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>> thursday, february 4,
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>> thursday, february 4, disruptions of any kind. proceedings. and when speaking before the commission, if you care to, do state your name for the record. i'd like to call roll at this time. commissioner president fong commissioner vice president richards commissioner antonini commissioner hillis commissioner moore and commissioner wu commissioner johnson will be absent today through the chair commissioners i'd like to call commission matters out of order to take up future agendas commissioners due to the increased volume of applications your advanced calendar has ballooned through april the continuance of the affordable
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housing bonus program took to february and other continuance impacted the advanced calendar the additional to stay here until you midnight or 2:00 a.m. so i don't think you want to do that i suggest we reinstate the march 31 to the 2016 schedule and possibly discuss the hearings easily the day like 10 or 11:00 a.m. you could we arrange the agenda to take up certain items for commissioners that may not be able to attend i'll leave that up to you initially take a vote to reinstate march 21st, 2016.
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>> commissioner antonini. >> i've very much in favor of that project sponsors were concerned about trying to get on calendar i explained the calendar is busy you i think that is wise for us to reinstate that day and also whether to start of the mergers earlier not a lot on thursday so might as well start on 10 o'clock it is just a consensus. >> no motion required to start earlier the day but you will need some consensus to open a hearing. >> as far as the 31st. >> the 31st we need a vote. >> i'll move to add the 31st. >> second. >> on that motion. >> comment first. >> commissioner hillis so, yeah i'm supportive of adding the extra day and possible future extra days i
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have difficulty with the 10:00 a.m. start date i go into the office in the morning and just would be impossible to do that and work a half or a couple of hours before coming here on thursday i'm happy to add dates but avoid starting earlier. >> commissioner moore. >> we have been put on notice for a few weeks things continue to be filled calendar so i believe that even at the beginning of the year we left it on we'll be reinstating the 31st i'm supportive but any earlier starting i don't think it is appropriate i'd rather have full other meetings than coming before that. >> commissioner vice president richards. >> i also not in supportive
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support of an elder start time but a half an hour earlier and not take a break in the afternoon but more efficient to take a quick break starting at 11:30 verse 12 no lunch. >> commissioner antonini. >> anytime we can gain restrictions some of the commissioners would be helpful i think things come up as we'll hear about later in the calendar probably have a session not as long as usual today and continuance frequently occurs calendar seemed to be jammed they can quickly become less busy but we can't put anything in this items are continued to calendar more day is a good idea. >> commissioner moore. >> many of us work and spend the morning i want to hear from
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commissioner hillis whether or not thirty minutes is amenable to you or would that be a problem. >> so i am not i'd like to keep it at noon and moving to 11:30 avoid that move it to dloushgs and not take a break. >> i appreciate that a normal work break is at the noon or one together and one person appealing off earlier is difficult i'll stand in support of what commissioner hillis explained. >> commissioner wu. >> i'm post to the 31st seems fine i suggest we keep it at noon and take a shorter break try tee eat lunch before coming. >> (laughter). >> so jonas may suggest the
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consensus is for the 31st to keep the meetings at noon and not take a long break and commission a couple of few weeks this starts to bloom we're not gaining on the number of items and perhaps one meeting that start earlier to catch. >> we're going to there is a motion and a second we should take public comment on the march cynthia i 31st. >> commissioner moore i'll ask is for the president and the vice president to very careful work with the director for more balanced schedule for the commissioner vice president richards raised that when we came on the commission he noticed an imbalance and there's a reason for coping but not coping particularly you want to tip the scale and leave at 4:30 or 5 and leave at midnight i
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know we can't extend the public comment but think historical experience to be able to kind of guess what we're expecting a lot of people an attempt to get a balance. >> commissioner vice president richards. >> i agree with commissioner moore maybe be a little bit more be fine tuning the way we balance things part of public comment i hate to keep cutting public comment down and down and down when people come here for hours and get a minute i'd like to have rather additional meetings i've learned quite a bit. >> speaking of which any public comment on the addition of march 31st meeting? not hearing or seeing any public comment is closed. >> thank you on that motion commissioners to add march 31st
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to your schedule commissioner antonini commissioner hillis commissioner moore commissioner wu commissioner vice president richards and commissioner president fong so moved, commissioners, that motion passes unanimously 6 to zero and places us under our continuance calendar item one at sickle is april 29, 2016, and item 2 hill avenue has been withdrawn new commissioners you may have notices there was a lot decorations for the super bowl there is an event held today and as much as i put in a request for found if any disruption with the super bowl to our hearings on monday we received a call requesting that
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our hearing conclude at 5:00 p.m. this is not a hard stop if you choose to we'll go beyond 5:00 p.m. there will be more security due to the super bowl event in cooperation with the officers i will recommend that we continue items 12 ab for cases and market street conditional use and variance one week until february 11th item 15 case at commissioner
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bassham berry land to the reinstated date of march 31st and the two items under the discretionary review calendar items 16 and 17 at temple street a discretionary review and item 17 for case rose mount place a discretionary review for one week to february 11th my understanding that both of the department of human resources may be withdrawn so it shouldn't pose them too much difficulty future for your consideration the project sponsor at 2100 market street is willing to wait to see if we get through his items prior to 5:00 p.m. i'll leave that for your consideration. >> is your recommendation to
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potential propose continuance for items. >> one and two, 16 and 17 to the date proposed and act on those now and market street when it is called in the normal course of business. >> commissioner moore. >> i have a very basic question and it is just adding for clarity could you give me like a short overview of why this particular event tonight is different from any other civic event like the opening of simplify we are observers from the balcony ass are san francisco's finest i might have come into a fully tradition of
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50 years nfl give me one sentence i'll be more informed to understand. >> well, this is obviously the super bowl 50 it is not so much the event itself but the heeding security around it i believe that there are demonstrations that were scheduled throughout the super bowl week i think the building management including the city administrators is concerned about safety of the building itself with this sort of hi profile of members of nfl membership participating this after that. >> commissioner antonini. >> i think that mr. highland's put it well, it is an event with national significance and a possibility of things that might be disruptive on a national scale that is what separates it if the local events but i am in
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favor of what is proposed i'm going to move to continue item 1, 2 is withdrawn so it is not continued and items number the end of the calendar items 1, 16 and 17 to the following dates the first item is continued until april 28th and march 31st and items 16 and to february 11th and see about the item that might be heard today. >> second. >> thank you, commissioners. >> commissioner vice president richards one question on the process with the 2100 market street if we don't have enough the times we'll move to continue rather than hear it and continue it after that and reopen again next week.
