Street Artists Committee - September 19, 2018 - Agenda

Meeting Date: 
September 19, 2018 - 2:00pm
401 Van Ness Ave
Ste 125
San Francisco, CA 94102


Wednesday, September 19, 2018
2:00 p.m.

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

Regular Meeting

Committee Members: Simon Frankel, Mary Jung, Marcus Shelby, Janine Shiota, Barbara Sklar


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 (also known as a permit or license) for street artist Jeff Potter #7568 for harassment, assault, and intimidation of multiple artists in the program and targeted harassment of Lucinda Page including intentional replication of her designs.

Explanatory documents: 

PDF icon Emails_redacted_Redacted.pdf

PDF icon Historic_redacted_A.pdf

PDF icon Historic_redacted_B.pdf

PDF icon 2017_signed agreement.pdf

PDF icon Letter_Lucinda_Redacted.pdf

PDF icon Memo_Jeffery-Potter_2017.pdf

PDF icon Memo_Jeffery-Potter_2018.pdf

PDF icon Notes_2018.pdf


PDF icon Notice of Intent_2017_Redacted.pdf

PDF icon Program Director Hearing Summary_Potter_2015.pdf

PDF icon RE_ Program Director Hearing Summary_Potter_2015.pdf

PDF icon Notice to Street Artists_Letterhead.pdf

PDF icon 8-15-18-email.pdf

PDF icon Cease_and_Desist.pdf

PDF icon Fw_ earrings, etc..pdf

PDF icon Police Report.pdf

PDF icon letter from Lucinda_8_22_18.pdf

PDF icon letter from customer from Lucinda_8_22_18.pdf

PDF icon Fw_ Odd situation.pdf

PDF icon 2015_Write Up.pdf

Code of Conduct

Jeff Potter PD Hearing - June 14, 2017 Part 1 Audio

Jeff Potter PD Hearing - June 14, 2017 Part 2 Audio

No Mediation for Workplace Bullying

PDF icon Work place bullying and harassment byJeff Potter.pdf

PDF icon Fw_ work place bullying and harassment by Jeff Potter from Lucinda.pdf

PDF icon San Francisco Arts Commission Street Artists Committee Agenda of Wednesday, September 19, 2018_Jeffrey Potter Hearing Portion.pdf

PDF icon work place bullying and harassment by Jeff Potter from Lucinda.pdf

PDF icon Re_ Jeff Vendor.pdf

PDF icon Jeff Potter.pdf

PDF icon Jeff Potter_a.pdf

PDF icon Jeff Potter_b.pdf

PDF icon Mediation Experience, Workplace Bullying and ongoing abuse and harassment by Jeff Potter against Lucinda Page.pdf


3.   Action. Hearing and possible motion to approve suspension of certificate (also known as a permit or license) for street artist Natalia McGee #9234 of up to one quarter (three months) for using discriminatory language to refer to another artist and interfering with another artist’s business.

Explanatory documents: 

PDF icon Packet_Redacted.pdf

PDF icon Notice to Street Artists_Letterhead.pdf

PDF icon Statement for Wednesday Hearing with Natalia.pdf


4.  New Business and Announcements.
(This item is to allow the Commissioners to introduce new agenda items for consideration, to report on recent arts activities and to make announcements.)


5.   Adjournment.

posted  8/15/2018 at  4:00 p.m. AT

updated 8/16/2018 at 9:41 a.m. AT

updated 8/20/2018 at 4:24 p.m. AT

updated 8/23/2018 at 11:01 a.m. AT

updated 9/5/2018 at 10:58 a.m. AT

updated 9/6/2018 at 2:39 p.m. AT

updated 9/14/2018 at 4:30 p.m. AT

updated 9/18/2018 at 1:21 p.m. AT


Explanatory documents are available for public inspection and copying at the Arts Commission office, 401 Van Ness Avenue, Suite 124B, San Francisco, CA 94102 during regular business hours. Tel: INFO: (Anne Trickey 415-252-2213). 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.

Public comment in regard to specific items will be taken before or during consideration of the item.

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 of any person(s) responsible for the ringing or use of a cell phone, pager, or other similar sound-producing electronic devices.

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Per the American Disabilities Act and the Language Access Ordinance, Chinese, Spanish, and/or American Sign Language interpreters will be available upon request. Additionally, every effort will be made to provide a sound enhancement system, meeting materials in alternative formats, and/or a reader. Minutes may be translated after they have been adopted by the Commission. For all these requests, please contact Anne Trickey, Market Manager at least 48 hours before the meeting at 415-252-2213. Late requests will be honored if possible. The hearing room is wheelchair accessible.


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 415-252-2213 向 Anne Trickey, Market Manager 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 (American 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 Anne, Trickey, Market Manager por lo menos 48 horas antes de la reunión al 415-252-2213. Las solicitudes tardías serán consideradas de ser posible. La sala de audiencia es accesible a silla de ruedas.

Patakaran para sa pag-access ng mga Miting

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 Anne Trickey, Market Manager sa 415-252-2213. 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.