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Meeting Name: Cincinnati City Council Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 6/26/2023 1:30 PM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Council Chambers, Room 300
SPECIAL/RESCHEDULED MEETING
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202301785 11.ResolutionRESOLUTION, submitted by Councilmember Harris, from Emily Smart Woerner, City Solicitor, RECOGNIZING Officer Lisa Johnson as a 2023 Pride Month Honoree and EXPRESSING the appreciation of the Mayor and the Council of the City of Cincinnati for her more than three decades of public service and her dedication work to improve relationships between the LGBTQIA+ community and law enforcement.PassedPass Action details Not available
202301796 12.ResolutionRESOLUTION, submitted by Councilmember Harris, from Emily Smart Woerner, City Solicitor, EXPRESSING the desire of Council for the City of Cincinnati to be considered a safe haven for individuals seeking gender-affirming healthcare; and REQUESTING that the Administration adopt policies to further the City’s role as a Gender-Affirming Healthcare Safe Haven.PassedPass Action details Not available
202301778 13.ResolutionRESOLUTION, submitted by Councilmember Owens, from Emily Smart Woerner, City Solicitor, ENCOURAGING the State of Ohio to restore the $50 million in American Rescue Plan Act funding for pediatric mental health workforce in the Ohio Mental Health and Addiction Services (OMHAS) introduced budget.PassedPass Action details Not available
202301771 14.ResolutionRESOLUTION, submitted by Councilmember Keating from Emily Smart Woerner, City Solicitor, RECOGNIZING George Glass and EXPRESSING the appreciation of the Mayor and Council for Mr. Glass’s fifty years of service at Gil’s Barber Shop in Pleasant Ridge.PassedPass Action details Not available
202301806 15.MotionMOTION, submitted by Councilmember Keating, WE MOVE for the Law Department to begin drafting an ordinance updating the City Charter with provisions on ballot initiatives to allow for more public transparency and longer timeframes for the Law Department to prepare ballot initiatives for a Council vote. WE FURTHER MOVE the Law Department makes the appropriate changes to the Charter to require a petitioner to file final ballot measure language with the Clerk of Council prior to collecting any signatures. This should follow the mold set by the City of Columbus: a clear title to the ordinance along with a singular subject matter. This should be paired with fixing the ambiguous language within the City Charter regarding candidate petitions and their affidavits. (STATEMENT ATTACHED)Referred to Public Safety & Governance Committee  Action details Not available
202301801 16.ResolutionRESOLUTION, submitted by Vice Mayor Kearney, from Emily Smart Woerner, City Solicitor, EXPRESSING Council’s condemnation of Ohio Senate Bill 83 and Ohio House Bill 151 and the harmful impact they would have on higher education in Ohio.PassedPass Action details Not available
202301805 17.MotionMOTION, submitted by Vice Mayor Kearney, WE MOVE that Goethe Street be given the honorary, secondary street name of “City Gospel Mission Courage Way.”Referred to Healthy Neighborhoods Committee  Action details Not available
202301754 18.OrdinanceORDINANCE submitted by Sheryl M. M. Long, City Manager, on 6/20/2023, AUTHORIZING interactive archery demonstration ranges, hunting bow and crossbow displays, and the display of a firearm as the grand prizes of a raffle during the 2024 Deer, Turkey and Waterfowl Expo at the Duke Energy Convention Center from January 19 through 21, 2024, notwithstanding the prohibitions in Cincinnati Municipal Code Sections 708-41 and 708-27 against possession and use of a deadly or dangerous weapon within any City building and against discharge of any dangerous weapon in the City.Referred to Public Safety & Governance Committee  Action details Not available
202301757 19.ReportREPORT, dated 6/26/2023 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 Jeff Rubys Event Center LLC, DBA The Lempicka & Patio, 700 Walnut Street. (#4263813, D1 D2 D3 D3A D6, Transfer) [Objections: None]Filed  Action details Not available
202301758 110.ReportREPORT, dated 6/26/2023 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 TAJ Trotta Inc, 3501 Werk Road and Drive Thru. (#8780851, C1 C2 D6, Transfer) [Objections: None]Filed  Action details Not available
202301759 111.ReportREPORT, dated 6/26/2023 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 Clifton Cultural Arts Center, 3412 Clifton Avenue. (#1550510, D5H, New) [Objections; Yes]Filed  Action details Not available
202301760 112.ReportREPORT, dated 6/26/2023 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 East Walnut Hills Farmers Market LLC, 1523 Madison Road. (#2398309, F8, Temporary) [Objections: None]Filed  Action details Not available
202301761 113.ReportREPORT, dated 6/26/2023 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 Parker & Mina LLC, DBA Sunshine Foods, 720 Elm Street 1st Floor. (#6693905, C1 C2, Transfer) [Objections: None]Filed  Action details Not available
202301762 114.ReportREPORT, dated 6/26/2023, submitted by Sheryl M. M. Long, City Manager, regarding the Special Event Permit Application for CinemaFest.Filed  Action details Not available
202301763 115.ReportREPORT, dated 6/26/2023, submitted by Sheryl M. M. Long, City Manager, regarding the Special Event Permit Application for the Hamilton County Employee Appreciation Lunch.Filed  Action details Not available
202301764 116.ReportREPORT, dated 6/26/2023, submitted by Sheryl M. M. Long, City Manager, regarding a Special Event Permit Application for the Hyde Park Square Art Show.Filed  Action details Not available
202301765 117.ReportREPORT, dated 6/26/2023, submitted by Sheryl M. M. Long, City Manager, regarding a Special Event Permit Application for the West End Business Fest 2023.Filed  Action details Not available
202301804 118.OrdinanceORDINANCE submitted by Sheryl M. M. Long, City Manager, on 6/26/2023, DESIGNATING the Hoffman School and school grounds located at 3060 Durrell Avenue in the Evanston neighborhood as a local historic landmark and site. (Subject to the Temporary Prohibition List )Referred to Equitable Growth & Housing Committee  Action details Not available
202301797 119.RegistrationREGISTRATION, submitted by the Clerk of Council from Legislative Agent Matt Davis, Government Affairs, President, 225 E Fifth Street, Suite 1900, Cincinnati, Ohio 45202 (ALDEN GROUP RENEWABLE ENERGY).Filed  Action details Not available
202301798 120.RegistrationREGISTRATION, submitted by the Clerk of Council from Legislative Agent Colleen Reynolds, Government Affairs, Partner, 225 E Fifth Street, Suite 1900, Cincinnati, Ohio 45202 (ALDEN GROUP RENEWABLE ENERGY).Filed  Action details Not available
202301799 121.RegistrationREGISTRATION, submitted by the Clerk of Council from Legislative Agent Annalese Cahill, Government Affairs, Government Relations Associate, 225 E Fifth Street, Suite 1900, Cincinnati, Ohio 45202 (ALDEN GROUP RENEWABLE ENERGY).Filed  Action details Not available
202301803 122.MemoMEMO, submitted by the Clerk of Council, from Sheryl M.M. Long, City Manager, regarding Absence or Disability of City Manager.Filed  Action details Not available
202301584 123.OrdinanceORDINANCE (EMERGENCY) submitted by Sheryl M. M. Long, City Manager, on 6/7/2023, APPROVING AND AUTHORIZING the City Manager to execute a Community Reinvestment Area Tax Exemption Agreement with West End Empire, LLC, thereby authorizing a fifteen-year tax exemption for 100 percent of the value of improvements made to real property located at 2151 Colerain Avenue in the West End neighborhood of Cincinnati, in connection with the remodeling of an existing building into approximately 4,500 square feet of residential space consisting of six rental units, at a total construction cost of $752,844.Passed EmergencyPass Action details Not available
202301584 1 OrdinanceORDINANCE (EMERGENCY) submitted by Sheryl M. M. Long, City Manager, on 6/7/2023, APPROVING AND AUTHORIZING the City Manager to execute a Community Reinvestment Area Tax Exemption Agreement with West End Empire, LLC, thereby authorizing a fifteen-year tax exemption for 100 percent of the value of improvements made to real property located at 2151 Colerain Avenue in the West End neighborhood of Cincinnati, in connection with the remodeling of an existing building into approximately 4,500 square feet of residential space consisting of six rental units, at a total construction cost of $752,844.Emergency clause to remainPass Action details Not available
202301584 1 OrdinanceORDINANCE (EMERGENCY) submitted by Sheryl M. M. Long, City Manager, on 6/7/2023, APPROVING AND AUTHORIZING the City Manager to execute a Community Reinvestment Area Tax Exemption Agreement with West End Empire, LLC, thereby authorizing a fifteen-year tax exemption for 100 percent of the value of improvements made to real property located at 2151 Colerain Avenue in the West End neighborhood of Cincinnati, in connection with the remodeling of an existing building into approximately 4,500 square feet of residential space consisting of six rental units, at a total construction cost of $752,844.Suspension of the three readingsPass Action details Not available
