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it has become unfortunately a glimpse into the homeless and behavioral health issues that we have here in san francisco. it is not safe. it is not acceptable anymore. so today i'm proud that we are announcing a partnership between our san francisco police department and part that is going to increase staffing here at civic center bart station. san francisco police department, we are going to be increasing foot patrols by over 300 hours per week. bart is also going to be increasing their staffing levels as well. we need to make a difference for the commuters that use bart. we need to make a difference for san francisco residents and we need to make a difference for visitors who come to our beloved city of san francisco. let's also make sure to know that this is not a police matter alone. i'm proud to be joined by
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barbara garcia who runs our department of public health. this is also a public health issue and an issue that we are going to be dealing with through our healthy streets operation center. bart is now going to be a participant in this effort. we are going to coordinate with our homeless department, with our department of public health, with our department of public works. this will be a coordinated effort to make sure that civic center bart station once again is an area at civic center station that we can be proud of. at the end of the day this is building upon a lot of initiatives that we have focused on over the last six months around homelessness, around behavior health on our streets, around the cleanliness of our streets. this applies to every area of san francisco as well including our bart stations and our city. civic center bart station has been the example of what has gone wrong and now our city
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government in partnership with bart is stepping up and making sure that we have a plan into the future that will once again make our civic center bart station an example and a symbol of pride for the residents of san francisco as they commute through here. so i want to thank everyone for being here today. i'm going to turn it over to our police chief, bill scott. >> we are increasing and chief scott can -- actually, why don't i let chief scott talk about it. >> good morning, everyone. first of all let me thank mayor farrell for his leadership. the last month he introduced the idea that we had to collaborate better to get things done in this bart, in this platform to make it safer and make it cleaner and to make it the pride of our great city. at that time he brought all the parties together and asked us to
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draft a plan that would address the issues and concerns that have been repeatedly voiced by members of our community. although the platforms between our community platform and the bart platforms are shared underground in this corridor we do, between chief rojas and our folks, we knew that we had to work better and more collaboratively to get these problems solved. both riders in both systems go back and forth to school, work and visit the many great tourist attractions in our city and the idea that each system or each department is responsible for separate law enforcement duties in this platform cannot be a barrier for us working together. the only concern that we have is that people when they come here and take public transportation that they feel safe, that they have a clean environment and that they are able to go to and from where they need to go to
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without worry and without concern. i agree with mayor farrell wh e wholeheartedly that the only way that will occur is all these people standing here working together. this partnership we believe will do just that. the san francisco police department, as the mayor said, we have a healthy street operation center, better known as hsoc. we use that initiative to collaborate efforts between our various city departments to address the very issues that we have in this bart station. with that we will be increasing our footly presence almost five fold by nearly adding approximately 500 patrol hours a week to this effort. we believe that will make a tremendous impact and enable us to do what we need to do to keep this platform safe, clean and
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for our residents and our people that use this transportation hub to enjoy it. i'd like to thank keith carlos rojas from the bart pd who has really been a partner in this and we believe jointly that we will really make a difference in terms of realizing mayor farrell's vision to make this the safest transportation hub in this region by working together our officers will be able to respond to immediate concerns and more appropriately proactively work to identify on going behavior that we get calls about all the time that contribute to threats to public safety. additionally, we will work in partnership with all of the city agencies and organizations under the healthy street operation center initiative that i mentioned to be able to get the individuals who need help to that help. so with that i'd like to turn
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this over to chief rojas and thank you this morning for being here. >> good morning. chief carlos rojas with the bart police department. i'll keep my comments brief. we are very excited with this new partnership with the san francisco police department. while historically we worked well with the san francisco police department i think this has really refocused our commitment to the civic center station that is truly the gateway to san francisco for many people. as both mayor farrell and chief scott stated this is one team and it doesn't matter if it's a san francisco patch or a bart patch we are in it together and we want to make sure that our riders feel safe in our stations as well as throughout the city and county of san francisco. we do cover a very large area and there isn't a better partner than the city and county of san francisco so we are very excited about this. i would be remissed if i didn't also recognize our board of directors for their leadership and then allowing me to do the
