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>> maybe it is line 20? >> yeah. neighborhood clean and green. is that also your priority? i'm not sure where that came from also. >> i don't believe so. >> i haven't heard anyone talk about it. >> neighborhood clean and green? >> i was a little surprise it was in their. >> city wide street cleaning priorities including pitstop expansion programs. so that was resolution file number 18. >> is this for just cleaning street's at dbh? is it greening?
is it planting plants? >> give me a second. i don't know. i will make a note and come back to you. i don't know the answer to that. i don't know who has asked that, either. but i do know it looks like it is still in compliance with the resolutions that we passed for the third priority, right here. the street cleaning priority. we will get more specific to you to that. >> thank you. >> is that it? >> ok. anyone else? ok. that is where we are right now. ben rosenfeld. [laughter]
you are standing up. i thought you wanted to say something. ok. ok. [applause] all right. we will find out. at that number 20 could be representative from one of the members that are not here on this body. we will see what other supervisors said. we will take a pause on that one. ione. in order to keep this conversation moving, i don't see sophia in here. so i want to ask -- bend you know what the additional asked that the supervisors added, what that figure is, and where we are a? >> i don't, supervisor. but my suggestion would be to take a short recess so we can update the list with those totals and see where you are at the moment, if that's helpful to the committee. >> that's helpful to me so we know. we are in the process of trying
to get together on this. >> yeah, i think that would be helpful to further our discussions just to know what this whole total thing looks like. >> so we will break and get the total figure, and it is my understanding we should be able to have peace and be able to present this to the mayors. >> i can't read it. >> is that your understanding supervisor stefani? >> i do support supervisor stefani's increase for domestic violence. >> we have added it. >> we are adding the delta between the 1.2 million per year and what is allocated already and that would be what god will add into that. >> that is correct. and people added and came the record and we wanted to increase what that figure is.
i wanted to get some understanding when we come into session. when we come back into session we will discuss what the figure is and what i would like to do is be able to take this total and comprehensive list to the mayors to ask them to fund this. >> ok. >> ok. we will be on recess. thank you. good morning ladies and gentlemen. i want to welcome you back to the budget and finance committee. we are coming out of recess. i have my full committee with me. the clerk of the board is still -- clerk of the board still elements linda wong. so, we have come to a point
where we are in a agreement and we were able to successfully reach agreement with not only committee members, but also both mayors. i think this is the first time in history ever that we've had to do this type of a negotiati negotiation. unfortunately, all good things must come to an end and that includes this budget season. i'm very excited. i would like to make a motion. may i have a second to take public comment on items one and two? all right. seconded by catherine stefani. we will take that without objection. come on down. public comment. on items one and two. items one and two. somebody better get down here and say something.
thank you. >> thank you. i do want to recognize that this has been a long journey into the night. i appreciate the effort that everyone has put in to this process. i do have to say that we do need to rethink our commitment to public input and limiting public testimony to one minute, it is not the way to do that. i again, appreciate the fact that often times members of the public are not polished speake speakers. their nonprofessional advocates. their testimony can often be like a disjointed, connected, scattered, but it is compelling
and powerful. and absolutely necessary for public servants to hear from the public and for the perception of welcoming the environment for people and for people to feel that their government really wants to hear from them. it is challenging for us in the community to actually convince people that their stories mapped or capped their voices matter. their perspectives matter. their lives matter to people in decision-making positions. and when we limit that, ability, it really cast a pall on how everyone feels about their own government. i hope that we can take that seriously. i also feel that it's an opportunity for this legislative branch of government to think very seriously about leveling
the playing field between the legislative branch and the executive branch. particularly on budgeting. at least those two items. to be more receptive and opening talk at welcoming. >> thank you. [laughter] >> between the legislative branch, the executive branch. >> thank you. your time is up serve, seriously. any members of the public? public comment is closed. folks, i would like to make a motion to combine items one and two into -- excuse me, items one and two into items three and four. may i have a second query seconded by supervisor sheehy. can we take that without objections? we have object -- without objection, that passes. second motion i will make is to amend the appropriation ordinance and salary ordinance to reflect committee members changes as indicated in the summary entitled board of
supervisors budget spending plan. may i have a second query i will take that. >> i know we want to get out of here. but i just, if we can jump a little bit more, i want to be able to look at the budget before we make any decisions on this emotion -- this motion. it will maybe take 10-15 minutes to make sure that we all have our eyes adopted nt's are crossed. first of all. let me back up. thank you chair cohen for getting us to this place. and the last discussion we had
was the feedback that you brought to the mayors. i know why kate just doing it with one mayor would be tough, but doing it with two mayors is going to be tougher. and i really appreciate that. i don't want to minimize that effort that you have made on behalf of the committee. i do feel like, before we approve everything, just give us a few minutes to, everything. and it is not a matter of anything about distrust, it is a matter of making sure nobody made any mistakes. >> no preamble needed. please take the time. >> if we can hold off just ten minutes for us to, everything, i would really appreciate it. >> sure. ten minutes.
