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lease term of seven years with two one-year options to extend. rent is the greater of the percentage structure or minimal annual guarantee. between the airport and h.g.s.f.o. retailers for retail marketplace called 49 mile market, feature local vendors plus grab and go food and beverages, minimum annual guarantee of 1.8 million, and marshall retail group, a stand titled the scoop, guarantee of 600,000. the budget analyst recommends approval. i'm happy to answer any questions you may have. >> please hear from the b.l.a. on 9 and 10. >> two leases were selected through a competitive process, through terminal one, for seven years each, two one-year options to extend, total of nine years. h.g. is for a retail space,
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minimum annual guaranteed rent is 1.8 million. for marshall, newsstand space, minimum guarantee is 600,000 annual. over the initial seven years, $16.8 million in revenues to the airport. the airport does expect to get the rate greater percentage rather than the minimum annual guarantee and we recommend approval. >> thank you very much. let's open this up for public comment. any members of the public that would like to comment on 9 and 10? seeing none, public comment is now closed. colleagues. would you like to make a motion? >> yes. >> i'll move we forward these items to the full board with positive recommendation. >> take that without objection, thank you very much. madam clerk, item 11.
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>> 11, ordinance retroactively waving the banner fees under public works placement up to 300 for work force development store the city shop and dine november '49 campaign beginning in november 20, 2018. >> good morning supervisors, and thank you all for walking to work this morning. quite amazing. i'm mary anne, looking for a three-year waiver of the fee that gets paid to public works for our banners for the shop and dine in the 49. shop and dine in the 49 is san francisco's buy local campaign. it encourages residents and guests to shop and dine in their corridors, and to buy local. approximately 300 banners throughout san francisco and they are in almost every merchant corridor.
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each year we seek a banner fee waiver from public works for the banners. fee can range from $3,400 to up to $4,000. i would like to speak quickly to the reason why this is retroactive, is we started this in june to get the legislation to you by november. but a very brilliant city attorney reminded us that perhaps it's best to do this three years at a time, as opposed to doing it annually. and so we agreed with that very brilliant city attorney. so, we are just here asking for the retroactive waiver for the shop and dine in the 49 banners. i would also like to say this one piece, or two pieces, actually, we, when we started this campaign we started out very high level. the original images were iconic to san francisco. as the campaign has taken hold
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and taken root, we drilled down into neighborhoods now and millie valley was one of the recipients last year, haight ashbury and bayview this year, the other thing i wanted to share with you is, we recycle our banners, so when they come down, they are tattered, we actually work with a local manufacturer called mafia bags and we turn them into actual bags. so, thank you. >> thank you very much. there is not -- there is no b.l.a. report on this. let's open this up for public comment. any members of the public like to comment on item number 11. seeing none, now closed. i would like to make a motion to move this to the board with a positive recommendation. take that without objection. thank you very much.
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please read 12. >> resolution approving amendment number one to the agreement between community awareness and treatment services and increase 14.3 million, not to exceed 23.1 million and extend the term by three year, agreement term july 1, 2017, through june 30, 2022. >> thank you very much. and we have the department of public health here. >> good morning, supervisors. yay, we are here with this contract. this is a really important contract we have with the community awareness and treatment services. they provide, it's a unique partnership with the department of public health in that we are operating a treatment program together with the department of public health staff being the agreement team, civil service staff, and cat, if i can use the
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acronym, is providing everything that has to do with operating the program essentially. they provide what we can refer to as hospitality services, janitorial, heating, they also are the leaseholder for the site and manage all the aspects of the facility. they supervise all the staff, invoice department of public health to be reimbursed, and so when we selected them, it was to a fiscal intermediary model. on a partnership with a lease by cats. sobering center and the medical respite are the only ones of their kind in san francisco and we recently completed an expansion of this program from 56 beds to 87 beds. the purpose of being here today
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is to extend our contract for three more years. it's currently a two-year contract, ending june 30, 2019. i have the director of nursing, alice mugabian is here if you have programmatic questions. >> thank you very much. could i get, hear from the b.l.a., please? >> we summarized the contract costs in table 2, page 28 of our report. this is actually approving a $14 million increase to contract that's currently at $9 million. so it increased it to $22 million for the remaining three years of the contract. the expenditures are approximately $4 million in the current year, going up to 4.1 million in 19-20. this amount includes cost of living adjustment that is subject to board of supervisors approval in the annual budget.