202301585 124.OrdinanceORDINANCE (EMERGENCY) submitted by Sheryl M. M. Long, City Manager, on 6/7/2023, APPROVING AND AUTHORIZING the City Manager to execute a Community Reinvestment Area Tax Exemption Agreement with 700 Chalfonte Holdings LLC, thereby authorizing a fifteen-year tax exemption for 100% of the value of improvements made to real property located at 700 Chalfonte Place in the Avondale neighborhood of Cincinnati, in connection with the remodeling of an existing building into 23 rental units containing approximately 20,080 square feet of residential space, at a total construction cost of approximately $1,346,861.Passed EmergencyPass Action details Not available
202301585 1 OrdinanceORDINANCE (EMERGENCY) submitted by Sheryl M. M. Long, City Manager, on 6/7/2023, APPROVING AND AUTHORIZING the City Manager to execute a Community Reinvestment Area Tax Exemption Agreement with 700 Chalfonte Holdings LLC, thereby authorizing a fifteen-year tax exemption for 100% of the value of improvements made to real property located at 700 Chalfonte Place in the Avondale neighborhood of Cincinnati, in connection with the remodeling of an existing building into 23 rental units containing approximately 20,080 square feet of residential space, at a total construction cost of approximately $1,346,861.Emergency clause to remainPass Action details Not available
202301585 1 OrdinanceORDINANCE (EMERGENCY) submitted by Sheryl M. M. Long, City Manager, on 6/7/2023, APPROVING AND AUTHORIZING the City Manager to execute a Community Reinvestment Area Tax Exemption Agreement with 700 Chalfonte Holdings LLC, thereby authorizing a fifteen-year tax exemption for 100% of the value of improvements made to real property located at 700 Chalfonte Place in the Avondale neighborhood of Cincinnati, in connection with the remodeling of an existing building into 23 rental units containing approximately 20,080 square feet of residential space, at a total construction cost of approximately $1,346,861.Suspension of the three readingsPass Action details Not available
202301609 125.OrdinanceORDINANCE (EMERGENCY), submitted by Sheryl M. M. Long, City Manager, on 6/12/2023, APPROVING AND AUTHORIZING the City Manager to execute a Community Reinvestment Area Tax Exemption Agreement with 8K Glenway, LLC and the Port of Greater Cincinnati Development Authority, thereby authorizing a ten-year tax exemption for 100 percent of the value of improvements made to real property located at 4022-4028 Glenway Avenue and 1211-1213 Iliff Avenue in the West Price Hill neighborhood of Cincinnati, in connection with the remodeling of an existing building into approximately 2,205 square feet of commercial space and approximately 1,692 square feet of residential space consisting of two residential rental units, at a total construction cost of approximately $1,179,802.Passed EmergencyPass Action details Not available
202301609 1 OrdinanceORDINANCE (EMERGENCY), submitted by Sheryl M. M. Long, City Manager, on 6/12/2023, APPROVING AND AUTHORIZING the City Manager to execute a Community Reinvestment Area Tax Exemption Agreement with 8K Glenway, LLC and the Port of Greater Cincinnati Development Authority, thereby authorizing a ten-year tax exemption for 100 percent of the value of improvements made to real property located at 4022-4028 Glenway Avenue and 1211-1213 Iliff Avenue in the West Price Hill neighborhood of Cincinnati, in connection with the remodeling of an existing building into approximately 2,205 square feet of commercial space and approximately 1,692 square feet of residential space consisting of two residential rental units, at a total construction cost of approximately $1,179,802.Emergency clause to remainPass Action details Not available
202301609 1 OrdinanceORDINANCE (EMERGENCY), submitted by Sheryl M. M. Long, City Manager, on 6/12/2023, APPROVING AND AUTHORIZING the City Manager to execute a Community Reinvestment Area Tax Exemption Agreement with 8K Glenway, LLC and the Port of Greater Cincinnati Development Authority, thereby authorizing a ten-year tax exemption for 100 percent of the value of improvements made to real property located at 4022-4028 Glenway Avenue and 1211-1213 Iliff Avenue in the West Price Hill neighborhood of Cincinnati, in connection with the remodeling of an existing building into approximately 2,205 square feet of commercial space and approximately 1,692 square feet of residential space consisting of two residential rental units, at a total construction cost of approximately $1,179,802.Suspension of the three readingsPass Action details Not available
202301655 126.OrdinanceORDINANCE (EMERGENCY) submitted by Sheryl M. M. Long, City Manager, on 6/14/2023, AMENDING Ordinance No. 352-1984, which established Fund No. 436, “Environmental Studies,” to change the name of the fund to “Environment and Sustainability,” and to expand the purpose of the fund to enable the City to receive and expend funds, including but not limited to grants, donations, settlements, fees, revenue from City-administered programs, and other sources of funding, in support of the projects and needs of the Office of Environment and Sustainability (or its successor) and the Green Cincinnati Plan.Passed EmergencyPass Action details Not available
202301655 1 OrdinanceORDINANCE (EMERGENCY) submitted by Sheryl M. M. Long, City Manager, on 6/14/2023, AMENDING Ordinance No. 352-1984, which established Fund No. 436, “Environmental Studies,” to change the name of the fund to “Environment and Sustainability,” and to expand the purpose of the fund to enable the City to receive and expend funds, including but not limited to grants, donations, settlements, fees, revenue from City-administered programs, and other sources of funding, in support of the projects and needs of the Office of Environment and Sustainability (or its successor) and the Green Cincinnati Plan.Emergency clause to remainPass Action details Not available
202301655 1 OrdinanceORDINANCE (EMERGENCY) submitted by Sheryl M. M. Long, City Manager, on 6/14/2023, AMENDING Ordinance No. 352-1984, which established Fund No. 436, “Environmental Studies,” to change the name of the fund to “Environment and Sustainability,” and to expand the purpose of the fund to enable the City to receive and expend funds, including but not limited to grants, donations, settlements, fees, revenue from City-administered programs, and other sources of funding, in support of the projects and needs of the Office of Environment and Sustainability (or its successor) and the Green Cincinnati Plan.Suspension of the three readingsPass Action details Not available
202301648 127.OrdinanceORDINANCE (EMERGENCY) submitted by Sheryl M. M. Long, City Manager, on 6/14/2023, AUTHORIZING the City Manager to apply for, accept, and appropriate a grant, effective FY 2024, of up to $334,440 from the United States Department of Energy through the Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program (ALN 81.128) to Environment and Sustainability Fund 436 to develop and implement energy efficiency and conservation programs at City facilities; and AUTHORIZING the Director of Finance to deposit the grant funds into Environment and Sustainability Fund revenue account no. 436x8543.Passed EmergencyPass Action details Not available
202301648 1 OrdinanceORDINANCE (EMERGENCY) submitted by Sheryl M. M. Long, City Manager, on 6/14/2023, AUTHORIZING the City Manager to apply for, accept, and appropriate a grant, effective FY 2024, of up to $334,440 from the United States Department of Energy through the Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program (ALN 81.128) to Environment and Sustainability Fund 436 to develop and implement energy efficiency and conservation programs at City facilities; and AUTHORIZING the Director of Finance to deposit the grant funds into Environment and Sustainability Fund revenue account no. 436x8543.Emergency clause to remainPass Action details Not available
202301648 1 OrdinanceORDINANCE (EMERGENCY) submitted by Sheryl M. M. Long, City Manager, on 6/14/2023, AUTHORIZING the City Manager to apply for, accept, and appropriate a grant, effective FY 2024, of up to $334,440 from the United States Department of Energy through the Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program (ALN 81.128) to Environment and Sustainability Fund 436 to develop and implement energy efficiency and conservation programs at City facilities; and AUTHORIZING the Director of Finance to deposit the grant funds into Environment and Sustainability Fund revenue account no. 436x8543.Suspension of the three readingsPass Action details Not available
