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Meeting Name: Board of Supervisors Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 12/16/2008 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
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081283 2 Approving an Amendment to the Western Addition A-2 Redevelopment Plan to Extend the Redevelopment Agency's Time for Issuing and Repaying Debt and to Suspend the Limit on Total Tax Increment Revenue for Affordable Housing DevelopmentOrdinancePassedOrdinance approving an amendment to the Western Addition A-2 Redevelopment Plan to extend both the time for issuance of debt and the receipt of tax increment by the San Francisco Redevelopment Agency and to suspend the limit on the total number of dollars of tax increment revenue that may be received by the San Francisco Redevelopment Agency under the Plan in order to continue financing Low and Moderate Income Housing Fund activities under the Plan.FINALLY PASSEDPass Action details Not available
081499 1 Accept and Expend FY 08 Urban Areas Security Initiative Grant and Amend Annual Salary Ordinance, FY 2008-2009 - $29,724,000OrdinancePassedOrdinance authorizing the Department of Emergency Management (DEM), on behalf of the City and County San Francisco as the primary grantee for the combined Bay Area Urban Area (“Super UASI” or “SUASI”) region and as the fiscal agent for the SUASI Approval Authority, to retroactively accept and expend an Urban Areas Security Initiative (“UASI”) grant in the amount of $29,724,000 from the United States Department of Homeland Security, through the California Governor’s Office of Homeland Security; amending Ordinance No. 141-08 (Annual Salary Ordinance, FY 2008-2009) to reflect the addition of two grant-funded positions in the Department of Emergency Management.FINALLY PASSEDPass Action details Not available
081500 1 Obtain, Accept and Expend Federal Interoperable Emergency Communications Program Grant and Amend Annual Salary Ordinance, FY 2008-2009 - $1,374,422OrdinancePassedOrdinance authorizing the Department of Emergency Management (DEM), as primary grantee and fiscal agent for the Capitol-Bay Planning Area, to obtain, accept and expend an Interoperable Emergency Communications Program Grant (IECGP) award in the amount of $1,374,422 from the United States Department of Homeland Security (DHS), through the California Office of Homeland Security (OHS), for the period October 6, 2008 to May 31, 2010, and amending Ordinance No. 141-08 (Annual Salary Ordinance, FY 2008-2009) to reflect the addition of one grant-funded position (0.50 FTE - 0931 Manager III) in the Department of Emergency Management.FINALLY PASSEDPass Action details Not available
081443 1 Annual Contributions to the San Francisco Self-Insurance Surety Bond FundOrdinancePassedOrdinance amending the San Francisco Bonding and Financial Assistance Program to require annual contributions to the San Francisco Self-Insurance Surety Bond Fund.FINALLY PASSEDPass Action details Not available
081444 1 Establishing the San Francisco Self-Insurance Surety Bond Fund and Setting Standards Governing Deposits into the FundOrdinancePassedOrdinance amending the San Francisco Administrative Code by adding Section 10.100-317, establishing the San Francisco Self-Insurance Surety Bond Fund, contributions thereto, and use of said Fund.FINALLY PASSEDPass Action details Not available
081009 2 Prohibiting smoking in taxicabs and motor vehicles for hire and free distribution of tobacco products and accessories in places open to the publicOrdinancePassedOrdinance amending the San Francisco Health Code by amending Section 1009.22 and amending the San Francisco Police Code by amending Section 1143 and repealing Sections 53, 53.1, and 1098, to prohibit smoking in taxicabs and other motor vehicles for hire, and amending San Francisco Police Code Section 95, to prohibit the free distribution of tobacco products and accessories in places open to the public.FINALLY PASSEDPass Action details Not available
081250 1 Massage practitioner requirementsOrdinancePassedOrdinance amending Section 1902 of the San Francisco Health Code by changing the requirement that massage practitioners obtain a certificate of graduation to a certificate of completion verifying at least 100 hours of massage instruction.FINALLY PASSEDPass Action details Not available
081379 1 Accept gift to the Fire Department - $15,938ResolutionPassedResolution accepting a gift to the Fire Department from the Fireman's Fund Insurance Company Heritage Program of mask fit equipment and non-permeable emergency medical bags valued at $15,938.ADOPTEDPass Action details Not available
081441 1 Grant to support Cesar Chavez Street streetscape improvements - $711,296ResolutionPassedResolution authorizing the San Francisco Planning Department to accept and expend $711,296 from the California Department of Housing and Community Development for pedestrian safety, traffic calming, and stormwater improvements along Cesar Chavez Street.ADOPTEDPass Action details Not available
081100 2 Zoning - Providing for a Five Feet Special Height Exception for Active Ground Floor Uses in the NC-2 and NC-3 Designated Parcels fronting Mission Street, from Silver Avenue to the Daly City borderOrdinancePassedOrdinance amending the San Francisco Planning Code by amending Section 263.20 to provide for a special height exception for ground floor uses in the NC-2 and NC-3 Designated Parcels fronting Mission Street, from Silver Avenue to the Daly City border; amending Sections 703.1, 711.1, 712.1, to refer to this special height exception; adopting findings, including environmental findings and findings of consistency with the priority policies of Planning Code Section 101.1 and the General Plan.FINALLY PASSEDPass Action details Not available
081477 1 Settlement of Lawsuit - Laurent Katgely, et al. v. CCSF, et al. (C. Spencer) - $67,000OrdinancePassedOrdinance authorizing settlement of the portion of the lawsuit filed by Chez Spencer, a partnership, against the City and County of San Francisco for $67,000; the lawsuit was filed on December 8, 2004 in San Francisco Superior Court, Case No. 436942; entitled Laurent Katgely, et al. v. City and County of San Francisco, et al.PASSED, ON FIRST READINGPass Action details Not available
081478 1 Settlement of Lawsuit - Jane Martin, et al. v. CCSF, et al. (IMG Home) - $500,000OrdinancePassedOrdinance authorizing settlement of the portion of the lawsuit filed by IMG Home Corporation against the City and County of San Francisco for $500,000; the lawsuit was filed on January 31, 2005 in San Francisco Superior Court, Case No. 436930; entitled Jane Martin, et al. v. City and County of San Francisco, et al.PASSED, ON FIRST READINGPass Action details Not available
