Updates from Letty – May 26, 2023

Our meeting this week brought out one of the biggest crowds I’ve seen in Council Chambers in a long time. We welcomed a higher than average number of “ceremonial” items, but in the best way: Youth Reps taking their oaths of office, students from Operation Earthwatch, 5th graders advocating for […]

Updates from Letty – May 12, 2023

We adopted the budget in record time, consistent with the changes we made in the markup work session. This year’s budget process had little fireworks, mostly due to a few factors – we’ve settled into the revenue sharing agreement with the schools for 4 years now and when revenues are […]

Updates from Letty – May 5, 2023 (Budget Edition #3)

We’re in the home stretch of budget season, and the good news is that we’ve largely come to a consensus on the budget we’ll adopt this Monday night. The budget is a reflection of our community values and one of the most consequential decisions we make each year. Read on […]