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concerned about affordable housing, and there was a conditional use appeal of larkin that they voted to change as an emergency measure and they decided to -- the fact that the project for [inaudible] instead of the tndc project which we pontbacker wanted and we felt it was the best sites for senior housing which would have put in 56 units of fixed housing, which could have provided community facilities for a neighborhood that has no community center, no senior seiner, no library or police station with a public room, no place for social activities whatsoever. we used to do it in that charge. we couldn't get your attention when we were trying to file the appeal. it's a neighborhood where you would never baibltd get 20% of the neighborhoods because it is a neighborhood of chinese
family properties, most of them don't live there and many of them just don't get involved and the ones that did get involved, one of them sent me a list of the supervisors she wanted me to contact to have the five sponsors, she said these would be people who westbound sympathetic to seniors and minorities and she felt campos and kim and mar and cohen and yee and she forgot avalos, and then there were the three at least who grew up here and whose wonderful schools were beaten by washington pretty often and there's supervisor wiener would's concerned about efficiency units and in this case we would have double density studios or one bedrooms and 30% of the buildings were not going to be used for cars, for 60 thousand dollars to a neighborhood association, that was the alternative.
>> thank, -- thanks, next speaker. >> good afternoon, supervisors, my name is douglas chef, for the record, do any of the supervisors remember that o.j. simpson played football at galileo, secondly, i would like to say, i have a dream, i really have a dream, i have a dream that harvey milk will come back to life and say what took so long to get justice for my fellow dead gay men, it's amazing how harvey milk is such a revered figure but yet someone just so similar to harvey is completely ignored, no justice for 13 years, so in my opinion, if you're going the say harvey milk is a great man, then you ought to follow the same example and say we're
going to check out joe sevalosmen, every gay man is equal, so if you respect one, you better respect the next gay one, the gay man's curse is continued on for the warriors, three recent injuries and hopefully no more, when think hear about the curse, they're not going the want to come back to san francisco, and lastly, i would like to welcome the people sitting in the back queues, being a crime fetter, i would like to tell them the god honest truth, this building is very impressive but realistically, public corruption exists in every city, so since you are young and you have your career ahead of you, i would encourage you the fiekt public corruption and let's put it this way, many people in the fbi are getting old and we could sure use some new blood because let's put it this way, the only time we're
going to end public corruption is to stamp it out one person at a time. thank you. >> next speaker. >> good afternoon. president chiu, fellow board members, madam clerk, my name is lawrence flores, the americas cup came and went, obviously we had a lot of labor issues, a lot of challenges but with that, what we need to do is move forward. we need to move forward and make the next event a positive one. and i'm speaking to the one of the super bowl, of sponsoring the super bowl here in the bay area. that's what's important, moving forward on a positive note, learning from our mistakes of
what happened. and with that, i'm happy to report that last friday, the america's cup event authority issued a check to the office of labor standard enforcement of 404 thousand dollars to be paid to the workers that performed the work at phase 1 of the america's cup. that is a significant amount, that is like an early merry christmas to the workers because time and time again, it's all about the workers and even the workers behind me. that was a huge success and it finally happened. and i do want to thank the office of labor standard enforcement, donna le v*it, mary berzoto, that was information provided by carp there's local 22, but i want to
thank this board for standing behind them, but also standing with san francisco residents of job opportunities here in san francisco, but most of all, i want to thank supervisor bulldog avalos who's very vocal on the workers, in support of the workers time and time again and thank you supervisor, and thank you all and i wish you all a happy thanksgiving and don't eat
support these workers? >> right now, what we're asking for is elected leaders and other civic leaders to endorse the boycott of center plate and food and beverage at the ballpark. >> i have a question. >> supervisor cohen? >> thank you. so, what i heard from a lot of the workers, boycott, to me, that means if i'm at the ballpark, don't buy food, it's as simple as that? >> it's that simple but there's a lofted of eventess, a big part of center plate's income comes from catering events, and so they have all kinds of events, you know, not just during the games but during the off season and when the games aren't being played, so we're asking people to boycott those catered events as well. >> this also includes candle stick? >> no, we're not boy contending
-- boycotting the food at candle stick. >> center plate is also -- the contracts with candle stick, it would be contracted within the new stadium, so in my opinion, if we're looking at a larger issue about workers, we're talking about, yes, they may not be in the city and county of san francisco but maybe going down to santa clara county. >> they've been rewarded with that, but there is a responsibility, absolutely, for center plate to do this but we think that the responsibility goes beyond that because these are jobs that unfortunately are very low wage and it's not only center plate that is ignoring the responsibilities we're focusing on, the giants won two world series in four years and our members have not had a wage increase in four years during
that entire time which in our view is quite unconscionable. >> thank you very much. >> thank you, mr. casey, next speaker. >> thank you, mr. president. members of the bore, my name is christopher ball, i live at 1011 howard street, i wanted to bring your attention to -- i thought somebody would get that. the bicycle coalition has offered for your perusal on the website and i want to -- please note that 50 feet is the probable elevation of the whole impact of greenland melting.
