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>> good afternoon it is now 2:40 p.m. this is is special meeting of the time special meeting and special meeting time felt investment and infrastructure the successor agency commission to the san francisco museum of modern art well in the members of the public madam secretary call the first item. >> the first order of business roll call commissioners, please respond when i call your name. commissioner pimentel commissioner bustos is absent commissioner singh commissioner moore madam chair rosales commissioner
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bustos is absent and all other members of the commission are present madam clerk, any other business before this e the next order of business the next meeting will be reeled held at city hall room 416 b and announcements of prohibited electronics at the meeting please be advised the ringing of and use of cell phones, code are prohibited at this meeting. please be advised that the chair may order the removal from the meeting room meeting room responsible for the ringing or use of a cell phone, pager, or other similar sound-producing electronic devices. c in a moment of time nominate to address the commission unless the commission adopts a shorter period on any item. it is strongly recommended that any member of the public any member of the public wishes to address the commission fill out a speaker card and submit it to the commission secretary. the next order of business is item 3 report on actions taken
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at a previous closed session no reportable actions the next order of business is matter of unfinished business no matters of unfinished business madam chair. >> thank you at this time i think it would be appropriate to take one of the items out of sequence we can hear from our executive director and have her present a report to the commission. >> please. thank you, madam chair good afternoon, commissioners occ staff and members of the public thank you for being here it is bittersweet commissioners that i report to you and the members of the public after 17 years of serving this incredible city of san francisco both as a staffer and a redevelopment
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agency at the at office of economic workforce development and after 5 years of your city i'm leaving the city to purview other opportunities i've been just accepted a position as general manager to head up the san francisco development office will purview the urban revitalization and public-private partnership with the work i love and have loved being here in this great city we've accomplished so much together and i look out at the members of the public and the public and the great leadership from the commission great times of uncertainty what the successor agency will mean we've collective wus of our hard working and our colleagues a number of colleagues that have
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moved on and the hard work with the redevelopment agency and this commission to led us and help to contribute this this incredible city with the incredible affordable housing and providing great stabilization and accelerate shotgun the staff collectively working very, very hard to extend the great community in mission bay and the south of market and the hunters point to make it something that everyone can be proud of and we're doing it together because of your leadership housing people that need to be housed why their certificate of preference holders or people 0 displaced or people struggled or putting the cart before the horse residents we are do doing that collectively with your strong leadership those who work on the job and permanent end
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construction side really lifting people up and helping to list of san francisco i look forward to bringing that spirit to lend-lease and working many this capacity with all of you there is an exit report that certainly is here available for members of the public and on our website really talking about our key activities in all the areas in each of our major projects the millions and millions of dollars for small businesses and contractors and professional services to this leadership from this commission and the great work of the staff to make that happen and allow me to be up here representing them we have grown as an organization and i think grown for the better and you all although i'm leaving the current capacity you're all
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the future of the organizations and have learned so much from every single one of you and look forward to working with you if a breeder new capacity so i'm certainly available for any questions a couple of other core announcements we have warriors groundbreaking today, many of you were there and happy to report this morning the lawsuit brought by the mission bay alliance is done the california supreme court 0 threw it you'll we're truly done sow thank you for your hard work and a that concludes my report. >> thank you first of all, the protocol we need to request if there's any speaker cards.
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>> no speaker card. >> any member of the public at this time - yes. >> mr. washington. >> mr. washington yes. >> coming forward and speak on the executive director's report before we entertain yes go ahead. >> (inaudible). >> good afternoon, commissioners. >> good afternoon. >> my name is oscar james i put a card in on a; right? >> uh-huh. >> but anyway, it is sad too see you go and ms. bowie i've been here since you came i've seen commissioners and directors come all the way down back to justin herman over some 45 years plus in 1964 when we first came i
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seen a lot of them come and go you're one of the jewels to this agency and have been whoever gets. >>the company that got you they're lucky they're really lucky jim morales was a jewel was a director but you topped a lot of the directors who have been on that in this seat and your doesn't to the did community has been i'm going to us you've been a blessing to us like i said wherever you going hunters point if you have any problems and we don't mind standing on different tables we'll sit on your table thank you very much >> thank you
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please state your name for the record. >> certainly madam chair michael i actually operate the ship office and for the record thank you very much your leadership tiffany a joy going back i don't know how many years before you were at this post and your diligent hard work at the mayor's office just want to say thank you thank you for all your hard work and been consistent and fair and sad to see you go but glad for your endeavors thank you. >> thank you. >> well, well, well. >> everybody is so cheerful no, but i'm just happy to be here to witness ms. bohe she's
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been around so long i'm here indefinite to give her all the act madz as a person that goes back to the director we give him hell mr. hell and the rest of the directors but for the record since ms. bohe has been here from occ but redevelopment agency it's been a wonderful experience this is her day and my name is you have my stamp of approval if you need someone i'll try to get on the case but commend you for what you've done because you've been here in san francisco i've seen you in different agencies to where you
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are now, one for the record want to say god bless you and whatever very lucky and blessed to have you on broad. >> correct. >> you answered me that's the first time. >> thank you very much thank you. >> any other speakers seeing none, commissioners don't anybody want to offer a comment or question since we have a report commissioner singh. >> like yesterday when i saw tiffany you know we met you and me and it was fantastic you came to work here with us and we're going to miss you a lot.
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>> yeah. >> commissioner pimentel. >> thank you thank you for all your hard work we're going to miss you commissioners i'm happy for you moving into - >> commissioner mondejar. >> well tiffany wow. it's been 5 years and with me on the board and 5 years i've known you and thank you for basically guiding me as a commissioner in understanding the language of our commission from block whatever to parcel whatever (laughter). >> and all the other projects that were confusing in the beginning for me want to thank you for helping me understand our role and also for
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shepherding the project under our jurisdiction and the personal you you know gowns and feedback that you've given us as a commissioner being more effective and thank you for doing that and thank you for all your work for the deputies and contracts and partners in this project ii think you've done a great job in making sure this commission is a no drama commission and wish you the best in ours next career venture with the officer said earlier that lend-lease will be lucky to have you, your bringing this water of background and experience to this organization so hope you're still available for us in some capacity you'll be on the other
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side if you do come back thank you and good luck with our next venture in your career. >> i know we'll have other items but echo what the commission has said and i think that commissioner bustos were here he would have a longer experience with you, of course, but thank you for always being available always being creative, problem soefrlz in the early years as i was learning the ropes, if you will, no question was dump you were always there and provided i think the kinds of support but also the understanding of our role and as commissioners to help guide all
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of the us to protect the policies but at the same time support you in your role as a manager so i think unfortunately, your leaving but leaving the commission i think in good hands over the course not only our general council will continue to guide us but i've said the staff is one of the harder working staff in the city commends you and them for working hard for the agency i think that not only do we honor you but have to recognize that no manager is can do everything alone like the staff that allows the manager to shine that's my experience i want to thank you and the folks not here and wish you the very best in you're next
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job and career. >> so we'll continue this love festive in the next item. >> most of questions have substantive questions. >> sometime she can come to help us you know. >> i said, "yes you've heard me speak about the rain trust and i do think that there maybe times we may need to come back to understand something i'm sure so, yes. >> that's good. >> okay (laughter) yes don't worry. >> let's give her a hand. >> yes. to everybody. >> (clapping.) >> so this item didn't require
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any action we can continue to the next item, please. >> the next order of business is item 5 matters of new business consistently of extent no items next 5 a commending and expressing presentation for director bohe as the executive director of the investment and infrastructure decision and action resolution one 17 madam director. >> gosh i'm quite honored but were i won't say much i'm a little bit tongue-tied being here and but i'll defer to the chair the commissioners. >> thank you. >> we have before us a appropriately long resolution because someone with the years
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of experience and the accomplishments as you tiffany can't leave without the record reflecting all the accomplishment of the book it was reduced to 3 pages so do the commissioners have - now is that appropriate the commissioners to read the resolution okay. >> so can i ask it would be nice rather than one commissioner reading it they take turns to read through that. >> it is a few yes, it certainly. >> (laughter). >> it's up to you you're the vice chair can kickoff. >> okay. so i'll wait to turn on any - >> so this is a resolution
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number one danish 2017 commending and expressing the appreciation for director bohe upon her depart time from the san francisco museum of modern art in objectivity 2011 the redevelopment agency of the city and county of san francisco appointed tiffany bohe as the executive director by anonymous vote she was the first woman of african-american and filipino heritage to head the agency in san francisco history on february 1st, 2012, sf r a was dissolved by exponentially and to the successor agency now money as this is community investment and infrastructure or occ this demanding and transition facing the agencies throughout
