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Meeting Name: Board of Supervisors Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 11/15/2011 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
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111199 1 Formal Policy Discussions - November 15, 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, and 9. The Mayor may address the Board initially for up to five minutes. Discussion shall not exceed five minutes per Supervisor. 1. Recently, the Board of Supervisors held a hearing looking into the creation of a municipal bank at the urging of Supervisor Avalos and OccupySF leaders. San Francisco currently divides its nearly 200 bank accounts between three massive financial firms: Wells Fargo, Union Bank of California, and Bank of America. Many residents are saying that rather than sending our savings elsewhere, and depending entirely on the private sector, with its boom/bust cycles, the City needs to look to its own assets and strengths, and develop a strategy to reinvest locally. It is not a new idea, it was a demand of the 1975 SF Community Congress, and the Board of Supervisors commissioned a Legislative Analyst Report at the request of Supervisor Matt Gonzalez on thisHEARD AND FILED  Action details Not available
111031 2 Appropriating $304,120,801 of Water System Improvement Program Project Funds - Finance Committee Reserve of $215,338,107 - Public Utilities Commission - FY2011-2012OrdinancePassedOrdinance de-appropriating $304,120,801 in existing Water System Improvement Program (WSIP) project budgets and re-appropriating the funds to the revised WSIP program budgets adopted by the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission, and placing $215,338,107, as well as future project savings, on Finance Committee reserve.FINALLY PASSEDPass Action details Not available
111103 1 De-Appropriating $17,080,000 of 2008 Clean and Safe Neighborhood Parks Bond Proceeds from Various Voter-Approved Projects and Re-Appropriating to Other Voter-Approved ProjectsOrdinancePassedOrdinance de-appropriating $17,080,000 of 2008 Clean and Safe Neighborhood Parks Bond proceeds, Series 2008A, which were appropriated upon sale of the second issuance to specific voter-approved projects and re-appropriating $17,080,000 to other, voter-approved projects.FINALLY PASSEDPass Action details Not available
111167 1 Agreement - Eastern Neighborhoods Rental Incentive Option - 720 and 740 Illinois Street and 2121 Third StreetResolutionPassedResolution approving an agreement and authorizing the Director of Planning to execute the agreement on behalf of the City and County of San Francisco in order to implement the Eastern Neighborhoods Rental Incentive option under San Francisco Planning Code Section 419.5(b) for the residential development proposed at 720 and 740 Illinois Street and 2121 Third Street (Lot Nos. 002 & 006 in Assessor’s Block No. 4045).ADOPTEDPass Action details Not available
111098 2 Appointments, Veteran Affairs Commission - Dorothy Guy, and Jordan TowersMotionPassedMotion appointing Dorothy Guy, term ending January 31, 2013, and Jordan Towers, term ending January 31, 2014, to the Veteran Affairs Commission.APPROVEDPass Action details Not available
111180 2 Appointment, Bicycle Advisory Committee - Marc BrandtMotionPassedMotion appointing Marc Brandt, term ending November 19, 2012, to the Bicycle Advisory Committee.APPROVEDPass Action details Not available
110999 2 Administrative Code - Financial Policy Regarding Selected Nonrecurring RevenuesOrdinancePassedOrdinance amending the San Francisco Administrative Code Section 10.60, and adding Section 10.61, to adopt a binding financial policy under Charter Section 9.120 providing that Selected Nonrecurring Revenues may only be spent on Nonrecurring Expenditures.PASSED, ON FIRST READINGPass Action details Not available
111162 1 Appropriating $3,448,827 of State Revenue Loss Reserves and Federal Revenues for Adult Day Health Centers at the Human Services Agency - FY2011-2012OrdinancePassedOrdinance appropriating $3,370,001 of State revenue loss reserves and $78,826 of Adult Protective Services federal match revenues to provide one-time bridge funding to Adult Day Health Centers, through the Human Services Agency, in order to mitigate state cuts in FY2011-2012.FINALLY PASSEDPass Action details Not available
