The SAN FRANCISCO VETERANS’ AFFAIRS COMMISSION
401 VAN NESS AVE, ROOM 123
SAN FANCISCO, CA 94102
Minutes - June 8, 1999,
Meeting of the Commission,
1. CALL TO ORDER:
2. ROLL CALL:
3. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE: All.
4. APPROVAL OF AGENDA:
5. APPROVAL OF MINUTES FROM THE APRIL 5, MEETING:
6. PUBLIC COMMENT:
8. UNFINISHED BUSINESS:
9. NEW BUSINESS:
The meeting was called to order at 1810.
Charles Coolidge, Bob De La Cruz, George Gibbs, Leonard Grube, Wallace
Levin, Maceo May, CJ O1Mara, Glenn Raswyck, Edwin Wilkerson,
Patsy Wilson and a quorum was present. Attorney Wayne Snodgrass, and Cheryl
Cook were also present.
The agenda was approved unanimously with a hand vote. The minutes were
approved unanimously with a hand vote.
Ms. Cheryl Cook from the SFCVSO, reported on the CVSO annual meeting.
Commended Commissioner De La Cruz for a moving Memorial Day Service, and
also commented on the opening of the Swords to Plowshares Veteran’s Academy
ground breaking ceremony.
A. Secretary Presented reported that Leonard Grube, Charles Coolidge,
Maceo May, CJ O’Mara and Robert De La Cruz, were reappointed to there seats.
Yearly report for 1998, as amended, was unanimously approved with a hand
B. Health and Welfare Committee- C. May reported on the Swords to Plowshares
Veteran’s Academy ground breaking. Ceremony and the hopes and plans for
the future of a very promising program.
C. Legislative Committee- Report on state of the Northern California
Cemetery concerns of a lack of available sites by C. De La Cruz..-Consideration
of any and all pending state legislation by the State of California.
- C. Levin asked that a reaffirmation of the of the 1992 Anti- Discrimination
Resolution be put on the agenda of the next meeting of the commission.
-C. Levin updated the commission on the VWM Building.
Update by. C. O’Mara on the access to the internet for the Commissioners.
-Discussion on the planned increase in matching funds for CDVA "homeless"
-Discussion on communication with other Veteran’s Affairs Commissions
-Announcement of American Legion, Alexander Hamilton Post
448, who will host a spaghetti dinner on August 28th, at 6:00PM, in
room 202 in the WM Building.
C. De La Cruz announced that the AMVETS had donated a wheelchair van to
Ft. Miley VA Hospital.
-President Wilkerson announced the date of the Veteran Employment Committee
11. ADJOURNMENT: 1849