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>> yeah. when the item is called we can't get through it we'll choose to continue is one week until february 11th. >> one question i have we look at the audience and not see a quick show up and they're in route because we're hearing it we want to make sure we understand that. >> and to reminder you that is a public request this is a public building known will will be not limited to to our room if we go past 5:00 p.m. we go past it. >> commissioner hillis. >> just a question parties to those items you know both neighbors opposed and the project sponsor aware we may continue i don't want to set up the expectation the public is not coming so a big event and they anticipate this being continued and we'll maybe hear
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it so save on the public comment side and continue it to make sure that people are able to comment who may want to comment and 0 not say it was anticipated for continued or because i have traffic a demonstration and assess was not possible. >> the project sponsor is fully aware the circumstances and the risk he and his team with taking whatever reason i'm speaking with the representatives of t t n a not ware they're here and prepared. >> commissioner moore. >> i this is a little bit confusing bus i received a response from the public incumbent there was the presumption the commission had continued the item and that is not the case we have been asked to continue culp lane, however, from the staff to the monday
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e.r. tuesday was responded by the mr. president, copy to all of us some living which is communicated or not communicated i'm the middle because of culp lane it is not happening and it puts us in an awkwa situation - the project sponsor assumed it will be continued we can't for a fact say for certain that the commission as a whole will agree with the continuance so if you choose to as a commission you can still hear culp la
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cumberland today - sir, you tells you whether or not you want to continue can you come to the microphone please. >> thank you commissioner vice president richards yeah, we have been working on this presentation for about a month and land use committee assuming it was going to be heard today. >> you're ready. >> not ready at 12 and then we got some last minute flurry of past communications i was the one is wrote the letter to say there might be a continuance we were not at all in favor of a continuance for a week but 6 weeks so a week is not time to deal with the issues with the communication with director rahaim and this was on monday i
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don't know the project sponsor is president the in one week but note that will happen or continue it for 6 weeks and have the opportunity to really discuss the issue. >> thank you, thank you okay opening it up for public comment i do have one card joe h joell. >> the continuance of april 28th it is a notice was not sent the language of tagalog this is an issue we have a large filipino the outer mission and been informed the spanish transmission says the attached
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document is in reference of the address for the compassion a requirement to have the planning commission it may our no where in the spanish transmission it states this proposed combsz and the translation says it maybe be schedule for today, the actual words makes it sound like trifle and the notification was brooushths in spanish and english his neighbors only speak spanish it is also alarming the planning department is not required to send out now noticed but it is continued to a new date and isn't it a fact the official notice on the ourd of sickle as destroyed by the rain it was not covered in a
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protective matter more residents or the members of the public are aware this may be continued interest the improper notification their it is disturbing with a proposed 4 medical cannabis dispensary for the outer mission thank you. >> is there any additional public comment? >> hi. >> my name is lincoln i took off today, i mean hundred sickle next to my parents only read chinese no notice change anything yes. that lady is right no communication ever and the days before the owner coming say they want to beatify it on the situations 3 times and there is
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a female a baby looking at all those things we went to the committee meeting and the days you know do you notice two parked next to the store she saw where i say lincoln park. >> sir, i'm sorry but right now, we're only speaking to the matter of turns. >> it is like the work never coming out from you i just pop out today okay. >> thank you. >> i understand. >> is there any additional public comment? >> on this item. >> or on the - >> good afternoon, commissioners i'm bruce i support of continuance of item 1 cumberland to march 31st i was one of the original dr
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requesters we were informed by the planner on tuesday that the project was definitely going to be delayed most likely to march 31st it takes a while for the neighbors to come down to the meeting we were appreciative and able to communicate that will not be happening today at least the motion passed we were told it was going to be postponed. >> we touched base with them that march 31st works and a hardship for people to attend we support the parole to continue to the newly scheduled fifth thursday meeting we appreciate when the agenda is over scheduled like today sometimes public comment is reduces and cases don't start until far into the night we appreciate the
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consideration. >> i'd like to add that the planning department previously informed us in writing it was the mayor's office that directed the department to schedule this case despite the departments knowing the agenda was to full and despite the fact we were working with the planner on march so we want to commend you for experiencing your individual judgment for the rescheduling of march 31st thank you very much. >> thank you. is there any additional public comment on continuance? game-changer commissioners i'm tom with the deboss triangle association speaking in regards the 2900 market street we put together a short presentation in anticipation of the reporting to the hearing if so taken off we
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know want to know when it will be as support a continuance for 6 weeks we think one week is not enough time to address the issues we have to talk about with them thank you >> i don't see any public comment is closed. >> commissioner vice president richards i guess one comment on one public comment p public commenter said it was alleged that the planner said on a residential project the mayor asked for is certain date that sound strange do have any comment. >> not that i'm aware of that. >> commissioners, if there's nothing further there is a motion and a second to continue items 1, 15, 16 and 17
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commissioner antonini. >> commissioner hillis commissioner moore commissioner wu commissioner vice president richards commissioner president fong so moved, commissioners, that motion passes 6 to zero he appreciate your consideration to that. >> commissioners, that places you under your commission matters consideration of approval of the draft minutes for january 21st, 2016, commissioners unfortunately, the minutes were draft agenda if you choose to adopted them today i'll note the correction or c. >> commissioner richards as i thought that was a draft agenda i'd like to actuate a week additional look at it and wait until next week. >> certainly commission apologize we can certainly continue this for one week. >> commissioner moore. >> i did the same and
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overdrive to toss those we have the real agenda for next week so i did that. >> so commissioner vice president richards is that a motion. >> continue to next week. >> thank you, commissioners to continue the draft minutes to february 11th commissioner antonini commissioner hillis commissioner moore commissioner wu commissioner vice president richards and commissioner president fong so moved, commissioners, that motion passes unanimously 6 to zero and places you on item 4 commissioners questions or comments. >> commissioner wu. >> thank you. so, now that sick eldest is on the april date is there any requirement for the planning department to renotice it and - >> technically with the continuance you don't meet to
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renotice it but ask the staff to get the proper no, sir i'd like recommend it sounds like it doesn't go out but it needs to go out in all the languages again. >> commissioner antonini. >> thank you. i have the good fortune to go to super bowl city and the nfl zone within the last twherng extremely well organized, clean, save diversifies and actually had occasion to dine with one of the restaurants and it was reasonable so very impressed with the way it is done and i think those of you it is interesting particularly the nfl zone find out how faubldz are made and others interesting items good job commissioner vice president richards i'll try to be brief because of the time crunch 3 quick things as you may know you
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read the joe article in san francisco magazine on more than 3.org she took the 5m project quotes and ran it through the sausage grinder to find out what the affordability rates interesting enough it is a great exercise i think the director came up with a number like what was percent get you truly but one thing that disturbs me we as commissioners and staff heard of the project that has 33 percentage affordability yet his calculations i'm not saying they're right or wrong but less than 33 percent we commissioners were didn't have the full grasp on the true level of affordability his calculation were based what needed to be given and what was spraubtd out
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so i asked any time we have a demonstration agreement with a threshold affordability the exercise is given to us it is a great transparent to look at it afterward i'd like to a or so a consultant take apart the numbers secondly, there was an article in the chronicle on the 28 that was lecturers hearing, talking about areas being affordable and walkable and now the world wants to live close together and walk to everything the post millennial generation only 14 percent of the country is more walkable and two place the u.s. have those washington, d.c. and seattle a third of maintenance convert to school or work by foot compared to they were percent of baby boomer so we're
