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Meeting Name: Board of Supervisors Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 12/15/2009 2:00 PM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Legislative Chamber, Room 250 City Hall, 1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place San Francisco, CA 94102-4689
Regular Meeting
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091374 1 Accept and Expend Grant - FY 09 Urban Area Security Initiative and Amendment to the Annual Salary Ordinance, FY 2009-2010 - $32,510,600OrdinancePassedOrdinance authorizing the Department of Emergency Management, on behalf of the City and County of San Francisco, as the primary grantee for the combined Bay Area Urban Area and as the fiscal agent for the Urban Areas Security Initiative ("UASI") Approval Authority, to retroactively accept and expend a UASI grant in the amount of $32,510,600 from the United States Department of Homeland Security, through the California Emergency Management Agency; amending Ordinance No. 183-09 (Annual Salary Ordinance, FY 2009-2010) to reflect: the addition of one (1) grant-funded position (.50 FTE) in Class 5277 Planner I and one (1) grant-funded position (.50 FTE) in Class 5293 Planner IV, and the deletion of one (1) grant-funded position (.75 FTE) in Class 1426 Senior Clerk Typist, all in the Department of Emergency Management.FINALLY PASSEDPass Action details Not available
091376 1 Accept and Expend Grant - FY 09 Regional Catastrophic Preparedness Program and Amendment to the Annual Salary Ordinance, FY 2009-2010 - $4,822,667OrdinancePassedOrdinance authorizing the Department of Emergency Management, on behalf of the City and County of San Francisco, serving as the primary grantee for the Regional Catastrophic Preparedness Grant Program ("RCPGP") Bay Area Site and as fiscal agent for the UASI Approval Authority, to retroactively accept and expend a RCPGP grant in the amount of $4,822,667 from the United States Department of Homeland Security, through the California Emergency Management Agency, and to provide $167,188 in matching funds; amending Ordinance No. 183-09 (Annual Salary Ordinance, FY 2009-2010) to reflect the addition of two (2) grant-funded positions (.50 FTE total) in Class 5291 Planner III in the Department of Emergency Management.FINALLY PASSEDPass Action details Not available
091324 1 Airport Concession LeaseResolutionPassedResolution approving the Pay Phone Lease between Pelican Communications, Inc. and the City and County of San Francisco, acting by and through its Airport Commission.ADOPTEDPass Action details Not available
090678 2 Bayview Hunters Point Area Plan, Technical Zoning Map AmendmentsOrdinancePassedOrdinance amending Zoning Map Sheets ZN08, ZN10, and SU10 of the City and County of San Francisco Planning Code with revised use districts within the Bayview Hunters Point Plan Area; and making various findings, including CEQA findings and findings of consistency with the General Plan and Planning Code Section 101.1.FINALLY PASSEDPass Action details Not available
091036 2 Zoning - Third Street and Le Conte Avenue Affordable Housing Special Use DistrictOrdinancePassedOrdinance amending the San Francisco Planning Code by adding Section 249.43 to establish the Third Street and Le Conte Avenue Affordable Housing Special Use District for property at 6600 Third Street (Lot 9, Assessor's Block 5476), located at the northeast corner of the block bounded by Le Conte Avenue, Third Street and Keith Street; amending Sheet SU10 of the Zoning Map of the City and County of San Francisco, to reflect this new Special Use District, and adopting findings, including environmental findings and findings of consistency with the General Plan and priority policies of Planning Code Section 101.1.FINALLY PASSEDPass Action details Not available
091059 1 Correction to the Vacation of Former Trenton StreetOrdinancePassedOrdinance ordering the summary vacation of a portion of Trenton Street south of Jackson Street within Assessor's Block No. 0192; making findings pursuant to the California Streets and Highways Code Sections 8330 et seq.; establishing conditions to the effectiveness of the vacation; adopting environmental findings and findings of consistency with the General Plan and priority policies of Planning Code Section 101.1.FINALLY PASSEDPass Action details Not available
091276 1 Accept and Expend Grant - Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance and Amendment to the Annual Salary Ordinance, FY 2009-2010 - $2,700,314OrdinancePassedOrdinance authorizing the Department of Children, Youth & Their Families (DCYF) to accept and expend grant funding in the amount of $2,700,314 from the Federal Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs for implementation of criminal justice programs and amending Annual Salary Ordinance (183-09) and to create grant-funded position at DCYF.FINALLY PASSEDPass Action details Not available
091298 1 Accept and Expend Grant - Mortgage and Investment Fraud Project - $1,066,026ResolutionPassedResolution authorizing the Department of the District Attorney of the City and County of San Francisco to retroactively accept and expend grant funds from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act in the amount of $1,066,026 through the United States Department of Justice, Bureau of Justice Assistance, for a program entitled "Mortgage and Investment Fraud Prosecution and Education Project" for the period from August 1, 2009, through July 31, 2011.ADOPTEDPass Action details Not available
091302 1 Accept and Expend Grant - Police Department Emergency Operations Center - $1,000,000ResolutionPassedResolution authorizing the Chief of Police for the City and County of San Francisco to retroactively accept and expend an earmark grant in the amount of $1,000,000 from the California Emergency Management Agency through the Federal Emergency Management Agency for the purchase of equipment and construction of the San Francisco Police Department Emergency Operations Center.ADOPTEDPass Action details Not available
091303 1 Accept and Expend Grant - California Multi-Jurisdictional Methamphetamine Enforcement Team Program - $346,785ResolutionPassedResolution authorizing the Chief of Police for the City and County of San Francisco to retroactively accept and expend a grant in the amount of $346,785 from the Governor's Office of Emergency Services for a project entitled "California Multi-Jurisdictional Methamphetamine Enforcement Team (CAL-MMET)" Program.ADOPTEDPass Action details Not available
090960 1 Honoring Small Local Businesses During Small Business MonthOrdinancePassedOrdinance amending the San Francisco Administrative Code by requiring the Small Business Commission to declare one month out of the year “Small Business Month” and to recognize small local businesses during the Small Business Month.FINALLY PASSEDPass Action details Not available
091264 1 Settlement of Lawsuits - Earnest Henderson, Janel Gotta, Aaron Rauls, Michael Perez, Arturo Pleitez, and Mack Woodfox - $217,000OrdinancePassedOrdinance authorizing settlement of two lawsuits, which were filed by Earnest Henderson, Janel Gotta, Aaron Rauls, Michael Perez, Arturo Pleitez, and Mack Woodfox against the City and County of San Francisco and its employees for a total amount of $217,000; the first lawsuit was filed on January 14, 2005, in the United States District Court for the Northern District of California, Case No. C05-0280 VRW/WAF, entitled Earnest Henderson, et al., v. City and County of San Francisco, et al.; the second lawsuit was filed on October 18, 2005, in the United States District Court for the Northern District of California, Case No. C05-4220 VRW; entitled Mack Woodfox v. City and County of San Francisco, et al.; the above total settlement amount also includes all claims for costs and attorneys’ fees.FINALLY PASSEDPass Action details Not available
