bell a little bit was note earlier and that is the it was kind of ran glad building the plans were one thing and the structure turned out to be something sixth different so we had the option i believe to ask the owner of the building to tear the whole thing down so i think it would be appropriate for us to assure on behalf of the appellant and the neighbor that one it gets built according to plan but two we request proper action to make sure that dpw does a survey to
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protect public interests. >> that's fine i believe that the plans are i believe showing all the work within the property line but we can certainly i mean dpw needs to go out and inspector that before dbi those are most permits with garages and part of progress and probably i could take it upon myself to contact the gentleman and make sure that it was - as strong inside the property line and not on the public way there may be a way to allow that i mean a matter of encroachment i don't know that is not example they got approved. >> i would feel for comfortable the board is protecting the public interest by insuring that when something is built at and according to
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plans and according to what we approve and did not invade the public space and i totally agree yeah. >> i would add the following commissioners that the weather action this board takes if it is acceptable to this board then those documents would not have to be that any type of motion to continue with the permit and to its finalization the permit documents that are included shows within the property line yeah. >> i'm only addressing the one issue not the issue of whether it was serial permitting or something else that was going to
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be determined by dpw they still have to sign off the other issue of whether conforms to the document now, some scrutiny brought to that i have no comment on whether the issue of renegade buildings is an issue. >> okay. thank you. >> the most. >> first any. >> sorry. >> that's okay. no public comment and you have a last comment or a question. >> yeah. >> we did actually ask the permit holder to include the as built drawings they denied that saying that was not required for the permit to be approved by city planning so i don't know
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from the prrlz has the jurisdiction in terms of how this plan is executed we have reached terms and with all due respect we've tried to engage him in the process that led up to the structure of this today so i guess the real concern i have as the neighbor and the public just whatever we need to do to insure that the plans and permits are executed in terms of guidance or oversight from this board and we do have additional photos we didn't include another piece was not to be submitted but i think the other picture in the packet clearly show a clear possibility what is already there not in conformity with the
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submitted plans. >> again i'll ask from the board to know how they'll provide oversight or make sure that is executed correctly. >> island i'll add the department of dbi will have the responsibility to make sure that is conforming to what is submitted in not conformed then they'll have to file a permit additional be repealed and jurisdiction maintained by this board okay. >> question. >> so if you wish to adopt this request from the parties you'll have to grant the appeal and issue the permit with the revised plan and state a reason because the parties have reached an agreement. >> sounds good to me. >> is that your motion. >> that's my motion and to be
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specific this is the revised plans october 21st, 2015, on that motion by the president commissioner fung commissioner honda. >> commissioner swig thank you very much commissioners that motion carries then item 8 has been continued to november 4th so we're on to item 9 versus this zoning administrator the property on 650 protesting the issuance on september 23rd of a letter of determination the current legal use is a two residential building not established at the property we'll start with the appellants 7 minutes to present our case weather is going to speak step forward. >> good evening.
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>> i have 650 i've been having a meeting since 1989 been there forever as far as i, 3 rb one flat and one commercial i want to make sure this is i want to continue with the same thing we check on the paperwork was something diflt different i want to make sure we stay commercial and community facility and continue with our meeting place. >> that's what i'm since we've been using it since 1989. >> do you have a business permit indicates that you've been urges that capability. >> i have the leases for the tenants they didn't have the business permit i didn't follow but my own permit.
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>> who is in control of the space under discussion are you the owner and do you control it in that - >> i'm the owner. >> you're the owner. >> yes. >> does anybody lease it for a business purchase. >> yes. >> so ask there any permit that it is leased for the and there is a permit as a business. >> i have the lease what they rents it for . >> is anyone representing our tenants here this evening. >> i have the letter they were renting for all this time. >> okay. thank you. >> if you want to see the leases but i have. >> okay. thank you. >> you provided copies of that are you finished with our presentation ma'am. >> do you have anything else.
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>> mines the room in the back and the upstairs and the commercial in the front i'm confused on the what i have it in the city i want to fix it to continue to use it commercial the fronts community facility either with the backroom or without the backroom the commercial and the upstairs house the flat. >> thank you. >> you've owned this. >> yes. >> for a long time and yes. >> did you recollect ref the two notices talking about non-conforming commercial sent to you by two different zoning administrator's. >> we never saw anything no paper nothing this came to our way to know. >> but you've eendz this
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property. >> we've owned this property for a long time yeah. >> 7 or 8. >> thank you thank you. we kept using it as commercial we didn't know. >> thank you and you can take those papers with you. >> mr. sanchez. >> thank you scott sanchez planning department i think the facts in this case are clear we outlined them clearly in your letter of determination the subject property was originally a single-family dwelling above ground level commercial the space was a non-conforming use with the provisions the blood the planning code in 19 that 8 the planning department and mr. steel sent a notice to the property owner of the termination date and the status non-conforming status was termed
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in february of 1993 the then zoning administrator issued a letter which has the materials regarding the building permit and the letter states the non-residential space of the ground floor can't be retained it was expired and the letter states the property is for residential dwelling units in an rh2 zoning district that didn't permit the commercial use the ground floor area can't be used for a commercial laundry and dry sclaern or other industrial uses and that was approved and issued to legalize ground floor a second dwelling unit on the property in addition to the building permit that was substantially renewed and completed a notice of special refresh my recollection was recorded on the deed avenue
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property by the property owner stating that the legal use of property was either a two family twenl this was recorded in the assessors officer by the property owner on the deed of their property preempting restricting and noticing the use is only a two family typically with no commercial use again recorded by the property owner on the property so under the planning code under the building permit the notice of special restrictions a illegal a two single dwelling they're seeking to remove that whether or not it was used as a dwelling unit over the years but they're seeking to remove a dwelling unit through their actions and restore a commercial use where one is not allowed to
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exist so it is clear we have the documents that were submitted and i'm available to answer any questions thank you. >> they're asking to remove a dwelling unit or add a experimental to two dwelling units. >> based on the arguments this is only a single-family dwelling no this of. >> no, no my question is she brought up alternatives she could go to one with between and one commercial unit i wasn't sure whether this meeting room occupied the entire ground floor or partially. >> the property owner a can explain that but there is no local use of community room that was noted in the zoning administrator's decision in 19933 that building permit in
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the review we don't have evidence of that legally on the ground floor. >> mr. sanchez how do the that come about a complaint. >> the gentleman requested a letter of depreciation that was unifying provoked by your department. >> what did you ask for . >> we respond to the letter of depreciation and issued the letters with the facts and attachment dozens of pages of them and that was appealed to this board. >> a followup question enforcement so f currently non-warranted non-used what happens if they continue to do so. >> we'll pursue enforcement double check our file not an actual complaint at a time yeah, we'll then pursue enrollment.
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>> what would be the enforcement. >> their had been two enforcement cases on the property relate to unpermitted fences so nothing related to subject use and the enrollment process will state the legal use it a two go family typically they need to restore that and we'll pursue the enforcement that results to penalties up to $250 a day. >> thank you any public comment? >> you have rebuttal please step forward. >> i have one flat and the commercial downstairs and everybody in the secession inspector know me and my plays and it has been there a long time 27 years and never stopped me we want to continue to use the community facility thank you and
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i appreciate your understanding it has not been residential only commercial i want to continue commercial you like to have more residents i could add another one i want to keep this one as a commercial i hope your understanding i'm helping the community too. >> i have a question the zoning administrator received the special restrictions you filed on the property do you recall those. >> notice of special restrictions maybe. >> when. >> 1993. >> which kind of a special restrictions. >> concerning the use of property. >> no, i don't know anything about that. >> well, you filed. >> what we understood the backroom and bath could be used as a unit and the commercial commercial so we have 3 that was said and he fixed it and we
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continue to use is that way all those years. >> a residence on the first floor. >> room and a back and that will be - >> so it is a room and bath no kingdom kitchen. >> we're going to use it as a coffee area like an office. >> ms. goldstein will share this notice you don't recall. >> i have a question perhaps of the council our one lawyer is not here and a lease will not be described a lease you said you lease with someone. >> not necessarily a
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contractual document. >> so notice to a party's all right. thank you. >> the business license would help but that's not disputed that would be helpful. >> it is independent of the site. >> no, i think they only indicate a use that was in place not necessarily that it is illegal. >> right. >> the paperwork for the record or the what he explained to us in the room in the back we could use it as as upstairs unit we kept on using it and everybody knows about it. >> thank you. >> okay is there more times left sir, you can speak. >> good evening thank you for this opportunity state your name for the record.
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>> we didn't they especially\change the style of the building that front so the empowering is the same way since 20 or thirty years ago at the time they pulled the permit a problem in the plubing and probably pulled the permit to fix the plumbing in the backroom they had to fix something that was why and someone explicit inform them or not clear the signing the paper maybe shift the way this property works if you look at the property it looks like commercial front ends we're not interested when they bought the property at the time thes they knew that was commercial that's the purpose of buying it they don't intend to open a grocery or restaurant to each year e keep it something to do with kids they're not interested in
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making a brick and mortar business at this point thank you, ma'am. >> mr. sanchez. >> any rebuttal. >> thank you scott sanchez planning department so 1992 permit shows the entire ground floor as residential no commercial use at all the notice it it special restrictions is very explicit to that of the ground floor the entire ground floor being residential the property owner has innovates indicated otherwise the 3-r report are generated at the time of sale that's a code enforcement they've owned the property quite a long time they've said they have a 3-r report i've not seen
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that there has been more half a dozen permits since the 1992 and all say 2 single-family dwelling the facts are clear in this case that is legally a two family building and based on this is no commercial use the legal commercial use was termed and subsequent to that the permit was sought to establish the between on the second floor as allowed by the zone and they accident see and filed a notice of special restrictions the property owner name in the document and yeah that's all i can say. >> mr. sanchez ii should have disclosed i went online to do a 365 and across the street is a building that looks like this and it looks like a commercial grocery store
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why is that why was that grocery store do you think allowed to continue as the whole neighborhood and my understanding and my reading was rezoned to for bid that same thing. >> the planning code does allow for certain limited commercial use to be remained those are less intense retail used ligrocery stores so it is e limited provisions of the planning code that's been operated consistently and never sought a permit to convert it to the between in this case. >> the key phrase in our response to me serve the community which seems to me a thought which is being offered by the owner of the building and
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what their intent to serve the community it also when i'm hearing also is that there was work done and the proper permit was initialed a contractor who is doing the work advised someone that was misinformed to sign this document here and give up all and clear you know that you're giving up the rights and then low and behold a decade or so later the property owner and i'd like to know why spontaneously wanted to clear the or make educators on the use they files a piece of paper they're being
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pushed. >> what about the prior notifications and that's the hard part. >> a question for the da. >> in terms of neighborhood serving uses that a legally a between that is a neighborhood dwelling use on a daily basis basis losing dwelling units so i think that serves a reasonable function also in terms of the property owner sought a permit in 1992 that permit had on it establishing the legal use of ground floor as a residential use the notice of special restrictions is not something counter signed and they have to go personally to the assessors office to record on the deed of property those conditions and
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pay a fee to do that typically so i think there is a process involved certainly the property owner can say whatever they're saying to you at the board but the fact are very clear about what has happened this is a legal unit as part of housing stock they're seeking to remove that and what their thrilling their goal to have this great neighborhoods serving function there's no permit before you to do that they were seeking to have that dwelling unit be removed be expunged from the record and at this point what any commercial use allowed will it be considered a limited use cafe maybe a usable the building has historically had uses the appearance in that case this is not thinking common in san francisco in some cases people
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that take the uses and converted them to residential unit and a terrible persistence or preepsz to say someone went through the process decided they said or don't want to go through the proper process section 317 they can go ahead but not back to a commercial use this is a zoning district that doesn't have a lot of commercial uses i appreciate your clarity and your instruction and education of for me understand totally and clearly so - if they wanted to file if they wanted to sustain that as a
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non-brick and mortar that is their terms retails use that is a cafe or anything but in - in fact, they wanted to establish it through the filing of that 317 a non-permanently non-retail use a. >> but with conditional use
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authorization they could seek the conditional use authorization to have a legal use as part of that seat to have the dwelling unit removed. >> if we deny their appeal and they want to pursue that direction that would be the direction they will take not a closed book they still have the tubtsz to go back and be clear and specific non-retail use under the umbrella of a church or temple of a community-based situation. >> absolutely to declare a better determination responds to a specific question asked they especially\ask how they could establish an institutional use of property they i think the letter that was submitted had been in the absorption they were a limit commercial use and could restore as a commercial use we clarified
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of me and your advice and actually mr. sanchez. >> this boards advertised a lever of determination overturned not allowed for use right. >> yes. >> in other words, it didn't the denial excuse me. the over turning of this finding didn't grant them necessarily the commercial use but has to go through the process. >> this is not an action, an is before this time but hospitals dwelling units depending on the boards decision if it finds this is legally not two dwelling units they will need to come in for a building permit to show it is two dwelling units and you know we'll have to go through the process we will want to consultant with the city attorney's office the best way to proceed and whether do a dr because the city's records shows it as two dwelling units. >> i understand all that i'm saying they're still additional process. >> yes. but i mean certainly i don't know what the basis of boards decision or direction. >> that's neither hooerl. >> to approve a permit that show see that is legally a use we don't have on city records?
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>> i don't know what the expectation of the board to make a decision to overturn the recommendation and what it would be. >> i don't have any i don't intend to go that way. >> (laughter). >> he knows if i go that way i'll have an answer for him. >> thank you. >> commissioners, the matter is submitted. >> and just as a reminder under the standard. >> i'm prepared to make a motion. >> move to deny the appeal on the basis that the zoning administrator neither errored or used incorrect discretion. >> that motion commissioner fong commissioner vice president honda commissioner swig thank you that motion carries 34
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to zero and commissioner president lazarus there's no further business. >> in that case we're adjourned. >>
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>> gave proof through the night that our flag was still there. and welcome to the san francisco transportation authority mom meeting i'm supervisor wiener the chair and mr. clerk. >> roll call commissioner avalos supervisor breed supervisor campos supervisor christensen
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supervisor cowen supervisor farrell supervisor kim absent supervisor mar. >> supervisor tang supervisor wiener supervisor yee we have quorum. >> okay. thank you very much we will now go do the chair's report colleagues i have several update for the regional and local levels you may have seen after the months of reporting congress failed to pass the transportation authority budget we'll have a mutilate services authorization next month as sooeps to the short time measures the house and senate passes the reformation and
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overall the house bill is better than the senate that is less transit funding for the bay area our staff at the transportation authority and the mtc are both working to avoid any reduction agency those bills are reconciled the congressional leaders want this before the 2016 expiration and more fun and games in washington, d.c. through the detriment of transportation and other critical needs interestingly an amendment during the house floor debate will provide extra $40 billion by locking down the capital reserves this is in conference and maybe possible to fund for 5 years rather than the of years that is a plat funding level i want to applaud the 40 major organizations including the
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american transit association the u.s. chamber of commerce and labors and trade used that are recommending the higher level of funding of it means pga a shorter 5 year bill and keeps up with inflation and as noted in the industry groups quote holding the transportation at or blow the power levels will not create the york congestion in the transportation and the we urge the congress and president obama to get that passed the mtc this month has the best way to coordinate the sustainable strategy in the bay area we agreed to look at a full mtc abag merger this will bring our region into a similar structure
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of other metropolitan organizations across california but requires a careful thinking how we in san francisco are recommended in the framework and i've made clear i will not be supporting any 3450erger that jeopardizes or undermines the need of our large city in the bay area that process is ongoing we need to have some sort of inclusion by june of next year and at a local level i'm struck by the progress our transportation agrees are making in planning and project delivery both small and large last week, a meeting for the environmental review that process has taken far too long we are nearing the end the construction of van ness pedestrian underpass sfmta
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opened the section for cycle on market street and caltrans will counts is the bay bridge peer and next week the groundbreaking avenue one of the anticipated one by the way, o bag it is important to see those agency work in addition design lastly commissioner sugaya attended to conferences for the past couple of weeks the submit in los angeles and in the last week of october and the national larger conference in nashville in october mr. mar wants to make remarks i'll invite him. >> thanks to commissioner lee and the staff for extending the brt final environmental impact report this is important to allow people to give more time
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for comments i went to not only two different cities but 4 unanimously historic gathering or gathering it is occurring in theville sustainability in coping 21 in paris in a couple of weeks and the climate march in oakland the four events policy linked is an amazing organization began in city of oakland that expanded around the country supervisor campos attended and the policy equality submit for the pro transportation city hall and mayors around the country's was an amazing gathering in los angeles and a government alliance and race and equality i attended a portion of the gathering with the officials from seattle and oakland and
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other place of equality office and late a conference in nashville, tennessee which i've been attending on and off over the years i want to say i used the time for relationship building and cased studies from different cities had a great opportunity at the local process and the local submit that i'll have to say commissioner avalos as a leader the alliance state and federal brought in a mayor from minnesota from we wisconsin and she's bringing great ideas to minneapolis including a light rail that goes to st. paul and others major groups i'm learning from a down to earth elizabeth and other city council members a
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highlight of the trips i also wanted to say that two besides commissioner avalos other leaders of local process from seattle and from brooklyn new york and many others are leading the economic justice and jobs work citywide and local process is a great place to build those relationships in the cased studies i also wanted to say that policy link angela blackwell organization i had no idea 3 thousand people if government sector from university researchers to grassroots activists in the community of color and it was 3 thousand people in la lots of intersections he wanted to key part of transportation equality caucus how people don't just
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seek transportation isolated or justice isolated it is enter tweend the grassroots if the bottom-up was excellent in looking at an equality less than not only transportation but many other policies and development without displacement policies the cost had the black lives matter around the country it is inspiring and it was important i also began to see san francisco oakland santa fe and san raphael as a major section as other cities and metropolitan adrenalin talked about their work we're the fifth go largest metropolitan adrenalin the $8 million or soon to be 9 million people is the fifth bringing behind la and chicago
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and new york i didn't realize what how we work and many others as we on to local city level and regional equality and transportation policy sitting with supervisor campos and supervisor wiener on the mtc abag is eye openly but others was helpful i also wanted to say too that i take the time to bike sharing and it was a pleasure to ride only a few stations i know that nashville has a longer way to go thirty city council members it is hard to make policy in that city the new mayor of nashville the reps republicans and converts killed
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a major transportation harming their ability to link up the sgathd city of nashville it is 25 percent african-american or more than that they're almost invisible in the country music and tv and hollywood it is seeing how the transportation policies address the equality that the lack of equality that exists in nashville i want to see if there is anything egg to add like the bike sharing the transportation caucus getting together with people work only anti displacement or transportation in the context of anti displacement make those gathered so valuable and helps me to do my work here with a better race and class and gender and neighborhood equality plans
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as well that in the work thank you, supervisor wiener. >> thank you very much supervisor mar and i can't remember, if the they could sfgov for the broadcasting of the hearing next the item report oh, public comment on the chair's report item 2 any public comment? seeing none, public comment is closed we'll move to item 3 the executive director report. >> thanks chair wiener and schd happy to report for this past months progress the federal bill as supervisor wiener mentioned i want to make sure that the folks understanding of that understand this is an authorized bill for the proimthd funding hope the 5 or of year bill comes to fruition only a 3
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year funded bill we will keep track of that good news locally the parcel f site that the transbay tjpa has been overseeing did become finalized with an offer being expelled for the crescent height with a second site with two parcels combined into a project that project is 35 percent of affordable housing component and the funds that the tjpa adopted it is one hundred $65 million allows the interim budget for the work for the project and avoid financing costs that will be helpful with that said, the overall cost coming in at a higher level with the cost
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review for the confidence level of 70 percent by the time we finish the project we'll have enough cushion in case unforeseen circumstances but with the additional budget from the f and additional work we'll before doing with the city we'll close the gap above and beyond there will be a one and $35 million gap we'll address that by the end of the year thank you supervisor mar sea others for mentioning the geary brt we had a good turn out one hundred and 20 people taking public comment with the environmental document and it's been extended the period from responses from the community and happy to note that folks have a couple of weeks until november 30th to provide the
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comments and by e-mail or in writing i'll be happy to to take that we were pleased to see the response of doing outreach we'll have great view finding on geary people see and visualization of how the potential future brt project that 4 thousand people have taken the time for the devices 17 thousand to view the images of the improvements and we've received a strong response from folks that take a small survey they believe that the project is going to be a benefit to the community they support the proposed amendment with that, i'll highlight a few more outreaches tonight in fact, in district 2 the lombard transportation improvement project has a third outreach at
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marina middle school at 6:00 p.m. folks are invited to conduct with the tjpa to make progress on that design resurfacing of lombard and the utility work we continue it work closely with sfmta and schairz office in district one and schools district 7 and other districts around town turning to the western edition community basis transportation plan that is a robust process and sfmta the identification of safety and security and street improvement projects that the outreach has identity priority for the community we hope that will be exceptional designs for the update and committee and sfmta in the next month and prop double a the voter program that allows the $10 vehicle register
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fee to be applied to safety and resurfacing that will be a project that will be released from before thanksgiving to needed projects around the town and the principle of this program that fund should go to prelims so projects that are designed and ready for conduct 15, 16 timeframe go to our website sf ct a slash prop a to the transportation authority and the board approval 2, 3, 4 february. >> keying off supervisor mar's report on the conference in boston we met with uc berkley and my team and a whole host of public and private organizations to talk about the equality and
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assess of shared mobility those are the so-called go transportation network companies that are entering the markets with the urban city's and smaller cities around the nation at the conference he was pleased to represent the transportation authority and uc berkley research center and the council will be joinly manufactured the compliment impacts of tmc for the transportation network companies are contributing to the million dollars in the mission or they're providing alternatives in supporting the transit for example, in a new way to enhance the facility thank you to the facility and our agency the tenant/landlord is providing $25,000 to complete the equality analysis and hope
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to have this result in a year time for the planning here in san francisco as well as contribute to that informed discussion elsewhere the self-help counties are meeting e meeting the 20 couldn't ♪ california to fund the transportation improvements through dedicated funds a number of counties are collaborating to look at the option and lord to reporting back on our progress in a few months time to move towards a plan for this year for the bart line that is making its way to the bart district beyond that i wanted to highlight the good the good work happening around town at sfmta, and caltrans we're seeing
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tremendous project delivery and voter approved funds and the results from the past funding approvals by the public and look forward to this next week many of you all can celebrate the federally funded project moving forward and others the e r trailerer elementary school another fund that was completed that concludes my remarks >> thank you very much. >> ms. jane commissioners questions or comments regarding the director's report any comment on item 3 none public comment is closed. >> item 4. >> item 4 approval of the minutes for the october 7, 2015. >> colleagues, any questions or comments or changes regarding the minutes seeing none, we'll move to public comment any
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public comment on item number 4? seeing none, public comment is closed and can you please call the roll >> commissioner avalos supervisor breed supervisor campos supervisor christensen supervisor cowen supervisor farrell supervisor kim supervisor mar supervisor tang supervisor wiener supervisor yee supervisor kim. >> there are 11 eyes the minutes are approved. >> okay item number 5. >> item 5 authorizing the executive director to exceeding execute all supplemental agreements and property and any amendments through to through
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the to and the california department of transportation for the travel smart program and the timing free ramp improvement study and the programming and monitoring program an action item. >> colleagues, any questions or comments regarding this item seeing none, any public comment on item? seeing none, public comment is closed colleagues, can we take that same house, same call? without objection that is the order item of >> item 6 the audit report for the fiscal year june 2015. >> colleagues, any comments or questions regarding item 6 seeing none, any public comment on item 6 seeing none, public comment is closed and colleagues, can we take that same house, same call? we'll take that without objection. that will be the order item no. 7. >> item 7 alternate 200 and
