Citizen Marin

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…

Condo protesters keep Oakland City Council from meeting

SFGate | Rachel Swan | posted: 5/5/2015 Members of the Oakland City Council had to stall a long-anticipated meeting Tuesday when protesters stormed the dais, unfurling a banner with the slogan “The People’s City Council.” Dozens of protesters gathered outside City Hall as Mayor Libby Schaaf presented her first budget…

California Supreme Court to Decide Major CEQA, Climate Change Case

LegalPlanet | Richard Frank | posted: 3/12/2015 Justices’ Latest Grant of Review Continues Supreme Court’s Focus on Environmental Law. To paraphrase former President Ronald Reagan, there they go again. The California Supreme Court on Wednesday granted review in an important case at the intersection of the California Environmental Quality Act…