Jose' Cisneros re-elected by voters as Treasurer
Voters have re-elected Mr. Jose' Cisneros as the San Francisco City and County Treasurer. Mr. Cisneros was appointed in September 2004, by Mayor Gavin Newsom as Treasurer. As Treasurer, he serves as the City's banker and chief investment officer, managing all tax and revenue collection for San Francisco. He was elected to a full term in November 2005. Key accomplishments include:
- lowest-ever property tax delinquency rate in the history of San
Francisco. This means more services for the people of San Francisco,
and lessens the pressure to increase taxes.
- high investment returns, outpacing other large California counties—while preserving the safety and liquidity of the City’s money.
implementation of the Working Families Credit Program, an innovative public/private partnership providing a tax credit to qualified San Francisco families. More than 9,500 of the City’s lowest-income working families have received over $2 million from the program, which provides a match to the federal Earned Income Tax Credit.
Bank on San Francisco. The program helps "unbanked" San Franciscans, who are disproportionately low-income, set up checking accounts. Visit the BankonSF web site for more info.
For more information please visit the Treasurer's Office web site