Philadelphia City Council convened Wednesday to hear about the budget plans of the departments that keep Philadelphians safe.
The Philadelphia Police Department will present its budget first Wednesday morning followed by the fire department and prisons in the afternoon, according to City Council's schedule.
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The fire and prisons pitches come a day after Mayor Jim Kenney formally announced new commissioners for each department.
Get more on Wednesday's proceedings at PHLCouncil's Twitter.