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… and that’s just the monetary cost

Tuesday, September 1, 2015 by Elizabeth Pagano

How much is City Council’s new committee system costing the city? According to the answer to a budget question posed by Council Member Pio Renteria, $223,089 so far. Of that, $42,549 is for staff and overtime, $36,000 is for equipment costs, $65,000 is for contractor support, $60,940 is for closed captioning and $18,600 is for video archival. Extra staff and overtime are in the city’s Public Information Office, the City Clerk’s Office and the Building Services Department. Of those, the equipment costs are one-time costs.

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