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Meeting Name: Board of Supervisors Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 12/11/2007 2:00 PM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Legislative Chamber - Second Floor 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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071516 1 Grant to support the Healthcare Facilities Partnership Program through the San Francisco Department of Public HealthResolutionPassedResolution authorizing the San Francisco Department of Public Health (DPH), to retroactively accept and expend a grant in the amount of $787,659 from the Department of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service, for year 1 of the Healthcare Facilities Partnership Program, for the period of September 1, 2007, through August 8, 2008.ADOPTEDPass Action details Not available
071517 1 Grant to support the SF Child Injury Prevention ProgramResolutionPassedResolution authorizing the San Francisco Department of Public Health (DPH), to retroactively accept and expend funds from the Kids’ Plates Program, San Diego State University Research Foundation in the amount of $54,000 in support of SF Child Injury Prevention Program, for the period of October 1, 2007 through June 30, 2008.ADOPTEDPass Action details Not available
071524 1 Retroactive Accept - Expend State Grant - Department of the EnvironmentResolutionPassedResolution authorizing the Department of the Environment to retroactively accept and expend a grant in the amount of $11,175 from the California Integrated Waste Management Board for the purpose of increasing proper disposal of Household Hazardous Waste and supporting San Francisco’s involvement in the California Product Stewardship Council.ADOPTEDPass Action details Not available
071525 1 Accept-Expend State Grant - Department of the EnvironmentResolutionPassedResolution authorizing the Department of the Environment to accept and expend a grant in the amount of $11,002 from the California Integrated Waste Management Board for the purpose of increasing proper disposal of Household Hazardous Waste and supporting San Francisco’s involvement in the California Product Stewardship Council.ADOPTEDPass Action details Not available
071527 1 Accept-Expend Federal Grants - Municipal Transportation AgencyResolutionPassedResolution authorizing the Municipal Transportation Agency to accept and expend a grant in the amount of $478,000 from 2006 Regional Transportation Improvement funds for the Transportation for Livable Communities - Inner Sunset Traffic Calming and Transit Enhancements Project.ADOPTEDPass Action details Not available
071537 1 Grant of Regional Funds-San Francisco Municipal Transportation AgencyResolutionPassedResolution authorizing the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency to accept and expend $200,000 of Regional Measure 2 - Safe Routes to Transit funding to conduct a study analyzing how to improve traffic patterns on the southern side of the Balboa Park BART station.ADOPTEDPass Action details Not available
071562 1 Accept-Expend California Department of Parks and Recreation GrantResolutionPassedResolution authorizing San Francisco Arts Commission (SFAC) to accept and expend a grant in the amount of $36,000 from the California Department of Parks and Recreation for restoration of the Portals of the Past monument in Golden Gate Park.ADOPTEDPass Action details Not available
071563 1 Accept-Expend State Grant - Sheriff's DepartmentResolutionPassedResolution authorizing the Sheriff’s Department of the City and County of San Francisco to apply for, accept and expend $377,895 in funds from the Corrections Standards Authority for the standards and training of local corrections and probation officers programs; stipulating adherence to standards for recruitment and training established by the Corrections Standards Authority, waiving any indirect costs.ADOPTEDPass Action details Not available
071541 2 Appropriating $8,890,628, of additional Proposition 1B State Funds revenue for street resurfacing projects in the Department of Public Works for Fiscal Year 2007-2008OrdinancePassedOrdinance appropriating $8,890,628 of additional Proposition 1B State Funds for street resurfacing projects in the Department of Public Works for Fiscal Year 2007-2008. The department will use the accelerated appropriations of bond funds from the state to fund projects for which design money has already been appropriated and were included in the City’s FY 2008-09 capital program.FINALLY PASSEDPass Action details Not available
071597 1 Accept-Expend FY 07 Community Oriented Policing Services Grant and Amend Annual Salary Ordinance, FY 2007-2008OrdinancePassedOrdinance authorizing the Department of Emergency Management, as fiscal agent for multiple local jurisdictions, to retroactively accept and expend a Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS) grant in the amount of $5,733,986 from the United States Department of Justice and to provide $406,002 as San Francisco’s portion of required matching funds; and amending Ordinance No. 175-07 (Annual Salary Ordinance, FY 2007-2008) to reflect the addition of one position (0.75 FTE) IS Project Director in the Department of Emergency Management (ECD).FINALLY PASSEDPass Action details Not available
