All posts by Ed Reckers

Hayes Valley Parking & Curb Management Survey

The SFMTA wants to hear from you! In partnership with the Hayes Valley Neighborhood Association, the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA) Parking and Curb Management team is developing a comprehensive plan to address the on-street parking and freight/passenger loading … Read More

Tree Removal Update

The Director of Public Works held a public hearing this past April regarding the consideration of tree removals here in Hayes Valley. Attached is the resulting decision for that hearing. Hayes Valley Resulting Decision Order 201797.docx HVNA itself will not … Read More

SFJazz Community Event

Free Summer Jazz Event The 37th San Francisco Jazz Festival kicks off in less than two weeks! To celebrate we have a special offering to share with you. This is a great opportunity to learn and experience a Jazz event … Read More

Tree Removal Update

Here is the latest information from the Bureau of Urban Forestry: A hearing date has been scheduled for Monday April 29th, 2019 at 5:30pm in room 416 at City Hall. Hearing notices have been posted on the ficus trees (and … Read More

Public Art Gallery on Our Sidewalks in Hayes Valley!

How do trashcans and visual art go together? The Hayes Valley Neighborhood Association, with its merchant sponsors, has figured out a way to do both. Sealed Big Belly trashcans covered in original local art, are installed in high use locations … Read More

President’s Message

It’s time to renew your membership and we’re counting on you now more than ever. This February, the outgoing and incoming HVNA board members met for our bi-annual retreat to discuss the pillars of the HVNA mission. Inclusiveness and equity … Read More

Hayes Valley Tree Removal – Bureau of Forestry Update

Latest update from Bureau of Forestry: I’d like to just clarify a few points about timing.  Although the notices say “30 day tree removal” notice, they are intended to provide 30 days notification and appeal opportunity, not to indicate that … Read More

President’s Message

It’s a new year…2019. We have many promises and challenges in the coming year. As I said after the 2016 election, act locally, and your efforts will be felt. I’m in my last few months as HVNA’s president. Serving for … Read More