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>> good afternoon everyone. welcome to the san francisco committee committee meeting for monday february 27, 2017. my name is mark mark. i will be chairing this committee. i am joined by supervisor katy tang and supervisor aaron peskin is not in town today so we will take a motion to excuse him in a minute. i want to thank our clerk and sfgtv staff for covering this meeting today. with that mr. clerk do we have any announcements? >> yes. please silence all cell phones and electronic devices. all documents submitted to the clerk and items
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will be on the file should be submitted to the clerk. all items acted on today will be on the march 17, 2017 board of supervisors agenda unless otherwise stated. >> great. thank you very much want mr. clerk. again supervisor tang, supervisor peskin be absent today. can we have a motion to excuse him? >> move to excuse supervisor peskin. >> we will take that without objection. with that mr. clerk can will call item number 1. >> item 1. ordinance amending the administrative code to require that all cash-out proceeds received by an owner for an affordable housing development supported in whole or in part for taxpayer funds shall be used for the creation, development and preservation of affordable housing. >> colleagues our housing persists within our city and make sure every penny for affordable housing is solely used for affordable housing
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needs. recently here in san francisco a developer refinanced an affordable housing development which was funded with a mix of public resources made millions off the transaction and spent the money on dark campaigns here in town and well over $100,000 to candidates and ballot measures and committees over the years. to my this activity is outrageous. there should be never a perception that resources are used for political purposes and that's why i introduced this ordinance. when affordable housing developers get funds the funds should go to affordable housing period. i have no desire to take money back from the developers in san francisco and i don't want to burden the processes. this ordinance is simple and straightforward and cottifies
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policy at the mayor's office of community development. affordable housing developers using fund for federal and state sources to fund affordable housing and as they repay off or refinance the loans and they can get additional funds or proceeds. as part the development deal a developer will receive a developer fee and deferred fee when finance suggest available. this ordinance requires that our mayor's office of housing and community development agreements make sure that all proceeds are use of forced for the development of affordable housing and capital proves and acquisition of property for affordable housing, building new affordable housing or the payment staff required for the creation, development, construction or preservation of affordable housing. again i want to ensure that any financial gains made from public investment and affordable housing goes back to affordable housing. to that end i have amendments i will be introducing after public comment that will
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make the ordinance more functional for them and the permitted use of funds. on page two i will address the language on the policy of restriction of use of developer fees. page three expanded the uses of the funds to include resident or tenant service and clarify the definition of "affordable housing" and clarifying restrictions on developer fees and annual reporting of expenditures and proceeds, so with that unless there are comments i would like to -- mr. chan do you want to speak at all? you can decline at all. >> >> good afternoon supervisors. amy chan from the mayor's house on community development. we support the policy of pre60ing the cash did she commissioner karshmer affordable housing to. >> >> in our agreements and ground let'ses with this legislation we will codify that as you said supervisor and dmaik sure it's in all of all agreements.
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>> great. thank you very much. any questions? okay. we will move to public comment. anyone wishing to comment on item number 1? >> hi. my name is sonny and from want ub party and strongly in support of this. obviously developers -- any affordable housing developer or any developer is still free under this rule to participate in the public process but they have to raise their money themselves just like the rest of us, you know. we have to raise money from people that agree with our mission so any affordable housing developer can still do that even under this restriction. absolutely it's the case that public money should go for what the public thinks it's for. thank you very much. >> thank you very much. anyone else to comment on item 1? seeing none. public comment is now closed. [gavel] again colleagues supervisor tang
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there are a number of affordable housing developers and most in san francisco that do great work that we work closely within city hall and communities to expand the housing stock. i want to commend the work mo doc does and welcome to the team and money should be for affordable housing only. if they want to engage in political speeches as mentioned in public comment they can raise private funds to do so but not off the funds of our taxpayers and we have a number of amendments supervisor tang and i would entertain unless comment a motion to entertain those and push the ordinance forward. >> thank you supervisor farrell for introducing this piece of legislation. i think it's necessary and also for working with mh doc for making it better and i will motion a motion for the amendments ready into the record and send to the full board with positive
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recommendation as recommend. >> thank you. we can take that supervisor tang without objection. mr. clerk would you read item 2 please. >> item 2. s four seats, three incumbents; will it be another gop year? zoning map upper market street neighborhood commercial district to reclass assessor's parcel block no. 2623, lot no. 091, at 2416-2420 market street and number 23 23, lot 06, 36 from rostreet upper market street nct district and including portions out of the market market planned area. >> thank you mr. clerk. we have staff from supervisor sheehy's office to explain this item. >> i am here for supervisor
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sheehy. this is a tiny piece of legislation. a few years ago former supervisor scott wiener rezoned the upper market nc d districts to the upper market nct district that has had a very series of planning code implications but because where the supervisor lived there were two parcels excluded from that effort so the legislation before you today just closes the loop and just rezones those remaining two parcels to upper market nct. >> okay. thanks mr. powers. if no question we will open it up to public comment. anyone wishing to comment on item 2 -- oh sorry additional presentation. >> good afternoon. i am with the san francisco planning department. as mentioned this is a clean up ordinance that
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rezone the lots to upper market nct. the ordinance will correct language in the code so that all permanents in the upper market nct are subject to the inclusionary fees and the community improvement impact fees. this section of the code was not updated when the upper market nct was expanded and this r this ordinance will update the language and the planning commission heard the item and voted for approval. finally the department would like to thank supervisor sheehy for taking sponsorship of the item. thank you. >> thank you very much. at this time we will open it up to public comment. anyone wishing to comment on item 2? seeing none. public comment is now closed. [gavel] >> i will make a motion to send fort this item to the full board with positive recommendation. >> okay. motion by supervisor tang. we can take that without objection. mr. clerk do we have any further business today? >> that completes the business today. >> thank you everybody. we are adjourned.
