Chattanooga budget is a mishmash of changes

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2014 Projected revenue: $212.5 million 2013 estimated reveune: $211.9 million property taxes: 2014(proposed): $123 million 2013(projected): $122 million 2012: $121 million 2011: $119 million Breakout1 2014 Projected revenue: $212.5 million 2013 estimated reveune: $211.9 million property taxes: 2014(proposed): $123 million 2013(projected): $122 million 2012: $121 million 2011: $119 million

The challenge in balancing the city budget is that every headline-grabbing service or new investment must be matched with a cut somewhere else. Chattanooga Mayor Andy Berke’s proposed budget makes a number of nips, tucks and outright amputations to keep the money going out equal to the money coming in.