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some oakland maritime support servic services; is that correct >> supervisors there are 5 commission vacancies in june 2014 and those are some of the dmirgsz in that category are a little less active than the current group our talking to today and we'll welcome fresh fades. >> doesn't anybody want to make a motion. >> well i don't want to make a motion (laughter) but let me also i want to make a few comments. i came here definitely fully prepared without a doubt to support dr. moses because what i
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know about mrs. moedz anonymous to the immigrant but to san francisco. i only had an opportunity to meet with phil and i was very optimistic because i know how hard he worked and i i know about some of his ideas for this particular commission he will bring a missing voice. the gaps in this particular commission include the youth gap. he's not as young as i am - i'm kidding with that - he brings a prospective that seen always one of the gaps that is missing and i look at this commission and look at it how incredibly diverse s it is and how you have
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some really credible people. i came here concerned about the residency waiver and the attendance. i was definitely looking at mario he has incredible kre78d he credentials and below p blew me away with his presentation. it would be easier to appointed someone i know like phil who i actually had a had an to know he worked for me in my office he's hardworking and a great person and would do an incredible job but it's hard for me not to support the continuance of those
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candidates that are applying particularly with mel have a she wants one more term. and because of her harrod work and her work in the community the mathematics museum i i mean, the list going on in terms of advocacy. i feel compelled to make a motion to continue to personally work with phil to help to make sure that an opportunity that opens ♪ the future whether through the board or mayors heats definitely one that should be part of the commission many the future. i hope in the process of this develop some of the relationships with the members and continue to help at that
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particular time. no commission is completely one hundred periods of time full proof but i know this is an important time and we have some great people and an opportunity to add on some additional wonderful people but with all 407b9 we need to make sure the people who are on here are asked to leave if they can't attend to the meeting so we can put people like phil open the commission. with that, i'll make a motion to support kathleen coal for a seat 4, mary - oh, i have to do the residency waiver first. so i'll start with asking for a residency waiver for mario and mel have a maldonado
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>> is there a second. >> second. >> without objection that motion is passed. >> and then i'd like to move for seat 4 kathleen coal for seat 6 mario pause and seat 7 marlene kingsley i have her down for seat 7. and for seat 8 felix funning tests and seat 10 mel have a maldonado and for seat 11 tor ray moses and a before i go further director pond are the numbers correct? >> clarify seat number 6
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(inaudible). >> i think she said that. is there a second important the motion >> okay without objection the motion pads. thank you very much. and phil thanks for coming (clapping) where am i? okay. before that he we're going to item number 9 before we entertain a motion for a closed session we still have to continue the meeting please leave the room quietly. okay madam clerk, please call
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items 9 through 11 and those are claims >> before we entertain a motion to convene in closed session any members of the public wish to speak or those items. seeing none, public comment is closed colleagues is there a motion to convene in closed session >> okaypasses. >> i'm city deputy attorney the committee and make any decisions
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during the brief closed session and, in fact, the member of the room didn't leave the room a member of the public wanted to make public comment and didn't understand that the public comment was closes so they want to reopen public comment before going back into closed session. >> did he need to officially reopen closed session or resend the vote. we're going to a reopen the public comment on items 9 through 11 any public comment you have two minutes >> good afternoon committee members i'm john and i'm with
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the organization of african union the commission president. my topic is about boyd temples ministry arrival departure reports. chapter 18 from la invites and the lord said to moses i'm the lord your god. after the egypt incident you shall not do and neither shall you walk in their ordinances you shall do my scombrments and the lord your god you shall expel my statutes and judgments if a man did he shall live in them. none of you shall approach any
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of your kin to discover the nakedness of our father or mother she is your mother you shall not undercover 9 nakedness >> i'm sorry excuse me. we're making comments on 9 or 10. >> yes. on both those issues the matters are relevant. >> okay continue. >> the in a caseness of their sister and daughter of their father or mother whether she is born at home or aboard. the nakedness of your son's daughter their nakedness you shall not undercover. the nakedness of they wives
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daughter she is your sister you shall not unu undercover hear nakedness >> thank you very much. i guess we will end the closed session seeing no other comments >> i'm sorry you're ready to close public comment. >> public comment is closed. >> i'd like to make a motion to go into closed session. >> wktspasses. >> dell city attorney during the closed session the committee voted to forward to the the recommendation and continue item
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10 to the chorl. >> colleagues, can i have a motion not no disclosure what was talked about in closed session madam clerk, is there any other business. >> no, that's it. >> then this meeting a adjourned.
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>> on december 28, 1912. san francisco mayor, sonny jim rolph stared into the crowds of those who have gathered. a moment in history. the birth of a publicly own transit system. san francisco municipal railway. muni as it would become to be known. happy birthday, muni, here is to the next 100 years. the birth of muni had been a long-time coming. over the years the city was disjointed privately owned companies. horses and steam and electric-powered vehicles. creating a hodgepodge of transit options. none of them particularly
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satisfying to city residents. the city transit system like the city itself would have changes during the san francisco earthquake. the transition that will pursue from this aftermath would change san francisco's transportation system once again. facilitated by city boss, abe ruth, ushering in the electric city car. the writing was on the wall. the clammer had begun for the experiment including public transit people. owned by the people and for the people. the idea of a consolidated city-owned transit system had begun traction.
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and in 1909, voters went to the polls and created a bond measure to create the people's railway. would become a reality three years later. on december 28, 1912, mayor sonny rolph introduced the new geary electric streetcar line and the new san francisco railway. that he said would be the nucleus that would host the city. and san francisco gave further incentive to expand the city's network. a project by way of tunnel leading into chinatown by way of north beach.
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in december the first streetcar was driven into the tunnel. just two years after its berth, muni had added two lines. and k, l and m lines that span out from westportal. in 1928, the j line opened heading west to the beach. in 1944 san francisco voters finally approved muni take-over of the market street railway. by then motor bus and trolley bus improvement had given them the ability to conquer san francisco's hills. after the war most of the street-car lines would be replaced with motor or trolley bus service. in 1947, the mayor recommended replacing two lines with motor coaches. and it appeared that san francisco's iconic cable cars
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had seen their final days. entered mrs. cluskin, the leader to save the cable cars. arguing that the cable cars were a symbol of the city, and she entered a charter placed on the november ballot. it passed overwhelmly. the california street cable railway was purchased by the city in 1952. there were cut backs on the cable car system and in 1957 only three lines would remain. the three lines that exist today. in 1964 the cable car's future as part of california's transit system was sealed when it was proclaimed a national historic landmark.
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in february, 1980, muni metro were officially inaugurated. in that same year, muni received its first fleet of buses equipped with wheelchair lifts. in 1982 when the cable car had a shut-down, they added an alternative attraction to the cars. the festival was a huge hit and would continue for the next four summers in a permanent f-line that would extend all the way to fisherman's wharf, by 2000 the f-line was in place. and in 2007 muni extended the
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third line to the southeast corner and returning to third street. for the first time in 60 years. in the course of last 100 years, muni's diverse workforce forged by men and women of innovation have reflected the many cultures that flock to the city. muni's ground-breaking antidiscrimination has guaranteed equal opportunity for all. the city's policy mandates the course for the future, as they work diligently to increase options and increase multialternatives, and deduce -- reduce the carbon footprint. it continues to improve the systems. during this sen -- centennial
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year we reflect on the transit system. driven not
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