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File #: ROGC 23-016    Version: 1
Type: Rules Committee Reviews, Recommendations and Approvals Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 1/5/2023 In control: Joint Meeting for the Rules and Open Government Committee and Committee of the Whole
On agenda: 1/11/2023 Final action:
Title: Audit of BeautifySJ. (Jimenez)
Attachments: 1. Memorandum from Jimenez

...Title

Audit of BeautifySJ. (Jimenez)

...Recommendations

1.  Direct the City Auditor to conduct an audit of BeautifySJ program safety, training, and employee support protocols, including:

                     a.  Reviewing training provided to employees conducting encampment abatements and clean-ups, particularly those who work directly with unhoused individuals or are exposed to hazardous waste and other potentially hazardous conditions;

                     b.  Reviewing the safety protocols in place for employees conducting encampment abatements and cleanups, including evaluation of protective gear and security;

                     c.  Assessing potential impacts on staff who regularly conduct encampment abatements and work with and encounter people living in abject poverty or suffering from mental health conditions and addiction in encampments. This could include reviewing worker’s compensation claims, staff turnover, absence, or vacancy rates, or other relevant data.