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Meeting Name: Government Audit and Oversight Committee Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 9/15/2016 9:30 AM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: City Hall, Legislative Chamber, Room 250
Regular Meeting
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160613 1 Hearing - Civil Grand Jury - Maintenance Budgeting and Accounting Challenges for General Fund Departments: Maintenance Economics Versus Maintenance Politics: Pay Now or Pay More LaterHearingFiledHearing on the recently published 2015-2016 Civil Grand Jury report, entitled "Maintenance Budgeting and Accounting Challenges for General Fund Departments: Maintenance Economics Versus Maintenance Politics: Pay Now or Pay More Later.”FILEDPass Action details Video Video
160614 1 Board Response - Civil Grand Jury - Maintenance Budgeting and Accounting Challenges for General Fund Departments: Maintenance Economics Versus Maintenance Politics: Pay Now or Pay More LaterResolutionPassedResolution responding to the Presiding Judge of the Superior Court on the findings and recommendations contained in the 2015-2016 Civil Grand Jury Report, entitled “Maintenance Budgeting and Accounting Challenges for General Fund Departments: Maintenance Economics Versus Maintenance Politics: Pay Now or Pay More Later;” and urging the Mayor to cause the implementation of accepted findings and recommendations through his/her department heads and through the development of the annual budget.AMENDED, AN AMENDMENT OF THE WHOLE BEARING SAME TITLEPass Action details Video Video
160614 1 Board Response - Civil Grand Jury - Maintenance Budgeting and Accounting Challenges for General Fund Departments: Maintenance Economics Versus Maintenance Politics: Pay Now or Pay More LaterResolutionPassedResolution responding to the Presiding Judge of the Superior Court on the findings and recommendations contained in the 2015-2016 Civil Grand Jury Report, entitled “Maintenance Budgeting and Accounting Challenges for General Fund Departments: Maintenance Economics Versus Maintenance Politics: Pay Now or Pay More Later;” and urging the Mayor to cause the implementation of accepted findings and recommendations through his/her department heads and through the development of the annual budget.RECOMMENDED AS AMENDED AS A COMMITTEE REPORTPass Action details Not available
160615 1 Board Response - Civil Grand Jury - Into the Open: Opportunities for More Timely and Transparent Investigations of Fatal San Francisco Police Department Officer-Involved ShootingsMotionPassedMotion responding to the Civil Grand Jury’s request to provide a status update on the Board of Supervisors response to Recommendation No. R.5.D contained in the 2015-2016 Civil Grand Jury Report, entitled “Into the Open: Opportunities for More Timely and Transparent Investigations of Fatal San Francisco Police Department Officer-Involved Shootings;” and urging the Mayor to cause the implementation of accepted findings and recommendations through his/her department heads and through the development of the annual budget.CONTINUEDPass Action details Video Video
160616 1 Board Response - Civil Grand Jury - Into the Open: Opportunities for More Timely and Transparent Investigations of Fatal San Francisco Police Department Officer-Involved ShootingsResolutionPassedResolution responding to the Presiding Judge of the Superior Court on the findings and recommendations contained in the 2015-2016 Civil Grand Jury Report, entitled “Into the Open: Opportunities for More Timely and Transparent Investigations of Fatal San Francisco Police Department Officer-Involved Shootings;” and urging the Mayor to cause the implementation of accepted findings and recommendations through his/her department heads and through the development of the annual budget.AMENDED, AN AMENDMENT OF THE WHOLE BEARING SAME TITLEPass Action details Video Video
160616 2 Board Response - Civil Grand Jury - Into the Open: Opportunities for More Timely and Transparent Investigations of Fatal San Francisco Police Department Officer-Involved ShootingsResolutionPassedResolution responding to the Presiding Judge of the Superior Court on the findings and recommendations contained in the 2015-2016 Civil Grand Jury Report, entitled “Into the Open: Opportunities for More Timely and Transparent Investigations of Fatal San Francisco Police Department Officer-Involved Shootings;” and urging the Mayor to cause the implementation of accepted findings and recommendations through his/her department heads and through the development of the annual budget.RECOMMENDED AS AMENDEDPass Action details Not available
