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Meeting Name: Board of Supervisors Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 4/12/2011 2:00 PM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Legislative Chamber, Room 250 City Hall, 1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place San Francisco, CA 94102-4689
Regular Meeting
Published agenda: Agenda Agenda Published minutes: Minutes Minutes  
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110342 1 Formal Policy Discussions - April 12, 2011HearingFiledPursuant to Charter Sections 2.103 and 3.100(7), and Administrative Code Section 2.11, the Mayor shall answer the following eligible questions submitted from Supervisors representing District's 1, 3, 5, 7, 9, and 11. The Mayor may address the Board initially for up to five minutes. Discussion shall not exceed five minutes per Supervisor. 1. What policies and ideas do you propose to create a framework where all neighborhoods and business districts get assistance and advantages in terms of job creation and community benefits? Additionally, how will you ensure the greatest possible community participation in the creation of a community benefits agreement in midmarket and any other community? (Supervisor Mar, District 1) 2. How do you view the relative levels of cuts that will be required in major areas of City government - for example, public health, public safety, social services, and parks - and the extent to which you plan to identify new revenues to close our significant deficit? (Supervisor Chiu, District 3) 3. Governor Brown's Bill, AB 109, shifts responsibility forHEARD AND FILED  Action details Not available
110155 4 Business and Tax Regulations Code - Payroll Expense Tax Exclusion in Central Market Street and Tenderloin AreaOrdinancePassedOrdinance amending Article 12-A of the Business and Tax Regulations Code by adding Section 906.3 to establish a payroll expense tax exclusion for businesses located in the Central Market Street and Tenderloin Area and requiring persons with an annual payroll expense of over $1,000,000 to enter into a Community Benefits Agreement with the City Administrator.AMENDED, AN AMENDMENT OF THE WHOLE BEARING SAME TITLEPass Action details Not available
110155 5 Business and Tax Regulations Code - Payroll Expense Tax Exclusion in Central Market Street and Tenderloin AreaOrdinancePassedOrdinance amending Article 12-A of the Business and Tax Regulations Code by adding Section 906.3 to establish a payroll expense tax exclusion for businesses located in the Central Market Street and Tenderloin Area and requiring persons with an annual payroll expense of over $1,000,000 to enter into a Community Benefits Agreement with the City Administrator.PASSED ON FIRST READING AS AMENDEDPass Action details Not available
101537 3 Planning Code - Urban AgricultureOrdinancePassedOrdinance amending the Planning Code to update controls related to urban agricultural uses by adding Section 102.34 to define urban agriculture, including neighborhood agriculture and large-scale urban agriculture, and amending Sections 204.1, 209.5, 227, 234.1, 234.2, and Articles 7 and 8 to regulate such uses in various zoning districts; and making findings including environmental findings and findings of consistency with General Plan and Section 101.1.FINALLY PASSEDPass Action details Not available
110313 1 Settlement Agreement and Lease Amendment - Forty Niners, Ltd.OrdinancePassedOrdinance authorizing a settlement agreement and related lease amendment with the San Francisco Forty Niners, Ltd. (the 49ers) to settle a claim made by the 49ers on June 18, 2010, against the City and County of San Francisco relating to the condition of Candlestick Stadium; exempting any new City policy requirements that the City's Administrative Code would otherwise require for a material amendment to the lease.FINALLY PASSEDPass Action details Not available
110225 1 Park Code - Botanical Garden Non-Resident FeesOrdinancePassedOrdinance amending the San Francisco Park Code, Article 12, by amending Section 12.46 to: 1) extend admission fees to the Botanical Garden for non-San Francisco residents until September 30, 2013; and 2) eliminate the provision cancelling this admission fee if the Recreation and Park Department receives revenue from a new tax that can be used for Botanical Garden operating and maintenance costs, and make environmental findings.AMENDED, AN AMENDMENT OF THE WHOLE BEARING NEW TITLEPass Action details Not available
110225 2 Park Code - Botanical Garden Non-Resident FeesOrdinancePassedOrdinance amending the San Francisco Park Code, Article 12, by amending Section 12.46 to: 1) extend admission fees to the Botanical Garden for non-San Francisco residents until September 30, 2013; and 2) eliminate the provision cancelling this admission fee if the Recreation and Park Department receives revenue from a new tax that can be used for Botanical Garden operating and maintenance costs, and make environmental findings.PASSED ON FIRST READING AS AMENDEDPass Action details Not available
