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was introducing this and was sharing that was we were preparing for gender review i couldn't believe we haven't done something on this before today, i wrote her and note and said are you sure that has not been overturned especially concern with an asian superintendent and had asian board members over the many years and i suppose i was surprised we didn't do anything in response to this very racially driven resolution that actually passed i'm sad that as taken us this long i'm sure there are others since 1906 we probably wournt have agreed with i appreciate that is coming before us today as a asian pacific islanders i'm glad that
will be taken off our boxes and i hope you will be open to having us sign into the resolution thank you. >> commissioner haney and that is wonderful i want to thank commissioner murase and commissioner cook you commissioner crews a good resolution as your first one here i think everyone agrees with that and appreciate the association of chinese teachers i chatted with a couple of teachers now commissioner vice president walton in preparing the materials and pushing for this so much of the work that needs to be done in the district you've already done we need to
work with you to implement that and grandfather it into the curriculum i want to appreciate you all for that i hope we see this forward and all of us want to have a school system and in particular a curriculum that reflects the experiences and cultures of the community we serve and of the students we serve i know that asian-american students are a large population to hear the numbers we have cumber in terms of the number of boxes and just really i think not doing any near the level we should so hopefully commitment resources to this and effort in our curriculum department i know that is being done and suspension of the rules this is fantastic but hope we can bring to the curriculum committee
foreperson for an update on the progress to know if we are seeing progress we're held accountable for it i know this is critically important we should be partners with our teachers and librarians so many have done this incredible work you have any full support and thank you all for your leadership i this is total in line with what we're about and great to see the leadership of the educators and students coming down sailing we need to have this happen and the board responding to thank you. >> (clapping.) >> you definitely have admitted support but fight hard to get more books reflective of the asian-american experience in our schools and i was noting
that we only have so few so you have any personal commitment to work with everyone and make sure that expands commissioner cook. >> i want to thank everyone for coming out and the diligent work and the research to bring this forward and especially shout out the president of the student body the great deal the com pell remarks. >> (clapping.) >> we're focused on systematic change and the agency of having more books the reason why words are important because the rescinding word is important we have to have an institution that have words that are hurtful as
an institution take ownership and act like not just an issue but diligently trying to make right you guys are an example i want to see that before any harmful language with the leadership and commissioner murase leadership i look forward to continue to work on that. >> (clapping.) >> commissioner murase and superintendant lee. >> a number of folks i want to acknowledge tennessee e ken did a lot of the heavy lifting with the archives the the copy of the minutes if 1906 owe made available to the school board members and eileen for being able to persist ant she was
responsible for the crossing board that have brief biographies and i saw darlene in the audience from the association of chinese-american and want to thank ed robin from the historical society and commissioners received a letter if sue lee the director the historical society one of the goals of this resolution to show the progression this district has made one and 10 years ago you'll not see the superintendent or myself sitting here we would have been included from normal schools and i would have been picked out from i was at argon elementary
school and picked out and put spots oriental school that was renamed and now gordon jay allow. >> superintendent made a commitment we're a sanctuary city not let people pick out students to segregate them and take discrimination actions that is important that we look back and correct this situation and recommit ourselves to a future diversity and inclusion i want to thank my colleagues and add everyone's names to this recessing resolution and ask everyone that is in support to
speak. >> thank you commissioner murase and sxok for offering the resolution and commissioner murase thank you for naming so many of the individuals that contributed such important work to assist you in in addition this resolution i want to point out we have principal elementary school (calling names) they're both members of the board of asian-american administrators association i want to feel so grateful 0 so many people that kind of as a labor of love diagnosing the shortcomings with the current state and obviously resonates on a perm not not ways my name is it in resolution thank you for that as well but but before you
rings true as an immigrant i moved to the states i was an immigrant 16 and a half jars years ago i comment i think this is a really interesting lesson for me about consciousness and come place complacency when i - this is a break through to be around people that look like me to share history and until recently learned about many troubling facts historical or current day and like i said shortcomings in our own school that does ring to
me as an important example of consciousness complacency and we do so so many reasons for all of us to be on gaud and share so many parallels with all marginalized community it is important to be conscious i want to thank you, commissioners and supporters in the community for helping us with this important lesson certainly we have had or have parallel with the current environment with the phobia fueling the debates about the proposals of islamic phobia people based on religions so many of the lessons on the past
so i'll stop there and want to say thank you once again. >> (clapping.) >> roll call vote and then, of course, we want to bid farewell to the student delegates and they work hard and get home safely. >> ms. ing. >> mr. cook mr. haney ms. mendoza-mcdonnell dr. murase ms. norton mr. sanchez. >> mr. walton unanimous 7 i's. >> okay. now we are going to backtrack to item k special order of business item one one informational item the 2016-2017 initial proposal from the united
educator of san francisco sound-proof and clarified units to san francisco unified school district sprernt. >> so presenting this item our chief caramel a. >> thank you board and superintendent and staff so tonight order the requested action that the board of education present the initial proposal from u e sf to san francisco unified school district. >> one second please remember we are continuing with the meeting. >> thank you. >> okay. that the board of education present the initial proposal from u e sf to the san francisco unified school district that's the first order. >> thank you not seeing any,
any comments we'll go to item number 2 and next public hearings and the option to the 2016-2017 initial proposal from e s sfusd for the clarified unit may i hear a motion and second to the initial proposal. >> so moved. >> second. >> thank you superintendent. >> yes. similarly this item will be presented i'm guessing briefly by the chief of labor rigs and the requested action the board of education hold public hearings and adopt this initial proposal. >> thank you. we do have some speakers lined up .
