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City Agency Hearings + Sheehy Legislation

The SF Board of Supervisors meets Tuesday, September 26, 2 p.m., in City Hall, room 250. See full agenda here.


The SFMTA Interdepartmental Staff Committee on Traffic and Transportation (ISCOTT) for Temporary Street Closures meets Thursday, September 28, 9 a.m., at One South Van Ness Avenue, room 7080.

N. Sussex Street between Diamond and Castro Streets Sunday, October 1, 2017, Noon to 8 PM Neighborhood Block Party


The SF Planning Commission meets Thursday, September 28, 1 p.m., in City Hall, room 400. See full agenda here.

Update on Connect SF, the city’s long-range planning platform for public transportation. See the report here.


SFMTA Board to Consider Reform Proposals for Residential Permit Parking Program on Tuesday, October 3, 1p.m., in City Hall, room 400.

 


SHEEHY LEGISLATION

The SF Board of Supervisors’ Land Use and Transportation Committee meets Monday, September 25, 1:30 p.m., in City Hall, room 250. See full agenda here.

1. 170829 [Hearing – Traffic Congestion Downtown and in Our Neighborhoods]
Sponsor: Sheehy
Hearing to address increased traffic congestion downtown and in our neighborhoods, consider increases in traffic caused by increased development and the prevalence of transportation network companies; and requesting the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency, Planning Department, and Police Department to report.
7/11/17; RECEIVED AND ASSIGNED to the Public Safety and Neighborhood Services Committee.
7/17/17; REFERRED TO DEPARTMENT.
9/18/17; TRANSFERRED to the Land Use and Transportation Committee.

2. 170209 [Police Code – Bicycle Chop Shops]
Sponsor: Sheehy
Ordinance amending the Police Code to prohibit the assembly, disassembly, sale, offer of sale, distribution, offer of distribution, or storage of bicycles and bicycle parts on the public right-of-ways, under certain conditions and with certain exceptions; authorize Department of Public Works to remove and seize bicycles and bicycle parts following issuance of a notice of violations; and allow either the recipient of the notice or any other person who can demonstrate lawful ownership to retrieve seized items from Public Works after 30 days.
(Supervisor Peskin dissented in committee.)
2/28/17; ASSIGNED UNDER 30 DAY RULE to the Land Use and Transportation Committee.
3/8/17; REFERRED TO DEPARTMENT.
7/10/17; RECOMMENDED.
7/18/17; CONTINUED ON FIRST READING.
7/25/17; AMENDED, AN AMENDMENT OF THE WHOLE BEARING NEW TITLE.
7/25/17; RE-REFERRED AS AMENDED to the Land Use and Transportation Committee

170985 [Public Works and Subdivision Codes – City Maintenance of Street Trees]
Sponsor: Sheehy
Ordinance amending the Public Works Code to implement Charter, Section 16.129 (Proposition E, November 2016) and generally provide that the City shall maintain Street Trees and be liable for injuries and property damage resulting from the failure to maintain Street Trees; amending the Subdivision Code to incorporate conforming changes regarding Street Tree maintenance; and affirming the Planning Department’s determination under the California Environmental Quality Act.
9/12/17; ASSIGNED UNDER 30 DAY RULE to the Land Use and Transportation Committee.
9/19/17; REFERRED TO DEPARTMENT.

171013 [Planning Code, Zoning Map – Amend Zoning Map Pursuant to Settlement]
Sponsor: Sheehy
Ordinance amending the Planning Code by revising Zoning Map Sheet ZN06 to rezone Assessor’s Parcel Block No. (AB) 2719C, Lot No. 023, located at Burnett Avenue and Burnett Avenue North, from Public (P) to Residential, Mixed Districts, Low Density (RM 1); rezoning a portion of Burnett Avenue North generally bounded by AB 2745, Lot No. 036 and AB 2719C, Lot No. 023 to RM-1; affirming the Planning Department’s determination under the California Environmental Quality Act; making findings of consistency with the General Plan, and the eight priority policies of Planning Code, Section 101.1; and adopting findings of public necessity, convenience, and welfare under Planning Code, Section 302.
9/19/17; ASSIGNED UNDER 30 DAY RULE to the Land Use and Transportation Committee.

 

The SF Board of Supervisors meets Tuesday, September 26, 2 p.m., in City Hall, room 250. See full agenda here.

5. 161065 [Police Code – Rental Car Disclosure Requirements]
Sponsors: Breed; Yee, Farrell, Ronen, Sheehy and Kim
Ordinance amending the Police Code to require rental car companies to provide written disclosures to customers advising them to remove valuables from the rental vehicle and lock the doors.
09/19/2017; PASSED ON FIRST READING.
Question: Shall this Ordinance be FINALLY PASSED?

