CITY MANAGERState of the City Addresses

2018 "...We must continue to provide the safest community possible, upgrade our infrastructure and improve our facilities. Our residents deserve the best roads, parks, facilities, and services of any community in the Inland Empire and we are committed to delivering that. Our police and fire services are among the best in the Inland Empire and we will continue to provide them with the resources they need to be successful. Most of all, however, we must remain financially solvent with a healthy reserve, and we must be careful to preserve our natural environment..."
2017 "... We have grown from 30 thousand to 50 thousand people in an orderly and intelligent manner while preserving our friendly environment. We live in a safe and comfortable community with outstanding Police, Fire and Paramedic protection and an excellent School District. We’ve redeveloped our Historic Uptown, and developed an inviting and prosperous business community. We have constructed new, and have improved existing public facilities that support the day-to-day life in our City. We’ve acquired land for open space for our citizens to enjoy..."

2016 "A Class Act"

"Quality is never an accident, it is always the result of high intention, sincere effort, intelligent direction and skilled execution. A class act is something regarded as outstanding or elegant in quality or performance. And I would argue that the work we have done and plan to do have transformed Yucaipa into a Class Act. It is a grand performance indeed and cannot be accomplished without an amazing team…"