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Meeting Name: Board of Supervisors Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 1/14/2014 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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140022 1 Formal Policy Discussions - January 14, 2014HearingFiledPursuant 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 Districts 1, 5, and 9. The Mayor may address the Board initially for up to five minutes. Discussion shall not exceed five minutes per Supervisor. 1. Mayor Lee, we are in the midst of a housing affordability and evictions crisis not seen since the venture-capital tech surge and real estate speculation frenzy of the late 1990s “dot com boom.” Your response in the last two months certainly deserves credit - - first, in supporting the preference legislation for Ellis evictees from private-owned rental housing to get into City-subsidized affordable units, and second, your Executive Directive prioritizing approvals for affordable housing projects in recognition that the real estate market is leaving out more and more low and moderate income San Franciscans. I look forward to the day that the Richmond District will break ground on new affordable housing projects to meet the housing needs of my District’HEARD AND FILED  Action details Video Video
131141 2 Public Employment - Amendment to the Annual Salary Ordinance - Recreation and Park Department - FYs 2013-2014 and 2014-2015OrdinancePassedOrdinance amending Ordinance No. 160-13 (Annual Salary Ordinance - FYs 2013-2014 and 2014-2015) to reflect the addition of two Class 5502 Project Manager I positions (0.5 FTE) in the Recreation and Park Department for the implementation of the Recreation and Park Department’s capital improvements.PASSED, ON FIRST READINGPass Action details Video Video
131130 1 California Constitution Appropriations Limit - FY2013-2014ResolutionPassedResolution establishing the appropriations limit for FY2013-2014 pursuant to California Constitution, Article XIII B.ADOPTEDPass Action details Video Video
131172 1 Interconnection Agreement - Pacific Gas and Electric Company - Solar Power Project - 201 Van Ness AvenueResolutionPassedResolution authorizing the Public Utilities Commission’s General Manager to enter into a long term interconnection agreement with Pacific Gas and Electric Company, to commence following Board approval, for a Solar Power Project at Davies Symphony Hall, 201 Van Ness Avenue, pursuant to Charter, Section 9.118(b).ADOPTEDPass Action details Video Video
131182 2 Emergency Contract - Clean Harbors Environmental Services, Inc. - Not to Exceed $1,000,000ResolutionPassedResolution retroactively approving emergency contract with Clean Harbors Environmental Services, Inc., for environmental clean-up of soil and water and regrading of the runway safety area after the crash landing of Asiana Airlines Flight 214 in an amount not to exceed $1,000,000 for services already performed, for the period of July 11, 2013, to September 19, 2013.ADOPTEDPass Action details Video Video
131183 1 Emergency Contract - Fixed Gas Monitoring System - Southeast Water Pollution Control Plant - Not to Exceed $225,000ResolutionPassedResolution retroactively approving an emergency procurement contract of the Public Utilities Commission under Administrative Code, Section 21.15, to obtain materials needed to repair the Fixed Gas Monitoring System at the Southeast Water Pollution Control Plant with a contract amount not to exceed $225,000 for the period of November 18, 2013, to May 18, 2014.ADOPTEDPass Action details Video Video
131210 1 Accept and Expend Grant - Urban Areas Security Initiative Grant Increase: Budget Revision - FY2013 - $687,988ResolutionPassedResolution retroactively authorizing the Department of Emergency Management, on behalf of the City and County San Francisco, as the fiscal agent for the Bay Area Urban Areas Security Initiative (UASI), to accept and expend an increase to FY2013 UASI grant funds in the amount of $687,988 for a total of $22,619,300 from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security through the California Office of Emergency Services, for the period of September 1, 2013, through May 31, 2015.ADOPTEDPass Action details Video Video
130864 2 Planning Code - Transfer of Child Care Facility Oversight to Office of Early Care and EducationOrdinancePassedOrdinance amending the Planning Code to transfer proposed child care facility oversight from the Department of Children, Youth and Their Families to the Office of Early Care and Education; and making environmental findings.PASSED, ON FIRST READINGPass Action details Video Video
131143 1 Changes to the Special Tax District No. 2009-1 - San Francisco Sustainable FinancingResolutionPassedResolution authorizing the City and County of San Francisco Special Tax District No. 2009-1 (San Francisco Sustainable Financing) to levy special taxes and incur debt to finance work deemed necessary to bring buildings or real property, including privately owned buildings or real property, into compliance with seismic safety standards or regulations.ADOPTEDPass Action details Video Video
131225 1 Public Hearing - Appeal of Final Environmental Impact Report - 1111 California Street - The Masonic Center Renovation ProjectHearingFiledHearing of persons interested in or objecting to the Planning Commission's decision, dated November 14, 2013, certification of a Final Environmental Impact Report identified as Planning Case No. 2011.0471E, through its Motion No. 19019, for the proposed Masonic Center renovation project at 1111 California Street, Assessor's Block No. 0253, Lot No. 020. (District 3) (Appellants: Jay Wallace on behalf of the Coalition for San Francisco Neighborhoods, Nob Hill Neighbors and Berit Muh) (Filed December 13, 2013).HEARD AND FILED  Action details Video Video
