Abatement Appeals Board - February 18, 2015 - Agenda
ABATEMENT APPEALS BOARD
NOTICE OF MEETING
Wednesday, February 18, 2015 at 9:00 a.m.
City Hall, 1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place, Room 416
Aired Live on SFGTV Channel 78
The Abatement Appeals Board (AAB) will take public comment on every item appearing on the agenda. Members of the public who address the Board have the discretion on whether or not they wish to identify themselves for the record.
A. CALL TO ORDER and ROLL CALL.
B. OATH: All parties giving testimony before this Board today will rise, raise their right hands and be sworn.
C. APPROVAL OF MINUTES: Discussion and possible action to adopt the minutes for
meeting held on December 17, 2014.
D. PROGRESS REPORT: CASE NO. 6791 Complaint No. 201463716, 921 Central Ave.
staff will give an update on the status of the work from January 21, 2015 AAB hearing.
E. CONTINUED APPEAL: Order of Abatement(s).
1. CASE NO. 6796: 411 Marina Blvd.
Appellant and Owner of Record: Angelica Phillips Irrevoc Trust, Frank Passantino, Regina Passantino Irrevocable Trust, 411 Marina Blvd., San Francisco, CA 94123
Attorney for the Appellant: John Kevlin, Reuben, Junius & Rose LLP, One Bush St., Suite 600, San Francisco, CA 94104
ACTION REQUESTED BY APPELLANT: Reverse Order of Abatement or grant a 10-year moratorium on the Order under Section 105A.2.8.3 of the San Francisco Building Code.
At the January 21, 2015 meeting, the AAB voted to continue the matter to the February 18th hearing. The AAB also ordered that, in the interim, Appellants and DBI were to coordinate a date for a DBI inspector to inspect the property so that the AAB may determine whether any serious or imminent hazards exist. It further instructed Appellants that they should be prepared to inform the AAB as to whether they intend to pursue their request for moratorium or pursue other avenues to abate the violations, including applying for a permit to abate the unpermitted kitchen or seeking to legalize the second dwelling unit.
Testimony, deliberation and possible action on request to reverse the Order of Abatement or grant a moratorium to correct conditions under Section 105A.2.8.3.
F. NEW APPEALS: Order of Abatement(s).
1. CASE NO. 6799: 1235V Sansome Street
Owner of Record and Appellant: Eric Woods, 42309 Winchester Rd., Temecula, CA 92590
Owner of Record and Appellant: Woods, Herbert & Helen & Eric, 67 Millay Pl., Mill Valley, CA 94941
ACTION REQUESTED BY APPELLANT: Appellant requests that the AAB modify the Order of Abatement to grant additional time to obtain required permit.
Testimony, deliberation and possible action to uphold, modify or reverse the Order of Abatement.
G. GENERAL PUBLIC COMMENT
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.
FOR MORE INFORMATION ON YOUR RIGHTS UNDER THE SUNSHINE ORDINANCE OR TO REPORT A VIOLATION OF THE ORDINANCE, CONTACT THE SUNSHINE ORDINANCE TASK FORCE AT 554-6075.
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ACCESSIBLE MEETING INFORMATION POLICY
The meeting will be held at the City Hall Building, located at 1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place, 4th Floor, Room 416. 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, —Ocean View, and N-Judah at Van Ness and Civic Center Stations; 9-San Bruno, 71-Haight, and 42-
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The Commission meeting room is wheelchair accessible. Accessible curbside parking
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City Hall for mobility-impaired persons. There is accessible parking available within the
Civic Center Underground Parking Garage at the corner of McAllister and Polk Streets, and within the Performing Arts Parking Garage at Grove and Franklin Streets.
Accessible seating for persons with disabilities (including those using wheelchairs) will be available. Assistive Listening devices will be available at the meeting. A sign language interpreter will be available upon request. Agendas and Minutes of the meeting are available in large print/tape form and/or readers upon request. Please contact the Deputy Director and Secretary to the Board, Edward Sweeney at (415) 558-6272 or the Building Inspection Commission Secretary, Sonya Harris at (415) 558-6164 or the Recording Secretary, Teresita Sulit at (415) 558-6267 at least 72 hours in advance of the meeting to request for these services.
Individuals with severe allergies, environmental illness, multiple chemical sensitivity or related disabilities should call (415) 558-6164 or (415) 558-6267 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.
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 Secretary, at 1660 Mission Street, 3rd Floor, San Francisco, CA 94103 or at the place of the scheduled hearing 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 Abatement Appeals Board. [Twenty copies are necessary.]
POLICY STATEMENT OF PUBLIC COMMENT
FOR THIS MEETING OF THE ABATEMENT APPEALS BOARD--and until such time as a policy is formally adopted,--it is the interim cooperative intent of the Abatement Appeals Board of the City & County of San Francisco that, at the point so designated as Public Comment on the following Calendar, members of the public may address the Board on items of interest to the public that are within the subject matter jurisdiction of the Board--excepting calendar items. With respect to calendar items, the public's opportunity to address the Board will be afforded when the item is reached in the meeting. Each member of the public may address the Board for up to three minutes. If it is demonstrated that comments by the public will exceed 15 minutes, the chairperson may continue Public Comment to another time during the meeting.
SAN FRANCISCO LOBBYIST ORDINANCE
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