As police Chief George Gascón testified Thursday before the Board of Supervisors Budget and Finance Committee about the Police Department’s proposed budget, he said he has “concerns” about what’s happening to other police departments in the region and what that will mean for San Francisco. Read More
The Board of Supervisors Budget and Finance Committee will hold a 4 p.m. public comment on Mayor Gavin Newsom’s proposed $6.5 billion city and county budget.
Newsom had to close a $483 million budget deficit. How he did it, the proposed cuts and all sorts of other proposals will be sounded off on by residents. Read More
The Board of Supervisors Budget and Finance Committee meets Wednesday to begin deliberations over Mayor Gavin Newsom’s proposed $6.5 billion budget for the fiscal year, which begins July 1. The meetings, led by committee chair Supervisor John Avalos, are scheduled to continue until June 30, when a vote to send the revised budget to the full board for approval is expected. Read More
Members of the Board of Supervisors Budget and Finance Committee will once again delve into Muni affairs by holding a hearing Thursday on the agency and its response to Harvey Rose’s audit. The agency sent out a press release announcing its response to the audit’s findings on Wednesday. The agency pretty much defends itself including the audit’s finding that it could save at least $3 million with some improvements. Read More
The Board of Supervisors Budget and Finance Committee indicated Wednesday it will devote an upcoming hearing to the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission’s five-year plan, amid continued concerns that the agency is not delivering on a contract with an energy provider to establish CleanPowerSF. Read More
The budget woes of The City are coming to a neighborhood near you as the Board of Supervisors prepares to take a new approach.
While San Francisco moves to close a $515 million deficit — with service cuts and layoffs inevitable — supervisors plan to hold town hall meetings and official budget committee hearings at various locations in The City. Read More