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the state of california was skill at the shepherded by ms. bohe ms. bohe steadier the agency to the economic development solution protecting the disadvantaged community recently she announced here resignation in occ to be general manager for development in the san francisco land leans one of the world's international property and infrastructure provide providers. >> you want to skip and whereas throughout her tenure has great compassion and a vision awhile public defender occ community and investment and infrastructure and physical development in the community
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worked diligently for policies to uplift san francisco with jobs and connective development and ms. bohes reflected in her 17 years of service to san francisco first in her capacity with sf r a as a project manager on the south bay and the office of economic workforce development as project developer responsible for the negotiating of the hunters point shipyard candle stick point and hallmark contribution the most expensive community benefits in sharing mall moth projects more than 4 thousand unit 1/3rd will be sold and millions of commercial space to the southeast portion of the ci
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city. >> you can speak. >> whereas ms. bohe committed to occ mission with unwavering she vigorously purified the preservation of progress under her leadership occ received inclusive determination by the state of california that occ has an impossible obligation to pursue the completion of the project and furthermore led the effort for the state system to recapture $314 million in funds that ocii had dedicated to community economic development and housing projects and programs including one and $10 million in affordable housing fund and $204 million in
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other community development funds accommodating in the state $303 million of those funds should arranging retain with occ in order to fulfill the community economic development and affordable housing commitment. >> whereas ms. bohe to equitable development is rehabilitated in our stewardship over the last 5 years that the organization in san francisco never would bring much needed affordable housing to fruition under her leadership ocii affordable housing program has delivered one thousand one hundred and 91 affordable housing units providing homes
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for more than seven hundred san franciscans in addition ms. bohe commitment to affordable housing has exerted in robust and inclusionary housing with the occ and other one and 58 affordable units under construction and another one and 46 units in predevelopment and - and madam chair may i ask deputy oh, general council and deputy director and brea to read help us read the many whereas. >> jim you want to go next. >> whereas in candle stick point mr. bohe oversee the approvals of the france as a
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catalytic with the revitalization project and the infrastructure work necessary to support that incredibly important project and ms. bohe directed the approval for the construction of the candle stick that allows for the candle stick point park into a residential development and - >> whereas at at hunters point shipyard mr. bohe had the first transfer of navy land that will be transformed into job generating uses and parks and other benefits she championed the homeowner and individuals and families that were displaced by the sf r a in the 1960 and other low income residents and - >> whereas in mission bay ms. bohe has assured the hi equality mixed homes were bringing the
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development under ever or along the infrastructure to the thrilling neighborhood and led ocii to bring the golden state warriors in the mixed use projects that in the groundbreaking on that day. >> whereas ms. bohe lead the development of public parcels in transbay was generated over 4 hundred millions in critical funding for the city transbay transit center and will result in a dynamic new mixed use community down in san francisco and - >> and whereas bohe spearheaded ocii for the mission
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project and government and innovative mixed use high-rise residential projects with xauf new homes of the mexican museum and that yerba buena island the urban mixed use space will approve the properties cultural and performance a child development center and public open space will remain tlooifrlt place for residents and visitors for many generations to come and . >> whereas ms. bohe contracted the employment and construction contractors to do the part of ocii economic community and affordable housing development work during ms. bohe tenure she
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spearheaded economic benefits for the small business community with one billion dollars posh small business and over 5 thousand construction jobs and . >> whereas ms. bohe has a latin and monumental housing for the building in san francisco through her leadership and support and serving the legislation simulate bill one 07 from gosh to provide ocii with a financing tools more affordable housing commitment across all the major development projects as well as funds for ocii open space park in transbay and prior to the pga the senate bill one 07 the bonds for the critical work programs faced lightwell
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uncertainty, however, ms. bohe worked tooels tirelessly with mayor ed lee to make sure that ocii would have the tools it needs to deliver on the candidates to san franciscans now and for many years to come and - >> jim the last whereas. >> whereas ms. bohe has been a effective and dedicated leader and public servant her depth of knowledge and dedication and collaborative spirit along with her good humor has served her well and makes her highly respected and therefore, be it resolved. >> the community investment on behalf of the san franciscans and the recognition of her services to the investment and
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infrastructure does by this resolution express that tiffany has the sincere appreciation and best wishes in all her future endeavors. >> (clapping.) >> before we can entertain a motion this is an action item any speaker cards. >> yes. oscar james and corinne woods. >> good afternoon, commissioners tiffany jim my name is corinne woods i chair the mission bay citizens advisory committee i have known and worked with tiffany for 17 years.
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>> jesus. >> when she first came in as the project manager to mission bay she's been a terrific asset to redevelopment and ocii and she's been a stall warmth champion of mission bay all along we didn't know what we were doing we never done anything like this and learned as we went along and tiffany learned a lot and learned quickly she's leaves us with a very good project team and good back up on the ocii staff we're grateful we still need help and have to integrate the warriors into mission bay and look at the eliminator management of mission
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bay park and need the help and this just seems like every time we turn around there is something new like the school in mission bay we have to work on and we're going to be very, very sorry to see you leave i think as i say you're leaving us in good shape a lot of people here knows what that is about and the best of luck to you. >> thank you. >> any other member of the public would like to speak - yes state your name for the record. >> thank you sally deputy director tiffany there is so much i can say so valued our time together with the true collaboration and heard a lot
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today at the amazing ceremony for the warriors and you had a dream and vision for the agency we had no idea what our future would be i felt your confidence we'll be okay we'll get through it and we did i also learned from you it takes more than a vision but the energy to do it you have be a doer and get in and roll up your sleeves everybody loves to say the the devil is in the details but that's where the greatness is you're a true friend and i value our time together and look forward to you're next venture and share that with you thank you . >> (clapping.)
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>> okay. we cannot do this i cry but (laughter) yes. >> deputy director of finance and administration as the finance deputy words will not fit in this spreadsheet my 3 things i love about tiffany in the spreadsheet i love the fact your could not have and can think really, really big i blame this crying on sally - >> (inaudible). >> (laughter). >> so i love the fact you always have an incredible controlled details but can stretched and not a doer not that many people
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can take us over the finish line and put the nail in the coffin i appreciate your dedication that's what public service is and something else he started a year one half going ago i think this place is crazy before i got here the day i started had i not known the difficult history i thought you he was on a perfectly. >> right ship and goshgs and someone felt the smooth waters it had nodding that all the years prior so thank you very much for setting the ship right so all of us can continue sailing in the right direction.
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>> thank you. >> (clapping.) >> okay. here comes another cryer i'm the h.r. manager at the ocii i like to thank you for the opportunity to share a few thoughts from the moment i started at ocii in august of 2015 you tiffany provided mentorship in my role and challenged me to do my best and our history exceptions pushed me to excel he had my first project for that i'm thankful how we grow we have a duty as public servants to do our best for the community person thank you for your support during lives up and down from marriage to family
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challenges your care and support given me means the world to me thank you for your services to the city of san francisco and i know you'll do great things in the future. >> (clapping.) >> another. >> okay everybody has to keep it together otherwise i'll not keep it together when i started at the agency when it was the redevelopment agency in 2008, tiffany was part of my working relationship i worked in the bay area and she worked on the entitlement for the shipyard and meeting went to 1 afghanistan or midnight and intense meeting and actively you can't say i didn't was amazing to watch during the entitlement period of the shipyard i worked on two projects you previously worked an mission bay and shipyard and
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this was a big task i think that i mean a lot of people have reiterated paying attention to the detail and it is amazing i can walk in the office and she'll say did you look at page 27 of the redevelopment plan with a photographic memory i know she's close by and great working but all the years and made the staff greater employees holding yourself to high standards and everybody else to those standards thank you. >> (clapping.) >> good afternoon, commissioners my name is april senior sensual in fact, i met tiffany in 2000 i don't know where to begin i'll start off by saying thank you, thank you for not being just a
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colleague but a friend you were a colleague at the my wedding and baby showers and advised me to earn my degree and congratulated me when i got it you became the executive director you were a person that took me under your wing that's because of i serve the position i have today throughout any career two organization to the exit interviews and now we'll do one of the harder this is the last exit interview with that said, it is hard to say good by to a colleague i'll miss you and sad my enjoy ride working with you has come to an end thank
