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Chair Nathan Fletcher is creating a County you can count on by listening to the community’s needs and delivering results. He’s fighting for the working and middle-class families, tackling homelessness, working to build more housing, creating a better way to provide behavioral health and taking actions to keep our neighborhoods safe. Chair Fletcher is working hard every day with the residents of San Diego County to bring results on:

  • Homelessness & Behavioral Health

  • Affordable Housing

  • Public Health & Public Safety

  • Environment & Climate Change

  • Jobs & Economy

  • Children & Childcare

News: A County You Can Count On

COUNTY FLYING FLAGS AT HALF STAFF FOR CHILDREN KILLED IN TEXAS, LIGHTING BUILDING ORANGE

05/24/22

Chair Nathan Fletcher has directed flags at the County Administration Center to fly at half staff in honor of the young lives lost during a shooter's rampage at a school in Texas.

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GOVERNOR’S CARE COURT POLICY BACKED BY CHAIR FLETCHER & THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

05/24/22

Chair Nathan Fletcher, and the Board of Supervisors voted to support Governor Gavin Newsom’s CARE Court proposal. After the vote, Chair Fletcher issues the following statement:

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VICE CHAIR VARGAS AND CHAIR NATHAN FLETCHER STRENGTHEN COUNTY’S EFFORTS TO PROVIDE REPRODUCTIVE HEALTHCARE SERVICES

05/24/22

Vice Chair Nora Vargas and Chair Nathan Fletcher brought forth a new policy to strengthen the County’s efforts and to provide accessible and safe reproductive healthcare by launching a comprehensive assessment and advocating for state legislation and funding for services.

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CHAIR FLETCHER & BOARD TAKE ACTION TO HELP CITIES TACKLE HOMELESSNESS, REDUCE YOUTH HOMELESSNESS

05/24/22

Chair Nathan Fletcher, and the other members of the San Diego County Board of Supervisors passed two actions that will expand the County’s commitment to addressing the homelessness crisis.

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CHAIR FLETCHER CALLS CARE COURT & $10M OF GRANT FUNDING FOR SHELTERS ‘NEW TOOLS’ TO FIGHT THE CRISES OF HOMELESSNESS, MENTAL HEALTH AND SUBSTANCE ABUSE

05/23/22

The County of San Diego under the leadership of San Diego County Board of Supervisors Chair Nathan Fletcher is continuing its unprecedented commitment to put more resources into addressing the region's mental health, substance abuse and homelessness crisis.

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County Wins 61 National Achievement Awards for Outstanding Programs

05/23/22

The County of San Diego garnered 61 Achievement Awards this year including a Best in Category nod from the National Association of Counties, which recognizes innovative county government programs.

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GOVERNOR NEWSOM APPOINTS JASON PAGUIO TO CALIFORNIA COMMISSION ON ASIAN AND PACIFIC ISLANDER AMERICAN AFFAIRS

05/23/22

The Asian Business Association San Diego (ABASD) is pleased to announce that our President & CEO Jason Paguio has been appointed to the California Commission on Asian and Pacific Islander American Affairs by Governor Gavin Newsom.

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CARE COURT, WOMEN’S REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH & $10M FOR HOMELESS SHELTERS ON BOARD SUPERVISORS AGENDA FOR TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY

05/22/22

Women’s reproductive health, Governor Gavin Newsom’s CARE Court proposal, and funding to address youth homelessness and the $10 million for grants to help cities build shelters and safe parking lots are some of the policies on the agenda at the Board of Supervisors meetings on Tuesday, May 24, and Wednesday, May 25.

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FREE COLLEGE, CAREER & BASIC NEEDS FAIR FOR STUDENTS & ADULTS ON SATURDAY, MAY 21 HOSTED BY CHAIR FLETCHER & AVENUES FOR SUCCESS AT HERBERT HOOVER HIGH SCHOOL

05/18/22

Chair Nathan Fletcher during his 2022 State of San Diego County Address discussed preparing our next generation workforce to be able to support their families, and he has partnered with Avenues for Success, Hoover High School and the Social Justice Academy with funding from the San Diego Foundation to host The Village United: a college and career fair that will feature workshops and basic needs resources for high school students, and adult members of the San Diego County community.

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CHAIR FLETCHER RELEASES BUDGET MESSAGE ON EVE OF COUNTY BUDGET HEARINGS

05/18/22

Detailed presentations about the recommended County of San Diego 2022-2023 Fiscal Year Budget will be delivered on Thursday, May 19 and Friday May 20 starting at 9:00 a.m. both days.

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All Local Law Enforcement Agencies to Refer Calls to County Mobile Crisis Response Teams

05/13/22

County behavioral health officials, law enforcement representatives and community partners today announced all of the region’s 911 dispatchers have signed on to a memorandum of understanding to refer certain mental health calls to the County’s Mobile Crisis Response Teams.

