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discussion about that we also have a presentation from cruz, the self-driving cars you see circumstance lating around the sit -- circulating around the city. it's a company partly owned by general motors. i was interested to know is gm will own the fleet of cars and essentially their goal is to basically create a driverless uber type system to put that whole gig economy in jeopardy. to the extent we consider independent operators and drivers of uber and lyft vehicles and other shared vehicles to be businesses of themselves it will be an impact on them. it's coming. that's all i got. >> commissioner: commissioner laguanas.
>> i'm looking forward to the first legacy application of an uber driver. i participated in a workshop with the d.a.s office. we have a meeting coming up towards the end of april. to the extent that any of you all have any particular insights or ideas about ways to stop or control the nation's highest per capita rate of auto burglary, i'm certainly welcome -- would love to hear those ideas and would love to take them to the workshop on your behalf. >> don't leave anything in your car. not a penny on your dashboard. >> you'll still get broken in to. >> any other commissioner
comments. do we have any members of the public that would like to make comment on commissioner reports? seeing none, next item, please. >> clerk: item 9, new business allows commissioner to introduce new agenda items for future consideration by the commission. discussion item. >> do we have new business? commissioner zousounis. >> i would like to request of our staff to draft a formal resolution from the commission based on our september 24th meeting minutes that we as a commissioner voted on an outlined mitigation measures on the ban of flavored tobacco and now that we're facing another ban on the last remaining inventory the businesses can sell, we need to affirm from our
body it has to be paired with litigation and we did outline those measures and i would like the staff to put that in a formal resolution that we can then discuss with supervisors and the mayor's office. >> >> okay. well will do that, thank you. any other commissioner comments for new business? >> do we have members of the public that would like to make a comment on new business? seeing none. >> and if we can do that before the april 8th meeting. >> to have ready for the april 8th meeting. >> yeah. >> not schedule a separate meeting. >> thank you. >> commissioner: okay. any members of the public? seeing none, public comment is closed. next item. >> clerk: sf gov tv please show
the office of small business slide. >> commissioner: okay. it is our custom to begin and end each small business commission mede mete a reminder the office the small business is the only place to start your new business in san francisco and the best place to get answers on your question doing business in san francisco. the office of small business should be your first stop when have you questions on what to do next and you can find us online or in person here at city hall and our service free of charge. the small business commission is the official public forum to voice your opinions and concerns about the policies that affect the economic vitality of small businesses in san francisco. we want to hear from you. if you need assistance with small business matters start here with the office of small business. next item. >> item 10, adjournment, action item. >> i would like to adjourn this meeting in the member of ernie austin the owner of clips
variety who passed away last week. ernie was fourth generation owner of cliffs variety on castro street and he was very instrumental in changing -- taking that business when a lot of businesses weren't changing, he changed that business model into the hardware store that is a successful hardware store today and is being continued and passed down to future generations of his family. so i'd like to adjourn in honor of ernie austin. >> second. >> a great legacy. >> wonderful. >> clerk: motion by commissioner adams to adjourn the meeting in memory of ernie austin seconded by commissioner yee-riley. >> all in favor. any nos? meeting closed. thank you.
good job. (bagpipes). >> so good morning. welcome to the annual raising of the irish flag out in front of city hall. my name is shawn elsburns. i am the mayor's chief of staff and it is my great honor to welcome you all today. pair operatoso without further s get this programme off, not just with the mayor but more importantly, the grand marshall of the 2019 st. patrick's day parade, mayor london reed. [cheers and applause]
>> hello, everyone! i am so excited and honored to be here to raise the flag on behalf of the irish american citizens the city and county of san francisco. we celebrate our heritage only the way that san francisco knows how to do, fun, exciting. it is just really great to see all of you wearing your signature green today. as we honor ireland's national day, st. patrick's day, we want to make sure that all the way in ireland, lord mayor, that they know that we are going to challenge you to be the best celebration of a st. patrick's day anywhere. i know they say that we have a best and largest parade west of the mississippi, but we're trying to have the best and largest parade anywhere. but thank you, we have the lord mayor who is here with us today and thank you so much for joining us.
