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Castor delivers $1.04B budget to council

Aug 02, 2019 - Tampa Bay Times

TAMPA - Mayor Jane Castor's first appearance - and initial budget presentation - before the Tampa City Council was a relatively staid affair Thursday.

Speaking slowly, and making sure to ask if people were still awake, Castor outlined her roughly $1.04 billion budget proposal in front of a packed council chamber at Old City Hall.

"Now we face rebuilding our reserves. We must be prepared to weather another recession, if anything comes our way," Castor said.

The proposal includes...