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>> all right. good afternoon, everyone and welcome to the to the personnel meeting of the wednesday, november 30, 2016, i'm katie tang the vice chair and we're waiting for commissioner wiener and to my
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left is commissioner mar and steve and thank you phil jackson and leo mr. clerk, any announcements? >> no anonymous. >> roll call commissioner mar commissioner tang commissioner wiener is absent we have quorum item 2 please approval of the minutes of the december '40 meeting an action item. >> i move the approval of minutes why not public comment first on the minutes and seeing none, we'll close public comment is closed. and commissioner mar has made a motion to adopt the minutes and i guess we'll do a roll call vote commissioner mar commissioner tang p commissioner wiener is absent the minutes are approved thank you very much call items three and four together. >> i think item 3.
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>> i'm sorry item 3. >> recognize of the agency reorganization and job reclassification an action item. >> we have cynthia. >> deputy director for finance this is in relation to the reorganization for the transportation authority you may recall back in 2014 we came before in committee and asked for additional positions at a point we are that designated as a separate agency and we would come back in the future to ask for additional positions we may need to conduct operations for the agency after that approximately a year ago we contracted with a girl called h m tv they specialize in getting agencies like the ta in a startup role for tolling proclamations wisp wrapping up
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tow operation for riverside county they will they'll be starting collections and asked for an assessment of whether or not how the ta was ready for operations for to me wee they were used u using agencies occ as benchmark agencies as part of their assessment i'd like to call eric up to the podium to walk you through the results from h m tv analysis. >> thank you very much eric droopy have a real consensus presentation you can get and better feel for what we're dealing with now as the treasure island management agency and the aspects of the agency we collectively manage
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i'm going to start first, by just may be difficult to see what is in our organization chart has the executive director at the top level the chief deputy and the coordinating deputy director levels in that regard just for a quick refresher in terms of of the overall organization we have in place so i'm going to go ahead and talk about the revised structure as a relates to the addressing the components on the screen the aspects of the program we need to deal with first and foremost one of the more important things the toll collection has part of management tolling was mandated
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and ushering the logics and with the authority and caltrans to make sure we are installing and operating a tolling system is critical to this effort like a build out to $203,041,000,000 it is quite a bit of revenue we'll be tracking and other revenues going to be in play parking approximately $7.2 million as well as transit and an international part of congestion management plan to establish ferry service the developer will build a ferry terminal we need to work with the water emergency transportation agency go ahead and execute and purchase the
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appropriate vessels and get into the weeds and getting that up and you operated the target date for operating the ferry system is 2022 for the toll collection the target date to operate and flip on the switch will be 2019 there are other components that need to be dealt with parking management excited to talk about shuttle serve on the island so a new cleaver is specialized expertise working with the public and private sector currently no east bay transit services to the island this is part of island coordinating with the agency as a one executing a memorandum of agreement for starting the tolling in the 2019
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area be numerous transit path and being able and all island tdm island services to be led by the department the principle planner richard and looking at affordability in a senate program and finally when it comes to tolling a fast track for a service center coordination with the egress and ingress to the toll bridge by way of the off and on ramps and opened will be a major point of the tolling when we approach that area there. >> in working with our consultant we came up with a recommendations staffing approach first of all, to make sure we were flexible as to the point we could urban design with the existing staff eliminating the staff on date to make sure
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we implement and good afternoon project managers with specific tasks that is required as and o we move forward with the program the first time with an operating agency that's a different hat from the prior experience with the transportation authority efforts we'll go ahead and require some motivation of different resources there are numerous agreement as you imagine that need to be executed with the agencies so our stout process to crack for services if we don't have the experience when the level of efforts requires not in house staffing it make sense. >> and then finally this may be difficult to read i apologize but in essence the thought process for the treasure island
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mobility agency some of the core functions under the capital projects the delivery group the group that i'm the deputy in charge of the thought process the support from the other divisions to help and support all the efforts and that's in essence a snapshot of the operations in the darker color newer function operations and then finally as indicated in the packet there will be a need for specific and this is even i'm sorry this is more detailed drilled down anything that is dark print is in essence new in that regard anything in light print with the capital projects
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group that we have to date the capital projects stays the same with additions and all the systems of technology that is required to support this effort those are in essence new types of functional operations that capital projects will undertake our ambulance is to go ahead and fill and get the appropriate experience in particular to make sure that we hire in essence what we're designating as a manager a job description and what we're calling a tim the technology guru from the technology stand point to make sure we are getting people involved in the back office tolling side of the house
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our proposed reorganization are a program manager and assistant manager but to the types of support business and financial tracking for the new revenue that needs to be accounted for cost and revenue and need to also go ahead and advance our communication to make sure the appropriate meg is there for everyone on the island to understand the options as it relates to transit and the tolling proclamations when things can be schedule properly and make sure that someone will deal with the public in that regard and senior program analyst will be a combination working with and supporting program manager and the assistant manager for all the analysis that will be required