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difficult job. director joe is with us today if you want to say a few words. >> thank you very much. member of the bart board of directors. i think it's clear that anyone who rides bart or anyone who rides muni comes off at civic center station the problems that we are seeing aboveground with homelessness with drug addiction are really coming down into our stations. bart is not a social service agency, bart is not a public health agency and the only way we can get to grips with these problems is indeed collaboration with the city of san francisco and with the other cities and counties that we serve. that's why this is such an exciting moment because not only are we starting to collaborate much more deeply with the san francisco police department and the bart police department because ultimately our riders are not particularly concerned whose badge it is, they just want to know that they are going
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to be safe. we are independent -- integrating much more deeply into problems and i think that's something that's going to be critical to making sure that our riders and muni riders have the safe and clean experience that they deserve. so i'm going to hand it over to barbara garcia at the department of public health. thank you. >> good afternoon. barbara garcia, director of health. i want to thank mayor farrell for all his support in the last many months of expanding services for us. many of those services will help individuals who people are concerned with who are seeing open drug use and mental health issues. i also want to thank the san francisco department of -- the san francisco police department and the bart police. we've been working for many months with both of these agencies to identify individuals
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who they have been concerned with for many years at times. we have those individuals in our hands in terms of their names and we are identifying them and trying to get to them and trying to provide support. so we really are doing an individualized approach to this and we are also looking at the issue of ensuring that today we have our homeless out reach team from our homeless department as well as our street medicine team and they will work together to make sure that we are working with individuals as they come across them in bart, leaving bart or in the surrounding areas. i'm very proud of the work and collaboration that we've done and i can tell you that we have worked and have helped individuals that both of these entities have identified to us and it's complex work. many of these individuals have long term mental health issues. they deserve the kind of support they need. we are going to refocus on this and really provide as much support as we can to individuals. this is the end of this press conference but we are going to be taking questions, not from
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the podium but from the side. i want to thank all of you for coming today and being interested in this issue. thank you so much.
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[laughter] >> get in there. >> mayor farrell: all right. there we go. [cheers and applause] >> mayor farrell: let us get started here. first of all, i want to welcome everyone to city hall to kick off san francisco's are judy -- lgbtq pride 2018. let's give a round of applause, everyone. [cheers and applause] >> mayor farrell: i want to thank, first of all, the incredible people that made this happen here today. not only outside of city hall, but thank you to the volunteers who are making this month exactly what it is for the city of san francisco. special thanks to our own san francisco pride team and i want
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to acknowledge teddy witherington who is scheduled to be here. teddy, if you are here, or he will be here soon enough. i want to acknowledge him as well for being here. i want to acknowledge, there are a number of people up here as well. acknowledge the elected officials, alice randolph from art city officials board, carmen two, our assessor recorder, the woman of the hour, for sure. [cheers and applause] clair farley from our office of transgender services. [applause] london breed, our president of the board of supervisors. our treasured tax collector and our share of. [applause] so today, in san francisco, and throughout the month, we honour
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both individuals that have made a significant difference in the past that are doing it now in the present and will in the future, for our lgbtq community. we also acknowledge all the organizations that work with our community of san francisco on lgbtq issues that make san francisco who we are as a city. you know, as civil rights are under attack throughout our country, it is so important that san francisco stands tall >> supervisor cohen: good afternoon. want to welcome you back frost budget and finance committee. we're coming out of our break.
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we're going to come back into session. i would like to recognize supervisor safai and tang have joined us. and i noticed that we have a majority of the board of supervisors in the chamber today. with that, we can continue. so supervisors, thanks for joining us. and joining this conversation. just doing some technical microphones. supervisor safai, we'll start with you. what we're doing right now is having conversations. i would like for you to share with us your budget priority. you have had a chance to review the city-wide spending plan and i would be interested in hearing your ideas. >> supervisor sheehy: okay. and i will share on a city-wide scale?
