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e high injury corridors as well and we also, there are two, excuse me two street projects including a resurfacing project there and a pedestrian, safety and transit project that came out of little saigon and tender loin stud j and so we thank the public works for delivering that and working with the community with the commissioner's office to do that in the next few months. >> we are also proud and pleased to produce the much needed project managing training together with sfmta and here we want to thank tom mcchoir and working with our staff and we will be putting on a training this coming week for 120 staff at both agencies so that we can develop a common vocab and approach and methods for project management. and here we will be able to host these over the coming weeks and this is part of our joint effort for collaborate.
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>> and two notes of awards that i would like to highlight is one is the annual awards of the construction management association. construction management association of america. and they have honored our ydi islands rent project and we are honoreds a distinguished owner for that work and i would like to thank saga and eric for providing that industry leading leadership, together with hoff that provides, construction management and golden state bridge the contractor and then on the modeling front, the new deputy for technology and data and analysis, joe is now a published author of the timer on activity days modeling and he produced this with the other co-authors and it was published
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by the transportation administration and we are han ored to have you in our ranks >> colleagues any questions,? commissioner mar? >> thank you. i wanted to thank our director chang for the great work with the vision zero efforts sxim also excited about the stop let's, that sounds like a really creative way of improving different corners and neighborhoods as well, and i do have the concern about the further delays of the geary rapid network, and how it impacts, perhaps the rest of the city wide effort to create at rapid networks in the areas that don't have access to light rail and other rapid networks, and i think that the residents along the geary corridor and many of you know that it is the busiest bus line west of chicago. and 55,000 riders a day equal to the whole cal tran system and i am concerned that we have endured years of district
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attorney delays, and they are doing the best to challenge the procedural delays that are going on and i am pleased that there is going to be an effort to the design work and that you do something possible to challenge the rational for the delays and thank you for pushing this along and i will just say as a resident in talking to many transit riders and neighborhood folks we have induereded years of delays and for no more delays, thank you. >> thank you, commissioner mar and i will second those remarks. >> and colleagues any additional questions or comments? seeing none, we will move on to items from the finance committee, and mr. clerk will you call item number 5? >> oh,, i am sorry is there any public comment on item four? >> seeing none, public comment
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is closed. >> item a5? >> adopt the positions on the state legislation and is this an action item. >> okay. colleagues, any questions or comments reting to item number 5? >> seeing none, is there any public comment? seeing none, public comment is closed. >> call the roll, or actually could we take the same house --. >> oh, the house has changed call the roll. >> on 5, avalos? >> aye. >> breed. >> aye. >> campos. >> aye. >> christensen. >> aye. >> cohen. >> aye. >> farrell. >> absent. >> kim. >> aye. >> mar. >> aye. >> and commissioner tang. >> aye. >> weiner. >> aye. >> yee. >> aye. >> the item passes. >> okay we will move to item number 6. >> and item 6, amend the adopted fiscal year 14, 5 budget to increase the revenues
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by $2,959,881 and decrease expenditures, and for a toeltal fund balance of $32,710,535 this is an action item >> if there are know questions or comments we will move to the public comment, is there any public comment on item 6? >> seeing none, public comment is closed. >> and the house has changed so please call the roll on item six. >> 6. avalos. >> aye. >> breed. >> aye. >> campos. >> aye. >> christensen. >> aye. >> cohen. >> aye *. >> commissioner farrell. >> aye. >> kim. >> aye. >> mar. >> aye. >> tang. >> aye. >> weiner. >> aye. >> yee. >> aye. >> the item passes. >> we will move to items in the plans and programs committee, item number 7. >> appoint myla ablog to the citizen's advisory committee.
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>> we will open public comment. seeing none public comment is closed. colleagues could we take item 7, same house same call without objection that will be the order. >> item number 8. >> allocate, $1,824,a02 in prop k funds with conditions for seven requests subject to the attached fiscal year cash flow distribution schedules. >> are there any questions or comments? >> we will move to public comment, is there any public comment on item 8? >> seeing none, public comment is closed. >> colleagues, could we take item 8, same house same call without objection that is the order. >> 9. >> 9, adopt the san francisco corridor and management study and phase report, this is an action item. >> seeing no comments or questions from colleagues, we will open the public comment. and is is there any public comment on item nine? >> seeing none, the public comment is closed and colleagues could we take item 9, the same houpts and the same
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call, without objection that is will be the order. >> item ten >> this is an action item >> the staff will provide a presentation. >> hi, good morning, liz, senior engineer with the transportation authority, this item is to approve increased
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expenditures for the off-ramp reconfiguration related to the contaminated soils at the project site. this project is located at the terminus from westbound, i-80 and the first off-ramp into downtown san francisco. and the fulsom street leg of the off-ramp curves across transbay, development block 8 as shown in this image and in order to assemble and create a parcel, to maximize the development and follow the adopted transbay development controls, the office of the community and development and infrastructure seeks to reconfigure the off-ramp. and this image shows the ultimate configuration of the off-ramp and in november of 2013, we entered into the memo of agreement with the ocii with the construction phase of the project, uppeder that agreement we are to provide the turn key operations.