(apprize). and also the council general of ireland, thank you for being here. liam frost and der space mcphilpott, thank you. our elected family joining us today, our treasurer, jose cesnaros. our city attorney who keeps everything running, dennis harrara and our incredible members of the board of supervisor, supervisor katherine stephanie and supervisor gordon marr and supervisor matt hainey and thank you to those here from law enforcement, from the sheriff's office and police department and the fire department. ouincluding our fire chief, joae
hayes-white. the irish community has really an incredible history as we know here in san francisco. starting with our first mayor, john geary, who served san francisco proudly, along with others who continue to follow and today, as we celebrate, we also pay ho ma goin thoughage ho longer with us. we know there are so many incredible leaders that are not with us today. i share this honor with them and i know many of their family members are here, as well. so i am looking forward here in san francisco as we raise the flag, as we celebrate during our st. patrick's day, the luncheon and so many incredible
traditions that honor the rich history of san francisco and the people who help to make so many incredible things possible. when i think about our irish community, how wonderful the water tastes in san francisco, because of michael osheanessy who was an engineering master in terms of what he was able to create with our heshy dam and so many people who helped to build san francisco and make it the incredible city that we know it is today. and so i wanted to do something special to honor the irish american community here in san francisco and also to just remember that so many of the folks that are here with us today, families have immigrated from ireland and our sister city
cork, ireland which is a sister city relationship. it's a relationship of friendship, community and so many other incredible things today and so on behalf of the city and county on san francisco, i would like to present the lord mayor of cork, islanderireland, declaring the f march heritage day in the city and county of san francisco. [cheers and applause] and i'm looking forward to my own visit to cork fairly soon with a delegation of so many people. i wanted to present for the work that liam frost does with the
united irish society to continue to maintain and improve on this relationship, i wanted to present you with the certificate, as well, liam. [cheers and applause] path we muswe must honor or elde we came from and how much work we have to ensure for a better future of the next generation, derr philpott. [cheers and applause] so again, thank you to all of our incredible leaders and
community that's joining us here today. it's going to be a great time in san francisco. the sun is out today. so enjoy this wonderful day today. we have performances. we have more speeches and it's just a good time in san francisco. thank you for the incredible honor of not only serving as your mayor, but serving as this year's grand marshall for the st. patrick's day parade. thank you all so much. first up we have celtic voices who are lead by mary mce yorver. mary, come on forward. [cheers and applause]
celtic voices. next we have words from ireland. we have our council children, robert odriscoll and it's always a pleasure to be joined by councillor odriscoll. today it's a special honor, he became a father eight days ago and he's here to join us. welcome. >> on behalf of everything, welcome home to san francisco and city hall. (applause). my name is robert odriscoll as introduced and it's my great honor to be here for this remarkable occasion, celebrating the irish history here in this fair city. we've got a busy programme. we have three small short things to say. first, i want to say a huge
congratulations to irish society. it's the 108th year for this parade, the longest running parade west of the mississippi and every year it's better and bert. whabetter. i love the focus on the people in the community, all of the the people who make the irish here a special community. the honorary grand marshals and this is an incredible bunch of people who made an enormous contribution and it's important they're remembered and i want to pay tribute to everything they do on celebrating our heritage here, not just today but also my new favorite, k kennedy day. so thank you very much, l iriamr all of your leadership. but the big job of the parade today is, of course, the grand measuregrandmarshal and the thet
be any more fitting. women breaking barrier. it's fitting for a couple of different reasons but for me in ireland this year, we're celebrating 100 years of the first irish woman to be an irish minister and constance m absolute markovicwas one who br, rather it was lady gregory, each one of them broke barriers in a male-dominated world and imagine in ireland, and i think that not only do women breaking barriers in 1919 in ireland but there's a huge number of women breaking barriers here. i think about kay kennedy who
brought equal work and sister mary bosel and mary cowland who has been recognized for balancing the books. right through to today to chief hayes' wife. but also when i look across the irish organizations, i see irish women lead in our community and celine kenity, valerie mcgrue, josephine brogan and kathleen manning. [ laughter ] our women lead in san francisco and mayor, that is a tradition in which you're honored with this award over the next couple of days and thank you for being a part of our celebration. (applause).
