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>> -- and pain and trauma around him and was trying to do something about it, was a leader among his peers, many of whom were at the memorial and who are devastated, and he had incredible potential. i think what his family told us and what his friends told us was that he was already a peacemaker and that they want us as a city to continue his work and continue his legacy. and the most tragic thing about this sort of violence is that we know that it's preventible, and that our city has a responsibility to make sure don't have to be afraid to walk out on their own streets, on
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their own sidewalks, and be gunned down. and that's what happened to this young child. and so our hearts and our thoughts and our prayers are with his family and his friends. i want to especially recognize united players. he was a very active member of united players in soma and -- but beyond that, we recommit to make sure that young people in our city are not in danger, to address gun violence and the prevalence of guns on our streets, and to remember him and what he stood for in his life that was cut far too short. >> president yee: thank you, supervisors, for your comments. so i guess next up in roll call is supervisor safai. >> clerk: okay. supervisor safai? >> supervisor safai: submit. >> clerk: thank you. supervisor stefani? >> supervisor stefani:
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colleagues, i recently got back from italy, where i travelled as a supervisor to assissi and rumbria. it was incredible to be in italy where my family is from. the trip was incredible to learn from one of san francisco's many partners across the world. i want to thank mayor breedpro
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arranging the trip. when i was on the trip, i learned of the death of davon, from united players and i called them and had a good cry. the loss of him is certainly something that i think agonizes all of us. i was heartbroken to not be able to be at his memorial service as i was still in italy but definitely recommit myself to work on this issue and the loss of life. as i said, it's not just shootings, it's every day gun violence that we need to work
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on. i will recommit myself to this issue in his hone or -- honor. and again, thank you, supervisor ronen, for your in memoriam on this issue. the rest i submit. >> clerk: thank you. supervisor walton? >> supervisor walton: thank you. [inaudible] >> supervisor walton: -- for suspicion of crime or denial of service based on the individual's race, age, ethnicity, age, gender, sexual orientation, immigration status, and national origin.
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over the last few years, we've seen an increase of racial profiling and discriminatory incidents targeting people of color posted on social media. last weekend, a program called project level who works with our inner city youth to expose them to the arts and allow them a platform of expression, also providing good jobs for youth through mayor breed's opportunities for all initiative, they took their interns to forever 21, which is the flagship store in san francisco to purchase clothing for their youth. the program organizers spent thousands of dollars in the store on the youth, only to be accused of stealing as they were leaving.
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the manager called the police on the group and when the police came to verify, the accusations were proven untrue. the manager has not since apologized, and the company has also not issued a formal apology publicly. during july fourth this year, a man was waiting for a friend in san francisco, and was accused by a friend of breaking in. there's video evidence of the man harassing the black man who was simply waiting for his friend. on june 14, the department of emergency management presented a community -- presented, and the community came out and shared their experiences.
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last year in san francisco, i'm sure you've heard or have seen the video clip of an individual infamously named permit patty who accused an eight-year-old girl of illegally selling water without a permit across from oracle park. and another incident in oakland where another individual named barbecue becky called the police on a group of black men who were simply enjoying a barbecue. consistently biased and prejudiced individuals have called the police on people of color for conducting regular daily activities. in addition, biased individuals and prejudiced individuals have also threatened people of color
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who speak another language another english. san francisco has reffirmed its commitment to developing a discrimination-free community regardless of race, age, ethnicity, language, gender, sexual orientation, gender, immigration status, and national origin time and time again. and we urge other companies to do the same by profiling bias-base -- providing bias-based training, teaching employees how to file a discrimination complaint, and companies committing to investigate any violations of discrimination. we also urge the city to boy cboy -- boycott businesses who discriminate against anyone,
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just like how we boycott states and municipalities who are against a woman's right to choose or against an individual's right to love and marry the same sex. the rest i submit. >> clerk: thank you, supervisor. supervisor yee? >> president yee: thank you very much. colleagues, today i'm calling for a public hearing into the allegations of abuse of patients at laguna honda hospital that were made public approximately two weeks ago. a city attorney investigation originally initiated by a human resources complaint uncovered evidence that 27 patients were subjected to privacy violations and abuse by staff between 2016 and early 2019. by june 28, the department of public health director, dr. kol
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fkol -- colfax stated that the department was developing a turnaround policy and would be reporting in 60 days. there's no excuse for what transpired. families like my own depend on laguna honda for care, that they should be able to trust. it's going to be the highest -- and it would be the highest quality. i think it is crucial to hear from the hospital regarding the protocols that they have in place to ensure that this never happens again. we cannot entrust -- ask our residents to entrust the care of loves ones if they don't have a system that guarantees
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the well-being of every single patient. and if there is ever a hint of a violation of any patient's rights, that there is a system in place immediately identified and incur any possible violation. since taken by the city they've reported wellness checks, and retraining the staff on reporting of violations, contacting all state and regulatory and law enforcement agencies and more. there are currently investigations being conducted by both state regulatory agencies as well as local law enforcement. my office has been contacted multiple times by concerned families and individuals, and i'm sure that other offices may also be dealing with those concerned about this situation.
