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pass on this because you do not just wait for the percentage. the 5% that i have requested. we were concerned -- mostly everything they read off was what they learned at our meeting. community concern and oversight and monitoring and about local hiring in the community. because these are some of the things that we have been dealing with over the years, and i would like to say, as you know, puc just came about under -- who was that? if the mayor because they were not always there. everything was under department of public works. but since they are coming together, i give them history sometimes, to let them know where we have been, and i'm not leaving bayview/hunters point, so i'm quite sure at the next meeting, they will have a percentage. you want to give us more, i would appreciate that very much
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because it is very important for the education. we talk about math, science, but we need to have our young people learn algebra because of the fact that we are stagnated, and we have schools that do not want to proceed, and there should be a demand that this be done for our young people because they aren't going to be the rate payers in the coming years. thank you so very much. -- they are going to be the rate payers in the coming years. >> good afternoon, supervisors, chair of the sustainability workgroup with the san francisco green party. first of all, i just want to applaud sfpuc staff, and especially commissioner ellis, for especially bringing this process into the 21st century. this goes beyond words community benefits and becomes more like interactive community process about what the entire community is going to be like and much
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more holistic. some specific recommendations, a very specific one -- i do not know if it is in there or not, but i do not think the sfpuc has yet barrier wetlands plants, and i think that needs to be integrated. new orleans had serious problems because it focused on sea walls instead of restoring what land barrier have attacked it would have protected new orleans better against sea level rise disaster events. i also want to second what share maxwell said about community process. i think it is important that maybe redo the spreadsheets for the presentations so that community benefits is not the democratic process is not under community benefits but how you reached community benefits and so there is a very aggressive
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process to go out and reach the entire community in public meetings is at the table so that nobody gets left out. i have one third and very important recommendation, which i have a feeling is not there yet. after being an organizer for about seven years in san francisco on city hall years, there is one glaring problem i have seen over and over again -- knowing that a budget is coming forward, knowing that if they work the process, they can get community benefits dollars for their own organization, and it makes it impossible for that good democratic communication to happen because some organizations are so aggressively pursuing their own interests. i would like to see in this a very specific set up so that whenever community benefits dollars are brought in, there is a will that is created for the entire -- a pool that is created
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for the entire enterprise, not just the project, and it moves want some of that money, they have to meet the create the pool, but they do not automatically get it. they have to bid for the jobs. same thing with the contractors themselves. instead of allowing them to independently give money to organizations, whatever project money they get, they should be putting into the public community benefits process, which would have to be bid on the public process. supervisor maxwell: well said. i think a lot of us have been thinking it, but that was well said. >> greetings. we support this program and want to thank the sfpuc and
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consultants for their hard work in the excited they will make this program even better. we look forward to the education fees, more public meetings, will look jobs and opportunities for our community. supervisor maxwell: thank you. >>the puc being who they are, they are part of a conglomerate dealing with the energy, energy being the largest employer there is, the largest industry there is. the opportunities that they bring to the community, especially the lower and disadvantaged neighborhood, is something that needs to be looked at and needs to be dealt
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with. i look at the project over here on golden gate where they are constructing a building, and i see very few people from the neighborhood. i have not seen one woman there. i do not know if they call themselves policing their own projects. i'd like to see some community activity to monitor these projects because i find it hard for an agency of this magnitude to look at itself in any kind of critical way, being part of the southeast job coalition, i would like to be able to thank supervisor maxwell for the work that she has done in this area, especially creating job opportunities and bring it to the light of the possible list of what can happen if and when
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we all work together. again, puc is a billion dollars more times than one, and i would like to see the transparency. there are too many jobs not being afforded to the people who live here in san francisco. i would like to see some people and are able to sit down at the table with puc from the community and be able to negotiate some working agreeable plans where they are not excluded. thank you for this opportunity. supervisor maxwell: thank you. >> good afternoon. front-line defense budget, a member of southeast jobs coalition. wanted to thank the puc, former commissioner ellis, general manager harrington, the
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consultants who have worked so hard on this. you know that the office of economic work force development have worked very hard and have met with us. we had a big meeting to go over this. we met in the city hall to get feedback with an array of other groups to help inform this, and i think we are really excited. most of all, want to thank supervisor maxwell, and i say this because i was just telling the executive director that i think most of us recognize that which is your 2003 resolution about promoting social justice through project labor agreements. i carry this around all the time. a number of us do because i think this discussion started out of a really big sense of
