Local

Modesto Budget Cuts

  • Hiring freeze $2.1 million
  • Fire Department "brownout" $400,000
  • "Credit charges" to other funds $315,241
  • Eliminate several positions $213,000
  • Transfer from Traffic Safety Fund $200,000
  • Leave vacant the position of deputy director, Recreation $133,276
  • Use building inspector from Economic Development Department for public works projects $64,000
  • Lease, not buy, new fire engine $150,000
  • Reduce park trash pickup $50,000 *
  • Reorganize the Housing Rehabilitation work unit $49,430
  • Budget cuts so far $6.6 million
  • * Savings for this fiscal year;
  • $100,000 for full budget year
  • Source: City of Modesto

      Comments