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and design of how to train people and started doing our own analysis and improvement. things on the next slide to make you aware of in the next fiscal year. department of health is underway with a newlect enic health rds system this is a huge project. i think it's going to be more expensive than the peoplesoft project. it as you can imagine, it's complicated for all kinds of reasons. thousands of users and facilities, privacy, hipaa compliance, and so we're working with them so that the city's performance and financial offices can stay in sync with the process that's he p lic hh dertment. we always have projects to maximize revenue with them and to improve patient's and that's
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a rubrick for lots of different case management and referrals and things that go on between the hospitals and all the other programs. municipal transportation agency we're still very much in conversation with them, but probably the single biggest project is working with them to improve cam al livery ths public concern that the projects aren't being delivered fast enough that the mta is responsible for, and so we are doing right now a project with them to improve their notification, how they seek permits, and trying to make sure that the pipeline is smoother for their projects. performance program development, i touched on already, data academy and training, i touched on. department of homelessness and supportive housing, our largest project right now is an interagency project, working with all the city agencies that work together to address homelessness en campments,
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street behavior. there's a new task force working with together and department of public homelessness, public works, other agencies that touch these issues to classify and tra calls coming into the non-emergency and to11 ado sendt apppriate crews, more appropriate level of services, combination of cleanup, public health and homeless services. we're helping them both with the execution and the data on it. what is the city trying to accomplish, how is it measuring it, so we know that we succeeded on this new model. and i'll turn it over to mark to comment on the up coming audits for the up coming year. >> just to highlight some of the things that we are considering for the next fiscal year's work plan, we're going to continue on with some of our key major business practices, citywide audits that we have cod ithe past few
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years. so we are going to on it where procurement and contracting compliance, looking at city departments procedures for ensuring that they are following all of the required d cocntract prures. we have our payroll audit program as well in which we're looking at the mou provisions and tryingake sure that those key provisions are being followed by the departments as they're paying their -- their staff. we're also have our purchase card usage audit program, which is a continuous monitoring program in which we take a p card, which is a purchasing card transactions and trying to see on an ongoing basis whether there are discrepancies and conceptions, and we do issue memos to the departments that we conduct these assessments for. we also have our payment card insurance, pci compliance audit program in which we actually assess whether city contractors do have the right systems and
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internal controls to make sure that they have secure systems and networks when they are completing transactions. and cash transactions, inventory asset management, eligibility programs in which we're looking at whether departments are adhering to the correct and proper policies and procedures to ensure that the -- that their recipients are meeting the requirements. we also have our nonprofit organizations audit program which we're looking at some of the key contract terms as well as performance oversight internal controls just to make sure that there's proper accountability. as usual, we're also going to continue on with our cyber security and i.t. governance audit program. this is looking atecurity controls, security of our networks, doing some pen
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testings or penetration testings. we will also continue with our usually financial reviews as well as f issuances and we will follow up at six, 12, and ont junctures t ma sure that actions are completed. just to give you some highlights of the other kind of performance audits which are more looking at the effectiveness efficiency of city operationoine e -to b actually we' in the survey phase already of the mta capital program and construction divisional audit. as peg mentioned, her shop is doing something more on the notification, whereas on the audit side we're looking on the internal procedures that they have in internal controls. we also have our citywide nonprofit protocol monitoring. we're looking at seven different city audit procedures
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and internal controls to ensure that they're conducting oversight on the nonprofits. we have our collection fees just ensurere proper collection, calculation and impaction of various fees assessed by city departments. just to highlight some of the key capital and construction audits that we'll be doing. as you know, a couple of years to go, we started our expenditures -- our geobond expenditures audits program. last fiscal year, we completed three. this fiscal year, we have completed one, and we'll be completing one later. one is currently in the survey phase, and we hope to issue a third one by the beginning of next fiscal year, so july, august. the ones that we just completed
