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Mesa: Garden City Commission
Published 6/10/2010 in Podcasts
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Garden City Commissioner Reynaldo Mesa discusses how the city commission operates, what issues they face and how the public can become more involved in city government.
Garden City Commissioner Reynaldo Mesa discusses how the city commission operates.
Mesa is the city's longest tenured commissioner, having served since 1999, and has been appointed mayor three times.
He discusses what steps the commission goes through during the budgeting process, how the commission deals with cultural issues in such a diverse community and how citizens can become more involved in their local government through everything from sitting on an advisory board to helping to determine the budget through the Capital Improvement Plan.