A state oversight board is set to vote on a plan to let Philadelphia use $245 million in reserve funds to pay for a new three-year police contract.
Phillly.com reports the Pennsylvania Intergovernmental Cooperation Authority will vote Tuesday on a plan to use the city's entire $200 million in labor reserves plus $45 million from the city's general reserve fund to pay for the pact.
Mayor Jim Kenney's staff says the plan being voted on by the oversight board isn't final.
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Kenney's finance director Rob Dubow says a final plan to pay for the police contract won't be formulated until after the city figures out how to pay for new contracts for the city's firefighters and white-collar workers.
Dubow says various city departments will be asked to make budget cuts as a part of that process.