070678 2 Planning - institutional master plan review for medical institutionsOrdinancePassedOrdinance amending Planning Code Section 304.5, Institutional Master Plans, to require a qualified health planner retained by the Department of Public Health to analyze the relationship between the City's long-term health care needs and facility planning for medical institutions as part of the Institutional Master Plan and revisions process; clarifying and updating the Institutional Master Plan process through minor changes to generally applicable institutional master plan requirements, making environmental findings, and making findings of consistency with the General Plan and priority policies of Planning Code Section 101.1.FINALLY PASSEDPass Action details Not available
071417 1 Settlement of Lawsuit - CCSF v. Michael Levine and What Do We Do? Inc.OrdinancePassedOrdinance authorizing settlement of the lawsuit filed by the City and County of San Francisco against Michael Levine and What Do We Do? Inc. for $30,000; the lawsuit was filed on May 26, 2006 in San Francisco Superior Court, Case No. 452-470; entitled City and County of San Francisco, et al., v. Michael Levine, et al.; other material terms of said settlement are that Judgment is to be entered against Michael Levine personally in the amount of $30,000, that payment of $15,000 is to be made at the time of finalization of the settlement of this matter, that the remaining payment of $15,000 is to be in monthly installments over a period of 18 months, and if any payment is late, the entire amount is immediately due, payable and collectible.FINALLY PASSEDPass Action details Not available
071459 1 Settlement of Lawsuit - Pacific Gas and Electric CompanyOrdinancePassedOrdinance authorizing settlement of the lawsuit filed by Pacific Gas & Electric ("PG&E") against the City and County of San Francisco for $10,000; the lawsuit entitled Pacific Gas and Electric Company v. City and County of San Francisco, et al., Case No. RG-05-246128, was filed on December 9, 2005 in Alameda County Superior Court; other material terms of said settlement are set forth in the Stipulated Judgment and Final Order of Condemnation (and exhibits thereto), contained in Board of Supervisors File No. 071459.FINALLY PASSEDPass Action details Not available
071513 1 Settlement of City's Lawsuit Against Dynegy, Inc., Dynegy Marketing and Trade and West Coast Power LLCOrdinancePassedOrdinance authorizing partial settlement of the lawsuit filed by the City and County of San Francisco against defendant Sempra Energy and other companies; the lawsuit entitled City and County of San Francisco v. Sempra Energy, et al. (JCCP No. 4221-00023) was filed on June 8, 2004, and has been coordinated as Natural Gas Anti-Trust Cases I, II, III & IV in the Superior Court of the State of California for the County of San Diego (JCCP Nos. 4221, 4224, 4226, and 4228); the settlement provides approximately $480,000 to the City from defendants Dynegy, Inc. and its affiliates Dynegy Marketing and Trade and West Coast Power LLC.FINALLY PASSEDPass Action details Not available
071574 1 Adopting findings related to disapproving the Categorical Exemption issued for the 376 Eureka Street projectMotionPassedMotion adopting findings related to disapproving the determination by the Planning Department that the 376 Eureka Street project is categorically exempt from environmental review under the California Environmental Quality Act.APPROVEDPass Action details Not available
071460 1 Easement Modification and Relocation Agreement - University of California Parnassus Heights CampusResolutionPassedResolution approving and authorizing the execution and delivery of an Easement Modification and Relocation Agreement between The Regents of the University of California (“University”) and the City and County of San Francisco, acting by and through its Public Utilities Commission (collectively referred to hereafter as the “City”), authorizing the City’s acceptance of a Modified and Restated Grant of Easement and Agreement For Expanded Storage Tank Easement, the City's quitclaim of the Existing Storage Tank Easement to the University, the City’s acceptance of a Grant of Easement and Agreement For New Pump Station Easement and the City’s quitclaim of the Existing Pump Station Easement to the University following completion of the Project; adopting findings of consistency with the General Plan and Eight Priority Policies of Planning Code Section 101.1; and adopting environmental findings.ADOPTEDPass Action details Not available
071218 3 Charter Amendment - San Francisco Affordable Housing Fund and Public AccountabilityCharter AmendmentPassedCharter amendment (Fourth Draft) to add Section 16.127 to: establish a baseline appropriation and set aside the equivalent of the available annual tax of two and one-half cents ($0.025) on each one hundred dollars ($100) of assessed property tax valuation for the next fifteen (15) years to support affordable housing programs; require the Mayor's Office of Housing, in cooperation with the Department of Public Health and Department of Human Services, to prepare an affordable housing plan every three (3) years and an annual affordable housing budget; affirm City policy urging the Redevelopment Agency to use at least fifty percent (50%) of its tax increment funds for low and moderate income housing; and set an expiration date of July 1, 2024.AMENDEDPass Action details Not available
