§ 906.3-1.

CENTRAL MARKET STREET AND TENDERLOIN AREA CITIZEN’S ADVISORY COMMITTEE

a.

There shall be a Central Market Street and Tenderloin Area Citizen’s Advisory Committee.

b.

The Citizen’s Advisory Committee shall be an advisory body whose purpose is to make recommendations to the Mayor, Board of Supervisors and City Administrator on policies and programs that mitigate the effects of development, bolster economic development, local employment, and community sustainability and seek to stabilize and protect existing tenants, community based organizations and small businesses in and around the Central Market Street and Tenderloin Area.

c.

Duties of the Citizen’s Advisory Committee may include:

1.

Advise the City Administrator of community issues in order to better align the Community Benefit Agreements called for under the Central Market Street and Tenderloin Area Payroll Expense Tax Exclusion* with the community needs.

2.

Make recommendations to the City Administrator about terms and conditions in the Community Benefit Agreements called for under the Central Market Street and Tenderloin Area Payroll Expense Tax Exclusion.

3.

Provide a report every six months to the Board of Supervisors regarding the implementation and execution of the Community Benefit Agreements called for under the Central Market Street and Tenderloin Area Payroll Expense Tax Exclusion.

4.

Make recommendations to the Board of Supervisors and the Office of Economic and Workforce Development on policies, initiatives, and programs that bolster economic development, local employment, and community sustainability and seek to stabilize and protect existing tenants, community based organizations and small businesses in and around the Central Market Street and Tenderloin Area.

5.

Advise the Mayor, Board of Supervisors and City Administrator on the creation of a community development fund that may support workforce development, community infrastructure and programs to mitigate potential displacement of small businesses, community based organizations and tenants.

6.

Help facilitate partnerships between persons claiming the Central Market Street and Tenderloin Area Payroll Expense Tax Exclusion and  community organizations, local schools and small businesses.

7.

Hold public hearings regarding Community Benefit Agreements within four weeks from the time the parties to any such Agreements reach a consensus on the terms to be included therein and prior to the execution of any Community Benefit Agreement by the City Administrator. The City Administrator may, at his or her sole discretion, extend this time in order to combine hearings and utilize staff time more efficiently.

8.

The City Administrator shall convene the Citizen’s Advisory Committee no less than four times yearly.

d.

The Citizen’s Advisory Committee shall be composed of eleven members:

1.

One member representing low-income families who lives with his or her family in the Central Market Street and Tenderloin Area or Adjacent Area;

2.

Two members who have expertise in job creation and or workforce development, including one member who represents labor;

3.

One member who is a senior or disabled resident of the Central Market Street and Tenderloin Area or Adjacent Area;

4.

One member who has expertise in affordable housing or tenant protection and anti-displacement policies and strategies, and has familiarity with the Central Market Street and Tenderloin Area;

5.

One member who represents a community-based organization or provides direct services to the Central Market Street and Tenderloin Area or Adjacent Area;

6.

One member who has small business expertise and familiarity with the Central Market Street and Tenderloin Area;

7.

One member with expertise on homelessness, transitional age youth, or supportive housing and familiarity with the Central Market Street and Tenderloin Area or the Adjacent Area;

8.

One member with expertise in commercial real estate and leasing within the Central Market Street and Tenderloin Area; and

9.

Two members who are residents of the Central Market Street and Tenderloin Area or Adjacent Area.

e.

The Rules Committee of the Board of Supervisors shall nominate each Citizen’s Advisory Committee member.

f.

The appointment of each nominee shall be confirmed by the full Board of Supervisors.

g.

For purposes of this Section, “Adjacent Area” shall mean the area in District 6, bounded on the southern side by 13th Street and Townsend Street.

h.

The members of the Citizen’s Advisory Committee shall be appointed for a term of four years; provided, however, that members first appointed shall, by lot prior to February 1, 2012, classify their terms so that five shall serve for a term of two years and six shall serve for a term of four years. At the initial meeting of the Citizen’s Advisory Committee and yearly thereafter, the Citizen’s Advisory Committee members shall select such officer or officers as deemed necessary by the Citizen’s Advisory Committee. The Citizen’s Advisory Committee shall promulgate such rules and regulations as are necessary for the conduct of its business under this Section. In the event a vacancy occurs, a successor shall be appointed to fill the vacancy consistent with the process and requirements to appoint the previous appointee. When a vacancy occurs for a reason other than the expiration of a term of office, the appointee to fill such vacancy shall hold office for the unexpired term of his or her predecessor. Any appointee who misses four meetings within a twelve-month period, without the approval of the Citizen’s Advisory Committee, shall be deemed to have resigned.

i.

The Citizen’s Advisory Committee shall comply with all applicable public records and meetings laws and shall be subject to the Conflict of Interest provisions of the City’s Charter and Administrative Code. Specifically, during the twelve months prior to and during a member’s tenure on the Citizen’s Advisory Committee, no member of the Citizen’s Advisory Committee may receive any gift, income or have any investment in any entity that foreseeably may be subject to or be the beneficiary of any Community Benefit Agreement reviewed by the Citizen’s Advisory Committee. For purposes of this Section, “income,” “gift” and “investment” shall have the same meanings as defined in the Political Reform Act of 1974 under California Government Code Section 81000 et seq. The initial meeting of the Citizen’s Advisory Committee shall be called within 30 days from the day the Board of Supervisors confirms its initial appointments. The City Administrator shall provide administrative support to the Citizen’s Advisory Committee.

j.

The provisions of this ordinance and the operation of the Citizen’s Advisory Committee shall expire upon expiration of the Central Market Street and Tenderloin Area Payroll Expense Tax Exclusion under Section 906.3 of this Article.

History

(Added by Ord. 103-11, File No. 110435, App. 6/20/2011, Eff. 7/20/2011; amended by Ord. 223-12, File No. 111160, App. 10/29/2012, Eff. 11/28/2012)

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