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as part of the program. >> we potentially will need additional resources of human resources for procurement contract need to work out the details with the financial group and i'm going to i'm going to turn it over to cynthia she can discuss in essence the fiscal impact. >> thank you eric now eric has gone over 5 positions we would like to add to the organization there is a request here to reclarify two current positions you have each a copy of our current chart request the proposed
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classifications - to a senior program analyst and planner and this is an increase of 39 thousand plus dollars get into the weeds each fiscal year the 5 are positions that will be incrementally brought on in 5 years for the operation we are looking in total of if we had all 56 positions up and going we'll look at a million dollars increase in staff costs in terms of funding the two positions that are reclassed will be prop k position the other 5 positions with actually will be funded request tim tolling funds opportunity with a memorandum of agreement with
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tida and grants with the staffing like the communications society with the senior planner and we also anticipate utilizing some prop k fund for the positions with that, eric and i are happy to answer any questions. >> thank you colleagues, any questions. >> okay. seeing none on item 3 is there - any additional presentation okay. great any public comment on item 3. >> seeing none, public comment is closed. and a motion on or call the roll. >> please call the roll. >> on item 3 commissioner mar commissioner tang commissioner wiener. >> the item is approved. >> okay. and colleagues if i
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may can we go back to item 2 and vote on that can i have a motion to rescind the vote. >> second. >> without objection we'll take that to rescind and please call the roll. >> all right. same house, same call? >> same house, same call? without objection that will be the order. okay do we call 4 and 5 together but only go into closed session on item 4. >> call. >> public employee and approval for the executive director performances for 2017 and item 5 recommended amending the existing employment agreement for the executive director for 2017 action items. >> okay ms. chang. >> yes. >> we immediately go into closed session. >> we don't hear - we'll need
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a few minutes to get little room together. >> we don't take - no one is here but we'll take public comment when that everyone is out. >> commissioner tang. >> part of my decision is has to do with with the offerings on the moving forward are we're going to have a conversation but all in closed session. >> but all in closed session oh, okay. he throughout the director was going to speak to her comments accomplishments. >> we did not. >> i think in the scope of the agenda items to have it i mean - if it is a brief rae cap of for the benefit of the public. >> that would be that would be
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helpful thank you. >> good afternoon chair mar tilly chang thank you for the opportunity to present a review of accomplishments my accomplishment thank you to the tenant/landlord you should have in your packet a memoranda for the offens objectives and the attachment 2 and my memorandum of a list of accomplishments but have things i want to summarize for you the proposed for 2015 will be the last item it was a fantastic year of the
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transportation authority we were busy throughout the year again through zooming out the proposed obviously in the 7 goal areas of the transportation authority had established in 2014 actually advancing the colloquy work program and promoting efficiency in conferring more importantly collaboration with our community at large and providing leadership and building awareness of the transportation authority program and opportunities this is opportunities as well as agency and staff development can we have the slides please establishment in 2014 and remained in pa place the list of accomplishment begin in attachment 2 and respond to the objectives you approved for me in 2015 that's attachment one
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negative impact each of the areas and 7 we were able to meet or steady those oufshz in terms of the key work program areas we broke down that program into 3 functional areas planning funding and delivery pursue the planning and funding are the core functions of the project delivery we began to ramp up excuse the pun with the wedding rams but for the funding we administrative code over 8 hundred and 50 thousand with the prop k with the sales tax from programming to the planning and allocation as well as the oversight and reporting we've also were able to advance
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the work to seek the revenues and get the approval not always successful with the prop j but did ground work and in fact, we're very happy to see the bart program approved and worked hard with the local measure and the regional measure i'm hopefully in 2018 and supporter vote not sure we wanted your feedback for the items new year but i'm prep to have a group to better understand what the voters are trying to relate to us we have a sense of it with the outcome of november election but in greater detail regarding the new
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revenues and go back in 2018 theoretically with the regional measure 3 on the bridge toll with the counties working in collaboration. >> sporting the regional planning is a huge we've adopted with our support thank you to chair wiener and commissioner mar on increasing abag that was a big effort this year we were able to get all of the objectives met in that project in terms of actually making them eligible and maintaining the projects through as a region not fully to meet our objectives especially with fundamental with the metrics with the planned area and continuing to work with other regional agencies on the action plan that the region
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adopted one thing we were not able to do. >> commissioner mar. >> i want to thank you for spending the time on the regional planning committee i think your voice in the leadership you provided there and many of the members on the committee really it is valuable inside point of view you bring to that. >> thank you it was my honor to serve on that with you and others in the region now, one thing we were not able to moot with the transportation authority was the funding of the vehicles we'll continue to work on the project with the regional partners and to keep moving forward on the downtown exception with the area region and a number of other objectives in the transbay area regionally we spent a lot of effort and established a nice working partnership with the santa clara and this is looking
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at whether an hov car lane on the transit side in the transbay corridor we move forward with the mtc and bart with the planning department and caltrans and meeting to on the study so again, our emphasis is as agencies to really spearhead and coordinate that to the east bay transbay corridor moving on existing plans as well as creating new ones regarding the long term and finally in this category of regional planning we're excited to launch our initiative program you as other methods and marketing strategies to engagement bart rider and encourage them to shift their
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travel in non-peak travel hours in the inn bound in the morning and out bound in the afternoon bart has the second part of program funded in part by bart and the better highways administration and in the sector their effected by the pro tem results moving to the project delivery west side ramp project was a tremendous milestone for the agency led by our capital project and the entire agency helped to prepare that over many, many years and generations dating back to 2007 with the newsom's administration with the support of the leadership owing that and very much appreciate the confidence of the city and state and tida to develop the west side and the east side ramp
