By Margie Anne Clark
Valencia, Calif. – Santa Clarita’s City Manager Ken Striplin welcomed a bustling crowd of community leaders and residents who gathered Wednesday to enjoy the company of friends and colleagues. Guests learned more about what makes Santa Clarita “The Best in the West,” this year’s theme for the annual State of the City Luncheon.
Mayor Bob Kellar, speaking along with the City’s five council members to a packed grand ballroom at the Hyatt Valencia, presented an overview of the City’s five-year strategic ‘2020’ plan and current and future projects that make Santa Clarita a destination for homeowners, businesses, tourism and filming .
“It is through partnerships and collaboration that we are able to sustain critical quality of life for the residents of the City of Santa Clarita. ” – Mayor Bob Kellar
Highlights of the event included a presentation by the Los Angeles County Fire Department Honor Guard of the Posting of the Colors and video taped presentations by each of the City Council members of current and upcoming projects and accomplishments.
Kellar and City Council members expressed their gratitude to the City of Santa Clarita for their part in planning and staying on budget. The Mayor also lauded the work of the City’s community partners, county, state and federal leadership for their work and progress in keeping a balanced and safe community.
“Make no mistake about it, we have done such great things in the community…. but I can’t think of anything that is more key to our community than our city Manager Ken Striplin,” Kellar said. “It is through partnerships and collaboration that we are able to sustain critical quality of life for the residents of the City of Santa Clarita. ”
For a recap of the City of Santa Clarita’s 2016 State of the City Luncheon visit: http://santaclaritacitybriefs.com/2016/10/27/2016-santa-clarita-state-of-the-city-luncheon-recap/
For more information about the City of Santa Clarita’s amenities, events and progress, please visit http://www.santa-clarita.com and http://econdev.santa-clarita.com/santa-clarita-lifestyle/