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maybe weren't dealing with this over the last several years. when we talk about -- you know -- this is the first time hearing that there is a disagreement. i can only imagine what it may relate to. i would just like to say that the last time the s.f. p.u.c. was doing their intergrated resource planning process, which only happens every two years, and the last time they were involved in capital planning, they also told us we needed to delay our discussion of local integrative build-out that we'd been talking about before i got involved in 2013, until that was done. those were done. it didn't happen. and we're now on the next cycle of those. and i can only imagine that we're going to hear folks wanting to wait for the first s.f. p.u.c. plan, and for them to put out their getting to 2030
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i.r.p., before we start looking at what we might like to do. you know, if we take over pg&e's infrastructure, clean power s.f. won't even exist. so all of the stuff they're doing will be for naught. we as the city, including s.f. p.u.c., but external of silos, like clean power s.f., we need to be looking at what we want to get to. [buzzer] >> and how all of the cylinders of the city can work to get there. that will be the same whether it is clean power s.f., whether it is public power. i think it is time to break out from letting one part of the city government to sit on this issue, which has been happening for six, seven, eight years. we need to have this happen at the 30,000-foot view. i'm hoping that the -- [buzzer] >> chairwoman: thank you very much. any other public comment?
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seeing none, the public comment is now closed. mr. clerk, can you please call item number seven. >> item seven is public comment. >> chairwoman: any members of the public like to make comment? seeing none, public comment is now closed. mr. clerk, item number eight. >> item eight is future agenda items? >> chairwoman: any future items to note? mr. global. >> i want to bring it to everyone's attention that i am expecting a fairly long agenda at our next meeting on september 20th. we're going to have several presentations, including some of the work that lavco's interns have been doing around programs for communities of concern with clean power s.f., and also some of the local build-out projects that have been previously considered, and we'll be bringing a presentation to you on that for background. >> chairwoman: colleagues, please note on your agendas that that meeting will take at least three hours, and to allot
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that amount of time so we can give our full attention to all of the work the interns have been doing. any other items on a future agenda. seeing none? how about public comment on this. >> the september meeting sounds like my kind of meeting. eric brooks with all of the groups i mentioned before. now i want to talk about you may need to call a special meeting in august. and that will be around legislation. as you heard, ab1054 passed, along with a companion bill, ab111. you should take a look at both bills. ab1054 does not just outrageously block public power. what it does is even when the monopoly utility like
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pg&e, even when its equipment is at fault for starting a fire, it guarantees that there will be a $21billion fund that rate-payers will pay half of to pay for fires. that's not the way it used to be. the way it used to be, whenever it was pg&e's fault or their equipment, pg&e paid, and had to work really hard to get any rate increases to pay for part of that. that's not even the worst part. once that $21 billion fund is exhausted, and we spent in the last two years $30 billion on the current wildfires that just happened in two years. if we go above the $21 billion, 1054 allows the monopoly utilities to do their own private bonds and link those to rate-payer increases to pay any further wildfire costs. [buzzer] >> so consumers,
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costumers, rate-payers will end up paying more than 50% of costs they are not responsible for. the reason that matters to our local build-out is that the more -- and to other community choice programs starting up -- the more rate-payer have to pay, the less they're willing to do clean power s.f. [buzzer] >> chairwoman: any other public comment. any other items before us? >> madam chair, there is no further business. >> chairman: thank you very much. this meeting is adjourned.
