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(a) Establishment of Fund. The Environment Cigarette Litter Abatement Fund is established as a category four fund as defined in Section 10.100-1 of the Administrative Code and shall receive all Cigarette Litter Abatement Fees imposed and collected under Chapter 105 of the San Francisco Administrative Code.
(b) Use of Fund. The City shall use this fund exclusively for the following purposes:
(1) Refunds of any overpayments of the Fee imposed hereunder;
(2) Costs of administration, collection and enforcement of the Cigarette Litter Abatement Ordinance, including but not limited to, the Tax Collector's personnel, training, space, equipment, materials and supplies, and systems programming expenses specific to collection of the Fee;
(3) Costs of public outreach and education to curb improper cigarette litter disposal; and
(4) Costs to collect and remove cigarette litter from City sidewalks, gutters and public spaces.
(c) Administration of Fund. Expenditures from the fund shall be made upon the recommendation of the Director of the Department of the Environment with the approval of the Controller. Expenditures and encumbrances from this fund shall be subject to the budget and fiscal provisions of the Charter.
(Added by 173-09, File No. 090724, App. 7/21/2009)