Mayor Rahm Emanuel Unveils 2017 Budget. Credit: Claudia Morell

Mayor Rahm Emanuel unveils 2017 budget. Credit: Claudia Morell

Mayor Rahm Emanuel unveiled his $9.81 billion spending plan for 2017 Tuesday, providing details on his blueprint to boost hiring at the Chicago Police Department, modernize the city’s 311 system, and continue investments in blighted neighborhoods.

The $9.8 billion FY2017 budget includes about $3.72 billion is corporate fund expenditures, a 3.6% increase over FY2016, and $1.59 billion in grant funding.

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