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last month on this one is the 2008 clean and safe neighborhood parks. we will be issuing the 2012 parks bond expenditure audit in e next feweeks and thee that's currently in the survey phase is the 2014 eser expenditures audits. that concludes some of the audits and performance activities for next year. >> we're happy to take any comments or questions on the work plan development process at this time, and i think we also anticipate during this month or next at least one meeting with kristin at a liaison and maybe kristin and brenda together. i'm not sure how you're proposing to do that, but we're going to have a chance to talk with them about any ideas that you want to flow into the work plan. >> do you have a question? >> so regarding the expenditures, the bond fund expenditures audit, i thought
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that we had agreed not to do two of the same bond. so you did two of the parks w hveonveation about trying to spread it out a little bit? >> no, we did. an actually, the last -- in setting this current fiscal year's work plan, the three that were identified were actually 2008 parks, 2012 parks, 2014 eser, and the other one was the affordable housing. so we did try to spread in terms of the different, we just wanted to -- because we wanted to touch on all of the active bond funds, we did 2008 and 2012 at the same time, but we'll be issuing two different memos for them. >> just for the benefit of the other members, this is kind of a very -- you've seen this before. we usually do it. this is another opportunity to have the material and kind of very basic points of the you -- that you have the opportunity
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to review this, and there's going to be -- it will be on the actual agenda in another meeting -- formal presentation. this is kind of a heads up, if you will jt to remind us, ese are the -- the highlights that we should be looking at. so if you do have any thou, you could float them to kristin who is actually the liaison overseeing the csa. >> i had one quick question, if i might, madam chair. it's just a clarification. it's on slide four, and it is a slide that reflects the cost. so general fund departments, 4.4 million, department of public health, 4.1. and my recollection is -- and maybe it's changed -- that the department of public health is part -- is a general fund funded department. so if that's accurate, are we
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at 8.5 or general fund just -- and what 4.4 reflects is generaund departments other than public health? and then, my last question is, human services agency, are they general fund funded? >> your knowledge and memory of the city's budget is excellent. thelilthdepartment, the last dolr in to both hospitals and the general fund for them is a general fund dollar. they take a lot, a lot of revenues from many other sources. they're general fund supports on the margin. our work order is taken on the nongeneral fund portion of it, so as a practical matter, the general fund $4.4 million, to us, a whole bunch of departments are general fund departments. police, for example, fire, are the two largest, so we do most of our public safety work under that 4.4 million.
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and then, the work that we do for the health department is separate. it's a very large work order. the hospitals are huge institutions. we don't end up spendi you know, a fairly big chunk of the public health department's budget even in a year when we have a fully fleshed out program of audits when the money is returned to them at the end of the year. >> thank you. >> any other comments? >> i just have two comments. [inaudible] yke is down by departments. [inaudible] >> how have you handled something like the current hot topic of accessory units -- [inaudible] >> -- now there's talk about how they're going to stream line [inaudible]
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>> -- it would mean the difference of hundreds of housing units being built in one year, soowoes your approach handle something like that. and then, secondly, a question about the niss o a syike obviously, there are infrastructure issues that have to be dealt with at all t. u have issues that come before the board. like, for example, the issues on homelessness, about whether or not people are being discharged from san francisco general after they've been held for some brief period of time and have no place to go to, and what's happg, we're discharging people back out onto the streets. that becomes an issue that becomes very livly in a certain period of time, but it's not something you can predict in a year that this is going to come up. so howoyou h do you jump the line with something
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like that? >> one of the great advantages of this model is that we can staff interdepartmental pron projects meaningfully, so we allocate our costs across a couple of different work orders. so we setup a charge code for it in our system, we track the hours, we make an agreement with the different departments whose areas are touched by that and we're able to allocate or costs across different departments. homelessness is a good example, so again, i think it's a huge strength of this wihich many cities don't have the opportunity to have something like that done. about jumping the line, it's always an interesting problem. one of our auditors used to
