Painting by numbers: the 2012-13 Ann Arbor city budget in pictures
City Administrator Steve Powers presented his recommended 2012-13 budget to the Ann Arbor City Council Monday night.
From here, it's up to council members to decide by the end of May whether to go with the administrator's suggestions or tweak the budget to make it their own.
And they'll be asking for public input.
Because a picture speaks a thousand words, here's a series of screenshots from the proposed budget that help make it easier to understand. Give these graphs a look and share your thoughts on the budget in the comments section below.
- For more detail, download the full 343-page budget book here.
Note: Where it highlights a loss of 18 full-time employees in the police department, that's due to the recent outsourcing of dispatch operations to the county. Powers actually is recommending avoiding further layoffs and proposes additional patrol staffing.