A small number of people showed up Wednesday night to speak about the proposed Cincinnati budget for the next fiscal year. There were lots of empty chairs in the auditorium and only eight people offered testimony.
Some of them want continued funding for on road bicycle lanes. The proposed budget could cut money for bike lane maintenance and eliminate dollars to build new ones.
Hamilton County Commissioners approved the 2014 general fund budget Wednesday.
The $204.1 million spending plan was nearly unchanged from the plan presented by county administration. The only difference being redirecting $6.65 million in indigent care levy funds from the UC Medical Center to cover a gap in the Sheriff's inmate care budget.
The budget Hamilton County Commissioners vote on later this week will likely look a lot like the one proposed by county administration.
Board President Chris Monzel is suggesting just one change. The proposed budget calls for cutting $6.65 million in indigent care levy funds from the UC Medical Center and using it to cover a gap in the Sheriff's inmate care budget.
Hamilton County Commissioners are slated to vote next week on the 2014 general fund budget. Board President Chris Monzel will present some adjustments Monday to the current proposal and he's hoping for universal agreement.
Commissioner Greg Hartmann says what likely won't be in the budget is a response to last weeks appeal from the county coroner for a new crime lab.