Violation: City Transfers
x The City violates its own Charter regarding transfers.
✔ There has been discussion on the longstanding Glendale electric transfer of operating revenues from GWP to the General Fund, since 1941. Simply, the city as do others, own and operate a utility to generate revenue. Our stockholders, unlike other utilities, are the businesses and residents of Glendale. Your shares come in the form of services. For more than sixty years those funds have helped the City pay for public services delivered by librarians, paramedics, police officers, engineers, and the like.The City does not violate its Charter in transferring operating revenues; the City does not violate Prop 218; the City does not violate Prop 26.
Read full Op-Ed by City Manager Scott Ochoa here.