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From: domainremoved <yui>
Date: Tue, 21 Mar 2017 16:13:01 -0700

Hello, my name is Yui Lee and I live at 341 Terminal Avenue. I have
recently come to know about the Fire Station 77 redevelopment project.

I am concerned about the following:

   - * Unwanted uprooting and displacement of my neighbors *
   Nobody wants to give up their homes for this project.
   - * Already well documented housing shortage *
   The housing shortage in the Bay Area has already been well documented.
   One of my neighbors is helping to provide affordable housing by having
   built a secondary unit (not to even mention how many administrative and
   ordinance hoops a resident has to jump through just to build one). If
   their property were to be used for this project, at least two families
   would be displaced from their homes.
   - * Noise and air quality negatively impacted *
   Demolition and rebuild of the existing fire station already would
   negatively impact the residents in the area in terms of noise and
   construction dust, not to mention the added noise and dust from the the
   residential properties involved.
   - * Direct impact to the bordering properties not targeted by the
   project *
   My property is already negatively impacted by the existing fire station
   during periods of heavy rain. The rain water run off drains onto my
   property and makes the ground extremely soft, so much so that when I walk
   around in my back yard near the station, my feet sink at least 0.5~0.75"
   into the ground. I'm planning on having renovations done on my property,
   and I already anticipate the need to address this current issue. Who knows
   what further problems would be caused by this new project.

I understand that there is a need to update the firestation to support the
growing City, but there seems to be plenty of land available that could
fulfill this purpose. Isn't there any land in the industrial area that
could be used and not impact any resident?

I will be at the public hearing tonight.

-- Yui
Received on Tue Mar 21 2017 - 16:15:12 PDT

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