Neighborhoods Commission Meets for the Last Time, Approves Budget Message

San Jose’s Neighborhoods Commission, which was created to strengthen residents’ connection to City Hall, took its last action as a volunteer advisory body with a unanimous vote on its annual budget message.

Commissioner Jim Cantore.

But that doesn’t mean the members will stop working for their neighborhoods. At least that was the sentiment of the […]

Budget Gets Unanimous Approval But Debate Over Spending Will Continue

Janice Rombeck | NeighborWebSJ

Bascom Community Center

For the first time in 10 years, the San Jose City Council approved a budget that was balanced without employee layoffs or huge cuts in city services. In fact, thebudget provides a small surplus that serves as a cushion to allows the city to open four libraries […]

Budget Hearing, Vote Set for This Week; Funding Proposed for Libraries, Parks

Not satisfied with the items included in Mayor Chuck Reed’s June Budget Message? Or like what you see? Either way, you have another chance to voice your concerns or offer your thank you’s at the final public hearing on Monday, June 11.

Dorian Silva | NeighborWebSJ

Seven Trees Library is targeted for opening.

The hearing […]