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construction began in september, 2014. and in november, contaminated materials were discovered during the testing of excavating materials prior to disposal n february of 2015, the commission on community investment and infrastructure approved to increase the budget to provide funding to dispose of one stockpile of contaminated soils, those were approved by the board in 2015. and at the time that amendment the staff from the transportation authority, and ocii and the transbay joint authority and cal transwere in the discussion of disposition of other soils and seeking to find solutions in order to minimize the project costs. >> some of the materials have tested positive for led contamination and classified as california has ard yus materials, after the discussions, ocii and cal
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transstaff, ocii staff, concluded that the only available option is to dispose of the soils at a regulated disposal facility, it is clean harbor landfill in california. the presence of contaminated materials has prevented some work from proceeding as originally schedule, construction is currently schedule to be completed in early july. the time extension will insure, costs for idle equipment and project and the staffing by the contractor construction manager and transportation authority. the estimated delay is currently 61 days in total, some of which core current owner and contractor-caused. >> and the estimated additional project cost to properly handle and dispose of approximately, 5500 tons is $1 million, the total carrying costs for the time extension are estimated at $200,000. of that, 64,580, is designated in the mla amendment for the
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contractor, who is compensated on a per day basis for site maintenance and costs for all owner caused delay, thus, 180 responses is designated for the engineers, and the remaining 17,080 is designated to the authority for the project management oversight costs and the proposed resolution will increase the engineer's contract by 118,340 and increase the additional construction allotment by 1 million, 81,660,000. >> thank you. >> thank you very much. >> colleagues, are there any questions or comments? relating to this item?
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>> yes. >> i was just curious to know, do you believe that the entire project site is contaminated or is it just, or are they contained in the very small localized area. >> the contaminants are contained in portions of the project site and not the entire project site. most of the excavated material has been determined to be contaminated either by oil contamination or lead contamination. >> oil ar led you said? >> correct. >> what was the previous, site used for? >> that led to the contamination. >> the source of the contamination is not known. it could have happened, when the land was filled after the 1906 earthquake when they brought in a lot of fill in that area, and the land was also in i believe it was the 30s was the site of an iron works foundry, and the foundry could have led to the
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contamination. >> and we have not heard from any attorneys, living or working in the effected area of complaints or illness, or >> we have not. >> for the last, number of years, the site has been parking areas, and the transthe bus, structure, that went to the old transbay terminal. >> thank you. >> thank you. >> okay. >> colleagues any additional comments or questions? >> seeing none, thank you very much. >> we will open the item, item 10 up for public comment. is there any public comment? >> seeing none, public comment is closed. >> colleagues, could we take item 10, the same house same call without objection that will be the order. >> and item 11. item 11, introduction of new items, and this is information, >> are there any introductions? >> is there any public comment on item number 1 1? >> seeing none, public comment
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is closed. and item 12. >> item 12, public comment? >> is there any general public comment? >> seeing none, public comment is closed. and item 13. >> adjournment. >> we are adjourned. thank you. >> 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.
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dismissals is a 5-year-old boy 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
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encourage and we wish we can 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 severe.
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>> okay good morning good morning. >> good morning. >> good morning. >> and welcome to the brand new willie brown jr. middle school. (clapping.) i hate to start with on apologize but my grandmother would admonish me for not be a good host for having a it is my duty i didn't place to come to espouse my different it is a boy product of a dawn of a new day when we opened the doors of willie brown jr. middle school this fuel 2 hundred pioneering significant graders will experience the best education that san francisco, california provide i'm honored to serve as is founding principle of willie
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brown jr. middle school and deeply 40u7b8d u humbled by the coordination and support within sfusd the commission on the board of education the department of public health the public works the department of children youth and their families and all corporate partners to provide the resources to insure the success of our school between our 2014 and january of 2015 did project manager and myself engaged over 43 families visiting 25 elementary school p t organization and hosting citywide information and registration seconds families employed to willie brown jr. middle school not only because we have a state of the art brand new building but we're offering
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longer than reading in science and math for deeper learning with a hands-on curriculum to motivate our students to the future we're offering a health care to support the development and wellness of the town offering associate learn to help our students strengthen positive behaviors named after willie brown jr. to honor his legacy not only after the first african-american mayors one of the first african-american with you as a civic rights attorney that fought to protect and expand the rights of others i mean our mission at willie brown jr. middle school is to provide the education that will help to engage our students in their elapsing to excelsior explore their future opposite and.
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>> john: just as a name sage lead a life of service we want our students to protect and expand the rights of others willie brown jr. middle school is a welcome place for you'll i welcome you to our event today thank you. (clapping.) my job as a mc to say a smooth transition to honor the mayor and the schools and the families of willie brown jr. middle school neksz next our superintendent mr. richard korans korans. >> good morning, everyone i can't think of a better occasion to be here at the new willie brown jr. middle school in the
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heart of the bayview and part of reason why we're so excited you're not going to be able to within the scope the miles. >> off our faces we closed the old willie brown facility we made a promise to rebuild this school and it will be the premier middle school not only in northern california but in the state of california perhaps the country (clapping) i think that when you look around although principle hydro hydrowould be embarrassed of the dust it is appropriate because willie brown jr. middle school in the future will leave everybody in its dusts that's how much we believe in the school he's been long time what is contained in the school i want to emphasize san francisco
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has a fully choice enrollment system and ladies and gentlemen when we have 3 hundred sophisticates available at the brand new facility we've received over 3 hundred and 65 requests for one of the spots we have more requests then spades the word is out people want to come is willie brown jr. middle school because of what principle hodson has said the tell us on steam and the whole child we've talked about a whole approach the community in the heart of the bayview will be able to come to the site and have services the deep partnerships partnerships the department of public health and barbara garcia has pledged a full-time staff members and people out of the box before anyone saw the
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symmetric's are creating spaces and the nutrition will be second to none and we know that there are neighborhoods in san francisco children don't get fabulous they got out of the corner liquor store that will not be the case of the willie brown jr. middle school this is a school that loobltsd the whole child we're excited for the sixth graders incidence 3 hundred and 65 requests for so many seats the majority of students that were offered a seat live in the bayview neighborhood they attend the schools in the neighborhood and nearly 70 percent are african-american students or latinos we're reclaiming an educational spot in the bayview so students