144. The borough council is responsible for the management of the borough budget adopted by the city council in compliance with the minimum standards determined by by-law of the city council regarding the level of services to be offered by each borough council.
The borough council may authorize a transfer of moneys. It may also amend the budget to take into account any unexpected sums received for the carrying out of work or sums derived from a gift made by a person for a specific purpose or a subsidy granted by the Government or a minister or agency of the Government and already paid or payment of which is assured.
In such a case, the borough council shall inform the treasurer of the city and the executive committee of the amendment within five days so that the executive committee may amend the budget of the city to take the amendment into account.
2000, c. 56, Sch. I, s. 144; 2003, c. 28, s. 41.