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 City Manager Milton Dohoney came before a council committee Monday to talk about his proposed 2013 spending proposal.It was the first chance for members of the Budget and Finance Committee to ask him questions about his plan. Dohoney was asked about a decision last week by a bond rating agency to maintain the city’s current rating but it also issued a negative outlook. He said it’s a warning bell.