BALTIMORE - Today the final city council vote will be made regarding the city's budget. This would solidify the potential closures of several fire stations in the city.
Some members of the City Council thought they had come up with a way to save those fire companies. but the mayor's supporters on the council dismissed the alternative plan.
In today's final vote if the council passes the budget, it means the three fire companies and several recreation centers will close on July 1st as part of the mayor's plan to save money.
Last week the city council voted in favor of the Mayor's budget.
Council President Jack Young led the charge against the cuts, but was not successful.
Several council members who supported young's plan to save the fire companies changed their vote after the mayor said even if other cuts were made that money could not be used to save the fire companies.
Who will be impacted?
If the council gives final approval today, as of July 1st Truck 10 in West Baltimore, Squad 11 in Southeast and Truck 15 in east Baltimore will be closed.
Some council members say they are still hoping to make some last minute changes to the budget at today's final vote.
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