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and i just wanted to hear from the city attorney -- and this is really just a kind of temporal issue as well as potentially from the clerk's office. i think that it might need a little bit of massaging and we have a week to do that. so deputy city attorney if you want to offer any thoughts or advice on that issue? (please stand by).
. >> supervisor safai: just through the chair, just to build on that, my understanding, at least the way i was reading it is we had to at least make an attempt to review the decision that happened within 60 days or we have to have our work done within that 60-day period. >> your work has to be done within 60 days or else the decision is ampld. -- affirmed. >> supervisor safai: and that's based on the reading of the charter? >> yeah, that's based on the charter. so it squeezes the timelines a little bit which is why i think
the clerk's office maybe wanted to play with some of the numbers and make sure we did it right to give the board enough time. >> supervisor safai: right, but that would be just like any other meeting through the chair, just like any other meeting, it would be agendaized and maybe a special item, and once we did that, we would, as you said, make affirmative actions to either overturn or amend or whatever? >> yeah. you only need to have one hearing. so some of the questions are, should you -- how much time should you have -- give to file the appeal, how long after the date of filing should we notice the hearing to occur, should the clerk provide ten days' notice, those kinds of issues? >> supervisor safai: okay. and then that would include public noticing or whatever? >> my deputy's here to answer any questions. >> hi. elisa somera for office of the
board. we didn't realize there was a 60 daytime constraint. it's different than other appeals where we're able to continue them out to farther dates where we can hold the hearing but put off the decision so we're still working with that. >> supervisor peskin: and madam chair, i think one thing that's very important is this 60 day hard stop for the board of supervisors to opine or not should allay the fears and statements made by a few members of the public and specifically the director from spur. as director reiskin knows, i always like to needle him that when there's a problem and a supervisor mentions it to mr. nuru, it happens in about 24 hours. and when you mention it to mr. reiskin -- and i appreciate that he is following the spirit
and the letter of the law, it takes six to eight to ten months. so the 60 day hard stop is not going to be the end of the world. and i insofar as i still have the floor, i have another question for the city attorney. >> supervisor tang: go ahead. >> supervisor peskin: so the other question has to do with the definition of a final sf mta decision, and i note that at page three, starting at line 14, the words changes in operating structure as it relates to private transportation programs is stricken, and insofar as the main thrust of my interest in this legislation really resolves around, and director reiskin agrees with having legislative surprise --
supervisory oversight over that policy. i'm wondering if it would be stricken and b i'm wondering if that body can still get to those issues in pilot programs or other ways. i wanted to give that to counsel to answer. >> deputy city attorney jon givner again. the reason it's to line it up is the authority that the charter gives to the board. so the abort that's the authority to review certain types of decisions, time limitations for parking, prefer ential parking, etcetera, but doesn't have discretion under the charter to review the types of decisions that are listed in the -- in the struck out portion of changes of operating structure of permitees. the board, when it initially considers an mta decision,
could put parameters on that decision to ensure that your concerns are met. you could apply permit conditions to the program, you could also, as you suggested, make it a pilot program, so if you have concerns about how something might roll out, the mta has approved a five-year program, the board could ultimately make that on review, a one-year program, so that the program could come back to the board of supervisors at the end of the year if the mta decides to continue it. >> supervisor peskin: thank you, counselor. and then, finally, madam chair, i just wanted to say for the record that i acknowledge my staff, lee hepner, and as well as supervisor satisfai's staff. >> supervisor tang: one thing we would be able to hear is
overweight vehicle issues. i know there's been a sort of halting of this problem of late, but there have been talked with sf mta that would help attempt to get more services to those individuals living in campers. so i know that this is on our list for things that we might be able to see on appeal, but today, i'm using this opportunity to say that i want the department and the board to really move forward with that idea that you had chaired with me, director, because i do like it very much, and i think it's a great way for us to address the issues that we see with the campers, but yeah, helping the individuals in need. okay. supervisor safai? >> supervisor safai: yeah. i just have a couple of things that i wanted to ask. so i just wanted to ask director reiskin to come back up for a second, if he has a minute. so i just kind of wanted to go back to my issue about the --
