Carlos Urrutia

Manager pay raise upsets citizens

Rocklin City Council approved a 42-percent increase in salary for City Manager Carlos Urrutia in 2008, for the new 2008 contract, a year after tax revenues started dropping and les ...

City manager Urrutia gives last address, sees continued growth

Rocklin’s population stood at approximately 9,000 people 25 years ago, before City Manager Carlos Urrutia joined the city. At that time, the city was in need of a city manager ...

Salary ‘double dipping’ raises concerns

Retirement deals for five top managers of the city of Rocklin aimed at saving the city money are raising some concerns. Rocklin City Manager Carlos Urrutia said he has nothing to ...

Chamber of Commerce celebrates leadership and legacy

This month we celebrate some of our country’s greatest and most enduring leaders. Leaders like George Washington and Abraham Lincoln who had the foresight and courage to guide ...

City budget gap grows

The Rocklin City Council is now expected to make some hard choices to rescue the city from the sinking sand pit — the budget. City Manager Carlos Urrutia laid out the troubled ...

City set to hire manager

City leaders are getting ready to hire a new city manager at a crucial time. “We’ve probably had the worst economy in decades with a massive overhaul of our city infrastructu ...

Local businesses upset over sign ordinance

A stretch of businesses are upset over the city’s enforcement of a sign ordinance. The Tuesday before Black Friday, one of the busiest retail shopping days of the year, a city ...

Rocklin makes more job cuts

The city of Rocklin announced 10 new layoffs but new revenue projections may lead to more cuts as the city struggles to balance the budget. One of those workers, Greg Beauchamp wo ...

City eyes state lawsuit to save money

A new lawsuit is giving the city of Rocklin more confidence that it will be able to hold on to redevelopment money the state planned to raid with this summer’s budget compromise. ...

City cuts management hours, benefits

Nearly a half dozen management-level city leaders are retiring, but not before the city decided to cut their hours and benefits. Last Tuesday, Rocklin City Council approved new em ...