Articles Tagged With ‘Accounting’




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Arroyo Grande to rehire interim city manager at lower cost

Arroyo Grande is again planning on rehiring Robert McFall to serve as interim city manager, and by chance, the city is expected to save some money. Earlier this month, the council approved an employment agreement with McFall, but complications stemming... (Continue reading)

Bond rating for Los Osos is suspended

By KAREN VELIE The financial bad news for the Los Osos Community Services District continues; earlier this summer the Standard & Poor’s suspended its rating for district bonds. The credit rating service said it could not continue to rate the... (Continue reading)

Arroyo Grande’s rehire of interim city manager in question

Arroyo Grande City Council’s plans to hire Robert McFall to serve as interim city manager were dismantled shortly after the council voted last week to approve his contract. It is currently unclear whether McFall will go back to work for... (Continue reading)

Michael Seitz dismissed as legal counsel for Los Osos

By KAREN VELIE The Los Osos Community Services District is cutting ties with longtime district legal counsel Shipsey & Seitz with plans to retain Roy Hanley with the Morro Bay attorney firm of Hanley & Fleishman. In 1998, Shipsey &... (Continue reading)

Smoke and mirrors, still in los Osos

OPINION by TOM SALMON On April 10, CalCoastNews reported that the Los Osos Community Services District Board had directed their interim General Manager Peter Kampa to “immediately prepare and circulate a request for qualification/request for proposal for general legal counsel... (Continue reading)

Cambria general manager’s raise scrapped, for now

By KAREN VELIE Amid growing outrage, the Cambria Community Services District will not be voting Thursday to approve a contract giving the district’s general manager a 38 percent pay increase. The agenda change appears to be prompted by public complaints... (Continue reading)

Local nonprofits plagued by financial irregularities

By JOSH FRIEDMAN and KAREN VELIE Two politically-connected nonprofits in San Luis Obispo County have broken federal or state laws, failed to report revenue and refused to comply with financial disclosure rules. The president and founder of one of the... (Continue reading)

Los Osos penalized for under reporting wages

By KAREN VELIE The Los Osos Community Services District owes fines and interest for under-reporting almost $100,000 in wages during the past two years. The penalties are a result of “quarterly and annual payroll reports not being filed or being... (Continue reading)

Los Osos needs to dump Wallace and Seitz

OPINION by TOM SALMON At the most recent Los Osos Community Services District meeting, an adhoc committee was appointed for two board members to look at the problems with their contract employees, mainly Mike Seitz, district counsel. and John Wallace... (Continue reading)

California overpaid employees more than $700,000

California overpaid at least $700,000 to state employees last month. And now the state wants the money back. Approximately 20,000 state employees got too much money in their paychecks. The state paid employees from $37 to $101 in January for... (Continue reading)



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