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disappointment with respect to the wsip pla not delivering on what he wanted it to deliver. i think the work you have done with your colleagues has made it better. also, i think it is important because we want to do more project labor agreements, but we want to do it with mandatory local hiring. i know a number of community advocates -- we only want union jobs. union jobs are what we seek to do, and seek to create more union jobs because that is the way we're going to break cycles of poverty. i want to make sure your colleagues have a copy of this so we can carry over the coming months and years to just keep referring back to this document. the language is just so important. i'm really serious. we look at this all the time, to know that this is how we are going to do it. the challenges are serious, but
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the city is going to create 9400 blue-collar and green color jobs starting on january 1 of next year, and if we do not do something about the way we approach local hiring, this good faith efforts nonsense is not going to deliver. you said we were going to do this to create opportunities for specific communities, and role minorities and women, we were going to create long-term lifetime careers in the construction industry that carry with it an opportunity for maintaining a family-wage income, this will be our guiding principle. this is a vehicle to do it through this program, a vehicle to do it at the board of supervisors in the coming days, maybe ours. tomorrow may be. thank you again so much. supervisor maxwell: thank you for your work. thank you so much. any further public comment? seeing none, public comment is closed.
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any comments, general manager? allied, colleagues, comments or questions -- colleagues, any comments or questions? then he so much for your attention. thank you all then. why don't we continue this item until november 1? all right, thank you. well, yes.
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president chiu: welcome to the san francisco board of supervisors meeting. on behalf of the board of supervisors, go giants. >> [roll call] mr. president, all members are present. president chiu: can you please join me in the pledge of allegiance?
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madame clerk, are there any communications? can you call the consent agenda items 1-21. >> these items will be acted upon by a single roll call vote. if its request discussion of the matter, it shall be so. president chiu: would you like to sever any of these items? will you call the roll on items 1-21? if we could sever item 4. excuse me? ok. let me just take for the record that supervisor daly is recused from voting on item 4 because he lives near the project.
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if we could take a rollcall vote on items 1-21. except for item 4. supervisor daly: aye. supervisor dufty: aye. supervisor elsbernd: aye. supervisor mar: aye. supervisor maxwell: aye. supervisor mirkarimi: aye. supervisor alioto-pier: aye. supervisor avalos: aye. supervisor campos: aye. president chiu: aye. supervisor chu: aye. those ordinances are passed. item 4, please. >> amending the planning total by adding a section to establish the market street community center project. supervisor dufty: aye. supervisor elsbernd: aye. supervisor mar: aye. supervisor maxwell: aye.
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supervisor mirkarimi: aye. supervisor alioto-pier: aye. supervisor avalos: aye. supervisor campos: aye. president chiu: aye. supervisor chu: aye. president chiu: the ordinance is finally passed. >> item 2, approximately -- 22, for fiscal year 2010. on item 22 -- supervisor daly: aye. supervisor dufty: aye. supervisor elsbernd: aye. supervisor mar: aye. supervisor maxwell: aye. supervisor mirkarimi: aye. supervisor alioto-pier: aye. supervisor avalos: aye. supervisor campos: aye. president chiu: aye. supervisor chu: aye.
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president chiu: the ordinance is finally passed. item 23. >> amended the health code to require the health department to declare a restaurant appreciation month. president chiu: same house, same call? item 24. >> amending the building code for timely notices of the agenda and the mayor's office of disability. president chiu: same house, same call. >> amending the salary ordinance ending fiscal year 2011. one class 5644 of the department of the environment. president chiu: same house, same call. item 26. >> item 26 is authorizing the
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public defender to accept and expand a grant approximately $40,000 and amending the salary as a grant funded position. president chiu: same house, call? item 27. >> authorizing the execution and delivery of certificates of participation not to exceed approximately $40 million to finance the acquisition, improvement, and installation of various disability access project. president chiu: same house, same call. >> item 28 is authorizing the execution and delivery of tax- exempt certificates for the osf
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development project. certain capital improvement projects. item 29, an ordinance approximating $38 million for series 2011b. and placing these funds pending issuance of the c.o.p's. president chiu: roll-call vote on items 28 and 29. supervisor daly: no. supervisor dufty: aye. supervisor elsbernd: aye. supervisor mar: aye. supervisor maxwell: aye. supervisor mirkarimi: aye. supervisor alioto-pier: aye. supervisor avalos: aye. supervisor campos: aye. president chiu: aye. supervisor chu: aye. president chiu: these ordinances are passed on the first reading. >> be resolution for office
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space located at pier 26 annex with a 60-month term. president chiu: supervisor daly has a question. supervisor daly: will this be affected at all by a san francisco being selected to host americans oppose a cut -- america's cup? the question is, will it be affected by the current terms to post -- host america's cup in 2013? >> through the chair, the lease is adjacent to one of the facilities, but it is not part of the term sheet. supervisor daly: ok. president chiu: rollc all v -- roll call vote.
