In an effort to discourage property owners from leaving storefronts empty along commercial corridors, the San Francisco Board of Supervisors recently passed legislation officially recognizing three areas of the Richmond District as Neighborhood Commercial Districts (NCD).
By designing our city government to facilitate participation rather than political pandering, more residents will have a chance to add their unique and diverse perspectives to how our City governs, acts and plans.
Please support a recently formed group of neighbors called San Franciscans for Local Control, not Telecom (SFLC) on Dec. 16 as they urge the Board of Supervisors to change an ordinance recently passed that allows up to four cell phone towers on one utility pole – as close as six feet from your window.
Good news for San Francisco! The Board of Supervisors has just unanimously approved on Nov. 19, a resolution declaring that a “State of Urgency” exists because there is no plan to protect the entire city from fires following a major earthquake.
At Friday’s Public Safety and Neighborhood Services Committee meeting, Supervisor Gordon Mar’s resolution declaring a State of Urgency to rapidly expand the City’s EFWS to protect all neighborhoods in the event of a major earthquake and fire received unanimous support.
At Tuesday’s Board of Supervisors meeting, Supervisor Gordon Mar announced a Charter Amendment for the November 2020 ballot to prohibit the Mayor from appointing declared candidates to the office they’re running for within 90 days of their election.
Links to candidates’ statements. SF Board of Supervisors, District 5.
I immigrated to the bay area in 2003; in 2017, I suffered with homelessness along with approximately 8,000 citizens of San Francisco. I would not have been able to persevere through these tough times without the help of caring individuals within the community and my loving family.
Increasingly, it seems like every proposal at City Hall is meant to silence neighborhood voices and turn our neighborhoods over to the highest bidder. Meanwhile, struggling small businesses get little to no help from City Hall.
Today, San Francisco faces big challenges and I’m proud to serve our community as District 5’s supervisor – fighting for affordable housing, solutions to the homeless crisis and keeping our vibrant neighborhoods moving, clean and green.
Vallie Brown’s life story might make an interesting screenplay one day. From her humble roots in Utah to her artists’ collective in the Haight to being appointed to the San Francisco Board of Supervisors, Brown’s path has been unique and eventful.
On July 15, at the Board of Supervisors Rules Committee meeting, Supervisor Gordon Mar held a hearing on the Sunlight on Dark Money initiative to address issues of political corruption and financial disclosures in San Francisco politics.
The hearing will be at City Hall on Thursday April 25 at 9:50 a.m. in room 263.
LAST CHANCE to get the City to adopt Noise Limits for the Outside Lands Festival (Sponsored Content)
Last chance to get the City to adopt Noise limits for the Outside Lands Festival. 3:00 PM, Tuesday, April 2, 2019, Legislative Chamber, City Hall, Room 250
1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place, San Francisco, CA 94102
My highest priority in office is to promote transparency, engage communities in the decisions that impact them and improve the public input process across all areas of our work as a City.