The Gretna City Council on Wednesday unanimously approved the city's $3.3 million share of the BP oil spill settlement.
The vote occurred after the council met in executive session during its regular monthly meeting.
Gretna Mayor Belinda Constant said discussions about what the city should do with the money will likely take place in the coming months.
Louisiana Attorney General Buddy Caldwell's office announced the settlement last week, and Louisiana's share of the $18.7 billion deal is $6.8 billion.
The funds are meant to compensate public entities for lost sales-tax revenue resulting from the 2010 Deepwater Horizon disaster.
Parishes, municipalities, school boards and other entities will be individually approving their portions of the settlement in the coming days and weeks.