Following the recommendation in the staff's agenda report, the Encinitas City Council added an ordinance to the municipal code that bans common sense in city government. The council's action formalizes a practice that has been followed since incorporation in 1986.
Accordingly, the city will continue to maintain a bloated staff, and to pay salaries and provide benefits and pensions unmatched in the private sector. The city will also continue to pay at least double the going rate to consultants, to contractors for capital improvement projects and to property owners for purchases.
Friday, May 1, 2015
Satire or reality?