What is the future of Tucson's graffiti removal budget? - Tucson News Now

What is the future of Tucson's graffiti removal budget?

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TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) -

It is not hard to findgraffiti around Tucson, just walking around any residential street or neardowntown and it can be found. 

Today the Tucson CityCouncil is expected to discuss the future of the city's graffiti removalprogram, during the council's study session.

Tucson's Department ofTransportation will be updating Mayor Rothschild and the council on where thecurrent graffiti program stands.  Theupdate includes the plan to ask private companies to clean graffiti off its ownproperty, like utility boxes. 

Right now the graffitiremoval program costs Tucson $1 million of its yearly budget. Funding for theremoval program could be at risk, depending on what kinds of cuts cityofficials want to do to the 2015 fiscal budget. 

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