CHICAGO -- Though Detroit has redistributed millions of dollars meant for debt payments into other funds, the city has not done so for its unlimited-tax general obligation bonds because those bonds are a subject of federal mediation talks, the city said Monday.

Detroit last month redirected $95 million meant for debt payments on its limited-tax GO bonds and its pension certificates to pay for consultants and other restructuring-related costs. The move was revealed in a budget amendment memo approved by emergency manager Kevyn Orr and obtained last week by the Detroit City Council.

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