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we recommend approval. >> thank you very much. are there any members of the public that would like to comment on item number 12? seeing none, public comment is now closed. colleagues, any questions or comments? seeing none, i would like to move this to the board with a positive recommendation. take that without objection. thank you very much. madam clerk, thank you. please call items 13 and 14 together. >> yes, 13, resolution retroactively authorizing office of the district attorney to accept expend grant 800,000 from the california department of insurance for the worker's compensation fraud program, january -- july 1st through june 30, 2018. and 14, office of the district attorney to expend grant 298,000 for the automobile insurance
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fraud program through june 30, 2018. >> thank you very much. sapria perry, managing attorney for the economic crimes unit. >> good morning supervisors. we are here to seek awe thorization to accept and expend funds which the office obtains through a program administered by the fraud assessment commission of the california department of insurance funds are used for the prosecution of workers insurance fraud as well as automobile insurance fraud. >> great. any comments or questions from my colleagues? there is no b.l.a. report on this. open this up for public comment. any members of the public like to speak on items 13 or 14? seeing none, public comment is
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now closed. supervisor stefani. >> can you just address the retro activity portion of it? because it will be asked at the board of supervisors meeting. >> yes. from our standpoint, funding is not actually retroactive, per se. it is put into our annual budget and per budget guidelines the funding that is put into the city budgeting process is based on the prior fiscal year. the processes occur parallel and therefore we didn't have a fully executed agreement with c.d.i., although we had authority to expend beginning at the start of the fiscal year. what happened particularly in terms of additional funding c.d.i. source for the funds distributed statewide are from assessments per regulations that are collected from employers,
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self-insured entities, as well as fines and fees collected as a result of successful prosecution of cases. therefore, there was additional funding available that was not part of the initial process that was then pro rated distributed among all the various county participants. as such, that -- that portion, approximately 21,000, was funded subsequent to the initial application process. as far as that piece of it as well, as we are at the, just at the end, or the beginning of the fourth quarter of this fiscal year, that portion has not, in fact, been expended. >> ok. that's great. thank you very much. >> um -- >> would you like to make a motion? >> yes, i would like to forward both items 13 and 14 to the full board with positive recommendation. >> thank you, without objection. and then item number 15, please.
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>> item 15, resolution retroactively authorizing the office of the district attorney, expend 1.5 million for the victim witness assistant program for the period of october 1, 2018, through september 30, 2019. >> and i believe we have jackie ortez. no, dr. gina rodriguez. victim services. chief of the victim services. 8,500 victims of crime. distribute california victims of crime this grant from the california office of emergency services. it provides support to the entire program. the program has 42 staff and
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works throughout the city at multiple locations to engage with victims of crime, whether the crime is reported or not. last year half our clients were charge cases and half the clients were uncharged cases so we are able to provide support and resources on the road to their recovery regardless of whether the crime is reported, investigated, or charged. >> thank you very much. there is no b.l.a. report on this. any comments or questions from my colleagues, seeing none. open this up for public comment. any persons like to comment on item number 15, seeing none, public comment is now closed. >> i would like to move item 15 forward to the full board with positive recommendations. >> thank you very much. take that without objection. >> madam clerk, any more business before us today? >> no further business. meeting is adjourned. thank you.
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>> shop and dine in the 49 promotes local businesses, and challenges residents to do their shopping within the 49 square miles of san francisco. by supporting local services in our neighborhood, we help san francisco remain unique, successful, and vibrant. so where will you shop and dine in the 49? >> i am the owner of this restaurant. we have been here in north beach over 100 years. [speaking foreign language]
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>> this is one place you can always count on to give you what you had before and remind you of what your san francisco history used to be. >> we hear that all the time, people bring their kids here and their grandparents brought them here and down the line. >> even though people move away, whenever they come back to the city, they make it here. and they tell us that. >> you're going to get something made fresh, made by hand and made with quality products and something that's very, very good. ♪ >> the legacy bars and restaurants was something that was begun by san francisco simply to recognize and draw attention to the establishments. it really provides for san francisco's unique character. ♪
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>> and that morphed into a request that we work with the city to develop a legacy business registration. >> i'm michael cirocco and the owner of an area bakery. ♪ the bakery started in 191. my grandfather came over from italy and opened it up then. it is a small operation. it's not big. so everything is kind of quality that way. so i see every piece and cut every piece that comes in and out of that oven. >> i'm leslie cirocco-mitchell, a fourth generation baker here with my family. ♪ so we get up pretty early in the morning. i usually start baking around 5:00. and then you just start doing
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rounds of dough. loaves. >> my mom and sister basically handle the front and then i have my nephew james helps and then my two daughters and my wife come in and we actually do the baking. after that, my mom and my sister stay and sell the product, retail it. ♪ you know, i don't really think about it. but then when i -- sometimes when i go places and i look and see places put up, oh this is our 50th anniversary and everything and we've been over 100 and that is when it kind of hits me. you know, that geez, we've been here a long time. [applause] ♪ >> a lot of people might ask why our legacy business is important. we all have our own stories to tell about our ancestry.
