folsom city manager

City Scene: City leader outlines 'core values'

I feel very privileged to have the opportunity to serve as Folsom’s city manager. I assumed this position just six weeks ago, after working at the city for 15 years in various ma ...

City Scene: Expansion of popular recreational trails continues

Fall is a wonderful time to enjoy the many miles of scenic recreational trails that meander throughout our community and link to the American River Parkway. Residents and visitors ...

City Scene: Accolades roll in for Historic Sutter Street

In the five years that I have had the privilege of serving as Folsom’s City Manager, we have tackled a number of very high priority projects, including construction of Folsom Lak ...

City scene: Proposed utility rate changes have nothing to do with annexation

Folsom utility customers recently received a notice about a public hearing relating to proposed utility rate changes. Due to a mail delivery problem, some residents did not recei ...

City Scene: There’s no place like Folsom for summer fun

Folsom offers an abundance of cool summer activities for residents and visitors of all ages and interests. This is the perfect time of year to stay in town, save gas and take adv ...

City Scene: Respect goes a long way

I recently met with a group of concerned residents who expressed frustration about commuters who cut through their neighborhood rather than using designated major thoroughfares. ...

City Scene: Axing redevelopment agencies is ‘short-sighted’

Gov. Brown’s budget proposal includes a plan to eliminate redevelopment agencies throughout the state. Redevelopment is vitally important to our community and it would be a trem ...

City Scene: It’s a time to give thanks and gratitude

Thanksgiving is the definitive season for expressing gratitude and thanks. One of the many reasons I am grateful this year is the substantial completion of our Historic Sutter Str ...

City Scene: Partnerships in the community benefit all

Collaborative efforts benefit our community on many levels. We work with a variety of partners including the prison, schools, employers and citizens in an effort to make Folsom ...

City Scene: Folsom Police sacrifice to save jobs

This month the Folsom Police Officers Association (FPOA) ratified a new contract that restores police officer positions and preserves our community’s outstanding public safety se ...

E-mailed City Newsletter sparks questions

I continue to hear from residents who miss the convenience of receiving our City Newsletter in their mailbox. I realize that other citizens might also wonder why we stopped maili ...

Proposed budget retains quality of life ingredients

Folsom residents share a high degree of pride in our outstanding quality of life. We live in a wonderful community with incomparable natural amenities and abundant services unknown ...

A message of hope for the New Year

“There is no medicine like hope, no incentive so great, and no tonic so powerful as expectation of something better tomorrow.” – Orison Marden I am by nature an optimistic ...

City facing budget challenges

In my 26 years as a city manager, I have dealt with serious economic scenarios including Proposition 13 which revamped our state’s property tax system in the late 1970s, and the ...

City working diligently to correct water waste problems

I would like to thank Wendy and Erik Neese for sharing their concerns about water waste and explain how we are addressing these issues. City staff is working diligently to corre ...