6. 170421 [Police Code – Rental Car Restrictions to Reduce Burglaries]
Sponsors: Yee; Ronen, Sheehy, Kim and Breed
Ordinance amending the Police Code to restrict visible barcodes and advertising on rental cars rented in the City or at San Francisco International Airport.
09/19/2017; PASSED ON FIRST READING.
Question: Shall this Ordinance be FINALLY PASSED?

8. 170556 [Park Code – Using Glass Beverage Containers in Parks]
Sponsor: Sheehy
Ordinance amending the Park Code to prohibit the use of glass beverage containers, with certain exceptions, in all City parks. 09/19/2017; CONTINUED ON FIRST READING.
Question: Shall this Ordinance be PASSED ON FIRST READING?

 

The SF Board of Supervisors’ Public Safety and Neighborhood Services Committee meets Wednesday, September 27, 10 a.m., in City Hall, room 263. See full agenda here.

2. 170763 [Environment Code – Antibiotic Use in Food Animals]
Sponsor: Sheehy
Ordinance amending the Environment Code to require certain retailers of raw meat and poultry to report the use of antibiotics in such products to the Department of the Environment, and require City departments to report the use of antibiotics in raw meat and poultry purchased by the City to the Department of the Environment.
6/20/17; ASSIGNED UNDER 30 DAY RULE to the Public Safety and Neighborhood Services Committee.
6/26/17; REFERRED TO DEPARTMENT.
6/27/17; SUBSTITUTED AND ASSIGNED UNDER 30 DAY RULE to the Public Safety and Neighborhood Services Committee.
7/3/17; REFERRED TO DEPARTMENT.
9/6/17; RESPONSE RECEIVED.
9/19/17; SUBSTITUTED AND ASSIGNED to the Public Safety and Neighborhood Services Committee.
9/21/17; REFERRED TO DEPARTMENT.

 

The SF Board of Supervisors’ Budget and Finance Committee meets Thursday, September 28, at 10 a.m., in City Hall, room 250. See full agenda here.

7. 171021 [Multifamily Housing Revenue Bonds – One Church Street, 45 Church Street, and One Webster Street – Not to Exceed $45,000,000]
Sponsor: Sheehy
Resolution declaring the intent of the City and County of San Francisco (“City”) to reimburse certain expenditures from proceeds of future bonded indebtedness; authorizing the Director of the Mayor’s Office of Housing and Community Development (“Director”) to submit an application and related documents to the California Debt Limit Allocation Committee (“CDLAC”) to permit the issuance of residential mortgage revenue bonds in an aggregate principal amount not to exceed $45,000,000 for One Church Street, 45 Church Street, and One Webster Street; authorizing and directing the Director to direct the Controller’s Office to hold in trust an amount not to exceed $100,000 in accordance with CDLAC procedures; authorizing the Director to certify to CDLAC that the City has on deposit the required amount; authorizing the Director to pay an amount equal to such deposit to the State of California if the City fails to issue the residential mortgage revenue bonds; approving, for purposes of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended, the issuance and sale of residential mortgage revenue bonds by the City in an aggregate principal amount not to exceed $45,000,000; authorizing and directing the execution of any documents necessary to implement this Resolution; and ratifying and approving any action heretofore taken in connection with the Project, as defined herein, and the Application, as defined herein.
9/19/17; RECEIVED AND ASSIGNED to the Budget and Finance Committee.
The Chair intends to entertain a motion to refer this item to the full Board as a Committee Report for consideration on October 3, 2017.

 

170943 [Accept Gift – Alta Laguna, LLC – 55 Laguna Street; In-Kind Agreement]
Sponsor: Sheehy
Ordinance accepting as a gift to the City from Alta Laguna, LLC certain costs of constructing public open space and community facility improvements at 55 Laguna Street, pursuant to an In-Kind Agreement with the City; accepting as a gift the costs associated with maintaining the improvements; and making findings under the California Environmental Quality Act.
9/5/17; ASSIGNED UNDER 30 DAY RULE to the Budget and Finance Committee.

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City Agency Hearings + Sheehy Legislation

Here is your weekly roundup of upcoming hearings with Glen Park-related items, followed by legislation proposed by our District 8 Supervisor Jeff Sheehy* that will be heard next week:

Planning Department Zoning Variance Hearing, Wednesday, July 26, 9:30 a.m., City Hall, room 408. See supporting documents here.

  • 015-008473VAR     (SYLVIA JIMENEZ)
    531 – 30TH STREET, Lot 020 in Assessor’s Block 6651 in a RH-2 (Residential House, Two Family) Zoning District and a 40-X Height and Bulk District.

