Emerging Projects

Project Name Description
FIR – Candlestick Development 
New Fire Station
The new development in the 38-acre site of Candlestick Park will include approximately 10,000 housing units, with one-third designated as affordable housing. The surge in population and the increase of traffic and density will warrant a new fire station in an already-identified community facility parcel. The developer’s infrastructure plan includes horizontal development of the site before turning it over to the City for the construction of the new station.
FIR – Hunters Point New Fire Station As with the Candlestick Park development, the projected growth at Hunters Point shipyard will warrant the development of a new fire station to meet the needs of surging population, traffic, and density in the area.
JUV – Juvenile Probation Administrative Building Project The last Capital Plan envisioned a relocation for staff in this seismically challenged building into Laguna Honda Hospital in concert with the DPH relocation of staff to that facility. That project has not advanced, and the plan for relocating this operation is back in development. Built in 1950, the Administrative and Service Buildings for the Juvenile Probation Department house probation and administration functions, as well as kitchen services for the Juvenile Justice Center and heating and power for the entire campus at Woodside Avenue. In addition to seismic deficiencies, the facility has poor accessibility, antiquated plumbing and electrical systems, and a lack of proper programming space. Public Works will work with JUV and DPH to understand the operational needs of the department and clarify project scope.
JUV – Juvenile Probation Department Master Plan Implementation Reflecting recent trends in juvenile justice policy and longstanding capital needs, the Juvenile Probation Department is assessing its entire portfolio, including Juvenile Hall at 375 Woodside Avenue and Log Cabin Ranch in San Mateo County. The assessment will consider recent reductions in the number of youths requiring detention, criminal justice reforms, and community-based alternatives to incarceration when making recommendations about the potential closure, reuse, or development of new facilities. The results of the assessment may show a significant funding need across facilities. Decisions regarding prioritization of projects and funding levels will be made following the completion of the assessment. There may be some revenue sources available to cover a portion of the costs, such as State funds for construction of local juvenile facilities and working in partnership with neighboring counties to establish a regional facility.
JUV – Transitional Housing 
for High-Risk Juveniles
Transitional housing managed by trained Juvenile Probation personnel could provide an important and needed resource within the City's continuum of service to high-risk youth. The proposed housing could be located on the Woodside Avenue campus and help youth removed from their homes to receive treatment in a safe and therapeutic environment so that they can successfully transition back to the community.
POL – Additional District Station The SFPD is expecting projected 16.5% growth in the ranks of sworn officers over the next 10 years, and San Francisco’s population is growing quickly at the same time. With new developments in the Southeast and already undersized stations, SFPD is anticipating the need for an additional station to meet its operational needs. The ESER G.O. Bond Program could be a source for this project once scoped.
POL – Lake Merced Range The safety truss and baffling at the Lake Merced Police Range are failing. The range either needs to be replaced or relocated.
POL – Tenderloin District Station The Tenderloin Station was established in 2000 from an old auto garage. Since that time the station has undergone small changes to accommodate daily functions, but the facilities are under strain due to the round-the-clock operations and increased staffing levels. A large evidence processing and storage room, women’s locker room, and secure designated sally port prisoner processing area are all needed. The Tenderloin Station is a zero lot building which will only allow for the building to expand upward, creating a multi-story building. Due to the structural integrity concerns, it is anticipated that the building will need a considerable amount of study and retrofitting if it is to be used in the future. The ESER G.O. Bond program would be a possible source of funds for this project once scoped.
SHF – County Jail #5 
Water Line Replacement
The existing water line at County Jail #5 is beyond its useful life, and the old sewage plant on premises must be decommissioned and redirected to the new system. The original lines must then be replaced with a biological habitat project. The old water tank must also be decommissioned and replaced. The Sheriff’s Department has obtained estimates from Public Works for a $15 million project to transfer the water line and create a new connection, and $10 million to decommission and replace the sewage line and water tank. However, a preferred course of action is still to be determined. San Bruno has recently expressed interest in making use of the line, adding a user and potentially bringing fresh sources to the project.
SHF – County Jail #6 
Renovation or Repurposing
The low-security facilities at County Jail #6 in San Mateo County have not been used for prisoner housing for many years. The Sheriff's Department has explored the possibility of renovating and reactivating County Jail #6 to create the space that would enable the permanent closure of the Hall of Justice jail. That project would involve the conversion of the six pods' open floor plan into cells for the safety and security of both prisoners and staff. It would reduce the rated capacity of County Jail #6 from 372 and create beds suited to the classification of prisoners in San Francisco's jails. The cost of that effort would depend on the ultimate programming and construction schedule. Alternatively, County Jail #6 could be decommissioned and repurposed for other needs like training, pending a full code review for occupancy reclassification.
SHF – Women’s Resource 
Center Expansion
To centralize and streamline operations of the Sheriff’s Department’s many service programs for justice-involved people, the Sheriff’s Department could expand the Women’s Resource Center located at 930 Bryant Street. A preliminary concept of such a project was developed in the Sheriff’s Department Facility Assessment, but the project would need more planning and design work to ensure alignment with current City priorities.

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