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Mayor Kevin L. Faulconer

San Diego Ranks Eighth Nationally in Clean Power Production

Friday, May 19, 2017 - NEWS RELEASE

San Diego – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has ranked the City of San Diego as the eighth largest green power user in the country in its annual list recognizing agencies for generating power from alternative energy sources, including solar, landfill gas, hydro-electric and wastewater methane energy systems.

Mayor Kevin L. Faulconer

Unprecedented Regional Collaboration Expands ‘One San Diego Skills for Success’ Program to Entire Region

Thursday, May 18, 2017 - NEWS RELEASE

SAN DIEGO – Continuing efforts to help San Diego youth gain skills for successful careers, Mayor Kevin L. Faulconer has today announced that leaders from nearly 40 local agencies are joining him to create internships and summer jobs with local businesses. The collaborative effort will increase real-life career opportunities for opportunity youth, and high school and community college students through the expansion of Mayor Faulconer’s successful One San Diego 100 program.

Mayor Kevin L. Faulconer

Mayor Faulconer Calls for Fiscal Prudence in Updated Budget Proposal

Tuesday, May 16, 2017 - NEWS RELEASE

San Diego – Continuing his focus on crafting a fiscally responsible budget that plans for the future and serves San Diego’s neighborhoods, Mayor Kevin L. Faulconer was joined today by City Council President Myrtle Cole and Councilmember Barbara Bry to announce an updated “One San Diego” budget proposal that adds investments in public safety, infrastructure and the arts while bolstering reserves to prepare for lean budget years ahead.

Mayor Kevin L. Faulconer

Coastal Commission Renews Water Treatment Plant Permit Saving San Diego $1.8 Billion

Wednesday, May 10, 2017 - NEWS RELEASE

San Diego – The City’s plan to develop a sustainable water supply and divert wastewater flows from the Pacific Ocean came one step closer to reality today when the California Coastal Commission unanimously gave its approval for a modified permit for the Point Loma Wastewater Treatment Plant.

Mayor Kevin L. Faulconer

Pension Reform Ruling Viewed Positively by Credit Rating Agency

Wednesday, May 3, 2017 - NEWS RELEASE

San Diego – Following the recent appellate court decision that upheld San Diego’s voter-approved pension reform, Moody’s Investors Service called the ruling a “credit positive” and “beneficial” for the City of San Diego at a time when rising pension costs are putting a strain on City finances.

Mayor Kevin L. Faulconer

City Opens New Facility to Power Trash Trucks with Cleaner Fuel

Tuesday, May 2, 2017 - NEWS RELEASE

San Diego – With the goal of making a cleaner San Diego for future generations, Mayor Kevin L. Faulconer and City Councilmember Chris Cate today announced the City has taken a major step toward switching its entire fleet of refuse and recycling collection trucks from diesel fuel to compressed natural gas (CNG) – a cleaner-burning fuel that significantly reduces greenhouse gas emissions and saves taxpayer dollars.

Mayor Kevin L. Faulconer

Mayor Faulconer Joins U.S. Mayors as Co-Chair of National Drive for 100% Renewable Energy

Wednesday, August 26, 2017 - NEWS RELEASE

San Diego – Continuing his commitment to making San Diego cleaner for future generations, Mayor Kevin L. Faulconer today announced he will join mayors from across the country in support of the “Mayors for 100% Clean Energy” initiative – a new effort to recruit mayors to adopt the goal of transitioning to 100 percent renewable energy in cities across the country. Mayor Faulconer serves as one of four co-chairs.

Mayor Kevin L. Faulconer

Mayor Faulconer, Chief Zimmerman Announce New Technology to Modernize Police Helicopters

Wednesday, April 26, 2017 - NEWS RELEASE

San Diego – With police helicopters behind them ready for takeoff, Mayor Kevin L. Faulconer, Police Chief Shelley Zimmerman and representatives from AT&T showcased new technology that makes it easier for San Diego Police Department helicopter pilots to communicate with ground support.

Mayor Kevin L. Faulconer

City Council Approves Mayor Faulconer’s Proposal to Support Homeless Services

Tuesday, April 25, 2017 - NEWS RELEASE

San Diego – To help individuals end the cycle of homelessness, the City Council approved Mayor Kevin L. Faulconer’s proposal to invest $4.1 million in federal grants to support services toward projects to reduce homelessness.

“This will support effective programs and vital services that can help someone without shelter get back on their feet,” Mayor Faulconer said.

Mayor Kevin L. Faulconer

Fiscal Year 2018 One San Diego Proposed Budget Fact Sheet

OVERVIEW OF PROGRESS UNDER MAYOR FAULCONER

 We’ve made so much progress over the past three years to invest in all of our neighborhoods, and this budget plan keeps the focus on key services the City Council and I have worked hard to restore.” Mayor Kevin L. Faulconer

Record levels of street repair

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