110993 1 Police Code - Commercial Parking PermitsOrdinancePassedOrdinance amending the San Francisco Police Code Section 1215.2 to modify the requirements for the Chief of Police to refer applications for Commercial Parking Permits to the Municipal Transportation Agency for review of traffic impacts.PASSED, ON FIRST READINGPass Action details Not available
111053 1 Memorandum of Understanding - Regional Agreement - Federal Homeland Security Grant FundsResolutionPassedResolution approving a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Cities of Oakland and San Jose and the Counties of Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, Monterey, San Mateo, Santa Clara, and Sonoma that: 1) provides governance structures and procedures for application, allocation, and distribution of federal Urban Areas Security Initiative (UASI) grant funds to the Bay Area Urban Area, as well as for other federal grant funds to the Bay Area Urban Area as permitted under the MOU; and 2) continues San Francisco as the primary grantee and fiscal agent for UASI grant funds to the Bay Area Urban Area, as well as for other federal grant funds to the Bay Area Urban Area as permitted under the MOU.ADOPTEDPass Action details Not available
110904 1 Administrative Code - References to the Bureaus of Architecture, Engineering, and Construction ManagementOrdinancePassedOrdinance amending the San Francisco Administrative Code Section 2A.190 to deem each reference to the "Bureau of Architecture," "Bureau of Engineering," and "Bureau of Construction Management" in the San Francisco Municipal Code to be a reference to the "Department of Public Works."PASSED, ON FIRST READINGPass Action details Not available
111200 1 Public Hearing - Administrative Code - Health Care Security OrdinanceHearingFiledHearing of persons interested in or objecting to proposed amendment of the whole entitled, "Ordinance amending the San Francisco Administrative Code Sections 14.1, 14.3, 14.4, and adding Sections 14.1.5 and 14.1.6 to: 1) clarify that only expenditures reasonably calculated to benefit the employee shall satisfy the employer expenditure requirements of the Health Care Security Ordinance; 2) require that contributions to health reimbursement account remain available to the employee for two years, rather than one year; 3) condition use of a health reimbursement account in 2012 upon carry-over of any balance in the account at the end of 2011; 4) provide, in the alternative if triggered by court action, that only amounts actually paid to provide employee health care services shall satisfy the employer expenditure requirements of the Health Care Security Ordinance; 5) require employers imposing surcharges on customers to use the full amount collected under the surcharge for employee health care expenditures; 6) add an employee notification requirement; 7) modify penalty provisions; and 8) sHEARD AT PUBLIC HEARING  Action details Not available
111030 2 Administrative Code - Health Care Security OrdinanceOrdinancePassedOrdinance amending the San Francisco Administrative Code Sections 14.1, 14.3, 14.4, and adding Section 14.1.5 to: 1) clarify that only expenditures reasonably calculated to benefit the employee shall satisfy the employer expenditure requirements of the Health Care Security Ordinance; 2) require that contributions to a health reimbursement account remain available to the employee for two years; rather than one year; 3) condition use of a health reimbursement account in 2012 upon carry-over of any balance in the account at the end of 2011; 4) provide, in the alternative if triggered by court action, that only amounts actually paid to provide employee health care services shall satisfy the employer expenditure requirements of the Health Care Security Ordinance; 5) require employers imposing surcharges on customers to use the full amount collected under the surcharge for employee health care expenditures; 6) add an employee notification requirement; 7) modify penalty provisions; and 8) set an operative date.AMENDED, AN AMENDMENT OF THE WHOLE BEARING NEW TITLEPass Action details Not available
