2.12.18 Public Minutes

  1. SFPUC Rate Increase – Tracy and Erin
    1. Project Scope
      1. 87 water projects currently in the works
      2. $4.8 billion improvement, 95% complete
      3. Investing in diversified water systems
        1. Conservation
          1. 80% from Hetch Hetchy
        2. Recycled Water
      4. Improvements
        1. Treatment plant improvements
        2. Stormwater diversion programs
      5. Service value
        1. $.4 to get a gallon of great water
        2. Proposition 218 – 7.6% increase annually
          1. About $10 more each year over the 4 year period
          2. About 80% will go to capital improvements
      6. Commission Hearing
        1. April 10th
      7. sfwater.org/waystosave
        1. Offers:
          1. Washer rebates
          2. Free toilet replacements
          3. Water saving devices
          4. Water-wise evaluations
  2. 400 Divisadero Update – Luis Cuadra
    1. Proposal: 1 acre site
      1. 6 stories on Divis and 4 stories on Oak
      2. 100,000 sq ft for:
        1. 177 apartments @ 305-950 sq ft units
        2. Garage
          1. 75 automobiles
          2. 55 bikes
        3. About 12 commercial spaces  
        4. Rideshare alcove
      3. Benefits
        1. Remove traffic from 500 cars per day
        2. Make it safer for people to walk (Divisadero/Oak/Fell are all on city’s Vision Zero high-injury corridor network)
        3. Create more community spaces
      4. Suggestions for car washes to use in the future:
        1. “Touchless” – Magic Auto Detail at Japantown (http://magicdetail.com/)
        2. Convenience – the car wash that comes to you (http://www.getwasche.com/)
      5. Contact:
        1. More info at www.400divisadero.com  
        2. David runs an Open House called “have a beer with the developer” at Madrones Bar, between 5-7p on Wednesday nights
        3. Transportation & Merchant workshops
        4. Questions? contact david.kriozere@400divisadero.com
  3. LoHaMNA 2018 goals – Robert Patterson
    1. Merchants improvements
      1. Increase paying merchants members by 50%
      2. Get legacy status for Haight Street Whole Foods (Haight and Fillmore)
      3. Activate daytime traffic
        1. Have more restaurants open for lunch
        2. Microgrant program
      4. Fill empty storefronts
      5. Improve Art Walk
    2. Residential improvements
      1. Increase paying residential members by 50%
      2. Develop neighborhood block captains
    3. Community Safety
      1. Get a committed beat cop
  4. Victorian Alliance – Gail Baugh and Rob Thompson
    1. Oldest all volunteer historic house preservation
    2. Objectives
      1. Raising money for historic preservation projects
      2. Monthly membership meetings
      3. 2018 Historic House Tour – LOWER HAIGHT!
    3. Any interest in serving on the committee?
      1. They need suggestions on places to put on the tour and local contacts
      2. 700-1200 people show up at $50/ticket @ ~8 houses
    4. Contacts
      1. Gail Baugh gailbaugh40@gmail.com
      2. Rob Thomson rgt2102@gmail.com
  5. Art Walk Objectives – Gio Acosta
    1. Open up Haight Street from Laguna to Steiner to community; make this year’s event kid-friendlier and generate keepsake artwork (poster, etc.)
    2. Proposed Dates
      1. April 28th
      2. August 1st
      3. December 1st
    3. Want to get involved?
      1. Seeking Block Captains to curate events/activities and/or organize merchants or neighbors
      2. Email lowerhaight415@gmail.com