160617 1 Hearing - Civil Grand Jury - San Francisco Homeless Health and Housing: A Crisis Unfolding on Our StreetsHearingFiledHearing on the recently published 2015-2016 Civil Grand Jury report, entitled “San Francisco Homeless Health and Housing: A Crisis Unfolding on Our Streets.”FILEDPass Action details Video Video
160618 1 Board Response - Civil Grand Jury - San Francisco Homeless Health and Housing: A Crisis Unfolding on Our StreetsResolutionPassedResolution responding to the Presiding Judge of the Superior Court on the findings and recommendations contained in the 2015-2016 Civil Grand Jury Report, entitled “San Francisco Homeless Health and Housing: A Crisis Unfolding on Our Streets;” and urging the Mayor to cause the implementation of accepted findings and recommendations through his/her department heads and through the development of the annual budget.AMENDED, AN AMENDMENT OF THE WHOLE BEARING SAME TITLEPass Action details Video Video
160618 2 Board Response - Civil Grand Jury - San Francisco Homeless Health and Housing: A Crisis Unfolding on Our StreetsResolutionPassedResolution responding to the Presiding Judge of the Superior Court on the findings and recommendations contained in the 2015-2016 Civil Grand Jury Report, entitled “San Francisco Homeless Health and Housing: A Crisis Unfolding on Our Streets;” and urging the Mayor to cause the implementation of accepted findings and recommendations through his/her department heads and through the development of the annual budget.RECOMMENDED AS AMENDEDPass Action details Not available
160661 1 Settlement of Lawsuit - Wayne Kappelman - $176,275OrdinancePassedOrdinance authorizing settlement of the lawsuit filed by Wayne Kappelman against the City and County of San Francisco for $176,275; the lawsuit was filed on September 2, 2014, in United States District Court, Northern District of California, Case No. 14-CV-04434 MEJ; entitled Wayne Kappelman v. City and County of San Francisco; the lawsuit involves an employment dispute.RECOMMENDED..Pass Action details Not available
160739 1 Settlement of Lawsuit - Jack K. Frazier - $4,990,000OrdinancePassedOrdinance authorizing settlement of the lawsuit filed by Jack K. Frazier against the City and County of San Francisco for $4,990,000; the lawsuit was filed on October 28, 2013, in San Francisco Superior Court, Case No. CGC-13-535089; entitled Jack K. Frazier v. City and County of San Francisco, et al.; the lawsuit involves personal injury due to collision with fire truck; other material terms of the settlement are that defendant Michael Quinn pay plaintiff $10,000.RECOMMENDED..Pass Action details Video Video
160784 1 Settlement of Lawsuit and Supplemental Appropriation - Allied Insurance Company - $60,000OrdinancePassedOrdinance authorizing settlement of the lawsuit filed by Allied Insurance Company against the City and County of San Francisco for $60,000; the lawsuit was filed on January 22, 2015, in San Francisco Superior Court, Case No. CGC-15-543789; entitled Allied Insurance Company v. The City and County of San Francisco, et al.; the lawsuit involves alleged property damage arising from flooding; and appropriating $60,000 from the Water Enterprise fund balance for such purpose.AMENDED, AN AMENDMENT OF THE WHOLE BEARING NEW TITLEPass Action details Video Video
160784 2 Settlement of Lawsuit and Supplemental Appropriation - Allied Insurance Company - $60,000OrdinancePassedOrdinance authorizing settlement of the lawsuit filed by Allied Insurance Company against the City and County of San Francisco for $60,000; the lawsuit was filed on January 22, 2015, in San Francisco Superior Court, Case No. CGC-15-543789; entitled Allied Insurance Company v. The City and County of San Francisco, et al.; the lawsuit involves alleged property damage arising from flooding; and appropriating $60,000 from the Water Enterprise fund balance for such purpose.RECOMMENDED AS AMENDEDPass Action details Not available
