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office of urban affairs part of the network and was helpful during the 2010 consensus so terry (clapping.) thank you all for being here today for spornl this press convention and i went talking about this specific, you know, issue in our community and i thank you, again, for lending our area in moving this forward. i forgot to say (speaking foreign word). i'm not a fluent tagalog speaker i want to ucla but with my limited focuscy i had to do we have to help our filipino members access service and
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helped people to get food stamps and get legal assistance to fight for their reporters. a lot of the folks are doing this in district 6. i want to thank you naomi kelly for your work and supervisor avalos for proposing the amendment and passing it in 2009. your staff amy and so many folks to thank supervisor kim and supervisor avalos and april and supervisor avalos office staff and also a couple of supervisors not here supervisor campos and his office and supervisor ed mar were helpful in the process. there are so many people that helps to make this happen we're
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standing on the shoulder the filipino community that's been here almost a century fighting for housing and workers to live in san francisco. i i know supervisors that have been representing their districts 6 and 11 we know we've hit the 10 thousand folk people saipg i don't speak enough english and the united states is so important there is an under count of folks so we're very happy to get thirty to this point it took sprierns are pioneers of the community we're happy we're here today. i mention everyday nonprofit staff nurses and government employees and even school
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acknowledge children have translating for their parents and grandparent and they're not being recognized but they have to the tagalog the official language in the philippines is a great thing it's a city of gunpoint and welcoming of immigrants and all those english proficient consultants. the filipino center is a proud member of the language access network and we're proud to work with the network with adrian and others and our new speciality santa draw who will be working with (clapping) going forward so. the process is new this is the first language certified under the language act and we look forward to working with other
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community partners to certify other languages and hope to backing make the process better so we can make it a strong step forward as possible. we looked at to working with sandra and with the burn heights center and f ad s when is our sponsor today and bishop there are members of active leadership and grassroots we want to thank everyone for coming again, this is a big step forward a century of filipinos in the united states and this is >>right. step to recognize the contribution and the strength of our community in san francisco. thank you all for coming here today and all your work
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(clapping.) thank you terry. i would like to introduce grass lee for affirmative action dpras focuses on racial justice issues. c aa is part of the language access network and is with the immigrant affairs. grace (clapping.) so i'll try to make this quick i, you know, today is wednesday i'm thinking of the irony because the staff is asking for the reform so today is a wonderful celebration of how lucky we are in san francisco is have so many supervisors and mayor here in support of the community. as was mentioned we were involved if the effort of the access language and all those
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were in putting in place a policy that would allow our city to adapt to the changes here we are today, we have partners with the access here the burn heights center and we have a new partner we know this work is difficult it's resource intensive it takes time and money and train but at the same time the community partners we're going to go back to our offices and continue the hard work to work with the community they feel awe ashamed or whatever in light of that today there's no important, important to recommend that. today is exciting and as terry mentioned the community has been
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doing this work for a very long time. we have our elected officials it's san francisco at its best today. so thank you (clapping.) all right. well, thank you this ends our press convention and the mayor and others are here for limited questions.day. >> thank you for being here today to welcome air lingus to
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san francisco international airport i'm john martin the airport director i want to send a welcome to lingus to christofi mueller (clapping) joined by a number of digital tars including the mayor of san francisco mayor ed lee. mr. mayor (clapping) for san francisco and the city of cork the sister city has a relationship we're happy to welcome the deputy mayor laurie king stone raise your hand. and the cork chamber of commerce ceo conner healy. thank you (clapping) also present from the san
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francisco sister city committee the chairman during mat. thank you (clapping) and the business committee chair jim. (clapping.) and a warm welcome to the consul general of ireland phillip grant (clapping) and we have a large irish community in san francisco a lot of those folks joined us we want to welcome san francisco former gentleman representing dianne feinstein (clapping) we're pleased to have ireland's award winning service ireland and san francisco share special connections including strong hi,
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tech industry and a general with the bus community and 20u6r78 industry. on either side great connections of service where passengers fly connecting to bubonic listen and san francisco one hundred connecting flights to benefit from. we really aim to provide world-class set of standards for the industry it exceeds customer expectations and we're reviving one-hundred $2 million in upgrading our facilities including this bar-and-grill terminal to add amenity and additional services and building a new 4 hundred room 5 star hotel connected by your train system we're committed to have
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the services for the airline partners to air lingus and all the passengers using the airport we're to going to make this the easiest airport connection airport. it's now great pleasure to introduce the mayor of san francisco mayor ed lee (clapping) >> thank you john. congratulations to, you know, last year, we had 16.9 million investors come electro there 0 the airport that's express or implied so i want to congratulate john. more and more i'm coming out for events this is another wonderful occasions welcome the ceo from
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air lingus they spent 10 hours in the air on this flight the first and he hopefully, we'll endanger this in the future and because the relationship with e.r. land i want to see that san francisco and ireland are benefiting from our economy because of the relationship. certainly culturely and with the presence of our business community and sister city that's a strong reflection. over a year ago i had an opportunity to go on my first visit to cork a year and a another thing. we had a great time representing san francisco and being the the chairperson the master person of the parade for the stds in