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>> supervisor walton: albert incident a -- quintanilla is our clerk. mr. clerk, would you please call the roll? >> clerk: yes. [roll call] >> clerk: we have quorum. >> supervisor walton: thank you so much, and i will be filling in for our chair until he
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arrives in a few minutes. so with that said, are there any questions or comments from colleagues for the minutes? seeing none, let's open this up to public comment to -- for the minutes. any comments from public? no public comment. colleagues, can we have a motion so second and a -- to second and approve the minutes from may 21st? do we do a roll call or vote? >> clerk: we do a roll call for the first action item. [roll call] >> clerk: the minutes are approved. >> supervisor walton: thank you, and mr. clerk, would you read the next item. >> clerk: yes. recommending awarding three-year professional services contracts with an option to extend for two additional one-year periods, to nossaman l.l.p., meyers nave riback silver & wilson, and
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wendel, rosen, black & dean, l.l.p., in a combined amount not to exceed $150,000 for on-call general legal counsel services. >> supervisor walton: thank you. do we have any comment before considering the item? >> the firms are nossaman, wendel, rosen, black & dean, and meyers nave riback silver & wilson. meyers nave riback silver & wilson have been working with aztc and other entities. our c.a.c. board heard this item. we have a unanimous motion and
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will be supporting it with prop c sales tax fund. >> supervisor walton: any other questions or comments? no comments, we will take public comment on this item. seeing no public comment, public comment is closed. can we move this item forward without any objection? item is moved forward without any objection, and with that, mr. clerk, please call the next item. >> clerk: update on yerba buena island updates. this is a presentation. >> good morning, eric cordova here to discuss the leadership update, led by tida as well as
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caltrans, basically. basically, the concept that you have in front of you shows the three major construction projects that are about to embark here and actually already started. i'm going to start from the top of the screen there that shows the michaela road construction. it is planned to be completed by the spring or summer of next year. there we go. my apologies. the project that the transportation committee has been leading is the off-roading of that off ramp, and the realignment project, taking south gate road there and realigning it. and the other major project that should start probably the
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summertime of 2021 is the west side bridges. as you see there in kind of a light orange color, that we anticipate starting in 2021. we're at approximately 60% design. i will get into details now on all of these. right there, what you see is basically an artist's rendering of the final completed in essence construction project that we're about to start hopefully this fall. we're very close in that regard. we're frankly at a point where at a primarily funded effort there. we've been working with the state and to get the federal funds for this. we're at a point where we're
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targeting the fall construction advertisement. frankly, we're shooting for september. final processes here will require us to get the final funding allocations here so we can get it out to bid. we're also working with 1 treasure island to establish a local hire program and to get the appropriate program, so in september, when we're starting to advertise this before the board in the fall, we'll be back to present a lot more details. this is a project that's going to take about 16 months, and there's sequencing here that's interesting here. u.s. coast guard has security here where they put us in a
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position. this project, deemed the south gate project, will be completed here. and then, we will move on to the next project, which is the west side bridges project. total cost, $83 million, and once again, primarily funded with federal and state funds with contribution from tida. as you heard in the past, we went ahead and are using the construction-general contracting method. we have chosen a contractor to work with us on the final design. we're currently at 60% final design, working with them and the team to establish with what they call in the industry a guaranteed maximum price, so we're working towards going on head and completing all the final design and starting
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construction in the 2021 time frame. once again, i do want to add, we will have as part of our job program, local hires. we want to make sure we put in the specs local hires and aspirational goals working with 1 treasure island as needed. we are also studying overall bicycle and connectivity on the island. there was a proposition k9 grak9 -- proposition k9 grant approved.
