Mayor Lee Launches SF Budget Challenge To Provide Public Budgeting Experience

Budget_16may11Mayor Edwin M. Lee today announced the launch of the SF Budget Challenge, an interactive online tool that allows the public an opportunity to use real public policy choices with real cost-savings to try to reduce the City’s $306 million deficit. The SF Budget Challenge will allow users to experience first hand the difficult choices in developing a responsible balanced budget. 

“Like many cities and counties across the country, San Francisco faces another difficult budget year,” said Mayor Lee. “The SF Budget Challenge represents the challenging choices we are making to present a balanced budget that will keep our City safe, solvent and successful for years to come. I encourage everyone to try their hand at this innovative tool.” Read more.

To access the SF Budget Challenge, go to

Posted on May 19, 2011 | The comments to this entry are closed.