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this year as part of that celebration we were able to support opening of the bike touched down the to the yerba buena island and vista to point and to come in the early part of 2017 now the neighborhood transportation improvement program a program you'll recall was implemented by the quality funding in the county wide plan the neighborhood transportation needs to be geographic and in the pipelines across the city we wanted to move up on the recommendations to launch in two areas the neighborhood transportation planning and canal project program with the arresting gull and bike projects
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but really, truly excited to see a lot of these take off multiply things funded by prop k and led by the planning department and the mta as well as ourselves and the other by the way, equity program by the s p analysis was be able to make progress and finally advancing the program we appreciate you in the treasure island adapted the policy and putting forth an importance guidance to have a great foundation on which to develop that toll policy and although we were only short listed and not win the city grant we're grateful to receive a followup grant the lovingly million dollars advanced technology grant eric mention will help to
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fund the toll system and the shuttle demonstration project on treasure island moving to the next slide here additional work program and accomplishments we didn't anticipate those are additional work projects were not called out but during the course of the year with the parking study lead by a michael from the staff utilizing existing capacity and moving to use technology and pricing to further approve the utilization of parking and west side hub this was supervisor tang asked for this report we delivered in the earlier part of year leads to other rerouting the study and the lines thank you for that leadership commissioner tang and
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subway division thank you for that assignment chair wiener and partners are bart and candidates moving forward to that's an author of our long-range project with the city connect sf i'll talk it that in a minute in terms of the other alamany and late night and the hub study fanatically and challenging assignments given to us in the partnership agencies and delivered on time and good results advances caltrans electrical stations mo' magic to another category of oversight and delivery this is something that anticipated but i think we're
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not sure how far to get terms of the circulates and high speed rail we wereably to make a lot of progress together with our partners approving supplemental agreement with caltrain to do more robust oversight the lessons from caltrain and even central subway we're funded and see the end in sight of the delivery of caltrain with an aging project conducting oversight continues on the central subway and those protocols are similar and based on the effectiveness of the oversight approach with the sfmta we are forged similar relationships and protocols for central subway and south van
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ness bart brt brt that will be a bit of a challenge in the next couple of years but doing a lot of work with sfmta and the business and the corridors to make as is workable as possible and we're excited to see rainy-day funds surpass in 2019 and again, a shout out thank you to the deputy director finance cynthia thank you. appreciate the comments from supervisor yee beyond any doubt and recognizing that work and the intentions the double a plus rating this year we don't have a firm 100 percent plan yet but anticipate that maybe the year we go out to capital market value to take up the longer than term bonds with the mta and may need to trigger you know our first bonding in the coming calendar year
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and the second category the providing support in the project reporting - excuse me - okay in terms of the broad support i'm eager to hear our feedback we work hard to even work effectively to support you in our roles on the ta as well as on treasure island and all our regional roles you play on the mtc and abag and to the bart colleagues, we met to coordinate this important year for bart and be able to also hoping respond to the request we've gone over the s r and looking at the transportation study and report to the board later this month as well as a host of other neighborhood transportation projects moving to efficiency and
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conferri customer service we've continuing improving our systems and computer and technology systems to help us to track the projects from a to z from the close out and this about benefit not only our sponsors and your internal managers but also the same database that powers the external facing my street sf but members of the public that will benefit they're using it we see the clicks of that tool so minute in the community can pop-in our address ron on my street.com and see the projects that are funded and not completely and the ones funded and ongoing and the ones programmed in next slide, please we've seen people use this tool to contact project sponsors when
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they want to see the project and the this how much the project costs and the status and the contact person for this project we've got a lot more work to do we want to streamline you prop k you'll see in my proposed oufshz for 2017 we want to streamline not only the prop k to put that on line and the partners from the bart or public works or mta they can do an online form that is more automated and accurate instead of having a manual q and a but we also want to look at our memoranda and make sure they're the most of the helpful and efficient and clear to understand what is it that the action we are seeing each month we come to you with the memoranda and documentation so - >> moving to the fourth area
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of the partner agency i've referred to some of those the connect sf an initiative of the core agencies you've heard about that thank you chair tilly chang and this is the idea we would like to vision our long term transportation system with the subway parts of taking that piece off and followed by the the transportation plan of the 2017-2018 this will be wanted to corridor with the measure 3 and the completion of the next planned area update we've talked about the 101 corridor and the 101 corridor for the freeway side and the rail side with the high speed rail and there the work this year and going to there focused on the rail yard
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and this is led by the planning department as the reading about it and had a hearing as well with the tenant/landlord this year really an important study for the in terms of the might - to continue to stay in line for federal funds for the dtx and bring to the transbay terminal on the transportation to demand management those are sort of sorry kind of transportation to demand management, of course, the category of lower cost very cost effective treats of transportation system to help to move us toward the sustainable with the walking and biking and transit performances we rely on cars particularly private
