PRESS RELEASE - CITY OF WILDOMAR ISSUES ORDER OF FUNDING PRIORITIES

WILDOMAR, CA – The City of Wildomar’s Emergency Services Director has issued an Order of Funding Priorities resulting from the fiscal impact on City revenues from the continuation of Stateimposed COVID-19 business closures in the city and region. Sales tax revenues from local businesses generate 28% of Wildomar’s revenues and the impact of revenue loses could limit additional COVID-19 imposed services.
High Priority Items for General Fund Revenue: • Police and Fire Emergency Core Service Levels • Building, Safety and Code Enforcement Services • Road Repair • Quality of Life Services • Animal Control • 20% General Fund Reserve
Items Not Funded by General Fund Revenue: • The Enforcement of State and County Orders related to COVID-19 is not a local priority
The Order will be presented to the City Council at its regularly scheduled 6:30 pm meeting on Wednesday May 13, 2020 (via Zoom or online) for proposed ratification.

About the City of Wildomar: Wildomar is located along Interstate 15 in Southwest Riverside County. Wildomar is a growing community with a population of just over 36,000, comfortably nestled in a valley bordered by a mountain range on the west and rolling hills to the east. For more information regarding the City of Wildomar, visit www.cityofwildomar.org.

For additional information, please call Kimberly Davidson at 951-677-7751, Extension 215, or email kdavidson@cityofwildomar.org

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