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City revenue beats expectation in fiscal 2012-13

Original post made on Nov 29, 2013

The city of Pleasanton ended fiscal year 2012-13 more than $1 million over its projected municipal operating budget as sales and hotel taxes edged their way back from recession-year lows, the city's finance director Emily Wagner reported.

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Posted by dave
a resident of Vineyard Avenue
on Nov 29, 2013 at 7:49 am

Congrats and thank you to those managing the city! You see a lot of complaints on here, but I can assure you there are many you are thankful for your work like this.

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Posted by Arnold
a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Nov 29, 2013 at 10:00 am

I'd respectfully recommend that the city use the surplus to purchase mortar in order to shore up defenses against the upcoming tsunami. We just can't afford to keep paying public workers, many nonessential, the way we do.

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Posted by Tom
a resident of Del Prado
on Nov 29, 2013 at 6:35 pm

Sorry Arnold, You and your teabagger pals better look for a new crisis. Turns out the sky is not falling. And we the public employees are not going anywhere. We're just going to rally to put you back in your bitter hole you live in.

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Posted by question
a resident of Amador Estates
on Nov 29, 2013 at 7:28 pm

Can you please provide us what the unfunded liabilities are, especially the union pension liabilities.

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Posted by Michael Austin
a resident of Pleasanton Meadows
on Nov 30, 2013 at 7:29 pm


I have been a registered Democrat for fifty years.
Arnold is correct.
I challenge you to post your full name, your position, in what public employment you are engaged and debate this issue.