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coverage we're talking about where we got the responsibility name of the lee river in coverage this was one of my first invests and i also met a group of kids there when i was brought to the black castle center where they teach off-street parking projects on science my technology. i made a mental note i had a great time watching the kids and being kathy how they draw in a 3-d way and seeing the excitement. i made a mental note if we're lucky enough i ended my trip meeting with the chamber of commerce and conner reflected open that we were he will hopefully a decision to regig this direct flight and i really
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want to be gracious and grateful to the a airline for making this appropriate decision i want to welcome not only the crew and ceo but on this integral flight thanks to the generosities of those we sponsored 5 of the kids for could do joe's to be in the trip they're here today, i give them some cookies with my face on them (laughter) i figured john self-we gave cookies out to the arriving passengers from the international flights we'll jump over the sky tracks someday; right? we were just laughing and celebrating we were named the
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third most important airport in the world they consider our airport to be friendly if we did nor cookies co- do joe's. they're to spend 5 days here we have a lot of technologies copy companies in the be sure but we look at bubonic listen and they're considered the nation capital of the world and from bubonic listen not only from europe but from east africa and here in san francisco we consider ourselves the nation capital we have a lot of technology companies her and the kids will be visit game developments and companies their bebe at the academy of science
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and the "x" platform. i hope you enjoy users here but again congratulate air lingus again for this inaudible flight and know we'll be supporting our convoys e criticize efforts on this action let me thank you for the opportunity to present mr. mueller with your plaque and please, mr. mueller please come on up as we palatium this day to be air lingus in san francisco
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(clapping) >> thank you, mr. mayor. a representative from the state assembly bill couldn't be here but a member of the staff is here to air lingus. i want to ask assembly member to step forward and ask christofi mueller to step forward again as well >> thank you, everyone and good afternoon. i'm norway restrict i'm here on behalf of the assembly member 39 i phil i'm here to present this plaque to air lingus. we want to thank air lingus and mr. moourt for visiting us today and on behalf of the assemblyman
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phil congratulations on this occasion (clapping.) san francisco o has a strong partnership r with attracting international service. i want to ask you to join in in welcoming sandra (clapping.) thank you, john it's my pleasure to add my thanks to air lingus we're thrilled about the tourism time between our two countries. the tour is the number one tour
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industry is the growth is strong it's extremely important to making sure that flight is both ways coming in san francisco and going to ireland. dublin is a gateway and we look forward to working with the central europe. over 50 of irish coming into san francisco come from dublin i was with may team and to promote this flight we look forward to working with i for a strong relationship pr congratulations and welcome again (clapping.) thank you, john i'd like to welcome the ceo christofi
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mueller >> good afternoon ladies and gentlemen, may i ask the crew please to join me on stage we have the gun is all over the place but please join me (clapping) so mayor ed lee and keep in mind guests thank you for the warm welcome i'm overwhelming i have not seen people to pick up their came forward to take beautiful pictures this was what difficult time for ireland but this is a contribute to what's been called in the previous speaks the technology sector in the bay area and dunn listen where month
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american companies have chosen to base their european headquarter and we hope to contribute to this relationship. but for you who don't know us lingus we're very, very old but still very modern at this time 78 years old and very modern we serve almost 90 percent of our tickets on the internet and have the most equipment we fly and recognized as being in ward regard to direction policies. it's not just technology it is going both way the island enjoyed the visitor numbers in
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the united states and that is attributable your landscape and very attractive hotel prices we want to continue we increased our capacity 15 percent this year hopefully 20 percent is usually unusual but you tourism inbound is important and the vice chairman of the island and jim is here with us to make that point again but also out bound tourism in upper california is the most attractive tourism designation in the united states and we see that today. i check the 5 o'clock we carry only 95 from the island and the rest is in paris and all over
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europe that's basically the next step not only to connect idling island to california and europe but the whole world. we have an irish community in san francisco we believe approximately 4 hundred and 50 thousand people and building it or not lingus makes half of its revenue we call them relatives and family. we have 70 million people worldwide but it's a huge market and that's basically our mission we want to complete the mission every year and this flight to san francisco contributes. we have one hundred and 50 years old we thought of something of our flying equipment it is in 3 o'clock we e 3:30 we took over
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the north atlantic and the designation is ireland the sf our more importantly all the the aircraft's is called for our crew after 12 hours of work still big miles. >> thank you very much (clapping.) i'd like to ask the crew to remain up front while we had a toast and ask the mayor to come up. a big toast to the air lingus in san francisco welcome san francisco. cheers
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>> >> it is tuesday april 15, 2014, our clerk is miss erika cheng, could you call the roll. >> item one, commissioner breed? >> here. >> present. >> compass. >> present. >> kim. >> here. >> mar. >> present. >> commissioner yee? >> yee, present, we have a quorum. >> thank you, would you call the next item. two, approve the minutes of the march 18, 2014 meeting this is an action item. >> thank you, i see no comments from colleagues. >> can we open this up for public com?

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