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[gavel]much. >> (clapping.) >> well good morning and thank you all for being here i'm ed reiskin the director of transportation and can't tell you how existed and speak on behalf of everybody here to be at this milestone after many years somewhat our decades ever planning to break ground on a transformative project for one of the city's anyhow unique and special streets i - there is a way this works folks without whom we wouldn't be here i'll give an opportunity to speak and
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afterwards go out and literally 0 break ground i want to acknowledge folks not speaking i'm not sure they're here by representatives from nancy pelosi's office and senator harris and there was a lot of work to be done at the freshen over the years and leader pelosi in particular was a huge comment thank her and stare half and at the state level hearing from the state a strong will be afforded when the item is reached in the meeting with the transportation and our legislatures want to acknowledge supervisor chiu and supervisor scott wiener and a lot of folks made that happen but really the lead for this project has came
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into from right here in san francisco and one of the hallmarks of our mayor has been to forge collaboration amongst city agencies within the government and with the community and because of complexity of that project there were probably a dozen city agencies and newcomers state agency and the federal government as well as important stakeholders including some of the ones that occupy the building around where we're standing it took that kind of collaboration in other words, to get to this point i want to start off by introducing the mayor of san francisco mayor ed lee. >> (clapping.) >> thank you ed reiskin good morning, everybody. welcome to the groundbreaking of our van ness corridor bus rapid transit i want to say thank you
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to everyone on stage and offstage since 2003 with the prop k been working hard to get this project done well and right a lot of community groups thank you, again to the mta to the commissioners, staff, who working hard to get a lot of views settled but our county transportation agencies and state and federal partners that are part of funding and vision zero of of this our regional mta as well because the state road we're still on a lot of people here talking today and i've been told in no uncertain terms to keep my remarks under two minutes i'll let them talk about all the benefits of bus rapid transit and all the advantages as a city what i'm also exciting
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to talk about is that we're going to have better lighting along this wonderful avenue closing in the very lengthy distance for people to cross better lighting, better walk abilities more bounce on the street will be improvements i think that people living and walker users this corridor will have a great benefit but also existed to say as your formerly c p w infrastructure person in the city excited to see four more miles of water sewer piping underneath more miles of sewer and stormwater pipelines underneath they won't leak nor break they'll be new 2000 new
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feet of our auxiliary water system been also underneath this is try infrastructure and i think i'm making a point that is when we tear up the roads and side medium and do all the traffic relayed improvements we're now improving as a city while we're there let's take care of what is underneath we never do the that in the past i've not seen an vastly improved and safer avenue an avenue that serves thousands of people better because of bus rapid transit but all the other smart things we're doing to include and work underneath while we have at the medium and sidewalks opened up that's real progress for a city like san francisco and, yes we'll take that as a thank you with that my two minutes are are
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up let's get the dirt digging and the project done thank you. >> (clapping.) >> thank you, mr. mayor that is from to have a mayor who was a public works go director not on exciting stop i like hearing the mayor get exist bye about the sewers and other things and the benefits the lighting benefits and go, of course, the traffic and transit benefits a project of this scale was don't happen without the locate leadership we're pleased to be joined spy the president of the board of supervisors would grew up not far from the street a great leader and supporter of transit in district 5 and across the city please join me in welcoming president of the board of supervisors london breed. >> (clapping.) >> good morning, everybody.