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seeing the jarsdz that is impacting where people want to live and we're not able to draft this as quickly as we need to take into account this change and lastly commissioner antonini said this use to be italian and irish and now supply lights bookstore i saw the making of the mists and how much the ethnicity change streetcars with delores and to the 70s and it is interesting i flipped through it and wanted to understand how the out migration happened so during commission comments i'll let you know things that are interesting and start read to tonight. >> cliff notes commissioner moore. >> i would be interested to
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have this commission have a configuration with the house commission and dreamforce i saw on tv about a week ago redwood city has food pharmacy where food panries and banks are advised by public health practitioners about the combination of heath food with the for example, diabetes we have a lot of health clinics pubically supported and supported and it will be interesting to have a targeted program like that so i'll send did article to you director williams you have those discussions but a fabulous idea to have a way of assistance and food and health programs for the choose the foods for the healthy living. >> commissioners, if there's
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nothing further we can move in to the department matters drouchlt. >> i have nothing urgent in the interest of time. >> the board of appeals and historic preservation commission. >> good afternoon aaron starr manager, legislative affairs and lulgd the supervisor avalos ordinance which will require a conditional use authorization for the removal of any dwelling unit the city the commission harder it on december 10th and voted 5 to one to recommend approval and supervisor campos recommended the legislation to include the amendments pe at the land use committee supervisor wiener had several questions of staff related to the implementation of that ordinance specifically how it impacts the homeland security and who couldn't afford to pay for legalization and the change the outreach in response the planning
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department at dbi noted there were fund that may become available the next budget and dbi set aside funds for code violations and some spoke in favor how it stops displacement and speakers in opposition with the builders association and the organizations representing the land use they ask for a exempt that the ground floor in c-3 from 317 controls, however, the concerns by the committee members were not adequately addressed so they continued is one week until techniques hearing and also a resolution for interim controls placing the sustained standards on the
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showcase square, potrero hill and central wasting this passed out of committee and will be considered at the full board next the full board of supervisors the 100 percent affordable housing eliminating cruz u cus pals it first reading on supervisor yee dissenting and also the board was a resolution to schedule a hearing on february 28th from the charter amendment that changes the colleagues, can we take that without objection? requirement the resolution was amended to essentially allow the ballot initiative to pass the rules committee it passed 6 to 4 and continued until february 9th by a unanimous vote one introduction it was by supervisor peskin an ordinance that will prohibit formula retail the polk street commercial district that's all i have for you today >> commissioners no board
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report and the historic preservation commission did meet yesterday only one item on the regular calendar that will be brought to you under our regular calendar for budget they're recommending approval if no questions commissioners on to general public comment not to steady 15 at this time, members of the public may address the commission to the public that are within the subject matter jurisdiction of the commission except agenda items. with respect to agenda items, your opportunity to address the commission will be afforded when address the commission up to three minutes. address the commission up to three minutes. i do have couple of speaker cards. >> yes. georgia and thoosie. >> ask the starch the
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recalculation for all pending dr cases and the 311 for the rh1, rh3 two excuse me. i think the reason it is important because maybe they need drs southern the executions with mr. sanchez and commissioner vice president richards it was discovered that was a 40 percent issue that 40 percent of time some of these should have been calculated as demolitions and those remodels so i would hope that if you're going to go forward and have the staff consider how they calculate in the future that perhaps at least consider it for pending dr case and thing that these that involved involve
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major altercations and relocation of a unit as i said it was discovered at least 40 percent likelihood they're not calculated correctly the samples i submitted for the case study there they're the ones he had photos of whole process of demolition and the new project that is a lot i didn't get mid process maybe we missed some but at least 40 percent i think that is mandatory drs are necessary it will have a loss of five and six affordable housing so if this is okay with you i'm hand that in i'd like to put that in the minutes thank you very much. >> good afternoon,
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commissioners i'm thoosie i'd like to bring uo your attendance the planners frequently accepting revisions from project sponsors without requiring them to submit them to the planning department this is a problem not knowing what and when provisions are submitted the public is the dark and at transparency is lost how else can we find out if the plans are nothing but in his opinion and tucks and 6 thousand square feet mcmansion a monster home when we complained previously we were told that was the expectation to the rule and only being done with the project
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sponsor was unsure how to respond to the pdr the planner can give me a quick look and submit to the building inspection right afterward this is expanded and it has expanded dramatically to the point that almost may be one 3rd of planners are letting this happen and almost most projects and most revisions if a revision is under review is the concern for the neighbors the opportunity to engage the department and engage with staff and negotiate with the project sponsors and then slapped with a 311 notification what is the recourse file a dr this will add to the volume of drs and you'll
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be more occupied hearing those department of human resources my question is this do we have a standard operating procedure for accepting new provisions in not will we have one and require the planners to follow them that's it thank you. >> thank you. >> any other general public comment closed. commissioner vice president richards i just want to comment first georgia is referring to a meeting the zoning administrator mr. duffy the bring to your attention from dbi and myself and she had an addendum an architect she has been coming to the commission with a demo here's the original house the succeeding house we had a meeting december 18th and we said look at 5 of those and take into account what happened two
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mr. sanchez said they look at the clauthsdz were wrong it is a complicated process and you know everybody you know people that will new they don't say have the experience georgia is referring to you asked for the approval mr. lindsey look at the calculations and just in the case this can be a training issues in terms of planner i think secondly, mr. rahaim was talking about something we talked about and closing the loop and with the threshold i don't know if you took if in k some sort of magnitude with the project with the neighbor so everybody understands what the project is once we get more dr i don't know if everyone else want autopsy seeing nothing further
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item seeing nothing further itemseeing nothing further ittsm 7 no action is required on your behalf only for your review and comment. >> thank you good afternoon miami director i'm here joined by several members of the senior management team as well as deborah you've met your new finance manager who is been on board a few weeks and nevertheless, has done a lot of work we're here to present our new two-year budget that will coffer fiscal years 2016-2017 and 2017-2018 no surprise given our workload we're seeing a humble increase in applications and therefore the budget is proposed to there
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self million dollars over this year's budget we're therefore proposing the education e addition of staff possessions to address at backlog and the policy issues you've been dealing with and several other positions with that, i i'm going to turn it over to my colleague to go over the details of the bulth we're asking for your feedback and proposing action and next week's hearing and as recorded the historic preservation commission did review the budget yesterday and recommended your approval of the proposed budget you have the item before you today with that, i'm going to turn it over to tom thank you. >> good afternoon, commissioners i'm tom i'm the director of the administration for the planning department it is my pleasure to present the departments proposed budget and work program for 2016-2017 and 2017-2018 copies the presentation are available on the table to my
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left for members of the public before i begin i'd like to acknowledge members of my staff deborah and donny and others who helped us put together the budget who wouldn't be able to do all the work to help the budget. >> today, i'm going to over the update from the mayor's office an overview the instructions, the current year planning permit volume and revenue, and then the proposed budget plus both the revenue and expenditure does the division staffing, the proposed budget by distinction and the departments performance measures and finally, the budget approval calendar. >> the when the mayor's budget office gave the numbers we were
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to assume a two year fixed budget and predicated on that this week the legislation was not approved at the budget and finance so we know right now the two-year budget will continue until further changes to the process the mayors budget instructions asked departments for one .4 percent reduction the general fund since we received on $2.5 million it is a small reduction to the department that represents $38,000 next year and $76,000 in 2017-2018 and budget that is in front of you includes those reductions in the current year this graph shows the year by year increase the building permit and through the ended of december we've had