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our lineage and i'll use one example of tommy's joint. tommy's joint is a place that my husband went to as a child and he's a fourth generation san franciscan. it's a place we can still go to today with our children or grandchildren and share the stories of what was san francisco like back in the 1950s. >> i'm the general manager at tommy's joint. people mostly recognize tommy's joint for its murals on the outside of the building. very bright blue. you drive down and see what it is. they know the building. tommy's is a san francisco hoffa, which is a german-style presenting food. we have five different carved meats and we carve it by hand at the station. you prefer it to be carved
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whether you like your brisket fatty or want it lean. you want your pastrami to be very lean. you can say i want that piece of corn beef and want it cut, you know, very thick and i want it with some sauerkraut. tell the guys how you want to prepare it and they will do it right in front of you. san francisco's a place that's changing restaurants, except for tommy's joint. tommy's joint has been the same since it opened and that is important. san francisco in general that we don't lose a grip of what san francisco's came from. tommy's is a place that you'll always recognize whenever you lock in the door. you'll see the same staff, the same bartender and have the same meal and that is great. that's important.
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♪ >> the service that san francisco heritage offers to the legacy businesses is to help them with that application process, to make sure that they really recognize about them what it is that makes them so special here in san francisco. ♪ so we'll help them with that application process if, in fact, the board of supervisors does recognize them as a legacy business, then that does entitle them to certain financial benefits from the city of san francisco. but i say really, more importantly, it really brings them public recognition that this is a business in san francisco that has history and that is unique to san francisco.
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>> it started in june of 1953. ♪ and we make everything from scratch. everything. we started a you -- we started a off with 12 flavors and mango fruits from the philippines and then started trying them one by one and the family had a whole new clientele. the business really boomed after that. >> i think that the flavors we make reflect the diversity of san francisco. we were really surprised about the legacy project but we were thrilled to be a part of it. businesses come and go in the city. pretty tough for businesss to stay here because it is so expensive and there's so much competition.
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so for us who have been here all these years and still be popular and to be recognized by the city has been really a huge honor. >> we got a phone call from a woman who was 91 and she wanted to know if the mitchells still owned it and she was so happy that we were still involved, still the owners. she was our customer in 1953. and she still comes in. but she was just making sure that we were still around and it just makes us feel, you know, very proud that we're carrying on our father's legacy. and that we mean so much to so many people. ♪ >> it provides a perspective. and i think if you only looked at it in the here and now, you're missing the context.
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for me, legacy businesses, legacy bars and restaurants are really about setting the context for how we come to be where we are today. >> i just think it's part of san francisco. people like to see familiar stuff. at least i know i do. >> in the 1950s, you could see a picture of tommy's joint and looks exactly the same. we haven't change add thing. >> i remember one lady saying, you know, i've been eating this ice cream since before i was born. and i thought, wow! we have, too. ♪
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>> my name is alan schumer. i am a fourth generation san franciscan. in december, this building will be 103 years of age. it is an incredibly rich, rich history. [♪] >> my core responsibility as city hall historian is to keep the history of this building alive. i am also the tour program manager, and i chair the city advisory commission.
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i have two ways of looking at my life. i want it to be -- i wanted to be a fashion designer for the movies, and the other one, a political figure because i had some force from family members, so it was a constant battle between both. i ended up, for many years, doing the fashion, not for the movies, but for for san franciscan his and then in turn, big changes, and now i am here. the work that i do at city hall makes my life a broader, a richer, more fulfilling than if i was doing something in the garment industry. i had the opportunity to develop relationships with my docents.
