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October 21, 2003

City and County of San Francisco

Legislation Introduced
Including All Off-Calendar Items
October 21, 2003

OFF-AGENDA LEGISLATION

Introduced by Supervisors or Mayor

Ordinance

031739 [Prohibition on Demolition of Residential Buildings With 20 or More Dwelling Units Unless the Residential Building Proposed for Demolition Requires Substantial Rehabilitation]
Ordinance to amend the Planning Code by adding Section 317 and by amending Sections 710.39, 711.39, 712.39, 713.39, 714.39, 715.39, 716.39, 717.39, 718.39, 719.39, 720.39, 721.39, 722.39, 723.39, 724.39, 725.39, 726.39, 727.39, 728.39, 729.39, 730.39, 813.13, 814.13, 815.13, 816.13, 817.13, 818.13, 212, 242, 243, 249.5, and 249.21 to make findings as to the need to preserve affordable housing in San Francisco and to prohibit the demolition of residential buildings with 20 or more dwelling units unless the applicant for the proposed demolition provides documentation that the residential building requires substantial rehabilitation, and making findings of consistency with the priority policies of Planning Code Section 101.1 and the General Plan. Supervisor Daly presented. ASSIGNED UNDER 30 DAY RULE to Land Use Committee.
031747 [Revising permit fee and planning review surcharges applicable to permits and review activities subject to review by the Board of Appeals]
Ordinance amending the Administrative Code by amending Section 10G.1 to correct erroneous Planning and Building Code citations, revising permit surcharges on permits issued by the Department of Building Inspection, the Taxi Commission, the Police Department and the Department of Public Works permits where such permits are subject to appeal before the Board of Appeals, revising the surcharge on fees imposed by the Planning Department for review of permits where such permits are subject to appeal before the Board of Appeals, and making environmental findings. Supervisor Peskin presented. ASSIGNED UNDER 30 DAY RULE to Finance and Audits Committee.
031655 [Post-Employment Restrictions for Former City Employees]
Ordinance adding Chapter 8, Activities of Former Officers and Employees, to Article III of the Campaign and Governmental Conduct Code; moving section 3.545 of the Campaign and Governmental Conduct Code to section 3.800; and adding prohibitions to prevent former City employees, for a period of two years, from communicating on behalf of any other person or entity, other than the City and County of San Francisco, with an elected public official who was the former employee's appointing authority or City employees who are current appointees of that appointing authority. Supervisor Newsom presented. RECEIVED AND ASSIGNED to Rules Committee. SUBSTITUTED. Supervisor Newsom presented a substitute ordinance approved as to form, replacing a draft previously submitted. ASSIGNED UNDER 30 DAY RULE to Rules Committee.
031656 [Campaign Consultants Lobbying Current and Former Clients]
Ordinance amending Article II, Chapter 1, Section 2.100, adding section 2.117 to Article II, Chapter 1, and adding section 1.545 to Article I, Chapter 5 of the Campaign and Governmental Conduct Code to prohibit campaign consultants and employees of campaign consultants from lobbying current and former clients. Supervisor Newsom presented. RECEIVED AND ASSIGNED to Rules Committee. SUBSTITUTED. Supervisor Newsom presented a substitute ordinance approved as to form, replacing a draft previously submitted. ASSIGNED UNDER 30 DAY RULE to Rules Committee.
020585 [Establishing a Library Citizens Advisory Committee]
Ordinance amending Chapter 5 of the San Francisco Administrative Code by adding Article 24, Section 5.240, to establish the Library Citizens Advisory Committee as an advisory committee to the Board of Supervisors. Supervisor McGoldrick presented. RECEIVED AND ASSIGNED to Neighborhood Services and Recreation Committee. FILED PURSUANT TO RULE 5.37. REACTIVATED PURSUANT TO RULE 5.23. Supervisor McGoldrick requested this matter be reactivated and be named as sponsor. ASSIGNED to Rules Committee.

