City facing $34 million deficit for 2013 - Cincinnati News, FOX19-WXIX TV

City Council could vote on 2013 budget next week

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CINCINNATI, OH (FOX19) -

Cincinnati City Manager Milton Dohoney presented his proposed budget for 2013 at the city's finance committee meeting on Monday.

The City of Cincinnati is facing a $34 million deficit for 2013.

To fill the gap, Dohoney recommended the city lease its parking lots and garages to a private company for $40 million dollars, plus an annual leasing fee.

The City Manager also proposed to get rid of Cincinnati Police Mounted Patrol.

Dohoney says his budget contains no major layoffs, does not close any pools and does not propose to close any health clinics.

A final vote could happen during a special session of Cincinnati City Council, scheduled for December 14th.

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