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673 under prop c funds and others funds for the cash flow distribution an action item. >> colleagues, any questions or comments regarding item 7 seeing none, any public comment on item 7 seeing none, public comment is closed and colleagues, can we take that same house, same call? we'll take that without objection. that will be the order item number 8. >> item 8 adopt a new program for the clarification and reclarify two positions an action item. >> colleagues, any questions or comments seeing none, is there any public comment on item 8 seeing none, public comment is closed and colleagues, can we take that same house, same call? we'll take that without objection. that will be the order item 9. >> item 9 adopt the salary for the job clarifications an action item. >> colleagues any questions or comments seeing none,
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any public comment on item number 9 seeing none, public comment is closed and colleagues, can we take that same house, same call? we'll take that without objection. that will be the order item 10. >> item 10 introduction of new items. >> colleagues, any introduction of new items seeing none, any public comment on item 10 seeing none, public comment is closed and this is an information item item 11. >> public comment. >> any public comment? ? seeing none, public comment is closed item 12 >> a adjournment. >> we're adjourned. >> thank
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as a society we've basically failed big portion of our population if you think about the basics of food, shelter safety a lot of people don't have any of those i'm mr. cookie can't speak for all the things but i know say, i have ideas how we can address the food issue. >> open the door and walk through that don't just stand looking out. >> as they grew up in in a how would that had access to good food and our parent cooked this is how you feed yours this is
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not happening in our country this is a huge pleasure i'm david one of the co-founder so about four year ago we worked with the serviced and got to know the kid one of the things we figured out was that they didn't know how to cook. >> i heard about the cooking school through the larkin academy a. >> their noting no way to feed themselves so they're eating a lot of fast food and i usually eat whatever safeway is near my home a lot of hot food i was excited that i was eating lunch enough instead of what and eat. >> as i was inviting them over teaching them basic ways to fix
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good food they were so existed. >> particle learning the skills and the food they were really go it it turned into the is charity foundation i ran into my friend we were talking about this this do you want to run this charity foundations and she said, yes. >> i'm a co-found and executive director for the cooking project our best classes participation for 10 students are monday they're really fun their chief driven classes we have a different guest around the city they're our stand alone cola's we had a series or series still city of attorney's office style of classes our final are night life diners. >> santa barbara shall comes in
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and helps us show us things and this is one the owners they help us to socialize and i've been here about a year. >> we want to be sure to serve as many as we can. >> the san francisco cooking school is an amazing amazing partner. >> it is doing that in that space really elevates the space for the kids special for the chief that make it easy for them to come and it really makes the experience pretty special. >> i'm sutro sue set i'm a chief 2, 3, 4 san francisco. >> that's what those classes afford me the opportunity it breakdown the barriers and is this is not scary this is our choice about you many times this is a feel good what it is that
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you give them is an opportunity you have to make it seem like it's there for them for the taking show them it is their and they can do that. >> hi, i'm antonio the chief in san francisco. >> the majority of kids at that age in order to get them into food they need to see something simple and the evidence will show and easy to produce i want to make sure that people can do it with a bowl and spoon and burner and one pan. >> i like is the receipts that are simple and not feel like it's a burden to make foods the cohesives show something eased. >> i go for vera toilet so
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someone can't do it or its way out of their range we only use 6 ingredients i can afford 6 ingredient what good is showing you them something they can't use but the sovereignties what are you going to do more me you're not successful. >> we made a vegetable stir-fry indicators he'd ginger and onion that is really affordable how to balance it was easy to make the food we present i loved it if i having had access to a kitchen i'd cook more. >> some of us have never had a kitchen not taught how to cookie wasn't taught how to cook. >> i have a great appreciation
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for programs that teach kids food and cooking it is one of the healthiest positive things you can communicate to people that are very young. >> the more programs like the cooking project in general that can have a positive impact how our kids eat is really, really important i believe that everybody should venting to utilize the kitchen and meet other kids their age to identify they're not alone and their ways in which to pick yours up and move forward that. >> it is really important to me the opportunity exists and so i do everything in my power to keep it that. >> we'll have our new
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headquarters in the heart of the tenderloin at taylor and kushlg at the end of this summer 2014 we're really excited. >> a lot of the of the conditions in san francisco they have in the rest of the country so our goal to 257bd or expand out of the san francisco in los angeles and then after that who know. >> we'd never want to tell people want to do or eat only provide the skills and the tools in case that's something people are 2rrd in doing. >> you can't buy a box of psyche you have to put them in the right vein and direction with the right kids with a right place address time those kids don't have this you have to instill they can do it they're good enough now to finding out figure out and find the future
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(clapping.) >> buenas dias good morning spring valley school students we have such on exciting day ahead of us your picture day we kicked off walk to school day with many, many very special guests but before we do anything we'll say the pledge of allegiance please put our right hand over your heart let's pledge
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of the united states of america and to the republic for which it stands, one nation under god, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all thank you students so i again want to thank you for participating in our walk to school day families honored guests i want to remind you that spring valley skies school a hundred and 62 years old wow. we look pretty good. (clapping.) >> and one of the things that we are thinkers we think about science and our academics and healthy take care of ours by running and riding and walking so how many of you would look to be a mayor when you grew up wow. look all those hands mayor ed lee wow.
