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oney that allows developers to develop affordable housing. very, very smart in term of that formula, 80/20. we need to do a better job in terms of we are stream lining that process. should you decide you go with it, should you let us know sooner rather than later so we're not left scrambling and members like you and i are not on the hook left to explain to our constituents why are you letting this happen and we haven't gone through the full process in shaping what this project looks like. thank you. >> thank you. supervisor christensen. >> just wanted to add a brief comment. i certainly synthesize with the issue of supervisor cohen's constituents. i may know this site better than anybody on the board as i worked a block away for 20 years. ka trel has been a working class neighborhood and we're losing that feel
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there to some extent. so the only thing i would like to say about this process is at least an inclusion of some of this at least 50 percent being affordable for that project and it sounds like we're going to discuss density and mass later. but i think it's really appropriate for the site and the neighborhood so i welcome that aspect. >> thank you. supervisor mar. >> yeah, i just wanted to add also that i think all rental units in the housing complex is important as well in that the neighborhood concerns were addressed by some in eliminations of two floors i believe as originally proposed. and some shadowing of the lie boek school and the playground that's close by. i'm glad the developers are being responsive to the community. i wish it
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was more than 20 percent affordable but to have rental units in a key neighborhood is really transit and it's good with a mixed project as well. >> thank you very much. seeing no other names on the roster, madam clerk. oh, supervisor wiener. >> thank you. just to be very clear, even though i understand the process points, in this particular project, it's 60 days from the acquisition to pass this resolution in order to allow the acquisition cost to be included, is that right? oh, okay. so i very much in respect with the concerns and the project, as i know as we go through the sequel and the timing of the process, every
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perspective will be addressed but i'm sure if this project succeeds we will all want it to be 80/20. but i understand the process going forward so thank you for raising that issue. >> thank you. supervisor campos. >> thank you, madam chair. just a question for supervisor cohen. in terms of what we're building on, what kind of cheng to this item would you like to see? >> supervisor cohen. >> that's a tough question, i think. >> oh, sorry. >> it's okay. thank you for putting me on the spot here. (laughter) >> supervisor campos, i can always count on you for that. (laughter) >> i would say even if we were to insert tangible language saying that we wanted to get assurances that 20 percent would be exactly which
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is what we built, 20 percent should be built for sure. the project sponsor hasn't really expressed a willingness to do that. and there isn't really any flexibility with the items we're going to be voting on today. so it's really an uncomfortable position to be placed in frankly to vote against affordable housing which is what i'm doing but it's a position i must take in order to communicate an important position of process. and being mindful as the development happens in the southeastern part of the city or any part of the city that we need to be assuring that we are following our own process and ensuring and assuring our constituents that the process is being fully executed for everyone. >> thank you. and i appreciate that. supervisor cohen, it wasn't to meant to put you on the spot. i
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understand what my colleague is saying but i will be supporting the district supervisor. i think with something like this, you have to provide some definition. thank you. >> and just for clarity, supervisor cohen would you entertain a motion to continue this item? would more time be helpful? >> no. thank you. >> thank you. madam clerk, would you please call the roll. >> on item eight, supervisor cohen. no. cohen no. supervisor sheryl. >> i. >> supervisor kim. >> i. >> tang. >> i. >> wiener. >> i. >> yee. >> i. >> yee i. avalos. i. >> avalos i. breed. >> no. >> no. campos. >> no. >> campos no. supervisor christensen. >> i. >> christensen i. there are eight i's and three no's with supervisor cohen, breed and
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christensen in the descenting. item nine is a resolution to determine the issuance on type 40 sales license for fillmore street to serve the public convenience. >> okay. madam clerk, can you please call the roll. item nine. cohen. >> i. >> farrell. >> i. >> kim. >> i. >> mar. >> i. >> tang. >> i. >> wiener. >> i. >> yee. >> i. >> avalos. >> i. >> breed. >> i. >> campos. >> i. >> christensen. >> i. >> there are 11 i's. >> this resolution is adopted unanimously. madam clerk, can you please call the next item. >> item ten is to determine the issuance on sale beer
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license to serve the public of the city. >> supervisor wiener. >> i'm certainly supportive of this item for the roxie theatre. as you may know, supervisor kim, campos and i and a series of legislation were able to loosen the restrictions that provide a little bit more balance and one of the things we were able to do to allow venues like the roxie theatre to obtain a liquor license. the roxie theatre is one of our community treasures and like many of our cultural institutions, it's struggling to survive. and giving them every opportunity to be able to generate revenue and to provide their amazing art for the city is important. and so i am really glad that this is happening. >> thank you supervisor wiener. supervisor kim. >> thank you. i just want to concur with supervisor wiener. i had the pleasure of visiting
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this theatre previously along with one of our legislatures who works weekly at the roxie theatre. i want to congratulate them on this long process, i think for five years, to be able to finally get their on sale beer license to the independent theatre that's show casing many of our films in san francisco to find other ways to support independent film makers. so i want to congratulate them. i know this is something they've been working on for quite a while. i'm looking forward to be able to go to the theatre and have my beer while i watch my screening. thank you. >> thank you. supervisor kim, can we do this item? same house, same call without objection? this resolution is adopted unanimously. madam clerk, can you please call the next item? >> item 11 is to determine
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the resolution of a type on sale public license for the 24th street bar will serve the public convenience of the city. >> same house, same call. without objection, this resolution is adopted unanimously. call item number 12. >> item 12 is an ordinance to expanded the administrative code by a language of the ordinance to apply to all city departments that provide information or services to the public and enhance the departmental is complaint plan requirement. >> supervisor tang. >> thank you. i wanted to speak on -- are we on item 12? >> i want to really set the bar high for many jushgsz in terms of making sure our city
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provides adequate opportunities for people of all different walks in life and different languages. this pushes us to do more. what we're doing in particular is we're moving the system that previously existed under l.a. o. we had tear one, tear two and this legislation will remove that tier system to make sure we're really sending a message on all departments, no matter how big or small you are, as long as you are serving the public, you should be able to provide some form of transportation services for people who seek help. that's one of the main components. we're also going to be servicing the complaint department in esee ya. they will be handling all the complaints in this department. we're also going to be stream lining the requirements for the annual report. we know it has
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been a little bit burdensome for some units to comply with. we want to make it a useful tool. we're also clarifying what this means so that it doesn't mean you have to translate your name on your door but really just to make sure that in public access areas, people know where to go for help and we are also requiring that oh see ya provides a vendor pool and transportation services. we know many departments have asked for this and asked for help to be sort of the centralized place for the departments to go to. we're happy they have agreed to do this. we also made some clarifying changes in the rule's committee where recordings on telephone messages for example do not include employee's voice mail. i know we had questions about that. so at this time, i want to thank my cosponsors supervisor yee who i know has
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amendments he wants to introduce today. and supervisor mar and i want to also thank our budget analysis office. they did analysis on things we can improve on oh see ya. i want to thank lee network. they have provided some very helpful feedback to make sure we've been working throughout the years in truly serving our community. and of course, the office of immigrant affairs. we really hope they can provide a stronger and better role for all of us in the community. and of course, my staff. so at this time, i'll turn it over to supervisor yee who i know has good amendments to add to make this an even better legislation >> okay. supervisor yee. >> thank you. well, as you can tell i'm going to be supporting this legislation. and i'm going to thank supervisor tang for approving and improving this important ordinance for everybody. and
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also, we'd like to thank your staff for her tiredless work and the civic engagement in community affairs. so colleagues, i have -- should have distributed copies to you and the clerk to amend the ordinance by having a section under 21-12 or 21.12 on page 19. this amendment asked the departments who were formerly categorized as tier two to provide an update at the six-month mark. i think it's important for us to see how departments are prioritizing as you identify any barriers that they are facing. i know that departments are going to make a good effort to comply with the new requirements. i don't want this to be a labor intensive process. but i meant to make