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anyone with information about this case is strongly encouraged to contact the san francisco police department's special victims unit at 415-553-9225. anyone with concerns with patient care or staff conduct can call the confidential department of public health compliant hotline at 855-729-6040. the rest i submit. >> clerk: thank you, mr. president, and we have the results for the civic center community benefit district, item 53, in addition to item 55, which is still out there. >> president yee: okay. what are we -- can you name the results? >> clerk: okay. so the returned weighted ballots for the community benefit district was 93.5%, and
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voting against was 6.5%, further indicating there was no majority protests. >> president yee: okay. supervisor brown? >> supervisor brown: yes. i would like to make a motion to review and expand with amendments, please? >> president yee: what amendments are you making? >> supervisor brown: the actually amendments are before you. i would like to renew and expand the community benefits district. specifically i would like to district to remove the parcels 0 0768 and 0721 on the western most edge of the c.b.d. the engineering report is before you that reflects these changes. >> president yee: thank you.
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is there a second on this motion? >> supervisor haney: second. >> president yee: seconded by supervisor haney. supervisor peskin? >> supervisor peskin: can somebody describe to me what this is? i was in committee when we talked about it. i was in this chamber when representatives of s.h.n. thanked members of this board. mr. corgis, what the heck is going on here. >> i hope i have answers. those are good. so the districts obviously splits two supervisorial districts, district 8, which is supervisor haney, district 5, which is supervisor brown. late in the game, we got notified by a group of condo owners at the northwestern most edge of the community benefit district that they believe that their condominium complexes did not actually benefit from the community benefit district. taking a look at the map, and taking look at the n.c.d. zone
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and the commercial zone, it did make sense to amend them out of this. and because they're on the periphery, the board does have the ability to amend them out of the district. >> supervisor peskin: okay. i think i passed the original legislation in 2003. i've never seen anything happen like this. deputy city attorney givner, have you seen anything like this? this paper dropped on my second two seconds ago, and i am not comfortable doing this, but deputy city attorney givner what do you know about amending these after an election? >> mr. givner: deputy city jon givner. the board could continue this to next week to continue supervisor brown's amendment, and we can give you some advice during that. >> and city attorney, i did
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buck to buck devlenthal -- >> supervisor peskin: i'm not going to have debates city attorneys. i'm not prepared to do this on the fly without decent legal advice, and i just heard from a deputy city attorney -- you may have spoken from another city attorney, and i have profound respect for buck, but the guy who advises this body seems to know absolutely nothing about this. >> president yee: i'm sorry. let's have some control over this. let's don't just invite people. >> steve gibson. he's the management plan consultant for the -- thank you, supervisor. >> president yee: and does he have an answer? >> he can tell you the state law that this comes from. >> supervisor peskin: i take legal advice from my attorney, not from third parties. >> thank you.
