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News - May 3, 2013

Goodbye recession — city's budget back in the black

Looking for an experienced IT person for $250,000 a year

by Daniel DeBolt

After making it through the recession with a hiring freeze and cutting over 30 vacant job positions from the city budget, officials are now looking to start hiring at city hall.

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Posted by Tony, a resident of Castro City
on May 7, 2013 at 12:51 pm

This is what we're spending money on as soon as the economy recovers, getting Abe Koga's friend a new job? Beta testing software for private companies? When did we vote on tax payer money going to support beta testing software. Isnt the role of government to be stable, not bleeding edge? What are we going to accomplish.

We've been asking for traffic issues to be resolved all over town, crime is going up, and we have plenty of blight to deal with. IT manager, for $250,000 a year?

Posted by Observer, a resident of Old Mountain View
on May 7, 2013 at 1:01 pm

Maybe they'll hire some one from Soledad like the school district just did. That would definitely keep the city cutting edge while meeting the demands of our "very highly educated, high-tech community" as Margaret Abe-Koga points out