202301643 128.OrdinanceORDINANCE (EMERGENCY) submitted by Sheryl M. M. Long, City Manager, on 6/14/2023, Establishing new capital improvement program project account no. 980x195x231907, “Golf Course Improvements,” to provide resources for golf course and facilities improvements, including but not limited to cart paths and pavement; and further AUTHORIZING the transfer and appropriation of $600,000 from the unappropriated surplus of Municipal Golf Activities Fund 105 to newly established capital improvement program project account no. 980x195x231907, “Golf Course Improvements,” to provide resources for golf course and facilities improvements, including but not limited to cart paths and pavement.Passed EmergencyPass Action details Not available
202301643 1 OrdinanceORDINANCE (EMERGENCY) submitted by Sheryl M. M. Long, City Manager, on 6/14/2023, Establishing new capital improvement program project account no. 980x195x231907, “Golf Course Improvements,” to provide resources for golf course and facilities improvements, including but not limited to cart paths and pavement; and further AUTHORIZING the transfer and appropriation of $600,000 from the unappropriated surplus of Municipal Golf Activities Fund 105 to newly established capital improvement program project account no. 980x195x231907, “Golf Course Improvements,” to provide resources for golf course and facilities improvements, including but not limited to cart paths and pavement.Emergency clause to remainPass Action details Not available
202301643 1 OrdinanceORDINANCE (EMERGENCY) submitted by Sheryl M. M. Long, City Manager, on 6/14/2023, Establishing new capital improvement program project account no. 980x195x231907, “Golf Course Improvements,” to provide resources for golf course and facilities improvements, including but not limited to cart paths and pavement; and further AUTHORIZING the transfer and appropriation of $600,000 from the unappropriated surplus of Municipal Golf Activities Fund 105 to newly established capital improvement program project account no. 980x195x231907, “Golf Course Improvements,” to provide resources for golf course and facilities improvements, including but not limited to cart paths and pavement.Suspension of the three readingsPass Action details Not available
202301650 129.OrdinanceORDINANCE (EMERGENCY) submitted by Sheryl M. M. Long, City Manager, on 6/14/2023, ESTABLISHING a new capital improvement program project account no. 980x981x232522, “Fleet Replacements - Obsolete,” for the purpose of acquiring automotive and motorized equipment funded by sale proceeds of obsolete automotive and motorized equipment; and AUTHORIZING the transfer and appropriation of $538,964.95 from the unappropriated surplus of Miscellaneous Permanent Improvement Fund 757 to the newly established capital improvement program project account no. 980x981x232522, “Fleet Replacements - Obsolete.”.Passed EmergencyPass Action details Not available
202301650 1 OrdinanceORDINANCE (EMERGENCY) submitted by Sheryl M. M. Long, City Manager, on 6/14/2023, ESTABLISHING a new capital improvement program project account no. 980x981x232522, “Fleet Replacements - Obsolete,” for the purpose of acquiring automotive and motorized equipment funded by sale proceeds of obsolete automotive and motorized equipment; and AUTHORIZING the transfer and appropriation of $538,964.95 from the unappropriated surplus of Miscellaneous Permanent Improvement Fund 757 to the newly established capital improvement program project account no. 980x981x232522, “Fleet Replacements - Obsolete.”.Emergency clause to remainPass Action details Not available
202301650 1 OrdinanceORDINANCE (EMERGENCY) submitted by Sheryl M. M. Long, City Manager, on 6/14/2023, ESTABLISHING a new capital improvement program project account no. 980x981x232522, “Fleet Replacements - Obsolete,” for the purpose of acquiring automotive and motorized equipment funded by sale proceeds of obsolete automotive and motorized equipment; and AUTHORIZING the transfer and appropriation of $538,964.95 from the unappropriated surplus of Miscellaneous Permanent Improvement Fund 757 to the newly established capital improvement program project account no. 980x981x232522, “Fleet Replacements - Obsolete.”.Suspension of the three readingsPass Action details Not available
202301756 130.OrdinanceORDINANCE (EMERGENCY), submitted by Councilmember Cramerding, from Emily Smart Woerner, City Solicitor, AUTHORIZING the transfer and return to source of $23,000 from Councilmember Cramerding’s Office General Fund personnel operating budget account no. 050x018x7100 and $3,900 from Councilmember Cramerding’s Office General Fund non-personnel operating budget account no. 050x018x7200 to the unappropriated surplus of General Fund 050; and AUTHORIZING the transfer of $26,900 from the unappropriated surplus of General Fund 050 to existing capital improvement program project account no. 980x203x232000, “Park Infrastructure Rehabilitation,” to provide resources for deferred capital maintenance at Cincinnati Parks Department facilities.Passed EmergencyPass Action details Not available
202301756 1 OrdinanceORDINANCE (EMERGENCY), submitted by Councilmember Cramerding, from Emily Smart Woerner, City Solicitor, AUTHORIZING the transfer and return to source of $23,000 from Councilmember Cramerding’s Office General Fund personnel operating budget account no. 050x018x7100 and $3,900 from Councilmember Cramerding’s Office General Fund non-personnel operating budget account no. 050x018x7200 to the unappropriated surplus of General Fund 050; and AUTHORIZING the transfer of $26,900 from the unappropriated surplus of General Fund 050 to existing capital improvement program project account no. 980x203x232000, “Park Infrastructure Rehabilitation,” to provide resources for deferred capital maintenance at Cincinnati Parks Department facilities.Emergency clause to remainPass Action details Not available
202301756 1 OrdinanceORDINANCE (EMERGENCY), submitted by Councilmember Cramerding, from Emily Smart Woerner, City Solicitor, AUTHORIZING the transfer and return to source of $23,000 from Councilmember Cramerding’s Office General Fund personnel operating budget account no. 050x018x7100 and $3,900 from Councilmember Cramerding’s Office General Fund non-personnel operating budget account no. 050x018x7200 to the unappropriated surplus of General Fund 050; and AUTHORIZING the transfer of $26,900 from the unappropriated surplus of General Fund 050 to existing capital improvement program project account no. 980x203x232000, “Park Infrastructure Rehabilitation,” to provide resources for deferred capital maintenance at Cincinnati Parks Department facilities.Suspension of the three readingsPass Action details Not available
202301641 131.OrdinanceORDINANCE (EMERGENCY) submitted by Sheryl M. M. Long, City Manager, on 6/14/2023, Authorizing the payment of $13,146.49 from capital improvement program project account no. 980x164x0000x7685x211607, “Neighborhood Business District Improvements,” to Wausau Tile, Inc. as a moral obligation of the City of Cincinnati for installing Tectura Nest benches in the Clifton Heights neighborhood in partnership with the Clifton Heights Community Urban Redevelopment Corporation.Passed EmergencyPass Action details Not available
202301641 1 OrdinanceORDINANCE (EMERGENCY) submitted by Sheryl M. M. Long, City Manager, on 6/14/2023, Authorizing the payment of $13,146.49 from capital improvement program project account no. 980x164x0000x7685x211607, “Neighborhood Business District Improvements,” to Wausau Tile, Inc. as a moral obligation of the City of Cincinnati for installing Tectura Nest benches in the Clifton Heights neighborhood in partnership with the Clifton Heights Community Urban Redevelopment Corporation.Emergency clause to remainPass Action details Not available
202301641 1 OrdinanceORDINANCE (EMERGENCY) submitted by Sheryl M. M. Long, City Manager, on 6/14/2023, Authorizing the payment of $13,146.49 from capital improvement program project account no. 980x164x0000x7685x211607, “Neighborhood Business District Improvements,” to Wausau Tile, Inc. as a moral obligation of the City of Cincinnati for installing Tectura Nest benches in the Clifton Heights neighborhood in partnership with the Clifton Heights Community Urban Redevelopment Corporation.Suspension of the three readingsPass Action details Not available
202301644 132.OrdinanceORDINANCE (EMERGENCY) submitted by Sheryl M. M. Long, City Manager, on 6/14/2023, AUTHORIZING a payment of $12,000 to the Building & Fire Code Academy as a moral obligation for outstanding charges related to training provided to inspectors for the Department of Buildings and Inspections, to be paid from Department of Buildings and Inspections General Fund non-personnel operating budget account no. 050x211x9000x7215.Passed EmergencyPass Action details Not available
202301644 1 OrdinanceORDINANCE (EMERGENCY) submitted by Sheryl M. M. Long, City Manager, on 6/14/2023, AUTHORIZING a payment of $12,000 to the Building & Fire Code Academy as a moral obligation for outstanding charges related to training provided to inspectors for the Department of Buildings and Inspections, to be paid from Department of Buildings and Inspections General Fund non-personnel operating budget account no. 050x211x9000x7215.Emergency clause to remainPass Action details Not available
