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Meeting Name: Cincinnati City Council Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 2/15/2023 2:00 PM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Council Chambers, Room 300
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202300520 11.AppointmentAPPOINTMENT, submitted by Mayor Aftab Pureval, I hereby appoint Norman C. Bouwie to the Internal Audit Committee for a term of two years. This appointment is submitted to City Council for its advice and consent pursuant to its Rules. (Male/African American)ConfirmedPass Action details Not available
202300521 12.AppointmentAPPOINTMENT, submitted by Mayor Aftab Pureval, I hereby appoint Tricia A. Williams to the Internal Audit Committee for a term of two years. This appointment is submitted to City Council for its advice and consent pursuant to its Rules. (Female/White)ConfirmedPass Action details Not available
202300522 13.AppointmentAPPOINTMENT, submitted by Mayor Aftab Pureval, I hereby appoint Jeff McClean to the Lunken Airport Oversight & Advisory Board in the role of Corporate Airport User for a term of three years. This appointment is submitted to City Council for its advice and consent pursuant to its Rules. (Male/White)ConfirmedPass Action details Not available
202300592 14.ReappointmentREAPPOINTMENT, submitted by Mayor Aftab Pureval, I hereby reappoint Damon Jones to the Port of Greater Cincinnati Development Authority for a term of four years beginning March 13, 2023. This appointment is submitted to City Council for its advice and consent pursuant to its Rules. (Male/African American)ConfirmedPass Action details Not available
202300528 15.ResolutionRESOLUTION, submitted by Councilmember Johnson, from Emily Smart Woerner, City Solicitor, RECOGNIZING the late Bishop Paul Alexander Bowers as a 2023 Black History Month honoree, and EXPRESSING the appreciation of the Mayor and the Council of the City of Cincinnati for his life and legacy of tireless service and invaluable impact in the City of Cincinnati.PassedPass Action details Not available
202300625 16.MotionMOTION, submitted by Councilmembers Owens and Johnson, WE MOVE for the City Administration to provide a report within the next thirty (30) days on the feasibility, cost, logistics, and any other necessary analysis on expanding the Cincinnati Police Department’s gun lock distribution program to include the City’s Recreation Centers, Health Facilities, Fire Facilities, and City Hall as locations for distribution. The Administration should also consider community partnerships that will help expand accessibility beyond City Facilities. The report should also address if any additional resources are needed to replenish the supply of gun locks. Based on the availability of City resources, the report should also include recommendations for how to prioritize which facilities received gun locks for distribution, with a particular focus on access to resources in the Top 10 neighborhoods for gun violence. (STATEMENT ATTACHED)Referred to Public Safety & Governance Committee  Action details Not available
202300645 17.MotionMOTION, submitted by Councilmember Walsh and Owens, WE MOVE for the Administration to engage with business owners who operate in the area around Green and Pleasant Streets in Over-the-Rhine, who may be impacted by the expansion of the residential parking permit program approved by Ordinance No. 362-2022 (Attachment A). This community engagement should be carried out alongside the recommendations that will be submitted in response to Motion No. 2022-02004 (Attachment B). The value and history that Findlay Market plays in the fabric of the small business community in Cincinnati cannot be measured. The businesses that set up shop there are crucial to the vibrant energy that Findlay has created. We must ensure that these small businesses have access from citizens who use all modes of transportation to come and shop.Referred to Public Safety & Governance Committee  Action details Not available
202300558 28.ReportREPORT, dated 2/8/2023, submitted Sheryl M. M. Long, City Manager, regarding Yard Waste Parameters, Processes, Constraints, and Best Practices. Reference Document # 202201747Referred to Climate, Environment & Infrastructure Committee  Action details Not available
202300606 19.OrdinanceORDINANCE (EMERGENCY) submitted by Sheryl M. M. Long, City Manager, on 2/15/2023, MODIFYING the salary range schedule for the classification of Municipal Worker by amending existing Section 932 of Division 4, Chapter 307 of the Cincinnati Municipal Code, in order to establish a new salary range schedule for said classification.Referred to Public Safety & Governance Committee  Action details Not available