081479 1 Settlement of Lawsuit - Jane Martin, et al. v. CCSF, et al. (N. Quimson) - $45,000OrdinancePassedOrdinance authorizing settlement of the portion of the lawsuit filed by Noreen Quimson against the City and County of San Francisco for $45,000; the lawsuit was filed on January 31, 2005 in San Francisco Superior Court, Case No. 436930; entitled Jane Martin, et al. v. City and County of San Francisco, et al.PASSED, ON FIRST READINGPass Action details Not available
081480 1 Settlement of Claim - SFD Union Square, LLC - $40,000ResolutionPassedResolution approving the settlement of unlitigated claim of SFD Union Square, LLC dba Sir Francis Drake Hotel against San Francisco for $40,000; claim was filed on August 25, 2008.ADOPTEDPass Action details Not available
081501 1 Settlement of Administrative Civil Liability Complaint - $64,000ResolutionPassedResolution approving the settlement of the unlitigated administrative civil liability complaint filed by the San Francisco Bay Regional Water Quality Control Board against San Francisco imposing a penalty of $64,000; and alternatively approving an environmental mitigation project, subject to approval of the Regional Board Water Quality Control Board, in an amount not to exceed $32,000, plus payment of a $32,000 penalty.ADOPTEDPass Action details Not available
081112 2 Appointment, Biodiesel Access Task Force - Shannon DevineMotionPassedMotion appointing Shannon Devine, term ending December 31, 2009, to the Biodiesel Access Task Force.APPROVEDPass Action details Not available
081427 2 Appointments, Ballot Simplification Committee - June Fraps, Betty Packard and Adele FasickMotionPassedMotion appointing June Fraps, Betty Packard and Adele Fasick, terms ending November 30, 2010, to the Ballot Simpilification Committee.APPROVEDPass Action details Not available
081431 2 Appointments, Urban Forestry Council - John Malcolm Hillan and Jocelyn CohenMotionPassedMotion appointing John Malcolm Hillan and Jocelyn Cohen, terms ending November 18, 2010, to the Urban Forestry Council.APPROVEDPass Action details Not available
081483 2 Appointment, Immigrant Rights Commission - Ana PerezMotionPassedMotion appointing Ana Perez, term ending June 6, 2009, to the Immigrant Rights Commission, residency requirement waived.APPROVEDPass Action details Not available
081426 2 Appointments, Market and Octavia Community Advisory Committee - Julian Davis, Carmela Gold, Peter Cohen, Brad Villers, Dennis Richards and Jason HendersonMotionPassedMotion appointing Julian Davis, Carmela Gold, Peter Cohen, Brad Villers, Dennis Richards and Jason Henderson, for two-year terms, to the Market and Octavia Community Advisory Committee.AMENDEDPass Action details Not available
081426 3 Appointments, Market and Octavia Community Advisory Committee - Julian Davis, Carmela Gold, Peter Cohen, Brad Villers, Dennis Richards and Jason HendersonMotionPassedMotion appointing Julian Davis, Carmela Gold, Peter Cohen, Brad Villers, Dennis Richards and Jason Henderson, for two-year terms, to the Market and Octavia Community Advisory Committee.APPROVED AS AMENDEDPass Action details Not available
080658 4 General advertising on City buildings and street furnitureOrdinanceFailedOrdinance amending the San Francisco Administrative Code by adding Section 4.20-1 to prohibit any new general advertising signs on street furniture over the number authorized as of January 1, 2008 and to prohibit new general advertising signs visible to the public on the exterior of City-owned buildings as of March 5, 2002; adopting environmental and other findings.OVERTURN MAYORAL VETOPass Action details Not available
081449 3 Changes to the Payroll Expense Tax exclusion for clean energy technology businessesOrdinancePassedOrdinance amending San Francisco Business and Tax Regulations Code by amending Article 12-A, Section 906.2 to expand eligibility for the clean technology payroll tax exclusion to include solar panel and other clean technology research and development-related businesses, and to include businesses with fewer than ten employees.FINALLY PASSEDPass Action details Not available
081453 2 Appropriating $1,923,629,194 of Water Revenue Bond proceeds for the Water System Improvement Program in the Public Utilities Commission for Fiscal Year 2008-2009OrdinancePassedOrdinance appropriating $1,923,629,194 of San Francisco Water Revenue Bond authorized in 2002 to fund construction and financing costs for the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission (SFPUC) Water System Improvement Program (WSIP) for Fiscal Year 2008-2009, placing the entire appropriation by project on Controller's reserve subject to SFPUC and Board of Supervisors' discretionary approvals following completion of project-related analysis pursuant to California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), where required, and receipt of proceeds of indebtedness, adopting environmental findings, placing on Budget and Finance Committee reserve any project in excess of $100,000,000 and authorizing the increase of the Water Commercial Paper Program from $250,000,000 to $500,000,000 to facilitate projected WSIP financing needs.FINALLY PASSEDPass Action details Not available
081440 1 De-Appropriating $998,145 of General Fund and $761,021 of Federal Direct Grant Revenue for the Community Justice Center for FY 2008-2009OrdinanceKilledOrdinance de-appropriating $998,145 of General Fund in the Mayor's Office of Community Justice and $761,021 of Federal Direct Grant Revenue in the Department of Public Health for the Community Justice Center in Fiscal Year 2008-2009.PASSED ON FIRST READINGPass Action details Not available
081450 1 Real Property Transfer Tax - Change of delinquency date; substitution of references to current laws; conform partnership rule to state law changes; elimination of tax stamp provision and elimination of Transfer Tax Review Board, operative January 1, 2013OrdinancePassedOrdinance amending Sections 1106, 1108, 1108.4, 1113, 1115, 1115.1 and 1115.3, adding Section 1113.1, and deleting Sections 1109, and 1115.2 of Article 12-C of the Business and Tax Regulations Code to (1) change delinquency date; (2) replace references to prior bankruptcy, income tax, and local laws with references to current laws; (3) conform rule for partnership interest transfers to state law changes; (4) refunds permissible without a claim; (5) eliminate obsolete provision regarding documentary tax stamps; and (6) eliminate Transfer Tax Board of Review and references to that Board, operative by January 1, 2013.PASSED ON FIRST READINGPass Action details Not available
081451 1 Property Tax Refund Claim ProcessingOrdinancePassedOrdinance to amend Administrative Code Section 10.2 to delegate to City Attorney the authority to grant or deny property tax refund claims and to establish administrative rules and procedures for City Attorney to follow.PASSED ON FIRST READINGPass Action details Not available
