I’m following up on my letter to the Pacifica Planning Commission of Feb. 27 regarding the Rockaway Quarry Reclamation Plan. An application has been submitted by Bayland Soil Pacifica LLC for approval of a quarry reclamation plan. The application is known as File No. 2016-001 and includes Quarry Use Permit UP-71-16.

The company presenting this Reclamation Plan, Bayland Soil Pacifica LLC, was founded by William Gilmartin III and Alan Varela who were convicted of bribery of San Francisco Department of Public Works Director Mohammed Nuru in 2021.William Gilmartin and Alan Varela have pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit honest services wire fraud. As reported in the San Francisco Chronicle on March 24, 2023, the city of San Francisco has declared a contract ban on Alan Varela and William Gilmartin, president and vice president of ProVen Management Inc., and includes Baylands Soil Processing.

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Mark Hubbell

Our Planning Department and City Manager do not seem willing to back away from the partnership with a company our city is supporting for The Quarry Reclamation, even though convicted criminals, Alan Varela and William Gilmartin III, were founders of Bayland Soil Pacifica LLC. Such actions by our City staff are unconscionable.

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