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>> supervisor breed: good afternoon. welcome to the board of supervisors meeting for tuesday, june 12, 2018. madam clerk, please call the roll. >> clerk: thank you, madam
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president. [roll call] [roll call] >> clerk: madam president, you have a quorum. >> supervisor breed: thank you. ladies and gentlemen, please join us for the pledge of allegiance. [pledge of allegiance] >> supervisor breed: madam clerk, are there any
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communications? >> clerk: none to report. >> supervisor breed: we're approving meeting minutes from may 8, 2018. is there a motion? moved by supervisor peskin. seco b safai can we takhat without objection? without objection, meeting minutes will be approved afte public comment. all right, madam clerk, please call items 1-6 together. >> clerk: 1-6 revenue bond and appropriation ordinances. item 1, ordinance for issuance and sale of tax exempt or taxable bonds by seasonran public utilities or p.u.c. in an aggregate principal not to ed exce$155 million to finance the costs of various capital projects benefiting the power enterprise, requires nine votes to approve. item 2, issuance and sale of tax exempt or taxable water revenue bonds by p.u.c. for a principal
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amount not to exceed $478 million to finance the costs of water projects benefiting the water enterprise. item 3, ordinance to proceeds from revenue bonds f stateo oun sta grant funds wastewater revenue and capacityor p.u.c. wastewater capital improvement program for fiscal years 2018 and 2019 at approximately million. for 2019 to 2020, $511 million. and placing approximately $987 million on controller's reserve. wastewater bonds for a e of principal amount not to exceed $987 million to finance the costs of wastewater projects. this requires 8 votes to approve. and items 5 and 6 are appropriation ordinances with 5
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appropriating a total of $340 million of cap and trade revenue bonds hetch hetchy, 2018-2019, $141 million. and fiscal years 2019-2020, $200 million and placing$155illion ower bo $102 million water bonds on controller's reserve. and item 6, a total of approximately $483 million of proceeds from revenue bonds, state loan funds, or state grant funds, water revenues and water capacity fees for p.u.c. water enterprise capital improvement program 2018-2019 at $276 million and for fiscal years 2019-202$207 million. and appropriati water capital bond appropriations of $16 million in fiscal years 2018-2019 and facing
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approximately $376 million of revenue bond and state loan ordsrantunds proceeds by project on controller's reserve. >> supervisor breed: seeing no names on the roster, madam clerk, on items 1-6, please call the roll. [roll call] [roll call] >> clerk: there are 11 ayes. >> supervisor breeosed:th items are adopted unanimously. item 7. >> clerk: ordinance to amend the planning code to increase the transportation fee from $5 to
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approximately $24 for nonresidential projects larger sar 99,999,000 gross feet except for south of market, where the fee would be increased to approximately $21.04 and to affirm the ceqa determination and make the appropriate findings. >> supervisor breed: colleagues, can we take this item same house, same call? without objectionhe ordinance finally passed unanimously. >> clerk: item 8 is to determine and prepare the reconstruction, aquisition, strengthening and repair of the embarcadero seawall and related costs necessary and convenient in finding that the estimated cost of $425 millio wnl need to be incurred through bonded indebtedness. >>visoerbreed: please call
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items 9 and 10 as well. pediture plan t increase the seawall bond from $350lion to $425 million to fund phase one of the seawall program. item 10, an ordinance to provide for a special election to be held in the city on tuesday, november 6, 2018, for the purpose of submitting to the san francisco voters a proposition to incur the following bonded debt of the city and county, $425 million to finance the construction of the embarcadero seawall and other critical infrastructure and other related costs necessary or convenient and inform the ceqa determination and make the appropriate findings. >> supervisor breed: supervisor peskin. >> supervisor peskin: thank you. i want to thank supervisors breed, ki cohen, yee and
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sheehy as well as mayor lee, mayor breed, and then mayor farrell for their support for this critical infrastructure bond. you sudden have received a red-lined copy at the port, but just in case, i distributed i want to thank the port for working with my office to identify language that will help us to pass this measure in november by codifying the city's commitment to provide seismic upgrades as well as t the embarcadero district, which is federally historic as well as to mitigate traffic to the downtown to the fullest extent possible during what is sure to be a disruptive infrastructure project. the port has been doing, i think, really extraordinary work under the leadership of our port
