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Meeting Name: Board of Supervisors Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 2/4/2014 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
Published agenda: Agenda Agenda Published minutes: Minutes Minutes  
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131056 1 Street Artist Spaces - Post Street at Stockton StreetResolutionPassedResolution approving re-designation of two temporary selling spaces on Post Street, northwest corner, at Stockton Street for six months for street artists certified by the Arts Commission.ADOPTEDPass Action details Not available
131057 1 Street Artist Space - Leavenworth Street at Jefferson StreetResolutionPassedResolution approving re-designation of one selling space on Leavenworth Street, west side, at Jefferson Street, for six months for street artists certified by the Arts Commission; exempting said space from the regulations of Police Code, Sections 2405(c)(6) and (11), prohibiting selling within ten feet from the outer edge of any entrance to any building and prohibiting selling within five feet of the display of any other street artist.ADOPTEDPass Action details Not available
131118 1 Planning Code - Landmark Designation - 1712-1716 Fillmore Street (aka Marcus Books and Jimbo’s Bop City)OrdinancePassedOrdinance designating 1712-1716 Fillmore Street (aka Marcus Books and Jimbo’s Bop City), Assessor’s Block No. 0684, Lot No. 020, as a landmark under Planning Code, Article 10; and making environmental findings, and findings of consistency with the General Plan, and the eight priority policies of Planning Code, Section 101.1.FINALLY PASSEDPass Action details Not available
131145 3 Competitive Selection Process - Landfill Disposal ProviderOrdinancePassedOrdinance making findings that the City’s competitive process for selecting a preferred contractor for landfill disposal was adequate, fair, and consistent with the request for proposals; ratifying the selection of Recology San Francisco (Recology) as the preferred contractor; ratifying the termination of the landfill disposal and facilitation agreements with Recology; endorsing environmental review under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) of the Recology proposal as the City’s preferred project alternative; clarifying that, consistent with prior practice and existing law, the definition of “services” contained in Administrative Code, Chapter 21, excludes the agreements resulting from the competitive selection process; and making environmental findings under CEQA.FINALLY PASSEDPass Action details Not available
131162 2 General Plan - Adjacent Parcels to the Western South of Market, East South of Market, and Market and Octavia Area PlansOrdinancePassedOrdinance amending the General Plan by amending the boundaries of the East South of Market Area Plan to incorporate 40 nearby parcels on Mission Street, generally bounded by 7th Street to the east, 9th Street to the west, and Minna Street to the south; amending the Market and Octavia Planning Area to incorporate nine adjacent parcels along Mission Street and 10th Street, generally bound by Washburn Street to the east, and Minna Street to the south; amending the Western South of Market Area Plan to remove one parcel on 10th Street; and making environmental findings, and findings of consistency with the General Plan, and the eight priority policies of Planning Code, Section 101.1.FINALLY PASSEDPass Action details Not available
131161 1 Planning Code, Zoning Map - Adjacent Parcels and Western South of Market CleanupOrdinancePassedOrdinance amending Zoning Map, Sheets ZN01, ZN07, ZN08, HT07, HT08, and SU07, to revise use districts and height and bulk districts for parcels adjacent to and within the Western South of Market Plan Area; to extend the Van Ness and Market Downtown Residential Special Use District; and making 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.FINALLY PASSEDPass Action details Not available
131232 1 Street Encroachment - Operator Convenience Facilities - Terminus of Various Muni Bus RoutesResolutionPassedResolution granting revocable permission to the Municipal Transportation Agency to occupy portions of the public right-of-way to install and maintain two new operator convenience facilities at the terminus of various Muni bus routes, 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 Not available
140015 1 Electric Service Agreement - Public Utilities Commission - Transbay ProjectResolutionPassedResolution authorizing the Public Utilities Commission’s General Manager to enter into an Electric Service Agreement with the Transbay Joint Powers Authority for the Public Utilities Commission to be the primary provider of electric service to the Transbay Project beginning January 2014 and ending January 2017; and making findings pursuant to the California Environmental Quality Act.ADOPTEDPass Action details Not available
131179 1 Settlement of Lawsuit - John Wettstein - $247,500OrdinancePassedOrdinance authorizing settlement of the lawsuit filed by John Wettstein against the City and County of San Francisco by payment of up to $247,500; the lawsuit was filed on October 28, 2011, in the San Francisco Superior Court and removed to U.S. District Court, Northern District of California, on November 10, 2011, Case No. C11-5484-CRB; entitled John Wettstein v. City and County of San Francisco, et al.FINALLY PASSEDPass Action details Not available
