Tenderloin Housing Clinic workers strike for 24 hours as Randy Shaw and city representatives shift blame for low pay.
‘Add-backs’ are a routine part of SF’s annual budget process. But they’re also viewed as problematic and lacking in transparency.
The mayor’s office and supes agreed on a citywide spending plan in the wee hours of Tuesday morning. It must be approved by the full Board of Supervisors in July.
SFPD is the only department to reject all recommended reductions, citing urgency of staffing shortfalls and reforms.
Budget Chair Ronen has laid out an ultimatum for city departments, and the grilling happens this week.
Mayor’s spending plan invests nearly $1 billion more despite Covid-era downturn.
The city’s two-year spending cycle culminates in a review by the Board of Supervisors every summer, often becoming a political showdown.
Thousands of employees in 30-plus unions would benefit from the wage hike set to be approved by city leaders.
Eyeing public safety and economic growth, the mayor proposes fresh assistance for the city’s core, while some community stakeholders envision a long-term transformation.
Public Works says it needs an enhanced budget for sanitation as it faces a costly, voter-mandated spinoff into a new sanitation department.