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tv   BOS Budget and Finance Subcommittee 4616  SFGTV  April 19, 2016 7:00am-10:31am PDT

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>> good morning, everybody. welcome to the board of supervisors budget and finance committee for wednesday, april 13, 2016, my name is mark farrell joined by sxhangs. >> thank you; correct and charles kremack and other staff madam clerk, any announcements? >> yes. completed speaker cards and documents to be included should be submitted to the clerk. items acted upon today will appear on the april 19th board
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of supervisors agenda unless otherwise stated. >> okay thank you very much madam clerk call item one. >> item one an ordinance amending the building code for the inspection and maintenance and establishing a fee. >> thank you very much. we have the gentleman to speak on the item. >> patrick resiliency over for the city the ordinance should be no spice up you 3 are co-sponsors and supervisor wiener and supervisor breed and supervisor mar this ordinance really is a chance to kind of talk about resilience in the way that san francisco independence that specializations of building facade 5 or more cities in height with the materials decaying over time and helps after a major earth from the one earth the streets were blocking access to first responders we
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know if we do the mitigation and inspect the buildings we'll be prepared for the inevitable earthquake i'll be happy to answer any questions you may have. >> no people with disabilities anyone wish to comment seeing none, public comment is closed colleagues can i entertain a motion. >> like to send stem one move we send it to the full board with a positive recommendation. >> we'll take that without objection. collect item 2. >> authorizing the department of the environment to accept a grant from solar electrical vehicle charges with a value of one hundred and 40 thousand. >> susan hi, i'm susan the cleaner coordinators for the department of the environment those are solar charging stations to be
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that a parking lot and not hard-wired stand are alone the end of a project opportunity by the 11th hour foundation through the partnership are san francisco department of the environment and envision the manufacturer we placed these around san francisco collected data on them and now at the end their depended upon to the department that hosted the pilot program. >> a quick question where are they located. >> located prerl the sf court at bryant and embarcadero, rec and park at the innovation hanger and one thing at sfmta to go to the dpw parking lot to use for staff. >> thank you very much missing megan's colleagues anything
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further anyone wish to comment seeing none, public comment is closed and send to the full board with a positive recommendation. >> we'll take that without objection. >> item 3. >> resolution retroactively authorized the department of technology to accept a gift if sister could with $350,000 to provide free wireless to the internet in san francisco. >> mr. robin. >> i'm bryan with the demg it accepts a gift from cisco wifi assess points those will be deployed on market street and sue park and herman plaza the intent of those didn't see is they represent a new technology for wifi that allows
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better management to multiple users in the use area. >> a gift to enable us to do. >> colleagues, any questions okay. we'll move on to public comment on item 3 anyone wish to comment okay seeing none, public comment is closed colleagues can i get a motion. >> move with the positive recommendations to the board. >> moved by supervisor yee we'll take that without objection. and madam clerk item 4. >> approving the modifications to the 2011 granting the early interpretation between u.s. airway and port commission. >> keating wagner with the san francisco international airport the first item before you seeks
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the modification to terminate an existing lease with u.s. airways as a result of the 2005 merger with american airlines that will terminate the existing lease u.s. airlines currently has with the lease agreement this agreement is the mechanism that allows the airlines to provide slight operation and rent he terminal operations to the airport u.s. airways about replenish 20 thousand square feet of the exclusive square feet limiting their $2.7 million substantially american airlines adds 8 thousand plus square feet of exclusive square feet and increases the rent if 8.4 to $9. million plus the budget
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analyst recommends approval i'll be happy to answer any questions you may have. >> thank you, ms. wagner colleagues, any questions can we go to the report please. good morning chair farrell from the budget analyst office and ms. wagner said on page 3 there will be a reduction 2.7:00 friday's i million dollars it will be offset by an increase in the net about $1.6 million under the airports policy the rates methodology they'll be made because charges to the airline offset in the lease we recommend approval. >> thank you, very much. ms. campbell moving on to public comment anyone wish to comment seeing none, public comment is closed colleagues, we have a motion and recommendation to approve.
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>> make a motion to approve item 4 i move we send it to the full board with a positive recommendation. >> we'll take that without objection. madam clerk call item 5. >> approving the terms of 2011 lease and use agreement between airways in the city with the estimate lease of seven hundred and $50,000 for the lease for board approval to 200021. >> ms. wagner welcome back casket it deals with the lease agreement this time we're requesting our approval to do an new airline to the 2011 lease agreement for the remaining 4 years and 3 months we have on the agreement that expires in 2021 the modification as quantify to the agreement with the other airlines allowing them
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to occupy the terminal space quan it's was in effect in 2015 and estimates an annual a rent of $749,000 plus for the term of the lease that is for quan active to - the budget analyst recommendations approval i'll be happy to answer any questions you may have. >> colleagues, any questions okay to your report please. on the quan active lease operating at the airport in december they're paying joint use one and $70,000 per month the rent in the fiscal year for the inclusive use is one and 24 thousands and over the term is one plus recommend approval.
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>> colleagues, any questions public comment on item 5 anyone wish to comment on this item seeing none, public comment is closed colleagues once again we have a recommendation to approve by the budget analyst. >> sure go ahead i'll move this to with a positive recommendation. >> we'll take that without objection. madam clerk item 6 please. item 6 the resolution approving the contract between the pilot construction management for the emergency filed zimmermann's for the pressure system retroactive not to exceed $4.4 million. >> thank you very much ms. wagner welcome back. >> thank you very much. >> kathy with the san francisco airport the last item requests our approval of an emergency contract with the construction management for interim fire suspension retrofit and watch services at the
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airport for the hanger not to exceed $4.3 million the hanger at sfo was constructed in 1969 and one of only 4 humanitarians in the country is accommodates 47 arthd at one time leased with the united airlines and another airline imagine it is old and in need of some repair in december of 2015 the staff noticed a drop in the water pressure within the pressure system and we've identified multiple leaks that brings light water from american people external pump into the hanger the fire department asked for a correction and deputy is a plan for fire protection for the
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hanger since that time actuary fire watch 9 work is done airport staff declared a breakdown the fire system and initiated did watch at the time the president declared an emergency contract with the management and the airport engineering staff conducted a cost at $4.6 million the emergency contract with pilot it an amount not to exceed 4.3 of approximately 200 and 85 thousands than the jerseys estimate they continued to replace the system in the future with a new system estimated $20 million that will be for a bid and the proposal will be out this summer and, in fact, that contract will be before you for
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approval this is just a measure we can correct the problem and pull out the 24 fire watch budget analysts recommend approval i'll be happy to answer any questions you may have. >> supervisor yee. >> so how long will this stopgap temporarily fix take in terms of emergency. >> they're in the process now the reason excuse me - they went with pilot management they were doing work at the bay and familiar with the facility and all the employees were bandaged i believe that we are soon to be done the problems are in december we were issued the notice by the fire department in january to have a 24 watch until the problem is corrected we believe i can confirm we're almost at the end of fixing the leaks. >> so in replacing this system
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i guess in the future is there anything being done now sort of fixing the leaks that guess actually be used or somehow reduce the pricing the system for different things. >> i don't believe so unfortunately my understanding unfortunately, the pipes the underground pipes that have the ability to bring the water into the super bay is in existence since 1969 the system will replace the existing system. >> thank you. >> okay. any future questions or comments little known fact my mother and supervisor tang's mother worked out together fixing the safety requirements there. >> yeah. they're both retired okay to your report please.
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ms. wagner covered most of it in the report the work performed is to be plowed beginning in march though june of this year and the fire watch to continue until june of 2017 excuse me - january of 2017 as ms. wagner said the total cost is $4.3 million 200 and 85 less than the engineering and complies with the administrative code with the emergency contract features. >> thank you very much colleagues, any questions okay. we'll move on to public comment anyone wish to comment on item 6? seeing none, public comment is closed colleagues motioned and i'd like to move it to i move we send it to the full board with a positive recommendation we'll take that without objection. >> all right. madam clerk now we're down to two hearings call the first item 7. >> item 7 hearing on the
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office of early care for the citywide plan financing the elements and the education reports. >> thank you very much this item was supported by supervisor yee so we'll i turn this over to him. >> thank you chair farrell as you may know this the week of i did not know child to no betterment to ask this particular early care and education citywide plan it is a time to acknowledge the value of young children and those that educate the youngest learners but investing in the early care and education is an investment in families and the city research shows providing quality early care and education has a tremendous impact on the growth and impact of children but the
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families stability and the economy from our accountability of public dollars addressing when children are most rapidly developing has the greatest return in investments it provides for economic sustainability as families are able to return to work and we must recognize that majority of d.c. workforce are women and women of color from an entity lens they must be able to take care of their families with the passage of prop c in 2014 the children's initiative san francisco commits 25 years of investments and career with the alignment of stronger systems and collaboration to better provide for san francisco
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families an early care and education was directed to expand the scope if preschool to early education meaning zero to 4 yesterday the board do board honors an early care education to dedicate her professional career in dedicating the most vulnerable children and families today, i call this hearing during the week of young child for the upper sunnydale of the office of early care and education for zero to 5 years old the recommendations in how we can improve and build on the investment it create a better system to serve all the youngest children and on top of that it's another reason why a good week barb our
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current director of office of education who has provided the leadership that it takes to make all this happen happens to be the last week on her job we'll be sad i want to say that now to the public i will be i think the public will be sad that we will no longer have her leadership after this week but today is about this hearing barbara carson. >> thank you supervisor yee and supervisor farrell and supervisor tang for allowing us to present the plan as you may know we're required to submit this plan per prop k i'll be prefrnt a high-level of review with the enforced realms from the advisory committee the full plan was databases will be valuable in 4 weeks give you a little bit of background this is a planning process that
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everyone participated in enthusiastically and took seriously city staff. >> wonderful advisory committee, the community in many formats or forums participated in many meetings over the past year as a highlight our cap meets 4 times and year and met 14 times since last april i want to say there are too big tossing everyone took it as an opportunity to step back and look at it what we have done in san francisco and figure out how to take it to scale and stop thinking incremental and recognize the excellence that happens in programs like the fee wamgz and the preschool for all it is nationally recognized and
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how those lessons can be applied i think you'll hear testimony supporting the bigger picture and there will be a lot of information coming over the next several months an analysis that will be helpful to you as you go through the budget process he'll launch into the recommendations the first thing to emphasize we have had many, many meetings office staff and other staffs and met with dcyf the first development of the recommendations we set to the advisory committee and as those recommendations were enforced we brought those back for feedback and made significant changes to the plans based on some of the feedback in resulting in the recommendations cat has endorsed the recommendations so our first set of recommendations around the
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system that supervisor yee into custody prop c directions us to look at broadly of the services for the zero to 5 years old in the city the first to build a system that enables all families with kids zero to 5 with the services to develop mechanisms to achieve continuous continuity of care for zero to 5 years old this night families came out so strongly on over the past year our federal and state subsidy programs to create clips where families fell avenue eligibility and with community and families feel strongly we need to work with the city funds to bridge the gaps to kids have a could a have continuous eligibility it is data driven and improved observing outcome next slide we're required by prop k to look at racial entity and diversity
