Category: In the Know

Outsourcing Our Fire Department

The city is saving money and being fiscally responsible by outsourcing our fire department San Bernardino County Fire is now the City of Upland’s fire service provider. This was another difficult decision the council made. I truly loved our wonderful men and women that served our city in our local fire department. The city council…

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What are your goals for the city of Upland?

WHAT ARE YOUR GOALS FOR THE CITY OF UPLAND? FISCAL RESPONSIBILITY • Continue to be fiscally responsible by a balanced budget, savings more for CALPERS(which shows a savings of 7.9 million today) to pay down our unfunded liability and working to grow our savings account from 17 ½% to 25%. ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT • Continue positive…

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How do we deal with our unfunded liability and what about the future?

HOW DO WE DEAL WITH THE CITIES UNFUNDED LIABILITY AND WHAT ABOUT THE FUTURE? Most Cities in CA are struggling with CALPERS unfunded liability. These are the things I have approved since I got on the council to reduce unfunded liability: Currently, CALPERS has allowed the cities to hire new employees under PEPRA in which…

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District Voting

ORDINANCE 1909 WAS ENACTED TO HAVE DISTRICT VOTING IN UPLAND IN 2018 The City of Upland will be voting in districts for the first time on November 6, 2018. The district where I have lived for 35 years is called District 4. (Please refer to the map.) This year District 2,3 and 4 will be…

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