It was an audit that ended up showing the City Council that their two-year furlough program could be ended earlier. As it turns out, the city is in $3 million dollars better shape than was expected.
From the Elk Grove Citizen:
Elk Grove City Manager Laura Gill told the Elk Grove City Council at its Nov. 10 meeting that the city will pull the plug on furloughs for non-represented employees at the end of the year.
The city implemented what was proposed as a two-year furlough program for the 2009-10 budget that started on July 1, 2009, with non-represented employees taking 64 hours of unpaid leave, or the equivalent of about 3 percent of their annual salary. For executive management staff, the amount of furlough time was 96 hours, or about 5 percent of their annual salary.
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