Tampa City Council approves new budget, with roughly $12M for affordable housing

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Tampa City Council unanimously approved a spending plan that includes significant investments in affordable housing and fire rescue after weeks of calculating figures. Members of the City Council agreed to spend about $12 million to build and maintain affordable housing units. The seven-member board also authorized a $1.5 million plan to establish a new fire … Read more

Second budget hearing on 2024 funding to be held by Tampa City Council today

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A second budget hearing will take place today in Tampa, with council members attempting to save $45 million and voting on financing through 2024. Following Mayor Jane Castor’s proposal for a double-digit property tax hike to rehabilitate Tampa’s roads, the last several meetings have been received with some public outcry. The cuts could take a … Read more