Street Artists Committee - November 4, 2019 - Agenda

Meeting Date: 
November 4, 2019 - 12:00pm
401 Van Ness Avenue
Suite 125
San Francisco, CA 94102



The disciplinary body for the art vendor program of Community Investments.

Monday, November 04, 2019
12:00 p.m.

401 Van Ness Avenue, Suite 125
San Francisco, CA 94102

Regular Meeting

Committee Members: Janine Shiota, Chair

Nabiel Musleh, Marcus Shelby


1. Roll Call.

2.  Public Comment.
(This item is to allow members of the public to comment generally on matters within the Committee’s purview as well as to suggest new agenda items for the Committee’s consideration.)


3.   Action. Hearing and possible motion to approve revocation of certificate for street artist Walter Molina #8337 for:

  • Parking at the fire hydrant, having an open container of alcohol, engaging in a verbal
    altercation, and refusing to comply with Rec and Park personnel at the Embarcadero

Explanatory documents: 

PDF icon Walter Molina Report_Redactedv1.pdf


4.   Action. Hearing and possible motion to approve six month suspension of certificate for street artist Xiao Ying "Catherine" Zhang #7606 for: 

  • Engaging in a verbal altercation at the morning lottery, suspected false reports to the office, and interfering with another artist's business.

Explanatory documents: 

PDF icon Catherine Zhang Report_Redacted_P1.pdf

PDF icon Catherine Zhang Report_Redacted_P2.pdf


5.   Action. Hearing and possible motion to approve six month suspension of certificate for street artist Zhenjie Feng #7936 for:

  • Interfering with another artist's business, and interfering with the morning lottery.

Explanatory documents: 

PDF icon Zhenjie Feng _Final_Report_Redact_P1.pdf

PDF icon Zhenjie Feng _Final_Report_Redact_P2.pdf

PDF icon Zhenjie Feng _Final_Report_Redact_P3.pdf


6.   Action. Hearing and possible motion to approve six month suspension of certificate for street artist Xiu Ping Li #7935 for:

  • Engaging in a verbal altercation at the morning lottery, and interfering with another artist's business.

Explanatory documents: 

PDF icon Xiu Ping Li Final Report_Redact1.pdf

PDF icon Xiu Ping Li Final Report_Redact2.pdf

PDF icon Xiu Ping Li Final Report_Redact3.pdf

PDF icon Xiu Ping Li Final Report_Redact4.pdf

PDF icon Xiu Ping Li Final Report_Redact5.pdf

PDF icon Xiu Ping Li Final Report_Redact6.pdf


7.   Adjournment.


posted  10/29/2019 at  02:40 p.m. TH

updated 10/30/19 at 12:30 p.m. TH

Explanatory documents listed above, as well as documents created or distributed after the posting of this agenda to the Committee will be available for public inspection and copying at the Arts Commission office, 401 Van Ness Avenue, Suite 325, San Francisco, CA 94102, during regular business hours. Info: Thanh Hong, Program Associate, 415/252-2260. PLEASE NOTE: The Arts Commission often receives documents created or submitted by other City officials, agencies or departments after the posting of the Arts Commission agenda. For such documents or presentations, members of the public may wish to contact the originating agency if they seek documents not yet provided to the Arts Commission.

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根據美 國殘疾人士法案和語言服務條例,中文、西班牙語、和/或美國手語翻譯人員在收到要求後將會提供翻譯服務。另外,我們將盡力提供擴音設備。同時也將會 提供不同格式的會議資料, 和/或者提供閱讀器。此外,翻譯版本的會議記錄可在委員會通過後提供。上述的要求,請於會議前最少48小時致電 415/252-2260向 Thanh Hong, Program Associate, 提出。逾期提出的請求,若可能的話,亦會被考慮接納。聽證室設有輪椅通道。


De acuerdo con la Ley sobre Estadounidenses con Discapacidades (Americans with Disabilities Act) y la Ordenanza de Acceso a Idiomas (Language Access Ordinance) intérpretes de chino, español, y lenguaje de señas estarán disponibles de ser requeridos. En adición, se hará todo el esfuerzo posible para proveer un sistema mejoramiento de sonido, materiales de la reunión en formatos alternativos, y/o proveer un leedor. Las minutas podrán ser traducidas luego de ser aprobadas por la Comisión. Para solicitar estos servicios, favor contactar a Thanh Hong, Program Associate, por lo menos 48 horas antes de la reunión al 415/252-2260. Las solicitudes tardías serán consideradas de ser posible. La sala de audiencia es accesible a silla de ruedas.


Ayon sa batas ng Americans with Disabilities Act at ng Language Access Ordinance, maaring mag-request ng mga tagapagsalin wika sa salitang Tsino, Espanyol at/o sa may kapansanan pandinig sa American Sign Language. Bukod pa dito, sisikapin gawan ng paraan na makapaglaan ng gamit upang lalong pabutihin ang inyong pakikinig, maibahagi ang mga kaganapan ng miting sa iba’t ibang anyo, at/o isang tagapagbasa. Ang mga kaganapan ng miting ay maaring isalin sa ibang wika matapos ito ay aprobahan ng komisyon. Sa mga ganitong uri ng kahilingan, mangyari po lamang makipag ugnayan kay Thanh Hong, Program Associate, sa 415/252-2260. Magbigay po lamang ng hindi bababa sa 48 oras na abiso bago ng miting. Kung maari, ang mga late na hiling ay posibleng tanggapin. Ang silid ng pagpupulungan ay accessible sa mga naka wheelchair.