Hot off the presses, Newsday is reporting that the City of Long Beach plans to layoff 67 city workers, in an effort save some serious cash:
“The layoffs, which will affect 25 full-time workers and 42 part-time employees across several departments, will save the city $2.58 million this year, City Manager Jack Schnirman said.
…The staff reduction will be detailed during tonight’s budget presentation; the 2012-13 budget proposal will be the subject of a public hearing at City Hall, Schnirman said.
Long Beach will also remove 69 inactive employees from the city’s books, he said. The city has 1,656 employees, full and part time.
(Source – NEWSDAY: Long Beach to lay off 67, officials say)
What do you folks think? Is it not enough? Too much? Too late? Head over to Newsday to read the full aricle. Tonight’s City Council Meeting is gonna be .. interesting.