we can fix this, we know how much coal, oil and gas is burnt and so how much c02 we put into the atmosphere. we know how much c02 plants can pull down from the atmosphere and sequester. all we need to do is supply sufficient fresh water to enough empty desert to grow new plants so pull down all that carbon that we spew out. we don't have to make anybody drive funny little cars or anything. technological innovation has given us a taolt, carbon nano fill to cheaply filter from fresh water and find energy-free d free for the capture in hydrothermal venting, police cal intervention will enable
california to have developments in all its economic ability, will warrant carbon download into plant material, we also fund the development of robotics. >> thanks, next speaker. >> thank you very much. supervisors, south beach marina apartment, we don't get the show over there, so we don't see what's going on here. i would like to celebrate life, celebrate workers, celebrate a conversation, so keeping on the
same page of all the things i've kind of picked up or some of the things i've picked up since i've been kindling here, keeping us on the same page, 706 mission, the building wasn't high enough, we need a waiver from regulation, planning department, it's okay, board, a, okay, washington, we can't make enough profit, we can't maximize. change of code, planters, no problem, board, hey, a, okay. later down closer to here a little thing or protrel avenue, a remodeled business that never made any noise now makes noise and a group came over here and said, hey, time out, what's going on here, why do we have constant noise in our homes and the terror of an emergency generator to kind of keep machines calm and make our
homes inhospitable. everything's okay, planters, no problem here, live with it. a gal in a wheelchair, you know, that still sticks. there should be some way to fix that, you know, and these people keep coming and they say, we need a hiccup fix, so thank you, let's get working on that one. it could be a call at the st. francis asterisk gets stamped on this, we can change this. so, all of that besides a thank f nice breeze just came by. i like the vote, i like no on b and c and if that coalition could come along here. thank you. happy thanksgiving. >> next speaker. >> last week, we learned that the testimony of jesus was the
spirit of prophesy, revelation 1910 and i quoted a verse from matthew 13 where jesus said, as therefore the terrors are gathered and burned so, does this age, a sin of man should set forth his angels and gather in [inaudible] do inequity and cast them into a faur nas of fire. this should be wailing and gnash your teethed, in the kingdom of their father, that was the prophesy about the future, but it will at the last day, with we say the testimony of jesus is the spirit of prophesy, what we mean by that is he fulfilled ancient prophesies that were given by king david who was a prophet and mentioned a detail of crucifixion long before they happened. now, if i was to say that bill
a r-r s, because he's a terrorist and goes about obama's book, he's going the drive a farar ri and go into mcdonalds, with we are dealing with prophesy, we're dealing with centuries before the big event of the death of christ, not 478 minutes by centuries and centuries, for instance on psalm sunday when jesus rode the donkey, 400 years before it happened, god said it had to happen in jerusalem, it had to happen in the 497th year, he said we would be yankedbacker wounded for our transgressions, the reason why he would die would be for our transgression, these are detail, where and where he would die, when he would die, where he would be born. when christ arose from the
death, he says he fools in slow of heart to believe all the prophets, and then after he satisfied the claims of justice, enter into his glory. >> thank you. next speaker. >> mr. president, board members of the board of supervisors, 66 thousand dollars, is anyone owing 66 thousand or is owed 66 thousand, when the city and county of san francisco others me 66 thousand of work that i have done, i have given the mta, i haven't been paid, i have lost 8 employees.