110113 2 Appropriating $143,445 of General Fund Property Transfer Tax and Reducing Botanical Garden Fee Revenue for FY2010-2011OrdinanceFailedOrdinance appropriating $143,445 of General Fund from new property transfer tax and reducing botanical garden fee revenues, which will be rescinded as of the effective date of this ordinance, in the Department of Recreation and Park for FY2010-2011.PASSED ON FIRST READINGFail Action details Not available
110349 1 Accept and Expend Grant - Office of Financial Empowerment Direct Deposit Program - Citywide Electronic Pay and Amendment to the Annual Salary Ordinance for FY2010-2011 - $240,000OrdinancePassedOrdinance authorizing the Office of the Treasurer-Tax Collector to accept and expend a grant in the amount of $240,000 from the Earned Assets Resource Network for implementing the Office of Financial Empowerment Direct Deposit Program, and amending Ordinance 191-10 (Annual Salary Ordinance, FY2010-2011) to provide for the creation of one (1) grant-funded position in the Office of Financial Empowerment.PASSED, ON FIRST READINGPass Action details Not available
110223 1 Public Works Code - Waiver of Street Encroachment Permit Fees - Stairway Improvements on 48th Avenue at Balboa StreetOrdinancePassedOrdinance waiving the Street Encroachment Permit Fees in Public Works Code Section 2.1.1 and Public Works Code Sections 786 et seq. for stairway improvements on the unaccepted stairway located on the western side of 48th Avenue between Balboa and Anza Streets.PASSED, ON FIRST READINGPass Action details Not available
110350 1 Annual Reports - Yerba Buena Community Benefit DistrictResolutionPassedResolution regarding Yerba Buena Community Benefit District Annual Reports to the City by receiving and approving the District's Annual Reports for FYs 2008-2009 and 2009-2010, which include the District's proposed budget for FY2010-1011, as submitted, pursuant to Section 36650 of the Property and Business Improvement District Law of 1994 (California Streets and Highways Code §§36600 et seq.) and Section 3.4 of the District's management contract with the City.ADOPTEDPass Action details Not available
110351 2 Authorizing Expenditures from SOMA Community Stabilization Fund - $100,000ResolutionPassedResolution authorizing the Mayor’s Office of Housing to expend SOMA Community Stabilization funds in the amount of $100,000 to provide grants to nonprofit organizations for: 1) a SOMA Community Coordinator to coordinate and focus community participation related to the development of 333 Harrison; 2) assistance in reassessing and refining the SOMA Community Stabilization Fund Strategic Plan.ADOPTEDPass Action details Not available
110147 1 General Plan Amendment - Mission District Streetscape PlanOrdinancePassedOrdinance amending the San Francisco General Plan by amending Policy 5.3.7 of the Mission Area Plan to reflect the adoption of the Mission District Streetscape Plan; adopting findings, including environmental findings and findings of consistency with the General Plan and Planning Code Section 101.1.PASSED, ON FIRST READINGPass Action details Not available
110261 1 Public Hearing - Appeal of Final Environmental Impact Report - 350 Mission Street ProjectHearingFiledHearing of persons interested in or objecting to the decision of the Planning Commission’s February 10, 2011, Certification of a Final Environmental Impact Report identified as Planning Case No. 2006.1524E, through its Motion No. 18265, for the proposed 350 Mission Street Project. (District 6) (Appellant: Alex DeGood, on behalf of the owners of 50 Beale Street).HEARD AT PUBLIC HEARING  Action details Not available
110262 1 Affirming Certification of Final Environmental Impact Report - 350 Mission Street ProjectMotionPassedMotion affirming the certification by the Planning Commission of the Final Environmental Impact Report for the 350 Mission Street Project.APPROVEDPass Action details Not available
110263 1 Reversing Certification of Final Environmental Impact Report - 350 Mission Street ProjectMotionKilledMotion reversing the certification by the Planning Commission of the Final Environmental Impact Report for the 350 Mission Street Project.TABLEDPass Action details Not available
110264 1 Preparation of Findings to Reverse Certification of Final Environmental Impact Report - 350 Mission Street ProjectMotionKilledMotion directing the Clerk of the Board to prepare findings reversing the certification by the Planning Commission of the Final Environmental Impact Report for the 350 Mission Street Project.TABLEDPass Action details Not available
