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not resdrushl this is an opportunity and the whole board needs to know about serving supper to the students and they're n they're n they're not sdprrsz. >> i think we should have that. thank you. report inform the grounds committee commissioner mendoza-mcdonnell >> he did a positive recommendation for renaming the school and having had two kids. >> pardon me. >> the library. >> we speak to a different resolution. and then we had a really good informational item we got an update of willie brown academy
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and i i guess it's the willie brown junior middle school and progress is being made there's holes in the ground and they're starting to build euand you're going workings in the community and looking at at opening up in was it august of 2015 we got on update on another site which is another building their removing the bubble losses and building a new building opening in august 2016. nick castro came down who has been a really great resource and we've talked about his funding we've requested from the city again for the next two years but
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he gave an update on the grant funding we're getting over 8 homicide thousand and a couple of million over the next two years for energy efficient in our school we talked about the share energy program we want 23 schools participating and saving lots of money and the savings the school gets 50 percent of the savings they save it's great we need more schools and have principle here from nick so we are going to work toward getting the principles her. on the district and purchasing of bottled water we are determining whether to renew the
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water and getting more hetch hetchy water in our schools it was a good meeting. thank you. any other reports. commissioner murase >> on monday, i prarmentd in the arts festivity that was a really lovely ceremony on thursday at the museum to honor the awards including our own kevin and many other sfusd faculty members and i want to thank all the folks admiring the effectively work and march 19 i wanted to add kudos for commissioner mendoza-mcdonnell for the toll that was favorable
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to the community and a shout out to the public schools. i want to worry about folks a heap chavez holiday and commissioner maufas and i have been activity that the street ceremonies and asian-american teachers, faculties members and educators the deadline is april 4th do to asia fair and nominate our favorite asia person and that's speck for teaching diversity so you're looking for those teachers teaching diversity and their
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schools are yes, ma'am latino the diversity >> thank you for that clarification. there be joshua activities and finally the ad hoc is meeting on april 30th at the 6 o'clock in this room >> commissioner commissioner mendoza-mcdonnell. >> i wanted to monopolies that tomorrow morning through the around is the first annual we day educational day i'm sorry it's the program for free the children the first time in the bay area and 16 thousand students will be attending a fro concert and the students earned a ticket to go to the concert they couldn't purchase those ticket they raised money for
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other students around the world so it is a really great event and 17 of our schools are participating and that's in sfusd they're going going to go over in the morning with a line up of guest like magic johnson and flaerg a woman that survived genocide we did thank california and our staffer for encouraging the students to participate. i wanted to mention on march 13 i was so pleased to attend the
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brotherhood, sisterhood with our superintendant at lincoln high school that was cool loved the whole thing and on march 14 i joined chairperson nicholas and their mother with a hundred regimes of paper to the elementary school and we met a lot of folks in the afternoon are i want to remind everybody this wednesday is the lgbt annual directorship at the app to say million dollar school from 5:30 to stouks. the item t the closed session read out the board about a vote of 6 i's xhekz doesn't renew the
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contract of one principle the vote of 6 i's commissioner mendoza-mcdonnell doesn't renew the contract of one - o ah case 2014087 the vote commissioner mendoza-mcdonnell gives authority to the district to pay up 0 a stipulated amount and 2014 the board by a vote approved the competently public department of transportation off one student and the replacement of one high school students in the matter case no. 20/201420115 the board by a vote gave the
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authority of the district to pay up to a certain amount and other items the staff report open clarified personnel tracks it's with a great a good deal of sadness the form director of transportation for the stuffed dennis was born on july 10th and passed away he retired from the district as what we rehired as a consultant i had the privilege of reading the boards letter at the retirement directorship he, he worked until his intimely passing he was dedicated to his family and was a loyal friend to
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so many here at the san francisco unified school district. it's memorial this past wnld was a true testimony both respected professionally once you knew dennis titus his obituary stated this honorable man was loved. the board of education expresses their sympathy to his wife linda and his loving family and to his sister mary. i end up with some words i read in 2009 the transportation department about not be the same without you but providing the
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best transportation for our students will carry forward. meeting hub. >> hi, i'm jean yes my name is jean and sometimes, people call me sir, girl. san francisco has served our sewer system and it's no square feet it's a matter of time. that's why we're planning major upgrades public health depends
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on it that. see how this important work is done. i was fascinated by it. we're going to creek. i would recycle you to come up and see the sewer system in minnesota that's why we see this
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through the plant. a lot of people don't realize how much work sgo goes into cleaning the water were. we offer free service to san you. >> ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ in landing a contract with the sfoifk is pretty champ but now with the opened contracting center visitors can get opportunity at the new state of the arc facility and attend
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workshops and receive one-on-one technical assistance and learner what you need to become a primary contractor or what information to be a subcontractor and a created bed public commission it will help people to assist people to compete for and performance open city contract a lot of small businesses do have the resources to loblth the opportunity so one of the things we wanted to do was provide ways to access contract >> access to the plans spiefkz and a data place basis ease contracting opportunity and funding or capital training. this is and other documents that needs to be submitted. to compete is a technical skill
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that it takes to win a scheduling for a popular to you can win a professional services job or how to put together a quote it's all those technical pieces. looking at the contracting assistance center is our touch point with we get the people to come and see the planning specks and later than about projects earlier is he get training so you're ready to go arrest hello engineering it has all the tools that a contractor small or large can come here. i can't say enough about the center it's a blessing. we do business all over the country and world and a place like the contractor center to identify the business in san