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you. >> (clapping.) >> good afternoon executive director bohe and commissioners senior project manager for the hunters point shipyard and candle stick point on behalf of the hunters point shipyard team tiffany i wanted to let you know how they've we are that you have lead by example with the office of economic workforce development and ocii showing how development really can be community driven and on the shipyard we take that to heart we're looking forward to implementing and delivering some many of the community projects and make sure they man's for the bayview and making this project shine i want to speak for myself for a moment i got into the work because of how transformative work can be with
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a community led and it is so much easier to come to work and an honor when that spirit is reflected in the leadership of an organization from the top down alters ocii so thank you for making our job easier out of respect and we appreciate your leadership and commitment i know you'll do wonderful things and incredibly happy you're not going far and take up your generous offer you'll help us at ocii thank you. >> thank you. >> (clapping.) >> hi good afternoon jeff white housing project manager
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tiffany i have fond memories in 2006, we shared a cubicle wall that's when you were 13 years old (laughter) and yeah had lots of fun and conversations and other doors opened for you, we were no longer neighbors at this point and recently ocii has been helped from our amazing support from the affordable housing program and relent less dedication and hard work and much of which has already been said but phenomenal to work with you with that vision you're always on the prize the strong negotiating skills and also on behalf of the permit holder affordable housing staff just gratitude for that leadership that you provided and like hanson said i'm glad
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you're not going far we know where to find you thank you. >> thank you. >> commissioners ma'am, executive director. >> my name is gabriel ross i've been outside council with the candle stick point shipyard for almost my entire career from the beginning tiffany you've shown me to serve the public to have both the commitment to the ideals and the care for all the details that are required to take this giant 20, 30 year project and move forward every single day and every page of every document matters because it matters to the public and always maertdz to tiffany and i couldn't do the work i do now if
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tiffany hadn't been teaching me that every day of my career the idea that tiffany is leaving the agency and i just don't think this is right i don't think that every time someone opens their front door and comes home and walks to one of our parks and open space and walks along the waterfront tiffany brown will be in the neighborhoods and parks and she'll be throughout the city that she served for all this time she's not going away and we should thank her everyday for that. >> thank you. >> (clapping.) >> good afternoon. mark aim the
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project sponsor for mission bay do we have anything here you've been incredible and for mission bay making my life easier i really appreciate everything you've done and also kind of time for me to change the career but the team you put together when you gave our announcements you were leaving the amount of people that raised their hand you've brought on this is a pleasure to come to work thank you very much. >> thank you . >> (clapping.) >> good afternoon, commissioners and executive director bohe tiffany i want to say a heartfelt thank you for your leadership and combines over the last 5 and a half years especially during a difficult
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time with the solution and to say that you'll be missed i wish you all the best thank you. >> thank you. >> (clapping.) >> good afternoon, commissioners i know you'll be surprised about me i never speak that's why she'll be surprised i thank you for the opportunity. >> your name. >> rosa the accounting supervisor for ocii so want to take the time and thank you for taking the challenge and leading ocii or redevelopment solution it was a hard time and time of hard decisions and very so many i've known and through her strong leadership you made it through i went through the resolution so i can is how hard it is and for
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her position it is probably ten times or one hundred times harder thank you for being there during the turbulent times and your strong leadership brought this agency to flourishing and the agency focusing on comforting the community and thank you for that and god bless you. >> thank you. >> i get to speak pubically i like to do that but basically for ms. bohe an honor mostly our people and staff as i as a historian i had to come up with eyeing on the cake i was here when you had the transition to ocii in my 10 year history you have such a good history of it
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so don't feel bad although i'd like to interview you have so many history in 10 years my memoirs was a 10 year review and the only one that sat close to you was the governor and this is part of my interviews with the redevelopment agency so to historical i'm just tickled back right now but so glad to be here and if this means mo' magic as an advocate on redevelopment agency mr. morales can testify to that i have to say you and fred blackwell have been the ones that i deal with in the capacity with our community so i do this
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more information so if that means anything i'm here to say that again and good luck to you and you're going to be in the city; right? >> right. >> thank you. >> cheter with the community programs in the bay area and ms. bohe i've not met you but heard a lot but it is extremely positive as a federal developer i developed was the developer that dealt you, you should be a higher level san francisco is blessed to have you, your sound-proofed the organization and what it takes to run a massive program like this it
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amazing i hope you'll continue to advise them they need our help and the community even though a lot of people don't know about you, they be respect what you have i'm hoping this body will have a way of putting your face out there you know you don't need a statute you don't need to have some big thing but need to have something when we talk about that 20 years if now your name comes up and oh, yeah. i know who she is and what she did good luck in you're next endeavor we may run into each other thank you. >> director bohe i'm the manager of the planning and design at
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the investment and infrastructure tiffany i'd like to say thank you for being a role model and i know i'm saying this on behalf of everyone on staff and particularly the preparation of the planning section but from a personal stand point i've phone number known you for many years and knew you when you arrived and an assistant park ranger you were smart from on your work and when i saw how hard of a worker at the mayor's office the living testimony you provide to us of the fruits of commitment, of just pushing things through just making sure that everything is done correctly and i just echoing what was said about they're
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being to balance the focus on the details but also to balance the big picture i think this is something we all appreciate that we're all learn from when at first, you leave that is a sad thing for us but had to be said i think we'll keep you as an idea that's what i mean of a role model and in the future when we come up against something different what would tiffany 0 bohe do. >> (clapping.) >> good afternoon, commissioners director bohe. >> enabling contract our. >> tiffany and i go way back and worked in mission bay back
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will 1999 i a.d. mirrors you then when i come through the years to recognize sometimes, people have opportunities and watch them go by. >> but tiffany was one of the people you know you learned as much as you could and continued to learn when you went over to you know work at the mayor's office of economic workforce development you know, i knew something good was going to happen you come back to the agency that was a difficult time and personally thank you for your support.
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>> wow. >> (laughter). >> so, now thank you for your support personally i want the community to know the commission will push that envelope to make sure the folks in the city have access to housing, jobs, professional construction contracts and this city you know is an economic has economic challenges i want to thank you for being here you've been here for us i get to watch you as a black filipino shine and continue to shine and we've had our conversation you'll do well and help to continue to push the envelope making sure that it is inclusive thank you actively just.
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>> thank you. >> (clapping.) >> any other speakers. >> madam chair. >> may i. >> absolutely. >> well, i'll follow-up on a few of the comments made i'm one of the few agency directors in my time and i know that you know each one had to face many challenges and significant ones major projects, protests and things that i'm sure have continued to haunt them and continued to effect them in some way i believe that nothing compares to the experience that tiffany has gone through that is beyond imagination to think that we as an agency would be
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dissolved at the end of 2011 and beginning of 2012 and that we would come this far in rebuilding i want to remind people those who lived here and worked about the struggles of those that first year tiffany was the director not something we brought but dealt with but we went into this period of uncertainty a period where we became a city we were like a de facto to city department and had a situation we had to deal with a tremendous loss of funds and staff just the pain that tiffany went through and the staff went through to get through that period and then all the contracts that we had to both catalog and the process of trying to define what
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projects would survive we worked tiffany worked very hard to in a creative way to expand what projects we were allowed to do unlike any other former redevelopment agency in the state this agency through her leadership was allowed to continue many of the major projects she had to deal with concerns and questions from the community and exceptions reinforcement promised a lot of things in the dissolved state no longer able to perform to deliver some thought it would never deliver that maybe more difficult a period of time no commission and then a new commission and you pointed out madam chair rosales
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a learning experience with commissioners and directors tiffany throughout this project took the job to a new level allowed us to maintain our position of strength as an agency that can get things done and make projects succeed and one of the harder things that to rebuild starting almost if scratch throwing out the play book and basically rebuild an organization to that the where we can and have been for the past several years delivering projects on time and in a meaningful way that helps the community and so you know, i think when the story of redevelopment and successor agencies it told tiffany's role will be a
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significant and prominent if not the most important one in maintaining those special powers of redevelopment the powers to fund projects to approve projects, to respond to the community, and for that besides the fact she kept me on i'm eternally grateful. >> thank you, jim. >> (clapping.) >> these have been some pretty powerful word i've mentioned earlier meeting of some days ago i've gone through 14 contributions with the city i don't remember this much love in my one of those transitioned so speaks the world about you
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tiffany so thank you now we need a motion this is an action item. >> so is that possible to have a co-motion amongst all the commissioners. >> so it's been made and seconded by everyone pretty much with the commissions permission i'll ask our commission. >> yes. thank you. >> commission secretary. >> extraordinarily commissioner pimentel commissioner bustos is absent commissioner singh commissioner moore. >> madam chair rosales. >> madam chair the vote is i's and one absent. >> the resolution happens thank you tiffany.
