Temperatures are hitting the hit triple digits in an effort to keep residents to safe during this hot weather, we are extending hours at the Downtown Library through Thursday to act as a cooling center, plus we have some more tips to keep cool and stay safe.
As we prepared for the 2017-18 Fiscal Year, all General Fund departments (Parks, Recreation & Libraries, Police, Fire, Public Works, and Development Services) were asked to develop a net zero budget. The challenge of a flat budget is that we need to reduce services to absorb increasing costs and unfunded mandates. In addition to developing a flat budget, General Fund departments were also asked to make recommendations to help close the $2 million projected budget gap. Throughout the budget process, we examined many scenarios with the goal of balancing fiscal soundness and minimizing impacts to customers.
Have you heard about our newest water fun program? Socializing Through Aquatic Recreation (STAR) is a dedicated time for children with special needs to splash around at the Mike Shellito Indoor Pool spray ground and to participate in other water-related activities.