Thursday, May 27, 2010

Vacaville leaders: Economy moving in right direction

By Ben Antonius Daily Republic May 26, 2010 09:36

VACAVILLE - After years of painful cuts, Vacaville may finally be seeing economic improvement, city officials said Tuesday.

City Manager Laura Kuhn was careful to hedge her remarks during a budget presentation at Tuesday's meeting of the Vacaville City Council. But the theme was clear: Improvements, however slight, in several facets of city finances.'I don't want to sugar coat it,' Kuhn said.

'We are not out of the woods yet but we are seeing a trend in a positive direction.'The session was the first of two scheduled for different city departments to present their budgets and their forecasts for the coming year. Leaders of the police, fire, public works and utilities departments all presented Tuesday.

The rest of the city departments are scheduled to give their presentations at a June 8 meeting.

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