Satisfied with an overhaul of the city parking authority, the Scranton, Pa., City Council voted unanimously to cover part of an authority bond payment due Saturday.

Acting on an emergency basis on Thursday night, the council transferred $325,000 from a contingency fund to cover about one-third of the Scranton Parking Authority's $930,000 payment. According to the Times-Tribune of Scranton, the authority had the balance, which local banks wired to the authority's bond trustee Wells Fargo.

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