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>> supervisor peskin: thank you. >> president yee: so supervisor brown? >> supervisor brown: yes. one of the reasons that we're doing this, and the h.o.a. had reached out to me, there was a couple things. first of all, they said that they were not -- had been contacted and addressed, and they felt they had been picked up because the c.b.d. needed money. these were elderly people in the condos, and they said they would not be able to afford that increase. so i had said to move forward on this, i would need a letter from their h.o.a., their board, that this was not something that they wanted, that they felt they did not have enough time to really talk about it and see if they can really get a conen -- a sense of do they want to be in it. so they felt they were grabbed at just the corner of it, so they had asked to be removed. so i had talked to chris and i
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said i think this is something that we should look at. >> supervisor peskin: by the way, the policy rationale may be completely legitimate. i just never have seen this happen before, and no disrespect to the management consultant, i would like to have legal advice that is clear. i think the proper course is just to continue it a week, and if mr. delventhal gave advice to mr. corgis, that information will eventually come to this board, so mr. givner, based on his statement, is not prepared to do that. i'm the pied piper of c.b.d.s.
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i've got five of them in my district. i want to accommodate the residents, but i want to get the correct advice. >> president yee: supervisor safai? >> supervisor safai: supervisor haney has the most, with nine. i'm just joking, supervisor peskin. i would like to get mr. delventhal down here to see what -- what about the second question? who a delay hurt this conversation -- would a delay hurt this conversation? >> procedurally, no. >> supervisor safai: because a a member of the land use committee, when i did see this,
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i did ask on the record, there was a considerable amount of condominiums that were added to this that were outside of the normal area that you would imagine a community benefits district in. i followed up with one of the owners that had just built a building, and they said they had no idea that this expansion was happening. rather than relitigate this, i think supervisor peskin wants to make sure we have the right legal advice, and probably this has never happened on this body. i'm fine with continuing that, but as supervisor peskin -- >> president yee: supervisor peskin? >> supervisor peskin: thank you, mr. president. the thing that is weird about this is it happened after the
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election. if it happened before the election, i would have a totally different take on it. but it's, like, people voted -- it's like donald trump became president and i am no longer a member of the united states. this is very weird to me. >> president yee: supervisor walton? >> supervisor walton: thank you, president yee. i guess my question is we didn't think to have this conversation during the hearing or why did we not have any mention of this during the hearing here? was there a specific reason for that? >> president yee: supervisor walton -- >> supervisor brown: yes. you know, i had gotten this late, and -- this request, and they had said that they -- they didn't know about it. they felt like they were brought in at the last minute. they did not have time to really talk to their building to figure out what that would mean for a lot of people, that they said a lot of people had
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bought their units years ago and were on a fixed income. so i had talked to -- i said if we're going to do something like this, how do we do it? because i had never heard of it being done like this. so i talked to chris corgis and said if we are going to take this condo unit out at the very edge, how would we do it? and he says this is how we do it. and i know he talked to the city attorney because i said talk to the city attorney and get this correct. >> supervisor walton: and just to be clear, oewd said to vote on it and then bring it back? >> supervisor brown: yes. >> president yee: supervisor mandelman? >> supervisor mandelman: i think we should continue this a week.
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in terms of the no surprises and particularly no surprises to our council, i think we should let -- we should let this sit for a week, and i think -- also in deference to the supervisor and also in a week, presuming this is actually all -- we all probably would be willing to vote for this, i think we should continue this and take it up again next week. >> supervisor brown: and can i just say, i have no problem continuing it. i don't have a problem continuing it for a week, as long as it doesn't interfere with the c.b.d. as a whole because i don't want that to happen. >> i move we continue it for a week. >> second. >> president yee: so procedurally, there's a motion -- >> clerk: procedurally, mr. president, you should have the maker and the mover withdraw the amendment, the motion to
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amend it, and you can remake it once the item's been continued and rescheduled. >> supervisor brown: thank you. i would make a motion to withdraw. >> president yee: thank you very much. now there's another motion to continue this item a week until the next meeting on july 23, made by supervisor mandelman and seconded by supervisor walton -- no, seconded by -- somebody raised their hand? supervisor peskin. supervisor walton? >> supervisor walton: just a procedural question because we already voted on the item, am i correct? no, not the amendments, i'm talking about the item. >> clerk: not the amendments and not the resolution itself. >> president yee: the people in the district voted, and that's how they voted.
