SAN FRANCISCO, May 12 (Xinhua) – San Francisco U.S. Mayor London Breed on Wednesday announced the city council’s reopening schedule to the public.
From June 7, the City Council will reopen face-to-face services and access to the general public, according to the announcement.
This includes face-to-face services such as applying for marriage licenses, obtaining birth and death certificates, registering documents and registering companies. According to the announcement, counter services will be opened for the Office of Treasurer and Tax Collector, the Office of the Advisor, the County Secretary, the Office of Small Business and other agencies.
“The county secretary will begin accepting online appointments for face-to-face wedding ceremonies today” and wedding ceremonies with up to six guests will resume after the City Hall reopens.
The City Council closed in March 2020 and has not been open to the general public for nearly 15 months amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
“Reincorporating the public into the town hall is a significant step in our reopening process,” Breed said. “I’m very excited to see people in this building again, especially on that first day the weddings come back. San Francisco is opening again.”
“With our first successes in vaccine distribution and COVID-19 management, we can now implement expanded face-to-face services in San Francisco,” said Carmen Chu, the first Chinese-American woman to serve as the city’s administrator. of San Francisco.