Resolutions

031738 [Contracting out Budget Analyst Services]
Resolution concurring with the controller’s certification that the budget analyst services can be practically performed by private contractor for lower cost than similar work services performed by city and county employees. (Clerk of the Board) . RECEIVED AND ASSIGNED to Finance and Audits Committee.
031746 [Accept-Expend State Grant]
Resolution authorizing the Department of Parking and Traffic to accept and expend a grant in the amount of $199,204 from the California Office of Traffic Safety for improving school area traffic safety. Mayor presented. RECEIVED AND ASSIGNED to Land Use Committee.
031748 [Installing City-owned broadband facilities in conjunction with the City's planned rebuild its sewer system]
Resolution urging the Department of Telecommunications and Information Services, the Public Utilities Commission, the Department of Public Works, and the Mayor's Office of Public Finance to evaluate the costs, benefits, and technical issues associated with installing broadband facilities when the City and County of San Francisco conducts its planned rebuild of its sewer system, to enable the City and County of San Francisco to increase the availability of bandwidth for telecommunications, cable, and information services. Supervisor Ammiano presented. RECEIVED AND ASSIGNED to Finance and Audits Committee.
031753 [Authorize the City and County of San Francisco's application to host the United Nations' World Environment Day 2005]
Resolution authorizing San Francisco to apply to host United Nations’ World Environment Day celebrations in 2005 and, if selected, designating SF Environment to work with other City departments to coordinate a host committee that will ensure the programmatic, financial, and educational success of the event. Supervisor Dufty presented. REFERRED FOR ADOPTION WITHOUT COMMITTEE REFERENCE AGENDA AT THE NEXT BOARD MEETING.
031754 [Zoning - Extension of Planning Commission Review Period]
Resolution extending the prescribed time within which the Planning Commission may render its decision on a proposed ordinance to amend the Planning Code to require that all retail uses in C-2, C-M, M-1, M-2, RSD, SLR, SLI, SSO, and SPD zoning districts which are 50,000 square feet or larger may only be permitted as conditional uses. Supervisor Gonzalez presented. REFERRED FOR ADOPTION WITHOUT COMMITTEE REFERENCE AGENDA AT THE NEXT BOARD MEETING.
031755 [Humanities West Day]
Resolution declaring November 21, 2003 to be “Humanities West Day” in the City and County of San Francisco. Supervisor Ma presented. REFERRED FOR ADOPTION WITHOUT COMMITTEE REFERENCE AGENDA AT THE NEXT BOARD MEETING.
031756 [Robert Louis Stevenson Elementary School Day]
Resolution declaring November 13, 2003 to be “Robert Louis Stevenson Elementary School Day” in the City and County of San Francisco. Supervisor Ma presented. REFERRED FOR ADOPTION WITHOUT COMMITTEE REFERENCE AGENDA AT THE NEXT BOARD MEETING.
031757 [Exemption from Requirement that Ambulances Carry Spare Tire and Jack]
Resolution authorizing the San Francisco Fire Department to be exempt from California Code of Regulations Title 13, Division 2, Chapter 5, Article 1, Section 1103(e) and (f), requiring ambulances to carry spare tire and jack. Supervisor Ma presented. REFERRED FOR ADOPTION WITHOUT COMMITTEE REFERENCE AGENDA AT THE NEXT BOARD MEETING.
031758 [Commending Kathleen Vasquez]
Resolution commending Kathleen Vasquez for winning the Milken National Educator’s Award. Supervisor Maxwell presented. REFERRED FOR ADOPTION WITHOUT COMMITTEE REFERENCE AGENDA AT THE NEXT BOARD MEETING.
031759 [Urging U.S. Senators Dianne Feinstein and Barbara Boxer to fully fund Section 8]
Resolution urging U.S. Senators Dianne Feinstein and Barbara Boxer to fully fund the Section 8 voucher program, so that all current recipients may preserve their housing and those on the waiting list may receive new vouchers in the coming fiscal year. Supervisor Ammiano presented. REFERRED FOR ADOPTION WITHOUT COMMITTEE REFERENCE AGENDA AT THE NEXT BOARD MEETING.
031760 [Shelter Workers]
Resolution urging the Mayor’s Budget Office, in consultation with the Controller, the Director of Public Health, the Director of Human Services and the Mayor’s Office of Homelessness, to identify cost-savings necessary to develop funding for employee compensation negotiations between City-funded non-profit agencies and employee bargaining units representing shelter workers. Supervisor Ammiano presented. REFERRED FOR ADOPTION WITHOUT COMMITTEE REFERENCE AGENDA AT THE NEXT BOARD MEETING.
031514 [Authorizing transfer of funds and management oversight from DPW to MOCD]
Resolution authorizing transfer of management oversight of two City accessibility projects from the Mayor’s Office of Disability and the Health Department to the Mayor’s Office of Community Development for inclusion in City’s CDBG Program in order to satisfy HUD’s demand for City reimbursement relating to the improper use by the Third Street Economic Development Corporation of $51,706 in grant funds at 5048 Third Street. Supervisor Gonzalez presented. REFERRED FOR ADOPTION WITHOUT COMMITTEE REFERENCE AGENDA AT THE NEXT BOARD MEETING. ASSIGNED to Finance and Audits Committee. REFERRED to Finance and Audits Committee. ASSIGNED to Finance and Audits Committee. SUBSTITUTED. Supervisor Gonzalez submitted a substitute resolution bearing new title. AMENDED, AN AMENDMENT OF THE WHOLE BEARING NEW TITLE. Heard in Committee. Speakers: Amy Laitinen, Legislative Aide to Supervisor Gonzalez; Anna Yee, Mayor's Office of Community Development; Harvey Rose, Budget Analyst.