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1,200+ PEOPLE HAVE BEEN HELPED BY MOBILE CRISIS RESPONSE TEAMS SO FAR

05/12/22

All 11 law enforcement agencies in the San Diego County region now will refer mental health crisis calls that come into 911 to a County-sponsored Mobile Crisis Response Team (MCRT).

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All County law enforcement now able to refer to Mobile Crisis Response Team

05/12/22

All 11 law enforcement agencies in the San Diego County region will now be able to refer mental health crisis calls that come into 911 to a county-sponsored Mobile Crisis Response Team, it was announced Thursday.

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All County Law Enforcement Now Able to Refer to Mobile Crisis Response Teams

05/12/22

All 11 law enforcement agencies in the San Diego County region will now be able to refer mental health crisis calls that come into 911 to a county-sponsored Mobile Crisis Response Team (MCRT), it was announced Thursday.

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UNION LEADERS EXPRESSES SUPPORT FOR SUBCONTRACTOR TRANSPARENCY ORDINANCE COUNTY PASSED AFTER 2ND READING AT COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

05/11/22

Chair Nathan Fletcher, and members of the San Diego County Board of Supervisors, today passed two separate ordinances about subcontractor transparency, after the to increase the amount of information contractors provide about the subcontractors they use on their projects in unincorporated areas of the County.

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COUNTY SUPPORTS YOUTH OPPORTUNITY PASSES WITH $1.5 MILLION

05/10/22

Chair Nathan Fletcher, and his colleagues on the San Diego County Board of Supervisors, today passed Vice Chair Nora Vargas’ policy to allocate $1.5 million in County resources to support Youth Opportunity Pass Pilot Program. After the vote, Chair Fletcher issued the following statement:

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COUNTY ACCEPTS $1M FEDERAL APPROPRIATION TO EXPAND CHILD CARE CAPACITY IN SAN DIEGO, ONE DAY AFTER 400 DAY CARE CENTERS IN 27 STATES CLOSED FOR NATIONAL PROTEST

05/10/22

A day after hundreds of daycare centers in 27 states closed due to a National Day Without Child Care, Chair Nathan Fletcher, and the other members of the San Diego County Board of Supervisors today authorized accepting $1,000,000 in federal appropriations, secured by U.S. Representative Sara Jacobs, to create a childcare expansion fund to help small child care entities, both center-based and home-based, make acquisitions and capital improvements to expand the number of San Diego families they can serve.

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San Diego County votes to accept funding for child care centers

05/10/22

The San Diego County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously Tuesday to accept $1 million in federal funds for child care providers.

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Supervisors unanimously accept $1M in federal funds for child care centers

05/10/22

The San Diego County Board of Supervisors voted Monday to unanimously accept $1 million in federal funds obtained by Rep. Sara Jacobs through the Small Business Administration’s annual funding bill.

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Supervisors vote to accept funding for child care centers

05/10/22

The San Diego County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously on Thursday to accept $1 million in federal funds for child care providers.

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CHAIR FLETCHER ACTIVATES THE COUNTY OF SAN DIEGO’S STANDARD MOA WITH 18 CITIES TO PROVIDE HOMELESS SUPPORT SERVICES, NOW UP TO CITIES TO SIGN IT

05/09/22

Nathan Fletcher, Chair of the San Diego County Board of Supervisors, today shared details of the Standard Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) the County is ready to execute between the 18 incorporated cities, during the Regional Task Force on Homelessness’ Intergovernmental Roundtable Meeting.

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San Diego County leaders discuss plans for $10M to help cities to create new shelters

05/09/22

Nathan Fletcher, Chair of the San Diego County Board of Supervisors, Monday shared details of the Standard Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) the County is ready to execute between the 18 incorporated cities for homeless services, during the Regional Task Force on Homelessness’ Intergovernmental Roundtable Meeting.

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San Diego County wants to expand homeless services to cities throughout the region

05/09/22

San Diego County Chairman of Supervisors Nathan Fletcher has a proposal for city leaders countywide: You provide the shelter space and the county will offer onsite mental health services and public benefits assistance.

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County sweetens deal, offers services to cities that open homeless shelters

05/09/22

Any San Diego County city that opens a new homeless shelter will be provided with various county-funded services under a memorandum of understanding proposed Monday.

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San Diego County's New Movement on Mending the Homeless Crisis

05/09/22

“The situation on the streets demands that we continue to look for every possible way we can get more shelter facilities up, more safe parking, more safe camping and we can do it much faster,” County Supervisor, Nathan Fletcher, said Monday in a meeting with city representatives.

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