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vehicles and we're doing that in many ways just yesterday had a hearing thank you chair mar at the land use committee on the ordinance and we have accomplished with the passage of two components of the transportation sustainability program that is a large program of the tdm with the sustainability fee and the change in the ceqa measures over from the level of service to the more consistent measure of vehicle miles traveled with the transit first policy again, a very large somewhat - complex area but ultimately important so we can be a as cost effective with the transit first plan and policies in the city it was a very big year for that project. >> sorry for skipping too far
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head with the leadership at the state level an exciting year we had the first c m g david chiu was able to pass the ash 4 is the general contractor authority and initiative way to partner with the private contractor in the design phase and that design phase is a maximum price we feel comfortable we can move into the phase that saves time and leverages the expertise in those phases and something that can be used and the sfmta is using on the van ness as we speak so we were keen given the complexity of the piece side ramps to tap into that delivery method we are
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grateful to david chiu for objecting that legislation and on the implementations it is something that will this year we were able to continue to advocate for bart and muni was for example, to get the 42 grant from the expanding and our agency provided important analytical information from the federal government. >> in addition you'll see in the memoranda on the state and regional our continued to press forwards on the automated speed enforcements on vision zero and
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hopefully new measures chair wiener will provide that but fortunately unfortunately, it didn't happen to fall but hopefully next year - wisp excited this year to expand our social media presence it had limits but we were mindful of the basic outreach at the grassroots level to make sure we're in touch with the partners and doing things on the ground and with the outreach when necessary and appropriate to compliment the social media but an engagement to bring in the community such as though targeted outreach to folks in
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the high school and community college and local universities and high school students to a fun day they shadowed several members of our agency and eric cordova brought them to the island and, of course, the engineering focus program in sfusd high school and able to lecture and bring the folks into state university henson cal uc berkley and cal and the institute for san jose an important generation to hone and expose them to some of the board range from a programs and policies or community engagement and engineering sciences and
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make sure that kids young adults are exposed to our work and engaged with us early on in their careers promoting the sdaemgd for the ongoing commitment to continue a workshop i'm excited to say we're moving forward not only on citibuild but perhaps the professional services version of citibuild as you recall citibuild is the program that was following the third street light rail to try to develop the building and construction trade vocational trades through the programs citibuild with the office of economic workforce development runs that program there's not been a recognition and a desire to potentially build the citibuild not only for the building trade and construction but for the professional services type of clarifications those are planned
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checkroom and early contracted administration types of functions and it would be nice for us to work on that we began working on that with oewd and sfmta contributed to the effort i look forward to reporting more on that next year and this is an important element i was pleased to be able to fill our deputy positions that were open which was jeff hobson a deputy for planning who joined us from transform that was rounded out our team and promoted amber for the deputy for programming and now with eric in place eric cordova we have joe who took modeling and technology data analysis position and then amber
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to report in a policy and programming we have a full team and cannot tell you how fortunate to work with the existing management team from the admin our chief deputy so we're excited we led an organizational assessment with eric recorded urban forester that began with an idea for the treasure island role but became a much broader exercise we talked about the prioritization of our resources we wanted to have a deeper sort of internal conversation about workplace excellence and turnover for other reasons and wanted to dive into that were we not providing the supportive environment or
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making sure to have advancement a matrix that a working as we move towards matrixing and that resulted in making sure wisp empowering our staff and training them to so that's resulting in a whole hoecht of actions and excited to report good progress and we are definitely continuing new year next year to make sure we have a workplace of excellence and finding that harder and harder for folks into the city and they're moving into the east bay we've lost folks to the east bay agencies and the private sector want to make sure we're staying as comprehensive and with that, that will conclude the accomplishments side of my
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report you have on our report the get into the weeds obviously i don't know if you want to pause. >> why not keep on going. >> sure. sure again those are the 7 goals we've gone over as part of our organizational the recognition of our treasure island role that has a recommendation to add a role prompting inclusive public engagement you'll see 8 goals for 2017 the same 7 as before and an eight one so folks at home here's the slide at home advancing the activities the top of the list to make sure that our brt are certified our san francisco transportation update for 2017 will benefit from an earlier stage of work we did this year
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but completed next year with the transportation paper we're working on this is some policy work we wanted to do shared mobility and the tdm and the vehicles accepting that director reiskin and i what we are doing that alcoholic doyle drive was open to the public last year again, the final fine thing will happen in 2017 with represented to landscaper work we're going on with the partners - we want to hire that guru to manage some of the procurements we want to do in the fall and the freeway management study will be pled to move forward
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with san mateo into the next phase with the board approval and supporting this downtown extension of caltrain with the rails boulevard study will be very important moment a milestone for the city and heading into the regional measure 3 approvals we hope will happen in 2018 there will be a year of 2017 of developing that expenditure program it is r will be a local and regional conversation and have an initiative to the treasure island as well as our internal initiative and, of course, begin to reengage on the rfp conversation i mentioned i'd like to recommend we accept the focus groups and wanted to see what they add to explanatory