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more than 84 hundred encroachment cases overview they project a 13 plus growth in volume from the current fiscal year as you can see the graph the fourth bar to the right a little bit over 14 thousand cases submitted last year this year we're anticipating over 16 thousand cases so about 2 thousands of growth of 2 thousand the budget for 2030 assumes a 4 percent growth and flat in 2017-2018s from the chart regarding the budget for this year that 13 percent growth in volume translates into a surplus of $5 million that we're expecting in revenue over budget
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the - that $5 million is used as part of projection for next year's revenue assumption so going into next year budget for 2016 to 2018 on the revenue side of the house the largest part of budget is kcmo composed of fees for building and planning case as you can see to increase from $35 million to over $42.03 assumptions in that number in the $42 million the volume that will continue at the rate that we're seeing this year that $5 million that we're seeing extra will be seen next year and on top of we're assuming a 4 percent growth and the cpi is 2 housing unit 9, 6 percent the previous 3 years
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we've not assumed growth over prior years actuals but multi year growth 14 percent and 12 the year before and we always assume in the budget that we will realize the same level of applications but we continue to see year by year growth we'll assume some growth in next year budget and the 4 percent is consistent with what we're seeing other federal, state, and local and the city is a assuming the 4 percent growth in the general fund and the feds are are assuming a 4 percent so the 4 percent is consistent with at parts of country the next item the grants budget next year the grant
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assumed to stay stable the 2017-2018 grant we're proposing to reduce by several hundreds thousand dollars that will see from the grant are available two years from now the grant opportunities are vail we'd be appropriate that through the grant accept and expend in front of the board and in a governmental revenues will reduce because of the part time revenue from the transportation authority for geary boulevard and $97,000 for ocii for the revenue work with them and the development impact fees admin fees part of impact fees we collect and implement the impact fee project programming their projected to remain stable and expenditure recoveries are recoveries from others city departments that we received for services we provide
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to other departments their expected to slightly increase and the general funds support is going down by the 1.5 percent reduction that was requested the mayors budget directions let's see on the expenditure does the two major areas wear proposing increased expenditures slayer and fringe and contract the salary and fringe line item it recommended to a one percent increase in benefit rates about one $.4 million of that increase is related to a 3.25 rate increase that the employees received october and another wage increase that is coming on july one that was negotiated in the current union contract with all the collective bargaining unit the remaining of salary increase for the projected
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positions we're proposing in the budget that i'll detail shortly and the next overhead is charged to non-general fund revenues to grand jury the general fund for the city like progressing the employee paychecks and the services include the contract expenditures we're proposing several million dollars increase in the contract budget to support contract for various issues the property like at civically and the public realm design work and analysis of market and street van ness called the hub citywide feasibility studies. >> housing policy work-related to the sustainability program and the city to parks program and the technical feasible study our material and supply budget
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will increase due to maintain and the refreshing of it infrastructure replacing the data and supplies like drives and printer and others equipment and to accommodate the staff our budget analyst report will decrease several projects that includes recent channel connection upgrades and work space expansion to accommodate additional instead of this is proposed to reduce by 4 pointed $5 million for projects that at one time funding like add backs introduce the board of supervisors phase of budget last year the parks to pavement program was budget at a capital improvement we're budgeting to
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the contracts line item will go away that ending of the plaza work we received one time document review and budgeted in the current years one time piece of information that goes away and the fees for legal services the rent we pay to the department of real estate and citywide technology support will stay stable over the next two years. >> our grant budget this is the detail of what is constituent next year we're projecting a $600,000 for transportation planning, caltrain grant for sustainable and other various projects in
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the department we also annually receive this california historic preservation to do accident survey in 2020 we project by project a grant if the union street epa for a streetscape design. >> this chart shows a breakdown of the department south africa levels as ftes proposed in next year budget the 2016-2017 fiscal year as a reminder fetsd are different from head count the ftes calculations is a function of positions must attrition and others good things are 13wr5uk9d from that the fte it decrease and that includes 14 point now ftes in the budget as well as excuse me. 3.6 that are annual lists from
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the prior ized from the prior year. >> and have 200 and 21 ftes proposing to increase to 239 in 2016-2017 and 244 in 2017-2018. >> no i'll go over the summary of new positions requesting 14 ftes in next year's budget is annual listed to additional primarily under 4 initiatives, 7 ftes for project review backlog and two for new policy work, 2 ftes that analysis for the process improvements and then 2 ftes for community outreach
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this is the detail of those positions fwlts backlog you'll see that the majority of those proposed positions are in the current planning provision there are two quadrant planners to address permit and volume backlog a design review manager and another planner to do design review and an additional planner to deal with the observation volume and the wireless facilities two planners to work on the environmental review team and one transportation planner the environmental planning division and additional planner enforcement in zoning under the policy we're proposing 2.31 ftes that annual listed iz
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2017-2018 that includes one it was requested by the one planner to work on housing planning work and a planner next year to work on the new transportation demand management and an additional to work on that program under our process and improvements initiative we're proposing two ftes that annualized the 3 positions in 2030 this includes one planner to work on process improvement in the department, and in fact, in our finance office to work on financial support dealing with the increased volume we're seeing in the department and the graphic artists that provide the graphic artists support to all the departments
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and finally under the community outreach initiated we're proposing to add 2.3 ftes or 2.12 that annualized to 2.5 neighborhood outreach mr. larkin planner the exclusive office on the community development projects and community outreach an additional community outreach planner to work on the priority projects coming out of the department and then finally more of a took adjustment we received the specialist port commission position in our budget not fully budgeted the last year but fully to an fte. >> and then finally our performance manufacture for the past several years they've been tracked to share we're discovering services in line with the violation of the department in an effort to improve the measurement of the
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planning department activities the department began working with the controller's office 0 evaluate your measures this is in concert coyotes controller's office upcoming design with the citywide metric system so we are proposing a series of new performance measures that focus on the high-level output rather than counting the types of applications like how many residential additions or process within certain timeframes and small residential construction programs 100 percent affordable housing projects, community salutation our parklet 0 program we're proposing i won't go through them all but proposing to report and count the metrics under those various items and finally our budget calendar on the 20 of january we went to
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the historic preservation commission on the 3rd of february sorry on the 3rd of february yesterday we went to the historic preservation commission and requested a recommendation to approve the budget there is a comment letter attached to your package from the hpc we're here today to provide the budget information to you next week we'll come back to the commission to ask for approval of the budget the difficulty budget to the mayor's office on february 22nd and june 1st, the mayor will submit it the board of supervisors and late july the board will take final action to adopt the budget. >> that concludes my presentation. i'm available to answer any questions you might have. >> thank you
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tom just commissioners to summarize quickly the heart of budget proposal is those in any positions that ac that tom went over and the 40 bucket on page 11 of the slide show so those bucket are dealing with the backlog to deal with new policy initiative to deal with process improvements and to fallout grow our ability to do better community outreach those are the issues i've benefit hearing from the board of supervisors and the mayor for the last year we hope those kind of address those issues in an appropriate way i'm just want to under the influence this is the vast majority of the revenues we're seeing going to fund those 14 to 9 positions the next two years with that, weigh close our presentation and anxious to hear our comments as well. >> open up for public comment if there is any public comment on this item.
