2019.09.09 LoHaMNA Agenda & Public Minutes

 

Agenda

  • Introductions: Thea S, 400 Block/1999, Nikki, Two Jaks/1977, daughter Anais, Michael G, 600 block/2013, Scott H 600 block/2009, Julia P Oak/2009, Derrick from Vallie Brown’s Office, Oak & Scott, Natalie Buchanan/2012, Ari from Sabah 600/Opening Saturday, Brian from NERT Haight/2004 — three later arrivals after introductions
  • Report on Neighborhood Walkabout with Captain Engler – Natalie shared
    • Cpt Engler/Derrick and members of LoHaMNA Board
    • Haight north/south sidewalks sweeping/garbage removal from Buchanan to Steiner
    • Positive community action all around
    • Looking to schedule next event with more participation (LoHaMNA)
  • Intro to new Beat Officer: 
    • Matt Hom (replacing Gordy Moore)
    • Hayes (and Haight?)
    • Saturday was his first day; 11am to 9pm and eventually 8am to 6pm; trying for set days vs.



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2019.08.12 LoHaMNA Agenda & Public Minutes

Agenda

  • Introductions – Scott, Gio, Natalie, Robert, Cristina Olea (PW), Mary, Birch Alley (Albion Power), Loyola/Fulton, Dan (Steiner/Fillmore), Damon, Mark/SFMTA, Jen (16th/Irving), Jennifer Blot (20th Ave), Daniel (16th), Michael, Daly City
  • Neighborhood Walkabout with Northern District Captain Engler (Sept 7) 10am — Koshland Park (10am Scott/Robert)
  • Lower Haight Art Walk, Summer Edition
    • 1 – 6pm, LoHaMNA.org, Facebook Page, 
    • volunteer or sponsor interest is available
    • Music, trucks
  • Better Market Street (SF Public Works)
    • Design alternative for Market between Hayes and Gough to LoHaMNA (Jennifer Blot, Deputy Director of Communications & Public Affairs, San Francisco Public Works, jennifer.blot@sfdpw.org)
      • PW, PUC and SFMTA
      • Steurt and Octavia (2.1 miles)
      • 2010 is when it started
      • 5th and 8th Street is start of the project
      • Lots of development happening
      • No bicycle lanes east of 8th
      • West of 8th we have bike lanes
      • Widening the sidewalk, 4ft buffer between vehicles and bikes, and 8ft bikeway, delineator between bikes and sidewalk 6 – 10 ft furnishings (lights/trees), and remaining 6ft for frontage, 12 to 15th (35ft currently)
      • 2 lanes in each direction for transit and rail
      • Most buses turn off by Hayes, 6/7 turns of at Haight, only F continues
    • Design alternative between Hayes and Gough
      • What else can happen around Market and Van Ness
      • 10 years of collisions (60 crashes, 20 with walkers, 15, bike riders, 25 vehicle only)
      • South Van Ness/Market no right turn access points (from S Van Ness or from Market to S Van Ness)
      • Hayes to Franklin, one lane each way on Market (Transit, Paratransit)
      • Delivery vehicles would turn off on Hayes
      • East Bound restrictions until 10th, forced right turn current design
      • 12th is the new proposed forced right turn — key is no access to Van Ness from Market
      • .25 parking ratio for many of the devlopments at this intersection
      • No right turn from Market to Valencia
      • Gough and Franklin turns remain
  • Van Ness BRT, Center boarding requires shortened distance 
    • Outreach in Sept/Oct
      • MTA Board Approval on Tue 10/15 (EIR is on SF Planning 10/10)
      • Project Team is collecting
      • June ACT Open House (only the handout)
      • Near-term early implementation, Muni only Central, painted changes
      • New Sanchez Elementary, 6:30 – 7:30, 8/27
  • Bikeshare Program (Lyft Bikes)



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2019.07.08 LoHaMNA Agenda & Public Minutes

Agenda Topics

 

  • IntroductionsThea S, Julia Prochnik, Michael G, Scott H, Natalie B, Damon H, Nikki C, Abe W, Brian S, Carrie B, Nikki C, Mike D

 

 

 

      • Abe Williams is the owner (448 Haight & 218 Fillmore has P/T)
      • Focused on “Compressed Morbity,” human life-span starts to decline starting at about 55, wants to shift that further out
      • Strength-training, not body-building, slow model, medical-grade equipment and totally supervised (detailed diagnostic)
      • 20 minutes once a week, consistent approach to work a muscle group, 3 mth/6 mth intervals
      • Large clientele of women over 50, hormonal changes addressed as part of the training
      • Questions
        1. Is there a new member fee?



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2019.06.11 LoHaMNA Agenda & Public Minutes

Agenda Topics

  • Introductions

Jason, Billy, Roxanne, Nicole, Laura, Robert, Thea, Damon, Julia (Board President), and Natalie (Board VP), later Peter & Supervisor Vallie Brown joined.

  • Intro to SF Shines 
    • Office of Economic Development Program
    • Provides Grants to small businesses
    • Goal is to activate sidewalk/storefronts
    • Construction and exterior improvements, along with design services and city permitting, involves a detailed application process (P&L, Yelp Reviews); 10% drop-off in applicants; Flexible payment model (merchant or city-direct)
  • New Member News
    •  663 Haight St.



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2019.02.09 LoHaMNA Agenda & Public Minutes

Agenda Topics

  • Introductions

 

  • Waste Management Training from Recology “It’s time to create less waste” Presentation
    • Waste has tripled since 2000. SF’s Zero Waste Goal for 2020 has been revised by Mayor Breed to:
      • Reduce municipal solid waste generation by 15% by 2030 (reducing what goes to recycling, composting, and trash).



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2018.11.12 LoHaMNA Agenda & Public Minutes

LoHaMNA 11/12/2018 Meeting

Agenda Topics

  • General Introductions

 

  • Meet David Chiu, your State Assembly Member for California’s 17th District

– Assemblymember Chiu provided a brief biography and shared his legislative focus and efforts in Sacramento:

– Addressing the Housing Crisis

Fighting Trump administration both against and through lawsuits regarding reproductive rights and census requirements

He is currently the housing community development chair and head of proposition 1 and 2 providing housing for mental health and homelessness.


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2018.10.07 LoHaMNA Agenda & Public Minutes

  • General Introductions

 

  • Maxine Health Center

Maxine Hall Health Center has plans to temporarily relocate to Golden Gate and Steiner Street Mini Park, which is four blocks from the current location, for a capital improvement project.


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2018.08.13 LoHaMNA Agenda & Public Minutes

8/13 LoHaMNA Agenda and Minutes

 

Topic #1 Supervisor Vallie Brown Presentation

– DPW 5 Days a week subcontractors to be added to Lower Haight Corridor for cleaning, education

– Supervisor Brown to work with Recology, DPW in improving Lower Haight Corridor

 

Main goals of Supervisor Brown

  1. Solutions for Unhoused Residents to link to the city services, nonprofit services via pilot programs with strong accountability.



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