Spore who has previously looked at our economic outlook with rose colored glasses is now saying, "Unfortunately, the magnitude of the shortfall is so great we cannot anticipate recommending any pay increases in the upcoming year.  Position reductions are anticipated, however, it is my intention to try to maintain the Employee Transition Program...".

Always flush with taxpayer cash squirreled in this account or that to magically 'pull out of the hat' as needed, Spore now admits, "To be frank,  this year is shaping up to be the most challenging budget cycle during my tenure as the city manager."

To be sure, there are no challenges to your limited ability when you have a bottomless pit of cash to draw from as has been Spore's track record.


Read Spore's 2-page report to City Council