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outcome of the measure as well as thinking about different ways to come together and identify the potential revenue measures we again try to seek the voters approval in 2018 in terms of broad support i'll speak simultaneously 4 new commissioners as well as many of you will return i'm excited to reengage and learn ways to engage everyone and bring folks together around transportation the regional roles that will be needed to be sort of out in january for ta leadership but also mayor ed lee and the board will need to select new representatives for the mtc the municipality and bart members a heavy agenda to get our priorities in the plan to make sure that the mtc transit core capacity will move us along with
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the transbay corridor and we want to provide the support to you with your vision zero commitment excuse me - the committee and the committee and making sure that our broad communication and memorandum are the most useful and efficient as they can be and promoting customer service that continues that the prop k forms and we call the prop k portal and certainly want to as we move into the treasure island customer service will take a on the meaning of having customers that may have particular need we want to make sure we are ready for the partner data that run the fast track from - item 4 to
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work collaboratively with partner agencies and going to incapsulate part 2 and the downtown extension work around the boulevard initiative and the - 5 is the prompt inclusive public engagement goal he mentioned a new goal that come out of our internal conversations was missing from the 7 prior goals promoting inclusive public engagement is many things to make sure our internal proclamations are not suffering from things like racial bias to make sure that our operations can be enhanced frontals in the areas of human resources and - and training to continue to do our best in the area of equal assess and really prompting the participation of
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small and minority owned businesses we as i mentioned are looking to reach out to the workforce on the professional services not only the professional trade side but need young adults and older workers into construction and management professions i'm excited about next year with the occ and again inclusive public engagement in those areas but also in our outreach making sure that our outreach is even more effective and people what about engaged without crossing the digital divide or gave me in typical methods 6 for leadership this will be any number of things from looking to the new revenues
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at the state and federal levels and trying to capture those by the new administration and governor jerry brown hoping to lead a state transportation funding package and the next planned implementation and we again want to contribute especially in the building an intersection of state and local that will need some exposition and will benefit from a scan of what others are doing in the u.s. we look forward to your feedback on that and facilitating the agency and organizational staff recommendations as i mentioned will be a continuing focus and moving towards the ability to hire some of the positions that we were able to get our
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recommendation that's and priority and integrating the management system and promoting even more of the ability to have online and efficient systems will be part of this progress and finally with the external and internal limitations will be the initiative of the communications plan one of the outreaches of the assessment and this enensues at the agency level and the sub agency level and developing. >> community approach and capacity not sure we'll be able to deliver a relations now but the goal over several years to ramp up our ability for a community engagement and separate and apart from any particular project so 82 thank you for your time i hope that was a i'll have
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overall of the objectives for 2017. >> thank you commissioner tang. >> thank you. i absolutely think that was helpful we're talking about the upcoming item i'm sure there are other things with we'll think of but this is good for moving forward what we've been able to accomplish so far one of the questions that was included for upcoming objectives for 2017 the opening the geary brt. >> so i don't want to get into a lengthy conversation but given where we are at the structure and turnover on the board we want to know where you see that going. >> yes. yes. >> early 2017. >> very, very that's a great question we've been in communication more recently on this because of the we are heading into that finish line
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earlier this year our goal to bring that approval action forward to this body in the fall we related heavily excuse me - on the federal transit administration we could document our project response to comments moving back to last year, we did a draft document and get feedback from the public and there the summer and spring and as we documented that from the faa they would be willing to have us do an errata format in the fall the guidance they gave us alternative advise to see more fully documentation of that back and forth with the
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community and the ultimate outcome we achieved many we were able to resolve blake the webster bridge in japantown similar is an idea of the cook from local stops the want to keep or in the area of some gas station businesses for example, we were able to really work on the parking loss and we were able to minimize but 20 percent unfortunately, the way we documented it was the more sort of streamlined way and it turned out because of those ongoing xhufksz and we introduced some vision zero pedestrian safety feature that was a new scope we added a couple of dozen obnoxiously or bulks or crosswalks it changed how we
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should document the changes and unfortunately, we got it rather late in the september, october timeframe so more recently, we looked at ways for the giensz and one idea that seems to have taken hold is that their comfort within the city attorney advice us to separate our documents into two pieces you'll see potentially the brt, the geary brt document come to a form if the eir for local approval and gives us time to in the coming months to respond to the document on a separate track the approval item for the geary bart for this body it to come to this body in 6 to 8 years and will be grateful that's what i'm hearing from the board they wish to take
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action, an the documents given here we are in the thanksgiving period we're working on a schedule we'll bring that to you in eight hundred 2017 before several of you term out. >> thank you for that update. >> commissioner mar. >> can i ask splitting it 20 in two the bart certification of the bayshore and could be happening in 2017 by this body and that would be still consistent with the same content and presented in the federal document because of the formulating requirements we'll more time to do that. >> thank you very much. >> sure. >> it's time to go into closed session i need a motion to do that. >> yeah. >> no, we don't? okay for the agenda we will not move into closed session limited to item number 4 isn't that
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>> okay. we are we're back in open session. we conducted a closed session we discussed contract extension and terms for the director and we well, now report out ms. wong do