>> (clapping.) >> to minutes and good evening we're here as part of the union street sf bargaining team looking forward to sitting down with the district an jaldz for the upcoming contract and come to the negotiation with a firmer commitment to work together with a positive solution to lay the foundation we'll continue our work to for the best quality education for your students history we send out a bargaining survey to all the members and got a robust response and not just to the priorities where
people range their priorities but 5 thousand comments heartfelt that allowed the members to say what they needed and like to stay in san francisco unified school district what they felt their students noted and what we felt they wanted for the parent for the students to be successful a few of most important have no there's tag attached i'm going to read a few of the comments from our members one educator treat me as though any vice indicates and in addition to higher paytized to be acknowledged by the district every 5 years in all my 2 two years no district recognition of people that stated in the district i feel that people feel something that wrong you're still hear educators stay here we are dedicated you get to the
nitty-gritty the bottom line a typical case from the inch and a half of comments 22 are compensation and 9 hundred plus heir play and nine hundred pay me the same salary pick any page the bottom line we are counting on you to meet that top priority thank you. >> (clapping.) >> good evening commissioner vice president walton good evening superintendant lee and good evening commissioners, i want to greet you as a union good
evening brothers and sisters we work together to build the house and keep the house over your heads i was to emphasize we are brothers and sisters let's work together i'm an educator for 15 years in unified school district i love any job and love any students i really want you to understand like i'm dedicated and here and one of the things that i want to make clear not just my students your students all of our students to let's work together as brothers and sisters and take care of our students and our students deserve a stable safe and specialist school a center we can learn one of the themes i've heard to get is safe and supportive schools
from great deal we have a unified school district shortage ; right? a security staff is short and talking to the administered that is liquor that's a problem throughout the district and it seems like your continue to get those particular issues where all the parent won run up on you if you don't address the issue and make schools for safe we have to be honest and like last week, we have members from ct organization and susan solomon protest we took a stand we standing for students safety and one thing i took it carmen chu if our schools can't be safe if our students can't be safe at the schools where that's; right? our priority we don't want this black swan to come in and appear
and we say oh, we should have cough - lastly talk about any commute i'm in old i have to catch ac transit and bart and muni that's 450 and $7 and 450 every single day 5 days a week and 4 days a week 4 hundred dlz a month i have colleagues that give up at 4:30 in the morning from vallejo and pittsburgh they're making $18 an hour let's be brothers and sisters and work together and stand together let's stand and declare that we are doing this for the students
let's stand for the students students come first provide for the safe environment. >> take care of our educators and parents. >> thank you for your shout out. >> hi good evening i'm lisa i'm the square feet of u sf and on the bargaining team i started any public education in 1955 going to what was, sir france is not malcolm x and decades later all 3 of my kids are in high school that's when i got involved with the pta and then with that experience made me a bilingual paraprofessional and became a teacher and teacher leader i'm pacific ocean about
public education we need it for everyone and in that light we mentioned how the survey and had so many responses 11 hundred responses what can san francisco unified school district do to help keep you as an employee in the district out of that i'll not mention a i will mention a couple of negatives nothing i've returned i had enough and another person said this is one of the worst district in california i'm wearing a t-shirt san francisco 210 east statements are on the fast side i'll hope in light of what williams talked about we'll be constructive how to come up with better pay for san francisco and our students? another one of the
statements what can the district do to help me to stay here value me as an employee period that value can come with heir pay most definitely address that like crazy but is a babblsabbat please consider what we have said tonight. >> good evening commissioner vice president walton i'm carolyn the u a sf for paraprofessionals and a special paul rivera k through 8 there are important facts i wish to share with you the first there is currently 49 vacant
paraprofessional positions in the district all last year and this year not been a time when all paraprofessional positions have been filed like cedric said security is paraprofessional that puts the most vulnerable students in a difficult situation students that need more attention rely an paraprofessionals to provide that support this affordability crisis push our paraprofessionals out of san francisco meaning our students are losing the stability like janet comes from antioch two hours each way she's a paraprofessional we need the district to do the right thing and work with our bargaining team to make sure that all paraprofessionals can afford to stay if san francisco i have been a paraprofessional
for 27 years paraprofessionals love their jobs i love any job i love any school and i can't think of a admonish rewarding job but to keep our jobs and help give our students a stable and safe and supportive learning environment we must call think you to do the right thing we look forward to prove negotiations thank you. >> (clapping.) >> i'm ken tray a student teacher in galileo and had my first job anothers bop and shawn richard was among my first students shawn could have benefited from a safer and
secure school environment the district failed african-american students like shawn back then and the district has arisen to the occasion i want to tell you that u e sf is doing to try to insure those dark times of the trump era those dark times indeed what we are doing to help to insure the safety and security stability of our students we're one of the founding agencies the response time this is how dark we have to be a founding member a response network that is preparing ourselves as educators and helping to prepare our neighborhoods and communities that to defend the worst kinds of tissues we fear during the
trump era specifically without details the response network is preparing to respond when the immigration and undocumented students and families are under attack by ice or other federal authorities that leads to their d portion another part of the emergency respondents to prepare the educators to respond in a fiscal and timely manner when hate crimes against our amounting students and we hear against the jew community and the lgbt students we are creating an emergency response forget and during this era a very scary and dark and dangerous times the school board has to take the lead in a response time for the response the educators the adults in the
classrooms and the hallways with our students are failing you have to dig deep and respond as if an emergency and play our role to provide the stability for the educators of san francisco because janet is commuting if halfway to mars and cedric williams commuting if across the bridge and people as far away as antioch keep the teachers and the paraprofessionals in this town your part to dig dope and make sure that every bit of the resources goes to provide a decent living an affordable living in in town to compliment the efforts on the housing market to keep the folks here this is has to be your emergency response and doing everything we
can to keep the communities save and do everything you can. >> good evening commissioner vice president walton and commissioners i'm susan and this month marks the beginning of any 20th year as one of your school indoors recruitment is upon us be aware of the community we expedite with to pay their educators more than sfusd much more up to $20,000 more in san mateo and seinquire and $20,000 more those educators have fulfill paid health care for their families and themselves last month on 27 with a labor committee heard the teacher attrition and retention this is
