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December 2012

The latest news and announcements from Mayor Lee

Mayor Lee’s Statement on President’s Plan to Avoid Fiscal Cliff & Sequestration

Mayor Lee’s Statement on President’s Plan to Avoid Fiscal Cliff & Sequestration

Mayor Edwin M. Lee issued a statement regarding President Barack Obama’s plan to avoid the impending fiscal cliff and potential $26.5 million sequestration cuts to San Francisco and encouraging Congress to find a bi-partisan and balanced solution.

Mayor Lee Announces San Francisco Awarded U.S. Department of Education 2012 Promise Neighborhoods Grant

Mayor Lee Announces San Francisco Awarded U.S. Department of Education 2012 Promise Neighborhoods Grant

Mayor Edwin M. Lee and Superintendent Richard Carranza announced that the U.S. Department of Education has selected San Francisco’s Mission Economic Development Agency (MEDA) to receive a five-year, up to $30 million Promise Neighborhoods implementation grant.

Mayor Lee Proposes Citywide Ban on Extra-Lethal Hollow Point Ammunition & New Notifications

Mayor Lee Proposes Citywide Ban on Extra-Lethal Hollow Point Ammunition & New Notifications

Mayor Edwin M. Lee joined by Supervisor Malia Cohen and Police Chief Greg Suhr announced proposed new laws to make it illegal for civilians in San Francisco to possess certain types of particularly dangerous hollow point ammunition, bullets specifically designed for use by law enforcement, but commercially available for legal purchase.

San Francisco Moves Forward With Pedestrian Strategy

San Francisco Moves Forward With Pedestrian Strategy

Mayor Edwin M. Lee joined the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA), the San Francisco Police Department (SFPD) and San Francisco Department of Public Health to announce the draft Pedestrian Strategy is nearing completion.

Mayor Lee Issues Executive Directive to Improve Delivery of Capital Projects & Promote Efficiency

Mayor Lee Issues Executive Directive to Improve Delivery of Capital Projects & Promote Efficiency

Mayor Edwin M. Lee issued a Mayoral Executive Directive to require City Departments to enter into new partnerships with private sector contractors to help assure on-time and on-budget delivery of City projects.

Mayor Lee Announces Salesforce.Com Signs Largest San Francisco Lease of 2012

Mayor Lee Announces Salesforce.Com Signs Largest San Francisco Lease of 2012

Mayor Edwin M. Lee announced salesforce.com has leased approximately 450,000 square feet of office space in a new office tower to be built at 350 Mission Street.

Mayor Lee’s Statement on Developing San Francisco’s Hunters Point Shipyard & Treasure Island Projects

Mayor Lee’s Statement on Developing San Francisco’s Hunters Point Shipyard & Treasure Island Projects

Mayor Edwin M. Lee issued a statement on the Lennar and China Development Bank partnership and potential $1.7 billion loan for major infrastructure projects at Hunters Point Shipyard and Treasure Island.

Mayor Lee & SFUSD Joint Statement on Elementary School Tragedy in Connecticut

Mayor Lee & SFUSD Joint Statement on Elementary School Tragedy in Connecticut

Mayor Edwin M. Lee and San Francisco Unified School District (SFUSD) Superintendent Richard A. Carranza issued a joint statement in the wake of one of the deadliest school shootings in United States history at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut.

Mayor Lee Launches “Peace at Home” Campaign to End Domestic Violence

Mayor Lee Launches “Peace at Home” Campaign to End Domestic Violence

Mayor Edwin M. Lee joined by BOS President David Chiu, DA George Gascón, the SF Department on the Status of Women launched San Francisco’s “Peace at Home” campaign to raise awareness about domestic violence.

Mayor Lee’s Statement on U.S. Supreme Court Action to Take Up California Marriage Equality Case

Mayor Lee’s Statement on U.S. Supreme Court Action to Take Up California Marriage Equality Case

Mayor Edwin M. Lee issued a statement after the U.S. Supreme Court granted a writ of certiorari to hear the federal challenge to Proposition 8.

Mayor Lee & Detroit Mayor Bing Settle Friendly 2012 World Series Mayoral Wager

Mayor Lee & Detroit Mayor Bing Settle Friendly 2012 World Series Mayoral Wager

Mayor Edwin M. Lee and Detroit Mayor David Bing settled their friendly mayoral wager on the outcome of the 2012 World Series between the San Francisco Giants and the Detroit Tigers.