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Hard Choices: Balancing Palo Alto's budget gap
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by Jocelyn Dong, editor of the Palo Alto Weekly,
on May 28, 2010
Here's your chance to weigh in on how the City of Palo Alto should close its projected $7.3 million budget gap in fiscal year 2011. Palo Alto Online presents "Hard Choices," an interactive budget tool. Of the dozens of programs and services Palo Alto City Manager James Keene has identified, which would you cut or reduce funding to?
Use the interactive budget sheet Web Link and then return to Town Square to discuss your budget solutions. Feel free to share on Town Square your ideas for other ways to cut expenses or raise revenues.
Note that the budget cuts are under review by the City Council Finance Committee this month and are subject to change. The full council is scheduled to adopt the FY 2011 budget at the end of June.