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say, are we a fine dining where you have to have a reservation or a fast-food restaurant where you can walk in and get it? mostly, we try and plan things carefully so nobody has downtime and the staff are all occupied. we try eno kgh change and accommodate ah change of city services. we do a formal report, and by that period, some projects have dropped down for some reason. the project sponsor wasn't ready or whatever, and we have capacity that we replace it with, and we can make a decision that we're not going to do a priority that's wanted by the leadership. it's really tricky, but we try and take that as a really important working mandate. >> is thereome way in which you all coordinate that with the board budget analyst because maybe the board budget analyst is the one who gets tasked fastest to turn
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something around to provide information for policy making? >> yeah. i mean, they -- we do coordinate with them carefully just so we're not asking resources and time from the same departments at the same time, so we really work hard on that, coordinating our processes with them. and then, like, they experience the same process with the board of supervisors. they're given a resolution that says what audits they're supposed to do in what order, and sometimes the board changes that, and they have to reshuffle. >> thank you. >> any other comments? thank you for the presentation, and are there any public comments on any of these items? >> sorry and before you get to the end of this agenda items, there's just two more things, d and e. so mark comments on the expenditures audit. e is the public satisfaction su sgood res we had ts t pat talked about last time, which
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was the raymond kimball playground, and good response, and we're now in the process of contract negotiation to get underway. if it all goes smoothly, i anticipate wrapping up the contract in the mechanics month or so and -- next month or so and anticipate being able to be in the field in the late summer or fall. again when we meet with kristin, we can meet with her and get any final details before wealizinthe contract. >> so let me just add, based on completion we would see the report sometime in the fall? >> right aro the end of the calendar year. >> thank you. comments? >> pardon me. i had two comments i wanted to make. one, i think i heard recently there was an up tick in the bond rating for the city and county of san francisco maybe to its highest ever in the
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history of the city, and i think if that's true, you can confirm, but i think that's a -- a thing to be very happy about because it can lower our interest costs. >> that's correct, and thank you. so moody's upgraded the city to a triple a rati whis i a notch ahead of where we aare at with s and p and fitch. the city had a triple a rating in the late's, which it lost, but hopefully, we'll be able to continue . >> that's great work. congratulations. lastly, i believe i read that ben has been reappointed as the controller of the city, and i just want to say, i was here befo when ed harrington was here, and those are big shoes
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to fill, and ben and his staff hasone that bettern anyone i can imagine, so congratulations onhat reappointment, ben. >> let me on behalf of the whole committee offer ben coratulations because t committee really relies heavily on the sffing of his whole dent tme carry on our work, so thank you, ben, and thank you for the staff. >> one other comment. peg, at the notes of the last ing, tre was a request for an update on unspended funds -- unpended funds at the may 21st meeting. would that come from you? >> yet. we just finished the projection report to account for all of the expenses through the third quarter, and so we can -- we can sendit out right now. >> okay. thank you.
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>> now i'm going to see if there are any public comments. >> my name's jerrydradler. i want to commend the committee for their discussion of the allocation of the city services auditorresources. i imagine the budget now is between 50 and $60 million a year. what i've never understood is the disparity in terms of the allocation of audit resources versus performance management. audit resources are allocated bases on a risk-based philosophy, recognizing you have scarce resources, and you allocate them based on where there's the most perceived need or risk. performance management resources are based on a funding source, and if you look at appendix f of the city
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charter, that's nowhere in the city charter. 'sthat decision somebody made, and i might think it would be a historical accident because why are not the performance management resources allocated based on need, and why dohe departments who are funding them have a say in how they're spent? because again, it appears to be totally contrary to the intent ofppendix fe cy charter. thank you. >> are there any other public comments? seeing none, the m is ng adjourned.
