January 17, 2008
WESTERN SoMa CITIZENS PLANNING TASK FORCE
Business and Land Use Committee
Notice of Meeting
City Hall, 1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place
Thursday, January 17, 2008
Enabled by San Francisco Board of Supervisors Resolution 731-04
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1. Call to Order
3. Affordable Housing Policies – Discussion/Action
a. Presentation by MOH Representatives on Eastern Neighborhood Plan Area Recommendations
4. Commercial Development Questions for Western SoMa - Discussion/Action
The following questions have been raised during Task Force discussions. Each of the following questions will be discussed and voted on by this Committee.
ü Should the current proposed and digital media office space be relaxed in the Western SoMa and if so where should these uses be located?
o New High Tech Service/Office Definition Proposal
ü 10 Year Housing Built Averages for the SUD as proposed caps for future annual housing limits.
5. Proposed DRAFTZoning and Height District Maps for the Western SoMa SUD - Discussion/Action
a. SALI configuration and boundary considerations.
6. New Business
7. Public Comment