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Davis Vanguard
My View: Mayor Wolk’s Legacy

Jun 25, 2016
My View: Mayor Wolk’s Legacy

This weekend Mayor Dan Wolk, now at the end of his tenure, offers a glimpse at his view of his legacy. He writes, “This is my final Mayor’s Corner column.  Naturally, this puts me in a reflective mood. I am very proud of everything we’ve accomplished together. There are way too many to highlight…”...

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Davis Vanguard
2016-17 Budget and Long-Term Projectionss

2016-17 Budget and Long-Term Projectionss

By Dan Carson (The following is a memo from Dan Carson to the Finance and Budget Commission. The bullet points listed at the beginning of this analysis were adopted by the Finance and Budget Commission at last Monday’s meeting.) Quick Summary of Findings: In general, the proposed 2016-17 budget is reasonable and sound and...

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Davis Vanguard
Monday Morning Thoughts II: Council Carving Out One-Time Money for Capital Projects

Jun 13, 2016
Monday Morning Thoughts II: Council Carving Out One-Time Money for Capital Projects

The good news for the city is that the immediate budget picture has improved to the point where the council has decided to use one-time monies, basically its fund balance to address some of the cities capital needs. The council back in May, made the decision to add to the budget, $8.6 million in...

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Davis Vanguard
Board To Hear Recommendation For Parcel Tax

Board To Hear Recommendation For Parcel Tax

By Nicholas von Wettberg According to a recent follow-up telephone survey of 400 likely Davis voters, over half of those polled were in support of a $960 parcel tax for improvements in Davis Joint Unified School District (DJUSD) schools. While the overall numbers from the research reflected positively on district-wide school climate, the amount...

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Davis Vanguard
Board to Hear Recommendation for Parcel Tax

Jun 1, 2016
Board to Hear Recommendation for Parcel Tax

By Nicholas von Wettberg According to a recent follow-up telephone survey of 400 likely Davis voters, over half of those polled were in support of a $960 parcel tax for improvements in Davis Joint Unified School District (DJUSD) schools. While the overall numbers from the research reflected positively on the district-wide school climate, the...

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Davis Vanguard
Board to Hear Recommendation for Parcel Tax

Board to Hear Recommendation for Parcel Tax

By Nicholas von Wettberg According to a recent follow-up telephone survey of 400 likely Davis voters, over half of those polled were in support of a $960 parcel tax for improvements in Davis Joint Unified School District (DJUSD) schools. While the overall numbers from the research reflected positively on the district-wide school climate, the...

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Davis Vanguard
Council Receives Report on Capital Improvement Projects for 2016-17

May 27, 2016
Council Receives Report on Capital Improvement Projects for 2016-17

The Davis City Council on Tuesday received a report on the proposed Capital Improvement Projects for next year.  According to staff, the total budget for these projects is around $59 million, with 70 percent of it coming from the Enterprise Fund. A number of the projects coming forward, such as road repair, have been...

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Davis Vanguard
Commentary: Can We Grow Our Way out of Our Problems?

May 5, 2016
Commentary: Can We Grow Our Way out of Our Problems?

I got the idea for this column from a number of conversations I have had over the last few days.  Part of the problem that I think we face in this community is that most people really do not know the extent of the problem we have. I keep hearing, particularly from the opposition...

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Davis Vanguard
Commentary: Can We Grow Our Way out of Our Problems?

May 5, 2016
Commentary: Can We Grow Our Way out of Our Problems?

I got the idea for this column from a number of conversations I have had over the last few days.  Part of the problem that I think we face in this community is that most people really do not know the extent of the problem we have. I keep hearing, particularly from the opposition...

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Davis Vanguard
Commentary: Can We Grow Our Way out of Our Problems?

May 5, 2016
Commentary: Can We Grow Our Way out of Our Problems?

I got the idea for this column from a number of conversations I have had over the last few days.  Part of the problem that I think we face in this community is that most people really do not know the extent of the problem we have. I keep hearing, particularly from the opposition...

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