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well, i've had the prestige of riding the 47 and 49 along the van ness beyond a reasonable doubt or corridors when i went to galileo high school although the next generation of young people wouldn't use the excuse that muni was late when i did back then we are doing what we can to make sure their arriving on time 16 thousand people that use this line gets to work on time and school and get to their designations and that's what this project is about yes, we made mistakes long ago before any any of us were born when we didn't underground the traffic systems that is expensive along the central subway and the bus rapid transit
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is reliable it is not underground but a way to speed up up the line and based on the initiatives preliminary numbers that will change the travel time by over 32 percent that's big that is big when you rely on muni to get you back and forth every single day to our example work and designation one of the most important projects in the city and i can't wait until that happens because it is going to make a huge difference address isly with improvements comes sacrifice so for the next 3 years we'll have sacrifice do send me e-mails complaining when it is done you'll thank us to
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create something great for the future thank you all so much. >> thank you supervisor president london breed. >> one of our main partners is the community of transportation authority they lead the first phase the planning and get united states to e got us to a point they're a strong partner and we're pleased to be joined by now the chair of the transportation authority who during his first couple of terms in office sat at the transportation authority when the project was coming to light please help me welcome chair the ta commission supervisor peskin. >> (clapping.) >> thank you, ed and by way of the history didn't start during
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my first term in 2000 behind us this was the firebreak from the 1906 san francisco earthquake o
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we're on time and on budget so with little disruption there will be disruption we've been doing a lot of outreach with the community to best manage and might mitigate one of the unique aspects of this project as you heard most of us feel like van ness is a san francisco city street that is our street and while that themselves that way technically this is the state highway so the street didn't belong to us this street belongs to the state of california so we're very grateful to have as we do with the federal government a great partner in the state government
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maneuvered in the leadership of the district 4 director of caltrans who with his staff we work closely at the levels of detail to make sure that design will work for the state highway so i want to thank him and his staff for the great work and please join me in welcoming for caltra caltrans. >> thank you, ed good morning mayor and supervisors and distinguished guests and agencies and staff and members of the public it is a pleasure to be here today to join all of you as we break ground for the first brt project in san francisco we've been wanting to reach this milling and reaching this point in the project is
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reflective of the tireless work for the federal and state and redeeming level those who had the vision for the project those who helped fund it can and the great staff of all agencies that naektd in through the maze of approval necessary for us to reach this point as was stated earlier van ness project brt utilities the dedicated places separated from the paragraph on the u.s. 101 will be used by muni and golden gate transit route 101 and then van ness is a regional important route serving 45 thousand people driving on this road everyday and helps navigate those people from the peninsula to the south side and to the north and also obviously
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the main street in the city of san francisco lined with mixed use and other mixed use spaces that will enhance the traffic separation within the two mile corridor that will separate transit from auto and stations between traffic times reduces the delays and increase the ridership and improve the safety and increase the transit reliability on behalf of caltrans we thank you for inviting us to be here to celebrate 24 event this project when completed will make van ness more important to these who will use it more efficient and sustainable transit system moving more people and helping to improve the quality of life of the residents for this great city i'd like to recognize and thank all the agencies staff that working hard on this project to deliver this and especially i'd like to thank my staff another
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caltrans can i see all caltrans people stand up please and be recognized. >> (clapping.) >> as ed said you'll all the agencies working hard to solve the problems and the issues that were raised to us and the development of the project congratulations to the city and let this project get started thank you thank you so from federal so state to local that the partnership is expensive one throughout the many government agencies as mentioned but again really the led agency that gave birth to the project really got the process going back in the 2000 was the community transport authority they lead the initial planning and our as the chair said a funder of the this project we're
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pleased to be joined by the executive director of transportation authority tilly chang. >> (clapping.) >> good morning, everyone sew so much and ed and for all of you for being here on this happy day mayor ed lee, supervisors and director brinkman and -- excuse-me. supervisor peskin thank you for mentioning the state and local partnership the whole vision we've had to transform this street that deserves a great transportation design here we are can you believe that congratulations to you this is a team in the region and the state and the federal government that will build the first full featured brt line in san francisco the van ness corridors improvement project is going to do nothing less than transform this corridor into a world-class complete street and
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a model nation wide and in the world and sets standards of fast reliable trait for muni our vision was codified by voters in 2003 when they approved the citywide rapid transit buses that turned into this as long as and muni forward approved by 75 percent of voters thank you to the transportation bond and prop a and prop b and thank you for your support for great transit and transportation in the city local funds in fact, comprise a walk e whooping 52 percent 52 percent are we're so grateful for the federal transit administration for the $75 million for the caltrans providing active transportation and highway maintenance and operation fund but 52 percent local providers through the transportation measures as well
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as the puc are really the anchor the anchor for the project and the support and the trust they've pla they've placed i want to recognize the team the cac the advisory committee that convenes 27 times to offer 6 years thank you so much i'll not name you but cross 4 district thank you. please give them a hand that work is led with the advisory committee and any group providing that important outreach and input into the project a including the business advisory committee all over the place thank you candice and your communication team for leading that vertebrae robust outreach we want to thank, of course, the board members of the agencies past generations to the point they guide the work as well our staff director reiskin thank you
