After 22% Increase In Salaries, City Seeks More Raises

After 22% Increase In Salaries, City Seeks More Raises

After receiving a 22% increase in average salaries from 2008 to 2015, the City budget staff is asking for more increases for non-public safety related General Fund employees in 2017. The agenda for the budget workshop to be held on May 11, 2016 states: “General employees include all employees that are not part of a collective […]

City Commission Candidates Stake Out Positions at NEBA Forum

City Commission Candidates Stake Out Positions at NEBA Forum

The Network of Entrepreneurs and Business Advocates (NEBA) held a political forum on Tuesday for candidates seeking positions on the City Commission. NEBA, with approximately 250 members, routinely provides opportunities for candidates to introduce themselves to the business community and to answer questions about issues important to their membership. This year two seats on the […]

City Manager: “We Were Ambushed”

City Manager: “We Were Ambushed”

The Citizens for Responsible Spending (CRS) and members of the Budget Hawks made several presentations at Wednesday’s City Commission meeting. The groups are asking the City Commission to roll back the 13% increase in property taxes that was adopted last year. The presentations addressed the rosy outlook presented by City staff weeks earlier at a […]