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The San Francisco Public Utilities Commission (SFPUC) is warning customers to be aware of a recent telephone scam involving water bills. Over the past two days, the SFPUC has heard from several dozen customers who say they have received a call from someone impersonating a representative of “SF Utilities.”

According to the reports, the alleged representative is threatening to shut off water service unless immediate cash payment is made. Customers have been directed to make payment at Walgreen’s, CVS and Rite Aid stores in San Francisco.

These calls are not coming from the SFPUC and at no time does the agency direct customers to pay their water bills in-person anywhere outside of authorized payment locations.

Click here to view a list of SFPUC authorized payment options and locations http://www.sfwater.org/index.aspx?page=48

The SFPUC is conducting an internal investigation and, at this time, there is no evidence that there has been a breach of private customer information.

Additionally, the SFPUC has reported the incidents to the San Francisco Police Department, the FBI and the Federal Trade Commission.

Customers who receive these calls and wish to report them directly to law enforcement should contact the Federal Trade Commission at 877-382-4357.

Customers who have questions about their water bill should call the SFPUC customer service line at 415-551-3000.

San Francisco Public Utilities Commission
525 Golden Gate Ave. San Francisco, CA, 94102, US

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Now that the selection of the developer for the Balboa Reservoir site has been made, the prospect of the new housing project to the south may be more real for residents here.

Community involvement through the Balboa Reservoir Community Advisory Committee (BRCAC) will be an ongoing process, as the developer is called to mitigate the impacts–parking, traffic and public amenities–on Sunnyside and other adjacent neighborhoods. All residents are welcome at the meetings of the BRCAC. The next meeting is Monday October 2nd, 2017.

Meeting details: http://sf-planning.org/balboa-reservoir-cac-meeting-schedule

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Slide from Avalon group developer team. See links for full proposal here: https://sunnysideassociation.wordpress.com/2017/08/23/balboa-reservoir-developer-chosen/ 

 



         

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The next meeting of the Balboa Reservoir Community Advisory Committee is Monday Oct 2, at City College Multi-Use Building, Room 140, 55 Phelan Avenue, San Francisco. All community members are welcome at the BRCAC meetings. Learn more here, including past minutes: http://sf-planning.org/balboa-reservoir-cac-meeting-schedule.

The developer for the site has been chosen, but there is much that remains yet to be determined about the development, and community input will remain an important element of the direction that the plans take. Additional information at the Balboa Reservoir tab at top.

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Slide from Avalon group developer team. See links for proposal here: https://sunnysideassociation.wordpress.com/2017/08/23/balboa-reservoir-developer-chosen/ 

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From Jennifer Heggie of SNA’s Balboa Reservoir Committee (presented at recent SNA Quarterly Meeting). More about this important local housing development at tab at top of this page.

Update on the Balboa Reservoir Development and Transportation Demand Management (TDM) Study

A brief history
This Spring, the Balboa Reservoir Community Advisory Committee (BRCAC) approved a set of Principles and Parameters that were pulled together after two years of public meetings. The Principles and Parameters were folded into a Request for Proposal for developers. Three developer teams out of a pool nine were selected by a cross-City department group which also includes one representative from the BRCAC, Lisa Spinali, and one representative from City College, the Associate Vice President of Facilities Management.

In June of this year, the public was invited on two occasions to listen and provide comments on the three developer team proposals. The proposals were also posted online. These are initial proposals, and as one of the developers said, the end product will probably look very different from the first version.

Going forward
The next step in this process is the selection of the winning developer. The same group that chose the three finalists have interviewed the developers again and are currently reviewing more detailed proposals. They will choose one developer based on three criteria:

  • How responsive the developer is to community concerns;
  • The financial viability of the developer; and
  • How well the proposals address the Principles and Parameters submitted by the Balboa Reservoir Community Advisory Committee.

Their selection is then approved by the SFPUC General Manager, and they hope to announce an approved developer team in early September.     (more…)

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Public comments in response to the presentation of the three competing Balboa Reservoir development project are now available online, at the Balboa Reservoir Community Portal. A summary has yet to be posted.

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Here is a recent article published in Beyond Chron about the Balboa Reservoir Project proposals, advocating maximizing the total number of housing units.

“Will SF Go Big” : http://www.beyondchron.org/will-sf-go-big/

And a reply Letter to the Editor: http://www.beyondchron.org/to-the-editor-246/

The actual proposals themselves are available online to public viewing here: http://sfwater.org/balboa/proposals      (more…)

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The officers of Sunnyside Neighborhood Association enthusiastically encourage all Sunnyside residents to review the proposals for the Balboa Reservoir site and submit your own comments. Link for viewing and comment below. More about Balboa Reservoir Project at tab at top of this page.

From SF Planning.

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Thank you to everyone who has participated in the meetings and the online review of Balboa Reservoir proposals over the last two weeks. This is just a reminder that period for commenting on the developer proposals ends on June 25th, 2017

The video of Saturday’s presentations, printed proposals, and comment forms are all available at http://sfwater.org/balboa/proposals.

Direct links to comment in: English | Filipino | Español | 中文



中文詢問請電: (415) 575-9010
Para información en Español llamar al: (415) 575-9010
Para sa impormasyon sa Tagalog tumawag sa: (415) 575-9121

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