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Meeting Name: Government Audit and Oversight Committee Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 5/28/2009 1:00 PM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Legislative Chamber, City Hall, Room 250
Regular Meeting
Published agenda: Agenda Agenda Published minutes: Minutes Minutes  
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090569 1 Resolution of Intention to renew the Union Square Business Improvement District, to be known as the Greater Union Square Business Improvement DistrictResolutionPassedResolution (1) declaring the intention of the Board of Supervisors to renew the property-based Union Square business improvement district, to be known as the “Greater Union Square Business Improvement District,” and to levy a multi-year assessment on identified parcels in the district; (2) approving the management district plan and engineer's report and proposed boundaries map for the district; (3) ordering and setting a time and place for a public hearing thereon; (4) approving the form of the Notice of Public Hearing and Assessment Ballots; and (5) directing the Clerk of the Board of Supervisors to give notice of the public hearing and balloting as required by law.RECOMMENDED AS COMMITTEE REPORTPass Action details Not available
090557 1 Multi-year permit for the use of certain portions of Golden Gate Park for a three-day music festivalResolutionPassedResolution pursuant to S. F. Charter Section 9.118 authorizing and approving the execution, delivery and performance of a Permit to Another Planet Entertainment for the use of certain portions of Golden Gate Park for an annual three-day music festival for a term of three (3) years for an estimated income to the City of $3.6 million, plus an additional two (2) year option; and adopting environmental findings.AMENDED, AN AMENDMENT OF THE WHOLE BEARING NEW TITLE  Action details Not available
090557 2 Multi-year permit for the use of certain portions of Golden Gate Park for a three-day music festivalResolutionPassedResolution pursuant to S. F. Charter Section 9.118 authorizing and approving the execution, delivery and performance of a Permit to Another Planet Entertainment for the use of certain portions of Golden Gate Park for an annual three-day music festival for a term of three (3) years for an estimated income to the City of $3.6 million, plus an additional two (2) year option; and adopting environmental findings.RECOMMENDED AS AMENDEDPass Action details Not available
081404 3 Mandatory Recycling and CompostingOrdinancePassedOrdinance amending the San Francisco Environment Code by adding Chapter 19, Sections 1901 through 1912, entitled "Mandatory Recycling and Composting Ordinance," amending the San Francisco Public Works Code by amending Section 173, and amending the San Francisco Health Code by amending Sections 291, 291.1, 291.2, 291.4, 291.7, 291.11, 291.12, 291.15, 291.17, and 293.1, and by repealing current Sections 291.9 and 291.16 and adding a new Section 291.16, all to: (1) require all persons located in San Francisco to separate recyclables, compostables and landfilled trash and participate in recycling and composting programs; (2) provide enforcement mechanisms and penalties for violations; (3) ensure that all properties subscribe to refuse collection service; and (4) authorize a Department of Public Health inspection fee of $167 per hour; and making environmental findings and setting an operative date.AMENDED, AN AMENDMENT OF THE WHOLE BEARING SAME TITLE  Action details Not available
081404 4 Mandatory Recycling and CompostingOrdinancePassedOrdinance amending the San Francisco Environment Code by adding Chapter 19, Sections 1901 through 1912, entitled "Mandatory Recycling and Composting Ordinance," amending the San Francisco Public Works Code by amending Section 173, and amending the San Francisco Health Code by amending Sections 291, 291.1, 291.2, 291.4, 291.7, 291.11, 291.12, 291.15, 291.17, and 293.1, and by repealing current Sections 291.9 and 291.16 and adding a new Section 291.16, all to: (1) require all persons located in San Francisco to separate recyclables, compostables and landfilled trash and participate in recycling and composting programs; (2) provide enforcement mechanisms and penalties for violations; (3) ensure that all properties subscribe to refuse collection service; and (4) authorize a Department of Public Health inspection fee of $167 per hour; and making environmental findings and setting an operative date.RECOMMENDED AS AMENDEDPass Action details Not available
090276 1 Housing Code Section 503(d) "Housing Access" extend protections to all persons sharing housing by deleting references to "families" and technical correction to Section 503(b)OrdinanceKilledOrdinance amending the San Francisco Housing Code Chapter 5, by amending Section 503(d) "Housing Access" to promote affordable housing by extending the protections of that Section to all persons sharing housing by deleting the references to "families" and to specify that the both prospective and current tenants are protected; amending Section 503(b) "Superficial Floor Area" to make a technical correction.RECOMMENDEDPass Action details Not available
