The City of San Carlos has come up some pretty interesting strategies to deal with budget woes in a lousy economy…some of them controversial. While the solutions have both fans and critics, one thing can be agreed: with everyone so busy trying to keep up with international, national and local news – not to mention [...]
With libraries around the country high on hit lists for budget cuts, the San Carlos Library is a bright spot in this gloomy economy. The library is set for an interior renovation; construction to begin sometime after July 12th 2012 when the next fiscal cycle begins. So who and/or what is coughing up the cash [...]
Former SC Mayor/Pixar Director Brad Lewis is the newly chosen Interim Member of the City Council, a seat made vacant by the unexpected death of Mayor Omar Ahmad last month. The City Council last night ( 6/6) voted unanimously to appoint Lewis to the temp job, which runs through December. Lewis starts his new (familiar) [...]
In case you missed it, the San Francisco Examiner ran an article today with the headline: San Carlos beating its deficit with a little help from its neighbors. The story, by Niko Kriyakou, recaps the City’s moves like outsourcing the police department, resulting in a projected surplus for the upcoming fiscal year.