REAR YARD VARIANCE SOUGHT: The proposal is to construct an approximately 640 gross square foot vertical addition above the existing nonconforming building.
SECTION 134 OF THE PLANNING CODE requires a rear yard of 56 feet 3 inches in depth. The project proposes to construct a vertical addition above the existing nonconforming building that is wholly within the required rear yard (within 3 feet 6 inches of the rear property line). Therefore, a variance is required.
ARCHITECTURAL PLANS: 
The site plan and elevations of the proposed project are available on the Planning Department’s website at: http://notice.sfplanning.org/2015-008473VAR.pdf.

 


SHEEHY LEGISLATION

The Board of Supervisors meets Tuesday, July 25, 2 p.m., City Hall, room 250. See full agenda here.

  • 170693 [Planning Code – Child Care Facilities] Sponsors: Yee; Tang, Ronen, Farrell, Safai, Kim and Sheehy

Ordinance amending the Planning Code to allow residential uses and Child Care Facility uses to share required open space; make Child Care Facilities principally permitted in all zoning districts except the Production, Distribution, and Repair (Light Industrial Buffer) (PDR-1-B), Production, Distribution, and Repair (General) (PDR-1-G), and Industrial (Light Industrial) (M-1) zoning districts where they would be conditionally permitted, and in the Production, Distribution, and Repair (Core Production, Distribution, and Repair) (PDR-2), and Industrial (Heavy Industrial) (M-2) zoning districts where they would not be permitted; remove certain notice requirements for Child Care Facilities; make other conforming changes to references to the definition of Child Care Facility; affirming the Planning Department’s determination under the California Environmental Quality Act; and making findings of consistency with the General Plan, and the eight priority policies of Planning Code, Section 101.1. (Planning Commission)

07/18/2017; PASSED ON FIRST READING.
Question: Shall this Ordinance be FINALLY PASSED?

  • 170275 [Administrative Code – Establishing an Office of Cannabis and Extending the Term of the Cannabis State Legalization Task Force] Sponsors: Sheehy; Cohen Ordinance amending the Administrative Code to establish an Office of Cannabis; to authorize the Director of the Office of Cannabis to issue permits to cannabis-related businesses; to direct the Director of the Office of Cannabis to collect permit application and annual license fees following the enactment of a subsequent ordinance establishing the amounts of those fees; and to extend the term of the Cannabis State Legalization Task Force. (Fiscal Impact)

07/18/2017; NOT CONTINUED.
07/18/2017; AMENDED, AN AMENDMENT OF THE WHOLE BEARING SAME TITLE.
07/18/2017; PASSED ON FIRST READING AS AMENDED.
Question: Shall this Ordinance be FINALLY PASSED?

  • 170209 [Police Code – Bicycle Chop Shops] Sponsor: Sheehy Ordinance amending the Police Code to prohibit the assembly, disassembly, sale, offer of sale, distribution, or offer of distribution on public property or public rights-of-way of bicycles and bicycle parts, under certain conditions and with certain exceptions; authorize the Police Department (SFPD) to seize bicycles and bicycle parts following violations of this prohibition; and require SFPD to return seized items to their rightful owners without charging any fees, except that SFPD may charge an impound fee if the rightful owner consented to or participated in the acts that led to the seizure.

(Supervisor Peskin dissented in committee.)
07/18/2017; CONTINUED ON FIRST READING.
Question: Shall this Ordinance be PASSED ON FIRST READING?

  • 170712 [Accept and Expend Grant – San Franciscans for Sports and Recreation – Citywide Tennis Court Resurfacing Grant – $864,000] Sponsor: Sheehy Resolution retroactively authorizing the Recreation and Park Department to accept and expend a grant of up to $864,000 from San Franciscans for Sports and Recreation to resurface up to 24 tennis courts in locations throughout the City for the project term of July 1, 2017, through October 30, 2020.

(Recreation and Park Department)
Question: Shall this Resolution be ADOPTED?

  • 170841 [Condemning Increase of Anti-Semitic Harassment] Sponsors: Ronen; Kim, Peskin, Farrell, Cohen, Safai, Sheehy, Breed, Tang, Yee and Fewer

Resolution condemning the increase in incidents of anti-Semitism and other forms of bias, prejudice, and discrimination.

07/18/2017; REFERRED FOR ADOPTION WITHOUT COMMITTEE REFERENCE AGENDA AT THE NEXT BOARD MEETING.
Question: Shall this Resolution be ADOPTED?

  • 170842 [Year of Recognizing Youth Experiencing Homelessness in San Francisco – FY2017-2018] Sponsor: Sheehy

Resolution declaring FY2017-2018 as the year of recognizing youth experiencing homelessness in the City and County of San Francisco, supporting the plan to end youth homelessness, and urging the Department of Public Health and the Department of Homelessness and Supportive Housing to allocate resources for homeless youth and transitional age youth populations proportional to their representation among the homeless population in San Francisco.