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bayview. >> a lot discussion how residents in san francisco are displaced how businesses are displaced and thes nt as much discussion how many nonprofits are displaced i think a general concern in the arts community is the testimony loss of performance spaces and venues no renderings for establishes when our lease is up you have to deal with what the market bears in terms of of rent. >> nonprofits can't afford to operate here. >> my name is bill henry the ex ofiv aids
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passage l lp provides services for people with hispanics and aids and 9 advertising that fight for the clients in housing insurance and migration in the last two years we negotiated a lease that saw 0 rent more than doubled. >> my name is ross the executive directors of current pulls for the last 10 years at 9 and mission we were known for the projection of sfwrath with taking art and moving both a experiment art our lease expired rent went from 5 thousand dollars to $10,000 amost. >> and chad of the arts project pursue. >> the evolution of the orientation the focus on art education between children and patrol officer artist we offer a full range of rhythms and dance
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and theatre music theatre about in the last few years it is more and more difficult to find space for the program that we run. >> i'm the nonprofit manager for the mayor's office of economic workforce development one of the reasons why the mayor has investnofit displacement is because of the challenge and because nonprofits often commute technical assistance to understand the negotiate for a commercial lease. >> snooechlz is rob the executive director and co-founder of at the crossroads we want to reach the disconnected young people not streets of san francisco for young adults are kicked out of the services our building was sold no 2015 they let us know they'll not renew our lease
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the last year's the city with the nonprofit displacement litigation program held over 75 nonprofits financial sanction and technical assistance. >> fortunate the city hesitate set aside funds for businesses facing increased rent we believable to get some relief in the form of a grant that helped us to cover the increase in rent our rent had been around $40,000 a year now $87,000 taylor's dollars a year we got a grant that covered 22 thousands of that but and came to the minnesota street project in two people that development in the better streets plan project they saved us space for a nonprofit organization national anthem and turned out the northern
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california fund they accepted us into the real estate program to see if we could withstand the stress and after the program was in full swingingng t brought up the litigation fund and the grants were made we applied for that we received a one thousand dollars granted and that grant allowed us to move in to the space to finish the space as we needed it to furniture is for classes the building opened on schedule on march 18, 2016 and by july we were teaching classed here. >> which we found out we were going to have to leave it was overwhelm didn't know anything about commercial real estate we suggested to a bunch of people to look at the nonprofits displacement mitigation program you have access to commercial
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real estate either city owned or city leased and a city lease space become available there is a $946,000 grant that is provided through the mayor's office of economic workforce development and that's going t go towards boulder the space covers a lbit ittle ss than half the cost it is critical. >> the purpose of the organization trust to stabilize the arts in san francisco working with loag i go like the northern california platoon fund that helped to establish documents of our long track record of stvent and working to find t right partner with the organization of our size and budget the opportunity with the purchase of property we're sitting in the former disposal house theatre that expired 5 to 10 years ago we get to operate under the old
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lease and not receive a rent increase for the next 5 to 7 years we'll renting $10,000 square feet for the next 5 to seven years we pay off the balance of the purpose of this he cost of the renovation. >> the loophole will that is unfortunate fortunate we have buy out a reserve our organization not reduce the services found a way to send some of the reserves to be able to continue the serves we know our clients need them we were able to get relief when was needed the most as we were fortunate to arrive that he location at the time, we did in that regard the city has been - we've had tremendous support from the mayor's office of economic workforce development and apg and helped to roommate
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the facade of the building and complete the renovation inside of the building without the sport support. >> our lease is for 5 years with a 5 year onyx by the city has an 86 year lease that made that clear as long as we're doing the work we've been we should be able to stay there for decades and decades. >> the single most important thing we know that is that meaningful. >> it has been here 5 months and even better than that we could image. >> th economic development have announced an initiative if ours is a nonprofit or know of a nonprofit looking for more resources they can go to the office of economic
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workforce development slashing nonprofit and found out about the mayors nonprofit mitigation program and the sustainability initiative and find their information through technical assistance as much as how to get started with more fundraising or the real estate assistance and they can find my contact and reach out to me through the circles of the city through the
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>> so first, i want to say good afternoon and tou y for joining me as i submit o balance to your budget to the board of supervisors here in city hall. i want to start today by bei acknowledging all of the hard work that went into this. i want to thampg the members of thoardf supervisors, i want to thank the departments that are here today and their staffs for all their hard work and the months of preparation that are here today. there are a few people that i want to call out. first, ben rosenfield. i also want to thank and
