The full Cincinnati Council has formally approved the 2013 city budget.
Most of the votes were 6-3…with Qualls, Young, Quinlivan, Seelbach, Simpson and Thomas voting yes and Sittenfeld, Smitherman and Winburn voting no.
Council didn’t vote Friday to approve leasing the operation of some city parking facilities to a private company.
The full Cincinnati Council will vote Friday on the nearly 20 documents needed to adopt the city's 2013 budget. The Budget and Finance Committee Thursday approved the framework for the spending plan. It takes the city manager's recommended budget and makes some ten changes to it.
Cincinnati's City Manager released more details Tuesday about 8 of the 9 companies that submitted proposals to operate some of the city's parking facilities.
Milton Dohoney, Jr. said in a memo 3 of the firms are offering an upfront payment ranging from $100 to $150 million plus revenue sharing provisions.