The Utica Common Council has approved a budget for the upcoming fiscal year.

The $66.3 million 2015-16 spending plan contains a 0% property tax increase.

The vote was 9-to-0.

Ed Bucciero is Chairman of the Council's Finance Committee.

Bucciero says Council members and Mayor Robert Palmieri will hold a news conference on Friday to go over some of the highlights of the budget and what it means for city residents.