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Meeting Name: Government Audit and Oversight Committee Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 3/16/2023 10:00 AM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Regular Meeting
IN-PERSON MEETING City Hall, Legislative Chamber, Room 250 (remote access provided) (remote public comment provided via teleconference)
Published agenda: Agenda Agenda Published minutes: Minutes Minutes  
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230166 1 Police Code - Displaced Worker Protections Under Certain Service ContractsOrdinancePassedOrdinance amending the Police Code to require an awarding authority, following the termination or end of a contract for janitorial, security, or building maintenance services in San Francisco, to provide information to facilitate the successor contractor’s retention of the terminated or ending contractor’s employees; to strengthen enforcement by permitting the City Attorney or an aggrieved employee to bring a civil action against the awarding authority for injunctive relief; to further strengthen enforcement by authorizing the Office of Labor Standards Enforcement (OLSE) to, among other things, promulgate rules, investigate possible violations, and order interim or final relief, including backpay, administrative penalties, costs of investigation, and interest; and to establish procedures for a person subject to an OLSE investigation to appeal the OLSE’s determination of violation.AMENDED, AN AMENDMENT OF THE WHOLE BEARING SAME TITLEPass Action details Video Video
230166 1 Police Code - Displaced Worker Protections Under Certain Service ContractsOrdinancePassedOrdinance amending the Police Code to require an awarding authority, following the termination or end of a contract for janitorial, security, or building maintenance services in San Francisco, to provide information to facilitate the successor contractor’s retention of the terminated or ending contractor’s employees; to strengthen enforcement by permitting the City Attorney or an aggrieved employee to bring a civil action against the awarding authority for injunctive relief; to further strengthen enforcement by authorizing the Office of Labor Standards Enforcement (OLSE) to, among other things, promulgate rules, investigate possible violations, and order interim or final relief, including backpay, administrative penalties, costs of investigation, and interest; and to establish procedures for a person subject to an OLSE investigation to appeal the OLSE’s determination of violation.RECOMMENDED AS AMENDEDPass Action details Not available
221284 1 Urging Internet Service Providers to Provide Truly Affordable Internet for Senior and Disabled San FranciscansResolutionPassedResolution urging internet service providers, such as AT&T, Verizon, Comcast, and similar companies to provide affordable internet connections to seniors and people with disabilities in San Francisco.RECOMMENDEDPass Action details Video Video
230045 1 Settlement of Lawsuit - Andrea Cervantes - $400,000OrdinancePassedOrdinance authorizing settlement of the lawsuit filed by Andrea Cervantes against the City and County of San Francisco for $400,000; the lawsuit was filed on August 10, 2020, in San Francisco Superior Court, Case No. CGC-20-586083; entitled Andrea Cervantes v. City and County of San Francisco et al.; the lawsuit involves an employment dispute.RECOMMENDED..Pass Action details Not available
230046 1 Settlement of Lawsuit - Erica Zweig - $85,000OrdinancePassedOrdinance authorizing settlement of the lawsuit filed by Erica Zweig against the City and County of San Francisco for $85,000; the lawsuit was filed on August 20, 2021, in San Francisco Superior Court, Case No. CGC-21-594634; entitled Erica Zweig v. City and County of San Francisco; the lawsuit involves an alleged trip and fall on a City Street.RECOMMENDED..Pass Action details Not available
230047 1 Settlement of Unlitigated Claim - SF Vertigo LLC - $3,367,576ResolutionPassedResolution approving the settlement of the unlitigated claim filed by SF Vertigo LLC against the City and County of San Francisco by payment of $3,367,576; the claim was filed on November 16, 2022; the claim involves allegations of property damage to the Hotel Vertigo caused by shelter-in-place (SIP) hotel guests during the COVID-19 pandemic and resulting loss of use; other material terms of the settlement include a mutual full and final release, with each party to bear their own costs.RECOMMENDED..Pass Action details Not available
230048 1 Settlement of Unlitigated Claim - Tapjoy, Inc. - $54,242.10ResolutionPassedResolution approving the settlement of the unlitigated claim filed by Tapjoy, Inc. against the City and County of San Francisco for $54,242.10; the claim was filed on September 3, 2022; the claim involves a refund of Gross Receipts Tax.RECOMMENDED..Pass Action details Not available
