Birmingham leaders facing budget deadline

BIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) – Birmingham city leaders face a deadline Thursday. The 2011 budget must be approved, but a final agreement has yet to be worked out.     

Mayor William Bell will meet with the council later on Thursday morning.

Council members are considering several options for cutting the budget including pay cuts and eliminating several holidays.

Mayor Bell says he expects an agreement by next Tuesday's city council meeting.

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