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that time we've helped people clean up their criminal records. we created this to help you understand how this worked. we'll plan or explain all the steps. after watching this program you'll know what to expect after completing the process. hi, there are i'm deputy and i'm part of the clean slate team. the first thing we will need to know whether your despicable to have our convictions dismissed can't be on parole or currently charged with a crime or serving a sentence and it must be from san francisco. while your colleagues will get to know your circumstances there
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are 3 steps. getting the clean slate process started it simple you can get them done in the same day. first fill out an application and they can be opinioned on sf defender.org. next you'll obtain a copy of your rap sheet that's a rap sheet going 80 the hall of justice at 850 bryant street on the fourth floor. the bureau is open monday through friday from 8 to 5. it's located one block away from the public defender's office you'll need to bring our photo id. finally, there's your our own
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your rap sheet to the front desk. you'll receive a letter from 2 to three weeks explaining the next steps. let's review the 3 steps if that fillist the police stations and on your police station and 3 deliver our rap sheet and application $0.40 to the defender. it can help with financial aid for colleagues. i want you to meet a client who did the clean slate program he refunds a nonprofit literary series. please meet joe. peep at the clean slate program worked with me today, i i am an
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author of 3 books a husband and a father would you recommend clean slight to another person >> i would definitely recommend that. so, now you have a better understanding of the gibt address benefits of the clean slate program as well as highway to get started. let's hear some common questions. keep in mind those are general questions you'll you may be seated with an attorney who be provide more information based on our circumstances >> just to be clear i don't have to tell my employers will my ejections. >> yes. as well as convictions that have been dismissed. if someone runs a criminal background they'll see the charges but it's dismissed.
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you will be able to legally tell your employers person never convicted >> i don't to tell anyone is there a way to rears them. >> there's some cases you can. maybe you're arrested because police thought you were someone else. wound our arrest record is sealed you can say you were never >> if i wanted to clear my record if i was convicted of a felon. >> it is also known as a one letter officer the clean stating hit. >> may be able to get it raersz but if i went to prisoner you
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may quality for a correspondent certified document saying you're a lay abating citizen are. you had should be aware for some state jobs state agencies are allotted to consider our criminal history. those jobs are private security jobs health care workers and other careers involving the children the i can sick or elder. it will benefit you human resources here's some of the things clean slate can't do it doesn't prevent an old conviction to there the sense of a new criminal action. the court might connotes more
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sentences even if it been submit you can't own or polgs possess a firearm. if it bars you from carrying an firearm eclipsing our record won't change that. submittal doesn't rove a sex ejection. if you're required to register as a sex offender that process will continue even if your record has been cleared, however, other forms of royalties maybe eligible. we look forward to helping you move forward with your life ♪ ♪ so, now you know a little bit more about the program we encourage you to apply go the sf purifyi
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purifying.org or stop by any place for our clean slate program. our team looks forward to serving >> ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ in in this cfo memory i remember having cfo with mile-an-hour grorm >> and they were having sausage with my grorm. >> and i was six or seven and i
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made a face. >> when i was younger i had a preference for cfo i used to drink it but that did something to my body. >> i've been drinking coffee since i was 17 role the only thing i'm good at i have trying to find my way through school i jousted coffee and decided to do that for the rest of my life i started looking into the process of the coffee and where it came from and where do those beans come from oh, they come from a fruit. >> the coach stays with me i grew up and one day i'm going to
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own a coffee shop i should at it in 98 i visited over 11 hundred coffee shops to see why people go to come over shops. >> we've searched beans api all over the world tokyo and south america. >> when i wanted to do was get into every aspect of the coffee and real estate there was multiply steps of making a great cup of coffee. we do is revolt and that's because with the qualifies of coffee shop and once you revolted it it how far anyone else's and the coffee and one thing about the coffee they were
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special blends i create. i spent seven years on one blend. each bean is all chemistry and blend with each culture and beans is like people beans and those people give me a reputation and it only happens fwhons a lifetime. your clients love you and that's what happens. >> but then i fell in love a eternal hanging out at the coffee shops the coffee woosz terrible by the community aspects i initiated. >> i think it's a important place to find your friends and