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>> okay not seeing any, public comment is closed. commissioner moore. >> this is always different to respond we're not day to day following how the numbers go up and down i appreciate the departments work, however, i have a couple of questions obviously without really knowing i have to say i don't the increase in expenditures with salary and infringes is staggering is goes up by $6 million and the first step and an additional 2 and a half million dollars the second step it's a an incredible amount of money the line item which spriepdz me on the materials and supply side the increase is very, very large between the adopted budget of today and how we're moving into the future three hundred and 6
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to $350,000 with the decrease in costs for computers, etc. that and you mentioned a whole bunch of other things there is a huge step on this number as a replacement i understand that for many reasons we need place holder with the certainty of housing will create and complete change. >> of how we use technology i'd like to ask is that under which particular line item are you counting people who are more in support felt commission themselves for example, we have a long list of action items that gets longer and longer i'd like to see at least a certain amount of man power allocated for people to attend to the questions we ask in a timely manner thing on the list are way
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over a year old and not been able to note the answers we need to participate in a way that's one question commission yeah. the commission staff is commitment to devolved under the department administration you see think outside the box on the first page well, after 3224 the memo looks like that so you'o you'l you'll4 the memo looks like that you'll see the - >> i'd like to see the presentation laid in how to affect us i'm in no position to question the numbers i'm observing a certain mulch e amount of detail missing
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there's the other thing i wanted to ask that the increased confusion with enforcement i want to make sure that the department staffing and we've been supportive of with the mr. sanchez work and his staff work that we are properly covered to connect the newly instituted airbnb and short-term rental enforcement including increase ability to cooperate with dbi particularly because they lost the computer program to help make things for efficient i want to make sure we're covered for the next year or two or three until we have a technical basis to coordinate.
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>> fine we'll do that we have 3 enforcement planners entirely tloftsdz to shortly and the zoning administrator has 32, 3, 4 one office and those are 6 full-time city staff devolved to the projeted d we have more double the number a furious we're proposing one more code enforcement. >> in particular worked on georgia said are those particular increases the work cost by what you have listed at the moment. >> well the work i believe that the commissioner vice president richards men's is work by the zoning administrator staff yes and by the current
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planning staff one the aspects of the work looking at the code language and whether we can address changes to the demolition rifrlt that is done by the lotta's fountain earthquake staff. >> theotta's fountain earthquake staff. >> thea's fountain earthquake staff. >> tfontain earthquake staff. >> thearthquake staff. >> tuake staff. >> tke staff. >> the last question miff i'd like to see licensed architect to what type of projects we're reviewing it helps the commission and helps the general amount of cus the art we have many of them dealing with the architecture issues and we agree certainly two new architecture positions within this project. >> i hope that is sufficient. >> (laughter) so do i i think. >> and also into a summer
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program with architects are assigned in other words, to learn i encourage that very much and see a proper balance in how we contributoattract interns. >> i'm glad you put if positions for that one comment i'll make the measurement section i don't see is a measure for what the for those positions and i'll recommend there is a type of process whatever that will. >> for that position. >> okay.
