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File #: 201900135    Version: 1
Type: Motion Status: Filed
File created: 1/30/2019 In control: Cincinnati City Council
On agenda: 1/30/2019 Final action: 11/29/2021
ORD/RES# date: ORD/RES#:
Title: MOTION, submitted by Councilmembers Dennard & Young, RECOGNIZING that many residents face significant financial hardship that impacts their ability to pay fines and penalties imposed by the City of Cincinnati, and FURTHER RECOGNIZING that dealing with unpaid parking tickets is a serious burden that should be addressed by municipal government within means reasonable and appropriate, WE MOVE that the City Administration take all actions necessary and proper to implement a citywide Parking Amnesty Program. WE FURTHER MOVE that the duration of any such Parking Amnesty Program should be for at least one full calendar month, and serve the purpose of forgiving late fees and penalties associated with outstanding unpaid parking tickets, the spirit of forgiveness and to incentivize the payment of outstanding tickets, and collection of fees otherwise rendered near to impossible to collect. WE FURTHER MOVE that the City Administration report to Council on the feasibility and fiscal impact of imple...
Sponsors: Wendell Young
Attachments: 1. Motion

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MOTION, submitted by Councilmembers Dennard & Young, RECOGNIZING that many residents face significant financial hardship that impacts their ability to pay fines and penalties imposed by the City of Cincinnati, and FURTHER RECOGNIZING that dealing with unpaid parking tickets is a serious burden that should be addressed by municipal government within means reasonable and appropriate, WE MOVE that the City Administration take all actions necessary and proper to implement a citywide Parking Amnesty Program. WE FURTHER MOVE that the duration of any such Parking Amnesty Program should be for at least one full calendar month, and serve the purpose of forgiving late fees and penalties associated with outstanding unpaid parking tickets, the spirit of forgiveness and to incentivize the payment of outstanding tickets, and collection of fees otherwise rendered near to impossible to collect. WE FURTHER MOVE that the City Administration report to Council on the feasibility and fiscal impact of implementing the following eligibility requirements for this program: 1. Individuals with parking violations issued prior to 2018 that are unpaid or partially unpaid 2. Individuals with towing and storage fees prior to 2016. WE FURTHER MOVE that the City Administration report to Council regarding any of its own recommendations for the timeline, budget structure and eligibility requirements of a Parking Amnesty Program, as well the status of implementations of the herein proposed framework for such a program, within 90 days of passage of this motion. WE FURTHER MOVE that the City Administration provide the offices of City Council with a copy of a draft implementation plan by May 1, 2019.