071218 4 Charter Amendment - San Francisco Affordable Housing Fund and Public AccountabilityCharter AmendmentPassedCharter amendment (Fourth Draft) to add Section 16.127 to: establish a baseline appropriation and set aside the equivalent of the available annual tax of two and one-half cents ($0.025) on each one hundred dollars ($100) of assessed property tax valuation for the next fifteen (15) years to support affordable housing programs; require the Mayor's Office of Housing, in cooperation with the Department of Public Health and Department of Human Services, to prepare an affordable housing plan every three (3) years and an annual affordable housing budget; affirm City policy urging the Redevelopment Agency to use at least fifty percent (50%) of its tax increment funds for low and moderate income housing; and set an expiration date of July 1, 2024.CONTINUED AS AMENDEDPass Action details Not available
071436 1 Appropriating $33,521,354 of land sales revenue for construction at 525 Golden Gate to the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission for Fiscal Year 2007-2008OrdinancePassedOrdinance appropriating $33,521,354 of San Francisco Water and Wastewater Enterprises estimated land sales revenues from properties including BART land, Petrocchi Brothers property, 425 Mason Street, Muni Transfer at Cesar Chavez, Peter Naughton Easement Transfer, Sea Cliff Lot, Chestnut and El Camino property in South San Francisco, Manzano Way lots in Fremont, PG&E Jefferson Martin Line, and Martin Gaehwhiler property, for costs related to architectural, excavation design services, construction and construction management at 525 Golden Gate Avenue to the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission for Fiscal Year 2007-2008.PASSED ON FIRST READINGPass Action details Not available
071469 2 Accept-Expend Federal Grant - Sheriff's DepartmentOrdinancePassedOrdinance amending Ordinance No. 175-07 (Annual Salary Ordinance 2007-2008) to reflect the addition of a .50 FTE 8420 Program Rehabilitation Services Coordinator in the Sheriff’s Department, and a .50 FTE 2586 Health Worker II and .50 FTE 2803 Epidemiologist in the Department of Public Health, and authorizing the Sheriff’s Department to accept and expend a 12-month grant in the amount of $391,556 from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services for the Women’s Integrated Skills (WISH) Project and waiving indirect costs.PASSED ON FIRST READINGPass Action details Not available
071542 1 Accept-Expend Federal Grants - Municipal Transportation AgencyResolutionPassedResolution authorizing the Municipal Transportation Agency to accept and expend a grant in the amount of $2,740,000 from the Metropolitan Transportation Commission Regional Bicycle and Pedestrian Program for various transportation projects.ADOPTEDPass Action details Not available
071514 1 Prevailing wages for workers on public works/improvement projects; janitorial services; public off-street parking lots, garages, or auto storage facilities; theatrical services; moving services; and hauling solid wasteResolutionPassedResolution 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 performing moving services under City contracts at facilities owned or leased by the City; and (6) 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.ADOPTEDPass Action details Not available
071568 1 Appropriating $250,000 Unappropriated Port Operating Fund Balance for Fuel Spill Clean-up Activities in the Port of San Francisco for Fiscal Year 2007-2008OrdinancePassedOrdinance appropriating $250,000 of Unappropriated Fund Balance from the Port Operating Fund to fund fuel spill clean-up by commercial vessels under contract with the Port of San Francisco and under direction of the Cosco Busan Incident Command retroactive to November 10, 2007 in the Port of San Francisco Fiscal Year 2007-2008.PASSED ON FIRST READINGPass Action details Not available
071551 1 Approving Agreement to Implement the Term Sheet between the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission and Modesto Irrigation District for a Long Term Power Sales Agreement pursuant to Charter Section 9.118(a) with a term through June 30, 2015ResolutionPassedResolution approving Agreement to Implement the Term Sheet between the City and County of San Francisco, acting by and through its Public Utilities Commission, and the Modesto Irrigation District and authorizing the General Manager to implement the Term Sheet by incorporating the terms thereof into a new Long Term Power Sales Agreement and executing the same.ADOPTEDPass Action details Not available
070040 3 Department of Elections contract for new voting systemResolutionPassedResolution approving the award and execution of a $12.65 million four-year contract by the City and County of San Francisco, through its Department of Elections, to Sequoia Voting Systems, Inc., for the purchase of a new voting system and provision of associated voting services.ADOPTEDPass Action details Not available
070134 2 Golden Gate Park-Authorization to Construct Skate ParkOrdinancePassedOrdinance making environmental findings and authorizing the creation of a skate park in the block of Waller Street in Golden Gate Park, between Stanyan Street and Kezar Drive, pursuant to Charter Section 4.113.PASSED ON FIRST READINGPass Action details Not available
070508 2 Banning alcohol in children's play areasOrdinancePassedOrdinance amending Section 4.10 of the Park Code to ban consumption of alcohol in children's play areas.PASSED ON FIRST READINGPass Action details Not available
