Commission Meetings - August 22, 2016 - Agenda

Meeting Date: 
August 22, 2016 - 2:00pm
Location: 
City Hall, Room 400
1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place
San Francisco, CA 94102
United States

PDF: PDF icon2016_08_22 osb meeting agenda__vfinal.pdf

SMALL BUSINESS COMMISSIONERS
Mark Dwight, President
Stephen Adams, Vice President
Kathleen Dooley, William Ortiz-Cartagena
Irene Yee Riley, Paul Tour-Sarkissian, Miriam Zouzounis
 
  1. Call to order and roll call.
 
  1. General Public Comment. Allows members of the public to comment generally on matters that are within the Small Business Commission’s jurisdiction but not on today's calendar, and suggest new agenda items for the Commission’s future consideration. (Discussion Item)
 
  1. Presentation and Possible Action regarding Article 7: Phase 2 of the Planning Code Reorganization. Informational presentation regarding proposal to amend the Planning Code to reorganize Article 7 and to update, correct, clarify, and simplify Code language in other Planning Code Sections; requiring Conditional Use authorization for Bars, and Liquor Stores on the first floor in the Noriega, Irving, Taraval, and Judah Neighborhood Commercial Districts; enacting permanent controls requiring Conditional Use authorization for Medical Cannabis Dispensaries in the Noriega, Irving, Taraval, and Judah Neighborhood Commercial Districts; requiring Conditional Use authorization for Personal Services on the second floor in the Noriega, Irving, Taraval, and Judah Neighborhood Commercial Districts; prohibiting Kennels in the North Beach Neighborhood Commercial District. (Discussion and Possible Action Item)  
Explanatory Documents: Planning Department Staff Report
Presenter(s): Aaron Starr, Manager of Legislative Affairs, SF Planning Department
 
  1. Presentation and Possible Action regarding Planning Department Update to Commerce and Industry Element on Eating and Drinking Establishments. Informational presentation regarding proposal to amend the General Plan’s Commerce and Industry Element’s Guidelines for Specific Uses on Eating and Drinking Establishments. The proposed changes are designed to reflect a general policy statement by removing the specific percentages of eating and drinking establishments that can occupy total occupied commercial frontages in a single zoning district. The specific percentage calculations for eating and drinking use concentrations will remain unchanged in Planning Code Section 303 (o). (Discussion and Possible Action Item)  
Explanatory Documents: Planning Department Staff Report
Presenter(s): Menaka Mohan, Legislative Affairs, SF Planning Department 
 
  1. Action on applications for placement on the Legacy Business Registry. Consideration of adoption of resolutions approving the Legacy Business Registry applications for the businesses listed below. (Action Item)
    1. Brazen Head (Application No.: LBR-2015-16-061)
    2. Doc’s Clock (Application No.: LBR-2015-16-021)
    3. Image Conscious (Application No.: LBR-2015-16-023)
    4. Mission Neighborhood Health Center (Application No.: LBR-2015-16-011)
    5. Moby Dick (Application No.: LBR-2015-16-048)
    6. Pier 23 Café (Application No.: LBR-2015-16-006)
    7. The Roxie Theater (Application No.: LBR-2015-16-028)
    8. Ruby’s Clay Studio and Gallery (Application No.: LBR-2015-16-012)
    9. SF Party (Application No.: LBR-2015-16-008)
    10. Twin Peaks Auto Care (Application No.: LBR-2015-16-060)
 
Presenter(s):       Richard Kurylo, Program Manager, Legacy Business Program
 
Procedural Note: All applications will be considered together unless a member of the Commission, the public or staff requests otherwise, in which event the application shall be considered as a separate item at this or a future hearing.
 
  1. Discussion and possible action to make recommendations for proposed rules and regulations to administer Administrative Code 2A.243 (b), The Legacy Business Assistance Account. (Discussion and Possible Action)
Explanatory Documents: Draft Proposal of Grant Guidelines and Requirements
Presenter(s):       Regina Dick-Endrizzi, Executive Director, Office of Small Business
 
  1. Approval of regular meeting minutes (Action Item)
Explanatory Documents:
 
  1. Director’s Report: Update and report on the Office of Small Business and the Small Business Assistance Center, update on department programs, recent announcement from the Mayor, newly introduced policy matters, update on legislative matters, and announcements regarding small business activities. (Discussion Item)
 
  1. Commissioners’ Reports: Allows President, Vice President, and Commissioners to report on recent small business activities and make announcements that are of interest to the small business community.  (Discussion Item)
 
  1. New Business: Allows Commissioners to introduce new agenda items for future consideration by the Commission. (Discussion Item)
 
  1. Adjournment (Action Item)
 
 
 
 
Public Comment is called for during each agenda item. Members of the public may provide on-topic comment on specific agenda items. An opportunity is also available to provide general public comment on matters that are within the Commission’s jurisdiction but not on the current meeting’s agenda, and to suggest items for the Commission’s future consideration. Speakers are requested, but not required, to complete a speaker card and state their names, which will help ensure proper attribution of comments and spelling of speakers' names in the written record of the meeting.
Explanatory Documents: Copies of proposed legislation listed in this agenda, and other related materials received by the SBC after the posting of the agenda, are available for public inspection and/or copying at City Hall Room 110.  Please call (415) 554-6134 to make arrangements for pick up or review.
For questions about the meeting, please contact Menaka Mahajan at 415-554-6408 or SBC@sfgov.org.