091265 1 Settlement of Lawsuits - Joanne Lozenski, Juanita Stockwell, and Susan Rolovich - $95,000OrdinancePassedOrdinance authorizing settlement of the lawsuit filed by Joanne Lozenski, Juanita Stockwell, and Susan Rolovich against the City and County of San Francisco, Alex Fagan, and Rod Nakanishi for $95,000; the lawsuit was filed on December 14, 2004, in San Francisco Superior Court, Case No. 04-436254; entitled Lozenski, et al., v. City and County of San Francisco, et al.FINALLY PASSEDPass Action details Not available
091289 1 Settlement of Lawsuits - David Spears and Sabrina Wigfall - $97,500OrdinancePassedOrdinance authorizing settlement of the lawsuits filed by David Spears and Sabrina Wigfall against the City and County of San Francisco and Kyle Adams against the City and County of San Francisco for $97,500; the lawsuits were filed on February 6, 2004, and August 1, 2008, in the United States District Court for the Northern District of California, Case Nos. 06-cv-04968 VRW and 08-vc-03696 PJH; entitled David Spears and Sabrina Wigfall v. City and County of San Francisco, et al. and Kyle Adams v. City and County of San Francisco, et al.FINALLY PASSEDPass Action details Not available
091290 1 Settlement of Lawsuit - Lisa Anne Haller - $230,000OrdinancePassedOrdinance authorizing settlement of the lawsuit filed by Lisa Anne Haller against the City and County of San Francisco for $230,000; the lawsuit was filed on March 20, 2007, in San Francisco Superior Court, Case No. 461-498; entitled Lisa Anne Haller, et al. v. City and County of San Francisco, et al.FINALLY PASSEDPass Action details Not available
091291 1 Settlement of Lawsuit - City and County of San Francisco - $1,260,000OrdinancePassedOrdinance authorizing settlement of the lawsuit filed by the City and County of San Francisco against the Design Partnership and Del Campo and Maru, Joint Association of Architects, for (a) $1,260,000 payable to the City and County of San Francisco and (b) mutual releases; the lawsuit was filed on March 20, 2009, in San Francisco Superior Court, Case No. 09-486423; entitled City and County of San Francisco v. The Design Partnership and Del Campo and Maru, Joint Association of Architects.FINALLY PASSEDPass Action details Not available
091352 1 Extending the Term of Service for the Power Plant Task ForceResolutionPassedResolution to extend the expiration date of the Power Plant Task Force from December 31, 2009, to December 31, 2010.ADOPTEDPass Action details Not available
091351 2 Appointments, Workforce Investment Community Advisory Committee - Corrin Buchanan and Cameron McHenryMotionPassedMotion appointing Corrin Buchanan and Cameron McHenry, terms to be determined, to the Workforce Investment Community Advisory Committee.APPROVEDPass Action details Not available
091353 2 Appropriating $6,071,836 to Fund the Restoration of Positions in the Department of Public Health for FY 2009-2010OrdinanceFailedOrdinance appropriating $6,071,836 from the de-appropriation of funds from salaries and fringe benefits in the San Francisco General Hospital Fund to add 236.42 full-time equivalent (FTEs) positions and delete 200.16 FTE positions effective January 17, 2010, add 66.35 FTEs and delete 66.35 FTEs effective January 1, 2010, and release $6,071,836 of salaries and fringe benefits placed on Budget and Finance Committee reserve in the Department of Public Health for FY 2009-2010.PASSED ON FIRST READINGFail Action details Not available
091354 2 Public Employment - Amendment to the Annual Salary Ordinance, FY 2009-2010 - Department of Public HealthOrdinancePassedOrdinance amending Ordinance No. 183-09 (Annual Salary Ordinance 2009-2010) to add 236.42 FTEs in various job classes and delete 200.16 FTEs in various job classes for 11.8 pay periods (January 17, 2010, through June 30, 2010) and add 66.35 FTEs in various job classes and delete 66.35 FTEs in various job classes for 13.1 pay periods (January 1, 2010, through June 30, 2010) in the Department of Public Health.TABLEDFail Action details Not available
091354 2 Public Employment - Amendment to the Annual Salary Ordinance, FY 2009-2010 - Department of Public HealthOrdinancePassedOrdinance amending Ordinance No. 183-09 (Annual Salary Ordinance 2009-2010) to add 236.42 FTEs in various job classes and delete 200.16 FTEs in various job classes for 11.8 pay periods (January 17, 2010, through June 30, 2010) and add 66.35 FTEs in various job classes and delete 66.35 FTEs in various job classes for 13.1 pay periods (January 1, 2010, through June 30, 2010) in the Department of Public Health.PASSED ON FIRST READINGPass Action details Not available
090583 3 Just Cause Eviction Protections for Residential Tenants, Extend to Non-Rent Controlled UnitsOrdinanceFailedOrdinance amending Administrative Code Chapter 37 "Residential Rent Stabilization and Arbitration Ordinance" by amending Sections 37.2 and 37.3 to extend just cause eviction requirements and protections to tenants in units that are not now subject to eviction controls (e.g., most residential rental units with a certificate of occupancy issued after June 13, 1979); by amending Section 37.9 to provide that 37.9(a)(8)(vi) limitations on owner move-in evictions do not apply to these newly protected units (new Section 37.9(a)(8)(viii)); by amending 37.9 to provide an owner the option of giving additional notice in lieu of making relocation payments for owner move-in eviction of a newly covered single-family home or individually owned condominium, provided the tenant was initially given specified notice of this status (new Section 37.9(a)(8)(ix); by amending Section 37.9 to add a 16th just cause for eviction, to provide for eviction from a condominium unit with separable title that was rented by the developer for a limited time period prior to sale of the unit, where the developer has giveAMENDED, AN AMENDMENT OF THE WHOLE BEARING NEW TITLEPass Action details Not available
090583 4 Just Cause Eviction Protections for Residential Tenants, Extend to Non-Rent Controlled UnitsOrdinanceFailedOrdinance amending Administrative Code Chapter 37 "Residential Rent Stabilization and Arbitration Ordinance" by amending Sections 37.2 and 37.3 to extend just cause eviction requirements and protections to tenants in units that are not now subject to eviction controls (e.g., most residential rental units with a certificate of occupancy issued after June 13, 1979); by amending Section 37.9 to provide that 37.9(a)(8)(vi) limitations on owner move-in evictions do not apply to these newly protected units (new Section 37.9(a)(8)(viii)); by amending 37.9 to provide an owner the option of giving additional notice in lieu of making relocation payments for owner move-in eviction of a newly covered single-family home or individually owned condominium, provided the tenant was initially given specified notice of this status (new Section 37.9(a)(8)(ix); by amending Section 37.9 to add a 16th just cause for eviction, to provide for eviction from a condominium unit with separable title that was rented by the developer for a limited time period prior to sale of the unit, where the developer has givePASSED ON FIRST READING AS AMENDEDPass Action details Not available
