271 applications were processed by Mannheim’s municipal council. The negotiations went on for two days. Then the biennal budget 2014/2015 was adopted. CDU, SPD, the green party Grüne, representative for the left-wing party Linke and City Councilor Gudrun Kuch all voted in favour of the budget. FDP and the politically independent local party Mannheimer Liste / Freie Wähler voted against it.