Report 2020-802
May 20, 2021

Corrective Action Plan and Assessment—City of Blythe

Blythe's Financial Stability Remains Uncertain Even With Recent Improvements

Subject May 20, 2021 September 23, 2021
Low financial reserves Partially Addressed Partially Addressed
Need for additional sources of revenue Pending Pending
Lack of a long-term plan Pending Pending

Blythe Must Address Deficits In Its Enterprise Funds as Well as Unmet Safety and Infrastructure Needs

Subject May 20, 2021 September 23, 2021
Enterprise fund deficits Pending Will Not Implement
Unpaid golf course loan Fully Addressed Fully Addressed
Need for public safety resources Partially Addressed Partially Addressed
Unaddressed vacant buildings Pending Pending

The City Needs More Effective Management Practices to Improve Its Financial Stability and Its Ability to Provide Services to Residents

Subject May 20, 2021 September 23, 2021
Utility rate and services fees insufficient to cover costs Pending Pending
Poor oversight of city contracts Pending Partially Addressed
Lack of a permanent city manager Will Not Implement Will Not Implement