Board of Supervisors Government Audit and Oversight Committee Hearing on Ped Safety

Agenda [PDF]

2. 140074 [Hearing – Pedestrian Safety]
Sponsor: Breed
Hearing for the Pedestrian Safety Advisory Committee to report on its activities in 2013
and its goals for 2014, in light of the ongoing and grave concerns about pedestrian safety
in San Francisco.
1/28/14; RECEIVED AND ASSIGNED to the Government Audit and Oversight Committee.

[Police Code – Expanding Use of Unclaimed Personal Property and Bicycles]
3. 131206
Sponsor: Avalos
Ordinance amending the Police Code to make unclaimed personal property, including
unclaimed bicycles, worth $500 or less available to the Human Services Agency for use in
programs designed to prevent juvenile delinquency and programs to benefit low-income
and transit-challenged residents.


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