On Wednesday, October 19, 2010 our Coalition lawyer, Susan Brandt-Hawley and FOGG’s attorney, Sue Hestor, met with two Deputy City Attorney’s to discuss the recent filing of the Coalition’s lawsuit. Our suit seeks to set aside the recent actions by Planning and Port Commissions to proceed with the Planning staffs Northeast Embarcadero Study, and the Port Commission’s approval of the proposed term sheet for the 8 Washington project.
The City Attorney’s office will consider whether to recommend that the Planning Commission and the Port set aside their actions as requested by the Coalition. In the meantime our attorneys and the City attorneys are cooperating in constructing the administrative record for the lawsuit, which will be used as the basis for legal briefs to be filed in the case in coming months. There is still much more work to be accomplished. (more…)