Aldermen are expected to vote on the proposed 2021 budget on Tuesday, and Alds. Andre Vasquez (40) and Maria Hadden (49) last week explained why they plan to vote “yes.”

While the proposed 2021 city budget is on the Monday City Council agenda, aldermen are poised to call for a procedure that would delay discussion and a vote until the next City Council meeting on Tuesday.

The parliamentary procedure to “defer and publish,” which aldermen have called “routine,” requires the support of at least two aldermen and would delay a vote on the proposed budget until the next City Council meeting, which is scheduled for 10 a.m. Tuesday, less than 24 hours after the Monday meeting.

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