We had a very productive meeting on Monday/Wednesday. Here are some of the highlights: -We received an update from the county health director on COVID-19 response. Overall, we appear to be headed in the right direction, but he stressed the importance of basic safety precautions – washing your hands, avoiding large crowds, etc. -We also…Continue Reading “2020 Budget Finalized and Other Updates”
The next city council meeting will be on June 1 at 6:45pm. This meeting will once again be virtual, so if you are interested in participating in the public comment portion of the meeting, be sure to submit your comments to the city clerk so they can be read aloud at the meeting. We have…Continue Reading “Budget, Belmont Trolley, and Coronavirus”
An update from our budget workshop/special meeting on Monday: -We didn’t make any substantive changes to the budget proposal, so the next step will be the public hearing on June 1. This will be a virtual meeting, so if you would like to participate in the public comment portion of the hearing, be sure to…Continue Reading “2020 Budget Update”
The next budget workshop will be on Monday at 4pm. You can find the agenda and a link to the livestream here: https://cityofbelmont.civicweb.net/Portal/MeetingInformation.aspx?Org=Cal&Id=428 This will be the final workshop before the public hearing on the budget on June 1. It doesn’t sound like there have been any substantive changes to the budget proposal from what…Continue Reading “Final 2020 Budget Workshop!”
The next City Council meeting will be Monday (5/4) at 6:45pm. This will be another virtual meeting, so we will be following the same process that we used last month for public comment. If you’d like to make a public comment, you may email your comments to the city clerk, and they will be read…Continue Reading “May Meeting Preview”
City Council will be holding a special meeting on Monday at 4:30 to consider a Small Business Emergency Loan Program. The meeting will be virtual (i.e. a conference call), and I will post call-in information for anyone who wants to listen once that is available. This emergency loan program is the result of an idea…Continue Reading “Emergency Loan Program Special Meeting”
This is a copy of Mayor Martin’s Declaration of a State of Emergency, which is set to take effect on March 25 at 8am. If you’re interested, you can also find a copy of our Emergency Management Ordinance (which provides the authority for the Mayor’s declaration) at this link.