080520 3 Below Market Rate Condominium Conversion ProgramOrdinancePassedOrdinance amending the San Francisco Subdivision Code by adding Section 1344 to update and clarify the provisions relating to Below Market Rate Units under the Condominium Conversion Program including provisions related to the calculation of sales price, renting, capital improvements, duration and monitoring of affordability, marketing, and ongoing regulations and the provisions relating to Original Subdividers who rent their Units; providing for alternatives for compliance with the ordinance; and amending Sections 1308, 1309, 1341, 1341B, 1343, 1359, and 1385 to make conforming changes, and making findings including findings under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA).FINALLY PASSEDPass Action details Not available
081513 2 Limited Equity Housing Cooperative ConversionsOrdinancePassedOrdinance amending the Subdivision Code by adding Article 11, consisting of Sections 1399.1through 1399.22, to create a method for Limited Equity Housing Cooperatives to convert existing residential buildings to limited-equity housing cooperatives, and making findings including findings under the California Environmental Quality Act.FINALLY PASSEDPass Action details Not available
081589 1 Eastern Neighborhoods Zoning Map - Height District for Mission Street theater propertiesOrdinanceKilledOrdinance amending the San Francisco Zoning Map by amending the height district designation for Assessor's Block 3616, Lot 007 on Mission Street between 21st and 22nd Streets to 50-X/65-B; and making various findings, including environmental findings and findings of consistency with the General Plan and priority policies of Planning Code Section 101.1.AMENDED, AN AMENDMENT OF THE WHOLE BEARING NEW TITLEPass Action details Not available
081589 2 Eastern Neighborhoods Zoning Map - Height District for Mission Street theater propertiesOrdinanceKilledOrdinance amending the San Francisco Zoning Map by amending the height district designation for Assessor's Block 3616, Lot 007 on Mission Street between 21st and 22nd Streets to 50-X/65-B; and making various findings, including environmental findings and findings of consistency with the General Plan and priority policies of Planning Code Section 101.1.PASSED ON FIRST READING AS AMENDEDPass Action details Not available
081088 1 Requirement of Conditional Use Authorization for any permit application to remove dwelling unitsOrdinanceFailedOrdinance amending the Planning Code by amending Section 317 to require Conditional Use Authorization for any elimination of existing dwelling units through mergers, conversions, or demolitions of residential units.FINALLY PASSEDPass Action details Not available
081230 2 Medical Cannabis Dispensary PermitsOrdinancePassedOrdinance amending Section 3308 of the San Francisco Health Code to include the installation of platform lifts under the minimum disability access standards for Medical Cannabis Dispensaries.FINALLY PASSEDPass Action details Not available
081519 1 Sale of San Francisco General Hospital Bond Anticipation Notes, Series 2009A - Not to Exceed $136,000,000ResolutionPassedResolution authorizing and directing the sale of Not to Exceed $136,000,000 General Obligation Bond Anticipation Notes, Series 2009A in anticipation of the issuance of $136,000,000 General Obligation Bonds (San Francisco General Hospital Improvement Bonds, 2008), Series 2009A; Prescribing the Form and Terms of Said Notes; Providing For the Levy of a Tax To Pay the Interest and, if Applicable, the Principal Thereon; Authorizing the Execution, Authentication and Registration of Said Notes; Providing For the Appointment of Depositories and Other Agents For Said Notes; Providing For the Establishment of Accounts Related Thereto; Providing For the Manner of Sale of Said Notes, Whether By Competitive Sale or Negotiated Sale; Approving the Forms of Official Notice of Sale and Notice of Intention To Sell Notes; Directing the Publication of the Notice of Intention To Sell Notes; Approving the Form and Execution of the Note Purchase Agreement for the Sale of Said Notes; Approving the Form and Execution of the Official Statement Relating to the Sale of Said Notes; Approving the Form of the ContADOPTEDPass Action details Not available
081520 1 San Francisco General Hospital General Obligation Bond Issuance - Not to Exceed $887,400,000ResolutionPassedResolution Providing for the Issuance of Not to Exceed $887,400,000 Aggregate Principal Amount of City and County of San Francisco General Obligation Bonds (San Francisco General Hospital Improvement Bonds, 2008); Authorizing the Execution, Authentication and Registration of Said Bonds; Providing for the Levy of a Tax to Pay the Principal and Interest Thereof; Providing for the Appointment of Depositories and Other Agents for Said Bonds; Providing for the Establishment of Accounts Related Thereto; Ratifying Certain Actions Previously Taken; Adopting Findings Under the California Environmental Quality Act, ("CEQA"), CEQA Guidelines and San Francisco Administrative Code Chapter 31, Including the Adoption of a Mitigation Monitoring and Reporting Program and a Statement Of Overriding Considerations; Finding that 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 Charter Section 4.105 and Administrative Code Section 2A.53; and Granting General Authority to City Officials to Take Necessary ADOPTEDPass Action details Not available
081521 1 Bond Sale of San Francisco General Hospital Improvement Bonds - Not To Exceed $136,000,000ResolutionPassedResolution Authorizing and Directing the Sale of Not To Exceed $136,000,000 General Obligation Bonds (San Francisco General Hospital Improvement Bonds, 2008), Series 2009A; Prescribing the Form and Terms of Said Bonds; Authorizing the Execution, Authentication and Registration of Said Bonds; Providing For the Appointment of Depositories and Other Agents For Said Bonds; Providing For the Establishment of Accounts Related Thereto; Providing For the Manner of Sale of Said Bonds, Whether by Competitive Sale or Negotiated Sale; Approving the Forms of Official Notice of Sale and Notice of Intention To Sell Bonds; Directing the Publication of the Notice of Intention To Sell Bonds; Approving the Form and Execution of the Bond Purchase Agreement Relating Thereto; Approving the Form and Execution of the Official Statement Relating To the Sale of Said Bonds; Approving the Form of the Continuing Disclosure Certificate; Approving Modifications To Documents; Ratifying Certain Actions Previously Taken; and Granting General Authority To City Officials To Take Necessary Actions In Connection With theADOPTEDPass Action details Not available
