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File #: 211284    Version: 1 Name: Charter Amendment - Establishment of Children’s Agency and Commission; Funding for Children, Youth, and the San Francisco Unified School District; Funding Conditions on City Appropriations for the School District
Type: Charter Amendment Status: Pending Committee Action
Introduced: 12/14/2021 In control: Rules Committee
On agenda: Final action:
Enactment date: Enactment #:
Title: Charter Amendment (First Draft) to amend the Charter of the City and County of San Francisco to 1) establish a new Children’s Agency responsible for overseeing, aligning, and coordinating the development of systems, services, policies, and planning strategies to strengthen the City’s services for children, youth, and families; 2) authorize the Agency to include the Department of Children, Youth, and Their Families, which is responsible for administering the City’s Children and Youth Fund and promoting the development of programs and planning strategies to enhance services for children, youth, and their families; 3) authorize the Agency to include a new Department of Early Childhood, which will assume the duties previously assigned to the Office of Early Care and Education promoting the development of programs, policies, and strategies to enhance services for children ages 0-5; 4) establish a Children’s Commission to oversee the Agency; 5) modify the process for expending funds in the Children and Youth Fund to support services for children; 6) modify the process for expending funds in the Public Education Enrichment Fund to support the San Francisco Unified School District; and 7) require the Board of Education to submit a certification of compliance with specified governance requirements before the City appropriates funds to the San Francisco Unified School District not otherwise required by the Charter or State law; at an election to be held on June 7, 2022.
Sponsors: Mayor, Myrna Melgar, Rafael Mandelman
Attachments: 1. Leg Ver1, 2. Leg Dig Ver1, 3. Referral CA CEQA, 4. Referral CA CON, 5. Referra CA Mandated, 6. Referral YC, 7. CEQA Determination, 8. Public Corr 010422
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