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September 22, 1998

Agenda & Minutes Archive

City and County of San Francisco

City Hall
1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place
San Francisco, CA 94102-4689

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MEETING MINUTES
Tuesday, September 22, 1998
2:00 PM
Legislative Chamber - Room 404
Special Meeting


Board of Supervisors BARBARA KAUFMAN, PRESIDENT
TOM AMMIANO, SUE BIERMAN, AMOS BROWN, LESLIE KATZ,
MARK LENO, JOSE MEDINA, GAVIN NEWSOM, MABEL TENG,
MICHAEL YAKI, LELAND Y. YEE


Members Present: Tom Ammiano, Amos Brown, Leslie Katz, Barbara Kaufman, Mark Leno, Jose Medina, Gavin Newsom, Mabel Teng, Michael Yaki, Leland Y. Yee.
Members Excused: None.
Members Absent: Sue Bierman.


ROLL CALL AND PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE


The Board of Supervisors of the City and County of San Francisco met in regular session on the above date with President Barbara Kaufman presiding.

The meeting was called to order at 2:05 p.m. On call of the roll, the following Supervisor was noted absent:

Supervisor Bierman - 1.



Quorum present.

Supervisor Bierman excused. (See infra.)

Supervisor Bierman Excused From Attendance
Supervisor Teng, seconded by Supervisor Medina, moved to excuse Supervisor Bierman from attending today’s meeting. The motion carried by the following vote:
Ayes: 10 - Ammiano, Brown, Katz, Kaufman, Leno, Medina, Newsom, Teng, Yaki, Yee
Absent: 1 - Bierman
APPROVAL OF MEETING MINUTES
Supervisor Yaki, seconded by Supervisor Teng, moved to approve the Meeting Minutes of Monday, July 13, 1998 and July 20, 1998. The motion carried by the following vote:
Ayes: 10 - Ammiano, Brown, Katz, Kaufman, Leno, Medina, Newsom, Teng, Yaki, Yee
Absent: 1 - Bierman
Privilege of the Floor
Supervisor Medina, seconded by Supervisor Ammiano, moved to suspend Rule 4.25 of the Rules of Order of the Board of Supervisors to grant privilege of the floor to various guests. The motion carried by the following vote:
Ayes: 10 - Ammiano, Brown, Katz, Kaufman, Leno, Medina, Newsom, Teng, Yaki, Yee
Absent: 1 - Bierman
Introduction of Guests
Supervisor Medina welcomed , introduced and presented a certificate of honor to Marcelo Colussi, who stated he is riding his bicycle from Argentina to the tip of Alaska to spead the message of humanity such as AIDS prevention, drug abuse.

Supervisor Ammiano introduced, welcomed and presented a certificate of honor to Richard Avanzino in recognition of his many years of leadership as President of the San Francisco Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals.

CONSENT AGENDA
Recommendations of the Finance Committee
981415

[Prop J Contract, Airport Information Booth Program]
Resolution approving the Controller’s certification that Airport Information Booth Services at San Francisco International Airport can be practically performed by private contractor at a lower cost than if work were performed by City employees at presently budgeted levels. (Airport Commission)
Resolution No. 750-98
ADOPTED
981373

[Emergency Repair, Spruce Street Sewer]
Resolution approving the expenditure of funds for the emergency work to replace the structurally inadequate sewer in Spruce Street from Sacramento Street to California Street - $78,151.74. (Public Utilities Commission)
Resolution No. 743-98
ADOPTED
981374

[Emergency Repair, Ordway Street Sewer]
Resolution approving the expenditure of funds for the emergency work to repair the structurally inadequate sewer in Ordway Street from Brussels Street to Goettingen Street - $68,740.00. (Public Utilities Commission)
Resolution No. 747-98
ADOPTED
Recommendations of the Housing and Neighborhood Services Committee
981294

[Membership, Accident Prevention Program]
Mayor
Ordinance amending the Administrative Code by amending Sections 16.121-2, 16.121-4 and 16.121-5 to designate the City Administrator as the Chair of the Central Safety Committee and Coordinator of the Accident Prevention Program, in place of the Director of Administrative Services.

(Amend Sections 16.121-2, 16.121-4, and 16.121-5.)

Ordinance No. 290-98
FINALLY PASSED
Recommendations of the Economic Development, Transportation, and Technology Committee
981377

[Gift Acceptance, Dept of Administrative Services]
Resolution authorizing, retroactively, the acceptance of a gift of the loan of alternative fuel vehicles and portable charging infrastructure from General Motors/Saturn Corporation and Honda to be used by the Department of Administrative Services to demonstrate clean fuel vehicle technology. (Administrative Services Department)
Resolution No. 748-98
ADOPTED
The foregoing items were acted upon by the following vote:
Ayes: 10 - Ammiano, Brown, Katz, Kaufman, Leno, Medina, Newsom, Teng, Yaki, Yee
Absent: 1 - Bierman
REGULAR AGENDA
UNFINISHED BUSINESS
Recommendations of Economic Development, Transportation and Technology Committee
980991

[Street Tree Removal]
Supervisors Katz, Bierman, Yaki, Leno
Ordinance amending Public Works Code by amending Sections 802, 806 and 811 to specify the public notice and appeal procedures regarding street tree removal by City agencies, commissions or departments and to establish a notification process and enforcement mechanism for violations of the Urban Forestry Ordinance and making specified provisions of this ordinance applicable as of September 1, 1998.

(Amend Sections 802, 806 and 811. Companion measure to Files 98-0992, 98-0993, 98-0994.)

Ordinance No. 294-98
FINALLY PASSED by the following vote:
Ayes: 9 - Ammiano, Brown, Katz, Leno, Medina, Newsom, Teng, Yaki, Yee
Noes: 1 - Kaufman
Absent: 1 - Bierman
980992

[Street Tree Removal Appeal Fee]
Supervisors Katz, Bierman, Yaki, Leno
Ordinance amending Municipal Code, Part III, by amending Section 8 to establish a fee for filing an appeal from the decision of the Director of the Department of Public Works concerning street tree removal by a City agency, commission or department.

(Amend Section 8. Companion measure to File 98-0991.)

Ordinance No. 295-98
FINALLY PASSED by the following vote:
Ayes: 9 - Brown, Katz, Leno, Medina, Newsom, Teng, Yaki, Yee, Ammiano
Noes: 1 - Kaufman
Absent: 1 - Bierman
Recommendations of Housing and Neighborhood Services Committee
981158

[Owner Move-In Reform-Senior Housing Protection II]
Supervisor Bierman
Ordinance amending Chapter 37 of the Administrative Code by: (1) amending Section 37.9(a)(8) governing evictions for owner or owner-relative move-in ("OMI") to require that the owner/relative move into the property within three months and live in the property for 36 months, to require a 50 percent or greater ownership interest in order to evict under OMI as to owners acquiring rental property after July 1, 1997, to limit evictions for owner’s relatives, to prohibit OMI eviction if any comparable unit owned by the landlord is vacant and available prior to the tenant’s vacation of the unit: (2) adding Section 37.9B to require owner documentation for OMI evictions, to provide rights to tenants evicted under OMI including a three-year right of re-rental and limitations on rent increases, and to provide a right to relocation costs for tenants of 12 months or more in multiple-unit buildings; (3) amending Section 37.10A to make it a misdemeanor for an owner to refuse to rent to a senior-age person because that person would acquire rights under this chapter; and (4) amending Section 37.11A to provide a right of civil legal action against an owner who attempts to prevent a person from acquiring rights under this chapter.

