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when we take a look at total enrollment over the past 16 years, over northern california, over the entire northern california -- >> it's okay if he can just finish this last slide. >> this is the last slide. local apprentices, blue line, light blue line, women. gold, abc. again, 40 times the number of apprentices done in these union programs. the abc is another bad contractor. >> thank you, mr. lanesburg. [applause] >> good morning, supervisors. mayor elect. john doughty, electrical 6. at least been a really coordinated misinformation campaign coming across to us today here. the p.l.a. doesn't restrict l.b.
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contractors from bidding to work, doesn't require that they're no longer eligible to bid this work. it's in the law. we have to do that. local hire is not under threat by this p.l.a. local hire is a success because of the building trades unions in san francisco. based on the slides you just saw from alex, northern california abc who was helping to coordinate this misinformation campaign can't in half of one of the most populous states in the country cannot match the numbers we do in 49 square miles because they don't have a complotmemitm women. they don't have a commitment to african-american -- [applause] >> thank you. >> good afternoon, supervi supe. thank you for moving this
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forward. i'm a life-long resident of san francisco. i'm also a representative of liner workers local 377. unfortunately, i'm here about myself because all of our apprentices and journeymen are working. i represent over 3,000 members in the bay area, hundreds of apprentices and journeymen in san francisco. i urge you to move this forward and ignore the false information that's coming out from both sides. we appreciate your help. we look forward to moving this forward. thank you. >> thank you very much. [applause] >> are there any other members that would like to speak on this item before i close public comment? please line up. step up to the mic as soon as possible. >> hello, committee members. i'm here representing the electrical contractors association. our associations members have served san francisco and the residents since 1909, employing
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3,900 electricians and administrators and support staff. the association's practices encourage living wages and coverage and benefits for over 3,000 families. we partner with ibw in journeymen and training. some of the things we ensure are that we meet the local and private requirements, support numerous neighborhood programs, volunteering with rebuilding together projects, offering scholarships and internships to local students. we fully support the p.l.a. and hope you do as well. thank you. >> thank you very much. [applause] >> seeing no other members of the public come up for this item. we'll close public comment on item no. 22. colleagues, i'm closing comments or questions. supervisor safai. >> thank you, madam chair.
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i appreciate everyone's comments today, those that kept it within the bounds of kind of focusing on advancing a positive conversation. i think, again, this is not an easy conversation to have. in my short time on the board, this is probably the most difficult issue that i have been involved in. i appreciate, again, supervisor fewer and peskin for engaging in this as well as the city staff along with president breed over the last number of months. i do have a few follow-up questions because i think that base on what i have learned in these conversations over the last few months, i have heard some things that i don't find to be -- things that i find to be true as well as i think it's not helpful for our conversation to put things forward that i don't think are really factual. one of the things i want to ask directly to our city
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administrator is: from where we were in our conversations the other day, there's this conversation of l.b.e. discount or a 10% discount, how that kind of plays into the contracting process, i would like you to talk about that a little bit. and this is something we had in our conversations with the l.b.e. city folks as well as the building trades. there's a threshold in terms of contracts that -- and i believe -- correct me if i'm wrong -- 5 million and above, usually the folks that are bidding on the projects in this city, contracts in this city, that are about 5 million or more, they're almost 100% sigtory with the trades. i think this talk about threshold and excluding l.b.e.s, i think in our contracting process -- i would like you to illuminate. there's a threshold with which we see 100% of the folks that are signatory with our local
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building trades. can you talk about that a little bit? >> supervisor naomi kelly. let me take the first question you asked about explaining the local business enterprise ordinance quickly in a nutshell. it has evolved as prop 209 was enacted and minority and women owned business ordinance and is now our local enterprise ordinance. we buy many different types of product services in construction from the city, but when it comes to construction, contracting a small local business can be certified to do contracting if they have an average gross receipt of $20 million over three years. and then in construction, per state law, you bid on these
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contracts, and the lowest bid wins the award. since then, chapter 6 has different delivery methods, but if you do the traditional low-bid method, then if that dollar amount of that construction contract is under $10 million, then the lowest bid, they happen to be a certified l.b.e., that they can prove they are principally headquartered near san francisco, have the average gross receipts of 20 million or less, and are licensed in that trade that the business is on, then they can get up to a 10% bid discount. with all construction contracts, no matter how big or small, there's a subcontracting goal tied to that contract based on the availability of l.b.e.s that are there. when we're looking at thresholds, we're looking at -- and i don't have the numbers with me. it's something that we can come back to and provide that, but we