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for your partnership and the puc and mohammed nuru and director kelly and john haley the city traffic engineer and others working with teams with the staff on district 4 we had endless discussions many debates buses also including the collaboration go compromise in some cases it came down to interest is that; right? and speaking of the p.m. the project managers peter where are you. >> (clapping.) >> you're our hero. >> thank you for your leadership and ♪ phase and the prior phase working with bob and sherry and
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others michael and rachel you lead the project design and development for the past 10 years and the team that peter and others assembled you'll take us into the future thank you for your consideration and in and the robust design for the construction effort going forward for future generations to come >> thank you, tilly if we tried to acknowledge all the folks that put their blood, sweat, and tears we could be here all day truly so many people from the agencies that have worked hard to get us to where we are one that is worthy mentioning jose was someone i remember mohammed and i went up
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to sacramento he did a lot of work in his tenure and acknowledge him as well and lots of folks go no longer with the city or state of federal government had a hand in that within our agency not a part of the organization that was not part of this from the traffic engineers to the finance folks communications assessable services, safety, of course, traffic folks an incredibly strong team effort working across the agencies water and sewer and puc the great planning and financial folks at the transportation authority, the arts commission not too many city agencies have not touched this project and ultimately with all that good work it came down to the sfmta disorderly conduct
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to put together this funding and approve the project after that the environmental document was finalized wouldn't have been possible without the without sfmta and i see a couple members of the board (calling names) and currently now under the great leadership of the chair of the board of sfmta please join me in welcoming cheryl brinkman thank you, thank you i'm excited this project includes the benefits for all road users and practice the goals of sfmta transit we're helping not only muni but go not only golden gate riders as well as this project will improve both frequency and reliability for all the transit users for people walking we'll
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have safer and friendly streets to achieve a citywide vision zero goal at circulations improvements and smoother pavement there is a high need for this project not only the 16 thousand muni riders that supervisor president london breed references but 8 house golden gate riders use that with 24 development coming online those riders will be joined with people on foot and on buses thank you all very much. >> (clapping.) >> thank you cheryl brinkman the shoves shovels are being sharpened but thank you to my partner in the streets of san francisco our public works director to say a few words they're the partner in delivering projects there are
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unique aspects of working with the public works support we're using a unique mechanism it is called the contract approach different than your typical lump sum low cost build public works has had a lot of experience with this bringing to our support that experience for this long horizontal project as well as great design support and support in many ways please help me welcome the director of the department public works mohammed nuru. >> thank you. >> (clapping.) >> ed and thank you for your speakers as you can see are true testimony on everybody working together to make a project come through and in public works how rare do we get an opportunity to do a lot of things it in one
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project new sewer lines and water and bus platforms but also the beauty of project it's the landscaping the sidewalks and the adu the connections from the ramps all making one cool project so many people with the design especially i want to thank caltrans it is their highway and all the agreements and new york city and the possible words we had to do yes louis was instrumental i remember one day at 4 o'clock in the morning we went to sacramento and fighting over just to make that project come through today is a reality we're already started the work i'm excited and happy that the project is moving forward it is going to make a huge difference and commissioner london breed made that clear it is a different time our city is
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growing we need accommodate the growth from public works i want to thank our engineering staff (calling names) they've been on the project making sure that everything is happening because some of the work and from the landscape team (calling names) they have been part of landscape will be new trees and new plants night connection itself when you walk or ride you're bicycle so we appreciate all that and for the environmental compliance and everyone that worked hard to make that project it is a great example of rapid transit and it is first here in the bay area i'm excited about it, too so
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thank you very much and thank you, everyone. >> (clapping.) >> thanks mohammed when he was talking about agreements what comes with agreements lawyers a lot of legal work with the funding agreement and the permitting i want to announce the city attorney's office a number of firms with the h ac b and others and, of course, our construction general contractor will be a public-private effort but kind of last but more for the voice for the community for all this great work and all the great work for all the levels of government this project is not for us but for the people we all serve the people that live and work on the corridor and travel two or more and the corridor those are the beneficiaries of this i mentioned because alcohol, tobacco & firearms
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scale and complexity we have two advisory committees and a business committee their guidance is important so ultimately it is they are serving we're pleased to have the chair of the citizens advisory committee here to join us please join me in welcoming alex wilson km. >> thank you for the construction workers wouldn't have been possible without the group thank you for making this happen i'm a little bit surprised was under the impression 3 van ness was my road in any neighborhood and the voters have you approved this i see that as definitely all our roads when i moved to san francisco in 2009 traveling van ness was a part of route i radioed it and craved critical
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upgrades to van ness for the major corridors and because it is a part of my neighborhood i wanted more efficient buses and safer sidewalks august's a clear crosswalks and better traffic lanes so the traffic can move for efficiently we're all here today throwing paper because we love and care about our city a city of doers we index what is broken and strive for improvements from tech and corporate to the nonprofit we're the epic center of solutions the van ness project is a small example what it means to be a san franciscan to fix and improve by a what is not working our neighborhood will serve as an example to other neighborhood and drivers and pedestrians and businesses and residents me all of us, will benefit from the van ness improvement project our
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road will be savor your buses will run more efficiently and our pedestrians will have beautiful sidewalks to stroll down as a neighbor i look forward to more trans investigating van ness i look forward to the journey thank you very much. >> (clapping.) >> thank you alex's and thank you for the correction the state owns the street but the streets belong to the people of san francisco and the people of california that's a good reminder we're ready now if you didn't get a goody bag grab one ask the folks the leaders to dawn their helmets we'll move and break ground ready set go. >> okay.
