Was it one of the first examples of the new council supporting one of the entities that supported the election of the new members?
Maybe "Yes." Maybe "No."
All we know was by a 5-2 vote (Incumbents Bill Garner & Barry Gillaspie) the council,with amendments to the 2011 budget vote decided to cut the funding for the all important Oro Valley police department study.
You can read the explanations in The Explorer article below.
Additionally, the funding that was supposed to go to the restoration of Steam Pump Ranch was also excluded from the final budget.
Well, that's democracy, where the majority rules!
Here's the article