MIAMI (CBSMiami) – The City of Miami’s budget battle has come to an end.
By a vote of four to one commissioners have approved a $560 million spending plan, according to CBS4 news partner The Miami Herald.
The budget calls for $14 million more for the police department to fund 80 new officer positions. The budget also finds money for 22 more firefighters, according to the Miami Herald.
Commissioner Frank Carrollo was the sole vote against the plan. He said he felt the should have invested more in public safety.
In addition to boosting the city’s reserves to about $90 million, the budget also calls for a slight reduction in property taxes.
Click Here to read more about the city’s 2014-2015 budget.
CBS4 news partner The Miami Herald contributed to this report.
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