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City pay brews anger

City officials find themselves on the hot seat after questionable financial practices have led to controversy. Populist rage has been brewing over six-digit pensions, double dipp ...

Urrutia receives $159,452 in unused vacation, sick leave

Outgoing Rocklin City Manager Carlos Urrutia got a big payout last year. As the highest paid employee, his gross salary was $385,691, according to city documents. While his bas ...

Let’s put a stop to this

No one can be productive enough for any business; government or otherwise, to pay him/her the high wages/salaries some of them, such as Mr. (Carlos) Urrutia, receive. Rather than ...

Cost savings are deceptive

The details of the Rocklin city manager retirement package are a classic case study in the outrageous disparity, which exists between public pensions and private employee retiremen ...

Rocklin taxpayers ‘snookered’ in deal

The city saves with early retirements? According to Scott Yuill (Placer Herald, April 1 Reader Input), the city of Rocklin will save money by spending more than $1 million of taxp ...

City answers critics of pay spike

City of Rocklin officials are trying to stamp out controversy sparked by the recent report of the 42-percent increase in City Manager Carlos Urrutia’s salary over the last five y ...

Revenue equals more pay

On the front page (Placer Herald, July 9), I was reading that Mr. Leo Chavez said, “How do you define fair? In relation to my peers, yes, I feel it’s fair. What does the CEO of ...