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A Record to be Proud of
A message from Police Chief George Crum: Recent media attention to a few high profile crimes in Cathedral City has led to a perception among some that there has been an increase in crime in the City. As your Police Chief I understand your concerns and it is the position…
Utility Users Tax
A Message from Tami Scott, Administrative Services Director….. Since 2000, Cathedral City’s population has grown by 20% — to more than 53,000 residents. As a result, demand for services has increased dramatically, e.g., a 33% increase in the number of 9-1-1 emergency calls. With the effects of the economic recession…
Spring Cleaning the Safe Way
This spring, as you clean your home, it’s important to stay safe. Two of the top causes of home injuries are falls and poisoning. Take the proper precautions to protect yourself and your family. When cleaning out closets or re-organizing things, always keep the stairs, steps, and floor area clear…
Hoverboard — part toy, part transportation. These self-balancing scooters have quickly become the latest fad. However, many hoverboards have been linked to fires. NFPA urges you to be fire safe when using these devices. If you purchase a hoverboardChoose a device with the seal of an independent testing laboratory.Read and follow all manufacturer…
Council Goals for Fiscal Year 2016/2017
The City Council met in a special study session on January 9, 2016 to develop goals for the year. They spent about six hours discussing their vision for the City and developing goals statements, which were subsequently adopted by resolution on January 27, 2016. This is one of the most important things that a City Council does, laying out the road map for staff to follow during the year. Any organization is most effective when where is clear direction provided on goals and priorities and then everyone pulls in the same direction.
The City Finance Department prepares a biennial budget for Council adoption every two years. The budget, simply put, is a policy document. The budget must reflect and support Council policies and is the primary tool for the Council to accomplish their goals.