May 4: SNA Quarterly Meeting

You are invited: the next quarterly meeting of the Sunnyside Neighborhood Association is Monday May 4th, 2020, 7-8:30 pm. This meeting will be held online. If you have questions or issues about connecting, email info@SunnysideAssociation.org .  Agenda below.

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AGENDA 

7:00 – 7:15           President’s Welcome – Kenneth Hollenbeck (15 min)

  • Agenda Review
  • Announcements
  • Approval of February 2020 Minutes
  • Treasurer’s Report

7:15 – 7:35           District 7 Supervisor and President of the Board of Supervisors, Norman Yee (20 min)

  • District 7 update
  • Time for your questions

7:35 – 7:50           Balboa Reservoir Project Update (15 min)

  • Future of the BR Community Advisory Committee
  • News on the housing development
  • Presentation by Amy O’Hair, Balboa Reservoir Community Advisory Committee (BRCAC) representative for Sunnyside SNA

7:50 – 8:05           Detroit Steps Project Update (15 min)

  • News on the local project for transforming the steps with art and landscaping.
  • Presentation by Rosaura Valle, Project Lead, and Pam Parker Souza and Joy Durighello

8:05 – 8:30

Neighborhood Open Discussion via phone-in on Zoom (25 min)

  • “What would you like SNA to focus on?”
  • Bring your ideas and questions.

8:30 – 8:35           Close of meeting

Apr 8: Balboa Reservoir community meeting (online)

The Balboa Reservoir Community Advisory Committee is meeting in an online form on Wednesday April 8th at 6 PM (not April 6th as previously posted).

  • Agenda here.
  • Draft presentation here.
  • Draft Design Standards and Guideline document here.

Instructions for viewing and participating in online meeting:

Here are the instructions for public access to the Balboa Reservoir Virtual CAC meeting:

Below is a step-by-step guide on how to join and participate in the CAC meeting. We will post these online as soon as we have successfully completed a dry run of the meeting, testing both internal and public communication (hopefully by today). Please note that you *do not* need access to Microsoft products in order to access the online meeting–you will need internet access and a web browser in order to view the meeting online.

  • Individuals who wish to watch this meeting can join from the Teams app or a web browser at: https://tinyurl.com/brcac0406 or click here
  • If Internet access is not available, you can listen to the meeting by dialing (866) 434-5269 and enter access code 8863144.
  • Comments or opportunities to speak during the public comment period are available via phone by dialing (866) 434-5269 and enter access code 8863144. (There is no need to hang up and call again if you are already on the line and want to provide public comment on the next agenda item, you will be prompted with the same instructions over the phone).
    • The following is step-by-step instructions: 

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Connections for Seniors: Online events to join now

Sunnyside Community Connectors has a full program of online classes and get-togethers for seniors during this stay-at-home time.

Community Connector Upcoming Events, March 23 – April 3

We may not be able to meet in person, but there are still ways to stay engaged! Join in some of these upcoming events from the comfort and safety of your own home. Find a full calendar of virtual events on our website: www.sfcommunityliving.org/events

Community Living Campaign • http://www.sfcommunityliving.org • 415.821.1003 • info@sfcommunityliving.org

Information about joining Zoom events follows this schedule.


WED MARCH 25 / WELLNESS WEDNESDAYS

  • Ten Ways to Practice Self Care, 10:00-11:00am.
    Join Arete Nicholas, RN, MA Gerontology to learn more about how to
    practice self care in these challenging times.
    Call In by Phone: Dial 1 669 900 9128. Enter the Meeting ID: 725 638 2880,
    then press #. Join Online: Go to https://zoom.us/j/7256382880
  • Open Mic, 11:00-11:30am.
    We’ll keep the call open after Arete’s talk. Join us to check in and catch up
    with your neighbors. Call In by Phone: Dial 1 669 900 9128.
    Enter the Meeting ID: 725 638 2880, then press #. Join Online: Go to
    https://zoom.us/j/7256382880
  • Coronavirus Emergency Preparedness, 11:00am.
    Join Senior Power for a call with Dr. Anna Chodos from the UCSF Department
    of Geriatrics. She will provide information and answer some of our questions.
    Dr. Chodos will present the same material again on March 27 at 11am. Call In
    by Phone: Dial 1 669 900 6833 or 1 646 558 8656. Enter Meeting ID: 298 110
    801, the press # Join Online: https://ucsf.zoom.us/j/298110801.
  • Writing for Remembering with Marina, 1:30-2:30pm.
    Bring your stories and ideas. No writing experience needed.
    Call In by Phone: Dial 1 669 900 9128. Enter the Meeting ID: 725 638 2880,
    then press #. Join Online: Go to https://zoom.us/j/7256382880
  • LitQuake Writing Project, 6:00-7:30pm.
    Bring your stories and ideas. No writing experience needed.
    Call In by Phone: Dial 1 669 900 9128. Enter the Meeting ID: 901 994 890#
    Join Online: Go to http://elderwriting.net/zoom-meetings/march-18-2020/

THURS MARCH 26 / THINKING THURSDAYS  Continue reading “Connections for Seniors: Online events to join now”

Balboa Reservoir housing project: Design Guidelines draft now available

[UPDATE March 8th: The meeting of the BRCAC is now cancelled, to be rescheduled later.]

The Balboa Reservoir Community Advisory Committee will next meet on Monday March 9th (6-8 PM) at City College Multi-Use Building (Rm 140). The topic will be the draft Design Standards and Guidelines document, which sets out standards for a great many aspects of the project. PDF available here:

https://default.sfplanning.org/plans-and-programs/planning-for-the-city/public-sites/balboareservoir/balboareservoir_Design_Standards_Guidelines_DRAFT-022420.pdf

Article about the DSG on Socketsite: https://socketsite.com/archives/2020/02/design-standards-for-balboa-reservoir-redevelopment-released.html

Here is a small selection of slides from the 282-page document.

DRAFT Design Standards and Guidelines - Balboa Reservoir Neighbo
Slide from Balboa Reservoir draft Design Standards and Guidelines. https://default.sfplanning.org/plans-and-programs/planning-for-the-city/public-sites/balboareservoir/balboareservoir_Design_Standards_Guidelines_DRAFT-022420.pdf

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SNA Quarterly Meeting Summary, Feb 2020

Many thanks to our speakers at the first Sunnyside Neighborhood Association Meeting of 2020, on Monday Feb 3rd. Highlights of the meeting included:

Announcements

  • Monday, February 10, 6pm, Balboa Reservoir Community Advisory Committee meeting
    • City College multi-use building
  • Saturday, February 15, 9am-12pm Circular Garden workday
    • Meet at Circular garden, Congo and Circular.

Balboa Reservoir Project (BRP) Update  Continue reading “SNA Quarterly Meeting Summary, Feb 2020”