Jefferson City Budget

Generating revenue — What are sources of Jefferson City’s funds?

The News Tribune sat down with Jefferson City officials to discuss the city’s existing revenues and whether, after several years of tight budgets, the city needs to look at increasing its revenues.

2015 draft budget for Jefferson City places priority on staffing levels

The Jefferson City budget committee has concluded its work and put its stamp of approval on the draft 2015 budget, but not without making several changes to what had been proposed by Mayor Eric Struemph.

Committee approves draft of 2015 Jefferson City budget

Final approval expected at Oct. 20 City Council meeting

After more than one month of discussions, the Budget Committee has put its stamp of approval on the draft 2015 budget for Jefferson City.

City owns an aging vehicle fleet

Jefferson City officials seeking long-range plan for vehicle, equipment replacement

Jefferson City officials likely will have to consider how to address an aging fleet of vehicles, and some officials may be looking for a more global approach in addressing the issue.

Public hearing on city budget set for Monday

The Jefferson City Council is inviting public comment on the draft 2015 budget at its regular council meeting Monday.

JC Council to consider new financial policies

How much should be kept in reserves?

New financial policies will soon be introduced to the Jefferson City Council for consideration, but most discussion is likely to center around the question of how much should be kept in reserve funds.

JC Council continues budget discussions

The Jefferson City Council reviewed 10 department budgets in less than three hours Thursday night, making several proposed changes to the mayor’s draft 2015 budget.

Jefferson City delays budget process

Budget discussions to start in late August or early September

Jefferson City will see a late start to the annual budget process as city officials try to estimate the impact of state issues on the August ballot and in the September veto session.

Jefferson City sales tax numbers miss projections

The final sales tax numbers for Jefferson City’s 2013 fiscal year are in and, despite revised projections, receipts fell short of the city’s expected goals.

Jefferson City officials closing out 2013 budget

Jefferson City is nearly one month into the 2014 fiscal year, and finance officials are working on closing out accounts from the previous year, hoping to come as close to projections as possible.

Support voiced for expanded transit system

Several residents spoke in favor of an expanded transit system in Jefferson City, but that expansion is unlikely to happen in the near future as the city struggles with falling revenues.

JC Council’s 2014 budget evolved over two months

After a nearly two-month long process, the Jefferson City Council finalized the 2014 budget last week, a budget of roughly $28 million in general fund revenues and expenses.

Consultant: Conference Center to lose money before it makes money

Projection given as part of a long-range marketing study

Jefferson City should expect a conference center to operate in the red for at least a decade, even though it has “key characteristics” to support a conference center, City Council members were told Thursday night.

Jefferson City Council rejects floating holidays

In a close vote, the Jefferson City Council has rejected a bill that would have provided for two floating holidays for city employees.

Council approves 2014 Jefferson City budget

The Jefferson City Council has put its final stamp of approval on the 2014 budget, by a 8-2 vote.

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