131180 1 Settlement of Lawsuit - Danilo Martin Molieri and Daniel Steven Molieri - $40,000OrdinancePassedOrdinance authorizing settlement of the lawsuit filed by Danilo Martin Molieri and Daniel Steven Molieri against the City and County of San Francisco for $40,000; the lawsuit was filed on December 1, 2010, in United States District Court, Case No. CV10-5430 MMC; entitled Danilo Martin Molieri, et al., v. City and County of San Francisco, et al.FINALLY PASSEDPass Action details Not available
131181 1 Settlement of Lawsuit - Ricky Rein - $100,000OrdinancePassedOrdinance authorizing settlement of the lawsuit filed by Ricky Rein against the City and County of San Francisco for $100,000; the lawsuit was filed on November 30, 2012, in San Francisco Superior Court, Case No. CGC-12-523533; entitled Ricky Rein v. City and County of San Francisco, et al.FINALLY PASSEDPass 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.ADOPTEDPass Action details Not available
130462 3 Business and Tax Regulations Code - Public Realm Landscaping, Improvement, and Maintenance Assessment DistrictsOrdinancePassedOrdinance amending the Business and Tax Regulations Code, by adding Article 15A “Public Realm Landscaping, Improvement and Maintenance Assessment Districts” (Green Benefit Districts), to provide for establishment of assessment districts to finance landscaping, improvements, and maintenance of public realm areas (outdoor spaces open to the public), including parks, parklets, sidewalks, unimproved areas, landscaped areas, plazas, and gardens; to authorize the purchase of real property with assessment funds, where property will be a public realm area and the district will provide landscaping, improvements and/or maintenance; and making environmental findings.PASSED, ON FIRST READINGPass 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.PASSED, ON FIRST READINGPass Action details Video Video
140083 1 Hearing - General Obligation Bond - Earthquake Safety, Emergency Response, and Possibly StreetlightsHearingFiledHearing of persons interested in or objecting to the Ordinance (File No. 131190) and Resolution (File No. 131189) relating to the General Obligation Bond to finance the construction, acquisition, improvement, and seismic retrofitting for earthquake safety of emergency response facilities; and the Ordinance (File No. 140059) and Resolution (File No. 140060) relating to the General Obligation Bond to finance the construction, acquisition, improvement, and seismic retrofitting for earthquake safety of emergency response facilities, and the construction, acquisition, and improvement of streetlights on public rights-of-way.HEARD AND FILED  Action details Not available
131190 1 General Obligation Bond Election - Earthquake Safety and Emergency ResponseOrdinancePassedOrdinance calling and providing for a special election to be held in the City and County of San Francisco on Tuesday, June 3, 2014, for the purpose of submitting to San Francisco voters a proposition to incur the following bonded debt of the City and County: $400,000,000 to finance the construction, acquisition, improvement, and seismic retrofitting of Neighborhood Fire and Police Stations, the Emergency Firefighting Water System, seismically secure facilities for the Medical Examiner, the Police Department’s Traffic Company, the Police Department’s Forensic Services Division, and other critical infrastructure and facilities for earthquake safety and related costs necessary or convenient for the foregoing purposes; authorizing landlords to pass-through 50% of the resulting property tax increase to residential tenants in accordance with Administrative Code, Chapter 37; finding that the estimated cost of such proposed project is and will be too great to be paid out of the ordinary annual income and revenue of the City and County, and will require expenditures greater than the amount aPASSED ON FIRST READINGPass Action details Not available
131189 1 General Obligation Bonds - Earthquake Safety and Emergency ResponseResolutionPassedResolution determining and declaring that the public interest and necessity demand the construction, acquisition, improvement, and retrofitting of Neighborhood Fire and Police Stations, the Emergency Firefighting Water System, seismically secure facilities for the Medical Examiner, the Police Department’s Traffic Company, the Police Department’s Forensic Services Division, and other critical infrastructure and facilities for earthquake safety and related costs necessary or convenient for the foregoing purposes; authorizing landlords to pass-through 50% of the resulting property tax increase to residential tenants in accordance with Administrative Code, Chapter 37; finding that the estimated cost of such proposed project is and will be too great to be paid out of the ordinary annual income and revenue of the City and County, and will require expenditures greater than the amount allowed therefor by the annual tax levy; reciting the estimated cost of such proposed project; fixing the date of election and the manner of holding such election and the procedure for voting for or against theADOPTEDPass Action details Not available
