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Policy 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.

Background Information

State California
Jurisdiction Name San Francisco
Jurisdiction Type City, County,
Population Size 800,000+
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;

Policy Details

Refers to priority populations?
No

Health-related goal?
Yes

Source of produce (1); Provide better controls for food safety (6:6)

Environmental goal?
Yes

California Environmental Quality Act (1:6); Significant effect on the environment (4)

Economic goal?
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)

Includes findings?
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)

Has a stated intent or purpose?
No

Includes definitions?
No

Addresses implementation?
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).

Enforcement provisions?
No

Evaluation component?
No

Requires extra 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.