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>> good afternoon, welcome to the april 16, 2019 regular meeting of the san francisco board of supervisors. madame clerk will you please call the roll. >> clerk: thank you,
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mr. president. >> clerk: [roll call] >> clerk: mr. president, all members are present. >> supervisor: thank you. ladies and gentlemen, would you please join me in the pledge of allegiance. i pledge of allegiance to the flag of the united states of america and to the republic for which it stands, one nation, under god, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all. >> supervisor: on behalf of the
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board i would like to acknowledge a staff at sf gov tv, michael belajar and jessie larsson who record each of our meetings and make the transcripts table to the public online. madame clerk, are there any communications? >> clerk: i have none to report. >> supervisor: read the consent. >> clerk: items one through five are considered to be routine if a member objects an item may be removed and considered separately. >> supervisor: colleagues, would any like to sever any items from the consent agenda? seeing none, madame clerk call the roll on the items. >> clerk: [roll call]
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>> clerk: there are 11 ayes. >> supervisor: the ordinance are passed unanimously. madame clerk, let's go to the regular agenda. >> clerk: item 6 is an ordinance to require owners of some residential and non-residential building to annually measure and disclose energy performance to such buildings and to affirm the ceqa determination. >> supervisor: same house, same call? the ordinance passes
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unanimously. next item. >> clerk: item 7 is an ordinance to appropriate approximately $400,000 does overtime in the fighter department and sales ris and benefits and capital projects and appropriately $5.7 million to overtime and professional services in the sheriff's department and overtime in the san francisco public utilities and this ordinance requires a two-thirds vote of all members of the vote for the sheriff's department appropriations pur sule pursuant to to the section. >> supervisor: colleagues, same house, same call? without objection the ordinance passes on first reading unanimously. >> supervisor: madame clerk, next item. >> clerk: the technical plan for
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fiscal years 2020 through 2024. >> supervisor: same house, same call. passes unanimously. item 9. >> clerk: adopt the five-year financial plans fiscal years 2019 through 20 23 and 2024. >> supervisor: cleegsz, same hou house -- >> supervisor: colleagues, same house, same call. call the next item. >> clerk: item 10 an ordinance to amend the administrative code to confer on certain non-profit organizations the first right to purchase over all multifamily residential building to create affordab affordable housing and establish the rent restricted affordable housing and enforcement amending the code for rent restricted
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created under the ordinance from increased rates of transfer tax and affirm the ceqa determination. >> supervisor: colleagues, same house, same call? the ordinance passes on fired reading. >> clerk: the authorize the office of economic and workforce development to place up to 300 banners for three years to publicize the city's shop an dine retroactive and waves the fees associate with the placement and affirms the ceqa determination. >> supervisor: colleagues, same house, same call? >> i would like to rescind the vote for item 10. i forgot to comment. >> supervisor: let me finish with the item first.
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same house, same call. the ordinance is passed on first reading unanimously. there's been a motion made to rescind the vote for item 10, right, supervisor fewer? seconded by supervisor safai. without objection the vote is rescinded. supervisor fewer. >> i'm thrilled to vote on the legislation that has been many years in the making and i'm proud all 11 supervisors have signed on as co-sponsors. thank you all for recognizing the urgent need for our city to invest in housing acquisition tools to revent displacement and preserve affordable housing. for so long we've watched speculators buy our housing and push out existing tenant to flip units for major profits.