111030 3 Administrative Code - Health Care Security OrdinanceOrdinancePassedOrdinance amending the San Francisco Administrative Code Sections 14.1, 14.3, 14.4, and adding Section 14.1.5 to: 1) clarify that only expenditures reasonably calculated to benefit the employee shall satisfy the employer expenditure requirements of the Health Care Security Ordinance; 2) require that contributions to a health reimbursement account remain available to the employee for two years; rather than one year; 3) condition use of a health reimbursement account in 2012 upon carry-over of any balance in the account at the end of 2011; 4) provide, in the alternative if triggered by court action, that only amounts actually paid to provide employee health care services shall satisfy the employer expenditure requirements of the Health Care Security Ordinance; 5) require employers imposing surcharges on customers to use the full amount collected under the surcharge for employee health care expenditures; 6) add an employee notification requirement; 7) modify penalty provisions; and 8) set an operative date.PASSED ON FIRST READING AS AMENDEDPass Action details Not available
111131 1 Public Hearing - Ground Lease - Redevelopment Agency Land - 474 Natoma StreetHearingFiledHearing of persons interested in or objecting to proposed Resolution approving and authorizing the Redevelopment Agency of the City and County of San Francisco to execute a lease of land at 474 Natoma, Assessor’s Block No. 3725, Lot No. 101, to 474 Natoma, LLC, a California limited liability company, an affiliate of BRIDGE Housing Corporation, a California nonprofit public benefit corporation, for 75 years, with an option to extend for 24 years, for the purpose of providing housing for very low-income households.HEARD AT PUBLIC HEARING  Action details Not available
111132 1 Ground Lease - Redevelopment Agency Land - 474 Natoma StreetResolutionPassedResolution approving and authorizing the Redevelopment Agency of the City and County of San Francisco to execute a lease of land at 474 Natoma, Assessor’s Block No. 3725, Lot No. 101, to 474 Natoma, LLC, a California limited liability company, an affiliate of BRIDGE Housing Corporation, a California nonprofit public benefit corporation, for 75 years, with an option to extend for 24 years, for the purpose of providing housing for very low-income households.AMENDEDPass Action details Not available
111132 2 Ground Lease - Redevelopment Agency Land - 474 Natoma StreetResolutionPassedResolution approving and authorizing the Redevelopment Agency of the City and County of San Francisco to execute a lease of land at 474 Natoma, Assessor’s Block No. 3725, Lot No. 101, to 474 Natoma, LLC, a California limited liability company, an affiliate of BRIDGE Housing Corporation, a California nonprofit public benefit corporation, for 75 years, with an option to extend for 24 years, for the purpose of providing housing for very low-income households.ADOPTED AS AMENDEDPass Action details Not available
111227 1 Public Hearing - Federal Securities Law Disclosure ResponsibilitiesHearingFiledHearing on the disclosure responsibilities of public officials under federal securities law.HEARD AT PUBLIC HEARING  Action details Not available
111125 1 Public Hearing - Conditional Use Appeal - 3901 Mission StreetHearingFiledHearing of persons interested in or objecting to the decision of the Planning Commission's September 15, 2011, Conditional Use Authorization identified as Planning Case No. 2011.0664C, by its Motion No. 18442, under Planning Code Sections 711.83 and 303, to install a wireless telecommunications facility consisting of eight panel antennas and related equipment on an existing one-story commercial building as part of the AT&T wireless telecommunications network within a NC-2 (Small-Scale Neighborhood Commercial) Zoning District and a 40-X Height and Bulk District, on property located at 3901 Mission Street, Assessor’s Block No. 5802, Lot No. 044. (District 9) (Appellant: Tom Cantrell, on behalf of the College Hill Neighborhood Association)CONTINUEDPass Action details Not available
111126 1 Approving Planning Commission Decision Related to Conditional Use Authorization - 3901 Mission StreetMotionKilledMotion approving decision of the Planning Commission by its Motion No. 18442, approving Conditional Use Authorization identified as Planning Case No. 2011.0664C on property located at 3901 Mission Street, and adopting findings pursuant to Planning Code Section 101.1.CONTINUEDPass Action details Not available
