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this is a reminder to silence all electronic devices. fire commission meeting february 28th. the time is 5:02 p.m. roll call. (roll call)
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any person who moves from profit in the boundary after a proposal subject to housing bonus is deemed complete. it goes on to say a development proponent shall prepare detailed relocation benefits and assistance plan. this is to make us happy and submit to the applicable local government for approval to determine if it complies with the requirements of this section which are as follows. a diagramatic sketch of the project area, projected dates of displacement, a written analysis of the relocations of all eligible relocation needs of all displaced persons as to how the needs are met. the written analysis of the relocation housing resources
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including vacancy rates. a detailed description of payments to be made and plan for dispersements. this goes on for pages. after approves the relocation benefits an and resince stance. they shall notify all eligible persons of the availability every location benefits in the system. eligibility requirements of procedures for obtaining such, extent of their needs, supply each eligible person information concerning federal and statehousing programs. it goes on and on. here is where it gets disturbing. eligible applicant eligible for relocation and assistance shall
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cease if they move to comparable replacement dwelling and receives assistant and payments to which he or she is entitle. number two, eligible displaced person moves and refuses reasonable officer offers of moving to a replacement dwelling and receives payments. flethree if they failed to loce the displaced person. three that is terrible. number four, from his or her dwelling unit refuses reasonable offers of assistance. who is going to enforce that? you can read it. it is all in there, but if the state wants to help cities with housing crisis we need to repeal hawkins, reform the ellis act, create a vacancy tax which i intend to propose for november. continue to strengthen the move
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in eviction controls and to do what we are going to do and hopefully more robustly. i think the plan needs more housing not less. 7,000 units in that plan and this land use committee is not enough. we have an opportunity to build tens of thousands of units of housing in the plan and i hope we avail ourselves of that. supervisor tang, i look forward to ironing this out. i hope we can work to make reasonable amendments. first and foremost among those is the fundamental notion of value recapture. we need to set goals for the senator, nancy skinner and the entire assembly and senate
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delegations. put mile markers out there. i hope we can put forth a qualified opposition resolution saying we oppose it if we do not get substantial meaningful amendments in the bill and with that i will relinquish the microphone. >> thank you for reading us the entire legislation. i hope everyone read it before they came here. i do agree with a lot of comments you made and i want to thank you all for coming out no matter which side you are on. i see value in the comments you made. i proposed some amendments to the resolution. instead of opposing i would like to urge amendments to sda27. i agree it does over reach in san francisco, and i am
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actually, you know, surprised but happy to hear some of the folks come out to say they appreciated it was they didn't when i was working on it. when i was working on it i was trying to go for recapturing the value where we my give you two additional stories but a lot of studies went into why we chose two versus 10 or 9. the 30% affordable housing, no demolition of existing rent controlled units. including small business was first in the only program in the city with any development of affordable housing that says you must take all of these steps to notify, communicate with businesses, that there are restrictions around lot sizes and mergers for storefronts on the ground floor. i don't see any other programs
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doing that for small businesses. i am very concerned that sba27 does not consider all of those factors that our office, the planning department, the small business commission, oawd spent two years negotiating to get through. i just want to, you know, help you understand also how much we have moved forward because also when we passed it we had 100% affordable housing program we passed prior to that. i wanted to eliminate condition use for that program was met with resistance. to this day we don't have a true 100% affordable program under the density bonus where you don't have a cu. there is a modified cu for that. i would say what we were working on years ago was reasonable. we wanted to capture the value of the benefits we are giving to
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developers at that time. now here we are. i do think it is extreme for san francisco. my since this bill is in the pro since, it hasn't gone to smithty. it can be amended. i urge amendments to ensure the value of additional height and debs city is re-captured and the existing neighborhood character is preserved. again, while i do respect senator wiener and his work and at the state level this particular bill is troublesome to me. some of the other clauses that i have here i wanted to share with the public is that san francisco has spent years working with communities on planning efforts resulting in affordable housing and infrastructure impacts.
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the board of supervisors is committed to working with other jurisdictions and tenant advocates to address the crisis by amending fb827. in the further clauses i wanted to urge the state leaders to fund affordable housing stream to address the housing crisis. that funding is a huge challenge. the last clause is board of supervisors will continue to monitor the progress and may provide additional comments as the bill is heard at committee hearings. that is my proposal to supervisor peskin. we do agree amendments need to be made but, of course, it will get down toward smithing here. do you have any comments, thoughts? >> madam chair as much as i would like to send a strong
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message to senator wiener and the state delegation, i think you have articulated that very well and in the spirit of working together i would like to do a couple things. one is and i suspect we are getting the senator's attention at this point. by the way, if anybody wants to see our e-mails, i think we have gotten hundreds and hundreds of e-mails in opposition, and i would say less than the number i can count on my hand in support. we heard from a diversity of people today. by the way, these are not form letters, they are from the heart. i mean it is rather remarkable. i can say for the record that my office did no organizing on this. i think this has touch a nerve.
