Sheriff gives `F’ to pilot program intended to lower costs

RIVERSIDE – Riverside County sheriff’s officials Jan. 26 slammed a pilot program implemented by a firm hired by the Board of Supervisors to cut costs and improve efficiencies, saying the effort has made things worse for the agency and public, but that claim was challenged by the county Executive Office, citing contrary data. A sheriff’s […]

Board authorizes expanded contract for reform program

RIVERSIDE – Despite one member’s criticism over spending limited funds, the Riverside County Board of Supervisors approved extending a contract with a professional services firm to stay on track with reforms intended to make multiple county agencies more efficient and cheaper to run. In a 4-1 vote, with Supervisor Kevin Jeffries dissenting, the board signed […]

County supervisors may continue contract with firm for public safety improvements

RIVERSIDE – Riverside County supervisors will consider Tuesday whether to extend a contract with a professional services firm for another two years – at an estimated cost of about $20 million – to stay on track with operational reforms intended to make multiple departments more efficient and cheaper to run. Netherlands-based KPMG was retained by […]