Cincinnati Council's Budget and Finance Committee Tuesday approved a pay raise and a one-time bonus for City Manager Milton Dohoney, Jr.
The committee passed the measure 6-2 and the full Council will vote on the issue Thursday.
The proposal, distributed to Council Members minutes before the meeting started, would increase his annual salary to $255,000. Right now Dohoney is paid $232,081.51.
The proposed ordinance would also include a one-time payment of $34,892.17.
Cincinnati officials are continuing work on next year’s city budget. The public could see it later this month.City Manager Milton Dohoney, Jr. and his budget team are working on a spending plan to close a $40 million general fund deficit. Vice Mayor Roxanne Qualls was asked Wednesday when she expected to get the budget. She responded November 26th. Qualls also said public hearings on the proposal will be scheduled for early December.