oh, yeah. i may have brought this up before. are we meant to have services on line 29. that needed to be added. on 929, mental healt 929, mentas for homeless should be homeless families. >> anything else? >> the numbers look correct to me. i just think that's the only thing i saw. >> ok. i want to look to the controll
controller. that looks like, in terms of the titling of the category, the policy area, how do we make this correction? >> is a small correction we can make on behalf of the committee. it is consistent of our read of the intent here. we can make that change for you. >> you can make that? >> yes. >> is that satisfactory to you? >> that's all i have. >> ok. all right. we are going to read into the record on line 29. a request to add the word family, making the phrase homeless families. excuse me, families. ok. i will continue making my motion. motion to amend the appropriation ordinance and salary ordinance to reflect the committee members' changes as indicated in the summary of the budget spending plan, as well as the small change read into the record. may i have a second?
>> second. >> seconded. this motion passes without objection. thank you. i would like to make a motion to accept the mayor's technical adjustment as proposed by the budget director. that is in a letter before you, ladies and gentlemen. thank you. seconded by that. we will take that without objection. and i would like to make a motion to authorize the controller to make adjustments necessary to implement the committee's actions and balance accounts. >> seconded. >> seconded. and we will take that without objection. and i make a final motion to forward items three and four on today's agenda, as cemented to the board of supervisors for the july 17th meeting with, of course, the highest and most positive recommendation possible. seconded.
we take that without objection. all right, ladies and gentlemen. i want to say a few final remarks. i want to thank my legislative aide, sophia. [applause] she has just been incredible. her first time stopping on the budget, and her first second year of service with me, and on behalf of the city and county of san francisco. we love you and we thank you for your dedication. we bonded on our mutual love for it charts, which is why you only saw one. we had several planned for you but we decided just to share one. thank you. with that, i want to also acknowledge everyone of your legislative aides and their incredible human beings that have been diligent and taking meetings and following every dollar. paying attention to the details, and sophia worked very closely
with the legislative aids and i want to thank them. colleagues, thank you for your patience and your second -- at your service. >> second. [laughter] >> there have been their ups and downs and quite an interesting process. thank you for stepping out and doing this journey with me at the vision that i had from last year's process. i hope that you have found it to be transparent and fair and op open, and always, most processes should be dynamic and open and subject to change and tweaking so we can continue to better our best. it is not just for ourselves and our own sanity but most importantly for the people who we are electing to serve. and my goodness, kelly kirkpatrick. thank you for being an amazing interim budget director. i want to thank melissa white house for getting pregnant and allowing this opportunity for kelly to manifest before our very eyes. fantastic. although i never doubted a moment. of course, i want to recognize
the controller who has been a steady, steady beat. he is like the pacesetter that helps us stay focused and state disciplined and he is even funny. and of course, i want to recognize the b.l.a. office. incredible. we want -- we put you through a lot. he rose to the occasion and you are fantastic and articulate and thoughtful, all on the fly. we are grateful for that level of scrutiny. it is an important function that you provide here to the board of supervisors, independent of politics, independent of political pressure, and we need more of that reflect our entire budget. and this will help us dissect our entire budget. to the budget staff, thank you for being here. i want to also recognize our ever faithful linda wong, clerk of the board who should get awards for waiting and being patient and staying on time and
posting information, answering questions. just completely available. she has tea, she has minsk tech she has posted notes, she has highlights. trust me, i have tested her. and to the faithful folks are with us from the beginning to the end, the diehard budget warriors that are with us who start in the fall, this budget process, you know, this is the tip of the iceberg. the real work starts in the fall in september. you are right. i am delighted to see you. thank you for joining us and i want to thank you for your input on helping shape and create this particular process. i don't think i've missed anyone. the mayor's. thank you for making this so memorable. i want to thank both of you for your incredible leadership and also the mayor's staff that is sitting by and watching and listening. we are grateful for your leadership and your
steadfastness. ok. supervisor se 12? >> i want to thank my legislative aide. she is eight months pregnant. she has been staying till midnight working on this. so i just want to say connect thank you to her. i really depended on her. i think, actually a lot of other supervisors depended on her too. thank you chelsea. >> i would have to say thank you to everybody on this committee. this is my third year of doing this on the budget committee. i have to say this is the best group of committee members to work with to get everything done in a very collegial way. and i also have to say, i wanted to thank my staff for being he
