St. Petersburg voters vote in city election

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — St. Petersburg residents will elect four city councilors and decide a handful of ballot issues on Election Day.

Voters will go to the polls Tuesday. Four city council seats and eight charter amendments are on the ballot.

Among the charter amendments: whether to allow port leases of up to 25 years, whether to develop a master plan for the downtown’s waterfront and whether to allow for property tax breaks for businesses that create jobs.

The city of Largo is also holding municipal elections Tuesday.

Copyright 2011 The Associated Press.

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