BUDGET BUYS 1130050318709114

June 21, 2005 

Raleigh's $457 million budget for the fiscal year beginning July 1 includes:

* A 12.3 percent increase in city spending, from $323 million.

* Keeping the property tax rate at 39.5 cents per $100 of assessed value.

* 16 new jobs in the police dep

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