Metro departments asked to cut budgets by 7.5 percent

2010-2011 will be another belt-tightening cycle for Metro budget  More

Council orders budget updates from city’s largest departments

Department heads headed before Metro's Budget and Finance Committee   More

Council amends budget to save 17 Metro workers

Nearly $787,000 moved around in budget to save Metro jobs More

Longevity pay, bonuses for Metro workers cut from budget

Cuts will save $3.1 million in tight budget year, but union officials say workers deserve bonuses More

Parks and libraries reducing hours, services to cope with smaller budget

Cuts will lead to elimination of the Arts & History Program, reduction in hours at community centers and a move to rotating schedules at Metro pools. More
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Labor groups slam Dean’s budget proposal

'In these trying economic times, now is not the time for Mayor Dean to put Nashville’s working families in the unemployment line,' union leader says. More

Capital spending plan preview includes riverfront water park

Mayor's plan also highlights $156 million for schools More

Metro readies for 'historic' budget presentation

Mayor Dean prefaced has promised cuts for Metro departments, perhaps including even Metro Police and Metro Schools — his top priorities. More
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City won’t raise property taxes, mayor says, though budget cuts are coming

Mayor Karl Dean’s annual State of Metro address Thursday gave assurances that he will not ask for a property tax increase next week when he presents a city operating budget proposal to Metro Council. More
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