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Sierra Club Opposes SB 827

January 18, 2018 Senator Scott Wiener Capitol Building Sacramento, CA 95814 RE: SB 827 (Wiener) Planning and Zoning: Transit-Rich Housing Bonus– OPPOSE Dear Senator Wiener: Sierra Club California opposes SB 827, which seeks to automatically increase zoning densities and building heights around high-quality transit corridors and major transit stops. High-quality…

Who Contributes to State Senator Scott Wiener?

https://votesmart.org/candidate/campaign-finance/129655/scott-wiener#.WmpYtPmnFPa   Top Contributors- There’s more…. UNITEMIZED DONATIONS $29,376.84 STATE BUILDING & CONSTRUCTION TRADES COUNCIL OF CALIFORNIA $17,000.00 CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS $17,000.00 NORTHERN CALIFORNIA REGIONAL COUNCIL OF CARPENTERS $16,000.00 OPERATING ENGINEERS LOCAL 3 $14,500.00 PEACE OFFICERS RESEARCH ASSOCIATION OF CALIFORNIA $13,500.00 CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF HIGHWAY PATROLMEN $10,400.00 CALIFORNIA PROFESSIONAL…

Reconsidering Recommendations for Golden Gate Village

The MHA Commissioners must reconsider recommendations on the rehabiliation of Golden Gate Village January 7, 2018 Dear Marin Housing Authority Commissioners: On Tuesday, January 9, you are scheduled to receive CVR’s “Revitalization Feasibility Assessment-DRAFT: Prepared for Golden Gate Village.” The staff report recommends you (1) accept the Assessment and (2)…

Oppose Scott Wiener’s SB 827

Sharon Rushton of Sustainable TamAlmonte has issued a statement urging Marin residents to contact their elected representatives to oppose the new high density housing bill, SB827, proposed by Senator Scott Wiener (D-San Francisco). Here are excerpts from her comments. If SB-827 passes, then minimum height limits of “Transit Rich” housing…