It’s worth reading the legislation Mandelman and others are introducing in the Rules Committee under the 30-day rule (see below under Mandelman Legislation). Awarding contracts without competitive bidding seems a little odd, though the rest could conceivably improve homelessness services that much more.
The BOS Public Safety and Neighborhood Services Committee will meet Wednesday, January 23, 10 a.m, in City Hall, room 263. Agenda
The SFMTA Engineering, Maintenance, & Safety Committee will meet Wednesday, January 23, 3:30 p.m., at 1 S. Van Ness Ave, 7th floor. See agenda and supporting documents here.
- See the 90-day plan to improve MUNI!
The SFMTA Interdepartmental Staff Committee on Traffic and Transportation (ISCOTT) will meet Thursday, January 24, 9 a.m., at 1 S. Van Ness Ave., 7th floor. See agenda and supporting documents here.
The Historic Preservation Commission will meet jointly with the Planning Commission Thursday, January 24, 10 a.m., in City Hall, room 400. Agenda
- Better communication over design review guidelines and a draft of a document regarding retention and incorporation of existing building elements into new buildings. Maybe this means the rise of creative combo old/new buildings like we see in Washington, DC?
The following legislation is submitted under the “30-Day Rule,” meaning it must be proposed 30 days before any hearing. The 30-Day Rule legislation is reserved for proposals that would “create or revise major city policy.”
- 190047 Sponsors: Mayor; Brown, Walton, Haney, Mandelman and Stefani
Ordinance amending the Administrative Code and Planning Code to authorize the Departments of Homelessness and Supportive Housing (HSH) and Public Works to enter into and amend contracts without requiring competitive bidding for construction work and professional and other services relating to sites and programs for people experiencing homelessness; permitting Homeless Shelters in PDR (Production Distribution Repair) and SALI (Service/Arts/Light Industrial) districts; authorizing HSH to operate Navigation Centers for more than two years; and affirming the Planning Department’s determination under the California Environmental Quality Act, and making findings of consistency with the General Plan, and the eight priority policies of Planning Code, Section 101.1. 1/15/19; ASSIGNED UNDER 30 DAY RULE to the Rules Committee.