here. i think hopefully she has left for her baby. she had her baby here all evening. i should fire her for that. but still, i appreciate her effort in doing this. and again, everybody else who has been involved with the budget process, whether it's been from the controller's office, kelly from the budget office, and all of the b.l.a. staff down from our robes, everyone has been splendid to work with. i want to acknowledge, once again the public who stuck it out with us, at all the people who came to testify and give us input and help us moulds the best budget we could have for
the people of san francisco. >> thank you. supervisor sc 13? >> i would like to thank participants from the mayor's office, from the controller, from the b.l.a. and the community. and my office. that i really want to give a huge shout out to chair cohen. this has been a phenomenal process. being the second run around, it has been beautiful. i really, really want to give you the highest accolade, highest shout out. you have always been transparent and, you know, one night late, instead of like multiple nights late. i think that you have set a new standard for this process. so thank you. >> supervisor stefani? >> thank you. i have to say something of course. after doing this for three years with supervisor farrell, of course, thank you thank you to
all of the legislative aids. thank you chair cohen. i wasn't sure how this would go. it is an honour to serve with all of you. it has been an incredible open process and i commend you for it. thank you to everyone. >> thank you. ladies and gentlemen, with that, we are adjourned. she replies -- cheer pause [cheering and applause]
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>> good afternoon everyone. good morning and afternoon. i am the director of international trade and commerce in the mayor's office. it is an honor to welcome all of you here for this special occasion. special welcome to the counsellor core who is here with us today. and a special welcome to the many chairs of our sister city committees and to the other city officials who are here from so many departments. and to all of you in the general public. it is an honor to have you here. without further ado, i'd like to turn this over to the man whose idea at this project it was. our mayor, mark farrell. [applause]
>> mayor farrell: than >> mayor farrell: thank you, mark. isn't this awesome? [applause] i am very excited here. i talked to our office of protocol, about my first week in office as mayor. i said why don't we have one of these poles with our sister cities? he said you know what? we can make this happen. here we are. two weeks before leaving office. this is an awesome way to go out. i want to say how proud i am to be here as the mayor of the city of san francisco. on the mayor of a city that prides itself on our sister city relationships. especially in this era today with the federal government, where we are building walls, we are tearing down relationships. we are literally creating tariffs. here in the city of san francisco, we are leading the way in a different manner. we are leading the way building bridges between our different countries and different cities throughout the world.
our sister city program in san francisco, it dates back to 1957. with the inaugural sister city of osaka. it was done just a year after president eisenhower in 1956 started the sister city program in our country to really get citizens involved amongst different cities throughout the world to build those bridges and between our different cultures and in between our different countries. we are literally, now in san francisco with 19 sister cities from 8-z-letter. we are so lucky and so blessed to have so many amazing volunteers and individuals working in the city of san francisco for our sister city committees and for our sister city relationships. and a few quick funds statistics about our sister cities. if you haven't been able to look at the kilometre clock up there,
the shortest distance from san francisco is a court, in ireland. there's a lot of people here from there. the longest one is bangalore in india. our smallest sister 60 -- sister city is in italy. it is the namesake of st. francis which our city is named after. i looked up today, a population of 26,000 people there. be due at a large and small here. we have bangalore, shanghai, sydney, paris, but we do it across the entire little world. thank you for coming here today. this is an awesome monument that will last forever here in san francisco to really talk about and exemplify how we believe our role in international community will always stand and how important our city believes it to be. again, thank you to all of the volunteers. many of you are here today. thank you to all the consular generals for all of your hard work. i want to give a special recognition to anita lee, mayor
lee's wife. she is here today. mayor lee was a huge support of our sister cities. he went to so many of them. we went, last year with mayor lee and anita to sign the sitter -- sister city agreement in kiel which was signed recently. a special recognition to our chief of protocol who is back with us. [applause] and thank you again to mark chandler and certainly the person who i had the initial conversation with, matthew. thank you for all your hard work on this. and last, but certainly not least, thank you to our department of public works. and the s. of nt s.f. nta sign u have made this happen. in any case, thank you for being here. this is a great celebration and we can always come visit here going forward into the future. with that, i would like to introduce a gentleman who has
