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with the youth commission the first of its kind in the 20 years the youth commission are in existence the board over the legislation that be considered has an impact in shaping the city as lifelong voters to lower the voting amble to 168 we've found public hearings including the recent board of education hearing demonstrate how important to elected three-fourths hear from the young people on this issue and thank you for your support and with our blessing you commissioners looking at look forward to working with you jointly on those issues. >> >> thank you. next speaker, please. >> >> good afternoon. i'm al perez a member of the celebration steering committee
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with the festival and serving as commission in the entertainment commission i'm here to support the resolution declaring the first tuesday of may the asian pacific islander heritage month and regulation of outstanding asian pacific islander americans in the each of the 11 district thank you supervisor mar supervisor kim and others for support this the ab celebrations in san francisco - >> mr. perez sxhooepz is a sponsor. >> thank you supervisor peskin as well celebrating the violent asian pacific islander community in san francisco and including did chinese and japanese and vietnam's and cambodian and samoan and others as a community organize i know this resonates throughout our community and
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very much appreciate it it goes a long way especially our youth a lot of inspiration and motivation to be telegraph hill involved and be productive citizens of our dime city thank you. i look forward to seeing you on may 2nd. >> next speaker, please. >> thank you for your attention supervisor and supervisor from the 5 district my name is ace on the case i'll ask for one minute being because this is a very important notice to the city and county in specifically to the western edition so let's be candid supervisor president breed this is someone from the 5 district
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not something else leonardo i admire and respect but let's we are in the stay of the emergency we are the dysfunctional part of city neglected ms. breed was born not only that hud what's his name - castro you guys younger than any oldest daughter might be the next vice president but let's talk about the city the city by the bay in the fillmore i'm putting notice out as a fillmore ambassador don't need
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votes or your permission but i'm taking you on a mission the dysfunctional the community has rejected the program from investment neighborhoods adrian barker an urban solution london your name is not under and oewd they need to come to my community where redevelopment is occurring and pass the money they running things and - >> thank you ace. >> i can't give you one more minute otherwise everyone else. >> - (inaudible). >> thank you ace - thank you
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mr. washington. >> that's queen bee to you mr. washingt >> i'm kaind i live in sro building i heard that mentioned today and it is environmental week it is architecture day coming up i want to bring up a new aspect of environmental justice and injustice i live in a 6 building termed building inspection syndrome to undue plumbing and honest maintenance as fast as my research it is going on since 1996 we have the same department of building inspection inspector back on the building and his name it monobegin his dishonest and allowing people to become sick
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ill and die in our building tndc is a nonprofit that runs the little one hundred and 40 tenants we have stacking box growing out of the ceiling if you have a nail it will fill up with a white pitted mushroom we have yeast sells that are macro psychotic and saw what it looks like we are breathing and live this air every single day the epa has declared the act and they have at protection act of 2001 and no agency goes and will help us assess this problem inspect the building and can't
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afford it in door testing if we could tail probably reject it we're having a problem with the department of building inspection if not for them the same inspector that passed on in 2006 is now - >> thank you, thank you very much you next item, please. >> hello my name is stephen shaw i reside on 80 street i'd like to ask your help to open up on version on picking bacon what was said i'm one of them and very sick my room is dedeplorable i can't even open up how windows they're too heavy and it is getting in my lungs mucus is coming out out of my
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nose i'm very sick i need someone to help get this building you know through investigation and get rid of something i can't live in my own room like i said, i need you guys help. >> sir what's the location of that building. >> 141 eddy street one 41 eddy street. >> one 21 no one 41 thank you. >> madam president and members of the board of supervisors i'm jack, i represent indian international union that represents the hotel and casino workers and in san francisco known and local 2 i'm here to support the resolution by supervisor campos and helped by
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commissioner peskin to oppose senate bill 1102 by senator maguire from the son on community it is supported by and/or and other short-term rental platforms to liquidity misses and bring tax into local jurisdictions, however, what they'll do they'll use this bill to lend credibility of those platforms with the city of san francisco and other jurisdictions will not have the information necessary in order to be able to insure that local zoning laws and local residential housing are upheld in 1978 and joibd local 2, 87
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percent of members lived in san francisco all those years later that is less than half that that because of extraordinary cost of hours in san francisco i realize that as complicated issue but platforms like this a exacerbating that issue we really need our pressure on our delegation to sacramento to their make sure that bill didn't pass thank you for your time. >> >> thank you. next speaker, please. >> madam president and honorable members of the board i'm mario i've worked as a research analyst and speaking on behalf of the local 2 accident department by tourists have been the debate i want to direct your attention, however, to one aspect of this problem that is
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largely unnoticed we've been watching a number of growing sros seeking permits to have tourists hotel in some cases sros pursue effectively operating life tourist hotels that due to loopholes in the current code is rather difficult to prove when tourist hotels come with guarantees the workers organ a union that is a good things but we are concerned that some of the city's more affordable housing stock namely sros can be destroyed when we need them the most you shouldn't stand by and allow to happy we urge to put the brakes to come up with sro tenants i know that supervisor peskin is working to develop and implement. >> next speaker, please. >> hello good afternoon,
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supervisors my has the right to the friends and families killed by san francisco police department i want to continue the conversation we have less than 200 plus sros supervisor peskin everyday we see that and seeing the hotels in san francisco is everyday a witness to huge contradiction we're arguing more affordable housing we talk eloquently will 60th prices and sro rooms are rented and contracted to students are left vacant until property values raise i'm sure you'll see all the displays to rent to people last week, i found an sro are no
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tourist romance allowed and trgs or taxi drivers on earning for over $1,100 a week the week before a common room in the tenderloin been used by seniors as a tv room and now a ping-pong and used by students under accident age of 25 not for our sf elderly residents, of course, the week before that an sro thirty units were left vacant to students can be in the program can move in and drastically change the culture to one that is inhabitable for most of seniors sf residents that were living there we can't allow this to continue we have to get serious about protecting sros or sros if we can build more affordable housing we can absolutely preserve one of the most perish sources stop sro
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conversions and give the department of building inspection. >> >> thank you. next speaker, please. >> >> my name is kevin i work at the central divorce collaborative and an residents find an sro for 15 years as much i'd like to move into a apartment and live in a better housing investment unfortunately, the housing stock is unavailable to me because of rent i can't for the record a $3,000 city apartment or 5 thousand two bedroom apartment i will strongly urge to keep to make sure we build more affordable housing for people who live in sros to move up and live in better environments and try to keep the housing stock of sros as much available as
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possible instead of converting them to cheap hotels or other uses not used for people that can't afford luxury apartments or whatever most people who live in the sros are people that work and community based to school and artists they wanted to be able to live in a better environment than living in an sro that is not a great place to live but better than that homeless i'll urge you to build more affordable housing for people living in the locking communities and preserve the stocks of sros in the city thank you very much. >> next speaker, please. >> hi, i'm felicia i live in an involuntary the union hotel before that i was homeless i sat in a broken down town pickup truck and a beverage i worked for usf i made good
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money but didn't make enough to afford rent and security here from the city i couldn't get a place i ended up losing any job and a police officer that came by periodically to go technical e check on me when i lived in the park he told me about those places to go and stay and i got into the sanctuary but i was there for 15 months i couldn't afford to get my own spot in the process i lost my job now i'm in an sro and working for the extra city collaborative and things are better but extremely important we don't turn the sros over to the tourists because there are too many us
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i've worked and lived in the city there are too many of us who need it we can't afford the thousands of dollars of rent and do the first and last securities it doesn't matter how much money you make we need affordable housing thank you. >> next speaker, please. >> madam president honorable supervisors i'm abraham thomas a former commissioner for the san jose a practitioner and a field conduct for our the marching band that was formed in 2007 and composed of practitioners we travel up and down california all over the west coast in 2011 we won first place community
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marching band and in 2016 first place for the marching band this year i applied for the japanese tour blossom parade within the application and the discrepancy i clearing explained the band is composed of practitioners and further explaining we were practitioners too weeks later wisp accepted into the parade 80 of our band members showed up to the chair wiener bloom parade and thirty minutes richard home share mother the president of the merchant association said that because we didn't apply as with the march abandons we were denied entry we were a political organization he further stated we are that a religiously organization and not allowed into the chinese new
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year not allowed into the cherry bloom i explained we're fellow practitioners i want to thank to supervisor mar and supervisor farrell and supervisor wiener i come here to stand up or stand up against injustice for the fellow parking garages and come to restart a dialogue about what is this and the positive function we're making in the city i look forward. >> thank you thank you very much. >> next speaker, please. >> game-changer supervisors my name is jean chu a u.s. defying vin marching band harp player a practitioner as well last sunday april 9th we were totaled our abandon was not allowed to join the cherry
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blossom parade at the last minute because we were a political group this is discriminated we're not a political group we're just a critical group by the party we don't say a political inspiration only the compassionate and for banners during the 10 years we joined the columbus day and patrick's day parade, etc. we were welcomed and chaired by the organizes and audience everywhere they saw the band but i don't think we should be discriminated because of our belief especially in the united states a land of freedom in china millions of practices are been prosecuted since 1999 over
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one thousand practitioners were for tufrd if we step out it is a place of a political issue no if so justice so, please please help us to stop the extension of the prosecution around c p p in san francisco. >> next speaker, please. >> hello madam president and the members of the board of supervisors hi, i'm a practitioner that is with the defy vin marching band with the cherry bloom folks stopped us from joining the
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parade because we are that with them. >> >> (speaking foreign language.) >> i was shocked and appalled at the situation. >> (speaking foreign language.) >> and this communist china group prosecutors us. >> >> (speaking foreign language.) >> i was not able to accept this thing would happen in a country with freedom of religion. >> (speaking foreign language.) >> my sister was prosecuted to death in did he tensions center in china for her beliefs in bongo. >> (speaking foreign language.) >> my older brother was jailed for 12 years because he wouldn't relinquish his belief in bongo.