Requests for Hearings

031740 [Current Status of Instant Runoff Voting in San Francisco]
Hearing to discuss the current status of Instant Runoff Voting in San Francisco on Election Systems and Software's compliance with their contract and their efforts to gain certification with state and federal authorities. Supervisor Gonzalez presented. RECEIVED AND ASSIGNED to Rules Committee. October 15, 2003 Memo from Department of Elections received.
031741 [Transbay Redevelopment Draft Plan]
Hearing on the Transbay Redevelopment Draft Plan. Supervisor McGoldrick presented. RECEIVED AND ASSIGNED to Land Use Committee.
031742 [Rincon Hill Draft Plan]
Hearing on the Rincon Hill Draft Plan. Supervisor McGoldrick presented. RECEIVED AND ASSIGNED to Land Use Committee.
031744 [Use of Federal EPSDT funding]
Hearing on the use of Federal EPSDT funding (Early Prevention, Screening, Detection, and Treatment) to expand adolescent substance abuse treatment and services. This hearing will consider the potential use of these EPSDT funds to leverage needed expansion of services to adolescents. Supervisor Dufty presented. RECEIVED AND ASSIGNED to City Services Committee.
031745 [Compensation and contract for MTA Director Michael Burns.]
Hearing to discuss decisions made by the Municipal Transportation Agency (MTA) related to the compensation and contract for MTA Director Michael Burns. Supervisor Gonzalez presented. RECEIVED AND ASSIGNED to Rules Committee.

Motions

031749 [Legislative Analyst Request - Practices and policies for processing invoices and payments on City contracts]
Motion requesting the Office of the Legislative Analyst (OLA) to compare and contrast San Francisco's current practices and policies for processing invoices and payments on City contracts to model municipalities (cities and/or counties), the State of California, and the San Francisco International Airport. In addition, the OLA should review and consider the feasibility of implementing a successful system in San Francisco. Supervisors Ma, Maxwell presented. ASSIGNED to Board of Supervisors. Scheduled for Board consideration November 4, 2003.
031750 [Legislative Analyst Request - Cable Franchises]
Motion requesting the Legislative Analyst to survey other major cities such as Berkeley and Santa Cruz to find out whether they have used outside contractors or consultants to negotiate cable franchises. Also requesting the Legislative Analyst to consult with the Department of Telecommunication and Information Services, Zane Blaney of AccessSF, and Office of Supervisor Sandoval for the report and to deliver this report by November 14, 2003. Supervisor Sandoval presented. ASSIGNED to Board of Supervisors. Scheduled for Board consideration November 4, 2003.
031751 [Legislative Analyst Request - Homebuyer assistance]
Motion requesting the Legislative Analyst to survey other jurisdictions regarding down payment assistance programs for first time homebuyers and to consult with the City Attorney's Office and the Mayor's Office of Housing regarding the feasibility and effectiveness of a down payment assistance program. Also requesting the Legislative Analyst to evaluate current homebuyer assistance programs and deliver report by November 14, 2003. Supervisor Sandoval presented. ASSIGNED to Board of Supervisors. Scheduled for Board consideration November 4, 2003.
031723 [Appointment, Public Utilities Commission]
Motion approving the Mayor’s appointment of Andrew Lee to the Public Utilities Commission, for the term ending January 15, 2004. (Mayor) . RECEIVED AND ASSIGNED to Rules Committee.
031724 [Appointment, Public Utilities Commission]
Motion rejecting the Mayor’s appointment of Andrew Lee to the Public Utilities Commission. . RECEIVED AND ASSIGNED to Rules Committee.
031725 [Appointment, Public Utilities Commission]
Motion taking no position concerning the Mayor’s appointment of Andrew Lee to the Public Utilities Commission, for term ending January 15, 2004. . RECEIVED AND ASSIGNED to Rules Committee.