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francisco >> the reality is you need training and that's what the center is here to train and make you better qualified to go work with the city and county and to be successful at the end. >> that will give people the competitive edge e edge at receiving contracts with the city. >> we have krafshth services here that help you find out where you need to get the skills forbidding. >> i mean local businesses participation in city projects is a winning factor it helms help the business their local businesses they're paying savings and a property tax and payroll tax and normally adhere
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san franciscans so their bowing goods and services in san francisco it really helps the economy of san francisco grow so its not only a benefit to the project but to the city. the contractors center is 5 thomas melon circle in the bayview area open 8:30 to 5 welcom >> on december 28, 1912. san francisco mayor, sonny jim rolph stared into the crowds of those who have gathered. a moment in history. the birth of a publicly own
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transit system. san francisco municipal railway. muni as it would become to be known. happy birthday, muni, here is to the next 100 years. the birth of muni had been a long-time coming. over the years the city was disjointed privately owned companies. horses and steam and electric-powered vehicles. creating a hodgepodge of transit options. none of them particularly satisfying to city residents. the city transit system like the city itself would have changes during the san francisco earthquake. the transition that will pursue from this aftermath would change san francisco's transportation
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system once again. facilitated by city boss, abe ruth, ushering in the electric city car. the writing was on the wall. the clammer had begun for the experiment including public transit people. owned by the people and for the people. the idea of a consolidated city-owned transit system had begun traction. and in 1909, voters went to the polls and created a bond measure to create the people's railway. would become a reality three years later. on december 28, 1912, mayor sonny rolph introduced the new
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geary electric streetcar line and the new san francisco railway. that he said would be the nucleus that would host the city. and san francisco gave further incentive to expand the city's network. a project by way of tunnel leading into chinatown by way of north beach. in december the first streetcar was driven into the tunnel. just two years after its berth, muni had added two lines. and k, l and m lines that span out from westportal. in 1928, the j line opened heading west to the beach. in 1944 san francisco voters
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finally approved muni take-over of the market street railway. by then motor bus and trolley bus improvement had given them the ability to conquer san francisco's hills. after the war most of the street-car lines would be replaced with motor or trolley bus service. in 1947, the mayor recommended replacing two lines with motor coaches. and it appeared that san francisco's iconic cable cars had seen their final days. entered mrs. cluskin, the leader to save the cable cars. arguing that the cable cars were a symbol of the city, and she entered a charter placed on the november ballot. it passed overwhelmly. the california street cable
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railway was purchased by the city in 1952. there were cut backs on the cable car system and in 1957 only three lines would remain. the three lines that exist today. in 1964 the cable car's future as part of california's transit system was sealed when it was proclaimed a national historic landmark. in february, 1980, muni metro were officially inaugurated. in that same year, muni received its first fleet of buses equipped with wheelchair lifts. in 1982 when the cable car had a
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shut-down, they added an alternative attraction to the cars. the festival was a huge hit and would continue for the next four summers in a permanent f-line that would extend all the way to fisherman's wharf, by 2000 the f-line was in place. and in 2007 muni extended the third line to the southeast corner and returning to third street. for the first time in 60 years. in the course of last 100 years, muni's diverse workforce forged by men and women of innovation have reflected the many cultures that flock to the city. muni's ground-breaking
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antidiscrimination has guaranteed equal opportunity for all. the city's policy mandates the course for the future, as they work diligently to increase options and increase multialternatives, and deduce -- reduce the carbon footprint. it continues to improve the systems. during this sen -- centennial year we reflect on the transit system. driven not >> we've never been in so much focus worldwide and will not be this this is a the moment in
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time when a story going and make a wish is a program that fulfills wishes for children we operate in every cities there are 62 chapters. our chapter was formed in 8984 we fulfilled 24 wishes. our chapter covers from movntd ray 17 communities and we expect to fully 3 hundred and 50 wishes this year. we send verizon's it out to the wish families and interviews the wish child and if you do their heartfelt wish then go to work to make it happen. dismissals is a 5-year-old boy
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who was diagnosing diagnosed with life without parole when he was 20 months old he's 5 hose now in remission he had his port removed hose monopoly on the chemotherapy. this particular wish the parents wanted to wait until he had energy. i began assigning this wish with the family in march and started to understand the two miles how are we going to achieve that i made a bold statement into turning this into goth am city. it codify catapulted.
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so, now it's a much for ininaccurate indicate from the divorce. people starting twoet and reposting and it went viral. it was incredible about make a wish he wanted to be thinking about being batman. there's been a lot of super issues that have happened cross the country but i think that can only happen in san francisco the mayors on board and the city hall it's an incredible outpouring and i love how san francisco is in the spotlight here and people around the world sending their love to san francisco. you kids we thank you for your encourage and we wish we can
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erase the pain we hope this is the day of magic and that you'll remember this forever. bat kid forever in san francisco >> san francisco is unique in this way and it's part of our compassion and we have a civic duty to be involved and people are stepping forward if in huge way. it's about san francisco and it's inspired by miles and about every child who has a severesee. >> hey hey san francisco nona is book. april fools while your coming up
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with your april fools we have city to see this is the wbns pr this monday head to the magnolia bloom and festive your eyes on historic magnolias and take advantage of the muni classes to learn about those masking magnolias then check anti thursday night the academy comes to life with the mask of the movies to the museum we'll we'll have millimeter projects the fun starts at the 6 and the ticket are 12 bucks. and on sunday it's free hotdog day at richmond it's a courtyard dprerl and they give out free hotdogs so if you're interested
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in seeing the veggie hotdogs send your sunday here. that's the once or twice for more fog visit us at the