110307 1 Public Hearing - Appeal of Determination of Exemption from Environmental Review - 1653 Grant Avenue (aka 501 Greenwich Street)HearingFiledHearing of persons interested in or objecting to the decision of the Planning Department dated June 3, 2010, that a project located at 1653 Grant Avenue (aka 501 Greenwich Street) (Building Permit Application No. 2009.0626.1437, Case No. 2010.0557D) is exempt from environmental review under Categorical Exemption, Class 3 of the CEQA Guidelines (14 Cal. Code Reg Public §15000 et seq.) The proposed project involves installation of a wireless telecommunications service facility to an existing building. The subject property is located in the RM-2 (Residential, Mixed Districts, Moderate-Density) District, the Telegraph Hill-North Beach Residential Special Use District and a 40-X Height and Bulk District, Lot No. 001 in Assessor's Block No. 0088 (District 3) (Appellants: Julie Jaycox and Termeh Yeghiazarian, on behalf of the Telegraph Hill Dwellers).HEARD AT PUBLIC HEARING  Action details Not available
110308 1 Affirming the Exemption Determination - 1653 Grant StreetMotionPassedMotion affirming the determination by the Planning Department that the project located at 1653 Grant Street is exempt from environmental review.APPROVEDPass Action details Not available
110309 2 Reversing the Exemption Determination - 1653 Grant StreetMotionKilledMotion reversing the determination by the Planning Department that the 1653 Grant Street project is exempt from environmental review.TABLEDPass Action details Not available
110310 1 Preparation of Findings to Reverse the Exemption Determination - 1653 Grant StreetMotionKilledMotion directing the Clerk of the Board to prepare findings reversing the exemption determination by the Planning Department that the project located at 1653 Grant Street is exempt from environmental review.TABLEDPass Action details Not available
110410 1 Opposing the Golden Gate National Recreation Area’s Currently Proposed Draft Off-Leash Policy and Supporting the On-Going Dialogue between GGNRA and San FranciscoResolutionPassedResolution putting the San Francisco Board of Supervisors on record as opposing the Golden Gate National Recreation Area’s currently proposed preferred alternatives for dog management and supporting the on-going dialogue between GGNRA and San Francisco to achieve an improved plan.CONTINUEDPass Action details Not available
110420 1 Closed Session - Pension, Health Care, and Retiree Health Care ReformMotionPassedMotion for the Board of Supervisors to convene in closed session to consult with the Mayor and City's Labor Relations Negotiators for the purpose of reviewing the City's positions and the Mayor's instructions to the Negotiators relating to: (a) pension, health care, and retiree health care reform proposals, and the meet and confer process regarding wages, hours, benefits, and working conditions currently underway between the City and City employee bargaining units to address the costs associated with providing these benefits; and (b) pending labor negotiations with organizations representing employees in the two MOUs expiring June 30, 2011 (e.g., District Attorney Investigators Association and Committee on Interns and Residents), as well as the Unrepresented Ordinance. This closed session is permitted by Government Code Section 54957.6 and San Francisco Administrative Code Section 67.10(e).APPROVEDPass Action details Not available
110412 1 Fare Schedule for Pedicabs Operated by SF Student Jobs CoalitionResolutionPassedResolution approving the fare schedule for pedicabs operated by SF Student Jobs Coalition.ADOPTEDPass Action details Not available
110413 1 Accept and Expend Grant - Joint Use School Facilities Project - $23,000ResolutionPassedResolution authorizing the Department of Children, Youth, and Families to retroactively accept and expend grant funding in the amount of $23,000 from the California Department of Public Health to fund a collaborative project with the San Francisco Unified School District to develop a policy related to the joint use of school district facilities that will benefit the school district, city, and community by increasing access to space where educational, health, social services, sports, recreation, and other activities can be provided for the period of September 15, 2010, through January 31, 2012.ADOPTEDPass Action details Not available
110414 1 Accept and Expend Grant - Forensic Science Improvements - $35,393ResolutionPassedResolution authorizing the San Francisco Police Department to retroactively accept and expend a Paul Coverdell Forensic Science Improvement Grant in the amount of $35,393 from the California Emergency Management Agency.ADOPTEDPass Action details Not available
110415 1 California Poets in the Schools Day - April 16, 2011ResolutionPassedResolution declaring April 16, 2011, as California Poets in the Schools Day in San Francisco.ADOPTEDPass Action details Not available