PROPOSED ORDINANCES

031694 [Traffic Code - Amending Section 32.1.1 to update location of Main Public Library]
Ordinance amending Section 32.1.1 of the San Francisco Traffic Code to update the location of parking restrictions on the blocks adjacent to the San Francisco Main Library. (Parking and Traffic Department) . RECEIVED AND ASSIGNED to Land Use Committee. SUBSTITUTED. City Attorney submitted a substitute ordinance bearing new title. ASSIGNED to Land Use Committee.
031695 [Changing Official Width of Sidewalk]
Ordinance amending Ordinance No. 1061 entitled “Regulating the Width of Sidewalks" by adding thereto Section 1561 to change the official sidewalk width on the south side of Market Street west of Third Street; making findings pursuant to the General Plan; and requiring relocation, modification, or both of facilities affected by the sidewalk width changes. (Public Works Department) . RECEIVED AND ASSIGNED to Land Use Committee.
031697 [Settlement of Lawsuit]
Ordinance authorizing settlement of the lawsuit filed by Lynn Andrews against the City and County of San Francisco for $75,000; the lawsuit was filed on July 18, 2002 in San Francisco Superior Court, Case No. 410-430; entitled Lynn Andrews v. City and County of San Francisco, et al. (City Attorney) . RECEIVED AND ASSIGNED to Rules Committee.
031690 [Settlement Of Lawsuit]
Ordinance authorizing settlement of the lawsuit filed by Restore Hetch Hetchy against the City and County of San Francisco for $1,700.00; the lawsuit was filed on July 24, 2003 in San Francisco Superior Court, Case No. 503-306; entitled Restore Hetch Hetchy v. San Francisco Board of Supervisors et al.; other material terms of said settlement are that the City and County of San Francisco and San Francisco Public Utilities Commission agree to remain neutral on Petitioner’s efforts to seek funding for preparation of a study assessing the feasibility of restoring the Hetch Hetchy Valley. The San Francisco Public Utilities Commission reserves the right to comment on any restrictions, requirements or regulations that would be imposed on the Department by a funding source as a prerequisite to the appropriation of those funds. (City Attorney) . RECEIVED AND ASSIGNED to Rules Committee.

PROPOSED RESOLUTIONS

031662 [Settlement of Claim]
Resolution approving the settlement of the unlitigated claim filed by Fireman's Fund Insurance Company and Richard Dennes against the City and County of San Francisco. . RECEIVED AND ASSIGNED to Rules Committee.
031691 [STOP Intersections]
Resolution designating certain intersections as "STOP" intersections.

STOP SIGNS - ESTABLISH
Le Conte and Meade Avenues, stopping both streets, making this intersection an All-Way STOP;
Teddy Avenue and Alpha Street, stopping Teddy Avenue at Alpha Street, making this intersection an All-Way STOP;
Leland Avenue and Peabody Street, stopping Leland Avenue and Peabody Street, making this uncontrolled T-intersection an All-Way STOP;
Broadway and Jones Street, stopping Jones Street, making this intersection an All-Way STOP;
Benton Avenue and Genebern Way, stopping westbound Benton Avenue at Genebern Way;
26th Avenue and Moraga Street, stopping 26th Avenue, making this intersection an All-Way STOP;
25th and Mississippi Streets, stopping both streets, making this uncontrolled T-intersection an All-Way STOP;
20th Avenue and Quintara Street, stopping Quintara Street traffic at 20th Avenue, making this intersection an All-Way STOP; and
Harney Way at Alana Way and Thomas Mellon Drive, stopping eastbound Harney Way Left Turn onto Alana Way. (Parking and Traffic Department) . RECEIVED AND ASSIGNED to Land Use Committee.
031692 [Traffic Regulations]
Resolution enacting and rescinding traffic regulations on various streets.