givner again. so the bike stations on the street, which would be within the mta's jurisdiction aren't included because they don't fall -- they don't fit into the specific categories of -- that are authorized under the charter for adding time limitations, etcetera. bike stations on the sidewalk would be dpw jurisdiction, so they're not included in the -- in this ordinance because they're not -- you wouldn't be reviewing the mta's decision. >> supervisor safai: okay. but it doesn't seem that these were even contemplated back when the charter amendment -- so i don't even know if there's any -- i think that what the determination was because these are a red zone, they're not part of your review because you can't review red zones. but you are in some instances removing metered parking to put these in place. so it seems to me as though this is a little bit more of a
gray area. >> mr. givner: unli. >> unlike a change in meters parking this is a decision to put parking in that spot where you now have the bike parking. >> supervisor safai: do they define limit? >> they do not. but -- but our -- our advice in our reading of that charter provision, especially in light of what comes before it regarding mta's exclusive authority generally and how this is a specific carveout, our advice is that the board has authority to review time limitations but not to review absolute predictioohibitions at parking and stopping, which is
why this ordinance doesn't review, for instance, red zones. >> supervisor safai: okay. through the chair, i'll just -- i'll follow up with you all on that one, but other than that, i think i've pretty much said clearly what our amendments were. and did supervisor peskin, did you speak specifically about the fee waiver? i know we talked about that, so we're good. >> supervisor tang: yeah. supervisor kim? -- >> supervisor safai: oh, by the way, one last thing, i am also in favor of putting the threshold at five. >> supervisor tang: thank you. supervisor kim? >> supervisor kim: thank you. i just wanted to acknowledge that i am in support of putting the threshold at five, and i just want to thank you all for being here today and spending your time with us. i do want to say, just on a positive note, that i really have had a very good working relationship with sf mta over my seven years. in terms of moving forward,
many of the vision zero improvements that our office has fought for, curbouts and daylighting, and whiprotected e lanes. while the projects don't always move as quickly as i'd like, i think we do have a good communication. i think the one thing we've never been able to figure out is parking permits in these fixed-use neighborhoods. traditional we've had residential neighborhoods and commercial neighborhoods in san francisco, but the residential neighborhoods that we are now building largely in my district and district ten and nine are mixed use neighborhoods, so they traditionally don't fall under the rpp permits, and while i would like a city where there were no cars or no one owned cars, there has to be some balance, so that is one issue that i've worked on for seven years. but other than that, i do feel like i've been able to push through many of the items that i'd like to see here at the
board. i probably have a different set of constituencies from my other colleagues, so i want to really respect what they have been hearing and, you know, the changes that they'd like to see. i'm a little hesitant to see more appeals come before the board of supervisors, but i do think eliminating the 50 resident appeal process and limiting it to five members of the board will, i hope, help with that process, and hopefully, we will have a bigger say over i think some of the bigger projects that supervisor peskin was referring to, i think in large part, like the e. scooters and large shuttle buses. i think some of those large city programs, i do have a lot of questions, and it's frustrating that we have to hear from the constituents on those issues, but we don't often get to weigh in on it except to, you know, certify an exemption of a -- of a ceqa
determination, which is very d dissatisfying and then often confuses our constituents on what our positions on programs are. but on stop signs and daylighting and i think meter hours, i share supervisor tang's kind of reluctantance to hear those issues, and what i would like to hear are some of the big programs that sf mta oversees. so that's just my overall feeling. i do want this to go through because i know that supervisor he is pin a-- peskin and safai have spent a lot of time working on this. i would like to see some other priorities, including our vision zero implementation
