Faced with property tax increase of a $300 per average home in the 2010-11 budget, councilors called for cuts. Auburn City Manager Glenn Aho responded with $1.2 million in cuts that would would reduce the proposed tax increase to about $150 for the average home but would mean moving police officers out of the schools, reducing City Hall hours and mandate a single polling place for the entire city.
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