my doors are locked. director mars from the port of san francisco has given me an extension on my lease. i can't get paid. i can't get paid because everybody's pointing the finger at who should pay me. i have a letter here from the mta saying that i am owed 66 thousand dollars but i have to go and file a claim against the city and county of san francisco to good -- get it. i have sad o .the advisory committee for 19 year, i have beener in ldda of this city for over 21 years, this is a shame and disgrace that at this stage of the game, i have to beg the city and county of san francisco to pay me to pay people that worked with me, 8 people that lived in my district that i had to let go because i couldn't pay them
because the city wouldn't pay me. my landlord, the ported told me to pay them and i said tell your land lard the city and county of san francisco to pay you and then i'll pay you, pay me and then i'll pay them. thank you very much, i'm sorry for the inconvenience. >> next speaker. >> hi, my name's larry ed nar, and i like to be called juicy, i think this is an important day because 35 years ago, george mosconi and mar vie milk were shot, we forget that jones town, 18 people taken out of western addition, and we hear these students that blacks and people of color in the mission, i was walking in the mission a couple of weeks ago, they said we don't want to sell our [inaudible], go away.
the bracket from 2200 to 177 thousand are from the low to the high, we keep people in jail at 200 dollars a day, 5600 dollars a mother, so we see why the rents are -- they don't care about you, i am a former number local 22, and martin luther king spoke there, he said in america, one day basic black and troubled white would be on the constitution keyboard, when you go to the turkey bowl, think of the people who have come here in san francisco, what are we really doing in san francisco, black and white born here yesterday, how significant is it that he would be here on the day of kennedy assassination.
we need to give thanks and make sure that this board and this building, this city does on the west coast accept all people. you know things are not going right and you can make the change. make that change, the man in the mirror, we add the board of supervisors and the mayor, every day is thanksgiving for someone, gobble, gobble, gobble, ho, ho, ho. >> thank you, have there any other members who wish to speak in general public comment. if noted, general public comment is closed. >> item 36-44 are considered for adoption. >> colleagues, would anybody like the sever any of these items. seeing none, could you take a roll on the adoption calendarbacker dar? >> on items 36z through 44 had, supervisor breed, aye. supervisor cam bows?
aye. supervisor chiu, aye. supervisor cohen, cohen, aye. supervisor farrell, aye, supervisor k*im, kim, aye. supervisor mar, aye. supervisor tang? aye. supervisor wiener, aye, supervisor yee, aye. supervisor avalos? avalos, aye. there are 11 ayes. >> madam clerk, can you read the in memoriam >> >> today's meeting will be adjourned by the memory of the beloved individual, on supervisor cohen, dpr the late officer michael howard. sxfrjts do we have anymore business in front of the board. >> that concludes our business before the board today, mr. president. >> we hope everyone has a wonderful thank giving. we are adjourned before the board. (gavel). (meeting is adjourned).
>> 7 and a half million renovation is part of the clean and safe neighbor's park fund which was on the ballot four years ago and look at how that public investment has transformed our neighborhood. >> the playground is unique in that it serves a number of age groups, unlike many of the other properties, it serves small children with the children's play grounds and clubhouses that has basketball courts, it has an outdoor soccer field and so there were a lot of people that came to the table that had their wish list and we did our best to make sure that we kind of divided up spaces and made sure that we kept the old features of the playground but we were able to enhance all of those features.
>> the playground and the soccer field and the tennis fields and it is such a key part of this neighborhood. >> we want kids to be here. we want families to be here and we want people to have athletic opportunities. >> we are given a real responsibility to insure that the public's money is used appropriately and that something really special comes of these projects. we generally have about an opportunity every 50 years to redo these spaces. and it is really, really rewarding to see children and families benefit, you know, from the change of culture, at each one of these properties >> and as a result of, what you
>> here we are at the embarcadero. we are standing at one of locations for the street artists. can you tell me about this particular location, the program? >> this location is very significant. this was the very first and only location granted by the board of supervisors for the street artist when the program began in 1972. how does a person become a street artist? there are two major tenants. you must make the work yourself and you must sell the work yourself. a street artist, the license, then submitting the work to a committee of