Tuesday attended the Campaign Kickoff for Jim Meko for District 6 Supervisor which was held in Jim Meko's business at 366 Tenth Street.
Jim's loyal and well-respected supporters and friends spoke:
Gayle Rubin said he was the "guardian to the neighborhood". His issues of land use, zoning, his depth of knowledge, how he manages conflicts, how well informed he is".
Gerry Crowley talked about Jim being a friend, activist who will represent you.
Toby Levy talked about his leadership in SoMa Leadership Council. "He has an even voice, equal voice, rational voice".
Gayle Rubin talked about how he will be there for you, he is respected.
Jim Meko talked abut the issues of homelessness and smart growth. "People do good will".
His website says: "We're undergoing some of the most significant land use reform in the last 50 years. Quality of life issues, affronts to common decency and the abuse of social justice are all around us. The economic downturn has hurt everyone. We need someone who will represent this entire district and I believe that I am that person."
Meko is chair of the SoMa Leadership Council, he is on the San Francisco Entertainment Commission.
364 Tenth Street, San Francisco, Ca. 94103
District Six encompasses parts North of Market, South of Market, Union Square, Lower Polk, Lower Nob Hill, Civic Center, parts of Financial District, Inner Mission, South Beach, Mission Bay, Yerba Buena Island, Treasure Island and Western Addition.
San Francisco Usual Suspects shows the following candidates who have declared in Distrct 6 - Matthew Drake, Jeff Gustavson, Elihu Hernanez, John Markham, Jim Meko, Mark Schwartz, David Villa-Lobos and Debra Walker. sfusualsuspects.com