081522 1 Appropriating $136,000,000 of General Obligation Bonds for the San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center for the Department of Public Health for Fiscal Year 2008-2009OrdinancePassedOrdinance appropriating $136,000,000 of General Obligation Bond Proceeds approved by voters under Proposition A in the November 2008 election authorizing the issuance of general obligation bonds for the building or rebuilding and earthquake safety improvement of the San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center in the Department of Public Health for Fiscal Year 2008-2009.PASSED ON FIRST READINGPass Action details Not available
081523 1 General Obligation Bond Short-Term IndebtednessOrdinancePassedOrdinance amending the San Francisco Administrative Code by adding Article 43.11, Sections 43.11.1 through 43.11.5, to authorize the issuance of short-term indebtedness in anticipation of the issuance of general obligation bonds authorized by the voters.PASSED ON FIRST READINGPass Action details Not available
081507 1 Accept-Expend Federal Grant and amend Annual Salary Ordinance, FY 2008-2009 $1,024,467.00OrdinancePassedOrdinance authorizing the Police Department to retroactively accept and expend grant funding in the amount of $1,024,467.00 from the National Institute of Justice for a program entitled “NIJ’s 2008 Forensic DNA Unit Efficiency Improvement Program,” and amending the Annual Salary Ordinance to create grant-funded positions.PASSED ON FIRST READINGPass Action details Not available
081417 1 Purchase of Real Property located at 5027-5033 Third Street, San Francisco for the Public LibraryResolutionPassedResolution authorizing the execution and performance of an Agreement of Purchase and Sale for Real Estate between the City and County of San Francisco and Doug Wong and Pearl Yee Wong, husband and wife, as joint tenants (the "Seller"), for the purchase of real property and improvements located at 5027 – 5033 Third Street, San Francisco, to expand the Bayview/ Anna E Waden Branch Library of the San Francisco Public Library; adopting findings under the California Environmental Quality Act; and adopting findings that the conveyance is consistent with the City's General Plan and Eight Priority Policies of City Planning Code Section 101.1.ADOPTEDPass Action details Not available
081484 1 WSIP Agreement No. CS-917, San Joaquin Regional Construction Management Services - Not to Exceed $28,000,000ResolutionPassedResolution authorizing the General Manager of the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission to award and execute the Water System Improvement Program-funded Professional Service Agreement No. CS-917, San Joaquin Regional Construction Management Services, with PMA Consultants LLC to provide Construction Management Services for the San Joaquin Regional Projects, for an amount not to exceed $28,000,000, pursuant to San Francisco Charter Section 9.118.ADOPTEDPass Action details Not available
081518 1 Lease Financing For Library ProjectsResolutionPassedResolution approving the form of and authorizing the distribution of a preliminary official statement relating to the issuance of City and County of San Francisco Finance Corporation lease revenue bonds and authorizing the preparation, execution and delivery of a final official statement; ratifying the approvals and terms and conditions of a previous ordinance; and related matters.ADOPTEDPass Action details Not available
081524 1 Accept-Expend Federal Regional Catastrophic Preparedness Grants - $10,000,000ResolutionPassedResolution authorizing the Department of Emergency Management (DEM), as fiscal agent for multiple local jurisdictions, to retroactively accept and expend Regional Catastrophic Preparedness Grant Program awards in the amount of $10,000,000 from the United States Department of Homeland Security (DHS), through the California Office of Homeland Security (OHS), for regional catastrophic preparedness for the period September 1, 2008 through August 31, 2010.ADOPTEDPass Action details Not available
081415 1 Approval of Port Lease for TCHO Ventures, Inc. at Pier 17ResolutionPassedResolution approving Port Commission Lease No. L-14584 with TCHO Ventures, Inc. (“TCHO”) for a five (5) year term for certain real property located at Pier 17 in the City and County of San Francisco.ADOPTEDPass Action details Not available
081124 2 Prohibiting advertisements for alcoholic beverages on City propertyOrdinancePassedOrdinance amending the San Francisco Administrative Code by amending Section 4.20, to prohibit advertisements for alcoholic beverages on City property.PASSED ON FIRST READINGPass Action details Not available
081362 2 Prevailing wages for (1) workers on public works and improvement projects, (2) workers in theatrical services; (3) workers performing moving services; and (4) workers hauling solid waste.ResolutionPassedResolution fixing prevailing wage rates for (1) workers performing work under City contracts for public work and improvement; (2) workers engaged in theatrical or technical services for shows on property owned by the City; (3) workers performing moving services under City contracts at facilities owned or leased by the City; and (4) 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
081514 1 Appropriating $45,000,000 of Certificates of Participation Revenue for the Moscone Center Improvement Project in the Office of the City Administrator for Fiscal Year 2008-2009OrdinancePassedOrdinance appropriating $45,000,000 of San Francisco Certificates of Participation (COPs) Series 2009B to fund the Moscone Center Improvement Project in the General Services Agency - Office of the City Administrator for Fiscal Year 2008-2009 and placing these funds on Controller’s Reserve pending issuance of the COPs.PASSED ON FIRST READINGPass Action details Not available
081515 1 Lease Financing For Improvements to Moscone Convention CenterResolutionPassedResolution authorizing the execution, delivery and sale of Certificates of Participation (the “Certificates”) evidencing undivided, proportionate interests in the right to receive certain rental payments to be made by the City under a Lease Agreement, for the purpose of financing various capital projects at Moscone Convention Center; approving the form of a Trust Agreement by and between the City and County of San Francisco (the “City”) and a corporate trustee to be selected by the City (the “Trustee”), including without limitation certain indemnification obligations of the City contained therein; authorizing the selection of the Trustee; approving the form of a Facilities Lease by and between the City and the Trustee relating to certain real property described herein; approving the form of the Lease Agreement by and between the Trustee and the City relating to said real property; authorizing the payment of costs of issuance; authorizing the reimbursement of certain expenditures; granting general authority to City officials to take certain actions in connection with the Certificates,ADOPTEDPass Action details Not available
