the city budget Infrastructure (CIP) Correction Offered by a Citizen Critical of the Budget Process II Where Is the Information Needed for the Ashland Budget Process? Debunking the PERS Problem in Ashland’s Budget – Hang in There and Read This! It Is Worth It The Devil Is in the Detail: Okay, Where Is the Detail for the Ashland Budget? Think about Your Taxes And How They Are Being Spent – Ashland Budget Issues Your City Reps at Work Increasing Your Costs to Live in Ashland Another Ashland Salary Increase Proposed by Staff TAXPAYER ALERT-Council to Consider $243,258.69 Expenditure to a Consultant for a Study Financial Transparency: Does the Ashland City Government Have It? Pay Attention, People, Your Utility Bill is in Grave Danger… AGAIN! Another Christmas Present From Departed Staff—WHY? The $40,000,000 Zombie Awakens for the New Year Ashland’s $264 Million Budget— Where Does All the Money Go? Debt and the Budget— Some Interesting Numbers Comparing City of Ashland Compensation: Average Incomes The Supplemental Budget Resolution Critiquing Capital Improvements Reimbursement Resolution No. 2021-04 Alison Chan’s Parting Words City Council Authorizes $700k for New Fire Engine Ashland Council Approves 11% COLAs Over Three Years Median Compensation and Salaries – A Lesson in the Lack of Transparency Your Utility Bills Will Increase HOW Much? Magical Thinking About Ashland’s Budget A Clear Warning: “Gutted” — We Ignore It at Our Peril Starting the Budget Deliberations on the Wrong Foot Ashland Council Approves $854,705 for Unbudgeted Expenses Introducing the 2023 Capital Improvements Program: It’s a Doozy!