Updates from Letty – March 31, 2023 (Budget Edition #1)

The City Manager presented his proposed FY24 operating budget (FY24 starts July 1, 2023) and the CIP (Capital Improvements Program) this week, which marks the beginning of City Council’s annual budget season. The budget is one of the most important decisions we make each year, as it should reflect our […]

Updates from Letty – March 17, 2023

City Council had a relatively light meeting agenda, but it was a busy news week. The groundbreaking ceremony for Founders Row 2 happened this week, but it occurred in the backdrop of news of the imminent closure of the small format Target store on S. Washington. I’ve been fielding variations […]

Updates from Letty – March 10, 2023

We had a lengthy and detailed work session this week on Transition Zones (aka, T Zones) to review the Planning Commission’s recommendations. As a quick summary – the proposal is to allow more “gentle density” (ie, smaller infill projects that would serve as an appropriate transition between lower intensity residential […]

Updates from Letty – March 3, 2023

We are in the supposed “lull” before budget season, which begins in earnest on March 27 when the City Manager proposes his operating budget and the Capital Improvements Program (CIP). (ICYMI, 2023 property assessments did come out last week; property owners will receive their assessment letters by the end of […]