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>> (clapping.) >> okay. >> couple of other items next item is public comment call the the next order of business on non-agenda items any speaker card. >> i have one. >> i also have a speaker card of - i don't know anyone that wants to speak. >> oscar james. >> seniority is that what you said. >> he's the old it. >> (laughter). >> oscar james again, i was kind of upset he heard that the agenda was closed i didn't get agenda yesterday from staff and i understood what was going on i know this meeting was supposed to be held in hunters point i
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have a lot of community that was getting ready to come out i had to turn around and call sunday and yesterday and this morning to let them know we're unable to have the meeting there you know i'm still touched by you tiffany leaving this last agenda from the last program like i said you are a jewel i don't know not showing who will replace you and that's a big concern to me because it will be hard to fill our shoes but i would like to get our information where you're going to be and like to hope you be in contact with whoever becomes the director here i'd like for it to be jim morales
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(laughter) or he's been a history of the thought various communities and what the agency stands and a has been about and will be about that's a plug for you jimmy just hope. >> they'll put someone with his status someone we can trust again, we love you in bayview hunters point and whatever i can do to help you don't hesitate to give me a call you'll truly be missed i'm glad the people's came out and supported and spoke to you i know the commission had the highest respect for you but it is good to know people were out in the world has terrific respect for you and with gods
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blessing thank you. >> thank you. >> (clapping.) >> fantastic get to talk this many times and expression is up and everybody is happy this is the regular part of meeting; right? >> yes. >> and gave all any accolades i have the same sentiments keep up the shoes but whoever will be jim morales knows where the skills are at anyone that is on new will be like mr. ma again - speaking of eras this is appalling and scary all - i
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can, give advise with the supplemental have to each out to the younger generations the only thing is people like yourselves and others look at what you've done to history and carry on from there as someone mentioned hope this is mentioned in the books in my books and therefore try to continue it on but i have a minute and a half here like to extend any expertise any way to help out to capture those moments i'll take pictures anyway are you going to plan on taking pictures sure okay. i have one minute and 20 seconds left obviously the business concerns you've gone a wonderful jobs and kept me i'll and for
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the record i met with ms. bohe from the redevelopment to ocii he was like a bulldog ready to come on to redevelopment but said i'll help out and she did my requests to have the redevelopment come out to the fillmore i had a meeting with bohe and ready to do it and up from upstairs queen bee london breed you've done a wonderful job and want to know if this agency will continue on your good works and work with the addition the deal we've talked about every district and every area of the western edition so after ms. bohe who seats in the seat we'll talk about the
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financial seat ace on the case congratulations thank you chester one concern ace brought it up ace you did well the realty it will be very important that as commissioners you do look at who will be taking her place because i think if you're going to look at having days of negativeism and other things against you in your decisions you, you may want to look at someone that can take they are item let tiffany has item let
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you i'll leave it at that i think the community will hopefully, will not react from a go negative view on that thank you. >> do we have any other cards. >> no other cards. >> i have a card the individual couldn't come he's the mayor the city (laughter). >> and so he's busy but his office issued a proclamation and since none from the mayor's office is available to do this i agreed to do this and so lemon read into the record a proclamation of the city and county of san francisco the whereas the city and county of san francisco traditionally roekdz the achievements of notable individuals to tiffany for her extremely 17 year service for the residents and
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community and whereas in 2011 tiffany was unanimously pounded and executive director to the redevelopment agency for the city and county of san francisco she's the first woman of african-american and filipino heritage to head the agency and whereas the transitioned to the investment and infrastructure in 2012 this demanding and con in front of transition was she wanted heeptd by ms. bohe for the sustainable development is reflected in her 17 years in the capacity of the the development stratus and with the manager as the redevelopment and with the office of economic workforce development as a project director and final as director of ocii and wrasz throughout her tenuous how far compassion and a vision awhile pursuing the ocii mission of the economic and physical development in many of
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san francisco most important communities and whereas many boo is commitment is with the preservation of many important programs and throughout her career and whereas as her leadership ocii has a determination by the state of california that ocii has an impossible obligation to pursue the completion of the projects and whereas she's a dedicate public leader and guardian of the public and her department of knowledge of economic development and dedication to the wellness has served her well and made her highly not amongst her colleagues therefore, be it resolved that i mayor edwin lee mayor in the city and county of san francisco in recognition of
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her 17 years of service and wishing her autumn the best in her future endeavors declare tuesday, january 17, 2017, as tiffany bohe day in san francisco >> (clapping.) >> does that mean free parking. >> (laughter). >> you do get free parking. >> as a commitment of our mayor, i think we have a little bit of business please call the next item. >> the next order of business. >> madam chair. >> no report. >> next is commissioners questions and matters madam chair. >> does any commissioner have a question to bring up this is your last opportunity. >> yes or no. >> did we skip number 7.
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>> we just did that so you have a question or matter. >> no, i don't. >> okay please call the next item. >> the next order of business closed session. >> so i will call the closed session pursuant to the government code subsection b-1 the commission will convene regarding the appointment of an intern executive director i need to request all the members of the public and staff at this time to please leave thgovernme
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it is very complex. they fall apart. but it is worth it to me. there are photographs i took 1 hours 99 the former soviet union. these are blown up to a gigantic images. they lose resolution. i do not mind that, because my images are about the images, but they're also about the idea, which is why there is text all over the entire surface. >> marie in moved into the mansion on powell street just five years ago. its galleries are housed in one of the very rare single family residences around union square. for the 100th anniversary of the mansion, meridian hosted a series of special events, including a world premiere reading by lawrence
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ferlinghetti. >> the birth of an american corporate fascism, the next to last free states radio, the next-to-last independent newspaper raising hell, the next-to-last independent bookstore with a mind of its own, the next to last leftie looking for obama nirvana. [laughter] the first day of the wall street occupation set forth upon this continent a new revolutionary nation. [applause] >> in addition to its own programming as -- of artist talks, meridian has been a downtown host for san francisco states well-known port trees center. recent luminaries have included david meltzer, steve dixon, and
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jack hirsch man. >> you can black as out of the press, blog and arrest us, tear gas, mace, and shoot us, as we know very well, you will, but this time we're not turning back. we know you are finished. desperate, near the end. hysterical in your flabbergastlyness. amen. >> after the readings, the crowd headed to a reception upstairs by wandering through the other gallery rooms in the historic home. the third floor is not usually reserved for just parties, however. it is the stage for live performances. ♪ under the guidance of musical
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curators, these three, meridian has maintained a strong commitment to new music, compositions that are innovative, experimental, and sometimes challenging. sound art is an artistic and event that usually receives short shrift from most galleries because san francisco is musicians have responded by showing strong support for the programming. ♪ looking into meridian's future, she says she wants to keep doing the same thing that she has been doing since 1989. to enlighten and disturbed. >> i really believe that all the arts have a serious function and that it helps us find out who we are in a much wider
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sense than we were before we experienced that work of art. ♪ >> ever wonder about programs the city it working think to make san francisco the best place to work and will we bring shine to the programs and the people making them happen join us inside that edition of what's next sf sprech of market street between 6th is having a cinderella movement with the office of economic workforce development is it's fairy godmother
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telegraph hill engaged in the program and providing the reason to pass through the corridor and better reason to stay office of economic workforce development work to support the economic vital of all of san francisco we have 3 distinctions workforce and neighborhood investment i work in the tenderloin that has been the focus resulting in tax chgsz and 9 arts group totally around 2 hundred thousand square feet of office space as fits great as it's moved forward it is some of the place businesses engaged for the people that have living there for a long time and people that are coming into to work in the the item you have before you companies and the affordable housing
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in general people want a safe and clean community they see did changed coming is excited for every. >> oewd proits provides permits progress resulting in the growth of mid businesses hocking beggar has doubled in size. >> when we were just getting started we were a new business people never saturday a small business owner and been in the bike industry a long needed help in finding at space and sxug the that is a oewd and others agencies were a huge helped walked us through the process we couldn't have done it without you this is sloped to be your grand boulevard if so typically a way to get one way to the other it is supposed to be a
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beautiful boulevard and fellowship it is started to look like that. >> we have one goal that was the night to the neighborhood while the bigger project of developments as underway and also to bring bring a sense of community back to the neighborhood. >> we wanted to use the says that a a gathering space for people to have experience whether watching movies or a yoga or coming to lecture. >> that sb caliber shift on the street is awarding walking down the street and seeing people sitting outside address this building has been vacate and seeing this change is inspiringing. >> we've created a space where people walk in and have fun and it is great
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that as changed the neighborhood. >> oewd is oak on aortas a driver for san francisco. >> we've got to 23ri7b9 market and sun setting piano and it was on the street we've seen companies we say used to have to accompanying come out and recruit now they're coming to us. >> today, we learned about the office of economic workforce development and it's effort to foster community and make the buyer market street corridor something that be proud of thanks to much for watching and tune in next time for. >> working for the city and county of san francisco will immerse you in a vibrate and dynamic city on sfroert of the art and social change we've been
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the city's future but for considering a career with the city and county of san francisco >> hello, i am with the san francisco parks department serious we are featuring some wonderful locations in your and very own backyard. this is your chance to find your heart in san francisco with someone special. we are here at the lovely and historic palace of fine arts, located in the bustling marina
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district. originally built for the 1950's exposition, the palace is situated along san francisco's waterfront. it is ada accessible and is reached by the 28, 30, and 91 bus lines. with its rotunda, columns, uncut the reflecting waters against the eucalyptus trees, it is one of the most romantic settings for special dates, and memorable proposals. it is also a perfect spot where you can relax with that special someone while listening to the water and fountain in the lagoon. beautiful to view from many locations, and inside is an ideal place to walk around with your loved ones. the palace is the most popular wedding location in the city
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park system. reservations for weddings and other events are available at strecpark.org. shakespeares' guard and refers -- has plants referred to in shakespeare's plays and poems. located near the museum and the california academy of sciences, shakespeares garden was designed in 1928 by the california spring blossom association. flowers and plants played an important part in shakespeares literary masterpieces. here is an enchanting and tranquil garden tucked away along a path behind a charming gate. this garden is the spot to woo your date. appreciate the beauty of its unique setting.