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according to the latest report, less than 18% of net new units in san francisco in the last 10 years have been affordable and for every two new affordable buildings it lost one rent-controlled unit. we cannot afford to continue taking two steps forward and one step back. the market will not solve the problem. the city has to step in and protect our existing affordable housing in order to prevent displacement. this is a critical tool to stop the bleeding by purchasing multifamily buildings looking to sell and preserve them as permanently affordable housing by the tool we have the opportunity to challenge the notion that home ownership is the only secure form of housing. it allow non-profit to remove buildings from the speculative market and stabilize tenant and
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preserve the buildings as permanently affordable housing. it protects the landlord's ability to sell at market rate while stabilizing community and provides a positive way for property others to sell their property and preserve existing residents rather than resort to speculators and evictions. it's a win to help the city better meet the housing balance by preventing the lofs -- loss of affordable house and furthermore an upfront investment in people housed is more effective. copa will help us acquire small sites and sros. through the legislation though it doesn't create a new funding stream for acquisitions, the board of supervisors secured $40
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million for small sites and acquisitions and i announce my intend to introduce legislation to create an affordable housing production and preservation fund from future funds the city receives. it's critical we invest in new construction of affordable housing as well as the preservation of existing housing. i'd like to thank my staff for being the lead. without him we would never have brought this to the board with unanimous co-sponsoring. he's worked hard on this and something affordable housing advocates have worked on for a decade and proud my staff member was able to help craft the legislation and bring it forward working with housing advocates. and so thank you so much to all my supervisors and co-sponsors and for allow meg to make the
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comments. >> supervisor: supervisor ronen. >> thank you, supervisor fewer. i couldn't make the rally today but i'm grateful to you and ian and the community for bringing this forward we've had for so long. i'm looking forward to a future where trusted community-based nonprofits are owning the small and medium sized buildings and this is crucial legislation and i'm proud to be a co-sponsor. thank you. >> supervisor: supervisor brown. >> i want to echo supervisor ronen's thanks. supervisor fewer and again i wasn't able to make the rally today either but i was so thrilled when you brought this forward. i was beyond excited because when i was a legislative aide in
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2017 i remember talking to the community land trust about their plan of going out and buying buildings and having actually the residents become owners. there's all different kinds of models where the city buys a building and the non-profit's able to buy it and run it. it's such an amazing way to keep people in the places an neighborhoods th i've had speculators buy a building quickly and now the owner has the advantage.neighbo. i've had speculators buy a building quickly and now the owner has the advantage. i think it's criminal and to have the first crack at anything on the market where the building
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has tenants i'm thankful. >> supervisor: this is a win-win piece of legislation. since all 11 of us are co-sponsors. colleagues, same house, same call? the item is -- excuse me. the ordinance passes on first reading. madame clerk, item 12. >> clerk: item 12 is a resolution to approve amendment one to the agreement between community awareness and public of health to increase the agreement time-out -- agreement
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amount and extend the terms through june 30, 2022. >> supervisor: colleagues, same house, same call. the resolution is adopted unanimously. please call items 13 and 14 together. >> clerk: items 13 and 14 would resolution to approve the boarding area c retail concession lesion for item 13 agreement number one between the city and joint venture doing business as hgsfo retailers 2017 for a seven-year term with two one-year option to extend and annual guarantee of $1.8 million and item 14 is between the llc and the marshal group for a seven year term and two one-year options with a mag of $600,000 for the first year of the lease. >> supervisor: colleagues, same
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house, same call? without objection, the resolutions are adopted unanimously. madame clerk, please call items 15 through 17 together. >> clerk: three resolutions that extend grants for the district attorneys office item 15 is a grant from the california department of insurance for the workers' compensation insurance fraud program july 1, 2018 through june 30, 2019. item 16, approves a grant in the amount of approximately $298,000 from the california department of insurance for automobile insurance, fraud program, july 1, 2018 through june 30th, 2019 and item 17 is a $1.5 million grant from the california governor's office of emergency service for the victim witness program october 1, 2018 through december 30th, 2019. >> supervisor: they're all
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retroactive. supervisor peskin will make a comment. >> i was going to ask supervisor stefani to address the retro activity for the three items. >> thank you, supervisor peskin. to the chair. each grants is budgeted for fiscal year 2018-2019 but the d.a. was awarded larger amounts and the approval is retroactive because the original grant is already in place for the current fiscal year and additional funding is more of an amendment to the original grant rather than retro approval of the contract. the d.a.'s office explained that at the budget and finance committee. >> supervisor: colleagues, same house, same call? without objection, these resolutions are adopted unanimously. >> clerk: item 18 say resolution to retroactively authorize the
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department of technology to accept an in kind gift for a five-year term october 9, 2018 valued at $125,000. >> supervisor: i was going to ask if there's a representative? >> brian roberts, department of technology. i appreciate the fact the in kind services just wondering why it's taken half a year to get it here. >> it's a new function to manage the program so we reviewed all our arrangements with donors and
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this was one item where we realized we needed to bring it to the board. >> supervisor: thank you, mr. roberts. good to see. >> thanks. >> supervisor: colleagues, same house, same call? without objection, the resolution is adopted unanimously. madam clerk, please call items 9 and 20 together. >> clerk: items 19 and 20 two retroactive resolutions to accept and expend a grant from the california department of health care services for homeless mentally ill outreach and treatment january 1, 2019 through june 30, 2020 and item 20 accepts and expends from the california department of public health for california peri natal equity initiative. and waives indirect costs for both items. >> supervisor: supervisor peskin. >> same question for d. p.m. h.
