There will be no reduction of services as a result of Measure D failing to be approved by voters.
False. There will be a reduction in services if new revenues, an increase in fees and / or fiscal reserves are not sufficient. The City Council began discussions on how to proceed with balancing the FY 2017/18 budget to adjust for a 25% reduction in revenue following the failure of Measure D at its March 14, 2017 meeting. For those who were unable to attend or would like to rewatch the meeting, please visit http://pvestates.granicus.com/MediaPlayer.php?view_id=1&clip_id=927.
The City Council will continue its discussion at their April 25, 2017 meeting at 7:30 p.m. in Council Chambers, 340 Palos Verdes Drive West. The meeting agenda and staff report will be posted on Friday, April 21, 2017.
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The Citizens Committee that recommended Measure D be on the ballot did not consider alternate funding options for fire and paramedic services.
False. The Citizens Committee met several times over three months to discuss all matters related to fire and paramedic services, including funding options. The Committee received two reports on alternate funding options: 1) published report by the Finance Director and 2) published report by City auditors.