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Grass Valley Budget Reflects Economic Recovery

With the fiscal year now underway, the City of Grass Valley is seeing a brighter financial picture than it was just two years ago…

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City Manager Bob Richardson says this is the third budget adopted since he’s been here. This one totals about eleven-point-six million dollars, with most of that going to police and fire protection. In addition to government re-structuring and the economic recovery, Richardson also credits the one-half cent sales tax measure known as Measure N, that the voters approved in 2012…

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Richardson says cutting some personnel was a tough decision, but after those cuts were made, city reserves have tripled, and other city employees have now gotten raises for the first time in a decade.

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