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perhaps they may want to move to a different structure that is managed or having more consistent management with the mta, for mta garageses. so, it's not very lightly that i sort of take this vote. the issues that we've seen in the audit have nothing to do with whether or not their garages are well managed. i believe that both of those garages actually are well managed. i think that there's a lot of benefits associated with it, but to this date we still haven't received, at least i have not received sort of the data that is behind what those benefits are. i know there is going to be a lot of arguments that some of the benefits and the history certainly are not things that could be measured. i very much appreciate that and understand that. but at this moment simply because of that information, knowing that we are trying to move in a direction where the mta essentially is managing our parking structures, that i would vote against this one. and, so, i just wanted to explain it. i do think it is important for the city eventually to move to
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a place where we are seeing the parking, all parking garages be managed centrally by the mta. this may not be the time because there may not be another structure in which we are able to engage the community to be involved, but i do think that it's important at least to signal that. and, so, i just wanted to explain my vote. i hope that there will be some more information that is forthcoming that really proves and shows the benefit of both of the organizational structures. i believe that that information is out there. i just think that that probably has not been brought to light. and, so, without that information at this moment i'm not able to support it. so, just wanted to explain that. but thank you very much for reaching out and sharing with me your comments. i verb appreciate it. >> supervisor avalos. >> thank you. i will be pretty much echoing the comments of supervisor carmen chu. i do want to thank people for coming here and expressing their interest and keeping the current structure for the
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garages. i just feel that i haven't really heard real tangible benefits that are quantifiable that i could really support. i think that there's ways of things have been done that we would like to continue, but i don't think it's necessarily the reason why i want to be able to support something going forward without looking at how we can actually create better structures for our garages overall under the mta. so, i will be voting no on this. i'm sure we'll be in the minority with supervisor carmen chu, which is a good day to be in the minority with you. [laughter] >> any further discussion? trowel call vote. >> on item 15, supervisor cohen? cohen aye. supervisor farrell? farrell aye. supervisor kim? kim aye. supervisor mar? mar aye. supervisor wiener? wiener aye. supervisor yee? yee aye. supervisor avalos?
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avalos no. supervisor breed? breed aye. supervisor cam pos? campos aye. president chiu? chiu aye. supervisor chu? chu no. there are nine ayes and two no's. >> the resolution is adopted. next item, please. >> item 16 is a resolution approving a lease agreement between the municipal transportation agency and the city of san francisco uptown parking corporation for the sutter stockton public parking garage with an initial term of 10 years for a base rent of $1 and two 5-year options for a base rent of $1 for each option. >> president chiu. >> thank you, mr. chair. colleagues, obviously given the vote that we just cast i was happy to support the japan center garage corporation for the reasons that were provided. and as the district supervisor for the uptown parking corporation parking garage that is in question, i'm also happy to support this particular item and i hope for those of you who supported the last item for consistency sake, we are able to move forward this item. in addition to the fact that
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the sfmta has stated for both of these operations that while they could directly administer the different garages, that we have in front of us, they consider the fact that the added oversight and community relations provided by these organizations are in the best interest of the garage and the city. i think and heard and believe that many of you have heard from the leadership of the union square community about the impact that this organization has had in union square within a part of town that sees some of the most densely traveled and densely parking situations that we have in the city. so, with that, colleagues, ask for your support for this and we will proceed. >> great. i assume, colleagues, that we need a roll call on this. we can have a roll call, madam chair. >> on item 16, supervisor cohen? cohen aye. supervisor farrell? farrell aye. supervisor kim? kim aye. supervisor mar?
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mar aye. supervisor wiener? wiener aye. supervisor yee? yee aye. supervisor avalos? avalos no. supervisor breed? breed aye. supervisor campos? campos aye. president chiu? chiu aye. supervisor chu? chu no. there are 9 ayes and 2 no's. >> the resolution is adopted. item 17. >> item 17 is a resolution retroactively approving the boarding area "f" specialty store lease between avila retail development and management, llc, and the city and county of san francisco, acting by and through its airport commission with a minimum annual guarantee of $162,000 for a term from january 1, 2013, through december 31, 2019. >> roll call vote? >> on item 17, supervisor cohen? cohen aye. supervisor farrell? farrell aye. supervisor kim? kim aye. supervisor mar? mar aye. supervisor wiener? wiener aye. supervisor yee? yee aye. supervisor avalos? avalos aye. supervisor breed? breed aye.