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el cap wanted to go a high-level in feeling the kindergarten readiness it the measure to look across all income and racial groups so the recommendation is that the city adopt one kindergarten readiness standard that measures the kindergarten readiness that's the kindergarten form analyzed by the school district several times we will be moving to do that on a regular basis to measure not only in literacy and math but motorist development and social and mediation development we'll targeted populations that in the past have shown kindergarten readiness is a challenge nothing new to the board you've heard
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this in many testimonies over the time certainly i've been working in the city but in particular african-american children, latino children, dual language learners and children with disabilities having produceable u trouble meeting did readiness standard we can do better those are the same groups of kids we are targeting in hope sf and starting to measure our folks in this area qualify improvement recommendations you, i may have heard from testimony of first 5 over the past couple of years we're implementing here in san francisco something called a rating improvement system that was mandate as part of race to the top early challenge guatemala if so the direction the federal government is moving in to measure quality and
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seeking to increase the flexibility and use it as a way to measure quality across the board and make sure that we're offering resources to meet a minimum standard the task force feels strongly we require all providers for the district of columbia services meet an agreed on standard in other words, to qualify and we'll offer researchers to make sure they get there the family engagement this is the place we worked with the families in the communities we have broths in the recommendations in this area based on the feedback we got from families in particular i'd like to highlight the second well the first item including the families are equal partners but the gaps and reflect that value at the program level and our system level in all our oversight groups and to insure
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the access to make sure that families who want this program get them and make sure that the families get resources and referrals to make sure and was move forward with the systems we're incorporating family engagement there and that we have families involved with the decision making pursue so, now i'll move to an area which you heard a lot about i'm sure the was this and education staff in san francisco we started to do analysis looking at the gaps in was this and in the gaps in terms of the cost of quality this slide shows you the wage of a current education teacher $35,000 plus per year and what b.a. level teachers at the school district k through 8 through k through 12 is $46,000 plus if you are a school district and
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teaching in an early child you do better than 35 but not 44 those are the was this we're paying in san francisco to our teachers that are taking care of the youngest kids and expecting them to do even more as we measure our results more regularly as time goes on a gap we need to move towards our first recommendation in the office of economic workforce development to develop strategies to support encyclopedias pair did i with the k through 8 staff we can't do it over submitted i've talked with the mayor we need to look at we works and what we can leverage better at the state and federal level then begin to move our teachers
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to live and work in san francisco the second set of recommendations has to do with with developing a system we have a lot of components that address professional development in san francisco we've got a higher ed component and training and technical assistants want to move toward developing a system that addresses the needs of workforce professionals in particular these who are involved in providing caregiver exempt care that is give by families and friends and is paid for by public dollars we'll to start to address many instances the next category of care and address the needs of those providers as well as doing more in terms of system building for the school staff and caregiver providers moving to the next slide
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we've engaged in a pretty comprehensive analysis in the past year one of the things inch set out to do two years ago to look at what we have in the city in terms of revenue how much is it federal and state and how much is local which of the local programs are getting which providers closer to the cost of the providing care this slide with one example of the analysis that we did as you can see we talked earlier about moving towards the minimum level of quality so if you look at the red line on this slide this indicates the total per child annual expense for tier 3 the middle of the quality improvement system a 5 point system and that's the cost to get and infant provider to tier 3 and as you can see we don't have any providers we're making
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at this point in time so we have significant gaps probably the largest gap with the programs that are contracted our title 5 programs that are serving the total population of the kids didn't we have sixth gaps and how we can move towards addressing those in the next up to this point in time our recommendation in this area is not only to increase the resources you see on the left that is obviously necessary but also restructuring the system we have now to make it simple letter and easier for families to use and determine the funding based on the cost of providing qualify as defined in the system measuring the system with the q r s system driving the investments and organizing the funding to direct services and system supports we now have a number of programs we can give
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you more information on that if you like to be briefed in the future on the fiscal analysis and streamline the reporting requirements and that we want to integrate all of the systems and link those supports to the quality rating that we mentioned earlier so that's it for our recommendations this plan really, really represents moving to the next level and taking the good experience we have here in san francisco and with our preschool for all program our c was this program and taking it to a point all kids zero to 5 assess the quality we have a office of economic workforce development crisis in the ac a area one of the things i've done every weekday i look at craigslist for the early education countless positions
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open all the time i'm sure you'll hear today staff cannot afford to work and commute and certainly live in san francisco with the was this we're paying and not to the point where we can provide quality across the board this is a bicyclist will take a period of time this is the direction our community and our city staff and folks would like to go in. >> thank you very much ms. carson. >> it is interesting our presentation of strategies very different from what we usually hear in terms of departments coming in and talking about their budgets or strategies just based on the lack of service and how much we need to do what kind of services we should provide and so forth this is unusual because your
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strategy talks about the people that provide the services and as you may know the services would be the people that provide it here in this case can you say a little bit more about from your point of view why this report has so much emphasis on the people that provide the services. >> well, i mean other than kevin about who takes care of of our children in the city a general proposition a lot of research that links qualify to was this and in addition to that you can see from our fiscal analysis that research aside we're not getting to the point we're passerby providers to provide quality and those we have lots of tools developed over the last 10 or 15 years that measure the cost of quality
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and make sure we do that analysis careful or carefully but the compensation for staff is tied to research for the past 20 years to quality in terms of the wage gave him as well as elated big gap to get folks who were working with the population of kids we're seeing last week to target it a no brainier. >> part of my objections and you can confirm is that we know today, the value- we know the education from the teachers is very, very important most of us
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in the room don't know wasn't valuable 10 or 15 years ago. >> once upon a time, early education was roanoke county upon definitely as 70 years ago that's when i started this and to change the culture of how we think about that has taken several decades and the fact that was predominantly and still predominantly provided by a woman so the salaries you know as we know when a woman has dominated a fee is a lot less so, i mean are there ways to overcome this at this point in time we started so way behind the fees were way behind and it
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is hard to move the needle what can we do in san francisco nationally they're looking at san francisco as a model what can we do to bridge that dangerous weapon. >> i mean obviously the need for additional funding we're indicating in the plan we want to look at strategies to get there what we know that san francisco has taken the lead with the fee was this and tied that program to quality performers but the cost of living the sea wamgz is no longer working to bring people closer to parody it is a band-aid i don't want to say that money is the only answer we have to looking our structuring program but need to program that
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will get us there in a certain amount of years without that we're never getting to the quality for zero to 5 years old i mean we've done a great job with the po a and not providing the resources to the told her providers to get to the basic level of quality it will take a lot of people strategize i know we have a lot of energy in our community to come up with new approaches but need to begin that work. >> thank you very much and again, i'm sad your this is your last week. >> i've been back and forth supervisor yee and love to come back and it's been a privilege to be if this position thank you very much. >> colleagues do you have any
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questions. >> yeah. gave her a hand. >> (clapping.) any other questions. >> supervisor tang i want to say thank you for your service and especially in bringing this new office during that incredibly e exceptionally important time i want to thank you pubically. >> and likewise for your service gordon's and thanks again for everything you did. >> okay. i guess there's a bunch of speakers that want to make public comment at this point so i'll call some names i can are going to be speaking and many of them are part of cca. >> i'll call o e.c. a cracking
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and co-chair of co-ac a came back (calling names) hoed san francisco unified school district early childcare department and rosy kennedy and head of the childcare association and from the association line up first and speak and call other people later. >> thank you. good morning
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supervisors my name is september i've had the honorable and challenge of service as co-chair of the office and i'm here to fully endorse the plan by ms. carlson and want to speak in my role we're a family foundation with the person are the city since the mid to those as ms. carlson early education is comprised of a highly complex program multiple agencies with roles and responsibilities and finally very federal and state requirements the planning office little early care and education to organize it both is a common system envision for our young system is visual and inspiring work we need to do together who two elements are important for
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the roll you have and the committee to think about supporting the work going forward the first i'll highlight the no cost proposition i think the efficiency of our system and leveraging is critical the financing reforms that ms. carlson put forward are critical we've mirrored a chaotic and disruptive and dysfunctional education for low income families we can streamline and reorganize the local investments you all steward and make on behalf of the taxpayers to minimize t paperwork and make sure the time and resources are focused on the workers that is critical i didn't realize the time limits were briefly it is time to do right by the he recalls educators more than a $20,000 different and the pay for a year
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later a 4 years old teach will be paid $50,000 and next it 55 and not to recognize the brain development or to live in san francisco we look forward to our investment in early education to make sure the educators just pay for this important work with our children. >> thank >> good morning supervisors i'm kim yarz i've honor and privilege to work with amazing colleagues especially barbara i'm the representative for the family childcare providers that an honor and privilege as well as supervisor yee has - mentioned most of early childcare rear view mirrors are women and women of color and f c
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provider we represent the women ordinary businesses i've been a teacher many years in san francisco and not only when we provide quality work for the teachers we're also mentioning those teachers are often parents in our school system in order to and fro for them to do well, they need to be able to have a living wage it is important we lift all the aspects of early childhood from zero to 5 as we care for the teachers wear caring for the parents and teachers it's been amazingly encouraged by the work that the occ has done working in collaboration with the childcare centers and fcc we've seen bodies of the picture and work together to move forward thank
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you very much. >> thank you. >> hi, i'm sandy black man the executive director of children's council and actually, the current chair the children's advisory committee and representative on the advisory committee for the office every early care and education it's been a huge privilege to serve in those roles i want to commends barbara for her outstanding leadership of the office and for creating the vision to develop this plan i want to echo some of the things that were said barbara was a couple of points one all the research really shows it is qualify care that matters to our vulnerable children give them are these the leg up it tarts at
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birth i know that to aspires to be leaders and be the trend seters we have a tremendous opportunity in prop c and 2014 a really creating childcare for all children in the city i believe this plan that we barbara presented provides a vision echoing you know some of the things that were said yeah. the city has been making the tremendous investment in early care and education there is more we feed to do in order to address the inqualities of opportunities for the children 2, 3, 4 city there is definitely a need to restructure the system i also urge us to invest more in this to enable us to get to the vision of quality care and education thank you very much.
