Council has passed 2 resolutions supporting an annual increase of about 2-3% for social service contracts in order to ensure that service agencies can keep up with rising costs of doing business and maintain service capacity. Would you direct the City Manager to include this annual increase in the budget for contracts meeting their performance targets? (Y/N/Explain)

Steve Adler


Yes. Social service contracts need to be evaluated against the developing council strategic priority metrics and the associated performance targets, but they need to be funded at a level that enables them to meet those metrics and target, including keeping up with rising costs of doing business and maintaining service capacity.