the presentation in my hand the number one answer to the question where are teachers leaving sfusd not surprisingly dissatisfaction with salaries. >> what to take into consideration to bring the teachers back more than 40 percent said if i salary were higher i would come back when asked how difficult to pay rent greater than 50, 57.8 percent exactly paying hair mortgage was difficult or very difficult and as someone that is evicted from her long time residence i know that what feels like if i feel this is difficult or somewhat difficult was before image what i'm facing 70 plus teachers say
their income is the majority of their income the data reflects a single most driving force for enhancing recruitment and retention a significant salary there time for you to come to the bargaining table with a financial commitment to the people that do the direct work of the district and recruiting and retaining educator is directly related to save and supportive schools with our educators in the classrooms and support in the building the work the district didn't happen you must make good on our promises to the families of this city by making a promise to our educators and pay them more thanks so much. >> (clapping.) >> good evening commissioner vice president walton and commissioners and sprernt you've
heard from half hour the bargaining team i think they've made their points i'm sussusan thus with 32 of our schools as part of national day with the alliance to reclaim schools hundreds of educators pledged to keep our students safe in light of the new united states agenda on saturday there were over three hundred women at the march with a lot of you and championship education not deportation and dump hate we have students to educate we are here for our students as you've heard our rallying cry
is safe and supportive schools the new reality adds a dimension to the word safe our schools are the heart and the sanctuaries we are ready to fight for the students and schools but the other reality the affordability crisis in san francisco and the longer and longer consultants creates a challenge for the educator what we've heard from the educators is about safe and supportive schools and reporting the and the affordability crisis we thank you and look forward to the negotiations starting february 14th thank you. >> (clapping.) >> thank you any comments or - >> statements if any
colleagues. >> no hearing none, roll call vote. >> ms. casco. >> mr. cook mr. haney. >> ms. mendoza-mcdonnell. >> dr. murase. >> ms. norton mr. sanchez and mr. walton. >> 7 i's. >> thank you and our last special order of business the adoption of the calendar for the 2017-2018 school year i believe you all have a corrected copy in your packet sprernt for the hat trick our chief of the labor relations. >> thank you so the background is the process of setting up the structural calendar for the ferry building feedback from parents the board of education has the sole authority to adopt the
structural calendar for the district and i would like to read into the record there are two corrections to the calendar include in the board agenda the first correction is that there are 18 structural days in february not 19 and the second correction is that the last day of instruction is wednesday, june 6th not tuesday june 5th. >> thank you, sir and we do have public comment on this item. >> (calling names). >> you each have two minutes at the microphone. >> mr. chairman we have miranda martin been sitting her. >> and miranda martin audience
good evening superintendent and commissioners a special welcome to mr. cook and conveyance welcome back i've served think this committee over 10, 12 years now on and off and i choose not is to be involved i'm richard executive director of the u a sf this year i choose to come the meetings i sat with all the labor partners with the parents representatives, etc. and we did interpretation work we xhoemsdz and brought up facts about moving here and there and a mathematician figured out the days and dealt with the units we did hard work and i'm wanting to represent 200 and 82 of the administrators to say this is the calendar that we can live
with that is initiative and progressive and it move forward and i think we feed to adjust for the childcare issue opening up different venues for this during the week the thanksgiving with other times parents are working and need daycare i am proud and support this new academic calendar for negotiation thank you. >> hello and holly a parent in the district i want to say i appreciate the new academic calendar starting closer to labor day it makes things easier for me as a parent. >> i'm the director of the policy for schools we had the
opportunity to sit on the calendar economy i agree that was very hard working committee and a lot of thought both the proposal that is before you today, i do want to note this is something that persistent care about a lot parent don't have a direct say in in decision but this year there was a survey that went out with the parent advisory committee and translated into 3 languages sfusd helped united states to get it out to many families and 4 thousand responses and it was very mixed people have strong feelings about on both sides and the one thing that came through loud and clear it will be people existed about a longer break and thanksgiving the people that are not exist is it is a hardship i hope we keep in mind and work
underway to figure out if there is an appetite for the "x" tell essential program not funded through the grant but find ways to support the families that can't afford the care during it went it is a burden on families shifting a burner from sfusd to the families i hope that there is an effort probation officer make that as easy by providing lists of caregivers and onsite help at our schools thank you. >> (clapping.) >> thank you thank you all it is amazing to be here and see all the work you guys are that's the biggest commit and wanting and commissioners, thank you for being here i'm mr. scott a teacher in the district my history the change that has
happened now with the calendar i was - when it changed before the only thing want to get it on the record for the symmetry and summer school program and working backwards june is a high hiring time for businesses hiring time for businesses and that's when many of the kids need to be involved in working and also my is a good cut off time because for any business stand point airfares go up and balancing out the first and second semester the first time that was good for the second semester to be longer we had
statewide testing in april that is decreased also working backwards on the calendar you were looking to indigenous day that is a good thing to have and business days a good thing to have and behove you're having thanksgiving off this is more break and with the starting the year starting earlier like the idea of symmetry two 9 weeks in the first and second semester it does allow us time to get the students i understand the idea the thing that comes up is getting started closure to labor day what is problematic won on the high school and school gets started you have students getting started and their
immediately taking a break breaking the continuity i know you're familiar with a law passed we are are have to work on students not working especially with mathematics to support i have as a mathematic structure continuity is very, very important and the balance with the calendar dual enrollment is an option for high school students with the city college this takes us off the calendar match up and - i think that's all i have i want to make sure you have that and get it on the record thank you for all you do >> (clapping.) >> i do want to speak about the calendar for paraprofessionals you're a week off at the thanksgiving is going to be a hardship for parents they will have two days extra
not paid in that pay period i want you to look at that i understand they're paid at the end of the just year but before the holidays they'll be paid 3 days that will be a hardship for paraprofessionals i don't know if that - whether two paid unpaid days in that pay period thank you. >> (clapping.) >> commissioner norton. >> thank you i want to say i'm in favor of the new calendar i have gotten some folks camp mather be me about the hardship of the week at thanksgiving i want to acknowledge that that will be i know a hardship for some working families and parents as mentioned i do think that given the
pattern we've seen in recent years over a a long time absence during that week this is an acknowledgment it is the way it is going to i'm in favor i want to urge the district to try to partner with rec and park and with you know other nonprofits to see if we can off options to families prairie with care on those days parent work or cannot afford to take the days off i want to thank you u e sf and the commission for coming up with a solution i've been disturbed with the absence and the last instruction that happens that is difficult for students so thank everyone inform coming together on this proposal i think that will be better for our kids.
