The Active Transportation and Infrastructure Committee's area of responsibility includes individual Capital Improvement Program (CIP), Oversight of CIP Streamlining, ADA CIP Projects, Infrastructure Finance, Regional Transportation Improvement Program, Asset Management, Infrastructure Condition Assessment Monitoring and Implementation, Neighborhood Input on Infrastructure Needs and Priorities, Stormwater Infrastructure, Public Facilities Financing Plans, Development Impact Fees, Facilities Benefit Assessments, Wastewater Infrastructure, Water Infrastructure, City Facilities, Park Infrastructure, Multi-Year Capital Improvement Program Plan, Transportation Infrastructure, Public Works, Transportation Planning, Transit Services, Parking, Community Parking Districts, Municipal Airports, Walkability, Bicycle Programs, and ADA Compliance and Accessibility. The Committee’s responsibility includes individual infrastructure projects related to water, wastewater, storm water, and parks, except for projects related to Pure Water, which shall be the responsibility of the Committee on the Environment.
The Audit Committee's area of responsibility includes oversight of the City's auditing, internal controls and any other financial or business practices as well as directing and reviewing the work of the City Auditor.
The Budget and Government Efficiency Committee's Area of Responsibility includes the Annual Budget, Financial Reports, Fees, Performance Measures and Analytics, Corporate Partnerships and Development, Fleet Services, Risk Management, Information Technology, Enterprise Resource Management, Purchasing and Contracting, Equal Opportunity Contracting, Living Wage, Prevailing Wage, Managed Competition, Revenue, San Diego City Employees’ Retirement System, Personnel, Consumer Protection, Civil Service, and Human Resources.
The Budget Review Committee's Area of Responsibility includes the review of six operating fund types (General Fund, Special Revenue Funds, Debt Service and Tax Funds, Capital Project Funds, Enterprise Funds, and Internal Service Funds). The Committee has the responsibility to analyze, study, and evaluate the estimates of required expenditures proposed for inclusion in the Annual Appropriation Ordinance, and the annual budgets of the San Diego Housing Commission, Civic San Diego, San Diego Convention Center Corporation, and the City of San Diego, solely in its capacity as Successor Agency to the former Redevelopment Agency of the City of San Diego. The Committee shall have the further responsibility to review and evaluate the tentative Capital Improvements Program. The Budget Review hearings are an opportunity for the City Council to obtain input from San Diego residents on spending priorities.
Annual budget review meetings shall be set in accordance with California Government Code section 54954, no later than the ten weeks immediately preceding the introduction of the Annual Appropriation Ordinance subject to the provisions of Council Policy No. 000-02.
The Community and Neighborhood Services Committee's area of responsibility includes Neighborhood Parks, Recreation Programs, Veterans Services, Special Event Permits, Senior Services, Volunteerism, Libraries, Maintenance Assessment Districts, Code Enforcement, and Child, Youth, and Family Services.
The Economic Development and Intergovernmental Relations Committee's area of responsibility includes Intergovernmental Relations, Interagency and Bi-National Agreements, International Trade, Foreign Trade Zones, San Diego Regional Airport Authority, Civic San Diego or Successor Agency, Port District, Educational Partnerships, City-wide Economic Development Programs and Strategy, Workforce Development, Commercial Marketing Districts, Business Improvement Districts, Tourism Marketing District, San Diego Convention Center Corporation, Incentive Programs, Regulatory Relief, Community Development Block Grants, Small Business Support, Worker Rights and Protections, Labor Standards, Job Quality Standards, Arts and Culture, and Open Data.
The Environment Committee's area of responsibility includes the Clean Water Program, Water Management and Policy, Energy (Solar, Property Assessed Clean Energy Programs, Green), Multiple Species Conservation Program, Solid Waste Disposal, Recycling, Air Quality Standards, Hazardous Waste, Regional Parks, Open Space, Public Utilities, Golf, Utility Undergrounding, Franchise Agreements, Stormwater Management and Policy, Climate Action Plan, Climate Resiliency Plan, Sustainability, Wastewater Management and Policy, Independent Rates Oversight Committee, Pure Water (including Indirect Potable Reuse/Direct Potable Reuse, Recycled Water, Graywater), San Diego County Water Authority, Shoreline Preservation, Wildlife Management, Environmental Services, and Environmental Policy.
The Land Use and Housing Committee's area of responsibility includes Permanent Supportive Housing, Homeless Services, Affordable Housing, Real Estate Assets, Planning, Land Use, Land Development Code, General Plan, Community Plans, Coastal Overlay Zone, and Historical Issues/Mills Act.
The Public Safety Committee's area of responsibility includes police, fire, lifeguards, homeland security, emergency medical services, gang prevention and intervention, graffiti abatement, and the Commission on Police Practices.
The Rules Committee's area of responsibility includes Rules of Council, City Charter, Open Government, Elections and Ballot Measures, Annexations, Boards and Commissions, Communications, Customer Service, Public Outreach, matters initiated by individual Councilmembers as provided in Rule 7.1, and Committee Composition and Responsibilities.
The Select Committee on San Diego Housing Commission Oversight and Reform Area of Responsibility includes issues related to the relationship between the Housing Authority of the City of San Diego and the San Diego Housing Commission and the potential areas for reform identified by the Working Group in its memorandum dated December 21, 2021, including evaluation of San Diego Municipal Code section 98.0301, the respective roles and responsibilities of the Housing Authority and Housing Commission, including considering the composition, roles, responsibilities, and oversight structure of the Housing Authority and Housing Commission, evaluating the accountability of the Housing Commission to the Housing Authority and City, reviewing the role and responsibilities of the Housing Commission’s President and Chief Executive Officer, proposing legislative or policy changes, evaluating the impact and effectiveness of the existing structure, and engaging with impacted stakeholders.
The Otay Mesa Enhanced Infrastructure Financing District Public Financing Authority (OM EIFD PFA) is the governing board of the district established pursuant to California Government Code sections 53398.50 - 53398.88 for the sole purpose of financing public facilities or other projects in Otay Mesa. The OM EIFD PFA meets the first Monday of each month at 10am in the City Council Committee Room, or as needed.
The Housing Commission meets one or two Fridays per month at 9 a.m. at 1122 Broadway, fourth Floor, downtown San Diego. For specific dates, contact Debbie Levenson-Cruz at 619-578-7179. Members include Stefanie Benvenuto (Chair), Ryan Clumpner (Vice Chair), Dion Akers, Margaret, Johanna Hester, Kellee Hubbard, and Eugene "Mitch" Mitchell. The Housing Commission meets one or two Fridays per month at 9 a.m. at 1122 Broadway, fourth Floor, downtown San Diego. For specific questions regarding any item on the San Diego Housing Commission agenda, please contact SDHCdocketemail@example.com or 619-578-7550. Agendas and reports are available at the San Diego Housing Commission Meetings page.
The COVID-19 Response and Recovery Committee’s Area of Responsibility includes the City’s COVID-19 pandemic response and recovery, including considering policy proposals, proposing legislation, monitoring and evaluating the impact and effectiveness of regulations enacted in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, providing oversight and recommendations on the distribution of COVID-19 relief funding and programs, and engaging with the Office of the Mayor, regional partners, residents and businesses.