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okay. there's a motion and a second to continue this item. okay. no objection, same house, same call? then the motion passes. [gavel]. >> president yee: let me see where i am. i think we have one more item. >> clerk: item 55. item 55 was considered by the rules committee at a meeting on monday, july 15, 2019, second charter to create the homelessness oversight commission to oversee the department of homelessness and supportive housing. this should be continued to next week, july 23. >> president yee: okay. colleagues, do we have a motion to continue this item to the meeting of tuesday, july 23, 2019? >> so moved. >> president yee: okay. and seconded without supervisor
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ronen. without objection, then, this item is continued to the next meeting for tuesday, july 23, 2019. [gavel]. >> president yee: madam clerk, i think we'll go to public comments. >> clerk: at this time, the public may now address the entire board of supervisors for up to two minutes on items within the subject matter jurisdiction of the board to include the june 11, 2019 abort meeting minutes, and the special minutes of the budget and finance committee meeting, and item 58 through 60 on the adoption without represent to committee items. please direct your comments to the board as a whole and not to individual supervisors or the audiences. speakers using interpretive services will get double time. and if you'd like to use the overhead, let us know, and remove it when you'd like to
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return to the meeting. >> contrary to what we heard earlier, sfmta is out of control. we do not want this to happen to any other districts. last night, several concerned owners tried to appeal a charge station at western addition and marina. the station was built before a public hearing. the neighboring business was informed that they were placing the racks. there was a subsequent hearing noticed as if the racks were to be built. the neighbors were upset. the tapes for the hearing were lost. the person who signed off the permit did not even look at the minutes of the hearing.
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predatery practices. the reason was the bike racks were a block away from this location, and we looked at the other locations that they were producing, and guess what? the other three that they're trying to promote right now are all next to small businesses bike rentals, within a two-block hearing or another one. the very stringent rules enable cause enablers to not appeal this because catherine stefani was out of the country, and we didn't get it in time. this is most important -- guys, i come here with my time. please give me respect. the current law concerning the fourth -- the ford lift bike racks, as you may know, the court in the ccfa action has granted lyft a preliminary
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injunction over its purported exclusivity over dock bike sharing. according to the city attorney's papers filed in that action, such a construction of an agreement would constitute illegal restraint of trade. given the position of the city attorney, is this board going to authorize the city attorney to make a request to the state attorney general to file and t the -- antitrust or other restraining of the trade? this is very important, and i would like someone to come and get this. >>. >> clerk: . we'll come and get that from you. >> good afternoon, supervisors.
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-- with l.c.a., the county's current operator. once again, it appears the san francisco supervisors are allowing the sheriff's office to operate the county's e.m. services via written contract that has not been publicly approved by the board. the sentinel contract begins september 1, 2019. the contract is a critical effort to san francisco's efforts to reduce the local jail population by provide alternatives to practice additional incarceration.
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the public, especially the thousands of individual shackled with these ankle monitors deserve a properly noticed public and substantive discussion of san francisco county's electronic monitoring contract. under the new contract with sentinel, the sheriff has included a clause that allows the company to collect contract fees from the participants should there be a change in the policies. a year ago, supervisors were gushing over their effort to eliminate all locally controlled adtritiministration, noting the detrimental effect it has, particularly on low-income people and people of color. now that san francisco appears to be handing out monitoring -- >> clerk: thank you for your
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comments. >> president yee: thank you. next speaker, please. >> today's performance by all of you is an example over supervising what you don't need to be supervising, and undersupervising when you need to be supervising. don't feel bad. your own governor's doing this, too. i object to governor newsom to provide 21 consid$21 million t after several towns of people lost everything they own.
