NEWS FLASH: APPROPRIATION OF FUNDS
On June 12, 2018, the City of South Gate City Council approved the appropriation of the $5.1 million. The funds were distributed for an Emergency Reserve to provide long term financial security in the event of a disaster, for the development of a new Employment Resource Center to provide residents critical job training and workforce development, for a revolving loan program to continue future economic development, and for the pre-payment of Other Post Employment Benefits (OPEB) to invest now and save millions later. Additionally as made possible from the succ
ess of azalea and the unprecedented sales tax growth, the City has been able to add 3 additional Police Officers for increased public safety; which they haven't been able to do for over a decade!
This is what successful economic development is all about,
community prosperity and expanded safety services for the City South Gate.