Petersburg's 2012 budget proposal

Posted by Erica Jones - email

RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - Petersburg's city manager revealed the city's new 2012 budget proposal.

The Times Dispatch reports that proposal calls for a one-time bonus of $500 for full-time employees.

But there are hints there could be five bonuses, and eleven employees could be laid off from the fire and police departments.

The proposal also calls for all new city employees hired after July 1st, to make a 5% contribution to the Virginia retirement system.

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