August 4, 2009 at 11:07 PM CDT - Updated June 16 at 10:26 PM
BIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) - The Birmingham city council approved a compromise budget of $402 million dollars for the 2010 fiscal year. Council president carole smitherman says an extra 13 million dollars was returned to the general fund balance. The vote was unanimously approved by six councilors. Steven Hoyt and Joel Montgomery were absent.