Ojai Adopts Unbalanced Budget

By Logan Hall

The Ojai City Council adopted the city's 2011-2012 budget at their meeting Tuesday night. The total budget for the next fiscal year is $8.5 million of which $7.8 million will be in the city's general fund. The remaining $700,000 comes from state agencies like Caltrans and from state funds like the gas tax. The budget, however, isn't balanced yet. The city's main issue now lies with the transit fund, which has recently increased from $70,000 to $140,000. The federal government has made major cuts to transit budgets across the nation.

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