160785 1 Settlement of Lawsuit and Supplemental Appropriation - Raymond Kruse and Ashley Kruse - $325,000OrdinancePassedOrdinance authorizing settlement of the lawsuit filed by Raymond Kruse and Ashley Kruse against the City and County of San Francisco for $325,000; the lawsuit was filed on September 17, 2014, in San Francisco Superior Court, Case No. CGC-14-541704; entitled Raymond Kruse, et al. v. Precision Engineering, Inc., et al.; the lawsuit involves alleged property damage arising from flooding; and appropriating $325,000 from the Water Enterprise fund balance for such purpose.AMENDED, AN AMENDMENT OF THE WHOLE BEARING NEW TITLEPass Action details Video Video
160785 2 Settlement of Lawsuit and Supplemental Appropriation - Raymond Kruse and Ashley Kruse - $325,000OrdinancePassedOrdinance authorizing settlement of the lawsuit filed by Raymond Kruse and Ashley Kruse against the City and County of San Francisco for $325,000; the lawsuit was filed on September 17, 2014, in San Francisco Superior Court, Case No. CGC-14-541704; entitled Raymond Kruse, et al. v. Precision Engineering, Inc., et al.; the lawsuit involves alleged property damage arising from flooding; and appropriating $325,000 from the Water Enterprise fund balance for such purpose.RECOMMENDED AS AMENDEDPass Action details Not available
160819 1 Settlement of Lawsuit - Travis Ian Hall - $40,000OrdinancePassedOrdinance authorizing settlement of the lawsuit filed by Travis Ian Hall against the City and County of San Francisco for $40,000; the lawsuit was filed on September 9, 2015, in United States District Court, Case No. 15-cv-4092; entitled Travis Ian Hall v. City and County of San Francisco, et al.; the lawsuit involves alleged civil rights violations.RECOMMENDED..Pass Action details Video Video
160822 1 Settlement of Unlitigated Claim - Capital One N.A. - $33,145.03ResolutionPassedResolution approving the settlement of the unlitigated payroll expense tax claim filed by Capital One N.A. against the City and County of San Francisco for $33,145.03; claim was filed on July 27, 2015.RECOMMENDED..Pass Action details Video Video
160823 1 Settlement of Unlitigated Claim - Capital One Services II, LLC - $108,301.61ResolutionPassedResolution approving the settlement of the unlitigated claim for a payroll expense tax refund filed by Capital One Services II, LLC against the City and County of San Francisco for $108,301.61; claim was filed on July 27, 2015.RECOMMENDED..Pass Action details Video Video
160922 1 Settlement of Lawsuit - Federal Insurance Company - $273,853.76OrdinancePassedOrdinance authorizing settlement of the lawsuit filed by Federal Insurance Company against the City and County of San Francisco for $273,853.76; the lawsuit was filed on December 11, 2014, in San Francisco Superior Court, Case No. CGC-14-543173; entitled Federal Insurance Company, et al. v. San Francisco Independent Taxi Association dba Yevgeniy Komarov, et al.; the lawsuit involves a motor vehicle accident causing damage to City and adjacent real property; co-defendant and cross-defendant San Francisco Independent Taxi doing, business as Yevgeniy Komarov, will pay $500,000.RECOMMENDED..Pass Action details Video Video
160923 1 Settlement of Lawsuit - 691 O’Farrell, LLC - City to Receive $273,853.76OrdinancePassedOrdinance authorizing partial settlement of the cross-complaint filed by the City and County of San Francisco against 691 O’Farrell, LLC, for $273,853.76; the cross-complaint was filed on March 20, 2015, in San Francisco Superior Court, Case No. CGC-14-543173; entitled City and County of San Francisco v. San Francisco Independent Taxi Association DBA Yevgeniy Komarov, et al.; the lawsuit involves a motor vehicle accident causing damage to City and adjacent real property.RECOMMENDED..Pass Action details Video Video
160924 1 Dismissal of Lawsuit - Sunol Valley Golf and Recreation CompanyOrdinancePassedOrdinance authorizing dismissal of the lawsuit filed by the City and County of San Francisco against Sunol Valley Golf and Recreation; the lawsuit was filed on June 18, 2014, amended complaint filed June 2, 2016, in Alameda Superior Court, Case No. RG14729649; entitled City and County of San Francisco, through the Public Utilities Commission v. Sunol Valley Golf and Recreation Company, related to termination of lease agreement entered into in September 2003 between the Public Utilities Commission and Sunol Valley Golf and Recreation Company for Parcels 61 and 65, consisting of two 18-hole golf courses and a two-story building in Alameda County.RECOMMENDED..Pass Action details Video Video
