Articles Tagged With ‘Municipal budgets’

Five Cities Fire Authority seeking 70 percent budget increase

The Five City’s Fire Authority Board recently adopted a five-year plan that could result in a 70 percent increase in the annual budget. Formed in 2010 under the auspices of saving money for the communities of Arroyo Grande, Grover Beach... (Continue reading)

SLO County facing $2.9 million deficit

San Luis Obispo County administrators are forecasting a $2.9 million deficit for the 2013-14 general fund budget, which is in line with previous predictions. [SantaMariaTimes] At a strategic training session last week, County Administrative Officer Dan Buckshi said that variables... (Continue reading)

Half Moon Bay shuts down police department

Half Moon Bay has closed down its 12-member police department and will begin outsourcing the work to neighboring towns or the county sheriff. [San Francisco Chronicle] Officials say that the coastal town of 13,000 had little choice given dire budget... (Continue reading)