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Birmingham City Council to vote on budget

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BIRMINGHAM - AL - The Birmingham City Council is expected to vote on a proposed budget for fiscal year 2015.

The council restored a 5%merit pay increase Monday night. The majority of the council made room for those raises by cutting funding including overtime from several departments. Council members also used nearly $4 million in the city's savings to balance the budget. They restored nearly $1.8 million to the city's transit system.

Monday's regular meeting is set for 9:30 a.m. At City Hall.
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