Mayor Applauds Signing of Candlestick Point State Park Funding Bill

Mayor Applauds Signing of Candlestick Point State Park Funding Bill 10/13/09 - Mayor Gavin Newsom commended Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger for signing into law today a bill that will fund and improve the Candlestick Point State Recreation Area.

"Thanks to the Governor and the important leadership of Senator Mark Leno who sponsored this legislation, we now stand ready to make significant improvements to the first urban state park in California," said Mayor Newsom. "This is a major step forward toward improving the quality of life through better recreation opportunities in southeast San Francisco."

Now pursuant to California law, the park’s boundaries – which include underutilized tracts of land – will be reconfigured in exchange for tens of millions of dollars of improvements and dedicated funding for the future operations and maintenance of the recreation area, which faced closure and a lack of funding in recent years. Read more.

Posted on October 14, 2009 | The comments to this entry are closed.