so when i think of st. patrick's day from my perspective day, it's about celebrating the heritage of the city and as shawn just mentioned, my wife, keva gave birth to our baby boy eight days ago. he is cuwan ray. that means bay or harbour. he's going to be from san francisco, no matter where he goes and i wanted to give him a name. our term here are four years so in about two years we'll leave and ten year's time i'm expecting for him to say, rober?
where am i from? i will say, son, you are from one of the greatest cities in the world, a city made great by irish and irish americans who work with all of these other people to build this very special place, an irish community as i said brought the water, designed the streets and that protected those streets in times of difficult and have lead this city in all walks of life. i would say son, you are dam lucklucky to be an irish san franciscan. >> next up, we have a performance, our mayor, grand marshal is known for bringing people together and see around corners and she knew you don't
our next speaker, our president, mr. liam frost. >> thank you, shawn. i want to welcome everybody to the 168th st. patrick's day season. i like that the mayor reffed to this march as being the irish friendship month. this is what the united irish society has been pushing and working for, to make this a st. patrick's day season rather than just the st. patrick's day for the parade. as you know, we have the parade and we also have the visits to the assisted living homes like the va, the veteran's administration and st. anne's and last week, after our grand marsha alsl dinner and are happo
have a grand marhsal happy go to all of the event. we appreciate the mayor taking her time to get there. thank you, mayor. [cheers and applause] we also thank the mayor for hosting this flag raising, so again we're thanking the mayor for that, as well as her aide, anthony moren and mark chandler and then the united irish society volunteered kevin birmingham for setting all this up. i want to thank all three of them. then the after-reception is being hosted by matt supervisors matt hainey and supervisor katherine stephanie and i want to thank them, as well as their staff of adrienne roach, bill
ring and my good friend, marty constance markovic. marty coyne. this is not an easy thing and even though she could not be here because she had to leave the city, i want to thank cancel leakathleen manning and her fam. [cheers and applause] and then cancel lean, lik kathl, you're dealing with city agencies and i want to thank those agency. sometimes there could be red tape involved but every year people in the different organizations, different departments step up and make it a lot easier for us. so i would like to thank the sfmta and ed risken and his staff and stacie catalo, chief joanne hayes and her staff,
chief bill scott and his staff at the traffic station or excuse me traffic division northern and central. to be able to this on for 168 years, about 168 years ago, people got together in a room and decide decided to celebrater irish heritage. i want to thank every one of you. i appreciate it and i know that if we continue to do this, the little ones will be carrying our torch for another 168 years. thank you. [cheers and applause] and i always all over this, thank my wife. this is a very busy time of year for me and i have to thank my wife and i just left for a
couple of days to go skiing right in the middle of this and left my wife at home to handle the phone calls. so even though she's not here today, i would like a round of applause for my lovely wife, mary. [cheers and applause] this is the season to be irish and i invite everybody to be irish during this season as we celebrate women breaking barriers. thank you. [cheers and applause] i would like to call up crystal carlo who is representing the board and the volunteer's irish society. most are in the corner and they're the ones that do all of the work, all of the different events and i get to come up here and take all of the applause but they're the ones doing the applause and chris will present the mayor with a gift from us and it's a frame that we're hoping to get a good picture while she's in the parade to be able to in that parade. so thank you, mayor. [cheers and applause]
sheamus canning accepting on behalf of the mcginiss family. next up, i would like the jordan family to come up. this is jerry and tim. we were neighbors growing up. i hung up with their older brother, john, but it's very nice to be able to come up here and honor mr. jordan, as he was known to me. (applause). i would like to invite up my
cousin, michael and joann joanne and my second cousins, if they would come up here. for my uncle barney, what a true hero he was in my life, for those of you who know the story and it's very cool to be up here to be able to my uncle. there was one more honorary grand marshal but her family couldn't make it today, mary
callahan and we want to give a round of applause to mary. [cheers and applause] >> and again, i would like to close my remarks with thanking you all for coming out here. in has been going on for 168 years. i know john moyland just celebrated his 90th birthday, so he's been out here for a few. [cheers and applause] >> and it's becausema because me him, people like you teaching the little ones it's all about the community, inviting everybody else to come in here. i know my good friend susie loft agrees with me and i'm happy to see her here. happy st. patrick's day. >> i'm still holding mary callahan's certificate. if she were here, i think we all know what we would do right now
and rest assured i will not do that. but we have the treasurer here. jose, why don't you take this certificate and display it in the treasurer's office in honour of mary. [cheers and applause] >> we will proudly display mary's certificate in the treasurer's office in her honor. >> are you going to sing? >> no, i'm not going to sing. [ laughter ] >> i think we ail know that a big party in the irish society is a big part of our community and really is a foundation is the san francisco court sister city committee and that committee for years has been lead by the former president of the irish society, mr. dermott philpott. >> thank you, madam mayor, lord mayor finish.