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>> ready get set, let's get to work. >> yeah. >> >> (clapping.) >> let the work begin thank you,
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♪ ♪ ♪ >> heartbeat heartbeat latter heartbeat healthy hearts are this heartbeat together we stand holding hands capillaries there on open wound hospital room stitching up the place together they stand grafted from the bones of different neighborhood working together to keep each other strong so we live on.
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>> do you hear the people we're breathing as one lungs contract and in hail and exhale oxygen without discrimination and the people get to breathe and in hail and exha exhale. >> heartbeat heartbeat heartbeat when all the stitches heal at the neighborhoods come together with the erratic heartbeat flows and one mind one brain receiving this message our bodies full and functional our feet running towards the future of togetherness heartbeat heartbeat heartbeat heartbeat
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>> (clapping.) >> so we're going to name a few of the artists of the san francisco 2017 projects and hold our applause until the end until we've read all the names - yes. >> shannon wendy deborah block. >> tom gold. >> john elaine naomi charles
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rachel greenberg. >> elizabeth demetri anthony swan kathy amy edith. >> katherine amanda barbara robin and peter jill carla
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ann alfred white. >> amelia. >> leslie pop. >> thank you thank you. >> thank you to our students performs from the ruth school of the arts >> (clapping.) >> and thank you to this year's tremendous artists another roemdz please for them. >> ladies and gentleman, please welcome san francisco general hospital hospital foundation board he wanted connie sanchez had an.
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>> thanks to you we're sold-out record attention attendance for this event thank you, thank you, thank you it's my pleasure welcome all of you to the 12 annual heroes and hearts how about a round of applause for the students they know how to set the stage don't they. >> (clapping.) >> we are delighted to be in the apt apt park in the sunset and couldn't be more restrictive proud of the incredible work with the foundation does every day for one of the most variable public institutions in the bayview and one of the finest
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hospitals in the country you will see works of that today san franciscans are more than ever deeply committed to public health not a betterment than right here right now to support this institution i thank you all from the bottom of my heart for your dedication, your continued port and partnership wouldn't have been possible without the folks san francisco general offers comprehensive health care to half a million people annually and treats one in 8 san franciscans with emergency care today, we celebrate the hospital is life-changing heroes and
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hearts is the single largest source of unrestricted revenue that helps our hearts program every year and since 2004 we've given over three hundred plus grants over one million dollars because of this. >> (clapping.) >> again, because of you, we can do that as you saw on the red carpet walk to the tent thanks to the be threatened local artists that were announce an absolutely heart series on each side of me and back in the - those demonstrate the hearts that support the foundation and zuckerberg san francisco general you can take a heart through the auction that is at 2 o'clock
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over after this and to schaenl my colleague you have plenty of time to buy buy buy your sweetheart a heart those haters raise visible and generate revenues and initiatives that change lives of patients immediately of course, those changes are far-reaching around the community and around the world and they are life ahsha safai entities for the hospital i'd like to thank the hospital staff as well as our partners at ucsf lead and chancellor sam
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and our own ucsf advice dean at the zuckerberg san francisco general hospital sue carr loyal the above and beyond is a characteristic also modeled for our heroes that go above and beyond makes zuckerberg san francisco general hospital the heart of our city with the hospital volunteers and providers and staff police dog stand we may recognize all of you stand wow. >> (clapping.) >> thank you and now please join me in welcoming the chief office of
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zuckerberg san francisco general hospital doctor susan er lick. >> (clapping.) >> thank you connie good morning, everyone i am really thrilled to be here to welcome you that's my first time very first heroes and hearts luncheon as is ceo of the great zuckerberg general hospital. >> this is not my first heroes and hearts luncheon, however, one year ago i had been selected and the as the ceo but not working connie kindly invited me and it was my very first
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introduction to this great community appreciative and supportive and perching is a very welcoming so welcoming in fact, that mayor ed lee mentioned me in his remarks and the beach blanket babylon singers included me i was overcome and what a year since then let's briefing review you how much has happened in the last year on may 21st we opened the new glories cutting-edge art filed hospital. >> (clapping.) >> with the hard work of a well prepared staff we moved all one and 58 of our patient from the
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old hospital into the new hospital in one inspiring day yes. that deserves an applause as well we can welcome patients and visitors and the entire san francisco community into a healing space they have long needed and long deserved on june 7th the voters find san francisco overwhelmingly approved a bobbed to renovate our form hospital that will lose us to provide the primary care and surgery care and psychiatric care in a healing space our patients needed and long deserved >> (clapping.) >> and just one the last couple of weeks the board of supervisors approved on an 11 to