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>> (speaking foreign language.) >> ifsd hit with a electric baton while in detention in china my body was full of blow-dry clots. >> (speaking foreign language.) >> i was able to come to the united states and escape united states i came to the united states i agreed what the values of freedom and openness. >> (speaking foreign language.) >> i believe in the american government can provide to environment for freedom and protection here in the united states for people that are prosecuted elsewhere. >> (speaking foreign language.) >> i don't want to see our merge or american values
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sacrifices from the face of economic benefits. >> (speaking foreign language.) >> so i hope that we investigate into this issue and see who is behind this situation thank you very much. >> next speaker, please. >> hello, i'm young i'm an engineer locally in san francisco i live and work in san francisco and a practitioner of bongo i'm a drummer in the defy vin land march backed up it is fun to do and i get to be in the community and really perform and showcase the beauty in front of a lot of groups we joined recently the district attorney's office parade in davis the picnic day parade and the union street it was good do
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enjoy our performance i was really really saddened when someone the president of the organs with a loudspeaker and said awe bankrupting we were presented prevented from being in the parade i practice this since i was a student and i really seen those values market-rate themselves mother speakers are requested but not required to state their name and fill out a speaker card, it will insure proper practiced and told me in your daily life be compassionate and the last for banners is toners which means for example, if you got into a conflict step back and see i made the situation and resolve it in a way not to hurt someone? why i'm part of divine marching band thank you very much. >> next speaker, please.
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>> good afternoon madam president and members of the board of supervisors my name is peter i'm proud to say i'm a resident of so far for 40 years and proud to say i'm a following practitioner known and falling even deposit for those of you who don't know it an asian china reiterate you will discipline in the buddhist tradition consist of mediation and general experiences that are truly a unique and highly effective way to improve your height because of the influence the china and especially the inclines are chinese console our right have been violate as some of the board of supervisors witnessed last saturday at the japantown
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cherry bloom parade following the marching band was denied to participate in the parade at the last minute by chairman richard because of our belief i strongly urge the board of supervisors to adopted a resolution to condemn those organizations as much as kelly e cherry bloom festival and san francisco chinese chamber of commerce could sdroiment bans their belief and religion and race and gender so we the citizens of the san francisco, california organize into a democratic the fine people with long tradition university and respect for human rights freedoms of religiously for all thanks for your attention.
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>> next speaker, please. >> my name is eleanor this happened because i got evicted out of a wonderful huge place an nob hill and so i was staying in not hospital tills but staying in small hotels in lower nob hill one day i walked by this building that became my home i feel that we say the greed is the motivate our for us to lose our liv the greed that possess goes into a lot of parts of community and really proud to
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say i worked in xhooenz campaign and supported him for what he did as members of the san francisco communities really, really feel badly for people coming here i know that the rent in the 40 years has increased dramatically and i have a friend that moved in he can't afford with an engineers salary to live if a nice place because there so many offer priced as a group of people that believe in what we're fighting for we should stick together and remain as a team and support supervisor cohen's in all of his endeavors to remain in affordable living in a city we're proud to live in.
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>> next speaker, please. >> i agree tom it seems the whole bay area is in a housing boil ambassad boil long-term homeowners are lost no leadership san francisco mayor know very well the regional area should pull total but no leadership here between the lines just before the baseball season started pam cook heard there was not going to be service to the giants season she said oh, no a
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hardship to get to the game let's add 11 thousand workers for 250 hundred for people living in the comboints plan and let 18 thousand that will go to the basketball arena meanwhile yesterday we had a baseball game and warriors game played at the same time no problem we had 3 lines of bart and a freeway we're going to pass that buck into two narrow two lanes in each direction and four extra t lines is ridiculous with the sros problem here in the housing is just our city's problem ever housing and as long as we go syndrome the affordable housing vents the whole bottom people that are less fortunate than us
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loss out we need inclusionary housing where on this thirty percent is market-rate and then we can add up and at least 25 percent for less fortunate under our communities for a long time. >> thank you. >> thank you. next speaker, please. >> madam president i'm a.dams duffey sunday what the bachelor cambodian workers came out and springd water and yesterday the anniversary of our great earthquake and tomorrow is 4 slash 20 through the hate ashbury behind poetryable toilets to the park this four years the great disappointment
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yes. the new york primary for civil times in any adult times we'll have candidates from the outside momentum from the preliminary that had ideas houses going in a different direction and each time those candidates were stopped in the new york governor jerry brown i know twice and al gore when he ran the first time i'm not looking forward to i'll be surprised if anything changes the issues about the divorcing and the affordable housing we could have done something 20 years ago and should have the last neighborhoods that is ideally for it population the north of market we're trying to we wanted the protection for many neighborhood against gentrification against displacement which often means
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death unfortunately in any neighborhood and preshgs preparedness we're getting robbed more affordable housing low income housing very protecting housing assisted housing and program housing i'm not hold my breath. >> thank you. >> thank you. next speaker, please. >> i'm going to talk about use of presently exist housing and future housing low income i'd like the city to draw a clear line between smoking - between housing that is low income and also distinguish the way you protect no hotels not smoke free air not only in their
