Jerry Sanders on Budget & Economy
Cut city payroll; increase city agency efficiency
Mayor Sanders has taken aggressive measures to preserve precious tax dollars and ensure they are used wisely and efficiently. Among other accomplishments, Mayor Sanders has:
Source: City of San Diego Mayoral website, "Budget"
, Dec 1, 2011
- Implemented a new pension system that increases the amount that employees
pay into their pensions and reduces the amount that taxpayers contribute. This translates into more money that can be used for City services.
- Negotiated 6% compensation reductions for city employees that will result in long-term savings for taxpayers.
- Reduced overall city payroll since he took office in 2005.
- Implemented a program known as Business Process Re-engineering, which requires City departments to operate more efficiently. It has already saved the City tens of millions of dollars.
Initiated a process that will allow private sector technology companies to bid against the city-owned Data Processing Corporation for the right to provide the City with information technology services. The contract is worth $45 million a year.
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Eric Garcetti (D,Los Angeles)
Mike Rawlings (D,Dallas)
Marty Walsh (D,Boston)
Rocky Anderson (I,Salt Lake City)
Tom Barrett (D,Milwaukee,WI)
Mike Bloomberg (I,New York City)
Cory Booker (D,Newark,NJ)
Jerry Brown (D,Oakland,CA)
Julian Castro (D,San Antonio,TX)
Rudy Giuliani (R,New York City)
Phil Gordon (D,Phoenix)
Tom Menino (D,Boston)
Dennis Kucinch (D,Cleveland,OH)
Michael Nutter (D,Philadelphia)
Sarah Palin (R,Wasilla,AK)
Annise Parker (D,Houston)
Jerry Sanders (R,San Diego)
Antonio Villaraigosa (D,Los Angeles)
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