July 11, 2019

Mayor London N. Breed today (July 11, 2019) signed a $628.5 million Earthquake Safety and Emergency Response bond for the March 2020 ballot that would fund seismic retrofitting and resiliency for fire stations, police stations, and other critical public safety infrastructure. If approved by voters, the Bond would provide:

  • $275 million to fund seismic retrofitting and resiliency projects for Neighborhood Fire Stations and support facilities, such as firefighting training facilities;
  • $153.5 million for the Emergency Firefighting Water System;
  • $121 million to fund seismic retrofitting and resiliency projects for San Francisco Police District Stations, and support facilities;
  • $70 million for disaster response facilities;
  • $9 million for the Department of Emergency Management 9-1-1 Call Center.

See the entire press release here https://sfmayor.org/article/mayor-london-breed-signs-629-million-bond-earthquake-safety-and-emergency-response-march

Also, earlier this week (July 9, 2019) the Board of Supervisors voted unanimously to place a $600 million Affordable Housing Bond on the November 2019 ballot that would fund the creation and preservation of affordable housing in San Francisco. That press release can be viewed here: https://sfmayor.org/article/board-supervisors-votes-unanimously-place-600-million-affordable-housing-bond-november