The city typically has two big financial events annually. The first, and the one that gets the most attention, is in the Spring when the budget is discussed and adopted. That’s where the Council decides, in some detail, how it intends to provide for public health and safety and maintain
This is the second of several extracts from the State of the City address I gave last March which I’ll be posting. This one focuses on how development decisions are made, how development policies are set, and advice on when community members can have the most impact on future developments
At its October 28th meeting the Council directed staff to schedule, expeditiously, a discussion of steps our community should consider to deal with the “new normal” of power shutoffs. San Carlos, like almost all cities, has emergency/disaster plans. Unfortunately, the widespread adoption of mobile telecommunications technologies, despite their tremendous day-to-day
I’ve seen quite a bit of discussion online about the city’s stance regarding holiday celebrations, specifically the Eucalyptus Avenue ones that traditionally occur on Halloween and for Christmas. I thought it would be helpful to share what I know about what the city has done recently. Let’s start with the
This is the first of several extracts from the State of the City address I gave last March which I’ll be posting. This one focuses on just how significant the Bay Area economy is as a result of how interconnected the region is with the rest of the world economically.