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it's being expected it'll come from the utility customers. it's not fair. it's not the only thing that gavin newsom was being foolish about. he was president on an 87 unit apartment complex that's being built for $64 million. i've been telling you all along the best way for several years, the best way to build an apartment complex is 100% nonprofit developer instead of a profit developer. when i first met walton, i showed him my technique and developing an apartment building, and he used my technique, and my technique saved him $66 million. and by the same response, this time another example of the differential treatment. here's a 300-unit apartment building complex. you refuse to use the ordinance pertaining to 15% of all
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buildings are supposed to be for low-income bracket people, and as a result, you're missing out on approximately 45 units that's supposed to be for low-income affordable housing. and i also object to mario woods' mother being paid a moore $400 -- being paid a mere $400 million -- >> clerk: thank you for your comments. [inaudible] >> president yee: thank you. next speaker. >> dear board of supervisors. my name is pierre lujan, and i am the person producing the
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opposition of naming the chinatown subway station after rose pak. we only approached san francisco residents. in two months, as of yesterday, july 15, we have collected a total of 10,328 qualified signatures. among them, 25% came from district 3 and total 2600 signatures. district 6 and 11 each has about 14%, or 1500 signatures. this is the deck of all petitions that we have
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collected. we have sent you an on-line copy which provides 1278 pages. most signees provided their address, their phone number, too, so these petitions can all be independently verified or verified by you. i just want you to know that none of these volunteers was paid. they did it by themselves and took to the street mostly during the weekend. i also want you to know that the response is tremendous and more and more people know about this matter and now they are siding with us. we will continue this effort until the naming plan is revoked or m.t.a. revokes it. so stop the senseless naming and let us go back to our job.
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>> president yee: next speaker, please. >> good afternoon, board of supervisors. my name is patrick, and i am a professional violin teacher. as you have noticed, people have been strongly against the naming of the subway station after rose pak. last week, a supervisor staff told us that she was surprised to find out that this has been well supported at the federal level. as early as 1999, immediately after the chinese communist
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party started persecuting hong kong, they passed a resolution. in 2004, congress passed resolution 304 to condemn china's treatment of hong kong to protest what people exactly like rose pak did. all congressional offices in pay area voted for these resolutions and they were even cosponsors. congressman nanny pelosi voiced her support. it is strange that san francisco treats hong kong has
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a group that needs to be avoided. i urge you to have an open mind and meet with them yourself to find out the truth about them. thank you. >> president yee: thank you. next speaker. >> i would like to have that -- >> clerk: we'll come and pick that up from you. thank you. >> good evening, press and supervisors. my name is allen zheng, and i live in bernal heights. i'm here to answer an important question about naming the subway station after rose pak. after a meeting on june 4, was there a similar outcountry when the hospital was named after rose pak. supervisor peskin's assistant
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answered no three times without explanation. that alley was proposed on april 5, 2016, and it was passed next week with no preannouncement, no public hearing, and no news report, so nobody knew about that. that was why it happened that fast. however, rose's friends made a big thing about this naming, and the naming of this station is a very bigger incident than last time. if you were to name the alley today after rose pak, what do you think would happen? i would dare to tell you that the same outcry would occur. it may not be that big, but it would happen as most people are not happy with that. as a matter of fact, people are already talking about revoking
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rose pak way, which is the name of that alley. many people that i talk to feel obligated to undo the previous walk and start a serious effort to revoke rose pak way. please listen to the voice of your community. don't listen to those self-benefiting interest groups. >> president yee: thank you. next speaker? >> may i? thank you. >> good afternoon, supervisors. i have graphics for sfgtv. fly me to the moon and let me play among the stars, happy anniversary, 50 anniversary, wherever you are of the moon landing. and oh, i've got a surprise especially for you.
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something you always wanted to do. we've got two tickets to harvey milk's terminal paradise, pack your bags, we'll leave tonight. two tickets to paradise. there. there, there, that's paradise, and i've got my notes here as the news. harvey's leaving on a jet plane, and i know he's watching now. up, up and away in the beautiful, from the beautiful harvey milk terminal, up, up and away, up, up, and away, saturday. let's see -- you're going to be a harvey milk's daytripper,
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one-way ticket, yeah. it took you so long to find out, and you found out. yes, you're gonna drive my car, to the airport, and it's gonna go real far, and maybe the airport will love you. beep, beep, beep, beep, yeah. beep, beep, beep, beep, yeah. and baby, the airport will love you. on the harvey milk wings of love, up and above the clouds, the only way to fly. >> president yee: thank you. next speaker. >> thank you. >> president yee: nice seeing you again. >> nice seeing you, too. thanks, president chiu and supervisors. >> clerk: president yee. >> president yee: next speaker.
