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Transition!

TRANSITION! Discover Polk is seeking a new full-time Executive Director to implement the DPCBD Management Plan, manage the portfolio off improvements and marketing initiatives, develop and maintain regular communications with community stakeholders, and represent the community in advocacy and communications with City government. The full......

Our first Only on Polk!

A fun time at our first Only on Polk Summer Saturday on June 22! Over 35 businesses are participating in our next one on July 27. Be sure to check out the sales, specials, and pop-ups!  ...

Special meeting, 6/19/2019 at 6 pm

Discover Polk CBD invites the community to a special board meeting on Wednesday, June 19, 2019, at 6:00 pm, to be held at the Lower Polk CBD offices at 1170 Sutter Street (btwn Polk/Larkin), to discuss FY2019-20 assessments. The meeting agenda is here: 2019.06.19 DPCBD Special......

New dog stations

We love dogs! And to help reduce the mess some owners leave behind them, we’re installing 10 dog waste stations throughout the neighborhood. Four are already up, and the rest are coming up in the next week or so. Our Clean Team stocks and maintains......

Clean Team Stats for April 2019

We see those ugly messes! Our Clean Team’s stats for April are now up. Also, check out our interactive before-and-after photo maps for graffiti and messes — we’re continuing to improve our reporting and tools. Coming soon: dog waste stations, cigarette recycling containers, and a......

Clean Team stats for March 2019

Our Clean Team has been hard at work around our new district! In our first full month of operation, we removed 5445 lbs of trash and 220 needles from the sidewalks of Discover Polk, as well as remediating 17 graffiti instances. Our ongoing reports are......

Discover Polk-Cleaner, safer, starting today!

As of 07:00 this morning, 12 February 2019, you will see cleaning and safety crew ambassadors along Polk Street and Van Ness between California Street and Broadway, and along the side streets between Polk and Van Ness, every day between 07:00 and 15:00.  For the......

Opportunities for involvement-please consider participating

Discover Polk CBD Board has initiated four Working Groups: Clean and Safe, Business Retention and Recruitment, Marketing and District Branding, and Streetscape Enhancements.  Working Groups are flexible, advisory groups, who can strengthen the CBD by including the voices and efforts of community members. –For example,......