In the ongoing battle to keep her name on the ballot, Supervisor Michela Alioto-Pier on Friday filed a brief with the court asking that it deny the city attorney’s appeal of a recent court decision. Read More
The city attorney plans to appeal a court decision allowing Supervisor Michela Alioto-Pier to run for a second term in November.
Alioto-Pier is now calling “for a halt to the egregious and wasteful manner in which City Attorney Dennis Herrera is spending tax payer funds to appeal a superior court ordered decision.” Read More
San Francisco’s parking industry faces tougher regulations under a plan to have the Police Department take over the permitting process.
Background checks on lot operators and criminal histories of employees who work at lots or garages would be required in order to obtain business permits under legislation introduced by Supervisor Michela Alioto-Pier. Currently, permitting is handled by the Fire Department. Read More
Supervisor Michela Alioto-Pier’s legal argument against The City to overturn City Attorney Dennis Herrera’s opinion she cannot run for re-election says Herrera “is wrong on the math,” offers a “pretended reason for this mysterious conclusion” and has came to the opinion he did “for reasons and motives unknown.” This legal argument was filed Tuesday.
It all comes down to the City Charter. Members of the Board of Supervisors can serve two four-year consecutive terms. Read More
The legal battle has begun between The City and District 2 Supervisor Michela Alioto-Pier after she filed a lawsuit Thursday in San Francisco Superior Court seeking to overturn the legal opinion that she is termed out of office.
Alioto-Pier wants to run for re-election, but City Attorney Dennis Herrera’s opinion dating back to 2008 says she is ineligible.
The lawsuit is tentatively scheduled for a July 16 hearing. Read More
Supervisor Michela Alioto-Pier introduced legislation at the Board of Supervisors meeting that would enact Laura’s Law, a state program that allows the court to order the mentally ill who are refusing voluntary treatment to be forced to receive medicine. Read More
District 2 Supervisor Michela Alioto-Pier will again push for the implementation of Laura’s Law, a piece of 2003 state legislation that makes it easier for authorities to force patients with mental issues to take medication quickly.
Under current rules, judges must determine whether patients are dangerous to themselves or others before undergoing involuntary psychiatric treatment. Read More
Supervisor Michela Alioto-Pier introduced legislation at Tuesday’s Board of Supervisors meeting that would make parking garage operators’ permits the responsibility of the Police Department. Currently, the permits fall under the Fire Department. Read More
Revamped legislation from District 2 Supervisor Michela Alioto-Pier that would allow new biotech companies to apply until 2014 for a 1.5 percent payroll tax break that would last for 7½ years will likely be finalized Tuesday.
Last week, the Board of Supervisors voted 9-2 to approve the measure. Before passage of the bill, a biotech company that was granted the tax break would enjoy it for just four years. Read More
In a 9-2 vote the Board of Supervisors approved legislation allowing new biotech companies to apply until 2014 for a 1.5 payroll tax break that would last for 7½ years. Before the passage of the bill, a biotech company that was granted the tax break would enjoy the tax relief for just four years. It’s thought it takes seven years for a biotech company to establish itself. Read More