City Advises Cutting Recreation Funding

By Sondra Murphy

Projected city revenue losses are already having a negative impact on many of the programs the people have come to expect. At the heart of these are recreation opportunities for valley citizens of all ages. Historically, Ojai Recreation Department has been subsidized by the general fund to offset the cost of operating the facility and programs. ORD took budget hits in 2004-2005 that eliminated two-and-a-half positions, capital improvement funds, in-house maintenance, boxing and the Easter and Halloween community events, as well as

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