As the COVID-19 Delta variant surges, we see social economic disparities continue to widen. As our economy and society are reopening, the ability to continue working remotely, being able to travel safely and getting back to “normal” is a privilege that is still not available to many working families.
A year ago, in my “New Start” plan, I outlined a plan for COVID recovery and my commitment to working families, tenants, and small businesses. I’m happy that through this year’s budget, we are delivering on our promises and all of my colleagues are committed to making sure that our recovery does not leave anyone behind.
Segments of Geary Boulevard, between 33rd Avenue and Stanyan Street, are proposed to be converted from temporary transit lanes to permanent transit lanes.
I am so grateful to be able to continue the legacy left by my predecessor, Supervisor Sandra Lee Fewer, working with our Richmond neighbors on this shared vision of what true community looks like.
Commissioner Chan expressed support in the long term for Concept Two, which features a promenade and two-way roadway, and in the short term, a timed promenade which would open the Great Highway to cars on weekdays and closed to cars as a promenade on weekends.
The City budget is one of the most important pieces of legislation that the Board of Supervisors work on — it is a statement of our values.
The pandemic has highlighted deep inequities in San Francisco. When I took office this January, I pledged to provide relief to small businesses, working families, and make corporations pay their fair share.
In this edition of my newsletter, you’ll find information on: COVID response and vaccine updatesCommunity events including upcoming town halls on transit projects, housing, virtual office hours, free laundry day, and more.
The pandemic has devastated our public transportation service and revenues. It also provided an opportunity to re-envision our streets and transit services and routes.
Supervisor Connie Chan will introduce legislation to expand the Legacy Business Program and create a second tier of small businesses known as Neighborhood Anchor Businesses.
Becoming homeless could happen to many of us – 59% of Americans are just one paycheck away from becoming homeless.
The investigation will focus on Rec. and Park’s Golden Gate Park 150th Anniversary Agreement
I thank District 1 voters for sending me to represent our incredible and vibrant district in City Hall. I know the responsibility of this office means I am tasked with fighting against special and corporate interests and advocating for working people, immigrants and communities of color.
As I promised on the campaign trail, my New Start Plan will prioritize the needs of small businesses and working people by pushing for robust and equitable public health services, building more affordable housing and keeping people housed, and uplifting those who are too often left behind by many of our City’s policies.
On Saturday, Nov. 7, the final votes were tallied and it was announced that Connie Chan won the general election to the San Francisco Board of Supervisors. She will represent District 1, replacing outgoing Supervisor Sandra Lee Fewer, who chose not to run for reelection.