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>> supervisor cohen: yes, please. >> supervisor sheehy: i think we've been clear in terms of priorities by districts. >> supervisor cohen: before we get into your presentation, there's one question that i am going to be asking and i think supervisor tang will speak to it and it has to do with budget allocations for individual districts. so historically, meaning the last four years, five years, we've now been allocating out of a pot of money $1 million allocation for each supervisor district, bringing us to $11 million. i've heard from colleagues that there's a desire for it to grow, as much as $2 million. and i have heard everything from $1 million to $2 million. i would like to know what your thoughts are. >> supervisor sheehy: i will start with that. the way i approach this, this is my second year on the budget committee. thank you for having us and thank you for the process put in place. my approach had been that we would do $1 million in year one
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and then look at some additional funding annualized for year two. is that the question about annualizing the million dollars over a two-year period? i'm fine with the million dollars for year one, fine with the allocation. i think it gives each one of us a fair shot at allocating the appropriate resources for the request that we have. but i do like the idea of the annualized conversation. so not necessarily having $2 million over two years, but having something close to that that we can work with. >> supervisor cohen: so $1 million each year? >> supervisor sheehy: something close to that. the way we approached it in the conversations that we had last year, which is my only experience with the allocated money, we looked at an annualized number. ours was closer to $1,750,000. so $1 million in year one and
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almost $1 million in year two. does that make sense? did i say that correctly? >> supervisor cohen: i don't think so, because each district was allocated $1 million and we asked to you stay under $1 million. >> supervisor sheehy: no, no. $1 million in year one. and then some of them -- i wanted $1.3? no, no. and then the second year, there are some things that we asked that were capital requests, so we did one year funding for those. so in year -- for instance, one-time capital projects that we asked for that we were working with, working on with the department of public works, some general, conceptual, capital projects. that's why we didn't have $2 million but almost $2 million, but definitely $1 million in year one and close to $1 million in year two. >> supervisor cohen: is there an appetite to grow this budget?
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>> supervisor sheehy: to $2 million? >> supervisor cohen: for example, if we gave every district $2 million for you to allocate on your own -- >> supervisor sheehy: that would be great. i would support that. >> supervisor cohen: the point i'm making is that it shrinks the citywide budget. so you have the opportunity to use your own process and that would -- what we do for one district, we have to be consistent for every district. so $2 million -- and just for clarification. it would be $2 million over two years. >> supervisor sheehy: right. >> supervisor cohen: this year, we're asking for people to make budget allocations for $2 million. kelly kirkpatrick, if you could verify that. that's $1 million over -- $1 million for one year, correct, for last year's process? she's looking it up. she will get back to us. let's pivot to your other -- >> supervisor sheehy: sure.
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again, i would say that we can have that conversation one of the arguments that i was looking at is that sometimes at least the way it's been in terms of the requests that have come in, some of the different budget priorities shift given the fact that some departments that work with different organizations don't necessarily -- we don't see the same type of budget priority request, if there's been that target over two years and then a different request this year, for instance. an example would be, that we were working to fund transitional youth employment intervention work, so we worked with the department of children, youth and families on that last year. we're now pretty solid in terms of moving the conversation forward. we don't see the same level of request that we're seeing for this year. we do have some transitional
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work funding, but it's a different focus. one was employment and now it's art-based, for example. so that would be -- i would say -- again, the way i looked at it based on sum capital, social service funding -- go ahead. >> supervisor cohen: i want to welcome supervisor ronen to the chamber. after you speak and say your piece, you are free to go. if you are in your office watching and want to come back and speak again, there's some fluidity right here. if you don't want inject yourself, there is fluidity. >> supervisor sheehy: sounds like therapy. get it all out. i will try to get it all out. so what i would say is i think that many of us approached the two-year process similar, where we have some funding for social service funding, and then we also have some capital. so that's -- that's why i would say, if you did some one-time capital funding in year one, you might not necessarily need it as
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much for year two, where you can come back for different requests. to simplify it, you could say $2 million over two years or say $1 million year one and close to another $1 million in year two, whether it's $500,000 or $750,000. i would be open to that. and we could take away some requests from citywide coming in looking for additional money this year, now, that's more immediate. maybe $1 million in year one. $500 in year two. can i ask a question to the budget director through the chair? >> supervisor cohen: absolutely. >> supervisor sheehy: is that something that's been done, that you -- i'm sorry, what i said is, if we are looking at funding social service funding but also capital projects as part of our
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add-back requests, that we could say, $1 million for year one, but less than $1 million year two given that we may not need the same level of funding in the second year as a way to balance out the requests of the citywide requests coming in? the chair posed the question to us to say, if we do $2 million solid for each supervisor -- it's a better question for the controller? okay. great. >> supervisor cohen: just a minute. give me a second. supervisor yee? your mike. >> supervisor yee: maybe the controller can clarify, but my recollection of the $1 million and so is quite different and i am pretty clear on what happened. >> supervisor cohen: okay. we'll turn back to you. >> supervisor yee: if controller can clarify, then i don't need
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to. >> through the chair, supervisor safai, the board has been pretty consistent in year one about having a district allocation pot of a consistent dollar value across the districts. practice in year two have not been as uniform as what you are suggesting. i think it's been a little more ad hoc. and so it's clearly just a choice, though, but you definitely see that pressure in the year one allocations that we've seen in years past. >> supervisor sheehy: around $1 million? >> cleanly $1 million in year one. it's been a mix of ongoing programs and one-time capital investments. and sometimes the board has chosen to fund the ongoing cost of those in year two and other times they have not, which sets you up for the dynamic of a gap in year two.
