Board of Supervisors
Supes to vote on mayoral appointment to port panel
A Board of Supervisors committee will vote Thursday whether to approve Mayor Gavin Newsom’s appointment of Rodney Fong to The City’s Port Commission.
The committee will also consider appointments of two members to The City’s Children and Families First Commission. The full Board of Supervisors will ultimately make a final decision on the appointments. The Rules Committee meets Thursday at 10 a.m. at City Hall, room 263.
Agency approves funds for senior housing
Additional housing for low-income seniors is closer to reality after the Redevelopment Agency on Tuesday approved $37 million in funding for the Tenth and Mission Family Housing project. Mercy Housing California and Catholic Charities are teaming up to build and run more than 100 housing units. Residents will pay 30 percent of their incomes to live in the apartments.
Parking, traffic proposals discussed at public hearing
The Department of Parking and Traffic will hold a public hearing Friday to discuss a series of changes on city streets. Among the proposed changes are the establishment of tow-away, no stopping and no parking zones in the Mission district; the extension of a Muni bus zone on Geary Boulevard near Scott Street; the establishment of red zones in the Tenderloin, Sunset and Visitacion Valley neighborhoods; and the establishment of a bus zone on Leland Street in Visitacion Valley. The hearing will be held Friday at 10 a.m. in room 416, City Hall.