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see that a lot of the micro-l.b.e.s in the construction industry are bidding up to about 5 million. as everyone represented, frankly, we traditionally have been a union town on most of the big contracts that most of the contractors have been signatory, but i can't give you -- i just know the -- i don't have the facts here with me today. >> what you would you say is the percentage generally of the folks -- i mean, how often are l.b.e.s winning or certified, as you said, in that 5 to $10 million range? are they winning a significant share of the contracts in the city? >> i would like to defer that information. we have here in the chamber, romulus -- >> that would be great. >> we have edgar lopez, the deputy director of public works
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and our city architect and oversees project management. i know phil ginnsburg is here who can talk about the work at brecken park. >> okay. why don't we call up romulus? that would be helpful. i'm trying to build somewhat of a picture of how often, how well l.b.e.s are doing in that range. i think it's a credit to the l.b.e. program in our city and how the discount plays into helping to advance and support that environment. >> so the question was regarding how they're winning from five to ten? >> yes. at five to ten, they are -- i don't have the exact percentage, but it's definitely not as successful as that below the
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threshold. certainly you will see a good amount of l.b.e.s. >> so a good amount of l.b.e.s are winning in the contract range. >> correct. >> so through the city administrator kelly, you talked about the subcontracting goals, and you said up to 5 million. can you explain how that plays into our conversation today? >> so we talked about bidding as a prime. many of the micro-l.b.e.s are successful -- >> so five to ten million. >> no matter how big or small the construction contracts are, the former human rights commission put subcontracting goals on the project, whatever
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is being bid. no matter if it's a $5 million project or $25 million project or larger. with that, there's no magic number. it's based on the contracting availability. the subcontract can be anywhere from, like, a million dollar or $500,000 to much more than that. that's all negotiated out. >> and so they tend to be less represented -- they're less signatory. correct? >> it all depends on how small. anecdotally, i don't have this evidence. the smaller shops that are what we've seen. other folks could come back. the smaller shops that are, like, four people, five people, they've tended not to be union. the larger shops, a lot of those larger l.b.e.s tend to be signatory to a union. >> i'm trying to focus the conversation a little bit more for the audience.
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i want to help disspell some of the information that's out there. we have a program that to your credit and to the credit of the people in the city, we've created over the course of time, as you said, 14b has been in existence, and a major piece of that is the discount. that happens between the five to ten million range. some of those have spoken here today and are represented here today. they're signatory to labor. i'm sure they started out in the mic microrange but they graduated to a signatory. that's all i have for now. also, through the chair, i wanted to call josh back up, director of city build. mr. arsay, so for the audience, some of these questions i
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already know, but sometimes i ask questions so we get it on the record. for those listening, the audience. how long have we been in existence and how long has the business been in the city? how does that interface with this conversation? and then i have a follow-up question. >> okay. absolutely, supervisor. josh arsay, city build. city build was established in 2005 and began training candidates in the community starting in 2006. it was an initiative that was cataali cataalized. it's graduated more than 1,200 graduates going back through what is starting now in the third week of our 29th class.
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it's an 18-week program. you can do the math in terms of two classes a year, sometimes during the summer. as i mentioned, sometimes we recruit with organizations in our most disadvantaged communities. we're trying to find workers of color, women, limited english-speaking, formerly incarcerated, to help them gain access to the construction industry. our partnerships are with jointly administered apprenticeship programs and the counterparts of the training centers. they're called jtcs. to your point, i think very specifically, which is how it works, when we graduate city build pre-apprentices who are ready to become apprentices through our partnerships with the building trades -- as i
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mentioned, they were 49 graduates -- they go in and become apprentices, then the contractors go out, win contracts, it's everything covered under the mandatory local hire ordinance -- >> i'm just going to trust you one second. i'm going to say for the record that as part of the conversations, we made a strong affirmation in this joint agreement to say local hire would in no way, shape, form, be undermined by an alternate agreement in the p.l.a. >> i haven't seen the information in the details. i'm speaking to the general way we do business. if you're a contractor, you have requirements to have a 30% local workforce on every single classification on workers you bring on the job and 50% local apprentices.
