The board had been discussing these funding issues for the last several months and voted Tuesday morning to fund the Riverquarium with a vote of 5-2.
Riverquarium officials had been pleading their case, stating that without city funding the facility will go bankrupt and close quickly after the start of 2013.
The facility was granted $150,000 dollars over the next 3 months and will be looking for outside investors to relieve the financial burden on both them and the city.
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