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>> supervisor cohen: which is why we're asking people to budget for a two-year span as opposed to a one-year. that's why. >> supervisor sheehy: if we're being asked to budget for two years, it seems to me that it's been varied in year two. because it's been varied in year two, it's -- has there been a case where it's solidly an additional $1 million in year two? >> supervisor cohen: no. >> supervisor sheehy: so my proposal would be to have something either in the $500,000 range or $750,000 in year two. and has that been -- has that change been about $500,000 to $750,000 or has it been lower? >> supervisor cohen: let me interject here. it is based on the budget. the budget varies. if we have a large budget, that
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there could be a larger allocation. i'm hearing for $1 million 18/19 or $500,000 or $750,000 in year two. so you are interested in growing the million dollar allocation? >> supervisor sheehy: let me be 100% clear. i'm 100% of support of $1 million in year one. i'm in support of growing the million dollar application. i would probably argue it would be better to have $500,000 in year two. >> supervisor cohen: all right. that will grow the budget -- let's see, $1.5 million -- into the record -- >> $5.5 million to give $500,000 to each of the 11 districts. >> supervisor cohen: which means in this case, we're working with $31 million -- what is the pot we're dealing with today? >> $31.6 million has been
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authorized. >> supervisor cohen: so that means it would leave $29 million for city-wide.
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>> supervisor safai: and i think they have articulated the amount. it was $112,000. sorry, $100,000. >> supervisor cohen: got it. >> supervisor safai: 112,000. there is another one that's -- this is about under the category of economic development and public health, and the subcategory is a barrier remov removal. said this is about bridging the gap between latino communities that have been displaced from neighborhoods and connecting
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them with existing services. and this would be serving a predominantly vulnerable population that is facing high rates of eviction and connecting that community with a continuum of care. >> supervisor cohen: which policy area is this? >> supervisor safai: economic development and public health. it is with parent engagement and education under the work that i've described. particularly with latino students and it is an entire holistic approach -- >> supervisor cohen: can you tell me the figure? >> supervisor safai: 300,000. it is a citywide focus. and then the last one is under the category of art. and art access. so we have a wonderful facility out in stern grove that is a significant amount of free programming and concert
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promotion and bringing in arts to the city. we also have a wonderful amphitheater and music venue in mclaren park. the jerry garcia amphitheater. this would allow for there to be a commitment to programming on a larger citywide scale to bring in additional music programming and additional access to that part of town. is the second-largest park in the city. it has been operating some music opportunities picked up against one of the most successful one is jerry day at the jerry garcia amphitheater. we have the opportunity to expand that programming as additional funding would allow for that. >> supervisor cohen: what is the funding you are suggesting? >> supervisor safai: $100,000. >> supervisor cohen: just so i am clear, all the figures that you've given, are these just first year allocations? >> supervisor safai: based on what you said. that is correct.
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the way i had approached it with there would be funding for year one and two. if we are doing it for year one, that is fine. >> supervisor cohen: thank you. my question to you is, sticking with the last example of art access and programming, if we were to break up 100,000-dollar allocation between 50,000 for the fiscal year 1819 and $50,000 in 19 and 20 -- >> my proposal is 100,000. what it would allow us to do is have more than a few concerts. what we are trying to do is expand the concert and music opportunities in a venue that has limited capacity and funding to do that. and so right now, jerry day has been doing all its own fundraising. for example. this is not about jerry day. this is about expanding and building on the success of jerry day and other programming that has been provided in that space.