080872 2 Planning - Union Street Neighborhood Commercial District - Full-Service RestaurantsOrdinancePassedOrdinance amending Planning Code Sections 725.1 and 725.42 of the Union Street Neighborhood Commercial District to provide for a limited number of 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.PASSED ON FIRST READINGPass Action details Not available
081125 3 Promoting and Sustaining Music and Culture in San FranciscoOrdinancePassedOrdinance adding Chapter 90A to the San Francisco Administrative Code to establish a music and culture sustainability policy for City government; provide for development by the Entertainment Commission of a proposal for an on-line permitting system for entertainment-related permits, licenses, and determinations; provide for review by the Entertainment Commission of new criteria for entertainment related permits, licenses, and determinations; establish a process coordinated by the Entertainment Commission for reviewing and possibly revising City Codes to conform to and implement the music and culture sustainability policy; urge the Planning Commission to consider amending the General Plan to conform to and implement that policy; and provide for an annual hearing by the Entertainment Commission to review and make recommendations relating to implementation of that policy.PASSED ON FIRST READING AS DIVIDEDPass Action details Not available
081372 1 Mission Bay North-Park Parcels NP3, NP4 and NP5 ImprovementsOrdinancePassedOrdinance designating a portion of State Trust Parcel 1, lying next to the Mission Creek Channel for public open space and park purposes; naming the new park “Mission Creek Park”; accepting the irrevocable offer for the acquisition facilities; designating said facilities as public open space and for park purposes and accepting for maintenance responsibilities and liability purposes; adopting environmental findings and findings that such actions are consistent with the City’s General Plan, eight priority policy findings of City’s Planning Code Section 101.1, and the Mission Bay North Redevelopment Plan; accepting Department of Public Works Order No. 177,882; and authorizing official acts in connection with this Ordinance.PASSED ON FIRST READINGPass Action details Not available
081280 1 Accept and Expend State Coastal Commission Grant Funds - $185,000ResolutionPassedResolution authorizing the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission to accept and expend a State Coastal Commission Grant in the amount of $185,000.ADOPTEDPass Action details Not available
081284 1 Intent to change the name of Avery Street between Post Street and Geary Boulevard to Boswell WayResolutionPassedResolution declaring the Board of Supervisors' intention to change the name of Avery Street between Geary Boulevard and Post Street to Boswell Way in recognition of Reverend Hamilton T. Boswell, the longtime pastor of the Jones Memorial United Methodist Church and advocate for San Francisco’s African American community.ADOPTEDPass Action details Not available
081327 1 Preserving the Francisco Reservoir as public recreation and open spaceResolutionPassedResolution declaring the policy of the Board of Supervisors to maintain the Francisco Reservoir as open space and urging the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission, in light of the General Plan designating the property as such, to preserve the property for public recreation and open space.ADOPTEDPass Action details Not available
081474 2 Appointment, Assessment Appeals Board No. 2 - Joseph ThamMotionPassedMotion appointing Joseph Tham, term ending September 5, 2011, to the Assessment Appeals Board No. 2.APPROVEDPass Action details Not available
081475 2 Appointments, Assessment Appeals Board No. 1 - Diane Robinson and Richard LeeMotionPassedMotion appointing Diane Robinson and Richard Lee, terms ending September 5, 2011, to the Assessment Appeals Board No. 1.APPROVEDPass Action details Not available
081516 1 Hearing - Tourism Improvement DistrictHearingFiledHearing of persons interested in or objecting to proposed Resolution of Formation: Establishing a business-based business improvement district to be known as the “Tourism Improvement District,” ordering the levy and collection of assessments against defined hotel businesses located in that district for fifteen (15) years commencing January 1, 2009, subject to conditions as specified, and making environmental findings.FILED  Action details Not available
081517 2 Resolution to Establish the Tourism Improvement DistrictResolutionPassedResolution of Formation: Establishing a business-based business improvement district to be known as the “Tourism Improvement District,” ordering the levy and collection of assessments against defined hotel businesses located in that district for fifteen (15) years commencing January 1, 2009, subject to conditions as specified, and making environmental findings.AMENDED, AN AMENDMENT OF THE WHOLE BEARING SAME TITLEPass Action details Not available
081517 3 Resolution to Establish the Tourism Improvement DistrictResolutionPassedResolution of Formation: Establishing a business-based business improvement district to be known as the “Tourism Improvement District,” ordering the levy and collection of assessments against defined hotel businesses located in that district for fifteen (15) years commencing January 1, 2009, subject to conditions as specified, and making environmental findings.ADOPTED AS AMENDEDPass Action details Not available
081432 1 Public Hearing - Appeal of Determination of Exemption from Environmental Review for 2655 Scott StreetHearingFiledHearing of persons interested in or objecting to the decision of the Planning Department dated September 16, 2008, that a project at 2655 Scott Street (Building Permit Application No. 2007.04.18.9061, Case No. 2008.0492D) is exempt from environmental review under Categorical Exemption [State CEQA Guidelines Section 15301 (Class One - Minor Alteration of Existing Facility)]. The proposal would add a vertical addition (partial 4th floor) and fire escapes to a single-family residence in an RH-1 (Residential, House, One-Family) District and a 40-X Height and Bulk District (Assessor's Block 0960, Lot 0010). (Appellants: Stephen M. Williams on behalf of Thomas and Annabel Yasuda)FILED  Action details Not available
081433 1 Affirming the categorical exemption issued for the 2655 Scott Street projectMotionKilledMotion affirming the determination by the Planning Department that the 2655 Scott Street project is categorically exempt from environmental review under the California Environmental Quality Act.TABLEDPass Action details Not available
081434 1 Disapproving the categorical exemption issued for the 2655 Scott Street projectMotionPassedMotion disapproving the determination by the Planning Department that the 2655 Scott Street project is categorically exempt from environmental review under the California Environmental Quality Act.APPROVEDPass Action details Not available