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and how many of you have thinking about being the doctor? >> all right. and today, we have the top doctor if all the united states here at our school we are our mayor, we have board commissioners commissioner president murase deputy superintendants and hydra mendosa and captain chief suhr so thank you to all our guests and students thank you for your best attention and teachers look at of housekeeping go please take a tally to see how many kids walked to school today, we'll do a class check and take our stickers off i'm going to
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turn it over to it mayor ed lee buenas dias good morning, everyone here at spring valley well (laughter) well, first of all, let me say thank you to all the kids and our parents for letting me and supervisor christensen and our united states surgeon gentle to participate in a walk to school with you to school is it important for our city to make sure that our sidewalks and our streets are all safe for all of you to enjoy walk to school and walking our o on our streets we want to make sure not just today but every single day that you want to enjoy our streets that is safe for you so we are very excited to be here and walk to school day and look at behind me
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and besides me so many others that support this day and evidence for our safety we have the highway patrol we can our police department, our public works and our transit system environment director and school district and many friends from the community organizations like walk sf and vision zero and search warrant have all of those agencies rec and park included and i'm sure i'm forgetting some others but i want you to know that you have many friends in the city that are working together because our americans doctor is also having a national caption campaign they wanted cities like san francisco to lead the way to make all our cities and areas
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safer so in san francisco we always want to number one and we always not to be the best and whether it is baseball, whether it is basketball or whether public safety we want to be the number one and the only way to do that just like spring valley want to be the number one elementary school in our school district with all of you wonderful students we have to make sure that we work together to do that i want to thank the parents and the school administrations and especially our principal a great leaders she's been working in the school district for over 34 years and i know to say thank you (clapping.) to principal you know when someone works for 34 years they love the district and the school and especially the students
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and she wants you to is all i all succeed and, safe at the same time all our agencies are working hard we have a lot of projects in the city that make the streets safer more signs and sometimes in different languages and more streets that are a lot closer together to cross the streets safer and a lot of projects called vision zero that is why is. agencies collaborating working together you'll have a better city when we collaborate on pedestrian safety this is why we're so enadam and a happy to welcome our united states surgeon general here to san francisco not only is even though number one doctor but has public safety is his major priority and i know
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he's kind of new this this position on this appointed last year but he's got experience in running many different divisions of our government our national government here to join us ♪ strong effort let me present americans doctor surgeon general murphy (clapping.) >> thank you, everyone how is everyone doing in morning don't good how many of you had fun walking to school today lots of hands in the air of the all the boys and girls i want to say congratulation a good job on walking it is one of the most important things to do to be healthy and strong how many people want to be healthy and strong everyone; right? that's good, i want to thank mayor ed lee for having me area and the
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principal for her leadership and hosted us as well as the leaders that are here today, i know that walk sf is the program has been an important player thank you but i have a message for the parents as well which is i know your kids couldn't walk to school without our support or you walking next to them every single day so thank you for doing that a couple weeks ago i made a big announcement no washington, d.c. does everyone know where it is boys and girls everyone i made a big announcement a few weeks ago i do said we need to get walking in the country that means we need more boys and girls to side what you the fourth this morning to walk to school the only way if so possible to do more and more is our neighborhoods are safe when i he was a young boy in miami
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florida i grew up in a house where i walked to school everyday we walked to school like you the fourth today we moved to another school history in fourth grade in this neighborhood not sidewalks for us to walk some days we were worried about we didn't walk to school our parents drove us that's why the work is so important i saw a couple of young boys and girls this morning out murray's how fast the cars are going you're hoping helping to make sure it is safer for kids to all the parents and the leaders we have here today, i want to thank you for the incredible work you're doing to get america walking we need to claim a physical activity and walking is a great way to do
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that thank you for your leadership and having me and please keep on walking it is good for your and san francisco and good for the country thanks everyone (clapping.) >> now we have another special guests someone that is working hard to work with the district and our parents to make sure that is our district leaders in district 3 julie christensen. >> how many people are wearing pink today, i we're picking up for you guys yeah. we have okay. how many people walked to school today how many a lot of people and how many people are still going to look nice when it is time to take >> picture you only have to
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look nice for a the longer than there are a lot of groups but every child know we're here because of you besides our patent and besides our teachers that is our job to make sure that you have a safe and niece city to grew up here to that's why we're here today, we have a lot of people we have the mayor and mohammed nuru that built our situations and makes the crosswalks safe and ed reiskin that makes sure our streets are designed well and nicole she has a group to help to keep us safe and people from the skifth that helps to get to and from school and our mayor and surgery
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general we're working hard we want to marry you have nice places to walk to we're building parks from the park we made really nice for people to play and plant trees offender the streets to the streets are pretty and make the crosswalks safe and ms. fewer to follow the rules so everyone is here for you so we want you to know we are working hard if you have ideas that could make things safer and better for i to walk to school come and talk to me we're about ready are have a new crook on brood about the the seniors said we needed to make that intersection more a safe for people to walk you guys keep our eyes open and thank you for
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having us at spring valley - is it okay to have missy wu do you know here, yes she's going to talk with us you now give herog