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>> thank you. good morning candice wong occ c pack and our council i wholeheartedly support this plan i think the opportunity for this city to really lay the foundation and around quality for occ i think this is important that our focus area is around how we support the quality in our teachers as a priority i think having this mechanism and taking a system wide approach will be key to laying the underground for the city to be model for the nation as well as opportunities for us to draw down federal and state resources this is a great plan i think there's more to do and continue to do that work through the various planning tables we have in the city i think that is important that
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we lay this plan out it will set a solid foundation for our work and moving forward i think there is opportunities for us to also continue to look at as we support quality and preschool we look at the some of the other gaps within the city in terms of infants and toddlers 80 percent of toddlers we need to continue to focus on the work of the area more work to come and look forward to working with the city moving the dial forward for occ. >> thank you. >> good morning supervisors my name is la guarantee a cast member and faculty at sfusd's for the past years we've look at the office of economic workforce development we are graduating hundreds of students that are passionate and dedicated and
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representative the children and families and many are natives, however, as of late more and more students are forced to move out of san francisco can't afford to live here facing evictions and we really need to address the wage issue if we want to keep and maintain the high quality of office of economic workforce development i fully endorse this plan and thank you. >> good morning. thank you for keeping the importance of early childhood education issue on the forefront of this city's attention how fortunate to say a supervisor like supervisor yee who seize the connection between the early which would care and education for the youth children and the economic and quality of life for everyone in the city if not for our supervisors like
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supervisor yee and all our supervisors and all our support we've had much cared for to the extent stent those who care for children will be in terrible despair i'm ms. kennedy's i'm the director of the childcare in san francisco there are over seven hundred chiropractors teaching the youth children everyday we're particularly pleased to see in the plans ms. carlson present a commitment to a verifiable approach the incentives 80 percent of the brain occurs in the first 3 years and so this is a time we should pay attention to the families childcare supports this plan it is the result of a
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thoughtful and deliverability deliberate fact basis and with anticipation from those who worked with the children and families everyday i thank you, very much. >> thank you, ms. kennedy. >> good morning, supervisors and staff my name is sarah i coordinate the san francisco chiropractors provider and appreciate being part of listening to this as a develops with the occ plan and i'm happy to be here to speak to that plan i want to take a moment to appreciate the conversation at the end of ms. carlson's presentation between supervisor yee and ms. carlson and talk about the supervisors here today of your leadership roll on this very important needed mind shift as supervisor yee used the word
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care as the way we viewed childcare for many years and now moved beyond that how for this time is in our lives and more children with cared for by people other than their families we need need to recognize that is absolutely crucial you as leaders are in a position to speak to that as as important as pay equality is and resources are they're important because they effect the reality of the system we're building and the ability to do the service we he had on a realize we're not talking about when we're talking about early education not rocket science but human development we feed to fund it and needed to make it a center of human work in building the city i thank you for the leadership that you will
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take in forwarding this plan thank you. >> good morning, supervisors. i'm mr. workers' comp with the san francisco representing the executive director who couldn't be here i want to voice our strong support for the plan and the process that went into this plan i think barbara carlson should be commend for bringing the voices and creating a plan that unifies people around a common vision for standing expanding the opportunity and making sure the quality of the education is high supporting the office of economic workforce development that is really the foundation of that endeavor and also you know expanding the scope of the city's responsibility in serving children age zero to 4
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i think there is a lot of work ahead that is represented in the plan and funding will be 90 no small part of the history in san francisco has been very good the people of san francisco and this board have been generous with children you know starting you know as early as the children's fund the public enrichment fund most recently, the prop c the board recently accident around paid family leave is commendable that sets a clear path for what we need to do going forward so i'm optimistically that the people will come together to fund the important work of this plan thank you. >> other people that want to make public comment on this item line up. >> i'm lisa lee with the
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development felt quality of the system a component of this plan moving forward in the city we're here to endorse that plan fully it is the first time our community came forward to say let's not use public dollars unless it assures a positive experience for all children it is going to be a big lift for our city to do this because we fund programs to help parents but we need to fund programs to help children and make that list we ought to offer our childcare a good model so they can be there for every child and make sure our quality rating and improvements make sense we don't coaching and training for teachers jr. and they leave us
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we start at square one it is a poor investment unless we keep our teachers in the city and finally i'd like to applaud our community for the work it's done we are finally saying that every child deserves the same learning standard we've had like a zillion standards in san francisco we're saying infant to preschool the same expectation of service for our families and their children so we applaud the office in its work and the communities as well thank you. >> thank you, ms. lee. >> hi my name is amelia here on behalf of the get it downey done we're 2 thousand women in the bay area and have the policy goals for this year some of us are mothers and some not we want
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to raise our families in the city we love it here. >> thank you for your support. >> good morning, supervisors. i'm tammy i work in the tenderloin for 5 years had you already know people in any neighborhood continue to suffer money and love our limit option. >> excuse me - >> this is on the office of the ac e planning and next item is about - yeah, you might want to wait for the next item is food and security is that what you're talking about - yeah. okay anyone else from the public that wants to make comments on item 7 which is the plan for office of
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ac e. >> come on up quickly please. morning michelle. >> good morning marsh a family childcare provider for years since i've retired he come and represent the many, many childcare provides or providers that would like to be here to support this plan thank you. >> thank you very much. >> anyone else? seeing none, then we could just have public comment is closed. >> public comment is closed. >> okay any remarks anybody wants to make. >> supervisor tang. >> thank you supervisor yee for always sheen light on this issue for a long time and, of course, everyone that came out to speak i look forward to work with you supervisor yee and the rest of the budget office to
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figure how it is we can address this on or about moving forward so thank you. >> so i want to thank the public for coming out and the work of the office of ac e in pitting this together with the cca members and i can tell it is a good issue and i'm passionate about that and other colleagues that are on the board that is just as compassionate and supervisor farrell has young children and understand we'll have a lot of support on the board to try to move this some of those strategies forward we can't just as a lot of times we hear items here about things that happen and how we should not - how we can deal with that
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as a happens here's an opportunity i always said if we do those types of things we wouldn't have to have the issues that after the fact that till when something happens whether criminal activities or people failing i think what this does is say if we put the resources up front we're going to save a lot of money in the back end so thank you very much for coming out today and i'd like to go ahead and recommend we table this and file this item. >> okay motion motion by supervisor yee to file item no. 7 we'll take that without objection. thank you, everyone already the next hearing sporntsz by supervisor mar we'll have a 5 minute recess and reconvene inminutes.
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>> okay. everybody if we could take are seats we're coming from a recess want to recognize supervisor mar that is now phil in for supervisor tang on the subcommittee with that madam clerk item 8. >> hearing to representative the process of meeting the goals in the supervisors case committing to a hunger free san francisco and asking the task force two reports. >> this item was called by supervisor mar so supervisor mar i turn this over colleagues in the room are amazing leader if many of the neighborhoods in the neighborhood that fight for a hunger free san francisco for
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over 10 years i think or know a paul i can't jones has advanced as is 4-year-old institution across the bay food impacts you will have us a human right and not only access to acceptable food healthy and affordable food that everything has a right to i also want to talk about the adequate mall nutrition effects our children and seniors are more enlikely to develop dementia and alzheimer's and effects our security with mental illness and premature institution of homelessness people older or 0 people with disabilities for example, all
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increasing food security is a positive effort within our city over the past two years and supports our local competent for a strong san francisco and insures a happier and self-sufficient families in the city from the report done by the food security task force we know that one in four san franciscans that's over 2 had side thousand people in the neighborhoods and the communities are at risk of food enshutter or hunger going to sleep without enough to eat for example, or lacking access to affordable food so food and security exists across all neighborhoods in the city i think the food security task force amazing documentation of district by district and programs and work shows this in every single neighborhood for example, in the responding we're grappling with seniors and people with disabilities that
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are isolated it can't get enough food and nutrition we're looking at children with families it can't get it as well, it stretches across the districts at the initial hearing in november of 2013 we were presented with data think envelopes of levels of nutrition programs across the city and see high pirate recommendations from the task force i want to thank the tenderloin task force for their amazing work but the recommendations made from 2 1/2 years ago our city can achieve with i think stronger candidates and actions of support for a hunger free deadline by 2020 and in the future we're identifying at the end of the hearing a couple i do not really we
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introduced a resolution 2013 committing san franciscans will be hunger free we 2020 it is a bold statement like ending traffic deaths that is a human right and we need to do much more and thank you to the grassroots and leaders that are condominium with me and others we also ask for a future analysis on the solution to approve the securities from the task force which are pretty bad at the this hearing today and ask for the board of supervisors to be apprised on the goals for now until 2020 so today well be provided with the information and giving the board and others an opportunity to ask questions of task force since that time also tireless advocacy from the task force and
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the whole security task force and many others but we've seen the city have felt over $12 million over the past years advertise not enough for food security efforts efforts and wanted to thank the tenderloin task force members and the securities task force members in the audience i'll name the organizations community outlining campaign our own aging & adult services dos are dcyf. >> e pistol of life foundation are meals on wheels of san francisco project open hand and salvation army and san francisco harris or human services and the san francisco food banks and 70 and st. anthony's and tndc and u crook for vulnerable populations and many organizations as i said access to food is a human right
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and i'm really pleased that san francisco is in the leads on this issue moopthd many cities in the country and the nation to the agenda fires we'll hear from paula jones from the department of public health department and from the human services agency and listened from the aging & adult services and sister i didn't from sf and karen from the the en episcopal and one of the task force from the food bank i believe there might be a few others before jumping into public comment with that, i'm going to turn it over to ms. paula jones. >> thank you supervisor mar so far holding this hearing and
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chair farrell chair farrell and supervisor yee i'd like to thank the members of the public and the representatives if other city axes agencies that work together to make sure our residents are food secure wanted to thank nick from supervisor mar's office for assisting the task force with organizing today, we're here to talk about the issues of food security supervisor mar gave a great background i'll go quickly sweet spot slides we all care that all san franciscans have enough food and not going hunger and have the foods to be healthy we're blessed it live if this criminal region but this great food not one the reach of many san franciscans for many reasons people can't afford it they may not be able to leave their homes
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and not have a stable home some people may not are places to get food if they're able to travel and many don't have kitchens with other rent many people can't afford to buy healthy food we're to work together to change that as supervisor mar gave us the backward the board of supervisors set a bold goal in 2013 to some san franciscans inform to be hunger freebie 2020 we with the board have significant funds to approve the security and thank you for your commitment to prepared. >> the innovations as supervisor mar told us about the hearing agenda the frame of the generated we wanted to provide basically what has happened since the frrtd funding all the