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it is almost like an extended family. i have formed incredible relationships with them, and also some of the people that come to take a tour. she was a dressmaker of the first order. i would go visit her, and it was a special treat. i was a tiny little girl. i would go with my wool coat on and my special little dress because at that period in time, girls did not wear pants. the garment industry had the -- at the time that i was in it and i was a retailer, as well as the designer, was not particularly favourable to women. you will see the predominant designers, owners of huge complexes are huge stores were all male. women were sort of relegated to
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a lesser position, so that, you reached a point where it was a difficult to survive and survive financially. there was a woman by the name of diana. she was editor of the bazaar, and evoke, and went on and she was a miraculous individual, but she had something that was a very unique. she classified it as a third i. will lewis brown junior, who was mayor of san francisco, and was the champion of reopening this building on january 5th of 1999. i believe he has not a third eye , but some kind of antenna attached to his head because he had the ability to go through this building almost on a daily
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basis during the restoration and corrects everything so that it would appear as it was when it opened in december of 1915. >> the board of supervisors approved that, i signed it into law. jeffrey heller, the city and county of san francisco oh, and and your band of architects a great thing, just a great thing. >> to impart to the history of this building is remarkable. to see a person who comes in with a gloomy look on their face , and all of a sudden you start talking about this building, the gloomy look disappears and a smile registers across their face. with children, and i do mainly all of the children's tours, that is a totally different feeling because you are
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imparting knowledge that they have no idea where it came from, how it was developed, and you can start talking about how things were before we had computer screens, cell phones, lake in 1915, the mayor of san francisco used to answer the telephone and he would say, good morning, this is the mayor. >> at times, my clothes make me feel powerful. powerful in a different sense. i am not the biggest person in the world, so therefore, i have to have something that would draw your eye to me. usually i do that through color, or just the simplicity of the
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look, or sometimes the complication of the look. i have had people say, do those shoes really match that outfit? retirement to me is a very strange words. i don't really ever want to retire because i would like to be able to impart the knowledge that i have, the knowledge that i have learned and the ongoing honor of working in the people's palace. you want a long-term career, and you truly want to give something to do whatever you do, so long as you know that you are giving to someone or something you're then yourself. follow your passion and learn
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how to enrich the feelings along the way. . >> my name is dave, and i play defense. >> my name is mustafa, and i am a midfielder, but right now, i am trying to play as a goalkeeper, because they need a goalkeeper. >> soccer u.s.a. is a nonprofessional organization. we use sports, soccer in particular to engage communities that can benefit from quality programs in order to lift people up, helping to regain a sense of control in one's life.
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>> the san francisco recreation and park department and street soccer u.s.a. have been partners now for nearly a decade. street soccer shares our mission in using sport as a vehicle for youth development and for reaching people of all ages. rec and park has a team. >> i'm been playing soccer all my life. soccer is my life. >> i played in the streets when i was a kid. and i loved soccer back home. i joined street soccer here. it was the best club to join. it helps me out. >> the tenderloin soccer club started in the summer of 2016. we put one of our mini soccer pitches in one of our facilities there. the kids who kpriez the club team came out to utilize that space, and it was beautiful because they used it as an opportunity to express themselves in a place where they were free to do so, and it
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was a safe space, in a neighborhood that really isn't the most hospitalable to youth -- hospitable to youth playing in the streets. >> one day, i saw the coach and my friends because they went there to join the team before me. so i went up to the coach and asked, and they said oh, i've got a soccer team, and i joined, and they said yeah, it was he for everybody, and i joined, and it was the best experience ever. >> a lot of our programs, the kids are in the process of achieving citizenship. it's a pretty lengthy process. >> here, i am the only one with my dad. we were in the housing program, and we are trying to find
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housing. my sister, she's in my country, so i realize that i have a lot of opportunities here for getting good education to help her, you know? yeah. that's the -- one of the most important things that challenge me. >> my dad was over here, making some money because there was not a lot of jobs back home. i came here, finish elementary in san francisco. after that, i used to go back to my country, go to yemen, my country, and then back here. last time i went back was a couple years ago. >> i came here six months, i know nobody. now i have the team has a family, the coaches. amazing. >> i'm hoping for lifelong friendships, and i'm super inspired by what they've been able to achieve and want to continue to grow alongside them. >> i love my family, i love my
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team. they're just like a family. it's really nice. >> street soccer just received a five year grant from the department of children, youth and family, and this is an important inreflection point for street soccer u.s.a. because their work in our most important communities is now known beyond just san francisco recreation and park department, and together, we're going to continue to work with our city's most vulnerable kids and teach them to love the beautiful game. >> i want to tell everybody back home, i hope you all make it over here and join teams like this like street soccer u.s.a., and live your life. get a better life. >> right away, just be patient, and then, everything will be
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okay. [♪] ♪ homelessness in san francisco is considered the number 1 issue by most people who live here, and it doesn't just affect neighbors without a home, it affects all of us. is real way to combat that is to work together. it will take city departments and nonprofit providers and volunteers and companies and community members all coming together. [♪] >> the product homeless connect community day of service began about 15 years ago, and we have had 73 of them. what we do is we host and expo-style event, and we were the very force organization to do this but it worked so well that 250 other cities across the globe host their own.