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having said that, and given the fact that i think we have an opportunity to negotiate with our senate representative from san francisco, what i would like to do is send this to the full board as proposed by chair tang with recommendation, but set it for a hearing on april 3rd, long before it is going to get to committee in the state senate and reserve my right depending on what happens in the intervening three weeks to move my position at the full board to an oppositional or conditionally oppositional position depending what we see from senator wiener and assembly member tang i would support it for the hearing on 3 april 2018. >> that sound great to me. we will shoot for april 3rd full board meeting hearing on the
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resolution with the amendments that i proposed. >> the amendments are your amendments and the recommendation for april 3ed is by supervisor peskin? >> send it as amended with recommendations for hearing on 3 april 2018. we will do that without objection. >> mr. clerk any other items before us? >> clerk: no further business. >> thank you. we are adjourned. women's netwo
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sustainable future . en's netwo >> san francisco streets and puffs make up 25 percent of cities e city's land area more than all the parks combined
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they're far two wide and have large flight area the pavement to parks is to test the variants by ininexpensive changing did new open spaces the city made up of streets in you think about the potential of having this space for a purpose it is demands for the best for bikes and families to gather. >> through a collaborative effort with the department we the public works and the municipal transportation agency pavement to parks is bringing initiative ideas to our streets. >> so the face of the street is the core of our program we have in the public right-of-way meaning streets that can have areas perpetrated for something else. >> i'm here with john francis
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pavement to parks manager and this parklet on van ness street first of all, what is a parklet and part of pavement to parks program basically an expense of the walk in a public realm for people to hang anti nor a urban acceptable space for people to use. >> parklets sponsors have to apply to be considered for the program but they come to us you know saying we want to do this and create a new space on our street it is a community driven program. >> the program goes beyond just parklets vacant lots and other spaces are converted we're here at playland on 43 this is place is cool with loots things to do and plenty of space to play so we came up with that idea to
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revitalizations this underutilized yard by going to the community and what they said want to see here we saw that everybody wants to see everything to we want this to be a space for everyone. >> yeah. >> we partnered with the pavement to parks program and so we had the contract for building 236 blot community garden it start with a lot of jacuzzi hammers and bulldozer and now the point we're planting trees and flowers we have basketball courts there is so much to do here. >> there's a very full program that they simply joy that and meet the community and friends and about be about the lighter
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side of city people are more engaged not just the customers. >> with the help of community pavement to parks is reimagining the potential of our student streets if you want more information visit them as the pavement to parks or contact pavement to parks at today we are going to talk about fire safety. we are here at the urban center on mission street in san francisco. it's a wonderful display. a little house in the urban center exhibition center
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that shows what it's like in a home in san francisco after an earthquake. one of the major issues that we are going to face after earthquakes are fire hazard. we are happy to have the fire marshall join us today. >> thank you. my pleasure. >> we talk about the san francisco earthquake that was a fire that mostly devastated the city. how do we avoid that kind of problem. how can we reduce fire hazard? >> the construction was a lot different. we don't expect what we had then. we want to make sure with the gas heaters that the gas is shut off. >> if you shut it off you are going to have no hot water or heat. be careful not to shut it off unless you smell gas.
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>> absolutely because once you do shut it off you should have the utility company come in and turn it back on. here is a mock up of a gas hear the on a house. where would we find the gas meter? >> it should be in your garage. everyone should be familiar with where the gas meter is. >> one of the tools is a wrench, a crescent wrench. >> yes. the crescent wrench is good and this is a perfect example of how to have it so you can loosen it up and use it when you need it. >> okay. let's go inside to talk about fire safety. many of the issues here relate to fire, for example, we have a
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little smoke detector and i see you brought one here, a carbon monoxide smoke detector. >> this is a combination of smoke and carbon monoxide detector. they are required in single homes now and in apartment buildings. if gas appliance is not burning properly this will alert you before the fumes buildup and will affect you negatively. >> this is a battery powered? >> this is a battery powered and it has a 10 year battery life. a lot of times you may have one or the other. if you put in just a carbon monoxide detector, it's important to have one of these too. every house should have a fire
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extinguisher, yes. >> one thing people expect to do when the power goes out after an earthquake about using candles. what would you recommend? >> if you have a battery operated candle would be better to use. this kind of a candle, you wouldn't want it in an area where it can cause a fire or aftershock that it doesn't rollover. you definitely want to have this in a non-combustible surface. >> now, here we have our stove. after a significant earthquake we expect that we may have gas disrupted and so without gas in your home, how are you going to cook?
