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August 28, 2015
City Council September 1 Workshop Will Cover Riverside Public Utilities “Finance 101”

City of Riverside and Riverside Public Utilities (RPU) staff will present a special workshop presentation on RPU finances to the City Council on Tuesday, September 1 beginning at 1 p.m. in the Art Pick Council Chambers located at 3900 Main Street.

Topics will include: an overview of City finance; information on RPU’s budget and budget trends; rates, revenues and trends; financial metrics benchmarking; financial planning and reporting; debt, reserves, and the Reliability Charge; and an overview of Proposition 218, 26, and other legal issues.

In addition to RPU’s General Manager Girish Balachandran, RPU’s Assistant General Manager of Finance Laura Nomura, RPU Finance staff members, Deputy City Attorney Susan Wilson, and City Finance Director Brent Mason will present the reports to the council about the customer-owned water and electric utilities department.

For additional information and support documents for this workshop, visit the Meeting Agendas section of City Council’s web page at

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