140059 2 General Obligation Bond Election - Earthquake Safety, Emergency Response, and StreetlightsOrdinanceKilledOrdinance calling and providing for a special election to be held in the City and County of San Francisco on Tuesday, June 3, 2014, for the purpose of submitting to San Francisco voters a proposition to incur the following bonded debt of the City and County: $425,000,000 to finance the construction, acquisition, improvement, and seismic retrofitting of Neighborhood Fire and Police Stations, the Emergency Firefighting Water System, seismically secure facilities for the Medical Examiner, the Police Department’s Traffic Company, the Police Department’s Forensic Services Division, and other critical infrastructure and facilities for earthquake safety, the construction, acquisition, and improvement of streetlights on public rights-of-way, and related costs necessary or convenient for the foregoing purposes; authorizing landlords to pass-through 50% of the resulting property tax increase to residential tenants in accordance with Administrative Code, Chapter 37; finding that the estimated cost of such proposed project is and will be too great to be paid out of the ordinary annual income anTABLEDPass Action details Not available
140060 2 General Obligation Bonds - Earthquake Safety, Emergency Response, and StreetlightsResolutionKilledResolution determining and declaring that the public interest and necessity demand the construction, acquisition, improvement, and retrofitting of Neighborhood Fire and Police Stations, the Emergency Firefighting Water System, seismically secure facilities for the Medical Examiner, the Police Department’s Traffic Company, the Police Department’s Forensic Services Division, and other critical infrastructure and facilities for earthquake safety, the construction, acquisition, and improvement of streetlights on public rights-of-way, and related costs necessary or convenient for the foregoing purposes; authorizing landlords to pass-through 50% of the resulting property tax increase to residential tenants in accordance with Administrative Code, Chapter 37; finding that the estimated cost of such proposed project is and will be too great to be paid out of the ordinary annual income and revenue of the City and County, and will require expenditures greater than the amount allowed therefor by the annual tax levy; reciting the estimated cost of such proposed project; fixing the date of electioTABLEDPass Action details Not available
131192 2 Police, Administrative Codes - Considering Criminal History in Employment and Housing DecisionsOrdinancePassedOrdinance amending the Police Code to require employers and housing providers to limit the use of criminal history information, and follow certain procedures and restrictions when inquiring about and using conviction history information to make decisions about employment and tenancy in San Francisco; and amending the Administrative Code to require City contractors and subcontractors to adhere to the same limits, procedures, and restrictions when making decisions regarding employment of persons for work on City contracts and subcontracts.PASSED, ON FIRST READINGPass Action details Video Video
140069 1 Supporting Senate Bill 837 - Kindergarten Readiness ActResolutionFiledResolution expressing support for Senate Bill 837, the Kindergarten Readiness Act.CONTINUEDPass Action details Not available
140070 1 Supporting Transgender and Gender Non-Conforming Youth and Restorative JusticeResolutionPassedResolution calling on the Contra Costa County District Attorney’s Office to dismiss the charges filed against Jewlyes Klazson-Gutierrez and to offer community-based alternatives and processes that will ensure accountability; and facilitate and support healing and restoration for the youth involved and impacted by the November 13, 2013, incident at Hercules High School.ADOPTEDPass Action details Not available
140071 1 Urging the Municipal Transportation Agency to Implement a Market on the Move Pilot ProjectResolutionPassedResolution urging the Municipal Transportation Agency to implement a Market on the Move pilot project to improve the street for transit riders, bicyclists, and pedestrians through additional private vehicles, diversions, and other efforts.ADOPTEDPass Action details Not available
140072 1 Urging Governor Brown and the State Legislature to Restore Cuts to Medi-Cal RatesResolutionPassedResolution urging Governor Brown and the State Legislature to restore cuts to the Medi-Cal reimbursement rates.ADOPTEDPass Action details Not available
140090 1 Administrative Code - Local Hiring Policy - Jurisdictional Boundary for Mandatory ParticipationOrdinancePassedOrdinance amending the Administrative Code, to provide that the residents of the Public Utilities Commission service area are considered “local” for purposes of mandatory participation for the City’s Local Hiring Policy, on certain projects located within 70 miles of the jurisdictional boundary of the City and County of San Francisco.   Action details Not available
140094 1 Housing Code - Housing Access - Extending Protections to All Persons Sharing HousingOrdinanceFiledDraft Ordinance amending the Housing Code, Chapter 5, Section 503(d), "Housing Access," to promote affordable housing by extending the protections of that section to all persons sharing housing by deleting the references to "families," and to specify that both prospective and current tenants are protected; and amending Section 503(b), "Superficial Floor Area," to make a technical correction.   Action details Not available
