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The County has a tradition of fiscal discipline and has the highest bond rating among California counties. We have already taken the following actions to reduce our costs:
County's revenue sources.
The economic downturn continues to impact the County in several ways, including:
As a result, we have reduced our annual spending by over $30 million and reduced our workforce by 11% over the past 4 years. Looking ahead, we face a more structurally balanced budget than we have seen in some time. While we will need to continue our efforts to innovate, address any further reduction of State or Federal funding, and identify new ways to meet emerging community needs, we look forward to working with the Board, employees and the public to ensure continued partnership in efforts to meet our challenges while maintaining a sustainable and balanced operating budget.
Please visit the property tax information page on the County's Department of Finance website.