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there's over 120 service providers at the event today, and they range anywhere from hygiene kits provided by the basics, 5% -- to prescription glasses and reading glasses, hearing tests, pet sitting, showers, medical services, flu shots, dental care, groceries, so many phenomenal service providers, and what makes it so unique is we ask that they provide that service today here it is an actual, tangible service people can leave with it. >> i am with the hearing and speech center of northern california, and we provide a variety of services including audiology, counselling, outreach, education, today we actually just do screening to see if someone has hearing loss. to follow updates when they come into the speech center and we do a full diagnostic hearing test, and we start the process of taking an impression of their year, deciding on which hearing aid will work best for them. if they have a smart phone, we make sure we get a smart phone
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that can connect to it, so they can stream phone calls, or use it for any other services that they need. >> san francisco has phenomenal social services to support people at risk of becoming homeless, are already experience and homelessness, but it is confusing, and there is a lot of waste. bringing everyone into the same space not only saves an average of 20 hours a week in navigating the system and waiting in line for different areas, it helps them talk, so if you need to sign up for medi-cal, what you need identification, you don't have to go to sacramento or wait in line at a d.m.v., you go across the hall to the d.m.v. to get your i.d. ♪ today we will probably see around 30 people, and averaging about 20 of this people coming to cs for follow-up service. >> for a participant to qualify for services, all they need to do is come to the event. we have a lot of people who are at risk of homelessness but not yet experiencing it, that today's event can ensure they stay house. many people coming to the event
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are here to receive one specific need such as signing up for medi-cal or learning about d.m.v. services, and then of course, most of the people who are tender people experiencing homelessness today. >> i am the representative for the volunteer central. we are the group that checks and all the volunteers that comment participate each day. on a typical day of service, we have anywhere between 40500 volunteers that we, back in, they get t-shirts, nametags, maps, and all the information they need to have a successful event. our participant escorts are a core part of our group, and they are the ones who help participants flow from the different service areas and help them find the different services that they needs. >> one of the ways we work closely with the department of homelessness and supportive housing is by working with homeless outreach teams. they come here, and these are the people that help you get into navigation centers, help you get into short-term shelter, and talk about housing-1st policies.
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we also work very closely with the department of public health to provide a lot of our services. >> we have all types of things that volunteers deal do on a day of service. we have folks that help give out lunches in the café, we have folks who help with the check in, getting people when they arrive, making sure that they find the services that they need to, we have folks who help in the check out process, to make sure they get their food bag, bag of groceries, together hygiene kit, and whatever they need to. volunteers, i think of them as the secret sauce that just makes the whole process works smoothly. >> participants are encouraged and welcomed to come with their pets. we do have a pet daycare, so if they want to have their pets stay in the daycare area while they navigate the event, they are welcome to do that, will we also understand some people are more comfortable having their pets with them. they can bring them into the event as well. we also typically offer veterinary services, and it can
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be a real detriment to coming into an event like this. we also have a bag check. you don't have to worry about your belongings getting lost, especially when that is all that you have with you. >> we get connected with people who knew they had hearing loss, but they didn't know they could get services to help them with their hearing loss picks and we are getting connected with each other to make sure they are getting supported. >> our next event will be in march, we don't yet have a date set. we typically sap set it six weeks out. the way to volunteer is to follow our newsletter, follow us on social media, or just visit our website. we always announce it right away, and you can register very easily online. >> a lot of people see folks experience a homelessness in the city, and they don't know how they can help, and defence like this gives a whole bunch of people a lot of good opportunities to give back and be supported. [♪]
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[roll call]. >> do we have a motion to approve? >> second. >> all in favor? >> aye. >> there is no public comment for that item. item three is the director to