202301644 1 OrdinanceORDINANCE (EMERGENCY) submitted by Sheryl M. M. Long, City Manager, on 6/14/2023, AUTHORIZING a payment of $12,000 to the Building & Fire Code Academy as a moral obligation for outstanding charges related to training provided to inspectors for the Department of Buildings and Inspections, to be paid from Department of Buildings and Inspections General Fund non-personnel operating budget account no. 050x211x9000x7215.Suspension of the three readingsPass Action details Not available
202301603 133.OrdinanceORDINANCE submitted by Sheryl M. M. Long, City Manager, on 6/14/2023, AUTHORIZING the City Manager to apply for, accept, and appropriate funds, effective FY 2024, of up to $10,519.20 from the State of Ohio Department of Development’s TechCred Credential Reimbursement Program for eligible costs incurred by the Cincinnati Police Department in providing its employees with technology-focused credentials; and AUTHORIZING the Director of Finance to deposit the reimbursed funds into General Fund revenue account no. 050x8533.PassedPass Action details Not available
202301603 1 OrdinanceORDINANCE submitted by Sheryl M. M. Long, City Manager, on 6/14/2023, AUTHORIZING the City Manager to apply for, accept, and appropriate funds, effective FY 2024, of up to $10,519.20 from the State of Ohio Department of Development’s TechCred Credential Reimbursement Program for eligible costs incurred by the Cincinnati Police Department in providing its employees with technology-focused credentials; and AUTHORIZING the Director of Finance to deposit the reimbursed funds into General Fund revenue account no. 050x8533.Suspension of the three readingsPass Action details Not available
202301606 134.OrdinanceORDINANCE submitted by Sheryl M. M. Long, City Manager, on 6/14/2023, AUTHORIZING the City Manager to apply for, accept, and appropriate a grant of up to $400,000, effective FY 2024, from the U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Community Oriented Policing Services, FY 2023 Implementing Crisis Intervention Teams Grant Program (ALN 16.710), to expand the Cincinnati Police Department Veterans Response Team; and AUTHORIZING the Director of Finance to deposit the grant funds, effective FY 2024, into Law Enforcement Grant Fund 368, project account no. 23CIT.PassedPass Action details Not available
202301606 1 OrdinanceORDINANCE submitted by Sheryl M. M. Long, City Manager, on 6/14/2023, AUTHORIZING the City Manager to apply for, accept, and appropriate a grant of up to $400,000, effective FY 2024, from the U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Community Oriented Policing Services, FY 2023 Implementing Crisis Intervention Teams Grant Program (ALN 16.710), to expand the Cincinnati Police Department Veterans Response Team; and AUTHORIZING the Director of Finance to deposit the grant funds, effective FY 2024, into Law Enforcement Grant Fund 368, project account no. 23CIT.Suspension of the three readingsPass Action details Not available
202301607 135.OrdinanceORDINANCE submitted by Sheryl M. M. Long, City Manager, on 6/14/2023, AUTHORIZING the City Manager to apply for, accept, and appropriate a grant of up to $1,000,000, effective FY 2024, from the U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, Bureau of Justice Assistance, FY 2023 Body-Worn Camera Policy and Implementation Program to Support Law Enforcement Agencies (ALN 16.835) to assist with expansion of the Cincinnati Police Department’s existing Body-Worn Camera Program; and AUTHORIZING the Director of Finance to deposit the grant funds, effective FY 2024, into Law Enforcement Grant Fund 368, project account no. 23BWC.PassedPass Action details Not available
202301607 1 OrdinanceORDINANCE submitted by Sheryl M. M. Long, City Manager, on 6/14/2023, AUTHORIZING the City Manager to apply for, accept, and appropriate a grant of up to $1,000,000, effective FY 2024, from the U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, Bureau of Justice Assistance, FY 2023 Body-Worn Camera Policy and Implementation Program to Support Law Enforcement Agencies (ALN 16.835) to assist with expansion of the Cincinnati Police Department’s existing Body-Worn Camera Program; and AUTHORIZING the Director of Finance to deposit the grant funds, effective FY 2024, into Law Enforcement Grant Fund 368, project account no. 23BWC.Suspension of the three readingsPass Action details Not available
202301608 136.OrdinanceORDINANCE submitted by Sheryl M. M. Long, City Manager, on 6/14/2023, AUTHORIZING the City Manager to apply for, accept, and appropriate a grant of up to $1,000,000, effective FY 2024, in Federal FY 2023 Preventing School Violence: STOP School Violence Program (SSVP) funds from the U.S. Department of Justice, Bureau of Justice Assistance (ALN 16.839), to develop and operate school safety strategies to improve school safety; and AUTHORIZING the Finance Director to deposit the grant funds into Law Enforcement Grant Fund 368, project account no. 23SSVP.PassedPass Action details Not available
202301608 1 OrdinanceORDINANCE submitted by Sheryl M. M. Long, City Manager, on 6/14/2023, AUTHORIZING the City Manager to apply for, accept, and appropriate a grant of up to $1,000,000, effective FY 2024, in Federal FY 2023 Preventing School Violence: STOP School Violence Program (SSVP) funds from the U.S. Department of Justice, Bureau of Justice Assistance (ALN 16.839), to develop and operate school safety strategies to improve school safety; and AUTHORIZING the Finance Director to deposit the grant funds into Law Enforcement Grant Fund 368, project account no. 23SSVP.Suspension of the three readingsPass Action details Not available
202301639 137.OrdinanceORDINANCE submitted by Sheryl M. M. Long, City Manager, on 6/14/2023, AUTHORIZING the City Manager to apply for, accept, and appropriate a grant, effective FY 2024, of $89,695 from the Ohio Department of Health, Office of Health Preparedness (ALN 93.069) to support the planning and implementation of emergency preparedness Cities Readiness Initiative activities in Southwest Ohio from July 1, 2023 through June 30, 2024; and AUTHORIZING the Director of Finance to deposit the grant funds into Public Health Research Fund 350, effective FY 2024.PassedPass Action details Not available
202301639 1 OrdinanceORDINANCE submitted by Sheryl M. M. Long, City Manager, on 6/14/2023, AUTHORIZING the City Manager to apply for, accept, and appropriate a grant, effective FY 2024, of $89,695 from the Ohio Department of Health, Office of Health Preparedness (ALN 93.069) to support the planning and implementation of emergency preparedness Cities Readiness Initiative activities in Southwest Ohio from July 1, 2023 through June 30, 2024; and AUTHORIZING the Director of Finance to deposit the grant funds into Public Health Research Fund 350, effective FY 2024.Suspension of the three readingsPass Action details Not available
202301640 138.OrdinanceORDINANCE submitted by Sheryl M. M. Long, City Manager, on 6/14/2023, AUTHORIZING the City Manager to apply for, accept, and appropriate, effective FY 2024, a grant of up to $125,000 from the Ohio Department of Health’s Lead Exposure Prevention and Healthy Homes Program, to assist with control of lead paint, dust, and soil hazards in residential properties as well as providing lead poisoning prevention education and training throughout the community; and AUTHORIZING the Director of Finance to deposit the grant funds into Public Health Research Fund 350.PassedPass Action details Not available
202301640 1 OrdinanceORDINANCE submitted by Sheryl M. M. Long, City Manager, on 6/14/2023, AUTHORIZING the City Manager to apply for, accept, and appropriate, effective FY 2024, a grant of up to $125,000 from the Ohio Department of Health’s Lead Exposure Prevention and Healthy Homes Program, to assist with control of lead paint, dust, and soil hazards in residential properties as well as providing lead poisoning prevention education and training throughout the community; and AUTHORIZING the Director of Finance to deposit the grant funds into Public Health Research Fund 350.Suspension of the three readingsPass Action details Not available
202301649 139.OrdinanceORDINANCE submitted by Sheryl M. M. Long, City Manager, on 6/14/2023, AUTHORIZING the City Manager to apply for, accept, and appropriate, effective FY 2024, a grant of up to $600,000 from the Ohio Department of Health Lead-Safe Housing Fund for the Primary Prevention Grant program, which supports local communities in lead primary prevention activities; and AUTHORIZING the Director of Finance to deposit the grant funds into Public Health Research Fund revenue account no. 350x8536.PassedPass Action details Not available