081435 1 Preparation of findings related to the 2655 Scott Street projectMotionPassedMotion directing the Clerk of the Board to prepare findings related to the appeal of the determination by the Planning Department that the project at 2655 Scott Street is exempt from environmental review under the California Environmental Quality Act.APPROVEDPass Action details Not available
081486 1 Public Hearing - Appeal of Determination of Exemption from Environmental Review for 1864-1868 Green StreetHearingFiledHearing of persons interested in or objecting to the decision of the Planning Department dated April 8, 2008, Case No. 2007.0591E, exempting from environmental review under Categorical Exemption, Class 1 (State CEQA Guidelines Section 15301). The proposal would construct a three-story rear yard addition to an existing three-story over basement three-unit residential structure and install a garage in the existing basement, which would require raising the building by 20 inches at property (Assessor's Block 0543, Lot 015) located in a RH-3 (Residential House District, Three-Family) and a 40-X Height and Bulk District. (Appellant: Stephen M. Williams on behalf of Ben and Susan Lee)FILED  Action details Not available
081487 1 Affirming the categorical exemption issued for the 1864-1868 Green Street projectMotionKilledMotion affirming the determination by the Planning Department that the 1864-1868 Green Street project is categorically exempt from environmental review under the California Environmental Quality Act.TABLEDPass Action details Not available
081488 1 Disapproving the categorical exemption issued for the 1864-1868 Green Street projectMotionKilledMotion disapproving the determination by the Planning Department that the 1864-1868 Green Street project is categorically exempt from environmental review under the California Environmental Quality Act.TABLEDPass Action details Not available
081489 1 Preparation of findings related to the 1864-1868 Green Street projectMotionKilledMotion directing the Clerk of the Board to prepare findings related to the appeal of the determination by the Planning Department that the project at 1864-1868 Green Street is exempt from environmental review under the California Environmental Quality Act.TABLEDPass Action details Not available
081530 1 Public Hearing - Appeal of Determination of Exemption from Environmental Review for 2626 Filbert StreetHearingFiledHearing of persons interested in or objecting to the decision of the Planning Department's determination dated August 26, 2008, that a project at 2626 Filbert Street (Case No. 2007.1478E), is exempt from environmental review under Categorical Exemption, Classes 1 and 3 [State CEQA Guidelines Sections 15301(1)(1) and 15303(a)]. The proposal would demolish an existing building and construct a new three-story-over-basement single-family residence with two off-street parking spaces located at the ground floor in an RH-1 (Residential House, One-Family) District, and a 40-X Height and Bulk District (Assessor's Block 0943, Lot 003B). (Appellants: Brooke Sampson and Lori Brooke on behalf of the Cow Hollow Association, Inc.)FILED  Action details Not available
081531 1 Affirming the categorical exemption issued for the 2626 Filbert Street projectMotionKilledMotion affirming the determination by the Planning Department that the 2626 Filbert Street project is categorically exempt from environmental review under the California Environmental Quality Act.TABLEDPass Action details Not available
081532 1 Disapproving the categorical exemption issued for the 2626 Filbert Street projectMotionPassedMotion disapproving the determination by the Planning Department that the 2626 Filbert Street project is categorically exempt from environmental review under the California Environmental Quality Act.APPROVEDPass Action details Not available
081533 1 Preparation of findings related to the 2626 Filbert Street projectMotionPassedMotion directing the Clerk of the Board to prepare findings related to the appeal of the determination by the Planning Department that the project at 2626 Filbert Street is exempt from environmental review under the California Environmental Quality Act.APPROVEDPass Action details Not available
081503 1 Approval of Fifth Amendment to the Management Agreement for Moscone Convention CenterResolutionPassedResolution approving and authorizing the City Administrator to enter into a Fifth Amendment to the Management Agreement for Moscone Convention Center.ADOPTEDPass Action details Not available
081576 1 Prevailing wages for (1) workers doing janitorial services and (2) workers in public off-street parking lots, garages, or auto storage facilities.ResolutionPassedResolution fixing prevailing wage rates for (1) workers performing work under City contracts for janitorial services; (2) workers performing work in public off-street parking lots, garages, or storage facilities for automobiles on property owned or leased by the City.ADOPTEDPass Action details Not available
081452 2 "Know your rights" brochure for towingOrdinancePassedOrdinance adding Section 3055.2 to the San Francisco Police Code to require tow car firms to display "Know Your Rights When Your Car is Towed from Private Property" brochure and setting administrative penalties.PASSED ON FIRST READINGPass Action details Not available
081564 1 Administrative Code - Amendment to Large Tourist Hotel Conversion OrdinanceOrdinancePassedOrdinance amending Administrative Code Chapter 41F to clarify the scope and implementation of the Large Tourist Hotel Conversion Ordinance, including minor edits to the definition of "Convert" and additional guidance regarding the conversion process for Large Tourist Hotel Rooms, and making required findings.PASSED ON FIRST READINGPass Action details Not available
081398 1 Agreement to modify an existing Municipal Railway Easement for the J-Church lineResolutionPassedResolution approving and authorizing agreements for the modification of an existing MUNI easement in exchange for fee interest in a portion of the original easement area and rail transit improvements for the J-Church line at 21st Street and Chattanooga Street; adopting findings that the agreements are exempt from Environmental Review and are consistent with the City’s General Plan and Eight Priority Policies of City Planning Code Section 101.1; and authorizing the Executive Director/CEO of the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency and the Director of Property to execute documents and take certain actions in furtherance of this resolution.ADOPTEDPass Action details Not available
081401 1 Street Name Change to Timothy Pflueger PlaceResolutionPassedResolution changing the name of Chelsea Place in the downtown district to “Timothy Pflueger Place,” in recognition of Timothy Pflueger’s many contributions to the City of San Francisco.ADOPTEDPass Action details Not available