work. i would not want to see that slowed down because we're talking about lives, not only fatalities, but consequences that have impacts on the -- our families and our communities. thank you, colleagues. i will support this today. i definitely think we should have a year point at which we evaluate how this has been working with this board, and i know that supervisor peskin and safai will be on the board to ensure that, and that would just be my one suggestion today at land use. >> supervisor tang: thank you, supervisor kim. i was going to say the exact same thing. i am reluctantly supporting this, i would like to see how it's going, whether it's effective before going down this road and to leave room for change or even potential repeal, depending, again, depebding d
depending on how it goes, but i'm willing to experiment, and again, the ultimate goal is to ensure that we're being responsive with community members. we had a couple of motions on the floor. we had supervisor safai wanted to add stop signs as part of the review. there was a motion from the commission to include passenger loading zones. there was a suggestion about increasing the supervisor threshold from four to five in terms of putting the appeals on our board of supervisors docket, and there was the elimination of the pat50 signatures or more on the appeal as well as the filing fee. is there anything else i missed? >> supervisor safai: yes. there was on page two, line eleven, from was contemplated all the way to and arrest. >> supervisor tang: okay. >> supervisor peskin: and then, there was the definition of bicycle lane on page one at line 18 and then as defined term on page two at line 12,
capitalizing bicycle and lane. and i believe everything else you referenced, madam chair. >> supervisor safai: and then -- >> supervisor tang: and then of course our clerk's office recommendation, which we will, i believe, get to next week or next time around. >> supervisor safai: are you talking about the filing fee waiver? >> supervisor peskin: no, about the ten day, 30-daewoo. >> supervisor safai: well, that was also one, didn't we do the filing fee waiver? >> supervisor tang: yes, i already did that. >> supervisor peskin: which appear nz two places that i mentioned. >> supervisor tang: okay. that was it? deputy city attorney? >> in the document that supervisor safai distributed at the start of the meeting, i believe there are a number of different proposed amendments around timing, including the ten to 30-days, the timing for the clerk's office to review the -- the supervisors or members of the public request for review.
is the committee making these amendments subject to changes next week or just removing them from the docket now just so you can make all the changes next week. >> supervisor safai: just through the chair, i think unless somebody disagrees, do no less than ten days but no more than 30 days. i think that was what we had worked out along with the deputy city attorney along with our two offices. >> and then, there are a number of different -- a number of other changes about the process and timing on pages four and five. >> supervisor safai: right, along review and goes into 48 business hours. i didn't read those into the record because i thought we had submitted to emergency room inform, but if i need to highlight those, i think we should leave those as is, and then, if we need to make additional changes, that's fine. i just had one point of clarification, just to what supervisor tang summarized, and it was about the project -- it was about amending the project
of final mta decision to be included in development project. >> supervisor tang: okay. thank you for that clarification. >> supervisor safai: and i think you understand what we're referring to, deputy city attorney givner? >> yeah. this is the supervisor tang's reference to the loading zones. i believe it's a new definition of the rest room development -- development proje developmendevelopment -- -- term development project, but then excluding that from the matters that be under the board of supervisors. >> supervisor safai: it would be on page 19, line 1, any final sf mta decision, and then, when you get to the, shall not include on page two, line ten, we would insert that as an item, right? >> okay. >> supervisor safai: so basically, final to exclude development project and then you define development projects. do you have that language? okay. thank you. >> okay. >> supervisor tang: and then, madam clerk, do we have to take
each amendment separately or could we adopt them all as a whole? >> clerk: you can adopt them all as a whole? >> supervisor tang: okay. that's fine. i will take all of them as a whole. >> supervisor safai: duly noted. >> supervisor tang: we can do that without objection. okay, and then, as amended, can we get a motion on the item? >> supervisor safai: so i'd like to make a motion to send this item to the full board with positive -- >> supervisor tang: oh, no, continue. >> supervisor safai: oh, we have to continue this item for one week. >> supervisor tang: so motion to continue this item for one week out objection. thank you. and thank you to everyone on sf mta and everyone else who was here for this item. madam clerk, is there any further business? >> clerk: madam president, there's no further business. >> supervisor tang: okay. we're adjourned.