202300614 110.OrdinanceORDINANCE, submitted by Sheryl M. M. Long, City Manager, on 2/15/2023, AUTHORIZING the City Manager to execute a plat entitled Water Main Easement Vacation Plat E-679-Q to release and quitclaim a portion of a public utility easement held by the City of Cincinnati for the use and benefit of Greater Cincinnati Water Works for a water main and associated appurtenances located in and upon certain real property located in the J. Eggleston Military Survey No. 609, Anderson Township, Hamilton County, Ohio.Referred to Budget & Finance Committee  Action details Not available
202300615 111.OrdinanceORDINANCE submitted by Sheryl M. M. Long, City Manager, on 2/15/2023, AUTHORIZING the City Manager to apply for a grant awarded by the Bloomberg Initiative for Cycling Infrastructure, in partnership with the Global Design Cities Initiative, in an amount of up to $1,000,000 for the purpose of constructing facilities on Martin Luther King Drive between Clifton Avenue and Vine Street in the CUF and Corryville neighborhoods.Referred to Budget & Finance Committee  Action details Not available
202300621 112.OrdinanceORDINANCE submitted by Sheryl M. M. Long, City Manager, on 2/15/2023, AUTHORIZING the City Manager to design, install, and maintain artwork in Rapid Run Park and the Dunham Recreation Complex in the West Price Hill neighborhood as an art installation, notwithstanding any conflicting rules or regulations of the Board of Park Commissioners or the Cincinnati Recreation Commission or any provision of the Cincinnati Municipal Code that would prohibit the installation and maintenance of the artwork.Referred to Healthy Neighborhoods Committee  Action details Not available
202300628 113.ReportREPORT, dated 2/15/2023 submitted by Sheryl M. M. Long, City Manager, on a communication from the State of Ohio, Division of Liquor Control, advising of a permit application for Cincinnati Park Board, DBA Oak Ridge Lodge, 5083 Colerain Avenue. (#14934000001, F8, Temporary) [Objections: None]Filed  Action details Not available
202300629 114.ReportREPORT, dated 2/15/2023 submitted by Sheryl M. M. Long, City Manager, on a communication from the State of Ohio, Division of Liquor Control, advising of a permit application for Cincinnati Park Board. DBA Burnet Woods, 3251 Brookline Avenue. (#1514087, F8, Temporary) [Objections: None]Filed  Action details Not available
202300630 115.ReportREPORT, dated 2/15/2023 submitted by Sheryl M. M. Long, City Manager, on a communication from the State of Ohio, Division of Liquor Control, advising of a permit application for Cincinnati Park Board, DBA Gibson House, 425 Oak Street. (#14934080002, F8, Temporary) [Objections: None]Filed  Action details Not available
202300631 116.ReportREPORT, dated 2/15/2023 submitted by Sheryl M. M. Long, City Manager, on a communication from the State of Ohio, Division of Liquor Control, advising of a permit application for Cincinnati Park Board, DBA Mt. Echo Pavilion, 381 Elberon Avenue. (#14934010002, F8, Temporary) [Objections: None]Filed  Action details Not available
202300632 117.ReportREPORT, dated 2/15/2023 submitted by Sheryl M. M. Long, City Manager, on a communication from the State of Ohio, Division of Liquor Control, advising of a permit application for Cincinnati Park Board, DBA Maple Ridge Lodge, 3040 Westwood Northern Blvd. (#14934070002, F8, Temporary) [Objections: None]Filed  Action details Not available
202300633 118.ReportREPORT, dated 2/15/2023 submitted by Sheryl M. M. Long, City Manager, on a communication from the State of Ohio, Division of Liquor Control, advising of a permit application for Cincinnati Park Board, DBA Alms Pavilion, 710 Tusculum Avenue. (#14934040002, F8, Temporary) [Objections: None]Filed  Action details Not available
202300634 119.ReportREPORT, dated 2/15/2023 submitted by Sheryl M. M. Long, City Manager, on a communication from the State of Ohio, Division of Liquor Control, advising of a permit application for Cincinnati Park Board, DBA Ault Park Pavilion, 5090 Observatory Avenue. (#14934030002, F8, Temporary) [Objections: None]Filed  Action details Not available
202300635 120.ReportREPORT, dated 2/15/2023 submitted by Sheryl M. M. Long, City Manager, on a communication from the State of Ohio, Division of Liquor Control, advising of a permit application for Cincinnati Park Board, DBA Krohn Conservatory, 1501 Eden Park Drive. (#14934050002, F8, Temporary) [Objections: None]Filed  Action details Not available
