Commission Meetings - September 26, 2016 - Agenda

Meeting Date: 
September 26, 2016 - 2:00pm
Location: 
1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place
Room 400
San Francisco, CA 94102
United States
SMALL BUSINESS COMMISSION
 
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. Discussion and Possible Action to make recommendations on Board of Supervisors File No. 160962 - Police Code - Limited Live Performance Permits - Union Street Neighborhood Commercial District. Ordinance amending the Police Code to allow the Director of the Entertainment Commission to extend from 10:00 p.m. until 11:00 p.m. the hours during which Live Performances may be presented at Limited Live Performance Locales in the Union Street Neighborhood Commercial District; and affirming the Planning Department’s determination under the California Environmental Quality Act. (Discussion and Possible Action Item)
Presenter(s):       Kanishka Karunaratne, Legislative Aide, Office of Supervisor Mark Farrell
Explanatory Documents: File No. 160962 Legislative Digest ; Legislation; Legislative Review
 
  1. Discussion and Possible Action to make recommendations on the Board of Supervisors File No. 160553 – Planning Code - Signs - Exemptions and General Advertising Sign Penalties. Ordinance amending the Planning Code to clarify that all noncommercial Signs are exempt from regulation pursuant to Planning Code, Article 6; increase penalties for repeat violations for the display of illegal General Advertising Signs; shorten the time before penalties for General Advertising Sign violations begin to accrue; allow property liens for such penalties that go unpaid; 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, and a finding of public necessity, convenience, and welfare under Planning Code, Section 302. (Discussion and Possible Action Item)  
Presenter(s):       Lee Hepner, Legislative Aide, Office of Supervisor Aaron Peskin
 
 
  1. Presentation and Discussion on proposed final Rules and Regulations and application for the Legacy Historical Preservation Fund, Business Assistance Grant Program. (Discussion and Possible Action Item).
Explanatory Documents:
Presenter(s):       Regina Dick-Endrizzi, Executive Director, Office of Small Business
 
  1. Presentation and Discussion on proposed rules and regulations pertaining to the Legacy Business Program, Rent Stabilization Account Program. (Discussion and Possible Action Item)
Presenter(s):       Regina Dick-Endrizzi, Executive Director, Office of Small Business
 
  1. Approval of 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.