CINCINNATI, OH (FOX19) - Cincinnati Mayor Mark Mallory submitted his changes to the 2014-15 budget on Wednesday, and it includes fewer layoffs.
The budget submitted by City Manager Milton Dohoney included 201 layoffs, including 66 police officers and 71 firefighters.
Mayor Mallory made changes to the budget to lessen the layoffs to 53 firefighters and 49 police officers. Mallory's budget also restores three positions to the health department and two positions to the law department.
Mallory is also cutting $32,000 from his office budget.
"In order to restore as many positions as possible, I have eliminated funding to several outside organizations," said Mallory in the memo to City Council. "It is a difficult decision. I strongly believe in the City's partnerships with those organizations and would prefer to continue to provide funding."
Those cuts include: