Cincinnati budget

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Updated: Wednesday, 4:54 p.m.

Cincinnati officially has a city budget for the new fiscal year which starts in two weeks.  

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Six Cincinnati council members have signed a motion proposing changes to the city's operating budget proposed by City Manager Patrick Duhaney and modified by Mayor John Cranley.

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It's now up to Cincinnati City Council members to make changes to the city's proposed budget for the fiscal year which starts July 1.

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More than 60 people offered their thoughts on Cincinnati's proposed budget during a public hearing Wednesday night.

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Cincinnati residents get their first chance Wednesday evening to comment on the city's proposed budget for the fiscal year that starts July 1.  

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Cincinnati Mayor John Cranley sent his budget proposal Thursday to City Council members for their consideration.

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Cincinnati City Manager Patrick Duhaney sent his budget proposal to Mayor John Cranley Thursday.  

The operating budget totals $1.1 billion for all funds, and specifically $412.1 million for the general fund, which pays for things like public safety, trash collection and snow removal.

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Cincinnati homeowners will not see the city portion of their property tax bills increase in 2020.  

A council committee voted Thursday to hold those revenues at about $29 million.  

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Cincinnati Council voted Wednesday to override two vetoes Mayor John Canley issued last week on ordinances concerning updates to this year's budget and funding for the Liberty Street road diet.

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Cincinnati Mayor John Cranley is expected to veto an ordinance council approved Wednesday making about $5.4 million in changes to the current budget.  

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Cincinnati Council could vote Wednesday on about $5.4 million dollars in changes to the city's budget for the current year.  

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Cincinnati Police Chief Eliot Isaac warned in a memo Tuesday the department's street strength could drop below 1,000 sworn officers next year.

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Cincinnati Council could vote Wednesday on a proposal that spends some of the $1.7 million leftover from last year's budget.  

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Cincinnati City Council gave final approval Wednesday to the city's $407 million operating budget for the new fiscal year that starts Sunday.

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A Cincinnati Council majority has voted to make about $2.5 million in changes to the city's general fund budget for the new fiscal year that starts Sunday.

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Updated: Thursday, 12:40 p.m.

Two Cincinnati council members introduced a proposal Thursday that would ask voters to increase the city's admissions tax by 2 percent, with the additional money generated used to fund human services organizations and neighborhoods.

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Cincinnati Council Members will now debate how they want to alter budget proposals submitted by Acting City Manager Patrick Duhaney and Mayor John Cranley.

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Nearly 50 people offered comments Monday night as Cincinnati City Council's Budget and Finance Committee held its first public hearing on the proposed city budget for the fiscal year that starts July 1.

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Cincinnati Mayor John Cranley has sent the budget to City Council for its consideration and approval.

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A committee is recommending 43 programs receive human services funding from Cincinnati in the new fiscal year. Those programs are administered by 33 agencies.

Council will have the final say on whether the more than $3.4 million is provided in the budget, which must be approved by June 30.  

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