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supervisor daly: aye. supervisor dufty: aye. supervisor elsbernd: aye. supervisor mar: aye. supervisor maxwell: aye. supervisor mirkarimi: aye. supervisor alioto-pier: aye. supervisor avalos: aye. supervisor campos: aye. president chiu: aye. supervisor chu: aye. president chiu: this resolution is adopted. >> item 31, improving the public utilities commission memorandum of agreement not to exceed approximately $27.50 million for the poor quarter -- park water. president chiu: same house, same call? >> the approving -- the open space district with the bay division pipeline reliability of great project.
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president chiu: same house, same call? >> irresolution authorizing the fire department with the united states navy for fire and emergency medical services. for the period october 21st. president chiu: same house, same call. >> to accept infrastructure grant program funds from the california state department of housing and approximately the amount of $30 million. president chiu: same house, same call. >> item 35 is without recommendation authorizing the mayor to cast petitions. supervisor avalos: this had left
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committee without recommendation because it was pending from the economic work force and development agency. they will tell us what the status as of the property owners signing on for the petition. >> supervisors, and we are here to answer questions. the percentage of property owners that cast affirmative petition balances are at 32.3%, above the threshold that is required, the resolution of intent to form. the vote is not required. what we recommend here is either supporting this resolution and casting -- and moving to the
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next phase. and then back to the full board. we need a 33% to a site in the affirmative in that petition. the board is going to approve that in the ballot phase where they vote and we are back before the board with the results of the ballot. >> the resolution is about having the mayor or someone signing on to the petition, with intent to establish? >> what is before you is not necessary. we can move to the resolution phase. >> do we have to vote on it
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eventually? >> four the intent to form, and if votes are cast in the affirmative, we have the vote to affirm that also. >> and this resolution before we send it back to committee, will that require any action by the city? >> it is not necessary. >> we would like to send this resolution back to committee, and we will be looking at scheduling the next resolution to help move forward towards a vote of the property owner. as far as this resolution, it seems like the property owners have already met the threshold with cbd. it is not necessary to move
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forward on it. president chiu: supervisor avalos has made the motion. without objection, this will be referred back to committee. >> ordnance amending the zoning map applicable to 1717 17th street. president chiu: same house, same color? this is passed on the first reading. >> amending the planning code sections relating to area plans and to make clarifying changes. president chiu: same house, same
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call. >> setting nutritional standards for restaurant foods and other youth focused incentive items. supervisor mar: i wanted to thank my colleagues for your patience with this important measure. we have heard from a number of pediatricians, parents, and restaurant owners that have gotten behind this measure addressing childhood obesity. let me read off the organizations that are continuing to build in the community. many groups like the chinese association. the heart of the campaign comes from grassroots and community groups like the food guardians
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of the hunters point area, the women's collective. i also wanted to say that we build support for many parents leaders that have been nutritional advocates within the school district, the san francisco food coalition, and the student nutrition and physical activity committee. others in public health like the tobacco free coalition, the slow food in san francisco, like many others. many medical professionals, a clinical pediatrics and the directors have been tremendous in their work with us. as has the president of the national public health association. it has been a tremendous effort
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where we are building momentum to support this effort in seven it is. i also wanted to thank -- support this effort in san francisco. i also wanted to thank many of the food guardians and grass roots. advocates. the last grouping of people that have shown strong report in the last phases of the campaign has been small restaurants and small businesses from grapevine, the pokr sto -- pork store cafe. i will also urge my colleagues to continue to vote for this healthy meals and said the ordinance -- healthy meals incentive ordinance.