SF Board of Supervisors Meeting

Agenda [PDF]

Of note:

3. Planning Code – Vintage Signs

4. Changing the Official Sidewalk Width – Brotherhood Way

6. Changing the Official Sidewalk Width – Clarence Place

17. Public Works – Temporary Street Occupancy Fees

19. General Obligation Bond Election – Road Repaving and Street Safety -$248,000,000

27. Agreement Amendment – Titan Outdoor for Advertising on San FranciscoMunicipal Transportation Agency Property

40. Planning Code – Inner Clement, Outer Clement, and Geary NeighborhoodCommercial Controls

41. Transportation Code – Car Share Vehicle Parking Restrictions

47. Urging the Municipal Transportation Agency to Halt Action on the Transfer ofCredit Card Charges to Taxi Cab Drivers

48 – 49. Approval of a 90 Day Extension for Planning Commission Review

50. Pedicab Fare Schedule – Cabrio Taxi



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