|Council passes '14 Budget|
|Tuesday, March 25, 2014 8:00 PM|
BY NANCY SPENCER
DELPHOS — Delphos City Council passed the 2014 Permanent Appropriations Ordinance in short special meeting Monday.
With a 6-0 vote, the 2014 budget includes $14,706,000 in appropriations including nearly $3 million to the General Fund, which includes police, fire, EMS and parks.
Councilman Del Kemper was one of the holdouts on the March 17 vote. He voted “no” because he was uncomfortable with the police budget and adding two officers when other departments were still on furlough. After being assured the appropriations were not “in stone” and adjustments could be made throughout the year, he was comfortable passing the budget Monday.
“I’m satisfied enough to vote for it,” he said “As with any budget, changes can be made. I just want the workers back on a full-time status and that’s what I’ll be working on.”
Councilman Mark Clement was unable to attend the meeting.
The next regularly scheduled council meeting will begin at 7 p.m. April 7.
|Last Updated on Tuesday, March 25, 2014 8:22 PM|