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own apartment but don't want to go through elevators that people that have been smoking and their exposed the shelters they have not been free of smoking with doors oscar pistorius directly to places people have beds in big romance and lots of coughing and smoking within the structure and even though they can't smoke in the bedrooms still their people that could go in and out of the smoking room and sleep next to you 3 feet away that have been smoking we need to look at the costs not only after people get sick from smoking but how allow them opportunities low-cost to live
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in a place even though their in shelters not immediately adjacent people smoking and the - the shelters are built and operated so it accommodates smokers with special rooms but no special room for non-smokers to have a breakroom speaks for itself so smoking - >> thank you, ma'am next item, please. >> are there admit other members of the public that want to provide public comment seeing none, public comment is closed madam clerk read without reference to committee 35 to 45 without committee reference and member may sever it and have it concerted
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separately. >> supervisor tang. >> i'd like to sever 38 and 39 a supervisor cowen sever 35 and 36. >> supervisor mar 3 that please sever. >> supervisor avalos i'd like to sever item number 45. >> all right. madam clerk. >> items 41 through 444 supervisor farrell supervisor kim supervisor eric mar supervisor peskin supervisor tang supervisor wiener supervisor yee supervisor avalos supervisor breed supervisor campos supervisor cowen
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there are 11 i's those motioned are approved unanimously madam clerk call item 35 item 35 is a resolution to support california state bill 1286 by senator leno improving the government accountability by allowing the public to assess police misconduct and use of force. >> 35 and i'm sorry supervisor cowen. >> thank you so much all right. so i want to read to you the first libraries of senate bill the sthoor it senator leno's we appreciate the peace officers dedication to public safety the good things of the public servants shouldn't be tafrnd who that may engage in
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wrongdoing from others and the bill continues the public safety as office violations of civil rights or acquires into support incidents really undercuts the public trust of law enforcement it makes it harder for the tens of thousands of hard work peace officers to do their job and it also dangerous public safety the push for transparency and law enforcement is something i've been advocating for like many of you in the chamber and here in san francisco and one i am the first to recognize the majority of our officers do great work that often goes unrecognized but if so woethd on invert of members of the public now if we give police officers the right to take individuals lives when they deem it is necessary we agree we have a responsibility to display they
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did so using a sound and most importantly unbiased decision-making process and the senate bill 1286 will do the following to assess sustained charges of misconduct use of force and as a result and identified precisely it allows people who filed complaints access to basic information related to the compliment so senate bill 1286 allows protection against unnecessary complaints and protects the use of records older 5 years in litigation proceedings and records that which is considered to be frivolous it insures that that is what - will not be maintained in personal records
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are considered in making transfers or promotions now, while that is abundantly clear we need more balance in the scales i want to impress on you not just a san francisco snaefktd kern community was one of the deadliest counties in fact, of 14 deadly it county in american 7 of them 50 percent are made up in the great state of california senate bill 1286 is not an anti police bill but an affordability bill this is created for more transparent and foster an overall better and stronger police communities residents
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now i hope to have our support it brings san francisco, california from behind the current convert like florida and texas and half of the and puts us in a leadership position when it comes to police reform colleagues ami i've made a few changes that came out of committee you should have received a copy i'll read into the record to people can hear the amendments on page line add holiday manipulative in conjunction to the great senator senator leno and languages for protections to officers against frivolous complaint and page 2 line 4 through 6 have been deleted as the requirement for locality for public hearings removed from senate bill and in
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closing i'd like to thanks my co-sponsors supervisor president breed and supervisor kim, supervisor avalos and supervisor peskin and supervisor yee for joining me this is a resolution simply supporting senate bill supported by senator leno thank you. >> thank you supervisor cowen supervisor tang thank you supervisor cowen for your remarks i think that actually, the amendments that the senator made to the bill do improve on the concerns inch raised so i'm glad for example, that the portion regarding the public hearings for appeals hearings has been removed from the bill at the state level but i think what gives me pause regarding the openness of the record i think that it really novices members of the public to almost serve as you know, almost as
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personal managers for the san francisco police department i know that today we have approved two amazing police commissioners to serve and the police commission is indeed charged that investigating when their certain issues related to personally matters with the police department in in addition he appreciate that supervisor cowen you have the charter measure that is enforced roe vs. wade the ocii to yes, ma'am powerfully them we have structures in place to address the issues not to mention the brady procedure that must be followed as well as the motions to insure that our police officers you know their records the records in terms of university of california, san francisco are considered i do believe there are measures in
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place and putting out the records of even though their sustained i guess sustained charges that it does innovative some level i think of lack of safety for some of the officers embarked in those cases and novices the public to see information that is not full and perfect i think that is a bit dangerous to put that information out there because i think that all of us know we're for the perfect as well. but you have imperfect information about a personal records invites activities and behaviors we'll not want to see happen i don't feel comfortable supporting this resolution but i do appreciate the intent behind senator leno and supervisor cowen are trying to put forth
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with those pieces >> thank you supervisor tang supervisor wiener. >> thank you madam president and first thank and commend senator leno for his work on behalf of our city and region to move forward with the key progressive priorities i'm proud to stand with him on issues ranging from ellis act to minimum wage to kill switches to marriage quality to health care and protection measures i went senator leno's on criminal justice system and stood with him on many of the efforts and respect his work an police reform yet on this particular bill in it's current form it goes beyond what i'll able to support in opening up personal filed i'll support a generous legislation for high levels of
