Menifee Cityhood Gets County Boost

The Riverside County Board of Supervisors voted today to help pay the costs of supporting new firestations in Menifee and Wildomar, if those...

The Riverside County Board of Supervisors voted today to help pay the costs of supporting new firestations in Menifee and Wildomar, if those two communities voted to approve cityhood.

This was based on financial analyses conducted by Gary Thompson showing that the two cities would eventually fall into the red if they approved cityhood.

As reported in The Californian today...

Analyses of the communities had found that both would run into financial trouble at some point in their first 10 years if the county didn't contribute some funds to help staff new fire stations.

Those reports prompted supervisors Buster and Jeff Stone to propose that the county give the two communities the money the county expects to save by having them become cities.
Read the full article from The Californian here...
http://www.nctimes.com/..../8_27_457_31_07.txt

This doesn't quite pave the way for cityhood as of yet, though it does remove the first hurdle, and a very big hurdle at that. Basically up next, would be a popular vote by residents of Menifee Valley.

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  1. "You all have one thing right." The "HOOD" in City, cause that is exactly what this place has turned into and it's only getting worse.

    By the time you all become a city and decide to provide better public safety and fire safety, this place will already be so imbeded and overpopulated with "Perris-Sites", gang bangers, sex offenders, drug dealers, white superemists, tweakers and trash that the city officials will never be able to clean it up. Your new city welcome sign should read:

    "Welcome to the Sister City of Moreno Valley and Perris"

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  2. If you hate menifee so much, why even comment. Please go back to where you crawled out of.

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  3. Sounds like this guy has some serious anger and insecurity issues.

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  4. I've stayed silent too long, therefore, this is long but I must comment. I'm in complete agreement with your comment. Most of the people who are in favor of this city "HOOD" are not residents of the affected Sun City, Romoland, and Lake Elsinore communities. Menifee just wants to use our tax dollars to support their ill planned city because with all the foreclosures, they do not have enough tax revenue to support their own city services. Res