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>> the other thing regarding the measures completely support the measures that you have the only thing i worry about how do you hand the details not due to the staffing this is something either part of project sponsor it can take two years i want to make sure that the numbers don't get distorted you or your staff have to do interesting enough we're zg couple of on our advanced calendar some ceqa reform on transportation once we talk about that will help the process i've been a party to discussions an ceqa reform or ideas of second not reform efficiency in the mayor's office of housing i understand from the documentation there is a desire
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to survey the properties in the city to maybe circumvented that historic preservation commission ceqa review the question i'll have maybe i missed it is there any plans to beef up survey team or staff to go out and do that so we can save on the ceqa portion of the ceqa. >> yes. this year's the funding inform a full-time position to work on a survey as well as the funder for the survey itself we're the process of hiring that position. >> i guess to councilmember glover's point on the action item list we're going i'm going to put together kind of a list you itself and hand out a ballot for all commissioners to prioritize to get an idea what is most important for this
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commission i don't know if so it too late i mentioned this last year maybe perhaps our be biggest issue is the intern project to tackle two of those items i threw that out there last year i don't know how we are the process of hiring an intern but maybe knockoff one of the projects i think on the i like the two architecture position that commissioner moore talked about it will help and some of the things we'll have potentially a project today where is there an translation of the residential guidelines in upper market street those two architects with the architect and the staff really help make sure that design guidelines and why the project conformed or and
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exploratorium and the trade offs and what happened that had been a good investment so not having what we're seeing today and help the public transparent how the design gets done. >> enforcement the short-term rentals enforcement and the on the enforcement i know there is a lot of great people working on that i know wooefsh we'll have a i guess angle enforcement presentation it is yet to be scald but flush out you know, i think the enforcement cases with included the overall cases and highway patrol u how much is the short-term rentals and the etc., ect, etc. to understand how that all falls out and make sure the number of people on that are working on it correctly and some enrollment cases we're in short-term rentals it is so hard to figure out whether there is a
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violation or not you don't have a threat they take forever and the process may be a person can recognize ways to curtail that like a valid register. >> understood thank you. >> commissioner antonini. >> a couple of questions director rahaim first of all, do we have team efforts or redundancy maternity leave or project do they wait or assigned someone can pick up the relieve. >> they're typicallyy assigned it is i will say that reassignment slows down the work the new planner has to get up to speed but typically reassigned e assigned when an extended leave. >> one suggestion might not at the beginning of every project so have co-assignments you may
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not have enough staff to do that but two people are brought up to speed with every project in the case of an absence someone can pickup and not have to be retrained on another efficiency item i assume we simultaneously salute i i know that environmental has to proceed other things in order of approval you can't really approve something for many of the aspects of the project until the environmental has been completed but it would seem as though the project could be evaluated even though the environmental has to be completed before any approvals i hope it is sort of what we are doing. >> the goal is that the environmental review precedes no
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parallel. >> rather than sequencely. >> and the advantage of the environmental review can to the project review we're not quite there we were better but trying to get the paralyze and the environmental review takes the long-term minded we time to make sure it happens in that window of time. >> thank you. >> commissioner wu. >> so is it so great to see that that that is all projects review is working well, we're continuing that work and happy to see the dedication of the legacy business and the renewed work on the housing policy those are issues that commission has talked about a lot i'll continue to ask to pay attention the deficit of hiring especially diversity of the
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experience like the business legacy program or working on housing it is the different prospective kind of helped to bring understanding to the staff level that something sort of more robust coming to the commission and then i said to ask a specific question from public comment come into ask about the filipino cultural heritage district whether or not that was included the work plan. >> i need some help from any colleague it is included in this year's plan one of the now you mentioned is one the issues the funding that was proposed as part of knowledge approval project and it is not totally clear where the funding which agree or entities is the recipient of
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that the bottom line i don't think it is reflected in this work plan if i'm not mistaken but we need to clarify that point about where the funds is coming from to be honest is being tied up in the legal delays over the 5 m approval i'll try to have a better i eyes. >> united states cultural district is not about the 5 m it didn't incapsulate 5 m are removing quickly think central soma it is central to think about central soma so a part of larger work. >> commissioner vice president richards. >> i echo commissioner wu's comments if you can grab that money i think that was three hundred k grab it and use it if
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not try to use it internally that's important thanks. >> okay. >> no further questions commissioners that concludes this item we'll hear it in two weeks. >> commissioners, that places you under your item 8 the upper market expansion a planning code amendment. >> good afternoon, commissioners my name is monique mohan planning staff i'm here to ask adoption changes for the upper market commercial district before i begin someone from supervisor wiener's will be here. >> good afternoon on this on behalf of the supervisor
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wiener's briefly the the item before you provides an opportunity for an existing use the planning code we allowed the project sponsor working closely with the organization and craft the controls bra you today that explicit explicitly legalize the use but provide a path though the - the triangle neighborhood association and potrero castro and the castro upper market have sponsored this and briefly in terms of staffs recommendations it is reasonable to me the only concern we have one of the recommendations was expend those controls to the limited restaurant as well i think on the face of it we were open to considering that that has not been part of discussions with the neighborhood we'll be reluctant but we're open to be
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back thank you. >> currently in the european market street the commercial the mtc requires the conditional use to work on the greater and not permitted on upper scenarios of the building this is to amend the planning code in upper market to expand with the constructive with the following conditions met one is a if it has been converted two an internal staircase bar use connection exists and 3 no expansion of the building envelope. >> neighborhood commercial district like upper market and mtc was to help the land use controls and support for the additional finding and city to make sure this is not a negative
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impact on the validate phone number for the housing stock the city understand to those legalize or lists one bar but this limit restaurant the corridor that maybe good candidates and other restaurant uses because of the behavioral issues associated with alcohol as an expansion to have a bar on the second floor maefrns the department - while specific to say an arrest warrant try requirement for an expansion forecast did planning department didn't hinder the community to provide to make changes to the project sponsors as part of the conditional use authorization the planning commission can impose taeld consideration if the space has not on a roll call
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and no expansion of the building envelope and i'm available to answer any questions. >> okay opening it up for public comment. >> hi taifd if the triangle association we are definitely supportive of the entire second story for the particular bar in question they've been a good neighbor and a good special event space for parties and that kind of things we've had enough of that kind of things in the neighborhood i'm weary to lend our support to a general expansion of this for restaurants this is not
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something we've thought about or get into the weeds or the imperial staircase might be problematic it is news to be hearing about that in terms of what is actually on the agenda could i we're definitely in support thank you. >> is there any additional public comment? >> okay public comment is closed. commissioner antonini. >> sound like reasonable legislation and as we heard when that was presented of this passes which it should i believe it will require any other establishment to go to the conditional use process we certainly have a good oversight sometimes 72 hour are more problematic then other retail uses and so might make a good use whether there are
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vacancies or issues for the rattler and permitted use on the 72 hour second story i think this benefits one particular establishment it it has broad support and this legislation allows that to happen and allows us to consider any instances that may come forward the future but have to be deemed necessary and desirable i'm in support. >> i would like to support the comment the public made leaving out the staircase if i understand supervisor wiener correctly dealt with a particular circumstance which i feel strongly supporting, however, if i had el i'm not prepared and could be amended later this as specific understanding of the district
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per say and situations or situations that maybe similar but the broader dafgs definition of the stair i'm prepared to so for the or support it the other thing more a question to supervisor i'd like to see a restriction on the use of outdoor space which we always try to only catch when it is too late this moment to discuss that is that at issue and perhaps you can answer that. >> you say outside spaces. >> a bar they use it and don't have approval and i would like to prevented that from having the gentrification of bar used by not spelling out what is included i'll be remiss of the question. >> this location as i
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understand is a second story building a full lot coverage so there isn't a rear yard no outside space that is clear not allowing an expansion of the building envelope not a deck or something created devoted to housing. >> all your address about noise you're making a comment about only keeping the windows clotted. >> that was a recommendation by the staff. >> i'm in support without the recommended modifications or the provision that could be happening later if it is substantive support from the person that created this legislation. >> i'm making a motion to - it is a motion of intent to approve as it is brought forward by the supervisor and - how do i say that.