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a report out i'll affirm. >> mr. chair should i first give the rating that we. >> so why not do that first, we each of us went through the ratings on the various performance categories and we provided a rating that is between outstanding and exceptionally good this is a a rating of last year with that we did azusa various terms we'll hear those and then entertain public comment. >> this is recommending the annual compensation for the annual director for 2017 to extend the contract for 3 years
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with an increase of 4.5 percent there's a clause for termination without good caused by an employee for good reason a term of 6 months we want to remedy the 9 months another term of relocation a $10,000 allowance only a portion has been spent and the recommendation to have that over to 3 years and the next term adding a 15 thousand salary budget to the current agreement those are the. >> over the course of 3 years. >> those are the recommendations of the committee before we take formal action open up for public comment i see ms. tilly chang. >> thank you. i really
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appreciate that wonderful recommendations i really failed to thank you for your support and guidance throughout the past year it's been a tremendous honor your support made us feel your support has westbound administratively to all of us and your recommendation and your reorganization of our performance collectively. >> thank you for your work. >> is there any public comment on items four and five. >> seeing none, public comment is closed. and then we - for items - now tefrmgz of forwarding this is the 4 and 5 or just -
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>> (inaudible). >> okay so on item 4 again forwarding it to the be full authority yes same house, same call? that will be the order. item 5 forwarding it to the full authority with a recommendation same house, same call? without objection that will be the order. and item 6. >> item 6 instruction for new items. >> instructions seeing none, any public comment on items 6 seeing none, public comment is closed. informational item and item 7. >> general public comment. >> any general public comment seeing none, public comment is closed. and item 8. >> item 8 adjournment
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we're adjourned thank you. we're adjourned thank you. >>
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when you adopt a child from foster care, just being there makes all the difference. >> a lot a ton with the community and we say to ourselves, there is this one and this one. we all compartmentalize them, we have our own agenda. our agenda is to create great work. if you are interested in that, you are part of our community. >> hello and welcome to brava theater. >> we are trying to figure out a way to make a space where theater and presentation of live work is something that you think of the same way that you think of going to the movies. of course, it has been complex in terms of economics, as it is for everyone now. artistically, we have done over 35 projects in four seasons,
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from producing dance, theater, presenting music, having a full- scale education program, and having more than 50,000 visitors in the building almost every year. a lot of our emerging artists to generate their first projects here, which is great. then we continue to try to support figuring out where those works can go. we have been blessed to have that work produced in new york, going on to the edinburgh festival, the warsaw theater festival. to me, those are great things when you can watch artists who think there is nowhere else that might be interested in you being a woman of color and telling your story and then getting excited about it. that is our biggest accomplishment. having artists have become better artists. what is. sheri coming back to brava, here
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you have this establish, amazing writer who has won a clue -- slew of awards. now she gets to director and work. even though she is this amazing, established writer, the truth is, she is being nurtured as a director and is being given some space to direct. >> the play is described as ceremony and -- where ceremony and theater me. in the indigenous tradition, when you turn 52, it is like the completion of an important era. the importance of the ceremony is to say, you are 52. whenever you have been caring for the first 52 years, it is time to let it go. really, here, they have given me carte blanche to do this. i think it is nice for me, in the sense of coming back 25
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years later and seeing personally my own evolution as an artist and thinker. the whole effort to put the chicano or indigenous woman's experience on center stage is, in itself, for euro-american theaters, a radical position. because of the state of theater, it is a hard roll to hold up in institution. it is a hard road. i am looking at where we are 25 years later in the bay area, looking at how hard it is for us to strive to keep our theater is going, etc. i like to think that i'm not struggling quite as hard, personally, but what i mean by that, the intention, the commitment. particularly, to produce works that would not be produced in other places, and also to really
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nurture women of color artists. i think that is something that has not shifted for me in those 25 years, and it is good to see that brava remains committed to that kind of work. ♪ >> when people talk about the reflection of the community, we can only go from what we have on our staff. we have a south asian managing director, south african artistic director, latino community out rich person. aside from the staff, the other people, artists that we work with being a reflection of us, yes, the community is changing, but brava has always tried to be ahead of that trend. when i came in, i tried to make it about the work that shows the eclectic mission district, as well as serving the mission.
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those are the types of things that i feel build one brava is you. >> well to the epic center are you ready for the next earthquake did you know if you're a renter you can get earthquake shushes we'll take to the earthquake authorities hi welcome to another episode i'm the chief resilience officer for san francisco i'm joined by my good friends for the earthquake authority we're at the el cap center for the city and county of san francisco started in 2013 to get the
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community and talk about the risk we think about earthquake if usual great city you'll see one of the demonstrates we've built the model home and i encourage other episodes we'll be retroactively retrofitting and showing you as property owners to employ you work for the california earthquake authority talk about your role and earthquake shirnls up think the viewers want to know if you're a renter or property owner how the insurance issues. >> i'm the chief mitigation officer or c e a a property line funded pubically managed entity that provides earthquake shiners for one to four units and mobile owners to come down and renters throughout the state of california. >> what make the c e a deft. >> we work with 19
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participates the insurer that sells you, your homeowner policy you're not obligated to buy it but you can buy a policy. >> am i covered with homeowners insurance. >> no california homeowners understand their homeowners insurance doesn't cover earthquake they need a separate policy if you're an shiners you can get the earthquake insurance policy. >> so explain why it is for the c e a is deft if a traditional insurance agency. >> irreverent so in the 80s the state of california passed a law that requires any company that writes the policies to over earthquake insurance the homeowners are not required by commissioner cranshaw can bye there was so much loss they were going to stop writing the