071089 3 Warning on cough and cold medicine for infants and young children ordinanceOrdinancePassedOrdinance amending the San Francisco Health Code by adding Article 36, Sections 3601 through 3609, to: (1) require businesses located in the City and County of San Francisco to post point-of-sale warnings on administering cough and cold medicine to infants and children younger than 6 years, and (2) provide penalties for violations.AMENDEDPass Action details Not available
071089 4 Warning on cough and cold medicine for infants and young children ordinanceOrdinancePassedOrdinance amending the San Francisco Health Code by adding Article 36, Sections 3601 through 3609, to: (1) require businesses located in the City and County of San Francisco to post point-of-sale warnings on administering cough and cold medicine to infants and children younger than 6 years, and (2) provide penalties for violations.PASSED ON FIRST READING AS AMENDEDPass Action details Not available
071482 2 Liquor License - 1870 Fillmore StreetResolutionPassedResolution determining that the isuance of a Type 42 on-sale beer and wine public premises license to Kamran Shirazi for Lot61, located at 1870 Fillmore Street (District 5), will serve the convenience of the people of the City and County of San Francisco, in accordance with Section 23958.4; with conditions.ADOPTEDPass Action details Not available
071534 2 Zoning - Interim Moratorium on institutional uses in the Western SoMaOrdinancePassedUrgency Ordinance approving an interim zoning moratorium to prohibit the establishment of new institutional uses in the Western SoMa Planning Area Special Use District for 45 days and making required findings, including findings of consistency with the priority policies of Planning Code Section 101.1 and environmental findings.FINALLY PASSEDPass Action details Not available
071564 1 Bayview Hunters Point Redevelopment Project Area C Interim ControlsResolutionPassedResolution adopting interim zoning controls for a period of eighteen (18) months in the area designated as "Area C" in the Bayview Hunters Point Redevelopment Survey Area, an area generally bounded by Jennings Street, Hunters Point Boulevard, Innes Avenue, Earl Street and the San Francisco Bay to require a conditional use permit for all new construction, changes of use, alterations that expand the building envelop and demolitions, except for alterations of a lawfully existing use in the M-1, M-2 or NC-2 zones or the establishment of or a change of use on the ground floor of a principally permitted use in the NC-2 area; specifying criteria to be applied in the evaluation of a conditional use permit application, and adopting findings.ADOPTEDPass Action details Not available
071572 2 Urging the United States Senate to immediately ratify Annex VI of the International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from ShipsResolutionPassedResolution urging the United States Senate to immediately ratify Annex VI of the International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from Ships.ADOPTEDPass Action details Not available
071593 1 Agreement with King Security Services Inc. for Armed and Unarmed Security Guard ServicesResolutionFiledResolution authorizing a three year agreement, with option to renew for up to an additional two years, with King Security Services, Inc. for an amount not to exceed $17,100,000.CONTINUEDPass Action details Not available
071628 1 Funds to support the HIV Prevention among High-Risk Men in South Africa studyResolutionPassedResolution authorizing the San Francisco Department of Public Health (DPH), to accept and expend retroactively a grant in the amount of $9,429.04 from the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), to provide technical assistance for the HIV Prevention among High-Risk Men in South Africa (Gauteng MSM Study) to measure the prevalence of HIV risk behaviors and HIV infection in Soweto, South Africa, for the period of November 5, 2007 through April 30, 2008.ADOPTEDPass Action details Not available
071629 1 Funds to support the Impact Evaluation in Malawi projectResolutionPassedResolution authorizing the San Francisco Department of Public Health (DPH), to accept and expend retroactively a grant in the amount of $31,466 from the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), the primary contractor, with funds from the World Health Organization, to provide technical assistance and consultation to create a resource manual documenting the triangulation methodology and will participate in the planning of a national Anti-Retroviral Therapy distribution evaluation, for the period of February 1, 2007 through May 31, 2007.ADOPTEDPass Action details Not available
071631 1 Accept-Expend Corporate Grant - Department of the EnvironmentResolutionPassedResolution authorizing the Department of the Environment to accept and expend grant funds in the amount of $10,000 from the AAA Greenlight Initiative for the purpose of developing, producing and disseminating a brochure on clean air vehicles in English, Spanish and Chinese.ADOPTEDPass Action details Not available
071632 1 Accept-Expend Two Gifts from the Fidelity Charitable Gift FundResolutionPassedResolution authorizing the San Francisco Public Library to accept and expend two gifts in the amount of $20,000 and $12,000 respectively from the Fidelity Charitable Gift Fund for the enhancement of the Library’s public website.ADOPTEDPass Action details Not available
071642 1 Commending the work of the US PROStitutes Collective to end violence and criminalizationResolutionPassedResolution commending the US PROStitutes Collective for the protection of sex workers all over the nation and to end violence and criminalization through organizing.ADOPTEDPass Action details Not available
