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"We would not be here today if the governor of Ohio didn't cut local government funding," Seelbach said. "We are headed in the right direction."
The latest proposal put forward Tuesday by a council majority avoids laying off 25 police officers by using one time sources of money to cover the expense.
Latest Cincinnati budget plan has no police or fire layoffs
It also makes reductions in the budgets for City Council offices and the Clerk of Council, and asks council members to take the equivalent of 10 furlough days through payroll deductions
revenues within a specific area that are due to new construction there. They are used to encourage investment in areas that city officials want to see grow, like parts of downtown and Over the Rhine, and often are used to offset costs to developers for infrastructure improvements like sidewalks and streetlights.
But Eriksen said that problem gets worse over time: If council lays off the firefighters in 2015, it would have to repay about $4.8 million.
CINCINNATI It's looking more likely that there will be no police or firefighters laid off when Cincinnati City Council approves a budget later this week.
"I think this takes us in the wrong direction because it makes the deficit worse in year two," Quinlivan said.
There still would be about 65 workers in other departments laid off under the budget plan.
Part of the reason a council majority decided to avoid firefighter layoffs is because the city would have to repay $1.6 million in federal grants.
As Vice Mayor Roxanne Qualls noted, the latest plan "doesn't solve the problem, it just delays it again by another year."
The latest proposal joins another introduced last week that avoided any firefighter layoffs this year.
Firefighter layoffs would be avoided by merging the city's Economic Development and Community Development departments, which would save $171,000.
Budget Director Lea Eriksen cautioned City Council that if it uses one time sources to save firefighter jobs for fiscal year 2014, it would increase the deficit by $8 million for Fiscal Year 2015.
Also, the proposal to stop police layoffs calls for taking $500,000 from the city's contingency fund for emergencies, along with reducing the Police Department's budget for take home vehicles by $100,000.
Instead, she preferred asking police and firefighters to accept furlough days to avoid layoffs. Costs in the Police and Fire departments are a major factor in the city's fiscal problems, Quinlivan added.
salaries have increased by 38 percent since 2000, while salaries for most other city workers increased between 24 percent and 28 percent.
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Councilwoman Laure Quinlivan didn't support the proposal Tuesday.
Further, it would increase the number of furlough days for supervisory personnel from five to 10, which would generate a savings of $250,000.
Councilman Chris Seelbach said the current deficit was mostly caused by Gov. Kasich's cuts in state funding to local governments.
Council members hope tax revenues will increase in future years as more planned developments are completed.
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