111127 1 Disapproving Planning Commission Decision Related to Conditional Use Authorization - 3901 Mission Street, Approving Conditional Use With Additional ConditionsMotionPassedMotion disapproving decision of the Planning Commission by its Motion No. 18442, approving Conditional Use Authorization identified as Planning Case No. 2011.0664C on property located at 3901 Mission Street, approving Conditional Use Authorization identified as Planning Case No. 2011.0664C on property located at 3901 Mission Street subject to all of the conditions imposed by the Planning Commission by its Motion No. 18448, and further subject to additional conditions imposed by the Board of Supervisors on December 13, 2011.CONTINUEDPass Action details Not available
111128 1 Preparation of Findings Related to the Conditional Use Authorization - 3901 Mission StreetMotionPassedMotion directing the Clerk of the Board to prepare findings relating to proposed Conditional Use Authorization identified as Planning Case No. 2011.0664C on property located at 3901 Mission Street.CONTINUEDPass Action details Not available
111219 1 Accept and Expend Gift - GearUp Fund - $50,000ResolutionPassedResolution authorizing the Recreation and Park Department to retroactively accept and expend a gift in-place, valued at $50,000 from the San Francisco Parks Trust to support the GearUp Fund.ADOPTEDPass Action details Not available
111220 1 Accept and Expend Grant - Oil Spill Response Planning - $10,000ResolutionPassedResolution authorizing the Department of Emergency Management to retroactively accept and expend a grant in the amount of $10,000 from the California Department of Fish and Game for oil spill response planning for the of period July 1, 2011, through June 30, 2012.ADOPTEDPass Action details Not available
111221 1 Multi-Family Housing Revenue Bonds, Series 2008B-Geary Senior HousingResolutionPassedResolution approving the execution and delivery of a First Supplemental Indenture of Trust in connection with the financing of Geary Senior Housing, authorizing consent to extension of maturity date of related loan, and granting general authority to City officials to take actions necessary to implement this resolution, and related matters.ADOPTEDPass Action details Not available
111223 1 Accept and Expend Gift - Recycling/Trash Containers for Golden Gate Park - $30,000ResolutionPassedResolution authorizing the Recreation and Park Department to retroactively accept and expend a gift in-place, valued at $30,000 from the San Francisco Parks Trust for 15 state-of-the-art recycling/trash containers for Golden Gate Park.ADOPTEDPass Action details Not available
111224 1 Aziza Day - November 19, 2011ResolutionPassedResolution honoring Chef Mourad Lahlou and proclaiming November 19, 2011, as “Aziza Day” in the City and County of San Francisco.ADOPTEDPass Action details Not available
111225 1 Accept and Expend Grant - Lighting at Mission Playground Soccer Field - $25,000ResolutionPassedResolution authorizing the Recreation and Park Department to retroactively accept and expend a grant in-place, valued at $25,000 from the United States Soccer Foundation to support the purchase of new lighting fixtures for Mission Playground Soccer Field.ADOPTEDPass Action details Not available
111206 1 Final Map 5165: Mission BayMotionPassedMotion approving Final Map No. 5165, Mission Bay, a five lot subdivision of Assessor’s Block No. 8727, Lot No. 5; approving a Public Improvement Agreement related to the Final Map; and adopting findings pursuant to the General Plan and City Planning Code Section 101.1; and the Mission Bay South Redevelopment Plan and Plan Documents.APPROVEDPass Action details Not available
111222 1 Opposing the Federal “Super Committee” Farm Bill ProcessResolutionKilledResolution urging our elected United States Senators and Representatives to oppose the inclusion of the Farm Bill in the “Super Committee” process and to support a full legislative process for the 2012 Farm Bill.CONTINUEDPass Action details Not available
111246 1 Administrative Code - Health Service System Contracting Authority; Employee Benefit Cafeteria PlanOrdinancePassedOrdinance amending the San Francisco Administrative Code Sections 16.900 through 16.905 and 21.02 to update provisions regarding: 1) the San Francisco Health Service System's contracting authority; and 2) the City's Employee Benefit Cafeteria Plan.   Action details Not available
