Pinellas County Commissioners are asking citizens to weigh in on ways to cut $11.9 million dollars from the general fund budget. Officials want people to share their views, values and vision for the community at one of two upcoming information sessions:
- Thursday, May 10, 5 p.m., Safety Harbor City Hall, 750 Main St.
- Tuesday, May 15, 5 p.m. St. Petersburg City Hall, 175 Fifth St. N. (This agenda will include a presentation by Sheriff Bob Gualtieri.)
County officials currently predict an $11.9 million shortfall for fiscal year 2013. An additional $10.7 million shortfall is projected for FY 2014. The new fiscal year begins on Oct. 1, 2012.