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program just wants we'll share victories and say what is next and then the chair will wrap up with budget and policy recommendations all of data here that is presented today was present by the task force that includes city agencies and nonprofit organizations and residents and the school district all of these agencies with working together to make sure the sfolsz have food and as supervisor mar said this is a human right need go to the next slide >> go ahead. >> oh, thank you. >> food a basic human need food and security is also difficult to measure we basically look at income as being a proximity for food and
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security we used blow 200 percent of poverty to show who's at risk of food and security as supervisor mar said this is one enforcement and to give you a context of what that look like living blow 200 percent of poverty for 3 is slight less than $8,000 a year one of the challenges in san francisco to reproduction that eligibility for food program is based on standard national federal measurement of 100 percent poverty weeping we're challenged in san francisco many of the residents are not eligibility for the programs like food stamps because that he have an income too high and two they maybe not have the proper documentation status that makes them eligible and 3 living on ssi in the statistic we're the
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only state makes them ineligible for calfresh we have many folks on ssi the next slide shows you look at what the city looks like in terms of who is living below 200 percent of poverty the green shows the contamination all the neighborhoods in san francisco have people living at risk of food and security the next slide shows you the responses to this problem and this is a map of where existing foods pantries are located and the food pantries are run write the marin food bank the bigger dots is the bigger pantries they're located throughout the city now the next slide is showing you the red dots that where the pantries are in the
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neighborhoods there's more demands for those food pantries than ability to meet the demands for ant in san francisco we have a 200 food pantries serving one hundred thousand residents every week. >> as we said food is very linked to health we know that proper nutrition is essential for good health as the top leading causes of death poor nutrition is a risk and it results in mental and physical and emotional health problems food u.n. security increases the person's risk factor for chronic disease like high blood pressure and obese it overseeing costs are passed on to other city agencies the school district and
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the private sector especially the health factor as a reminder food security is complex and achieving food security will involve the complex network of the public and private folks the framework for the task force to look at this issue adopted from the world height and the world security and people need resources to purchase food they need food assess and place they can get to get healthy food the food consumption does the person have the ability to cook and the nutrition this is the collection network that make ups the facts and circumstances that will approve the security again as a reminder of the work we've down together observe the past couple of years the resolution to end hunger in 2013 and the mayor and board of
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supervisors have valeted additional funding to solve this problem without further ado, we'll give you an update on the victories and what is the next and my colleagues from the human services agency give you and just want on calfresh. >> i'm here to talk about calfresh and this food stamps in terms of getting folks on benefits currently 54 thousand are referring calfresh that means 200 and $27 a month towards food fortunately that demand is half so a significant goal of the human services agency to have a comprehensive effort to try to get more people on benefits and the strategies to do that one is to meet applicants where rewhere they are in the neighborhoods
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community-based organizations that are served and reaching them on the telephone so with the help of the resources two years ago we have a established 8 out station throughout the city those are places we staff human services agency eligibility workers and applicants apply for calfresh and do the interview and prosecutes for the benefits we have this for example, at the naeth at the departments of brags and thought chinatown san francisco general we help calfresh with the marin food bank those are events a number of communities and community-based organizations help with foods eligible candidates and eligible workers to go out and help to process those applications on the spot
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and this the reason we've embarked on in reach we mean reaching out to families that are all right. open a caseload of other services eligible for calfresh and not getting it for example, anticipated or stemmed about half of the families on medi-cal's are likely eligible for calfresh awhile only a small portion 18 percent are actually getting that with the help of the large network of the cbo coalition the marin with the human services agency over the past year the cbo has submitted and approved 17 hundred applications generating approximately $8.8 million unanimously this is a graphic giving you a sense the population for the medi-cal i've referenced if you see the large
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yellow and green this is the medi-cal approximately, one and 25 thousand households ref medi-cal in the city approximately half are, however, only a portion are referring calfresh so the encourage cycle it is orange and pink the caseload the offer laptop it 2 $3,000 and more thousands are likely eligible for calfresh and to try to address that we've hired and vendor that is engaged in an out bound calling to help with the assistance on the phone so what are our next steps in terms of the finding the applicants we'll continue to expand in reach and outreach one now in reach strategy we'll launch in the fall similar out bound campaign to children for
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those who have an interest in calfresh and to provide them with phone assistance we hope to open a satellite office in the mission in san francisco currently wisconsin we have a human services agency site where people can drop off calfresh applications and get limit services we hope to make it a more comprehensive location people can get the range of calfresh and hope focus on the staff resources to have quick processes for applications that is done with the help of more clerical staff next helping them complete a cumbersome application to apply for calfresh you have to complete a form online over and over on paper and conduct an interview of 45 minutes or an hour and
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submit the documents this can be hard for protecting folks often people that don't have phones and live on the streets and for anyone that didn't have time to wait in the office and stressed out by the steps involved we're proud of at the human services agency over the past two years we deliver the same day service and even more the clients come in from calfresh is seen within 10 minutes two years ago we could be wasting up to 4 hours or the next day service we also with the help of the cbos with the food bank helped clients reminding them of their requirements to submit and reminding them on interviews they're not just helping them with the initial application but the next steps so here's the new initiate we've hoped to launch
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something we call on demand interviews i mean right now an applicant applies online they submit their application and we contact them for their interview if they don't answer the phone there is a list that goes back and forth and missed interview is one of the primary reasons people don't get approved we hope this is something that an individual can call and apply for calfresh and get interviewed on the spot by the person that answers the phone we don't currently have the resources to do that and next won our on calfresh the goal to help you stay on calfresh if your financing eligible the extensive paperwork to keep you on aid we find that 20 percent of the caseload is disconnected and reapplied within the same thirty
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days because their financing successful we're piloting the automatic interviews by texts and e-mails the missing the intrifs radio the reason they're not getting the support the state is responsible for sending letters to the caseload to talk about the requirements and expectation when they have to do onramp interview and submit paperwork even people about high education levels to understand so the state will help them be more understandable more people understand what we need to do and tells you their requirements on the next step additional out bound call campaign for people that are disconnected from aid who are still financially eligible we appreciate the help
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you've given for the support and pleased the support will continue to help family services linda allow. >> amazing work thank you for the recommendations moving forward. >> good morning board of supervisors. >> i'm linda i am the lead nuflt with the aging & adult services i want to share the updates on what we've been able to achieve with the mayor's office and the board of supervisors the program to serve senior sdpbz here's and status report from the meals on wheels program in the last two years we were able to with the new investments from the board as well as the mayor add 4 $.4 million to meals
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and senior disabilities we wanted to thank the mayor for adrc this is an increase of 64 percent for this program and 36 from the board of supervisors with that, we were able to increase one .1 millions meals 3 thousand meals a day and currently over 5 thousand a day for seniors we're able it increase our contract services over from 20 to 27 percent every year and important to note that with this $4.45 million we're able to leverage 50 percent cycling and if you have any questions, we'll be happy to answer theming dollars and increase the forehead funding those to those programs in the next few slides
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i mean, i'll give you a detailed picture of the seniors and senior disabilities this does change and dos is working to improve the data to see what the needs for the delivery meals program this chart it the seniors we're able to serve etch quarter tin or since 2013 because the significant increase in funding for those programs etch quarter we're able to add close 2 to 3 hundred new clients seniors and because of that we're able to reduce the number of weight time the memoranda wait times is 41 days. >> can i emphasis a point the unmet data in confederate the -
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the baby boomers turning into seniors rapidly from 2010 to 2050 i believe the senior population is doubling and san francisco alone one hundred thousand important people by 2030 so a huge number and to plan for - what we're doing to increase nutrition and home delivered meals especially protecting seniors is critical i want to emphasize that. >> yes. it is i want to should you some conservative projections this slide again we've made in road and able to serve low income seniors we do this to reduce the waiting times
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on the wait list of senior disabilities because of significance we really increased i service by 200 percent and reduced the waste time to 11 days that's critical and thank you very much to the board and the mayor's office for meeting many critical need this is a picture snapshot of what the home delivery meal wait list looks like by supervisor district some of the districts actually all the district are wait list it's not surprising tenderloin and south of market has the highest wait list even though the services to that is high the age is 76 years old how are we are doing to achieve the hunger for people on the
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wait list this is a projection the green bar shows you serving over 5 thousand interpretative clients and another 4 thousand plus are in advance we've seen based studies and analysis in order to reduce the service net need if we're serving 25 percent of this this is about 12 hundred 43 people every year that will take $4 million and in four years an additional $16 million added to the program so by 2020 if we have $24 million we meet the unmet need this is, of course, not including other projected growth and we'll set that coming up in the coming years so - >> this is a snapshot of what the status we'll be able to do
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with the covered meal program it is severing people that do ambulatory their participate in under activities that help to keep them healthy and engaged besides receiving a nutritious meal we're grateful in the last two years with the mayors and the brvrsdz adam one $.8 million to this program and we were able to add 6 new sites two of them are restaurant the chance to new breakfast and lunch sites we're able to serve close to 19 thousand clients in the meal program this is a map to give you an idea where the different sites are located a to the of 50 throughout the city in all districts and neighborhoods the beggar dots show us those are
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sites that are serving more seniors? over law with the percentage of low income seniors in each of the districts the darker shaded colors have a hero percentage of the percentage of the city's low income seniors the next map shows you the sites that serves tsenior disabilitie that is one of the newer programs that help to address more the unmet meetings needs those are the fact for protecting seniors and senior disabilities that have problems walking and going shopping but can prepare food at home in need of supplemental healthy food and
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we're able to with the add back of $1.42 million from the board of supervisors and the mayor's office serves a total of 28-2 thousand plus trench active clients and deliver over 71 thousand grocery store bags annual and increase the service by 50 percent one of the reasons we're able to do this this program really leverages our funding because many of the ceo's get volunteers also, they if you have any questions, we'll be happy to answer them and the food bank takes advantage they get donation from the vendors for the fresh produce to the programs and the other agency were parts of our units in the dos they are able to use the harris workers to help to get the groceries for their clients
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in need and eligible for this program next i'm going to introduce my colleague the director of e sf to share the fruits and vegetables. >> thank you for identifying those one time only investments and glad on behalf of kate howard the interim director is here to see side successes and isolated seniors have getting food they were not able to get before and sustaining this and looking at the growth of population and the huge need so thank you for presentation. >> thank you. >> good morning i'm the director bohe i'm here to talk about a new healthy
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voucher program developed in san francisco i'll briefly review this impact and opportunities interest the program in the future e d sf was by a security task force to address the protecting san franciscans can not afford nutritious food critical for their health and well-being a stunning 44 percent of residents can't afford in response to the project a was launched in april of 2016-20172017 and realized encouraging results let's talk about the program and how it works it provide free fruits and vegetables into community-based organizations housing sites and clinics parent get vouchers for 5 to $10 per kwshg week they're
