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Your vote counts — help bring City funds our way! The voting is now open for the slate of projects chosen for Participatory Budgeting.  There are many projects and improvements to chose from — read through the whole list carefully.

Visit this page and cast your vote for the projects you think most worthy of being implemented in District 7: https://sfpbd.sfgov.org/d7/vote/  Scroll down to where it says “VOTE.”   Voting is open until Mar 31, 2017.

Full details on the package in this post, below image. The project that most directly affects Sunnyside is in the first section “Pedestrian Safety”. (Also look for a Parklet project for Monterey Blvd.)

Pedestrian Safety Improvements for Sunnyside Streets – Cost: $120,000
These proposed pedestrian safety improvements, including strategic stop signs, marked crosswalks, and other measures to promote visibility, directly address specific danger spots in Sunnyside and will substantially increase the pedestrian safety. These improvements were assembled with the input of local residents and the Sunnyside Neighborhood Association.

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A chance for you to help bring City money to Sunnyside for projects like pedestrian safety and community art is coming soon. On March 17, 2017 the voting opens on this year’s array of choices. This page is where it will happen: https://sfpbd.sfgov.org/d7/d7_b4vote.html

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SNA President Stephen Martinpinto is on the PB committee, and has helped craft a package of ped safety improvements for the neighborhood that incorporates the requests of numerous local residents. There is a quarter of a million dollars available for ped safety alone, and SNA hopes we can bring some of that money to Sunnyside.

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SNA member Richard Goldman, who has been tracking the progress of the renovation at our local Safeway (625 Monterey Blvd) for many years, gives us this report to the community, after a visit by Safeway representatives at our last quarterly meeting:

Natalie Mattei, Senior Real Estate Manager for Safeway-Albertsons, along with Eric Horine, their Nor-Cal Construction Manager, and Rick Pickering, their Senior VP of Store Management, attended Monday’s SNA meeting and briefed members and residents on the Monterey Blvd store’s remodel progress.            (more…)

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Now that’s the way to get across Monterey Boulevard at Edna Street…

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The Safeway store at 625 Monterey Blvd has been experiencing leaks through the ceiling, as many shoppers have seen. A visitor to the store talked today with a worker with the waterproofing company that has come to fix the problem. Apparently it is a mere work of hours and should be finished today–at least the worst leaks. Fixing the problem at its root would mean repaving the entire parking lot.

The area on the rooftop parking lot to be repaired today.

The area on the rooftop parking lot to be repaired today.

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This stark infographic demonstrates how important car speed is. The speed limit on Sunnyside’s busiest street, Monterey Blvd, was lowered to 25 MPH a few years ago, yet cars are often observed to be going much faster. The recent fatality at Valdez Ave and the serious injury collision near Foerster St that left a cyclist in a coma suggest actual speeds are substantially higher.

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From Supervisor Norman Yee: District 7 Newsletter – Holiday 2016

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Season’s greetings community members!

I hope everyone is enjoying a safe and happy holiday season. I am honored to be re-elected as your District 7 Supervisor. With nearly double the first-choice votes of any other candidate, I am grateful for the opportunity to serve a second term on behalf of San Francisco’s West Side. (more…)

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