We've seen our Town change a lot over the past two decades, and one of the most remarkable turnarounds in that time has been Corte Madera's journey from near-bankruptcy in the mid-2000's to model of financial responsibility today—what I like to call Corte Madera's "fiscal renaissance." Today, Corte Madera has a balanced budget, strong reserves, and is on track to fully fund our pension debt—but we came by our current standing through a series of lessons learned the hard way,
With the departure of our beloved Town Manager of the last six years, Todd Cusimano, Corte Madera finds itself at a moment of change, but also of opportunity. Hiring a Town Manager is something that not every Councilmember will get to do during their service, and for those that do, it is without doubt one of the most important votes they will take. The Town Manager is the Town's top public employee, responsible for managing the entire Town staff, and for successfully implemen
I voted to authorize the competitive bidding and award to the lowest responsible bidder of a contract for no more than $1.1M, to repair the dilapidated sewer main under Redwood Highway, near the Village shopping center. This work is being timed to precede anticipated repaving of that road, in order to avoid digging up a newly paved road in the future for sewer repairs.