City Manager Michael Bornstein said the budget projections show the city needs to get busy boosting revenue and shaving expenses. But, he said, they’re numbers on paper, not a reason to panic.
Anecdotal to this, perhaps, is a story that I heard from a friend two days ago. He works at one of the office spaces and has for years. He parks his car on the street near the office, but it is technically in an area that has a maximum stay of an hour. He got a $20 ticket from the City for his car being parked too long there. It would be nice if the city, given the fact that enforcement has been non-existent, would tell the public that this was now being enforced in the downtown. And now the private lot is closed? Did the city not pay the rent? What's going on there? Click title for link to article.