The thing that I look at that we've been dealing with the problem for 18 months to 20 months and why haven't we done something now. I think there is money here to do something, Cadd says.
Cadd stresses that there is always money when the city needs it but not when the residents ask for it.
Starman counters the city has responded. It's already using reserves for public safety, but to add more would put the city in the red.
To Cadd's point about risk reserves, the city uses that fund for claims.
When you talk to any business person worth his weight, cash is key, Brent Weaver says.
The contract covers 10 years and increases maximum amount to $57m.
Barry Tippin: Unlike GE, Siemen's has less competition for parts and more workers available to work on units.
Weaver takes that to mean that it's in that company's best interest to take care of Redding's needs.
Contract extension passes 5-0.
Kim Niemer: since library director arrived, the library has been kicking it up a notch, going beyond the normal services.