City to Explore Spending Reserve Funds

Looking at the bank accounts and debt service for San Marino, the problem apparently isn’t one of where to find money to spend, but rather, what to spend the money on.
As Josh Betta, the interim administrative services director, explained at last week’s City Council meeting, the city is sitting on essentially a year’s worth of operating expenses in its fund reserves, a feat he says no other city in the county and few, if any, statewide can claim. Continue reading “City to Explore Spending Reserve Funds”

New Mayor Talt Outlines Plans

The newly composed City Council, with members Susan Jakubowski (from left), Dr. Steven Huang, Steve Talt, Gretchen Shepherd Romey and Ken Ude, was seated at last week’s meeting. Talt and Huang were selected as mayor and vice mayor, respectively.
The newly composed City Council, with members Susan Jakubowski (from left), Dr. Steven Huang, Steve Talt, Gretchen Shepherd Romey and Ken Ude, was seated at last week’s meeting. Talt and Huang were selected as mayor and vice mayor, respectively.

After two years of waiting, Steve Talt was ready last Wednesday to be chosen by his fellow City Council members to be San Marino’s mayor for 2018.
With Dr. Steven Huang selected as vice mayor, the 2015 electoral class is set to mold their vision for San Marino alongside their three newly elected colleagues who were officially sworn in at this same meeting. Continue reading “New Mayor Talt Outlines Plans”