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Davis Vanguard
Cost Containment as an Element of Fiscal Resilience

Cost Containment as an Element of Fiscal Resilience

Editor’s note: Councilmember Robb Davis put this forward during the tax discussion.  We are posting it as a point of more discussion. 1. Undertake a full staffing analysis to determine match between service delivery needs and staffing.   2. Based on 1, consider best ways to provide services going forward with focus on training workers...

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Davis Vanguard
Cost Containment as an Element of Fiscal Resilience

Cost Containment as an Element of Fiscal Resilience

Editor’s note: Councilmember Robb Davis put this forward during the tax discussion.  We are posting it as a point of more discussion. 1. Undertake a full staffing analysis to determine match between service delivery needs and staffing.   2. Based on 1, consider best ways to provide services going forward with focus on training workers...

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Davis Vanguard
School Board Meeting Focused On Budget Update

School Board Meeting Focused On Budget Update

By Nicholas von Wettberg The January Budget update was the main topic of discussion at Thursday’s Davis Joint Unified School District (DJUSD) Board of Education meeting. Inside the City Hall Community Chambers, DJUSD Associate Superintendents Clark Bryant and Matt Best delivered a presentation report to trustees about the projected budget’s impact on the district,...

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Davis Vanguard
School Board To Receive Budget Report Update

School Board To Receive Budget Report Update

By Nicholas von Wettberg The Davis Joint Unified School District (DJUSD) Board of Education is scheduled to meet this Thursday and part of the presentation portion of the agenda includes a district-led report on the impact of Governor Brown’s January budget update. Thanks to a number of education recovery factors – among them, an...

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Davis Vanguard
Game On: Will Arnold Throws His Hat into the Council Race

Jan 17, 2016
Game On: Will Arnold Throws His Hat into the Council Race

Suddenly the Davis City Council race has gotten a lot more interesting with a fourth candidate – a formidable one in the form of lifelong resident Will Arnold – entering the race and joining incumbents Lucas Frerichs and Brett Lee and challenger Matt Williams. Mr. Arnold was born and raised in Davis, and is...

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Davis Vanguard
Sunday Commentary: Does Nishi Pass the Fiscal Test?

Jan 10, 2016
Sunday Commentary: Does Nishi Pass the Fiscal Test?

This past week the Planning Commission forwarded the Nishi project to the Davis City Council for consideration. The council evaluation begins with a workshop on Tuesday. Despite the 5-2 vote to move it forward, the commissioners had a variety of concerns that they expressed, from air quality to traffic circulation. While those are clearly...

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Davis Vanguard
Commentary: Optimism Is About Laying Out a Vision To Meet Our Challenges

Jan 7, 2016
Commentary: Optimism Is About Laying Out a Vision To Meet Our Challenges

Many people view optimism in a descriptive manner. They assess it by looking at a glass of water and determining whether that glass is half full or half empty, as though someone who saw the glass as being half empty was the pessimist and those looking at the glass as half full are the...

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Davis Vanguard
Commentary: Optimism Is About Laying Out a Vision To Meet Our Challenges

Jan 7, 2016
Commentary: Optimism Is About Laying Out a Vision To Meet Our Challenges

Many people view optimism in a descriptive manner. They assess it by looking at a glass of water and determining whether that glass is half full or half empty, as though someone who saw the glass as being half empty was the pessimist and those looking at the glass as half full are the...

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Davis Vanguard
Mayor Wolk Hits the High Notes During State of the City Address

Jan 6, 2016
Mayor Wolk Hits the High Notes During State of the City Address

Mayor Dan Wolk opened his remarks during the Davis Chamber’s State of the City Address citing Led Zeppelin, stating, “The Song Remains the Same” from last year. He said, “Things are going really well right now.” He allowed, “That’s not to say we don’t have challenges.” Mayor Wolk said in his public address that...

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Davis Vanguard
Mayor Wolk Hits the High Notes During State of the City Address

Jan 6, 2016
Mayor Wolk Hits the High Notes During State of the City Address

Mayor Dan Wolk opened his remarks during the Davis Chamber’s State of the City Address citing Led Zeppelin, stating, “The Song Remains the Same” from last year. He said, “Things are going really well right now.” He allowed, “That’s not to say we don’t have challenges.” Mayor Wolk said in his public address that...

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