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$100,000 would create more than a few opportunities. i think it would create maybe three concerts. if you did $50,000, you might be able to get one and a half. this is about trying to have more than a few concerts. >> supervisor sheehy: question for the chair. the 100,000, the commissioner mentioned two venues. >> supervisor safai: the reason why i brought up stern grove -- >> supervisor sheehy: this is for your own district? >> supervisor safai: no mclaren park is not in my district. it is in district nine and 11. but the programming if they citywide programming like stern grove. that's why i brought it up because it is free concerts and free access but this is about bringing programming to the southeast part of san francisco. thank you for that question. >> supervisor cohen: are there any other citywide asks that you have? >> supervisor safai: a lot of
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the asks that have been brought forward by my colleagues i support. this is the one i will focus on right now. >> supervisor cohen: oh, k. >> supervisor safai: hold on. i just want to double -- double checked. there is one more. you will like this one. this is under the policy area of workforce development and barrier removal. this is about working with, it's a school and job training program development for pregnant teenagers and training them in early childhood development so they can either run their own childcare programming in-home childcare programming and work for family childcare centres. >> supervisor cohen: what's the figure? >> supervisor safai: there is
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a lot of theme and a lot of requests and this is about transitional aged youth in early childhood education. on the dollar amount is $200,000. sorry, that was the last one. >> supervisor cohen: all right. good. thank you. keep monitoring the conversation. you have the city plan in front of you. we are going to be basing all of our decisions off of this you don't have to leave. without a doubt. >> supervisor safai: i'm just kidding. >> supervisor cohen: next we will hear from supervisor tang. >> supervisor tang: i want to speak to the issue about the supervisorial district pots. i will just wait for the chair. no worries. i wanted to speak to the district pots. i agree with the supervisors. i would like to see that amount augmented to $1 million per year per district. i know it takes away from the pot but often times neighborhoods like ours do not get any neighborhood activity
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funded but for the fact that these pots exist. i do know that there's been an argument made in the past that it shouldn't be just an even million or whatever amount we land on per district. certain districts have more needs than others. i would just say that often times, in terms of the actual, the bulk of the budget, it is the case that more resources are allocated to districts that needed more. and so, for example, our district in the sunset, we do not get as much in terms of homeless support and street cleaning we don't get as much in terms of safety. our pot is really something our community relies on for whether it is nonprofit organizations, or street cleaning type services. again, just to reiterate, $1 million per supervisorial district would be something i would prefer but i have trimmed down our list if we don't get their. >> supervisor cohen: i understand. so i am clear, you are advocating for $2 million?
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spee ate some other supervisors i had heard already speak to the citywide clarity's and i want to thank them for that and think the chair for putting together this list to start with. for the 31 million you are trying to program. i wanted to reiterate my support for family engagement. the hundred and $15,000 for services to help parents, especially those who need help navigating the public school system. >> supervisor cohen: which policy area is this? >> supervisor tang: that would be education. family engagement. it is not a subcategory that is on this list at the moment. $115,000 which supervisors already spoke to. next, we just spoke to this as well. in terms of workforce development and some education, for out of school time subcategory for youth services, i think this is really important. i've been a huge proponent of education, especially getting
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use started early on. i think that it's really important that we have programs that stand, not just one summer, but are ongoing for example, 20 oh, years. it is really critical so we can get more use -- youth into jobs in sectors like the technology sector, and so forth. >> supervisor cohen: what's the figure? >> supervisor tang: i think it was $175,000. >> supervisor cohen: and the supervisors were giving numbers, or figures for over one year. >> supervisor tang: if we could do for two years that would be great. >> supervisor cohen: oh, k. >> supervisor tang: to the other category that i want to advocate for any youth services and the subcategory would be out of school time. the program after school time and summertime programming to augment that pot. i don't know exactly how much because these are very high
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level summaries which is good and bad, i don't know what's in there. i will say that i know there are a lot of needs in this category. i would like to augment it in a way to address the request that you have received and were on the bigger list originally. >> supervisor cohen: so i just want to -- >> supervisor tang: that would be line two on your citywide list. >> supervisor cohen: line two would be at a full-time. right now we have a 500,000-dollar allocation in both year one and in your two. a million dollars in total. this is with citywide. you are looking inch to expanding that, by how much? spee ate at this moment i can't say. i do not know what is in here. again we are talking very high level. i think as long as we can address all their requests that have come in and around afterschool programming and summertime programming, i think that would be great. one thing that is not on this list that is still being sorted