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>> i'm health director for department of public health. i can speak to the peri natal grant only. the grant was awarded in december. we got the contract in march. which is why it's before you today. >> understood. >> supervisor: would you like to pursue the question for item 19? >> supervisor: i would. >> supervisor: is there anyone hear from the department of health?
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>> supervisor: some departments think they can send a memo and we can take it from there. this started with public health in the beginning and still only halfway got the message. out of an abundance of tolerance let's pass the item and through the president and through ms. kittler maybe you can inform mr. koufax and mr. wagner they have to get it together. >> thank you, i'll pass the message along and make sure we have somebody here in the future. >> supervisor: good suggestion. colleagues, can we take these items, same house, same call?
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>> clerk: roll call, mr. president. >> supervisor: i don't see somebody else on the roster. does somebody else want to speak? supervisor walton? >> i was just letting you know we have same house, same call? >> supervisor: thank you. colleagues, same house, same call the two items. without objection the resolutions are adopted unanimously. can we take item 21 and 22 together. >> clerk: 21 say resolution to declare the intent of the city to authorize the director of the mayor's office of housing and community development to submit
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an application and related documents to the california debt limit allocation committee to permit the issuance of mortgage revenue bonds for the sunnydale block six at 242hahn street and item 22 is a resolution to approve and authorize the director's office of housing to execute an amended and restated loan agreement for a total not to exceed $28.4 million to finance the first phase of the revitalization and master development of replacement public, affordable housing and market-rate housing known as the sunny dale hope sf development. >> supervisor: colleagues, same house, same call? the resolutions are adopted unanimously. madam clerk, call items 23 and 24 together. >> clerk: here we have two resolutions that authorize the
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municipal transportation agency to terminate the lease agreement for retail at 44 ellis street in the ellis o'farrel garage and to execute a retail lease agreement for approximately 5,000 square feet of retail space at 44 ellis street for a 10-year term for a total rent off approximately $5.3 million. >> supervisor: colleagues, same house, same call? objection, these resolutions are adopted unanimously. please call the next item. >> clerk: resolution to create the powers authority to approve the memorandum of understanding between the consortium and the city and county of san francisco. >> supervisor: colleagues, same house, same call? without objection, the resolution is adopted unanimously.
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>> clerk: item 26 say resolution to impose interim zoning control for 18 months to require a conditional use authorize from a childcare facility to a different use and to affirm the ceqa determination and make the appropriate findings. >> supervisor: colleagues, the legislation before you today is a small attempt to address the growing need for childcare facilities in san francisco. i want to thank supervisors mar for teaming up with me on the legislation and thank supervisor fewer and ronen for their co-sponsorship. we have 33,000 infant and toddlers and nearly 23,000 preschoolers in the city. 85% of the children ages 0 to 2 do not have licensed care.
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and around 50% of the children 0 to 5 have an unmet need. there are over 2,000 families on the wait receive subsidized care. while the passage of the early care and education for all last june and unprecedented level of investment to eliminate the waiting list and extend access to middle-income families we're still awaiting a court decision. at this point we have a long way to go in order to provide the services for this growing demand. and we certainly need to do more to support the childcare educators barely giving a living wage despite the significance of their work.
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we know it can cost more than rent or college tuition. what's becoming more apparent is it's exceedingly difficult for childcare facilities to operate. because of the speculative real estate market many are having a hard time finding new spaces. we're hearing stories from long-time childcare providers uncertain about their future. even in the past couple months we heard about a pending childca childca childcare closure in my district and one in supervisor mar's district which has operated for decade and we're not sure if they can stay on the site. this impacts, educators, staff, students and families.
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the city will lose licensed slots that will never be replaced and leave a gaping hole in the community. we are already falling behind in terms of existing needs. therefore we need to stabilize our existing licensed facilities if we want to serve all the families who seek childcare. in order for us to better understand how to support our existing childcare facilities and how best to encourage new license childcare spaces, we are p proposing an 18-month interim control for knl conditional use authorization if any existing childcare facility is changed to another use. as san francisco grows we need more childcare spaces to accommodate the needs and projected growth of our young child population. during the interim period, i
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want us to better track childcare facilities and think creatively of ways to support them while encouraging new site developments. since we introduced this legislation, we have had more providers coming forward to share their stories of how they either have lost their space or on the verge of losing their space. i hope i can count on your support. supervisor mar. >> supervisor: thank you, president yee. i wanted to add to your overview to this important issue. this interim zoning would give us the opportunity to investigate the pressures childcare centers face and to better understand the many reasons they're moved or even shut down in our city. we know displacement comes in many forms including special rent increases and residential rent increases that displaced educators face formal evictions.