202301649 1 OrdinanceORDINANCE submitted by Sheryl M. M. Long, City Manager, on 6/14/2023, AUTHORIZING the City Manager to apply for, accept, and appropriate, effective FY 2024, a grant of up to $600,000 from the Ohio Department of Health Lead-Safe Housing Fund for the Primary Prevention Grant program, which supports local communities in lead primary prevention activities; and AUTHORIZING the Director of Finance to deposit the grant funds into Public Health Research Fund revenue account no. 350x8536.Suspension of the three readingsPass Action details Not available
202301652 140.OrdinanceORDINANCE submitted by Sheryl M. M. Long, City Manager, on 6/14/2023, AUTHORIZING the City Manager to apply for, accept, and appropriate, effective FY 2024, a grant of up to $11,770 from the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency for the purpose of providing funds to be used to investigate the prevalence of mosquito vectors and the incidence of infection in the mosquito populations, to identify density locations for mosquito vector species, and to educate communities in the immediate area on how to reduce the mosquito populations; and AUTHORIZING the Director of Finance to deposit the grant funds into Public Health Research Fund 350.PassedPass Action details Not available
202301652 1 OrdinanceORDINANCE submitted by Sheryl M. M. Long, City Manager, on 6/14/2023, AUTHORIZING the City Manager to apply for, accept, and appropriate, effective FY 2024, a grant of up to $11,770 from the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency for the purpose of providing funds to be used to investigate the prevalence of mosquito vectors and the incidence of infection in the mosquito populations, to identify density locations for mosquito vector species, and to educate communities in the immediate area on how to reduce the mosquito populations; and AUTHORIZING the Director of Finance to deposit the grant funds into Public Health Research Fund 350.Suspension of the three readingsPass Action details Not available
202301642 141.OrdinanceORDINANCE submitted by Sheryl M. M. Long, City Manager, on 6/14/2023, AUTHORIZING the City Manager to apply for a Compost & Food Waste Reduction Grant (ALN 10.935) of up to $400,000 from the United States Department of Agriculture for the purpose of diverting food waste from landfills and creating compost.PassedPass Action details Not available
202301642 1 OrdinanceORDINANCE submitted by Sheryl M. M. Long, City Manager, on 6/14/2023, AUTHORIZING the City Manager to apply for a Compost & Food Waste Reduction Grant (ALN 10.935) of up to $400,000 from the United States Department of Agriculture for the purpose of diverting food waste from landfills and creating compost.Suspension of the three readingsPass Action details Not available
202301654 142.OrdinanceORDINANCE submitted by Sheryl M. M. Long, City Manager, on 6/14/2023, AUTHORIZING the City Manager to apply for a grant of up to $1,500,000 from the United States Department of Transportation (“USDOT”) through the Charging and Fueling Infrastructure Discretionary Grant Program (ALN 20.205) to provide resources to install electric vehicle charging infrastructure at City-owned properties located in USDOT Transportation Disadvantaged Census Tracts.PassedPass Action details Not available
202301654 1 OrdinanceORDINANCE submitted by Sheryl M. M. Long, City Manager, on 6/14/2023, AUTHORIZING the City Manager to apply for a grant of up to $1,500,000 from the United States Department of Transportation (“USDOT”) through the Charging and Fueling Infrastructure Discretionary Grant Program (ALN 20.205) to provide resources to install electric vehicle charging infrastructure at City-owned properties located in USDOT Transportation Disadvantaged Census Tracts.Suspension of the three readingsPass Action details Not available
202301667 143.OrdinanceORDINANCE (EMERGENCY) submitted by Sheryl M. M. Long, City Manager, on 6/14/2023, ESTABLISHING capital improvement program project account no. 980x164x231640, “Medpace ODOT Jobs and Commerce - Grant,” to provide resources for infrastructure improvements at the intersection of Red Bank Expressway and Medpace Way; AUTHORIZING the City Manager to apply for, accept, and appropriate grant resources of up to $125,000 from the State of Ohio, Department of Transportation (ODOT) Office of Jobs and Commerce to capital improvement program project account no. 980x164x231640, “Medpace ODOT Jobs and Commerce - Grant,” to provide resources for infrastructure improvements at the intersection of Red Bank Expressway and Medpace Way; and AUTHORIZING the Director of Finance to deposit the grant resources into capital improvement program project account no. 980x164x231640, “Medpace ODOT Jobs and Commerce - Grant.”Passed EmergencyPass Action details Not available
202301667 1 OrdinanceORDINANCE (EMERGENCY) submitted by Sheryl M. M. Long, City Manager, on 6/14/2023, ESTABLISHING capital improvement program project account no. 980x164x231640, “Medpace ODOT Jobs and Commerce - Grant,” to provide resources for infrastructure improvements at the intersection of Red Bank Expressway and Medpace Way; AUTHORIZING the City Manager to apply for, accept, and appropriate grant resources of up to $125,000 from the State of Ohio, Department of Transportation (ODOT) Office of Jobs and Commerce to capital improvement program project account no. 980x164x231640, “Medpace ODOT Jobs and Commerce - Grant,” to provide resources for infrastructure improvements at the intersection of Red Bank Expressway and Medpace Way; and AUTHORIZING the Director of Finance to deposit the grant resources into capital improvement program project account no. 980x164x231640, “Medpace ODOT Jobs and Commerce - Grant.”Emergency clause to remainPass Action details Not available
202301667 1 OrdinanceORDINANCE (EMERGENCY) submitted by Sheryl M. M. Long, City Manager, on 6/14/2023, ESTABLISHING capital improvement program project account no. 980x164x231640, “Medpace ODOT Jobs and Commerce - Grant,” to provide resources for infrastructure improvements at the intersection of Red Bank Expressway and Medpace Way; AUTHORIZING the City Manager to apply for, accept, and appropriate grant resources of up to $125,000 from the State of Ohio, Department of Transportation (ODOT) Office of Jobs and Commerce to capital improvement program project account no. 980x164x231640, “Medpace ODOT Jobs and Commerce - Grant,” to provide resources for infrastructure improvements at the intersection of Red Bank Expressway and Medpace Way; and AUTHORIZING the Director of Finance to deposit the grant resources into capital improvement program project account no. 980x164x231640, “Medpace ODOT Jobs and Commerce - Grant.”Suspension of the three readingsPass Action details Not available
202301668 144.OrdinanceORDINANCE (EMERGENCY) submitted by Sheryl M. M. Long, City Manager, on 6/14/2023, AUTHORIZING the City Manager to apply for, accept, and appropriate grant resources of up to $4,000, effective FY 2024, from the State of Ohio, Department of Development’s TechCred Credential Reimbursement Program to Enterprise Technology Solutions non-personnel operating budget account 050x091x7200 for eligible costs to certify two Enterprise Technology Solutions (ETS) staff members as OnBase System Administrators; and AUTHORIZING the Director of Finance to deposit the grant funds into General Fund revenue account no. 050x8539.Passed EmergencyPass Action details Not available
202301668 1 OrdinanceORDINANCE (EMERGENCY) submitted by Sheryl M. M. Long, City Manager, on 6/14/2023, AUTHORIZING the City Manager to apply for, accept, and appropriate grant resources of up to $4,000, effective FY 2024, from the State of Ohio, Department of Development’s TechCred Credential Reimbursement Program to Enterprise Technology Solutions non-personnel operating budget account 050x091x7200 for eligible costs to certify two Enterprise Technology Solutions (ETS) staff members as OnBase System Administrators; and AUTHORIZING the Director of Finance to deposit the grant funds into General Fund revenue account no. 050x8539.Emergency clause to remainPass Action details Not available
202301668 1 OrdinanceORDINANCE (EMERGENCY) submitted by Sheryl M. M. Long, City Manager, on 6/14/2023, AUTHORIZING the City Manager to apply for, accept, and appropriate grant resources of up to $4,000, effective FY 2024, from the State of Ohio, Department of Development’s TechCred Credential Reimbursement Program to Enterprise Technology Solutions non-personnel operating budget account 050x091x7200 for eligible costs to certify two Enterprise Technology Solutions (ETS) staff members as OnBase System Administrators; and AUTHORIZING the Director of Finance to deposit the grant funds into General Fund revenue account no. 050x8539.Suspension of the three readingsPass Action details Not available