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if we change our behavior, we change our roads and we do a better job here in the city and county of san francisco. >> my ask of the public, number one be aware of your surrounding, be aware of the law, be aware of the street signals and crosswalks and try to work within the laws designed to keep you safe. look at where we were and look at where we are. this vision will be a reality. >> we all have to remember that all of us, all of us every single day, no matter how you get to work, school, wherever you go, all of us are always pedestrians. this impacts all of us. >> school starts again on monday, so i hope as you are reporting today you will encourage people to slow down, to be mindful, to recognize that you're going to have more cars on the street on monday. we're going to have more kids on bikes, more kids walking. please, be slow, be safe and be mindful. >> i just want to urge everyone
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episode we'll learn how the option to bolt our foundation in an earthquake. >> hi, everybody welcome to another episode of stay safe i'm the director of earthquake safety in the city and county of san francisco i'm joined by a friend matt. >> thank you thanks for being with us we're in a garage but at the el cap center south of market in san francisco what we've done a simulated the garage to show you what it is like to make the improvements and reduce the reflexes of earthquake we're looking at foundation bolts what do they do. >> the foundation bolts are
one of the strengthening system they hold the lowest piece of wood onto the foundation that prevents the allows from sliding during an earthquake that is a bolt over the original construction and these are typically put in along the foundation to secure the house to the foundation one of the things we'll show you many types of bolts let's go outside and show the vufrdz we're outside the epic center in downtown san francisco we'll show 3 different types of bolts we have a e poxy anchor. >> it is a type of anchor that is adhesive and this is a rod we'll embed both the awe hey that embeds it into the foundation that will flip over a
big square washer so it secured the mud sell to the foundation we'll need to big drill luckily we have peter from the company that will help us drill the first hole. >> so, now we have the hole drilled i'll stick the bolt in and e post-office box it. >> that wouldn't be a bad idea but the dust will prevent the e post-office box from bonding we need to clean the hole out first. >> so, now we have properly cleaned hole what's the next step. >> the next step to use e post-office box 2 consultants that mixes this together and get them into tubes and put a notice
he will into the hole and put the e post-office box slowly and have a hole with e post-office box. >> now it is important to worm or remember when you bolt our own foundation you have to go to 9 department of building inspection and get a permit before you start what should we look at next what i did next bolt. >> a couple of anchors that expand and we can try to next that will take a hole that hole is drilled slightly larger marathon the anchor size for the e post-office box to flow around the anchor and at expansion is going into the hole the same dinning room we'll switch tamet
so, now we have the second hole drilled what next. >> this is the anchor and this one has hard and steel threads that cuts their way into the concrete it is a ti ton anchor with the same large square so similar this didn't require e post-office box. >> that's correct you don't needed for the e post-office box to adhere overnight it will stick more easily.
foundation plate and the tightened screw a couple of ways to take care of a foundation what's the best. >> the best one depends on what your house is like and our contractors experience they're sometimes considered the cadillac anchor and triplely instead of not witting for the e post-office box this is essentially to use when you don't have the overhead for the foundation it really depends on the contractor and engineering what they prefer. >> talking to a qualified professional and see what i want to thank everybody for joining me here today for this special announcement. we're all here today because we care about our home.
