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Palo Alto Weekly

News - June 18, 2010

City to debate $139 million budget

Palo Alto council has until July 1 to close $7.3 million budget gap

by Gennady Sheyner

Several controversial Palo Alto budget proposals — to set a fee for actors who participate in Children's Theatre, charge for access to the city's open-space preserves, close the city's libraries on Mondays and eliminate two fraud investigators from the police department — were tentatively turned down this week as the City Council's Finance Committee finalized its recommendations for the fiscal year 2011 budget.

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Staff Writer Gennady Sheyner can be e-mailed at gsheyner@paweekly.com.

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