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Supervisor 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. Supervisor 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

After the Vaccine, Republicans Became Far More Likely to Die with Covid-19 Than Democrats

01/30/23

A Voice of San Diego analysis of death certificates and public voter files reveals that partisan affiliation was a predictor of one’s likelihood to perish during year two of the pandemic. Those who decline to identify with a party also saw a higher rate of death.

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NICOLE MURRAY-RAMIREZ REAPPOINTED TO SAN DIEGO COUNTY HUMAN RELATIONS COMMISSION

01/10/23

Murray-Ramirez leads a class of 12 people appointed to various Boards and Commissions by Nathan Fletcher in his role as Supervisor for the County of San Diego’s Fourth District.

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SUPERVISOR FLETCHER EXCITED TO WORK WITH NEW CHAIR & VICE CHAIR IN 2023

01/10/23

Supervisor Fletcher’s 3 Nominees Received Unanimous Support

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San Diego County Supports Difficult Immigration Decision Made by President Biden

01/05/23

Leadership from San Diego County, a community in Southern California that borders Mexico and recently experienced several street releases of people seeking asylum, issued the following statement today after President Joe Biden’s announcement about a new border strategy.

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Column: Fletcher reflects on changes at the county and looks forward

12/28/22

Supervisor pushed to boost mental health care, social services and bring more attention to underserved communities.

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NATHAN FLETCHER WANTS SUPERVISOR NORA VARGAS TO BE THE NEXT CHAIR OF COUNTY

12/13/22

“I think it’s important to provide an opportunity for others so that we continue to drive change.” -Supervisor Fletcher. Board of Supervisors to Vote on New Chair, Vice Chair and Pro-tempore on January 10, 2023 at 9 a.m.

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Column: Mental health problems among homeless people is a concern coast to coast

12/09/22

San Diego focus on CARE Court, expanded approach in NYC underscore efforts to deal with troubled people living without shelter.

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SUPERVISOR FLETCHER TO LEAD LAST MEETINGS NEXT WEEK AS CHAIR OF SAN DIEGO COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

12/09/22

Housing, Contracting Standards, Behavioral Health Workforce & Heritage Park on the Agendas.

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HOMELESSNESS CENSUS, IMMIGRATION & PARKS ON THE TUES. & WEDS. BOARD OF SUPERVISORS MEETING AGENDA

11/14/22

hair Nathan Fletcher and the San Diego County Board of Supervisors at their meeting on Tuesday will vote on a measure to incentivize County employees with pay to participate in the annual point-in-time county next year, and later that evening the meeting will continue at 5:30 p.m. for the annual Transparent Review of Unjust Transfers and Holds (TRUTH) Act community forum. On Wednesday one of the items the Board is voting on is a contract for Calavo Park in District 4.

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SUPERVISOR FLETCHER ANNOUNCES “SALUTE OUR VETERANS” WINNERS

11/07/22

Supervisor Nathan Fletcher today during a small ceremony at the County Administration Center honored the winners of his inaugural “Salute Our Veterans” awards. The three winners were selected from 50 total nominations received in three categories. Kiara Blanchard, a veteran who helps children and nonprofits is the recipient of the Salute Our Veterans Community Leaders Award; The Mental Bar, a veteran-owned coffee shop, is the recipient of the Small Business Award; and Black Deported Veterans of America, Inc. is the recipient of the Non-Profit Award.

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Parks, bike trails and riverfront dining: The $700 million plan to transform the San Diego River

10/30/22

The long-neglected San Diego River could become a regional attraction with recreational amenities and riverfront dining under a new financing plan recently endorsed by county and city officials.

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San Diego County to Leverage Data to Combat Homelessness

10/28/22

San Diego County has launched two new efforts to help combat homelessness: the adoption of a policy enabling the use predictive analytics to help those at risk, and an app to help connect people experiencing homelessness with resources.

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DEADLINE APPROACHING TO SUBMIT PHOTOS FOR 3RD ANNUAL ALTAR DE MUERTOS

10/27/22

Supervisor Nathan Fletcher’s hosting his 3rd Annual Altar de Muertos in partnership with Supervisor Nora Vargas; San Diegans have until Monday, October 31 to submit photos of deceased loved-ones for placement on the Altar at the County Administration Center. To Submit a photo visit www.SupervisorNathanFletcher.com/Altar.