071644 1 Drug Conviction/Financial AidResolutionPassedResolution urging San Francisco Congressional representatives to overturn the provision of the Higher Education Act of 1998 that denies or delays access to financial aid for persons convicted for drug-related offenses.ADOPTEDPass Action details Not available
071645 1 Approving a 90 day extension for Planning Commission review for Conditional Use Authorization for new construction shading existing registered solar energy systemsResolutionPassedResolution extending by 90 days the prescribed time within which the Planning Commission may render its decision on a proposed ordinance that would amend Section 303 to require a conditional use authorization for any new construction that would shade a registered solar energy system, as defined, and provide for the registration of existing and new solar energy systems, and making environmental findings, General Plan findings, and other required findings.ADOPTEDPass Action details Not available
071646 1 Declaration of Election ResultsResolutionPassedResolution declaring the results of the November 6, 2007 Municipal Election.ADOPTEDPass Action details Not available
071647 1 Accept-Expend $14,826 from the Friends of the San Francisco Public LibraryResolutionPassedResolution authorizing the San Francisco Public Library to accept and expend a gift in the amount of $14,826 from the Friends of the San Francisco Public Library’s Main Campaign Fund for public service improvements at the Main Library.ADOPTEDPass Action details Not available
071650 1 Resolution in Support of the Pacheco Pass Alternative for the High-Speed Train SystemResolutionPassedResolution urging the California High Speed Rail Authority to adopt the Preferred Network Alternative, Pacheco Pass to San Francisco (via San Jose), for the Central Valley to Bay Area portion of the High-Speed Train system including pursuit of Regional Rail commuter service via the Altamont Pass between Sacramento/Northern San Joaquin Valley and Oakland/San Jose in partnership with local and regional agencies and transit providers.ADOPTEDPass Action details Not available
071653 1 Accept- Expend State Grant, Department of Telecommunications and Information Services - $49,900ResolutionPassedResolution authorizing the Department of Telecommunications and Information Services to accept and expend a grant in the amount of $49,900.00 from the California Integrated Waste Management Board for the purpose of increasing the Re-Use of Computers and other Electronic equipment in the City and County of San Francisco.ADOPTEDPass Action details Not available
071643 1 Reinstating 19 union janitors at the new Federal buildingResolutionPassedResolution calling on Exemplar Enterprises to reinstate 19 union janitors at the new state of the art Federal building at 90 7th Street and urging Congresswoman and Speaker of the House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi to call upon the Government Services Agency and Exemplar Enterprises to work to reinstate the janitors at the new Federal building.AMENDED, AN AMENDMENT OF THE WHOLE BEARING NEW TITLEPass Action details Not available
071643 1 Reinstating 19 union janitors at the new Federal buildingResolutionPassedResolution calling on Exemplar Enterprises to reinstate 19 union janitors at the new state of the art Federal building at 90 7th Street and urging Congresswoman and Speaker of the House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi to call upon the Government Services Agency and Exemplar Enterprises to work to reinstate the janitors at the new Federal building.ADOPTED AS AMENDEDPass Action details Not available
071641 1 Condemning the Islamic Republic of Iran for its government-sanctioned policy of executing gay and lesbian IraniansResolutionPassedResolution urging the Congressional Human Rights Caucus to support legislation condemning the Islamic Republic of Iran for its government-sanctioned policy of executing gay and lesbian Iranians and calling on Tehran to adopt a more tolerant culture between gay and lesbian Iranians and greater Iranian society.ADOPTEDPass Action details Not available
071656 1 Commending the Latino transgender community for their advocacy on behalf of the transgender and Latino communitiesResolutionPassedResolution commending the Latino transgender community for their advocacy on behalf of the transgender and Latino communities.ADOPTEDPass Action details Not available
071657 1 Commending New Tang Dynasty TelevisionResolutionFailedResolution commending New Tang Dynasty Television [NTDTV] for the outstanding achievement in hosting worldwide the most spectacular Performing Arts Celebration “Divine Chinese New Year Spectacular” in San Francisco on January 23, 2008 at the Orpheum Theater.ADOPTEDFail Action details Not available
071659 1 Deletes the cap on the amount that an individual production can receive under the Rebate ProgramOrdinanceFailedOrdinance amending Administrative Code Section 57.8 by repealing the provision that limits individual rebates under the Rebate Program to the amount of tax that the film production paid to the City.   Action details Not available
071661 1 Menu Labeling At Chain RestaurantsOrdinancePassedOrdinance amending Sections 468 through 468.8 of the San Francisco Health Code to (1) require chain restaurants to disclose, per standard menu item, the total number of calories on menu boards and food tags, and the total amount of calories, saturated fat, carbohydrates and sodium on menus; (2) revise existing requirements for providing nutritional information on alternative disclosure media; and (3) authorize the Department of Public Health to impose a fee on chain restaurants for implementation of the ordinance.   Action details Not available