(Amend Sections 37.9(a)(8), 37.10A, 37.11A; Adds Section 37.9B)

Ordinance No. 293-98
Supervisor Yee, seconded by Supervisor Ammiano, moved to excuse Supervisor Yee from voting because of a possible conflict of interest. The motion carried by the following vote:
Ayes: 8 - Ammiano, Brown, Katz, Leno, Medina, Teng, Yaki, Yee
Absent: 3 - Bierman, Kaufman, Newsom
Supervisors Kaufman and Newsom were excused by previous action of the Board. See Meeting Minutes of September 14, 1998.

The Clerk, with the concurrence of Deputy City Attorney Ted Lakey, announced a clerical correction to Page 9, line 19, to renumber "g" to "i" and insert Sections 37.9(g) and 37.9(h) which were added by Ordinance 250-98 and inadvertently left out of this proposed legislation.

CLERICAL CORRECTION.
FINALLY PASSED by the following vote:
Ayes: 7 - Ammiano, Brown, Katz, Leno, Medina, Teng, Yaki
Absent: 1 - Bierman
Excused: 3 - Kaufman, Newsom, Yee
NEW BUSINESS
Recommendations of the Finance Committee
981366

[Appropriations Limit, FY 1998-1999]
Resolution establishing the appropriations limit for fiscal year 1998-1999 pursuant to California Constitution Article XIII B. (Controller)
Resolution No. 745-98
ADOPTED by the following vote:
Ayes: 10 - Ammiano, Brown, Katz, Kaufman, Leno, Medina, Newsom, Teng, Yaki, Yee
Absent: 1 - Bierman
981404

[Tax Rate Setting, CCSF, FY 1998-1999]
Ordinance providing revenue and levying taxes for City and County purposes for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1999. (Controller)
Ordinance No. 303-98
PASSED ON FIRST READING by the following vote:
Ayes: 10 - Ammiano, Brown, Katz, Kaufman, Leno, Medina, Newsom, Teng, Yaki, Yee
Absent: 1 - Bierman
981405

[Tax Rate Setting, SFUSD, FY 1998-1999]
Ordinance providing revenue and levying taxes for San Francisco Unified School District purposes for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1999. (Controller)

(Fiscal Impact.)

Ordinance No. 304-98
PASSED ON FIRST READING by the following vote:
Ayes: 10 - Ammiano, Brown, Katz, Kaufman, Leno, Medina, Newsom, Teng, Yaki, Yee
Absent: 1 - Bierman
981406

[Tax Rate Setting, SF Community College, FY 1998-1999]
Ordinance providing revenue and levying taxes for San Francisco Community College District purposes for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1999. (Controller)

(Fiscal impact.)

Ordinance No. 305-98
PASSED ON FIRST READING by the following vote:
Ayes: 10 - Ammiano, Brown, Katz, Kaufman, Leno, Medina, Newsom, Teng, Yaki, Yee
Absent: 1 - Bierman
981407

[Appropriation, Art Commission]
Ordinance amending the Annual Appropriation Ordinance for fiscal year 1998-1999, File Number 98-0850, Ordinance Number 242-98, to meet the requirements of the Art Commission pursuant to Charter Section 16.106. RO #98017. (Controller)

(Fiscal impact.)

Ordinance No. 306-98
PASSED ON FIRST READING by the following vote:
Ayes: 10 - Ammiano, Brown, Katz, Kaufman, Leno, Medina, Newsom, Teng, Yaki, Yee
Absent: 1 - Bierman
981424

[Equipment Lease, Series 1998A Bonds]
Ordinance approving the form of and authorizing execution and delivery by the City and County of San Francisco of an amended and restated Equipment Lease and an Equipment Lease Supplement No. 7 each between the City and County of San Francisco Finance Corporation, as lessor, and the City and County of San Francisco as lessee, with respect to equipment to be used for City purposes, a related certificate of approval and a continuing disclosure certificate; approving the issuance of Lease Revenue Bonds by said nonprofit corporation in an amount not to exceed $11,500,000; providing for reimbursement to the City of certain City expenditures incurred prior to the issuance of Lease Revenue Bonds; and providing for the execution of documents in connection therewith and ratifying previous actions taken in connection therewith. (Mayor)
Ordinance No. 307-98
PASSED ON FIRST READING by the following vote:
Ayes: 10 - Ammiano, Brown, Katz, Kaufman, Leno, Medina, Newsom, Teng, Yaki, Yee
Absent: 1 - Bierman
981378

[Emergency Repair, Clayton Street Retaining Wall]
Resolution finding and declaring a public emergency exists at Clayton Street; authorizing the Director of Public Works to take necessary measures in the most expeditious manner to protect the public safety, health, welfare, and property of the Citizens of San Francisco from the dangerous condition created by failure of the retaining wall at Clayton Street; and, because of this emergency, authorizing the Director to enter into agreements of indemnity - $347,500. (Department of Public Works)

(Fiscal impact.)

Resolution No. 749-98
ADOPTED by the following vote:
Ayes: 10 - Ammiano, Brown, Katz, Kaufman, Leno, Medina, Newsom, Teng, Yaki, Yee
Absent: 1 - Bierman
Recommendations of the Economic Development, Transportation, and Technology Committee
980612

[MBE/WBE/LBE Utilization Ordinance - IV]
Supervisors Brown, Katz, Teng, Medina, Bierman
Ordinance amending Administrative Code by adding Sections 12D.A.1 through 12.D.A.21 to establish a new MBE/WBE/LBE ordinance (1) to remedy identified discrimination against certain prime contractor MBE/ WBES in the City’s procurement process and to eliminate the competitive disadvantage prime contractor LBES labor under in the City’s procurement process and (2) to require city contracting departments to implement MBE/WBE program mandating prime contractors to use good faith efforts to use MBE/WBES when there are subcontracting opportunities in public works and professional service contracts.
Supervisor Yaki presented an amendment of the whole (technical amendments).
Ordinance No. 296-98
Supervisor Yaki, seconded by Supervisor Teng, moved that this Ordinance be AMENDED, AN AMENDMENT OF THE WHOLE BEARING SAME TITLE. The motion carried by the following vote:
Ayes: 10 - Ammiano, Brown, Katz, Kaufman, Leno, Medina, Newsom, Teng, Yaki, Yee
Absent: 1 - Bierman
Supervisor Brown presented another amendment of the whole bearing same title.

Supervisor Yaki moved Supervisor Brown’s amendment of the whole with an additional amendment to page 25 to change the threshold for professional services to $2 million and add teleCOMMUNICATION

s industry at $5 million.

Supervisor Yaki, seconded by Supervisor Brown, moved that this Ordinance be AMENDED, AN AMENDMENT OF THE WHOLE BEARING SAME TITLE. The motion carried by the following vote:
Ayes: 10 - Ammiano, Brown, Katz, Kaufman, Leno, Medina, Newsom, Teng, Yaki, Yee
Absent: 1 - Bierman
Supervisor Medina moved to amend by increasing the trucker’s threshold to $7 million.

Motion lost for lack of a second.

The San Francisco Human Rights Commission submitted the following documents for the record: Index and Summary of Oral Testimony of MBEs/WBEs and Compliance Officers (including video tapes).

The roll was then called on the pending ordinance.
PASSED ON FIRST READING AS AMENDED by the following vote:
Ayes: 10 - Ammiano, Brown, Katz, Kaufman, Leno, Medina, Newsom, Teng, Yaki, Yee
Absent: 1 - Bierman
981334

[Landmark, Carmel Fallon Building]
Supervisors Katz, Leno, Ammiano, Bierman, Yaki, Newsom, Kaufman
Ordinance designating 1800 Market Street, The Carmel Fallon Building, as Landmark No. 223 pursuant to Article 10 of the Planning Code.