230092 1 Settlement of Unlitigated Claims - U.S. Department of Health and Human Services - City to Receive $277,894.52ResolutionPassedResolution approving the settlement of unlitigated claims in favor of the City and County of San Francisco against the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services by payment of $277,894.52 to the City; the claims were filed on February 8, 2007, January 16, 2013, and August 18, 2017; the claims involve underpayment of Medicare costs by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services for direct graduate medical education and indirect medical education.RECOMMENDED..Pass Action details Not available
230119 1 Settlement of Lawsuit - William Bailey - $52,500OrdinancePassedOrdinance authorizing settlement of the lawsuit filed by William Bailey against the City and County of San Francisco for $52,500; the lawsuit was filed on October 27, 2020, in San Francisco Superior Court, Case No. CGC-20-587323; entitled William Bailey v. City and County of San Francisco; the lawsuit involves an employment dispute.RECOMMENDED..Pass Action details Not available
230188 1 Settlement of Lawsuit - Precious Espinosa - $75,000OrdinancePassedOrdinance authorizing settlement of the lawsuit filed by Precious Espinosa against the City and County of San Francisco for $75,000; the lawsuit was filed on June 15, 2021, in San Francisco Superior Court, Case No. CGC-21-592684; entitled Precious Espinosa v. City and County of San Francisco, et al.; the lawsuit involves alleged personal injury on a City sidewalk.RECOMMENDED..Pass Action details Not available
230189 1 Settlement of Lawsuit - Charlene Tuchman/Ellen Tuchman Rothmann - City to Receive $250,000OrdinancePassedOrdinance authorizing settlement of the lawsuits filed by Charlene Tuchman and by Ellen Tuchman Rothmann, as successor in interest to Charlene Tuchman, against the City and County of San Francisco for a payment to the City of $250,000; the lawsuits were filed on March 24, 2021, and March 9, 2022, in San Francisco Superior Court, Case Nos. CGC-21-590596 and CGC-22-598595; the lawsuits involve personal injuries sustained on a City sidewalk; other material terms of the settlement are payment of $250,000 to Plaintiff from 3800 Washington, LLC.RECOMMENDED..Pass Action details Not available
230190 1 Settlement of Lawsuit - Jose Chavarria - $3,000,000OrdinancePassedOrdinance authorizing settlement of the lawsuit filed by Jose Chavarria against the City and County of San Francisco for $3,000,000; the lawsuit was filed on September 30, 2020, in San Francisco Superior Court, Case No. CGC-20-586880; entitled Jose Chavarria v. City and County of San Francisco, et al.; the lawsuit involves alleged personal injury arising out of police vehicle collision; other material terms of the settlement are City to waive $33,607.51 offset for unpaid Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital bills.RECOMMENDED..Pass Action details Not available
230191 1 Settlement of Lawsuit - MJM Management Group - City to Receive $400,000OrdinancePassedOrdinance authorizing settlement of the lawsuit filed by the City and County of San Francisco against MJM Management Group for $400,000; the lawsuit was filed on April 29, 2020, in San Francisco Superior, Case No. CGC-20-584294; entitled City and County of San Francisco v. MJM Management Group, et al.; the lawsuit involves allegations of false claims for reimbursement in connection with property management expenses at Yerba Buena Gardens; consistent with the requirements of the California False Claims Act, a portion of the City’s recovery shall be allocated to the qui tam plaintiff and to the City Attorney’s Office.RECOMMENDED..Pass Action details Not available
230194 1 Settlement of Unlitigated Claims against Walmart Inc. - City to Receive Approximately $2,600,000 to $6,800,000 Over 6 YearsResolutionPassedResolution authorizing settlement of unlitigated claims on behalf of the City and County of San Francisco and the People of the State of California against Walmart Inc. for abatement funds in the range of $2,600,000 to $6,800,000 to be paid over 6 years; the claims relate to Walmart Inc.’s allegedly improper and unlawful dispensing of prescription opioids at its pharmacies, which contributed to the epidemic of opioid abuse and misuse and caused a public nuisance.RECOMMENDEDPass Action details Not available
230195 1 Settlement of Unlitigated Claims against CVS Health Corporation and CVS Pharmacy, Inc. - City to Receive Approximately $4,500,000 to $12,000,000 Over 10 YearsResolutionPassedResolution authorizing settlement of unlitigated claims on behalf of the City and County of San Francisco and the People of the State of California against CVS Health Corporation and CVS Pharmacy, Inc. for abatement funds in the range of $4,500,000 to $12,000,000 to be paid over 10 years; the claims relate to CVS’s allegedly improper and unlawful dispensing of prescription opioids at its pharmacies, which contributed to the epidemic of opioid abuse and misuse and caused a public nuisance.RECOMMENDEDPass Action details Not available