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Sierra College embroiled in labor dispute over salaries
Wednesday Aug 05 2015
Salary negotiations have broken down between Sierra College and its classified staff – including full-time administrative assistants, maintenance workers and instructional ai ...
Auto perk draws critics
Wednesday Apr 20 2011
A perk in the employment contract of Rocklin’s new Police Chief Ron Lawrence is causing concerns. According to the employment contract, “the city shall provide Lawrence, for ...
New police chief to make $164,340
Wednesday Apr 13 2011
Rocklin’s new top cop is going to make less than his predecessor, but will retain many of the same perks. The annual salary consists of $164,340 plus benefits. According to the ...
Stratospheric salaries wrong
Friday Dec 17 2010
Our new Rocklin City Manager’s (population 56,000) salary is $198,000 (Journal, Dec. 10). Our governor’s (population 37 million) salary is around $180,000. The highest-paid g ...
City OKs $227,000 manager contract
Wednesday Dec 15 2010
At outgoing City Manager Carlos Urrutia’s last meeting Tuesday, the Rocklin City Council unanimously approved the four-year employment contract for his replacement. “We had a ...
Committee to review superintendent’s pay
Friday Dec 10 2010
A new committee is planning to research and review the Placer County superintendent of school’s pay, and could help make decisions about any potential future raises. Thursday ni ...
Our View: Now is no time for a pay raise
Friday Dec 10 2010
It’s the holidays and what better gift to give to your elected county schools superintendent than a pay raise to an already hefty salary? Thursday night the Placer County Office ...
New city manager will earn $198,000 annually
Thursday Dec 09 2010
Rocklin’s new city manager will earn a base salary of $198,000 a year – $34,000 less than current City Manager Carlos Urrutia earned working full time. The city announced Monda ...
Mayor talks city salaries, pensions and cash outs
Wednesday Sep 29 2010
No issue is more top-of-mind in Rocklin (and elsewhere) today than government-employee compensation — salaries, pensions, and “cash outs.” Taxpayers are angry. And understand ...
Urrutia receives $159,452 in unused vacation, sick leave
Wednesday Sep 15 2010
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 ...
Support staffs agree to furloughs
Wednesday Jun 23 2010
Another employee group has come forward with voluntary concessions to help Rocklin Unified School District with its $8 million deficit. Members of the California School Employees ...
District leaders to take pay cuts
Wednesday Apr 28 2010
District superintendents and administrators stepped up to the plate with agreements to trim their salaries next year in an effort to help with the $8 million deficit. Rocklin Uni ...
Manager shows greed
Wednesday Apr 07 2010
Ben Bernacke, the chairman of the Federal Reserve Bank of the United States, makes $199,750 a year. Our city manager made $232,722.80 as of July 1, 2008 (Placer Herald, April 1). ...
Rocklin taxpayers ‘snookered’ in deal
Wednesday Apr 07 2010
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
Wednesday Mar 31 2010
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 ...
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