On Tuesday, Oct. 25, the City Commission met with City Manager Edward Meza and Finance Director Alonzo Echavarria-Garza to brainstorm for the coming Capital Improvements Plan for the city.
“We’re moving some expenditures throughout the years so we can end up with no big heights or valleys of spending over the next five years,” Echavarria-Garza said. “We have a lot of needs. We’re projecting about $250,000 per year… it may not be possible. That [amount] would be perfect, though.”
As it is, the city still maintains a balance of $580,000 at their disposal.
“We still have a balance in the capital fund of about $580,000 and that’s because we have some commitments already. Some money is coming back that we had to use for some grants. It was matched by us so we are getting the money back,” Echavarria- Garza said.
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