Articles Recently Tagged: Proposition B

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Measure To Increase Heights For Pier 70 Project Qualifies For Ballot

Measure To Increase Heights For Pier 70 Project Qualifies For Ballot

The proposed ballot measure to increase Pier 70’s building height limits from 40 feet to 90 feet and help clear the way for Forest City’s development of up to 1,000 new units of housing, two million square feet of commercial space, and 400,000 square feet of retail, cultural and maker uses has qualified for the November Read More »

State Sues To Overturn SF’s Waterfront Height Limit Act

State Sues To Overturn SF’s Waterfront Height Limit Act

The State of California has filed suit against The City of San Francisco, seeking to block enforcement of Proposition B and invalidate the highly contested Waterfront Height Limit Right to Vote Act which was approved by voters last month. Championed by the California State Lands Commission, the lawsuit was filed in San Francisco Superior Court Read More »

Record Low Voter Turnout Avoided, But It’s Close (Unlike Prop B)

Record Low Voter Turnout Avoided, But It’s Close (Unlike Prop B)

While the results for the June 3 election have yet to be certified, with an additional 28,901 vote-by-mail ballots having been counted since Election Day, along with 2,491 provisional ballots cast, the total voter turnout in San Francisco is up to 29.33 percent which is roughly 1 percentage point higher than the record low turnout Read More »

An Additional 16,732 Votes And The Outcome Remains The Same

An additional 16,732 vote-by-mail ballots which had not been counted by the end of Election Day have been added to the tally.  While the total voter turnout is now up to 26 percent, it’s still on track to set an all-time low.  And the results for Proposition B remain the same: 59 percent voted Yes, Read More »

Prop B Impact: Two Major S.F. Developments Now At Risk

Prop B Impact: Two Major S.F. Developments Now At Risk

The passage of Proposition B, the Waterfront Height Limit Right to Vote Act, will require voters in San Francisco to approve the development of any building on property that’s currently under the control of the Port of San Francisco and which would exceed the height limits for which the property is currently zoned. The two big Read More »

Don’t Let A Record Low Turnout Decide The Waterfront’s Fate

As of yesterday, 62,875 of the 236,054 vote-by-mail ballots which had been issued to voters in San Francisco for today’s election had been returned. And as such, with 435,757 registered voters in San Francisco, the “turnout” will be at least 14 percent.  And embarasingly, it might not be too much more. The record low turnout for Read More »

Measure To Limit Waterfront Building Heights Summarized

The petition for the proposed Waterfront Height Limit Right to Vote Act which would prohibit increasing the existing building height limits for any parcel along 7-1/2 miles of San Francisco’s waterfront unless explicitly approved by the City’s voters is in the process of being circulated. The sponsors of the measure to limit building heights have Read More »

Voters Reject Measures B/C And Designs For 8 Washington Street

Voters Reject Measures B/C And Designs For 8 Washington Street

With 100 percent of San Francisco’s precincts reporting and the mail-in ballots counted, the “No Wall on the Waterfront” forces have defeated the “Open Up The Waterfront” initiative and San Francisco Ballot Measures B and C. The NO votes totaled 62.22 percent for Measure B (which would have upheld the approvals for the development of Read More »

Ballot Measures Double Feature: The Battle Over 8 Washington

With the opposing ballot measures over the development of 8 Washington Street having been designated propositions B and C, it’s time for the dueling ballot measures double feature: Read More »

Dueling 8 Washington Street Ballot Measures Designated B And C

Dueling 8 Washington Street Ballot Measures Designated B And C

With big money fueling the fire and the ballot measure battle over the development of 8 Washington Street heating up, San Francisco’s Department of Elections has just designated the “Open Up the Waterfront” initiative as Proposition B on this November’s ballot. The “No Wall On The Waterfront” referendum, which opposes the approved upzoning for the Read More »