Creating a New Era of Public Safety from The Leadership Conference and Education Fund

Visit https://civilrights.org/edfund/creating-a-new-era-of-public-safety/

In short:The New Era of Public Safety initiative offers groundbreaking tools to create accountability and increase trust, fairness, justice, and mutual respect between police departments and the communities … Continue Reading...

Ana Cortez, New City Administrator: Leavenworth WA.

Ana Cortez, happy to return to Central Washington. Leave WA? NEVER AGAIN!!!

https://www.wenatcheeworld.com/news/local/leavenworth-hires-new-city-administrator/article_aeee3232-96f8-11ea-874e-6b2199767562.html

https://www.newsbreak.com/washington/leavenworth/news/0P5WHGuz/leavenworth-council-approves-hiring-of-new-city-manager

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Sad To See Yet More Talented Public Servants Leave Helena MT

Vosejpka, Oclander, more talent leaves Helena.

https://helenair.com/news/local/vosejpka-resigning-as-helena-colleges-dean/article_eef8c6b1-79be-599b-8dba-ed461d795cf2.html

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Aberdeen SD- Cortez, among finalists for City Manager position

ABERDEEN, S.D. (aberdeennews.com) – The Aberdeen City Council has selected six candidates for the city manager position, two of which are current city employees.

The council met in special session … Continue Reading...

Ana Cortez Among Those Considered for Middletown OH’s Next City Manager

Middletown OH is looking for a transformative leader to take the City from the place described in Hillbilly Elegy –https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hillbilly_Elegy_(film)– to a new, dynamic destination..

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City Manager Cortez Gets Things Done in Helena

We learned a water pipe supplying four residences had frozen. A city employee told us we might be without water for up to two months until the pipe thawed on … Continue Reading...

City of Yakima’s 2019 budget balanced, but issues linger

The Yakima City Council is ready to vote on a nearly $250 million budget for next year that’s balanced but fails to address long-term financial goals the council identified as … Continue Reading...

Mayor warns of painful decisions as Yakima depletes its cash reserves

If the city continues to borrow from its general fund reserves to pay for operational costs and not pay back the balance, half the reserve fund will be going to … Continue Reading...

Yakima City Council approves nearly $1 million in budget cuts

Assistant City Manager Ana Cortez-Steiner said decisions made by the council addressed concerns about the 2019 budget and paved the way for the city to replenish its reserves. Read more…… Continue Reading...