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director lane forbes as well as the executive steering committee to guide the seawall program, which you know protects over $100 billion of critical citywide serving utilities and infrastructure from our rising bay. out of the various near term scenarios that are refined and analyzed, i wanted the voters to know the city and port will be good stewards of the public's funding and select the most financially feasible, least disruptive path forward it's overall a small piece of the need that we'll have over the next several decades and we need to show the voters that if we're going to continue to come back to them with financing requests that we'll move forward rehabbing the seawall in a way that protects our historic resources with surgical precisi precision. finally, i wanted to announce and celebrate the fact that the port was selected as part of only -- one of six national finalists to receive a coveted
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federal new start grant, one that will hopefully open the door to millions, maybe hundreds of millions of dollars, in future federal funding down the line and i want to thank the team at the port for shepherding this critical project and ask that we adopt the amendments and continue them to a committee of the whole next tuesday, june 19. >> supervisor breed: supervisor peskin made a motion form 1 is there a second? seconded by yee. supervisor safai. >> supervisor safai: i wanted to add my name as a sponsor. >> supervisor breed: thank you. colleagues on item 8 and 9, can we take that same house, same call? without objection, those resolutions are adopted unanimously. and on the amendment for item 10 to make amendments and to send it to the board next week as a committee of the whole, can we take that without objection? without objection, the amendment
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passes. and the ordinance as amendment -- we can't take that. so we're going to hear this next week as a committee of the whole at the board of supervisors. thank you, supervisor peskin, for making the amendments to find the findings and more outreach in the neighboring areas that will be impacted. with that, madam clerk, let's go to item 11. >> clerk: item 11 is an ord ordinanorde ordinance to amonday mend the planning code concerning new production and repair, known as p.d.r., to confirm the ceqa determination and appropriate findings. >> supervisor breed: colleagues, we can take item 11 same house, same call? without objection, ordinance passes unanimously on the first reading. madam clerk, let's go to roll call for introductions and then we'll interrupt that at 2:30 for our cndations at that time.
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>> clerk: supervisor tang? >> supervisor tang: submit. >> supervisor breed: submit. >> supervisor cohen: thank . just one moment, please. >> supervisor breed: we can come back to you after the next person. >> supervisor cohen: thank you, please rerefer. >> supervisor fewer: submit. >> supervisor kim: submit.
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>> supervisor peskin: submit. >> supervisor ronen: submit. >> supervisor safai: thank you. we hel a hearing a couple of weeks ago on the city's goals for zero waste. and about over a decade ago the idea was that san francisco would achieve zero waste by 2020. it came out a few months ago from the department of environment, that that is no longer attainable. although san francisco is a leader in the entire united states and the world in waste diver5 diversi diversion, we're not achieving that goal and we will not by 2020. it has a price for consumers, for rate payers, to our environment. we held hearing with chair ronen -- excuse me, chair sheehy and supervisor ronen and others and the conversation revolved around one of the biggest points that came out was that 60% of whate
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put in our waste stream is still compostable and recyclable. let me say that again -- 60% of what we put in our trash. a lot ofhat ts really about people just not wanting to put trash in the right spot. over a decade ago, we came up with mandatory recycling and composting. we went from one stream of waste to three streams of waste. many of you know our janitors in this building now are dealing with not just the black bin but also the green and the blue bin and that's how we think about it in san francisco. many of us do our own sorting and sorting in our homes, but in our buildings and our largest producers, it came out, it was very, very clear that some of the biggest producers of trash are office buildings and large apartment buildings the legislation that i'm introducing today is an update of what i worked on a decade ago
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with our janitors union. it said if a large producer of waste, large building, large apartment building, large entity is producing waste that's not meeting our citywide diversion rate, they would be required to have on-site sorti and we would be doing -- the best place to do waste diversion and sorting is on-site and where it's produced, like we do in our homes individually and janitors do in their buildings. here we are a decade later and still 60% of what we are putting in the trash is compostable or recyclable. they did surveys. they asked people and they said, do you believe in recycling? yes. do you believe in composting? yes. do you believe it's a good policy? yes. do you participate fully? no. so a lot of it is people not wanting to go through the extra work of actually participating. so this legislation today says
