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Oxnard FINALLY releases 2014/2015 CAFR (Comprehensive Annual Financial Report)

Oxnard FINALLY releases 2014/2015 CAFR (Comprehensive Annual Financial Report)

By George Miller Six months late and a year after the fiscal year ended, The City of Oxnard FINALLY released the 2014/2015 CAFR (Comprehensive Annual Financial Report) and audit results. This was announced by City Manager Greg Nyhoff, after four lengthy City Councl meetings in three days (review is still not complete, to be continued on 6/21/16), […]

Oxnard 4-26-16 City Council meeting: utilities update, financial review

Oxnard 4-26-16 City Council meeting: utilities update, financial review

By George Miller There wasn’t much on the Tuesday 4-26-16 Oxnard City Council agenda. Mainly some boring stuff about utilities, which make up only 3/4 of the City budget and are essential for survival. Just the yucky, smelly wastewater plant, trash disposal and water. Boring stuff-all. But vital. The room was almost empty and got emptier […]

More on the Oxnard Accounting meltdown

More on the Oxnard Accounting meltdown

By George Miller Ever since operational audits were initiated by Oxnard City Manager Greg Nyhoff a few months after he came aboard on 6-1-14, the city has been aware of glaring deficiencies. 128 were identified, in multiple departments, possibly worst and certainly most visible, in the Finance Department. Months after Finance Director James Cameron retired in […]

Priority-based budgeting comes to Oxnard- and not a moment too soon

Priority-based budgeting comes to Oxnard- and not a moment too soon

By George Miller Advocates say it is an advanced methodology/concepts for better budgeting Mayor Tim Flynn, City Manager Greg Nyhoff and Assistant City Manager Maria Hurtado have all seen information about Priority-Based Budgeting (PBB) at various symposia and in print material, liked the concept and have been working to introduce its concepts to the city. At the 12-9-15 […]