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Board to vote on development resolution

A Board of Supervisors committee will vote Wednesday on a resolution that would enact higher standards for development in San Francisco’s eastern neighborhoods.

Supervisor Sophie Maxwell has drafted the resolution to ensure the Planning Department finishes up a comprehensive plan for the eastern neighborhoods by November 2007, and that it includes tough affordable housing mandates.

The Board of Supervisors Land Use and Economic Development Committee will vote on the resolution Wednesday, at 1 p.m., at City Hall, Room 263.

Nonprofit honors Mirkarimi for community leadership

Supervisor Ross Mirkarimi was honored as the 2006 recipient of the Florence Crittenton Award.

The award, presented by Florence Crittenton Services, a nonprofit that supports low-income families, is given once a year to a community leader whose work helps children and families.

The nonprofit praised Mirkarimi for his leadership in trying to stem community violence and for his efforts on housing. Past recipients include District Attorney Kamala Harris and anchorwoman Cheryl Jennings.

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Town hall meeting to discuss Muni’s future, other issues

Municipal Transportation Agency Director Nathaniel Ford will hold a town hall meeting Wednesday to discuss the future of Muni, residents’ concerns and security. The meeting is open to the public and wheelchair accessible. It will take place at the County Fair Building in Golden Gate Park at Ninth Street and Lincoln Avenue.

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