111247 1 Planning Code - Permitting Five Feet Ground Floor Height Increases in Designated Lots and Prohibiting Certain Lot Mergers Along Geary Boulevard, Balboa Street, and in the Inner and Outer Clement Neighborhood Commercial DistrictsOrdinancePassedOrdinance amending the San Francisco Planning Code by: 1) amending Section 263.20 to permit a 5 feet ground floor height increase a) in the 40-X and 50-X Height and Bulk Districts in the NC-3 Zoning District along Geary Boulevard, from Masonic Avenue to 28th Avenue, except for designated parcels; b) on NC-2 designated parcels on Balboa Street between 2nd Avenue and 8th Avenue, and between 32nd Avenue and 39th Avenue; and c) in the Inner Clement Street and Outer Clement Street Neighborhood Commercial Districts (NCDs); 2) amending Section 121.7(b) to prohibit lot mergers resulting in lots with street frontages greater than 50 feet in the Inner and Outer Clement NCDs, and in NC-2 Districts on Balboa Street, between 2nd Avenue and 8th Avenue, and between 32nd Avenue and 38th Avenue; and 3) making findings, including environmental findings and findings of consistency with Planning Code Section 101.1 and the General Plan.   Action details Not available
111248 1 Regulations for Jane Warner and Harvey Milk PlazasOrdinancePassedOrdinance: 1) approving regulations for Jane Warner Plaza at the intersection of Castro and 17th Streets and Harvey Milk Plaza adjacent to the intersection of Castro and Market Streets; and 2) authorizing official acts in connection with the regulations.   Action details Not available
111105 2 Interdepartmental Jurisdictional Transfer of Property - 341 Corbett AvenueOrdinancePassedOrdinance transferring jurisdiction of certain unimproved real property located at 341 Corbett Avenue (Assessor's Block No. 2659, Lot No. 059) between 19th Street and Danvers Street from the Mayor’s Office of Housing to the Department of Public Works.   Action details Not available
111249 1 Employer Pickup - Pre-Tax Payroll Deduction Plan for Service Credit Purchases (Contribution Code 14)ResolutionPassedResolution authorizing the City and County of San Francisco to implement pre-tax payroll deduction plan for all employees in CalPERS, pursuant to the Internal Revenue Code §414(h)(2).   Action details Not available
111250 1 Sale of City Property - Northeast Corner of Fulton and Gough Streets - Boys and Girls Clubs - $2,500,000ResolutionPassedResolution authorizing: 1) the sale of City property at the northeast corner of Fulton Street and Gough Street to the Boys and Girls Clubs of San Francisco for $2,500,000 subject to a declaration of economic covenants and a project use restriction; 2) adopting environmental findings and other findings that the actions set forth in this Resolution are consistent with the City’s General Plan and Eight Priority Policies of City Planning Code Section 101.1; and 3) authorizing other actions in furtherance of this Resolution.   Action details Not available
111251 1 Opposing the Sale of Certain Rat and Mouse PoisonsResolutionPassedResolution urging San Francisco residents to avoid purchasing or selling certain rat and mouse poison products that have been determined by the United States Environmental Protection Agency to pose unacceptable risks to children, pets, and wildlife.   Action details Not available
111252 1 Supporting Expansion of Boundaries - Gulf of the Farallones and Cordell Bank National Marine SanctuariesResolutionPassedResolution supporting House Resolution 192 and Senate Bill 179, which will expand the boundaries of the Gulf of the Farallones National Marine Sanctuary and the Cordell Bank National Marine Sanctuary.   Action details Not available
111253 1 Accept and Expend Grant - San Francisco Arts Commission’s WritersCorps Program - $70,000ResolutionPassedResolution authorizing the San Francisco Arts Commission to retroactively accept and expend a grant in the amount of $70,000 from the National Endowment for the Arts Learning in the Arts for Children and Youth Program for general operating support for WritersCorps, with a grant cycle of July 1, 2011, through June 30, 2012.   Action details Not available