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that for those places, we will have inspectors of the department of environment look at doing audits if there is contamination over a particular percentage, and the department will determine that in their regulations. the department o environment now can impose fines on a daily basis of over $1,000. the offenders have the opportunity within 45 days to come up with a plan and that plan can include hiring what we're calling a zero-waste facilitator. that zero-waste facilitator will be the on-site person that will be responsible -- could be a multiple of people -- getting and going through the trash. we have that already in many places, the ferry building, for those that go to the giants' games, they have sorters on site. there areaces in our environment right now in our city that are wonderful, wonderful participants and they produce very, very little waste at all. so this is asking that in those
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instances where there is an opportunity, they have an opportunity to correct where there is contamination and during the time of the fines come up with a plan for working with the department of environment and others to hire a zero-waste facilitator and we believe this will be an aggressive way to get us to further diversion and protecting our environment. in the coming weeks, we'll have another piece of legislation that dealt with another area of waste and that's our construction and demolition, but that i will hold for later. the rest i submit. >> supervisor breed: thank you. return to supervisor cohen. >> supervisor cohen: thank you. good afternoon. many of you know, i represent a food district. by definition, a food district is a section of town where a grocery store doesn't exist and access to healthy food is nonexistent. it's a definition that's also widely used by the federal
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government. and with that, i'm concerned with the difficulty to get viable and good service grocery store in certain parts of not only my district but parts of the city. i'm thinking about the tenderloin. i'mng about south of market, where you need access to healthy foods. i'd like to ask the -- i would like to direct the department heads over at oewd to review and to assess all possibility solutions to this particular problem and look at both attraction and retention models including but not limited to tax and hiring, credits, and other rebate programs in neighborhoods currently underserved in the city. my goal is to create sustainable grocery stores rooted in the community. i'm asking the oewd to assess
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different grocery store models that will bring healthy food to low-income residents and nutrition-poor areas, where people have no or extremely limited access to low-cost and healthy foods. madam clerk, the rest i submit. >> supr brsod: thank . >> supervisor sheehy: i have an in memoriam for paulo caltageroni, long-time resident of san francisco passed away may 28, 2018. paulo was the father of four sons, including guytano, current captain of mission police station. he was born in 1930 in sicily. fell in love with his wife and emigrated to the united states in search of a better life. they raised a family in north
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beach and paulo was an executive in the meat and produce industry. he joined many of his old north beach friends at the italian village country club. the rest i would like to submit. >> clerk: thank you, supervisor. supervisor stefani? >> supervisor stefani: i'm introducing an in memoriam for geraldine washburn, known as ms. washburn to dance students. she taught for 63 years and will be fondly remembered by her students and colleagues. saint brendan's and the teaching community of san francisco lost a dear friend and educator. she's survived by cheryl and geraldine and ian, her nieces and nephew. she will be sadly missed. the rest i submit. >> clerk: that concludes the
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introduction of new business. >> supervisor breed: madam clerk, please read public comment. >> clerk: at this time, the public may address the entire board of supervisors for up to 2 minutes on items within the subject matter jurisdiction of the board to include the may 8, 2018, board minutes and items 14-20 on the adoption without reference to committee calendar. public comment is not allowed on an item that's been previously subject to public comment and pursuant to the board's rules please direct your remarks to the board as a whole and not to individual supervisors and not to the audience. speakers using interpretation assistance will be given twice the time. if you want to display a document, clearly state such to sfgtv and remove the document when you want the screen to return to live coverage of the meeting. first speaker, please.