202301647 145.OrdinanceORDINANCE (EMERGENCY) submitted by Sheryl M. M. Long, City Manager, on 6/14/2023, AUTHORIZING the City Manager to accept and appropriate a donation in the amount of $35,367.38 from the Cincinnati Recreation Foundation to fund scholarships for participants enrolled in the Cincinnati Recreation Commission’s summer day camp between June 1, 2022 and August 12, 2022; and AUTHORIZING the Director of Finance to deposit the donated resources into Recreation Special Activities Fund 323 revenue account no. 323x8571.Passed EmergencyPass Action details Not available
202301647 1 OrdinanceORDINANCE (EMERGENCY) submitted by Sheryl M. M. Long, City Manager, on 6/14/2023, AUTHORIZING the City Manager to accept and appropriate a donation in the amount of $35,367.38 from the Cincinnati Recreation Foundation to fund scholarships for participants enrolled in the Cincinnati Recreation Commission’s summer day camp between June 1, 2022 and August 12, 2022; and AUTHORIZING the Director of Finance to deposit the donated resources into Recreation Special Activities Fund 323 revenue account no. 323x8571.Emergency clause to remainPass Action details Not available
202301647 1 OrdinanceORDINANCE (EMERGENCY) submitted by Sheryl M. M. Long, City Manager, on 6/14/2023, AUTHORIZING the City Manager to accept and appropriate a donation in the amount of $35,367.38 from the Cincinnati Recreation Foundation to fund scholarships for participants enrolled in the Cincinnati Recreation Commission’s summer day camp between June 1, 2022 and August 12, 2022; and AUTHORIZING the Director of Finance to deposit the donated resources into Recreation Special Activities Fund 323 revenue account no. 323x8571.Suspension of the three readingsPass Action details Not available
202301656 146.OrdinanceORDINANCE (EMERGENCY) submitted by Sheryl M. M. Long, City Manager, on 6/14/2023, AUTHORIZING the City Manager to accept in-kind donations and contributions of supplies and professional services from the Cincinnati Recreation Foundation valued at approximately $56,500 for use at various recreation facilities and events; AUTHORIZING the City Manager to accept in-kind donations of a park bench and plaque from the South Cumminsville Community Council valued at $500 for installation at Wayne Field and Playground; AUTHORIZING the City Manager to accept in-kind donations of garden fencing, shed equipment, and other landscaping materials and labor from the Bond Hill Community Council valued at approximately $12,000 to provide an enclosed community garden at the Bond Hill Recreation Area; AUTHORIZING the City Manager to accept and appropriate a monetary donation of $35,000 from the Avondale Development Corporation and Fifth Third Bank to provide resources for Hirsch Recreation Center Summer Day Camp programming; AUTHORIZING the City Manager and employees of the Cincinnati Recreation CommissiPassed EmergencyPass Action details Not available
202301656 1 OrdinanceORDINANCE (EMERGENCY) submitted by Sheryl M. M. Long, City Manager, on 6/14/2023, AUTHORIZING the City Manager to accept in-kind donations and contributions of supplies and professional services from the Cincinnati Recreation Foundation valued at approximately $56,500 for use at various recreation facilities and events; AUTHORIZING the City Manager to accept in-kind donations of a park bench and plaque from the South Cumminsville Community Council valued at $500 for installation at Wayne Field and Playground; AUTHORIZING the City Manager to accept in-kind donations of garden fencing, shed equipment, and other landscaping materials and labor from the Bond Hill Community Council valued at approximately $12,000 to provide an enclosed community garden at the Bond Hill Recreation Area; AUTHORIZING the City Manager to accept and appropriate a monetary donation of $35,000 from the Avondale Development Corporation and Fifth Third Bank to provide resources for Hirsch Recreation Center Summer Day Camp programming; AUTHORIZING the City Manager and employees of the Cincinnati Recreation CommissiEmergency clause to remainPass Action details Not available
202301656 1 OrdinanceORDINANCE (EMERGENCY) submitted by Sheryl M. M. Long, City Manager, on 6/14/2023, AUTHORIZING the City Manager to accept in-kind donations and contributions of supplies and professional services from the Cincinnati Recreation Foundation valued at approximately $56,500 for use at various recreation facilities and events; AUTHORIZING the City Manager to accept in-kind donations of a park bench and plaque from the South Cumminsville Community Council valued at $500 for installation at Wayne Field and Playground; AUTHORIZING the City Manager to accept in-kind donations of garden fencing, shed equipment, and other landscaping materials and labor from the Bond Hill Community Council valued at approximately $12,000 to provide an enclosed community garden at the Bond Hill Recreation Area; AUTHORIZING the City Manager to accept and appropriate a monetary donation of $35,000 from the Avondale Development Corporation and Fifth Third Bank to provide resources for Hirsch Recreation Center Summer Day Camp programming; AUTHORIZING the City Manager and employees of the Cincinnati Recreation CommissiSuspension of the three readingsPass Action details Not available
202301657 147.OrdinanceORDINANCE (EMERGENCY) submitted by Sheryl M. M. Long, City Manager, on 6/14/2023, AUTHORIZING the City Manager to accept an in-kind donation of goods and professional services provided by the Cincinnati Reds Community Fund, valued at approximately $40,000, for the purpose of a Community Makeover revitalization of the Cincinnati Recreation Commission’s Bramble sports field and recreation area.Passed EmergencyPass Action details Not available
202301657 1 OrdinanceORDINANCE (EMERGENCY) submitted by Sheryl M. M. Long, City Manager, on 6/14/2023, AUTHORIZING the City Manager to accept an in-kind donation of goods and professional services provided by the Cincinnati Reds Community Fund, valued at approximately $40,000, for the purpose of a Community Makeover revitalization of the Cincinnati Recreation Commission’s Bramble sports field and recreation area.Emergency clause to remainPass Action details Not available
202301657 1 OrdinanceORDINANCE (EMERGENCY) submitted by Sheryl M. M. Long, City Manager, on 6/14/2023, AUTHORIZING the City Manager to accept an in-kind donation of goods and professional services provided by the Cincinnati Reds Community Fund, valued at approximately $40,000, for the purpose of a Community Makeover revitalization of the Cincinnati Recreation Commission’s Bramble sports field and recreation area.Suspension of the three readingsPass Action details Not available
202301658 148.OrdinanceORDINANCE (EMERGENCY) submitted by Sheryl M. M. Long, City Manager, on 6/14/2023, AUTHORIZING the City Manager to accept and appropriate a donation totaling $600,000 from the Cincinnati Park Board Commissioners’ Fund for the purpose of providing resources for horticultural supplies, maintenance contracts, salary reimbursements, Krohn Conservatory’s gift shop inventory, and other vital costs associated with running the City’s parks; and AUTHORIZING the Finance Director to deposit the resources into Parks Private Endowment and Donations Fund 430.Passed EmergencyPass Action details Not available
202301658 1 OrdinanceORDINANCE (EMERGENCY) submitted by Sheryl M. M. Long, City Manager, on 6/14/2023, AUTHORIZING the City Manager to accept and appropriate a donation totaling $600,000 from the Cincinnati Park Board Commissioners’ Fund for the purpose of providing resources for horticultural supplies, maintenance contracts, salary reimbursements, Krohn Conservatory’s gift shop inventory, and other vital costs associated with running the City’s parks; and AUTHORIZING the Finance Director to deposit the resources into Parks Private Endowment and Donations Fund 430.Emergency clause to remainPass Action details Not available
202301658 1 OrdinanceORDINANCE (EMERGENCY) submitted by Sheryl M. M. Long, City Manager, on 6/14/2023, AUTHORIZING the City Manager to accept and appropriate a donation totaling $600,000 from the Cincinnati Park Board Commissioners’ Fund for the purpose of providing resources for horticultural supplies, maintenance contracts, salary reimbursements, Krohn Conservatory’s gift shop inventory, and other vital costs associated with running the City’s parks; and AUTHORIZING the Finance Director to deposit the resources into Parks Private Endowment and Donations Fund 430.Suspension of the three readingsPass Action details Not available
202301753 149.OrdinanceORDINANCE (EMERGENCY) submitted by Sheryl M. M. Long, City Manager, on 6/20/2023, AUTHORIZING the City Manager to accept and appropriate a donation, effective FY 2024, of up to $5,000 from the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) Council 8 Local 1543 to City Manager’s Office General Fund non-personnel operating budget account no. 050x101x7300 to provide resources for swimwear, sandals, and aquatics equipment for children in need at Cincinnati Recreation Commission aquatic facilities; and AUTHORIZING the Director of Finance to deposit the donated funds into General Fund revenue account no. 050x8571.Passed EmergencyPass Action details Not available