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foreclosure like lethal or e entrench greg's and for certain uses of force if investigated and found to lack merit it is my hope as it bill goes through the process there be will meaningful negotiations for a modified version i know that senator leno is one of the most skilled legislators in san francisco and a very go process we're not asked to vote today on what might result from legislative but one pending today i've long supported the civilian oversight and policing and
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affordability back in 2003 i supported proposition h that was troven i looked at the voting and it passes 5 is to 49 percent he supported it and prop h created the modern police commission with the appointment and allowed the ocii to go directly with the police commission with serviced misconduct allegations and support the occ funding and supervisor cowen leadership i supported the ballot measures that supervisor cowen supported to require occ investigates for all use of force and support body worn cameras and resolution or so including asking a federal investigation to the department as well as a resolution asking important a very hard look at the use of force policies to bring them into the 21st century but for
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this particular bill in it's cutters form i not been able to support it and voting no, today i do want to request, however, there is the first resolve clause i did goes beyond to particular bill i commend senator leno for his leadership for transparency and law enforcement agencies that is page 2 line 14 to 16 i'll ask we divide the question and vote on that clause separately from the rest of the resolution thank you. >> all right. thank you supervisor wiener supervisor campos. >> you know, i want to just echo the comments that supervisor cowen it is a mild piece of legislation that's been other things in tom ammiano tried to do this what happens to
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provide transparency for the police officer record is that the police over unions where a poa or other representative will also blocks it i'm actually disappointed to mare this is not going to be a unanimous voted for the entire board of supervisors i think it sends the wrongs message because that is on the issue of transparency the entire board of supervisors should be voting for that i think that is kind of scary to think we're not on that page collectively and i'll be honest i think that it is sort of kind of provides a justification forgive some of the tax ticks we've seen around the poa and other police officer units so i'll ask my colleagues who are not supporting to
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reconsider that sends the wrong message and in terms of the you know the transparency of these records we have actually seen how the system will work because all of these records were public before this is disciplinary proceedings for police officers were public actually until recently and prior to that i think that prior to them becoming privy think san francisco the way we approach those procedures and those records i think was a very responsible way we actually struck the right balance in terms of making sure we electricity the confidentiality need you think that is a important vote i commend senator leno for you know continuing the work of tom ammiano and others that tried to get this through and i think that we should come
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out strongly in support of transparency. >> thank you supervisor campos and before we move on supervisor cowen you made a motion to amend our legislation i did. >> and seconded by supervisor peskin and colleagues the amendments without objection without objection the amendment passed supervisor peskin. >> thank you madam president and colleagues, i have the honor ever attending the press conference that schaert held over a months ago with supervisor president breed and members of the aclu and members of the state media guild and indeed with supervisor campos said is absolutely; correct is this is a much narrow our second attempt by senator leno that is
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being levi want to commend the supervisor for bringing this forward and want to say with no decide retire to supervisor wiener when a member of this board announces they'll vote no on the resolution but still want to amend wording in the resolution i don't know how does that work you said you wanted to change a particular clause. >> he wants to basically divide the question of the resolution and vote separately on one piece of the legislation not making an amendment. >> through the president to supervisor wiener can you restate you wanted to divide and supervisor wiener.
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>> i'm not seek to amend anything i happen to vote on the first resolve clause lines 14 to 16 separately from the resolution. >> resolve that the board of supervisors commends senator leno for his leadership and in the efforts to create and enhance transparent introduce the law enforcement agency albeit. >> better strict the that. >> thank you anything else supervisor peskin. >> that's it as supervisor kim. >> actually, my question on the dividing of the file i want to be clear we're telephone call taking two votes one and a resolve clause commending senator mark leno and the other question everything else. >> right. >> how doesook on the
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record. >> we've not done a division of the file on one line like this we've divided pieces of legislation this is a resolution i've not seen this what does it look like to divide the file please explain thorough the president we're currently showing you an example what that looks like what you voted on our legislation 2 point owe 0 and 3 votes the first as the president knows on the waiver for this item to go to committee and take those two votes the first vote on the divided portion the second vote on the remainder of the document. >> okay you know, i do remember us divided the file my legislation on the 2 housing unit owe we divided the file and took out a portion of the legislation that was substantive with an impact on the tenants
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and the landowner that make sense i didn't know but i see what that looks like on the record are i want to support sb 26 many making sure we're holding other and allowing public assess to the information really i think this protects our good officers we have many, many, many amazing outstanding police officers that do role go back and work to protect the community and increasing assess to this information will only further a positive and trusting relationship with the members of the public so i also am expressing my as for the or support. >> thank you, supervisor kim supervisor campos. >> back to supervisor wiener's
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point of order or actually privilege which he has the right to divide the question and how i want to say for the record i actually think that it is - i understand why he will want to do that but i think that you know you can't have both ways; right? not on the one hand i agree with the language we commend senator leno to have trained and to the law enforcement agency so you can say, i voted for that and at the same time vote against the very substance of trying to bring the transparency you, you know look your for transparency or not this is not one of those like you know can i find a place in the middle to be able to say that i am for transparent in policing in san francisco
