Cincinnati administrators will now begin the process of implementing the fiscal year 2015 budget.
City council Wednesday approved the 17 ordinances needed to enact the spending plan. The votes were 6-3 on the major changes to the budget. Council adopted Mayor John Cranley's proposal with about a dozen changes to it. Cranley said it sends the right message.
Six Cincinnati Council members are ready to approve the city's operating budget for the next fiscal year which begins July 1st.
The Budget and Finance Committee held a meeting Monday to approve a motion making a handful of changes to Mayor John Cranley's proposed spending plan that was presented to Council last month. A final vote on the proposal is set Wednesday.
If all goes as planned, by the middle of this week Cincinnati Council will have approved an operating budget for the fiscal year that starts July 1st.
Council's Budget and Finance Committee has special sessions set for Monday and Tuesday. The group will be making final modifications to the spending plan Mayor John Cranley sent to Council on May 14th.
There's a final public hearing Tuesday evening at 6 at Midway Elementary School on Glenmore Avenue.
The full Council is scheduled to take a final vote on the budget Wednesday afternoon.