071662 1 Prohibiting contractors from assisting in the enforcement of federal immigration law unless required by applicable lawsOrdinanceFiledOrdinance amending the San Francisco Administrative Code by amending Sections 12B.2 and 12C.3 to prohibit contractors of the City and County of San Francisco from assisting in the enforcement of federal immigration law, except where required by applicable laws, and to add "place of birth" to the list of protected categories, and by adding Section 12C.01 to change the title of Chapter 12C to "Nondiscrimination in Business Establishments and Public Accommodations."   Action details Not available
071669 1 Planning - Haight Street Neighborhood Commercial District - Full-Service RestaurantsOrdinancePassedOrdinance amending Planning Code Sections 719.1 and 781.9 concerning the Haight Street Neighborhood Commercial District to provide for up to four new full-service restaurant uses that satisfy specific requirements and obtain conditional use authorization, making environmental findings, and making findings of consistency with the General Plan and priority policies of Planning Code Section 101.1.   Action details Not available
071670 1 Administrative fines for violation of City ordinancesOrdinancePassedOrdinance amending the San Francisco Administrative Code by adding Chapter 100, entitled "Procedures Governing the Imposition of Administrative Fines" and encompassing Section 100.1 through 100.16, to establish a procedure for the enforcement, collection, and administrative review administrative fines imposed for violation of City ordinances.   Action details Not available
071671 1 De-appropriating $50,000 Golden Gate Park Stables General Fund project and Re-appropriating $50,000 for Golf Course Recreational Study at Recreation and Park for Fiscal Year 2007-2008OrdinancePassedOrdinance de-appropriating $50,000 of General Fund from the Golden Gate Park Stables Project and re-appropriating $50,000 of General Fund for a Recreational Opportunity Study at San Francisco Golf Courses in the Department of Recreation and Park for Fiscal Year 2007-2008.   Action details Not available
071672 1 Public Works Code - Landmark TreesOrdinancePassedOrdinance amending Section 810 of the San Francisco Public Works Code to make clarifying changes, establish hearing notice provisions, and extend the term of temporary designation of nominated landmark trees; and making environmental findings.   Action details Not available
071674 1 Zoning - Amending Superseded Height and Bulk Provisions in the North Beach NCDOrdinancePassedOrdinance amending the San Francisco Planning Code by amending Section 722.1 and the Zoning Control Table in Section 722 to delete building height and bulk provisions superseded by Ordinance No. 20-88 and adopting findings, including environmental findings, Section 302 findings, and findings of consistency with the General Plan and the Priority Policies of Planning Code Section 101.1.   Action details Not available
071677 1 Affordable Energy Improvement Loan Program General Obligation Bond ElectionOrdinanceFiledOrdinance calling and providing for a special election to be held in the City and County of San Francisco on Tuesday, June 3rd 2008, for the purpose of submitting to the voters of the City and County of San Francisco a proposition to restructure the City's previously approved Seismic Safety Loan Program to authorize the following bonded debt of the City and County: Fifty Million Dollars ($50,000,000) for a loan program seeking to finance privately-owned renewable energy and energy efficiency projects, subject to loan repayments from the borrowers in amounts necessary to pay debt service on such bonded indebtedness; amending the previously approved Seismic Safety Loan Program bonding authority to reflect such reallocation; 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 suc   Action details Not available
071679 1 Solar Energy Incentive ProgramOrdinancePassedOrdinance amending the Environment Code by adding Chapter 18 creating a Solar Energy Incentive Program; establishing limits on the incentive payments; providing eligibility criteria for the incentive payments; establishing limits on the amount of assistance available; allocating program funding among types of buildings; and imposing duties and responsibilities on the program administrator.   Action details Not available
071656 1 Commending the Latino transgender community for their advocacy on behalf of the transgender and Latino communitiesResolutionPassedResolution commending the Latino transgender community for their advocacy on behalf of the transgender and Latino communities.   Action details Not available
071660 1 Comprehensive Package to Support Film Production in San FranciscoResolutionPassedResolution directing City departments, and urging other public entities, to cooperate with the Film Commission to streamline film permitting procedures, to adopt a single Use Agreement and a single insurance policy for film productions, and to create consistent fee structures.   Action details Not available
