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Nevada City Faces Fiscal Challenges in Next Budget

Nevada County has finalized its budget for the next fiscal year, and now it’s time for Nevada City to do the same…

Listen to Mark Prestwich 1

City Manager Mark Prestwich says there’s about three-point-four-million dollars in the general fund, and he says that’s very similar to what was in the general fund a decade ago. There are some complications, however. One is the loss of sales tax revenue from the departure of Belden to an unincorporated area of the county. Belden used to be known as the Grass Valley Group…

Listen to Mark Prestwich 2

Prestwich says other challenges include increased litigation costs in a pending lawsuit about bed-and-breakfast operations, and trying to hire additional firefighters to staff the city’s only fire station. City officials are holding a budget workshop tomorrow (Thursday) morning at 10 o’clock. The final budget is expected to be presented to the City Council for approval June 24.

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