Tied to the term-limit extension is a series of proposals to toughen the city's ethics laws, limiting
the role of lobbyists in raising campaign contributions and serving on city boards and commissions.
The Service prevails in limiting
valuation discounts when such discounts are overly aggressive or the partnership agreement places excessive restrictions on the limited partners or provides too much discretion to the general partner.
The Board of Supervisors voted 5-0 to approve a request by District Attorney Steve Cooley and Assessor Rick Auerbach to get permission from the Attorney General's Office to file lawsuits against the county seeking to invalidate the voter-approved measure limiting
them to three consecutive terms in office.