This wasn’t the first time a passing request from London Breed led to police rousting unhoused people from the sidewalk.
At over eight hours, the Board of Supervisors meeting Tuesday touched the bases, including the emergency response to the Tenderloin.
San Francisco has awarded Urban Alchemy increasingly hefty contracts, but safety concerns are being raised as the scope of the organization’s role expands.
The budget and finance committee vote will paves the way for approval of the project after a month-long delay for public outreach.
After 10 hours and more than 200 public comments, Supervisors approved Mayor London Breed’s bid to skirt red tape and hasten services in the Tenderloin.
Board approval would give Mayor Breed a mandate to address drug overdoses in the Tenderloin.
At just over three pages, the document includes three main components: resources, intervention and infrastructure.
Just days after Mayor Breed garnered national headlines by declaring a state of emergency, some elected officials are pushing back.
The proposed site, near the corner of Geary and Hyde Streets in the Tenderloin, must first be approved by the full Board of Supervisors.