Building inspections department to get inspection
The Controller’s Office will soon review the code enforcement process for The City’s Department of Building Inspection, at the request of the building agency’s oversight commission. The department, which oversees all construction in The City, has been plagued with oversight problems and has been the focus of a prior city controller’s audit and a civil grand jury report.
Board of Supervisors
Idea for city-owned Wi-Fi comes before supervisors
The Board of Supervisors is scheduled to vote today on whether to authorize the budget analyst to explore how The City could own its own Internet wireless network. Supervisor Jake McGoldrick has requested the study as The City is expected to conclude by the end of the year negotiations with Earthlink and Google to build and operate a Wi-Fi network for San Francisco. The Board of Supervisors meets today at 2 p.m. in City Hall, Room 250.
Trinity Plaza development items up for vote
A Board of Supervisors committee will vote Wednesday on a handful of amendments necessary for approval of the Trinity Plaza development. The development, already approved by the Planning Commission, includes construction of 1,900 rental apartments at Market and Eighth streets. The Land Use and Economic Development Committee meets Wednesday at 1 p.m. in City Hall, Room 263.
Candidates to speak at downtown library tonight
Candidates for San Francisco’s school board will speak tonight at a forum held at the San Francisco Public Library from 6 to 8 p.m., sponsored in part by the League of Women Voters and Parents for Public Schools.