Commission Meetings - April 21, 2021 - Agenda

Meeting Date: 
April 21, 2021 - 4:00pm
Location: 

Meeting Agenda (PDF)

 

COVID-19 NOTICE
Due to the COVID-19 health emergency and to protect our Commission members, Office of Small Business
and other CCSF staff, and members of the public, the Commission’s Meeting Room (Room 400) is closed.

Members of the public are encouraged to participate in scheduled meetings remotely. If you want to ensure your comment on any item on the agenda is received by the Commission in advance of scheduled meeting, please send an email to SBC@sfgov.org.


SMALL BUSINESS COMMISSION
RACIAL EQUITY SPECIAL COMMITTEE
AGENDA

 

Wednesday, April 21, 2021

4:00 P.M.


SMALL BUSINESS COMMISSIONERS
Miriam Zouzounis, Vice-President

Cynthia Huie; William Ortiz-Cartagena

 

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  1. Call to order and roll call.
     
  2. Approval of Draft Meeting Minutes. (Action Item)

Explanatory Document: Draft Meeting Minutes March 24, 2021

 

  1. Racial Equity Action Plan Item 7.1.6: Review resolution to adopt the Ramaytush Ohlone Land Acknowledgment statement. (Discussion and Possible Action Item).

Explanatory Document: Ramaytush Ohlone Land Acknowledgement Draft Resolution

 

  1. Small Business Commission Racial Equity Plan. Review and prioritize the action items of the Racial Equity Action Plan. (Discussion Item).
    Explanatory Document: Racial Equity Action Plan – Phase 1
    1. 7.1.4/ 7.1.5: Commissioners begin to identify city departments, business organizations, and individuals bring in diverse input to the Small Business Commission work.
    2. 7.1.7: Update on the Small Business Commission demographic reporting
    3. 7.1.9: Inquire what, if any Racial Equity assessment tools are being used by other departments to assess policy and legislation.
    4. 7.2.2: Determine whether there are any additional training tools available to the Small Business Commission. 

       
  2. 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. Speakers are requested, but not required, to state their names, which will help ensure proper attribution of comments and 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 at www.sfosb.org

For questions about the meeting, please contact Small Business Commission at SBC@sfgov.org.


KNOW YOUR RIGHTS UNDER THE SUNSHINE ORDINANCE

 

COVID-19 Notice

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Government’s duty is to serve the public, reaching its decisions in full view of the public. Commissions, boards, councils and other agencies of the City exist to conduct the people’s business. This ordinance assures that deliberations are conducted before the people and that city operations are open for the people’s review. For more information on your rights under the Sunshine Ordinance (Chapter 67 of the San Francisco Administrative Code) or to report a violation of the ordinance, please contact the:

Sunshine Ordinance Task Force:

1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place, Room 244

San Francisco, CA 94102-4683

415-554-7724 (Office); 415-554-5163 (Fax)

E-mail: SOTF@sfgov.org

 

Copies of the Sunshine Ordinance can be obtained from the Clerk of the Sunshine Task Force, the San Francisco Public Library and on the City’s website at www.sfgov.org. Copies of explanatory documents are available to the public online at www.sfbos.org/sunshine or, upon request to the Commission Secretary, at the above address or phone number.

CELL PHONE AND/OR SOUND-PRODUCING ELECTRONIC DEVICE USAGE AT HEARINGS

The ringing of and use of cell phones, pagers and similar sound-producing electronic devices are prohibited at this meeting. Please be advised that the Chair may order the removal from the meeting room of any person(s) responsible for the ringing or use of a cell phone, pager, or other similar sound-producing electronic devices.

DISABILITY ACCESS POLICY

Commission hearings are held in Room 400 at City Hall, 1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place in San Francisco (unless otherwise noted). City Hall is accessible to persons using wheelchairs and other assistive mobility devices. Ramps are available at the Grove, Van Ness and McAllister entrances.  Accessible seating for persons with disabilities (including those using wheelchairs) is available. The closest accessible BART Station is the Civic Center station located at the intersection of Market, Hyde and Grove streets. Accessible Muni lines serving City Hall include 5 Fulton and 49 Mission/Van Ness, and all Metro lines servicing the Metro station at Van Ness and Market.  For more information about Muni accessible services, call 311. Accessible parking in the vicinity of City Hall is available adjacent to Davies Hall and the War Memorial Complex, and also in the Civic Center Garage (355 McAllister Street) and Performing Arts Garage (360 Grove Street). 
 

Assistive listening devices, real time captioning, American Sign Language interpreters, readers, large print agendas or other accommodations are available upon request. Please make your requests for accommodations to the Office of Small Business, (415) 554-6134, or email: sbc@sfgov.org. Requesting accommodations at least 72 hours prior to the meeting will help to ensure availability.

LANGUAGE ACCESS

Filipino (Tagalog) interpreters will be available upon requests. Meeting Minutes may be translated, if requested, after they have been adopted by the Commission.  Assistance in additional languages may be honored whenever possible. To request assistance with these services please contact the Office of Small Business at 415-554-6134, or email: sbc@sfgov.org at least 48 hours in advance of the hearing. Late requests will be honored if possible.

LOBBYIST ORDINANCE

Individuals and entities that influence or attempt to influence local legislative or administrative action may be required by San Francisco Lobbyist Ordinance [SF Campaign & Governmental Conduct Code 2.100] to register and report lobbying activity. For more information about the Lobbyist Ordinance, please contact the Ethics Commission at 25 Van Ness Ave., Suite 220, SF 94102 (415) 252-3100, FAX (415) 252-3112 and web site address at www.sfethics.org.

CHEMICAL SENSITIVITY

In order to assist the City’s efforts to accommodate persons with severe allergies, environmental illness, multiple chemical sensitivity or related disabilities, attendees at public meetings are reminded that other attendees may be sensitive to various chemical base products. Please help the City accommodate these individuals.