160931 1 Settlement of Lawsuit and Supplemental Appropriation - CSAA Insurance Exchange - $700,000OrdinancePassedOrdinance authorizing settlement of the lawsuit filed by CSAA Insurance Exchange against the City and County of San Francisco for $700,000; the lawsuit was filed on June 17, 2014, in San Francisco Superior Court, Case No. CGC-14-539993; entitled CSAA Insurance Exchange v. City and County of San Francisco, et al.; the lawsuit involves alleged property damage arising from the break of the Public Utilities Commission's water transmission pipeline on 15th Avenue between West Portal Avenue and Wawona Street in San Francisco; and appropriating $700,000 from the Water Enterprise fund balance for such purpose.RECOMMENDED..Pass Action details Video Video
160932 1 Settlement of Lawsuit and Supplemental Appropriation - Civil Service Employees Insurance Company - $439,500OrdinancePassedOrdinance authorizing settlement of the lawsuit filed by Civil Service Employees Insurance Company against the City and County of San Francisco for $439,500; the lawsuit was filed on April 2, 2014, in San Francisco Superior Court, Case No. CGC-14-538389; entitled Civil Service Employees Insurance Company v. City and County of San Francisco, et al.; the lawsuit involves alleged property damage arising from the break of the Public Utilities Commission's water transmission pipeline on 15th Avenue between West Portal Avenue and Wawona Street in San Francisco; and appropriating $439,500 from the Water Enterprise fund balance for such purpose.RECOMMENDED..Pass Action details Video Video
160933 1 Settlement of Lawsuit and Supplemental Appropriation - Encompass Insurance Company - $1,250,000OrdinancePassedOrdinance authorizing settlement of the lawsuit filed by Encompass Insurance Company against the City and County of San Francisco for $1,250,000; the lawsuit was filed on April 2, 2014, in San Francisco Superior Court, Case No. CGC-14-538395; entitled Encompass Insurance Company v. City and County of San Francisco, et al.; the lawsuit involves alleged property damage arising from the break of the Public Utilities Commission's water transmission pipeline on 15th Avenue between West Portal Avenue and Wawona Street in San Francisco; and appropriating $1,250,000 from the Water Enterprise fund balance for such purpose.RECOMMENDED..Pass Action details Video Video
160934 1 Settlement of Lawsuit and Supplemental Appropriation - Stacey A. Lawrence - $224,000OrdinancePassedOrdinance authorizing settlement of the lawsuit filed by Stacey A. Lawrence against the City and County of San Francisco for $224,000; the lawsuit was filed on May 8, 2015, in San Francisco Superior Court, Case No. CGC-14-542269; entitled Stacey A. Lawrence v. City and County of San Francisco, et al.; the lawsuit involves alleged property damage arising from the break of the Public Utilities Commission's water transmission pipeline on 15th Avenue between West Portal Avenue and Wawona Street in San Francisco; and appropriating $224,000 from the Water Enterprise fund balance for such purpose.RECOMMENDED..Pass Action details Video Video
160935 1 Settlement of Unlitigated Claim and Supplemental Appropriation - California Department of Fish and Wildlife - $300,263.26OrdinancePassedOrdinance authorizing settlement of the claim by the California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Office of Spill Prevention and Response against the City and County of San Francisco for $300,263.26; regarding discharges of chlorinated water to San Mateo Creek, and appropriating $300,263.26 from the Water Enterprise fund balance for such purpose.RECOMMENDED..Pass Action details Video Video
160936 1 Settlement of Lawsuit - Laudenia Pleitez - $95,000OrdinancePassedOrdinance authorizing settlement of the lawsuit filed by Laudenia Pleitez against the City and County of San Francisco for $95,000; the lawsuit was filed on June 17, 2013, in San Francisco Superior Court, Case No. CGC 13-532162; entitled Foo Soo Li and Laudenia Pleitez v. City and County of San Francisco; the lawsuit involves an employment dispute.RECOMMENDED..Pass Action details Video Video