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supervisor campos? campos aye. president chiu? chiu aye. supervisor chu? chu aye. there are 11 ayes. >> the resolution is adopted. next item. >> item 18 is a resolution authorizing the office of contract administration to enter into the seventh amendment between the city and xtech (part of the technology store procurement vehicle) in which the amendment shall increase the contract amount from $60,490,000 to $90,580,000 for the period january 1, 2009, through december 31, 2013. >> supervisor campos. >> thank you, mr. president. and you know, i don't have any specific issue, per se, with the amounts that we are talking about here, but this is the seventh amendment to an original contract for 12 million. and right now, if this amendment is approved, which is an amendment for $30 million, that means that by the time the item is completed, we will have
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spent $90 million up from the original 12 million. so, i'm just wondering if someone from staff could just explain why the seventh amendment, how it is that we got to this point. thank you. >> if we could hear from city staff. >> good afternoon, supervisors. bill jones, office of contract administration, purchasing. the original technology store consisted of four category 1 contracts. and it was based on an estimated value of about 121 million over the three-year period. there were additionally three contracts for products only. so, a total of seven contracts for an estimated 120 million over three years. when we awarded the contracts,
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we wanted to apportion them in a reasonably, what we considered fair way that we would give equal contracts amount to each of the contractors. so, each of the four got 12 million each and each of the three got 24 million. over time, the transactions that occur against the store, they are generally competitive within the store. and, so, the vendors compete for business and they receive different amounts of awards for projects on which they actually track the money for the value of the contract. over the years, the xtech contract or the contractor has been successful in acquiring the city's business and, therefore, the need over time to raise the contract amount by
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varying amendments over the years is why it has raised to 7. >> and there a reason why the original contract did not allow for a larger amount so that you didn't have to keep going back and continuing to amend it? >> we at the time estimated the amount to be 120 million over three years, as i said, and we apportioned it equally. i guess in going forward when we come back to the board of supervisors toward the end of this year with a replacement of these contracts, we can go back and look and see if there is a way for us to create a formula to try to estimate amounts going forward where we would not have to come back more often. >> you know, and i'm happy to support this item today, but i do think that whenever you have this number of amendments, you always wonder if you could have gotten a better deal if you had thought about what the totality of the amount should be at the
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outset. so, that's always a question that comes up, you know. but i know that the budget and legislative analyst reviewed this and also recommended approval. so, i just wanted to get clarification on that. thank you. >> colleagues, any further questions? can we take this item same house same call or do we need a roll call? okay, without objection, this resolution is adopted. item 19. >> item 19 is resolution adopting findings under the california environmental quality act related to modifications to the san francisco public utilities commission water system improvement program calaveras dam replacement project, located in alameda and santa clara counties, including the adoption of a mitigation monitoring and reporting program and a statement of overriding considerations; and directing the clerk of the board of supervisors to notify the controller of this action. >> same house same call? this resolution is adopted. item 20. >> item 20 is a resolution authorizing the police department to retroactively accept and expend a grant in the amount of $200,000 from the california emergency management agency for the anti-human trafficking task force program for the period of october 1, 2012, through september 30, 2013.
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>> same house same call? this resolution is adopted. item 21. >> item 21 is a resolution authorizing the general manager of the public utilities commission to execute a 20-year lease, for $52,324 annually with an annual increase of four percent, with los altos hotel associates, llc, for approximately 47,916 square feet of land known as bay division pipelines 3 and 4, parcel no. 232a, located in the city of los altos, santa clara county, california, for hotel parking and recreation purposes. for 52 million. >> i think it's 52,000. >> you are correct. >> colleague, same house same call? this item is adopted. item 22. >> item 22 is resolution determining that the issuance of a type 42 on-sale beer and wine license to angel davis and nguey lay for 7682, llc, d/b/a fig and thistle, located at 313 ivy street (district 5), will serve the public convenience and necessity of the city and county of san francisco, in accordance with business and professions code, section 23958.4, with conditions. >> supervisor breed. >> thank you. i want to ask my colleagues to support this. angela davis, who is the owner, has done a great job with outreach and she is supported by the hayes valley merchant
