Jefferson City Budget
Public works director was asked to step in as interim
Last month, Jefferson City Mayor Eric Struemph presented his evaluation of City Administrator Nathan Nickolaus’ job performance in closed session. The city’s public works director had been approached about replacing Nickolaus.
Jefferson City officials are getting more response than they counted on from the city’s early retirement program. By Thursday, it had seven employees retiring.
Police captain has served for 30 years
When he started work at the Jefferson City Police Department in 1983, Bob Cynova’s goal was to make captain and work 30 years in the department.
What's your opinion on the budget shortfall? How should Jefferson City begin closing the $1.68 million deficit?
In the midst of tackling a $1.68 million budget shortfall, Jefferson City officials are trying to address the morale of city employees.
The Jefferson City Council on Monday night is preparing to approve $1.68 million in budget cuts, which has caused some discussion about what city services are essential.
Every department in Jefferson City Hall is looking at cuts of some kind to help manage a $1.68 million budget shortfall, but some departments have been hit harder than others.
News Tribune editorial
The Jefferson City Council is scheduled to vote Monday on whether to shut off its contribution to the public access channel, JCTV. We encourage council members to do so.
The latest budget-cut package to address a $1.68 million budget shortfall will come before the City Council on Monday.
The city administrator e-mailed this proposed budget-cut package to address the $1.68 million budget shortfall to the mayor and City Council on Feb. 22.
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.