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Supervisors Fletcher, Anderson Propose $100M Opioid Settlement Framework

10/27/22

San Diego County supervisors Nathan Fletcher and Joel Anderson Wednesday revealed an Opioid Settlement Framework they are asking the Board of Supervisors to approve next week.

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COUNTY TRANSFERRING CANNABIS LICENSING FROM SHERIFF TO PLANNING DEPARTMENT

10/26/22

The County of San Diego is transferring its cannabis licensing program for unincorporated areas from the Sheriff’s Department to the County’s Planning and Development Services (PDS). This is another step in the County’s efforts to create a safe, regulated and legal cannabis policy for the unincorporated communities.

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Confronting surge in overdose deaths, supervisors make plans for opioid settlement money

10/26/22

San Diego County officials are making plans to tackle opioid addiction and overdoses, using $100 million the county expects to receive from settlements with drug manufacturers.

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County Planning and Development will take over cannabis business licensing from Sheriff’s Department

10/26/22

Cannabis business licensing in San Diego County will move from the Sheriff’s Department to the county’s Planning & Development Services, substantially lowering fees for the service.

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REGIONAL FIREFIGHTER MEMORIAL TO BE BUILT, SUPERVISOR FLETCHER’S POLICY IS PASSED

10/25/22

Supervisor Nathan Fletcher wants to honor the lives of fallen firefighters in San Diego County. Today, his policy to build the San Diego Regional Firefighter Memorial at Waterfront Park was approved by his colleagues, which is the first step in the process of planning and raising funds to build the Memorial.

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SUPERVISOR FLETCHER’S HOMELESSNESS PREVENTION POLICY PASSED

10/25/22

Supervisor Nathan Fletcher’s policy to use predictive analytics to prevent people from becoming homeless in San Diego County received the support of the other Supervisors during their meeting on Tuesday. After the vote, Supervisor Fletcher issued the following statement:

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FLETCHER, ANDERSON $100 MILLION PLAN TO TACKLE OPIOID CRISIS IN COUNTY GETS APPROVAL

10/25/22

Today the San Diego County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously to support Supervisors Nathan Fletcher and Joel Anderson’s plan to use an expected $100 million in settlement money from lawsuits with drug makers to address the opioid crisis in the region. After today’s vote, Supervisors Fletcher and Anderson issued the following statements:

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County approves program to detect who may become homeless

10/25/22

County supervisors Tuesday unanimously approved a plan that will use data to identify people who are at risk of becoming homeless as a way of keeping them in their homes and off the street.

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CHAIR FLETCHER & BOARD OF SUPERVISORS TO VOTE ON HOMELESSNESS PREVENTION, OPIOID SETTLEMENT FRAMEWORK

10/24/22

The San Diego County Board of Supervisors at their meetings on Tuesday and Wednesday will vote on installing a homelessness prevention plan, a firefighter memorial at Waterfront Park and a plan to spend money from a lawsuit settlement with opioid manufacturers.

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CHAIR FLETCHER WANTS TO USE PREDICTIVE ANALYTICS TO PREVENT HOMELESSNESS

10/24/22

Predictive analytics are a modern tool used by Major League Baseball teams to help them win games; Chair Nathan Fletcher of the San Diego County Board of Supervisors wants to use predictive analytics to help prevent people from becoming homeless. Today during a press conference, he introduced the analytics policy that’s up for a vote on Tuesday and also announced a new app-based tool the County is now using to mobilize more of its employees to help connect unsheltered people to services.

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HOMELESSNESS County Supervisor Fletcher proposes data-driven homeless prevention plan

10/24/22

Chair to ask colleagues to approve initiative that would mimic outreach effort that has been successful in Los Angeles

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County Supervisors Approve Waterfront Park Memorial to Fallen Firefighters

10/24/22

A motion to build a memorial at Waterfront Park to firefighters who died in the line of duty was unanimously approved Tuesday by the San Diego County Board of Supervisors.

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