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>> we're going or we're adopting a recommendation for approval. >> it sound like your in favor of the modifications. >> the one i was not in favor of the stair. >> on that particular issue not the issue is whether there is an existing stair but staff's recommendation that someone could put in a stair to connect about it you don't want to go that way that's fine. >> i have to hear the motion gnaw could you help me to formulate the proper motion with leaving out the. >> the establish portion. >> may i have a motion i don't know it was our represents the windows were closed but part of d t and a recommendation we excluded those are an informational item if you want
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to approve how how the supervisors proposed it do a recommendation of approval that's all you have to do. >> i'm in support of windows closing i don't want to come back later and say a recommendation of approval that the windows need to be closed during proclamation. >> if i report a disturbance than they'll be an action you're also saying - >> not you. >> the staff recommendation those are proposed recommendation for the church i will bar to expand to the second story d ta has old positions we included the staff to brought to your attention and show you the types of concerns the neighborhood has. >> those are perfect i'm in full support i'll leave out the
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stair and in favor of everything must the stair. >> the recommendation not to remedy the d ta approval for the actual approval. >> you'll include those when churchi churchill. >> it will come to you. >> this is complicated that tries to explain and this is the abstract it is difficult to understand. >> okay. >> i think that is clarified we're trying - this is the legislation it is a prohibited use the bar is prohibited use. >> if you don't want to support staff's recommendation do a recommendation of approval that's all that's fine. >> is that your motion.
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>> i'll second commissioner moore's motion. >> thank you, commissioners commissioner richards. >> okay just to be clear so the stairs the motion includes the existing supervisor language or not. >> the existing motion is just to adopt a recommendation for the approval for the legislation as proposed by the supervise the issuance of stair will come back to you when the project comes back. >> jonas i'll correct there are dual legislation with supervisor wiener it includes the existing staircase. >> so to recommend approval with the existing legislation so the way it is proposed the first part. >> so i know executive branch i will and occasionally mr. i'm havi
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blank. >> i like the legislation we have actually a couple of great bars on the second floor the lookout one around the corner and maybe a future expansion a great long time is eureka they have a great restaurant downstairs and a great bar upstairs i was there and greeted supervisor wiener so i will work with the neighborhood association to make sure you can create for spaces they really work in some cases so support of legislation and happy to have the community room in churchill. >> commissioner hillis. >> not to xhablth the
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staircase but a staircase in every building you have to get up to the first story but it is odd to have this? the legislation just the staircase has to exist in the footprint of the bar that wants to expand? >> yeah. so. >> that's how the legislation is written correct. >> so staffs recommendation make sense in that case we're tayloring we might as well put in the named churchill a first story use going up to the second floor. >> snits the basis for the staff's recommendation. >> i be in we're making a recommendation but have to understand we're making a recommendation of the legislation that yeah, we
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recognize that churchill will come back and ask for a cu but to commissioner vice president richards point if we want this to apply to something else we should take the staircase language out that will not apply or we'll build the staircase dpaints. >> any concern that by not having that language in there we'll create an incentive for merging spaces we're not ready to do so do the right thing but we're not ready to advance it policy. >> limit to churchill we don't expect any other use but a cu. >> we're not done all the surveys it is possible maybe an existing staircase between them we do know that for sure.
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>> likely yeah likely didn't exist. >> like a single-family homes. >> if you do that you wanted to expand to the second story you'll not been able to do that you have to come back and amend the legislation we want to trailer this to churchill that's fine. >> commissioner vice president richards. >> the intent mr. powders to have a formally two flats with we have in the upper market and seen quite a few of the of and a commercial downstairs and a door on the right and formally a residence maybe an office or maybe turned back into housing you don't want to - i have to go out to the front door and up the steps to the second story to you support that because the second story is vacant they can go back
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to a second story unit i like the legislation. >> commissioner moore. >> following up on what commissioner johnck's said this legislation speaks to a particular building type not a particular user i think we need to leave the emphasis that smaller create circumstances, which an, an internal stair are suitable for to documentation and not advertise it is confusing the body of text a reference to the body but that's not reference to our discussion. >> commissioners is there anyone from the public that wishes to speak to adopt a recommendations for approval.
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>> commissioner antonini commissioner hillis commissioner moore. >> commissioner wu commissioner vice president richards and commissioner president fong so moved, commissioners, that motion passes unanimously 6 to zero and places us on item 9 sacramento street conditional use authorization. >> game-changer commissioner president fong and members of the commission i'm collin clark planning staff the item before you conditional use authorization to allow skin spirit to change from a vacant to a retail and personal service use ton is empowering of on existing second story commercial
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building with 4 office units on the floors above and includes minor improvement for the original storefront windows this project is under the community-based pros as a result of written opposition the project was played on the calendar like the resolution that stabbed it the department staff will provide a written response to the opposition for the cu conditional use the neighborhood commercial zoning district a conditional use authorization is required for a personal use at the ground floor to to project includes a traditional service on the ground floor it occupies only 1/3rd find ground floor area and located towards the rear of the tenant space the applicant has chosen to incorporate a retail
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formula with the front of the that is a by activating the street medical services will be an vertebrasy component with the raiser treatments and cosmetic injections the zoning administrator had determined this is a permitted accessory use within the mcd and proposed the draft motion that insure the medical uses will be a service at the site also sacramento mcd didn't allow a medical service use it is allowed as a seary use and hence publication the department received one more letter of support address correspondence from 3 people in opposition to the project to date 6 letters of support and are corresponds from 4 people in
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opposition to the project with that said, the department is saying it is necessarily and compatible with the surrounding neighborhood the promote skin spirit is a bay area locked owner and operator is intended to serve san franciscans and the spirits customers live in san francisco and travel to asian pacific islander to the project will activate a vacant 24 ground floor that was vacant since 2014 it is the storefront windows and the project is capable compatible with the mcd and in terms of finding that need to be clarified for the basis for approval they need to be clarified state at the commission finds this project is
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necessary and desirable and compatible with the neighborhood and surrounding use as follows: and submitted that concludes my presentation. i'll be happy to answer any questions you may have. >> again, thank you. >> we might have questions for you project sponsor please. >> good afternoon, commissioners i'm tom of reuben, junius & rose on here on behalf of the project sponsor we appreciate the staff report and all the work that staff do the to help us and appreciate their recommendation of approval we really feel this is an ideal location for skin spirit it is comparable and works well with the neighborhood and as staff has 6 letters of support
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with the project sponsor is our architect hillary she will speak briefly and talk about the use of floor areas and the improvements made to the property and we have our owner and founder of skin spirit who will speak about the company and this particular space will be used we also have the property owner that is in full support we're i'm available to answer any questions and we thank you for your time and consideration. >> great, thank you.
