Subject to the budgetary and fiscal provisions of the Charter, the City may adequately fund the Office of Civic Engagement and Immigrant Affairs to provide a centralized infrastructure for the City’s language services. The Office of Civic Engagement responsibilities include the following:
Provide technical assistance for language services for all Departments;
Coordinate language services across Departments, including but not limited to maintaining a directory of qualified language service providers for the City, maintaining an inventory of translation equipment, providing assistance to Departments, Board of Supervisors, and the Mayor’s Office in identifying bilingual staff;
Compiling and maintaining a central repository for all Departments translated documents;
Providing Departments with model Annual Compliance Plans; and
Reviewing complaints of alleged violations with quarterly reports to the Commission.
(Added by Ord. 202-09, File No. 090461, App. 8/28/2009)