091137 4 Mills Act Contract ProceduresOrdinancePassedOrdinance amending Chapter 71 of the San Francisco Administrative Code regarding historical property (Mills Act) contract procedures to reflect amendments made to the San Francisco Charter to create the Historic Preservation Commission, expand the definition of "qualified historical property" to include properties listed on the California Register of Historical Resources, establish certain time lines for review of applications for historical property contracts, require Budget Analyst review of applications for historical property contracts, and making other clarifying amendments; and making findings, including environmental findings.FINALLY PASSEDPass Action details Not available
091336 2 Public Employment - Amendment to the Annual Salary Ordinance FY 2009-2010 for the Department of the EnvironmentOrdinancePassedOrdinance amending Ordinance No. 183-09 (Annual Salary Ordinance FY 2009-2010) to reflect the addition of one position (.50 FTE) Class 5638 Environmental Assistant in the Department of the Environment.PASSED, ON FIRST READINGPass Action details Not available
091368 1 Accept and Expend Grant - American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 and Amendment to the Annual Salary Ordinance, FY 2009-2010 - $7,739,300OrdinancePassedOrdinance authorizing the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission to accept and expend a grant in the amount of $7,739,300 from the U.S. Department of Energy through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (Pub. L. 111-5) under the Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007 (Pub. L. 110-140; 42 U.S.C. 17151 et seq.) for the Municipal Building Energy Efficiency Retrofit, Community Resilience, and Heating Systems Programs, and amending Ordinance Number 183-09 to reflect the addition of one and seven-tenths (1.7) grant-funded positions at the Department of the Environment.PASSED, ON FIRST READINGPass Action details Not available
091326 1 CEQA Findings for San Francisco Public Utilities Commission New Irvington Tunnel Project in Alameda County and FremontResolutionPassedResolution adopting findings under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), including the adoption of a mitigation monitoring and reporting program and a statement of overriding considerations related to the New Irvington Tunnel Project, CUW 35901; and directing the Clerk of the Board of Supervisors to notify the Controller of this action.ADOPTEDPass Action details Not available
091369 1 Revenue Contract with PG&E Energy Conservation ProgramsResolutionPassedResolution authorizing the Department of the Environment under Charter Section 9.118 to enter into a contract for up to $11,540,000 with Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E), to implement an Energy Use and Demand Reduction through Energy Efficiency Program in the City and County of San Francisco.ADOPTEDPass Action details Not available
090962 2 Zoning - Amending the Citywide Definition of Tobacco Paraphernalia Establishments by Lowering the Threshold for Retail Stores to be Considered Tobacco Paraphernalia EstablishmentsOrdinancePassedOrdinance amending the Planning Code to amend the definition of Tobacco Paraphernalia Establishments in Section 227(v), to lower the threshold for retail stores to be considered Tobacco Paraphernalia Establishments from 15% of the square footage of the establishment to 10% of the occupied floor area, as defined in Section 102.10, or 10 linear feet of display area projected to the floor, whichever is less; amending Sections 790.123 and 890.123 to reflect this amended definition; amending Section 723.1 and the Table at Section 723, to make Tobacco Paraphernalia Establishments, as defined, not permitted in the Polk Street Neighborhood Commercial District; amending Section 186.1, to change the period of non-use for a non-conforming Tobacco Paraphernalia Establishment use to be deemed discontinued in the Polk Street Neighborhood Commercial District from three years to eighteen months, and making findings, including findings of consistency with the priority policies of Planning Code Section 101.1 and environmental findings.PASSED, ON FIRST READINGPass Action details Not available
091284 1 Mission Bay - Park P21 ImprovementsOrdinancePassedOrdinance designating a portion of State Trust Parcel 5 East of future Terry A. Francois Boulevard at future Mission Bay Boulevard for public open space and park purposes; naming the new park "Bayfront Park;" accepting and irrevocable offer for the acquisition facilities; designating said facilities to public open space and 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, priority policy findings of City Planning Code section 101.1, and the Mission Bay South Redevelopment Plan; accepting Department of Public Works Order No.178,379 and authorizing official acts in connection with this Ordinance.PASSED, ON FIRST READINGPass Action details Not available
091286 1 Approval of Second Amendment to the Redevelopment Agency's Ground Lease within Mission Bay North and South Redevelopment PlansResolutionPassedResolution approving the Second Amendment to the San Francisco Redevelopment Agency's Ground Lease to add certain additional real property within the Mission Bay South Redevelopment Plan Area to the leased premises and to clarify certain maintenance obligations.ADOPTEDPass Action details Not available
091288 1 Approval of CEQA Findings for SFPUC Harding Park Recycled Water ProjectResolutionPassedResolution adopting findings under the California Environmental Quality Act, including the adoption of a mitigation and reporting program and a statement of overriding considerations related to the Harding Park Recycled Water Project, Water System Improvement Program funded Project No. CUW 30204; and directing the Clerk of the Board of Supervisors to notify the Controller of this action.ADOPTEDPass Action details Not available
091015 3 Reimbursement to City for Dignitary Security Provided During Campaign-Related Travel by Elected OfficialsOrdinanceFailedOrdinance amending the San Francisco Campaign and Governmental Conduct Code by adding sections 3.600, 3.605, 3.610 and 3.615, to require City elective officers to reimburse the City for the cost of dignitary security provided by the City during travel for campaign-related activities or meetings and to require the Police Department to report to the Board of Supervisors regarding the cost of security.AMENDED, AN AMENDMENT OF THE WHOLE BEARING SAME TITLEPass Action details Not available
091015 4 Reimbursement to City for Dignitary Security Provided During Campaign-Related Travel by Elected OfficialsOrdinanceFailedOrdinance amending the San Francisco Campaign and Governmental Conduct Code by adding sections 3.600, 3.605, 3.610 and 3.615, to require City elective officers to reimburse the City for the cost of dignitary security provided by the City during travel for campaign-related activities or meetings and to require the Police Department to report to the Board of Supervisors regarding the cost of security.RE-REFERREDPass Action details Not available
091349 1 Appointment to San Francisco LAFCo - Supervisor John AvalosMotionPassedMotion appointing Supervisor John Avalos, term ending February 4, 2014, to the San Francisco Local Agency Formation Commission.APPROVEDPass Action details Not available
