Jefferson City Budget
The Jefferson City Council revised the staff-produced budget-cut package in early March to address the $1.68 million budget shortfall.
During a meeting Thursday, 2nd Ward Councilman Shawn Schulte said he would offer an amendment to the bill adopting the city’s budget cuts at Monday night’s regular council meeting to recognize an additional $172,000 in cuts. The attached file reflects those additional cuts.
The news from City Hall becomes progressively worse.
The Jefferson City Council has scheduled a special meeting for 8 a.m. Thursday to discuss budget issues, resignations and morale.
A second Jefferson City official has resigned today, in the midst of a $1.68 million budget shortfall.
Proposed budget cuts as recommended by Jefferson City staff.
The Jefferson City Council is struggling to deal with an almost $2 million budget shortfall and has yet to approve a plan of cuts proposed by the city administrator last week.
Jefferson City officials wisely have slowed the headlong rush to annex more territory.
Jefferson City is looking at various cuts as 2013 revenues are expected to fall below projections, a problem that apparently is not new to the city.
The attached document reflects the sales tax projections with the adjusted amounts for both the previous sales tax (E) and the current sales tax (F).
The proposed budget adjustments in City Administrator Nathan Nickolaus' presentation from the council work session on his proposed cuts and plan to deal with the budget shortfall.
Jefferson City's lodging tax collections were reported at $1.704 million from May 2011 to December 2012. Of the total funds collected, three of the seven cents goes to the Jefferson City Convention and Visitors Bureau, and the rest goes to the city's conference center fund. That fund was reported at $954,601, with an average monthly collection of $47,730.
The first quarter 2013 financial report for the city of Jefferson City.
This Feb. 7, 2013, memo outlines the sale tax receipts for the city's 1 percent general sales tax, half-cent capital improvement sales tax and the half-cent park sales tax.
Municipal salary plan has had minor changes since its creation
Keeping salaries of city employees competitive to attract good candidates requires regular attention and adjustment, Jefferson City officials say. City Administrator Nathan Nickolaus said there are a number of factors that come into play when trying to maintain pay ranges and to stay competitive in salaries.