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>> well, i wouldn't recommend cooking inside of the house. you have to go outside and use a portable stove or something else. >> so it wouldn't be safe to use your fireplace to cook? >> not at first. you should check it by a professional first. >> outside should be a safe place to cook as long as you stay away from buildings and doors and windows. >> yes. that will be fine. >> here we have some alternative cooking areas. >> you can barbecue and if you have a regular propane bark could barbecue.
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>> thank you for joining us. and thanks for this terrific space that you have in this exhibition space and thanks for helping san francisco stay safe.
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i'm the ed of swords, the bay area vet service agency, i want to welcome everybody to the official ground breaking of this really exciting new housing development. you can tell, it's going to be great, right? it will provide housing for 62 formerly homeless veterans and 60 low-income families. a unique project. so thanks for coming out in the rain, and of course, the folks who will be living here will be out of the rain, right? this will be their home. beautiful. key neighborhood. lot of jobs, lots of energy. wonderful. where else could this happen but san francisco, right? i mean, san francisco really recognizes that everybody is
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together, we suffer together, we triumph together. the people to fight our wars, men and women working and who fight and die. and their families. boys, men, women. and their family. and this is the kind of project that they should have. they deserve this. and san francisco has made it possible. i really want to celebrate the san francisco inclusive spirit to allow something like this to happen in this spot at this time. it's significant. having leaders like mayor ed lee who really dedicated this property and made sure -- [applause] -- i really believe it wasn't just words or speeches. mayor lee truly believed we needed to do something and spoke to us, if we have homeless veterans on the streets of the
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country. he proved that not just by words, but making this property available for the project. we're honored to have mayor mark farrell here today, another leader in the city, who also understands the sacrifices the veterans make, his father was an air force pilot. we have presidio, where there is a number of veterans who are formerly homeless, who has made the presideio a living memorial. i want to introduce the mayor. >> thank you, michael and everyone for being here today. this is what san francisco is all about. when we have struggling individuals and we're here to pick them up and build a 100% affordable housing development in the city. i think as michael alluded to,
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we have veterans here in the san francisco that need our help as a city, we stand up for them. veterans housing is something that is personal to me. michael mentioned my father being an air force veteran and seeing a number of his colleagues as well from the armed forces, we cannot do enough to support our veterans. i'm so proud to partner with source shares and everyone that is here today. i want to pay a huge tribute to mayor lee and his wife anita who was here today and his chief of staff. [applause] mayor lee made housing a central platform but it wasn't just talk, it was action. and he committed to build 30,000 new units by 2020, we're on track here in san francisco. but he was committed to people of all incomes here in san francisco. and affordable housing will be his biggest legacy here in san
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francisco and something we can all be proud of. and also when you think about veterans housing, this was something he prioritized and he knew the sacrifices that our men and women in the armed forces made and continue to make on behalf of our country. and what an incredible champion of this project and others in san francisco. proud to formally announce we're formally dedicating this affordable housing site to our mayor edwin m lee and when the buildings are completed, they will bear his name on them here in san francisco. [applause] it is one of many tributes that will happen. obviously mayor lee. they're all fitting. but i think today, especially anita, having you here is fitting. so thank you all for being here. i have a laundry list of thanks.
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so for chinatown cdc, thank you for your hard work. michael, plow shares, incredible organization representing veterans here in san francisco. hamilton families, oci, commissioner and staff. a round of applause for nadia. she is transforming our city. housing and development. thank you for all your hard work. our department of homelessness and supportive housing and jeff and his entire team. and a special thanks to our funding partners here at sf city, mark and ron. and so many others who played a role. sean and the golden state woreiers. these are organizations and individuals that stepped in when we needed them to. i want to say special recognition not only to the chief of staff and jason, but
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also steve who is here today for all of his years of hard work. thank you, everybody for being here today, appreciate it. >> i'd like to introduce supervisor jane kim. jane kim of district 6 has been a fighter as we know, for all of the citizens in the supervisor district 6. her integrity is up the charts. she represents some of the most impoverished neighborhoods in the city, treasure island. in the tenderloin, et cetera. and we're just really happy and pleased and we feel honored to have her. so without further ado, supervisor jane kim. >> thank you for that super kind introduction, michael.