091350 1 Appointment to San Francisco LAFCo - Supervisor Eric MarMotionPassedMotion appointing Supervisor Eric Mar, as an alternate member, term ending February 4, 2014, to the San Francisco Local Agency Formation Commission.APPROVEDPass Action details Not available
091419 1 Committee of the Whole - Opposing the Stupak-Ellsworth-Pitts Amendment to Restrict Reproductive ChoiceHearingFiledHearing of persons interested in or objecting to proposed resolution on file with the Clerk of the Board of Supervisors in File No. 091342 opposing the Stupak-Ellsworth-Pitts Amendment that limits reproductive choice, urging the United States Senate to pass healthcare reform that preserves access to reproductive health services, urging conferees to remove the amendment, and commending members of the California congressional delegation who opposed the amendment.HEARD AT PUBLIC HEARING  Action details Not available
091313 1 Appeal of Tentative Parcel Map for 1673 through 1675 - 11th AvenueHearingFiledHearing of persons interested in or objecting to the decision of the Department of Public Works dated October 29, 2009, affirming the approval of the Tentative Parcel Map to construct a new 2 unit condominium project located at 1673 through 1675 - 11th Avenue, Lot No. 013 in Assessor's Block No. 1932. (Appellant: Rose Tom Tsai)HEARD AT PUBLIC HEARING  Action details Not available
091314 1 Approving Decision of the Department of Public Works and Approving the Tentative Parcel Map for 1673 through 1675 - 11th AvenueMotionPassedMotion approving the decision of the Department of Public Works, finding the Tentative Parcel Map consistent with the City's General Plan and eight priority policies of Planning Code Section 101.1, and approving the Tentative Parcel Map for a 2-unit new construction condominium subdivision located at 1673 through 1675 - 11th Avenue, Assessor's Block No. 1932, Lot No. 013.APPROVEDPass Action details Not available
091315 1 Disapproving Decision of the Department of Public Works and Disapproving the Tentative Parcel Map for 1673 through 1675 - 11th AvenueMotionKilledMotion disapproving the decision of the Department of Public Works, finding the Tentative Parcel Map consistent with the City's General Plan and eight priority policies of Planning Code Section 101.1, and disapproving the Tentative Parcel Map for a 2-unit new construction condominium subdivision located at 1673 through 1675 - 11th Avenue, Assessor's Block No. 1932, Lot No. 013.TABLEDPass Action details Not available
091316 1 Findings Related to the Tentative Parcel Map for 1673 through 1675 - 11th AvenueMotionKilledMotion directing the Clerk of the Board to prepare findings relating to the Board of Supervisors' decision concerning a Tentative Parcel Map for a 2-unit new construction condominium subdivision located at 1673 through 1675 - 11th Avenue, Assessor's Block No. 1932, Lot No. 013.TABLEDPass Action details Not available
091309 1 Appeal of Determination of Exemption from Environmental Review for 2750 Vallejo StreetHearingFiledHearing of persons interested in or objecting to the decision of the Planning Department dated May 6, 2009, Case No. 2006.0339E, that a project located at 2750 Vallejo Street is exempt from environmental review under Categorical Exemption, Class 1 [State CEQA, Guidelines, Section15301(e)(1)]. The proposal would alter the facade and construct rear and side horizontal additions to an existing three-story, single-family residence in an RH-1(D) District and a 40-X Height and Bulk District, in Assessor's Block No. 0954, Lot No. 006. (Appellants: Robert A. Byrum and Dona S. Byrum)HEARD AT PUBLIC HEARING  Action details Not available
091310 1 Affirming the Exemption Determination Issued for the 2750 Vallejo Street ProjectMotionPassedMotion affirming the exemption determination by the Planning Department that the 2750 Vallejo Street project is exempt from environmental review.APPROVEDPass Action details Not available
091311 1 Reversing the Exemption Determination Issued for the 2750 Vallejo Street ProjectMotionKilledMotion reversing the exemption determination by the Planning Department that the 2750 Vallejo Street project is exempt from environmental review.TABLEDPass Action details Not available
091312 1 Preparation of Findings Related to the Exemption Determination for the 2750 Vallejo Street ProjectMotionPassedMotion directing the Clerk of the Board to prepare findings related to the appeal of the exemption determination by the Planning Department that the project at 2750 Vallejo Street is exempt from environmental review.APPROVEDPass Action details Not available
091423 1 Accept and Expend Grant - Public Health Emergency Response - $2,151,772ResolutionPassedResolution authorizing the San Francisco Department of Public Health (DPH) to accept and expend retroactively a grant in the amount of $2,151,772 from the California Department of Public Health (CDPH), to assist with a project entitled “Public Health Emergency Response;” for the period of July 31, 2009, through July 30, 2010.ADOPTEDPass Action details Not available
091410 1 Accept and Expend Grant – High Risk Program - $37,787ResolutionPassedResolution authorizing the San Francisco Department of Public Health (DPH) to accept and expend retroactively a grant from the California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) in the amount of $37,787 to prevent infestation of pests from incoming high-risk shipments of plant material from Hawaii, Florida and other southern states; for the period of July 1, 2009, through June 30, 2010.ADOPTEDPass Action details Not available
091411 1 Seeking Reimbursement from the State of California for Funds Expended by the CountyResolutionPassedResolution urging state and local officials to obtain reimbursement for funds expended by the City and County of San Francisco to provide legal representation in homicide cases instituted by the Attorney General.ADOPTEDPass Action details Not available
091412 1 Accept and Expend Grant - San Francisco's Clean Cities Coalition Program - $60,000ResolutionPassedResolution authorizing the Department of the Environment (SF Environment) to accept and expend funds from the United States Department of Energy’s Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Vehicle Technologies Program (being passed through Research and Development Solutions, LLC) in the amount of $60,000 to support San Francisco’s Clean Cities Coalition Program and its work related to reducing petroleum use and improving air quality in the City and County of San Francisco.ADOPTEDPass Action details Not available
091413 1 Support for the First and Mission Site as the Preferred, Fully Environmentally Cleared Site for the California High Speed Rail StationResolutionPassedResolution affirming the Board of Supervisors support for the First and Mission site as the preferred, fully environmentally cleared and under construction location for the California High Speed Rail Northern Terminus and encouraging the California High Speed Rail Authority to do likewise.ADOPTEDPass Action details Not available
091414 1 Accept and Expend Grant – Probation Response Unit Pilot Project – $100,000ResolutionPassedResolution authorizing the Juvenile Probation Department (JPD) to retroactively accept and expend a grant in the amount of $100,000 from the Federal Formula Grants Program for the Disproportionate Minority Contact (DMC) Support Project, administered by the Corrections Standards Authority (CSA), for calendar year 2010, to be used for design and implementation of a Probation Response Unit (PRU) pilot project.ADOPTEDPass Action details Not available
