Goals 2010

On January 25, 2010, the La Palma City Council conducted its annual goal setting session. After a full day of discussions, the City Council adopted four priority goals for the year. The priority goals are:

Strive for financial stability in the future

  • Provide a balanced budget
  • Continue funding successful programs
  • Continue developing the five-year financial forecasting model
  • Develop a comprehensive infrastructure needs assessment

Revisit the Civic Center project 

  • Update the cost model
  • Identify financing
  • Establish a direction and a timeline, if appropriate

Develop/improve underutilized retail properties

  • Priorities: Hannam Center, Ralphs Center, and Orangethorpe and Moody (corner strategy)
  • Explore making aesthetic enhancement to key corner properties

Pursue joint use agreements with each School District

  • Discuss future program/infrastructure needs with each School District
  • Compare School District’s needs and the City’s needs in the Park Master plan and report to Council
  • Develop a strategy for joint use
  • Negotiate one or more agreements