- Revenue and spending trends show the General Fund has grown from $2.4 billion to $4 billion in the last ten years;
- 60% (!) of the General Fund spending growth has come from Public Health, Human Services, Police, and Fire with the majority of spending going to improve employee wages and benefits;
- San Francisco provides a vast array of services at costs that exceed other cities and counties in California;
- The two most volatile revenue sources for the General Fund are the real estate transfer tax, and the use of the prior year fund balance;
- San Francisco's revenue base is more diversified and, therefore, more stable in comparison to peer cities and counties in California.
All this and more can be reviewed in the report.