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there's more instances where landlords are selling buildings and providers are finding it harder to secure similar spaces within the same neighborhood. i hope the legislation opens up a broader conversation on preserving community spaces including the creation of future childcare centers. thank you. >> supervisor: supervisor ronen? >> supervisor: i also wanted to thank you and ask to be added as a co-sponsor. >> supervisor: i think i did recognize that already but thank you anyway. can we take the item, same house, same call? without objection, the resolution is adopted unanimously. it's 2:31. can we go to our 2:30 recognition of accommodations.
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>> clerk: i have supervisor walton. >> supervisor: thank you, madam clerk and president yee. today i'm very honored to honor someone who has spent practically a life time working with young people here in san francisco. so we're going to be honoring mr. jack jaqua. jack is a longtime advocate and mentor for youth and children for the last 35 plus years. he was a union organizer before getting involved in serving youth and families and is a former teacher, counselor and coach with the san francisco unified school district.
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over 30 years ago, jack along with dr. joseph marshall who's also in the audience found the omega boys club as they were tired of losing young people to violence and drugs. he currently serves as an advocate for young people in the juvenile justice system in san francisco in collaboration with the san francisco public defender's office and several public and private agencies and organizations. jack provides weekly mentoring sessions at the omega leadership academy and the juvenile hall and log cabin ranch before it was shut down and san francisco county jail. he's a coordinator of the squires, the san quintin of inmate resources and studies program. each month the program he is
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courts a group of young men and women from the san francisco jewel knife court system to san quentin and provide intense peer counselling with the goal of deterring youth from actions that may result in their own incarceration. in 2005 he resource the san francisco public defender's juvenile summit award and they now established the jack jacqua fund. these also a long peopler of a memorial church. aside from the information in his bio, often times, jack is the first phone call that families will make if their children are in any kind of trouble whether it's incarceration or concerns at school or whether there are problems at home. not only do they make the phone
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call, jack is going to respond. and so it is my humble pleasure and i'm just excited to have the opportunity to honor someone who has done so much for so many of our young folks and reminds us that young people have the opportunity to change their resume and i want to thank you so much for all of your work mr. jacqua. >> thank you. thank you. thank you very much. i appreciate it.
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i appreciate it very much. i'm not in these places too often and i appreciate it, really. there's so many great people sitting here and i know that a few of them and somebody's going to get disappointed but just understand there's just a few people i really need because so much is a part of my life and i want to give contribute to the departed brother who was a certainly major part of my life and that's jeff adachi. give a round of applause to jeff. those who loved jeff and patty lee has been my guide in the public defender's office. the great patty lee who stood here a few weeks ago and my partner in this whole thing the great dr. joseph marshall right over mere. -- here.
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the mother of omega, ms. estelle right here and then i have to introduce some of my team which is joe thomas and you don't have to applaud for everybody, we could. it won't get too boring because i have some at the end you may or may not like, but joe thomas and mannella wood, a couple judges, and rudy carpas. cory monroe and jermaine king original omegas.
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they're still there 32 years later and my goddaughter who is to good to me. now i'm really in trouble, give me 30 more seconds. my good friend matthew. sonny, what's up and a want to make the statement. we can't as a city forget the youth. somehow the media and some politicians, some, i don't know, of course nobody in here, but i
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mean, just seem to forget we have a struggle in these streets on the concrete. we have kids in pain each day that are holeless and have no direction. they have no hope. we have to remember them. too often, it's not a popular subject. it's not a popular topic to feel for instance, this great elitist tourist ground, san francisco has a hood. it has a barrio. it had poverty other than homeless poverty. there are families and mothers, single mothers and single fathers raising kids in a very gloomy environment and we got to pick it up and i appreciate the supervisors talking about we have to put some change out
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there and we have to be alive so we can give these youngsters hope and give these mothers hope and give these fathers hope if they're around because many are not. and returning prisoners hope. we have to give them hope. we have to talk about them sometimes. just a week and a half ago, i don't think this got media attention, but a young man, an 18-year-old was murdered in a classroom in the city of san francisco. i almost believe some of you don't even know that happened. in a classroom in san francisco. the had the funeral and wake this past weekend for that young man. violence is sadly prevalent. understand that. it's not easy to live in these neighborhoods. just understand that. appreciate shaman because he understands that.
