I first met Hoang in 2002 at Dimond Library when I attended a meeting about the City's bus shelter agreement with Clear Channel.
Hoang, thank you for staying with the process for four years.
Bus Shelter timeline written by Hoang
August 2002: On behalf of DIA, submitted request to City of Oakland Street Furniture Program for bus shelter at bus stop in front of Bank of America
February 2004: Received phone call from Facilities Manager at Public Works Street Furniture Program of opposition from Bank of America to have bus shelter
November 2004: Meeting arranged by Anne Marx; besides Anne and myself, others in attendance included representatives from ClearChannel Adshel Outdoor Advertising, Bank of American property manager and branch manager, Public Works, AC Transit.
Property manager was pleased by the look of the bus shelter and the excellent maintenance agreement (ClearChannel will pick up litter several times weekly and pressure hose in and around bus shelter). Branch manager did not like proposed location of bus shelter, but property manager put proposal through the levels anyway.
Received word about 1 month later that bus shelter declined because location next to driveway unfavorable.
Spring 2005, noticed flag poles were gone. Followed up with bank and property manager.
May 2005: I gathered meeting of all reps again, and it was agreed that shelter would be installed where damaged flag poles were removed.
Delay was due to sudden vacancy at ClearChannel. New hire brought on in early 2006. Permits approved spring 2006.
Shelter installed July 2006; bench installed week of Aug 21, 2006 :)
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