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but at the same time community based along with the poa is doing i'm sorry not you can't have it both ways you know, we don't have a vote that automatically happens but should be clear that the people that vote against the substance of this resolution are people who have citing with the police officers association on the pressing issue of transcripts should we have transparency we vote against it portion of the resolution means you agree with the poa we shouldn't have that's what that means. >> thank you supervisor campos and supervisor cowen. >> thank you i wanted to get it on the record that i'm against dividing the resolution i actually agree with - >> i'm sorry to interrupt you supervisor cowen i've been notified by the clerk that the motion to divide the question is
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not debatable unfortunately. >> i'm deity it what i'm seeing saying i don't like it that's a statement just to be clear i believe that is stripping out the purpose of the resolution you're either for transparency or not. >> thank you supervisor cowen supervisor cohen's. >> i think everything that feeds to be said has been said. >> okay so with that, i'm going to - >> supervisor farrell. >> supervisor farrell. >> thank you supervisor president breed so you know appreciate this dialogue here not a debate right a dialogue you know look i appreciate the resolution by supervisor cowen and agree with that he need more transparency
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across the government and across the police department and others departments with all due respect your for transparency or not flipping this around the issue i have with the underlined bill with the generic transparency has to do with with the fact it was not limited to to the community and happy i thought that was - as a continues to widen to the legislation i'm concerned the disclosure of the acquisitions are powerful as charges that are sustained and the potential for abuse here and writing officer in the unwanted consequence is very real i building they can have a detrimental effect on police
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officers and that's not something i can support if charters are sustained the use of force or otherwise the public dloush absolutely not a problem but mere acquisitions to be part of a record this opens up frivolous showdowns that flies in the face of supporting our police officers we don't think every single day there are many questions raised within our police department locally over the past few months but as those discussions and investigations wind to the different processes i don't think we can lose sited of the mainstream that put their lives on the line every single day in san francisco and defer our strong support but in the streets and in their careers so because of that part of legislation this is not something i can support. >> thank you supervisor farrell and supervisor wiener. >> thank you madam president
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i just want to just i don't think that needs clarification but some remarks have been made i'll make sure that is clear i think i was clear about my position on many and what i support and don't support in addition to what the acquisitions and a number ever things this is has nothing to do with with trying to have that both ways to clearly taxi ask to divide the files abused it is appropriate to commend senator mark leno for his work even though i don't support 100 percent of the legislation. >> thank you, supervisor wiener supervisor cowen. >> less call the question. >> all right. so we have a number ever things to do i just want to be clear since this item requires 8 votes i'll entertain a motion to waive the reference to committee and that will require 8 sro's
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votes that is moved by supervisor wiener seconded by schoenz colleagues colleagues can we take that without objection? we'll waiver the reference to committee unanimously and now on the item as amended the specific lines 14 through 16 to divide the questions specifically can we can we take that without objection? >> no. >> we can't say we have to do it we can't not do it supervisor cowen. >> fine. >> thank you. >> wait, wait, wait a minute send one divided foil to committee and give the other. >> this is not a duplication thorough the president not a duplication. >> we're not send anything to
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committee we're voting for the entire item and the ability to do so we would not have gotten 8 votes and this would have failed and go to committee and not required to go to committee we'll votes on the file separately madam president or madam clerk or city attorney if we vote no on that clause and no longer commend senator leno for his leadership and then voted on the rest of it so the rest of the file we say we support the legislation that senator leno has introduced wouldn't that work in terms of and, vote no on lines 14 through 16 we commend senator leno for his leadership and we all want to support that unanimously. >> no. >> the commending of the i
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mean the commending senator leno we dependent debate. >> you can't have that both ways. >> but. >> to leave this recessing resolution i'm happy to vote no on those 3 lines and call senator leno and commend him for his leadership. >> okay supervisor campos. >> yes. i think that consistent with what i nodded i think that is kind of a ruse in terms of police vehicle i playing with word i'm ready to vote no on the lines i think that senator leno knows what we're saying we commend what he's doing but not okay with the try to create it idea we're you know trying to do something that we're not. (laughter) and so i think that you're either with this or not and that
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i think in the spirit of what senator leno is doing and trying accomplish i move to supervisor cohen's i think we vote no on this language and call him up and say why i did it i commend what you're doing by the way, trying to be as transparent >> i understand where every single you are coming from but not to vote on the 3 lines to make a point. >> supervisor president breed i defer i think when it comes 0 lgbt issues when it takes to come to quality but waivers when it is to complieblthd issues and makes people unimproving comfort we're with that or not senator leno api i've worked with him this is something he's introduced multiple times he believes in this it this
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transparent that needs to happen across the desire state now senator leno will understand if we vote no it is more important he has our support this is an uphill battle we take plenty of statements and challenges and many, many notions across the country we can't continue to be soft on this we must be principled and we must be vote and support that. >> okay roll call vote on the providing we've divided the file not debatable and specifically voting on items 14 through 16 and have a vote on the balboa of the resolution madam clerk call the roll. >> madam president to supervisor peskin in the majority votes against the lines
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14 through 16 will be removed from the document. >> it is is it ended. >> thank you madam president we are commending senator leno it is self-evident in this resolution. >> madam clerk. >> supervisor farrell supervisor kim no supervisor mar no supervisor peskin no supervisor tang supervisor wiener supervisor yee no supervisor avalos no supervisor breed supervisor campos no supervisor cowen no there are 4 i's and 7 nose with supervisor mar supervisor peskin supervisor avalos. supervisor campos and supervisor cowen in the descents okey-dokey that part of the
