LOS ANGELES – Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa said today he will call for layoffs of city workers
as part of his budget to be released next month.
“We’re going to lay off a large number of employees. I’m not going to say how many,
Villaraigosa said during a speech to the City Administrative Officer Investors Conference
at the Grammy Museum today.
The city’s employee negotiating committee, which includes Villaraigosa and several City Council
members, recently asked thousands of city workers to put off raises until the city’s budget improves.
City Administrative Officer Miguel Santana said this week the city’s budget deficit for the next fiscal
year is close to $220 million.
The budget, which comes out April 20, also will call for the city to lease its parking garages,
Villaraigosa told the audience. City Council members previously rejected plans to privatize
city parking lots.
The mayor said he will push to raise the retirement age for city workers to 67, vowing to put it before
voters if not approved by the City Council.
The City Council Budget and Finance Committee is expected to hold extensive hearings to discuss
the mayor’s proposed budget after it is released.
The city charter requires the City Council to amend or
RICO mafia puppet mayor’s budget by June 1.
[PICTURED: L.A. Mayor, “SUCKS IT!”]
MAYBE IF YOU DIDN’T DO THINGS LIKE LET THE
RICO MAFIA STEAL
$7 MILLION IN L.A. CITY GAS (PAID BY TAXPAYER
DOLLARS) — YOU WOULDN’T HAVE TO REDUCE
SERVICES…AND WOULDN’T HAVE TO LAY OFF ANOTHER ROUND OF
WORKERS…PUTTING THE CITY ON RAZOR THIN ICE. And remember,
CAO Miguel Santana says, “NO MORE ROOM FOR CUTS.”
SO EXPECT A LOT OF LAYOFFS! [OCCUPY PART 2: CITY WORKERS!!!!
“I’m deeply concerned,” Krekorian said. “I don’t think there’s any question
that if we make further reductions in our workforce, the ability of the city
to provide even a basic level of services is going to be severely constrained.”
Mr. Krackwhorian, I notice the use of the wor, “IF!” You are not in Assembly gift-taking world,
anymore — where you just simply ALWAYS SPEND, till the VICTIM (GOVERNMENT) IS
RUN DRY! YOU JUST DID THAT AT BOTH THE STATE AND LOCAL LEVEL, YOU
FUCKING, FULL OF SHIT, PHONY! STOP WITH THE NUTTY SOCIALIST TALK!
YOU BLEW IT, CHUMP! AND NOW 1000s OF PEOPLE WILL BE OUT OF JOBS,
AND THE CITY BECOMES UNSAFE, AND WON’T BE ABLE TO BE LEGALLY
COMPLIANT — AND WON’T BE ABLE TO MEET FEDERAL DEADLINES FOR
MONEY. SHUT THE FUCK YOU, YOU PHONY MORON! YOUR VOTES MAY
END UP TO BE FOUND “CRIMINAL!”: