The SOMA West Community Benefit District works to improve the lives of all people in our neighborhood.
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Some highlights from our February, 2021 Monthly Operations Report: We picked up 47,825 total pounds of garbage. February's trash haul represents a -25% increase from January. Sweeping made up 31 percent of all tasks. We completed 12,294 total cleaning tasks, 5,351 sweeping tasks, 4,232 hazardous tasks, and much more. [. . .]
We are reproducing this guidance from San Francisco DPH. The full article, which contains many additional resources, including required posters - is located here. General requirements Provide as much takeout and delivery services as possible. These are the safest options for dining out during the pandemic. Remind customers that [. . .]
Recology is now offering new higher security 96 gallon trash and recycle carts that they have named the “Clean Street Cart.” These new carts are much more secure than the older ones, and have some great additional features: More durable plastic/heavy duty Lock secured inside lid Same volume for [. . .]
We have been working on a video series entitled SOMASapiens that highlights some of the really interesting and unique community-based businesses here in the SOMA West neighborhood. Here are our first two videos! If you want to automatically get notified when we add more videos (and we will be [. . .]
We are posting the below invitation in its entirety. Please join these virtual events if you can, since they help chart out the direction of San Francisco as we move into the next several years. Hello everyone, San Francisco Planning is updating the General Plan, and your input is essential [. . .]
Some highlights from our January, 2021 Monthly Operations Report: We picked up 63,425 total pounds of garbage. January's trash haul represents a +17% increase from December. Sweeping made up 34 percent of all tasks. We completed 20,769 total cleaning tasks, 7,138 sweeping tasks, 4,404 hazardous tasks, and much more. [. . .]
Since its inception, the SOMA West CBD has pioneered the use of data to drive community development and improvement. This ensures that our resources are allocated equitably, that we are operationally transparent, and that we are accountable to all of our community members and additional stakeholders. Thus, the goal [. . .]
The SF Queer Nightlife Fund (QNF) — a Bay Area nonprofit geared toward supporting the region’s LGBTQ+ entertainment workers — has announced it is accepting yet another round of applications for emergency grant awards. San Francisco has long been known for having one of the nation’s most vibrant LGBTQ+ [. . .]
The Office of Economic and Workforce Development (OEWD) advances equitable and shared prosperity for San Franciscans by growing sustainable jobs, supporting businesses of all sizes, creating great places to live and work, and helping everyone achieve economic self-sufficiency. Their myriad programs are responsible for strengthening San Francisco’s many diverse [. . .]