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[speaking foreign language] [speaking foreign language] >> ladies and gentlemen, as you know, abdulum. i've been here 33 years as community activist and homeless advocate. today i tried to find out which one who is going to be our new
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mayor. london or farrell? i have nothing against either one of them. i love both of them. as you see, i know gavin newsom over 25 years and i wish to see them hearing from me. the city doesn't need a problem for the homeless and need to resolve the problem of the homeless. need housing. need work. and we who have housing, have no problem, have no people sleeping in the streets or the corners of the bridge. tonight, study and try to get my message. one mayor in the city is not enough. i said is that before and i will
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repeat that until i am die. we need assistant mayor. assistant mayor work very hard, like anyone else. number one, you put it in the shelter, the manager, the worker. i am eyewitness. i see the manager. and they see the donation coming to the homeless for themselves. that is very good work for our assistant mayor. to try to understand, we need that and we need to stop anyone to take advantage for the homeless and to steal anything that belong to them. mark or london, one of you must hear what i say. >> clerk: thank you for your
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comments. >> thank you. >> clerk: thank you for your comments. next speaker, please? >> thank you. i'm windship hillier, involuntary outpatient in the to read to you an article written by steven schwartz and cathy costanzo, compelling treatment in the community. this is in respect to citywide case management community fo that you fund at a rate of $1 million a week in this city. this was phedsn vume 20 of loyola of los angeles law review pages 1329 and 1384. "its proponents candidly admit that coerced community care is designed to abrogate the rights of people to refuse treatment. its effectiveness depends upon
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being able to compel those that resist psychiatric interventions, usually psycho d aunt of care.on to follow a the capacity for the options is irrelevant." i mention this because this is denying people their constitutional rights and you have to make a decision whether we're going to be governed in this city by laws or by doctors. i would have you note that even doctors among themselves cannot agree upon who is sick and who is not and sociologists have proven that even among major diagnostic axes psychosis versus personality disorder that the social distance between the patient and doctor is a considerable factor in how a person is diagnosed with psychosis or not.
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madam clerk. >> clerk: thank you for your comments. next speaker, please. >> good afternoon, honorable supervisors. i'm nelson lum, american legion, california. i'm locally the commander of american legion post 384. it was formed in 1931 as an exclusively chinese-american veterans post due to the climate of discrimination at the time. chinese-american veterans were not welcome to join the post that were in existence at that time. with that as a history, we see the recognition of those that served in world war ii, and i'm talking about the chinese american veterans that served, they should be recognized and there's an item on your agenda, item 17, that would encourage our congressional leaders to
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pass a congressional bill that will award the world war ii chinese american veterans a gold medal. about 18 months ago, members in introduced a resolution, which has gun -- gone all the way up to the american legion at the national level. at the national level, the american legion has voted in support of such award. i'm here toge you to approve the resolution before you on item 17 because it's supported by veterans, especially veterans of chinese-american descent. those that served in world war ii, served while being discriminated against, therefore, your support is
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appreciated and please remember, they earned it. thank you. >> clerk: thank you for your service, sir. next speaker, please. >> good afternoon, members of the board of supervisor and supervisor president london breed. i'm raymond wong. i'm a u.s. navy retired chief petty officer, served in vietnam. i come before you to respectfully ask for supportf item 17, to support and honor the chinese american world war ii veterans with a congressional gold medal. many of the chinese americans that served in world war ii was not granted citizenship rights, but yet they faithfully serve our country. i would like to cite, as a navy veteran, highest ranking naval officer chinese american that served during world war ii and that's retired admiral gordon chung yung.
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he was a commander of a u.s. navy destroyer and engaged in battle in okinawa. his ship was severely damaged with over 20 fatalities. his ship was in danger of sinking and he should abandon ship. he had another group of his crew to do damage control toeep the ship afloat. as a result of that, he was advanced to admiral and he was one of the highest recognized chinese-americans serving for our country. he was the first ranking flag officer of chinese-american descent. i would like to ask him for your support of this request to a -- for a congressional gold medal. thank you. >> clerk: thank you for your service, sir, and for your
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comments. next speaker, please. >> my name is sherman tang. i'm with the chinese american citizens alliance. we speak at the legislation pending in congress right now concerning providing a congressional gold medal it all the world wore -- world war ii chinese-americ servicemen. they began serving in the civil war. so it was a long history of serving our country for freedom, but they're not being recognized since then due to discrimination. we urge this board to pass the legislation so we can see the award appropriately. thank you. >> clerk: thank you for your comments, sir. next speaker, please. >> members of board, i'm roger brandon. i wanted to comment on the
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record high costs that you were proposi proposing. there are five or six items proposed with a public works cost of $200 million, $340 million, $478 million. all of these are astonishing costs and the people of san francisco did not show much interest in voting for these in the recent election. and i think some people show an interest in leading the city into municipal bankruptcy. it's another step we need to take. i object to this. there's an unusual item here, tem 3 today's agenda, proceeds from revenue bonds,
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wastewater revenues -- >> clerk: sir, i'm pausing your time. that item has already had public comment in committee, s ligie to be discussed today during public comment. >> well, i appreciate this brief opportunity to object to this massive expediture. >> clerk: thank you, ly. >> leading to municipal bankruptcy, a step we don't need to take. >> clerk: thank you for your comments. next speaker, please? >> members of the board, i'm hubert lee. in reference to item 17 and i'm also here to express my support for honoring the chinese americans of world war ii veterans. so i would like your support. thanks very much. >> clerk: thank you for your comments. next speaker, please.
