April 25, 2022 SBC Meeting

Monday, April 25, 2022

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    Agenda

    1. Call to Order and Roll Call
    2. Approval of Legacy Business Registry Applications and Resolutions
      1. Buddha Lounge, Inc. (Application No.: LBR-2021-22-18

      1. Buena Vista Cafe (Application No.: LBR-2020-21-045

      1. Far East Café (Application No.: LBR-2016-17-056

      1. Helmand Palace (Application No.: LBR-2020-21-030

      1. Latin Jewelers (Application No.: LBR-2021-22-003

      1. Paxton Gate (Application No.: LBR-2021-22-021

      1. Sai’s Vietnamese Restaurant (Application No.: LBR-2021-22-014

      1. San Francisco Carts and Concessions, Inc. (Application No.: LBR-2020-21-044

      1. Small Frys Children’s Store (Application No.: LBR-2021-22-020

      1. Valentino Market (Application No.: LBR-2020-21-043

    3. Approval of Draft Meeting Minutes (Action Item)
    4. General Public Comment (Discussion Item)

      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. 

    5. Director’s Report (Discussion Item)

      Update and report on the Office of Small Business and the Small Business Assistance Center, department programs, policy and legislative matters, announcements from the Mayor, and announcements regarding small business activities. 

    6. Commissioner Discussion and New Business (Discussion Item)

      Allows President, Vice President, and Commissioners to report on recent small business activities, make announcements that are of interest to the small business community, and make inquiries of staff. Allows Commissioners to introduce new agenda items for future consideration by the Commission.

    7. Adjournment

    Date & Time

    Monday, April 25, 2022
    4:30 pm to 7:00 pm
    1 Dr Carlton Goodlett Place
    Room 400
    San Francisco, CA 94102
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    Documents

    Meeting minutes April 25, 2022

    Regulations and Accessibility

    Meeting Information

    Meeting Information

    Members of the public are encouraged to participate in scheduled meetings remotely or in-person. 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.

    Public Comment Guidance

    Public Comment Guidance

    Public Comment is called for during each agenda item. Members of the public may provide on-topic comment on specific agenda items in person or remotely. 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.

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    Sunshine Ordinance

    Sunshine Ordinance

     

    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.

    Disability Access Policy

    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

    Language Access

    Per the Language Access Ordinance (Chapter 91 of the San Francisco Administrative Code), Chinese, Spanish and or 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 Commission Clerk [your name here] at 415-554-6134, or sbc@sfgov.org at least 72 hours in advance of the hearing.  Late requests will be honored if possible.

    語言服務

    根據語言服務條例(三藩市行政法典第91章),中文、西班牙語和/或菲律賓語(泰加洛語)傳譯人員在收到要求後將會提供傳譯服務。翻譯版本的會議記錄可在委員會通過後透過要求而提供。其他語言協助在可能的情況下也將可提供。上述的要求,請於會議前最少48小時致電 415-554-6134 或電郵至 sbc@sfgov.org 向委員會秘書[your name here]  提出。逾期提出的請求,若可能的話,亦會被考慮接納。

    Acceso A Idiomas

    De acuerdo con la Ordenanza de Acceso a Idiomas “Language Access Ordinance” (Capítulo 91 del Código Administrativo de San Francisco Chapter 91 of the San Francisco Administrative Code”) intérpretes de chino, español y/o filipino (tagalo) estarán disponibles de ser requeridos. Las minutas podrán ser traducidas, de ser requeridas, luego de ser aprobadas por la Comisión. La asistencia en idiomas adicionales se tomará en cuenta siempre que sea posible. Para solicitar asistencia con estos servicios favor comunicarse con el Secretario de la Comisión [your name here] al 415-554-6134, o sbc@sfgov.org por lo menos 48 horas antes de la reunión. Las solicitudes tardías serán consideradas de ser posible.

    Pag-Access Sa Wika

    Ayon sa Language Access Ordinance (Chapter 91 ng San Francisco Administrative Code), maaaring mag-request ng mga tagapagsalin sa wikang Tsino, Espanyol, at/o Filipino (Tagalog). Kapag hiniling, ang mga kaganapan ng miting ay maaring isalin  sa ibang wika matapos ito ay aprobahan ng komisyon. Maari din magkaroon ng tulong sa ibang wika. Sa mga ganitong uri ng kahilingan, mangyaring tumawag sa Clerk ng Commission [your name here] sa 415-554-6134, o sbc@sfgov.org sa hindi bababa sa 48 oras bago mag miting. Kung maari, ang mga late na hiling ay posibleng pagbibigyan.

    Lobbyist Ordinance

    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

    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.

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