Creating a Food Security Task Force, Ordinance No. 206-05

Jurisdiction Name: San Francisco City and County
State/Province: CA
Country: United States
Type of Government: Municipality/County
Population: 827,420
Population Range: 250,000 to 999,999
Policy Links: WebPDF
Policy type: ordinance
Year: 2005
GFC Topic: community food security
Keywords: SNAP, WIC, culturally appropriate, food assistance, food security, food security task force, low-income, plan, strategic, strategic plan, task force, vulnerable population
Adopting Government Department(s):

City and County of San Francisco Board of Supervisors

Lead Implementing Entity(s): San Francisco Department of Public Health
Support Entity(s):

San Francisco Unified School District, San Francisco Human Service Agency, San Francisco Department of Children, Youth and their Families, San Francisco Mayor's Office on Community Development, San Francisco Recreation and Park Department

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Policy Outcome(s):

established a Food Security Task Force (FSTF); defined food security; required the creation of a strategic plan to reduce hunger and increase food security and participation in food assistance programs; required FSTF to submit status reports regarding the strategic plan progress; included a sunset provision for FSTF to recommend whether the task force should continue after two years of this ordinance adoption

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