Tag Archives | Dr. Frank Benest


Inyo Supervisors: how to stay afloat

The disturbing news this fiscal year remains disturbing – Inyo County government will fall into a $1.8 million shortfall because of labor costs next fiscal year and double that the year beyond. In the somewhat strange world of government budgets, County Administrator Kevin Carunchio goes further to say that Inyo has a “structural deficit” that […]

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Hope for the new year: government make-over

After last week’s workshop with budget consultant Dr. Frank Benest with the Inyo Supervisors, some 55 participants met again the next day at the Fairgrounds for more talk about service collaboration and, as Benest put it, “re-design of services.” This talk comes in the face of a $2 million budget shortfall next year and a […]

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Inyo Supervisors look to consultant to fix shortfall

This year, the Inyo Supervisors approved employee raises that will cost $1.8 million more next fiscal year and $4.5 million more the following year. Officials made these decisions with no revenue to back it up. Now, the Board of Supervisors looks to a consultant for answers. County Administrator Kevin Carunchio found a consultant with a […]

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Inyo Supervisors: community grants, consultant’s advice

The Inyo Supervisors will start out their Tuesday meeting on a light note. The County Administrator will announce the winners of the Inyo County Offices Holiday Door Decorating contest and present awards and prizes. Then, it’s on to heavier matters like the County Services Year-In-Review presentation. The CAO and County Departments will review departmental highlights. […]

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