City Council informally agreed to a four percent tax levy increase and unanimously approved a scaled back reorganizing of the Fire Department, reducing the number of captains by eight but discarding other changes proposed by the CM.
Lawmakers will officially adopt a budget Wednesday likely by a three to two vote.
In a move criticised by managment Council restored $15 K to CAPC, which had been at $47K and was proposed to be eliminated.
The FD move is said to reduce department spending by something around $100K.
What's not approved is a CBA for the firemen.