(Approved by Planning Commission Resolution No. 14658)

Supervisor Kaufman requested to be added as co-sponsor.
Ordinance No. 302-98
PASSED ON FIRST READING by the following vote:
Ayes: 10 - Ammiano, Brown, Katz, Kaufman, Leno, Medina, Newsom, Teng, Yaki, Yee
Absent: 1 - Bierman
Appointment of President Pro Tempore
At the request of President Kaufman, Supervisor Yaki assumed the Chair.
981412

[Museums]
Ordinance amending Administrative Code by amending Chapter 28, Article 1, to provide that the Asian Art Museum and the San Francisco Airport museums may sell, exchange or transfer works of art or other articles under certain circumstances. (Airport Commission)

(Amends Chapter 28, Article 1.)

Ordinance No. 291-98
PASSED ON FIRST READING by the following vote:
Ayes: 9 - Ammiano, Brown, Katz, Leno, Medina, Newsom, Teng, Yaki, Yee
Absent: 2 - Bierman, Kaufman
981484

[CEQA Findings, South of Market Area Plan]
Resolution endorsing the Planning Commissions’s certification of the Final Environmental Impact Report and adopting environmental findings (and statement of overriding considerations) pursuant to the California Environmental Quality Act and State Guidelines in connection with a zoning map amendment and related amendments to the South of Market Area Plan of the San Francisco General Plan. (City Attorney)

(Approved by Planning Commission Motion No. 14685. Companion measure to Files 98-1203, 98-1485.)

Resolution No. 751-98
ADOPTED by the following vote:
Ayes: 9 - Ammiano, Brown, Katz, Leno, Medina, Newsom, Teng, Yaki, Yee
Absent: 2 - Bierman, Kaufman
981485

[General Plan Amendment, South of Market Area Plan]
Ordinance approving amendments to the South of Market Area Plan of the General Plan of the City and County of San Francisco; adopting findings pursuant to Planning Code Section 101.1. (City Attorney)

(Approved by Planning Commission Resolution No. 14683. Companion measure to Files 981203, 981484.)

Ordinance No. 298-98
PASSED ON FIRST READING by the following vote:
Ayes: 9 - Ammiano, Brown, Katz, Leno, Medina, Newsom, Teng, Yaki, Yee
Absent: 2 - Bierman, Kaufman
981203

[Zoning Map Amendment-Brannan Street/Fourth Street]
Supervisor Katz
Ordinance amending the Zoning Map of the City and County of San Francisco for property within a portion of Assessor’s Block 3787, which block is bounded by Fourth Street, Brannan Street, Third Street, and Townsend Street, to change the height and bulk district classification from a 50-X to a 65-X Height and Bulk District, and adopting findings pursuant to Planning Code Section 101.1.

(Approved by Planning Commission Resolution No. 14684. Companion measure to Files 981484, 981485.)

Ordinance No. 297-98
PASSED ON FIRST READING by the following vote:
Ayes: 9 - Ammiano, Brown, Katz, Leno, Medina, Newsom, Teng, Yaki, Yee
Absent: 2 - Bierman, Kaufman
The President resumed the Chair.
980702

[Moderate-Scale Neighborhood Commercial District]
Supervisors Katz, Leno, Ammiano, Bierman, Kaufman, Yaki, Newsom
Ordinance amending Planning Code by adding a special provision to Section 712.38 and amending the associated chart set forth in Section 712 to authorize the change in occupancy of a vacant residential use to an other institution, large, use operated by a non-profit corporation on the third floor and above of buildings in the moderate-scale neighborhood commercial district as a conditional use under certain specified circumstances; adopting findings pursuant to Section 101.1.

(Approved by Planning Commission Resolution No. 14659. General Rule exclusion from environmental review. Companion measure to File 981334.)

Supervisor Kaufman requested to be added as co-sponsor.
Ordinance No. 299-98
PASSED ON FIRST READING by the following vote:
Ayes: 10 - Ammiano, Brown, Katz, Kaufman, Leno, Medina, Newsom, Teng, Yaki, Yee
Absent: 1 - Bierman
980804

[Skate Transit Pilot Program]
Supervisors Ammiano, Bierman
Ordinance amending Traffic Code Section 100 to revise provisions regulating the use of roller skates and by adding Sections 100.1 to 100.6, inclusive, to regulate the use of roller skates and in-line skates on certain roadways and sidewalks; providing for sunset provision (expires December 31, 1999).

(Amend Section 100; Add Sections 100.1 to 100.6 inclusive.)

Supervisor Ammiano presented an amendment of the whole.
Ordinance No. 300-98
Supervisor Ammiano, seconded by Supervisor Teng, moved that this Ordinance be AMENDED, AN AMENDMENT OF THE WHOLE BEARING SAME TITLE. The motion carried by the following vote:
Ayes: 9 - Teng, Yaki, Yee, Ammiano, Brown, Katz, Leno, Medina, Newsom
Absent: 2 - Bierman, Kaufman
Supervisor Yee requested to be added as co-sponsor.
PASSED ON FIRST READING AS AMENDED by the following vote:
Ayes: 9 - Ammiano, Brown, Katz, Leno, Medina, Newsom, Teng, Yaki, Yee
Noes: 1 - Kaufman
Absent: 1 - Bierman
981039

[Paratransit]
Supervisor Newsom
Ordinance amending Police Code by adding Section 1147.8, requiring all taxicab color schemes to participate in the City’s Paratransit Program.

(Add Section 1147.8.)

Ordinance No. 301-98
PASSED ON FIRST READING by the following vote:
Ayes: 10 - Ammiano, Brown, Katz, Kaufman, Leno, Medina, Newsom, Teng, Yaki, Yee
Absent: 1 - Bierman
981132

[Renaming Myrtle Street to Alice B. Toklas Place]
Supervisors Teng, Katz, Leno, Ammiano, Bierman, Brown
Resolution renaming Myrtle Street from Van Ness Avenue to Polk Street running east to west, Alice B. Toklas Place.
Resolution No. 744-98
ADOPTED by the following vote:
Ayes: 10 - Ammiano, Brown, Katz, Kaufman, Leno, Medina, Newsom, Teng, Yaki, Yee
Absent: 1 - Bierman
COMMITTEE REPORTS
Recommendation of Housing and Neighborhood Services Committee
980520

[Massage Establishments]
Supervisors Yee, Medina
Ordinance amending the Planning Code by amending Sections 183, 209.8, 218.1 and 249.5 to prohibit certain massage establishments in the North of Market Residential Special Use District, to decrease the period of permitted discontinuance of an existing massage establishment from six months to three months and to impose conditions upon a change of ownership or operation of existing massage establishment.

(Amends Sections 183, 209.8, 218.1 and 249.5. From Planning Commission Resolution No. 14652 adopted 7/9/98 recommending the proposed amendment with a suggested amendment. General Rule Exclusion dated 6/28/98.)

(8/17/98 - Passed on First Reading as amended.

8/24/98 - Rereferred to Committee.

)

Supervisor Medina requested to be added as co-sponsor.

Ordinance No. 292-98
FINALLY PASSED by the following vote:
Ayes: 10 - Ammiano, Brown, Katz, Kaufman, Leno, Medina, Newsom, Teng, Yaki, Yee
Absent: 1 - Bierman
PUBLIC COMMENT
Fredrick Hobson, tree removal, environmental appeal board, massage parlor, drug dealings license plate 4BXL805 Ford Mustang;

Carol, tree ordinance;

Cati Okorie, 32nd anniversary of uprising in Bayview Hunters Point, ballpark initiative;

J. B. Saunders, Black construction firm, racism;

Rodney, massage establishments.

