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Santa Paula City Council passes budget while giving greenlight to 13% sales tax increase

Santa Paula City Council passes budget while giving greenlight to 13% sales tax increase

By Debra Tash The city council of Santa Paula passed its 2014-2015 fiscal budget tonight after they tacked on an amendment.  The city will lay off  five firefighters hired under a Safer Grant in September when the grant monies are exhausted.  Council Member Martin Hernandez proposed funding the firefighters’ salaries, each earning approximately $93,000 per […]

Tax hike measure moves closer to the November ballot for Santa Paula

Tax hike measure moves closer to the November ballot for Santa Paula

By Debra Tash It was a packed room tonight at the May 19th Santa Paula city council meeting.  The main issue under discussion was a 1% sales tax proposal to fund more law enforcement.  Earlier in the day a fight broke out in front of the Bank of America.  Someone was stabbed and the assailant […]