>> dr. murase. >> two questions we've heard from the first family native-americans if we could choose the indigenous language and has they've been a saifsz those two days will have and if so possible to redirect overseeing savings to create options for families to have childcare during those two days i emphasis ms. norton's with partnership with the city but shouldn't be openal but obligated to have a list of resources for families that need conferring for that week. >> i can respond we are
working now working closely with millie executive director for our community schools and family partnerships and reaching out trying to determine just what the need will be and to that end when parent rental that are the excel program register in the spring have a part on the registration are you interested in having some kind of childcare during the thanksgiving week get an assessment and determine and where the sites will need it issues around providing food for the students that do come to the programs do you have a school program also that we need to look at because there will be an increased day for out of school
not going to be a half a day but a full day so there's a number of issues that we have started to discuss and depending on the boards action to explore to provide options for families come next year. >> mr. sanchez. >> apropo to the title of the day any prohibition for that term instead of columbus day we're using that. >> it is a catchall kind of. >> we've gone beefrt over the years and now that's a standard why not take columbus day have a board resolution. >> can we just do that.
>> i don't think we require a board resolution advertised clear where our focus is tonight. >> we'll take it off for the instruction am calendar that's fine one thing at a time laura. >> i want to echo i mean commissioner norton's concerns why we are heading ♪ direction seeing many, many teachers and others that are staff members taking one or both days off and the students not being there the instructional is optional and the loss of ada we want recoup is amazing high we should obviously we need to come up with childcare opportunities for families that are struggling during those two days
>> commissioner vice president mendosa-mcdonnell. >> thank you so i am willing to support this although we've gotten concerns if parents particularly from families that are working two or 3 jobs to be able to have this work for them. >> so in addition to rec and park i'm more interested in figuring out how the students what come to the site so it didn't impact the families in that way and curious what carolyn was ref to she said the two days the paraprofessionals will not get paid explain that, please. >> those are two unpaid days but in discussions in the committee and before this the
request by the union they have floating holidays one of the i don't know if it is one or two of the floating holidays are identity to a day so well - we want to give them more flexibility that he requested flexibility when they'll take for example, the lunar new years this is designated if they can have the flexibility to take that during the thanksgiving week balance it out the lunar new years week is one day and more to give them flexibility with their floating holidays. >> so we could use their floating holiday for those from days. >> yes. >> that's - we're going to discuss this in negotiations to go into the contract.
>> that has not been determined. >> that is there to give them the flexibility in using those two days. >> do the teachers get paid. >> yes. >> that's because of. >> the salaries are spread out for everyday no difference in our monthly salary. >> no matter how many days if you're off two weeks. >> - you get paid over the winter break as well. >> but the teachers contract for those types of things are different from the paraprofessionals. >> the paraprofessionals get paid for the hours they work. >> so the two floating to use if they choose to. >> they have right now i think that is four or 5 i don't know if we increased it they'll more
flexibility with the floating holidays to use them right now their designated that is something we'll write into the contract to give them that flexibility. >> commissioner cook. >> i want to appreciate all the work that was done putting this together and follow-up on commissioner murase about the financial analysis is that possible to put together and if so when can we see that. >> well, what i'll do i'll talk to h.r. i mean we are trying now to determine what was the loss in ada or the attention and the cost of substitutes more importantly i think that was one of the drivers with taking the week off the shore number of
unfilled substitute requests that we had during that week each of one of those days 5 and 6 hundred absence that was a disruptive environment for the schools to that has been something we've looked at i mean we've talked about this before i came into this position but talked about that for four years ii, try to get some numbers in terms of the dollars amount it is - i can look at that. >> the other thing i'm wondering how the absence on this day before holiday compared to other holidays. >> absences for the teachers. >> this week. >> and teachers leading up to
other holidays if there's like a - i can imagine if we expand it a week people will leave on friday one thing what is the sense of schools having a plan from the goal to keep people the entire week before a holiday is there something that will be addressed by school sites to make sure that happens and how this compares to people leaving before other holidays like a similar problem with every holiday so - and i. >> i think we will potentially and having never done this we are going to try this right now the situation is those two days are the hoist absentee days we see in our school year there is a desire to get a jump
on a 3 day weekend i think if people have the week off they'll stay and finish the week i don't think we are going to see a big spike in the friday before the week just and you know proolg we won't have any days in school. >> (laughter). >> we've never seen a friday spike between 5 and 6 hundred. >> just that we already know for spring break for example, we know the number of teachers that take the friday off not comparable to monday and tuesday with the thanksgiving recess i can say i've talked to with many principals it is an incredible burden anyone is on site that day it is crazy and nothing comparable in my view.