FOR ADOPTION WITHOUT COMMITTEE REFERENCE
These measures are introduced for adoption without committee reference. A unanimous vote is required for adoption of a resolution today. Any Supervisor may require any resolution to go to Committee.

981505

[Donation, Pickup Truck]
Supervisors Bierman, Katz, Leno, Medina
Resolution directing the Department of Purchasing to donate the next available full-size one ton pickup truck from its surplus fleet of vehicles to the youth-run Sunrise Sidewalk Cleaners.
Supervisors Katz, Leno, Medina requested to be added as co-sponsors.
Resolution No. 752-98
ADOPTED
981506

[Federal Legislation, H.R. 118]
Supervisors Brown, Katz, Leno, Medina
Resolution urging the United States Senate to pass H.R. 118, the Traffic Stops Statistics Study Act of 1998 ("Driving While Black").
Supervisors Katz, Leno, Medina requested to be added as co-sponsors.
Resolution No. 753-98
ADOPTED
981507

[Federal Legislation, H.R. 4194]
Supervisors Katz, Leno, Ammiano, Kaufman, Newsom, Teng, Yaki, Medina, Brown, Bierman
Resolution opposing the Riggs amendment to H.R. 4194, VA-HUD Appropriations Bill.
Resolution No. 754-98
ADOPTED
981510

[Treasure Island Public Transportation]
Supervisor Leno
Resolution urging the Treasure Island Development Authority to develop plans for public transportation to Treasure Island and to implement a public parking fee plan which will encourage the use of public transportation.
Resolution No. 765-98
ADOPTED
981511

[Litigation]
Supervisors Leno, Medina
Resolution urging the City Attorney to institute an investigation and consider legal proceedings against the California Department of Corrections for improper administration of HIV medication and for providing inadequate medication and information upon release of HIV infected persons.
Supervisor Medina requested to be added as co-sponsor.
Resolution No. 764-98
ADOPTED
981512

[James Hormel Ambassador Nomination]
Supervisors Leno, Katz, Ammiano, Bierman, Brown, Kaufman, Medina, Newsom, Teng, Yaki
Resolution supporting the nomination of James Hormel as ambassador to Luxembourg and urging the United States Senate Leadership to act on his nomination
Resolution No. 755-98
ADOPTED
981513

[Grant, Federal Funds]
Supervisor Medina
Resolution authorizing the Mayor’s Criminal Justice Council to accept and expend funds in the amount of $274,409 from the U. S. Department of Justice, Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) to support the implementation of the comprehensive effort to reform the juvenile justice system of the City and County of San Francisco.
Resolution No. 756-98
ADOPTED
981514

[Greek Community Commemorative Plaque]
Supervisors Newsom, Katz, Leno, Medina
Resolution urging the creation and siting of a commemorative plaque to honor those of Greek ancestry who helped make San Francisco an incredibly diverse and vibrant city.
Supervisors Katz, Leno, Medina requested to be added as co-sponsors.
Resolution No. 757-98
ADOPTED
981515

[Traffic Lights]
Supervisors Teng, Medina, Newsom
Resolution urging the Department of Parking and Traffic to install traffic lights at the intersection of Geneva Avenue and Madrid Street.
Supervisors Medina, Newsom requested to be added as co-sponsors.
Resolution No. 758-98
ADOPTED
981519

[Messenger Appreciation Day]
Supervisors Ammiano, Leno, Medina
Resolution designating October 9, 1998 as Messenger Appreciation Day.
Supervisors Leno, Medina requested to be added as co-sponsors.
Resolution No. 759-98
ADOPTED
981520

[Commend Linus Pauling]
Supervisors Kaufman, Katz, Medina, Newsom
Resolution commending the sponsors of the upcoming Linus Pauling and the Twentieth Century Exhibition and recognizing the remarkable achievements of Dr. Linus Pauling.
Supervisors Katz, Medina, Newsom requested to be added as co-sponsors.
Resolution No. 760-98
ADOPTED
981521

[Commend Merrill Lynch]
Supervisors Leno, Katz, Ammiano, Medina, Newsom
Resolution commending Merrill Lynch for providing domestic partners benefits to its employees.
Supervisors Medina, Newsom requested to be added as co-sponsors.
Resolution No. 761-98
ADOPTED
981522

[Tai Seng - TVB Day]
Supervisors Teng, Leno, Medina, Newsom
Resolution commending Television Limited ("TVB)) for its distinguished achievements in the world of entertainment and declaring September 18, 1998 "Tai Seng - TVB Day" in San Francisco.
Supervisors Leno, Medina , Newsom requested to be added as co-sponsors.
Resolution No. 762-98
ADOPTED
981509

[Living Wage Legislation Report]
Supervisors Kaufman, Medina
Motion requesting the Legislative Analyst to conduct a review of living wage proposals and to report to the Board on that review and any policy issues raised by such proposals.
Supervisor Medina requested to be added as co-sponsor.
Motion No. M98-123
APPROVED
The foregoing items were acted upon by the following vote:
Ayes: 9 - Ammiano, Brown, Katz, Kaufman, Leno, Medina, Newsom, Yaki, Yee
Absent: 2 - Bierman, Teng
OFF-CALENDAR LEGISLATION
Introduced by Supervisors or the Mayor
Ordinances
981202

[Temporary Parking Restrictions]
Supervisor Yee
Ordinance amending Article 3, Chapter XI, Part II of the Traffic Code by amending Section 33.1 regarding temporary no-parking signs to include a contact person and telephone number for information regarding the reasons for the restrictions.

(Amends Section 33.1; companion to Files 98-1239, 98-1240.)

7/20/98, RECEIVED AND ASSIGNED to Housing and Neighborhood Services Committee.

9/22/98, SUBSTITUTED. Ordinance bearing same title introduced in Board by Supervisor Yee.
9/22/98, ASSIGNED to Housing and Neighborhood Services Committee.

Ordinance No. 367-98
981240

[Temporary Parking Restrictions]
Supervisor Yee
Ordinance amending Article 3, Chapter XI, Part II of the Traffic Code by amending Section 33.1A, regarding temporary no-parking signs to include a contact person and telephone number for information regarding the reasons for the restrictions.

(Amends Section 33.1A; companion measure to Files 98-1202, 98-1239.)

7/20/98, RECEIVED AND ASSIGNED to Housing and Neighborhood Services Committee.

9/22/98, SUBSTITUTED. Ordinance bearing same title introduced in Board by Supervisor Yee.
9/22/98, ASSIGNED to Housing and Neighborhood Services Committee.

Ordinance No. 369-98
981558

[Rent Ordinance]
Supervisors Leno, Bierman
Draft ordinance amending Administrative Code (Residential Rent Stabilization and Arbitration Ordinance) Sections 37.2(g) and 37.9(A)(2) to include the right to have a specific number of occupants in the definition of housing services and to provide that a landlord may not unreasonably withhold the right to sublet or assign a housing unit as long as an originally contracting tenant continues to reside in the premises.

(Amends Sections 37.2(g) and 37.9(A)(2).)