202301753 1 OrdinanceORDINANCE (EMERGENCY) submitted by Sheryl M. M. Long, City Manager, on 6/20/2023, AUTHORIZING the City Manager to accept and appropriate a donation, effective FY 2024, of up to $5,000 from the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) Council 8 Local 1543 to City Manager’s Office General Fund non-personnel operating budget account no. 050x101x7300 to provide resources for swimwear, sandals, and aquatics equipment for children in need at Cincinnati Recreation Commission aquatic facilities; and AUTHORIZING the Director of Finance to deposit the donated funds into General Fund revenue account no. 050x8571.Emergency clause to remainPass Action details Not available
202301753 1 OrdinanceORDINANCE (EMERGENCY) submitted by Sheryl M. M. Long, City Manager, on 6/20/2023, AUTHORIZING the City Manager to accept and appropriate a donation, effective FY 2024, of up to $5,000 from the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) Council 8 Local 1543 to City Manager’s Office General Fund non-personnel operating budget account no. 050x101x7300 to provide resources for swimwear, sandals, and aquatics equipment for children in need at Cincinnati Recreation Commission aquatic facilities; and AUTHORIZING the Director of Finance to deposit the donated funds into General Fund revenue account no. 050x8571.Suspension of the three readingsPass Action details Not available
202301752 150.OrdinanceORDINANCE (EMERGENCY) submitted by Sheryl M. M. Long, City Manager, on 6/20/2023, AUTHORIZING the City Manager and employees of the Cincinnati Recreation Commission to solicit and accept donations of money, sponsorships, in-kind contributions, team registration fees, vendor fees, and other things of value from the Cincinnati business community, individual benefactors, and other appropriate sources to provide resources to support the annual 3 on 3 Basketball Tournament; and AUTHORIZING the Director of Finance to deposit the resources donated to or generated by the event into Fund No. 319, “Contributions for Recreation Purposes.”Passed EmergencyPass Action details Not available
202301752 1 OrdinanceORDINANCE (EMERGENCY) submitted by Sheryl M. M. Long, City Manager, on 6/20/2023, AUTHORIZING the City Manager and employees of the Cincinnati Recreation Commission to solicit and accept donations of money, sponsorships, in-kind contributions, team registration fees, vendor fees, and other things of value from the Cincinnati business community, individual benefactors, and other appropriate sources to provide resources to support the annual 3 on 3 Basketball Tournament; and AUTHORIZING the Director of Finance to deposit the resources donated to or generated by the event into Fund No. 319, “Contributions for Recreation Purposes.”Emergency clause to remainPass Action details Not available
202301752 1 OrdinanceORDINANCE (EMERGENCY) submitted by Sheryl M. M. Long, City Manager, on 6/20/2023, AUTHORIZING the City Manager and employees of the Cincinnati Recreation Commission to solicit and accept donations of money, sponsorships, in-kind contributions, team registration fees, vendor fees, and other things of value from the Cincinnati business community, individual benefactors, and other appropriate sources to provide resources to support the annual 3 on 3 Basketball Tournament; and AUTHORIZING the Director of Finance to deposit the resources donated to or generated by the event into Fund No. 319, “Contributions for Recreation Purposes.”Suspension of the three readingsPass Action details Not available
202301636 151.OrdinanceORDINANCE (EMERGENCY) submitted by Sheryl M. M. Long, City Manager, on 6/14/2023, AUTHORIZING the City Manager to establish a Cincinnati Police Department Referral Bonus program, providing individuals with a bonus of up to $1,000 per referral under criteria established by the City Manager to ensure consistency and prevent abuse, to recruit and retain qualified employees to the position of Police Recruit within the Cincinnati Police Department.Passed EmergencyPass Action details Not available
202301636 1 OrdinanceORDINANCE (EMERGENCY) submitted by Sheryl M. M. Long, City Manager, on 6/14/2023, AUTHORIZING the City Manager to establish a Cincinnati Police Department Referral Bonus program, providing individuals with a bonus of up to $1,000 per referral under criteria established by the City Manager to ensure consistency and prevent abuse, to recruit and retain qualified employees to the position of Police Recruit within the Cincinnati Police Department.Emergency clause to remainPass Action details Not available
202301636 1 OrdinanceORDINANCE (EMERGENCY) submitted by Sheryl M. M. Long, City Manager, on 6/14/2023, AUTHORIZING the City Manager to establish a Cincinnati Police Department Referral Bonus program, providing individuals with a bonus of up to $1,000 per referral under criteria established by the City Manager to ensure consistency and prevent abuse, to recruit and retain qualified employees to the position of Police Recruit within the Cincinnati Police Department.Suspension of the three readingsPass Action details Not available
202301679 152.ReportREPORT, dated 6/14/2023, submitted Sheryl M. M. Long, City Manager, regarding the Department of Finance Reports for the Month Ended April 30, 2023.Approved & Filed  Action details Not available
202301665 153.MotionMOTION, submitted by Councilmember Walsh, WE MOVE that the administration prepare a report updating council on the Neighborhood VTICA program providing us with projected funding per neighborhood as it currently stands and the projected amount of funding over the span of the existing agreements. We would ask that the report also include recommendations on potential options that would allow for the Neighborhood VTICA to expand opportunities to all our neighborhood such as the legality and feasibility of changing the current 7.5% Neighborhood VTICA currently returning to the neighborhood it is generated in to a larger pot of money for all neighborhoods. We ask that the report be done during summer recess with completion aimed at September 4, 2023.AdoptedPass Action details Not available
202301633 154.ResolutionRESOLUTION, submitted by Councilmember Owens, from Emily Smart Woerner, City Solicitor, EXPRESSING the support of the Mayor and Council of the City of Cincinnati for employees who are recovering from substance use disorders, and further REQUESTING that the Administration take all steps necessary to formalize the City’s designation as a Recovery Friendly Hamilton County Workplace.PassedPass Action details Not available
202301519 155.OrdinanceORDINANCE submitted by Sheryl M. M. Long, City Manager, on 6/1/2023, AMENDING the official zoning map of the City of Cincinnati to rezone certain real property located at 1670 Cooper Street in the Northside neighborhood from the MG, “Manufacturing General,” zoning district to the CN-P, “Commercial Neighborhood-Pedestrian,” zoning district to permit the construction of a three-story residential multi-family development. (Subject to the Temporary Prohibition List )PassedPass Action details Not available
202301519 1 OrdinanceORDINANCE submitted by Sheryl M. M. Long, City Manager, on 6/1/2023, AMENDING the official zoning map of the City of Cincinnati to rezone certain real property located at 1670 Cooper Street in the Northside neighborhood from the MG, “Manufacturing General,” zoning district to the CN-P, “Commercial Neighborhood-Pedestrian,” zoning district to permit the construction of a three-story residential multi-family development. (Subject to the Temporary Prohibition List )Suspension of the three readingsPass Action details Not available
202301580 156.OrdinanceORDINANCE submitted by Sheryl M. M. Long, City Manager, on 6/21/2023, AMENDING the official zoning map of the City of Cincinnati to rezone certain property located at 2133 Ravine Street in the Over-the-Rhine neighborhood from the PR, “Park and Recreation,” zoning district to the SF-2, “Single-family,” zoning district to facilitate construction of a single-family home. (Subject to the Temporary Prohibition List )PassedPass Action details Not available
202301580 1 OrdinanceORDINANCE submitted by Sheryl M. M. Long, City Manager, on 6/21/2023, AMENDING the official zoning map of the City of Cincinnati to rezone certain property located at 2133 Ravine Street in the Over-the-Rhine neighborhood from the PR, “Park and Recreation,” zoning district to the SF-2, “Single-family,” zoning district to facilitate construction of a single-family home. (Subject to the Temporary Prohibition List )Suspension of the three readingsPass Action details Not available