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from faefrm and another sources a key sparking aspect it was spifl designed for the issues in san francisco in collaboration with the food security task force and communities input based on the finding of the 2013 the food assessment some of the most food insecure population are individual on ssi not eligible for calfresh, sro tenants, protecting seniors, and critically poor families they target and reaches targets populations and 90 percent of participants have a deity sensitive such as diabetes and obese it and high blood pressure those are folks that medical professionals advised them to eat hshther we aim to change
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that in san francisco with this program the clients can walk out and immediately access the food to say healthy we know that better innovation is long term and better savings currently it is active in 3 neighborhood the tenderloin soma and bayview hunters point it is a healthy critical partner to stoke healthy foods in underserved neighborhoods in collaboration they with the fruits and vegetables enabling the stores to increase the supply and ben o benefiting everyone in the neighborhoods with healthy hearts and officer collaboration through tore healthy partners let's see let's
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see look at you are healthy partners. >> for your participants we serve over one thousand households with 8 thousand individuals and 99 percent of planters increase their fruits and vegetables consumption they extend their food budgets and eat a better overall diet and in terms of impact on the communities as a result of the program partner restock produce for way less fresh produce and increase the process many of the applicants shop at the heart of faefrmz by the way, a tip circulating if it is mondays you want to tdm and know that local voucher programs are an economic effect that means $5 on vouchers reluctance in the
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dollars ever economic activity as you can see e d sf is healthy eating and extends the food budgets and the program is also received national attention for the vendor network so let's look at continuous for e d sf opportunities we have demonstrated the healthy food voucher program works in san francisco and produced outcomes and continue to have a further impact a high interest in the program we have an opportunity to build on the networks in cbo partnerships with an infrastructure developed phil the program will be cost effective in terms of the next steps o steps it is a public-private pales in
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comparison with philanthropic and city funding ongoing public and private is necessary to continue with the program finally our goal to expand citywide we 2020 and support san francisco is goal to be hunger freebie 2020 thank you for your time and consideration i'd like to bring back to the stage paula that will talk about the sro unfortunately karen is not able to make it today. >> the rest of the presentation this part of presentation will be reporting back on the results of a survey that the task force accident from the sro residents to understand the security status karen lead the project and wishes she could be here i'll represent the project i'd like
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to thank yorba brown it uc berkley that provided the pro bono assistance the as you may know over 5 hundreds sro residents in san francisco or sro hotels in san francisco with about 19 thousand plus residential unit many are old and share bathrooms and - residents are among the most vulnerable and low income in san francisco and reliant on government income and cash benefits for their health and well-being with the passing of the hunger free the board asked the task force to come back with straents to improve the status so we surveyed sro residents the majority were single adults and first, we want to first of all, understand the level of food
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insecurity those residents and understand the reflex which is really another way to see who up formal nutrition and see what the city can do we served nine hundred residents and exceeded this goal 6 hundred and 30 plus residents we used valeted screening tools to assess the insecurity and understand the risk we found that over 80 percent were food insecure and at risk for high mall nutrition we looked at things like that dos used 43ers of residents take 3 or more prescription drugs
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arrest over-the-counter drugs almost half have gains or lost 10 pounds and mouth problems that made it difficult to eat this is a various group is in high need for nutrition we thought and wondered the sro residents are using the existing food program the answer is yes as you can see from this slide 85 percent total are using the food safety net one time a week and many are using other kinds of free programs everyday so we concluded the current safety net is robust not enough to tend ends food insecurity and protect the health we wonder what role the kitchens might play we asked them question and a full set of the responses to
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all the data will be in our packet you received and available we have a report on the slides that tell that analyze the data we found out that tenants will cook at home with better kitchens i ask you to look at the report we want to know what is the top priority for residents of skoerz e.r. sros and the top priority was additional funds to purchase better food many residents are getting ssi benefits so their ineligibility in light state of california from the other priorities that are these railroad many other food programs from a full pantry to low income the programs
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available they rated 50 percent said they were high priority so what we found is really it although the safety net a utility did absent of kitchens is a barrier to food security but lack of financial issues and other barriers are amongst the residents and additional funds is a highly desirable this will not be the only answer many sro residents may not be able to get out and dine all intervention will play a role the task force recommend that we had figure out the right package of interventions by the collection of intervention in sro building the task force recommends this for two reasons
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approval we have people living in the snapshot in sro buildings and mr. sincroy came over of food their insecure and people with disabilities and people living in extremely poverty and critical health issues and second trying new interventions we can identify gaps in the current safety net and development solutions and connect the social services and understand how improvements can contribute to food security for the next steps the task force recommends setting aside specific funds to pilot funds in two or three building with the revenue process that gives details by the type of intervention and those eligible and those remedies were informed
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by 3 public meetings fr stakeholders thank you for your leadership and with that, i'd like to ask you are chair to provide the final recommendations. >> thank you supervisor mar for sponsoring this hearing and supervisors today part of committee supervisor farrell i want to point out one thing before i make the recommends in your packet an update on the out of school meals a fuller report in june we've made progress but the reports will be up in the next couple of months moving on to recommends as you've heard we've made significant process of security and a hunger free san francisco by 2020 by more to do i'd like
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to talk about 3 things first budgeted we need to maintain and expand the nutrition program over the next fiscal and reach you are goals you have a detailed budget totally over $13 million we've shown this program works and make that a further dent in the coming year that have we'll be walking and visiting our offices to meet with you to talk about the details and look forward to doing that i'd like to directing your attention to addressing the divorce population need we believe the time is right to pilot initiative and collaborative solutions to address the needs of this vulnerable population we urge you to consider that and second policy at the local level you've heard today we're doing a better job of intraoral more and more seniors in the meals on wheels
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but people wait two along it is still 44 days for anyone that is home bounds with little access to food we ask you to mandate a policy for the home delivery service in 2 to 5 days in an emergency sidewalks we urge to promote a food security gene in all city programs to create a population asset that will give us a fuller stent of what the level of food and security in a city however, there are things the state can do not all on the city i urge to support ab 144 that is making its way introduce the legislation that is ssi for the recipients we noted this population is forced to timely
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below the poverty level and no access to calfresh and legislation to rectify this and put in place a cost of living investment to people can be sure to have the increases over time finally raven this is a task force that is proud of work we've done to assess the needs of our at risk population in san francisco but in order to reach the goal by 2020 we need to look deeper at the full spectrum of the cost of food and security in san francisco both to residents and you are health care institutions we need to put a finer point on the cost eliminating food and insecurity as well as identify the opportunities to take advantage of stable and ongoing funding to support those investment like we might find through the hsa and
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food is a large part and finally developing shared outcomes and measures so we can agree upon what we are looking to achieve and what it looks like to are a secure food place for people that are thriving and engaged with the budget analyst office to exposure those questions and looking forward to extinguisher on that with that, i'd like to close and invite questions. >> start by thanking you and ann and the foot task force in the tenderloin task force as well i had a question how much is since this is at budget committee how to make the policy to make sure that home delivery meals in the morning that 2 to 5 days what's the range of that. >> well, we've said in the last two years we've focused on
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this population is that about a million to million half dollars on the wait list by spoke to this earlier every time is clears it comes up we need a finer point to maintain it a blow thirty days ongoing. >> and i think from the presentation on e d sf i realize your healthy it is critical and so continuing the funding to trofrment from selling junk food and cigarettes to inhabitanter beverages and food and assessable and affordable food it is critical are wanted to say i think the food system approach that paula jones and others talked about is changing the system as the founder of first said 40 years ago and said the system needs to change i'm
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realizing that education niece to change whether it is more assess but the education about what is healthy and whether for children and families versus seniors and aging people as well so besides the systems change it is culture and other changes from the faefrmz having access to e d sf i want to give a shout out to the food guardians and people on the tenderloin leaders for commissioner tang that culture and raising that awareness for people impacted so we have better cultural and educational changes so thanks for the great work. >> 20 public comment cards classroom i'll ask people to keep it as short as possible and some need to leave early
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(calling names) and i'm calling names for people to come forward. >> so professor. >> thank you supervisor mar and thank you especially for all you've done over the years with the task force, with your support of healthy retail and amending the liveable wage you've been a leader i'm here as you said partly as a health research and a san francisco native and a proud member of the coalition because despite the efforts of task force and all the amazing
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groups and ceo's and organizations that have worked on that as you have heard food source security a huge problem i'm sorry tammy had to leave another justice levied in the tenderloin they have the best ability to turn the statistics into the face and the people behind them we're aware of the homelessness in the city but we forget i think some of the speakers pointed out when you live in a city that is as expensive as san francisco over 80 percent of people that are taking advantage of your food banks are working families with low wage they're seniors and, of course, children so hunger is a kind of silent and invisible contributor to
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talk about the serious health conditions in the city and state and country but misunderstood with two-thirds of the adults overweight or obese oh, they're just leases and eating this stuff because they like is that overeating is not a choice they're eating high calories because of their source of energy in bayview hunters point so one in 4 meals is healthy food. >> professor we're keeping this to 2 minutes please wrap up. >> i'll move quickly i want to say i totally port all of the recommendations that we've heard this morning i want to add two of them to putting a high priority on healthy retail government
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contribution through the office of economic workforce development and 60 thousand a year we've been able to bring in grants to support that but they're short lived the one the biggest one is going to be done after 2017. >> thank you very much. >> thank you. >> next speaker >> good afternoon, supervisors my name is jane and thank you, very much for letting me speak i love san francisco all my life i've down volunteer work and you know the homeless and seniors who needed food and when i worked at jog i didn't program never realizing i'd be a client and my husband was aggressive i had inform place to live and nothing to eat i was familiar with staying in the car now
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because i live in san francisco i live in park view support by the chinese development and they're absolutely wonderful i couldn't get by but food bank they've given me food and happy people with happy faces when i was initially the food program i was not surprised to see the other i don't care i didn't - everyone has a part of it loves the program and nutritious us in so many ways thank you. >> thank you. next speaker, please. >> hi supervisors i'm the advocacy coordinator at st. anthony's foundation we serve 24 hundred meals a day one of the
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many programs and we're proud of our history i want to start any remarks by just mentioning a few things a simple definition not defined in the presentation the diverse between hunger and food security hunger that physical feeling when you don't have enough to eat and food security is a social and economic description of the built to afford and maintain healthy food and healthy eating and you know hunger can be addressed by the provision of a free meal but food and security is a broader thing that needs to be addresses as economic justice, as well as food justice and so we've heard a lot about how health is
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related to food security and housing status is related to food security and the ability to be able to prepare food at home that is something that isn't a possibility for the people living in the 19 thousand sros this is a bigger discussion than simply food and a larger discussion of economic justice and basically, the budget apps for the to come to our office on the third in the first place of june and ask for this money for the programs we know work will be a great achievement in getting economic justice. >> thank you rebecca i'll call more names