finn. >> my cochair is right here, jim hurley, one of the best. we have our executive committee as well, represented by the people who work extremely hard to keep the cork city going and it was established by mayor tinesteifinestein. i think today being the international women's day, that it's only appropriate the star of san francisco, mayor breed, should be grand marshal of this year's parade and we congratulate you and thank you. [cheers and applause] >> the cork sister city is one of the oldest cities san
francisco has and through the years it's been successful in getting the two communities together, swapping information on school, homelessness, building, everything like that and we will continue to do so. i appreciate and thank you for the opportunity of promoting it. thank you very much, mr. mayor. >> mr. president, i thought you would going do this so i'll do this, on behalf of mr. philpott, i would like the mayor of cork to address the group. [cheers and applause] members of the san francisco cork, sister city's committee, lead by dermott and jim and
president of the united irish society, a few words. (speakerring foreig(speaking fo. so on behalf of the people of cork and the people of ireland to thank you all for the great work you're doing in keeping the irish legacy alive here in america. we have received a fantastic welcome from the mayor and her officials and everybody we engaged with here and we're privileged to be able to say that we're spending time here and we can guarantee that the efforts in san francisco will be promoted in cork and i suppose places like new york and chicago get a lot of press other than ireland but i've been hugely impressed by the depth of irishness here in the city, something going on for generations and i think you all
deserve a great recognition for what you're doing. it's great to see the younger generation here, the tradition of irish dancing maintained and i think the future is very safe for the irish community in san francisco. i was going to say that most nationalities have a day of -- national day of celebration. i was going to say we have a week but no, we have a month as announced by the nea mayor and that's great news to bring to ireland. ireland is a huge country and events like st. patrick's day help to keep the message and that deep root alive. we look no further than san francisco for evidence of that enduring relationship and we look at our michael shaugnessy from yor cork.
the bonds between cork and san francisco has survived famine, fire and floods and earthquakes. this is to the resilience of the people in san francisco and that's something we mark and commemorate as we approach our st. patrick's day celebrations. and we all stand on the shoulders of giant, myself included. i follow in the tradition of lord mayor. this is 232 years old and number of lor mayors down through the years died in office and wearing this chain and i know we think about people like mayor ed lee and a great friend and i've met him on numerous occasions when he traveled to cork. so we stand on the shoulders of greatness and it's important to remember the people that came before us. it was great to meet mayor breed yesterday and she's doing a fantastic job. we look forward to seeing her roll out her vision for san
francisco in the years ahead and it's think it's in safe hands and that tr tradition will be carried on and i would like to wish you all the best for that. [cheers and applause] just finally, a word, we thank you you as a city forests and plans to mark the history of immigration from ireland and america. we wouldn't be standing here but for that and i think those plans are great and we look forward to seeing them rolled out. our ancestors came from sea to shining sea as well. they had great ambition and came at very difficult times and have difficult circumstances. it's important to remember those people who came before us and the roots that they planted here which are flowering and growing so strong. i wish you a happy and fun-filled st. patrick's day and as they say in irish, united we
stand. [cheers and applause] >> lor mire, thank you folord mr being here. i would like to recognize lor supervisor safye. so now, as i said, you can't have one irish dance company without the other. we are now going to be joined by the weeland irish company and i was going to say older but those of you who might remember, i wish the anne heeley dance cup was here but the wheelin dance