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in order to reach city build grads, you can think of it honestly. a lot of them are working too. there's 1,200 out at the moment. the only way to bring them on the job is to work with the labor partners we work with to bring them into the apprenticeship. that's the thing about the way it works. >> i know you haven't had a chance to read this, but just in your experience and the time you've been working with city build and i know you were involved with local hire. do you see this as a way to strengthen, as a pathway to enhance and support the work you're doing at city build, potentially? >> i do. i mentioned in a project labor agreement, you have all of the partners together at the table. i do absolutely want to be cognizant of the concerns of the l.b.e. contractors. again, these are a lot of contractors who are out there who have testified and started with the tools and became company owners, and they benefit
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from the l.b.e. program that you said is successful and being replicated around the country, most recently san jose. i think a project labor policy that puts everyone together at the same table and addresses these policies, is going to continue to allow us to expand city build like we're going with glen eagle, doing training inside the jail, all these things mean more graduates come out, there are more contractors working with our trainees. all these programs and things, we want to make sure they're sustained under whatever policy we take, but we're ready to make it work. >> thank you. i don't have any other questions right now. >> thank you, supervisor safe
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-- supervisor safai. >> supervisor peskin. >> first, i could like to move -- by the administrator. i would like to set out at least where i'm coming from, which is a do-no-harm theory, which is to say that we've done p.l.a.s before. as a matter of fact, they did not only not do harm, they did good. and the question here is: what is the mechanism for independently assessing whether any of the stated fears from the community are actually coming to pass? to that end, i think there's a role for our independent controller to play in making those assessments through an agreed upon set of metrics and data, what we want to see,
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whether it's work stoppages, whether it's demographics, whether it's l.b.e.s who have been adversely impacted. so it is in that area -- i just want to be transparent with everybody -- that the negotiations are moving. i really want to thank, actually, ms. troy and mr. garza, who have been very helpful in those negotiations and look forward to some good faith, tough negotiations over the next few days. and if the committee adopts it, there's nothing like having a deadline to move things along. so i would ask that this be scheduled at the next regularly scheduled meeting of the government and audit oversight committee so that the pressure stays on all of us to get this done. >> thank you so much, supervisor peskin. supervisor peskin has made
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amendments to items number 22. can we take those amendments without objection? and we can. i just want to take this opportunity to thank all of our stakeholders for engaging in vigorous negotiations over the last couple of weeks. this has been pending for over a year. it's great that we're finally making movement and having a dialogue amongst our building trades, minority contractors, city departments, and naomi kelly, our city administrator. i look forward to these continuing conversations around the scope of the work that a p.l.a. would cover, the source of revenue for the programs that would be covered under the p.l.a., the threshold, and core workers which came up in public comment. i do feel like we're really making a lot of good steps forward. i look forward to an agreement that we will all be unified around, which will increase worker protections and ensure
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that we are providing all of our trade workers with the benefits and the wages that they deserve as we continue to grow our city, but to allow our minority contractors to continue doing work with the city and to compete for many of these projects as well. so i do just want to acknowledge everyone's work and also want to give a special thanks to supervisor peskin, fewer, and safai for taking on the leadership for these negotiations. we do have a motion to continue this to the next gao committee. i would suggest that we continue it to the call of the chair because we have only one scheduled committee meeting in july, and we have a number of items for that meeting as well. >> you are the chair. i just want to make one point about the core employee issue, which is -- there was actually very good negotiations around that where i think the contractor community, the city
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departments all came together. so part of the reason to have these hearings and not make a vote today is to people can actually sink their teeth into it. i heard comments from a woman-owned business who was worried. the way it's written is at at least two. i actually think that the building trades and the contractors, both of whom are signatories, understood that this would actually get hammered out in the p.l.a. itself. i just want to put that on the table. it's not as onerous as it looks. >> it is my understanding that it's a minimum of two workers that's been reached an agreement by now, which will later get negotiated after we pass this ordinance at the board. so supervisor safai? >> thank you, madam chair. i just want to re-emphasize some of the points that supervisor peskin said here at the end.
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there's some important conversations that we had in our negotiations that are not reflected in the updated version that you all get. i know that a lot of reaction today was based on an older version of the legislation. that often happens. unfortunately because of drafting, because of timing, because of where we are in the process of negotiations, what's online and what is available to the public is not what we are actually working on. we may be two or three steps ahead, and it's just based on the legislative process. i want to be clear. i think there was a lot of consensus on both sides about the data driving the conversation further and trying to achieve goals in this legislation, in this overall agreement, based on data. and supervisor peskin touched on those. we're not going to get into the overall details right now, but i just want to say that will be reflected in the next version when we come back on the 18th in july. there will be agreements around what data we're measuring and
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how we move the conversation forward based on data. that's a very important point. so i just wanted to overemphasize that a little bit. so thank you, madam chair. >> thank you so much, supervisor safai. are there any other comments from committee members? >> i'm seeing none. we have a motion to amend. i think we passed that objection. i will ask for a motion to continue to the call of the chair. we'll schedule it in july but not at a date certain. we have a motion to do that. we can do that, again, without objection. i want to thank all the members of the public who waited patiently through all 21 items and came to speak at number 22. we look forward to seeing you at the future audit and oversight committee meeting. mr. clerk, i would like to call up items number 23.
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-- 23 through 29. -- if members of the public could exit quietly, we're continuing our committee meeting. thank you very much. >> clerk:ing a items are various ordinances authorizing lawsuits against the city and county of san francisco. >> thank you so much. at this time, we'll open up for public comment on items 23 through 29, if any members of the public would like the speak on any of these items, please come up. seeing none public comment is closed. can we have a motion to continue in closed session. we can do that without
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>> clerk: we are now back in session. >> thank you, mr. clerk. we're reconvening in open session. i'm going to call on your attorney. >> during closed session, the committee voted with 2-0 with supervisor breed absent to forward items 23 through 29 to the full board with positive recommendation. >> thank you so much, mr. gibbner. we have that motion. >> and i will make a motion not to disclose. >> we have a motion the move forward with recommendation to the full board. we can do that without objection. motion to not disclose first. we have a motion to not disclose, which we'll do without objection. and, finally, we have a motion to move these items to the
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board. we can do that without objection. >> is there any other items before the committee. >> there are no other items. >> thank you very much. meeting is adjourned.
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>> my passion for civil service is inspired by a tradition. scda stands for supervisorory control and data acquisition. we can respond to an alarm, store history, so we can look at previous events and see what went wrong and if we can improve it. operations came to scda and said, can you write a program that would run the pumps at crystal springs pump station to eliminate peak power usage during daytimes, and we performed that function. i love the puzzle. every time there's a problem that comes up, it's a puzzle that has to be solved, and we do it. >> travis writes all the code for the original water system.
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he is super passionate. he knows every little detail about everything. he's a great troubleshooter. he can walk into the plant, we can tell hem an issue, and he'll nail down what the problem is, whether it be electrical, mechanical or computer. he works very well with others, he knows how to teach, very easygoing, great guy to work with. >> my passion for civil service is inspired by a tradition. i'm performing a task that has been done for thousands of years. the aztec had their aqueducts and water supply for the city. we bring water from the hetch hetchy reservoir, and we don't pump it. the romans would have been proud. my name is travis ong.
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i'm a senior i.s. engineer so i want to thank everyone for being here today at the civic center bart station. we are all here today because we care. we care about our commuters in san francisco, we care about the residents that visit and work in our city. we care about the people on -- the residents who live in our city. we care about civic pride here in san francisco. civic center and the bart station is at the heart of san francisco. it is the door way to our city government and city hall, it is -- that's better. it is the doorway to the plaza, to market street and mid market, the growing part of our downtown
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corridor. this is the heart of san francisco. 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
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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 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.
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civic center bart station has been the example of what has gone wrong and now our city 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
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cleaner and to make it the pride of our great city. at that time he brought all the parties together and asked us to 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
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have a clean environment and that they are able to go to and from where they need to go to 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
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to do what we need to do to keep this platform safe, clean and 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
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individuals who need help to that help. so with that i'd like to turn 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
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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 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
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whose badge it is, they just want to know that they are going 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
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agencies to identify individuals 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
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support as we can to individuals. this is the end of this press conference but we are going to be taking questions, not from 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. >> supervisor kim: good morning. thank you for your patience as we waited to get on line.