071665 1 Accept-Expend State Grant, Chief of Police - $220,000ResolutionPassedResolution authorizing the Chief of Police for the City and County of San Francisco to retroactively accept and expend a grant in the amount of $220,000 from the Governor’s Office of Emergency Services for a program entitled “Anti-Gang Initiative/Project Search & Rescue”.   Action details Not available
071666 1 Accept-Expend Federal Grant, Chief of Police - $754,618ResolutionPassedResolution authorizing the Chief of Police for the City and County of San Francisco to retroactively accept and expend a grant in the amount of $754,618 from the U.S. Department of Justice, Bureau of Justice Assistance for a program entitled “Byrne 2007 Discretionary Grant Program; BJA-Targeting Violent Crime Initiative”.   Action details Not available
071668 1 Reauthorization of Food Security Task ForceOrdinancePassedOrdinance amending the San Francisco Health Code by amending Sections 470.1 and 470.2, to extend the sunset provisions of the Food Security Task Force to January 31, 2009, and change the organizations from which members must be appointed.   Action details Not available
071675 1 Adding the name "Dante Benedetti Lane" to Jasper Alley in North BeachResolutionFiledResolution adding the name “Dante Benedetti Lane” to Jasper Alley in North Beach in recognition of Dante Benedetti’s many contributions to the community of North Beach and the City of San Francisco.   Action details Not available
071676 1 Grant to support the Shape Up BVHP programResolutionPassedResolution authorizing the San Francisco Department of Public Health (DPH) to accept and expend retroactively a two-year grant from Kaiser Permanente in the amount of $150,000 for the project entitled “Shape Up BVHP,” for the period of October 1, 2007 through September 30, 2009, which includes a subcontract with the SF Study Center for $130,610 for the same time period.   Action details Not available
071678 1 Affordable Energy Improvement Loan Program General Obligation BondsResolutionFiledResolution determining and declaring that the public interest and necessity demand the restructuring of the City's previously approved Seismic Safety Loan Program to allow for the establishment of a loan program financing privately-owned improvements to real property that will result in a reduction in the use of energy generated from nonrenewable sources; finding that the estimated cost of $50,000,000 for such loan program is and will be too great to be paid out of the ordinary annual income and revenue of said City and County and will require the incurring of a bonded indebtedness; finding the proposed project is in conformity with the priority policies of Planning Code Section 101.1(b) and with the General Plan consistency requirement of Administrative Code Section 2A.53; stating that the ordinance submitting such proposal to the voters shall comply with Section 2.40 of the Administrative Code; and waiving the time limits set forth in Administrative Code Section 2.34.   Action details Not available
071680 1 Urging the California State Assembly to pass Assembly Bill 23ResolutionPassedResolution urging the California State Assembly to pass Assembly Bill 23.   Action details Not available
071681 1 Changing the name of an approximately 200-ft long portion of Jessie Street bounded by 5th and Mint Streets and a 75-ft long portion of Mint Street to Mint PlazaResolutionPassedResolution changing the name of an approximately 200-foot-long portion of Jessie Street (from 400 to 426 Jessie Street), bounded by 5th Street and Mint Street and an approximately 75-foot portion of Mint Street (containing one address, 54 Mint Street) to Mint Plaza, in recognition of the newly constructed pedestrian plaza that now occupies those areas.   Action details Not available
071682 1 Approval of an additional 120-day extension for Planning Commission review in order to allow the Planning Department to meet the goals of this legislation through the Eastern Neighborhoods RezoningResolutionPassedResolution extending by an additional 120 days the prescribed time within which the Planning Commission may render its decision on a proposed Ordinance that would amend the Planning Code by repealing Section 825.1 and amend Planning Code Sections 135, 309.1, 318.3, 809, 825 and 827 to apply many of the provisions of Rincon Hill Downtown Mixed Use Zoning District to all Downtown Residential Districts and to add design requirements to enhance the pedestrian environment.   Action details Not available
071683 1 Approval of a 90 day extension for Planning Commission review for Planning Code Amendment of C-3 Development Impact FeesResolutionPassedResolution extending by 90 days the prescribed time within which the Planning Commission may render its decision on a proposed ordinance that would require the City Controller to study the impacts of new development in the C-3 zoning districts, requiring the Board of Supervisors to amend City codes to establish new development impact fees and/or to change the amounts of existing fees for development in the C-3 zoning districts, depending on the results of the study, and making environmental findings, General Plan findings, and other required findings.   Action details Not available
071658 1 Mountain LakeHearingFiledHearing regarding the status of Mountain Lake. The hearing will explore the extent of the problem, including any hazards to Mountain Lake users. The hearing will also focus on potential solutions and timelines for completion.   Action details Not available
