Calexico department heads share needs for new fiscal year

“They have not had a vacation approved since March 2020,” Fire Chief Diego Favila said of his department’s needs during Tuesday’s meeting. “It’s unfortunate, but it’s a sacrifice that we’re willing to do.” PHOTO VINCENT OSUNA

CALEXICO — The City Council on Tuesday held the first of two special meetings with department heads to discuss their budget needs for the 2021-22 fiscal year.

The council is due to approve the budget later this month. This is the fourth year Calexico has held these special meetings, City Manager Miguel Figueroa said.

Staff Writer Vincent Osuna can be reached at vosuna@ivpressonline.com or 760-337-3442.

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