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there's some missing links for overall ped and bike connectivity on the island. let's start on that side, which is pure e-2. that's the caltrans pier that they're actually leaving and repurposing as a pier for the general public. then getting folks up to vista point. vista point is the point that is currently open to bicycles and pedestrians that is part of our y.b.i. ramps project that we completed in the latter part of 2016. we actually opened the vista point in may 2017, so folks can come from the east bay or folks can come from vista point and go across, and what we have there is a real nice setting for folks to basically take a break, use the rest rooms, park their bikes, rest, etc. we have a shuttle established to go ahead and get folks on the weekends to make sure -- because during the weekend is
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when we have a lot more people on the island. during the week, it's more at this point construction, so that's been a success story in that record. but the key to this is to show you the top points, and the connect data that caltrans has performed some concept development. and then down to the ferry terminal. it's going to start construction later this summer. but the thought process is to really make sure we do the proper planning so that we can facilitate bicycles and pedestrians getting down to the ferry terminal and getting across to san francisco once we start ferry service. we anticipate having some concepts developed later this year. this is an artist's rendering of what was pier e-2 -- what is pier e-2, and if you were to go
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out there today, you would see that it's almost completed. caltrans has gonna head and had a contract with cmtc contractor kiewit construction. what you have i just want to note on the right is the torpedo building. >> supervisor walton: quick question. when did the water get so blue? >> that's kudos to abe, one of our graphic artists. we think this'll be a major attraction on the island. caltrans, to their credit is almost complete with this effort. i did want to mention the historic torpedo building. it was constructed in the late 1800s, and as part of our south
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gate road efforts, we're going to put on a new roof and seal it up as much as possible. so caltrans is anticipating opening this in the later -- latter part of october 2019, and we'll make sure we get you information and specifics. i mentioned the data and caltrans western space bicycle span. they've been studying the connection from the eastern span dropoff all the way to san francisco. this is a rendering in essence what i would call the northern point standing on the western side of the island at the yerba buena tunnel, looking towards
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san francisco. and then finally, i just want to quickly update you all because we are working on all of the issues that were brought to our attention at the end of last year and earlier this year in terms of our affordability program. we're updating our travel demand and financial demand analysis right now, looking at congestion, financial effects, etc. we anticipate completing this work in the latter part of the summer here, probably in that august-september-october time frame, and then go ahead and start some outreach efforts. we've already started outreach with the business community, working with them at the ground level. we anticipate followup what we call cocreation workshops later this summer and additional outreach. and then bigger picture, we're
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still targeting and going ahead and launching some ferry service, initial ferry service from the east bay, and paying for that with some of the tolling that we need to install and the affordability program up and running 2021. so that's my presentation. any questions? >> supervisor walton: can you just go back to slide 7, i believe that was. >> yes. >> supervisor walton: that's more like what we see. >> yes, that's right. that's right. >> supervisor walton: supervisor mandelman, do you have any questions or comments? >> supervisor mandelman: i'm very excited about this extremely pricey bike extension. i think that's more than 300 -- >> it's 400. >> supervisor mandelman: more like 400. although tomorrow at budget, i'm voting a $900 million
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project to install some can canopies on market street. so given the budget, maybe $400 milli million isn't as much as i think it is. >> supervisor walton: do we have any public comment on this presentation? seeing none, public comment is closed. we are now at the point of the agenda for any general public comment. do we have anyone here in the audience for general public comment. >> clerk: we do have item 5, introduction of new items. >> supervisor walton: i'm sorry. any introduction of new items? sorry. i skipped number 5. sorry. from t.a.? my apologies, and seeing no one here for public comment, any other items? >> clerk: no, there's just adjournment. >> supervisor walton: thank you so much. this meeting is adjourned.
