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Budgets and Budgeting

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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • La Caņada 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 Caņada school district balances state mandates

    As La Caņada 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Bob Hope parking change may slash jobs

    Bob Hope parking change may slash jobs
    The Bob Hope Airport Authority voted unanimously to go with a new parking contractor, agreeing with a staff report stating Standard Parking would provide better service, but the decision may reduce staffing levels. Airport staff pointed out at an...
  • Crescenta Valley water officials set stage for rate increases, $10M in bonds

    The Crescenta Valley Water District this week adopted a budget built on at least two rate increases and an additional $10 million in bonds to help maintain aging infrastructure. The board of directors on Tuesday voted 3 to 1 to adopt the budget,...
  • Councilman criticizes selection of DeBell oversight committee

    A committee set up this week to oversee the struggling DeBell Golf Club has been criticized by Councilman David Gordon for being composed of some of the same people who were charged with monitoring course’s financial health in the first place....
  • Portantino says he's being punished for vote

    Portantino says he's being punished for vote
    The only Democratic state Assembly member to oppose his party’s budget plan last month says that Democratic leaders have threatened to temporarily lay off his staff in retaliation for that vote. Assemblyman Anthony Portantino (D-La Caņada...
  • Budget deficit forces day labor center to shut down

    Budget deficit forces day labor center to shut down
    WEST GLENDALE — Catholic Charities officials have closed the day labor center across from the Home Depot in Glendale after the city, facing a multi-million budget deficit, cut its subsidy for the center. Created at a time when Glendale banned...
  • State to furlough assemblyman's staff

    State to furlough assemblyman's staff
    Staff members of Assemblyman Anthony Portantino’s (D – La Caņada Flintridge) district and Sacramento offices received notice Wednesday from state officials that they will be placed on unpaid furloughs for six weeks starting Oct. 21, Portantino...