charter amendment

Debate heats up over proposed commission to oversee mayor’s housing, economic offices

Added bureaucracy — or needed transparency. That seems to sum up the…

 

Some residential projects underway in SoMa and in the Mission may be subject to new affordable housing requirements, prompting some housing advocates to cry foul, saying the new rules could hinder construction. (Ekevara Kitpowsong/ Special to S.F. Examiner)

New affordable housing rules head to Planning Commission

Should residential projects already planned in the Mission and South of Market…

 

Mayor Ed Lee and other public officials are named in details from an FBI probe into state Sen. Leland Yee and Raymond "Shrimp Boy" Chow. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)

Voters may decide on mayor’s ability to appoint members of the board

Voters will apparently decide whether to eliminate the mayor’s appointment power to…

 

Supervisor John Avalos is hoping to pass a charter amendment that would take away the mayor's power to appoint a new member of the board if a seat opens up before an election. (Cindy Chew/2010 S.F. Examiner)

Voters may be asked to eliminate mayoral appointees to the Board of Supervisors

An effort is underway to strip the mayor of the power to…

Supervisor John Avalos is hoping to pass a charter amendment that would take away the mayor's power to appoint a new member of the board if a seat opens up before an election. (Cindy Chew/2010 S.F. Examiner)

SF supervisor proposes changes to the ballot measure process

Come November, San Francisco voters may have a chance to change certain…

Additional charter amendment floats under radar

On Tuesday, there were actually nine charter amendments introduced not eight. One…