Budgets & Funding

Yuma Council Discusses Budget, CIP Projects

The Yuma City Council held a work session last week for its ongoing discussions on the Fiscal Year 2021/22 budget, the FY2022 Capital Improvement and Five-year Capital Improvement programs.  The FY2021 CIP was relatively conservative due to the COVID-19 pandemic. FY2022 totals 77


Cement Consumption to Increase

Portland Cement Association Market Intelligence Group’s Senior VP and Chief Economist Ed Sullivan recently presented their annual spring cement consumption forecast, predicting an increase in cement consumption for 2021 and 2022. “Remarkably, U.S. cement consumption


Construction Input Prices Up in January

By Associated Builders and Contractors  Construction input prices increased 2.5 percent in January 2021 compared to the previous month, according to an Associated Builders and Contractors analysis of U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics’ Producer Price Index data. Nonresidential construction input prices rose 2.1 percent for