Category: Budget

  • Proposed 2014-2015 Biennial Budget

    Proposed 2014-2015 Biennial Budget

    The proposed 2014-2015 Biennial Budget was proposed by West Linn City Manager Chris Jordan.  This marks the second biennium budget with significant reductions.  The City continues to struggle with its PERS rates and funding, declining property tax receipts, and increasing health care cots.  The highlights of the proposed budget are: Overview Balanced budget at $89.9…

  • No Proof of Mismanagement

    No Proof of Mismanagement

    On the budget committee we take allegations of financial mismanagement seriously.  We have all worked hard to restore the trust and confidence of our citizens and outside credit rating agencies.  Karen Hensley and I researched the percentage of the arts fund and concluded there were no misappropriations or mismanagement. Text of article published in the…

  • Responsible City Budget

    Responsible City Budget

    After much deliberation, the Budget Committee approved the $75 million biennial budget.  The final budget document was modified and included additional neighborhood association funding as well as the elimination of electric vehicle charging stations.  West Linn continues to operate under with one of the lowest debt margins and an upgraded credit rating.  This budget reflects…