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(calling names) sir. >> thank you hello supervisors my name is ryan a community organizer with tndc and the coordinator of the healthy store coalition we work with a number of folks danny and others couldn't stay to speak but working for 4 years to convert the stores in the neighborhood we're here to support the recommendations through the food skirt task force and also to really look at how can we address food security in the san francisco by 2020 and end hurrying up and looking at
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issues of hunger and food insecurity that is disproportionately impacting our community and communities of color throughout san francisco living on their designs for the impacts on people that doesn't have economic resources and looking at those are the people that be living with the health disparticipants that are also in fear of looking at the impact of the rent burdens and how much people are sending upward of 50 to 60 percent how to feel secure when they don't have money we need to do more baseline the budget foreign the recommended programming so we don't say to play advocacy it should be in the budget and free up funds inform addressing the program and on behalf of the
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healthy corner store i'd like to submit over three hundred and 50 letters of support as i understand by residents throughout san francisco living in the tenderloin and at risk of food and security thank you. >> thank you for your the organizing in the tenderloin. >> next speaker. >> good morning, supervisors thank you for calling this hearing and to my fellow advocates i'm speaking on behalf of of the bart family businesses as this program manager a small family you do understand gorgeous as a guarantee food retailer we firmly support this on behalf of our colleagues through the sf coalition and the hunger task force if we want to see a secure san francisco by 2020 on this four
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years we must make the commitment now and today with all of you this funding is a sound investment in the health of our investment of our seniors we're in favor of the funding request it is cost effective and provides securities programs that directly addresses the contingency needs the funding spans across the meals and home deliveries groceries and home delivered meals for seniors and senior disabilities and increases the efficiency for fruits and vegetables consumption we love fresh fruits and helps with the children those are a benefit for everyone in san francisco and benefits we want to see happen especially, as good food business we help to support the programs that
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benefit the residents well-being for example, our current retail work on the cornerstone we support the match program in the mission district and the nutrition program we can't do this work alone without the support of the sf security task force and given the right to live in san francisco we want to make sure that the meals can help with poor nutrition and health and security. >> thank you for being an amazing employer for the city thank you. >> next speaker >> hello good afternoon my name is jeffrey i'm the director of sf recovery theatre in papering with my partner mr. smith we formed an intervention group called from the green education
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kitchen with a small grant we got a van and directly came back each residents and all residents in the sro we're known as an sro intervention specialist and speak kind of to the cultural changes and need for food and food survival in one of the richest cities in the nation first of all, i want to make sure i wholly endorse all recommendations by the task force we draw special attention to the vera communities their special that population is very, very dense and compromised we deal what recoveries and the holistic aspect of human being and food is a critical and social activity one of the dynamics that has to change this begging survival concept that has - footsteps
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when you live in an sro you have no control would goes into our body some of the interventions they all this be baselineed raw i wanted to put that out there we don't mess around further but these items and these issues are rely for the survival of the human nature and our culture in san francisco and what we believe is critical to the self of people so once again bring health education we'll be here with direct contact with the residents we do one show at a time and present culture and good food i guess that's my time. >> i'd like to ride around with you but please let us know (laughter). >> next speaker. >> >> good afternoon. i'm
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malakh i'm here as a member of the senior disabilities action and the health care director there and you know, i heard so many eloquent speakers i don't need to going on we're here because we want do to support the finding of the food security for the food security task force so, please make that easier as colleen said don't now we don't have to beg okay. thank you. >> thank you. next speaker. >> my name is julie. >> please pull the microphone. >> good afternoon supervisors i'm eureka valley i didn't from
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s da i'm here because we need more money for food program for senior people and disabled thank you very much. >> thank you overwhelm to call a few more names (calling names) ms. hock. >> good afternoon supervisors nick's a sarah hock the director of the neighborhood services and come as part of a team myself and the richmond self-interest center is it run a grocery program for the last two years and serving one and 21 seniors in the neighborhood with the
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help of '75 volunteers not only bringing food to neighbors in need but creating advocates in our neighborhood it kidnap as you may know hunger looks at different in different neighborhoods it is greatly a large senior population i'm here today with one-on-one district attorney from the richmond center and others eave known for over 4 years now not only participate and in our food programs but also my neighbor julia was coming to the food pantry we realized she was having trouble getting around with chronic pain in here knees she's part of the discoverer aura volunteer comes to her home
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invite them up. >> hi my name is on one hand district attorney - coordinator at the senior cent met a lot of challenges for our seniors they get to the homes with foods they have physical issues difficult carries the food upstairs to - julia home i saw her upstairs i conserved how
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can you bring the food upstairs and she says when she goes upstairs and the roof up the stairs to tie up - >> to the food and she came up and then real, real, real - so it is difficult because a lot of our seniors are different the three hundred - difficult walking around and live upstairs and most of them they don't have a rocker to help them in the middle of the levels they kantdz afford - workers it is important
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for our programs for volunteers to bring them their food for huff - and also not only bring the food to the seniors also bring the connections to them because also i through them about our seniors because i also through the - >> mr. lou, you have to wrap up. >> for the specialists to do social things to connect them to services. >> thank you very much ms. lee. >> my name is how lee.
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>> (speaking foreign language.) >> please pull the microphone
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closer speeding i supervisor i'm u lee and disabled i used to be work as a janitor and had to kneel a lot so, now i'm angling my legs on walking i think live on the 21st century have difficulty working very
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abundance often have to go and pick up food from pantries but recently couldn't pickup more i used to have a neighbor that helped me pickup pause she lives in the neighborhood but not able to do that to the aging program i serve offered me access to food i typically will not be able to. >> thank you folks. >> i'll call a few more names from the gardens to the table (calling names) >> next speaker.
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>> thank you. i'm madeline from the city faefrmz i skipped a line i have to get back i want to say a few things about the have you ever known program since it's intercepts we've been successful at the market bringing in more revenue and is consumers they were happily inundated and created a fruits and vegetables only token for that sf program we keel tea deal what the token for the credit and debts users because of the success it this program has been a tremendous impact on is local farmers you are farms worked tirelessly to make ends meet and it drought has made things hard our farmers depend upon this bringing in $060,000 additional revenue this is brendon in new customers and making them
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regular purposes and encouraging healthy eating we don't love problems with the match program we match what the customers spends on e b t cards i hear people in needs of the few dollars but don't qualify for calfresh because of ssi and others reasons e - here's another program you might like we hope for funding for this in the future and other kinds. >> thank you. next speaker, please. >> good afternoon supervisory i'm a member of the i am pal we
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strongly support more funding for the quality of life for the new year's in the city. so they will not stave and hunger free thank you >> thank you. next speaker, please. >> good afternoon, supervisors i'm representing that the tndc the filipino communities association and i'm the vice president of our member and that's why i come here to improve that task force skirt for food security to in the tenderloin and i belong to senior senior and disability and live in sro i'm ref medical the medical now
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they charge me for to chair, of course, 6 hundred for - and how much i can buy the food i need so if you can improve the food security in our place i really appreciate and thankful to everyone and god bless. >> thank you. next speaker. >> yes. i do building that the quality of food distributed to the poor has definitely increased but i do think that administrative costs kind of hamper where more funding to be spent and the modification of the agencies out there
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thank you good afternoon. my name is a carol a senior veteran limited income and food sf has helped me to eat fresher food and cook more at home he appreciate that thank you very much. >> that's a great hat too. >> (laughter). >> next speaker >> good afternoon. thank you supervisors and supervisor eric mar and allies i'm carolina member of the bayview program and 82 for coming up their misrepresented and under represented we have those as a long member of bayview hunters point we have a huge food dessert in our neighborhood did food transmittals misses us and we miss the access to food our
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seniors have poor mobility and still the number one calls to.org we need your help toe ends hunger for people at risk the year 2020 is a long way yet thank you for the target date people are here from different neighborhoods with the black people in the tenderloin are still missing did seniors can't get out with complex problems need good quality food to address the immovable don't forget the people in the bayview there is a need for this thank you. >> thank you, ms. page. >> next speaker. >> jeffrey from the garden to the table and the green health education kitchen we were fund by a grant from dignity health to again both the sros to teach health education
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and cooking but before we could do that we needed a way for this to happen was the fires the community health helped us to build a kitchen that is completely efficient and save and founded burn - it makes a big defensive in terms of the buildings themselves they're old and so what we do we go in and they fund a truck to get around the tenderloin you can't miss it a big green truck a system we designed we roll out and into any sro and we're able to teach classes and cook on this system that is portable they can't do it all by themselves they need help we need help and able to do the work we've been doing so i ask
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that you take heed to the information that you got from the task force they working hard on getting if together and addressed one of the needs we cover safety equipment and taking care of the ketchups where they're available and not available that's where were we come in. >> what a great program a mobile kitchen. >> on wheels it was designed on wheels and it is what you call an induction system that means it is 50 persecutes our times on cooking and 70 times more efficient than anything else and all run on one system. >> i'd like to see that sometime thank you so much. >> next speaker. >> good afternoon honorable body my name is m j isabel the
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recipient of a voucher from e sf approximately 7 months ago a senior friend of mine extracted me to healthy seniors program (laughter) i went protesting and saying eave learned nothing i learned something i stayed in the program and found that i can do things with my health that i didn't know i could do have a better way of communicating with my health care providers but the bonus after it was over he was as i said you up for this voucher program you might not, about but the most valuable foods in the tenderloin is a banana because most food banks don't give out ban nasal i need ban nasty have a po attach problem -
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in my neighborhood grocery and i have been better friends it is a great program i'm 70 years of age i still have my right mind and most of my body is working correctly we want to commend make it to one and 14 thank you. >> (laughter). thank you mrs. bell (clapping) >> next speaker >> good afternoon supervisors i'm andy burns the program coordinator for the groceries program that he marin food bank i want to talk about the impacts of the program think seniors laying a story about mr. white who is an hd t participants when he enrolled in the services or is hd c we learned he was very
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superb or suspicious person and unlivable to answer the door when we delivered the groceries our volunteers at the saint episcopal church when they delivered the groceries they were leaving them outside that was the only way if they left them he'll retrieve them as long as the volunteers left he volunteers astound continues to deliver the gorgeous and above and beyond the opened the door and stuck his head out when the volunteers knocked the point it the groceries the home delivered groceries program is helping to create relationships amongst the people everything that food a great lead but leads more than just nutrition our targeted
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populations in the program are isolated and lonely and mr. wise story is a way of demonstratively e demonstrating people that are logical the program is good, i want to thank you for your support to the program. >> thank you, mr. burns. >> next speaker. >> thank you, supervisors chester williams i'm the i guess the district coordinator our focus is basically to do everything you've of you've heard reaching those people that can't afford to make to pan fridays in those areas our concerns with the city and county of san francisco for so long we need help we need increased vouchers and home delivery groceries and bag distribution we need resources in terms of after a mobile unit
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to help us with the thrives and a way to constantly monitor the quality of food and andy made a great difference the kind of food but still in the bayview as carlene so eloquently said and so many, many other initials focusing in the community he's son of our customers by the way, that it is we have - we need multiple things to happen in the bayview so i'll hope in the fire chief through the community living campaign we can develop a more broad program for the bayview and allow all the seniors multiple seniors to be able to be on welfare thank you. >> thank you. >> good morning, supervisors. i'm curtis the president of the