110416 1 Supporting Upward Bound ProjectResolutionPassedResolution in support of the Upward Bound Project and affirming the City’s continuing need for such a program, urging the University of San Francisco (USF) to use its best efforts to maintain the Upward Bound Program on the USF Campus thereby assuring that Upward Bound retains its eligibility to receive Federal funds.ADOPTEDPass Action details Not available
110411 1 Supporting California Assembly Bill 889 - Domestic Worker Bill of RightsResolutionPassedResolution urging the California legislature and the Governor of California to pass Assembly Bill 889, the “Domestic Worker Bill of Rights,” as an expression of respect for the dignity and equality of domestic workers and the importance of the work they perform.ADOPTEDPass Action details Not available
110434 1 Public Works Code - Waiver of Certain Temporary Street Space Occupancy FeesOrdinancePassedOrdinance waiving the San Francisco Public Works Code Section 724.1(b), which imposes temporary street space occupancy fees, on Saturday, May 7, 2011, and Saturday, May 21, 2011, for certain streets in San Francisco, as part of Small Business Week Sidewalk Sales.   Action details Not available
110435 1 Business and Tax Regulations Code - Citizen's Advisory Committee - Central Market Street and Tenderloin AreaOrdinancePassedOrdinance amending the San Francisco Business and Tax Regulations Code, Article 12-A, by adding Section 906.3-1 to establish a Citizen's Advisory Committee for the Central Market Street and Tenderloin Area.   Action details Not available
110436 1 Public Employment - Office of the Public DefenderOrdinancePassedOrdinance amending Ordinance No. 191-10 (Annual Salary Ordinance FY2010-2011) to reflect the addition of 0.25 Social Worker in the Office of the Public Defender.   Action details Not available
110437 1 Appropriating $6,209,064 of General Fund Reserve and Re-Appropriating $2,821,843 for Salaries, Disability, and Workers’ Compensation - Sheriff’s Department for FY2010-2011OrdinancePassedOrdinance appropriating $6,209,064 of General Fund Reserve and re-appropriating $2,821,843 of expenditure contingency and debt service savings to fund salary expenditures due to fewer retirements than anticipated, disability pay, and workers’ compensation claims in the Sheriff’s Department for Fiscal Year 2010-2011.   Action details Not available
110229 2 Planning Code - Zoning - Treasure Island/Yerba Buena Island - Special Use DistrictOrdinancePassedOrdinance amending the San Francisco Planning Code by amending Sections 102.5 and 201 to include the Treasure Island/Yerba Buena Island districts; amending Section 105 relating to height and bulk limits for Treasure Island/Yerba Buena Island; adding Section 249.52 to establish the Treasure Island/Yerba Buena Island Special Use District; adding Section 263.26 to establish the Treasure Island/Yerba Buena Island Height and Bulk District; amending the bulk limits table associated with Section 270 to refer to the Treasure Island/Yerba Buena Island Height and Bulk District; and adopting findings, including environmental findings, and findings of consistency with the General Plan and Planning Code Section 101.1.   Action details Not available
110438 1 Agreement - Administration/Management of Ocean Avenue Community Benefits DistrictResolutionPassedResolution approving an agreement with the nonprofit Owners' Association for administration/management of the property-based business improvement district known as the “Ocean Avenue Community Benefits District,” pursuant to California Streets and Highways Code Section 36651.   Action details Not available
110439 1 Accept and Expend Grant - U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Economic Development Initiative Special Projects - $750,000ResolutionPassedResolution authorizing the Director of the Mayor’s Office of Housing to accept and expend an Economic Development Initiative Special Projects Grant from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development in a total amount of $750,000 to assist with the redevelopment of the Sunnydale public housing site into a mixed-income community.   Action details Not available
110440 1 Armenian Genocide Commemoration Day - April 24, 2011ResolutionPassedResolution declaring April 24, 2011, as Armenian Genocide Commemoration Day in San Francisco.   Action details Not available
110441 1 Extension of 90 Days for Planning Commission Review - 2301 Market StreetResolutionPassedResolution extending by 90 days the prescribed time within which the Planning Commission may render its decision on a proposed Ordinance that would amend Planning Code by amending Sectional Map HT07 of the Zoning Map of the City and County of San Francisco to: rezone the property located at 2301 Market Street on the corner of Market and Noe Streets from a 50-X height and bulk limit to a 65-X height and bulk limit; making environmental findings and findings of consistence with the General Plan and priority policies of Planning Code Section 101.1.   Action details Not available
