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Mar. 24 - City Council announces ‘Strategic Priorities” Retreat this Saturday

By Lou Phelps, Savannah Business Journal

March 23, 2017 – The Savannah City Council is planning a half-day retreat this Saturday to discuss Strategic Priorities.  It’s a meeting that City Manager Rob Hernandez outlined should be held back in November as he was thrown into the budget process, after just a few weeks on the job.

The meeting will be held Saturday, March 25, 2017 from 8:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at Wesley Gardens, Burnside Island, located at 278 Shipyard Road, Savannah, GA 31406 in the Main House.

The meeting is open to the public. 

As Hernandez outlined back in November, the city’s budget should be built on the Council’s priorities, from which decisions on financial expenditures then flows. 

And, one of Hernandez’s first actions was to bring on a new member to the City’s leadership, Strategic Initiatives Manager, Elizabeth Taschereau , who joined the city staff back in October.  Hernandez had worked with her as a contractor in a previous position. 

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