County budget forum in HMB, Monday

By on Tue, April 20, 2010

The county will be holding a budget forum in Monday, April 26, from 7:30 to 9:30pm at the Ted Adcock Center in Half Moon Bay.

The Board of Supervisors has already reduced the County’s budget by $23.5 million over the previous two years and the size of our workforce by more than 300 positions. Without further action the County’s structural budget deficit is expected to grow to $150 million within three years.

The Board reduced benefits for managers and is working with labor organizations to achieve savings in labor costs. A hiring freeze on most non-vital positions has been in force since 2007.

At the forum, the county will present more information on the budget and the steps it has already taken.

Citizens can post your ideas, discuss ideas with others and vote for your on the county’s online budget forum at