As the city tries to close a looming budget gap, it has two major options: cut spending or increase revenues.
Since city leaders are reluctant to raise property taxes when so many people are struggling, they are likely to take a long look at other ways of increasing the money the city takes in.
City Comptroller Glenn Klocko said the city will have to consider increases in the fees it charges for services it provides and perhaps begin charging some new fees as well.
That could mean higher costs for recreation programs, bigger charges for building permits and much more, officials said.
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