091415 1 Urging Continued Funding for ARRA SBA 7 (a) and 504 Loan ProvisionsResolutionPassedResolution Urging Continued Funding for ARRA SBA 7 (a) and 504 Loan Provisions as Part of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009.ADOPTEDPass Action details Not available
091416 1 Accept and Expend Grant - Implementing Ten Sobriety Checkpoints - $91,608ResolutionPassedResolution authorizing the Chief of Police for the City and County of San Francisco to retroactively accept and expend a grant in the amount of $91,608 from the Federal Department of Transportation through Office of Traffic Safety for the purpose of implementing ten Sobriety Checkpoints in the City and County of San Francisco.ADOPTEDPass Action details Not available
091417 1 Urging the State Legislature to Amend the Costa Hawkins Act to Exempt Local Inclusionary Housing OrdinancesResolutionPassedResolution urging the California Legislature to amend the Costa Hawkins Act to exempt local inclusionary housing ordinances.ADOPTEDPass Action details Not available
091425 1 Commemorating the Bicentennial Year of the Latino Press in the United StatesResolutionPassedResolution commemorating the Bicentennial Year of the Latino Press in the United States, and acknowledging the rich contributions of Latinos in the history of American journalism.ADOPTEDPass Action details Not available
091418 1 Committee of the Whole, December 15, 2009, at 3:00 P.M., Opposing Stupak-Ellsworth-PittsMotionPassedMotion scheduling a Committee of the Whole at 3:00 P.M. on Tuesday, December 15, 2009, to consider opposing the Stupak-Ellsworth-Pitts Amendment to restrict reproductive choice.APPROVEDPass Action details Not available
091341 1 2010 Board of Supervisors Regular Meeting ScheduleMotionPassedMotion approving the 2010 Board of Supervisors regular meeting schedule by canceling the Board meetings of January 19, February 16, May 25, July 6, October 12, and November 30; and by further canceling all Board and Committee meetings during the summer and winter breaks from August 11 through September 3, 2010, and December 15 through December 31, 2010.AMENDED, AN AMENDMENT OF THE WHOLE BEARING NEW TITLEPass Action details Not available
091341 2 2010 Board of Supervisors Regular Meeting ScheduleMotionPassedMotion approving the 2010 Board of Supervisors regular meeting schedule by canceling the Board meetings of January 19, February 16, May 25, July 6, October 12, and November 30; and by further canceling all Board and Committee meetings during the summer and winter breaks from August 11 through September 3, 2010, and December 15 through December 31, 2010.APPROVED AS AMENDEDPass Action details Not available
091428 1 Proclaiming December 18, 2009, International Migrants DayResolutionPassedResolution proclaiming December 18, 2009, International Migrants Day.ADOPTEDPass Action details Not available
091462 1 Opposing the Stupak-Ellsworth-Pitts Amendment to Restrict Reproductive ChoiceResolutionMayors OfficeResolution opposing the Stupak-Ellsworth-Pitts Amendment that limits reproductive choice, urging the United States Senate to pass healthcare reform that preserves access to reproductive health services, urging conferees to remove the amendment, and commending members of the California congressional delegation who opposed the amendment.ADOPTEDFail Action details Not available
091435 1 Child Care Planning and Advisory Council MembershipOrdinancePassedOrdinance amending San Francisco Administrative Code by amending Section 5.200, to: (1) reduce the number of members of the Child Care Planning and Advisory Council from 30 to 25, and provide for the appointment of 12 members by the Board of Supervisors, 12 members by the Board of Education, and the joint appointment of one member by the Board of Supervisors and Board of Education; (2) provide for the establishment of a Council Executive Committee; and (3) amend the attendance, qualification, membership term, and compensation provisions for Council Members.   Action details Not available
091436 1 Accept and Expend Grant - U.S. Department of Justice/Office of Violence Against Women and Amendment to the Annual Salary Ordinance for FY2009-2010 - $698,970OrdinancePassedOrdinance authorizing the San Francisco District Attorney’s Office to retroactively accept and expend a grant in the amount of $698,970 from the U.S. Department of Justice/Office of Violence Against Women - Grants to Encourage Arrest Policies and Enforcement of Protection Orders for the purpose of improving the criminal justice systems’ response to limited English proficiency victims of domestic violence, and amending Ordinance No. 183-09 (Annual Salary Ordinance, FY2009-2010) to reflect the addition of one (1) grant-funded position (.50 FTE) in Class 8129 Victim Witness Investigator at District Attorney’s Office.   Action details Not available
091438 1 De-Appropriating Police and Fire Department Salaries and Fringe Benefits for FY 2009-2010 - $20,705,195OrdinanceFiledOrdinance de-appropriating $20,705,195 including $13,870,901 of salaries and fringe benefits representing 102.64 FTEs, or 366.98 annualized positions, of sworn officers in the Police Department, and $6,834,294 of salaries and fringe benefits representing 49.70 FTEs, or 177.69 annualized positions, of firefighters in the Fire Department, effective March 20, 2009, for FY 2009-2010.   Action details Not available
091441 1 Recreation and Park Department - Animal Protections; Increasing Penalties for Park Code ViolationsOrdinancePassedOrdinance amending the San Francisco Park Code by amending Section 4.01 to prohibit entrance into animal habitats or enclosures at the San Francisco Zoo and the bison paddock; amending Section 5.07 to prohibit feeding non-domesticated animals in parks; amending Section 5.08 to prohibit taunting or endangering animals at the Zoo or in the bison paddock; and amending Section 10.01 to increase the penalties for violation of the Park Code up to $500 maximum for an infraction and up to $1000 for a misdemeanor.   Action details Not available
091443 1 Prohibiting Smoking in Enclosed Areas, Certain Unenclosed Areas, and Sports StadiumsOrdinancePassedOrdinance amending Articles 19F and 19I of the San Francisco Health Code by amending Sections 1009.20-1009.23, 1009.25, and 1009.81; adding Sections 1009.26, 1009.27, and 1009.29-1009.32; and repealing Section 1009.24, to prohibit smoking in: 1) business establishments and bars regardless of whether owner-operated; 2) common areas of multi-unit housing complexes; 3) tourist lodging facilities; 4) tobacco shops; 5) charity bingo games; 6) unenclosed dining areas of restaurants; 7) service waiting areas; 8) areas outside entrances, exits and operable windows and vents of all buildings except at the curb of the nearest street, sidewalk or alley; 9) farmers markets; and 10) vehicles owned by the City and County of San Francisco; establishing obligations for property owners and managers to prevent smoking in prohibited areas; adding administrative procedures and penalties; repealing criminal penalties; adding provisions for cost recovery and liens; and adding Administrative Code Section 10.100-193, to establish a new Public Health Environmental Health Code Compliance Fund.   Action details Not available
091444 1 Creating an Energy Efficiency Steering CommitteeOrdinancePassedOrdinance amending the San Francisco Administrative Code by adding Article II to Chapter 5, Sections 5.2-1 through 5.2-8, to: (1) create an Energy Efficiency Steering Committee to advise the Board of Supervisors on planning and decision-making regarding energy efficiency projects; (2) provide for the Committee's membership, organization, and duties; and (3) set a sunset date for the Committee.   Action details Not available