>> so i do want to echo some of the statements from the colleagues, i agree with the calendar and schedule but with that said, even in my other life he dedicated to make sure we provide opportunities for families for the additional two days i have a question about did the cost of substitutes outs weigh the costs to pay the paraprofessionals for those two days. >> that we're going to have to look at that i don't have that answer. >> i think we definitely need to look at that because if we're going to make them take the week off we need to be prepared to consider and look at if we are paying more for substitutes and we can pay the paraprofessional - >> i think we can look at some
options i mean, if there's going to be a we can certainly explore that they'll need staff we can have that as an option can be other work opportunities for that those two days because maybe 3 days where they'll be you know childcare going on at the schools so that's another possibility. >> i'm definitely not looking at for an answer but about like to see the numbers. >> yeah. we need to get more information because a and going back to your other point in terms of floating opportunities that exist now you mentioned what happens in the lunar new years use that as a floating holiday but what happens because
school is not in so i'm not understanding how this supports or prepare. >> the thought that allows them to distribute - between the defense of having no money coming in versus a week where you can have some money coming in versus during the lunar new years you are working with the president's day so work days during that time is sdrbtdz the floaters you can distribute them not impacting the total number of days as carolyn said but presents an issue in the thanksgiving week. >> thank you. >> any other comments questions roll call vote.
>> thank you mr. cook mr. haney ms. mendoza-mcdonnell dr. murase ms. norton mr. sanchez and mr. walton 7 i's. >> item l discussion of other education issues there is none tonight. item n m consent calendar resolution removed and previous meeting for second reading and action there is none tonight. item n vote on consent calendar which was moved and seconded under section f. >> thank you mr. cook. >> yes. >> mr. haney ms. mendoza-mcdonnell dr. murase ms. norton mr. sanchez
mr. walton excuse me - >> 7 i's. >> thank you pursue item o consent calendar resolution severed for immediate action there is none tonight. item p i'll now introduce and assign to committee the superintendents proposal for first reading. >> for the record there are no board members proposals for the for the first reading and authorization to grant or any alternative to deny the petition this is referring to the budget and services committee may i a motion and second. >> so moved. >> second. >> item r board members report
we'll start with standing committees report from committee as a whole commissioner vice president mendosa-mcdonnell we have a report on the middle school design proposals and also things in the works and it's good. >> thank you commissioner vice president mendosa-mcdonnell. >> board delegates to membership organizations. >> yes. i'll be attending the conference meeting tomorrow morning in sacramento. >> thank you for representing dr. murase. >> other reports any update from budget and business services. >> president trump oh, okay. >> know i wanted to announce that the budget committee will moot february 1st at 6:00 p.m. >> building grounds and
services thank you. the building and grounds committee has been moved from this monday to next monday january - january the 30th are we moving it up to 5:30 or 6. >> at 5:30. >> thank you curriculum and program committee. >> working on confirming a date in early february some dates that were pulling for. >> rules and policy and legislation and meeting february 6th at 6:00 p.m. >> thank you added our committee on students assignments. >> moving the merge on tuesday at january 31st at 6:00 p.m.
>> so commissioners we're all on the same page i need to correct the time we'll start and 6:30 instead of 6:00 p.m. >> and, of course, the existing and x ray hart for san francisco open government ad hoc committee on labor relations and affordability will be this thursday at 6:00 p.m. and also want to announce the ct e at the palace hotel hopefully, you'll see the wonderful criteria taunts and pathway and our unified school district and city college committee. >> so on thursday evening the broufts will be nominating they are and elizabeth their officers
> resolved none tonight memo > we'll reassume the regur board here we go rotator from last week first read out the report if closed session actions taken on january 17th, 2015, in closed session the board bids a vote of picking up one executive director and one nay mr. sanchez approved one supervisor and anticipated litigation the board has given direction to the jennifer lowe i'll read the closed session from tent first vote on a stipulated proposal
roll call first, we need to move and a second. >> i second. >> thank you. >> roll call vote. >> i need to know what i'm taking a vote on. >> there is a motion that has been seconded for the students spoke. >> mr. cook mr. haney ms. mendoza-mcdonnell dr. murase commissioner mendoza-mcdonnell fronds mr. sanchez and mr. walton 7 i's. >> thank you the board by the vote of that indies indies i's with to employees for additional dudes and stanford the board by a vote of 6 i's give the authority to settle for a stipulated amount
who is here and bill graham the perfect venue so in 2014 we have the first earthquake retrofit a huge success we're repeating this model what we've done it put together venues that are time professionals and contractor are financing institutions a other services that help people comply with the retrofit and as you can see the thousands of members of the public their assessing over one hundred vendors to comply with the ordinance or make improvements on their property i came to get specification information and puck h picking up information if you don't know what twaur doing i take it overwhelming. >> we're pleased a critical mass of people are keying into knowing their relents and understanding what had are the next steps to take and they're
figuring out who to talk to not only the contractor by the mustards and the architect and the structural engineers and getting the full picture of what options are necessary and being pro-acti pro-active. >> so i'm very pleased to see the soft story buildings 99.9 percent complies the highest of the program of this scale of the history a citywide effort high blood pressure in every stretch of san francisco to understand real risks associated with earthquake and those are universally agreed on. >> at some point you need to gather information i'll be talking to another engineer to come out and take a look at it and basically get a second opinion i'm for second and third opinions it is inspiring to see all the