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out has to do with intensive case management programs and community services for high risk youth in our juvenile justice system. and i think that is something we will have to, back with the mayor's budget office on. i don't know the exact amount at this time. that is something that we need to sort out and is really important. >> supervisor cohen: so it's a priority but you do not know which level we should be funding? >> supervisor tang: no. and then one thing i wanted to point out is on line 16. in terms of arts and cultural services subject very supportive of arts funding and programming and grants for organizations. i wanted to point out that perhaps we might want to reconsider the $200,000 that was allocated for fiscal years 2019 and 2020. only because supervise and pass skin and i and i hope eventually
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11 colleagues will join me and our hotel tax measure that we are putting on the ballot for november. that will provide stabilize funding for the arts community, moving forward, as well as new funding. while you have it in both the fiscal years at the moment, i wanted to have you consider that if this board is looking for more ways to increase funding in other areas, i wanted to alert you that ballot measure is coming. >> supervisor cohen: so one thing we could do, we could do it right now, colleagues, is move the conversation. because what supervisor tang is saying is there will be funding available in the year 2019, in the second year, 2020. if the measure does not pass, we will do what we did this year as we did last year. a rebalancing plan. we could conceivably take the 200,000 this into your two and move into year one as a
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placeholder, or we could do it like this. let's take out $200,000 total spee ate what if you took the $200,000 unreserved pending the passage of the measure? >> supervisor cohen: we can definitely do that. the other alternative is we could take it and spend it this year and spend it in 18 block 19. there are several aspects like a. we have flexibility at this point. >> supervisor tang: to the chair, i'm not proposing to cut it. keep that. put the year two $200,000 on reserve pending the measure. >> supervisor cohen: right.
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>> supervisor tang: i think that is it for me for now. again, it is, you know, better or worse, it is hard for us to tell the details behind the list. i think i heard many other supervisors speak to a lot of my priorities. i will keep it at that. thank you. >> supervisor cohen: thank you. again, for everyone's identification, the reason why we are doing it this way as it is a cleaner and more efficient way and we are making decisions based on policies, not on personality. supervisor kim, it is good to see you. you are next paragraph sorry, supervisor ronan is on their. >> supervisor ronen: thank you. again, i have been very supportive of many of the tasks that i have heard from my colleagues. i just wanted to highlight a few. there are some that are especially important to me. the first one is the cultural
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district staffing central coordinator that is on here for $175,000 for both fiscal years 18, 19, 19, 20. >> supervisor cohen: the first question i have, district allocation. would you like to increase it? it is currently at $1 million. >> supervisor ronen: if we were growing the pot, i would like to increase it if we are not going to pot i would like to keep it. >> supervisor cohen: you're absolutely right if the pot is large, you will be considered growing it to what level? >> supervisor ronen: i mean, as far as we can go but i don't want to take away from is a citywide spending that we are taking away from.
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that is the additional position for mohcd which is overseeing cultural districts citywide. i think it is a pretty conservative ask given how many new emerging cultural districts there are. we do want a city staff or overseeing the program to make sure they are running smoothly and allocating funds, et cetera et cetera. that is number 1. i made an ask in my districtwide list specifically for an executive director. i know supervisor kim is looking at us for the districts. i think the way this is don't -- going, is the way i am understanding it, for each individual cultural district that is in the district list to.
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that this overall program is an based on any one cultural district but overseeing the entire program citywide is on our citywide list. when there's an allocation, that will be done through the district task list. but this position which is a coordinator position for all cultural districts citywide should remain in the citywide list. >> supervisor cohen: that is correct. >> supervisor ronen: so we are all on the same page there. >> supervisor cohen: what is the figure? >> supervisor ronen: it's $175,000 for both fiscal years. >> supervisor cohen: is already on the list, ok. >> supervisor ronen: i just wanted to give my general support for the homelessness and mental health services that are on there that will always be a top priority for me and my district. and then two other priorities.
