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The City of La Palma would like to hear your thoughts and ideas for making our city better. Please take a few moments to submit your Community Voice. On this page you can submit ideas for improvements and changes you would like to see implemented within the community; and in turn other residents can comment on your ideas and vote them up or down. We have started the conversation; now sign in and tell us what you think.

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Long-term Financial Planning

If the City’s revenues were reduced by 20% where would you cut or increase revenue? Tell us your ideas!

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  1. Contracting City Services

    If the City’s revenues were reduced by 20%, would you support contracting out City services like Public Works Maintenance or Police services?

    Feb 14, 2012 by City of La Palma (284 points)

    5Votes Up 8Votes Down 39Comments

  2. Get rid of decorative grass.

    Besides being the environmentally correct thing to do, it will save money on water, fertilizer, mowing and other maintenance. By decorative grass I mean the grass in front of City Hall and trimming...
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    Apr 12, 2012 by Ron Rosenthal (5 points)

    2Votes Up 2Votes Down 9Comments

  3. Increase Fees

    If the City’s revenues were reduced by 20%, would you support increases in fees and fines, like recreation charges, building permits, and parking fines to help maintain important La Palma programs?

    Feb 14, 2012 by City of La Palma (284 points)

    0Votes Up 7Votes Down 7Comments

  4. Property Tax Assessment

    If the City’s revenues were reduced by 20% would you support a new property tax assessment to maintain important La Palma local programs? How much would you be willing to pay? $2 per month? $50/year?...
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    Feb 14, 2012 by City of La Palma (284 points)

    0Votes Up 9Votes Down 6Comments

  5. One Day Events vs. Year Round Programs

    If the City’s revenues were reduced by 20%, assuming the cost is the same, would you support cutting large one day events (like the Fitness Run for Fun) or a group of year round programs (like...
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    Feb 14, 2012 by City of La Palma (284 points)

    3Votes Up 3Votes Down 5Comments

  6. Hotel Tax Increase

    If the City’s revenues were reduced by 20%, would you support increasing the hotel transit occupancy tax to help maintain important local programs? La Palma’s hotel tax is currently 8%. The area...
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    Feb 14, 2012 by City of La Palma (284 points)

    5Votes Up 3Votes Down 7Comments

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