The city of Detroit is ramping up efforts to cobble together a budget and a five-year deficit elimination plan.
Detroit City Council members got a copy of Mayor Dave Bing’s deficit elimination plan Tuesday.
The Council wants more cuts than Bing proposed. They say that’s necessary to avoid a possible state takeover of the city’s finances.
Council President Charles Pugh says a Council work group believes the city should cut at least $120 million from the upcoming budget.