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acknowledge harvey rose. it has been a preit the board of supervisors to working with him. and lastly, and i want to say most importantly, i want to thank my entire budget team. they're all sitting over here, and to keller kirkpatrick, our acting budget director, can we give her a round of plauz? [applause] >> and i want to acknowledge my f, jas elliott, jason, thank you for everything. [applause] >> so before i dive into the specifics of the budget, i do want to acknowledge where we all remember where past seven we were when we heard about mayor lee's passing and the shock that it felt. no one could have possibly anticipated that our mayor would have been taken from us in december, taken from the
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city that he loved. we all have endured a lot since that fateful night. many of us have cried, many of us have mourned, but we have come together as a city. we have defy ha o eeme s and debates over the past seven months, but we have stayed together, defending the values of san francisco. and while our local economy continues to thrive, san francisco faces real challenges every single day. well, you all understand that a mother should not have to choose between paying her utility bill or paying rent, the potential of facing eviction or homelessness. we know that clean streets free of syringes and needles should be the norm, not the exception. that parking your car in san francisco should not induce a panic attack because you think
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it will be broken into. we all understand that residents in historically under served communities did he serve the resources and -- deserve the resources in a booming economy. they deserve it from san francisco. and as the trump administration attacks so many of our communities, our immigrant community, our lgbt community, our women in san francisco, and the rights of all san franciscans, we must fight back. we are stewards of the greatest city in the world, and we will rise up to the challenges of today. thank you. [applause] >> now, homelessness has plagued oury for decades, but the situation has never been so dire as it is right now. we will not solve this epidemic with one single answer, and this budget takes a
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multifacet multifaceted approach to making a realhe tissue, to help stem the tight of homelessness aush bk on the challenges that have confronted us for years on our streets. i also understand the roots of this tragedy are complex, they are not simple, and they are also not unique to san francisco, which is why over the past few months, i have partnered with ten of the mayor's of the other largest cities in california and advocated in sacramento, advocated with our governor, spent hours in sacramento together as mayors to ask for more than $1.5 billion in our stateo bud that cities can address homelessness on our streets because we know the solutions that are working. and i want to say a special thanks to assembly man --
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senatorwein assembly men chiu, and this budget, as large as it is and as large as the investments are within homelessness does not reflect a single dollar of that ask, and we have had great results in sacramento in committees over the past few weeks, and we are hopeful that additional f will be coming shortly from sacramento. this budget invests in measures that prevent people from falling into the clutches of homelessness to begin with, wh asuppting programs that ensure once they are housed, they will have the support and services that they need to avoid slipping back into homelessness on our streets. we will be compassion driven in our approach, but we will also take strategic common sense measures, measures such as our encampment resolution teams, because no one better b living on our streets at night.
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the first fiscal year of my budget will include $30 million in new initiatives for homelessness. that package includes an investment to double our home ward bound budget, a measure that reunites struggling families with their loved ones, and last year alone over 900 people were served by project home ward bound, and less than 10% of people returned to the city of san francisco to access services. this is to prevent and divert people from a life on our streets here in san francisco. and when someone leaves the throes of homelessness, they will leave permanently with the resource necessary to make sure they get back on their own 2 feet. in the next fiscal year, this budget will create 200 new supportive housing units in san francisco. with these units, san francisco
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will have more than 7,900 permanent supportive housing units in the city of san francisco, the most percapita of any city in our entire country. along with our new units, i will be investingion1. additional funds to support additional hng o ur permanent housing sites. thisnclu is $15 million to continue our nav factteren pipeline, helping to secure the creation of four new facilities right here in our city, including the first one dedicated specifically to women and expectant mothers. these resource heavy centers cycle of homelessness, poverty and addiction on our streets. we will fund programs that support families, we will fund program that's support the youth that are homeless on our streets, and i will continue to support funding for operations that clear our streets of
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unsafe and unhealthy tent encampments. again, no one's life is getting better by sleeping in tents on our re we must also address the cor roots of the issue of homelessness. we must offer help to those on our streets struggling with addiction, mental illness and other behavioral health challenges. last month, i announced the creation of a new street medicine street which will deliver opioid treatments directly to people living on our streets. this dedicated unit under the direction of dr. barry zevin will offer medication to people living on our streets. it is a first in the nation program, and it will produce results here in san francisco. every day we are hearing more and more stories of people who have really inspired the rest of us by treating their addiction and making onto a
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better life. and for those -- for those that are on ourtsee that cannot themses with buprenorphrine, we have an obligation to step in and offer assistance. we are investing in conserveatorship beds to those suffering from mental illnesses and living on our streets. earlier this year, i announced theninpe of san francisco conserveatorship beds. and we will continue to invest in them and other programs that represent help for those struggling with addictions living on our streets. we will continue to operate under the premise of laura's law, who help family members who cannot help themselves.