091445 1 Accept and Expend Grant - FY 2009 Second Chance Youth Offender Reentry Initiative and Amendment to the Annual Salary Ordinance, FY2009-2010 - $660,615OrdinancePassedOrdinance authorizing the Juvenile Probation Department ("JPD"), on behalf of the City and County of San Francisco, to retroactively accept and expend a grant in the amount of $660,615 from the Office of Justice Programs ("OJP") for the United States Department of Justice for funding under the FY2009 Second Chance Youth Offender Reentry Initiative ("Second Chance Grant Award"); and amending Ordinance No. 183-09 (Annual Salary Ordinance, FY2009-2010) to reflect the addition of one Class 2910 Social Worker grant-funded position (0.60 FTE) at the San Francisco Public Defender's Office (PDR).   Action details Not available
091446 1 Modifying the Membership of the Food Security Task ForceOrdinancePassedOrdinance amending the San Francisco Health Code by amending Section 470.1, to modify the membership of the Food Security Task Force and to direct the Task Force to prepare an annual assessment of the state of hunger and food insecurity in San Francisco, and by amending Section 470.2, to extend the term of the Task Force.   Action details Not available
091447 1 Ordinance Levying Special Taxes Within Special Tax District No. 2009-1 San Francisco Sustainable FinancingOrdinancePassedOrdinance to authorize and levy special taxes within the City and County of San Francisco Special Tax District 2009-1 (San Francisco Sustainable Financing); authorize the Director of Public Finance to determine the special tax rate and amount to be levied each fiscal year; to establish the method for the collection of special taxes and other matters necessary or advisable in connection therewith.   Action details Not available
091453 1 Planning Code Amendment – Green Landscaping OrdinanceOrdinancePassedOrdinance amending various sections of the Planning Code to address screening, greening, street tree, and permeability requirements; creating definitions for “vehicle use area,” “ornamental fencing,” and “permeable surface;” amending the Public Works Code Sections 805, 806 and 807 to create requirements for the establishment of new street trees, replacement of dead street trees, and removal of street trees and adding Section 802.1 to define climate appropriate standards for plantings in the public right-of-way; 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
091454 1 MOU - San Francisco Deputy Sheriffs’ Association - Unit 12AOrdinancePassedOrdinance adopting and implementing the Memorandum of Understanding between the City and County of San Francisco and the San Francisco Deputy Sheriffs’ Association for Unit 12A, to be effective July 1, 2009, through June 30, 2012.   Action details Not available
091455 1 MOU - San Francisco Deputy Sheriffs’ Association - Unit 12BOrdinancePassedOrdinance adopting and implementing the Memorandum of Understanding between the City and County of San Francisco and the San Francisco Deputy Sheriffs’ Association for Unit 12B, to be effective July 1, 2009, through June 30, 2012.   Action details Not available
091456 1 Accept and Expend Grant - FY 2009 Homeland Security Grant Program and Amendment to the Annual Salary Ordinance, FY2009-2010 - $2,079,703OrdinancePassedOrdinance authorizing the Department of Emergency Management to retroactively accept and expend a FY2009-2010 Homeland Security Grant Program grant in the amount of $2,079,703 from the United States Department of Homeland Security, through the California Emergency Management Agency; amending Ordinance No. 183-09 (Annual Salary Ordinance, FY2009-2010) to reflect the addition of one Class 5277 Planner I grant-funded position (0.50 FTE) at the General Services Agency (GSA- ADM) and one Class 5278 Planner II grant-funded position (0.50 FTE) at the Department of Emergency Management.   Action details Not available
091458 1 Earthquake Safety and Emergency Response General Obligation Bond Election - $412,300,000OrdinancePassedOrdinance calling and providing for a special election to be held in the City and County of San Francisco on Tuesday, June 8, 2010, for the purpose of submitting to San Francisco voters a proposition to incur the following bonded debt of the City and County: $412,300,000 to finance the construction, acquisition, improvement, and retrofitting of Neighborhood Fire and Police Stations, the Auxiliary Water Supply System, a Public Safety Building, and other critical infrastructure and facilities for earthquake safety and related costs necessary or convenient for the foregoing purposes; authorizing landlords to pass-through 50% of the resulting property tax increase to residential tenants in accordance with Chapter 37 of the San Francisco Administrative Code; 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 elect   Action details Not available
091460 1 Authorizing the Execution of an Option to Purchase Interests in the Properties Located at 1600 and 1670 Owens Street, San Francisco and Acquire Related Design and Construction PlansOrdinanceFiledOrdinance approving the City's execution of option agreement for purchase of (i) real property located at 1600 Owens Street, San Francisco, California for purpose of construction of new laboratory building for use by the City's Office of the Chief Medical Examiner and the Forensic Science Division, (ii) tenancy-in-common interest in the land and existing parking structure located at 1670 Owens Street San Francisco, California, (iii) rights to use existing permitted base building design and construction documents in connection with City's proposed construction of new laboratory building at 1600 Owens Street, and (iv) acquisition of rights and assumption of obligations under certain existing design and development contracts related to such proposed laboratory building construction; exempting acquisition by City of existing permitted base building design and construction documents and related design or construction contracts from Chapter 6 of City's Administrative Code; adopting findings under the California Environmental Quality Act and findings pursuant to the City Planning Code Secti   Action details Not available
091461 1 Payroll Expense Tax; Exclusion for Certain Employers Under the Health Care Security OrdinanceOrdinanceFiledOrdinance amending the San Francisco Business and Tax Regulations Code, Payroll Expense Tax Ordinance, by adding Section 906.3 to defray the cost of compliance with the Health Care Security Ordinance for certain employers by making them eligible for the exclusion of up to $133,333 per year in taxable payroll from the calculation of the payroll expense tax.   Action details Not available
091464 1 Early Implementation of Two-Year Budget and Five-Year Financial Plan RequirementsOrdinancePassedOrdinance designating the Port, the Airport, and the Public Utilities Commission for early implementation of the two-year budget requirement under Charter Section 9.100 and the five-year financial plan requirement under Charter Section 9.119.   Action details Not available