9/22/98, ASSIGNED UNDER 30 DAY RULE to Housing and Neighborhood Services Committee, expires on 10/22/1998.
Resolutions
981559

[Lease, 1555 Turk Street, Laurel Gardens]
Supervisor Brown
Resolution approving the Redevelopment Agency’s lease of the land at Assessor’s Block 754, Lot 28, commonly known as 1555 Turk Street, to Laurel Gardens of Bethel A.M.E. Church, L.P., A California Limited Partnership, for 99 years for the purpose of preserving a housing development for very low and low income households.
9/22/98, REFERRED TO BOARD SITTING AS A COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE. Scheduled for October 13, 1998.
Resolution No. 835-98
981560

[Multifamily Housing Revenue Bonds]
Supervisors Medina, Teng, Brown
Resolution authorizing the issuance and delivery of Multifamily Housing Revenue Bonds, Series 1998A (The "Series 1998A Bonds") and Series 1998B (The "Series 1998B Bonds," and together with the Series 1998A Bonds, the "Bonds") in an aggregate principal amount not to exceed $2,500,000 for the purpose of refunding bonds previously issued to provide financing for a multifamily rental housing project; authorizing the sale of the bonds; approving the form of and authorizing the execution of an indenture providing the terms and conditions of the bonds; approving the form of and authorizing the execution of the bond placement agreement providing the terms and conditions for the sale of the bonds; approving the form of and authorizing the execution of an amendment to financing and regulatory agreement; approving the form of and authorizing the execution of a loan agreement; approving the form of and authorizing the preparation and distribution of a preliminary official statement and the preparation, execution and distribution of an official statement relating to the bonds; approving the form of and authorizing the execution of a subordination agreement; approving and authorizing the execution and delivery of any document necessary to implement this resolution; ratifying and approving any action heretofore taken in connection with the bonds, the project and the refunding of the prior bonds; and related matters.
9/22/98, RECEIVED AND ASSIGNED to Finance Committee.

Resolution No. 836-98
981561

[Waiving Fees, Vietnamese Tet Festival]
Supervisor Yee
Resolution waiving fees to be charged for the temporary street closing for the February 1998 Vietnamese Tet Festival.
9/22/98, RECEIVED AND ASSIGNED to Finance Committee.

Resolution No. 91-99
981562

[Liquor Licenses]
Supervisor Yee
Resolution urging the California Alcoholic Beverage Control Board to condition all new, renewed or transferred liquor licenses in the North of Market Residential Special Use District to prohibit the sale of alcoholic beverages for consumption off the licensed premises and to require adherence to specified "Good Neighbor" policies.
9/22/98, RECEIVED AND ASSIGNED to Housing and Neighborhood Services Committee.

981563

[Interim Zoning Controls]
Supervisor Yee
Resolution imposing Interim Zoning Controls to prohibit introduction of new establishments, or expansion of existing establishments, subject to specified exceptions, selling alcoholic beverages for consumption off of the premises, and establishing good neighbor policies for all establishments selling alcoholic beverages, in the North of Market Residential Special Use District, as defined in Planning Code Section 249.5 for an eighteen (18) month period and making a determination of consistency with the priority policies of Planning Code Section 101.1.

11/4/98-From Planning Department General Rule Exclusion dated October 26, 1998.

9/22/98, RECEIVED AND ASSIGNED to Housing and Neighborhood Services Committee.

9/25/98 - Transmitted to Police and Planning Departments for review and recommendation. 11/4/98 - From Planning Department General Rule Exclusion dated October 26, 1998.
981564

[Naming New Committee Room at City Hall]
Supervisors Ammiano, Bierman, Newsom
Resolution designating one of the new committee room at City Hall to be named in honor of Mr. John Taylor, retired Clerk of the Board.
9/22/98, RECEIVED AND ASSIGNED to Rules Committee.

Resolution No. 993-98
981565

[Drug Policy Foundation Grant]
Supervisors Ammiano, Bierman
Resolution urging the Department of Public Health and other appropriate departments of the City and County of San Francisco to participate in a federal drug policy foundation grant to create a coordinated multi-county response to Proposition 215 which authorizes the use of marijuana for medicinal purposes.
9/22/98, RECEIVED AND ASSIGNED to Health, Family, and Environment Committee.

981566

[Bicycle Legislation, Extend Review Time]
Supervisors Katz, Brown, Teng
Resolution extending the prescribed time within which the Planning Commission may render its decision on the proposed Bicycle Transit Enhancement Plan ordinance, for an additional 45 day period ending on November 13, 1998.
9/22/98, REFERRED FOR ADOPTION WITHOUT COMMITTEE REFERENCE AGENDA AT THE NEXT BOARD MEETING.
Resolution No. 791-98
981567

[Teachers at Walden House]
Supervisors Katz, Bierman, Brown, Ammiano, Teng, Leno
Resolution urging the San Francisco Unified School District to provide teachers for the Young Women’s Program and the Young Men’s Program at the Walden House.
9/22/98, REFERRED FOR ADOPTION WITHOUT COMMITTEE REFERENCE AGENDA AT THE NEXT BOARD MEETING.
Resolution No. 792-98
981568

[Oppose California Defense of Marriage Act]
Supervisors Leno, Katz, Ammiano, Brown, Bierman, Newsom, Yee, Teng, Kaufman
Resolution denouncing the submission of petitions to place California Defense of Marriage Act on the ballot as a state-wide initiative.
9/22/98, REFERRED FOR ADOPTION WITHOUT COMMITTEE REFERENCE AGENDA AT THE NEXT BOARD MEETING.
Resolution No. 793-98
981569

[Crane Operator Certification]
Supervisors Leno, Katz, Bierman, Brown, Ammiano
Resolution urging the California State Legislature to require the certification of operators of cranes and other hoisting equipment.
9/22/98, REFERRED FOR ADOPTION WITHOUT COMMITTEE REFERENCE AGENDA AT THE NEXT BOARD MEETING.
Resolution No. 794-98
981570

[Split of 415 Area Code Within San Francisco]
Supervisors Leno, Yaki, Yee, Bierman, Ammiano, Katz, Brown, Newsom, Teng
Resolution urging the California Public Utilities Commission to institute a telephone area code overlay for the benefit of San Francisco Small Businesses.
9/22/98, REFERRED FOR ADOPTION WITHOUT COMMITTEE REFERENCE AGENDA AT THE NEXT BOARD MEETING.
Resolution No. 994-98
981571

[Ocean Beach Safety Efforts]
Supervisor Newsom
Resolution urging the Golden Gate National Recreation Area to take safety measures, including creating a lifeguard station, to prevent water accidents and fatalities at Ocean Beach.
9/22/98, REFERRED FOR ADOPTION WITHOUT COMMITTEE REFERENCE AGENDA AT THE NEXT BOARD MEETING.
Resolution No. 795-98
981572

[S 0128, Quincy Library Logging Bill]
Supervisor Newsom
Resolution opposing S 1028, the Quincy Library Logging Bill, and asking that a copy of this resolution be sent to our federal representatives in the U.S. Senate.
9/22/98, REFERRED FOR ADOPTION WITHOUT COMMITTEE REFERENCE AGENDA AT THE NEXT BOARD MEETING.
Resolution No. 796-98
981573

[Internet Access of Boards/Commission Agendas]
Supervisors Newsom, Bierman, Ammiano, Katz, Leno
Resolution urging the Information Services Division of the Controller’s Office and Webmasters for each individual department to list the agendas and calendars of every commission meeting for every City department in a readily available space on the Internet
9/22/98, REFERRED FOR ADOPTION WITHOUT COMMITTEE REFERENCE AGENDA AT THE NEXT BOARD MEETING.
Resolution No. 797-98
981574

[Internet Access of Boards/Commission Agendas]
Supervisors Newsom, Bierman, Ammiano, Katz
Resolution urging the Information Services Division of the Controller’s Officer to publish on the Internet the Administrative Code, the Planning Code, the Public Works Code, the Health Code, the Police Code, the Municipal Code, the Park Code, the Traffic Code, the Building Code, Mechanical, the Fire Codes, the Plumbing Code, the Electrical Code, at its world wide web site at :http:/www.ci.sf.ca.us/bdsupvrs/.
9/22/98, REFERRED FOR ADOPTION WITHOUT COMMITTEE REFERENCE AGENDA AT THE NEXT BOARD MEETING.
981575

[Nominations to Park/Open Space Advisory Committee]
Supervisors Yaki, Brown
Resolution amending Resolution Nos. 667-90 and 955-93 to add the Chinatown Better Parks and Recreation as an organization qualified to submit nominations for appointment to the Park and Open Space Advisory Committee pursuant to Charter Section 165.107(g).
9/22/98, RECEIVED AND ASSIGNED to Parks and Recreation Committee.