160937 1 Settlement of Lawsuit - Foo Soo Li - $99,000OrdinancePassedOrdinance authorizing settlement of the lawsuit filed by Foo Soo Li against the City and County of San Francisco for $99,000; the lawsuit was filed on June 17, 2013, in San Francisco Superior Court, Case No. CGC 13-532162; entitled Foo Soo Li and Laudenia Pleitez v. City and County of San Francisco; the lawsuit involves an employment dispute.RECOMMENDED..Pass Action details Video Video
160938 1 Settlement of Lawsuit and Supplemental Appropriation - Karen Caldwell - $155,000OrdinancePassedOrdinance authorizing settlement of the lawsuit filed by Karen Caldwell against the City and County of San Francisco for $155,000; the lawsuit was filed on April 10, 2014, in San Francisco Superior Court, Case No. CGC-14-538566; entitled Karen Caldwell v. City and County of San Francisco, et al.; the lawsuit involves alleged property damage arising from the break of the Public Utilities Commission's water transmission pipeline on 15th Avenue between West Portal Avenue and Wawona Avenue in San Francisco; and appropriating $155,000 from the Water Enterprise fund balance for such purpose.RECOMMENDED..Pass Action details Video Video
160939 1 Settlement of Lawsuit - Beverley Shungu-Omba - $30,000OrdinancePassedOrdinance authorizing settlement of the lawsuit filed by Beverley Shungu-Omba against the City and County of San Francisco for $30,000; the lawsuit was filed on April 16, 2015, in San Francisco Superior Court, Case No. CGC-15-545348; entitled Beverley Shungu-Omba v. City and County of San Francisco, et al.; the lawsuit involves an alleged personal injury on a City street.RECOMMENDED..Pass Action details Video Video
160940 1 Settlement of Lawsuit - Kathleen Carroll - $162,500OrdinancePassedOrdinance authorizing settlement of the lawsuit filed by Kathleen Carroll against the City and County of San Francisco for $162,500; the lawsuit was filed on March 2, 2015, in San Francisco Superior Court, Case No. CGC-15-544452; entitled Kathleen Carroll v. The City and County of San Francisco, et al.; the lawsuit involves alleged personal injury on a City sidewalk.RECOMMENDED..Pass Action details Video Video
160941 1 Settlement of Administrative Civil Liability Complaint - California Regional Water Quality Control Board - $27,000ResolutionPassedResolution approving settlement of an administrative civil liability complaint proposed by California Regional Water Quality Control Board against the City and County of San Francisco for $27,000; the complaint is entitled Administrative Civil Liability Complaint for Assessment of Mandatory Minimum Penalties, San Francisco Public Utilities Commission, Lower Cherry Aqueduct Mobile Plant Project, Tuolumne County; the matter involves alleged violations of wastewater discharge permit limitations and the California Water Code.RECOMMENDED..Pass Action details Video Video
160942 1 Settlement of Unlitigated Claim - San Mateo County Parks Department - $54,688ResolutionPassedResolution approving the settlement of the unlitigated claim filed by San Mateo County Parks Department against the City and County of San Francisco for $54,688; the claim was filed on May 3, 2016; the claim involves alleged property damages and lost revenues arising from flooding.RECOMMENDED..Pass Action details Video Video
160943 1 Settlement of Unlitigated Claim - Melvin Galvez - $35,339.44ResolutionPassedResolution approving the settlement of the unlitigated claim filed by Melvin Galvez against the City and County of San Francisco for $35,339.44; the claim was filed on July 9, 2015; the claim involves an employment dispute.RECOMMENDED..Pass Action details Video Video
160425 2 Administrative Code - Ban on City-Funded Travel to and City Contracts Involving States With Anti-LGBT LawsOrdinancePassedOrdinance amending the Administrative Code to prohibit City-funded travel to states that have enacted laws after June 26, 2015, reversing anti-discrimination protections for LGBT individuals or permitting discrimination against LGBT individuals, and to prohibit City contracting with companies headquartered in states that have enacted such laws, or where work on the contract would be performed in such states.RECOMMENDEDPass Action details Video Video