07/18/2017; REFERRED FOR ADOPTION WITHOUT COMMITTEE REFERENCE AGENDA AT THE NEXT BOARD MEETING.
Question: Shall this Resolution be ADOPTED?

 


The Public Safety and Neighborhood Services Committee meets Wednesday, July 26, 10 a.m., City Hall, room 263. Full agenda here.

  • 170455 [Hearing – LGBTQ Cultural Heritage Strategy] Sponsor: Sheehy Hearing to receive and update from the LGBTQ Nightlife and Culture Working Group as required through Resolution No. 446-16; and requesting the Planning Department to report.

4/18/17; RECEIVED AND ASSIGNED to the Public Safety and Neighborhood Services Committee.
4/26/17; REFERRED TO DEPARTMENT.

  • 170763 [Environment Code – Antibiotic Use in Food Animals] Sponsor: Sheehy Ordinance amending the Environment Code to require certain retailers of raw meat and poultry to report the use of antibiotics in such products to the Department of the Environment, and require City departments to report the use of antibiotics in raw meat and poultry purchased by the City to the Department of the Environment.

6/20/17; ASSIGNED UNDER 30 DAY RULE to the Public Safety and Neighborhood Services Committee.
6/26/17; REFERRED TO DEPARTMENT.
6/27/17; SUBSTITUTED AND ASSIGNED UNDER 30 DAY RULE to the Public Safety and Neighborhood Services Committee.
7/3/17; REFERRED TO DEPARTMENT.

*We started adding Sheehy legislation last week but left out the regular Board of Supervisors meeting itself. Doh! (It’s in a slightly different place than the committee hearing notices.) Neighbor Tom Borden had some thoughtful comments on Sheehy’s Dolores Park litter legislation that was considered then. You can read them by scrolling down to the comments on last week’s City Agency Hearings post

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City Agency Hearings + Sheehy Legislation

Dear Readers,

We’re going to try to add in any legislation sponsored or co-sponsored by our District 8 Supervisor, Jeff Sheehy. Look for it below the agency hearings.


SFMTA Board of Directors meeting, Tuesday, July 18, 1 p.m., City Hall, room 400. (See full agenda here.)

  • P. ESTABLISH – STOP SIGN − Miguel Street, northbound, at Beacon Street.
  • 14. Adopting the Vehicle Sharing Parking Permit Policy to guide SFMTA’s vehicle sharing program; amending Transportation Code, Division II to make permanent existing On-Street Vehicle Sharing Parking Permit requirements, revise the definitions used for permit program terms, existing parking permit fees, and terms and conditions for the parking permit program.

(Explanatory documents include a staff report, resolution, policy and amendments.)
Link to staff report
Link to slide presentation
Link to Glen Park News story about on-street car share in Glen Park. Scroll to page 11.


SFMTA Policy and Governance Committee, Friday, July 21, 9 a.m., One South Van Ness, 7th floor. (See full agenda here.)

  • 6. Presentation, discussion and possible action regarding update of the Vision Zero High Injury Network.

[NOTE: Portions of San Jose Avenue will be added under a revised definition of “High Injury Corridor” that now includes linked General Hospital data.]

See the presentation here.


SHEEHY LEGISLATION

SF Board of Supervisors, special meeting of the Budget and Finance Subcommittee, Tuesday, July 18, 10:30 a.m., City Hall, room 250. (See full agenda here.)

  • 170275 [Administrative Code – Establishing an Office of Cannabis and Extending the Term of the Cannabis State Legalization Task Force]
    Sponsors: Sheehy; Cohen

Ordinance amending the Administrative Code to establish an Office of Cannabis; to authorize the Director of the Office of Cannabis to issue permits to cannabis-related businesses; to direct the Director of the Office of Cannabis to collect permit application and annual license fees following the enactment of a subsequent ordinance establishing the amounts of those fees; and to extend the term of the Cannabis State Legalization Task Force.
(Fiscal Impact)

3/14/17; ASSIGNED UNDER 30 DAY RULE to the Rules Committee.
3/22/17; REFERRED TO DEPARTMENT.
6/6/17; SUBSTITUTED AND ASSIGNED to the Rules Committee.
6/8/17; REFERRED TO DEPARTMENT.
7/12/17; AMENDED, AN AMENDMENT OF THE WHOLE BEARING NEW TITLE.
7/12/17; REFERRED to the Budget and Finance Sub-Committee.

The Chair intends to entertain a motion to refer this item to the full Board as a Committee Report for consideration on July 18, 2017.

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