Wildomar awaits funds for vehicle licensing fees, still faces possibility of budget shortfall

The city of Wildomar will face a slight budget shortfall for the 2018-2019 fiscal year, according to the biennial budget approved Wednesday by city council. For 2017-2018, the budget remains in the black, but it calls for drawing approximately $140,000 from reserves in 2018-2019, which will bring reserves down to around $837,000. To get to […]

Governor signs state budget; Republicans criticize spending decisions

RIVERSIDE – Gov. Jerry Brown signed a record $125 billion state budget Tuesday for fiscal year 2017-18 that Republican lawmakers from the Inland Empire generally criticized as pork-barrel spending with minimal accountability and Democrats praised as a sound financial blueprint that funds critical needs. “California is taking decisive action by enacting a balanced budget,” Brown […]

TVUSD finalizes 2017-2018 school year adopted budget

Temecula Valley Unified School District is in the final stages adopting the 2017-2018 school year budget and Local Control Accountability Plan budget. At this point last year, the district had indications that they were heading toward financial straits with a deficit of $17.9 million by the 2018-2019 school year, according to Assistant Superintendent Lori Ordway-Peck. […]

Governor signs 2017-18 budget

Governor signs 2017-18 budget

RIVERSIDE – Gov. Jerry Brown signed a record $125 billion state budget Tuesday for fiscal year 2017-18 that Republican lawmakers from the Inland Empire generally criticized as pork-barrel spending with minimal accountability and Democrats praised as a sound financial blueprint that funds critical needs. “California is taking decisive action by enacting a balanced budget,” Brown […]

County Budget Chock Full of Cuts

RIVERSIDE  – The Board of Supervisors on Monday will open hearings on the proposed $5.45 billion budget for fiscal year 2017-18, which seeks across-the-board cuts from most Riverside County agencies, including a sizable chop to sheriff’s appropriations. “It will be difficult for many departments to maintain existing service levels while absorbing reduced support,” county Chief […]

Hemet City Council sees draft of 2017-18 CIP budget

Hemet City Council, on their request, received a very detailed preliminary Fiscal Year 2017-18 Operating Budget report proposing $30,068,370 in Capital Improvement Projects by the city manager and staff Tuesday, May 30. The 84-page report was scheduled to be discussed further during a special meeting June 7 to provide staff any desired changes before the […]

Supervisors to wrestle with budget woes in June

RIVERSIDE – The Riverside County Board of Supervisors last week scheduled hearings in June to iron out spending priorities and decide whether some agencies should be spared cuts and receive appropriations to fill holes in their budgets. “We have less and less flexibility as we draw down our reserves, so we must do more to […]

1 2 3 4