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preschools in san francisco, open the school to provide a multi lingual, multicultural environment where people can freely develop their gifts and interests. 45 children from diverse cultural backgrounds attended the school and enjoy the program with an innovative mandarin immersion approach. by creating a loving environment, encouraging exploration, fostering curiosity, and fostering the language proficiency and cultural awareness, they are preparing students for success in the globalize world. please join me in thanking the school for providing the city of san francisco with nurturing the infinite capacity of young children. thank you all for coming today. >> thank you, supervisor. we have been in the area for a
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number of years. in the last three years, i cannot tell you how wonderful the community has been to us. from a pizza parlor owners, to the store that we go to for christmas tree decorations, to all of the neighborhoods. after three years, we have been a thriving community. i have passed along an overview of our school. some of us have graduated and have come back to show our delight in this. this is a little baby that says, i love mommy. we do represent a very diverse community. to extend our thank you, our children have created booklets for every single supervisor here. without further ado, i would
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like to thank you for having us come. where are the booklets? they are all original artwork from our kids. there should be of levin. we hope you enjoy it. [applause]
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>> thank you. i also have another accommodation. hi. colleagues, i would like you to join me in honoring her for her
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lifetime of service to san francisco. she was my appointee to the mental health board for the last five years. i cannot believe it has been that long. she worked tirelessly to connected community with the city to better help families that used in dental services. before she joined the board, she worked as a youth counselor for six years and was a valued member of the use of thing -- youth housing authority. she showed her devotion to people she was working with and exhibited excellent leadership skills. i would like to commend her to her service to the community and the people of san francisco. thank you very much for being here. [applause] >> i would like to say thank-you to the supervisor alioto-pier.
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and also to sophie maxwell. i am a little nervous. i want to thank my family for being with me. and the executive director of the mental health board. [applause] i want to thank all of you. i continue to serve. people ask, why are they doing this? >> they are being kind to people. when should we stop being kind? never. [applause]
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>> thank you. thank you, supervisor alioto- pier. this is followed by a supervisor chu. >> can i ask dave to come up? if you could come up with him. today, it is my honor to recognize dave, who has dedicated the last 38 years of his life to the san francisco parks and recreation department. he started out at the jackson playground where he coached
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thousands of kids that baseball, basketball, and football. he began running services for the facilities and began running the first inclusion program. for the last 21 years, he has poured his heart and soul into his job as the camp director for the day camp. that equates to 21 years for creating new games and crafts for kids every week. learning and teaching every single camp song and skit imaginable. if you line up all of the smorews you cooked they would probably go to the moon. this is a place for urban kids can go to explore nature to their car -- their heart's content. folks get together and celebrate. the things that they hear is how
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wonderful dave has been and how instrumental he has been to the success of the camp. this is his last week at pine lake camp. i want to thank you for all of your years of service and your dedication to the children of san francisco. thank you very much. [applause] >> i would like to thank the board of supervisors. a special law -- especially supervisor carmen chu for recognizing this over the last 38 years by honoring me today. my whole career has been centered around one principle. to provide quality recreational opportunities for the children of san francisco. this friday it will mark the end of my 38-year career with the san francisco parks and recreation department. this is not my decision to leave, but the decision of
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recreation and parks, who no longer require my assistance. i am touched by the family and friends who have touched my life. especially supervisor carmen chu, blackstone, and the people behind me. i have been blessed to have a co-worker like carol at my side. her ability to help children with disabilities is unsurpassed. if i have not been the camp manager, i have a profound admiration for both of them and the board of ethics. thank you. [applause]
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>> i retired last year from parks and recreation. this has been very hard with us to lose his position after this many years. he has done a good job. he has an impeccable record. he will be missed. 21 years as a camp manager. he has done wonders. he has children from the 1970's that stop by the house to see how daisy is doing. children with disabilities act still come to see how dave is. i am truly happy to see how
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truly recognized he has been. it is a long time coming. i know there is life after rec and park. he said that i would never have met cammy or carmen. for all of the wonderful people. thursday night, we do have our final luaw for the summer. dave bayh is a -- buys a pig out of his own pocket. >> good afternoon, board of supervisors. i would like to take this opportunity to honor him and providing a space and treasured experience that all san
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francisco you should probably have an opportunity to participate in. he has had the opportunity to get to know the campers individually. he has volunteered junior counselors. from paid junior counselors to adult camp counselors. within the estimate he has built continuity, trust, solid values, job training for our youth for the last 21 years. this is for 38 years with the san francisco parks and recreation department. it is with deep sadness that i and other san francisco families have the values of san francisco public employees at the end of this month. his leadership and commitment will be missed and it is a replaceable. thank you very much for this
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honor. thank you. [applause] >> as a parent who has had the opportunity to have two of his children to go through pili -- pine lake the kamp, i have to say, thank you for doing this. this is a great opportunity to thank dave for what he has done. i cannot imagine what we have done without it. you need your medical professionals and you need everybody. you need a good, solid, recreation program. that is what we had in the summer with dave in pine lake.
