N■ Melissa Diaz Hernandez / Reporter o one seems to know if the FY 17/18 budget is balanced. Councilwoman Bonnie Wright commented at the July 25 meeting that the budget was not balanced. When The Valley Chronicle asked City Manager Alex Meyerhoff in a phone conversation on July 26 why Wright had said that, he stated: “I do not know why she said that.” In our calculation, the adopted budget leaves the city $1,302,800 over budget confirming the state auditor’s stance that “expenditures continue to outpace revenue.” After inquiring on the status of the budget and whether or not the $2,011,400 for MOUs for non-Measure U public safety personnel was included

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