we care about the city of san francisco. san francisco is a world class city. we have world class attractions. world class institutions. we have world class residents. and a world class civic leaders. but we have a world class problem right now. our streets are filthy. filled with debris, litter, human waste and drug paraphernalia. it's unacceptable. the status quo on our streets today is unacceptable. a child should not have to walk over a needle on their way to school in the morning. a business owner should never see garbage strewn across their store front in the mornings. this is not confined to one neighborhood or district, it's plaguing communities across the entire city of san francisco and affecting residents and families in every part of our city. and we need to act as a city
government. so that is why today, i'm introducing our city-wide and comprehensive street cleaning plan. a far ranging plan that seeks to address these challenges across the entire city of san francisco. over the next two years, i'm committing over $13 million in new funding that will make our city cleaner, safer, and healthier for all residents. and i am making clear today that this is a top priority for me. and i will work every day as mayor to see this plan through. these new investments will include 44 new neighborhood cleaning workers. which means every single supervisor -- and i want to thank supervisor safai for being here, supervisor kim for being here, who has started atlantic lot of the -- a lot of the conversation inside city hall. they will be able to allocate where the street cleaners will
go, because it is our neighborhood supervisors and their district supervisors that know their own neighborhoods. that know their own districts. they will target corridors that are most in need of this help. we're also going to have a dedicated cleanup team in the south of market district. the area where we have the most residents, visitors and people working in our city than any other neighborhood in san francisco. if you've taken a walk there lately, you will understand the need for street cleaning in that area. in addition, we're going to be extending our pit stop system. pit stops which are safe monitored public toilets, or proven model to reduce human waste in our industry. let's be clear, san francisco resume departments, our visitors, the people who work here should not be seeing human waste on our streets. when people defecate and urinate
on our streets, the city has to do something about it. we're increasing the pit stop hours at five of our existing pit stops. they're going to be added to high risk communities, where we see the most amount of human waste in the city. we want to make sure people have a dignified place to use the bathroom, in a dignified environment. an environment that will keep our city streets clean. we're also supporting these additional new staffing and operations with additional equipment. our two-year budget will include over $3 million for new equipment which includes some of these rival street cleaners that you see today. after we're done, there will be a demonstration of the new street cleaners if you would like to be here and stick around. these street cleaners make a difference in our neighborhoods, they make a difference on our streets and that's what we want to do with the funding initiative. these are all great new investments and we're also
pairing them with other initiatives. so we have a great fix-it team here in the city of san francisco, led by sandra. i want to thank her for being here today. there she is. [applause] these fix-it teams have been created for a specific reason, to respond to our neighborhood needs and respond quickly. each community in san francisco, each neighborhood in san francisco we know has its own issues. whether it's broken streetlights, graffiti, needle pickup. our fix-it team is pounding the pavement every day, addressing quality of life concerns in a quick and efficient manner. i know every single neighborhood that has seen a fix-it team has been overwhelmed with response and positive by the effect we're having in the neighborhoods. i want to thank sandra who is here today for leading the team. she does an amazing job listening to our community and
coming up with specific plans for every single neighborhood. because of her team success, we'll grow from 25 to 35 teams across the entire city of san francisco. and these new street cleaning investments where we see the fix-it team expanded will build upon the existing efforts we're leading on our streets today. earlier this week, we announced the creation of a new rapid response team specifically dedicated towards picking up our needles and syringes. they'll be canvassing hot spots, identified by residents, and they will address this health epidemic in our city. we have a needle epidemic and we're finally doing something about it. so together this is an ambitious effort. and i know i only have a few months left as the mayor of this great city of san francisco, but i plan on sprinting to the finish.
i know i'm surrounded by dedicated city officials, elected officials and committed people who want to see our city cleaned up and who are eager to carry out these initiatives. i want to thank mohammad, our department of public works director, and your entire team, many of which are behind us today. [applause] again, i want to thank supervisor safai, whose district we're in today, as well as supervisor kim, who has been pressing on these issues or some time. this is an issue that affects every single resident of san francisco. this will be a sprint to the finish. but i want to make sure that san francisco residents know that as mayor of this city, i am committed to make sure i leave our streets in a cleaner, safer environment than they've been before. with that, i want to thank you all for coming and i'm going to bring up muhammad nuru, head of
the department of public works. >> let me begin by thanking mayor farrell for the leadership who has shown in providing some of the resources that we need to clean up all the things that the mayor said. our city is a beautiful city and we have some areas, challenges we're faced with every day. these resources will definitely go towards helping change some of those concerns that we have. those 44 sweepers that will be in the various neighborhoods in san francisco, i will work with the various supervisors and they'll tell us some of the areas they're concerned about. those sweepers will be block sweepers. many cities all over the world, paris, london, shanghai, it's this model they have used, having someone on the block that takes care of several blocks and that person makes sure it's clean, free from graffiti, but
more importantly build a relationship with the people on the blocks so there is communication and dialogue and then we're able to get that back to the department level and bring our partners in to respond. i know this will make a difference, because it's on the block, block by block, we'll take our city back. the additional hours to the pit stops will also make a huge difference. when we started this program, since two years, 2014, we have seen a huge increase in the number of flushes. so increasing hours will definitely make more bathrooms available to people who want to use them. it's for everybody, not just the homeless or just a certain group of people, all people can use them, they're staffed, clean and they're a good place. when you want to go, there is a new place for you. five new locations also. we will look for those locations all around the city and that will make a difference.