081502 2 Preferred Alternative for the South Access for the Golden Gate Bridge: Doyle Drive ProjectResolutionPassedResolution approving the Preferred Alternative for the South Access for the Golden Gate Bridge: Doyle Drive Project.ADOPTEDPass Action details Not available
081562 1 Establishing City policy supporting Smart Grid technology and protocols for City electric systemsResolutionPassedResolution establishing City policy supporting Smart Grid technology and protocols for City electric systems and urging the Public Utilities Commission to prepare a study to identify the most effective and economic means to implement smart grid technology.ADOPTEDPass Action details Not available
081575 1 Board of Supervisors SeniorityReportFiledLottery to determine the seniority of the new members of the Board of Supervisors to be scheduled at the Tuesday, December 16, 2009 Board meeting.FILED  Action details Not available
081567 1 Commending Gerald H. Bibelheimer and his stellar work as a Social Worker throughout the City and County of San FranciscoResolutionPassedResolution commending Gerald H. Bibelheimer and his stellar work as a Social Worker throughout the City and County of San Francisco for the past 20 years.ADOPTEDPass Action details Not available
081568 1 Resolution to commend the 5th Anniversary of the opening of the Noe Valley Farmers' MarketResolutionPassedResolution to commend the 5th Anniversary of the opening of the Noe Valley Farmers' Market.ADOPTEDPass Action details Not available
081570 1 Honoring Scott Hall and the Gay American HeroesResolutionPassedResolution honoring Scott Hall and the Gay American HeroesADOPTEDPass Action details Not available
081571 1 Supporting the public process in development of the master plan for Ocean BeachResolutionPassedResolution supporting the public process of the development of the master plan for Ocean Beach.ADOPTEDPass Action details Not available
081572 1 Commemorating 65th anniversary of repeal of 1882 Chinese Exclusion ActResolutionPassedResolution commemorating December 17, 2008 as the 65th Anniversary of the repeal of the 1882 Chinese Exclusion Act, which was the first significant restriction on free immigration in United States history.ADOPTEDPass Action details Not available
081391 1 Final Map - Hudson Avenue (No Situs)MotionPassedMotion approving Final Map 5210, a 7 Lot Subdivision Project, located at Hudson Avenue (No Situs) being a subdivision of Lot 203 in Assessors Block No. 4711 and adopting findings pursuant to the General Plan and City Planning Code Section 101.1.APPROVEDPass Action details Not available
081573 1 Approving an application form for Boards, Commissions and Committees and specifying a supplemental form for applicants to Reentry Council seats designated for former inmatesMotionPassedMotion approving use of designated application form for applicants to Boards, Commissions and Committees and specifying a supplemental application for those seeking the former inmates seats on Reentry Council to ascertain experiential qualifications and avoid unfair stigmatization of the formerly incarcerated applicants.APPROVEDPass Action details Not available
081569 1 Honoring Rodel Rodis for sixteen years of service to City College of San FranciscoResolutionFiledResolution honoring Rodel Rodis for sixteen years of service to City College of San Francisco.REFERRED  Action details Not available
081526 1 Requesting Establishment of a Do Not Mail RegistryResolutionPassedResolution urging both the California State Legislature and United States Congress to establish a Do Not Mail Registry.REFERREDPass Action details Not available
081596 1 Accept and Expend FY 2008-2009 Homeland Security Grant Program Grant and Amend Annual Salary Ordinance, FY 2008-2009 - $2,112,026OrdinancePassedOrdinance authorizing the Department of Emergency Management (DEM) to retroactively accept and expend a Homeland Security Grant Program grant in the amount of $2,112,026 from the United States Department of Homeland Security, through the California Governor's Office of Homeland Security, for disaster planning, and amending Ordinance No. 141-08 (Annual Salary Ordinance, FY 2008-2009) to reflect the addition of three grant-funded positions at the Controller's Office, Mayor's Office on Disability, and Animal Care and Control.   Action details Not available
081598 1 Public Works Code - Appellate body for minor sidewalk encroachmentsOrdinancePassedOrdinance amending the Public Works Code Section 723.2 to change the appellate body for Minor Sidewalk Encroachment Permits from the Board of Supervisors to the Board of Appeals.   Action details Not available
081604 1 Amending FY 2008-2009 Annual Salary OrdinanceOrdinancePassedOrdinance amending Ordinance No. 141-08 (Annual Salary Ordinance 2008-2009) to reflect the addition of the following four positions: one 5642 Senior Environmental Specialist (0.30 FTE); two 5640 Environmental Specialists (0.30 FTE each); and one 5638 Environmental Assistant (0.30 FTE) at the Department of the Environment.   Action details Not available
081600 1 Closing Potrero Power Plant and updating the Electricity Resource PlanOrdinancePassedOrdinance establishing City policy to take all feasible steps to close the entire Potrero Power Plant as soon as possible and urging the Public Utilities Commission to immediately prepare a plan to close the Potrero Power Plant; and urging the Public Utilities Commission to update the Electricity Resource Plan.   Action details Not available
081569 1 Honoring Rodel Rodis for sixteen years of service to City College of San FranciscoResolutionFiledResolution honoring Rodel Rodis for sixteen years of service to City College of San Francisco.   Action details Not available
081526 1 Requesting Establishment of a Do Not Mail RegistryResolutionPassedResolution urging both the California State Legislature and United States Congress to establish a Do Not Mail Registry.   Action details Not available
081599 1 Accept and Expend grant - US Department of Justice, Office of Violence Against Women - $499,755ResolutionPassedResolution authorizing the Mayor’s Office of Community Investment (MOCI) to accept and expend a grant in the amount of $499,755 from the Department of Justice (DOJ), Office of Violence Against Women (OVW), FY 2008 Enhanced Training and Services to End Violence Against and Abuse of Women Later in Life Program.   Action details Not available
081601 1 Accept Local Gift of Services - $430,000ResolutionPassedResolution authorizing the Port of San Francisco to accept a gift of services with an estimated value of $430,000 from the Copra Crane Labor Landmark Association, a non-profit organization, for the restoration and preservation of the Port of San Francisco’s “Copra Crane,” located at Pier 84.   Action details Not available
