TAMPA, Fla (TBO.com)- Tampa City Council holds the first of two public hearings this evening on Mayor Bob Buckhorn’s proposed 2014 city budget.
The hearing starts at 5:01 p.m. today in council chambers on the third floor of Old City Hall.
The $831 million budget includes $354.4 million for the city’s day-to-day operations, a $7.3 million bump from the current budget.
Buckhorn has proposed adding $350,000 to the city’s code enforcement staff for next year. He also has earmarked major improvements to several city parks in 2014.