our fix-it teams, we're really excited about the work that they do. they're the arm that really gets into the neighborhood and gets to hear the concerns that people have about the city and they work with all the city departments to address those problems. so it's not just the quality of streets, or the trees, it's also the parking signs, the crosswalks. it's all the things that affect the quality of life. all these programs, in addition to the funding for new equipment will help us. right now, because of all of the demands, we're getting hundreds and hundreds of calls every day and we're double and trip-shifting our steam cleaners and a lot of our equipmentment with this funding we'll be able to buy more equipment and focus in the many hot spots in the areas that we get calls. and i'm really excited about that. i want to thank the supervisors for their leadership, but most importantly mayor farrell has taken a step in the right direction for this city and i'm proud to lead the department of
public works, because we're ready to do what san francisco expects from us from public works. thank you. [applause] thank you. welcome to district 11, i'm supervisor safai. i want to start by saying that this is a real proposal. this is a real solution. i happen to have started my career in the department of public works working for muhammad and we started ambassador program under mayor newsom. we gave people an opportunity to work and to focus on areas of the city that needed the most focus for cleaning up. it's not just about trash on the street, it's about working with businesses, working with residents to educate them on their responsibilities. people think that it's just the city's responsibility to clean the streets. it is the city's responsibility and i want to thank mayor farrell for the massive
commitment in the right direction. 44 people will make a difference in what we see. but they will also be about educating people. in the past year i've worked with director nuru and our former mayor lee. we redoubled our efforts from silver to geneva, we've increased the amount of people cleaning on our streets, but i get calls daily about illegal dumping. i get calls daily about how the trash has increased all over our city. and particularly in my district, obviously because that's the calls i get the most. but the thing i like most about this proposal and i'll end with this, this is a balanced proposal. this is spreading out resources all over the city, because trash is not just located and the frustration and filthy streets are not just located in one part of san francisco. it's all of san francisco that is feeling this frustration. so thank you to mayor farrell, thank you to director nuru and
sandra and the fix-it team, they have made a difference, but this money, street sweepers and pit stops will make a difference and every neighborhood should benefit, so thank you very much, mayor farrell. i'm going to bring up a neighborhood resident, linda, she's going to talk about things from the neighborhood perspective. >> thank you, supervisor. thank you, mayor farrell. and supervisor kim. and all the other city officials who have worked so hard to make street cleaning and our neighborhoods a priority for this type of life experience. i am just one resident, but i'll tell you, there are dozens and dozens of folks like me who want to see our communities cleanedup and want to pitch in. and want to know what we can do to help.
