Occasionally, the Office of the City Manager publishes comments and background on current affairs related to City business.
- Helen Putnam Award Application - Enhancing Public Trust, Ethics, and Community Involvement
The City's application for the League of California Cities' Helen Putnam Award.
- Addressing the 37.5% Budget Deficit
Without the parcel tax, the City is now faced with some difficult decisions ahead with respect to how we can create a balanced budget while effectively reducing our revenue base by 37.5 percent (read more)
- Launch of Question and Answer Page
When there are problems or issues in a city, they are well known; they generate discussion in the media and within the particular community through word-of-mouth, newspapers, public comment, (read more)
- The Dollars and Cents of City Services
As with all cities, the City of Palos Verdes Estates’ costs have increased. For Palos Verdes Estates, by reflecting back, we can understand why costs have increased and what has been accomplished as a result (read more)
- Launch of Open Government Portal
Located front and center on the City’s homepage, the Open Government Portal serves as a repository of the City’s public records to facilitate... (read more)
- New Year Message
In review of City activities in 2016 and anticipating 2017, the New Year is a good time to pause and reflect...(read more)