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tndc arranging residents community association those are a handful of our residents as well just here to support me i'll speaking on behalf of all of us we live in sros in the tenderloin with no kitchen and no access to a kitchen and each one suffers to some degree we have an individual story of food insecurity and each one can tell a different story but my story the article in the chronicle that said those people the poor in the country can life a fuel decade shorter lives than people with money because of food i think security we suffer in the tenderloin my story i was ref meals from open hand at one time because of funding cuts those meals were cutie no longer receive them and
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i've gained like 15 pounds but it is because i'm eating better. >> as a matter of fact i'm eating junk food because we don't receive apply kind of food stamps or nothing like that we've eating the best we can i can't afford better food we support the expanding of the budgets for the program we need more in each of the programs to target the sro population a study kind of figuring out what is effecting our seniors and is and not working obviously gaps in the system i'm one of the people that feel through the gaps i'm not old enough to qualify for a program we have problems and i really feel strongly about nfl's the
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importance of expanding the healthy coalition thank you. >> thank you. next speaker, please. >> good afternoon i'll i'd like to a tell you will c h e f s educating the homeless in the food service industry it is run out of senior center on 8th street they serve one of the best meals in the city only a few hundred a day i'm not old enough to participate in the program they accept me as a young disabled person he receive home delivery meals for the institute on the program i tlument those meals he receive at home are not 10 percent as good as what at can and kidnap senior center service i'm
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begging you obviously you'll get fund i'm begging you to quintuplet the fuchz not only teaching young people as a professional chef and helped them with stabilize housing it feeds people like me and the meal is so good i'llnvite u to drop in on the program you'll want to go back and eat there it is excellent quality can't think of a program more deferring of our funding than this program i thank you very much. >> thank you. next speaker. if there is anyone else wants to speak we'll close public comment soon. >> good evening my name is michael cameron a food justice leader in the i wanted to or tenderloin we've changed stores no, no the the
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tenderloin i'm also work and pantry at my church in the for me but what touches my heart the most the people that are able to get food likes the mentally ill the homeless and people open ssi that you know do the certain things make too much money or whatever and by you know paying taxes i know i have and it is a shame we don't get bends but the high costs of san francisco almost at times it is like nearly impossible i want to talk about the people i'm 64 years old and on siding slash ssi and live in the sro and find this hard to make to the end of the month i
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don't use drugs arrest smoke cigarettes he simply try to do service the way god wants me to do it i find it difficult but anyway, thank you guys and consider the wonderful people brought before. >> thank you, mr. cameron. >> next speaker. >> good afternoon. i'm diana with the food bank and i just you just want to share a couple of short stories from people that were not able to make it the first one is sorry i have my notes the first story speaks to the fact the home delivery groceries benefits will go beyond providing nutrient in january volunteers of one or our partners began to deliver to an 85-year-old man during one of the initial visits
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the volunteer noticed the senior has an extension cord in the living room so the next week he brought electrical tape with the bag of groceries and taped down the cord the simple ac act from not wanting this elderly planning man to have a dangerous cyclist fall this connected two strangers of people that are showing care of and concern to one another the second story highlights the connections within the home deliver about a month ago a volunteer called us concerned about a gentleman he delivered to every week the gentleman was not answering his phone or door we permitted training to the volunteer prior to them starting and encouraged them to talk about any concerns of a person's
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well-being before came back dos we kept it and reached but he was hospitalized but we notice he had no emergency contact listed on the contact form this was the fact many people have no support whatsoever and this home delivery grocery is making those connections in that instance making sure that someone has assess. >> thank you for your stories. >> good afternoon, supervisors i just want to take a moment to thank you and is mayor's office for really investing in such critical programs that have such a value in the communities and help us save money in terms of public health it is encouraging i've been working in this area for years it's slefrtd i want to
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tilt my hats and heavy lifting to bring this issue to your support supervisor mar i think the collaboration and the level of encouragement has really reached a peak and i'm so excited to see the changes and so excited to see how we are leveraging the state state and federal delores that has a tremendous impact on our community thank you all for your great work. >> restate your name and shawn brooks with the sf food bank. >> thank you. >> hi, i'm headquarters charter of board of the san francisco food bank i want to thank you. all you've done to eliminate the hunger for closing the gap interest or there's more work to do there are 200 and 50 thousand people in san francisco despite
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the food we're distributing and all the help you guys have before you get forgot 200 and 50 thousand people that are missing 3 meals of the week but you've set an ambitious goal by 2020 we'd like to close if gap and thank you for your support >> thank you. >> kwj supervisors i'm sandy for identification purposes i serve on the loermentd corresponding council and a member of the coalition i want to inform you the long terms care council supports of task force and very combrelsz with the confidence of photocopy report they gave you with data and statistics to show you how the funds you've appropriated
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for that the programs will utilized efficient and aly in terms of the the population of seniors and younger disabilities it going to be very big within the next 10 years that's why these types of hearings show the need and the communities for services for seniors and disables will get bigger so thank you very much for having this hearing and we hope to continue the dialogue with you. >> a thanks for the great work for the task force and my public comment to say thank you supervisor mar for sponsoring that and making many hearing happen and thank you, supervisor farrell and supervisor yee and for others for the follow-up of each of you to go through the budget requests going introduce the numbers and status and the needs and where we are headed but overall thank you to all of
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you it is hearings last week this feel like another beginning like we're about to take a lot of action to really end hunger by 2020 to thank you, again. >> looks like no other. mr. chair can we close public comment >> public comment is closed. >> thank everyone for the great human stories successful models successes from the additional funding over the past few years but the challenges as we move forward i think the threat of a huge boom in the population as some said an aging population i want to say that the strategies to improve the residents of sros is really an important one working with supervisor peskin and supervisor kim and supervisor campos are the lions share or sro chinatown
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and mission and others is critical and the foods justice leaders really to help to make sure we have policies moving forward i also wanted to thank the task force for the great recommendations budget but also other recommendations and say that the research ones with the budget and legislative office he know that campbell is up to their and balls but work with them to try to insure the research gets down with ted and the task force and wanted to say that in the years i've worked with leader from different neighborhoods and great policy people depends, model businesses i really think the city is doing so much right we're really giving recommends to the mayor and the board of supervisors that my hope are listened to as we move this seawall work that
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will help end suffering reduce suffering for many tens of thousands of people hearsay of thousands of people if you on about the one in four san franciscans at risk i feel gratified and hopefully move forward in the future i see other colleagues want to make comments. >> supervisor yee. >> very quickly supervisor mar for bringing this hearing to us and this committee and want to thank also the public for coming out and supporting the needs of those who do not have access to adequate nutrition and food i know it is real important streamlined many years of work in the communities what there is children and seniors we get a lot of views that many of the
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skids get during the day that is the only nutritious meal for the lunch programs and so once upon a time, when i was much younger i ran the summer meal programs from the nonprofits coordinated all of the efforts in chinatown at the time so i know those niece are important i'm really a great deal of we have strong advocacy. the seniors and those disabilities not having access to foods nutritious food i know will reduce their lifespan 80 so thank you very much >> thank you supervisor yee and supervisor eric mar i want to it thank you for calling this hearing and your work hard on this the topic and more to do the research that was talked about and look forward to having
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those continued confusion thank you, everyone. >> i move we table this item. >> we'll take that without objection. madam clerk madam clerk, is there any additional business to come before this body? >> for our 10:00 a.m. meeting there's no further business. >> okay. we'll reconvene in a few minutes for the next hearing with that, we're
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>> good morning ladies and gentlemen, if i can have our attention
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please thank you all. coming to this joyous celebration the fact reopening of franciscan towers (clapping.) its been a long time coming 8 hours short of exactly 5 years with all due respect please give a warm welcome to mayor ed lee (clapping.) thank you, don i know that short welcome has everything to do with the fact real purpose that say we need to get people into units and this franciscan towers as you may know and that it was a victim of a big fire in 2011 and you know a lot of victims of fires particularly residents i think very few get the side the fact day tare, is reopened because it take a step back a
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long time to battle with insurance companies all kinds of things make it difficult again that's why we celebrate those opportunities this franciscan towers a hundred and 4 units of affordable housing the middle of tenderloin reopening the middle of a housing crisis and so it is blessed with being is very, very helpful solution to many and i know that supervisor kim understands this she and i have been working to get more affordable housing built if not rehabbed and also the middle of that whether a conversation or working with the fact private developers or work with our city tame family to produce more housing we made a commitment at least 10 thousand affordable units built by 2020 this helps
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interpreting the fact story is not just about the fact this is rehabbed and reopened lives have been here the middle of tenderloin that also need to be rebuilt that's why this investment is too important that's why the tenderloin neighborhood development corporation valued in the city they keep increasing that portfolio of love i call it actually up to 33 different proposals the city in directly helping 6 thousand plus people to make sure they do more than survive in the city this is what the fact tndc does we we partner up so the clerk will take the roll with them and more to come i i know that portfolio they got a lot of projects we've got to announce and we have in a had your we don't want to take 5 years to do this when you look at the building you see how it
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was damaged and and the units that are very, very small studios are one bedrooms 95 e 35 of the one and 35 are dedicated to formally homeless people this is incredible and burglary hips oh, help us with our challenge facing the fact homeless as i this more navigation centers and add supportive housing working with the fact board to make sure we can do with the last round and we're going to get 8 thousand people off the fact streets by the end i finish that will no longer have to be a victim this is our promise behind the fact naefktss and the nexus we're building so we don't have to talk about the fact shifters we have access out of homelessness and that projects like this the middle of
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communities like the tenderloin are really important to getting that story completed i want to say thank you to the tndc and all the corporate sponsors others are are part of solution to make sure that the financial part of this is done because that's when what is it takes creativity initiative financed not just again money but the creative relationship with the fact financial products that really helps to accelerate this housing and want to thank tom dbi and some of the other agencies i know your staff was around and have been inspecting a fire building your probably happy this building will be with good lives thank you, everyone
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for the fact elephant e tenant and the former building that were patient and the team of people that have brought this to fruition congratulations to the corps (clapping.) thank you, mayor ed lee please welcome supervisor jane kim (clapping.) >> i just want to congratulate the entire team that, ma'am r made this happen 0 over the last 4 years a tremendous mulch work to building that after a major fire actually, i think this happened on a tuesday 5 years ago i left really late that evening around 8:30 i decided to have dinner and the middle of the are dinner i heard a major
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fire i ran over here and got to talk to the tenants at the alexander across the street and it was my first time experiencing a major fire as member of the board of supervisors and it is incredibly frightening one of most unfortunate things when a major disaster you have a responsible and consciousness property owner with a protocol portfolio to house the fact tenants i just have to congratulate tndc that's one of the most did the things to actually, the humans were enacted and the fact staff did a tremendous job providing a compassion that for weeks to come after to find new housing and help support people with the fact tradition and work quickly
