City has 'healthy cash balance' yet lays off firefighters

The Ohio city is laying off 21 firefighters and closing 1 station despite having an extra $1M for capital improvements

By Joy Brown
The Courier

FINDLAY, Ohio — Findlay's capital improvements fund will be getting $1 million extra next year, thanks to the city's healthy cash balance.

City Council members at Thursday's annual budget hearings agreed to an administration suggestion to transfer that sum from what is projected to be a $6.1 million cash balance when this year ends.

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