202301802 157.OrdinanceORDINANCE (B VERSION) submitted by Councilmember Jeffreys, from Emily Smart Woerner, City Solicitor, MODIFYING Title XIV, “Zoning Code of the City of Cincinnati,” of the Cincinnati Municipal Code, by ORDAINING new Sections 1401-01-A1A, “Accessory Dwelling Unit,” and 1421-06, “Accessory Dwelling Units,” and by AMENDING the provisions of Sections 1401-01-T3, “Two-Family Dwelling,” 1403-05, “Land Use Regulations,” 1405-05, “Land Use Regulations,” 1407-05, “Land Use Regulations,” 1409-07, “Land Use Regulations,” 1410-05, “Land Use Regulations,” 1411-05, “Land Use Regulations,” 1413-05, “Land Use Regulations,” 1415-05, “Land Use Regulations,” 1417-03, “Land Use Regulations,” 1421-01, “Accessory Residential Structures,” and 1501-12, “Class F Civil Offenses,” to provide, throughout the City, for the establishment of accessory dwelling units on the same lots as single-family dwellings.PassedPass Action details Not available
202301802 1 OrdinanceORDINANCE (B VERSION) submitted by Councilmember Jeffreys, from Emily Smart Woerner, City Solicitor, MODIFYING Title XIV, “Zoning Code of the City of Cincinnati,” of the Cincinnati Municipal Code, by ORDAINING new Sections 1401-01-A1A, “Accessory Dwelling Unit,” and 1421-06, “Accessory Dwelling Units,” and by AMENDING the provisions of Sections 1401-01-T3, “Two-Family Dwelling,” 1403-05, “Land Use Regulations,” 1405-05, “Land Use Regulations,” 1407-05, “Land Use Regulations,” 1409-07, “Land Use Regulations,” 1410-05, “Land Use Regulations,” 1411-05, “Land Use Regulations,” 1413-05, “Land Use Regulations,” 1415-05, “Land Use Regulations,” 1417-03, “Land Use Regulations,” 1421-01, “Accessory Residential Structures,” and 1501-12, “Class F Civil Offenses,” to provide, throughout the City, for the establishment of accessory dwelling units on the same lots as single-family dwellings.Suspension of the three readingsPass Action details Not available
202301634 158.OrdinanceORDINANCE (B VERSION) submitted by Vice Mayor Kearney, from Emily Smart Woerner, City Solicitor, MODIFYING Title XIV, “Zoning Code of the City of Cincinnati,” of the Cincinnati Municipal Code, by REPEALING AND REORDAINING the provisions of Section 1437-07, “Applications Subject to Review,” and Section 1437-09, “Development Standards in Urban Design Overlay Districts,” to allow the placement of sandwich board signs in Urban Design Overlay Districts in the College Hill, Hyde Park, and Mt. Airy neighborhoods. (COUNCILMEMBER WALSH RECUSED FROM THIS ITEM)PassedPass Action details Not available
202301634 1 OrdinanceORDINANCE (B VERSION) submitted by Vice Mayor Kearney, from Emily Smart Woerner, City Solicitor, MODIFYING Title XIV, “Zoning Code of the City of Cincinnati,” of the Cincinnati Municipal Code, by REPEALING AND REORDAINING the provisions of Section 1437-07, “Applications Subject to Review,” and Section 1437-09, “Development Standards in Urban Design Overlay Districts,” to allow the placement of sandwich board signs in Urban Design Overlay Districts in the College Hill, Hyde Park, and Mt. Airy neighborhoods. (COUNCILMEMBER WALSH RECUSED FROM THIS ITEM)Suspension of the three readingsPass Action details Not available
202301724 159.MotionMOTION, submitted by Councilmember Owens, As part of the ongoing efforts to expand renter properties through the Cincinnati Tenants Bill of Rights, WE MOVE for the City Administration to update the Housing Provider and Tenant Education Initiatives that have been previously conducted. (BALANCE ON FILE IN THE CLERK’S OFFICE).AdoptedPass Action details Not available
202301731 160.MotionMOTION, submitted by Councilmember Owens, WE MOVE that the Administration conduct strategic engagement with residents of Cincinnati to collect feedback on the drafted “Tenant’s Guide.” The engagement period should be at least ninety (90) days and include distribution of the Guide to a diverse range of tenants, housing providers, community stakeholders and partners; public-facing survey(s); and focus groups. (BALANCE ON FILE IN THE CLERK’S OFFICE) (STATEMENT ATTACHED)AdoptedPass Action details Not available
202301710 161.MotionMOTION, submitted by Councilmember Owens and Vice Mayor Kearney, WE MOVE that the City Administration conduct a city-wide survey to determine residents’ awareness, understanding, and views on the “Renter’s Choice” legislation that was passed by Council in 2020. The Administration should additionally engage with the City’s renter and housing provider stakeholders on this subject. The survey should be available for a minimum of thirty (30) days or longer. (BALANCE ON FILE IN THE CLERK’S OFFICE) (STATEMENT ATTACHED)AdoptedPass Action details Not available
202301745 162.MotionMOTION, submitted by Councilmembers Owens and Harris, As part of the ongoing efforts to expand renter protections through the Cincinnati Tenants Bill of Rights, WE MOVE that City Administration create a short, concise, and simple document entitled “Guide to Housing Providers’ Rights, Responsibilities, and Resources” (“Guide”) to serve as a companion document to the “Tenants’ Guide.” The Rights and Responsibilities should include the information from Cincinnati Municipal Code Section 871-9 (Obligations of Landlords and Tenants) and any other relevant Federal, State, or Local Laws. The Resources should include information and contact information for landlord resources, organizations, or programs offered through the City of Cincinnati or other local organizations, such as the Housing Provider Training, Buildings, and Inspections information, etc.AdoptedPass Action details Not available
202301717 163.MotionMOTION, submitted by Councilmembers Owens and Walsh, As part of the ongoing efforts to expand renter protections through the Cincinnati Tenants Bill of Rights, WE MOVE for the City of Cincinnati Administration to provide a report that assesses the administrative feasibility of implementing additional renter protections through the City’s available development incentives, including the Residential and / or Property Tax Abatement Program; Notice of Funding Availability Program; the Fund of Funds administrated by the Cincinnati Development Fund; and any other forces of City influence that are permissible under O.R.C. 5321.19. (BALANCE ON FILE IN THE CLERK’S OFFICE) (STATEMENT ATTACHED)AdoptedPass Action details Not available
202301637 164.OrdinanceORDINANCE (EMERGENCY) submitted by Sheryl M. M. Long, City Manager, on 6/14/2023, AUTHORIZING the City Manager to establish classifications and salary range schedules for the new employment classifications of Building Plans Examiner and Permit Specialist; and AMENDING Chapter 307 of the Cincinnati Municipal Code by ORDAINING new Section 063 of Division 0C, Chapter 307 to reflect the new Building Plans Examiner classification and new Section 431 of Division 0C to reflect the new Permit Specialist classification.Passed EmergencyPass Action details Not available
202301637 1 OrdinanceORDINANCE (EMERGENCY) submitted by Sheryl M. M. Long, City Manager, on 6/14/2023, AUTHORIZING the City Manager to establish classifications and salary range schedules for the new employment classifications of Building Plans Examiner and Permit Specialist; and AMENDING Chapter 307 of the Cincinnati Municipal Code by ORDAINING new Section 063 of Division 0C, Chapter 307 to reflect the new Building Plans Examiner classification and new Section 431 of Division 0C to reflect the new Permit Specialist classification.Emergency clause to remainPass Action details Not available
202301637 1 OrdinanceORDINANCE (EMERGENCY) submitted by Sheryl M. M. Long, City Manager, on 6/14/2023, AUTHORIZING the City Manager to establish classifications and salary range schedules for the new employment classifications of Building Plans Examiner and Permit Specialist; and AMENDING Chapter 307 of the Cincinnati Municipal Code by ORDAINING new Section 063 of Division 0C, Chapter 307 to reflect the new Building Plans Examiner classification and new Section 431 of Division 0C to reflect the new Permit Specialist classification.Suspension of the three readingsPass Action details Not available
202301638 165.OrdinanceORDINANCE (EMERGENCY) submitted by Sheryl M. M. Long, City Manager, on 6/14/2023, AMENDING Chapter 307 of the Cincinnati Municipal Code by MODIFYING Section 047 of Division 0C, Chapter 307 to change the classification title of Senior Building Plans Examiner and Analyst to the new classification of Master Plans Examiner, consistent with state and organizational changes.Passed EmergencyPass Action details Not available
202301638 1 OrdinanceORDINANCE (EMERGENCY) submitted by Sheryl M. M. Long, City Manager, on 6/14/2023, AMENDING Chapter 307 of the Cincinnati Municipal Code by MODIFYING Section 047 of Division 0C, Chapter 307 to change the classification title of Senior Building Plans Examiner and Analyst to the new classification of Master Plans Examiner, consistent with state and organizational changes.Emergency clause to remainPass Action details Not available
202301638 1 OrdinanceORDINANCE (EMERGENCY) submitted by Sheryl M. M. Long, City Manager, on 6/14/2023, AMENDING Chapter 307 of the Cincinnati Municipal Code by MODIFYING Section 047 of Division 0C, Chapter 307 to change the classification title of Senior Building Plans Examiner and Analyst to the new classification of Master Plans Examiner, consistent with state and organizational changes.Suspension of the three readingsPass Action details Not available