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.
Tampa's proposed 2011-2012 budget
Tampa Mayor Bob Buckhorn, who took office in April, is proposing a $357.9 million general fund budget, down $4.8 million from 2010-11. The proposed budget eliminates 21 vacant jobs but does not include any layoffs. It also includes pay raises for police, fire and other city employees. The property tax rate remains unchanged. Tampa's City Council must vote on the budget before Oct. 1.
Percent change from 2010-11