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the cherry tree, the brick walkways, the enchanting stones, the rustic sundial. chaired the bards'w ro -- share the bard's words. the garden is a gem to share with someone special. pack a picnic, find a bench, enjoy the sunshine and let the whimsical words of william shakespeare float you and your loved one away. this is one of the most popular wedding locations and is available for reservations. shakespeares garden is 8ada accessible. this park is located at the bottom of a hill. it is a secret garden with an infinite and captivating appeal. carefully tucked away, one block
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from the bottom of lombard street, it makes the top of our list for the most intimate picnic settings. avoid all tourist cars and parking hassles by hopping on the cable car. or the 30, 45, 41, or 91 bus. this garden was designed by a the landscape architect thomas church in 19 to -- 1957. grow old with me, the best is yet to be is inscribed at this gem of a park. a lush oasis anchored by gazebosanchoreddekcs, -- gazebos, anchored by decks. this is the place to tell your family the love you share. reservations are available for
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this hidden gem. i am jamie hopper. until next time, don't forget to get out and play. for more information about reserving one of these romantic locations, or any other location, call 831-5500. this number is best for special events, weddings, picnics, and the county fair building. for any athletic fields and neighborhood parks, 831-5510. you can also write us. 501 san francisco, calif. 94117. or just walk in and say hello. and of course you can find more information and reach us at sfrecpark.org.
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as a society we've basically failed big portion of our population if you think about the basics of food, shelter safety a lot of people don't have any of those i'm mr. cookie can't speak for all the things but i know say, i have ideas how we can address the food issue. >> open the door and walk through that don't just stand looking out. >> as they grew up in in a how would that had access to good food and our parent cooked this is how you feed yours this is not happening in our country
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this is a huge pleasure i'm david one of the co-founder so about four year ago we worked with the serviced and got to know the kid one of the things we figured out was that they didn't know how to cook. >> i heard about the cooking school through the larkin academy a. >> their noting no way to feed themselves so they're eating a lot of fast food and i usually eat whatever safeway is near my home a lot of hot food i was excited that i was eating lunch enough instead of what and eat. >> as i was inviting them over teaching them basic ways to fix good food they were so existed.
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>> particle learning the skills and the food they were really go it it turned into the is charity foundation i ran into my friend we were talking about this this do you want to run this charity foundations and she said, yes. >> i'm a co-found and executive director for the cooking project our best classes participation for 10 students are monday they're really fun their chief driven classes we have a different guest around the city they're our stand alone cola's we had a series or series still city of attorney's office style of classes our final are night life diners. >> santa barbara shall comes in and helps us show us things and
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this is one the owners they help us to socialize and i've been here about a year. >> we want to be sure to serve as many as we can. >> the san francisco cooking school is an amazing amazing partner. >> it is doing that in that space really elevates the space for the kids special for the chief that make it easy for them to come and it really makes the experience pretty special. >> i'm sutro sue set i'm a chief 2, 3, 4 san francisco. >> that's what those classes afford me the opportunity it breakdown the barriers and is this is not scary this is our choice about you many times this is a feel good what it is that you give them is an opportunity
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you have to make it seem like it's there for them for the taking show them it is their and they can do that. >> hi, i'm antonio the chief in san francisco. >> the majority of kids at that age in order to get them into food they need to see something simple and the evidence will show and easy to produce i want to make sure that people can do it with a bowl and spoon and burner and one pan. >> i like is the receipts that are simple and not feel like it's a burden to make foods the cohesives show something eased. >> i go for vera toilet so someone can't do it or its way
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out of their range we only use 6 ingredients i can afford 6 ingredient what good is showing you them something they can't use but the sovereignties what are you going to do more me you're not successful. >> we made a vegetable stir-fry indicators he'd ginger and onion that is really affordable how to balance it was easy to make the food we present i loved it if i having had access to a kitchen i'd cook more. >> some of us have never had a kitchen not taught how to cookie wasn't taught how to cook. >> i have a great appreciation
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for programs that teach kids food and cooking it is one of the healthiest positive things you can communicate to people that are very young. >> the more programs like the cooking project in general that can have a positive impact how our kids eat is really, really important i believe that everybody should venting to utilize the kitchen and meet other kids their age to identify they're not alone and their ways in which to pick yours up and move forward that. >> it is really important to me the opportunity exists and so i do everything in my power to keep it that. >> we'll have our new headquarters in the heart of the
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tenderloin at taylor and kushlg at the end of this summer 2014 we're really excited. >> a lot of the of the conditions in san francisco they have in the rest of the country so our goal to 257bd or expand out of the san francisco in los angeles and then after that who know. >> we'd never want to tell people want to do or eat only provide the skills and the tools in case that's something people are 2rrd in doing. >> you can't buy a box of psyche you have to put them in the right vein and direction with the right kids with a right place address time those kids don't have this you have to instill they can do it they're good enough now to finding out figure out and find the future for
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>> neighborhoods in san francisco are as diverse and fascinating as the people who inhabit them and today we're in the western addition in district 5, where we'll hang with supervisor london breed and experience firsthand the renaissance underway at the buchanan mall. buchanan mall was connecting city blocks from grove to turk street and once besieged by violence, today it's revitaling community spirit with an urban garden. this is where anyone who grew up in the neighborhood and spend out any time outside we spent time at buchanan mall and we hang with one another and made it work. we had fun together. the good news is that it seems like
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the activation is bringing the community back to the area. this garden, i think, can do a lot for bringing the community together. my hope is that with these cooking demos, that will bring folks out and they will start talking to one another when they probably normally wouldn't do that. crystal jem started cook as soon as she could start and the coordinator for community grows an organization that teaches cooking and nutrition, sanctifying growing spaces and nourishing communities. >> it was to have a sea of calm for pause and congregating. i see more people out. if they are out here playing, it's still safer. it's a beautiful spaces and people are less inclined to mess them up.
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it allows them to want to instill some sort of ownership over this good thing. before we did this buchanan mall project i had walked through here -- hadn't walked through in ten years because of the dynamics of the neighborhood. >> for residents who kov founded green street a local business that offers re-cycling for the properties, activation took opportunity for the environment and community at-large. >> it's the but thy of the whole mission north and from the prison yards together and now we stand here today pushing good energy for those people around us. i learn businesses through this and now i can share business with my community. -
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>> san francisco is known worldwide for its atmospheric waterfront where spectacular views are by piers and sight and sounds are xhanl changing we come to the here for exercise relax ball games entertainment, recreation market, exhilaration a wide variety of contributions easily enjoyed look up the bay the waterfront is boosting for activities boosting over 25 visitors every year
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the port of san francisco manages 7 may have million dollars of waterfront from hyde street and fisherman's wharf to the cargo terminals and name shoreline the architecture like pier 70 and the ferry building is here for the embarcadero and a national treasure the port also supports 10 different maritime industries alongside with the recreational attractions making san francisco one of the most viable working waterfronts in the world but did you think that our waterfront faces serious challenges if earthquake to damage the seawall and the embarcadero roadway rising seawalls will cause flooding at
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high tides and major repairs to a safe many of the piers the port is at a critically turnl point time to plan for the future of san francisco's waterfront this year the port is updating it's marts plan the plan working group to invite a wide variety of poichdz from the city and bayview and other advisory teams to share their expertise if intense and maritime operations the waterfront land use plan has guided the use and development of the lanes for the last 20 years major physical changes take place along the waterfront and now is the time to update the waterfront plan to continue improvements that will keep our waterfront vibrate, public and resilient
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the biggest challenges facing the waterfront are out the site an aging seawall along the embarcadero roadway and seawalls that will rise by 21 hundred to provide and productivity of tides seawall is built over weak soils and mud the next earthquake will cause it to settle several feet without the urgent repairs that will damage the promenade and other things we've been fortunate over the last hundred years less than one foot of seawall over the next hundred years scientists say we'll have 6 feet of seawall rise imagine the pier 30/32 will be floated, the embarcadero will be flooded our transportation system is fog to be heavy
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impacts unfortunately, the port didn't have the financial resources to repair all the deteriorating piers let alone the adaptations for sea level rise. >> it is clear that the port can't pay for the seawall reinforcement or deal with the sea level rise on its own needs to raise money to take care of the properties at take care of the maintenance on the properties no way absent anti funding the issues of sea level rise or the schematic conditions of seawall can be development. >> as studies talk about the seawall challenges the working group is look at the issues please come share our ideas about recreation, pier activities, shoreline habitat, historic preservation and transportation issues and viral
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protection. >> we know this planning process will not have one question and one answer we need the diversity of the opinions how people feel about san francisco waterfront and want to hear all the opinions. >> the challenges call for big decisions now is the time to explore now and creative ideas to protect and preserve san francisco waterfront. >> now is the time to get involved to help to shape the future of our waterfront. >> we need the debate please come forward and engage in the process. >> this is your waterfront and this is your opportunity to get involved be part of solution help san francisco create the waterfront we want for the future. >> this is really to dream big and i think about what our waterfront looked like for all san franciscans today and generations to come. >> get involved with the
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planning process that will set the fraction for what is coming at the port. >> find for in upgrading dates on the ports website. >> (ship blowing horn in >> (ship blowing horn in distances) - working for the city and county of san francisco will immerse you in a vibrant and dynamic city that's on the forefront of economic growth, the arts, and social change. our city has always been on the edge of progress and innovation. after all, we're at the meeting of land and sea.