been, there he is, right behind me. he has been the longest, i believe the longest serving chair of a sister committee or the longest-serving chair of the sister committee of osaka. again, it was our first sister city relationship in san francisco. the gentleman is literally a stalwart in our japanese community here in san francisco. i would like to bring up alan oka moto. [applause] >> while. being introduced by the mayor. that's pretty cool, isn't it? i did not expect that. anyway, before i give my very, very brief remarks. i would just like to acknowledge charlotte again. the chief of protocol. you know, the other day i overheard a conversation between mayor willie brown and mayor -- the mayor of san jose. willie brown -- norman said, i have an airport named after me and willie brown said, i have a
bridge named after me. charlotte has topped them all. she has the stairs on the rotunda of san francisco city hall named after her. how cool is that? also, since i am giving out some thanks. we should give great thanks to mark chandler. the director of international trade. without him, our sister cities would not be able to function. mark, thank you. and then, again, as the mayor said, the right hand man the does all the hard work, matthew. thank you. [applause] you know, i am so honored to represent the 19 sister cities that san francisco has. excuse me. as the mayor said, i am the cochair of the san francisco city association. the cochair with me is kathleen. [applause] and the heart and soul of the
sister city, the hardest working person, the most important person is our executive director. as the mayor said to, osaka is the oldest sister city relationship that we have. last year we celebrated our 60th anniversary. we hope to go for another 60 years. the mayor mentioned that in order to provide better relations between the united states and japan, president dwight eisenhower asked the current mayor at the time, george christopher to establish the san francisco socket sister city association. the mission statement of the sister city is very similar to all the other sister city association's. we were attempting to build bridges of friendship and commerce between the two great powers of the pacific rim. san francisco, and osaka.
i know that we will continue on despite anything that anybody has said. san francisco and the osaka relationship will continue far into the future. i know everybody is anxious to get to lunch, so i just wanted to mention the other sister cities and their chairs. they are all here. everyone likes to hear their own name. if you would allow me to mention their names, and please, i apologize for the pronunciation. some of these are pretty difficult. anyway, we have frankie gillett. amann jordan. richard r. menino. james hurley.
francisco for this wonderful sign. thank you. [applause] >> mayor farrell: thank you allen. and for all of your hard work. i want to say special thanks to day to all of our police officers who are here and chief scott as well in our police department. thank you for being here. thank you to all of our officers. i would like to bring up the person who keeps our city clean. he has been responsible. this is his land here that we are able to put the statue on. please welcome up mohammed knew rue. [applause] >> thank you. it takes a village to really put together a project and to this project, when we got the call a few months ago from the mayor's office of protocol, we went to work and our partners donated the pole to us. and our friends at m.t.a., the sign shop, they had the responsibility of, you know, making all the science.
and then it came to our shop where we had to figure out the order of what the signs go. our division of architectures and engineering, they helped put all these signs into the correct places. they went through several different iterations. and then, of course, our operations department. our building shop came and builds the foundation, and we still have to come back and finish it. a big hand to all the city family for coming together to make this happen. [applause] also, as part of our public works, we are leading the charge were several agencies to make market street really the street of the future. market street is a project we have been working on for several years. we are close to completing a design. that design will include the redo of the holiday plaza itself. some of the ideas out there is actually two make over this plaza. it will not be a sunken hole and
create a lively space. but also make it much easier for people to get on the cable cars and the buses i get to where they are going. holiday plaza is ground zero for public works. we spent a lot of time trying to make sure all of the designs were in the works and they come to fruition. with the leadership of our mayor's office and the sister cities, this would not have happened. i am proud to be part of this project. a few names of people i should think. kevin from bvr, he lives -- he literally made sure we got this done on time. a big hand for him. [applause] and greta jones who oversaw the details to make sure this happened. i'm excited. this adds another beauty to our city and lets people know how far you are too many of our sister cities. charlotte, i know we are working on getting a few more sister cities. i'm looking forward to that. lets havlet's have a great day.
thank you very much. [applause] >> mayor farrell: thank you. again, thank you to all the consulate general's who are here. charlotte, do you want to say a few words? will this one work? can you get up? [laughter] >> let me come over there. [applause] want to fight? >> mayor farrell: absolutely not. [laughter] >> you should see what the other guy looks likely it happened in new york. be careful where you go. it won't happen in any of these cities. i really wanted to thank the mayor. he's been a mayor for a very short time, but he has done some wonderful things. this, for us, in protocol and the sister cities, tops the list. it really says that, you know, san francisco is a city of many, many nations. that is what makes us so great, and this brings people together.
