Chair Fletcher Delivers State of San Diego County Address

Video by José Eli Villanueva

County Board Chair Nathan Fletcher gave the 2021 State of San Diego County address during a virtual presentation Thursday, Feb. 18. 

In his first such address since assuming leadership of the Board of Supervisors, Chair Fletcher offered an overarching message of the County’s resilience. He told viewers San Diegans are meeting the challenge of the COVID-19 pandemic, that they didn’t give up, and the tide is turning.  

Now that progress is underway on COVID-19, Chair Fletcher said he plans to set County government in a new direction. He outlined a broad variety of proposals and initiatives. They include efforts to address the economy, homelessness, mental health and substance abuse, immigration and refugee affairs, and environmental justice.  

For details and additional proposals, watch the entire address above.  

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Tracy DeFore is a communications specialist with the County of San Diego Communications Office. Contact