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and this we have talked about quite a lot. the sexual assault response and prevention and the director for the sharp office, and i did see that cheryl is here. it is on your list for 168,000 for both years. that is a top priority for my office. i know we mentioned this as a priority for me, which is not currently on this list is $1.2 million for a 20% increase to community-based contracts that are working with survivors of domestic violence. which intersects, you know, a lot of the time with sexual assault. so this is an area that's very important for me on a number of levels. we know that with demi too movement and time is up, that many more women are feeling comfortable coming forward and the place they feel comfortable going is to the community-based
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organizations. if you see the number of cases of women that access different services in fiscal year 2016, we had 21,000 cases and community-based organizations while only 3,000 cases went to police departments. 1500 cases to the special victims unit, and the d.a. filed incidents in only 545 cases. the bulk of the places that survivors are seeking services, is in the community. that number has gone up substantially and we haven't met that need to. >> supervisor cohen: is as allocation over two years? b6 yes. >> supervisor cohen: 1.2 million to be broken up over two years? so this is really a $2.4 million ask b6 yes. because everyone has been saying, the first year we live
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to fight another day if that is necessary. bbut the first year being the most important. ideally it would be 1.2 in each year. and then finally i just wanted to echo my support for the latino equity ask for $300,000. it is not in district nine at all, but it is because so many latino families have been displaced from district nine into other districts including 11 and ten that education. >> supervisor ronen: support work with parents throughout the city, this is what is already happening in district nine and we would like to see it spread to other communities where large latino populations are living. >> supervisor cohen: i have a question. which policy area? >> supervisor ronen: i believe that it's an education. >> supervisor cohen: thank you. 's. >> supervisor ronen: and we were talking about that ask.
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>> supervisor cohen: ok. so, for that one --'s. >> supervisor ronen: is $300,000 in education. >> supervisor cohen: ok, thank you. and for clarification, that's $300,000 over two years? 's. >> supervisor ronen: that's right. >> supervisor safai: it would be $300,000 in year one. >> supervisor cohen: we are all giving different numbers. i would really like it done, you know, -- the ask is really $600,000 is what you are asking for. i translate it -- based on what she was describing, the was talking in year one. it is desirable for it to be seen manifest in your two. that is the assumption i am making unless you indicate otherwise. >> supervisor safai: it would be under, sorry to interrupt. it would be under dph.
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>> supervisor cohen: ok but not education. >> supervisor safai: is under the category of public health. >> supervisor cohen: ok. fantastic. we got it. ok, so we've got $600,000 over two years. >> supervisor ronen: and then -- sorry, i'm just looking. my staff wants me to also share that the ask for the dvd would be spread across 39 different programs. >> supervisor cohen: and that's a $1.2 million? 's. >> supervisor ronen: that's right. >> supervisor cohen: ok. all right. thank you. 's. >> supervisor ronen: thank you so much. >> supervisor cohen: perfect. supervisor kim?
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hello. >> supervisor kim: in terms of the priorities for the citywide list which we are going over today, my highest priority has been in ensuring funding for our free city college program which has $1 million in budget allocation for the district. so, my preference would be $1 million for year one and year two. mattia, you know, have to look at the overall balance of the citywide ask and the district asked. i also happen to represent a district that has an overwhelming number of nonprofit organizations throughout the city. it is -- if my pot increases -- for me i prefer 1 million, 1 million. i understand -- >> supervisor cohen: this is just a soft temperature. we know where your desires are.
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spee den my preference is $1 million, $1 million. my number 1 priority is ensuring we continue to fun find the free city college program which we went out to get additional revenue from through proposition, w. and as many of you remember, the state law real estate transfer tax cannot be dedicated in taxes. which is why we did not set it aside. given many of my colleagues' hesitation around enclosing -- increasing that, i have not drafted a charter amendment for this year. it is our hope we can continue to find a program that many of us campaigned on and fulfil a promise. my first ask is to find summer sessions for a summer of 2019. the original agreement with mayor ed lee last february, west 5.4 million for year one and 5.4 million per year two to cover free state college in the fall and spring semester. it did not include funding
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summer. it was over a two year period ending on may 2019. given the immense success of free city college, i think far beyond what any of us had anticipated or predicted, would like to extend this to the summer semester which is a smaller semester and so the ask is smaller. $1.2 million. i want to put out there -- >> supervisor cohen: i want to acknowledge that is on the citywide spending plan spee tent it is. i thought i'd go over everything even if it is on the list. >> supervisor cohen: i am also communicating to people who are watching at home and in the chamber who may not have the spreadsheet in front of them. you did bring in $28 million just in the first year of us collecting revenue. of 28 million, only 6.4 went to the free city college program, 5.4 that was granted by the mayor coastal's office and a million-dollar reserve that this board granted last year.