as you know, the sister cities are for exchanges and culture, business, art, science, it goes on and on. what it is really about is about friendship. and you think about all the things that are going on in the world today, and we need more friendship. these committees that work so hard, and they represent the constituency of their particular countries, in this city, and in exchange with the cities across the way, so many miles away. but these may be lots of miles, but really, our hearts, and our arms are very close to the cities that our sister cities. may friendship rained with all the other things that are going on. and san francisco is a city that is a friendly city. we can do it better than anybody else. right, mayor? >> mayor farrell: yes. >> all right. [applause] anybody want to fight? [laughter]
>> mayor farrell: one more round of applause for our chief of protocol. [applause] again, thank you everyone for being here. to our consular general for your service. on behalf of your countries in the city of san francisco, to all the volunteers. the sister city committee heads and all the volunteers behind its. so many department heads are here as well. and a city family. this is a monument for years to come. let us take with us today the idea, the mission, the spirits, and the city of san francisco. let us build bridges. let us not build walls. let us carry with us the values of san francisco. thank you everyone. [applause].
>> neighborhood in san francisco are also diverse and fascist as the people that inhabitable them we're in north beach about supervisor peskin will give us a tour and introduce is to what think of i i his favorite district 5 e 3 is in the northwest surrounded by the san francisco bay the district is the boosting chinatown oar embarcadero financial district fisherman's wharf exhibit no. north beach telegraph hill and part of union square.
>> all of san francisco districts are remarkable i'm honored and delighted to represent really whereas with an the most intact district got chinatown, north beach fisherman's wharf russian hill and knob hill and the northwest waterfront some of the most wealthier and inning e impoverished people in san francisco obgyn siding it is ethically exists a bunch of tight-knit neighborhoods people know he each other by name a wonderful placed physically and socially to be all of the neighborhoods north beach and chinatown the i try to be out in the community as much as and i think, being a the cafe eating at the neighborhood lunch place
people come up and talk to you, you never have time alone but really it is fun hi, i'm one the owners and is ceo of cafe trespassing in north beach many people refer to cafe trees as a the living room of north beach most of the clients are local and living up the hill come and meet with each other just the way the united states been since 1956 opposed by the grandfather a big people person people had people coming since the day we opened. >> it is of is first place on the west that that exposito 6 years ago but anyone was doing that starbuck's exists and it created a really welcoming pot. it is truly a legacy business but more importantly it really at the take care of their
community my father from it was formally italy a fisherman and that town very rich in culture and music was a big part of it guitars and sank and combart in the evening that tradition they brought this to the cafe so many characters around here everything has incredible stories by famous folks last week the cafe that paul carr tennessee take care from the jefferson starship hung out the cafe are the famous poet lawrence william getty and jack herb man go hung out. >> they work worked at a play with the god fathers and photos he had his typewriter i wish i were here back there it there's
a lot of moving parts the meeting spot rich in culture and artists and musicians epic people would talk with you and you'd get. >> my name is angela wilson and i'm an owner of the market i worked at a butcher for about 10 years and became a butcher you i was a restaurant cook started in sxos and went to uc; isn't that so and opened a cafe we have produce from small farms without
small butcher shops hard for small farms to survive we have a been a butcher shop since 1901 in the heights floor and the case are about from 1955 and it is only been a butcher shot not a lot of businesses if san francisco that have only been one thing. >> i'm all for vegetarians if you eat meat eat meat for quality and if we care of we're in a losing battle we need to support butcher shops eat less we sell the chickens with the head and feet open somebody has to make money when you pay $25 for a chicken i guarantee if you go to save way half of the
chicken goes in the enlarge but we started affordable housing depends on it occurred to us this is a male field people said good job even for a girl the interesting thing it is a women's field in most of world just here in united states it is that pay a man's job i'm an encountered woman and raise a son and teach i am who respect woman i consider all women's who work here to be impoverished and strong in san francisco labor is high our cost of good ideas we seal the best good ideas the profit margin that low but everything that is a laboring and that's a challenge in the town so many people chasing money and not i can guarantee everybody this is their passion. >> i'm the - i've been
cooking mile whole life this is a really, really strong presence of women heading up kitchens in the bay area it is really why i moved out here i think that we are really strong in the destroy and really off the pages kind of thing i feel like women befrp helps us to get back up i'm definitely the only female here i fell in love i love setting up and love knowing were any food comes from i do the lamb and that's how i got here today something special to have a female here a male dominated
field so i think that it is very special to have women and especially like it is going at it you know i'm a tiny girl but makes me feel good for sure. >> the sad thing the building is sold i'm renegotiating my lease the neighborhood wants us to be here with that said, this is a very difficult business it is a constant struggle to maintain freshness and deal with what we have to everyday it is a very high labor of business but something i'm proud of if you want to get a job at affordable housing done nasal you need a good attitude and the jobs on the bottom you take care of all the produce and the fish