Board of Examiners - December 6, 2017 - Agenda

Meeting Date: 
December 6, 2017 - 6:00pm
Location: 
1660 Mission, Room 2001
United States

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  BOARD OF EXAMINERS (BOE) 
  Department of Building Inspection (DBI) 
 


  
 NOTICE OF MEETING  
 Wednesday, December 6, 2017 at 6:00 p.m. 
 San Francisco Permit Center, 1660 Mission Street, Room 2001  
 
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AGENDA 
 
1. Call to Order and Roll Call. 
 
2. Chair’s Announcements. 
 
3. New Business.  


a. Appeal No. 2017-01:  725 Fulton Street (P.A. #E201701232430)   
Under electrical permit application #E201701232430, applicant proposes to replace existing electrical subpanels for each dwelling unit with new electrical panels in their existing locations.  The electrical panels to be replaced are currently located in storage rooms.  EID requires the new electrical panels to be relocated out of the storage rooms.  Applicant is appealing this requirement.   
b. Discussion and possible action to adopt a regular meeting schedule on a quarterly basis. 
c. Discussion of compensation to each member in accordance with SFBC 105A.1.4. 
 
4. Public Comment.   


 
5. Adjournment 


 
 
 
 
 

MEMBERS OF THE BOARD    DEPARTMENT REPRESENTATIVE 
Manuel Flores, Chair, Building Trades    Howard Zee, Secretary  (415) 558-6133 
Patrick Buscovich, Member, Structural Engineer    
Bradley Sugarman, Member , Architect 
Meng-Hsiu Chen, Member, Mechanical Engineer  FIRE DEPARTMENT EPRESENTATIVE  
     Sam Alkhatib, Member, Electrical Engineer   Capt. Kathy Harold   (415) 558-6154 
     Armin Wolski, Member, Fire Protection Engineer   
    James Reed, Member, Electrical Contractor   CITY ATTORNEY REPRESENATIVE  
         Dep. City Atty. Robb Kapla              (415) 554-4647 
 
 
 
 
 
 
KNOW YOUR RIGHTS UNDER THE SUNSHINE ORDINANCE 
(Chapter 67 of the San Francisco Administrative Code) 
 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 and County exist to conduct the people’s business.  This ordinance assures that deliberations are conducted before the people and that City operations are open to the people’s review.   
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.   
 
FOR MORE INFORMATION ON YOUR RIGHTS UNDER THE SUNSHINE ORDINANCE, TO OBTAIN A COPY OF THE SUNSHINE ORDINANCE, OR TO REPORT A VIOLATION OF THE ORDINANCE, CONTACT CHRIS RUSTOM BY MAIL TO ADMINISTRATOR, SUNSHINE TASK FORCE CITY HALL, ROOM 244, 1 DR. CARLTON B. GOODLETT PLACE, SAN FRANCISCO, CA 94102-4689. OFFICE (415) 554-7724, FAX (415) 554-7854, E-MAIL: sotf@sfgov.org 
 
Citizens interested in obtaining a free copy of the Sunshine Ordinance can request a copy from Mr. Rustom or by printing Chapter 67 of the San Francisco Administrative Code on the Internet, http://www.sfgov.org/sunshine/ and at the San Francisco Public Library. 
 
In order to assist the City’s efforts to accommodate persons with severe allergies, environmental illnesses, multiple chemical sensitivity or related disabilities, attendees at public meetings are reminded that other attendees may be sensitive to various chemical based products.  Please help the City accommodate these individuals. 
 
ACCESSIBLE MEETING INFORMATION POLICY 
The meeting will be held at the Department of Building Inspection, 1660 Mission Street, 2nd Floor, Room 2001.  The closest accessible BART station is the Civic Center Station at 8th (at the United Nations Plaza) and Market Streets.  Accessible MUNI/Metro lines servicing this location are the J Church, K Ingleside, L Taraval, M Ocean View, and N Judah at Van Ness Station; 14 Mission, 47 Van Ness, 49 Van Ness/Mission bus lines.  For information about MUNI accessible services call (415) 923-6142.   
 
Accessible seating for persons with disabilities (including those using wheelchairs) will be available.  Assistive Listening devices will be available at the meeting upon request.  To request a sign language interpreter, reader, materials in alternative formats, or other accommodations for a disability, please contact Plan Review Services Division at (415) 558 6133.  Providing 72 hours advance notice will help to ensure availability. 
Individuals with severe allergies, environmental illness, multiple chemical sensitivity or related disabilities should call (415) 558-6164 to discuss meeting accessibility.  In order to assist the City’s efforts to accommodate such persons, attendees at public meetings are reminded that other attendees may be sensitive to various chemical based products.  Please help the City to accommodate these individuals. 
 
 
LANGUAGE ACCESS 
 
Please note:  For questions about the Language Access Ordinance, please contact OCEIA at (415) 581-2360 and ask for the Executive Director or Language Access Compliance Officer.  Language Assistance:  To request an interpreter for a specific item during the meeting, please contact Board of Examiners, Plan Review Services at (415) 558 6133 at least 48 hours in advance of the meeting. 
 
POLICY STATEMENT OF PUBLIC HEARING OR MEETING 
 
Pursuant to Section 67.7-1(c) of the San Francisco Administrative Code, members of the public who are unable to attend the public meeting or hearing may submit written comments regarding a calendared item to the Board of Examiners Secretary, at 1660 Mission Street, 2nd Floor, San Francisco, CA 94103 before the proceedings begin.  These written comments shall be made a part of the official public record and these comments will be brought to the attention of the members of the Board of Examiners.  [Twenty copies are necessary.] 
 
POLICY STATEMENT OF PUBLIC COMMENT 
Pursuant to Section 67.16 of the San Francisco Administrative Code, each member of the public may address the Board once for up to three minutes on any agenda item. 
 
SAN FRANCISCO LOBBYIST ORDINANCE 
Individuals and entities that influence or attempt to influence local legislative or administrative action may be required by the 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 Avenue, Suite 220, San Francisco, CA  94102; telephone (415) 252-3100; fax (415) 252-3112; web site: sfgov.org/ethics.