131226 1 Affirming Final Environmental Impact Report Certification - 1111 California Street - The Masonic Center Renovation ProjectMotionPassedMotion affirming the certification by the Planning Commission of the Final Environmental Impact Report for The Masonic Center Renovation Project at 1111 California Street.APPROVEDPass Action details Video Video
131227 1 Reversing Final Environmental Impact Report Certification - 1111 California Street - The Masonic Center Renovation ProjectMotionKilledMotion reversing the certification by the Planning Commission of the Final Environmental Impact Report for The Masonic Center Renovation Project at 1111 California Street.TABLEDPass Action details Video Video
131228 1 Preparation of Findings to Reverse Final Environmental Impact Report Certification - 1111 California Project - The Masonic Center Renovation 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 Masonic Center Renovation Project at 1111 California Street.TABLEDPass Action details Video Video
140024 1 Hearing - Implementing Assembly Bill 85 - Department of Public Health - Intent to Adopt the Savings Formula Option - FY2013-2014HearingFiledHearing of persons interested in or objecting to the Resolution (File No. 131234) authorizing the Department of Public Health to implement Assembly Bill 85 via the Savings Formula Option to redirect a portion of current Health realignment funds to social service programs; and determine payments from the Health Subaccount to the Family Support Subaccount.HEARD AND FILED  Action details Video Video
131234 1 Implementing Assembly Bill 85 - Department of Public Health - Intent to Adopt the Savings Formula Option - FY2013-2014ResolutionPassedResolution authorizing the Department of Public Health to implement Assembly Bill 85 via the Savings Formula Option to redirect a portion of current Health realignment funds to social service programs; and determine payments from the Health Subaccount to the Family Support Subaccount.ADOPTEDPass Action details Video Video
131085 3 Planning Code - Fulton Street Grocery Store Special Use DistrictOrdinancePassedOrdinance amending Planning Code, Section 249.35A, to extend the effective date for the Fulton Street Grocery Store Special Use District; provide controls for business signs; and making environmental findings, and findings of consistency with the General Plan, and the eight priority policies of Planning Code, Section 101.1.PASSED, ON FIRST READINGPass Action details Video Video
131214 1 Multifamily Housing Revenue Bonds - 227-228 West Point Road - Not to Exceed $45,000,000ResolutionPassedResolution declaring the intent of the City and County of San Francisco (City) to reimburse certain expenditures from proceeds of future bonded indebtedness; authorizing the Director of the Mayor’s Office of Housing and Community Development (Director) to submit an application and related documents to the California Debt Limit Allocation Committee (CDLAC) to permit the issuance of residential mortgage revenue bonds in an aggregate principal amount not to exceed $45,000,000 for 227-228 West Point Road (Assessor’s Parcel No. 4624, Lot Nos. 29 and 31); authorizing and directing the Director to direct the Controller’s Office to hold in trust an amount not to exceed $100,000 in accordance with CDLAC procedures; authorizing the Director to certify to CDLAC that the City has on deposit the required amount; authorizing the Director to pay an amount equal to such deposit to the State of California if the City fails to issue the residential mortgage revenue bonds; approving, for purposes of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended, the issuance and sale of residential mortgage revenue bonADOPTEDPass Action details Video Video
140003 1 Concurring in the Continuation of the Revised Declaration of Local Emergency - Rim Fire (Stanislaus National Forest Area)MotionPassedMotion concurring in the continuation of the “Rim Fire” Revised Declaration of Local Emergency by the Mayor and in the actions taken to meet the emergency.APPROVEDPass Action details Video Video
140016 1 Approval of a 90-Day Extension for Planning Commission Review of an Ordinance Rezoning 133-135 Golden Gate Avenue from RC-4 to C-3-G (File No. 130999)ResolutionPassedResolution extending by 90-days the prescribed time within which the Planning Commission may render its decision on an Ordinance (File No. 130999) amending the Zoning Use District Map ZN01, to provide for eligibility to sell transferable development rights for property at 133-135 Golden Gate Avenue (St. Boniface Church and Rectory); and making environmental findings, and findings of consistency with the General Plan, and the eight priority policies of Planning Code, Section 101.1.ADOPTEDPass Action details Video Video