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>> thank you very much for the presentations. are there any others for the day? >> today's meeting will be adjourned in the meeting of the following individual on behalf of the full board of supervisors. president chiu: i know we are about to recessed for our first break since christmas. i would like to thank all of you for the tremendous work that you have been doing. i know it has been a very busy time. . at this time, i would like to adjourn until september 7.
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supervisor chu: good morning. welcome to the regular meeting of the city operations and
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neighborhood services committee. i'm joined by supervisors avalos and dufty. are there any announcements, victor? >> yes, please turn off all cell phones and pagers. if you wish to speak during public comment, please fill out a speaker card and turn them in to myself. if you are presenting documents, please provide a copy to the clerk for inclusion in the file. items acted upon today will appear before the board of supervisors again on september 7, 2010, unless otherwise stated. supervisor chu: thank you. item one, please. >> item 1, hearing to consider that the transfer of a tight 21 off-sale general license from 605 kearny street for david's food store will serve the convenience of the people of the city and county of san francisco. >> good morning, madame chair, supervisors. what is before you today is a
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store that is currently licensed as a type 20, which means it currently sells beer and wine. the store across the street recently went out of business. he took that as a type 21, which allowed it to sell distilled spirits as well. individual to the opportunity to buy that led and transferred directly across the street. i wanted to point out to you that there is no net gain in licenses, and he will be sending his current type 20 when he gets through the whole process -- he will be suspending his card to play. we recommend with the following conditions. i would point out that the current type 20 at his business is and condition, so we are allowing more opportunity by enhancing the license with the 21, but we are coming up with some labor conditions -- the current 20 at his business is unconditioned. our -- sales shall be permitted only between 9:00 a.m. and 9:00 p.m. each day of the week except for december 21 from 9:00 a.m. to january 1 until 2:00 a.m.
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sunday years, he will be able to go until 2:00 a.m., which was important to him. -- so on new year's, he will be able to go until 2:00 a.m. again, this primary a food store. next is that no distilled spirits shall be sold in bottles or containers smaller than 375 millimeters, basically a half point -- a half pint. we're trying to avoid airline bottles usually consumed on the streets. they shall not be concerned -- sold in bottles smaller than 355 millimeters x up for a prepackaged multiple unit quantities of four or more. shall be sold in alcohol content is of for dinner one man in a court bottle. next, no mall beverage shall be sold with alcoholic content greater than -- no malt beverage shall be sold with alcoholic content greater than -- i'm sorry, i'm just trying to make sure that is correct.
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5.7 by volume. this condition -- no beer or malt beverage shall be sold in quantity smaller than remanufactured six packs per sale with the exception of wine coolers, beer coolers, which must be sold and manufactured prepackage multi unit quantities of four or more. there shall be no cuts, glasses, or similar receptacles commonly used for drinking at the premises quantities of less than 24 in the original multi- container package. next condition, all eyes shall be sold at or above prevailing price and quantity is not less than 3 pounds for sale and shall not be given away. next condition, no person under the age of 21 shells sell or deliver alcoholic beverages. no alcohol beverage shall be consumed on any property adjacent to the premises under the control licensee. the conditioner shoulder
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responsible for keeping free of litter the area over which they have control. loitering, defined as standing idly about, lingering aimlessly without lawful businesses, so inhibited on a sidewalk or property adjacent to the licensed premises. next conditions are graffiti conditions. graffiti shall be removed from the premises and parking lots within 72 hours of application. if it occurs on friday or weaken day or holiday, the licensee shall remove it within 72 hours following the beginning of the next week day. the exterior of the premises shall be equipped with lighting and power. additionally, the petitions, disturb the normal privacy of any neighboring. we would recommend the application for approval. the applicant does concur with these conditions. supervisor chu: this is a situation where the existing business that will be acquiring the tide 21 already does have a tight 20 license. >> that will get surrendered
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once it goes through our process. >> so they are simply taking over the tight 21 license from across the street, during their existing type 20. >> correct, and i would point out that the current tight 20 has no conditions -- the current type 20. supervisor chu: ok, are there any members of the public that wish to speak on item 1? seeing none, the item is closed. we have a motion to move this item forward with a recommendation with conditions that were stipulated. i shall move this forward on the committee report. okay, without objection. >> [inaudible] sen forward as committee report to the board meeting of august 10, 2010. supervisor chu: thank you. item two. >> item two, hearing to consider the transfer of a type 20 off sale beer and wine liberalizes from 880 harrison street to 690
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stanyah streen for whole foods market california will serve the convenience of the people of the city and county of san francisco. >> this is an application for a type 20 license, which would allow beer and wine only, and this was previously a different store. that stores currently shut down, and whole foods is now trying to acquire that space and operate it. we are recommending this license for approval with conditions, as follows. condition one -- sale, service, and consumption of alcohol beverage shall be permitted only between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 10:00 p.m. each day of the week. the condition references consumption. many wholefoods eventually do wine tasting. this license will not currently allow that, but anticipating that possibility, we are trying to allow that down the road. they still have to go through due process.