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>> hi, everyone. i'm the executive director of the richmond neighborhood center , and i want to welcome you all today. thank you for coming. [cheers and applause] we are so excited to be hosting this budget signing today. i want to tell you a little bit about the richmond neighborhood center for those of you who might not know. then neighborhood center offers a number of programs for
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families, children, seniors, and adults in the richmond. we strive to be a hub of resources, providing services directly and working with our partner nonprofits at this location. whether through our afterschool program, our food pantries, or our community festivals, like our upcoming autumn the moon, we are a center for building community and a sense of belonging for everyone. these are the values that our mayor is committed to and has prioritized in her budget, which she will be signing here today. we are excited to continue partnering and working with the city to create opportunities and strengthen our support for all of our diverse communities all over san francisco. thank you all for being here today. [applause] >> thank you, michelle, and thank you for letting us use this amazing facility which serves so many young people and
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families across the richmond district. welcome to the richmond, but i know supervisor fewer is also anxious to welcome you here. this is an incredible community and i think that sometimes, when we are doing a lot of work in city hall, we forget about so many neighborhoods because we are right there in the middle and we are downtown, and of course, we are in d5 and other areas, and d6, but we don't make it to the west side of the city sometimes. we don't make it to the southeast sector of the city, so michael as mayor is to make sure that we not only spend more time and provide more resources to various parts of our communities in san francisco that sometimes have been neglected, that we make that right kinds of investments in those communities , and so that's why we're here in the richmond today yes, we work with supervisor fewer as the budget chair. this year was absolutely amazing
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and yes, she fought for this district, but she also fought to prioritize equity and the things that are important to all san franciscans. it was truly a pleasure to work with her and to get this budget done. [applause] when i think back to why i got involved in politics in the first place, i think back to the first time that i advocated for resources for the western addition to the board of supervisors. that advocacy, carol was actually on the board at that time, many, many years ago, and a big supporter of the communities and equity, and really fighting for resources both here and in sacramento. we would show up, we would advocate, we would talk about the importance of our issues, and members of the board would answer the call to make the
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right investment. yes, we still have a number of challenges in this city, a number of important investments that we know we need to make, in this board of supervisors spend countless hours listening to the public, listening to me, sometimes, but ultimately, putting together what i believe is a very comprehensive budget that is fair, that is equitable, that makes new investments, and that is really focused on accountability, as well. and it was under the leadership of president of the board who had the vision to appoint sandy fewer as the budget chair because he knew that she would not take any mess from her colleagues and they all put forth their ideas, but ultimately, she wanted to make sure that this was a consensus
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budget, and everyone had something to be proud of. thank you to both supervisor fewer and president yee for your leadership. thank you to rafael mandel and who is here today. incredible advocates and supporters for the communities and incredible advocates and supporters for residents of the city. i also would like to thank our budget team and kelly kirkpatrick who is the director of the budget. [applause] kelly, stand up, we can't see you. [cheers and applause]. >> her countless hours and worker work to get this budget done. harvey rose and his team from the budget and legislative analyst. usually the mayor doesn't think them, but as someone who served on the board of supervisors and has a lot of love for the work that they do to really analyse the budget within a short time period, i just want to thank
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them for their hard work to get this job done was pause -- [applause]. >> thank you to brendan rosenfield for crunching the numbers, him and his team. all the department heads, the ones that were grilled hard-core and were able to fight for their resources and get what we needed for the public. i mean, the budget was a battle, but it was a good battle. it was one of the best budget processes i've seen in a really long time, and i'm not just saying that because this is my first budget as mayor, i am saying it because everyone had an opportunity to make a request and have their voices heard. and so i'm just proud of how comprehensive this budget is. yes, it is the highest budget in our city's history, $12.3 billion, and i don't want people to think we have control over the spending of all these dollars, because we do have
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enterprise departments like the airport, the port of san francisco, the public utilities commission, but ultimately, we made some new investments because not only did i spend time having a number of budget town hall meetings all over san francisco, i know the supervisors spent time with their various constituents, and we took that feedback to incorporate it into our budget, and i just wanted to highlight a few of the things that i know are some of the most pressing issues that we face in san francisco. since i've taken office, about a year ago, we have been able to make over a billion dollars of investments in affordable housing throughout the city and county of san francisco. [applause] we have been able to do that because our unexpected windfall of the funding, because of our investments in our current budget, and because you all are going to pass the 600 billion-dollar affordable
