Enhancement Projects

Project Name Description
ACC – Animal Care and Control Shelter

ACC has an approved project to construct a replacement animal shelter at 1419 Bryant Street. The facility will protect the animals under the care of ACC and provide safe, sanitary housing for animals even if power and/or water are temporarily interrupted. The facility will also provide improved educational and training spaces for the public, staff, and volunteers. Construction is scheduled to commence in 2019 with completion expected in 2021.

The overall project cost for the renovated facility is $76.4 million, of which $49 million comes from previously authorized COPs and the balance from the General Fund.

ADM – Vehicle Charging Infrastructure

Electrification of the municipal fleet is a key priority in providing healthier air for our residents, and fulfilling San Francisco’s 2050 net zero emissions commitment. The Controller’s Office found that up to 619 passenger vehicles may be replaced to comply with the City’s Municipal Zero Emission Vehicle (ZEV) Ordinance. As City vehicles are replaced with ZEVs, they will require Level 2 charging infrastructure to sustain daily operations.

The General Fund supports this scalable effort. A need of between $5 million and $10 million over the next four years is estimated.

DT – Highspeed Internet Connectivity

This project aims to expand infrastructure that supports high-speed internet communications, such as fiber back haul, satellites, and wireless networks. Pervasive connectivity would provide for improved capabilities, such as expanding coverage to City departments and neighborhood institutions, serving underserved locations, and improving network performance for City services and infrastructure.

Funding for this program comes from the General Fund and is estimated at up to $1 million annually, subject to General Fund availability.

DT – Data Closet Remediation

The current network environment at City facilities is often outdated and lacks server space required to house data storage. This project would ensure the safety, security, and sustainability of data and network closets in City facilities.

The General Fund supports this scalable effort. The need is estimated at $1 million per year for the next three years.

MOD – ADA Barrier Removals

MOD will continue its oversight and prioritization of ongoing barrier removal efforts at public facilities throughout the City.

It is expected that $600,000 of the Recreation and Parks Department’s set-aside and approximately $1 million of General Fund will be devoted to barrier removal projects annually. General Fund allocations would depend on the shovel-readiness of needs identified and funds available. These funds are in addition to code compliance components of debt-funded projects, which appear in the relevant Service Area chapters for those programs.

RED – One-Stop Permitting Center 
at 49 South Van Ness 
(1500 Mission Street)

The City is advancing a public-private partnership office development at 1500 Mission Street to deliver a 464,000 square foot office building, slated to open in spring 2020. This development facilitates the relocation of staff from the Departments of Public Works, Planning, and Building Inspection, and others to a single location, providing enhanced customer service at a true one-stop permitting center. This development will also enable the City to dispose of under-utilized assets in the Civic Center, in some cases fostering more appropriately dense mixed-use transit-oriented development and housing.

This project is funded with revenues from the previous sales of 30 Van Ness, 1660 Mission, and 1680 Mission.

RED – Family Services Center/Offices

San Francisco is seeking a site to replace office space at the City-owned building at 170 Otis Street, which is the current headquarters of San Francisco’s Human Services Agency (HSA). The project could include up to 20,000 square feet of condo-izable space to nonprofits whose mission is compatible with the mission of HSA, as well as other City functions.

This project would be funded with revenues from the sale of 170 Otis to the developer or on the market. The City could need to put down a deposit up front, which could be in cash or in the form of credit against the sale of 170 Otis. The balance of the purchase price would be due on substantial completion and acceptance of the building by the City. Up to $50 million in COPs could be used to support this project.

RED – Energy Efficiency Projects (Various Buildings)

RED is working in partnership with the Department of the Environment to identify energy efficiency projects for lighting in various City garages (e.g., 1650 Mission Street and the Hall of Justice) to replace old, inefficient fixtures and bring the systems up to current building compliance.

The estimated cost of this set of upcoming projects is $520,000, to be funded from RED department funds with SFPUC support.

RED – Wholesale Produce 
Market Expansion

Responsibility and Feasibility Report for the proposed Produce Market expansion. The expansion would increase the footprint of the market by about 25%.  The full buildout envisions a $100 million expansion and renovation. The first building—901 Rankin Street—is now complete. The next phase includes (1) construction of a marshaling yard within the campus for reduced safety hazards and improved operations; (2) construction of a 52,000 square foot warehousing facility with maker space to replace existing buildings; and (3) reconstruction of the Innes Avenue and Kirkwood Avenue roadways between Toland Street and Rankin Avenue.

The total project budget for the expansion is $100 million. Of that, $19 million has been spent, and $50 million is budgeted during the timeframe of the Plan. Produce Market revenues are estimated at $27 million to support the $36 million warehousing facility, leaving a $9 million funding gap on that part of the project. Budgets for other parts of the project are estimated at $3.5 million for the marshaling yard and $10.5 million for the roadways at Innes and Kirkwood. Planned funding sources beyond market revenue will include New Market Tax Credits. It is expected that net revenues will begin to flow into the General Fund in 2036 (at the point of project stabilization and with consideration of appropriate capital reserve).

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