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coming out on a beautiful sunny summer afternoon although i guess the first day of winter i'm ed reiskin and this huge interest in low income intersections in san francisco so great to so, so see many of you here to celebrate a accomplishment for making streets of san francisco safer as people know hopefully most people know city leaders in the mayor and board of supervisors and the commissions as well as stakeholders decided 3 years ago no longer tolerant and accept that people will die as they try to get around san francisco so we adapted vision zero back
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in 2014 to eliminate traffic fatality by 2024 a number of ways we are work toward to goals and with an is redesign the streets to make them safer for all road users we're doing that in all vision zero using date to drive us to where we can make the most impacts and when it comes to the streets we know from research by the department of health that a small amount of our streets 12 percent of our corridors and intersection are responsible for more than 70 percent i have our facility collisions where we are standing lights up on the map of san francisco the unfortunate location for people are gotten seriously hurt or killed trying to get around san francisco police department that's why that is the treatment
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the first of its kind protected intersections we wouldn't be here without the leadership of mayor ed lee the support of board of supervisors, i want to acknowledge jane kim it's r he's been a strong supporter of the streets a great work by the department of public works to help design and implement just kind of work and strong advocacy from folks like the san francisco bicycle coalition to pursue us that's why ear here wouldn't have been possible without the the leadership of city hall is please help me welcome mayor ed lee. >> (clapping.) >> thank you ed reiskin and thank you to the mta for working closely with many agencies to put the city's very first protected intersection together and to see how this role can
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help safety been the premium policy for the streets so thank you to the bicycle coalition, public works and walk sf and livable city working with our city agrees as well right here in a z inspector duffy, see the craft above you on the streets everyone using walking and bicyclists in particular intersection we have now to the data we have done prior to this change documented over 2 hundred people ride there to intersection to get to work that's as a an invaluable piece of data at the looked at the accident data the fatality date to inform us this was an important intersection to make that change so hopefully
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everyone driving a vehicle will appreciate pleasant users for this inspector, next item. >> people using different modes of transportation from walking and biking that's why that intersection was designed in. >> way in which of the turns or more safer and slowed down and that the need to have much more alert of everybody users the intersection will be appreciated by that design i want to congratulate everyone for doing this because that will be a good test how integrated most transportation will work in a urban city like san francisco i appreciate the design here i want to allow it to really flower to if we have data that informs us on challenging intersection we'll do those kind
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of safer ways to get everyone to appreciate the multiple you used going on i see tom livable city is here an advocate along with the coalition i'm here to more than obvious to support in effort in getting to vision zero and make sure that every project we identify regardless of whether we put a ballot measure if pass we're trying to make that happen no matter what we're committed to making vision zero and reality in the next few years and need to work with everybody thank you for cooperating and make sure we're always doing the right thing and add my thanks to supervisor kim not here but a strong advocate for this to happen thanks. >> (clapping.) >> thank you, mr. mayor the mayor mentioned the design of
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this intersection is being unique and design as the mayor said to slow down people and improve the visibility no matter how you're coming out or the mode you can see each other and reduces the conflict this unique design was the first for us in san francisco it is relatively new in the united states though it's a been designed used elsewhere in the world a lot close work between our agency and public works we the mta staff do the preliminary kind of the comprehensible and engagement them with the engineers over at the public works that is new to the design and public works contractors come in and do the physical work and the sfmta folks come in and that but in the stripping and
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the so forth a collaborative effort and mayor ed lee directed all city agencies to work together in a coordinated way to get the improvements done i want acknowledge of the sfmta our livable city section is here and mike one of the explosive wife designers and crews coordinating with public works and the sign shops to get those projects a lot of folks work together and the public works grateful to have a strong partnership want to welcome our public works director mohammed nuru. >> (clapping.) >> thank you e line e ed and thank you, mayor ed lee since 2011 when we passed the road bond we really had quite a few a number of opportunities role to improve how people move around san francisco and seen
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more people bicycling and walking around the city our agency has been working closely with the bicycle coalition and sf works really to make it easily for people to get around the city as you heard from the mayor and ed this is a critical spot that is an intersection where people connect to various neighborhood and market to downtown or up to the castro or towards the financial district our designers work and this is the first protected zone that we are rolling out there will be several and as you can see light areas for people that can feel safe when we cross the street and making that easier for people that are using this and so we've very, very happy to be part of the design you know it is what san francisco needs at that time more people are walking
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bicycling and our agency will continue to make our city safe we are a big supporter of vision zero policy and we'll continue to doing everything we can to make our city wonderful and more enjoyable for everyone temperatures. >> thank you, mohammed and the contractors to make that possible and all the leadership and is coordination from within city hall the real benefit of what is different vision zero is a community partnership with the city it is not just the city but our community groups it is the coalition of dozens of groups close recognizey and neighborhoods and business groups coming together to support vision zero and one of the lead voices particularly when it comes to bike safety it the san francisco bicycle coalition at the they've been relentless for safety and
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pushing us to do more faster and better and that's pressure that stays on us everyday helps us to get this done we appreciate the leadership and the pressure from the bicycle coalition and we're glad to be joined by executive director bryan. >> thanks ed. >> thank you ed reiskin and mohammed nuru and thank you, mayor ed lee for your living room in adopting the safety improvements that will make our streets safer and help us to chief /* achieve it. >> this will help to reduce the casinos of night vision and hopefully that will be embarrassed in other corridors across the city i want to applaud the staff of the
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>> hi. >> i called them. >> yes. >> okay. thank you. >> that's great, thank you. >> okay the commission is convened in open session at 5:11 p.m. >> can you please call item number 11. >> the next order of business item 11 report if any on closed
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session. >> i'm deferring to commissioner singh who has a motion. >> i move we should hire nadia an interim decoration and commissioner singh or commissioner mondejar would you last week to read the proposed resolution. >> yeah. >> whereas the successor agency of the implementation agency of the city and county of san francisco commonly known as the office of investment and infrastructure desired to appoint nadia as an interim executive director now therefore, be it resolved the successor agency of the agency of the city and county of san francisco appoint nadia to the position of interim director of
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the agency effective. >> january 24th. >> 2015 and foofrpt authors the agency and manager in communication with the general council to take all the necessary steps consistent with applicant law and policy to complete the appointment of her as the interim executive director. >> that's the proposed resolution there is a motion and a second counsel do we need to take any public comment. >> you've taken the action but certainly do it again in open session. >> okay. so please call the roll. >> commissioners, please respond when i call your name.
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commissioner pimentel commissioner bustos absent commissioner singh commissioner mondejar madam chair rosales madam chair the vote is 4 i's and one absent the resolution as executive director is approved. >> congratulations. >> (clapping.) >> very momentous day yes. >> the next order of business item 12 joint. >> yes. the meeting adjoined at
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so, thank you. i have a few announcements to make. i would like to thank the president london breed for being here today. for president mark farrell. >>[applause] the hon. mark leno. supervisor aaron peskin. >>[applause] sheriff vicki hennessy, thank you. >>[applause] and you sf -i should know this sf ust board member shannon walton. >>[applause] thank you. thank you, thank you, thank you. so, hold, please. >>[laughing] pay attention mr. supervisor to be. >>[inaudible] [off mic]
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alex randolph, hi. just wanted to say, hi, two. >>[applause] well, and then of course [inaudible] >>[laughing] >>[applause] for anybody else >>[laughing] this might take a while, folks. >>[inaudible] [off mic] nobody is nervous here, trust me. >>[laughing] so without further ado, i would like to introduce-who am i introducing? >>[inaudible] [off mic] mayor ed lee. >>[inaudible] >>[applause] >> thank you, jeff. good afternoon everyone and welcome to our city hall and as i said
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on friday, i have found someone who i truly believe an excited about as he takes on this enormous responsibility to represent the residents of district 8, my district, and i know that he is been called an activist for most certainly people know him throughout this city's history. he as he has as he said himself, made history but he also wants to serve and be a part of making many important decisions for not only the residents of the eight, but also the people of all of san francisco. i have got to know him. i've heard of him and i remember just name and i can share a little bit with him during our interviews where after he was pushing very
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strongly for the equal benefits , it just happened to be at that time that i was the director of purchasing for the city. so i got to literally enforce the equal benefits law and, in fact, i truly the member how important it was to our city where certain major contractor said to me that they were not going to be able to sign it, and we were going to lose the benefit of a very large office supply contract in this city that was worth millions of dollars. but we were true to our word and we gave them adequate time and response and we understood what this meant but we also made it actually in my opinion quite easy for them to sign up and ultimately, they said they could not do it. well, we enforced the provision and jeff, i want you to know that after they lost the contract for about 3-4 years, they
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called me back up as i became the city administrator and said, you know, the regret we did not sign that. it was as easy as you said it was. we made it a principle of the city and something that we were proud of but after losing some $12 million a year worth of contract they regretted it because all the others had signed up for it and we made it a national movement, but i recall that mainly because i think in that vision of you and both mayor willie brown and mayor gavin newsom, i think not only did we do the right thing, we made it something that was enforceable and easy to do and representative of the values of the city. that is white and that is an xml i want to say to because things that you've done in the past advocated for, we were able to administer with all of our leadership and now
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you get the old help past good legislation, but also help all of us increment it in the right way. now, after being an advocate, a strong move, a mover and shaker of not only lgbt community, but also of very progressive viewpoints, you also now are a father, husband, a father of a daughter and public school a homeowner in glen park in my neighborhood dear to me but also one that is part of an illustrious diverse group of neighborhoods that represent district 8, and i am extremely proud of you stepping forward to indicate your desire to be part of the governing of this city. certainly, i hope
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that we will have many years together to do all the right things and discuss what our public and make sure everything from potholes and ronnie muni on-time, to all the challenges that we believe we will have because of the threats or changed by the federal administration will do us proud, both as a district and also as a city. i want to thank all the members of the board of supervisors. the present and past, for being here as well. i specifically want to say, thank you to scott weiner because you have had big shoes to fill and i know jeff is going to be able to do that, but you and sen.
