Internal communication failures delay budget adoption

Incomplete Strategic Plan creates friction within council Photo by Melissa Diaz Hernandez / The Valley ChronicleHemet City Council and staff during the budget discussion. From left to right: Councilman Russ Brown, Councilwoman Karlee Meyer, Councilwoman Bonnie Wright, Mayor Pro Tem Michael Perciful, Mayor Linda Krupa, City Manager Alex Meyerhoff and City Attorney Eric Vail. ■ Melissa Diaz Hernandez / Reporter A heated budget debate at the dais revealed frustrations over the city’s internal communication issues, resulting in postponement of the adoption of the FY 2017-18 budget. Obtaining departmental numbers has proved challenging as several council members have requested numbers for several weeks. Councilwoman Karlee Meyer very candidly expressed her frustration about

This content is restricted to site members. If you are an existing user, please log in. New users may register below.

Existing Users Log In