Carbondale approves budget that includes job cuts

Carbondale, IL (KFVS) -- Tuesday night Carbondale city leaders approved a budget that includes job cuts.

The city council is trying to balance the 2010 budget.  The budget approved Tuesday night includes cutting five positions.

Two will be maintenance positions in the street department, another could come from the fire department and the others will come from cutting a part-time law clerk position and elminating the neighborhood service manager.

The cuts will save about $350 thousand dollars.