Nancy's Accomplishments


Commercial blight Ordinance
Dioxin Ordinance
Public ethics Ordinance: honesty in campaign literature
Resolution Against the war in Iraq
Resolution Against the Patriot Act
Measure EE, renter protections
Measure DD, lake, waterfront, East Oakland Sports Center bond measure
Operation Beat Feet – to address prostitution
Lobbyist registration
Motor Scooter Safety
Living Wage at City and Port
Public Finance of Election Campaigns for City Council
Construction and Demolition Debris Recycling OrdinanceProjects


Low income housing task force
Mixed income housing at Uptown, West Oakland BART
Market Rate housing to West Oakland
West Oakland Transit Village
Rebuilding Together on Mead Ave.
Army base winter shelter
Army base winter shelter
Youth Homeless Shelter at St. Andrew’s
Protection of Old Oakland Neighborhood Character
Integrating incomes in all neighborhoods
Former Housewives Market Site

Environmental Enhancement and Protection:

Sustainability task force
Park improvements and new projects – Bertha Port, Willow, Raimondi, McClymonds, South Prescott; Middle Harbor Shoreline Park - Chappell Hayes Observation Tower; Richmond Blvd wildspace
Port Trucking Study
Diesel Emissions control pilot projects – aqueous diesel at Port, bio-diesel at city
Asthma Awareness
Closure of Toxics-Producing Facilities: Red Star Yeast, DC Metals, Precision Cast Products
Energy Efficiency – analysis project and implementation
Traffic lights to LEDs
Solar at ice center
City building efficiencies
Green Building Resource Center at Planning Counter
Bike Lanes on Grand Ave.
Instituted First Car Free Day
West Oakland Tree Planting Project
12th and Center median landscaping
Green building standards in many development projects
Lake Merritt Masterplan

Public Safety:

West and East Oakland Targetted Neighborhood Violence Prevention
Greenlink and Grand Ave. safety and beautification improvements
Traffic Circles on Richmond Blvd and on Curtis St.
Speed bumps too numerous to list
Citizen Police Review Board improvements
West Oakland Street Lighting Improvements
Violence Prevention Plan
Jack London Parking Improvements
Decrease Truck Parking in Neighborhoods
Cities for Peace
ABAG Website for EQ Hazard Preparedness
West Oakland Weed and Seed
Organized largest demonstration ever in Oakland against the war in Iraq

Human Services:

Substance abuse roundtable
Uptown Self-Sufficiency Center
Project Choice – reintegration of ex-offenders into the community
Protection of Preservation Park for Non-profit use
Homeless count
Medical Cannibis
Needle exchange/AIDS emergency
Abortion Clinic protections

Economic Development/Jobs:

Whole Foods coming to District 3
Grocery store at Jack London Gateway Shopping Center
West Oakland Redevelopment
Industrial Development Task Force
San Pablo Avenue Streetscape Improvements
Infrastructure improvement funding strategies study
Army Base leasing program
Costco coming to Army Base
Tracking Port Jobs for Oaklanders
Mandela Parkway Improvements
Multi-media business attraction to West Oakland
Display areas on Auto Row
Computer learning center at Acorn
Swan’s Market
Telegraph/Northgate Neighborhood Plan


Anti-blight focus around McClymonds High School
Jack London Aquatic Center
McClymonds Student Health Center
McClymonds Pool Rehabilitation
Lowell School Parent Reading Room Furniture
Save Downtown Childcare at the Alice Learning Center
Ralph Bunche School Greenhouse
Increase comprehensive afterschool programs


Saved and renamed Malonga Casquelourd Center for the Arts
Street Artist program
Port % for the arts policy
Began discourse on “Arts District”
Adeline Lofts - Oakland's first longterm affordable live/work housing project

Historic Preservation:

Cox Cadillac
New St. Paul’s designation
Fox Theater

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