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leno have always demonstrated that love for community and for this district and i want to say take the opportunity to say thank you, as we are about to swear in. i'll will come up in a minute or so and come back and swear in our new supervisor, but before i do that, i want to say that, to say thank you to our lieutenant governor who i learned a great deal when he was mayor and now city administrator to properly guide the city and do the best that we can to make sure that our values are protected, enhanced, and that the city is balanced measurement of what we believe in do and continue to do and go forward, and please welcome to the stage our lieutenant governor, gavin newsom. >>[applause] >> all right. i will break president, and be brief. and
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access my appreciation to mayor lee for the privilege of the podium and the opportunity to share a few thoughts on i think this enlightened choice. for district 8 supervisor. i'm reminded now particularly in light of the trump ascendancy of that old saw it even like the world looks when you're standing up, stand on your head and go local. remarkable things are happening at the local level. in so many ways this moment is an anecdote of sorts to some of the cynicism. that's out there. >>[applause]. now more than ever, this position, these positions, county supervisor, the great jobs, sincerely, one of the great political jobs that anyone can be privileged and afforded are more important than ever. on
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immigration policy on health care policy environmental policy, on so many issues and you have someone here that gets it and gets it done. someone who steps up, someone who steps in, someone with grit get some and with determination. someone that doesn't suffer fools. someone who's happy to call you out including me in 96. i still remember >>[laughing] the harvey milk-what the hell is this called what's the-act? what happened i just got appointed your life was easy. willie brown threw me into this mix and there's sheehy, president of the club telling me the way it should be. but i like that. that's why i'm here. because i appreciate people that , you know, call balls and strikes. i appreciate people that you know, try to raise the bar and i'll close with this. i still love that quote
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particularly true. i think about jeff sheehy and that his career and the work is done on certain debacle the jamaican some opponents on the california institute of regenerative medicine, the work i do was a member of the uc board of regents the work you do not use if you reminded of that wonderful old quote from the glass door that said the biggest risk in life is not that we aim to hide and miss it. is that we aim to low and reach it. i think in so many ways jeff is here because he is has demonstrated a commitment to that mean. he is here because only you know, he doesn't leave good enough ever is. he doesn't believe in running the 90 yard dash. he doesn't believe in being interested in the things he cares about. he is committed to the things he cares about and at the end the date you all know this is the difference between success and failure in life in any endeavor is that distinct, distinction, between commitment and interest. we have a committed public servant, and that is why
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i am honored to be here and am proud at his appointment. thank you. >>[applause] >> now i would like to introduce scott weiner. >>[applause] >> good afternoon everyone. so i said this at the press conference on friday i will say again that in a way, it's a bittersweet moment. this is the official passing of the baton to, from me to jeff. and there are something about that this amazing opportunity to represent district 8 draws to an end but it's a sweet moment because i
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cannot think of a better person to whom to hand that the time that jeff sheehy. and-yes. >>[applause] and i think is a member of the board of supervisors knows, we-when you represent a district, you have this sort of like motherly or fatherly instinct that you develop about the district and you want to make sure that it's going in the good hands when you move on as we all do. that is absolutely happening here. before i was on the board of supervisors that in dusty had the honor of holding this seed i used to hear them sometimes say when he was speaking that this is the best job in the world, and i thought at the time that he was just saying it because he had to say it. because that's what you say when you're elected office but having done the job, for six years, i know he was that kevin was absolutely speaking truth. that this is just an amazing,
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amazing thing to be able to work with your neighbors and speak for your neighbors at city hall. and be on the ground working with your community. being a district supervisor, where it is so hands-on, where you are working day in and day out to make tangible positive change in your community, where you live, where you're invested, as a resident, it's just-there's no other opportunity quite like that and so, jeff, you are just going to absolutely love this drug as hard as it can be them as challenging as it can be when people are always mad at you so get used to people are always glad to be mad at you but also going to love you as well and they're going to support you and they're going to help make you a success i know you are going to be. but district 8 goes beyond just any district. district 8 is unique and
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special. this is harvey milk's district. this is mark leno's district. this district has been represented by people who have made history. this is a legacy seat for the lgbt community. this is the seat them at this is the district, where we were at the epicenter and continue to be at the epicenter, of the hiv epidemic. this is the district that has given us so much in terms of positive activism and i know, jeff, that you are going to continue that legacy, and, in fact, you're the heavy burden that i spoke about the other day, that for the first time in decades, we will only have one lgbt member of the board of supervisors. that is jeff sheehy. that is a heavy burden for our community. we have amazing straight allies and we love our straight out there we
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love you all >>[laughing] but there is nothing quite like coming from a community and representing the community and understanding firsthand the challenges to my and jeff, that will be on you and i think you are going to do it with grace and with talent than with passion and i'm just really proud that you're taking this step and you have my complete support and i look forward to working together. so, congratulations. >>[applause]. >> thank you so much sen. d'errico we really appreciate that. so next speaker is a dear friend of our family, joya dominick. she's a public school parents and a really wonderful friend of ours who's come up to graciously accept to say a few words on all our behalf. so
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here's julie dominick. >>[applause] >> this is not what i do on a regular basis so i'm a little nervous. >>[laughing] jeff and i became friends through our lovely little daughters. two little girls became really good friends at the local public elementary school. and our friendship grew through common interests and supporting our community, supporting our teachers, and focusing on education which was important to us. public education. as we slowly build our lives around the local school. having chosen to call sf home because of the diversity its inclusiveness,
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it's amazing city, i'm happy to say i met my husband here our daughter was born here, and we own a home in just future district. through the years i got to know how deeply jeff cares about the city, how well how important it is that sf takes care of all its people, protect them, keeps them healthy, educates them every one of them. and you know, i'm happy to say this is where i live. this is an amazing city. it is you need to have lived in many other cities and countries and this is a special place. it's very special and i'm very excited and proud to say a good friend of mine is going to be my supervisor. i'm very excited , best of luck, and i'm looking forward to how well you got us into the future. >>[applause] >> thank you, joya. i know
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that's not easy. so our next speaker is dion jones, who is the an rn at san francisco general hospital. >>[applause] >> so i apologize for looking like a drowned rat. i stood up for two hours in the rain trying to book within the assembly district democratic party elections. so i met jeff in 1997. was lying on a gurney in the hallway of the emergency department at san francisco general could have been lying there for several hours. i was coming on shift and coming to
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check on my patient and he greeted me with a rant about the ineptitude of our hospital. >>[laughing]. and for leaving him in many other people lying on bernie's for hours waiting for beds in the inpatient area. so i have been in hiv nurse for 16 years at that point and then out of that relationship between hiv nurses and their patients, and lesbians and gay men, i promptly informed him that it was probably he was lying on his gurney because of the peter budget cuts that come down from the mayor that he probably had supported. >>[laughing] and the mayor who was unwilling to all-day private sector responsible for their share of taking care of poor people and after all, if
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we had single-payer universal health care he would not be lying on the damn gurney. >>[laughing] >>[applause] so we shared a moment together. >>[laughing] from then on, we have spent the years since fighting together in the trenches of this hiv epidemic that has killed and hurt so many many people all around the world. the chronic chronicle called to a bulldog. i actually know you as fierce and passionate and deeply appreciate your willingness to allow me to fiercely disagree with you at times and fight about strategy and endorsement, but to keep coming back and working together for a common goal. so what we are asking of you is that you bring your great expansive mind to bear on helping our cities live up to its potential as a city of
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refuge and hope that this nation and the world needs more than at any other time. so that not only do we fight for getting to zero and hiv, that we are also fighting for getting to zero in homelessness, zero people in our jails, merely because they're mentally ill, >>[applause] 08 t partition. zero evictions. and i trust that the show is can keep you honest, to keep as a soon-to-be teenager, to keep fighting for women's we productive rights and we thank you so much for stepping up at this time and for your family letting you step up and look forward to working with you and supporting your work. thank you. >>[applause] >> thank you so much dion to
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appreciate that. so our next speaker is michael schreiber the director of the aids memorial grove. >>[applause] >> good afternoon. i can't help but stand up here and think about jeff getty and i can't help but think about hank wilson and jim foster and peter levin good i can go a litany of important individuals in the city, gay men with hiv who made a huge difference over my left arm and now there's jeff getty -now there's jeff sheehy. just let me know he's going to be
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supervisor for me a moment of absolute pride that somebody who was smart, competent, deserving intelligent, bullheaded, stubborn, arrogant, brilliant, compassionate, ada driven, all the adjectives came to my mind and its jacket was jeff and i was incredibly happy and very proud this is mandatory representing my district. >>[applause]. my entire life i lived in district 8 so long as a been an adult in the city as someone said earlier, scott talked about earlier, i come from a district of heroes and legacy of euros in this seat of which i expect no less from jeff and i'm sure jeff will deliver. so, jeff, it's frightening for a lot of people that of hiv rent is very terrifying winning the affordable care act goes with it terrifying to me what happens to my medicare know what happens my social security. what happens to my health and my friends health including my friends were
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active drug users and or challenge with homelessness. if there was one person that i knew i could trust that challenge to it is you and so my friend, with whom i disagreed many many times with and when i one i felt great and when jeff one, i knew i was wrong. >>[laughing] i am just so proud and so happy and congratulations and good luck. >>[applause] >> thank you, mike witt really appreciate that as well. okay. it's my turn. so we have talked a lot about how tough jeff sheehy is. we all know that but nobody knows just like i do. >>[laughing] but what hasn't been said about is about how sweet this man is. i've been with him for almost 18 years good offer state was at the pilsner in the castro and i called him sheepishly when
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friday afternoon and said, you probably have a boyfriend, but if you are free would like to meet me for a beer. he said, i don't have a boyfriend i like to meet you for beer and i was like, yes. >>[laughing] so we met at the bar had had about three sips of beer in aegis grabs me and the clock speed. i said, okay let's put the beer down and go home. >>[laughing] and he never left and we've been together ever since. >>[laughing] >>[applause] he really is the love of my life it is the love of michelle's life, too. so his toughness is true but his kindness and esophagus is there, too. you can find it if you just hit them like a kitty and start to purr as well. >>[laughing] but if you are wrong and you disagree with him, not so much.