202300636 121.ReportREPORT, dated 2/15/2023 submitted by Sheryl M. M. Long, City Manager, on a communication from the State of Ohio, Division of Liquor Control, advising of a permit application for Cincinnati Park Board, DBA Friendship Pavilion, 1135 Riverside Drive. (#1493409, F8, Temporary) [Objections: None]Filed  Action details Not available
202300637 122.ReportREPORT, dated 2/15/2023 submitted by Sheryl M. M. Long, City Manager, on a communication from the State of Ohio, Division of Liquor Control, advising of a permit application for Cincinnati Park Board, DBA Sawyer Point Smale, 100 W. Mehring Way to Pete Rose Way to 909 Riverside Drive. (#1514086, F8, Temporary) [Objections: None]Filed  Action details Not available
202300638 123.ReportREPORT, dated 2/15/2023 submitted by Sheryl M. M. Long, City Manager, on a communication from the State of Ohio, Division of Liquor Control, advising of a permit application for 2637 Erie Avenue, 2637 Erie Avenue. (#0010400, D1 D2 D3 D6, Transfer) [Objections: Yes]Filed  Action details Not available
202300627 124.RegistrationREGISTRATION, submitted by the Clerk of Council from Legislative Agent Margaret Hulbert, Advocate, Principal, 6319 Iris Avenue, Cincinnati, Ohio 45213. (LEARNING GROVE)Filed  Action details Not available
202300548 125.OrdinanceORDINANCE submitted by Sheryl M. M. Long, City Manager, on 2/8/2023, AUTHORIZING the City Manager to apply for a Rebuilding American Infrastructure with Sustainability and Equity grant awarded by the United States Department of Transportation in the amount of up to $5,000,000 for the purpose of conducting a study and creating a preliminary design for a Complete Streets project, which includes improving the safety of City streets and enhancing pedestrian connections and safety.PassedPass Action details Not available
202300548 1 OrdinanceORDINANCE submitted by Sheryl M. M. Long, City Manager, on 2/8/2023, AUTHORIZING the City Manager to apply for a Rebuilding American Infrastructure with Sustainability and Equity grant awarded by the United States Department of Transportation in the amount of up to $5,000,000 for the purpose of conducting a study and creating a preliminary design for a Complete Streets project, which includes improving the safety of City streets and enhancing pedestrian connections and safety.Suspension of the three readingsPass Action details Not available
202300554 126.OrdinanceORDINANCE submitted by Sheryl M. M. Long, City Manager, on 2/8/2023, AUTHORIZING the establishment of new capital improvement program project account nos. 980x232x232394, “Wasson Way Ph 7 FY21-22 ODNR Grant,” 980x232x232395, “Wasson Way Ph 3-7 FY21-22 ODNR Grant,” and 980x232x232397, “Wasson Way FY23-24 ODNR Grant”; AUTHORIZING the City Manager to accept and appropriate State of Ohio Capital Budget resources in the amount of up to $50,000 as authorized by Senate Bill 310 for Fiscal Years 2021-2022 to newly established capital improvement program project account no. 980x232x232394, “Wasson Way Ph 7 FY21-22 ODNR Grant,” for the purpose of providing resources for Phase 7 of the Wasson Way project; AUTHORIZING the City Manager to accept and appropriate grant resources in the amount of up to $250,000 from the State of Ohio Capital Budget as authorized by Senate Bill 310 for Fiscal Years 2021-2022 to newly established capital improvement program project account no. 980x232x232395, “Wasson Way Ph 3-7 FY21-22 ODNR Grant,” for the purpose of providing resources for Phases 3 through 7 of the WPassedPass Action details Not available
202300554 1 OrdinanceORDINANCE submitted by Sheryl M. M. Long, City Manager, on 2/8/2023, AUTHORIZING the establishment of new capital improvement program project account nos. 980x232x232394, “Wasson Way Ph 7 FY21-22 ODNR Grant,” 980x232x232395, “Wasson Way Ph 3-7 FY21-22 ODNR Grant,” and 980x232x232397, “Wasson Way FY23-24 ODNR Grant”; AUTHORIZING the City Manager to accept and appropriate State of Ohio Capital Budget resources in the amount of up to $50,000 as authorized by Senate Bill 310 for Fiscal Years 2021-2022 to newly established capital improvement program project account no. 980x232x232394, “Wasson Way Ph 7 FY21-22 ODNR Grant,” for the purpose of providing resources for Phase 7 of the Wasson Way project; AUTHORIZING the City Manager to accept and appropriate grant resources in the amount of up to $250,000 from the State of Ohio Capital Budget as authorized by Senate Bill 310 for Fiscal Years 2021-2022 to newly established capital improvement program project account no. 980x232x232395, “Wasson Way Ph 3-7 FY21-22 ODNR Grant,” for the purpose of providing resources for Phases 3 through 7 of the WSuspension of the three readingsPass Action details Not available
