Tag Archives: Budget

Same old, same old

Plus ça change, plus c’est la même chose. Or, to make our point in English, whatever else may be happening at City Hall, the Alameda fire department never misses a beat.  Regardless of the identity of the Fire Chief and … Continue reading

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Not enough to go around

So do you want the good news or the bad news first? That’s what we thought. The good news is that, thanks primarily to the sale of three apartment buildings, the General Fund will receive about $4.7 million more in … Continue reading

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Enjoy the “windfall” while you can

(An edited version of this article was published in the Alameda Sun November 21, 2013) Remember how, back in July, City Council agreed to establish a “trust fund” to begin paying down the City’s unfunded liability for retiree health benefits … Continue reading

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