Thanks to a reader for sending the link to this Lamorinda Weekly public forum article from almost a decade ago.
It reflects on Town Manager recruiting, government, efficiency, and a worrisome trend from "living within our means" to visions requiring increased expenses, staff and otherwise. It could have been written today and is worth a read!
"It has been said many times that Moraga will be in dire financial straights in a few years because the concept of balancing expenses against revenues seems to have been sacrificed on the altar of vision..."
-- from Lamorinda Weekly Public Forum / July 23, 2008
Click the link top open a new window (it's halfway down the page, under the yellow Public Forum banner).