A Superior Court judge today denied a request that would have forced Riverside County to continue providing fire services in the City of Canyon Lake, even after the current contract for those services expires tonight (June 30) at midnight.
Ed Corser, the finance director who helped Riverside County navigate difficult budgets during and since the recession, has announced he will retire in September. At the same time, Executive Officer Jay Orr said Corser will be succeeded by Paul McDonnell, formerly the county’s finance director and elected Treasurer-Tax Collector.
The Riverside County Planning Department will host three workshops for residents and community organizations next week to learn about the county General Plan housing element and to provide ideas about housing programs, housing types and the potential rezoning of 1,700 parcels identified to meet future needs for higher-density housing.
With Canyon Lake’s continued refusal to pay almost $2 million owed under a soon-to-expire contract for fire/emergency-medical services, Riverside County notified the city today it intends to withhold a portion of the city’s property-tax share in order to satisfy the city’s mounting debt.
Supervisor Chuck Washington will hold a town hall meeting June 4 to introduce himself and meet with the residents of the Winchester / Homeland area, hear their concerns and share his vision for the Third District’s future.
One of the best-known rating companies has upgraded Riverside County’s outlook to stable, a change that will save $2 million to $3 million on a $325 million bond issuance for a new jail in Indio and other smaller capital projects. The county’s outlook previously was set as “negative.”
(MAY 4, 2015) RIVERSIDE COUNTY― First 5 Riverside, the Riverside County Children & Families Commission, is pleased to announce Tammi Graham as the new executive director. She is set to officially start May 18.
Facts and other information about the potentially fatal Ebola virus are available on a new web page from Riverside County health officials.
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