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Santa Paula Council Revisits County Fire Discussion

Santa Paula Council Revisits County Fire Discussion

By Sheryl Hamlin Item 12 F on the June 20, 2016 Santa Paula City Council was a continuation of the discussion about the viability of Santa Paula’s joining the Ventura County Fire Department. Background Santa Paula spends about 16.8% of its budget on the Fire Department, but in actuality the fire department has been underwritten […]

Santa Paula Approves Deficit Budget for FY 2016/2017

Santa Paula Approves Deficit Budget for FY 2016/2017

By Sheryl Hamlin The good news about the fiscal year ending on June 30, 2016 is that the deficit spending was only $28,372. Why? Because of several unfilled budgeted positions which the city managed with contractual services, the projected deficit of $43,149 was reduced to $28,371. As deficits go, this amount is manageable. A summary […]