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Budgets and Budgeting

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  • Glendale City Council approves early exits as part of retirement incentive plan

    As salaries and benefits continue to dampen Glendale’s fiscal health, the City Council gave final approval for a voluntary buyout program aimed to trim down staff at City Hall. Employees eligible for retirement along with younger workers can...
  • Glendale City Council approves $833M budget

    The City Council this week adopted a roughly $833-million budget for fiscal year 2014-15, which begins July 1, and a variety of fee changes. Two hotly contested fee proposals — bumping the costs of a Mills Act application, which provides a tax...
  • La Cañada Council divvies up the grant pie

    Representatives from several local organizations came to City Hall Monday with hats in hand, asking the City Council to dedicate $288,950 of next year’s budget to key projects and programs throughout the community. Council members have engaged in...
  • La Cañada school district balances state mandates

    As La Cañada Unified enters a new fiscal year, officials find themselves caught between conflicting state legislation that mandates districts to pay more into the teacher retirement system but limits the amount of money they are able to save from year...
  • City departments ask for more funds

    City departments ask for more funds
    Several city departments, including fire and Glendale Water & Power, have proposed increased budgets featuring capital-improvement projects for next fiscal year, driving up the city's overall spending plan. Revamping a fire station to accommodate a...
  • City of Glendale looks at fee changes

    About 300 city fees may be increased and roughly 100 new ones may be created as the City Council prepares to vote on Glendale's budget for next fiscal year. Proposed changes include: — Increasing the vehicle impound-release fee from $7 to...
  • GCC transfer rates down

    Fewer Glendale Community College students transferred to four-year universities in California during the 2012-13 academic year compared to the year before — a decrease blamed on state education funding cuts that educators say impacted the Glendale...
  • Council to review options to address Glendale budget deficit

    Although city fees related to Glendale’s building boom and a rebound in post-recession sales taxes are expected to boost resources for the city’s budget, rising pension, medical, and other costs are expected to eat into those increases,...
  • Glendale city budget meeting addresses expected funding gaps, increased fees

    To get ahead of seven years of relatively small expected deficits, the City Council set itself on a path to approve a second round of retirement incentives at the second-to-last budget meeting for the year Tuesday night. How many employees may take...
  • Could NASA's 2015 budget leave Mars rover Opportunity high and dry?

    NASA’s Mars rover Opportunity recently passed its 10th anniversary exploring the Red Planet and embarked on what scientists called a brand new mission, but the trusty little rover’s funding has been thrust onto uncertain terrain. In the $17....
  • Report: City spending on track in first quarter

    Following a massive restructuring last year, most Glendale city departments have cut back on their spending in the first quarter of this fiscal year, which began July 1, according to a city report reviewed by the City Council Tuesday.. The...
  • Montrose board elects new officers

    When Kirk Gelsinger, owner of Zeke’s Smokehouse and Amber Road, a gourmet grocery store, was on the Montrose Shopping Park Assn. board of directors in the 1980s, the business promotions group had roughly $25,000 to work with. After Gelisnger got...