Birmingham city employees to offer suggestions for budget cuts

BIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) – The Birmingham City Council will vote Tuesday on a resolution asking city employees to submit their ideas on how to cut their own departments budget to the mayor by the end of the month.    
Mayor Bell's current proposal would not only cut salaries, but also close 7 rec centers and 5 libraries for 9 months out of the year.
Bell calls the cuts tough but necessary.

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