Herenton to Council

No tax increases, no layoffs, and a raise for employees.

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Memphis mayor Willie Herenton told the City Council's executive committee this afternoon that the budget he plans to present April 21st will include no property tax increases, no layoffs, and a three percent raise for all employees.

"This is a strong city," said the mayor, "even in a declining fiscal condition."

More to come soon at Mary Cashiola's blog "In the Bluff."

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