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How Oakland is Balancing the Budget

BALANCING THE BUDGET staff cuts the city of oakland will face a $28 million budget shortfall once its redevelopment agency is dissolved in february. in order to fill that hole, the city is laying off staff, cutting programs and scaling back services. 81 filled positions 43 vacant positions ....cuts by department: changes to 2012 budget City admin 6% city attorney 5% clerk 1% i.t. 2% finance 3% human resources 2% public works 23% dept/ cuts to % of dept agency budget budget mayor $221,718 23% city counci $643,295 46% city admin $824,299 6% City attorney $2.3 millon 118% clerk $71,094 info. tech. $453,099 7% finance $597,237 3% human res. $197,912 5% police $1.1 millon 0.7% fire $209,108 0.2% community $1.3 millon 8% services CEDA $11.3 millo 104% public works $783, 797 100% other $302,248 0.5% CEDA 39% police 9% 4% Fre 1% Community Services 9% oakland reorganized in an effort to cut costs, the city has eliminated, consolidated and created several new departments: $20million 5% total cuts of total fy 2012-2013 budget department of commuhityservices consolidates the department of human services and the office of parks and recreation 514 eliminated programs & services: first time home buyer's program office of planning & neighborhood preservation consolidates planning and building services divisions jack london aquatic center subsidy community and economic office of houșing and community development will provide staff for city housing programs development agency- rescued in the 11th hour: şeveral programs slated to be slashed were saved by the city Council in the nick of time.. office of eçonomic development will handle business attraction, development and retention office of neighborhood Thvestment will implement approved and ongoing redevelopment projects children's fairyland - oakland zoo symphony in the schools hacienda peralta 211 social services hotline questions? comments? email us: [email protected]

How Oakland is Balancing the Budget

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With the dissolution of the Oakland’s redevelopment agency, the city is looking at a $28 million budget shortfall. In an effort to fill that hole, the city council passed a new budget Tuesday evenin...


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