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in fact, i had little work in the case of my first fire because the fact frng was taking care of and had staff on hand and work to make sure that tenants were able to transition i think actually in many ways a bigger accomplishment that tenant didn't move back they were able to find permanent housing they felt was secure and wanted to stay in this is actually new housing and will house many that individuals that live on the fact streets it is a tremendous accomplishment i want to say this because this is as an opportunity to talk about tndc and the fact partnership i'm lucky to serve under a mayor with affordable housing is clearly his top priority for the fact city and an extensive history to have as
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much affordable housing and we'll work together to secure the gap furnld for the fact what will be affordable housing for formally homeless families an eddie-taylor a tremendous project we're able to work with tndc and the mayor's office to get the fact funding for the 5 m project project and excited for a project coming online we've been talking about the fact fortunate we we have in long time institutions like be tndc that will have been building in the tenderloin for decades that's in many ways why the tenderloin continues to be a working class neighborhood we have nonprofit and leader this stuck around for decades to continue doing this work and one of the reasons i love tndc and come back and see the fact same people continuing to do the fact work with the a testament hard
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to find nonprofits to do that and frankly you get paid this to d this work yet you believe in it and a tremendous leadership to run an organization that people continue to believe in and finally i just want to acknowledge your organizers go amazing work (clapping.) i've saying this because because wants legislation and funding more affordable housing the community didn't come out and residents not informed at the local and state level putting pressure on the stories out the media that's ultimately had drives our accomplishments we're not able to do that and beyond housing building and housing neighborhood not just about neighborhood we need to convert and build a healthier and stable
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environment outside of the residents i want to thank tndc for your comprehensive vision and for the fact neighborhood in helping us build not only more audible city but a healthier one thank you (clapping.) thank you jan bank of america (clapping.) >> thank you don. >> how you doing i just wanted to thank tndc for building this amazing or rebuilding i had the fact honor of being here years ago and as beautiful we see that again with new community groups i aim thankful for the mayor and city for building affordable housing and an honor to see a city that is so committed to building affordable housing and make sure that you know our residents are the place to be
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bank of america buildings we are better when we're connected we truly are that's why we build save and secure communities in 2014 alone bank of america provided 4.5 whether they would say in financing across the country most importantly in san francisco in the past 10 years bank of america has 1/3rd of affordable housing not including the fact investment money today and great to be a partner with you guys and with tndc a number of projects and our apprenticeship didn't aspire we worked for bank of america now for the fact greater innovation thank you. >> thank you (clapping.) >> it is my great pleasure to
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introduce to say tndcs social work manager doreen franklin kin (clapping.) a >> okay good morning i'm here to honored to be here today with you and in a brewing community room of the franciscan towers this is a day i've been hoping and dreaming of for 5 years please forgive me my role this morning two-fold first i'd like to over some
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reflection aftermath of fire in second give thanks to the unimagineably folks that 2rshd to the resilient community in 2011 was an average day for me, the walking through the intend to to get to another meeting when i left work at 4:00 p.m. i never imagined i'd be bad actor in back in a few hours at 8:30 the fact crowds were coming in there's a fire at the towers - okay there was a fire at the towers and arrest rick were on the scene and everything under control while talking on the
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phone he glantd at the tv i saw the franciscan towers on fire when i arrived most of the tenant were across the street the lobby of the alexander residence told me and in they're afraid pa ganlz and others in mire bathrobes in a few hours as the fact disaster in two things were really clear the first that tenants wouldn't be going home imagine having been unhoused in a single second without notice and having only one minute to gather a few blorjz imagine arriving in the building after a long day of work with no place to go no food, no water, inform id, no money, no tone phone and no clothes the fact second thing that was clear to me that tndc
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staff would not rests until all the fact tenants we are safe and secure by 8 a.m. all of the tenants were, in fact, safe and secure while many that few weeks stayed with folks and family families be doubled up in apartments and adults were the streetcars in the ambassador and cc r the next 10 days at tndc were controlled chaos the fact workers the shelters while property management searched for alternative housing for one and some tenants tndc was a blessing we had amazing staff, we had a lot of building, and we have some really good friends the community to r two of our best
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friends are he american red cross and by 12 p.m. all one and 25 tenants we are settled in temporary housing and properties and dish properties or with friends and families while this data was a milestone for us it was really just the fact end of chapter one the fact rest of the story unfolds with with tndc tireless purity of hours after one year of working with the fact community partners the fact late tenants was housed on march 3, 2012 equally important that tndc would not settles for a red-tagged icon. >> equally important tndc
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would not settle are are for a red-tagged icon in the middle of the tenderloin after several years of having a vacant property on the famous corner of two-thirds they began to rebuild the fact towers there are many significant milestones each of them leaving me at times bracket also and overwhelmsed i remember that the fact admin and the tndc after-school program was moved to the parking lot not we called the budget lows i remember the directive and the lottery i remember the fact day the knowledge was painted and the first i stood ♪ r5078 and cried i remember the fact day the first tenants came back home and another day of
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tears tears of joy and stand the franciscan towers very own community room something they deserve just above us one and 4 unit of beautifully renovated affordable apartments it's been 5 long years since this corner of eddie taylor felt like home i account reasonable doubt for hours for the fact folks that supported the fact tenants and tndc to recovery from such a tragedy i'd like to thank the franciscan towers tenants who were kind, caring and compassionate with each other they were patient and never gave up on tndc they taught me the true matt haney of
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human the fact san francisco fire department saving retrieved medication for people if the people and the tenants the back of residences that opened they're afraid home on the night of the fire and first responders dale, art, georgia, orlando are yvette and monique and linda, and state and federal the fact department of emergency services ben i'm not sure he's here we want to thank them on behalf of the fact city and county of san francisco tenants at the ambassador and cc r for 10 days graciously shared they're afraid home and tndc social work team operated the
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fact shelters around the fact clock and the american red cross that provided meals and three hundred and 34 hours hours of volunteer support the san francisco food bank for providing food and vouchers for basic household items and tndc precipitate management team for the fact 10 days to make sure that all tenants were in a safe and secure housing tndc admin and it team especially in a few days had the fact office up and running and tndc 65 for ooefg stability to the franciscan towers families and not missing a beat by operating out of the circulation the team that grashz left hand
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they're afraid rooms of temporary units and welcomed the fact tenants onto the community without question or gymnast the human services for continuing for the fact support the shuttle mrs. care especially shannon to help us to maintain and ultimately double our subsidies the dult who operated across the fact clinic the manor house for accepting the hundreds of vouchers that were provided for the fact tenants the fact san francisco housing authority for the fact emergency applications public school to a very special grew up of people that plays a role ms. jones john's, joe sanchez at the know that sanchez
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at the is here joanne goldberg and tfa list and others and the countless folks i imagine i've left out to the tndc leadership and most specifically don and paul and others and the face of such tragedy the 3 of you - dug deep and was forced to ask users the fact question who does tndc want to be at this time of crisis you made did the decisions and had care and compassion tndc staff
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and the tenderloin community the final group i'd like to thank all the fact people that believed in tndc those that believe that tndc will one day rebuild the franciscan towers on behalf of the tndc we want to thank you from the bottom of my heart (clapping.) thank you >> thank you. >> burnett it's your turn please welcome vernon (clapping). >> good morning, everybody. this is a brand new opening
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thank you thank you all for being here we go celebrating with us mooirns are very happy it have franciscan towers to call home my wife and i were homeless for a year people are homeless for no reason i believe you don't kick people when they're down we working hard to keep her healthy from diabetes she's lost both of her legs we tried to stay off the fact street and stay clean and healthy we have no family to support use it is just we have we found a place to say for 450 question had be out at soubs and ask for a shower it was better than the fact street but not good we got a connection to 3
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social workers with them working together we got a wheelchair for my wife and best of all a home we're happy to have a home we work hard and my wife says she's never leaving with our new home we get healthy and stable who knows what is possible (clapping.) >> now my turn for a few concluding remarks there are so people people i'm not xaefrg hundreds and hundreds the aftermath of a fire but putting together the new franciscan towers rather than call anyone out i want to direct you to a
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program recognizing those who contributed and we want to commend i guess replenishment on a couple of things because identify cabin sleeping by myself in my bet bed the first we tndc can't do anything alone we exist in a community that part of community and the community depends on us our success is he really a function how we work together and one can't see that anywhere better than the fact franciscan towers the other thing i've learned i want to share with people is that affordable housing is a safety net i really only understood how true when i saw what happened when affordable housing was jagged from flaerths people's lives so thank you all for coming
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question appreciate everything you've done and enjoy your lunc
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did you know that many buildings in san francisco are not bolted to the foundation on today's episode we'll learn how the
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option to bolt our foundation in an earthquake. >> hi, everybody welcome to another episode of stay safe i'm the director of earthquake safety in the city and county of san francisco i'm joined by a friend matt. >> thank you thanks for being with us we're in a garage but at the el cap center south of market in san francisco what we've done a simulated the garage to show you what it is like to make the improvements and reduce the reflexes of earthquake we're looking at foundation bolts what do they do. >> the foundation bolts are one of the strengthening system they hold the lowest piece of
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wood onto the foundation that prevents the allows from sliding during an earthquake that is a bolt over the original construction and these are typically put in along the foundation to secure the house to the foundation one of the things we'll show you many types of bolts let's go outside and show the vufrdz we're outside the epic center in downtown san francisco we'll show 3 different types of bolts we have a e poxy anchor. >> it is a type of anchor that is adhesive and this is a rod we'll embed both the awe hey that embeds it into the foundation that will flip over a big square washer so it secured
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the mud sell to the foundation we'll need to big drill luckily we have peter from the company that will help us drill the first hole. >> so, now we have the hole drilled i'll stick the bolt in and e post-office box it. >> thatouldn't be a bad idea but the dust will prevent the e post-office box from bonding we need to clean the hole out first. >> so, now we have properly cleaned hole what's the next step. >> the next step to use e post-office box 2 consultants that mixes this together and get them into tubes and put a notice he will into the hole and put the e post-office box slowly and
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have a hole with e post-office box. >> now it is important to worm or remember when you bolt our own foundation you have to go to 9 department of building inspection and get a permit before you start what should we look at next what i did next bolt. >> a couple of anchors that expand and we can try to next that will take a hole that hole is drilled slightly larger marathon the anchor size for the e post-office box to flow around the anchor and at expansion is going into the hole the same dinning room we'll switch tamet
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so, now we have the second hole drilled what next. >> this is the anchor and this one has hard and steel threads that cuts their way into the concrete it is a ti ton anchor with the same large square so similar this didn't require e post-office box. >> that's correct you don't needed for the e post-office box to adhere overnight it will stick more easily. >> and so, now it is good to
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go is that it. >> that's it. >> the third anchor is a universal foundation plate when you don't have room above our foundation to drill from the top. >> so, now we have our foundation plate and the tightened screw a couple of ways
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to take care of a foundation what's the best. >> the best one depends on what your house is like and our contractors experience they're sometimes considered the cadillac anchor and triplely instead of not witting for the e post-office box this is essentially to use when you don't have the overhead for the foundation it really depends on the contractor and engineering what they prefer. >> talking to a qualified professional and see what >> (speaking foreign language.) >> shop and dine in the 49 promotes local biz and challenges the san franciscans to do their shop and dine in the 49 within the by supporting the services we help san francisco remain unique and successful and vibrant so where will you shop
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