Mayor’s Disability Council Virtual Public Meeting, October 15, 2021: Agenda

 

 

SAN FRANCISCO

MAYOR'S DISABILITY COUNCIL

NOTICE OF MEETING AND CALENDAR

 

Friday, October 15, 2021

1 P.M. – 4 P.M.

Virtual location because of COVID

 

MDC COUNCIL MEMBERS

Alex Madrid, Co-Chair

Orkid Sassouni, Co-Chair

Denise Senhaux

Tiffany Yu

Helen Smolinski

Gesean Lewis Wood

Ananya Tandon-Verma

 

NICOLE BOHN, DIRECTOR

MAYOR’S OFFICE ON DISABILITY

 

Meeting Participation Instructions

 

How to Watch an MDC Meeting

 

Accessibility of virtual meetings is very important to us.  There are several ways to observe an MDC Meeting.

Cable TV

You can watch the cable cast of the meeting on your television by going to public access Channel 26. 

Live Stream on SFGov.TV

You can watch a live stream on your computer or other device:

  • Go to SFGov.TV
  • Then click on “Watch” near the top of the page. 
  • Then click on “Watch SFGovTV”.   You will see a dark square area with an arrow in the middle.  Click on the arrow to watch the meeting live.

 

Zoom Webinar

MDC meetings will be conducted using Zoom Webinar.  As an alternative to watching on TV or going to SFGov.TV, members of the public can observe the meeting with a computer, tablet or smartphone by following this Zoom link: 

Link to join Webinar

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85419550368

You can also join the webinar by phone: 

Dial in:   669-900-6833 

Webinar ID: 854 1955 0368

 

Making Public Comments at an MDC Meeting

We welcome the public’s participation during public comment periods.  There will be an opportunity for public comment at the beginning and end of the meeting, as well as after specific items on MDC agendas. Each comment is limited to 3 minutes.  If you want the Council to respond to your comments following the meeting please provide your contact information by email message to MOD@sfgov.org with the subject “MDC comment reply request”.

 

Join the Zoom Webinar

By joining the MDC meeting as a webinar participant, members of the public will be able to make public comment directly during the public comment periods. 

To join the webinar with a computer, laptop or other device:

Link to join Webinar

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85419550368

One tap mobile :

Dial in: 669-900-6833

Passcode: 85419550368#

 

To join the webinar using a telephone:

Dial in: 669-900-6833 

Webinar ID: 854 1955 0368

 

Making a public comment on Zoom

 If you join the webinar using your computer or tablet or smartphone Zoom app, click on the three horizontal dots icon and then click on “Raise Hand”.  You will be recognized when it’s your turn. 

You can also use the Q&A feature in Zoom webinar to be recognized or to make a comment.  If you wish to be recognized, type into the Q&A box that you want to make a comment and hit “send”.  You can also type your comment into the Q&A box, and the clerk will read it for you. 

If you join by phone, dial *9 when you want to be recognized.  You will be prompted when it’s your turn to make comments.

We welcome suggestions about how to make the MDC meetings more accessible.  Please send an email to MOD@sfgov.org

If you need assistance accessing the meeting, please call 415-919-9562 or send an email to MOD@sfgov.org.

 

ORDER OF BUSINESS

 

1. WELCOME and ROLL CALL.

 

2. ACTION ITEM:  Reading and Approval of the Agenda.

 

3. PUBLIC COMMENT:

At this time members of the public may address the Council on items of interest to the public that are within the subject matter jurisdiction of the Council that are not on the this meeting agenda. With respect to agenda items, your opportunity to address the Council will be afforded when the item is reached in the meeting. Each member of the public may address the Council for up to three minutes. The Brown Act forbids the Council from taking action or discussing any items not appearing on the posted agenda, including those items raised at public comment.
 

4. INFORMATION ITEM: Co-Chair Report

 

5. INFORMATION ITEM:  Muni 2022 Bus Service Network options

 

Presentation by Steve Boland, San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency

 

[Council Member questions, followed by questions from the Mayor’s Office on Disability, to commence after the speaker has concluded.]