081602 1 Transferring streetscape improvements along Fillmore Street from the San Francisco Redevelopment Agency to the CityResolutionPassedResolution terminating a Major Street Encroachment Permit and recognizing the termination of two Minor Sidewalk Encroachment Permits and Public Work Order No. 172,568, and the modification of a minor sidewalk encroachment permit, all pertaining to the installation and maintenance of streetscape improvements along portions of Fillmore Street between Post and McAllister Streets and transferring the ongoing maintenance responsibility for the streetscape improvements from the San Francisco Redevelopment Agency to the City in exchange for 1.8 million dollars.   Action details Not available
081603 1 Redevelopment Agency BudgetResolutionPassedResolution approving an amendment to the budget of the Redevelopment Agency of the City and County of San Francisco for fiscal year 2008-2009 to reprogram $3,301,225 of funds budgeted for the Western Addition A2 Plan Area from the Muni Substation line item to the Fillmore Jazz Preservation District Revolving Loan Program line item in the amount of $2,366,000, to the Office of Economic and Workforce Development for marketing and economic development activities within the Fillmore Jazz Preservation District including predevelopment planning for the Muni Substation in the amount $535,225, subject to Budget and Finance Committee Reserve, and to a new Western Addition A2 property management line item in the amount of $400,000.   Action details Not available
081606 1 Accept-Expend Federal Grant for Oil Spill Response Planning - $30,965ResolutionPassedResolution authorizing the Department of Emergency Management (DEM) to accept and expend retroactively a grant in the amount of $30,965 from the California Department of Fish and Game for oil spill response planning, for the period July 1, 2008 through June 30, 2009.   Action details Not available
081607 1 Accept and Expend State Grant - Port of San Francisco - $15,000ResolutionPassedResolution authorizing the Port of San Francisco to accept and expend a grant in the amount of $15,000 from the California Department of Boating and Waterways, Abandoned Watercraft Abatement Fund for removal and demolition of abandoned recreational watercraft on the Port’s waterfront.   Action details Not available
081613 1 City actions on expiration of Western Addition A-2 Redevelopment PlanResolutionPassedResolution urging various City actions upon the expiration of the Western Addition A-2 Redevelopment Plan to insure a smooth transition from the Redevelopment Agency to the City's jurisdiction.   Action details Not available
081593 1 Relocation of the Kirkland Bus Yard from Fisherman's WharfHearingFiledHearing will consider the relocation or change in use of the Kirkland Bus Yard at Fisherman's Wharf. Specifically, the hearing will consider the MTA's plan for the yard, timeline for any changes and input of the neighbors.   Action details Not available
081594 1 Review the San Francisco Police Department's traffic stop protocolsHearingFiledHearing to review the San Francisco Police Department's traffic stop protocols. The hearing shall include a presentation by SFPD of the traffic stop protocols it follows. The hearing shall also include a presentation by community members of concerns about the traffic stops, including concerns about the possible profiling of certain groups. The hearing may include a general discussion of SFPD's efforts to advance fair and impartial policing.   Action details Not available
081595 1 Management PositionsHearingFiledHearing to review all new management positions created and filled since FY 2003, as well as the total number and percentage of managers included in the FY 2008-2009 mid-year lay-offs.   Action details Not available
081608 1 Appointment to San Francisco Local Agency Formation Commission - Supervisor David CamposMotionPassedMotion appointing Supervisor Campos for the unexpired portion of a four-year term ending February 20, 2011, to the San Francisco Local Agency Formation Commission.   Action details Not available
081609 1 Appointment, Historical Preservation Commission - Alan MartinezMotionPassedMotion approving the Mayor’s nomination for appointment of Alan Martinez to the Historical Preservation Commission, Seat No. 1, for a four-year term ending date to be determined.   Action details Not available
081610 1 Appointment, Historical Preservation Commission - Alan MartinezMotionKilledMotion rejecting the Mayor’s nomination for appointment of Alan Martinez to the Historical Preservation Commission, Seat No. 1, for a four-year term ending date to be determined.   Action details Not available
081611 1 Appointment, Historical Preservation Commission - Tammy ChanMotionKilledMotion approving the Mayor’s nomination for appointment of Tammy Chan to the Historical Preservation Commission, Seat No. 7, for a four-year term ending date to be determined.   Action details Not available
081612 1 Appointment, Historical Preservation Commission - Tammy ChanMotionKilledMotion rejecting the Mayor’s nomination for appointment of Tammy Chan to the Historical Preservation Commission, Seat No. 7, for a four-year term ending date to be determined.   Action details Not available
081597 1 Rainy Day ReserveCharter AmendmentFiledCharter Amendment (Third Draft) to amend the Charter of the City and County of San Francisco by amending Section 9.113.5, to: (1) allow the City to withdraw up to 100 percent of the current balance in the Rainy Day Reserve, not to exceed 20 percent of the projected deficit, in years in which a budgetary deficit of $250 million or more is projected; (2) require the City to also appropriate to the School District an amount equal to 33 percent of any such withdrawals for the City's benefit, in years in which the School District faces a loss of revenues and significant layoffs; and, (3) eliminate obsolete provisions.   Action details Not available
081395 1 Settlement of Lawsuit - Denise Caicedo - $47,500.00OrdinancePassedOrdinance authorizing settlement of the lawsuit filed by Denise Caicedo against the City and County of San Francisco for $47,500.00; the lawsuit was filed on September 22, 2006 in Superior Court, Case No. 456-426; entitled Denise Caicedo v. City and County of San Francisco, et al.   Action details Not available
081445 1 Public Defender Requisition RequestResolutionKilledResolution granting the Office of the Public Defender’s requisitions # P8023/1103021 and P8024/1103124.   Action details Not available
081468 1 Emergency contract to design and install new, compliant emergency electrical generation system at San Francisco General HospitalResolutionPassedResolution approving an emergency public work contract under San Francisco Administrative Code Section 6.60, to install a new, permanent emergency electrical generation system at San Francisco General Hospital.   Action details Not available