Today’s speech at Redmond Chamber of Commerce
"Sustainability Improvements" (one of Ross's slides)
- 4-Year balanced budget requirement
- Pensions - $11 billion less in 25-year costs
- Now ranked 4th in the nation for best-funded system.
- More employee contribution on healthcare – from 12% to 15%.
- No raises since 2007-09. With inflation, this is a real reduction of close to 6%.
- Fewer FTEs. 14.6% reduction in general government FTEs per 1000 residents.