Continued emphasis on public safety and crime prevention, business support and attraction, economic development efforts, and quality municipal services that address the community’s needs and contribute to a high quality of life form the basis of the $29.4 million Fiscal Year 2018-2019 Budget that was adopted by the Diamond Bar City Council on June 5 and goes into effect July 1.
As part of the budget adoption, City Council also adopted a $10.1 million Capital Improvement Program that invests in city streets, roads, medians, facilities and parks. Projects in this year’s program include the
rehabilitation of Pathfinder Road, between Peaceful Hills Road and Canyon Ridge Lane, and Diamond Bar Boulevard, from Mountain Laurel Way and Clear Creek Canyon;
completion of an adaptive traffic control system to enhance the signal timing at 48 signalized intersections along Golden Springs Drive, Diamond Bar Boulevard, and Grand Avenue;
installation of monument signs and streetscape elements near the city limits of Diamond Bar Boulevard and Temple Avenue, and Golden Springs Drive and Calbourne Avenue; as well as
traffic signal infrastructure upgrades along Golden Springs Drive, Brea Canyon Road, Lemon Avenue, and Diamond Bar Boulevard;
groundwater drainage improvements on residential streets on Hipass Drive near Castle Rock Road, and Golden Springs Drive, west of Platina Drive and Brea Canyon Road, north of Sapphire Lane; and
ADA improvements and playground surfacing replacement at Starshine Park, and LED lighting enhancements along the paved walkway and in the basketball and tennis courts at Pantera Park.
The services, programs and projects outlined in this budget align with the City’s three strategic priorities: Responsible Stewardship of Public Resources; Open, Engaged and Responsive Government; and Safe, Sustainable and Healthy Community.
A copy of the complete budget document, which includes the City’s 2017-2020 Strategic Plan is available for viewing at Diamond Bar City Hall, located at 21810 Copley Drive, and online.