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housing bond this fall without raising property taxes. [applause] part of that budget includes not only building new affordable housing and providing support for low and middle income families, it also provides preservation of existing affordable housing, and so i know that preservation around a small sight acquisition was really important to supervisor fewer because of so many seniors in the richmond district living in some of these buildings that are up for sale and have the ability to purchase those buildings and protect them for those low income seniors and it is so critical to the long-term stability of affordable housing in san francisco. i am excited about funding for rent subsidies and trying to keep people housed, our rights to civil council, and making sure that people who are facing eviction are not doing it alone. so many amazing investments in housing, and now we've just got to get rid of some of the
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bureaucracy that gets in the way of housing. homelessness, which we know as a number 1 issue that we face in tenth -- in san francisco. we have additional support for more navigation centers, for more shelter beds, because we know we need them and we need them yesterday. providing 100% affordable housing with wraparound services for formerly homeless individuals is something that is critical to addressing the number 1 crisis in our city, and we made those investments. $53 million to expand our behavioral health program and other health services in san francisco. [applause] thank you supervisor mandelman for your support and leadership around mental health reform in our city. we have already opened 100 new mental health stabilization beds on top of what we already have, and with this additional funding , we will be able to open another 100 new beds by the end
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of this year. we also have a need for people to use the bathroom, so we are adding more pitstops, we are adding more big belly trash cans , we are adding more targeted street cleaning, and we are using our 311 data to really make those investments strategically in the right places. we're deploying another 250 officers, hopefully, as we get them across the finish line of the academy, so that they can walk the beat in various neighborhoods, talk to merchants , get to know the communities, and help with preventing crime from happening in the first place. we know that our commercial corridor and so many neighborhoods need so much help and support, so we have made investments to support for sought improvement, tenant improvements, pay various fines and fees, and other things that we know small business communities face, including seven businesses right here in the richmond district you will
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benefit from some of the new small business investment our city proposes to make. it is the beginning. there's more that we need to do to protect and support are small businesses, and i have been fighting with my director of small business because i want us to cut even more fees for small businesses in san francisco so that it's not a burden to them staying open in the city. [applause] through hard work, the minimum compensation ordinance was done. it was brutal, but we got through it, and so many very low income wage earners in san francisco are going to get a well-deserved raise and have already, in some cases. we have expanded our cal fresh program and our county assistance program, and we know that equity was at the forefront of this budget. and thanks to the leadership of supervisor vallie brown and supervisor fewer, they helped create an office of equity where we are making investments to
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really try and shine a light on what we know are real challenges around access, education, affordability, and the things that continue to show really racial disparity that needs to -- that we need to take a look at, provide the data, and really make the right investments to turn it around. opportunities for all, as you will know, is a program that is near and dear to my heart. making sure that every high school student in san francisco has access to a paid internship, and i want to thank all of the city departments for stepping up and providing internships, and now it is time to halt -- holds the private sector accountable, to not only contribute, because a deafening contributed to opportunities for all, but they need to have more placement for our young people, and that is what i'm committed to moving forward. thank you to supervisor mar who is not here with us today.
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we worked together to fully fund free city college for san francisco. [applause] so i just want to say, to all of our senior folks who are here today, you don't have to be a young person to go to city college, you don't have to be a kid living at home with your parents to go to city college. city college is for all san franciscans. so let's take advantage of the amazing classes that they have. in one of the things i want to mention before i turn this over to supervisor fewer, as i know that, as mayor, i don't necessarily have complete control over our board of education, but i went to public schools here, and we know that supervisor yee and supervisor fewer also went to public schools here in san francisco, and the challenges that sometimes exist as certain schools versus other schools is something we need to address when we talk about equity. so for the first time ever, this city is making significant investment in addressing what we
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know are the biggest challenges at those schools. and includes teacher retention at certain schools in the southeast sector and other parts of the city, we are making a 10 million-dollar investment to provide additional bonuses to teachers in those particular schools to make sure that we try and hold onto them to work with so many kids that have, what we know sometimes are real challenges, but we are also making investments and wellness centers in our public schools. to make sure that kids have the support that they need when going through what we know can be a very challenging time in their lives. so many great things. again, 12.3 million. i could be here all day talking about all of the things that we are doing to make the right kinds of investments, but i just wanted to highlight those few to