140017 1 Approval of a 30-Day Extension for Planning Commission Review of Construction of In-Law Units in Existing Residential Buildings or Auxiliary Structures on the Same Lot; Rent Control (File No. 131063)ResolutionPassedResolution extending by 30-days the prescribed time within which the Planning Commission may render its decision on an Ordinance (File No. 131063) amending the Planning Code to allow the construction of an additional dwelling unit or units within the existing envelope of a residential building or auxiliary structure on the same lot (“In-Law Units”) on any parcel in the Castro Street Neighborhood Commercial District and within 1,750 feet of the District boundaries, excluding any lot within 500 feet of Block No. 2623, Lot Nos. 116 through 154, and authorizing the Zoning Administrator to waive density and other Planning Code requirements in order to create the In-Law Units; amending the Administrative Code to provide that an In-Law Unit constructed with a waiver of Code requirements shall be subject to the provisions of the San Francisco Residential Rent Stabilization and Arbitration Ordinance if the existing building or any existing dwelling unit is already subject to the Rent Ordinance; making environmental findings and findings of consistency with the General Plan, and the eight prioADOPTEDPass Action details Video Video
140023 1 Committee of the Whole - Implementing Assembly Bill 85 - Department of Public Health - Intent to Adopt the Savings Formula Option - FY2013-2014MotionPassedMotion scheduling the Board to sit as a Committee of the Whole on January 14, 2014, at 3:00 p.m., to hold a public hearing of persons interested in or objecting to the Resolution (File No. 131234) authorizing the Department of Public Health to implement Assembly Bill 85 via the Savings Formula Option to redirect a portion of current Health realignment funds to social service programs; and determine payments from the Health Subaccount to the Family Support Subaccount.APPROVEDPass Action details Video Video
131197 1 Fracking Moratorium in CaliforniaResolutionPassedResolution supporting a moratorium on hydraulic fracturing in the State of California.AMENDEDPass Action details Video Video
131197 2 Fracking Moratorium in CaliforniaResolutionPassedResolution supporting a moratorium on hydraulic fracturing in the State of California.ADOPTED AS AMENDEDPass Action details Not available
131086 2 Planning Code, Zoning Map - 1500 Page Street Affordable Housing Special Use DistrictOrdinancePassedOrdinance amending the Planning Code, to establish the 1500 Page Street Affordable Housing Special Use District (SUD) for the property located at 1500 Page Street (Assessor’s Block No. 1223, Lot No. 004); amend the Zoning Map to add the Affordable Housing SUD and modify the height and bulk limits for the lot, and repeal the provisions establishing the 1500 Page Street Residential Care SUD and the permitted building height for the Residential Care SUD; affirming the Planning Department’s California Environmental Quality Act findings; and making findings of consistency with the General Plan, and the eight priority policies of Planning Code, Section 101.1.   Action details Not available
140032 1 Collective Bargaining Agreement, Arbitration Award - International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local 6 - FY2013-2014OrdinancePassedOrdinance adopting and implementing the Arbitration Award amending Amendment No. 2 to the 2012-2014 Collective Bargaining Agreement between the City and County of San Francisco and the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local 6, by implementing special terms and conditions of employment for FY2013-2014.   Action details Not available
140033 1 Authorizing Levy and Collection of Special Taxes Within City and County of San Francisco Special Tax District No. 2009-1 - Seismic Safety RetrofitsOrdinancePassedOrdinance amending Ordinance No. 16-10 to authorize the levy and collection of Special Taxes within City and County of San Francisco Special Tax District No. 2009-1 (San Francisco Sustainable Financing) for seismic safety retrofits to certain privately owned buildings or real property; and directing the Clerk of the Board to publish a notice of public hearing and other matters related thereto.   Action details Not available
140034 1 Waiving Competitive Solicitation Requirement to Procure Partial Design Documents - Professional Services Agreement - Geneva Car Barn and Powerhouse Project - Aidlin Darling Design - $837,863OrdinancePassedOrdinance waiving the competitive solicitation requirement under Administrative Code, Section 6.40, and authorizing the General Manager of the Recreation and Park Department to enter into a professional services agreement with Aidlin Darling Design in the amount of $837,863, for the purpose of completing design development documents and partial completion of construction documents for the Geneva Car Barn and Powerhouse project, and to amend the agreement as necessary to complete final (100 percent) construction documents, to commence following Board approval.   Action details Not available
140035 1 Administrative Code ­ Consumer Price Index Increase - Temporary Tenant Household Dislocation CompensationOrdinancePassedOrdinance amending Administrative Code, Chapter 37, “Residential Rent Stabilization and Arbitration Ordinance,” to implement California Civil Code, Section 1947.9(a)(1)(A), by requiring the Rent Board to annually adjust the daily compensation rate for tenant household temporary dislocation of less than 20 days, according to the Consumer Price Index (CPI).   Action details Not available
140036 1 Planning Code - Dwelling Unit DensityOrdinancePassedOrdinance amending the Planning Code to exclude Affordable Housing Units as defined from density calculations for projects that provide at least 20% of their units as Affordable Units and amending density calculations under certain scenarios; and adopting findings, including environmental findings, Planning Code, Section 302, findings, and findings of consistency with the General Plan, and the eight priority policies of Planning Code, Section 101.1.   Action details Not available
