Monday, June 18, 2007


San Francisco Board of Supervisors President Aaron Peskin today removed Supervisor Chris Daly as chair of Budget and Finance Committee.

Peskin appointed himself chair of that committee.

Peskin’s written statement to the Interim Clerk of the Board of Supervisors and Board Members follows:

Madam Clerk and Colleagues:

I am writing to notify you that I have removed Supervisor Daly as Chair of
the Budget and Finance Committee.

I have appointed myself in his place.

Supervisor Daly and his staff deserve our sincere gratitude for their hard
work and leadership as well as thier commitment to San Francisco’s most
vulnerable — the poor, the elderly, the young, and the disabled.

I look forward to all of you to create a budget that respects those values
and addresses those neds that have been overlooked or deserve an additional

Aaron Peskin - President

The complete post by By Pat Murphy, Sentinel Editor & Publisher.

SFist writes: Chris Daly Got so mad at District 5 Supervisor Ross Mirkarimi for not backing him up on the budget showdown with Newsom that other folks joked that they'd need to call in the SWAT team.

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