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City and County of San Francisco

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

seal of the city and county of sf

Wednesday, May 28, 2003
9:00 AM
Legislative Chamber - Second Floor
Special Meeting

  Board of Supervisors


Members Present: Tom Ammiano, Chris Daly, Bevan Dufty, Matt Gonzalez, Tony Hall, Fiona Ma, Sophie Maxwell, Jake McGoldrick, Gavin Newsom, Aaron Peskin, Gerardo Sandoval.
Members Excused: None.
Members Absent: None.

The meeting was called to order at 9:04 a.m. On the call of the roll, the following Supervisors were noted absent.

Supervisors Hall, Ma, McGoldrick - 3

Quorum present.

Supervisors Hall and Ma were noted present at 9:07 a.m.

Supervisor Daly, seconded by Supervisor Newsom, moved to approve April 22, 2003 Meeting Minutes. The motion carried by the following vote:
Ayes: 8 - Ammiano, Daly, Dufty, Gonzalez, Maxwell, Newsom, Peskin, Sandoval
Absent: 3 - Hall, Ma, McGoldrick


Recommendation of the Rules Committee

030347 [Reauthorizing the Minority/Women/Local Business Utilization Ordinance] Supervisors Ma, Newsom, Dufty, Maxwell, Sandoval, Ammiano
Ordinance amending the San Francisco Administrative Code by amending Chapter 12D.A. thereof (1) to extend the Minority/Women/Local Business Utilization Ordinance to June 30, 2008 in order to continue to remedy identified discrimination against certain Prime MBE/WBE Contractors in City Contracting, to continue the City's policy of protecting Prime LBE Contractors from the economic competitive disadvantage of doing business in San Francisco, and to continue to remedy identified discrimination against certain MBE/WBE subcontractors in City Contracting by requiring City Prime Contractors to use good faith efforts to provide MBE/WBEs with opportunities to compete for City subcontracts; (2) to repeal Sections 12D.A.6(B)(9), 12D.A.8(3) and 12D.A.9(F) to eliminate the contract set aside program; (3) to revise section 12D.A.17 to include prime general services contracts in the subcontracting program; (4) to increase the economic thresholds under which disadvantaged professional service, architectural and engineering, specialty construction, and supplier firms can qualify for the remedial programs of this ordinance; (5) to preclude businesses owned by full time City employees and officers from becoming certified as an MBE, WBE or LBE; and (6) to make various technical revisions to the Minority/Women/Local Business Utilization Ordinance to conform it with existing City ordinances and administrative practices.
Enacted Number: 134-03
FINALLY PASSED by the following vote:
Ayes: 8 - Ammiano, Daly, Dufty, Gonzalez, Maxwell, Newsom, Peskin, Sandoval
Absent: 3 - Hall, Ma, McGoldrick


Recommendation of the Budget Committee

030804 [Appropriation - $700,000 for the Airport custodial services] Supervisors Sandoval, Daly, Gonzalez, McGoldrick, Peskin, Ammiano, Maxwell, Ma
Ordinance rescinding $700,000 of unencumbered appropriation authority for the Airport Runway Configuration capital project and appropriating $700,000 in fund balance for custodial services for the Airport Commission for fiscal year 2002-03.

(Fiscal impact.)

PASSED ON FIRST READING by the following vote:
Ayes: 10 - Ammiano, Daly, Dufty, Gonzalez, Hall, Ma, Maxwell, Newsom, Peskin, Sandoval
Absent: 1 - McGoldrick

Abdualla Megaheed; homeless issues

Eva Merritt; homeless issues

Timothy Brown; Local Representative 1877 Airport workers thanking the Board for their support

James Chaffee; library issues reserved comments for 3 minute time limit

Mr. Gonzalez; employee from Airport thanking the Board for their support

Mr. Gonzalo; airport worker thanking the Board for their support

A. Duffy; concern about 2 minute limit for public comment and Board issues

There being no further business, the Board at the hour of 9:19 a.m. adjourned.

Gloria L. Young, Clerk of the Board

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 July 8, 2003.

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.

Meeting Procedures
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Know Your Rights Under the Sunshine Ordinance
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For information on your rights under the Sunshine Ordinance (Chapter 67 of the San Francisco Administrative Code) or to report a violation of the ordinance, contact Donna Hall by mail to Sunshine Ordinance Task Force, 1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place, Room 244, San Francisco CA 94102, by phone at (415) 554-7724, by fax at (415) 554-5784 or by email at
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