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let you know that in addition to these investments, as i have said from the very beginning, it is important that we understand the value of a dollar. the value of how this city makes investments, and what it means to people's lives. it can be the difference between a young person ending up dead or in prison or in some terrible situation, and someone ending up mayor of san francisco. and that's how i see our investments, as an opportunity to make sure that good things happen for people here in san francisco, and we create a better future with these incredible investments. so make sure, all the departments, you spend this money wisely. you don't take pen and paper home that you don't need. [laughter] and you do your very best to show folks in this city that we are the greatest city in the
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world because we put our money where our mouth is, and because of that, we are able to create a more thriving, equitable, safe, and secure city for all san franciscans. thank you all so much for being here. [cheers and applause] with that, i would like to turn it over to our budget chair, supervisor sandy fewer. [applause] >> thank you, madame mayor. good morning, everyone. wow. on behalf of my 80,000 residents in the richmond district, i would like to welcome you to this part of town where our summers look like this every day off mac. >> but where we are doing good work to strengthen and grow communities. the richmond district neighborhood center is leading that effort with the work on the one richmond initiative, the
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home delivered grocery program, and is the main provider of active school programming in the richmond. i would like to thank the executive director and her staff for hosting us today. thank you all for coming out. i am glad that the budget is being officially finalized today as together to witness the signing of the budget by the mayor, i'm also appreciative that i was given the opportunity to serve the city in the capacity as budget chair this year. this, is most of you know, is a process that involves the expertise, commitment, and hard work of many, so i would like to take a moment now to recognize and thank them. chelsea, i know she is here somewhere. my legislative aide who worked tirelessly meeting with community groups, playing and -- planning and designing the entire budget process and was the go to person with all things budget related. our interns for the summer
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helped us tremendously on the budget, working behind the scenes. so many things to jack, melissa, and janine. i must also acknowledge my other legislative aide, angelina, and ian, "kept the office running at the knees of my district addressed while we were deeply busy with the city budget. i would like to thank the members of the budget committee, president yee, supervisors mandelman, stefani, and ronen. after many long hours, shared anxiety, and a lot of learning. it is with a sigh of relief and pride that we are at this point in the process. many thanks and recognition to the wonderful budget legislative analyst. with whom we work closely with and depended on heavily for guidance and recommendations. i want to thank our controller and his office for all the support, advice, and expertise, and many thanks to the mayor's budget office and to mayor breed for working so closely with us to ensure a smooth and
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collaborative process. my deepest appreciation for the clerk's office and linda wong for keeping me on track. thank you to john for keeping this legit. of course, this process would not be complete without the voices behind the 400 million-dollar in community asks. so thank you to community advocates who took the time to educate us on how this budget can help supply the need and support for safety net for the most formable in the city. and lastly, i would like to thank the city workers. the backbone of our city that makes the whole machine work to serve our residents. i want to especially thank our department heads who fight not only for their budget, but for their ability to serve the people of san francisco well. honorable work beyond measure, and most of the time, without recognition or appreciation. being devoted, dedicated, public servants. [applause]
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this budget prioritizes the issues of affordable housing development, the expansion of beds for homeless residents, and rental subsidies for some of our most vulnerable tenants. it focuses on services and support marginalized communities , including children, seniors, and people with disabilities, immigrants, communities of color, lgbtq communities, low income workers. with an ever growing wealth gap, and inequitable opportunities by race, language, gender, sexuality and more, it is critical we invest in assurance that every san franciscan can thrive. i think this is a budget that reflects those values. this is a budget that says, to those of you who are struggling to stay here, for those of you who are struggling to provide here, we see you. thank you again to mayor breed, and to president norman you for entrusting me with this responsibility. and now that it is all over, i
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am not sure, actually, that my colleagues or my staff would agree, but i think i'm willing to do this for another five years. [laughter]. [applause] i want to thank all of my colleagues at the board, especially board, especially our budget committee members for your confidence and collaboration. thank you to the people of san francisco who entrust us with the money earned off the hardbacks of hard-working san franciscans. and now let's -- let's get this thing signed. i like to present the president of the board, norman e. -- norman g. -- president norman yee. [applause] [laughter] >> i'm sorry, i can't hide the fact that i'm freezing. [laughter]
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welcome, everybody. this district is the most important district in the northwest sector of san francisco. [laughter] i really want to think them air, your staff, and i know i will be repeating what has been said, but it is worth repeating when people work so hard to put the most important document together for san franciscans. so once again, mayor, your director over there, kelly, thank you very much. thank you very much to ben rosenfield and your team. and the budget legislative analyst. thank you for putting this budget together.