>> miss odriscoll, let's give you the irish piper's certificate. i don't see them here so why don't you take it. ok, everyone, thank you so very, very much for coming. this does include - conclude --o ahead. >> i wanted to thank each and everyone of you for being here, the dignitaries, the community, the performers and in honor of irish american heritage friendship month in the city and county of san francisco, we are going to light city hall green
>> right before the game starts, if i'm still on the field, i look around, and i just take a deep breath because it is so exciting and magical, not knowing what the season holds holds is very, very exciting. it was fast-paced, stressful, but the good kind of stressful, high energy. there was a crowd to entertain, it was overwhelming in a good way, and i really, really enjoyed it. i continued working for the grizzlies for the 2012-2013 season, and out of happenstance, the same job opened up for the san francisco giants. i applied, not knowing if i
would get it, but i would kick myself if i didn't apply. i was so nervous, i never lived anywhere outside of fridays know, andfridays -- fresno, and i got an interview. and then, i got a second interview, and i got more nervous because know the thought of leaving fresno and my family and friends was scary, but this opportunity was on the other side. but i had to try, and lo and behold, i got the job, and my first day was january 14, 2014. every game day was a puzzle, and i have to figure out how to put the pieces together. i have two features that are 30 seconds long or a minute and a 30 feature. it's fun to put that altogetl r together and then lay that out in a way that is entertaining for the fans. a lucky seat there and there, and then, some lucky games that
include players. and then i'll talk to lucille, can you take the shirt gun to the bleachers. i just organize it from top to bottom, and it's just fun for me. something, we don't know how it's going to go, and it can be a huge hit, but you've got to try it. or if it fails, you just won't do it again. or you tweak it. when that all pans out, you go oh, we did that. we did that as a team. i have a great team. we all gel well together. it keeps the show going. the fans are here to see the teams, but also to be entertained, and that's our job. i have wonderful female role models that i look up to here at the giants, and they've been great mentors for me, so i
aspire to be like them one day. renelle is the best. she's all about women in the workforce, she's always in our corner. [applause] >> i enjoy how progressive the giants are. we have had the longer running until they secure day. we've been doing lgbt night longer than most teams. i enjoy that i work for an organization who supports that and is all inclusive. that means a lot to me, and i wouldn't have it any other way. i wasn't sure i was going to get this job, but i went for it, and i got it, and my first season, we won a world series even if we hadn't have won or gone all the way, i still would have learned.
i've grown more in the past four years professionally than i think i've grown in my entire adult life, so it's been eye opening and a wonderful >> shop and dine in the 49 promotes local businesses and challenges residents to do their business in the 49 square files of san francisco. we help san francisco remain unique, successful and right vi. so where will you shop and dine in the 49? >> i'm one of three owners here in san francisco and we provide mostly live music entertainment and we have food, the type of food that we have a mexican food and it's not a big menu, but we did it with love. like ribeye tacos and
quesadillas and fries. for latinos, it brings families together and if we can bring that family to your business, you're gold. tonight we have russelling for e community. >> we have a ten-person limb elimination match. we have a full-size ring with barside food and drink. we ended up getting wrestling here with puoillo del mar. we're hope og get families to join us. we've done a drag queen bingo and we're trying to be a diverse kind of club, trying different things. this is a great part of town and
there's a bunch of shops, a variety of stores and ethnic restaurants. there's a popular little shop that all of the kids like to hanhang out at. we have a great breakfast spot call brick fast at tiffanies. some of the older businesses are refurbished and newer businesses are coming in and it's exciting. >> we even have our own brewery for fdr, ferment, drink repeat. it's in the san francisco garden district and four beautiful muellermixer ura alsomurals. >> it's important to shop local because it's kind of like a circle of life, if you will. we hire local people. local people spend their money at our businesses and those local mean that wor people willr money as well. i hope people shop locally.
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