091465 1 Appropriating $1,743,767 of Library Capital Improvements Fund Balance for the Branch Library Improvement Program in the San Francisco Public Library for FY2009-2010OrdinancePassedOrdinance appropriating $1,743,767 of Library Capital Improvements Fund Balance, which consists of interest earnings from General Obligation Bond proceeds sold for the Branch Library Improvement Program and rent income from the Visitacion Valley Public Library, to fund capital projects at the Bayview and Visitacion Valley Library locations as part of the Branch Library Improvement Program in the San Francisco Public Library for FY2009-2010; placing $1,683,967 on Controller's reserve.   Action details Not available
091251 3 Development Fee Collection Procedure; Administrative FeeOrdinancePassedOrdinance amending the San Francisco Building Code by adding Section 107A.13 to establish a procedure for the Department of Building Inspection (DBI) to collect development impact and in lieu fees, to provide that the fees are payable prior to issuance of the first building permit or, in the case where a site permit is issued, the first addendum authorizing construction of the project, with a temporary option for the project sponsor to defer payment of 85 percent of the total amount of fees due, or 80 percent of the total amount of fees due if the project is subject to payment of a neighborhood infrastructure impact development fee, to prior to issuance of the first certificate of occupancy upon agreeing to pay a deferral surcharge on the amount owed, to require that any in-kind public benefits required in lieu of payment of development fees are implemented prior to issuance of the first certificate of occupancy for the project, to require DBI to generate a Project Development Fee Report prior to issuance of the building or site permit for the project listing all fees due with the op   Action details Not available
091275 2 Development Impact and In-Lieu FeesOrdinancePassedOrdinance amending the San Francisco Planning Code to create Article 4 for development impact fees and requirements, move Planning Code Sections 135(j), 135.3(d), 135.3(e), 139, 143, 149, a portion of 249.33, 313-313.15, 314-314.8, 315-315.9, 318-318.9, 319-319.7, 326-326.8, 327-327.6, and 331-331.6 and Chapter 38 of the San Francisco Administrative Code (Transit Impact Development Fee) to Article 4, and renumber and amend the sections; to provide that the Department of Building Inspection will collect the development fees prior to issuance of the first building permit or other document authorizing project construction and verify that any in-kind public improvements required in-lieu of a development fee are implemented prior to issuance of the first certificate of occupancy; to allow a project sponsor to defer payment of a development fee upon agreeing to pay a deferral surcharge (Fee Deferral Program), which option shall expire after three years unless further extended; to require the Planning Commission to hold a hearing prior to expiration of the Fee Deferral Program to review its   Action details Not available
091428 1 Proclaiming December 18, 2009, International Migrants DayResolutionPassedResolution proclaiming December 18, 2009, International Migrants Day.   Action details Not available
091437 1 Contract with Owners' Association for Administration/Management of Greater Union Square Business Improvement DistrictResolutionPassedResolution approving an agreement with the nonprofit Owners' Association for administration/management of the property-based business improvement district known as the “Greater Union Square Business Improvement District,” pursuant to Section 36651 of the California Streets and Highways Code.   Action details Not available
091439 1 Paratransit Broker Agreement - Not to Exceed $118,599,710ResolutionPassedResolution approving a Paratransit Broker Agreement with Veolia Transportation, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $118,599,710 for a five-year term ending June 30, 2015, with an optional five-year extension.   Action details Not available
091440 1 Accept and Expend Grant - Second Chance Act Prisoner Reentry Initiative - $600,000ResolutionPassedResolution authorizing the San Francisco Department of Public Health (DPH) to accept and expend retroactively a grant from the Bureau of Justice Assistance in the amount of $600,000 to provide direct services for adult state prisoners and parolees; for the period of October 1, 2009, through September 30, 2010.   Action details Not available
091442 1 Contract to Transfer Airport Police Service, Assets, and Liabilities from California Public Employees' Retirement System to San Francisco Employees' Retirement SystemResolutionPassedResolution approving contract to transfer airport police service and associated assets, and liabilities from the California Employees' Retirement System to the San Francisco Employees' Retirement System.   Action details Not available
091448 1 Resolution Determining Necessity to Incur Bonded Indebtedness - $150,000,000ResolutionPassedResolution determining necessity to incur bonded indebtedness in a maximum principal amount of $150,000,000 within the boundaries of Special Tax District No. 2009-1 (San Francisco Sustainable Financing) and determining other matters in connection therewith.   Action details Not available
091449 1 Resolution of Formation of Special Tax District No. 2009-1 San Francisco Sustainable FinancingResolutionPassedResolution of formation to establish Special Tax District No. 2009-1 (San Francisco Sustainable Financing), establish boundaries of said special tax district, to describe the facilities to be financed, to establish an appropriations limit and to provide for other matters related thereto.   Action details Not available
091451 1 Resolution Authorizing Sale of Special Tax Bonds - Not to Exceed $10,000,000ResolutionPassedResolution authorizing the issuance and sale of special tax bonds in an aggregate principal amount not to exceed $10,000,000 and approving the form of a Fiscal Agent Agreement, a Purchase Contract and a Security Agreement and authorizing and approving other related actions in connection therewith.   Action details Not available
091452 1 Approving Administrative Terms and Conditions for San Francisco Sustainable Financing ProgramResolutionPassedResolution approving administrative terms and conditions for the San Francisco Sustainable Financing Program; identifying the San Francisco Department of the Environment or its City agency designee as the Program Administrator for the City; setting reporting requirements; authorizing the execution of an administrative services agreement; and related matters.   Action details Not available
091457 1 Earthquake Safety and Emergency Response General Obligation Bonds - $412,300,000ResolutionPassedResolution determining and declaring that the public interest and necessity demand the construction, acquisition, improvement, and retrofitting of Neighborhood Fire and Police Stations, the Auxiliary Water Supply System, and a Public Safety Building, and other critical infrastructure and facilities for earthquake safety and the payment of related costs necessary or convenient for the foregoing purposes; finding that the estimated cost of $412,300,000 for such improvements 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 incurring bonded indebtedness; finding that a portion of the proposed bond is not a project under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) and adopting findings under CEQA, CEQA Guidelines, and San Francisco Administrative Code Chapter 31 for the remaining portion of the proposed bond; finding the proposed bond 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 Sect   Action details Not available
