WASHINGTON - Members of the D.C. Council and city finance officials yesterday outlined a grim financial future for the District of Columbia even as they sparred over how best to put the city on more solid financial footing.

The gloomy forecast came at a council hearing called by Chairman John Ray to lay groundwork for action in July on a plan by Mayor Sharon Pratt Kelly to eliminate a projected $152 million deficit in fiscal years 1993 and 1994. The city's fiscal years run from Oct. I through Sept. 30.

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