Community Development Shares Year of Accomplishments
BOULDER CITY – One year after the opening of the I-11, the Boulder City Community Development Department in its annual report to the City Council shared organization accomplishments, plans for the next year and an update on the I-11 impact. Community Development Director Michael Mays delivered a list of achievements during the August 13 City Council meeting.
Among the highlights:
• In 2018, the department saw significant increases in permits issued, inspections and revenue due to solar projects
• In an effort to improve public transparency and customer convenience, the department will scan all building permits for easy online access Fulfilled of one of the City’s 2025 Strategic Plan goals: the City is in compliance with the Growth Control Ordinance
• Since the hiring of the Economic Development Coordinator, he has visited with over 160 local businesses and conducted 105 business retention visits
• City is promoting RDA (Redevelopment Agency) grant opportunities and has seen a significant increase in participation by local businesses
• Over the next year the department will improve customer service with enhancements to the building permit process and inspections, making it easier for the customer to know the status of building inspections through online reporting and scheduling
“In addition to these achievements, staff in the Community Development Department have taken part in numerous town hall meetings, focus groups, working with the Boulder City Chamber of Commerce to secure funding for the Railroad Museum and helped with this year’s success of Historic Preservation Day in May,” said Al Noyola, City Manager for Boulder City. “The staff is dedicated to keeping Boulder City economically sustainable while embracing our history.”
Read the entire News Release here.
View the PowerPoint Slides here.