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insurance policies for earthquakes they wanted to stop a serious insurance policy. >> we're talking about the homeownership's buying the earthquake shiners but 70 percent are renters what's my opposite. >> the option for renter the earthquake be insurance company is affordable i think people don't realize just exactly what it covers it covers damaged property but loss of use if you have to be under a building they have a quarter main that was broken as well as emergency repair if interests glass breaks in the carpet you need to be in our unit that's whether earthquake is important. >> you're title you're the excessive mitigation officer for the state of california when i think of insurance i don't think about mitigation. >> so as part of public safety mission the c e a started to put
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aside mitigation loss fund 5 percent of invested income and when i joined the company 34 years ago we had $45 million to make a difference for moving and incentivizing and mitigation for california homeowners to structure engineering a unique opportunity to cervical homeowners to help them to mitigate the equivalent. >> whether an owner or renter i want to find more information about earthquake insurance where should i go. >> earthquake authority.com not only information about insurance but a calculated figures and as of january lots of deductible and 25 percent if a homeowner mitigate their hope up to 20 percent off their premium as an incentive for the work. >> what does mitigate the home
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mean. >> strengthen, renovate, retrofit through a home particularly older to earlier codes and you put in adding streamlining maybe collar bolts to tie to the foundation or to the wall so it is braced to earthquake can be very, very affordable and really makes a difference. >> thank you very much for being with us i encourage the viewers not only to checkout the earthquake authority but we'll talk about all right. on 5, 5,
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2, 1 you innovation on or was on over 200 years they went through extensive innovations to the existing green new metal gates were installed our the perimeter 9 project is funded inform there are no 9 community opportunity and our capital improvement plan to the 2008 clean and safe neighborhood it allows the residents and park advocates like san franciscans to make the matching of the few minutes through the philanthropic dungeons and finished and finally able to pull on play on the number one green a celebration on october 7, 1901,
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a skoovlt for the st. anthony's formed a club and john then the superintendent the golden gate park laid out the bowling green are here sharing meditates a permanent green now and then was opened in 1902 during the course the 1906 san francisco earthquake that citywide much the city the greens were left that with an ellen surface and not readers necessarily 1911 it had the blowing e bowling that was formed in 1912 the parks commission paid laying down down green number 2 the san francisco lawn club was the first opened in the united states and the oldest on the west their
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registered as san francisco lark one 101 and ti it is not all fierce competition food and good ole friend of mine drive it members les lecturely challenge the stories some may be true some not memories of past winners is reversed presbyterian on the wall of champions. >> make sure you see the one in to the corner that's me and. >> no? not bingo or scrabble but the pare of today's competition two doreen and christen and beginninger against robert and others easing our opponents for the stair down is a pregame strategy even in lawn bowling. >> play ball.
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>> yes. >> almost. >> (clapping). >> the size of tennis ball the object of the game our control to so when the players on both sides are bold at any rate the complete ends you do do scoring it is you'll get within point lead for this bonus first of all, a jack can be moved and a or picked up to some other point or move the jack with i have a goal behind the just a second a lot of elements to the game. >> we're about a yard long.
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>> aim a were not player i'll play any weighed see on the inside in the goal is a minimum the latter side will make that arc in i'm right-hand side i play my for hand and to my left if i wanted to acre my respect i extend so it is arced to the right have to be able to pray both hands. >> (clapping.) who one. >> nice try and hi, i'm been play lawn bowling affair 10 years after he retired i needed something to do so i picked up this paper and in this paper i see in there play lawn bowling in san francisco golden gate park ever since then i've been trying to bowl i enjoy
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bowling a very good support and good experience most of you have of of all love the people's and have a lot of have a lot of few minutes in mr. mayor the san francisco play lawn bowling is in golden gate park we're sharing meadow for more information about the club including free lessons l (shouting.). >> more and more city's high san francisco is committing to dislocate to end all traffic
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death that means improving safety for people walking and driving and safety on our streets is everyone's responsibility people can make mistakes but not result in injury or death all traffic collisions are preventable as drivers you play a large role that will give you the tools to drive safely on streets a recent survey asks hundreds of drivers about save city introduce driving what did they say watch for distracted behavior and slow down and be patient and check for people before you turn the facts about city driving shows how important to be alert most collisions happen in good
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weather allowance even at 25 mile-per-hour it takes a vehicle 85 feet to stop this is almost 7 car lengths slowing down makes collisions less savior when a person is hit by a passerby vehicle 25 minor the chance of death is 25 percent 40 percent that increases inform 85 percent slowing down didn't cost much time driving behind a person takes 9 extra semiautomatic and stopping at the yellow light takes only 30 seconds by hitting someone costs you hours and weeks of our time and maybe a life take a deep breath and take you're time cities cross america are being
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safely for walking and driving some streets are confusing here's what you need to know all intersection kroukz of novelist marked some are marked to make them more visible other crosswalks and intersections are raised to the level of sidewalk to actress as speed bump and people are maybe crossing be cautious and watch for people when you approach any intersection advanced limit lines and pedestrian yield signs show drivers where people walk and stop behind the lines at stop signs and for people crossing bulb outs where the sidewalks extends into the street make that tease easy to see
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pedestrians and remember to slow down whether making reasons and watch for people on sidewalk estimations extensions that maybe closer than you expect and bicyclists may motive to the left to get around bulb outs this gives people a head start allowing pedestrians to enter the crosswalk before transfer starts moving makes them more visible pedestrian scrimmage and stop the vehicles in all directions allow people to cross including department of building inspection scrambles are paired with no light restriction and rapid beacons you turn bright whether the pedestrians are there or the center is activated precede slowly as you approach the beacons especially, if their activated a pedestrian crossing
