Tuesday, August 22, 2017
Public Safety: Mayor Announces Agreement on Body Worn Cameras for Police Officers

San Francisco, CA – Mayor Edwin M. Lee, Supervisor Jane Kim, the Tenderloin Neighborhood Development Corporation and community members today celebrated the groundbreaking of a new affordable housing site in the Tenderloin that will provide homes for families in the neighborhood.

“We are constantly working on creative and common-sense solutions to find affordable housing options for our families,” said Mayor Lee. “We know that San Francisco succeeds when we have a strong working class, and these homes will help keep our families in the city. From housing to parks to economic opportunities—we are building communities where our families can flourish.”

Wednesday, July 26, 2017
Immigrant Support:  Mayor Announces Funding to Support Immigrant Families
San Francisco, CA –Mayor Edwin M. Lee and City Departments today recognized the 27th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), a landmark law that bars discrimination against any individual based on disability.
“San Francisco has a long history of fighting for equity and justice, so we are proud to recognize the anniversary of this civil rights milestone,” said Mayor Lee. “The Americans with Disabilities Act provided long overdue access, resources and support for the disability community. We are grateful to the many tireless advocates who fought for this legislation and continue to support equal rights for people with disabilities. In this City, we will always strive to go above and beyond what is required for our residents with disabilities.”
Wednesday, July 19, 2017
Homeless Services: Mayor Announces new Department of Homeleness

San Francisco, CA – Mayor Edwin M. Lee and San Francisco Public Works today celebrated the rollout of Street Tree SF, a voter-backed initiative that places the maintenance of all the street trees under City care.

“Thanks to the overwhelming support of San Francisco voters, we now have the sustainable funding necessary to take care of our street trees,” Mayor Lee said. “We now can realize the full potential of a healthy, well-maintained urban forest.”

Wednesday, July 12, 2017
Mayor Lee Announces Funding Support for Nutrition Programs

San Francisco, CA – Mayor Edwin M. Lee today announced that his proposed two-year budget will feature $37.4 million for nutrition services, including $19.2 million for home-delivered meal programs, benefitting seniors, people with disabilities and families in San Francisco.

“With proposed federal cuts threatening many of these home-delivered meal programs, we have a duty to fully fund them at the local level,” said Mayor Lee. “By providing support for their operations, we are ensuring that these meal delivery programs maintain much-needed services for our residents. The organizations not only deliver food and groceries, but their employees offer conversation, engagement and warm smiles to their clients.”

Thursday, June 1, 2017
Mayor’s Proposed Budget for Fiscal Years 2017-18 & 2018-19

Mayor Edwin M. Lee today presented his two-year balanced budget, proposing a $10 billion outline for Fiscal Year 2017-18 and a $10 billion outline for Fiscal Year 2018-19. The two-year budget focuses new investments on reducing harm on our streets and homelessness, while maintaining historic funding levels for parks, street repaving and other infrastructure projects.

The budget preserves ongoing investments in housing, transportation, education, and the arts as well neighborhoods and small businesses while constraining government growth.