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>> dear board of supervisors. i live in chinatown. i'm also a volunteer of coalition against the naming of the rose pak. i would like to share a story, of chinese woman who lives in san francisco. she told us she hating the rose pak. she not only opposes the naming chinatown subway station after rose pak, but also asked how she could collect signatures by herself. she was given a blank petition form and our contact telephone number. a few weeks later, she returned the form with ten signatures in it. generally speaking, when chinese grandmas receive unfair treatment, they choose to
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forebear and to keep silent. but this grandma took her own initiative to collect the signatures. this petition may be the only one that she helped to collect a signature for in her life so far. her story tells us the naming issue is not a simple one. it must have touched the fabric of our community. i strongly urge this board of supervisors please heal grandma's and many other local residents like her. consider naming issue carefully. please do not do anything that hurts local people. thank you. >> preside >> greetings, board of supervisors.
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my name is jack cheng, and i am an incoming freshman at u.c. berkeley. i am absolutely opposed to the naming of the subway station after rose pak. indifference elicits no response, indifference is not a response. indifference is nothing. at the threshold of a new millennium, warn governments and nations never to give in to inaction. since the worst thing that can happen to a person can be being ignored and forgotten.
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all in all, i urge you to not be indifferent about our voice, to not ignore what thousands of people are asking for, to not standup for what seems politically right, but what is right. thank you. >> president yee: next speaker. >> hello, board of supervisors. my name is vico, and i'm here to speak against the naming chinatown central subway station after rose pak. so a few, we measure a lot, she was a bully, she was a controversial figure, and she attacked a lot of people. so, i mean, so many vices -- like we collect so many petitions and signatures. think about it this way. the chinese community don't
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like rose pak for sure. otherwise, it won't have so many signatures to present to you. think about it this way. so i want to request an in-person meeting with you, supervisors, and give us time to explain why, and we do have evidence to show up what rose pak, she is. so that's why i'm here to just request the meeting with all of the supervisors, and i hope that request, you know, can help you guys learn more about that. and the other thing i want to say, supervisors, i know you work for your community, and you work for yourself. if you work for your community, listen to those different voices. thank you so much for your
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time. >> hut are hut on yello, super. my name is james, and i work on the west side. working on the west side, a lot of our most marginalized tenants live in a.d.u.s and landlords want to take advantage of their situation and exploit them. ab-68 takes a tremendous challenge of promoting san francisco's a.d.u. regulation which includes a.d.u.'s under
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rent control. >> president yee: thank you. next speaker. >> kim cavalonni, san francisco labor council. i just wanted to come here to reiterate our support, the labor council's support for the resolution about ab-5, and how all these tech companies will now be obligated to hire these folks and pay them a fair hourly wage and pay their social security, pay them medicare and pay into a system that these folks are going to rely on, and hopefully we can continue in labor to move the bar further, making sure that people have health insurance, retirement plans, and all of that. so i want to thank raphael mandelman and all the supes for
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saying they would support this type of legislation. >> president yee: thank you. next speaker? >> i'm supporting the resolution in support of ab 5. thank you so much, supervisor mandelman, for your leadership on this, and also supervisors peskin and fewer for your previous work on this issue, as well, and to supervisors standing on the side of workers today. there's a lot of talk about future of work. these companies are talking about self-driving cars, robot people that are delivering our food. this is not what we want. we want a future we are creating today, which is a future of workers. when i talk to workers, they're working 12 or 14 hours. they're driving here from sacramento, from fresno, they're sleeping in their cars.