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in the entire nation >> there's so much romance in coffee it is around the sourcing of it and how it got her it's a complicated thing. >> i know for a pharynx born to make coffee i got it from my dad that's the life i live speaks for me. let's have a cup of coffee and talk about it ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪you. >> hello san francisco and naomi here with the top 3 places
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us at san francisco >> >> >> good evening and welcome to the february 26, 2014, meeting of the san francisco board of appeals. the presiding officer this evening is our vice-president ann lazarus joined by commissioner fung and hurtado and we expect
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supervisor here briefly. at the control of the boards legal assistance is pacheco. we are joined by representative. scott sanchez in the front row is the zoning administrator. duffy is here senior building inspector representing the department of building inspection and urban forester representing the bureau of urban forestry. mr. pacheco, please go over the boards meeting guidelines and conduct the swearing in process. city clerk: the board request that you turn off all cell phones and pagers. please carry on conversations in the
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hallway. appellants, permit holders and department representatives have 7 cases to present their cases. speakers must conclude their comments within the period. public comment has 3 minutes but no rebuttals. to assist the board in accurate presentation of minutes, m members of the public who wish to speak on an item is asked to please fill out a speaker card. the board also welcome your comments and suchlthsz -- suggestions. if you have questions about a hearing, please call the board office tomorrow morning located at 50/50 mission street room 304. this meeting is broadcast
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live on san francisco government television sf gov tv. thank you for your attention. at this time we'll conduct our swearing in process. if you are going to testify, please stand and raise your right hand and say i do after you have been sworn in or affirmed. please note that any member of the public may speak without being sworn with the sunshine ordinance. you'll do you solemnly swear or affirm that everything you will speak is the truth and nothing but the treetsdz. --
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truth. >> we have item 6. requests a tree removal. i understand these parties have asked for rescheduling to see if a resolution maybe worked out. we need a vote in order to move that. >> i move to continue. >> thank you. is there any public comment on the rescheduling of this item? seeing none, mr. pacheco, if you can call the roll. >> on that motion from commissioner hurtado to continue this meeting until april 30th. on that motion commissioner fung, hwang is absent, vice-president lazarus, honda hurtado. this meeting is rescheduled. >> next item is no. 8.
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requesting an alteration, the parties are asking this hearing be rescheduled to may 14, 2014. mr. fung, i hear you have a conflict in this case and should not participate in a vote about this even though it's about a rescheduling. >> for the record i have financial interest within 500 feet of the subject site and therefore ask the board to recuse me from this vote. >> i would move to continue until may 14. >> thank you. is there any additional public comment? seeing none, public comment is closed. mr. pacheco? >> on that motion from commissioner hurtado to reschedule this matter, 13-175 to may 14. commissioner fung
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is recused. the vote is 3-0. this matter is rescheduled to may 14. >> thank you. lastly as item no. 10, appeal no. v 14 has been withdrawn and will not be heard this evening. we can move to item no. 1 for any matters none on the calendar. is there anyone wishing to speak under general comment? seeing none. item no. 2 is the election of officers. when this came up you asked it be continued until we have a full house and i wonder how you would like to proceed tonight? >> that would be my preference. unless there is objection from anyone else. i would like commissioner
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nwankwo -- whang to be here. >> i would prefer to vote. >> the last time it was on calendar and she knew she had to be out she said it would be fine to proceed. yeah. i got a text from her as well. >> shall we proceed then? great. so this is pursuant to article 2, section one of the boards rules and typically the board starts with the office of vice-president. if you would like to do that again we can take nominations for office. okay? >> i would like to nominate hurtado. >> great, is there any other nomination? seeing then commissioner hurtado, are you willing to accept this nomination? >> yes. >> we should take a vote on the nomination of the vice-president. before we do
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this, is there any public comment on this? mr. pacheco? city clerk: with a motion from commissioner honda to elevate commissioner hurtado to vice-president. on that motion, commissioner fung, vice-president lazarus and commissioner hurtado? aye. the vote is 4-0. and commissioner hurtado is the new vice-president. >> congratulations. moving to office for president. >> i would like to nominate lazarus for president. >> any other nominations? is there any additional public comment? seeing none, public comment is closed. >> mr. pacheco, if you can please call the roll.
