Supervisor David Campos reminded Cohen that the City’s Chief Economist said this 45-day moratorium would have no economic impact.
And clearly, the status quo at Planning and MOHCD is broken, which is the reason all these people came to City Hall and the moratorium was introduced in the first place.
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They rode on the wave of awe and inspiration of the turnout, the testimonies, the truth to power. " was the chant and the exhilaration that closed out public comment.
But the mood soon plummeted after an early roll call of votes, quickly sussed out Supervisor Katy Tang, a critical vote, as a “No.” Mayor Ed Lee appointed Tang to her seat in the Sunset before her election in November 20.
Her questions left one wondering why she waited until then to find out about the statistics she sought, and appeared to lay the groundwork for a “No” vote.
Although Mayor Lee was never present, Planning Department's Senior Policy Adviser, Anne Marie Rogers and Olson Lee, Director of the Mayor's Office of Housing, made his position known.
Frequently with political experience comes an attitude of “whatever works for me, my political cronies, sponsors, hangers-on, and the crafty lawyers — that will be my agenda, like it or not.” Julie Christensen doesn’t lack experience.
She’s worked with City Hall for years as a community activist, but she is untarnished by trickery that often creeps into the political system. As I write this, Mc Court is back on his feet and holding court at O. On the same day that Mc Court gave me the good news, I heard that another Irish celebrity bartender — Seamus Coyle — most recently of Gino & Carlo, went to that glorious heavenly saloon.We are your teachers, first responders, cooks, cleaners, domestic workers. Only nearing the end of over seven hours would little clusters of clean-cut pro-development contingents come up. The community closed out public comment with the heavy hitters, organizers who have worked in the Mission for decades and years, who see daily what it means for families and workers to be pushed out of their homes, giving fiery speeches that were met with applause and cheers.Always starting with a note of sympathy that quickly dissipated to condescension and a lesson on supply and demand. Community advocates like Tere Almaguer and Oscar Grande from PODER, Jadma Noronha, Diana Martinez and Chirag Bhakta from the Mission SRO Collaborative, Tommi Avicolli-Mecca from Housing Rights Committee of SF, Andy Blue of Plaza 16 Coalition, Maria Zamudio of Causa Justa Just Cause, and Roberto Hernandez of Our Mission No Eviction.And that community member always delivered, with passion and grit.Youth and mothers brought stories of being pushed out and living in SROs, asking the undecided Supervisors to try to sleep a day with their worries. For hours only people urging to support the moratorium came up, one after the other.Then Supervisor Malia Cohen interceded, asking Board President London Breed to not skip the deliberations.