Durham City Council Approves $251 Million Budget
Posted June 19, 2001 6:53 a.m. EDT
DURHAM — Members of the Durham City Council have voted in favor of a $251 million budget for next year.
The City Council voted seven to six to keep city employee salary increases at six percent.
Former Interim city manager Greg Bethea had proposed a seven percent increase.
The budget also adds 18 new firefighter recruits and six new police officers for the Southpoint area.