Budget Shortfall

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Gimenez: Miami-Dade Faces $50M Budget Shortfall

They’re seeing red again at County Hall.
Despite collecting $33-million more in property taxes in the coming year, Miami-Dade County is facing a $50 million budget shortfall under current projections.

CBS Miami–05/10/2013

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Budget Forecast Reveals Florida Turning Financial Corner

A new budget forecast released this week by state economists shows the state is expecting in 2013 to bring in enough money to meet its needs for public schools and health care programs, with $1 billion still left for reserves.

CBS Miami–09/06/2012

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Scott Releases 2012-2013 Budget

Florida Governor Rick Scott will release his 2012-2013 budget Wednesday that will have to tackle a projected $2 billion shortfall without raising taxes.

CBS4–12/07/2011

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Hialeah To Seek Line Of Credit, Mayor Says

Hialeah’s mayor announced on Friday a surprise $7.8 million shortfall this fiscal year and said he would seek a line of credit to bolster city finances.

CBS4–07/16/2011

(Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images) Miami-Dade mayor Carlos Gimenez

600 Questions Submitted To Gimenez’s Social Media Town Hall Meeting

Twenty-four hours after Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos Gimenez revealed the details of his latest budget; the repercussions are still filtering out to all those who would be affected. Six hundred questions were submitted to Gimenez Thursday evening.

CBS4–07/14/2011

(Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images) Miami-Dade mayor Carlos Gimenez

Mayor Gimenez’s Budget Reveals Deep Cuts

Twelve days after taking office, Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez will recommend closing 13 libraries, eliminating the county’s Head Start program and reduce the county workforce by almost 1,300 employees as part of a plan to close a $409 million budget deficit next year, according to sources familiar with the proposal.

CBS4–07/13/2011

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Hollywood Considers Raising Tax Rates And Fire Fees

It may soon become more expensive to live and work in the City of Hollywood which is trying to figure out a way to close a $25 million shortfall in next year’s budget.

CBS4–07/08/2011

Scott Simpson. (Source: Miamiparking.com)

Miami Names Temporary Finance Chief

Miami Mayor Tomás Regalado has picked an interim chief financial officer to lead the city through its latest budget woes. Scott Simpson, finance chief of the Miami Parking Authority who earlier in his career served as the city’s finance director, will spend the next three months looking for ways to balance the 2012 budget.

CBS4–06/16/2011

(Photo Source: hollywoodfl.org) Cameron Benson

Hollywood City Manager Quits Amid Budget Woes

The City Manager of Hollywood has quit his job following criticism of the city’s ballooning budget deficit.

CBS4–06/16/2011

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City Of Miami Faces Estimated $40M Budget Shortfall

A year after filling a huge budget deficit with deep cuts in pay and pensions, Miami is staring at a budget shortfall that could reach $40 million, and is looking at reducing department budgets by 10 percent across the board.

CBS4–06/15/2011

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