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Notes from this morning’s Council Briefing

It was a very news-worthy council briefing: a preview of this afternoon’s debate and vote on the source-of-income discrimination ban, what’s up with secure scheduling legislation, lots of stuff in the GESCNA committee, an update on the homeless crisis response and a throw-down between Council members Juarez and O’Brien over the North Precinct police station.

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North Precinct police station takes a big, and necessary, step back

At the start of yesterday’s Gender Equity, Safe Communities, and New Americans Committee, there was a large, angry crowd of people waving “Black Lives Matter” signs who took turns decrying the proposed $160 million North Precinct headquarters as a “militarized bunker” and an extravagance.

north precinct external view

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