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File #: 201900072    Version: 1
Type: Motion Status: Filed
File created: 1/16/2019 In control: Budget and Finance Committee
On agenda: 1/16/2019 Final action: 11/29/2021
ORD/RES# date: ORD/RES#:
Title: MOTION, submitted by Councilmember Mann, WE MOVE that the City Administration report on ways to raise awareness of, increase partnerships with and support worker-owned cooperatives in the City of Cincinnati and encourage small business, entrepreneurs and communities to consider cooperatives as an option where appropriate. The report should consider the following options at a minimum: Explore how cooperatives can be a tool for eliminating economic disparities and promoting racial equity. Extend preference to contract bidders whose bids include worker-owned cooperatives. Provide information on worker-owned cooperative models to small businesses seeking City assistance. Send City administration representatives to the international co-op symposium to be hosted by Cincinnati Union Co-op Initiative in Fall 2019. (STATEMENT ATTACHED)
Sponsors: David Mann
Attachments: 1. Motion, 2. File Summary

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MOTION, submitted by Councilmember Mann, WE MOVE that the City Administration report on ways to raise awareness of, increase partnerships with and support worker-owned cooperatives in the City of Cincinnati and encourage small business, entrepreneurs and communities to consider cooperatives as an option where appropriate. The report should consider the following options at a minimum: Explore how cooperatives can be a tool for eliminating economic disparities and promoting racial equity. Extend preference to contract bidders whose bids include worker-owned cooperatives. Provide information on worker-owned cooperative models to small businesses seeking City assistance. Send City administration representatives to the international co-op symposium to be hosted by Cincinnati Union Co-op Initiative in Fall 2019. (STATEMENT ATTACHED)