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there's many that do understand and certainly mayor breed understand s that to the fullest. i have to say don't forget them and as we make these changes as we make the changes don't forget the people working with these kids. you understand me? don't forget the councilors at juvenile hall. they're children, they're teenagers. listen to them. not talk to them but listen to them. and i'll wind it down. i'm not one to go on and on but tracy's here. people that work with kids. that work with youngsters like everybody out here. they came here and they work with youth on some level. we need to listen to each other
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and come together. stop fighting over a build. we need to come community. we have the answer here and the answer is giving out hope. bringing hope to the table. not just for condos and housing and usual issues and god bless the people we're trying to help and the homeless and navigation centers and the traffic issues. there are youth out here and especially youth of color. and i'm winding it down, don't trip, i hate people taking too long. nobody took me too long but i have another minute and a half and i'll be gone. jermaine king, why did i say your name twice, that's crazy. dob -- bob dunlap is a hell of a
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lawyer. supervisor ronen was there recently to see this man in action. these the best. he's the best in america. okay, you owe me a dinner, bob. and there's a lot of great people. don't forget the youngsters. let's all come together and work this out. i thank you for the honor. this is not about me but us and all the people out there who listen to these children and come with us and listen. call rudy on the phone. he'll take you on a tour you'll never forget. forget lombard street go to howard street. he'll charge admission, $10, rudy, for a trip through united players. damian, did i mention you and mayor mennelo woods and i love you shaman, i love you london
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breed. i'm familiar with all of you. hilary ronen, it's good what you're doing and aaron peskin you're always in the newspaper. i love that. we don't have anymore newspapers though. i want to see you on the street and we'll come together and we'll all hug and for real, this will work. make san francisco great again. >> supervisor: thank you. >> i love you all, thank you.
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>> supervisor: okay. madam clerk, as soon as i guess they clear we'll go back to item number 27. >> clerk: item 237 say motion to -- 27 is a motion to make appointments. these are to the immigrant rights commission. >> supervisor: madam clerk roll call, please. >> clerk: [roll call]
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>> clerk: there are 10 ayes. >> supervisor: thank you. 10-0 vote the motion is approved. madam clerk, please call the next item. >> clerk: item 28 is a motion to appoint ieeshea rowmero for a term ending june 6, 2021. >> supervisor: the motion is approved. madam clerk, police call the next it please call the next ite pem >> clerk: a motion to appoint to
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the single room occupancy task force for all indefinite terms. >> supervisor: colleagues, same house, same call? without objection, the motion is approved 10-0. madam clerk, we're at 2:47 right now so why don't we go to roll call to introductions. >> clerk: first with new business is supervisor brown. >> supervisor: thank you. today i'm introducing a
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resolution in support of ab1076 which advances restorative justice practices for those who find themselves in paper prisons. after being arrested or convicted of a certain type of misdemeanors will provide relief to the 8 million californias who's convictions preclude them from securing housing or get into college. nearly 90% of employers, 80% of landlords and 60% of college screened applicants, criminal records often reject the applications of folks with criminal records. it will also provide relief to the 7 million more arrested but
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never convicted of a crime but still face the same obstacles as those convicted of crimes. ab1076 will require the california department of justice to automatically dismiss eligible arrests an conviction records of those who have complete the probation or county jail sentence and requires the automatic dismissal of arrests that did not result in a conviction for certain miss misdemeanors and for felonies three years after arrest. less than 20% of people who have a right to clear their records do so. many don't know they have this option. others lack the resources to hire an attorney to file the petition and shepherd it through
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the courts. as a result, many california ans find themselves in paper prisons for which they have paid their debt to society. the national institute of justice found in a recent study having a criminal record reduces a person's chance of getting a job or call back or to college by 50%. other studies found 75% of people in paper prisons reported an arrest or conviction has prevented them from securing jobs and housing. this sensible legislation not only helps people escape from the cycles of poverty and re-incarceration, it will also save the state millions of dollars. under the current petition-based record clearance system each record cost the state over $3500 with automation the cost plummet to 4 cents per record. as a board we've always voted dozens of times for criminal
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justice reforms. as a city we have said to the world we must do better at instituting restorative justice. i want to thank my supervisors for co-sponsoring and hope you will join as co-sponsors to support this resolution for resolution that is a powerful expression of our san francisco values. today i'm introducing a legislation to update and strengthen our plastic bag ordinance. in 2017, my former boss introduced the first single-use plastic bag ban country and later to make san francisco the first california city to introduce the check-out bag charge. we've been leaders when it comes to plastic and zero waste and yet we're still drowning in single-use plastics. last year at the global climate action summit, san francisco committed to cut waste and send