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too often ave approached homelessness as an attractable issue and the residents experiencing these issues as lo causes. i refuse to accept that narrative. we will not solve this issue overnight, but we have made a dent over the past six months, and with this budget, we will make great strides in addressing homelessness on our streets. not only in the immediate future but with an eye toward g aindent, and make a permanent lasting legacy of san francisco. we also are fortunate to live in the most beautiful city in the world. stunning vistas, we have the golden gate bridge, we have the
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castro district, we have livly commercial corridors. but too often, our picture perfect city is blighted with scenes of trash, litter, human waste, drug paraphernalia. we've seen it all. and that's why i'm adding4 new street budget to be split up evenly between our city's 11 supervisor asorial districts. we'vskedhe t department of public works to work with our supervisors to make sure they are placed exactly in the areas that they are needed in our city. we are also funding a dedicated street pickup team in the soma district. five days a week, manual labor pickup to pick up the trash to makeborhtd better. in addition, i'll be funding new pit stops, which are safe, monitored public toilets, and a proven model to reduce human waste and litter on our streets.
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nfo one should be with fecesr the smell of urine walking the streets of san francisco. we'll be adding five new pit stops in high volume corridors and expanding at other pit stops. they are win-win solions for our communities. they offer struggling residents dignity and safety and keep our sidewalks and streets safe and clean. these additional investments will be paired with ongoing programs, including our dedicatedeet mecine team, specifically, a team that was created for needle pick ups based on resident complaints, and our fix it team that does such great work in our neighborhoods, and with this budget, we will be expanding from 25 to 35 zones throughout the city of san francisco. we all know that a clean and vibrant city is an economically successful and healthy city. and just as our city needs to be clean to thrive, it also
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needs to be safe. last year, we reported 31,000 car break-ins in san francisco. that's about one break-in every three hours on our street. s that's unacceptable. to the credit to ourolice department, they're doubled our foot patrols, creating a dedicated unit within the central police department, and increasing the burglary and serial crime units. year to date, car break-ins are down 20% in the city of san francisco, but we will not rest on our laurels here in this budget will reflect additional investments in our public safety departments. in particular, our police department to make sure we do not slip back. the center piece of this public safety goal is the addition of over 250 sworn polersonnel over the next four years. i have often said that we have
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some of the best police officers in the country. we just need more of them. let me be even more specific. i believe we have incredible men and women of our police department. they put the lives on thene for uveingle day, ad they deserve our respect, and i am proud of them. but san francisco is a growing, changing city, and we need a police force that grows and changes with it. in the nextalis year, 130 new officers will be in the police academy, setting the foundation for 250 more officers on our streets. i want to make it clear that these new officers will not be just focused on our property ib working within our communities to make sure our residents feel safe in the city we all love. these new officers will have the tools and training we have implemented under our current d.o.j. reforms, such as time
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and distance strategies, deescalation tactics, and most important, the policy and practice of sanctity of life. s bolster ourntains additionalie department of police accountability. we need our residents to trust our public safety officials, to believe that when they need help, they're goinget g the services that they need. our department of emergency management teams are now answering approximately 89% of their 911 calls within ten seconds. 90%'s the nshl standard. we are investing $9 million to bolster that department to make sure we exceed the national standard and make sure the residents know when they pick up the phone and dial 911, they're going to have a life person on the other end of the line.