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but more importantly, when i became president in january, one of the first things i said was that i'm going to make this board of supervisors, this set of 11 people, the best that we can ever have in san francisco. to serve our community, to serve our residents, to serve the most vulnerable, and the most important committee to help serve these people is the budget committee. and i knew i had to make the strongest budget committee that i could think of, so as mentioned, it was really an honor for me to ask supervisor fewer to be chair of the budget committee, and i was so happy. she just kept on saying, oh, no, no, i don't know, i don't know. for christ sake, sandy!
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you were chair in the budget committee on the board of education, yes, you know how to do a budget. you are as good as anybody on the board of supervisors. so thank you for accepting it. you did a marvellous job. give her a hand. [applause] but like all of us, one person can't do it all. she needed a team. she needed four other supervisors to help her. that includes supervisor mandelman right here, thank you. [applause] and supervisor ronen and supervisor stefani who were also part of that team. and to really make it special, to make it the best team, i put myself on it. [laughter] in all seriousness, i'm really glad that this budget was put together the way it was, and it
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was as transparent as i've seen it over the last 70 -- seven years. people were engaged, people had a voice. everybody felt like they had a voice, and that was because of the openness of everybody, not only the budget committee, but also the mayor's office. advocates came, we went out into the community, and we put a budget together that has, to me, one of the best budgets i've seen because we are beginning to look at the issues and see what we need to do to solve it. we needed to do things. we needed to be creative and putting the money where it could be effective, and i think people really looked at it carefully with that lens. you know, how do we get equity on this? how do we serve the people? how do we make sure people can be successful whether they are
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regular people working, whether they are people on the streets that can't work right now, whether it's the children that we are talking about that could be great adults, and also, our seniors. i can't say enough that we are the fastest growing population in san francisco is seniors. we need to make investments because, as many of you know, right now over 50% of the people entering homelessness for the first time our seniors. we need to make investments. i think this budget reflects that need. thank you very much for that. the other thing that i want to say that hasn't been mentioned in this budget is, you know, when families are struggling already, you can barely pay the rent, and all of a sudden they are strapped with childcare,
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maybe for one child, $25,000 a year, or two children, of the $50,000 a year. a teacher couldn't afford that. nobody could afford that. so once again, this budget reflects that need. we are really trying to support the low to middle income families so they can raise her children in san francisco. this is what this budget does. on top of all that, we didn't forget about our infrastructure. we did not forget about our parks, our fire department, our police department, and our department of public works to have more staff to clean up the streets and so forth, so this is what this budget does. it supports the infrastructure, and it also is created to find solutions where we need to find solutions. let's get it on and signed this budget. thank you very much! [applause]
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>> all right, folks. it is time. let's do this. supervisors, please join me. [indiscernible] [laughter] >> thank you. all right, we're done. [cheers and applause]
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>> hi. my name is carmen chiu, san francisco's aelectricitied assessor. today, i want to share with you a property tax savings programs for families called proposition 58. prop 58 was passed in 1986 and it was helped parents pass on their lower property tax base to their children. so how does this work? under california's prop 13 law, the value we use to calculate your property tax is limited to 2% growth peryear. but when ownership changes,
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prop 13 requires that we reassess properties to market value. if parents want to pass on their home or other property to their children, it would be considered a change in ownership. assuming the market value of your property has gone up, your children, the new owners, would pay taxes starting at that new higher level. that's where prop 58 comes in. prop 58 recognizes the transfer between parents and children so that instead of taxing your children at that new higher level, they get to keep your lower prop 13 value. remember, prop 58 only applies to transfers between parents and children. here's how the law twines an eligible child. a biological child, a step child, child adopted before the age of 18, and a son-in-law or daughter-in-law. to benefit from this tax saving program, remember, you just have to apply. download the prop 58 form from