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to the landfill by 50% by 2030. yet, here and across the country, waste generation is on the rise. san francisco generates $3 million tons of waste a year and despite our efforts today, this amount continues to grow. we're recycling and composting the majority of the waste but cannot achieve our zero waste goals if our consumption continues to grow. the statistics are shocking. americans use approximately 100 billion plastic bags per year. that's a hard number to even wrap your head around. 100 billion a year. what it does that quam eq walls to the number of stars in the
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milky way and number of newt ron in the human brain and number of humans ever lived. only 1% of plastic bags ever get recycled and they end up in our bay and ocean. we need to shift the plastic culture of convenience and disposability to one where we refuse, reduce and reuse. san francisco can and i believe will continue to lead the way. over 150 cities and counties in california passed their own plastic bag ban policies after us. in 2016, california voters made it the first state in the nation to ban plastic bags. in 2012, san francisco was again the first city in california to implement a 10 cent charge on all check-out bags including
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paper, plastic and reusable bags. after the policy went into affect, stores surveyed by the department noticed on average over 60% of customers bringing their own bags if san francisco is anything like the average american, that de close could result and present a reduction over 150 million plastic bags each year. that's a significant reduction. since we implement the check-out bag charge, many other california cities have followed suit and today at least 11 other california cities and counties have a mandate check-out bag charge higher than 10 cents, including santa cruz, san mateo, monterey and lott -- los altos.
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it's time for us to do the same. i'm introducing the legislation to increase san francisco's check-out bag charge to 25% effective july 1, 2020. by this legislation goes further. it proposes a requirement that any pre-check out bag may be compostable or made of recyclable paper. these are the bags that you might see in the produce aisle to bag up loose fruits or vegetables. they're typically clear in color and made from plastic film and extremely thin and also very difficult to recycle or reuse. if passed, starting july 1, 2020 the single use plastic produce bags will no longer be allowed. we set the implementation date for the changes more than a year
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out to give businesses time to prepare and to ensure our department of environment will have the time and capacity to deliver and do a sensitive outreach to our diverse neighborhood grocers and community. it's time as a city and leader on the environment to step up. i'm asking all san franciscans to bring your own bag when you shop whether at the farmers market or grocery store. if we are going to achieve zero waste we need to make refuse the new recycle. i'd like to honor in a memoriam, rene kathleen jensen. we lost her a day after her 41st birthday april 4, 2019. she's the daughter of tom and
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karen olsen and born in 1978 in minnesota. she moved to san francisco in 1999 and grabbing wait from the -- graduate from the university of california. she loved san francisco and was a well known yoga teacher and loved travelling and riding her bike, rock climbing, hiking, volunteering her time and most of all her cat, horton. everyone who met rene was touched by her kindness and positive energy. she was a dynamic and fun-loving person who tenderly cared for everyone in the western addition and treated all with respect that touches the heard. she is survived by her mother, father, brother ryan, boyfriend, neighbors of district 5 are all gri grieve stricken and may her teaching and kind spirit live upon and today with heartache
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i'd like to honor the life of jessica nicole alba. she tragically passed april 6. she just turned 35 years old on january 19 and was in the prime of her life. unfortunately, we lost jessica in the san francisco general i.c.u. unit and died after being a coma in four days after the result of a domestic relationship. she raised six beautiful children here in san francisco. bury brianna, london, alanna and anthony and survived by her mother, father, sisters and brother. jess ta was not only -- jessica was not only a dedicated young mother but a fierce social justice advocate and never gave
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up. she fought for many just causes and was a bright presence and brought the community together. when she believed justice was not moving in the right direction, she always made her voice heard and she worked at the friendship house to give support to others to overcome their addictions and worked with the native-american help center. every day jessica worked with people from all walks of life and will be extremely missed by the san francisco bay area native-american community. jessica died too soon and we need to understand why. today, i stand with a missing and murdered indigenous women institute organization and community advocate to call upon san francisco district attorney to investigate the wrongful
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death of jessica alba. please investigate this case. please do your job. though jessica experienced a documented history of domestic violence at the hands of her partner and died with visible signs of abuse on her body, we have no real answers. her last line in the journal is talk the kids about the future. i stand with the community to say loud and clear, no more stolen sisters. we demand justice for jessica. we demand it now.