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sure we have a chance to look at any changes at the half way mark. this would also serve for the department to request additional resources and assistance if you need it. it's really important to make sure that whatever we're asking the departments to do that they have the necessary resources to get this done. so i think this will lend an opportunity instead of waiting one year and missing the whole budget process. so that's what i am submitting >> okay. can we take supervisor yee's -- is there a second? supervisor tang. can we take the amendment without objection. without objection, the amendment is passed unanimously. and now i would like to recognize supervisor mar. >> thank you president breed. thank you so much to
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supervisors tang and yee for bringing this forward. i wanted to say that this is about language equality and all san franciscan's receiving equal access to services. and the language barriers for different communities that are learning english is an important barrier that this legislation helps to address. in 2009, president david chiu and a number of us supported our language access ordinance. oakland followed suite soon and i think our city. because of the chinese language action and many of the language networks and many of our colleagues at the network which i totally support, and the bilingual and multi lingual city is a value to everyone, not just to english learners but to the whole city. i wanted to also acknowledge
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that one half of san francisco residents speak a language other than english at home. i think more of our departments need to really see language access as a priority. when we held hearings in 2009 with president chiu, we found that the tiers of the language access ordinance didn't really make sense. so i'm really glad that this is pulling everyone up to quality and standards so that we have language access more strongly supported throughout all the departments in the city. i'm very proud that my three member staff can speak cantonese, spanish, french, chinese and many other languages as well. but i'm hoping that as we look at our city's departments and strengthening with this language access that we'll see much move of an improvement in other departments. as we move toward being a multi lingal
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city, thank you so much to supervisor's tang and three for linging this forward >> thank you. supervisor kim. >> i just wanted to thank them for their work on this. i know supervisor tang has been working on this since she was an aid and i really appreciate that you are making sure this is an integral part of the language access. i'm glad to see this in code and i would like to add my name as a cosponsor. >> okay. thank you. not seeing no other names on the roster, can we please take this item same house, same call as amended without objection? this ordinance is passed on the first reading unanimously. madam clerk, can you please call the next item >> item 13 is a motion to amend the board of supervisors rules of orders with 3.27 by
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renaming the neighborhood services and public community to the public safety and neighborhood services community by renaming the land use committee to the land use and transportation committee and by reassigning the responsibility of sejtsments and claims to the rules committee to the government site committee. >> same house, same call? without objection, this amendment is approved unanimously. item 14, please. >> to appoint maria tory and steve fields and elaina tim loi terms ending january 18 to the health authority. >> same house, same call? without objection, this is approved unanimously. item
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clerk, can you please call item 15. >> it is a motion to appoint christina to the advising committee. >> same same house same call? approved unanimously. item 16. >> to the child care planning advisory counsel. >> same house, same call. without objection, this vote is approved unanimously. madam clerk item 17, please. >> to appoint supervisor jane kim to the development commission? >> colleagues, do we have a motion to remove supervisor kim? without objection supervisor kim is excused. can you please call the roll? >> item 16. cohen. >> i. >> farrell. >> i. >> mar. >> i. >> tang.
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>> i. >> wiener. >> i. >> yee. >> i. >> avalos. >> i. >> breed. >> i. >> campos. >> i. >> christensen. >> i. >> there are ten i's. with that, the motion is approved unanimously. madam clerk, can you please call item number 18? >> item 18 is a motion to reappoint supervisor scott wiener term ending january 31st to the golden bridge highway and transportation district. >> motion to excuse wiener? without objection, supervisor wiener is excused. can you please call the roll. >> on 18 cohen. >> i. >> farrell. >> i. >> kim. >> i. >> mar. >> i. >> tang.
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>> i. >> yee. >> i. >> avalos. >> i. >> breed. >> i. >> campos. >> i. >> christensen. >> i. >> there are ten i's. okay. >> okay. this motion is approved unanimously. item 19. >> to reappoint supervisor norman yee term ending january 31st to the golden bridge highway and transportation to be excused. >> with that, supervisor -- >> yee. >> -- yee is without objection, supervisor yee is excused. can you please call the roll. this is like musical chairs, right? >> yeah. >> madam clerk, please call the roll for item 19. >> on item 19, cohen. >> i. >> farrell. >> i. >> kim. >> i.