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our website and submit it to our office. now you may ask, is there a cap how much you can pass on. well, first, your principal residence can be excluded. other than that, the total tap of properties that can use this exclusion cannot exceed $1 million. this means for example if you have two other properties, each valued at $500,000, you can exclude both because they both fit under the $1 million cap. now what happens hwhen the totl value you want to pass on exceeds $1 million. let's say you have four properties. three with current taxable value of $300,000 and one at $200,000, totaling $1.1 million in value. assuming that you decide to pass on properties one, two, and three, we would apply the exclusions on a first come, first served basis. you would deduct properties one, two, and three, and you would still have $100,000 left
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to pass on. what happens when you pass on the last property? this property, house four, has been existing value of 2 -- has an existing value of $200,000, and its existing property value is actually higher, $700,000. as i said, the value left in your cap is $100,000. when we first figure out your portion, we figure out the portion that can be excluded. we do that by dividing the exclusion value over the assessed value. in this case, it's 50%. this means 50% of the property will remain at its existing value. meanwhile, the rest will be reassessed at market value. so the new taxable value for this property will be 50% of the existing value, which is 200,000, equaling 100,000, plus the portion reassessed to market value, which is 50% times $700,000, in other words, 350,000, with a total coming
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out to $450,000. a similar program is also available for prepping transfers fl interest r from grandparents to grandchildren. if you're interested in learning more visit our website or. >> shop and dine the 49 challenges residents to do they're shopping with the 49ers of san francisco by supporting the services within the feigned we help san francisco remain unique and successful and rib rant where will you shop the shop and dine the 49 i'm e jonl i provide sweets square feet potpie and peach cobbler and i
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started my business this is my baby i started out of high home and he would back for friends and coworkers they'll tell you hoa you need to open up a shop at the time he move forward book to the bayview and i thinks the t line was up i need have a shop on third street i live in bayview and i wanted to have my shop here in bayview a quality dessert shot shop in my neighborhood in any business is different everybody is in small banishes there are homemade recess pesz and ingredients from scratch we shop local because we have someone that is here in your city or your neighborhood that is provide you with is service with quality ingredients and quality products and need to
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be know that person the person behind the products it is not like okay. who >> once i got the hang of it a little bit, you know, like the first time, i never left the court. i just fell in love with it and any opportunity i had to get out there, you know, they didn't have to ask twice. you can always find me on the court. [♪] >> we have been able to participate in 12 athletics wheelchairs. they provide what is an expensive tool to facilitate basketball specifically.
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behind me are the amazing golden state road warriors, which are one of the most competitive adaptive basketball teams in the state led by its captain, chuck hill, who was a national paralympic and, and is now an assistant coach on the national big team. >> it is great to have this opportunity here in san francisco. we are the main hub of the bay area, which, you know, we should definitely have resources here. now that that is happening, you know, i i'm looking forward to that growing and spreading and helping spread the word that needs -- that these people are here for everyone. i think it is important for people with disabilities, as well as able-bodied, to be able to see and to try different sports, and to appreciate trying different things. >> people can come and check out this chairs and use them. but then also friday evening,
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from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m., it will be wheelchair basketball we will make sure it is available, and that way people can no that people will be coming to play at the same time. >> we offer a wide variety of adaptive and inclusion programming, but this is the first time we have had our own equipment. [♪]
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>> we call this meeting to order. >> good afternoon and welcome to the san francisco historic preservation commission regular hearing for wednesday august 7, 2019. i would remind members of the public to please silent your mobile devices that may sound off during these proceedings. i will take a role at this time. [roll call] first on your agenda is general public comment. i have no speaker cards. >> any member of the public wish to address the commission? closed public comment. >> department matters, director announcements. >> no announcements. >> review of planning staff commission report and announcements.