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Santa Paula Council: More Bad Financial News

Santa Paula Council: More Bad Financial News

By Sheryl Hamlin The following discussion items are presented in order of appearance at the March 6, 2017 Santa Paula City Council meeting. To watch the video and see the reports, click here. Citizen Questions Undocumented Reclassification of Expenses in Audited Financial Statements Without a note in the Audited Financial Statements or a reconciliation of […]

Santa Paula: Fees and Charges Study

Santa Paula: Fees and Charges Study

By Sheryl Hamlin Santa Paula is known as a full-service city without the means to pay for its services, according to former Simi City Manager Mike Sedell, who pointed this out to the city in the FY2015/2016 Budget Review when he conducted the budget reviews. Mr. Sedell said that cities with limited resources often contract […]

Santa Paula: Council Approves Subtopia on Historic Property

Santa Paula: Council Approves Subtopia on Historic Property

By Sheryl Hamlin In front of an overflowing chamber, The Santa Paula Council voted 3-1 to approve a 41 unit subdivision by Williams Homes on the site of the twenty acre Historic Hardison Farmstead in Santa Paula. Note that Council Member Procter recused himself from the discussion saying he lived on the property a number […]

Santa Paula Council: Citizen Comments and Announcements

Santa Paula Council: Citizen Comments and Announcements

By Sheryl Hamlin Fifteen citizens spoke in the Public Comments section of the September 6, 2016 Santa Paula City Council meeting.  This is the second in a multi-part report on the September 9th meeting. To watch the video, click here. Tim Jones (Limoneira/Lewis) presented one page in a series of conceptual designs for the 38 […]

Santa Paula Council: Promotions, Recognitions and Engaged Citizens

Santa Paula Council: Promotions, Recognitions and Engaged Citizens

At the September 6, 2016 Santa Paula City Council meeting, engaged citizens were recognized, while others spoke to active issues. This is part one of a multi-part report. In the Presentation segment of the meeting, Chief McLean presented five promotions to members of the Santa Paula Police Explorers, a team which has grown to 17 […]

Santa Paula: No Sewer Rebate Checks

Santa Paula: No Sewer Rebate Checks

By Sheryl Hamlin Discussion for Item 12B on the Agenda entitled Quarterly Wastewater Revenue Rebate occurred after 11:00 pm on August 15, 2016 during the regularly scheduled Santa Paula City Council Meeting. The item was described in the agenda packet as follows: There were four items given as reasons for no citizen rebates: The revenue […]