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welcome to the treasure island mobility management agency. alberto quintanilla is our clerk. i want to acknowledge sfgov tv for broadcasting the meeting. mr. clerk, can you please call the roll? [roll call] >> clerk: we have a quorum. >> supervisor kim: thank you so much. i will begin with the chair's report today. and i just want to highlight recently as we test out
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different technologies on treasure island that the metropolitan transportation commission, which i also sit on, effort to update the clipper transit fare payment system. clipper has made great strides in integrating bay area operator transit fares to a single fare card but the system is decades old and in need of renewal and enhancement. clipper 2.0 is a critical opportunity to achieve excellent customer service experience, bring technology to transportation payment and improve administrative effiency for operators and agencies including timma. as we move forward with the next generation of clipper, we need to ensure that clipper 2.0 will be nimble and advance forward. new york city, who is going through a similar process, has chosen to do away with paper tickets altogether and introducing a mobile option for phones as well. los angeles is piloting a platform that allows passengers to pay transit and toll with a single account. we want a system that is able to integrate with other
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transportation services. i want to urge us to help ensure clipper incorporates the innovative ideas and ensures seamless transitions between multiple modes of transportation. i look forward to working with my colleagues here at mtc to look at clipper 2.0 and making transit more convenience and affordable for current and future residents alike. i want to -- i apologize, mr. clerk. could you call items 2 and 3. >> clerk: item 2, chair's report, information item. item 3, executive director report, information item. >> supervisor kim: i would like to bring up our deputy director to present. >> good morning, eric cordoba, area director capital project. happy to deliver the executive director's report. let's start with the good news, regional measure 3 has been approved. that's good news for timma,
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especially when it comes to a potential $300 million ready and available for ferry, transportation, capital projects across the region, including treasure island. we expect funding will be available in early 2019 and we look forward to working with mtc and the water emergency transportation authority on accessing this prague rachlt let's move on to the regional mobility as service opportunities. we've had discussions and participating with mtc and the bay area transit agencies related to the clipper fare payment system that you just mentioned. the clipper -- there's a clipper executive board that oversees the system's next generation upgrade known as c2. the clipper executive board discusses the role of the clipper system in supporting mobility as a service or moss. you will hear a lot of that term here over the next couple of
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years. month is an alternative to vehicle ownership where people can access shared mobility, with trip planning, payment and navigation. timma staff will participate in follow-up discussions in that regard. we provided a letter of support just recently to the contra costa transportation authority for an application for federal transportation management, technologies, grant funds. the grant award would support the region alamos platform with initial deployment in contra costa. let's move on to water transportation, which is a major potential benefit here for the island. and that we as staff are starting it focus on. at its march 1, 2018, meeting, we authorized staff to proceed with an exploratory study of smaller vessel explorations.
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they would look at the cleaner vessels delivered relatively quickly for initial service for locations such as treasure island. from our perspective, treasure island is probably one of the optimum locations to have a pilot in that regard. if you have had the opportunity to move back and forth between treasure island and the ferry building, it's only about a 10- to 12-minute run, so we think there's a lot of opportunity here. the study will be overseen by a committee of the board comprised of directors. we're working actively with a scope of work that includes treasure island as a case study for smaller vessel service and will participate on the technical staff advisory committee. let's move on to federal highway administration. national congestion pricing conference. there's a spotlight on treasure
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island. fhwa invited staff to present at the pricing conference at the u.s. department of transportation in washington, d.c. there was on may 22 and 23. the conference covered a range of pricing strategies, for example, managed lanes, computer incentives and parking, pricing. principal planner rachel hyatt presented on overhaul of housing, pricing, travel demand management. the conference host has provided funding for timma policy analysis in the 2013-2016 time frame. moving on to local issues, we're right now actually planning a tour of the island for the commissioners. we had hoped to do it this week. the weather looked like it was going to cooperate, but we'll go ahead and do it a different day. so we'll work with your schedules, to do that, commissioner ronen, as requested.