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and neighborhood association and i think this would be great for the community. so, i'm hoping that my colleagues would support this. thank you. >> colleagues, any further discussion? same house, same call? this resolution is adopted. item 23. >> item 23 is a resolution determining that the issuance of a type 42 on-sale beer and wine public premises license to lynne carmichael for eno st. francis, llc, d/b/a eno, located at 310-320 geary street (district 3), will serve the public convenience and necessity of the city and county of san francisco, in accordance with business and professions code, section 23958.4, with conditions. >> same house same call? this resolution is adopted. item 24. >> item 24 was referred from the land use economic development committee without recommendation. resolution granting revocable permission to aquilina family 2001 revocable trust to occupy a portion of the public right-of-way to remove and reconstruct a portion of a city-owned and maintained retaining wall to construct a concrete driveway ramp, with accessible transition slopes to conform to the existing sidewalk grade, that will provide vehicular access to a proposed new residence with a garage at 54 peralta avenue. >> colleagues, this is from public works. i'd like to acknowledge the district supervisor, supervisor campos. >> thank you, mr. president. colleagues, i want to say today we have been working with not only the parties, but also the residents in trying to resolve some of the issues here and so
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with that in mind i here by move for a two week continuance to march 12. >> supervisor campos has asked for a two week continuance. is there a second to that? seconded by supervisor avalos. colleagues, any objection, with a motion to continue? this item will be continued to two weeks. why don't we move to the rules committee recommendations. item 25. >> item 25 is a motion reappointing supervisor david campos, term ending january 31, 25 20* 15 to the golden gate bridge highway and transportation district board of directors. >> colleagues, we have a motion to excuse supervisor campos, excused -- motion by supervisor avalos, seconded by supervisor mar without objection. supervisor campos is excused. roll call vote on the motion to approve. >> on item 25, supervisor cohen? cohen aye. supervisor farrell? farrell aye. supervisor kim? kim aye. supervisor mar? mar aye. supervisor weaner? wiener aye.
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supervisor yee? yee aye. supervisor avalos? avalos aye. supervisor breed? breed aye. president chiu? chiu aye. supervisor chu? chu aye. there are 10 ayes. >> the motion is approved. next item. >> item 26 is a motion is pointing supervisor scott wiener term ending january 31, 2015, to the golden gate bridge highway transportation district board of directors. >> motion to excuse supervisor wiener. he shall be excused. roll call vote. >> on item 26, cohen aye. supervisor farrell? farrell aye. supervisor kim? kim aye. supervisor mar? mar aye. supervisor yee? yee aye. supervisor avalos? avalos aye. supervisor breed? breed aye. supervisor campos? campos aye. president chiu? chiu aye. supervisor chu? chu aye. there are 10 ayes. >> the motion is approved.
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item 27. >> item 27 is a motion appointing supervisor norman yee, term ending january 31st, 2015 to the golden gate bridge highway and transportation district board of directors. >> colleagues, can we have a motion to excuse supervisor yee? motion by supervisor farrell, seconded by supervisor cohen, without objection. he shall be excused. and we can take a roll call vote on the motion to approve. >> on item 27, supervisor cohen? cohen aye. supervisor farrell? farrell aye. supervisor kim? kim aye. supervisor marv? mar aye. supervisor wiener? wiener aye. supervisor avalos? avalos aye. supervisor breed? breed aye. supervisor campos? campos aye. president chiu. chiu aye. supervisor chu. chu aye. there are 10 ayes. >> the motion is approved. next item. >> item 28 is a motion reappointing supervisor malia cohen, term ending june 20th, 2014 to the association of bay area government's executive board.
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>> colleagues, can we have a notion to excuse supervisor cohen? motion by supervisor campos, seconded by supervisor mar, without objection she shall be excused. roll call vote on the motion. >> on item 28, supervisor farrell? >> aye. >> farrell aye. supervisor kim? kim aye. supervisor mar? mar aye. supervisor wiener? wiener aye. supervisor yee? yee aye. supervisor avalos. avalos aye. supervisor breed. breed aye. supervisor campos. campos aye. president chiu. chiu aye. supervisor chu. chu aye. there are 10 ayes. >> the motion is approved. next item. >> item 29 is a motion reappointing eric mar term ending february 1st, 2017 to the bay area air quality management district board of directors. >> colleagues, can we have a motion to excuse supervisor mar in motion by supervisor campos, seconded by supervisor yee. without objection, supervisor marsh be excused. roll call vote on the motion. >> on item 29, supervisor cohen? cohen aye. supervisor farrell? farrell aye. supervisor kim?