071663 1 Charter Amendment - New hire qualifications for retiree health care; improved retirement benefits for miscellaneous employees retiring on or after January 10, 2009Charter AmendmentPassedCharter Amendment (Third Draft) amending Section A8.428, to increase the years of service required for new employees to qualify for subsidized health benefits at retirement and to adjust the formula for calculating retiree health benefit subsidies for those new employees; adding Sections 12.204, A8.409-7, and A8.590-8, and amending Section A8.432, to fund retiree health benefits for the City and County of San Francisco and other participating employers; adding Sections A8.404-1 and A8.409-8 so that economic provisions, including wages, shall not be increased for miscellaneous City and County employees for the fiscal year commencing July 1, 2009 and ending on June 30, 2010, and recognizing certain ongoing economic expenditures by the City and County in future years; and adding Sections A8.526-2 and A8.526-3, and amending Sections A8.509, A8.587-2 and A8.587-13, to increase retirement benefits for retirees and employees who retire on or after January 10, 2009 to encourage longer employment and retention and improved cost of living benefits for all retirees and employees.   Action details Not available
071664 1 Charter Amendment - Retired employees convicted of crimes involving moral turpitude in connection with their employment to forfeit any right to pension benefits funded from employer contributionsCharter AmendmentPassedCharter Amendment (First Draft) to amend Sections A8.584-9, A8.586-12, A8.587-9, A8.588-12, A8.597-12 and A8.598-12, and by adding Sections A8.584-13, A8.586-16, A8.587-14, A8.588-16, A8.597-16 and A8.598-16 to reaffirm the voters' intent that members convicted of a crime involving moral turpitude in connection with their duties as an officer or employee of the City and County, the school district, the college district, or the Superior Court of California, County of San Francisco, shall forfeit any right to a retirement benefit funded, in whole or in part, from contributions by the City and County, the school district, or the college district.   Action details Not available
071667 1 Charter Amendment - Requiring Board confirmation of appointments to the Public Utilities Commission; setting qualifications for members of the CommissionCharter AmendmentPassedCharter Amendment (Second Draft) to amend Section 4.112 to require confirmation by the Board of Supervisors of the Mayor's appointments to the Public Utilities Commission and to set qualifications for members of the Public Utilities Commission.   Action details Not available
071673 1 Charter Amendment - New hire qualifications for retiree health care; employer contributions for retiree health care for new hires; retirement benefits for City employees retiring after January 10, 2009 and remaining in service up to and after age 60Charter AmendmentKilledCharter Amendment (Second Draft) to amend Sections A8.428, A8.432, A8.509, A8.587-2 and A8.587-13; adding Sections 12.204, A8.409-7, A8.432, A8.526-2, A8.526-3, and A8.590-8; and by repealing Sections A8.526 and A8.526-1, all to reduce employer contributions for retiree medical benefits for employees hired after June 30, 2008 and retiring from the City and County of San Francisco with less than 15 years of credited service; increase retirement benefits to eligible employees who retire on or after January 10, 2009, to encourage longer employment and retention; and to fund retiree health benefits for the City and County of San Francisco and other participating employers.   Action details Not available
071581 1 Changing the official sidewalk width - Townsend StreetOrdinancePassedOrdinance amending Ordinance No. 1061 entitled "Regulating the Width of Sidewalks" by adding thereto Section 1576 to change the official sidewalk width on the northerly side of Townsend Street between 6th and 7th Streets; making environmental findings and findings pursuant to the General Plan and Planning Code Section 101.1 and requiring relocation, modification, or both of facilities affected by the sidewalk width change.   Action details Not available
071612 1 Settlement of Eminent Domain Lawsuit Against the City and County of San FranciscoOrdinancePassedOrdinance authorizing settlement of the lawsuit filed by Pacific Gas & Electric ("PG&E") against the City and County of San Francisco for $1,088,000.00; the lawsuit was filed on June 6, 2006 in San Francisco Superior Court, Case No. CGC-06-452985; entitled Pacific Gas & Electric Company v. City and County of San Francisco; other material terms of said settlement are set forth in the Stipulation for Entry of Judgment in Condemnation and the Judgment in Condemnation, contained in Board of Supervisors File No. 071612.   Action details Not available
071579 1 Approval of Modification No. 1 of Lease and Operating Agreement L-99-0321 with Cathay Pacific Airways, Ltd., at San Francisco International AirportResolutionPassedResolution approving and authorizing the execution of Modification No. 1 of Lease and Operating Agreement L-99-0321 with Cathay Pacific Airways, Ltd., for office space in the International Terminal of San Francisco International Airport.   Action details Not available
071580 1 Approval of Lease Agreement L-07-0255 with Singapore Airlines Cargo Pte., Ltd. at San Francisco International AirportResolutionPassedResolution approving and authorizing the execution of Lease Agreement L-07-0255 with Singapore Airlines Cargo Pte., Ltd. for cargo warehouse and office space in Building 710 on Plot 12 of San Francisco International Airport.   Action details Not available