110445 1 Supporting California Assembly Bill 877 - Non-Felony Vehicle Code ViolationsResolutionPassedResolution supporting Assembly Bill 877, which would remove one of the major barriers to self sufficiency for formerly incarcerated people by increasing their chances of obtaining a drivers license.   Action details Not available
110403 1 Committee of the Whole - Redevelopment Right-of-Way Improvements - Arelious Walker Drive StairwayMotionPassedMotion scheduling the Board to sit as a Committee of the Whole on April 26, 2011, at 3 p.m., to hold a public hearing of the proposal of the Redevelopment Agency of the City and County of San Francisco on a Resolution to consider making certain findings pursuant to Health and Safety Code Section 33445 and consenting to the Redevelopment Agency of the City and County of San Francisco's use of tax increment funds in an amount not to exceed $61,500 for contract administration, construction bid management, and project closeout for City owned public right-of-way improvements for the Arelious Walker Drive Stairway in the Bayview Hunters Point Redevelopment Project Area.   Action details Not available
110406 1 Committee of the Whole - Redevelopment Improvements - Bayview Opera House and PlazaMotionPassedMotion scheduling the Board to sit as a Committee of the Whole on April 26, 2011, at 3 p.m., to hold a public hearing of the proposal of the Redevelopment Agency of the City and County of San Francisco on a Resolution to consider making certain findings pursuant to Health and Safety Code Section 33445 and consenting to the Redevelopment Agency of the City and County of San Francisco’s use of tax increment funds to provide: 1) a $400,000 grant to the San Francisco Arts Commission for structural, seismic and disabled-accessibility renovations to the Bayview Opera House; and 2) a $785,000 grant to the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency for Plaza improvements to the Bayview Opera House; in the Bayview Hunters Point Redevelopment Project Area.   Action details Not available
110442 1 Hearing - Comprehensive Report on Family ViolenceHearingFiledHearing to review and discuss the Comprehensive Report on Family Violence in San Francisco 2010.   Action details Not available
110443 1 Hearing - Library Card PartnershipHearingFiledHearing to review and discuss the student library card program involving a partnership between the San Francisco Unified School District and San Francisco Public Library.   Action details Not available
110444 1 Hearing - Assembly Bill 109 - Criminal Justice RealignmentHearingFiledHearing on Assembly Bill 109 regarding the Community Justice Realignment and San Francisco absorbing additional inmates into the County Jails.   Action details Not available
110404 1 Public Hearing - Redevelopment Right-of-Way Improvements - Arelious Walker Drive StairwayHearingFiledHearing of persons interested in or objecting to proposed Resolution making certain findings pursuant to Health and Safety Code Section 33445 and consenting to the Redevelopment Agency of the City and County of San Francisco’s use of tax increment funds in an amount not to exceed $61,500 for contract administration, construction bid management, and project closeout for City owned public right-of-way improvements for the Arelious Walker Drive Stairway in the Bayview Hunters Point Redevelopment Project Area.   Action details Not available
110407 1 Public Hearing - Redevelopment Improvements - Bayview Opera House and PlazaHearingFiledHearing of persons interested in or objecting to proposed Resolution making certain findings pursuant to Health and Safety Code Section 33445 and consenting to the Redevelopment Agency of the City and County of San Francisco’s use of tax increment funds to provide: 1) a $400,000 grant to the San Francisco Arts Commission for structural, seismic and disabled-accessibility renovations to the Bayview Opera House; and 2) a $785,000 grant to the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency for Plaza improvements to the Bayview Opera House; in the Bayview Hunters Point Redevelopment Project Area.   Action details Not available
110397 1 General Plan Amendments - 2009 Housing Element UpdateOrdinancePassedOrdinance amending the San Francisco General Plan by adopting the 2009 Housing Element as the Housing Element of the San Francisco General Plan; making findings, including environmental findings and findings of consistency with the General Plan and the eight priority policies of the Planning Code Section 101.1.   Action details Not available
110396 1 Airport Lease Agreement - Asiana Airlines, Ltd - Building 648ResolutionPassedResolution approving and authorizing the execution of Lease No. 11-0049 with Asiana Airlines, Inc., for cargo warehouse and support office space to be occupied by Asiana Airlines, Inc., in Building 648 at the San Francisco International Airport.   Action details Not available