140095 1 Administrative, Housing Codes - Rent Increases, Evictions, and Refusals to Rent, Based on Number of OccupantsOrdinanceFiledOrdinance amending Administrative Code, Chapter 37, known as the Residential Rent Stabilization and Arbitration Ordinance, to prohibit, with certain exceptions, rent increases based on the addition of occupants, even where a pre-existing rental agreement or lease permits such a rent increase; and to prohibit evictions based on the addition of occupants, if the landlord has unreasonably refused the tenant’s written request and the total number of occupants does not exceed the maximum number per sleeping room set by the Housing Code; and amending the Housing Code to prohibit refusal to rent based on the number of persons occupying a unit, as long as the unit complies with the Housing Code’s occupancy limits based on floor area.   Action details Not available
140096 1 Administrative Code - Tenant Relocation Assistance PaymentOrdinancePassedOrdinance amending the Administrative Code to mitigate adverse impacts of tenant evictions to provide that when residential units are withdrawn from the rental market under the Ellis Act, each relocated tenant is entitled to the greater of the existing rent relocation payment, or the difference between the tenant’s current rent and the prevailing rent for a comparable apartment in San Francisco over a two year period; and allowing a landlord, through a hearing process, to obtain a revised relocation payment obligation based on an undue financial hardship adjustment or recalculated rent differential amount.   Action details Not available
140097 1 Planning Code - Medical Cannabis Dispensaries - Ocean Avenue Neighborhood Commercial Transit DistrictOrdinancePassedOrdinance amending the Planning Code to require that, in the Ocean Avenue Neighborhood Commercial Transit District, a Medical Cannabis Dispensary (MCD) may be allowed within 500 feet of another MCD as a conditional use, provided that no other Citywide regulation governing the proximity of MCDs to each other becomes law; affirming the Planning Department’s California Environmental Quality Act determination; and making 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
140091 1 Administrative Code - Local Hiring Policy - Extending the Periodic Review and Mandatory Participation LevelResolutionPassedResolution amending the Administrative Code, to extend the periodic review of the City’s Local Hiring Policy and to determine the mandatory participation level for the policy.   Action details Not available
140099 1 Accept and Expend Grant - San Francisco Family Intervention, Reentry and Supportive Transitions Program - $749,967ResolutionPassedResolution retroactively authorizing the Department of Public Health to accept and expend a grant in the amount of $749,967 from U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, and Second Chance Act Juvenile Reentry Program, to participate in a program entitled, “San Francisco Family Intervention, Reentry, and Supportive Transitions Program,” for the period of October 1, 2013, through September 30, 2014.   Action details Not available
140100 1 Agreement - Owners' Association for Administration/Management of Top of Broadway Community Benefit DistrictResolutionPassedResolution approving an agreement with the nonprofit Owners' Association for Administration/Management of the established property-based Community Benefit District known as the “Top of Broadway Community Benefit District,” pursuant to California Streets and Highways Code, Section 36651, for a period commencing upon Board approval, to June 30, 2021.   Action details Not available
140103 1 Ground Lease - Successor Agency Land - 1751 Carroll Avenue - Bayview Senior HousingResolutionPassedResolution approving and authorizing the Successor Agency to the Redevelopment Agency of the City and County of San Francisco to execute a lease of land at 1751 Carroll Avenue (Assessor’s Block No. 5431A, Lot No. 042), with Carroll Avenue Senior Homes, LP, a California limited partnership, for a term of 55 years for the purpose of developing housing for very low-income senior households; adopting findings under the California Environmental Quality Act; and adopting findings that the conveyance is consistent with the General Plan, and the eight priority policies of Planning Code, Section 101.1.   Action details Not available
140104 1 Apply For Grants - Housing Related Parks ProgramResolutionPassedResolution authorizing the Recreation and Park Department to apply for grants from the California Department of Housing and Community Development.   Action details Not available
140105 1 Urging Temporary Protected Status for the PhilippinesResolutionPassedResolution urging the Secretary of State and the United States Department of Homeland Security to grant temporary protected status to the Philippines in order to support the recovery effort in the aftermath of Super Typhoon Haiyan.   Action details Not available
140106 1 Supporting Assembly Bill 1439 (Salas) - Prohibiting Sweepstakes Gambling CafesResolutionPassedResolution supporting Assembly Bill 1439, authored by Assemblymember Rudy Salas, which would prohibit the operation of gambling themed or simulated gambling electronic video monitors at Internet sweepstakes businesses.   Action details Not available