Resolution No. 837-98
981576

[Commend Dr. Arthur H. Coleman]
Supervisors Brown, Kaufman, Bierman, Ammiano, Katz, Teng
Resolution commending Arthur H. Coleman for 50 years of distinguished services to the City and County of San Francisco.
9/22/98, REFERRED FOR ADOPTION WITHOUT COMMITTEE REFERENCE AGENDA AT THE NEXT BOARD MEETING.
Resolution No. 798-98
981577

[Commend Canada’s Department of National Defense]
Supervisors Leno, Katz, Ammiano, Bierman
Resolution commending Canada’s Department of National Defense for its inclusive military policy regarding transgender soldiers.
9/22/98, REFERRED FOR ADOPTION WITHOUT COMMITTEE REFERENCE AGENDA AT THE NEXT BOARD MEETING.
Resolution No. 799-98
981578

[Tenderloin Adopt-A-Street Week]
Supervisor Yee
Resolution commending the Tenderloin Community and the Department of Public Works, Public Health, Human Services for joining together to execute the Tenderloin Adopt-A-Tree Program, and proclaiming the week of September 21, 1998 "Tenderloin Adopt-A-Tree Week".
9/22/98, REFERRED FOR ADOPTION WITHOUT COMMITTEE REFERENCE AGENDA AT THE NEXT BOARD MEETING. Clerical correction to title.
Resolution No. 800-98
981601

[Commend Gay Men’s Chorus]
Supervisors Brown, Kaufman, Bierman, Ammiano, Katz, Newsom, Teng, Leno
Resolution commending the San Francisco Gay Men’s Chorus as it celebrates its Twentieth Anniversary of outstanding contributions to the world of choral music.
9/22/98, REFERRED FOR ADOPTION WITHOUT COMMITTEE REFERENCE AGENDA AT THE NEXT BOARD MEETING.
Resolution No. 808-98
Requests for Hearings
981579

[Frisbee Golf]
Supervisors Brown, Bierman
Hearing to consider the feasibility of establishing a frisbee golf course in one of our City’s parks.
9/22/98, RECEIVED AND ASSIGNED to Parks and Recreation Committee.

981580

[Airport Public Works Projects]
Supervisor Brown
Hearing to consider the effectiveness of project stabilization agreements and the reasons for the low number of San Francisco residents participating in the public work projects at the Airport.
9/22/98, RECEIVED AND ASSIGNED to Economic Development, Transportation, and Technology Committee.

981581

[Discrimination, Iranian Descent]
Supervisor Brown
Hearing to consider the extent to which San Franciscans of Iranian descent are discriminated against.
9/22/98, RECEIVED AND ASSIGNED to Health, Family, and Environment Committee.

981582

[Airport Hangman’s Noose Incident]
Supervisor Brown
Hearing to investigate the hangman’s noose incident at the Hensel Phelps Construction Company’s trailer at the Airport.
9/22/98, RECEIVED AND ASSIGNED to Health, Family, and Environment Committee.

981583

[San Francisco Housing Authority Audits]
Supervisor Yee
Hearing to consider all the audits that are currently being done of the San Francisco Housing Authority, including information from the Housing Authority and the entities performing the audits about goals, workplans, timelines and current status of each audit.
9/22/98, RECEIVED AND ASSIGNED to Finance Committee.

981584

[Merging Parking/Traffic with Public Transportation]
Supervisors Newsom, Ammiano
Motion asking our Policy Analyst to research merging the Parking and Traffic Commission with the Public Transportation Commission.
9/22/98, REFERRED FOR ADOPTION WITHOUT COMMITTEE REFERENCE AGENDA AT THE NEXT BOARD MEETING.
Motion No. M98-127
Motion
981585

[Needle Exchange Emergency]
Supervisors Bierman, Teng, Ammiano, Yaki, Kaufman, Katz, Brown, Newsom, Medina, Yee, Leno
Motion concurring in the determination of the Mayor for the continued need for the declaration of emergency in connection with the needle exchange program.
9/22/98, REFERRED FOR ADOPTION WITHOUT COMMITTEE REFERENCE AGENDA AT THE NEXT BOARD MEETING.
Motion No. M98-128
Introduced by the President at the Request of Departments
PROPOSED ORDINANCES
980140

[Appropriation, Department of Public Health]
Mayor
Ordinance appropriating $1,500,000, Department of Public Health-Community Health Service, from Community Health Service Tobacco Settlement Revenue, to fund for health education, promotion and enforcement programs to discourage smoking among minors, and for the creation of 2.1 new positions for fiscal year 1998-1999; companion measure to File 980141. (Controller)
1/26/98, RECEIVED AND ASSIGNED to Finance Committee.

2/4/98, Hearing held. Continued to 3/4/98. 3/4/98, Continued to the Call of the Chair. 4/23/98, Received letter from DPH with new proposed legislation with changes including creation of 2.1 positions instead of 2 positions. NOTE: This legislation was never adopted by committee but is in the file for informational purposes. If Committee recommends legislation, an amended version would have to be adopted to match ASO in file 98-0141.
9/11/98, SUBSTITUTED.
9/21/98, ASSIGNED to Finance Committee.

Ordinance No. 308-98
980141

[Annual Salary Ordinance, Dept. of Public Health]
Supervisors Teng, Newsom
Ordinance amending Annual Salary Ordinance No. 243-98 (Annual Salary Ordinance, 1998-1999), Department of Public Health-Community Health Service, reflecting the creation of 2.1 new positions (Class 2822 Health Educator and Class 1426 Senior Clerk Typist). (Department of Human Resources)

(Fiscal impact; Companion measure to File 980140.)

1/26/98, RECEIVED AND ASSIGNED to Finance Committee.

2/4/98 - Hearing held. Continued to 3/4/98. 3/4/98 - Continued to the Call of the Chair.
4/29/98, SUBSTITUTED.
4/29/98, ASSIGNED to Finance Committee.

9/11/98, SUBSTITUTED.
9/11/98, ASSIGNED to Finance Committee.

Ordinance No. 309-98
981502

[Arts Commission Membership in Organizations]
Ordinance amending Administrative Code by amending Section 16.6-45 to delete organizations and add organizations. (Arts Commission)

(Amends Section 16.6-45)

9/14/98, RECEIVED AND ASSIGNED to Rules Committee.

981503

[Campaign Consultant Fees]
Ordinance amending Administrative Code by amending Section 16.543(c) to add a fee schedule for campaign consultants and to require the Ethics Commission to evaluate the fee schedule in 1999 and propose any amendments to the fee schedule to the Board of Supervisors for approval by December 1, 1999. (Ethics Commission)

(Amends Section 16.543(c).)

9/16/98, RECEIVED AND ASSIGNED to Finance Committee.