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resolution fails >> commissioner peskin i'll make one more resolution line 14 to remove the word further. >> okay. is there a second seconded by supervisor avalos colleagues we'll take that without objection. the mainstreamed passes and on the item as amended with the removal ever items 14 to 16 madam clerk call roll supervisor farrell's no supervisor kim supervisor mar supervisor peskin supervisor tang no supervisor wiener no supervisor yee supervisor avalos supervisor breed supervisor campos supervisor cowen there are 8 i's and 3 notices with supervisor farrell, supervisor tang in december sentenced the item as amended pass
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please read item 36 and a resolution to outrage urge the pamela harry's to have a civil right e civil rights investigation into the san francisco police department text message and best practices. >> supervisor cowen. >> thank you i'm on a role laura but i'll stop while i'm ahead i want to continue this item for one week (laughter) i'll second. >> what's the date april 26th. >> supervisor cowen has made a motion to continue this to april 26th is there a second. >> seconded by madam chair rosales and colleagues we'll take that without objection. we'll take that without objection. the item will be continued to one welcome back to the meeting of april 26, 2016, item 37. >> a resolution to declare the first tuesday of may every year as the board of supervisors
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accommodation date in celebration of asian pacific islander american heritage month in recognition of asian pacific islander america americans. >> supervisor mar please add sxhooepz as is co-sponsors and thank you to claude i didn't chang for over the years helping to organize the task force in the steering committee things to eileen reilly and others as well as many others that supported this important resolution thank you. >> thank you and please add me as a co-sponsors and madam clerk call the roll. >> on item 37. >> supervisor farrell supervisor kim supervisor mar supervisor peskin supervisor tang supervisor wiener supervisor yee supervisor avalos supervisor breed
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supervisor campos supervisor cowen i'd like to be added you're on there. >> okay. great 11 i's thank you the resolution is adopted unanimously thank you very much. >> m call the next item. >> item 38 a resolution to commend the golden state warriors for the tying the record for the most victories with 72 wins in the 2015-2016 basketball association wishing the team the best of luck. >> someone asked supervisor tang oh, okay sorry so i guess this is a good amendment to make and our star is passing around the amendment you have the amendments before you hopefully, i will. >> don't we want to wait until
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they win accident championship. >> if we can add supervisor cohen as a 0 very important. >> can you we divide that oh. >> (laughter). me, too madam clerk >> all right. colleagues colleagues, can we take that same house, same call? go without objection this is dwouptd unanimously item 39 an item 39 a resolution to urge the h.r. to remove candidate bias and further department of human services to report by june of 2016 and supervisor tang thank you. we have amendments being passed around on page one line 15 to 20 but like to change the language to be more
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sensitive in reference to some of the studies so i'd like to thank supervisor avalos for pointing out this out as well as his sponsorship of cooperating in light of that with that colleagues, i hope no questions about that otherwise i recommend our support on the resolution as amended. >> thank you to say there a motion to amend. >> motion to amend colleagues without objection without objection it passes unanimously and on the team item as amended same house, same call? without objection the item has amended is adopted unanimously madam clerk to the item 45 item 4 a motion to schedule the board of supervisors to sit as a committee as a whole on may thirds 2016 at 5:00 p.m. in a joint meeting with the san
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francisco youth commission inform hold a public hearings for the charter amendment for 16 and 17 year-old to vote in the municipal court election for the 2016 and madam president doesn't show in the title argue waving the board rule to go to the rules committee and come straight to the board. >> so madam clerk for clarity we need to do that in order to have a discussion. >> the votes on 45 either is unanimous or this is continued a week it is no longer unanimous. >> okay commissioner avalos. >> thank you supervisor president breed and thank you for asking that communities as a whole joint committee with the san francisco youth commission the san francisco go youth commission is really the sponsor of vote 16 and 17 they asked me to carry it to the board of supervisors
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and to me it is my role to serve as an alial ally they've been working with private and public high schools to recruit the kids to a youth academy to work to gather support for vote 16 in about a month ago the board of education had approved unanimously their support for vote 16 as a concept and just lecture the democratic extra committee voted in support of vote 16 a lot of that is young people leading the effort on their advocacy and san francisco is known are for that we have a lot of budget that supports the
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development of young people young people involved in their advocacy and their own empowerment ignore the youth and communities and that this is before the board of education and before the committees where has been convincing about how when you allow young people to have an opportunity to vote they can become more consistent voters ♪ their adult lives general ages between 19 leave home or going to do school or involved in young adulthood they don't at that particular time in voting maybe when they get to 18 but when those first few years of adulthood come through they don't vote consistent until 20s
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or early 30s if we allow the young people to vote earlier they'll develop a passion and consistency and carry them through their adult years and so want to make sure with the young people have the ability to come before us and a body to serve with the youth commission the board of supervisors to help promote many legislation to educate us about young people and their participation in the electric to recall process like our support as a committee as a whole and be glad to have your support >> thank you supervisor avalos commissioner cohen. >> thank you through the chair i have a question to supervisor avalos if i may i was curious between vote 16 and us sit as a committee as a whole the youth commission meets
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regularly and come for public comment and certainly met with me on issues they're concerned about particularly around the budget i'm confused why it is necessary to sit as a committee as a whole in a joint meeting. >> thank you through the chair so the youth commission as i said have asked i carry that legislation with the board of supervisors carry this legislation because they don't have the ability to get an initiative on the ballot as a ally i'm serve the position we've had one committee meeting in the rules committee last year, i building you prarnltd. >> right. >> in that hearing reactually have wanted to make sure that young people can be with us and the youth commission advise the board of supervisors and mayor for the policy through the
