City leaders discuss hiring freeze

January 6, 2009 8:01:23 PM PST
Raleigh city leaders say they know how they can save $15 million.At Tuesday's city council meeting Raleigh leaders talked about a soft hiring freeze for every department except public safety departments.

Officials say basically they would not fill any vacant jobs that become available.

They also discussed delaying renovations and upgrades at city parks.

The city manager will give the council a final budget to consider in May.