i agree, this is a very balanced proposal and this shows what we can do when we put our heads together. we've talked for years in our neighborhood about anti-littering campaigns through the schools and with the kids. and in our parks. pack it in, pack it out, leave no trace. those kinds of things can work. and those campaigns, but with the extra money and the extra feet behind that, that is going to make it even better. so as a 20-year resident of this neighborhood who loves our community and wants to see it thrive as we know it can, we need this assistance and i appreciate everyone who is here to bring this together. thank you so much. [applause] >> i also just want to thank mayor farrell for taking a leadership role in ensuring that we'll have the investments that are needed in all of our neighborhoods in san francisco. we know that street cleaning has
become an issue and we see it in the e-mails we get in our office, but also when we walk in our own neighborhoods. but the data showings it as well. in 2015, we had roughly 40,000 additional calls for services. and two years later, that number has doubled to close to 80,000. so we know that we're seeing a need for additional street cleaners. so i'm so excited about the 44 new sweepers that we'll have on the block that will be manually cleaning our busiest corridors. i'm very excited about the machines and the performance that we'll be getting after the press conference. but finally, i'm incredibly excited about the expansion of the pit stop stop. i want to thank mayor farrell for investing the money. we have 18 pit stops currently throughout the city and they started in the tenderloin neighborhood. i was proud to lead that with director nuru and it has been a tremendous success. in every block, we've put one
in, we've had reduction of cleaning request, which led us to save water, which is a precious commodity here in the state of california and san francisco. so thank you again to everybody. i want to thank all the men and women at public works. they do the hard job of picking up the trash, the litter, the needles and to sandra, who personally visits our businesses and our residents on a daily basis and responds to a lot of very difficult complaints. i just want to thank you for your leadership and thank all of the members of your team. thank you very much. [applause] >> thank you, supervisor kim. supervisor safai, linda, muhammad, the entire team, everyone helping with the effort, this press conference is over. we are going to a demonstration of the ravo machine, i don't know if muhammad is driving it, we'll see, but i'll stick around for questions after as well. thanks, everyone. .
single-story for the 775 i started with the city and county in 1996 working for the newly elected mayor willie brown, jr. not only the chief of staff a woman but many policy advisors that were advising him everyday their supportive and nourished and sponsored united states and excited about the future. >> my name is is jack listen and the executive director of a phil randolph institution our goal to have two pathways to sustaining a family here in san francisco and your union jobs are stroen to do that i have this huge way to work with the community members and i think i found my calling i started in 1996 working for
willie brown, jr. i worked in he's mayor's office of housing in the western edition and left 3 years went to law school of san francisco state university and mayor brown asked me to be the director of the taxicab commission and through the process i very much card by the contracting process and asked me townhouse the city purchaser and worked with me and i became the deputy administrator and . >> having trouble struggling to make ends meet folks will not understand what importance of voting is so we decided to develop our workforce development services after a couple of years offering pathways to sustainable jobs. >> (clapping.) >> we've gotten to a place to have the folks come back and have the discussion even if
participation and makes sense we do public services but we also really build strong communities when i started this job my sons were 2 and 5 now 9 and 6 i think so the need to be able to take a call from the principal of school i think that brings a whole new appreciation to being understanding of the work life balance. >> (clapping.) >> i have a very good team around me we're leader in the country when it comes to paid and retail and furiously the affordable-care act passed by 3079 we were did leaders for the healthcare and we're in support of of the women and support. >> in my industry i feel that is male dominated a huge struggle to get my foot in the door and i feel as though that
definitely needs to change this year needs to be more opportunities for i don't know women to do what tell me dream i feel that is important for us to create a in fact, network of support to young people young women can further their dreams and most interested in making sure they have the full and whatever they need to make that achieveable. >> education is important i releases it at my time of san mateo high ii come back to the university of san francisco law school and the fact i passed the bar will open up many more doors because i feel a curve ball or an where you can in the way can't get down why is this in my way we have to figure out a
solution how to move forward we can't let adversity throw in the . >> golden gate parks largest body of water ska great labor for scrolling and picnicking and both miking which can both be rented at the boat house and the lakewood design for leisure boatings and carriages and a treasure trove passing hunting ton water falls two bridges connect the strawberry island and inclient to the hills the highest upon the in golden gate park and more than free hundred feet and you can catch glimpses
will from the city at the top of a romantic look out and for >> welcome to our land use committee meeting of april 30, 2018. i'm katy tang. supervisor kim. and supervisor safai. and we would like to thank sfgov. madam clerk. any announcements? >> clerk: please silence any cell foepz and any paperwork is