Annual Report - 2005-2006

2005-2006 Annual Report



1800 Oakdale Avenue, Suite B

San Francisco, California 94124

Telephone: (415) 821-1534

Event Schedule: (415) 821-0921

Facsimile: (415) 821-1627









July 1, 2005 – June 30, 2006

The Southeast Community Facility Commission is pleased to present this Annual Statement of Purpose and Annual Report to the Mayor, Board of Supervisors, and the Citizens of San Francisco

Southeast Community Facility SECF Commission

Commission: Staff:

Bobbrie Brown, President Toye Moses, Executive Director

Juan R. Fuentes, Vice President Ernestine Braxton, Jr. Mngmnt. Asst.

Willie B. Kennedy Annette Price, Commission Secretary

Harrison Parker, Sr. Mariejie Arguelles, Clerk Typist

Louise C. Jones

Kenneth J. Sampson

Ronald Person


July 1, 2005 - June 30, 2006

Background History

The Southeast Community Facility (SECF) Commission located at 1800 Oakdale Avenue was established in 1987 by Ordinance SEC. 54.1 of the San Francisco Board of Supervisors. The Southeast Community Facility was built as a mitigation measure in return for the Bayview Hunters Point (BVHP) community's acceptance of the Southeast Water Treatment Plant in the midst of their neighborhood.

Additionally, and in order to obtain the approval for the construction of this sewage treatment plant, the City agreed to operate and maintain, at City cost, this facility for the benefit of the community. The members of the SECF Commission are appointed and serve at the pleasure of the Mayor.

The Southeast Community Facility (SECF) located at 1800 Oakdale Avenue is a community-based/oriented facility with numerous programs and services. The facility also has an educational/training complex leased by the San Francisco Community College District. Most of the programs are non-profit in status making them affordable to the public. We also offer a wide range of assistance in the areas of employment opportunities, tax preparation, voter registration, and scholarship awards. This being a City structure, the Sunshine Ordinance mandates that public notices are disseminated in time to allow residents an opportunity to attend functions at the facility.

The SEC Facility is such that it is centrally located and easily accessible to the public. Outside agencies have used the facilities (Alex Pitcher Community Room and E.P.Mills Community Center) to hold events, such as training workshops/seminars, job/health fairs, election polls, graduation/award ceremonies, etc. Government agencies and politicians have requested that town-hall meetings be held in the facilities to acquaint the residents of current events, and in times of crisis, to inform the community.

Statement of Purpose

The purpose of the SECF Commission is to review and provide guidance regarding the operations of the SEC Facility and other facilities under its jurisdiction.

The yearly goal of the SECF Commission is to continue to promote/advocate improving the general economic, physical, health, public safety and welfare of all residents of San Francisco, particularly the BVHP Community.

Fiscal Year 2005-2006

Highlights of the Year

The Southeast Community Facility (SECF) Commission continues to oversee the operation and maintenance of the SEC Facility, the Greenhouse, the Earl P. Mills Community Facility, and the three satellite childcare centers (Captain Shorey Infant Daycare Program, Martin Luther King Childcare Center and Sojourner Truth Childcare Center). Florence Crittenden Services was awarded the contract to provide childcare services at the Captain Shorey Community Center, 1030 Oakdale Avenue.

The SECF Commission also continues to advocate for and support BVHP community organizations, and health, welfare and economic development activities beneficial to all San Francisco residents, with emphasis on increasing opportunities for those who are disfranchised in the BVHP area.

The Fiscal Year 2005-2006 has been a year of significant accomplishment for the SECF Commission. As part of Mayor Gavin Newsom's commitment to revitalizing the BVHP neighborhood, the San Francisco Southeast Sector Resource Directory was created. This directory was updated during this past fiscal year and the fourth edition is ready for publication and will be widely distributed throughout the City and made available to the general public

The 4th edition of the Southeast Sector Resource Directory is a valuable source for "informing the residents of San Francisco of the wealth of civic, religious, economic and social institutions available in the BVHP neighborhood". In addition to listing the businesses serving the Bayview Hunters Point area, we have included organizations, churches, financial/legal assistance, medical/family support services, educational/training locations, and childcare facilities.

On July 14, 2005: Mr. Pat Brooks, Lead Remedial Project Manager, United States Navy gave a General update on clean-up issues at the BVHP Shipyard.

On July 27, 2005: Ms. Susan Leal, General Manager of S.F. Public Utilities Commission; Marge Vizcarra, Commercial Division of PUC/Customer Service Bureau; Tommy Moala, PUC/Wastewater Enterprise Division discussed Operation of Public Utilities Commission and hosted Community Night to share SFPUC programs & customer services along with other City programs.

On August 11, 2005: Mr. Gary McIntyre, Project Manager for Bayview Hunters Point Lennar gave update on BVHP Shipyard Phase I

Mr. William P. Siffermann, Chief Probation Officer, Juvenile Probation Department discussed:
Juvenile delinquency, crime, law and fair justice

On August 24, 2005: Ms. Ilona McGriff, MPA spoke on: Historical facts on Bayview Hunters Point Shipyard

Mr. Peter Gabancho, Project Manager of the Bayview Connections/Mendell Plaza Project gave update on the Mendell Pedestrian Plaza

Highlights of the Year (cont.)

On September 8, 2005: Ms. Juanita Santana, Executive Director, San Francisco State University discussed: Operation of the SF Headstart Center Childcare Program at the Southeast Facility, number of low-income families served from 94124, and their ethnicity.

Mr. Kofi Bonner, Vice President of Lennar/BVHP Partners was extended an invitation to a get-acquainted meeting and give update on the status of the Bayview-Hunter's Point Shipyard

On September 28, 2005: Chancellor Philip Day, City College of San Francisco gave a General update on City College of San Francisco and the Southeast Campus

Dean Veronica Hunnicutt, CCSF Southeast Campus discussed: Possibility of a stem cell research-training program at CCSF Southeast Campus

October 13, 2005: Mr. Luis Herrera, San Francisco City Librarian spoke on Available resources to residents of San Francisco, most especially the Southeast sector

October 27, 2005: Mr. William Siffermann, Chief Probation Officer, S.F. Juvenile Probation Department and Mr. David Onek, Deputy Director, Mayor's Office of Criminal Justice spoke on: S.F. Juvenile Probation Department Youth Court Proposal

February 9, 2006: Mr. Adam Gubser, Transportation Planner, Municipal Transportation Agency discussed: