FY 2015-16 and 2016-17 Budget Overview
The Fiscal Years 2015-16 and 2016-17 reflect years of growth for Public Works. Our budget allows us to better serve the people of San Francisco by:
Public Works is growing by welcoming new staff that will allow us to maintain and expand our community programs such as our public gardens, sidewalk cleaning, graffiti removal, street repair and various building and structure maintenance. Over the past year we have successfully rolled out new community programs and job building initiatives that address the needs of our city.
Public Works is very proud to share the success of the Pit Stop Program; it has allowed the city to maintain its dignity and also the dignity of our most vulnerable citizens. Public Works is also proud to have managed the construction of various capital projects, including the San Francisco War Memorial and the Joe DiMaggio Playground Improvement Project.
This year we saw new but welcomed challenges to our city and it allowed us to creatively explore new solutions. Whether it is weathering El Nino or organizing our spectacular annual parades and celebrations, our dedicated staff works strategically and around the clock to ensure that our city is always presentable.
2016-17 Operating Budget Highlights:
Public Work’s total gross operating budget grew by 9%, from $256 million in the Fiscal Year (FY) 2015-16 to $279 million in FY 2016-17. These figures include day-to-day operations such as:
Above are only a snapshot of Public Work’s service to the community. Our community is changing and growing, and our services for the community reflect their needs. Public Work’s budget is set to meet the needs our community.
Funds in Millions
Number of budgeted full-time employees:
In FY 2015-16 Public Works received $29.7 million in general fund operating support. In FY 2016-17 general fund operating support grows by 16%, to $34.5 million. The $4.7 million increase is to expand the following programs within Street Environmental Services.
Capital Budget Overview
Public Work’s capital budget for the last few years underscores the City’s commitment to taking care of San Francisco’s street and right of way infrastructure. Totaling $73.9 million in FY 2015-16, and $75.8 million in FY 2016-17, the capital budget continues to repair roads, curb ramps, bridges, street and stair structures, pothole repairs, tree replacement and emergency tree care, retaining walls, and tunnels, as well as emergency landslide repairs.
Capital Budget Highlights: