CHICAGO — The Detroit City Council earlier this week signed off on a $3.6 billion fiscal 2010 budget and approved an interest rate swap restructuring, freeing officials to focus their immediate attention on efforts to reach a deal to renovate and expand the city’s Cobo Center.

The budget adopted Tuesday closely resembled the plan proposed by former Mayor Ken Cockrel Jr., who returned to his previous job as council president after his defeat earlier this month by former National Basketball Association star Dave Bing in a special election.

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