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>> overhead please there you go. >> hello i'm hillary human being arrested architect for skin spirit and explain the design and proposed improvement improvement united states of america it is an sacramento street between presidio and walnut street with 24 ground floor retail space adjacent to an article gallery and the floral shop both in support of project so skin spirit is a skin care business that provides retail and personal services for clients their american people ideal tenant for the space and business for sacramento because
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retail is a very important part of their businebusiness as you can see from this slide the sponsor dine as a very strong retail aspect the front of the spates we're aiming to do improvement to transformer a space into a retail fascination heres the slide with an existing storefront right now the proposed new storefront as
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you can see the existing space and storefront are very dark and uninviting it is limited because as you see the yellow that is shing shingle. (the following proceedings were held in open court, outside the presence of the jury:)ing and parolee ventilation it is a duchess door with a push button that didn't work how does a push button work on on a danish store skin spirit will encourage the booze and creating a better connection to the retail area wear proposing to do that by lore the windowsills removing the single siding to remove the
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windows and creating double industry assessable doors into this space and creating a level situation all the improvements will pull the shoppers in there and the tenant improvements will propose create new attractive open interior finishes with retail fixtures displaying the product to retail is an important aspect in addition to the new storefront and the tenant improvements that skin spirit proposes there are also proposing to add two bicycle parking spaces and a new street tree to the front of the building department of water & power tur
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about repaired in terms of the design it locates retail in the front the space and the entire storefront will be dedicated to retail the rear of the spates will conservative of 8 facial rooms and i think rejections with appointments the remaining space between two new assessable rooms and a wheelchair assessable ramp to the higher level and hallway and break rooms and office we we believe that skin spirit a benefit to this space to the street and the proposed building
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improvements and it's presence will advance the viability and historic importance on sacramento street thank you. i'll introduce any colleague. >> thank you very much how much time i have left i'll have to really, really cruise this it there i'm a founder of skin spirit and mom i've lived in northern california and we started this in colorado locally owner and operator and a leader the last 10 years one of the reasons we were leader we stick close to the mission of providing products and serves with mooeveng result and that's the part of our business we occur rat the best skin care products not wildly available in drug stores and the front of the space is all dedicated to retail
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our beautiful interiors and warm inviting exteriors is a fundamental part of our model and as you can see with the interiors look like it benefits city council spirit to sacramento street we're a designation we feel this could be as successful as our other locations that attract up to 25 people a month we are a designation we know that we have 2 thousand over clients from san francisco already and they'll stay here and keep their taxation dollars here your clients demographics are attractive and to the other merchant let's go to - let's skip over - so we're skipping
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offer some because i'm running out of time another thing we're a successful business we think we bring something new to the streets but like to consider ourselves a social responsible business we retain the clients and most a female workforce has great benefits and great employees when this location reaches maturity we can create more jobs that helps the people that live and shop tyler we're philanthropic we getting give back to the community and support our clients passions and we look to our continue doing that in san francisco and we're going to make an expensive
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renovation to the building that will make that safer for more people why do we go to the last two slides the community partnerships so one of the things we bring to the party is that we're very good marketers and will be doing an extensive media campaign to get people to know we're in san francisco another tenant to do crotch promotions with other vendor on the street and so we expect to be doing clients events every 3 to 6 months and include the partners withblast whether co-primgsz we try to be a good neighbor we're a good fit for sacramento street we think i'm happy you guys took the time and hope you'll think we're a great
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neighbor too. >> open up for public comment (calling names). >> hello, i'm mel the owner of the property let me start by saying not only it this property vacant for 6 odd months but prior to that the former tenant had a grateful difficulty we did our best to sustain him without success the property is indeed of this typographic remediation and that type of tenant will be acceptable but prior to this tenant i went to the adjacent retail stores and said what do
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you think of this tenant they would we'll like it i like it i think it will be an additional to the street and an additional to san francisco i live in the neighborhood. >> good afternoon, commissioners i'm raul the asset manager for the property but my personal connection to the block and the neighborhood is predated my professional by 35 years as part of jc c and my father two doors down from it there newer how vetting the proposals and the appreciative tenants they rose head and shoulders above the others we spent a couple of months before we thought about that a thorough vetting process
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we are - we believe skin spirit will bring much needed foot traffic and business to the block and to the neighborhood so - >> recommendation of support thank you very much. >> thank you. >> any other speakers? >> okay. >> you can put them on the rail there. >> hello. thank you hello my name is tracey a resident and business owner on sacramento street and head of avenue organization thank you, commissioners and commissioner president fong for hearing this case i think that is an interesting opportunity to sacramento street, however, i have problems with the conditional use permit being approved i think that the business is extremely successful
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has a large clinic tell and those are great assets i think the medical nature of the business steps into our zoning controls around medical to - we've lost our hardware store and toy store the time changes we're also having the two predominantly large retail spaces are in a change and the hardware store is broken into includes a jewelry store and ready to wear bridle and a question mark not sure of the last piece the formally toy store will become a retail front with 8 private rooms the back medical and aesthetic services me this is a loss to our street and as far as a necessary part
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of a enabling neighborhood and residential i think that is a question mark we have a you have a right of services on the street and certainly. >> sorry to interrupt you with whosoever phone that is turning it off it is disruptive to those procedures. >> i'm on the floor as a pedestrian i am a business owner and in my shop everyday except for right now clearly and joy hearing from people what we want to see the neighborhood one of the my responses to this project from the neighborhood from the people that live there is that they would like to be existed about a future use as opposed to oh, and it is not to say that is going to drive a lot of business i completely respect skin spirits business mold model it would be a business center with
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a shopping village with parking with with 25 hundred customers a most they could do better with the designated barking parking the back. >> other speakers you'll have to line up on this side that would be great. >> hello my name is marilyn i'm a founder of marilyn skin care and on sacramento and much to what tracey has mentioned while skin spirit is an amazing business model i've been in the neighborhood for 18 years we're purely aesthetic service over the years the parking has become challenging i have many, many clients that reside in our neighborhood and the parking situation just continues to be a little bit more disturb so 25
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hundred clients a most coming in and out of the neighborhood. >> i think filter and find parking i'm a little bit opposed to perhaps maybe an oversight but the use of this business as medical it is a medical business if you look at their wednesday night in any of the locations their it is a medical service they all require the majority require r.n. or doctors they'll be professionalism so i know from experience that the retail we offer is a very, very small amount from walk in traffic it is purely from recommendation from my aesthetic team as far as a shopping mechanic can or designation i don't foresee that especially being a medical the
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lazer machines to operate are incredibly expensive i can't minimal they're going do change the business model of is a is successful locations to become retail and aesthetics for this purchase on the permit it says for medical services i know that says accessory too i know the business very well and it would be quite challenging for them to even kind of pay their rent the sacramento street based on the percentages of aesthetics compared to medical services so thank you for your time and consideration and for hearing me. >> additional speakers? >> hi i've been on sacramento street for 33 years i have a skin care salon i was - now perhaps we're too in this new
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place incorporating the same block so i think that as huge surface they at street level obviously a big competition to have established businesses and open this street we're it in the neighborhood so we are drawing the clients from the same neighborhood and the idea we'll have so many clients kcmo from all over the city being we don't have anywhere to park and i think that some of the products we intend to sell we're already selling this is unfair competition for a small established business that's my concern thank you. >> oka

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