BOMA San Francisco Members:
UPDATE - March 5, 2012
On February 28, 2012, Supervisor John Avalos introduced a number of amendments to clarify minor issues within the legislation:
- Clarifying that secure bicycle parking is already defined in the Planning Code (page 6, line 4-5);
- Cleaning up the filing exemption requirement to allow for the Department of Environment to establish online filing (page 6, line 7-9);
- Making accommodations if the SFMTA ever renames their bicycle division (page 6, line 19-20).
Please note that the Tenant Bicycle Access in Existing Commercial Buildings Ordinance will be heard at the Board of Supervisors meeting on February 28, 2012 at 2:00 p.m. in Room 250 in City Hall.
Please email John Bozeman at firstname.lastname@example.org if you'd like to attend in support of this measure.
Thank you for your time and kind consideration!
The Tenant Bicycle Access in Existing Commercial Buildings Ordinance was heard today at the San Francisco's Board of Supervisors' Public Safety meeting at City Hall. The committee members voted unanimously to forward this ordinance to the full Board for their consideration.
You can watch a video of the hearing by clicking here and selecting ‘video’ referenced next to today’s date of 02/16/12.
BOMA San Francisco leaders have been meeting with representatives of the San Francisco Bicycle Coalition (SFBC) and Supervisor John Avalos' office to work on an ordinance that would allow tenants' employees to have a secure place to store their bicycle during the workday. BOMA would like to thank SFBC Executive Director Leah Shahum, Program Manager Marc Caswell and Supervisor Avalos' staff for reaching out to our members for their input.
The current draft of the legislation, Tenant Bicycle Access in Existing Commercial Buildings Ordinance, is now available for BOMA San Francisco and SFBC members to review and submit their feedback. Click here access the ordinance.
To help understand the intent of the legislation, BOMA and SFBC staff have worked together to create a helpful Frequently Asked Questions sheet. Please click here to access that document.
Your feedback is paramount as the first committee hearing at City Hall for this ordinance is tentatively scheduled for mid-February Please email John Bozeman at email@example.com and Ken Cleaveland at firstname.lastname@example.org with any comments you have.
Thank you, as always, for your time and consideration!