Top 5 Accomplishments for 2019

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News Date: 
January 14, 2020

#1  Budget, Strategic Financial Planning, and Implementation - Strategically and collaboratively worked with departments and City Manager to balance the FY 19-20 year budget and implement the Salinas Plan.

#2  Debt Management - Closed on the $33 million Measure X bond issue financing and coordinated deployment of proceeds on road projects with Public Works and prepared MOE and annual report and coordinated equipment lease financing for approximately $900,000 in urban forestry equipment and $2.5 million in Police and Fire Motorola radios.

#3  Economic Development - Finalized FIA for the future growth area and coordinated RFP, selection of consultant and execution of nexus study for Parks impact fee for Future Growth area and city-wide.

#4  Accounting and Auditing - Completed the annual financial statements and audit with a clean audit opinion and fifth consecutive year with no audit findings, which has reduced audit costs.

#5  Information Technology (IT) - Tested new Horizon Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) and planned roll-out, which improves graphics, performance, and resiliency.