Toledo City Council approves budget focusing on roads

by Associated Press on March 8, 2017 at 3:21 am

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Toledo city officials have approved two budgets that address transportation issues.

The Blade reports (http://bit.ly/2mzUIOu ) that Toledo City Council voted to approve the general fund budget and the capital improvement budget Tuesday night. Council members tweaked Mayor Paula Hicks-Hudson’s plans with several amending intermediary votes.

Hicks-Hudson allocated $7 million toward residential street repair. The start date of the 2017 police class was also adjusted to an earlier date after funds were approved. Officials reserved $150,000 for pavement crack sealing in the capital-spending plan as well.

The mayor says the budget reflects a commitment to providing safe roadways for the citizens of Toledo.

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Information from: The Blade, http://www.toledoblade.com/