As most everybody in the city knows, on July 1, 2010 Fountain Valley adopted a balanced budget – with the city spending no more than it has to take in. And as most voters know, especially in cities like Los Angeles, keeping a balanced budget going is no easy task. There are reasons for this: “Continue to support your city and our local businesses by shopping in Fountain Valley. Remember, one cent of every sales tax dollar goes to support the services listed above that make Fountain Valley A Nice Place to Live,” reminds City Manager Raymond H. Kromer.
One thing a lot of Fountain Valley residents don’t know is that the city has occasional need to hire people on a full- or part-time basis on a wide range of jobs, and those jobs can be found by scrolling down the left-hand side of fountainvalley.org. Admittedly, there isn’t a lot to offer most times, but then there isn’t a lot to offer in the general job market at most times, either. As of Friday, Fountain Valley was looking for lifeguards, a management analyst and a swim instructor. See the website for more information.
There are going to be a lot of dark nights at City Hall this month. The March 9 Planning Commission, regularly scheduled for 6:30 p.m. is canceled. So is the 8 a.m. City Hall meeting on March 11. Tuesday, March 15ths City Council meeting will take place as normal at 6 p.m. The Fountain Valley Community Foundation Senior and Community Center will be open on St. Patrick’s Day, as will the FVCF Activities Committee at the Center at Founders Village.
In boys golf, Wilson prevailed with a five-stroke win over Fountain Valley out of the first match of the season with a final score of 193-198 at the Par-36 Skylinks Golf Course. Fountain Valley’s Justin Smith shot one under par, as did Wilson players Andrew Morgan and Scott Parkin.
Fountain Valley-based Corestream Energy, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: ZLUS) has announced a profit of $1118,858 for the period ending March 31, 2010 compared to a loss of $621,405 for the same period one year earlier. This is the first financial filing since shortly after the company changed its name, committed to the oil and gas industry, and began restructuring and eliminating its debt. It is expected that the financial reports for the remainder of 2010 will also have extraordinary gains due to the company's continued effort to reduce its debt, a statement by the company said.
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