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they shall be responsible for maintaining the area free of litter over the premises over which they have control. exterior premises shall be given lighting and addition of power additionally, the condition of such lighting shall not disturb the privacy of use of any neighboring residents, and graffiti shall be removed from the premises and a parking lot under the control licensee within 72 hours of application. if it occurs on a friday or weekend or holiday, within 72 hours of the beginning of the next week day. with these conditions, we are recommending the license for approval. supervisor chu: thank you. members of the public who wish to speak on item two? seeing none, public comment is closed. is that a motion to approve the item, and we send this out as a committee report? without objection. >> item two, compared to the
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committee with resolution and set out as committee report would date of august 10, 2010. supervisor chu: thank you very much. item three. >> item 3, resolution authorizing the recreation and park department to retroactively accept and expend a given place valued at $164,760 from the san francisco conservation corps to rehabilitate trails and retaining walls at buena vista park. >> good morning share and supervisors. the item we have before you is an accept and expend of it in place valued at $164,760, stated in the resolution, and this is for work done by the san francisco conservation corps on the southeast slow. the work actually is rehabilitation trails and retaining wall work, and the project is in progress and due to be completed this month. the recreation and park department is recommending that you approve this, you recommend
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the approval of this resolution. supervisor chu: thank you very much. questions from the committee? supervisor dufty: i just want to say i'm happy to sponsor this measure, and i want to thank the conservation corps for their great work. supervisor chu: thank you. members of the public who wish to speak on item 3? >> good morning, supervisors. i have lived in san francisco for 50 years. i would like to speak in support of this item, but i would also like to add a comment i think is relevant in regards to the conservation corps. i think the conservation corps should be used for a more important project, the trimming and removal or assistance of those two projects, of dangerous trees that have been previously marked by i think part and ran
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-- park and rec and other agencies. i think a lot of those trees are still standing, just waiting for gravity to fall. i would like to suggest that john mclaren park be checked out. there has already been one death with subsequent city liability payment, and also, i think that sunset boulevard and the presidio drive should also be checked, even though i have noticed that some of the trees have been trimmed in the two areas, but still, when i drive on those and other areas in the city, i feel that the maintenance has been kind of substandard. i do notice that in some of those areas, there have been very nice new trees planted, but three, four, five, six months later, there has been an obvious growth of weeds,
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especially on portola drive, which is interesting because it is it in a fairly affluent neighborhood. anyway, i think it is noteworthy that san francisco conservation corps do this kind of work because it is not only giving them a chance to show what they can do but also would help park and rec eliminate trees before the city as more possible payouts for maps of injury, since according to what i have seen in those areas, those trees are fairly big, and it would not take very much of a tree to fall in order to hurt someone. supervisor chu: thank you. are there any other members of the public who wish to speak on this item? seeing none, public comment is closed. i do appreciate the member of the public who did speak on the issue of public safety and about safety in many of our facilities. with past issues, the city was able to secure several million
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dollars in order to work on some of the repair work on pulling down and save trees across our recreation park facility. we recommend -- we recognize that is something that needs, sterne growth, and we work with the parts department to remove the most highly rated trees from those sites, so thank you very much for that comment. seeing that we have close public comment, do we have a motion? supervisor avalos: motion to approve. supervisor chu: is that a motion to approve this item and send it forward with a committee report? without objection. >> item three will be before the full board august 10, 2010. item four, resolution authorizing the san francisco recreation and park department to accept and expend a grant administered by the california state library california cultural and historical and, in the amount of $500,000 for palace of fine arts historical landscape and park improvement.
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>> this item again is a grand valued at $500,000 -- grant value of $500,000. it will go to improve the historical landscape and park improvement. the project is also in construction and is expected to be substantially complete in october. the recreation and park is requesting your recommendation for approval of the resolution. supervisor chu: thank you very much. are there any questions? why don't we open it up for public comment. are there any members of the public who wish to speak on item four? seeing none, public comment is closed. >> move this item with recommendation as a committee report. supervisor chu: we have a motion to move this item forward as a committee

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