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zero vote and the mayor signed a new ground lease for ucsf research building on our campus that will be opened for business in 2019. >> (clapping.) >> that is the kind year it's a been and now we see a new set of challenges the health care environment in the country is changing those changes have the potential to hit our patient the hardest especially uninsured and undocumented at zuckerberg san francisco general hospital our motion mission to provide the patient and community health care are compassion and right regardless of income, regardless of insurance status, regardless of immigration status squall
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orientation or religion or national origin. >> (clapping.) >> i want to thank our donors and the amazing san francisco general foundation for making that possible to work towards achieving that mission the donation have been critical but more restrictive important is knowing that your donation reflect your understanding about what our hospital means to the city you're behind us 100 percent and proud of the work he had everyday i want you to know how important our support to our staff, and patients every single day when i walked into this gathering would be year ago the
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very first thing and photo taken care of willie brown, gavin newsom and frank jordan all standing together he come to realize wasn't a perfect heroes and hearts enemy that was several generations of mayors come on together with this consulted to express their support so for the hospital and the work we do one year later i feel that is support ever so deeply thank you very much. >> (clapping.) >> now my honor to welcome the honorable edwin lee. >> (clapping.) >> susan again gas stations and
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thank you for the leadership at the zuckerberg san francisco general hospital house is everybody are you ready for baseball yeah. >> (clapping.) >> well it is also a great time when i can get together in the same room with frank jordan and willie brown where is gavin but all of us mayors know how important our zuckerberg san francisco general hospital has been i want to say thank you to all of you for being here and being with the hearts and being the heart of san francisco you know we made more than just a commitment to the zuckerberg san francisco general hospital we've actually delivered on many promises and we want to make sure that for the next 50 to one hundred years in the just a
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hospital that treats people in need it is a hospital research facility that also makes the commitment to find find cures to the diseases that plague us and also educates everybody as how to prevent us from being sick that is a truly world-class facility >> (clapping.) >> i want to thank my good friends judy and pam and larry because working with them on the foundation has been wonderful >> (clapping.) >> and you know as i was trying to rest last night i kept
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getting a lot of phone calls and one from rich and judy oh, my gosh another 2 thousand pound concrete slab on the 30th floor someplace and instead they're saying you're going to come aren't you so i want to say with that a special thank you to the san francisco fire department for keeping us safe thank you very much >> (clapping.) >> to the police department, to members of the board of supervisors that are here to all of the elected officials from our city attorney to the searing to all the officials you're here today you know and support this zuckerberg san francisco general hospital as we all do this hearts movement as we witness for quite some years and every year i see another beautiful
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design by artists to represent what it means to be part of this great city sue you're right because i look at this sfgh as being the best example of how to define a sanctuary city sfgh is our sanctuary city. >> (clapping.) >> it is a place where everyone is welcome a safe place a place where we receive not only what we need but thinking about ahead of time what we may need in the future that's why that ground lease was important for a moment chancellor and barbara garcia's and i had a moment that the mayors cherish what is our city supposed is to be in the next 25 to 50 years and how can this
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hospital contribute those are the moments when i find the mayorship is to be more than just an obligation a joy to think about how we will serve people into the future and i have to opportunity with our sfgh foundation with uc and all the wonderful doctors and today, you'll be honoring four people that i think are truly representative of what this hospital means you have. >> in his love the advocate that will help people to learn about what their faced with and john, legal services on the health campus a wonderful thing to have you get peggy a wonderful trauma by the way, you
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know zachary the sunday morning that saved the 6 years old life he's resolved and at school as a result of zuckerberg san francisco general treatment and finally. >> (clapping.) >> dean who is perfect person to be here who is really focused on not only the research but the health network in educating people all for are deserving of this wonderful recognition that you have for them today and they truly represent the zuckerberg san francisco general hospital everyone thank you for being here. for supporting and being part of great city of san francisco april 10 first see you all out
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here. >> ladies and gentlemen, please welcome to the stage judy san francisco general foundation cha chair. >> (clapping.) >> thank you grocery store it is hard to go behind a mayor isn't it they always say the wonderful things when i would like to say how many people today from the city have here to support us and i don't know if everyone understands the treasure this is but month cities don't have hospitals like this and they don't have cities governs like that port this kind of care and excellence for every single citizen in the community so my huge pleasure to introduce you
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to mayor ed lee former mayor art and for willie brown and former mayor frank jordan and california and san francisco's chief of protocol charlotte and senator wiener former senator mark leno and san francisco attorney louis and present city attorney dennis herrera and assistant district attorney and president of the board of supervisors london breed and malia cohen and mark farrell and jeff sheehy assessor-recorder carmen chu chief of police william scott and former greg suhr and competitive of the fire department chief joanne hayes-white and sanchez.
