Board of Supervisors Approves Unanimously Pension Proposal
Mayor Edwin M. Lee today issued the following statement on Board of Supervisors’ unanimous final approval of the proposed Charter amendment for pension and health benefits reform for the November 2011 ballot:
“After months of discussions with labor, business, community and City leaders, I am confident our consensus pension reform measure is comprehensive, fair, balanced, and responsible.
I am grateful to Supervisor Sean Elsbernd for leading these reform efforts to restructure San Francisco’s pension and health benefits, and to Supervisors John Avalos, David Chiu, Carmen Chu, Malia Cohen, Mark Farrell, Scott Wiener and David Campos for cosponsoring our overall strategy to bring structural reforms to our City’s long term financial planning and budgeting. I thank all the Supervisors for their vote today. Read more.