Jefferson City Budget

7 city workers opt for early outs

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.

Cynova takes early retirement from JCPD

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.

Reader Poll: How should Jefferson City make up for the budget shortfall?

What's your opinion on the budget shortfall? How should Jefferson City begin closing the $1.68 million deficit?

City seeks to boost morale of employees

In the midst of tackling a $1.68 million budget shortfall, Jefferson City officials are trying to address the morale of city employees.

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Council, staff define what they see as most important city services

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.

City departments outline how they’ll handle cuts

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.

Our Opinion: Turn off city government contribution to JCTV

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.

Latest Package of Budget Cuts

The latest budget-cut package to address a $1.68 million budget shortfall will come before the City Council on Monday.

Initial budget-cut package

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.

Second budget-cut plan

The Jefferson City Council revised the staff-produced budget-cut package in early March to address the $1.68 million budget shortfall.

Amended budget-cut proposal

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.

Our Opinion: Leadership needed to reverse city’s downward spiral

The news from City Hall becomes progressively worse.

Special City Council meeting set to discuss resignations, morale

The Jefferson City Council has scheduled a special meeting for 8 a.m. Thursday to discuss budget issues, resignations and morale.

Jefferson City communications manager resigns

A second Jefferson City official has resigned today, in the midst of a $1.68 million budget shortfall.

Proposed budget cuts

Proposed budget cuts as recommended by Jefferson City staff.

Jefferson City Budget