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March 5, 2013

Notice and Agenda for Regular Meeting                                            AMENDED
Tuesday, March 5, 2013 at 5:30 P.M.
Room 416 City Hall AMENDED
1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place
San Francisco, CA. 94102

John Newlin, President - Law Enforcement
Audrey Joseph, Vice Chair - Industry Representative
Glendon Hyde, Commissioner - Neighborhood Representative
Steven Lee, Commissioner - Industry Representative
Al Perez, Commissioner - Neighborhood Representative
Bryant Tan, Commissioner - Urban Planning Representative
Naomi Akers, Commissioner - Public Health Representative


1. Public Comment

Members of the public may address the Commission on items of interest to the public that are within the subject matter jurisdiction of the Commission. With respect to agenda items, members of the public may address the Commission for up to three minutes at the time such item is called.

2. Review and approve the minutes of February 19, 2013 [Action item]

3. Report from Executive Director: Legislation and Policy: Update on File #130182 amending Police Code Sec 1060/1070; Staff and Office: Update of OEWD Nightlife Sector position; Corrective Actions on Permits Update: Nothing to ReportReport from the Sound Technician Vajra Granelli report on recent venue sound inspections and report of activities by staff. [Discussion Item]

4. Police Department Comments & Questions. [Discussion Item]
(This item allows any member of the SFPD to address the Commission regarding matters related to nightlife and public safety).

5. Hearing and Possible Action regarding conditioning existing permits under the jurisdiction of the Entertainment Commission. [Action item]

a) Tim Choy dba Neck of the Woods, 406 Clement Street, Proposed modification of existing conditions to a Place of Entertainment permit.

6. Hearing and Possible Action regarding applications for permits under the jurisdiction of the entertainment commission. [Action item]

a) Tsaan Lum dba Sunset Billiards, 2267 Taraval, Billiard Table permit application.

b) Mike Leon dba S.F. Eagle Bar, 398 12th Street, Place of Entertainment permit application.

c) Rory Paull dba Live! at the Razz 1000 Van Ness, Place of Entertainment Permit application.

d) Malik Adunni dba IRL Productions Carolina Street between 16th & 17th Street, Loud Speaker Permit. 8:00PM to 12 Midnight.

7. Discussion and possible action regarding File # 121065 Legislation changing Planning Code to create Polk Street Alcohol Use and Tobacco Paraphernalia Restrictions; Presentation by Amy Chan, Legislative Aide to Supervisor David Chiu. [Action item]

8. Commissioner Comments & Questions. [Discussion item]

9. New Business Request for Future Agenda Items. [Action item]
(This item is to allow Commissioners to introduce agenda items for future consideration).


Please see attached for the Entertainment Commission’s interim policy on accessibility to its meetings.

Room 416 is wheelchair accessible. The closest accessible BART Station is Civic Center, three blocks from City Hall. Accessible MUNI lines serving this location are: #42 Downtown Loop, the #71 Haight/Noriega and the F Line to Market and Van Ness and the Metro stations at Van Ness and Market and at Civic Center. For more information about MUNI services, call 923-6142. Large print agendas are available. Sign language interpreters are available upon request by contacting the Entertainment Commission Office at least two working days prior to a meeting. Individuals with severe allergies, environmental illnesses, multiple chemical sensitivity or related disabilities should also call the Entertainment Commission Office. 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. A TDD phone for the Entertainment Commission is available on request.
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The ringing and use of cell phones, pagers and similar sound-producing electronic devices are prohibited at this meeting. Pleased 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.
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 people's business. This ordinance assures that deliberations are conducted before the people and that City operations are open to the people's review. 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. 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, contact:

Sunshine Ordinance Task Force
Frank Darby, Administrator
City Hall, Room 409
1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place
San Francisco, CA 94102-4689
Office: (415) 554-7725
(Fax): (415) 554-7854

Persons attending the meeting and those unable to attend may submit written comments regarding the subject of the meeting. Such comments will be made part of the official public record and will be brought to the attention of the Commission. Written comments should be submitted to the Entertainment Commission c/o Jocelyn Kane, Entertainment Commission, Room 453 City Hall, 1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place, San Francisco, CA 94102.

"Explanatory Documents: Copies of explanatory documents listed in this agenda, and other related materials received by the Entertainment Commission after the posting of this agenda, can be obtained during normal office hours at the Entertainment Commission office on the 4th floor of City Hall, 1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place, Room #453, San Francisco, CA 94102, and also, to the extent possible, will be available on the Commission's website at.”

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