Contra Costa County has a BIG budget mess on it's hands.....!!


Notice for Board Finance Committee meeting held 12/05/05

Audio of Dec. 5 Contra Costa Board of Supervisor's Finance Committee Hearing

Powerpoint program: County fiscal outlook

County General Reserve Policy

County Reserve Policy EXCEL spreadsheet attachment

Proposed General Fund Reserve Policy Board Resolution


Contra Costa's Credit Rating Falls - Times' 12/01/05

County Adopts Reserve Policy - Tri Valley Herald 12/21/05

County Hopes 3 Can Solve Fiscal Woes - West County Times 1/05/06

County's Fiscal Woes - West County Times editorial 1/16/06

No Options for Counties on Pensions - West County Times 1/26/06

Richard Colman Letter to the Editor 2/8/06

Supervisors Turn to Budget 4/23/06

"What have you actually done, Supervisor Gioia?" - Ken Hambrick commentary, Contra Costa Times 7/1/06

County Grand Jury Reports:

Report 0301 - Underfunded Pension Liability

Report 0408 - High Workmen's Compensation Woes

Report 0409 - Budget Woes and Layoffs