Buildings, Regulations

Let’s Embrace (most) of our Non-Conforming Grandpas

Our expectation of sites being brought up to code means that many property owners are stuck with a dilemma when they want to modify their buildings: either bite the bullet and undertake a much larger project than you first intended to bring the building up to code OR ignore the upgrade that is needed and affordable because you can't stomach the prospect of addressing all of the non-conforming areas in the building.

Budgets, Doing the Math, Property Taxes

On City Credit Cards and Democratic Vending Machines

Our leaders have adopted 5 strategies to ease the pressure that comes from passing balanced budgets that are paid for primarily through property tax revenues. These strategies are not all of equal merit and we'll evaluate them before offering suggestions about things we can do in Delta to afford a better future.