Rant of the Day…18JUN18 It is in the Math

Been looking at the Who’s Who’s of waste in the County of Cochise.  I mean the Manager of Sierra Vista does after all represent a 97% stakeholder of its existence.  Those are comments that can be viewed on youtube in May 2018 on the City of Sierra Vista youtube channel.  So, my interest was in who is the influential 3% that brought the system to its knees and forced a 15% rate increase within the City of Sierra Vista.  These are a few morsels of what I found.

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Rant of the Day….. 13JUN18 Time for Budgeting

https://www.msn.com/en-us/money/realestate/50-cities-americans-are-abandoning/ss-AAylK9V#image=19

Sierra Vista and Douglas Metroplex (insert sarcasm here) ranked 33rd, in statically analysis of shrinking city populations, which if reflected upon can be enlightening more than odd.  But, I will leave that up to your interpretation.  But, it is right in front of your eyes.

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Rant of the Day (s)…. 10-11JUN18 Refuse to Recycle Old Ideas

I am sorry for the length of this letter, I indeed at times can blather on, for that I apologize. However, I came across this little nugget of information on the fridayfocusmorningshow and would highly recommend if not request each of you to listen to it.

http://fridayfocusmorningshow.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/ff-hour-1-6.8.18.mp3

(**whole show is always very informative, minutes 30-45 are enlightening)

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Rant of the Day 08JUN18 Administration Fees

HELLO SIERRA VISTA ARIZONA SPEAK UP IT IS SPENDING FEDERAL DOLLARS ON YOUR BEHALF PLEASE TELL THEM WHERE TO TARGET THE SPENDING

REGARDING CDBG 2018 DRAFT ANNUAL ACTION PLAN

In accordance with federal regulations governing the use of Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds, public input will be solicited for 30 days, beginning on May 25, 2018, to comment on the proposed CDBG Annual Action Plan. The CDBG Annual Action Plan identifies how the City plans to use the federal money during the next fiscal year to meet the goals and objectives that were approved by the City Council in the Five-Year Consolidated Action Plan 2015-2019.

Draft 2018 Annual Action Plan Summary. Based on an appropriated grant amount of $260,652, the following projects and activities are proposed for use of CDBG funds for FY July 1, 2018 – June 30, 2019: Public Facilities and Infrastructure: $178,522; Public Services: $30,000; Program Administration: $52,130. It is estimated that 100% of funding will serve low to moderate income residents.

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