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Delray facing a $4 million hole – Sun

City Manager David Harden presented the proposed $97 million budget to the City Commission Tuesday, but with only $93 million in revenues from property taxes, the Commission will have to find a way to plug the $4 million hole.

Harden recommends the city takes $1.6 million from last year’s surplus to fund the increase in capital costs, leaving the commission with the task of finding additional revenues or making about $2.4 million in cuts.

Beginning July 31, the City Commission will hold a series of workshop and meetings to identify cuts and set proposed property tax rates. All Workshops are open to the public and begin at 6 p.m. at the City Hall First Floor Conference Room, 100 NW First Ave. The final budget is expected to be adopted Sept. 20.

For more information about meetings or the budget call 561-243-7000 or visit mydelraybeach.com

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