Lecturer David Lee Spearheads Petition to End Monopoly on Waste in SF

Monday, January 04, 2021
MARINA TIMES (SAN FRANCISCO) -- Outraged commercial property owners in Chinatown led by Dr. David Lee, a San Francisco State University Political Science lecturer, Richmond resident and founder of Chinese-American Voters Education Committee, and Melvin Lee, a long-time laundromat owner, have initiated a petition to the Board of Supervisors to abolish the 1932 monopoly law and enact competitive bidding for garbage and recycling, after reducing garbage and recycling rates to their 2017 levels.