140107 1 Women, Girls, and Transgender Women’s Health Month - February 2014ResolutionPassedResolution declaring February 2014 as Women, Girls, and Transgender Women’s Health Month in the City and County of San Francisco, encouraging women, girls, and transgender women to sign-up for health insurance through Covered California or the expanded Medi-Cal Program; acknowledging that reproductive health is a vital component of women, girls, and transgender women’s health and overall well being that must be recognized, prioritized, and protected; affirming San Francisco’s support for the Women’s Health Protection Act of 2013; launching a social media campaign to honor women, girls, and transgender women’s health; and encourage women, girls, and transgender women to obtain health coverage through Covered California, the expanded Medi-Cal Program, or Healthy San Francisco.   Action details Not available
140108 1 One Billion Rising for Justice Day - February 14, 2014ResolutionPassedResolution joining the global call to action opposing violence against women and proclaiming February 14, 2014, as “One Billion Rising for Justice Day” in the City and County of San Francisco.   Action details Not available
140109 1 Apply, Accept, and Expend State Grant - Urban Greening for Sustainable Communities - $17,861ResolutionPassedResolution approving an application for and authorizing the Department of Public Works to accept and expend a grant in the amount of $17,861 from the California Strategic Growth Council’s Urban Greening for Sustainable Communities Grant Program to landscape and green Bret Harte Elementary School, for the period of March 1, 2014, through August 31, 2014.   Action details Not available
140098 1 Initiative Ordinance - Business and Tax Regulations Code - Tax on Sugar-Sweetened Beverages to Fund Food and Health ProgramsMotionPassedMotion ordering submitted to the voters at an election to be held on November 4, 2014, an Ordinance amending the Business and Tax Regulations Code by adding a new Article 8, imposing a tax of two cents per ounce on the distribution of sugar-sweetened beverages, to fund City-operated programs and City grants for active recreation and improving food access, health, and nutrition, and to fund San Francisco Unified School District physical education, after-school physical activity, health, or nutrition programs, and school lunch and other school nutrition programs.   Action details Not available
140101 1 Committee of the Whole - Ground Lease - Carroll Street Senior Community - 1751 Carroll Avenue - March 4, 2014MotionPassedMotion scheduling the Board to sit as a Committee of the Whole on March 4, 2014, at 3:00 p.m., to hold a public hearing on the proposal of the Mayor’s Office of Housing and Community Development (acting on behalf of the Office of Community Investment and Infrastructure) to enter into a Ground Lease Agreement, for a term of 55 years commencing upon Board approval, for the purpose of developing housing for very low-income senior households, located at 1751 Carroll Avenue (Assessor’s Block No. 5431A, Lot No. 042), with Carol Avenue Senior Homes, LP, a California limited partnership, pursuant to the provisions of California Health and Safety Code, Section 33433, Community Redevelopment Law.   Action details Not available
140110 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.   Action details Not available
140102 1 Hearing - Ground Lease - Successor Agency Land - 1751 Carroll Avenue - Bayview Senior HousingHearingFiledHearing of persons interested in or objecting to proposed Resolution approving and authorizing the Successor Agency to the Redevelopment Agency of the City and County of San Francisco to execute a lease of land at 1751 Carroll Avenue (Assessor’s Block No. 5431A, Lot No. 042), with Carroll Avenue Senior Homes, LP, a California limited partnership, for a term of 55 years for the purpose of developing housing for very low-income senior households; adopting findings under the California Environmental Quality Act; and adopting findings that the conveyance is consistent with the General Plan, and the eight priority policies of Planning Code, Section 101.1.   Action details Not available
140111 1 Hearing - Our Children, Our City CollaborativeHearingFiledHearing on the final report, including the public engagement process, of the Our Children, Our City collaborative to improve the outcomes of the Public Education Enrichment Fund and the Children's Fund, and other policy recommendations for the re-authorization of these two funds.   Action details Not available
140112 1 Hearing - Status of Sutter/California Pacific Medical Center Cathedral Hill Development Agreement and Construction ProjectHearingFiledHearing on the status of Sutter/California Pacific Medical Center (CPMC) Cathedral Hill Development Agreement (DA) and construction project, including updates from Sutter/CPMC and key City departments on DA commitments implemented thus far, and a schedule of future commitments, as well as an update on project construction and hospital planning.   Action details Not available
140056 1 Performance Contract Approval - California Department of Health Care Services - Mental Health ServicesResolutionPassedResolution retroactively approving Performance Contract No. 13-90332, between Community Behavioral Health Services and the Department of Health Care Services, incorporating the Mental Health Services Act, Projects for Assistance in Transition from Homelessness, and Community Mental Health Services Grant programs, for the period of July 1, 2013, through June 30, 2014; and authorizing the Community Behavioral Health Services Director, Department of Public Health, to sign said agreement and any and all amendments in the future.   Action details Not available