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City government budget breakdown

Here's an interactive look at the proposed budgets for Tampa Bay's three largest cities in 2011-12. The size of the rectangles indicates proposed spending, and the color key indicates the percent change from the 2010-11 budget. Roll over the rectangles to view a breakdown of the budget numbers.

Clearwater's proposed 2011-2012 budget

Facing a massive deficit, Clearwater officials proposed a $109 million general fund budget. The proposed budget, down $12 million from last year, eliminates 28 city jobs, including firefighters, police dispatchers, arborists and maintenance workers. The budget will keep the property tax rate the same. Clearwater's council will vote on the budget Sept. 29.

Percent change from 2010-11

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