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>> aren't you going to ask me? >> are you willing to serve? >> yes. i appreciate that very much. >> mr. pacheco, on that motion from commissioner honda to elevate vice-president ann lazarus to presidency of the board, on that motion, commissioner fung, commissioner hurtado? aye, and vice-president lazarus? aye. thank you, the vote is 4-0 and ann lazarus issel elevated to the presidency of the board. >> congratulations. and let me this you in advance for helping me and the board for the next year. i really appreciate your willing innes to serve. >> okay. we can move then to item no. 3 which is commissioner comments and questions. anything, commissioners? >> my only comment is that on
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march 13th is our scheduled meeting? >> the 12th. >> i have a flight out to the east coast. so i will have to leave about 9:00 p.m.. so everyone knows. any other commissioners? any other public comment? seeing none. then item four is your consideration of board minutes for january 19, 2014. any additions? a motion to submit the minutes? >> so moved. >> is there any additional public comment? seeing none, public comment is closed. >> okay. we have a motion from the vice-president to adopt the february 19th minutes. on that motion, commissioners
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fung, commissioner hwang is absent, president lazarus, and commissioner honda. the vote is 4-0. those minutes are adopted. >> item no. 5 on the boards calendar is a closed session. the first item under that is public comment on all matters related to the closed session. is there any public comment on this item? >> good evening, steve williamson behalf of the appellant. i would like to urge the board not to go into closed session. as the board of appeals you conduct a public business and you are residents here m san diego.
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closed sessions take away the public right to know what's going on and takes away the transparency. the decision that you reached in this particular case was reached in the most public matter possible in a very large public meetings attended by dozens of people who gave testimony and broadcast on television at the same time. your deliberations and your decision was also done in the full light of day whether right or wrong or whether agreed or disagreed with it was open and transparent. i urge you not to change that now. don't move the process behind closed doors. the public will end up what's happening now and i don't believe if you look at the statutory language that this is a situation that even calls for a closed session. if that true language is very specific because of the disfavored nature of closed door meetings and the administrative code of 67.10 mirrors the state
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government code sunshine ordinance says a closed session maybe held but when required by legal council and motion vote to open session to assert attorney-client privilege and that's when you would go into closed session regarding pending litigation. the definition of pending litigation is obviously if a proceeding has been filed in front of some tribunal. that's not the case here, or if a point has been reached in your deliberations where litigation seems, there is a significant exposure of litigation is what the statute says. i don't think that's present here. the administrative process hasn't been exhausted and there hasn't been a rehearing. what you got is a mere legal argument not on the findings
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and incorrect legal argument and the party who made that legal argument is not here to support it or defend it. you are given a threat of litigation, there is no litigation pending and i don't think there is any significant exposure that would drive this board behind closed doors into closed session. >> thank you, any further public comment? please step forward. >> thank you. behind key, resident. i would echo mr. williams point and say that really this is no the a complex legal issue as i put on here. both the statute and the case law here are very clear. in the appellate court set out a process for determining whether or not the
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haa applies to a project like this. your first it has to be determined that the project is in fact complies with zoning guidelines. >> excuse me for a minute. isn't this related to the issue of closed session and not the matter as agendaized? >> i think we can allow him to comment as to why he thinks we shouldn't go into closed session. >> basically this is a fair instance where the statute not applying here because you have already made a decision that the project does not comply with the residential design guidelines and you had 13 policies that you cited for that. as such you don't even follow into statutory framework. this project is
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not protected by the haa. furthermore, one last point is that the haa only applies to housing development projects and the haa very clearly defines housing development project if it's a mixed use project as one where the non-residential uses are related to neighborhood and commercial uses. the neighborhood commercial is defined as small specialty stores. this is going tools to have a restaurant and a restaurant is not a store according to the land use guidelines. as such the project is not housing development project and not subject to the protections of thehaa. thank you. >> any other public comments on the closed session. seeing none. commissioners the next item is to whether or not

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