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Lake Elsinore Priorities: Safer, Cleaner Streets And Thriving Economy

Growing the local economy and adding public safety resources will be among the top priorities discussed in Thursday's study session.

The city of Lake Elsinore is making an investment in its future, according to highlights of the 2012/13 operating budget that will be discussed at tonight’s study session beginning at 5 p.m. in the

The budget highlights include, among other things, adding two more motorcycle cops on the street and purchasing a new motorcycle; buying a new fire ladder truck; hiring a full-time expert who will work to bring economic development to the city; cleaning up Main Street and the city’s other entrance points; adding improved signage at city entrance points; constructing a veterans’ memorial; and hiring a Fire Marshall, a community services officer and a parks maintenance worker.

A key highlight of Thursday evening’s discussion will be the goal of opening the Rosetta Canyon Fire Station. Mayor Brian Tisdale said he is working with Supervisor Bob Buster and Cal Fire Chief John Hawkins to negotiate “some kind of future (cost-sharing) commitment” to help offset the city’s cost to open the facility.

“The goal is to have that station open by July 1, 2013,” Tisdale promised.

prepared documents for Thursday’s study session and in them wrote that in order to “sustain the recommended budget, City revenue must grow.”

Evans wrote that revenue growth – 4 percent in the short term and 15 percent long term – is realistic with “aggressive” economic development actions, and he laid out a matrix of activities that need to take place with the city, the Lake Elsinore Valley Chamber of Commerce, local businesses, and developers.

Tonight’s meeting is open to the public. Click here for more information and the full meeting agenda.

Frankie June 08, 2012 at 08:03 PM
Super Woman who are you spattin all that hate and ugliness to or you just spattin in the wind
Freddy Kruger June 08, 2012 at 10:50 PM
popeye the sailor man ....he lives in a garbage can ....he eats up the worms and spits out the germs ......yes he's PopEye the sailor man.
Anon June 09, 2012 at 12:01 AM
Its called a Republican city!
David Pereira June 11, 2012 at 02:14 PM
excuse me but aren't you and your cronies on the losing side of this election? Hasn't all your rhetoric been for nothing? Your precious Magee lost, Melendez won, and everything you have posted in the past year has came up short. Your buddy Katheryn is an idiot and everyone on this board is seeing it. Also, everything you pushed for in this last election failed. You and your trouble-maker cronies are in the minority in this town yet you call everyone else names. You madam, are calling the majority of this city "shallow end of the gene pool.) I guess we're all wrong and you're right huh? And we're all morally deficient and you're a beacon right? Well all I have to say is "haha, you lost"
Katheryn June 11, 2012 at 04:30 PM
Mayor Tisdale is doing a great job for the City of Lake Elsinore and we need more people like him on the City Council. I believe the City of Lake Elsinore would be cleaner and safer if Daryl Hickman is recalled, that's why I have added the video which everyone has access on You Tube.

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