SF Board of Supervisors Meeting

Agenda [pdf]

Of note:

31 – 33. Exemption Determination – AT&T Network “Lightspeed” Upgrade

38. Planning Code – Zoning Map – Presidio-Sutter Special Use District – 800 Presidio Avenue (Booker T. Washington Community Center)

39 – 41. Executive Park Subarea Plan Area

42 – 43. [Public Hearing – Authorizing the Use of Real Property Located at 701 Lombard Street – Joe DiMaggio Playground Master Plan Project (North Beach Library Expansion)

44 – 45. Public Hearing – Report of Assessment Costs for Sidewalk and Curb Repairs

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