RIVERSIDE – The Riverside County Board of Supervisors authorized a $10.2 million increase in the budget for construction of the John J. Benoit Detention Center in Indio, mostly to cover higher insurance costs. The board’s 5-0 vote, made without comment, granted the Riverside County Economic Development Agency the additional funds from bond proceeds generated from […]
RIVERSIDE – The Riverside County Board of Supervisors formally adopted the $5.5 billion budget, Sept. 26, which it tentatively approved in July, locking in additional funding support for county public safety agencies that began the fiscal year projecting multimillion-dollar shortfalls. In a 5-0 vote without comment, the board finalized appropriations levels for 2017-2018, while still […]
RIVERSIDE – The Riverside County Board of Supervisors last week scheduled hearings in June to iron out spending priorities and decide whether some agencies should be spared cuts and receive appropriations to fill holes in their budgets. “We have less and less flexibility as we draw down our reserves, so we must do more to […]
The Anza Valley Municipal Action Council met at the Anza Community Hall May 10, for a meeting featuring Cal Fire Capt. David Roman and Opal Hellweg, legislative assistant to Riverside County 3rd District Supervisor Chuck Washington as guest speakers and the swearing in of new Board members Allison Renck and Edison Gomez. AVMAC board members […]
A divided Board of Supervisors formally adopted a 2016-17 appropriations plan that leaves multimillion-dollar deficits in the budgets of the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department and the District Attorney’s Office, though board members and public safety officials pledged to work together to close the gaps.