City Agency Hearings + Sheehy Legislation

UPDATE: The Board of Appeals agenda is up, and there is a GP-related item:

  • (9) APPEAL NO. 17-186 TROY KASHANIPOUR, Appellant(s) vs. DEPT. OF BUILDING INSPECTION, Respondent PLANNING DEPT. APPROVAL JEFFERY CERF, Section 14 Party // 2783K Diamond Street. Protesting the ISSUANCE on November 30, 2017, to Troy Kashanipour, of a Permit to Erect a Building (to erect three stories, no basement, single-family residence). APPLICATION NO. 2016/04/13/4699. FOR HEARING TODAY.

[The other two agendas missing below are now up, but neither seems to have anything GP-related.]



The Transportation Authority meets Tuesday, February 27, 10 a.m., in City Hall, room 250. No agenda posted yet. Sad. Click here to see it when they finally get around to uploading.

The SF Board of Supervisors meets Tuesday, February 27, 2 p.m., in City Hall, room 250. See full agenda here.

The Zoning Variance meeting happens Wednesday, February 28, 9:30 a.m., in City Hall, room 408. I don’t know if anything GP is on the agenda because they haven’t seen fit to post it yet. Nothing from last month’s hearing GP-related. Click here to one day see an agenda.

The SF BOS Public Safety and Neighborhood Services Committee meets Wednesday, February 28, at 10 a.m., in City Hall, room 263. See full agenda here. These aren’t GP-specific but have been in the news:

  • 180141 [Hearing – Emergency Call Boxes] Sponsor: Peskin
    Hearing on the status of operations of the City’s emergency call boxes citywide; and requesting the Department of Technology and Fire Department to report. 2/6/18; RECEIVED AND ASSIGNED to the Public Safety and Neighborhood Services Committee. 2/13/18; REFERRED TO DEPARTMENT
  • 180156 [Health Code – City Attorney Instituting Mental Health Conservatorship Proceedings] Sponsor: Breed
    Ordinance amending the Health Code to designate the City Attorney rather than the District Attorney to institute judicial proceedings under California Welfare and Institutions Code, Division 5 (Community Mental Health Services), as provided in Chapter 3, Conservatorship for Gravely Disabled Persons. 2/13/18; ASSIGNED UNDER 30 DAY RULE to the Public Safety and Neighborhood Services Committee. 2/21/18; REFERRED TO DEPARTMENT.


The SFMTA Engineering, Maintenance and Safety Committee meets Wednesday, February 28, 4 p.m., at 1 South Van Ness Avenue, room 7075. See full agenda here.

The Board of Appeals meets Wednesday, February 28, 5 p.m., in City Hall, room 416. Who knows what’s on the agenda? Not me, because it isn’t posted as of Friday morning. Nothing from last hearing GP-related. Click here to one day see an agenda.

The SFMTA Citizens Advisory Council meets Thursday, March 1, 5:30 p.m., at 1 South Van Ness Avenue, 7th floor.

The SFMTA Engineering Public Hearing happens Friday, March 2, 10 a.m., in City Hall, room 416. See full agenda here.  One GP plus some Twin Peaks changes worth noting:

  • 18.ESTABLISH – RADAR SPEED FEEDBACK SIGNS  B. Monterey Blvd, westbound, between Acadia Street and Baden Street
  • 19(a). ESTABLISH – ROAD CLOSURE, EXCEPT PEDESTRIANS AND BICYCLES Twin Peaks Boulevard, eastern alignment, from Christmas Tree Point Road to 1,700 feet southerly (continues Pilot closure of northbound one-way portion of figure eight loop to vehicles)
  • 19(b). ESTABLISH – TWO-WAY STREET Twin Peaks Boulevard, western alignment, from Christmas Tree Point Road to 1,500 feet southerly (continues two-way Pilot roadway configuration)
  • 5. RESCIND – 30 MPH SPEED LIMIT ESTABLISH – 25 MPH SPEED LIMIT Twin Peaks Boulevard, between Panorama Drive and Palo Alto Avenue

The SFMTA Budget Meeting for FYs 2019/2020 happens Friday, March 2, 1-4 p.m., Main Library, Latino Room, lower level.


The SF Board of Supervisors meets Tuesday, February 27, 2 p.m., in City Hall, room 250. See full agenda here.

  • 180032 [Shelter and Transitional Housing During Shelter Crisis – Selection of Sites; Waiver of Certain Requirements Regarding Contracting] Sponsors: Mayor; Kim, Ronen, Sheehy and Cohen
    Ordinance authorizing Public Works, the Department of Homelessness and Supportive Housing, and the Department of Public Health to enter into contracts without adhering to the Administrative Code or Environment Code provisions regarding competitive bidding and other requirements for construction work, procurement, and personal services relating to identified Shelter Crisis Sites (1601 Quesada Avenue; 149-6th Street; 125 Bayshore Boulevard; 13th Street and South Van Ness Avenue, southwest corner; 5th Street and Bryant Street, northwest corner; Caltrans Emergency Shelter Properties; and existing City Navigation Centers and Shelters) that will provide emergency shelter or transitional housing to persons experiencing homelessness; authorizing the Director of Property to enter into and amend leases or licenses for the Shelter Crisis Sites without adherence to certain provisions of the Administrative Code; authorizing the Director of Public Works to add sites to the list of Shelter Crisis Sites subject to expedited processing, procurement, and leasing upon compliance with conditions relating to environmental review and neighborhood notice, and approval by resolution of the Board of Supervisors, except that no resolution shall be required when the proposed site is located in a supervisorial district that has no Shelter Crisis Sites; 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. (Fiscal Impact) 02/13/2018; AMENDED, AN AMENDMENT OF THE WHOLE BEARING NEW TITLE. 02/13/2018; PASSED ON FIRST READING AS AMENDED. Question: Shall this Ordinance be FINALLY PASSED?

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