San Diego Mayor Jerry Sanders and the City Council agreed to a $22 million package of budget cuts that partially close a $43 million mid-year gap in the $1.1 billion general fund budget for fiscal 2008-2009.

Sanders last month proposed $43 million of budget cuts that included the closure of 17 libraries and recreation centers. He initially vetoed the council’s smaller package of budget cuts after a dispute over $600,000 of cuts to neighborhood customer service centers and the firing of three city painters.

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