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August 2012

The latest news and announcements from Mayor Lee

Mayor Lee Swears in New Appointments & Reappointments to City Boards & Commissions

Mayor Lee Swears in New Appointments & Reappointments to City Boards & Commissions

Mayor Edwin M. Lee today swore in the following new appointments and reappointments to San Francisco’s Boards and Commissions at a ceremony in City Hall.

Mayor Lee Announces Citizens Advisory Committee for Warriors Waterfront Arena on Piers 30-32

Mayor Lee Announces Citizens Advisory Committee for Warriors Waterfront Arena on Piers 30-32

Mayor Lee announced a 16-member Citizens Advisory Committee to help guide the public review and approval process for building a privately-financed, multi-purpose recreational facility on Piers 30- 32 in time for the 2017-2018 NBA basketball season.

Mayor Lee Announces Second Annual Chinatown Sunday Streets & Ping Pong Tournament

Mayor Lee Announces Second Annual Chinatown Sunday Streets & Ping Pong Tournament

Mayor Edwin M. Lee announced the second annual Chinatown Sunday Streets and Chinatown Ping Pong Tournament this Sunday, August 26th.

Mayor Lee & Public Utilities Commission Announce Appointment of Harlan L. Kelly, Jr. as General Manager

Mayor Lee & Public Utilities Commission Announce Appointment of Harlan L. Kelly, Jr. as General Manager

Mayor Edwin M. Lee and the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission announced the appointment of Harlan L. Kelly, Jr. as the new General Manager for the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission (SFPUC).

Mayor Lee Appoints Rodrigo Santos To City College Board Of Trustees

Mayor Lee Appoints Rodrigo Santos To City College Board Of Trustees

Mayor Edwin M. Lee today appointed Rodrigo Santos to the City College Board of Trustees, filling the vacancy left by the passing of Milton Marks III.

Mayor Lee’s Statement on Official Misconduct Hearings

Mayor Lee’s Statement on Official Misconduct Hearings

Mayor Edwin M. Lee issued a statement regarding the Ethics Commission’s recommendation to the Board of Supervisors concerning charges of official misconduct against Ross Mirkarimi.

Mayor Lee Highlights City Response to Ocean Avenue Fire Affecting Small Businesses

Mayor Lee Highlights City Response to Ocean Avenue Fire Affecting Small Businesses

Mayor Edwin M. Lee met with business and property owners affected by the August 7th fire on the 1500 block of Ocean Avenue to highlight the City’s comprehensive effort to assist in their recovery.

Mayor Lee Signs Legislation to Fund War Memorial Seismic Upgrades & Improvements Project

Mayor Lee Signs Legislation to Fund War Memorial Seismic Upgrades & Improvements Project

Mayor Edwin M. Lee signed legislation to fund War Memorial Veterans Building infrastructure improvements.

Mayor Edwin Lee’s Statement on The Passing of Milton Marks, III

Mayor Edwin Lee’s Statement on The Passing of Milton Marks, III

Mayor Edwin M. Lee issueda statement on the passing of City College of San Francisco Trustee Milton Marks, III.

Mayor Lee Announces Economic Development Team to Implement Jobs Plan, Revitalize Central Waterfront

Mayor Lee Announces Economic Development Team to Implement Jobs Plan, Revitalize Central Waterfront

Mayor Edwin M. Lee announced an economic development team that will implement key elements of his Jobs Plan.

Mayor Lee’s Statement on Sikh Temple Shooting in Wisconsin

Mayor Lee’s Statement on Sikh Temple Shooting in Wisconsin

Mayor Edwin M. Lee issued a statement in the wake of the tragic shooting at the Sikh Temple of Wisconsin in Oak Creek, Wisconsin:

Mayor Lee Signs San Francisco Transit Center District Plan

Mayor Lee Signs San Francisco Transit Center District Plan

Mayor Edwin M. Lee signed the San Francisco Transit Center District Plan after the Board of Supervisors unanimously approved it on July 31, 2012.

Mayor Lee and Supervisor Cohen Unveil Public Safety Initiative to Address Violence in Southeast Sector

Mayor Lee and Supervisor Cohen Unveil Public Safety Initiative to Address Violence in Southeast Sector

Mayor Lee joined Supervisor Malia Cohen, Police Chief, the City Administrator’s Office, community and religious leaders and service providers to announce a public safety initiative to address a recent increase in homicides in the City’s Southeast neighborhoods.