Ordinance No. 347-98
981504

[Health Contracts]
Ordinance amending Administrative Code by repealing Section 1.33, amending Section 19A.23 and adding Sections 19A.37, 19A.38, 19A.39, and 19A.40 to authorize the Director of Health to enter into agreements that contain an indemnification provision with University of California, UCSF/Stanford Health Care, Alameda County, San Mateo County, and San Francisco Unified School District. (Department of Public Health)
9/16/98, RECEIVED AND ASSIGNED to Health, Family, and Environment Committee.

Ordinance No. 337-98
981540

[Street Fair Cost Recovery]
Ordinance amending Administrative Code by amending Section 2-70.6 to provide that the San Francisco Police Department recover the full cost of services provided to a street fair. (Police Department)
9/11/98, RECEIVED AND ASSIGNED to Finance Committee.

PROPOSED RESOLUTIONS
981472

[Real Estate Purchase and Renovation]
Supervisors Teng, Newsom
Resolution authorizing the purchase of real property at 301 Eddy Street (Assessor’s Block 338, Lot 23) for the San Francisco Police Department and adopting findings under the Caliornia Environmental Quality Act and findings pursuant to Planning Code Section 101.1. (Police Commission)
8/28/98, RECEIVED AND ASSIGNED to Finance Committee.

9/15/98, SUBSTITUTED.
9/22/98, ASSIGNED to Finance Committee.

Resolution No. 787-98
981496

[Hold Harmless Agreement]
Resolution authorizing the Chief of Police to execute a hold harmless agreement with the United States Coast Guard concerning the docking of a vessel at Treasure Island. (Police Department)
9/10/98, RECEIVED AND ASSIGNED to Economic Development, Transportation, and Technology Committee.

Resolution No. 895-98
981497

[MUNI Trolley Bus Contract]
Resolution authorizing the San Francisco Municipal Railway through the Purchaser to enter into Contract Modification No. 1 to Procurement Contract No. 888 with Electric Transit Incorporated (ETI) for the purchase of additional and improved components and associated spare parts, and to extend the delivery milestones of the Prototype Trolley Coaches and the contract completion date to be 30 and 60 days. (Public Transportation Commission)
9/10/98, RECEIVED AND ASSIGNED to Economic Development, Transportation, and Technology Committee.

Resolution No. 885-98
981498

[Contract, DPH/University of California]
Resolution authorizing the Department of Public Health to enter into a subcontract in the amount of $13,846 with the University of California, the primary contractor, to collaborate in the "Connie Wofsy Womens HIV Study" to be responsible for the scientific conduct of this project, and which includes indemnification clauses and which does not include patent infringement indemnification and false claims clauses; retroactive to July 1, 1998. (Department of Public Health)
9/11/98, RECEIVED AND ASSIGNED to Health, Family, and Environment Committee.

Resolution No. 857-98
981530

[Gift Acceptance]
Resolution authorizing the Chief of Police to accept a gift of a forty-seven foot motor-life vessel from the United States Coast Guard. (Police Department)
9/10/98, RECEIVED AND ASSIGNED to Rules Committee.

Resolution No. 858-98
981531

[Contracting with State Board of Control]
Resolution authorizing the District Attorney to retroactively contract for, accept and expend funds in the amount of $481,870, and waive indirect costs due to funding constraints, which have been allocated from the State Board of Control Victims of Crime Program, an agent of the State of California, for a project entitled "Joint Powers Agreement with Victim and Witness Assistance Program" for the twelve month period July 1, 1998 through June 30, 1999. (District Attorney)
9/11/98, RECEIVED AND ASSIGNED to Housing and Neighborhood Services Committee.

Resolution No. 834-98
981532

[State Grant, California Energy Commission]
Resolution authorizing the General Manager of the Recreation and Park Department and the General Manager of the Public Utilities Commission to accept and expend a grant of $75,000 from the California Energy Commission for projects resulting in energy savings. (Public Utilities Commission)
9/14/98, RECEIVED AND ASSIGNED to Economic Development, Transportation, and Technology Committee.

Resolution No. 896-98
981533

[City-Wide 800 MHz Radio Project Agreement]
Resolution authorizing first amendment to license agreement with AT&T COMMUNICATION

s, Inc. at AT&T’s Bernal Heights Facility at 99 Moultrie Street for City’s 800 MHz Radio Project. (Real Estate Department)
9/14/98, RECEIVED AND ASSIGNED to Economic Development, Transportation, and Technology Committee.

Resolution No. 897-98
981536

[Appointment, S.F. Port Commission]
Resolution confirming reappointment of Michael Hardeman to the San Francisco Port Commission. (Mayor)
9/15/98, RECEIVED AND ASSIGNED to Rules Committee.

Resolution No. 827-98
981537

[Appointments, S.F. Redevelopment Agency]
Resolution confirming reappointment of Benny Yee and Leroy King to the San Francisco Redevelopment Agency. (Mayor)
9/15/98, RECEIVED AND ASSIGNED to Rules Committee.

Resolution No. 828-98
981538

[Settlement of Claim, Chung Ming Ng]
Resolution approving the settlement of the unlitigated claim of Chung Ming Ng by payment of $50,000.00 (City Attorney)
9/16/98, RECEIVED AND ASSIGNED to Rules Committee.

Resolution No. 859-98
981542

[Stop Intersections]
Resolution designating certain intersections as"Stop" intersections:

STOP SIGNS - ESTABLISH
9th Avenue and Moraga Street, northwest and southeast corners, stopping 9th Avenue (makes this an all-way STOP)
Bridgeview Drive and Topeka Avenue, northeast and southwest corners, stopping Topeka Avenue (makes this an all-way STOP)
Lyon and McAllister Streets, northeast and southwest corners, stopping McAllister Street (makes this an all-way STOP)
Palace Drive, Bay Street, and Lyon Street, northeast and southwest corners, stopping Palace Drive and Bay Street (makes this multiple T-intersection an all-way STOP)

STOP SIGNS - RESCIND - for a six-month trial period.
Duncan Street, southwest corner, stopping eastbound Tiffany Avenue
Tiffany Avenue, southeast corner, stopping northbound Duncan Street (Department of Parking and Traffic)
9/16/98, RECEIVED AND ASSIGNED to Housing and Neighborhood Services Committee.

Resolution No. 898-98
981543

[Parking Regulations, Various Locations]
Resolution enacting and rescinding parking regulations at various locations:
NO PARKING ANYTIME - ESTABLISH
Davis Street, east side, from 282 feet to 302 feet north of Jackson Street (20-foot zone, eliminating parking meter #526)
Davis Street, west side, from 279 feet to 299 feet south of Broadway (20-foot zone, eliminating parking meter #601)

NO PARKING ANYTIME - RESCIND
Chestnut Street, south side, from Kearny Street to 23 feet easterly (23-foot zone)

PERPENDICULAR (90-DEGREE ANGLE) PARKING - ESTABLISH
Egbert Avenue, south side, from 3rd Street to 430 feet easterly (430-foot zone)
Fitzgerald Avenue, north side, from 3rd Street to 359 feet easterly (359-foot zone)

RESIDENTIAL PERMIT PARKING AREA "F" (2-HOUR TIME LIMIT, 9 AM - 4 PM, MONDAY THROUGH FRIDAY) - ESTABLISH
Mayfair Drive, south side, between Spruce Street and Heather Avenue (boundary extension to include only #155 Mayfair Drive)

RESIDENTIAL PERMIT PARKING AREA "J" (2-HOUR TIME LIMIT, 8 AM - 5 PM, MONDAY THROUGH FRIDAY) - ESTABLISH
Frederick Street, both sides, between Stanyan and Cole Streets (400 block)
Moraga Street, south side, between 8th and 9th Avenues (200 block, odd-numbered side)
Waller Street, both sides, between Cole and Shrader Streets (1600 block)