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kim aye. supervisor wiener. wiener aye. supervisor yee. yee aye. supervisor avalos. avalos aye. supervisor breed. breed aye. supervisor campos. campos aye. president chiu. chiu aye. supervisor chu? chu aye. there are 10 ayes. >> motion is approved. item 30. >> item 30 is a motion reappointing supervisor john avalos, term ending february 1st, 2017 to the bay area air quality management district board of directors. >> colleagues, motion to excuse supervisor avalos. by supervisor chu, seconded by supervisor campos without objection he shall be excused. roll call vote on the motion to approve. >> on item 30, supervisor cohen. cohen aye. supervisor farrell. farrell aye. supervisor kim. kim aye. supervisor mar. mar aye. supervisor wiener. wiener aye. supervisor yee. yee aye. supervisor breed. breed aye. supervisor campos. campos aye. president chiu. chiu aye.
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supervisor chu. chu aye. there are 10 ayes. >> motion to approve. colleagues as we wrap up that round of appointments and re-appointments to various bodies i just want to mention something particularly to our newer colleagues. this board used to have a tradition of report backs from different colleagues on the various bodies that we each serve on to members of the public. we have been for the last few minutes appointing different members to serve as san francisco's representatives in a variety of local regional and state bodies. i'm not suggesting that we do sort of mandatory report backs but i would suggest during roll call if there are issues either at bay area air quality management district, bcdc golden gate bridge district, abag, et cetera, there are appropriate things we need to be apprised of, report backs to happen at that time. with that why don't we go to item 30. >> item 31, mr. president, is a motion approving the mayor's nomination of appointment for aaron highland for the historic
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preservation commission for a term ending december 21st, 2016. >> supervisor wiener. >> thank you, mr. president. i'm strongly supportive of this nomination. mr. highland, i think, brings an incredible depth of experience in historic preservation and also a complementary understanding of good urban planning. he has very broad support including some very, very ardent preservationist. ranging across the spectrum i think he will be a supportive commissioner and i support the nomination. >> any further discussion? roll call vote. >> on item 31, supervisor cohen? cohen aye. supervisor farrell? farrell aye. supervisor kim. kim aye. supervisor mar. mar aye. supervisor wiener. wiener aye. supervisor yee. yee aye. supervisor avalos. avalos aye. supervisor breed. breed aye.
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supervisor campos. campos aye. president chiu. chiu aye. supervisor chu. chu aye. there are 11 ayes. >> the motion is approved. next item. >> item 32 is a motion approving the mayor's nomination for re-appointment of dianne matsuda to the historic preservation commission for a term ending december 31st, 2016. >> colleagues, can we do this same house same call? without objection, this motion is approved. colleagues, why don't we go to item 33, the committee report. >> item 33 was considered by the land use and economic development committee at a rescheduled meeting on monday, february 25th, 2013 and forwarded to the board as a committee report. it's an ordinance amending the planning code to create the sen central subway tunnel boring machine extraction site special use district for the property located at 1731 through 17 41 powell street, also amending the sectional zoning map to
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reflect the central subway tunnel boring machine extraction site special use district. >> thank you very much. president chiu has asked me to come up here since this is my last board meeting. so, one last time. >> thank you, madam chair. colleagues, first of all, i want to thank the land use committee for their support of this item as well as for the many unanimous votes from this board of supervisors over the year -- over the years to move the central subway project forward. this is legislation to further the mta's effort which is supported by my office, the mayor's office and many merchants and residents of the north beach area to relocate the extraction of the central subway's tunnel boring machine from the middle of columbus avenue to a less disruptive location on the private property of the so-called pagoda theater which has been a blighted graffitied property for almost two decades. where have we got? the reason we got here started in 2008 with the board of supervisors before i think any of us were on the board.
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in 2008 the board of supervisors at that time approved the plan to extract the tunnel boring machines in north beach in the middle of columbus avenue at union street. and an appeal of that e-i-r was unanimously rejected by that board. four years later the mta came back to the community and my office in the middle of last year with details around that plan that frankly were quite disruptive and my constituents and i opposed the plan that was brought to light last summer and we asked the mta to consider a number of different options. the option that we as a community, many of us thought was the best way to move forward is what i have described as a real win/win/win for the community. it's an option that is far less disruptive to the community because it pulls out the tunnel boring machine at a private property as opposed into the middle of a very busy thoroughfare in the middle of north beach. it helps to move forward the
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demolition of the pagoda theater project which is something that many in the community have wanted for many, many years. and lastly, this option does leave the possibility in the future of an extension of the central subway project from the cal street station underground union square, underneath knob hill to chinatown, hopefully some day possibly to north beach and fisherman's wharf. this sud legislation is designed to ensure that the project that had been entitled on that site will allow the owner to continue to retain the existing entitlement rights after the two years the mta will use the site for the extraction tunnel boring machine. so, with that colleagues, i'd like to ask for your support. >> thank you very much. any other comments? given that, can we take that same house same call? thank you, colleagues.
