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Advocate: An Update on Legislative, Regulatory, and Political Issues Affecting Commercial Real Estate
September 30, 2015
Volume 21, Issue 9
UPDATE: San Francisco's Transportation Sustainability Program and Transportation Sustainability Fee
Increase to Transportation Sustainability Fee on Developments City-Wide; SFMTA Proposal Questioned
Your Feedback is Requested
BOMA developer members have been asked to provide their thoughts and we would appreciate your feedback if you feel that any increase in the TSF than what is proposed by the SFMTA would affect your project - or future projects - adversely. 
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BOMAís Annual Emergency Preparedness Seminar on October 14th - REGISTER
Highlights - Super Bowl City Preparedness and Lessons Learned from Recent Drill at the Ferry Building
Seating is Limited
BOMA’s Annual Emergency Preparedness Seminar has an all-new format for you and your entire team of building professionals to become better prepared for an emergency. 
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UPDATE: Mandatory Disability Access Improvements
BOMA Government Affairs Members Provide Their Feedback to Supervisor Katy Tang
This ordinance, if passed, would relieve tenants of any responsibility for accessibility improvements or documentation establishing a technically infeasible situation or unreasonable hardship and place it squarely on the building owners. 
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BOMA San Francisco Advocacy Leaders Meet with Supervisor Mark Farrell
Meeting at City Hall Was Informative
San Francisco Board of Supervisors member, Mark Farrell, spoke to BOMA members recently at San Francisco's City Hall.
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UPDATE: BOMA SF-PAC Slate Card for the November 3, 2015 San Francisco Municipal Election
Endorsed Candidates and Positions on Propositions
The BOMA SF-PAC is looking forward to the November 3, 2015 election and our members have already endorsed candidates for elected office and taken positions on the following propositions in San Francisco.
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San Francisco Tax Update
Controller Posts 2015 Payroll Expense Tax Rate, Gross Receipts Tax Adjustment
The San Francisco Controller has calculated and published the San Francisco Gross Receipts Tax Adjustment and Payroll Expense Tax rate for tax year 2015. Read More
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How Will You Communicate in a Disaster?
By Angela Burrell with Universal Services of America
A well-rehearsed and organized response plan will assist in ensuring that families, community members and employees are safe during any major emergency.
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UPDATE: San Francisco Stormwater Design Guidelines
Final Draft of Stormwater Management Requirements and Design Guidelines
The San Francisco Public Utilities Commission’s Urban Watershed Management Program has been working over the past year to implement regulatory-driven updates to the 2010 Stormwater Design Guidelines. 
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BOMA International's Political Action Committee (BOMAPAC) Needs Your Support
Jim Collins with Shorenstein is leading the effort for BOMA San Francisco
Donate today!
Help BOMA Advocacy Leader, Jim Collins (pictured above), as he leads the effort for BOMA San Francisco to ensure that congressional seats are held by individuals who understand real estate’s issues and challenges and can have a positive impact on your livelihood.
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San Francisco Commercial Buildings: Actionable Insights
San Francisco Department of Environment release of the San Francisco Commercial Buildings Performance Report
Five years of energy benchmarking and audit data from the city’s Existing Commercial Buildings Energy Performance Ordinance, and the findings will be presented publicly for the first time at this exclusive event.
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San Francisco Department of Building Inspection Update
New Employee Assignments and New Rotation of BID, Plan Check and Code Enforcement
Please take a moment to review this important update from the San Francisco Department of Building Inspection (SFDBI).
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•  Government Affairs Policy Advisory Committee (GAPAC) Meeting
October 7, 2015
235 Montgomery Street (Russ Building), 7th Floor 
Please click here for more information.
BOMA San Francisco's Emergency Preparedness Seminar 
October 14, 2015
Location Ferry Building, Port Commission Hearing Room
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Codes and Regulations Committee 
October 28, 2015
450 Sutter Street, Third Floor, San Francisco, CA
Please click here for more information.
•  Energy and Environment Committee Meeting
November 3, 2015
Ferry Building, Port Commission Hearing Room
Please click here for more information.
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