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SAN FRANCISCO HOUSING AUTHORITY Mirian Saez, Vice President Micah Allen, Commissioner Dr. Veronica Hunnicutt, Commissioner Ahsha Safai, Commissioner Matthew Schwartz, Commissioner Dorothy Smith, Commissioner Henry A. Alvarez III, Executive Director

440 TURK STREET SAN FRANCISCO, California 94102

MEETING NOTICE Thursday, November 10, 2011·4:00 p.m. 1.

The San Francisco Housing Authority (“Authority”) holds its regular meetings at 440 Turk Street, San Francisco, California 94102.


Disability Access: 440 Turk Street is accessible to persons using wheelchairs and others with disabilities. Assistive listening devices are available upon request. Agendas are available in large print. Materials in alternative formats and/or American Sign Language interpreters will be made available upon request. Please make your request for alternative format or other accommodations to the Office of the Ombudsman and Communication (415) 715-3232 (V); (415) 715-3280 (“TTDY”) at least 72 hours prior to the meeting to help ensure availability.


The closest accessible BART station is Civic Center, three blocks from City Hall. Accessible MUNI lines serving this location are: #47 Van Ness, #49 Van Ness, #71 Haight/Noriega, #5 Fulton, #21 Hayes, 36 Parnassus, #7 Haight, the F Line to Market and Van Ness and any line serving the Metro Stations at Van Ness and Market and at Civic Center. For more information about MUNI accessible services, call 415-673-6142. There is accessible parking across the street from City Hall at Civic Center Garage as well as across the street from the Federal Building on Larkin.


Agenda, minutes and attachments are available at as well as the San Francisco Housing Authority Administrative Office located at 1815 Egbert Avenue, San Francisco, California 94124. If any materials related to an item on this agenda have been distributed to the San Francisco Housing Authority Board of Commission after distribution of the agenda packet, those materials are available for public inspection during normal office hours at the San Francisco Housing Authority at 1815 Egbert Street San Francisco CA 94124


In order to assist the San Francisco Housing Authority’s efforts to accommodate persons with severe allergies, environmental illness, 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 San Francisco Housing Authority accommodate these individuals.


The use of electronic sound-producing devices at/during public meetings is prohibited. Please be advised that the meeting President may remove any person(s) responsible for the ringing or use of cell phones, pagers and similar sound-producing electronic devices from the meeting room. The presiding officer may remove from the meeting room anyone who is: disorderly or insolent toward any Commissioner(s); boisterous or violent; disobedient of any lawful order of the presiding officer.


Requests for public comment may be heard on items not on the agenda as well as after staff presentation on any Regular Agenda Item. Speakers at Board meetings are requested, but not required, to identify themselves and fill out cards placed on the table at the entrance door. When the Board considers legislation, which has not been considered by a committee, testimony is welcome during the Public Comment portion of the meeting. Testimony is not permitted when an opportunity has been given at a committee hearing for testimony on an item. The public may address the Board for up to two minutes or four minutes for speakers who require an interpreter, or unless otherwise approved by the Board of Commissioners. The President, or the Board, may limit the total testimony to 30 minutes. The Board may not take action on a new proposal, which is not on the agenda.

AGENDA ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ORDER OF BUSINESS 1. Call to order and roll call The Board of Commissioners may hold a close meeting pursuant to California Government Code for consultation concerning attorney-client matters, real estate, litigation, personnel and security matters. The board reserves the right to enter into closed meeting at any time during the course of the meeting

2. Approval of agenda 3. Public comments on items not on the agenda: limited minutes Note: This portion of the agenda is not intended for debate or discussion with the Commission or staff. Please simply state your business or the matter you wish the Commission or staff to be aware of. It is not appropriate for commissioners to engage in a debate or respond on issues not properly set in a publicly noticed meeting agenda. If you have questions or would like to bring a matter to the Commissions’ attention, please contact the Executive Office of the San Francisco Housing Authority at

4. Secretary’s Report a. b. c. d.

Report on actions related to public comment Authority Correspondence to Resident Councils HUD Correspondence: 2011 Revised Set Aside Funding Urban Strategies Grant Agreement Packet

5. Tenant representative report: a. b. 6.

City Wide Council - senior/disabled (“CCSD”) Public Housing Tenants Association (“PHTA”)

Regular Business: Public comment will be taken after staff presentation on each agenda item. Speakers are encouraged to complete a comment card. Speakers will be limited to two minutes or four minutes for speakers who require an interpreter.

a. Consent Items 1. Minutes of a Regular Board meeting held on October 27, 2011 b. Action items 1. [Resolution Authorizing the Executive Director And the President of The Board of Commissioners to Sign the Section 8 Management Assessment Program (SEMAP) Certification for Fiscal Year 2010.] Presented by: Nicole McCray-Dickerson, Acting Director of the Housing Choice Voucher Program (Formerly “Section 8”) Public Comment

2. [Resolution Authorizing the Executive Director to enter into a Contract with C.M. Construction for a New Retaining Wall at CAL 1-19(2), 1750 McAllister Housing Development in an Amount not to Exceed $306,057.] Presented by: Francis Eng, Senior Project Manager, Housing Development & Modernization Department Public Comment 3. [Resolution Authorizing the Executive Director to Execute an Agreement with Hanover Insurance Company to Provide Automobile Insurance in an Amount not to Exceed $151,367.] Presented by: Tim Larsen, General Counsel, Office of General Counsel Public Comment 4. [Resolution Approving Revision of the Recruitment and Selection Policy.] Presented by: Phyllis Moore-Lewis, Human Resources Manager, Department of Human Resources Public Comment 7. Commissioner’s comment 8. Closed session:

A possible closed session is scheduled in accordance with Government Code Section 54950, in sequence. 9. Adjournment

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