202300551 127.OrdinanceORDINANCE submitted by Sheryl M. M. Long, City Manager, on 2/8/2023, AUTHORIZING the City Manager to accept and appropriate a grant in the amount of up to $350,000 from the Ohio Department of Health to support a project to evaluate the utility of SARS-CoV-2 wastewater monitoring on the subsewershed level, rather than the regional level; and AUTHORIZING the Finance Director to deposit the grant funds into Public Health Research Fund revenue account no. 350x8536.PassedPass Action details Not available
202300551 1 OrdinanceORDINANCE submitted by Sheryl M. M. Long, City Manager, on 2/8/2023, AUTHORIZING the City Manager to accept and appropriate a grant in the amount of up to $350,000 from the Ohio Department of Health to support a project to evaluate the utility of SARS-CoV-2 wastewater monitoring on the subsewershed level, rather than the regional level; and AUTHORIZING the Finance Director to deposit the grant funds into Public Health Research Fund revenue account no. 350x8536.Suspension of the three readingsPass Action details Not available
202300553 128.OrdinanceORDINANCE submitted by Sheryl M. M. Long, City Manager, on 2/8/2023, AUTHORIZING the City Manager to apply for, accept, and appropriate a grant of up to $26,030 from the Cincinnati Police Department Community Preventive Education Grant Program for the purpose of providing resources for the Cincinnati Recreation Commission’s Safety While Integrating Skills and Hoops program; and AUTHORIZING the Finance Director to deposit the grant funds into Contributions for Recreation Purposes Fund 319 revenue account no. 319x8571.PassedPass Action details Not available
202300553 1 OrdinanceORDINANCE submitted by Sheryl M. M. Long, City Manager, on 2/8/2023, AUTHORIZING the City Manager to apply for, accept, and appropriate a grant of up to $26,030 from the Cincinnati Police Department Community Preventive Education Grant Program for the purpose of providing resources for the Cincinnati Recreation Commission’s Safety While Integrating Skills and Hoops program; and AUTHORIZING the Finance Director to deposit the grant funds into Contributions for Recreation Purposes Fund 319 revenue account no. 319x8571.Suspension of the three readingsPass Action details Not available
202300550 129.OrdinanceORDINANCE (EMERGENCY) submitted by Sheryl M. M. Long, City Manager, on 2/8/2023, AUTHORIZING the City Manager to accept an in-kind donation from the United States Department of Justice, Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives, of a 2001 Ford F-250 pickup truck valued at $10,800 for use by the Cincinnati Police Department, Crime Gun Intelligence Center, to perform vehicle stabilization techniques.Passed EmergencyPass Action details Not available
202300550 1 OrdinanceORDINANCE (EMERGENCY) submitted by Sheryl M. M. Long, City Manager, on 2/8/2023, AUTHORIZING the City Manager to accept an in-kind donation from the United States Department of Justice, Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives, of a 2001 Ford F-250 pickup truck valued at $10,800 for use by the Cincinnati Police Department, Crime Gun Intelligence Center, to perform vehicle stabilization techniques.Emergency clause to remainPass Action details Not available
202300550 1 OrdinanceORDINANCE (EMERGENCY) submitted by Sheryl M. M. Long, City Manager, on 2/8/2023, AUTHORIZING the City Manager to accept an in-kind donation from the United States Department of Justice, Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives, of a 2001 Ford F-250 pickup truck valued at $10,800 for use by the Cincinnati Police Department, Crime Gun Intelligence Center, to perform vehicle stabilization techniques.Suspension of the three readingsPass Action details Not available
202300555 130.OrdinanceORDINANCE (EMERGENCY) submitted by Sheryl M. M. Long, City Manager, on 2/8/2023, AMENDING Ordinance No. 259-2022 to allow the Director of Finance to accept all settlement payments for eligible expenses from the OneOhio Opioid Distributor Settlement and deposit those payments info Fund 475, “Opioid Settlement.”Passed EmergencyPass Action details Not available
202300555 1 OrdinanceORDINANCE (EMERGENCY) submitted by Sheryl M. M. Long, City Manager, on 2/8/2023, AMENDING Ordinance No. 259-2022 to allow the Director of Finance to accept all settlement payments for eligible expenses from the OneOhio Opioid Distributor Settlement and deposit those payments info Fund 475, “Opioid Settlement.”Emergency clause to remainPass Action details Not available
202300555 1 OrdinanceORDINANCE (EMERGENCY) submitted by Sheryl M. M. Long, City Manager, on 2/8/2023, AMENDING Ordinance No. 259-2022 to allow the Director of Finance to accept all settlement payments for eligible expenses from the OneOhio Opioid Distributor Settlement and deposit those payments info Fund 475, “Opioid Settlement.”Suspension of the three readingsPass Action details Not available
202300619 131.FYI MemoREPORT, dated 2/13/2023, submitted Sheryl M. M. Long, City Manager, regarding the Budget Schedule for Fiscal Year (FY) 2024-25 Biennial Budget.Approved & Filed  Action details Not available
202300397 132.OrdinanceORDINANCE (EMERGENCY) submitted by Sheryl M. M. Long, City Manager, on 1/25/2023, AMENDING the official zoning map of the City of Cincinnati to rezone certain real property in the area generally bound by East Seymour Avenue to the north, Langdon Farm Road to the south, and Reading Road to the west in the Bond Hill neighborhood from the CG-A, “Commercial General - Auto-Oriented,” zoning district to Planned Development District No. 96, “Midpointe Crossing.” (Subject to the Temporary Prohibition List )Passed EmergencyPass Action details Not available
202300397 1 OrdinanceORDINANCE (EMERGENCY) submitted by Sheryl M. M. Long, City Manager, on 1/25/2023, AMENDING the official zoning map of the City of Cincinnati to rezone certain real property in the area generally bound by East Seymour Avenue to the north, Langdon Farm Road to the south, and Reading Road to the west in the Bond Hill neighborhood from the CG-A, “Commercial General - Auto-Oriented,” zoning district to Planned Development District No. 96, “Midpointe Crossing.” (Subject to the Temporary Prohibition List )Emergency clause to remainPass Action details Not available
202300397 1 OrdinanceORDINANCE (EMERGENCY) submitted by Sheryl M. M. Long, City Manager, on 1/25/2023, AMENDING the official zoning map of the City of Cincinnati to rezone certain real property in the area generally bound by East Seymour Avenue to the north, Langdon Farm Road to the south, and Reading Road to the west in the Bond Hill neighborhood from the CG-A, “Commercial General - Auto-Oriented,” zoning district to Planned Development District No. 96, “Midpointe Crossing.” (Subject to the Temporary Prohibition List )Suspension of the three readingsPass Action details Not available
202300398 133.OrdinanceORDINANCE submitted by Sheryl M. M. Long, City Manager, on 1/25/2023, AMENDING the official zoning map of the City of Cincinnati to rezone certain real property located at 729 Overlook Avenue in the West Price Hill neighborhood from SF-6, “Single-Family,” zoning district to the CC-M, “Commercial Community-Mixed,” zoning district to facilitate the expansion of an existing abutting commercial use. (Subject to the Temporary Prohibition List )PassedPass Action details Not available
202300398 1 OrdinanceORDINANCE submitted by Sheryl M. M. Long, City Manager, on 1/25/2023, AMENDING the official zoning map of the City of Cincinnati to rezone certain real property located at 729 Overlook Avenue in the West Price Hill neighborhood from SF-6, “Single-Family,” zoning district to the CC-M, “Commercial Community-Mixed,” zoning district to facilitate the expansion of an existing abutting commercial use. (Subject to the Temporary Prohibition List )Suspension of the three readingsPass Action details Not available
202300399 134.OrdinanceORDINANCE submitted by Sheryl M. M. Long, City Manager, on 1/25/2023, DESIGNATING the La Ventura Apartments located at 700 Chalfonte Place in the Avondale and North Avondale neighborhoods as a historic landmark. (Subject to the Temporary Prohibition List )PassedPass Action details Not available
202300399 1 OrdinanceORDINANCE submitted by Sheryl M. M. Long, City Manager, on 1/25/2023, DESIGNATING the La Ventura Apartments located at 700 Chalfonte Place in the Avondale and North Avondale neighborhoods as a historic landmark. (Subject to the Temporary Prohibition List )Suspension of the three readingsPass Action details Not available
202300623 135.MotionMOTION (AMENDED) submitted by Mayor Aftab Pureval and Councilmembers Cramerding, Harris, Walsh, Parks, Jeffreys, Owens and Vice Mayor Kearney, WE MOVE that the following changes and statements of priority be adopted in conjunction with the Proposed Residential CRA Tax Abatement Reforms. (STATEMENT ATTACHED)AdoptedPass Action details Not available
202300626 136.FYI MemoREPORT, dated 2/14/2023, submitted Sheryl M. M. Long, City Manager, regarding the Residential CRA Tax Abatement Update Information.Approved & Filed  Action details Not available