091462 1 Opposing the Stupak-Ellsworth-Pitts Amendment to Restrict Reproductive ChoiceResolutionMayors OfficeResolution opposing the Stupak-Ellsworth-Pitts Amendment that limits reproductive choice, urging the United States Senate to pass healthcare reform that preserves access to reproductive health services, urging conferees to remove the amendment, and commending members of the California congressional delegation who opposed the amendment.   Action details Not available
091463 1 Calling on Congress to Pass Meaningful Healthcare Reform that Promotes a Holistic Approach to Women’s Health, Including Access to Reproductive Choice for All and a Robust Public OptionResolutionPassedResolution calling on Congress to pass meaningful healthcare reform that promotes a holistic approach to women’s health with access to reproductive choice for all and a robust public option; opposing the Stupak-Ellsworth-Pitts Amendment and an amendment proposed by Senator Ben Nelson that would limit reproductive choice; supporting a strong public option like that proposed by Representative Raul Grijalva; urging the United States Senate to pass meaningful healthcare reform that ensures access to health services, including reproductive health; urging the US Senate to continue opposing the inclusion of anti-choice language in health care reform; encouraging conferees to remove the Stupak amendment and include a robust public option; and commending members of the California congressional delegation who supported a robust public option and opposed the restrictions on reproductive choice.   Action details Not available
091466 1 Revising the 2010 Board of Supervisors Regular Meeting ScheduleMotionPassedMotion revising the 2010 Board of Supervisors regular meeting schedule by canceling the Board meetings of January 19, February 16, June 1, July 6, October 12, and November 30; and by further canceling all Board and Committee meetings during the summer and winter breaks from August 11 through September 3, 2010, and December 15 through December 31, 2010.   Action details Not available
091429 1 Establishing a Film Commission, its Membership, Qualifications, and PowersCharter AmendmentPassedCharter Amendment (Second Draft) to amend the Charter of the City and County of San Francisco by adding Section 5.107 to establish a Film Commission, establish its membership and qualifications, establish duties, and provide for the issuance of film permits.   Action details Not available
091430 1 Mandated Reduction of Expenditures to Programs for City Services, Designated by the Board of SupervisorsCharter AmendmentFiledCharter Amendment (Third Draft) to amend the Charter of the City and County of San Francisco by amending Sections 9.103 and 9.104 to: (1) allow the Board of Supervisors to mandate the expenditure of identified appropriations for particular programs or activities, in an amount not to exceed the total value of expenditure reductions made by the Board at the same time; (2) require the relevant City departments to report to the Board on their plans for expenditure of the money appropriated; and, (3) allow the Mayor to reject or reduce an appropriation identified as mandatory and reject the designation of the appropriation as mandatory with or without reducing the amount of the appropriation.   Action details Not available
091431 1 Setting Minimum 52-Hour Work Week for FirefightersCharter AmendmentKilledCharter Amendment (First Draft) to amend the Charter of the City and County of San Francisco by amending Section A8.452 to: (1) eliminate the 48.7-hour limitation on the work week for uniformed officers and member of the Fire Department, (2) establish a work week of at least 52 hours, on an annualized basis, for uniformed officers and members assigned to fire fighting companies and units, with the minimum 52-hour work week requirement to be effective for any amendment or extension to the current Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the City and County of San Francisco (City) and the San Francisco Fire Fighters Union Local 798 (Union) in effect July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2011, and for the successor MOU and each MOU between the City and Union thereafter, and (3) eliminate superseded language regarding holiday schedules and compensation; and by adding Section A8.590-9 to provide that the minimum work week for firefighters assigned to fire fighting companies and units shall be governed by Section A8.452 and not be subject to binding interest arbitration under Charter Section A8.5   Action details Not available
091432 1 Zero Tolerance for Firefighters Drinking on DutyCharter AmendmentKilledCharter Amendment (Second Draft) to amend the Charter of the City and County of San Francisco by adding Section 16.126 to make it unlawful for any uniformed member of the Fire Department to consume or be under the influence of alcoholic while on duty, except for uniformed members assigned to the Division of Fire Prevention and Investigation, and to make violation of the Section grounds for dismissal and a misdemeanor.   Action details Not available
091433 1 Reducing Employer Retirement Benefit CostsCharter AmendmentFailedCharter Amendment (Second Draft) to amend the Charter of the City and County of San Francisco by amending Sections A8.432, A8.506, A8.506-2, A8.506-3, and A8.510, and by adding Sections A8.432-1, A8.600 to A8.600-14, A8.601 to A8.601-16 and A8.602 to A8.602-16, to: (1) define "Participating Employers" for the Retiree Health Care Trust Fund to include the Superior Court of California, County of San Francisco, to the extent it participates in the City and County's Health Service System and upon resolution by its governing board; (2) require the difference between the City and County's contribution to the San Francisco Employees' Retirement System (SFERS) set by the Retirement Board each year and the employer normal cost rate to be deposited into the Retiree Health Care Trust Fund; (3) require the difference between the "Participating Employers'" contribution to SFERS set by the Retirement Board each year and the employer normal cost rate to be deposited into the Retiree Health Care Trust Fund only upon resolution by the governing boards of the respective "Participating Employers" appro   Action details Not available
091434 1 Setting Transit Operator Wages and Benefits Solely Through Collective BargainingCharter AmendmentKilledCharter Amendment (First Draft) to amend the Charter of the City and County of San Francisco by amending Sections 8A.104, A8.409-1, A8.409-4 and A8.428 and deleting Section A8.404 of the Charter to eliminate the formula setting a floor for transit operator wages and providing that wages and benefits for transit operators shall be set through collective bargaining and that any impasse in collective bargaining shall be resolved through interest arbitration.   Action details Not available
091387 1 Settlement of Lawsuit - San Franciscans for Livable Neighborhoods - $141,692.50OrdinancePassedOrdinance authorizing settlement of the lawsuit filed by San Franciscans for Livable Neighborhoods against the City and County of San Francisco for $141,692.50 for attorneys’ fees; the lawsuit was filed on November 30, 2004, in San Francisco Superior Court, Case No. 504-780; entitled San Franciscans for Livable Neighborhoods v. City and County of San Francisco, et al.; other material terms of said settlement are that payment is to be made in two equal installments, one in calendar year 2010, one in calendar year 2011.   Action details Not available