Here is what I see in the Draft Budget. There is no clear option being offered to the Council to opt in for the worse case synario of having Zero or near Zero RDA funds to "Play With". The budget does not includ any payroll claw backs while prividing sufficient staff to helm the city 5 days per week regardees
Also missing is the full disclosure of RDA Loans to All those holding loans. The population should be informed as to who is holding an RDA Loan regardless of the amount owed. Reporting all of these loans will answer the question of the fear that City Employees benefited improperly from the provision of grants/loans.
The amount listed for the Dog park is the price paid for the land. It does not reflect the cost of construction of the park nor does it have a working plan from which to estimate the costs. The dog park could open with the aid of Community/Scout Labor and some Craig's list finds for Chain Link Fencing.
The Draft Budget does not provide the Council with the option to reduce the "professional services of the City The draft does not appear to include the financial impact of