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>> last night i saw the most amazing movie in the world. the search for the real mt. sinai. it's theatest discoffee in the millennium. they snuck up there -- it's in saudi arabia. the rocks are burned black, melted. bob cracked the rock. it's granite inside. they found 12 springs of water. they found the rock that cracked when moses struck it and the muslims are hiding it. this is making millions of dollars a day in tourism. it's amazing, but get your coffee. last time i was here, can't remember if i told you or the board in san jose, a very interesting story. i was praying and god led me to the house of this lady who has a homosexual -- hate has no home here. hate has no home here.
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there were two things in my life, that and about 20 ys ago i was praying and i had read how many words elijah said. i had a green flannel shirt, no lie, wrapped around my head, because i remember when elijah was in the cave praying and god told him -- what are you doing here? you went out. he was afraid of jesebell and ran away. because he was saved by grace, god used him and said, look, i want you to annoint the king over israel and to annoint elijah in your room and this bird landed on your head. no lie. it scared the bird as much as we and it squaked and flew out. i'm here to testify. i know itndsoucrazy. but if you know when jesus was annointed, you can calculate the
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sixth trumpet. i made the prediction 30 days before 9/11. i know what i'm tgalkinabout. >> clerk: thank you for your comments. >> think about it. >> clerk: next speaker, please. >> i came to america when i was 10 years old. that was 1940. at that time, the draft was going on. and at that time, i was only 10 years old. 10 years later, when the outbreak of the kanwar, i was drafted, but i want to tell you that i was going to school and i played on the playground and at that time, we had lots of young chinese americans, they are going to school and they're being drafted. and some of them after the training, they come back in
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uniform and how happy they are to serve our country. that was 1940 and '41. and one of the reasons is that time, they're getting $21 a month but lots of people working in chinatown in the laundries and grocery stores. they were making $30 a month. so they have lots of money to spend. i just wanted to tell you that chinese americans in their teenage years and how happy they are to join the american army and they did a good service. i want to tell something about myself. i don't have time now. [laughter] thank you. huh? oh, okay. i was drafted and trained for 4
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months and ended up in fort mason and shipped to japan 20 d after. as in korea. after one year, i got on the ship and come back to fort mason. >> clerk: thank you. thank you for your comments. next speaker, please. >> good evening, members of the board. i'm appearing here today because there are three or four parks, one of them is in san francisco and i had a -- we had a meeting with the warriors and none of these stadiums have -- one of the things that you have to understand, all the players are
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black players. now today there are no black people that own one hot dog stand. and i'm asking the board of supervisors, you know, it's very difficult for y'all to understand. they look at everybody as a minority. my ancestors were slaves in this country. you have to understand, a lot of people call me and talk to me and ask me, why don't you go down to the board of supervisors and ask them what can they do so a black person can own one of these concessions. so i'm here today to ask you, would you look into the fact that not one black person has a concession in none of these parts, the one in san carlo, the one in san francisco and now we will have two and the people with the warriors said that they
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didn't think that it was important. we think differently and we don't see no movement until we see black people have concessions in one of the parks. >> clerk: thank you. any other members of the public that would like to address the board of supervisors after this last speaker? please step over to your right. >> tom gilberti. before we leave 50 years ago, i was reading the brothers by david talbert. and i recommend "the devil's chess board." we're lucky to have him as an author. this same cover was on sunday morning, cbs. and they used the photograph and when jane pauley was talking about the book -- she said some
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authors have tried to misogolize, or whatever that word. i thought the books were well written and objective. if you want a good history of what was happening at that time, little segment of it, it's a goodme read. this is bobby kennedy when he was running for the senate after his brother was killed. "we cannot expect an african to believe we're on the side of equality and human dignity when his ambassadors are not serbed in our restaurants. we cannot expect countries with lower standard of living that we respect human dignity. we cannot expect nations to join us in combating poverty, when six million families live in poverty in our country."
