Also proposed in the ordinance are $2,887,000 in increases to general operating fund expenditures with the largest increases allocated for supplemental fire department overtime, fuel spending, and funds to support neighborhood blight operations.
In addition, the ordinance proposes writing-off $5,500,000 in unpaid utility accounts and absorbing $947,000 for restoration of utility service cuts within the city’s water treatment, sewer, and storm water operating funds.
Toledo’s budget is supported by revenue generated from businesses and the Chamber will continue to monitor these trends. Toledo City Council meetings are held in Council Chambers at One Government Center located in downtown Toledo and can be viewed via video on the city's website.
As Manager for Local Government Advocacy, Tim Schneider advocates for local policies and laws that safeguard and foster a pro-business environment in the Toledo Region. Tim has more than 10 years of legislative and public policy experience with the local, state and federal levels of government.