Faced with rising pension costs, the city of Roseburg would trim payroll and end support for a teen homeless shelter under a spending plan proposed Tuesday by City Manager Lance Colley. Colley presented a $59.2 million budget for 2013-14, down slightly from the current $59.3 million, as a city committee convened to piece together the budget that will take effect July 1. The proposal includes a $26.3 million general fund, 61 percent of which goes for salaries and benefits. Thirty-one percent is set aside for reserves. The city faces a $600,000 increase in state-mandated contributions to the Public Employees Retirement …
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