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that was in the '60s. there's a lot of tidbits to go with it. it's a good read. the country is being taken over by gerrymandering, but suppression of voters. that's an assassination in itself. we have to recognize that our democracy needs to be protected. we need to protect our democracy here. thank you for your time. >> clerk: thank you for your comments. madam president, i yield the floor back to you. >> supervisor breed: thank you. any other members of the public that would like to provide public comment at this time? seeing none, public comment is now closed. now we will go to our 2:30 special commendations and i will turn the floor over to supervisor norman yee. >> supervisor yee: thank you, president breed. not too long ago, i started
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paying attention to our veterans of world war ii and introduced a resolution that will be heard today. and during that process, i wanted to highlight as much as i could and had a press conference to talk about i today. during this process, i wasn't sure if i would be able to locator have any of these veterans come to this press conference because of their age and i just didn't know any of them personally, except for my father-in-law, who wouldn't be able to come because of his disability. and i was -- so i was told that one of them w going to be there. and he did show up. but to our delight this morning or thisafternoon, there were three of the world war ii veterans, chinese americans that
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showed up. they're in their 90s. and i would love for them. see them up here in the front. and their names are alan yee, dale king and no wong. they served in different services of the military from the navy to the army to the air force. and one of the ones that -- and i might have talked about this , but one of the squadrons was the tigers or flying tigers, as they're sometimes known. and there were many, many, many of the companies that were a single ethnic group. mainly chinese americans. and that's something that people didn't know. chinese americans, 13,000 of them serve in world war ii and
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there were only 120,000 chinese americans living in the united states. so 13,000 represented 25% of the male adult population. and they were serving in the war. so my father-in-law was part of this. and also alan yee was part of the flying tiger. so what would like to do -- i'm just honored that they're here and could make it. so i will call them up and if you would like to say a word or two and i'm sure that my colleagues here will be very patient with you. alan, you come up first, dale, and ronald third. okay, alan? alan? so if we have a little patience with him. he's tired. alan, thank you very much for
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being here. [applause] >> supervisor yee: dale king, would you like to say a few words? they have a combined age of 280, these three people. >> board of supervisors, i'm delighted to be here today. i'm excited to be here. i urge the supervisors pass the resolution it urge the congress
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to recognize the chinese who fought in world war ii. we have recognized japanese. we have recognized filio. it's time we recognize the chinese. thank you. [applause] >> supervisor yee: is colonel wong here? colonel? >> president breed, members of the board of supervisors, my name is ronald wong. i just turned 93 years old. i believe i was the only one that search served in the navy,
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marines, army and the air force. a total of 34 years in the military. and i'm proud. i urge the board to help pass this resolution to recognizing that chinese-americans served in world war ii. thank you. [applause] >> supervisor yee: you can see they're very unselfish. this moment is about you three the board of supervisors want to honor you with this honor. thank you for being here. thank you. [applause]
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>> supervisor breed: thank you to all the veterans that are here today and in honor of the
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three chinese-american veterans that we have who have served our country with pride and distinction, we appreciate your service and we're grateful to have you here in the chambers today. with that, we are done with our commendations. and we can go to the items that i know you are very anxious to hear about. please call the items for adoption without reference to committee. >> clerk: an item may be severed and considered separately. >> supervisor breed:viserr stefani? >> supervisor stefani: would i like to sever item 14. >> supervisor tang: sever 15. >> supervisor yee: sever 17. >> supervisor breed: on the remaining items, can we take them same house, same call? without objection, adopted unanimously. madam clerk, please call item
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14. >> clerk: resolution to declare support for senate bill 1186, stop secret surveillance act, authored by senator gerry hill, requiring law enforent agencies to hold public hearings. >> supervisor breed: supervisor stefani? >> supervisor stefani: thank you, colleagues. i am voting no on this measure, though i understand and support the behind the bill and, of course, the resolution. our special investigations unit in our police department is a plainclothes unit that arrests high-profile suspects. and i do fear publishing their name poses an officer safety issue. i also worry that publishing the technologies that we have all suspects to avoid suspects getting apprehended. s.b. 1186 is to prevent law
