Prop B Challenge Heads to Trial January 10 (UPDATED)

Update: The trial start time has been changed to 1:30 pm on Wednesday, January 10.

The lawsuit filed by the State Lands Commission against the City of San Francisco over Proposition B is scheduled to go to trial on Wednesday, January 10, 2018 at 9:30 am before Superior Court Judge Suzanne Bolanos in the Civic Center Courthouse, 400 McAllister Street, Department 504.

Prop B, which passed with overwhelming support in June 2014, requires voter approval before a developer can exceed the present height limits on San Francisco Port waterfront properties. The Commission is headed by Lt. Governor Gavin Newsom, who is running for governor. The trial is expected to last 2-3 days and include testimony from Port staff and other witnesses.

The case is Corinne Woods, Michael Theriault, and Tim Colen v. John Arntz, in his official capacity as Director of Elections of the City and County of San Francisco, and City and County of San Francisco, Case Number CPF14513503. Read the complaint here.

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