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it can mean the difference between life and death, and san francisco can do better. we are also investing in significant new equipment for our firefighters to make sure they e able to respond quickly and that they are able to do their jobs safely for our residents. we have also been a city that has opened our doors and right la lane -- welcomed the refugees of hate, bigotry an and oppression. we make sure that every person understands they are an integral part of our city. regardless of where you were rais, notere you comefrom, no matter what neighborhood you are from, you are a part of san francisco. [applause] >> and i am well aware of the persistent disparities that exist in our city, and without
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these budget dollars, without accountability to out comes will not be successful in reducing widespread disparities. i'm also well aware that too many communities and populations are systematically stuck outside the prosperityf r city, particularly communities of color. this budget continues to invest in these communities that are marginalized and most vulnerable. our community's most impacted by the delusional policies of the trump administration, and those communities that face persistent and widespread disparities. we're investing over $7 million over the next two years to provide representation for immigrants facing deportation among other legal and support programs. we will be providing our community-based organizations who are on the front line every single day with resources so they can support our own immigrant communities in san francisco. i'm here emphatically once
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again to say that we will not cower in fare to president trump and the federal administration, and we will never embrace their ideologies bigotry and hatred ever. and if our city is to truly succeed, we needo lift up every single community and put thhte rig support between everybody that calls o city at i why this budget includes over $7 million for additional criminal justice reforms, including initiatives to expand pretrial monitoring and bail alternatives, ending onerous local fees, and supporting our street violence response team. we will continue to fund workforce programs so every san neighborhood can be a part of our growing economy. i want to thank our union partners who are collaborating
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with us to making sure the residents can call san francisco home can also be a place where they can work. we're ensuring that the next generation of san franciscans, i who we are fighting for, have good paying jobs and good benefits. nksd t t passage of the soda tax, we will now dedicate $10 million annually to address health inequities, with a specific focus on communities, low-income communities and communities of concern that have disproportionately been affected by our health crisis. and we will provide support and resources for vulnerable communities when our city does not. as evidenced by the $4.2 million that we are investing for hiv and aids programs, backfilling local initiatives that were subject to federal funding cuts brought on by an administration that
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onceen in respect our local communities and has no trace of empathy for compassion. in san francisco, we do it different. i am proud to make sustained investments in these communities, and i'm also pud to do it in a fiscally responsible manner. we need to maintain our long-term investments, and this budget includes nearly $450 mil i don't kn -- million in reserves. i don't think anyone in here has forgotten the great recession, and it's not a question of if, but when the next town turn happens. in april, i issued an executive directive to expand our economically -- our economic resiliency plan so that our first in the nation policy will now have detailed and specific
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recession scenarios, allowing us to plan and then respond accordy when signs of the next economic downturn arise. there is a reason that mooney's have upgraded our bond rating to the highest in approximate el possible.history, and to the it's the result of responsible fiscal planning, an approach we mirror when dealing with our long-term investments and our capital projects. and for the second consecutive year and the second year in our city's history, our capital plan will be fully funded. we are providing historic levels of investments in our parks, on our streets, and our seismic infrastructure. the capital budget will strengthen our seawall and repair, rebuild, and work on our critical infrastructure assets, such as the yslais
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creek bridge and our 911 call center. we are providing more than million for resetfacing projects, ensuring our roadways are smoother, safer, and easier to travel on because i don't acceptable.strts todaye these ntnvestments in our bridges, our streets, and our ro, our waterfronts, these are investments in the very future of the city of san francisco. [applause] >> and because i care very thhere i was e future of this ci lucky enough to be born, lucky enough to be raised, and where i have lived my entire adult life, i am honored that this budget fulfills many of the legacies of our late mayor ed
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lee. i truly believe this budget would make him proud. i believe in the greatness of our city, in our residents, our leaders, and i want to leave this office a place where the next mayor, whoever that may be, will have every opportunity ccee tod, i d cento the next mayor my full support both personally and with my staff to make the transition before -- between our administrati as smooth as possible because i believe that no matter who holds the office of mayor, a san franciscans, we will all have a vested interest in the next mayor's success, and i pledge my complete and full support to make that happen. the poe el dylan thomas said the following about our amazing city. he wouldn't think sch as place as san franciscan ext. eonul sun light he,
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the hills, the great bridges, the pacific at your shoes. beautiful chinatown, every race the sardine fleets sailing out. het little cable cars whizzing down city hills, and the people are all friendly. that is a san francisco we all love and know. that is a san francisco we all aspire to be, and that is a san francisco we will be. thank you, everyone, for being here, and thank you for your time. [applause]
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>> good aefrnl, afternoon. >> good afternoon, ladies and gentlemen, sfgovtv. another wonderful agenda set out ahead of us. talking about our favorite subject on thursdays we like to talk about, budget and finance. mr. clerk, could you please call item 4, or attendance and all that stuff? >> quickly, this is, please silence all electronic devices, complete speaker cards and any documents should be submitted to the clerk. any items acted on will be on the june 5th agenda unless otherwise stated. resolution approving a lease approximately 41,000 -- >> item 4. motion ordering submitted to the voters and elections to be held on