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>>[laughing] at everything that's been said about him the past two days and really for the last 18 years the good stuff i'm only going to mention is it's true. he really works hard. he is really smart. he really cares about the bigger picture. he's not sellable, breakable, good if he tells you he's going to do something for you is going to come through. there is no doubt in my mind your wife think the city of san francisco is very lucky to have jeff sheehy as our district 8 supervisor. i cannot be more proud to be his husband. >>[applause] i could go on and on but i make the best lasagna. so - excuse me - i think we should carry on with the program. i think it is time for the mayor to swear in jeff sheehy as supervisor. >>[applause]
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>> all right. jeff, if you're ready to get sworn in, before you get sworn act. >>[laughing] please, repeat after me. i, jeffrey gee do solemnly swear that i will support and defend the constitution of the united
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states and the constitution of the state of california against all enemies foreign and domestic , that i will bear to be a faith and allegiance to the constitution of the united states and the constitution of the state of california. that i take this obligation freely without any mental reservation or purpose of mediation and that i will well and faithfully discharge the duties upon which i am about to enter and during such time as i hold the office as a member of the board of supervisors and transportation authority for the city and
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county of san francisco. there you go. >>[applause] >>[cheerring] >> i have to say a bit overwhelmed. the love in this room is just amazing. in the rain, thank you. thank you,
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thank you. >>[applause] i want to thank the mayor for this tremendous honor and his confidence in me. i want to thank lieut. lieut. gov. newsom , both for all the support is given me over the years for being here today. i am very grateful. thank you sen. weiner . i think the really big shoes to-though mine are almost- >>[laughing] you know, all of my friends here and you know mark leno, carol makin, aaron we've known each other for years, you know. by future colleagues, i see people in the audience that i truly love. i want to especially thank my family. the mayor did not appoint a person. he appointed a family. as all of us who aren't families know, whatever
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happens to one of us happens to all of us. i am so grateful for the job you've done and you're about to make me cry and that i cannot give this speech. so >>[laughing] but i'm very grateful for you and of course, michelle we love you more than anything in the world. you know that. you know, i'm doing this because really two reasons one is on a personal level i lived experiences of my district day today. so we walk the neighborhoods good michelle is a fanatic bogeyman go person. however it's on my phone. so i walk so i get exercise so i don't become fat and old. so i know the neighborhood quite well. i been doing things either politicking were living in the district since 1994. what happens to people in my neighborhood i feel personally.
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i want to be, to give them to make sure they get the kinds of services that they come to expect. the benchmark was laid down by sen. leno many many years ago. carried on by supervisor duffy and of course, scott. it will be my goal to try to match that standard. i have to say, it is something when you look at the things that are happening in our neighborhoods but there are challenges that there are talented there's challenges of disparities, people being evicted, people losing their homes and when i was introduced , as i was walking around, person comes up to me and says, you know we just got ellis acted. you know, what do you do? we have this horrific state law that is pushing people out of their homes that some people have been in for decades and they can't find another place in the city. the
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challenge of homelessness in the city. you know, to his immense credit lieut. gov. newsom when he was mayor at almost 7000 people when he was homes how many people to the house by the end of his term? 7000 people. how many people do we have homeless right now? 7000 people. you know, i don't know if the solutions will be found only in san francisco but one thing we have to commit ourselves to is doing the best we can to help as many people as can get we are the city of st. francis. and compassion is part of our fabric. it is part of our dna. i think the other thing we have to face and this is been alluded to is that defendant faces an existential threat because of what's going on in washington. our immigrant
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brothers and sisters are directly threatened and thank you, mayor lee and the rest of the city family for having stood up at the very beginning and saying, we will not-we will not-take part of this bid we will stand together and not let this happen. >>[applause] it is likely that the courts will present immense challenges, both to women's rights and to the lgbt community and many of the gains we have achieved over the last 20, 30 years, 40 years, maybe reverse. we may have to fight battles that we have not fought in decades. for the things that we have come to take for granted. so in order to do that we have to come together as a city, as a community a lot has been talked about about how much of a bulldog i am and how fierce i am. but we have to be fierce together now. one of the things
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i think that we need to be really aware of is the impact on healthcare. this is particular interest of mine. you know from the department of public health to groundbreaking research, trying to make sure that we have the services and the research for cures, but just to give you a statistic, 250,000 san franciscans are associated with the affordable care act. 90,000 san franciscans are on medi-cal. this is all threatened by this new administration. so our first priority has to be to make sure that people do we have got healthy, the work that we have done to reduce disparities in healthcare doesn't get old back. do we keep this fight up. that we don't let our people die in the streets. you know, one of the reasons i'm here is because i think i'm hiv
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positive. michael had talked about this historic moment that this represents. he talked about getting to zero. one of the critical point of getting to zero is no preventable hiv deaths. we've heard a lot in the chronicle about long-term survivors. and my brothers and sisters who have-who managed to survive this terrible epidemic-you know i can't tell you how lucky i am and really if you ask me the only reason i'm here is because of matt. >>[applause] you know, i didn't really expect to see 40. if you had told me that i would be in a couple months, 60, that
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i- >>[laughing] thanks. you turned 60 last year, right? that i would would have a husband it was unimaginable that we would be able to marry and that i would have a daughter . i mean, the [inaudible] we make it i know so many other people like jeff getty like hank wilson did not make it but i know so many people were still struggling and their isolated. the services are not there for them that they really need. and i'm committed to the survivor community because that is the best way to honor no preventable hiv deaths. >>[applause] so in 1981, beyond
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-and by the way i supported wilbert achterberg. i very grateful for the time mayor brown but back in 1981, when aids struck our community, and you know many places responded with hate. they said was god's will. they wanted to isolate us, quarantine us, put us away. laugh as we died. like ronald reagan. san francisco did something completely different. the community, the city, embraced us. people from all across the city came together to support us. you know i looked at the on and carol megan, lesbian sisters held us together. you know, through
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those years, supported us that so many of us would be dead without the incredible supports of the city of san francisco and that model of coming together has to be the model we embrace now, today. our challenges are likely to be just as great are some of the communities that are gimme impacted by this new administration. so i would like to end by saying, may we not fight amongst ourselves but come together to fight together. >>[applause] so thank you for this great honor. and- >>[inaudible] [off mic] you will wrap it up? great, thank you. >>[applause] >> thank you supervisor jeff sheehy. >>[applause]
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>>[cheerring] so this concludes today's performance. we all cannot sell present cookies and tea in the north light work and please, join us. thank you. >>[applause] >> >> >> >> alright, good morning, everyone, welcome to our plans and programs meeting of the san francisco tran por transportation thortd, today is tuesday january 17, 2017. our clerk is steve stamos and today we are joined by two

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