property owners that want to do the right thing and for proactively figuring out what the solutions to get them that. >> what is amazing to me here we are over two years of first retrofit fair and at the time we are rh2 out to contractors to help us and reaching it out to design professionals that soft story buildings is in any and people understanding how to comply now it is different an industry that springs up as a result of the - their professed and gotten the costs down with lower financing options and these are defined and now the gene progression and have the buildings are buildings and the compliance we understand the 2020 one and 20 thousand san francisco's 15 messenger of our population will live in a retrofit building those people
buildings or lives in buildings with 5 or more residential building is soft story and wood frame and built before 1978 that house that one and 20 thousand san franciscans. >> san francisco is being the leader in getting in done and as you may know los angeles passed their retrofit law two months ago at the sort of taken san francisco's lead on the one and tenth anniversary as the residents san francisco this is a road map to the city and going to give us us plan are these to keep folks here on a disaster and steps to build a resident waterfront by 2020. >> this involves more than one and 80 individuals and over 60
nonprofits and other companies this is a huge plan and what are the challenges we realize that people are concerned about climatic change, sea level rise and not only the affiliated hazards but things hike you're our amp infrastructure and consumed by social and other things we see this in society everyday and how we try to mitigate those are ultimately a direct result how resident we are after earthquake other issue out of the strategy of the concept after a major earthquake of keeping 95 percent of population here in san francisco that's the single best thing to help a equitable recovery to keep people here keep people back to work and kids in school and a residents of normal after a
disaster. >> alliance energy in our partner undertook comprehensive bid process we interviewed a half-dozen of folks who wanted to have a part of our soft story buildings are ordinance so alliance energy project programming is a clean assess energy a special financing that is done using the taxed authority of local multiples and one of the interesting features the loan is tied to the property not the vital if an individual didn't have good credit but it is another option for people not able to comply to find another avenue the assessment is actually places on the property and the builds for in that come literally a line item on the tax bill that's how you pay off the segment and tax. >> 20 or thirty years is all
paid up front there are advantages your property tax well it is important to give people on option and many private banks that provide loans over a are shorter term we wanted to create a longer pay back term. >> i think the next step for property owners after at the create themselves to take the plunge and quit the working downey done and have works of work done right of the right rest of the property owners can understand this process across the city. >> we need to do it. >> it is safety you know that's the bottom line safety. >> earthquake safety a everybody's responsibility that is providing the resources that people need to get done if you want to know more of the resources as a san franciscan
streets illuminating our ideas and values starting in 2016 the san francisco public utilities commission is xhoefl that light with new led with the did i audits for better light for streets and pedestrian and they're even better for this vitally lasting longer and consuming up to 50 percent less energy upgrading takes thirty minutes remove the old street light and repeat 18 thousand 5 hundred times while our street lights will be improving the clean energy will remain the same every san francisco street light is powder by 100 percent godfathers hetch hetchy power
component of doing just that. we have more than 133,000 people coming by the aca. our uninsured rate has become half at a historic level have five percent. we call congress and administration of the affordable care act that have buy partisan support. we have made a commitment as mayor to stand together and pressure creational delegates. we will have a national day of mayors, healthcare providers, coverage ^ priors providers. it will be a national call and i hope all of you will have a chance
to participate. mayors from across the country are uniting efforts to keep our communities healthy and safe. during the u.s. conference a buy partisan group of the largest city mayors including myself, los angeles mayor eric garcetti, ed murdery, boston mayor all call on congress and administration to fix the country's broken immigration system and immediately begin working to the immigration reform. we call for the continuation of programs that protect the temporary status of dreamers as well as those programs that recognize the social contributions of our immigrant
communities nationwide and today with the support of the board will be taken action in the -- to protect our immigrants. this is one of the many steps we are prepared to take for our immigrant residents. and while i was in dc i officially launched lgbt discrimination. more than 50 states will apply and repeal discriminatory laws. the co-legislation act where discriminal narrow laws where thosen acted in north carolina and mississippi. the correlation works together to exam contracting and purchasing from companies in those states that continue to discriminate
and model resolution and other bodies across the country. just like the millions who marched this weekend mayors across the country stood together. thank you. very much. thank you mr. mayor. thank you for being here today. let's go to the consensus agenda. >> these items were considered to be routine. if checks and items would be severed and considered technically. please call the role in items 1 through 6. feral i super. >> supervisor kim. . >> i. >> ronin. >> i.
>> supervisor. there are 11 as. and they are adopted unanimous mousily. item seven is an ordinance to order the conditional vacation public service that exist of the parks and development area in the lake measure said district subject to discuss conditions and to delegate authority to execute certain quitclaim deeds. we'll take a ^ roll-call ^ roll call vote on this one. colin. supervisor fewer. supervisor kim. >> i. >> supervisor tang. . >> i.
