San Francisco Earthquake Safety Bond, Proposition B (June 2010)

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A San Francisco Earthquake Safety Bond, Proposition B ballot measure is on the June 8, 2010 ballot in San Francisco.[1]

Proposition B, if approved, will authorize the city to sell a $412 million bond to retrofit some buildings for earthquake safety reasons. Buildings targeted for earthquake safety upgrades include neighborhood police stations, fire stations and the Hall of Justice.

Supporters of Proposition B include San Francisco's Democratic and Republican parties, the Labor Council, the San Francisco Chamber of Commerce, Mayor Gavin Newsom and the San Francisco Board of Supervisors President David Chiu.

Opponents of Proposition B include San Francisco County Supervisor Chris Daly. His objection to the measure is that it doesn't go far enough, because it doesn't include the jail at 850 Bryant.

External links


  1. Beyond Chron, "June Ballot Measures Reflect City’s Political Fault Lines", March 24, 2010

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