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File #: 140459    Version: 1 Name: Hearing - Size of the Fire Department's Fire Trucks and the Procurement Processes for Purchasing New Vehicles
Type: Hearing Status: Filed
Introduced: 4/29/2014 In control: Land Use and Transportation Committee
On agenda: Final action: 9/27/2016
Enactment date: Enactment #:
Title: Hearing regarding the size of the Fire Department fire trucks and whether the trucks should be somewhat smaller in order to better navigate San Francisco’s varied streets, including narrow streets in various parts of the city that have less than 20 feet of street clearance; the Department should be prepared to discuss its vehicle procurement process and specifications to secure vehicles, as well as any changes in vehicle size over time; the hearing will also consider a report by the Budget and Legislative Analyst (BLA) identifying best practices from other cities on the procurement of fire vehicles for local conditions, including use of smaller trucks in order to navigate narrow streets; the BLA will also evaluate changes in the Department’s vehicle sizes over time.
Sponsors: Scott Wiener, London N. Breed
Attachments: 1. BLA Rpt 011315
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