Accountability: Restoring Trust with Transparency

San Diego County has had balanced budgets and AAA+ bond ratings for many years  This means that the County has managed it's money well and has the ability to pay it's debts.  Keeping track of income and expenditures is so important in maintaining our quality of life but how does one achieve a good balance?  Planning is crucial for good management which means that short-term, mid-term and long term goals must all be considered, not just immediate, short-term projects and needs.  Good fiscal management and budgets that are balanced while staying focused on citizen's priorities is critical in maintaining a good quality of life for all.