News Flash

City News

Posted on: October 19, 2018

6-19-18 City Manager Provides Fifth 100-Day Report to Council

Killeen City Manager Ron Olson presented his fifth 100-day report on organizational accomplishments to Killeen City Council in executive session at tonight’s workshop. The body then provided its assessment of his performance for the period of March 15 through June 15.

“The City Council has again rated the City Manager’s performance as excellent,” said Mayor Jose Segarra following the closed meeting. “He continues to exceed expectations and to move the City in a positive direction.”

Olson establishes organizational goals in 100-day increments to clearly define expectations and achieve measurable results. He presents a summary to City Council at the conclusion of each period.

The City Manager provides the following summary of his fifth 100 days to the public:

Good policy is a foundation of good management, so staff continued its work drafting policies for Council’s consideration. Following adoption and implementation of comprehensive financial policies, attention was turned to protocol. Staff worked with Council to create City of Killeen Governing Standards and Expectations, which will serve as the body’s framework for conducting business upon adoption.

City Council adopted a Capital Improvement Policy, and staff is now developing a Capital Improvements Plan for Fiscal Year 2019. Designed in compliance with the policy, the plan will set forth specific project goals for Council’s consideration and adoption.

In an effort to better measure departmental goals and achievements, departments have developed and submitted Fiscal Year 2018 Business Plans. A complement to the annual budget, these plans detail priorities, mission elements and associated tasks and the resources allocated to each. The plans set forth the year’s work and expected outcomes and ultimately measure performance. Departments are now working on Fiscal Year 2019 Business Plans to be submitted in conjunction with the budget.

City Council has awarded a contract for the reconstruction of the City’s primary website. The project is now underway and will create major improvements to our online presence and the services we offer the public. Launch of the new site and companion app is scheduled for October. 

The sixth 100 day period will be primarily focused on the Fiscal Year 2019 Budget. The initial phase, developing budget strategy, is nearing completion. Preliminary findings detailing revenue estimates and financial trends were presented to Council in May. The next phase is working with the departments to establish preliminary allocations. Budget deliberation will begin August 7 when the proposed budget is delivered to City Council.

Facebook Twitter Email

Other News in City News

6-14-19 East Trimmier Road Closure

Posted on: June 14, 2019

6-13-19 Edgefield Street Closure

Posted on: June 13, 2019

5-29-19 Learn to Swim this Summer

Posted on: May 29, 2019

4-5-19 City Offers Election Webpage

Posted on: April 5, 2019

2-12-19 Municipal Offices Closed Monday

Posted on: February 12, 2019

2-4-19 Volunteer Orientation February 9

Posted on: February 4, 2019

1-28-19 Daisy Drive Closure

Posted on: January 28, 2019

1-23-19 Priest Drive Closure

Posted on: January 23, 2019

1-22-19 Rowdy Drive Closure

Posted on: January 22, 2019

1-22-19 Priest Drive Closure

Posted on: January 22, 2019

1-14-19 Municipal Offices Closed Monday

Posted on: January 14, 2019

1-3-19 Wreath Retrieval January 12

Posted on: January 3, 2019

12-20-18 Holiday Contest Winners Announced

Posted on: December 20, 2018

12-20-18 Special Holiday Trash Collections

Posted on: December 20, 2018

12-13-18 Craft with the Library Monday

Posted on: December 13, 2018

12-11-18 Rowdy Drive Closure

Posted on: December 11, 2018

11-30-18 Road Closure on Edgefield Street

Posted on: November 30, 2018

11-27-18 Lane Closures on Rosewood Drive

Posted on: November 27, 2018

11-5-18 City Surplus Auction Saturday

Posted on: November 5, 2018

10-24-18 Road Closure on 28th Friday

Posted on: October 24, 2018

10-22-18 Killeen Fall Festival Saturday

Posted on: October 22, 2018

8-30-18 Boil Water Notice Issued

Posted on: October 19, 2018

8-13-18 End of Season Pool Hours Start

Posted on: October 19, 2018