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>> i don't know the title but the fun man around town paul this is a huge amount of support for all of us and thank you, thank you, thank you. >> (clapping.) >> and now it is my honor to direct you for a video screen about our first hero this afternoon. >> my specialist is trauma in the area he came to hospital because it got a representation reputation of one of the best trauma centers in the world i enjoy the challenge of people
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the most part. >> we live in san francisco and have 3 young obesity 9 and 11 zachary was clvj on a wet bar and fell on him. >> my husband called and zachary is hurt bad. >> he was pail he wasn't responds and we know in an instant he was critically injured we have to go a zuckerberg right now and some of the things we did with zachary used tools i learned from the military in germany and moved to iraq detailing the treatment we could get him better we've learned those tricks from the military. >> we were waiting for the doctor to come in and give us an update on the surgery that - she walked into the waiting room
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and she we were taking it moment by moment but the scaring it momentum that was my experience with her, she saved my sons life i can't thank that woman enough. >> to put them in the iv room with the windows and the family would be in under that was a huge difference. >> everything she did for zachary was the right thing and months after we walked out and a month after that he fully resolved that's a miracle i thank everyone and he can be a 6-year-old boy. >> nothing like seeing a survivor and for this boy in kindergarten that's special.
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>> i have no idea what zachary. >> i will shout out to everyone and let people know what their capable of and how they've saved lives and treat patients . >> (clapping.) >> thank you. >> it is a privilege to follow a video like this in the work that is being done at the zuckerberg san francisco general hospital it is amazing when you think about what the went through when jason made that call and christen took that
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call all of us in the room could put ourselves in if position but at the same time, we didn't have to but it also is just a success to see zachary here this afternoon and with us on behalf of the wells fargo in the thousands of team members that live and work in the bayview that is our privilege to be a part of this community and be able to be around an institution like the zuckerberg san francisco general hospital that we're all so lucky to have the talents of somebody like doctor peggy here as well this event we've been part of for years like many of you in the room but i'll say a privilege to be a part of it and it started as we heard 12 years ago but a few years ago
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there were a couple of ladies here i'll tell you they made the difference we wouldn't be here without their dreams so i would like to acknowledge ms. ellen newman here at the table. >> (clapping.) >> and ms. nancy bechtel, nancy. >> (clapping.) >> without your vision this might not have come about with that, i'd like to bring up christen and a special guest up to the stage >> (clapping.) >> thank you. >> wow. >> very emotional day for me to come.
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>> (laughter). >> on september 30th my life changed i got the call that every mother can't imagine and it is really kind of the worst nightmare my husband called told me zachary was hurt bad i didn't know the injuries i jumped in the car i thought that is where you go to the pediatric er and said no go to zuckerberg's general hospital now i drove across the city at 6 o'clock as best i could to walk in to finding my husband and my oldest son and zachary was rushed to the operating room with the doctor. >> it was the scariest moment
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of my life but couldn't be more restrictive thankful we live in a city that has the means to provide us with the care is zuckerberg does how lucky we are a level one trauma center to save his life because i i don't think that people know what that hospital is capable and how lucky to have it there and so the long story short zachy is with us but due to the care of. >> (clapping.) >> - >> zuckerberg and doctor and all of the people that work at that hospital everyone from the emt to take him to the hospital and to the nurses and the in the i cu and all the doctors that
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care for him that was an incredible heroic event we're so lucky i know that is safe that doctor changed our life she saved my sons life i don't know how you thank someone for doing that all i can do shout out at the top of my lungs what this hospital a capable of and the doctor and all folks from the bottom of my heart i'm saying zuckerberg and doctor thank you for satisfying our sons life and zachary wants to say something. >> thank you . >> (clapping.) >> welcoming doctor peggy to
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the stage. >> this is a little bit daunting i'm not going to lie i'm guardrail honored to receive this award i came to san francisco board of appeals in 1989 i knew of its reputation of the premier trauma centers in the country and wanted to learn from the trauma surgeons that were my heroes one of the most important lops that trauma is a team 0 sport every single person who touches
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zachary through the prolonged hospital course contributed to his research including the nurses and physicians and even the cook from our cafeteria who came in on his day off to make chicken mcnuggets for zachary. >> (clapping.) >> as the only major trauma center in our area we receive all patients that are critically injured but the families don't get to choose their surgeons one minute their child is heath and the membership open deaths door i can tell you no greater honor to be trusted with the lives of this charge card child with our support i believe in zuckerberg san francisco general hospital trauma center will continue to
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be a preservation trauma centers for years to come and zachary buddy you refused to smile at me for thirty days you were in the hospital i believe usual a special child (laughter) from a very special family thank you very much >> (clapping.) >> ladies and gentlemen, please welcome grateful patient and former mayor the city and county of san francisco art
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agnos. >> (clapping.) >> thank you very much i'm delighted to join with the other former mayors of san francisco and the many members of our city official family who are here to support and celebrate the extraordinary work of this hospital you don't get this many politicians one of the mayor's to beat you once but this brings us together my job today is to give the pitch as we call if politics and it is to encourage you to write the most generous checks in the bidding and the contributions we hope you'll make as i thought that will i thought that was something that willie brown does much better how can i do better than him i'll do something i've not done before i'll talk about sex and
