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San Francisco, Cal., Resolution No. 280-10 (2012); Ground Lease – Retention and Expansion of the San Francisco Wholesale Produce Market (July 24, 2012)
Brief Summary
The resolution approved and authorized a 60 year lease to the San Francisco Market Corporation to continue to operate San Francisco's municipal market, called the San Francisco Wholesale Produce Market. The resolution notes, among other things, that the market's operation is consistent with San Francisco's General Plan.
Legal Strategies
Requires something, sets standards.
Expressly allows something.
Reach
Limited scope. The resolution approves a lease agreement and thus applies only to the parties mentioned therein. "The City Administrator and Director of Property are hereby authorized to take all actions on behalf of the City and County of San Francisco, as landlord, to lease warehouse and industrial space, collectively known as the SFWPM and located near 2095 Jerrold Avenue, to the San Francisco Market Corporation ("SFMC"), as Tenant. (5).
Food System Category: Distribute, Get
State: California
Jurisdiction Type: City, County
Jurisdiction Name: San Francisco
Does the law refer to priority populations in some way?
No.
Does the law refer to or suggest a goal related to improving or protecting health?
Yes. Source of produce (1); Provide better controls for food safety (6:6).
Does the law refer to or suggest a goal of fostering improved environmental conditions?
Yes. California Environmental Quality Act (1:6); Significant effect on the environment (4).
Does the law refer to or suggest a goal related to promoting or supporting the community's economy?
Yes. Responsible for the employment of over 650 people in the Production, Distribution and Repair ("PDR") industries (1); Attracting food-related businesses, such as beverage distribution, seafood wholesale and distribution, and dry goods vendors (2).
Does the law include findings (including jurisdiction-specific findings), or are there findings in the larger section, title, article, or chapter which the law is part of?
Yes. Essentially discusses the effectiveness of San Francisco Wholesale Produce Market, and the impact that it has had to date. Outlines the role that SFWPM plays in supporting both residents and businesses in relation to jobs and food distribution. (1-4).
Does the law have a stated intent or purpose, or is there an intent or purpose in the larger section, title, article, or chapter which the law is part of?
No.
Does the law include definitions, or are there definitions in the section, title, article, or chapter which the law is part of?
No.
Does the law address implementation in some way?
Yes. "That in accordance with the recommendation of the Director of Property, the City Administrator and Director of Property are hereby authorized to take all actions on behalf of the City and County of San Francisco, as landlord, to lease warehouse and industrial space, collectively known as the SFWPM." (P. 5).
Are there enforcement provisions that identify specific penalties or consequences for non-compliance?
No.
Does the law include an evaluation component, beyond reporting on activity?
No.
Does the law require an extra or atypical financial or resource investment?
No.
Code context and ordinance history
Uncodified Resolution No. 280-10; File No. 120530, approving a renewal of the lease for a 60 year term for the San Francisco Wholesale Produce Market (the city's municipal market) to the San Francisco Market Corporation.