Goals 2020

At its annual Strategic Planning and Goal Setting Session on January 27, 2020, the La Palma City Council discussed a variety of issues and proposed the following goals for 2020:

Focus on Business Engagement Efforts, such as:
  • Contact commercial property owners/lessees about reinvesting/upgrading
  • Create a Business Spotlight Award program
  • Identify La Palma as a destination for emerging, successful small businesses
Comprehensive Review of Parking Regulations/Enforcement, such as:
  • Overnight parking restrictions
  • Permit parking
  • Enforcement in commercial areas
  • Large recreational vehicles
Re-establish a Citizen AcademyRe-establish a Citizen Academy for April 2020
Review Unassigned Fund BalanceReview as part of the FY 2020-21 Budget process
Review Transient Occupancy Tax rateInvestigate the potential increase in the Transient Occupancy Tax (TOT) for the November 2020 election
Review Unfunded Pension LiabilityReview and provide more information
Review Fees for ServiceReview and provide more information
Review Current Fireworks RegulationsReview and provide more information on the sale of safe & sane fireworks
Review Potential Installation of a Pickleball CourtReview and provide more information
Review Status of the Community Development CounterReview current status/operation of counter for permit issuance, plan review, and public assistance
Review of Animal Services ContractReview and provide more information