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enforcement from storing and disseminating in a way to violate people's rights of privacy. i not sport this bill this time. i just looked at the senate ysis tt was done at the state level and i didn't realize that both the california district attorneys association and the california public defender's association are in opposition and that opposition was verified on may 25. so as a former prosecutor, when i see public defenders and d.a.s agreeing on things, it makes me nervous as well. unfortunately, i will not be able to support this resolution at this time. thank you. >> supervisor breed: supervisor peskin. >> supervisor peskin: thank senate bill 1186 actually evolved from existing laws passed over the last couple of years in oakland and santa clara, which municipalities have
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required law enforcement agencies to adopt surveillance policies prior to the use of the technology, containing the following categories -- the purpose of the technology, types of information collected by the surveillance technology. the categories of individuals that can access o use that information, what safeguards exist to protect information from unauthorized access. the time period for which the data is retained. if and how members of the public can access information, how third party law enforcement agencies, state or federal, and how law enforcement personnel are trained and what mechanisms exist for the use of surveillance technology. this is about having elected decision makers oversee the
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technologies. state bill 1186 is how our residents and civil liberties and privacy are protected. yestay wereceived a letter from the san francisco police officers association that expressed concern that it would force the disclosure of identities of undercover officers paired with technologies and the hyperbolic threat of officers assaulted or killed by suspects. it would not. my staff has spoken with senator hill's staff and confirmed it's not the author's intent to allow public disclosure of individual names, personnel, who have access to potentially sensitive information. it's also not how the policy is implemented in oakland or santa
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clara, where they make sure that that remains confidential. the p.o.a. says it would "destroy the usefulness of technologies finding suspects, arguing that holding hearings on surveillance technologies, defeats the purpose of the technology in the first place." on this, i fundamentally disagree with the notion that public safety is predicated on the mass surveillance of the public. it too often can result in the targeting or harassment of minority communities and people of other marginalized communities that are not engaged in any unlawful beh r.a few weeks back, i introducea charter amendment, and thank you the five co-sponsors, that advanced the government's role and how information can be collected and used and to opine on how data about them can be
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collected and going forward. we have a duty to protect members of the public and thatp their private lives. in that spirit, i hope, colleagues, you can join me in supporting state senate bill 1186. i do want to share with you that these policies, we looked at santa clara's policies, they're three pages long. thmonense policies. it puts these technologies and implementation of them in the hands of individuals that are accountable to the electorate. it makes things more transparent and increases people's respect for and confidence in law enforcement and i ask respectfully for your support. >> supervisor breed: thank you. seeing no other names on the roster, madam clerk on the item, please call the roll. [roll call]
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>> clerk: there are 10 ayes and 1 no with supervisor stefani in the dissent. >> supervisor breed: resolution is adopted. please call 16. >> clerk: resolution to denounce president trump and department health and human services for proposing to prohibit title 10 for federally funded clinics that provide abortion or abortion-related services to confirm san francisco's commitment to receive access to critical women's health services. >> supervisor tang: i want to thank my female colleagues and i
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know supervisor yee's co-sponsor and supervisor safai in joining us today and denouncing the federal government's proposed rule changes to federal funding that helps with family planning today we're joined by planned parenthood and many other city departments and stafndeopl who support a woman's right to choose. and we did this because on june 2, u.s. department of health and human services proposed a rule change that would prohibit title 10 family planning program funding for agencies that provide abortions or abortion-related services. i think that i can sk fo all of temb ms of the board that we all believe in a woman's right to choose and to access information that can help them make a safe choice appropriate for them personal situation. so we really need everyone to weigh in by july 31 of this year, which is when the comment period ends. we'll like everyone to visit the
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website. [please stand by]