>> supervisor she hee. >> supervisor yee. >> i. >> supervisor ronin. supervisor breed. there are 11. the ordnance is finally passed unanimous mousily. please call items 8 through 10. to amend the business and tax regulation code to on unpaid administrative penalty and to modify the methods by which administrative citation will be self served. to amend the administration to delegate to the tax collector and taxation code to administration excess proclaims of real property. item ten is an ordnance to
modify the quarterly filing and paying requirements for payroll ^ suspense expense to clarify the requirements for obtaining filing extension and to expressly permit tax payers to apply funds. and the gross receipt tax to sub subsequent tax periods. same house same call. without objection the order nansz are passed unanimous mousily in the first reading. item 11 is an ordinance to appoint to the mayors -- of civic engagement and immigrant affairs and human rights commission pass way to citizenship and rapid response social services. supervisor fewer. >> thank you very much. i am
so glad to support this appropriation today to protect the rights of men and women and trans people. san francisco leader has taken a clear stance and we will not back away from this commitment today. thank you to mr. mayor and the many communities and organizations who we've been providing services. more and more people need representation to protect their due process especially those who are being detained. the threats from washington d.c. are coming and we don't want you to be caught off guard as people will be directly impact. now more than ever we need a united front and it is at these times that san francisco has to be united and effective in protecting human rights and civil rights. to
the colleagues and mayor i look forward to working with you. i look forward to working with all of you in the coming weeks. i hope to move forward with your support. thank you very much. thank you supervisor fewer. supervisor kim. >> thank you president breed. thank you for putting together this supplemental proposition. as we all know it's the middle of the year to ensure to fund needs in san francisco. given what we have heard no longer our president elect but the president the immigration has threats particularly to our undocumented brothers and sisters. we are funding
vitally important services. we are making sure to fight for our residence dents here in san francisco. i do have an amendment to make as a motion but the proposition to come from the general reserve so the amendment is before my colleagues today our real property transfer tax does go into the fund as well so we're just making this minor technical amendment. supervisor kim has made -- can we take the objection without objection? it passes. all right. i see no other names on the roster. can we take item number 11 same house same call as amended? the ordinance is passed unanimously.
call 12 through 15. these are being four resolutions retroactively authorizing the fire department of 25,000 from triple a, california and nevada and utah. items 13 thorsz the fire department to accept 55,000 pursuant to the final distribution. retroactively thorsz the fire department to accept an extended donation from 12,000 from the fire fund. item 15 thorsz to donate a retired pickup truck to the san francisco local 798. can we take these items same house same call. they were adopted
unanimously. avalon ocean avenue for akwi station of an easement to operate and maintain the traffic signal at the intersection of ocean avenue and bright on avenue. it's adopted unanimously. the public utilities commission pursuant to 21.15 c to repair the disparity -- with the total estimated cost not to exceed 5 90,000. without objection the resolution is adopted unanimously. to preserve 70 affordable housing units at bay side village apartment.
supervisor kim. >> i just want to acknowledge some folks to make this happen. i'm proud to -- redevelopment projects in this time it is five villages that would allow all 172 current below household rates for the rest of their residency. last year i met with a room full of these residents who are at the edge of their seats with worry written all over their faces. a lot of the upt -- but only for a certain number of years. this was previously on south beach march i in a harbor apartments as well. thanks to the hard work of our staff and most importantly the mayors housing we were able to negotiate a deal with the five
village that allow these recess densz to stay in place and also in the long-term to pamly keep a percentages of these units as permanent affordable housing here in san francisco. again, i want to recognize for reading the negotiations along with his team and also for the city one of the property owners of this site to -- everyone who is living in a below market rate in bay side village will continue to rent there based on their income. these are moderate and middle income housing in the south beach residential neighborhood and it is important to keep our neighborhood diverse but also to ensure that we're able to
keep our middle class families and if i cannily seniors. there have been 210 units removed over the last ten years. we are the second lowest in the city to district seven and we're excited to work in partnership with the city to ensure that we're protecting sm of the affordable housing units as possible. we look forward to partnering with you to keep those residents in place as well. again, congratulations to everyone. i should mention indicate and -- to make this happen and colleagues i just ask for your support today. same house, same call. without objection it's been adopted unanimously. settlement of attorneys fees coral
construction ink against the city for approximate 1 point $1.43 million. comprised with the california cushion. madame court please call the court. on item 19 super colin. supervisor fewer. >> i. >> supervisor kim. >> i. >> supervisor ronin. supervisor she hee. . >> i. >> super tang. . . >> there are ten is and one no. the ordinance passes on the first reading. next item please; to provide that in the sacramento street a medical
service use whether principal or accessory and is permitted determination and making the appropriate findings. roll-call those. on item 20 supervisor colin. supervisor feral. supervisor fewer. >> yes. >> supervisor kim. >> i. >> supervisor ronin. >> i. >> supervisor tangtang. >> supervisor tang. >> i. >> supervisor yeah. there are 11. >> student: s. passes on the first reading. item 21 is a resolution to create and
require for indoor agriculture uses determination make the appropriate findings. colleagues same house same call. supervisor kim. >> thank you our office which reached out today by some of the individuals that are impacted by the interim zoning controls and we requested and agreed to introduce an amendment in -- to change the date upon which the interim zoning control would take into affect. for the sake of clarity would propose that we change this date from november 8th to today's today actually january 24th to allow the folks that made an application for the change of agricultural use prior to the date to move
forward and then moving forward on these intrim control would take into effect. so i'm going to move forward with that amendment today to motion the change to today's date january 24th to an indoor agricultural use and that is the motion before. supervisor kim has made a motion. is there a second supervisor kim has >> i could speak to the motion but that's not why my name is on the roster. supervisor colin. >> i just want to speak to supervisor's kim motion and i hope you will honor my request at the end so this is really important that we're dealing with here. we passed prop 64 in november and, um, many
localities are making decisions for land use for cannabis. but i want to talk about the pipeline date of november 8th in the legislation it was developed based on discussionings and i'd like to see that date remain. in the next six months i would like to see an aggressive effort to develop and to shape the long-term controls regarding the indoor cultivation site so this means not only cult varieties but also the small business owners in the neighborhood. now supervisor kim is proposing a change in the november 8th pipeline. it was done on the possible outreach. we had a long conversation about this date
and agreed upon november 8th which was appropriate which is when the prop 64 was passed. it has come to my attention probably the last hour that there is a pending application in district ten for an indoor agricultural cannabis facility. i'm concerned about moving forward with these permit. so the changing of the date which trigger and allow this particular agricultural cannabis facility to move forward and we haven't done the proper work to be done with the community and on the ground. i'm asking you not to support supervisor's kim amendment. i believe the city -- safety protocols. facilities and i think that the larger community needs more time to weigh-in on
this particular item and so for that reason i do not support the amendment instead of pipeline today. these are the changeses we're dealing with the in the southeast. i need to be thoughtful about our approach. >> thank you. and before i finish the discussion here we're at 2:30 p.m. we have a number of special guests in our audience for our commendations and i want to make sure we respect their time and with that we're going to move out of this discussion and return to it after our commendation. we have a laundry list of accommodations. i will start with supervisor aaron.