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>> mar. >> i. >> tang. >> i. >> wiener. >> i. >> avalos. >> i. >> breed. >> i. >> campos. >> i. >> christensen. >> i. >> there are ten i's. >> okay. this motion is approved unanimously. madam clerk can you please call the next item? >> item 20 is a motion to reappoint -- >> actually, can you please call item number 20 and 22 together? >> item 20 is a motion to reappoint supervisor london breed to the golden gate bridge highway and transportation district and item 22 is a motion to reappoint supervisor london breed as a member term ending february 4, 2019 to the local agencies formation. >> colleagues, may we have a motion to excuse supervisors
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breed on both items? she's excused on both items. madam clerk, can you do a roll call on those two items? >> 20 and 22, kwo hen. >> i. >> farrell. >> i. >> kim. >> i. >> mar. >> i. >> tang. >> i. >> wiener. >> i. >> yee. >> i. >> avalos. >> i. >> campos. >> i. >> christian sentence. . >> christian . >> there are ten i's. >> it's approved unanimously. >> 21 is to reappoint
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supervisor -- dated february 11th from supervisor campos withdrawing his name from the nomination on this item. the next supervisor with seniority who indicated a preference for this seat is supervisor katie tang. should the board strike to end with campos and i would get a motion to remove tang. >> okay. madam clerk. and you guys do realize we can hear back there, right? supervisor campos. >> thank you. i just want to say i've served many years on this board and i think it's time to give somebody else a chance to do that. >> okay. supervisor avalos. >> just would like to make a motion to excuse tang and amend tang's name in place of campos
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name in this motion. >> okay. is there auto second? seconded by supervisor christensen. without objection, the amendment to the item is passed unanimously. madam clerk, can you please call the roll for the under lying item? >> thank you madam cl president. just to be clear supervisor tang is also excused. >> yes. >> as amended supervisor cohen. >> i. >> farrell. >> i. >> kim. >> i. >> mar. >> i. >> wiener. >> i. >> yee. >> i. >> avalos. >> i. >> breed. >> i. >> campos. >> i. >> christensen. >> i. >> there are ten i's. >> okay. the resolution is adopted unanimously. congratulations supervisor tang. madam clerk, can you please call item number 23 and 24 together? >> item 23 is a motion to
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reappoint supervisor david campos as a member term ending february 4, 2019 to the local agencies formation commission and item 24 is a motion to reappoint supervisor david campos to the supervisor and tpgz commission. >> without objection, supervisor campos is excused. madam clerk, can you please call the roll. >> on items 23 and 24. supervisor cohen. >> i. >> farrell. >> i. >> kim. >> i. >> mar. >> i. >> tang. >> i. >> wiener. >> i. >> yee. >> i. >> avalos. >> i. >> breed. >> i. >> christensen. >> i. >> there are ten i's. >> okay. those motions are
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approved unanimously. madam clerk, can you please call item number 25? >> 25 is a motion to appoint supervisor mark farrell term ending jan 31 2015 to the health board. >> do we have a motion to excuse supervisor farrell? without objection, supervisor farrell is excused. can you please call the roll? >> on item 25. supervisor cohen. >> i. >> farrell. >> i. >> tang. >> i. >> kim. >> i. >> wiener. >> i. >> avalos. >> i. >> breed. >> i. >> campos. >> i. >> christensen. >> i. >> there are ten i's. >> okay. this motion is approved unanimously. madam clerk can you please call item
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number 26? >> item 26 is a motion to confirm the mayor's motion to ike quan of the portion of a four-year term ending august 1, 2018. >> okay. supervisor avalos. >> thank you president breed. colleagues, i want to urge you to support the appointment of iquan to the public utility commission. mr. quan comes with a great deal of experience certainly at the academy of sciences where he serves as a general manager but also in the community and the 7th district where he lives. i have seen mr. quan's work at the academy. and it has been really strong forth in making sure the academy meets the public's needs. he certainly
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demonstrated that right away when he first came to the academy before the new museum had opened. and there were some issues at play between the architect and what he knew the public was going to need to actually access the facility. he was able to move forward on some challenging proposals to make that access happen that was part political and part which made a lot of sense in making the facility work very well. that to me demonstrated some of his concerns for how things can work effectively and i thought that was important for someone conserving as a commissioner for the public commission which brings water to us from 200 miles away to our faucets and is responsible for recycling that water and getting it to the bay. i felt very strong about his expertise. and he also has come to the
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front with how to move forward with green power and sxed expediting green power. i was very happy to hear that and he showed enthusiasm for making that happen. there has been some concern about the language and charter for his seat which calls for expertise and way fair advocacy and consumer advocacy. he does not have direct experience in his job or the jobs he has had but i assume he has the general manager experience and he has demonstrated a way of making the place as accessible as he can be

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