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light turns yellow before turning sold red back to flash red procedure after making a full stop as long as the sidewalk is empty and, of course, stop whenever the light is red traffic circles reduce conflicts you must stop at the strewn and precede around the raise your right hand of the circle watch for people in crosswalks and people in bikes coming around the circle arrows indicate where people with bikes share the intersections and people have ride to people on bikes have the right to use the lane whether or not in the sharing bike lanes
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are for people protected by parks e.r. parked cars and stay out of separated bike lanes unless an emergency dashed bike lanes are a shared zone four for vehicles to change lanes slow bike lanes allow the circles their unusually sprayed before me from other traffic some bike lanes are built to the level higher than the street but lower than the sidewalk they provide a safe separated space sponsor cyclists are around vehicles the box areas are marked with the stencil at intersections act as advanced limit lines for people to garter at a red light this increases the 1r0ir7b9 to drivers people will ride past
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stopped vehicles at the fronltd of the intersection give them room and stop short of limit line behind the bike without objection and cross only after the green light and people cleared the bike box bicycle traffic lights allow people on bikes to proceed while vehicles are stopped be unaware aware of those bike san francisco general hospital but stay alert and only skrans when the vehicle is cleared the intersection let's take a quiz to see what all of learned here we go number one when do month collisions happen did you say in daytime you're correct question two if an intersection is not marched is it still a crosswalk yes
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did you get it right great job one more before we go on what's one of the best things to do to avoid collisions? you can it take a breath pay attention and slow down city streets are crowded and chaotic so seeing everyone every single everything is difficult here's a test how many times did the white team pass the ball? if you answered 11 you're correct but did you notice anything else also be aware ever you're surrounded and remember that is easy 0 miss something if you're not looking for it
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here's some basic principles driving near peep e people from you're driver's seat it is difficult address our mirrors to reduce blind spots people on bicycles maybe be in our blind spot give yourselves plenty of time to react look out stay on the road from building to building not just curve to curve check driveways and behind parked vehicles for people that enter our path turning vehicles are especially dangerous important people walking and collisions often occur when vehicles are making tunnels when you turn remember check for people using the crosswalk before starting you're turn watch for people on bikes
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traveling in the ongoing direction always check our mirrors and blind spots patience pays off take a moment to make sure you're clear while it might feel you'll save time by driving fast or turning without checking you won't save driving only adds a few semiautomatic to our trip a collision can cost you, your job or someone's live here's important things to remember all crosswalks are legal and pedestrian have the right-of-way people cross the street anywhere children and seniors and people with disabilities are the most vulnerable think city strits give buses and streetcars a lot of the space or people returning to catch a train don't block the
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box this creates dangerous situation for people walking how are forced into moving traffic and people bicycling out of the bike lane and people on bikes most city streets are legal for bicyclists even without signs people biking can fall in front of you provide a safe amount of space when passing someone on a bike a minimum of 3 feet is required by law in california and people on bikes prefer to be in the bike lane in for the this is often to avoid accidents give them room people on bikes will stay away from the traffic or watch out for open doors whoops that was a
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close one expect people to go to the front of the light and pass on the right a tap of the horn maybe useful to make you're preservation known but avoid using the horn it may saturday night be someone vehicles anybody right turns are especially dangerous important biking always approach right turns properly signal early and wait for people biking through the intersection move as far to the right to people on bikes can pass on the left let's try a few more questions who are the most vulnerable people on city streets? children? seniors, and people with disabilities why do people on bikes ride close to travel there to avoid
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car doors what is one of the most dangerous situations for people walking and riding bikes? turning vehicles and what can you do to make sure that everyone is safe in any situation? thartsz stay patient and alert and, of course, slow down parking and loading a vehicle on accredit city streets is a challenge weather parking and unloading always check for people in our mirrors and blind spots and on the driver's side with our right turn right hand this causes you to look 40 on your left for
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bicyclists when passersby exiting the vehicle make sure about opening the door know where loading zones are if not loading zones available use side streets never stop in bike lanes or traffic lanes. >> bad weathering and visible rain and fog or low lighting make it hard to see you're vehicle is likely to slide or loss control in eye i didn't controls and create issues for people walking and biking they tried try to avoid pulled and umbrellas and construction get slippery for people the safety thing to do in conditions whether wet or icy or dark slow
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down and drive more carefully remember going fast may on this save you a few semiautomatic but speeding may cause you a life or you're job people walking and biking are vulnerable people can be distracted or make unsafe decisions as a driver the responsibility for safety lies with you a collision could mean the loss of our life or you're job and dealing with the legal implementations could take years or an emotional toll if someone is killed in a crash help us achieve vision zero and everyone can use the streets safely. >> thank you for watch and following the important driving tests your remember we're counting on you
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>> all right. good morning everybody and welcome to the san francisco board board budget and finance committee meeting for wednesday november 30, 2016. happy holidays to everybody. my name is mark farrell. i'm chairing this committee and joined by the vice chair katy tang and joined by supervisor norman yee shortly and thank the clerk linda wong for the meeting and sfgtv for covering the meeting today. with that madam clerk do we have any announcements? >> yes mr. chairman. please silence all cell es

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