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well, and would like to thank supervisor carmen chiu for her leadership on this. she has been helpful with pulling together city departments, the department of building inspection, and the mayor's department on this ability to work on a joint program together. -- on disability to work on a joint program together. mobile food -- dpw will hold their hearing at 6 in the morning to present to the public the guidelines, the permitting process, and to get feedback. if there is not a lot of changes or recommendations for them to consider, they are targeting a february 1 implementation date for the new permitting process. last week, i was a part of the meeting to work with some of the guidelines with dpw, including
with food. we also had kevin wesley from the golden gate restaurant association. and we had matt cohen from off the grid. we had the representation of pushcarts, trucks, and restaurants to create some guidelines around food for the hearing officers to be able to use. it was a very constructive meeting. local hiring -- last month, we heard the local hiring legislation. it did pass. it passed without the delayed implementation for the lbes. hrc will be monitoring and keeping the commission apprised of any negative unintended consequences to the san francisco lbes regarding the
requirement to fulfil the local hiring mandate. in july, i am hoping to have a presentation from the police department around the sit lie, how they are educating their officers and will be implementing this. that will be at our february meeting. bath oils and greece -- with fat oils and greease, it is waiting to be assigned to committee. with the board of supervisors, the new committees have not been established. in likelihood, we will know by the end of the weak who is assigned to what committees, and things will be scheduled. supervisor mirkarimi's plastic bag legislation is still under ceqa. you have seen things being installed in areas of the city
on the parklets. the zoning controls for the van ess special use district ended up being -- the final result of the legislation ended up being that it is going to be a discretionary -- discretionary with internal review with the planning department. there were some interesting dialogues with the planning department around the other entertainment uses, which ties in very well with what we are working on with supervisor mirkarimi's office. the congestion pricing study, the transportation authority board unanimously approved the final report. excuse me.
the board unanimously approved the report and voted to approve additional studies. that means there will be additional studies being undertaken for the congestion pricing. they did exclude the southern gateway scenario of what is to be considered. then we have our city commissioner voted on by the board of supervisors as the interim mayor. i anticipate that will be ratified tomorrow. of course we would like to welcome our new supervisors. i also would like to congratulate jocelyn came for her appointment to the executive director for the entertainment commission.
a couple of final calendar items. a very 17, the small business network and the council of district merchants will be hosting their joint event at the mint. it is to meet the mayor and the supervisors. small business week is may 16 thru 21. that saturday is the shop your neighborhood. i would like to think commissioner adams for his willingness to be decommissioned appointee for sitting on the small business week committee. lastly, i want to do a reminder that it is every commissioners responsibility -- the commission has taken it upon as a project
to recognize city employees and small businesses. we still need more nominations in this particular area and encourage you to talk, especially for the employee recognition program, to members of the business community. they are the ones who are interfacing with them on a day- to-day basis and would love to hear about employees who are providing great service. with that, unless there are any questions, i conclude my report. commissioner yee: thank you. next item, please. >> before we begin the commission report, can we go back to items 3 and 4? those are from the november 8, 2010 minutes. president o'brien: but to approve. commissioner yee: i second. those in favor?
the motion carries. >> item 4, approval of the minutes. commissioner o'conner: we do have a quorum? but to approve. move to approve. commissioner yee: those in favor? >> great. a thank-you, commissioners. i wanted to make sure we got those in. next item will be 13, legislative and policy committee report. the committee chair is not present. i can report that it looks like all legislation has been covered. the committee did not meet last month due to the christmas holiday. they are scheduled for january 24. commissioner yee: thank you. next item. >> the permiting committee
report. >> i want to combine this month's report with next month's report, which is combined into one. >> thank you. outreach committee report? commissioner clyde is not present. would you like her to defer that to the following month? >> you will defer to the following month. >> item 16, president's report? commissioner yee: no report. 17, vice presidents report. no report. 18, commissioner reports? commissioner yee: seeing none. >> 19, public comment. commissioner yee: there is no public present. there is no new business. >> is there a motion to adjourn? commissioner yee: i move. >> the meeting is adjourned at