San Diego County’s proposed $4.68 billion budget will get a public airing next week. The public can comment at several meetings budget, which proposes to increase by 7.1 percent — $309 million more than last year — and add 182 new positions.

Presentations are scheduled Monday and Tuesday at 9 a.m. on the county’s community enhancement program, which allows county supervisors to distribute $3 million of taxpayer dollars to promote tourism and economic development. (Each supervisor got $600,000 to dole out last year.)

Public testimony on the budget is scheduled for 2 p.m. Tuesday at the downtown county administration building at 1600 Pacific Highway.


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