111258 1 California Clerk of the Board of Supervisors Association Week - November 28 to December 2, 2011ResolutionPassedResolution honoring the California Clerk of the Board of Supervisors Association and recognizing the vital services performed by the Clerks of the Boards of Supervisors and their staff and proclaiming the week of November 28 to December 2, 2011 as California Clerk of the Board of Supervisors Association Week in the City and County of San Francisco.   Action details Not available
111254 1 Hearing - Recreation and Park Department Permit ParametersHearingFiledHearing requesting the Recreation and Park Department to provide information on whether the permits issued to "Off the Grid" and/or other similarly permitted events restrict the ability for individuals to engage in petitioning and leafleting on public park property during those events.   Action details Not available
111255 1 Hearing - Budget Update for FY2012-2013HearingFiledHearing to include financial update and information on budget instructions and process for FY2012-2013.   Action details Not available
111256 1 Hearing - Growth of Formula Stores in San FranciscoHearingFiledHearing on the growth of formula stores in the City and County of San Francisco and their impacts on our small businesses, neighborhoods, workers, and economy.   Action details Not available
111257 1 Hearing - Cultural Program During the America's CupHearingFiledHearing on what the City's plans are for a cultural program during the America's Cup.   Action details Not available
111208 1 Administrative Code - Public Guardian/Public Administrator Gift FundOrdinancePassedOrdinance amending the San Francisco Administrative Code by adding Section 10.100-190 to create a Public Guardian/Public Administrator Gift Fund to support the operations of the Public Guardian's Office, including needs assessment and conservatorship services for vulnerable persons who are unable to manage their basic personal or financial needs.   Action details Not available
111209 1 Mission Bay South - Storm Water Pump Station No. 4 Public Infrastructure ImprovementsOrdinancePassedOrdinance accepting the irrevocable offer of public infrastructure improvements associated with Mission Bay Storm Water Pump Station No. 4 including acquisition facilities located on and under portions of State Trust Parcel Nos. 2 and 6; accepting said facilities for City maintenance and liability purposes; adopting environmental findings and findings that such actions are consistent with the City’s General Plan eight priority policy findings of Planning Code Section 101.1, and the Mission Bay South Redevelopment Plan; accepting a Department of Public Works Order; and authorizing official acts in connection with this Ordinance.   Action details Not available
111174 1 Settlement of Unlitigated Claim - Janet O'Hara - $100,000ResolutionPassedResolution approving the settlement of the unlitigated claim filed by Janet O'Hara against the City and County of San Francisco for $100,000; claim was filed on March 11, 2011.   Action details Not available
111182 1 Prevailing Wages for Various Workers Under Contract at City Owned FacilitiesResolutionPassedResolution fixing prevailing wage rates for: 1) workers performing work under City contracts for public work and improvement; 2) workers performing work under City contracts for janitorial services; 3) workers performing work in public off-street parking lots, garages, or storage facilities for automobiles on property owned or leased by the City; 4) workers engaged in theatrical or technical services for shows on property owned by the City; 5) workers engaged in the hauling of solid waste generated by the City in the course of City operations, pursuant to a contract with the City; and 6) workers performing moving services under City contracts at facilities owned or leased by the City.   Action details Not available
111201 1 Agreement Amendment - Recology - Refuse Collection - Not to Exceed $27,621,479ResolutionPassedResolution approving the Second Amendment to the Refuse Collection Agreement between the City and County of San Francisco and Recology San Francisco, Recology Golden Gate, and Recology Sunset Scavenger, increasing the total not to exceed amount of the agreement from $23,537,527 to $27,621,479 under Charter Section 9.118(b).   Action details Not available