140037 1 Planning Code - Creating a Definition for Fractional Ownership of a Building Containing Two or More Dwelling UnitsOrdinanceFiledDraft Ordinance amending the Planning Code by creating a definition for ownership of a building containing two or more dwelling units, or possession thereof under a written contract to purchase or transfer ownership, by persons, firms, companies, corporations or partnerships, where persons, firms, companies, corporations or partnerships have or may have an undivided ownership interest in the property; by agreement have an exclusive right of occupancy to an individual dwelling unit; where the dwelling unit have not been mapped as a condominium, community apartment or stock cooperative per Subdivision Code, Article 9; creating a requirement for the Planning Department to review the proposed project for compliance with the Planning Code and any applicable design guidelines approved by the Planning Commission; requiring any application for conversion of an existing building from One Ownership to Fractionalized Ownership to meet all applicable provisions of the City's Housing, Building and City Planning Codes including standards for fire and life safety consistent with new construction, p   Action details Not available
140038 1 Agreement - Owners' Association for Administration/Management of Central Market Community Benefit DistrictResolutionPassedResolution approving an agreement with the nonprofit Owners' Association for Administration/Management of the renewed and expanded property-based Community Benefit District known as the “Central Market Community Benefit District,” pursuant to California Streets and Highways Code, Section 36651, to commence following Board approval.   Action details Not available
140039 1 Pedestrian Safety Public Awareness Working GroupResolutionPassedResolution urging the Transportation Authority to convene and coordinate a Pedestrian Safety Public Awareness Working Group and to develop an action plan within 90 days of their first meeting.   Action details Not available
140040 1 Opposing Anti-Abortion Banners on Market StreetResolutionPassedResolution opposing the anti-abortion banners on Market Street, urging the dedication of banner proceeds to the Department of Public Health for a campaign advancing accurate and scientifically verifiable education about women’s reproductive health, and requesting the review of banner regulations to assess whether the banners were issued in violation of City law.   Action details Not available
140041 1 Bond Yee Day - January 31, 2014ResolutionPassedResolution commending and honoring Bond Yee for 32 years of distinguished service with the City and County of San Francisco and declaring January 31, 2014, to be Bond Yee Day in the City and County of San Francisco.   Action details Not available
140042 1 Urging Federal Action on Comprehensive Immigration ReformResolutionPassedResolution urging suspension of further deportations of undocumented immigrants, extension of the "Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals Program," and an end to the firings of undocumented workers.   Action details Not available
140047 1 Implement a VISION ZERO Three Point Plan: Engineering, Education and EnforcementResolutionPassedResolution urging the Mayor, the Chief of Police, and Director of the Municipal Transportation Agency to adopt a VISION ZERO Three Point Plan to expedite the goals of San Francisco’s Pedestrian and Bicycle Strategies and implement an action plan to reduce traffic fatalities to zero in the next ten years through better engineering, education, and enforcement.   Action details Not available
140020 2 Hearing - Regulatory Status of Private Transportation NetworksHearingFiledHearing on the regulatory status of private transportation networks and their role in meeting the City’s transportation goals.   Action details Not available
140043 1 Hearing - Permitting Process - Displaying Banners on Publicly Managed Lamp PostsHearingFiledHearing on the Department of Public Works' (DPW) permitting process for displaying banners on the City's publicly managed lamp posts, focusing on the process and criteria DPW follows to determine whether a banner meets the definition of a "City-wide special event banner," under the Public Works Code, Section 184.78(c)(3), as well as any special procedures that DPW follows when an applicant submits a request to post banners on historic lamp posts.   Action details Not available
140044 1 Hearing - Municipal Transportation Agency Contract for New Flyer Hybrid BusesHearingFiledHearing regarding the Municipal Transportation Agency contracting process for the New Flyer hybrid buses, approved by the Board of Supervisors on October 29, 2013, as referenced in File No. 130977, to obtain additional information regarding the contracting process and construction of the fleet that occurred before approval by the Board of Supervisors.   Action details Not available
140045 1 Hearing - Budget and Legislative Analyst's Performance Audit - Fire DepartmentHearingFiledHearing on the Budget and Legislative Analyst's Performance Audit of the Fire Department.   Action details Not available
140046 1 Hearing - Closures of Recycling CentersHearingFiledHearing to assess the issues posed by the closing of San Francisco's community recycling centers and to discuss what the City's collective strategy should be in light of these closures.   Action details Not available