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>> colleagues, why don't we get roll call. >> first on roll call is supervisor cohen. >> thank you very much. i'm sorry, madam clerk. can you re-refer me? i seem to have misplaced my notes. >> no problem, supervisor cohen. supervisor farrell. >> thank you, madam clerk. colleagues, today i have introduced a number of hearings related to the budget and finance committee. we are going to convene the five-person committee on march 6 and start our budget process. we're going to have budget updates from a number of the major departments as well as updates from the controller's office on their five-year financial plan. it plan and 10 year capital plan as well as our city's reserve and set aside policies. i think two ones of note that i'll just call out.
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one calling for a hearing on the draft plan due out from the mayor's budget office naming the it up gayedx for emergency personnel and public safety personnel. the technology that we deploy today is woefully inadequate and in dire need of replacement. as this board knows, we just switched from lotus notes it to microsoft office last year. and we have similarly woefully inadequate and long overdue tech upgrades in the public safety departments which affect us all as a community. this hearing is going to focus on solutions and call on our police, fire and sheriff's department to outline their tech needs. san francisco's ultimately right now being built as the innovation capital and i think there is no excuse for our emergency personnel to be stuck back in the '90s. and secondly, having a specific hearing on our department of public health budget shortfall. this year we have an unanticipated budget shortfall in this current fiscal year
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we're in of $45.9 million and this is according to the controller's office six-month budget update report. there are a number of reasons for the shortfall, including changes to the medicaid program, health care reform, and staffing costs. and certainly a number of issue related to the san francisco general hospital. however, i think the main issue is it is not only going to happen this year, but this is going to be a chronic issue unless it's addressed. so, this hearing is going to call on dph to outline the reasons for this deficit and call them to present plans to start to address this shortfall. colleagues, i know this is going to be an ongoing item that's something that's really just been identified, but i think something that we're going to need to address or else it is going to plague our future budgets in years to come here at the board. the rest i submit. >> thank you, supervisor farrell. supervisor kim. >> thank you. on today i'm introducing two hearing requests, both for the select committee of the board of supervisors and the board of education. the first is a follow-up on the ongoing conversation that our
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office has been engaging in with the mayor's office, the school district and coalition of community stakeholders on the public education enrichment fund which was passed by the voters on march 2004, proposition h. and just on an update on the spending plan and also how we can ensure proper appropriation that spending line item to the school district. second, i would also like to call a hearing and get an update from sfmta on the traffic calming program criterion funding and liedic to bring to to the joint select committee as well so our schools can offer input particularly around implementing traffic calming programs for some of our more problematic areas where we cannot create the 15-mile per hour school zones such as bessie car michael and tenderloin school. last is hotel isabelle to make a necessary seismic upgrade to its building that will guarantee that its 72 units of affordable housing will remain
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safe and exist in perpetuity. hotel isabelle is one of our shelter plus providers and we're excited that oasis for girls one of our after school programs for young women in the south of market will also be moving into the ground floor of that building in may. finally, i would like to adjourn our board's meeting in the memory of cornelia godfrey who passed away in a fire that broke out in treasure island. i know many of you read about this heart breaking tragedy. she was known had her school, john muir elementary in district 5 as a sweet and cheerful honor roll student who wanted to be a basketball player and constantly made her other classmates in the fourth grade classroom laugh with her humor and smile. she died in a fire that started about 12:30 a.m. in the
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treasure island bay homes apartment that she shared with her parents and her three other siblings at 1223 marina drive. san francisco firefighters responded immediately to the distressed call, but by the time they approached the house it was already engulfed in flames. in fact, two of our firefighters and one neighbor who i will be honoring later in the chamber today, went in as good samaritans to try and save this little girl. but were unable to when the second floor collapsed. 13 adults and 13 children were displaced by this fire, but we are very fortunate that the property is managed by community housing partnership with on-site services from catholic chairsctiontion cyo who have done an amazing job in organizing the residents and the neighbors in bringing together community to support these families. i also want to acknowledge red cross for all of their work in finding hotels for these families, which they will continue to stay in through the end of the month as we work to

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