RIVERSIDE (CNS) - The Board of Supervisors voted today to approve formation of a task force that will team Riverside County agencies and private sector entities to identify policies and measures that can lift the region out of the fiscal doldrums as the coronavirus emergency comes to an end.
"We need voices and decisions that can move quickly,'' Supervisor Kevin Jeffries said before casting his vote with the rest of the board to support creation of the Economic Recovery Task Force. "We're going to go into a time we potentially have never seen. Time is not on the side of businesses that have been closed. We need proactive and safe policies.''
Board Chairman Manuel Perez and Supervisor Karen Spiegel introduced the task force concept, citing the need to explore measures and actions that