090277 1 Residential Rent Ordinance: Limit total amount of annual and banked rent increases imposed to 8% per year, written advance notice of basis for banked increases requiredOrdinanceKilledOrdinance amending Administrative Code Chapter 37 “Residential Rent Stabilization and Arbitration Ordinance” by amending Section 37.3 to limit the total amount of annual and banked rent increases that may be imposed in any one year to 8% of the tenant's base rent, and to provide that any remaining banked increase may be imposed in the following years, subject to this same 8% limit (Section 37.3(a)(2)); and to require that landlords provide written advance notice to tenants stating the dates upon which the banked increase is based (Section 37.3(b)(1)).RECOMMENDEDPass Action details Not available
090278 1 Residential Rent Ordinance: Tenant financial hardship relief from Section 37.3 rent increases, when total rent would exceed 33% of tenant's gross income; multilingual outreachOrdinanceKilledOrdinance amending Administrative Code Chapter 37 "Residential Rent Stabilization and Arbitration Ordinance," by amending Section 37.3 to add Subsection (f) "Tenant Financial Hardship Applications" to provide tenant relief from Section 37.3 rent increases, with relief determined by whether (1) a tenant is unemployed or has had wages reduced by 20% or more, or only has income from government benefits such as Social Security and has not received a cost of living increase in the past 12 months, and (2) the rent including the increase comprises or will comprise 33% or more of tenant's gross income (including consideration of tenant assets); rent increase stayed pending determination of application; if application is granted, the rent increase will not be in effect for a period of time based on the tenant's circumstances, with a review scheduled at the end of that period; a delayed rent increase later allowed will be effective as of the date the tenant's income or assets changed to permit the increase; hardship applications to be available in multiple languages; multilingual notice of haAMENDED, AN AMENDMENT OF THE WHOLE BEARING NEW TITLE  Action details Not available
090278 2 Residential Rent Ordinance: Tenant financial hardship relief from Section 37.3 rent increases, when total rent would exceed 33% of tenant's gross income; multilingual outreachOrdinanceKilledOrdinance amending Administrative Code Chapter 37 "Residential Rent Stabilization and Arbitration Ordinance," by amending Section 37.3 to add Subsection (f) "Tenant Financial Hardship Applications" to provide tenant relief from Section 37.3 rent increases, with relief determined by whether (1) a tenant is unemployed or has had wages reduced by 20% or more, or only has income from government benefits such as Social Security and has not received a cost of living increase in the past 12 months, and (2) the rent including the increase comprises or will comprise 33% or more of tenant's gross income (including consideration of tenant assets); rent increase stayed pending determination of application; if application is granted, the rent increase will not be in effect for a period of time based on the tenant's circumstances, with a review scheduled at the end of that period; a delayed rent increase later allowed will be effective as of the date the tenant's income or assets changed to permit the increase; hardship applications to be available in multiple languages; multilingual notice of haRECOMMENDED AS AMENDEDPass Action details Not available
090279 2 Residential Rent Ordinance: Prohibit rent increases and evictions based on additional occupants where total number is within Housing Code Section 503 occupancy limitsOrdinanceKilledOrdinance amending Administrative Code Chapter 37 “Residential Rent Stabilization and Arbitration Ordinance” by amending Sections 37.3 and 37.9 to prohibit rent increases based on the addition of occupants, even where a pre-existing rental agreement or lease otherwise permits a rent increase for additional occupants, except that a landlord may petition for and be granted a rent increase based on increased costs caused by the additional occupant(s), and except that rent increases otherwise permitted by California Civil Code Section 1954.53(d)(1) are not prohibited (Section 37.3(a)(11)); and to prohibit evictions based on the addition of occupants, so long as the total number of occupants does not exceed the maximum number of occupants per sleeping room set by San Francisco Housing Code Section 503(b) "superficial floor area" standards (Section 37.9(a)(2)).AMENDED, AN AMENDMENT OF THE WHOLE BEARING SAME TITLE  Action details Not available
090279 3 Residential Rent Ordinance: Prohibit rent increases and evictions based on additional occupants where total number is within Housing Code Section 503 occupancy limitsOrdinanceKilledOrdinance amending Administrative Code Chapter 37 “Residential Rent Stabilization and Arbitration Ordinance” by amending Sections 37.3 and 37.9 to prohibit rent increases based on the addition of occupants, even where a pre-existing rental agreement or lease otherwise permits a rent increase for additional occupants, except that a landlord may petition for and be granted a rent increase based on increased costs caused by the additional occupant(s), and except that rent increases otherwise permitted by California Civil Code Section 1954.53(d)(1) are not prohibited (Section 37.3(a)(11)); and to prohibit evictions based on the addition of occupants, so long as the total number of occupants does not exceed the maximum number of occupants per sleeping room set by San Francisco Housing Code Section 503(b) "superficial floor area" standards (Section 37.9(a)(2)).RECOMMENDED AS AMENDEDPass Action details Not available