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if we talk about flexibility, no, that's coercion. so we shouldn't trade that flexibility away for what people's rights are, worker's compensation, paid sick. our labor laws that we fought for in san francisco and that's what ab-5 will help us to step forward and give these workers the rights they deserve, so thank you for your support today. >> good afternoon, supervisors. peter cohen from the council of community housing organizations. i'm here on item 58 to encourage the board to support the resolution opposing unless amended ab 68. and i say that unfortunately. i'd like to be here saying we should support it. san francisco has had one of the first and most robust a.d.u.s ordinances of any city
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in california, certainly, a big city, and we are very proud to work with supervisors on that citywide ordinance over the last few years iteratively, and now we have a very carefully designed local issues. it took care of some issues around condos, around condoization. this is a cautionary tale, because as there's more hunger to do land use policy at the statewide level, we have to make sure we don't inadvertently undermine local policies. and that's been the trick whether it's ab-68 or sb-50, and a whole bunch of other things coming down the pike. san francisco still stands it's the leader in the state if not
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the policy in doing some very innovative things in housing policy. we've got to hold on to that mantle and make sure our legislators get it right. we've got a good ordinance. let's work with assembly member ting to get it right for the state while also strengthening and supporting our local ledge lation, support the resolution and make these things go through and come back and support ab-68 as amended. thank you. >> president yee: thank you. next speaker? >> mr. president and the supervisors, normally, i would still be at work this time of day, but i rearranged my calendar to be here today because i think it's my civic duty to voice my opinion on naming the chinatown subway
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station after rose pak. i was very disappointed by the passing of the resolution last month, urging naming the chinatown subway station after rose pak, given all miss pak's ties to the chinese communist regime, and personally as someone whose father was a victim of the c.c.p.s persecution, i felt deeply betrayed, and if you think i would present a minority opinion, i would sincerely urge you to reconsider. i've spoken to many of my friends and colleagues about the passing of the resolution in recent weeks, chinese or not, and what i heard from them is disbelief, disappointment, and anger. they tell me that rose pak was known for using cheap tricks for her own political gain, such as collecting signatures
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through coercion or threats. they tell me that rose pak is why we lost the stockton pedestrians mall that everybody loved. all of this is why i'm standing here today to sincerely to urge you to reconsider the decision on this matter before making a decision that would impact our city for decades to come. thank you very much for your attention. >> tom gilberti. 1950s, board of education, segregation supposedly ended, yet little black children were having a hard time getting to
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schools. i heard this story just recently. a lewis armstrong, an old man at that time but part of culture said that president eisenhower, ike should take those little girls by the hand and walk them to school. he was made to apologize, but i don't understand why he was -- needed to apologize. right now on the border, we have americans taking children away from families if you on the government side should meet with washington, please tell her to take the squad or the six young women that are now part of the house of representatives that are being bombasted, and bring a television network. show america what's going on
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down there. it would be nice, empowering. a year or two ago, we were going to let 19-year-olds have the vote in this city. i was again it, nonplussed, but now, i would like to see every 16-year-old get to vote. america is going in the wrong direction. adults, their grandparents have not been able to help. we need fresh blood, simplicity to get things done again. we need to bring our governments home, and 16, 17, and 18-year-olds now where their neighborhoods are and where they're going, they can only help in the change. thank you. >> president yee: thank you. next speaker. >> good afternoon, fellow american citizens.
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i exercise my constitutional authority, and my name is kathleen wells, and i am the national executive entrepreneur. i'm submitting with the clerk the paperwork of my united states constitutional judgment demand andlene for u.s. currency and move to release to me $500,000, $9.5 million, and an additional $5 billion. i also have an additional executive order. this order goes into the history, the laws, and the facts of our american money system and the facts around the verl reserve dictatorship, whereas the declaration of independence and bill of rights
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is the law in all states and cities. whereas the federal reserve act of 1913 was not properly ratified by the congress in 1913, whereas the privately owned federal reserve has no written contract with sufficient legal consideration, plus the national currency supply. whereas the money velocity, pieces of money in circulation has dropped approximately 50% since 2008, declaring a public safety emergency. whereas the federal reserve bank central dictates for present-day homelessness created asset inflation which has produced the need to access interest-free currency to solve the problems of this health hazard and