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(a) Policy Goal. It shall be the policy of the City and County of San Francisco to endeavor to ensure that at least 30% of nonfictional persons in each of the following categories on property owned by the City be women: (1) depictions of historical figures in statues, monuments, memorials, plaques, and similar objects publicly recognizing historical figures; (2) names of City streets for historical figures; (3) names of City-owned buildings or designated rooms or spaces in those buildings for historical figures; and, (4) depictions of historical figures in other works of public art. This policy shall apply to City-owned streets and right-of-ways, parks, and other City-owned public open spaces, and areas of City buildings open to the public without an admission fee, but shall not apply to permanent or temporary collections of artwork displayed in City museums listed in Charter Section 5.102.
(b) Department Reports.
(1) By no later than October 1, 2019, the Arts Commission shall post on its website a list of all statues, monuments, memorials, plaques, similar objects, and other works of art described in subsection (a) that depict publicly recognizing historical figures; the Department of Public Works shall post on its website a list of all City streets named for historical figures; the City Administrator’s Office shall post on its website a list of all City-owned buildings or designated rooms or spaces in those buildings named for historical figures; and the Recreation and Park Department shall post on its website a list of all parks named for historical figures. After October 1, 2019, each of these departments shall update these lists on a quarterly basis.
(2) By no later than December 31, 2019, the Department on the Status of Women shall submit a written report to the Board of Supervisors and the Mayor regarding the proportion of women in each of the categories described in subsection (a). The Department on the Status of Women shall submit subsequent written reports by no later than December 31, 2020, and by December 31 every two years thereafter.
(Added by Ord. 243-18, File No. 170781, App. 10/26/2018, Eff. 11/26/2018)