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measure they asked us it is it make sense for a joint committee for the board of supervisors for an unprecedented chapter amendment that extends voting to the ages of 16 and 17 years old in san francisco so it is past that have relationship we have with the youth commission that they're not just advising us but a measure they've crafted wears considering before us having that joint committee that joint discussion is worthy of our commissions in san francisco. >> you make it through the chair to madam chair rosales you make an interesting locate i see sitting as a committee with with the planning commission that would be in a very important way
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to make important decision but not sowing to sit as a committee as whole with the youth commission particularly we've heard this in the rules committee of which i acknowledged being an active participant so i appreciate you're answering my questions and thank you for carrying the youth commission water to this body. >> thank you madam chair rosales did you want to speak again. >> my last point that was a request of the youth commission we sit as a community as a whole a joint committee with the youth commission to me they've done so moved so much work to have a youth academy to do the education with the public education it seems like part of progress they each set out to do
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last year and with a enormous amount of impact at the board of education and the democratic committee and the committees a lot of young people that had had incredible experience their issues about the prarpgsz they feel their whole life is changed around by advocating for young people that is like gold that is what we try to do develop those podiums for youth i young people to have this leadership so the ultimate impression expression is that sitting with the legislative body as advisory god body to have a discussion and possibly vote to move on the cheater amendment and that's not clear the commission wants to do that an enormous amount of
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obstacles with how there will work on the ballot it is important we elevate this to this body to this room and they show how much we value young people in san francisco. >> a show a show support where the public's voice can, the strongest and debated and discussed. >> madam chair rosales how many commissioners on the youth commission there are 11 that are appointed by each one of us and there are at least 6 appointed by the mayor we throughout the youth commissioners that are representing our district can sit side by side and have the
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bolt end whatever that is called it looks like a dug out one of those police radios. >> the expectation, of course, you said like we'll have our say but they'll all be able to speak 0 those who want to speak will be able to speak like those of us who want to speak i i guess. >> so we're talking about a lengthy meeting. >> doing the public's work of representing the people in san francisco this is the place to do it and sometimes that it takes time. >> thank you supervisor president breed i think you were getting at look i'll support this today, i think i just want to say we're setting a dangerous measure and commissioner peskin that skips the rules committee and now we're doing this we're
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user sir, your time is up. >> the rules committee to the rules committee i appreciate it i know the information i enjoy i postponed the commissioner, i enjoy but we'll be doing it went and time again to drum up an issue to support you know one view of the measure that is fine but that's been the function at the rules committee we're doing in time and time again i'll support it i appreciate supervisor avalos but i think want to make a statement we shouldn't be doing this going forward and we've done it twice within a few months i'm weary of that. >> seeing none, names on the
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roster supervisor peskin. >> commissioner farrell your for it but against it going i don't get it. >> he'll vote but he's thinking we're moving in the wrong direction that's what i heard madam clerk. >> supervisor farrell supervisor kim supervisor mar supervisor peskin supervisor tang supervisor wiener supervisor yee supervisor avalos supervisor breed supervisor campos councilmember cole no there are 10 eyes with supervisor cowen in the descent i guess madam clerk excuse me - does that mean that fails. >> madam president that item is a motion resolution have to
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be amaze but recently in the last 6 months it board of supervisors has challenged whether or not months ago have been amaze or whether or not a single member can send a motion to a committee this is as a 10 to one vote is it so up to the body how they want to handle it. >> it means it passes 10 to one. >> information. >> point of order i believe last time. >> supervisor wiener my apologies i believe the last time the chair ruled any one member can send a motion to committee supervisor peskin opposed that and the board- it sets and precedent then it will take 6 supervisors to send an item to committee that's sets a precedence that's my
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understanding. >> madam clerk my understanding if it item didn't passes unanimously it didn't pass i want clarity on that particular point. >> madam president that is a difficult for me to provide an absolute in this instance in years past as supervisor peskin recalls a mission bay member may send a motion to committee and has successfully con so as they sends resolutions to committee but that has changed rent controls where you allowed a member of the public member and we're talking about a voted is it possible. >> commissioner avalos. >> point of order is it possible to resend the vote and continue this motion until next week will are allow a majorities vote to the term whether we set it as a committee as a whole two week ago away.
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>> i'll make this this motion is approved now next. >> okay. so moopt on items 38 my apologies we were moving quickly as he was collecting co-sponsors i failed to get a second for chang's number go changed to the warriors document. >> okay. so - >> madam president if you rescinded this vote and captured the second and so moved. >> move forward and supervisor peskin and seconded by supervisor farrell for the vote on item 38 as amended has been rescinded unanimously supervisor tang you're making a motion to amend. >> yes. amend. >> and seconded by supervisor farrell colleagues the amendment
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without objection that passes unanimously and on the item as to line 38 same house, same call? without objection the resolution is adopted unanimously as amended madam clerk is there at this point can you read the in memoriams. >> i want to be clear supervisor avalos. >> thank you. we said the motion passed so this a whole by the third. >> yes. thank you. i appreciate our vote colleagues. >> madam clerk please read the in memoriams. >> supervisor wiener has submit an imperative item. >> oh, supervisor wiener now, first supervisor mar now supervisor wiener with the imperative items. >> it's been a long time. >> i'm giving a hard time that is a resolution