LEFT LANE MUST TURN LEFT - ESTABLISH
Paul Avenue, eastbound, at Bayshore Boulevard.

CROSSWALK - RESCIND
Bayshore Boulevard and Oakdale Avenue, crossing Bayshore Boulevard, south side, at Oakdale Avenue.

CROSSWALK - ESTABLISH
Bayshore Boulevard and Oakdale Avenue, crossing Bayshore Boulevard, north side.

NO RIGHT TURN AFTER BALLPARK EVENTS EXCEPT TAXIS - RESCIND
NO RIGHT TURN AFTER BALLPARK EVENTS - ESTABLISH
3rd Street, northbound, at Townsend Street.

NO LEFT TURN - ESTABLISH
Woodside Avenue, eastbound, onto Youth Guidance Center/Laguna Honda Hospital access road.

NO LEFT TURN - ESTABLISH
Woodside Avenue, westbound, onto Idora Avenue.

CROSSWALK - RESCIND
Crossing Woodside Avenue, west side, at Idora Avenue.

CROSSWALK - RESCIND
Crossing Woodside Avenue, east side, at the Youth Guidance Center/Laguna Honda access road.

NO LEFT TURN, 7:00 AM to 9:00 AM AND 4:00 PM TO 6:00 PM, EXCEPT SATURDAY AND SUNDAY - RESCIND
NO LEFT TURN - ESTABLISH
Judah Street, westbound at 17th Avenue. (Parking and Traffic Department) . RECEIVED AND ASSIGNED to Land Use Committee.
031693 [Parking Regulations]
Resolution enacting and rescinding parking regulations at various locations.

RESIDENTIAL PERMIT PARKING AREA "N" (2-HOUR TIME LIMIT, 9 AM - 6 PM, MONDAY THROUGH FRIDAY) - ESTABLISH
Funston Avenue, west side, between California and Clement Streets (200 block).

RESIDENTIAL PERMIT PARKING AREA "H" (2-HOUR TIME LIMIT, 8 AM - 6 PM, MONDAY THROUGH FRIDAY) - ESTABLISH
Sloat Boulevard, south side, from 20th Avenue to 100 feet easterly (300 block); and
20th Avenue, both sides, between Sloat Boulevard and Ocean Avenue (2900 block).

UNMETERED MOTORCYCLE PARKING - ESTABLISH
Fulton Street, south side, at 6th Avenue (accommodates 3 unmetered parking spaces).

TOW-AWAY, NO STOPPING ANYTIME - ESTABLISH
States Street, north side, from Corona Heights Playground to a point 26 feet westerly. . RECEIVED AND ASSIGNED to Land Use Committee.
031696 [Lease of Property]
Resolution authorizing a 25-year Lease of San Francisco Public Utilities Land between the City and County of San Francisco and Sunol Valley Golf & Recreation Co., in Alameda County. (Public Utilities Commission) . RECEIVED AND ASSIGNED to Finance and Audits Committee.
031698 [Approval of the Amended Ground Lease for the Rincon Park Restaurants Project]
Resolution approving the Amended Ground Lease between the Port Commission and JMA Waterfront Properties, LLC, a Delaware limited liability company, for the Rincon Park Restaurants Project, located on The Embarcadero between Howard and Folsom Streets, for a total term, including renewal options, of sixty years. (Port) . RECEIVED AND ASSIGNED to Finance and Audits Committee.
031716 [Airport Lease Disposition and Development Agreement and Lease]
Resolution approving the Lease Disposition and Development Agreement and Lease of Plot 9 between Airis SFO, LLC and the City and County of San Francisco, acting by and through its Airport Commission. (Airport Commission) . RECEIVED AND ASSIGNED to Finance and Audits Committee.
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