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next item, advanced transportation and technology deployment. once again, the grant as reported, sfmta and sfcta have been awarded $10.99 million. of that total, $5 million is being utilized by timma and will support the toll system design and implementation. $300,000 will support the piloting of an autonomous circulator shuttle on the island. at its june 29, timma meeting, we provided an update on grant award and are ready to move forward with utilization of of funds and are excited to that opportunity. related to that, staff will speak at the upcoming automated vehicle symposium scheduled for july 9-12. the annual symposium is organized by the national transportation research board and so hes yugs for unmanned vehicle systems international. on the project delivery front,
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as it relates to construction here, there are numerous construction projects that are just starting right now on yerba buena island. let's talk first about what was recently completed. as you all know, the efforts that we led the i-80 westbound on and off ramps is complete. also completed vista point. we're working to make the vista point facility permanent. so working with mtc in that regard and also with the u.s. coast guard. we're really excited about that opportunity. future projects include mccalla road widening. and moving on to the next phase of work, the i-80 south gate road project, which we hope to bring to construction in spring, 2019, which transportation authority will lead. and, finally, to complete the roadway network, the west side
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bridges, retrofit of seismically 7 deficient bridges on the western slope of the island. we want to brung that to construction in 2020 time frame with the goal of having all of the major roadway infrastructure completed by the summer of 2021, including the toling systems as well as enhanced transit, a.c. transit, and in particular initial ferry service. so that's the goal. a lot ahead of us over the next three years. and i'm happy to answer any questions that you might have. >> supervisor kim: all right. at this time, see nog questions for mr. cordoba, we'll open up for public comment on items 2 and 3. seeing no public comment, public comment is now closed. mr. clerk, can you please call item 4.
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>> clerk: approve the minutes of the january 23, 2018, meeting. this is an action meeting. >> supervisor kim: do we have a motion? a motion from sheehy and seconded by fewer. at this time, open up for public comment on item 4. seeing no public comment on item 4, public comment is closed. can we take a roll call, please, on item 4? [roll call] >> clerk: we have approval. >> supervisor kim: thank you. would you please call items 5 and 6 together? >> clerk: item 5, amend adopted fiscal year 2017/18 to decrease revenues annex pend tours by $2.1 million, action item.
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item 6, adopt the proposed fiscal year 2018/19 annual budget and work program. this is an action item. >> supervisor kim: thank you. i want to bring up cynthia fong, deputy finance administration to present on the adopted proposed budget amendments. that's what's in my agenda. if it's not you, i can call up somebody else. >> cynthia fong, deputy director finance administration. both items were in past timma meetings. if it's the desire it have a full presentation, staff is more than happy to, otherwise, i can take any questions that you have on this item. >> supervisor kim: seeing no questions, we have the annual budget and work program action time. and eric cordoba is available to answer any questions that committee members might have on this item. >> if there are any questions, eric and i are here to answer them. >> supervisor kim: all right. seeing no questions. at this time, open up for public
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comment on items 5 and 6. see nog public comment, public item is closed. can we take 5 and 6, same house, same call? we do that without opposition. mr. clerk, can you please call item 7. >> clerk: authorize executive director to accept on the treasure island mobility management agency's behalf all interests real property action. >> supervisor kim: any questions? we'll open it up for public comment? seeing no public comment, close public comment. can we take this same house, same call? without opposition. can you please call 8 and 9. >> clerk: item 8, introduction of new items. item 9, public comment. >> supervisor kim: any new
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items? seeing none, we'll open it up for public comment for 8 and general public comment. seeing no public comment, we'll close for 8 and 9. mr. clerk, are there any other items before this committee? >> clerk: item 10, adjournment. >> supervisor kim: meeting is adjourned. adjourned. >> shop & dine in the 49 promotes local businesses and challenges residents to do their
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>> this job, it's really not an i job. i wouldn't be able to do this job without other people. i make sure that all the regulatory and nonregulatory samples get to access in a timely manner. we have groundwater samples, you name it, we have to sample it every day. i have ten technicians, very good team. we work together to attain this sampling. >> a sample is only as good as when you collect properly. if sample is not collect properly according to not the proper protocol, the sample could be biased, could be false
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positive or could be false negative. so all this to have good so you can manage the sample collectors, as well as the schedule, and she is pretty good, and she is very thorough. and so far, i think that she is performing a very good job. >> this job is really not an i job. i wouldn't be able to do this job without my team. you can assign them any job, they can handle it, and again, without them, i wouldn't be here. i take pride, you know, for what i do. we are providing a very good water department. my name is roselle, and i have been working with the water department.
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