Saturday, March 19, 2011

From the City Manager's memo re budget cuts - subject of special City Commission meeting 5 p.m. on 3/21:

The City Administration recommends approval of the following recommendation as soon as possible:

1. Approve the proposed Work Force Reduction Plan and the May 10, 2011 implementation date

2. Approve the proposed operating hours for the Library and the use of volunteer’s staff

3. Approve the proposed Life Guard service reductions and beach staffing plan

4. Approve the solicitation of bids for contracting out the recommended public services operations

5. Approve the proposed Contract Service Implementation Time Line

6. Approve the proposed Voluntary Separation Plan 2012 PBSO law enforcement contract

8. Approve staff efforts to identify qualified firms to implement and establish special assessments for fire, street lights and possible parking operations

9. Approve the a Feasibility Study to analyzing the reconstitution of a City fire department

10. Approve not paying the FY 2011 and FY 2012 Fire supplemental payments pending additional negotiation with Palm Beach County concerning the Fire Merger Agreement

11. Approve the proposed reduction in the FY 2012 electric utility transfer payment to the General Fund

12. Approve the proposed reduction in FY 2012 electric rates pending final discussions with the City’s rate consultant.