FOGG Alert – August 7, 2011

FOGG thanks those who have already sent their emails/letters to the Planning Department critiquing the Draft Environmental Impact Report (DEIR) on the luxury condominium and 420 space underground parking garage proposed to be built on the existing GGTSC site.  For those who have not yet written, please see the following information.

Your emails/letters must arrive by Monday, August 15, 2011.  Please submit them no later than Thursday, August 11, 2011.

Your letters/emails and your tax deductible donations are vital to saving our community open recreational space.

We are providing guidance to assist you in preparing a response.  Please see these issues at the ‘DEIR Issues’ link on the right side of this website.

Please send to: Nannie Turrell, San Francisco Planning Department, 1650 Mission Street, Suite 400, San Francisco, CA 94103.

Please send a copy to: David Chiu, Board President & District 3 Supervisor, City Hall, 1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place, Room 244, San Francisco, CA 94102-4689.

Also please send a copy to FOGG at: Friends of Golden Gateway, 405 Davis Court #703, San Francisco, CA  94111

FOGG for 8 years has stood between the developers and the destruction of our community recreation center (GGTSC).  We thank again our volunteers and the hundreds of financial contributors who have kept us going for all these years.

We need your financial contributions. Your tax deductible donations have made this all possible and are keeping the present developer Simon Snellgrove (developer #4) from succeeding.

Your donations keep both our land use attorney Sue Hestor and our consultant Brad Paul with us.  Together with our FOGG volunteers we have formulated a successful plan, now expanded with the AND Community Vision Plan to transform the entire northeast waterfront of San Francisco and preserve our open recreational space.  The AND Plan balances revenue generating, open space and active recreation uses across all seawall lots, including Seawall Lot 351, and is both financially and politically feasible.  It is a great opportunity for our City.

We are confident in our efforts but without continued financial support from you it could become very difficult to move ahead.

You can make a real difference NOW by sending in your tax deductible donation to Friends of Golden Gateway, P.O. Box 2294, San Francisco, CA 94126.  Please make your checks out to PDF/FOGG, and on the memo line write “tax deductible donation”.

Or you can donate online by clicking on the ‘Donations to FOGG’ link on this website.

With your financial support we could end our many years of effort to preserve the community recreational center (GGTSC) in a positive and final manner for the thousands who care about the health and well-being of our families, youth and seniors.

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