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religion as it pertains to me in this hospital on december 1, '97 his worked in the public housing of potrero hill and after to build a community height clinic the community center i was walking to any car a random killer hot me twice through the chest he was rushed to the hospital and in those days, the old hospital that had the old loading dock where the ambulance would pull in and the doors to the ambulance would swing open the whole team would be there at the ambulance to start working on they called it the gotten minute so suddenly i found myself i was awake and in shock with the two
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bullets went through me verifying interest is nothing inside (laughter) and they all knew were gunshot wounds to the chest the team put me own is jeremy and all the people i have priority and the older let me see and the people westbound cutting off my suit coats to give the residents surgeons and ambulance and who started to the complication that was a young resident surgeon who jumped on to the engineering any and started tearing off my cloths. (laughter) my tie, my shirt, my jacket and belt he was awake during all of
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that and in these days a bachelor i (laughter) i was better looking than gavin newsom (laughter) and i looked here h her and in those days some of the medical personnel the doctors we're dresses as they straddle my hips her dress kept going up higher and higher we went to the foundational of the trauma unit was waiting i mind to her you know doctor for a young woman i just met you're getting to know me well two days later i had a number of surgeries to save my life as a matter of fact my wife
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used to say you once had a body of a greek embody but today you have the body of a greek >> faefd i'm the mayor of this city a great honor and there are some challenges but one of them trying to be alone with the security that is always with you as my former colleagues know so every awakens in a while we tell the security and sneak out to dinner in 1988 we were coming home and sherry didn't remember we didn't have milky went to get the milk and on the way back the phone rings art art mother teresa is a is walking up to the stairs to the housemother teresa
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is walking up the street well let her in and sure enough mother teresa is a as your mind tells us what she looks like with two nuns i said hello mother what brings you here i'm come to talk about the work of god of course, i'll listen and she told me about a facility she find out on the corner of turk and fillmore she wanted me to give me give to her for a homeless facility they have several of them in the city this was the late one i said mother i think i know what you're talking about i've got on it in the morning. >> she said the work of god can't wait. >> it is sunday and dark down there could be a little bit dawns that time of night she
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said does not fear god will protect us so make sure that god protected us i call on the red phone and had two security officers right away and went to this place that she identified we look at it and couldn't identified it is the red brick building and we couldn't figure out if it was a city owned building we went around the back and in the back eight or ten homeless people and a fire in a barrel they recognized me it's the mayor what are you doing here i brought someone families they recognized mother teresa. >>and blessed them and gave them something and we asked her we're trying to figure out who owns the building it's at the city building we've lived here for
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the last three or four years we'll get open 24 tomorrow morning and we walked to the car to say our good by i said do you do this often >> she said pates e what's that. >> due go to the mayors houses on a sunday night and ask for building. >> she said oh, yeah i do it all the time. >> remember in 1989 she said mayor cox of new york he has a much nicer house than you do oh, so you're a wise guy you know mother i don't do those things for free she said what. >> my wife is working on a project and building a facility i'd like to show you what you're doing they hospital she said
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okay. let's go now it is 11 o'clock at night the mayor calls the hospital there is bed lemon the mayor is coming at 11 o'clock at night with mother teresa sequoa went up to the unit and 10 or 12 babies undergo withdrawal and she reached to the babies and blessed the babies and left her medallion and went to the aids ward she blessed each of those guys and left her medallion and went through the hospital for an hour went through the old place as we were leaving through the old reception hall you remember that we had an enturning of one hundred people following us at that time of night a lot of the workers in the order let me see or latino and people that are
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catholic she noticed those group and turned and said to me first, she said you do all of this for poor people. >> i would yes, we do this hospital is not only served poor people but anothers as well who needs did kind of help that a medical facility last week this so she turned to the crowd about one hundred people at 12 o'clock at night he said this i memorized she said when you all die and go to heaven god will be waiting for you and he will thank you for what you're doing for these babies, and these sick people in this place because in taking care of them you're taking care of of his son jesus christ and with that, she turned and
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left now, i'm not going to ask you to follow that particular faith but i am going to ask you to reach down today and seek our regard wherever your faith for doing all of that for poor people and anyone else that needs it thank you very -
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>> san francisco is known worldwide for its atmospheric waterfront where spectacular views are by
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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 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
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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 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
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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 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
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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 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
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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 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
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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 planning process that will set the fraction for what is coming at the port. >> find for in upgrading dates on the ports website.
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>> good afternoon it is now, 1:08 p.m. this is the regular meeting of of the 123ri789 the successor agency to the san francisco redevelopment agency for tuesday, february 21, 2017, welcome to members of the public madam clerk male call the first item first order of business commissioner pimentel commissioner bustos commissioner singh commissioner moore madam rosales all members of the commission are present the next order of business announcements the next meeting will be held other 1:00 p.m. and b please be advised a member of the public has up to 3 minutes to address the commission unless the commission