The budget passed with nine in favor and six against. Eight members were absent from the vote stating the vote was considered illegal because the budget proposal expired on December 15 while the vote didn’t take place until December 16.
The city Mayor stated the vote was legal because the session began on December 15.
The new Expenditure Budget for 2015 is $421 million pesos, about $60 million pesos less than 2014.
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