 

[Public Comment Is Welcome]

 

6. [BREAK: The Council will take a 15 minute break]

 

7. INFORMATION ITEM:  Golden Gate Park Access and Safety Program (JFK Drive)

 

Presentation by Lucas Tobin, San Francisco Recreation and Parks, and Maddy Ruvolo, San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency

[Council Member questions, followed by questions from the Mayor’s Office on Disability, to commence after the speaker has concluded.]

[Public Comment Is Welcome]

 

8. INFORMATION ITEM: Report from the Mayor’s Office on Disability.

 

Please note that the Director’s reports can be found in the “What’s New” section of MOD’s website at http://sfgov.org/sfmdc/whats-new, including the Director’s Report for February, 2021.  

 

9 . INFORMATION ITEM:  Correspondence.

 

10. GENERAL PUBLIC COMMENT: 

At this time members of the public may address the Council on items of interest to the public that are within the subject matter jurisdiction of the Council that are not on the this meeting agenda. Each member of the public may address the Council for up to three minutes. The Brown Act forbids the Council from taking action or discussing any items not appearing on the posted agenda, including those items raised at public comment.
 

11. DISCUSSION ITEM:  Council Member comments and announcements.

 

12. ADJOURNMENT

 

Accessible Meeting Information

 

The meeting will be broadcast (open captioned) on SFGTV Channel 26.  Call 1 + (415) 554-4188 for listings.  The meeting will be sign language interpreted.  MDC Meetings are also video streamed live and are archived at: http://sanfrancisco.granicus.com/ViewPublisher.php?view_id=17

Please make requests for alternative format or additional accommodations to the Council Clerk at 1 + (415) 554-6789 (V), or e-mail mod@sfgov.org. Requesting accommodations at least 72 hours prior to the meeting will help to ensure availability.

Please follow this link to MOD’s Director’s Report

http://sfgov.org/sfmdc/whats-new

The reports will be uploaded for review the Monday following the MDC meetings.

Per the Language Access Ordinance (Chapter 91 of the San Francisco Administrative Code), Chinese, Spanish and or Filipino (Tagalog) interpreters will be available upon request. Assistance in additional languages may be honored whenever possible. To request assistance with these services please contact the Council Clerk at (415) 554-6789 or mod@sfgov.org at least 48 hours in advance of the meeting.  Late requests will be fulfilled if possible.

Chinese 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。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) 554-6789或電郵至 mod@sfgov.org向會議秘書 Lihmeei Leu 提出。逾期提出的請求,若可能的話,亦會被考慮接納。

Spanish ACCESO A IDIOMAS     

De acuerdo con la Ordenanza de Acceso a Idiomas (Capítulo 91 del Código Administrativo de San Francisco), habrá intérpretes de Chino, Español y/o Filipino (Tagalo) disponibles de ser requeridos. La asistencia en otros idiomas será tomada en consideración siempre y cuando sea posible. Para solicitar asistencia con estos servicios por favor comuníquese con el Secretario del Concilio Lihmeei Leu al (415) 554-6789, o mod@sfgov.org por lo menos 48 horas antes de la reunión. Las solicitudes tardías serán tomadas en consideración de ser posible.

Filipino 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). Maaaring humingi ng tulong sa ibang wika. Sa mga ganitong uri na kahilingan, mangyaring tumawag sa Council Clerk Lihmeei Leu sa (415) 554-6789, o mod@sfgov.org  sa hindi bababa sa 48 oras bago ng pagpupulong. Kung maaari, ang mga late na hiling ay pagbibigyan.

Mayor’s Disability Council Accessible Documents Policy

Please note that no materials may be distributed for consideration or review by Council Members at a meeting, unless these materials have been provided to MOD Staff in electronic format at least two days (and preferably four days) prior to the meeting.  For further information, please call or contact the Mayor’s Office on Disability at (415) 554-6789, Voice or email MOD@sfgov.org

For any individuals who are unable to use the telephone for making public comment, please fill out an online form with your comment.  It will be read aloud during the public comment segment of the Council meeting.