Story | Apr 4, 2014 | 4:52 PM
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Story | Apr 4, 2014 | 4:56 PMAs a Glendale resident and GWP rate-paying customer, I have been very interested in the Forum letters about how revenues from GWP are distributed — for water and electricity purchases, repair and upgrading of infrastructure, operating expenses, and the General Fund, which I understand pays for city expenses unrelated to water and power. I am very aware that our water and electricity rates have recently been increased fairly dramatically. The city says it is because current rates are insufficient to cover needed capital investment in infrastructure. Citizen groups maintain the city government has transferred funds from GWP illegally to the General Fund, starving the capital investment budget. The city counters that the Glendale City Charter mandates that 25% of GWP revenues be transferred to the General Fund.
Story | Apr 3, 2014 | 9:39 AM
Story | Apr 1, 2014 | 2:46 PM
The city manager’s March 22 op-ed, “Glendale’s City Charter is clear,” accuses me of having “bad facts.” I wish he respected the public enough to have been careful with his. Here are just some examples. I’m not...
Story | Mar 28, 2014 | 4:58 PM
There are points in Mr. Kedikian’s recent op-ed (“It takes engaged citizen to make a city”) that I agree with. Among them are that personal attacks do nothing to resolve the legal dispute over the GWP transfer. On the first point though,...