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San Francisco's Dot-Compromise

Mayor to unveil a proposal intended to balance needs of the high-tech industry with residents' concern for their neighborhooods.
August 4, 2000, 10am PDT | Abhijeet Chavan | @legalaidtech
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Mayor Willie Brown will unveil a proposal intended to balance the growing workspace needs of the high-tech industry while increasing fees for housing, transit and other needs triggered by the industry's expansion. "Brown's advisers are pitching the plan as a workable compromise between businesses facing a severe space crunchand residents who fear their neighborhoods will be irrevocably changed by the dot-com proliferation."The proposal will be released early next week and will require voter approval before it takes effect.

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Published on Friday, August 4, 2000 in San Jose Mercury News
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