TAXI ZONE, 7 PM TO 4 AM (FOLLOWING DAY), EVERYDAY - ESTABLISH
Folsom Street, south side, from 14 feet to 48 feet east of 11th Street (34-foot zone)

TOW-AWAY, NO PARKING ANYTIME - ESTABLISH
2nd Avenue, northern terminus, north of Lake Street (to prevent vehicles from parking along 40-foot wall section at the end of 2nd Avenue)

UNMETERED MOTORCYCLE PARKING - ESTABLISH
Berry Street, south side, from 386 feet to 466 feet east of 4th Street (80-foot zone, accommodating 10 motorcycle spaces)
Central Avenue, east side, from 36 feet to 50 feet north of Fulton Street (14-foot zone, accommodating 4 motorcycle spaces)

PARKING METER AREA NO. 3 (1-HOUR TIME LIMIT, 7 AM - 6 PM, MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY) - RESCIND
Tiffany Avenue, east side, from Duncan Street to 182 feet southerly (182-foot zone)

PARKING METER AREA NO. 3 (2-HOUR TIME LIMIT, 7 AM - 6 PM, MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY) - ESTABLISH
Duncan Street, north side, from 40 feet to 200 feet west of Tiffany Avenue (160-foot zone)

TOW-AWAY, NO PARKING ANYTIME - ESTABLISH - for a six-month trial period.
Tiffany Avenue, east side, from Duncan Street to 40 feet southerly (40-foot zone) (Department of Parking and Traffic)
9/16/98, RECEIVED AND ASSIGNED to Housing and Neighborhood Services Committee.

Resolution No. 899-98
981544

[Traffic Regulations, Various Streets]
Resolution enacting and rescinding traffic regulations on various streets:

BICYCLE LANES - ESTABLISH
Post Street, both curb lanes (eastbound and westbound), between Presidio Avenue and Steiner Street

MID-BLOCK CROSSWALK - ESTABLISH
Davis Street, approximately 300 feet north of Jackson Street

NO TURN ON RED - ESTABLISH
Market Street, eastbound, at Spear Street

NO TURN ON RED, 7 AM - 7 PM, EVERYDAY - ESTABLISH
3rd Street, northbound, at Folsom Street

ONE-WAY STREET - RESCIND
Redwood Street, eastbound, between Van Ness Avenue and Polk Street

ONE-WAY STREET - ESTABLISH
Redwood Street, westbound, from Van Ness Avenue to a point 33 feet west of Polk Street (retains two-way traffic from Polk Street to 33 feet westerly)

NO LEFT TURN - ESTABLISH
Polk Street, northbound, at Redwood Street

RIGHT LANE MUST TURN RIGHT - ESTABLISH
Folsom Street, eastbound, at 1st Street

RIGHT TURN ONLY, EXCEPT MUNI - ESTABLISH
Euclid Avenue, westbound, at Arguello Boulevard

STREET CLOSURE, 10:30 AM - 2:30 PM, MONDAY THROUGH FRIDAY - ESTABLISH
Leidesdorff Street, between California and Pine Streets (for the placement of tables and chairs on the street)

TOW-AWAY, NO STOPPING ANYTIME - ESTABLISH
Chestnut Street, south side, from Kearny Street to 23 feet easterly (23-foot zone)

STREET CLOSURE - RESCIND - for a six-month trial period.
Tiffany Avenue, at 29th Avenue

STREET CLOSURE - ESTABLISH
Tiffany Avenue, northbound direction only, at Duncan Street

CROSSWALK CLOSURE - ESTABLISH
Duncan Street, at Tiffany Avenue, west crosswalk (crossing Duncan Street)

TOW-AWAY, NO STOPPING ANYTIME - ESTABLISH
Duncan Street, north side, from Tiffany Avenue to 40 feet westerly (40-foot zone)

NO LEFT TURN - ESTABLISH
Duncan Street, westbound, at Tiffany Avenue (prohibits access from Valencia Street to southbound Tiffany Avenue)

RIGHT TURN ONLY - ESTABLISH
Duncan Street, eastbound, at Tiffany Avenue (prohibits access from Duncan Street to Valencia Street) (Department of Parking and Traffic)
9/16/98, RECEIVED AND ASSIGNED to Housing and Neighborhood Services Committee.

Resolution No. 900-98
981545

[Appointments, S.F. Port Commission]
Resolution confirming appointments of Brian McWilliams and Pius Lee to the San Francisco Port Commission. (Mayor)
9/16/98, RECEIVED AND ASSIGNED to Rules Committee.

Resolution No. 829-98
PROPOSED MOTIONS
981535

[Legislative Analysts]
Motion amending the Rules of Order of the Board of Supervisors by amending Rule 6.22 to provide that Legislative Analysts at committee meetings shall furnish verbal summaries of their written reports on legislation before Committees. (Clerk of the Board)
9/15/98, RECEIVED AND ASSIGNED to Rules Committee.

Motion No. M98-134
REQUESTS GRANTED
By Supervisor Katz, that letter of inquiry be sent to Cal-OSHA concerning the agency’s current programs and procedures to ensure that stationary and mobile cranes used at San Francisco construction sites have been properly inspected and are operated safely.

By Supervisor Katz, that the Clerk transmit a copy of letter to Cal-OSHA concerning the agency’s current programs and procedures to the Department of Building Inspection and inquire about the feasibility of the department and Cal-OSHA coordinating and increasing the scope of random, spot inspections of cranes and crane operations at San Francisco construction sites.

By Supervisor Medina, that letter be sent to Director, Residential Rent Stabilization and Arbitration Board requesting a comprehensive report on the availability of disabled housing, both at market rate and below market rate in San Francisco.

By Supervisor Newsom, that letters be sent to Municipal Railway, Airport, San Francisco Convention and Visitors Bureau, with copy to the Golden Gate National Recreation Area, to inquiry about each agency’s willingness and ability to coordinate with the Golden Gate National Recreation Area in disseminating information about the dangers of Ocean Beach.



By Supervisor Yaki, that City Attorney prepare legislation which would require criminal background checks for all employees, or prospective employees, of establishments that sell or manufacture firearms or ammunition and barring employment of any person with a prior felony conviction.

By Supervisor Ammiano, that letter be sent to His Honor, Mayor Willie L. Brown, Jr. urging him to identify funding for the annual halloween celebration as a City event.

By Supervisor Ammiano, that letters be sent to the following departments concerning clean air vehicles and urging each to work with the Department of Administrative

IN MEMORIAMS
Motion that the Board adjourn its meeting this date out of respect to the memory of the following deceased:

Florence Griffith Joyner (By the entire Board)

Sally Heumann (Supervisor Kaufman)

Eric Livingston (Supervisor Kaufman)

Bernice Lee Bing (Supervisors Yee, Ammiano)



ADJOURNMENT
There being no further business, the Board at the hour of 4:38 p.m. adjourned.

Gloria L. Young, Clerk

N.B. The Minutes of this meeting set forth all actions taken by the Board of Supervisors on the matters stated, but not necessarily the chronological sequence in which the matters were taken up.

Approved by the Board of Supervisors on December 21, 1998.

I, Gloria L. Young, Clerk of the Board of Supervisors of the City and County of San Francisco, hereby certify that the foregoing is a true and correct copy of the minutes of said Board on the date stated and was approved as recited.

Gloria L. Young, Clerk of the Board of Supervisors



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