Teen Center No Longer to Receive Budget Cuts

Teen Center No Longer to Receive Budget Cuts
Posted at 4:00 PM, Jul 15, 2016
and last updated 2016-07-16 08:42:46-04

TALLAHASSEE, FL. (WTXL)-- City leaders continued to discuss the budget and it appears the Palmer Munroe Teen Center is no longer being considered to be cut.

This comes after leon county said they did not plan to renew a funding partnership witht he city.

The center supervises teens int eh county year-round and up to 200 teens use the facility during the summer.

With the recent cuts the center faced having to cut programs, hours of operations, and staffing. However, at the commision meeting this week, city leaders discuessed ways to keep the center operating like normal.

Mayor Andrew Gillum says, "Our young people are our future. Our best investment is in them, because when they do right - it's an investment that pays off."

Additional budget discussions are scheduled for September 14 and 28 and the fiscal year for 2017 starts in October.