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Jefferson City Council to eye staffing in ‘16 budget

Needs, priorities will be tied to expected level of service

The Jefferson City Council will face tough decisions in the 2016 budget, as staffing and equipment needs outpace revenue projections.

Parks commission weighs purchase of Green Berry Acres

Vote taken in closed session; two other offers cited

The Jefferson City Parks and Recreation Commission may be pursuing the purchase of Green Berry Acres, but another group also is interested.

Council OKs final draft of trash RFP

Fire, Police employees honored

After months of discussions with officials, contractors, businesses and residents, the Jefferson City Council approved the final draft seeking proposals on the city’s solid waste contract.

Is City Hall staffed appropriately?

City administrator looks at compensation study, new funding source for positions

In the last two years, nearly 20 positions have been eliminated at Jefferson City Hall, and the City Council likely will have to decide in the next budget cycle what the appropriate level of staffing is for the services provided.

Sales tax dips below May projections

All categories still above projections for year

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Transit panel recommends 50-cent bus fare increase

Several say increase would be ‘burden’ for many

Jefferson City’s Public Transit Advisory Committee has made its first recommendation — to increase transit fares.

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Parks to consider purchasing Green Berry Acres

Property put up for sale

Tergin tops candidate spending

New Jefferson City Mayor Carrie Tergin topped all municipal candidates in terms of sheer dollars, raising nearly $25,000 for her mayoral campaign.

Council discusses draft RFP for new trash contract

Jefferson City officials are preparing for new proposals on the city’s solid waste contract and city staff hopes to issue a request for proposals in the next few weeks.

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2013 cuts continue to affect JC Fire Department

Budget cuts from two years ago continue to affect the Jefferson City Fire Department, and the department is looking at all available options to help the situation.

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