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(a) Establishment of Fund. The San Francisco Disaster and Emergency Response and Recovery Fund is established as a response and recovery measure to ensure San Francisco's ability to quickly respond to and recover from disaster and emergency events that impact the City and County of San Francisco, its residents, and its businesses. The San Francisco Disaster and Emergency Response and Recovery Fund is a category eight fund, authorized to receive all donations, grants, gifts, and bequests of money and property which may be offered to the City and County of San Francisco to assist in funding the City's response and recovery efforts during and after a disaster or emergency.
(b) Use of Fund. Donors may designate the following categories of use for their funds:
(1) Public Infrastructure Repair and Replacement: to replace, repair, and rebuild public buildings, infrastructure, and other assets owned by the City and County that were damaged or rendered unusable as a result of a disaster or emergency.
(2) Disaster/Emergency Housing and/or Relief: to provide shelter, food and other assistance to individuals and families in San Francisco who are impacted by a disaster or emergency event that affected San Francisco.
(3) Disaster/Emergency Animal Care Relief: to provide shelter, food and other assistance to animals and pets in San Francisco that are displaced or otherwise impacted by a disaster or emergency event that affected San Francisco.
(4) If the donor has not specified an intended category of use for the donation, the money or assets may be used for any of the purposes identified above at the discretion of the City Administrator, in consultation with the Controller and the Department of Emergency Management.
No costs which may be incurred by any City and County department in administering this fund or disbursements from this fund shall be recovered therefrom, except for electronic transactional or processing fees.
(c) The City Administrator's Office is responsible for determining the allocation of this fund to the appropriate City agency or agencies in consultation with the Controller, the Department of Emergency Management, and the Office of the Mayor, provided that such allocation is consistent with the designated category of use as provided under subsection (b) above.
(d) By July 15 of each year, the City Administrator's Office and the Controller's Office shall submit an annual report to the Mayor and Board of Supervisors regarding Disaster and Emergency Response and Recovery Fund sources and uses. The Controller's Office shall also include the Disaster and Emergency Response and Recovery Fund's sources and uses in its Quarterly Budget Status Report and the related presentation it makes to the Board of Supervisors.