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welcome. >> (speaking foreign language.) >> as a teacher and a parents at spring valley science school i know first hand how beneficial it is for health and well-being for the students and colleagues when i'm on the streetwalking sometimes, i see traffic dangers and especially, when kids take routes that's why we're participating in the walk to school school day thank you (clapping.) >> so we have one more special guests i mentioned nicole has a group kind of a group called walk sf what this club did they try to think of ways to make the city nicer and safer to walk we'll let nicole say a few words. >> good morning students everyone thank you that was a great good morning. i'm so happy to be here and
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school board walk to school you got to walk to school a big hand to all of you for participating wow. (clapping.) and for those at the park and got to play thank you to food and beverages for all his hard work and the rec and park department to make sure we have parks it is an honor to celebrate not only our students but the families and school administration and teachers and all the city leaders that make walking more enjoyable in san francisco especially gives thanks to the u.s. surgeon general it is an honor to be part of our call to action in walk to school and mayor ed lee and jieshgs for leadership making that easy and safer to walk to the parks and
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superintendent carranza and all the leaders like chief suhr and mohammed nuru who make walking safer evidences in san francisco at spring valley we already have one rolling everyday that is outstanding so you guys serve as a model for the rest of the nation you're working to keep our hearts healthy everyday but for too many parents in san francisco peep choose not to walk because the top southern is traffic safety wear working with our city and our community partners like the chinatown ymca and the chinatown community development center to view the investigator program we did on the street we measure the speed of cars and understand how to redesign our streets as kids and you guys make sure you're not
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only practicing save walking but creating safer streets as you may know when a car is traveling at 40 mile-per-hour for some of the speeds we included on broadway pedestrians have one in a 10 chance of surviving a crash but slower speed it impacting the health and walgreens of our community and kids actually can't measure or understand or gage the speed of a car until the age of 10 we need to make sure that speeds are slow if you guys walk into a street the cars can slow down and the families say healthy i want to ends up with something that doctor murphy said in his call to
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action it stuck with me pointed to social movement that started with the walk and the march an washington or the capital crawl expanding assess to the nation's capital with people with disabilities and in san francisco we're responding to that call to action and wear engaging in our own walk around vision zero to make sure that our streets that we have the safety on our have the here in san francisco so that no families no parents have to incur the pain of 0 lost loved one thank you doctor murphy and all our city leaders that are working to make our city safer thank you (clapping.) and . >> finally everyone we know you're getting ready to go to class before i do that i want to say you know when we first
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started the walk today one of our department head food and beverages introduced a game mayor says we had so much fun that i'm going to introduce it to the next department head meeting i have principal please come on up your pleasure to celebrate with i by proclaiming today being walk and role school day here at spring valley
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(clapping.) >> okay >> (speaking foreign language.) >> we're going to give a small token that appreciation to our mayor and u.s. surgeon general and supervisor christensen thank you children.
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>> teachers and children have a wonderful day walk to school stay smart and be respectful and responsible and be kind thank .
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>> it seems like everyone in san francisco is talking about housing san francisco housing prizes are among the highest it tops anyone million dollars and rent rise unfortunately, this is not the first time housing has been in the news thought california the cost of a home has made headline the medium prices for a house in the the $207,000 in california it is more than twice that amount and the laura u bay area is higher it's more than doubled the states so while more than half
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of the americans can afford the medium fewer in california and quarter in the bayer and now fewer than a 6th of san franciscans can afford it so why it housing in san francisco so go cheven condition tharz the obviously a high demand to live here the city is known for cultural diversities that attacks new residents and the credible opportunity our city diverse and will daytime committee grows jobs as a result we estimate the number of jobs is at ann an all-time 0 hive of 6 hundred thousand in the 80 the population was 6 hundred and 75 thousand now, it's grown steadily and quickly the recent estimate is 8 hundred and 40
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thousand the highest in the city's history and it's not only san francisco it is greek the bay area has $2 million for residents and jobs then in the 80 and the growth is expected to continue by the year 20403.9 million people unfortunately, our housing supply does not keep up with the demand i might not realize the majority of construction is housing that's been suspended for years due to the 2008 recession while population is increasing the housing is only increasing that i 9 percent if we don't pursues housing the cost of housing about only increase how do we plan the regional allocation identifies the total number of
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housing unit by affordable level to support the new residents san francisco incorporates it into the housing elements that guides the housing policies the arena data places it in the investment plans for the growth throughout san francisco those plans developed by years of community planning laid the ground work for the construction so the city he e sets the goals in broad terms the private sectors builds market rate housing and non-built affordability housing that majority of housing in san francisco as well as throughout the country market rate houses built by private developers within guidelines of the city some below market rate you howls paid pie public and private dollars and prized to be variable to certain population
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housing is considered affordable if it costs less than 1/3rd the medium income for a 2 percent householder is $70,000 this householder will have to pay no more than $7,150 to be affordable san francisco has see long applied federal, state and local money often built and nonprofit tint for individual families the news cities in california what the inclusive program requires that 10 or ottawa more units to certain blow income levels or contribute to the fund that supports the blow market rate unit almost 25 thousand have been supported by city funds and more than 6 nous thousand of the unit were built
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between 2000 and 2012 what you can't afford a million will home you're not alone in response san francisco mayor ed lee has set a goal of creating thirty thousand now e-mails homes by the year 2020 most will be in outreach of the san franciscan with federal and state funds drying up the san francisco ethics commission is, taking an iv i of actually roll is providing housing across all levels we're working diligently for everyone to live here and mr. chair protect the housing semiand strengthen goals against evictions we're commented for housing needs for all san franciscans to learn more visit highway
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