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i live across the street from the source office, he has to be kind because i might give him a hard time when i walk to work to city hall. it is a pleasure to be here today. ground breaking are a time that we can really celebrate our achievement as a city and being able to win funding for 100% affordable housing, which everyone here under this tent knows how difficult it is to accomplish. i am proud to represent this district which includes mission bay. i'm proud of the fact that this city has fought to ensure before my time in office, that this redevelopment area plan would be 30% affordable. ranging from households that are formerly homeless to middle income housing. this is the type of model neighborhoods we want to continue to build here in san francisco. and it will be home to so many of our families who are either formerly on the streets, or struggling to live in san
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francisco in the working class job, and it will also be the home to the new warriors team and continues to be the home for the giants team as well. there is so much to be proud of. i'm excited because this is a partnership between the city, chinatown and plow share, three entities which i'm close to. norman fong hired me as a committee organizer. i know he's smacking his head right now. no, no, i continue to serve you. these three entities and both chinatown development center and source of plow share are amazing organizations and i was able to cut the ribbon with you and mayor lee. i can't think of a more fitting site of many, because there will be more to come, that with ill be commemorating mayor lee.
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mayor ed lee was many things to the city, but the one thing he was very clear about was that he wanted to reduce the number of veterans sleeping on the streets to zero. he was emphatic about that. and actually he has been achieving and working very quickly to achieve that goal. we in the city have a lot of work to do around the homelessness crisis, but one akorean the mayor was -- arena the mayor was successful in is providing a permanent home to our citizens, our residents that serve our country, our men and women who serve our country. on top of that, to ensure that families, who are the fastest growing demographic are part of the project, speaks to the tremendous victory on the site today. so mayor mark farrell acknowledged many of the people that made this happen. it takes so many people to build a 100% affordable project, so
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thank you all to everyone. thank you. >> thank you. so you know, this is a project of the public and the common. and really, nothing represents that more than the community investment and infrastructure that makes housing development possible in this area. now more than ever we need to bring more affordable housing. so to increase programs like this, where you have supportive housing, it's affordable, it reaches everyone, every level of income, especially low-income people, it's crucial. i want to welcome nadia. >> hello, m.p. i am honored today to be here to celebrate this project and ground breaking for incredible
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new homes for the low-income san francisco families and homeless veterans who need it the most. this project will add 118 units to the 1048 affordable units within the mission bay project area. when i think of how this project came to be, i am reminded by my friend and colleague, mayor lee, his response to obama's plan to end veteran homelessness and his own 10-year plan to abolish homelessness. i cannot think of a better way to remember him than by naming this building after him. i would like to thank mayor farrell and thank mrs. lee for your presence here today and messing this occasion. i'm very excited that 62 units will be set aside for veterans
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homelessness and these individuals who have served our country should not have to worry about a place to sleep at night. in addition, the remaining 56 units will be available for low-income families. this project will be our fourth project in the mission bay south area. and it would follow the ten 1180 fort street project and the soon to be completed 626 mission bay boulevard north just a few blocks away from here. i would like to commend my staff who continue to work on this project daily. we have jeff white here and the rest of the housing team. i want to thank our partners the community development, and more importantly, i want to thank my commission. who has encouraged us to build smart well designed functioning housing. i want to commend our partners,
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plow shares and chinatown community development center whose staff has been amazing to work with on this project. i want to acknowledge construction partners. lastly, i want to thank sf city, more specifically the conway family, sean parker and drew, alfred and rebecca and golden state warriors for providing this generous donation that got this project up and running and the funds were able to provide precious dollars for upcoming affordable housing projects. with that, i want to thank you all and commend you all for the great work to come. [applause] thank you. so, just briefly i want to say that now we're going to start talking about the people really
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doing the work here, making this possible. i want to say that obviously a project of this scope is not possible without people that really know their stuff. we were so happy to partner with chinatown cdc, who are pros, not that their great people, but they're super competent. building housing development, nonprofit, that's as complicated and difficult as anything wall street does. and yet the rewards are minimal, but great from the standpoint of making a difference in people's lives. that includes our own staff. i have to acknowledge leon winston. leon is the chief operating officer and it's his passion and dedication that go deep.
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he's also a pro. he knows his stuff. but is committed to the mission as much as anyone i met and work with. thank you so much. i want to say our other partners, again, we appreciate all the private support, but this is -- don't get mixed up, this is a public project made possible by the public and the common good and it's led by the v.a. that made housing vouchers available to us. they run the social work department, we have of course all of the partners with the california state vet people who are here. i wt


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