>> thank you, madame president. today i have the privilege to honor a woman that has fueled localnd engagement and politics for some five decades. she's a well-known fixer and a beloved author of san francisco fyi which features a roundup of all political events or in some cases -- not that much public interest but everything was there. it has been a phenomenal undertaking and one that when the post is done without compensation but rather as a labor of love. she is one of our grand -- and after her recent declaration that she will be discontinuing the blog spot i want to recognize the special contributions that she
has made. born in whittier, california, linda originally came from -- sorry for revealing this -- but from a pronixon. and richard nixon actually delivered groceries to linda's grandparents. they watched the inauguration of john f. kennedy and that began her lifelong love with the democratic party. she's been an ambassador to those principles. she was embedded in the second wave of feminism and after reading her first issue of miss manage she sent away for information as how to join now the national organization of women. it was
her membership and offered her the opportunity to first meet phyllis lion and del martin. she received word that roe versus wade had passed. it was a defining day for her. in 1977 she volunteered and that's where she got sucked into the vortex to be elected supervisor for supervisor kim district six and later joined the women's political caucus. she campaigned for harry brit. she pushed hard for the appointment of mary morgan for judge. but it wasn't until the early 80s that i became aware of linda
when she began as chair of the local san francisco party or d triple c which we know for better or worst. to endorse in nonpartisan election something that they enjoy to this day. she's been an amazing campaign volunteer on many, many races including my own -- i had to default to that. linda post get up here. thank you for your service. thank you for everything you have done for san francisco. [applause]. >> i'm simply overwhelmed by
what aaron just said because i can't believe it was me. that's what's so wonderful about living here in san francisco. all these opportunities happened to me in san francisco. and i must admit recently i thought about leaving san francisco but after sunday, the march i decided to just keep going. [applause]. >> thank you. >> thank you. all right. supervisor.
>> linda, don't forget those flowers. >> that was a nice touch supervisor. >> okay now it's my turn. thank you so much for your service and we're glad you will be staying in san francisco. so now it's my turn to honor someone who has been an amazing leader in this great city and when i got the word that she would be stepping down from the police commission i was really saddened. she's been an incredible leader and an incredible inspiration for so many people. she led the city during a difficult time with the san francisco police department and i couldn't let her ^ walkout walk out the door and go into the night without making sure that we took this opportunity to
acknowledge and thank our former police commission president to the office. please come forward. >> [applause]. >> i'm not used to this. i couldn't just let you walk out the door. some of us remember when susie was appointed in 2012 and it was really a great appointment i think and she became president in 2014: pushing in reform and what's critical in this election of our new police chief during her time in the commission she rightfully earned an incredible
reputation as someone who is a real hard worker but more importantly someone who was a collaborator. she's been pushing for policies to reform the department ^ overall ^ over all specifically cameras and use of forms. she brought labor to the table, officer interest groups the public defenders office the fclu and community advocates. she has undoubtedly left a positive and lasting impact on our city. the thoughtful policy and meaningful engagement you have improved police accountability during a really challenging time in our history. your commitment to
compromise, to collaborate and inclusiveness has helped to rebuild the bridge that between san francisco's law enforcement and the community it services. also we will no longer have your leadership in this commission i'm thrilled that you will be lending your leadership and passion tots. therefore it is my pleasure on behalf of the san francisco board of supervisor to recognize for your work and i know that sometimes it seems like it wasn't appreciated but i want you to know that we appreciate it at the board of supervisor. so many people appreciate it and watched you from the sidelines and they may not have told you while you served on the commission but we are here to tell you now. we want to thank you for your hard work, for your dedication and
countless hours for the city we know you love. thank you on behalf of the supervisor for the commitment on the police commission and your service. we're going to miss you very much, susie. thank you. >> [applause]. >> oh. i'm sorry. before you get started i know that there are other supervisors who would like to just say a few words. supervisor tang. >> thank you so much. i'm so proud to have you here. i see your mom here. hi, mom. >> [applause].
>> i see her mom everywhere because you could tell how much her mom has been an inspiration to her and how susie has been supportive of her three girls. i know one of them is named grace and during this time the president of the police commission you demonstrated so much grace. while being under fire and intense scrutiny but not only you but the entire commission i couldn't have thought for a better person than you. i'm glad you are going to be around in city hall. so thank you so much for your service. >> thank you supervisor tang. >> supervisor colin. >> good afternoon, everyone. susie came