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This community event aims to engage nearby residents in the planning process for the public park that will be the centerpiece of the Balboa Reservoir housing project.

This Saturday Sept 15th — 12 noon to 4 pm. On Lower reservoir area. A festival of fun, food, kids’ activities, sports, and opportunities to help plan the park.

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Lisa _Spinali_BWEffective this month, Lisa Spinali has resigned as chair of the Balboa Reservoir Community Advisory Committee (BRCAC) in order to pursue other projects. Her public service for three years on this precedent-setting community forum is greatly appreciated by the officers of Sunnyside Neighborhood Association and many others in the community.

Lisa served as SNA President 2012-2016, and it was during her term that the need for effective local community input on the proposed housing development became clear.

Mayor Ed Lee began the process of developing housing on the seventeen-acre Balboa Reservoir land in late 2014, and a dysfunctional community meeting soon after illustrated the importance of a good community process. Lisa brought her long experience in enabling community involvement to bear on the matter, and it was through her initiative that the BRCAC was formed in 2015, a process facilitated and supported by Supervisor Norman Yee (District 7), and requiring the approval of Mayor Lee and the Board of Supervisors.  (more…)

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The next meeting of the Balboa Reservoir Community Advisory Committee (BRCAC) is Monday July 9th, 6-8pm (Multi-Use Building, CCSF, 50 Phelan Ave). This meeting is open to all and includes time for public comment. All local residents are welcome. More about the project here.

The subject is “On- and Off-site Transportation“. Also on the agenda: the BRCAC will elect a new chair and vice-chair at this meeting.

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Slide from AvalonBay/BRIDGE Apr 9 presentation of Base Plan for Balboa Reservoir development. Full PDF of presentation available here. 

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Two community events are planned this Saturday, June 23, regarding the Balboa Reservoir housing project development.

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The developer team for the Balboa Reservoir housing project are holding a series of community engagement events. Previously the walk to the Balboa Park Station was addressed. On Next is a tour of affordable housing already built by BRIDGE Housing–so participants can see what it is like, in anticipation of what will be built at the Balboa Reservoir site.

Join the Balboa Reservoir Community Tour of SF affordable housing

The Balboa Reservoir development team invites you to take a free, guided tour of the BRIDGE Housing and Mission Housing portfolios! Get a first-hand view of the role BRIDGE Housing and Mission Housing Development Corporation play in building, preserving and managing the affordable housing stock of San Francisco.

Saturday June 9, 2018. 1:00-4:00 PM. 

Registation is necessary. Pre-registration required; limited seats available. Click to learn more, and to register

Community_tour_BRP_2018_06_09.jpgThe free tour visits several BRIDGE Housing and Mission Housing properties located throughout San Francisco. The tour will also drive by the sites of future BRIDGE Housing and Mission Housing developments.

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From SPUR: a lunchtime talk about the Balboa Reservoir Project this Thursday May 31.

SF.Streetsblog account of the talk: https://sf.streetsblog.org/2018/05/31/spur-talk-update-on-balboa-park-reservoir-development/

Bringing Homes to Balboa Reservoir

12:30 p.m. | Thursday, May 31, 2018
Located on a 17-acre parcel close to a BART and Muni Metro station, City College and other amenities, the Balboa Reservoir is an important site for new mixed-income housing in San Francisco. As part of the city’s Public Land for Housing program, a development team was recently selected to create up to 1,100 homes, a 2-acre central park and several mini-parks, childcare and more on the site. Join us to hear about the project’s vision, timeline and the next steps in the process.
+ Kevin Griffith / BRIDGE Housing Corporation
+ Joe Kirchofer / Avalon Bay
+ Emily Lesk / San Francisco Mayor’s Office of Economic and Workforce Development
+ Jeremy Shaw / San Francisco Planning Department

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The developer team for the Balboa Reservoir housing project is holding a series of community engagement events. Previously the walk to the Balboa Park Station was addressed. On June 9th there is a tour of affordable housing already in place–so participants can see what it is like, in anticipation of what will be built at the Balboa Reservoir site.

Join the Balboa Reservoir Community Tour of SF affordable housing

The Balboa Reservoir development team invites you to take a free, guided tour of the BRIDGE Housing and Mission Housing portfolios! Get a first-hand view of the role BRIDGE Housing and Mission Housing Development Corporation play in building, preserving and managing the affordable housing stock of San Francisco.

Saturday June 9, 2018. 1:00-4:00 PM. 

Pre-registration required; limited seats available. Click to learn more, and to register

Community_tour_BRP_2018_06_09.jpgThe free tour visits several BRIDGE Housing and Mission Housing properties located throughout San Francisco. The tour will also drive by the sites of future BRIDGE Housing and Mission Housing developments.

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