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Meeting Name: Public Safety & Governance Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 9/6/2023 9:30 AM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Council Chambers, Room 300
Published agenda: Agenda Agenda Published minutes: Minutes Minutes  
Agenda packet: Agenda Packet Agenda Packet
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202301832 11.MotionMOTION, submitted by Councilmember Cramerding, I MOVE that the Law Department draft a Charter amendment that would give voters the opportunity to repeal the ban on traffic enforcement cameras (Article XIV of the Charter) at the general election on November 7th, 2023. (STATEMENT ATTACHED).Failed of AdoptionFail Action details Not available
202301959 22.MotionMOTION, submitted by Vice Mayor Kearney, WE MOVE that the Administration work with our Cincinnati Police Department to give City Council a report on policies and procedures in place and/or needed to provide for deceased victims and their families at crime scenes. The report should also include recommendations for creating visual barriers such as tents to shield the deceased victim from the public.Held  Action details Not available
202301894 13.OrdinanceORDINANCE (EMERGENCY), submitted by Councilmember Cramerding, from Emily Smart Woerner, City Solicitor, TO SUBMIT to the electors of the City of Cincinnati an amendment to the Charter of the City of Cincinnati repealing Article XIV, “Limitations on Use of Photo-Monitoring Devices to Detect Certain Traffic Law Violations.”Failed of AdoptionFail Action details Not available
202301958 14.OrdinanceORDINANCE (EMERGENCY), submitted by Councilmember Keating, from Emily Smart Woerner, City Solicitor, TO SUBMIT to the electors of the City of Cincinnati an amendment to the Charter of the City effective as of the general election of November 2023, to address issues regarding voting and elections for both Mayoral and Council candidates and for Charter amendments, initiatives, and referenda by requiring petition circulators to submit a certified copy of any initiative, referendum, or Charter amendment petition to the Clerk of Council before collecting signatures on the petitions; permitting members of Council to cast their votes by any method that publicly announces their vote; providing a process and timeline for submitting petitions for initiatives and referenda to the Clerk of Council to allow a reasonable time for verification of signatures and drafting necessary ordinances and an opportunity to collect additional signatures on petitions; clarifying throughout the Charter that Council terms are two years; clarifying that candidate petition circulators must sign a statement rather Recommend Passage EmergencyPass Action details Not available
202301965 15.OrdinanceORDINANCE (EMERGENCY), submitted by Emily Smart Woerner, City Solicitor, TO SUBMIT to the electors of the City of Cincinnati an amendment to the Charter of the City which would require the City of Cincinnati to raise income and withholding taxes by three-tenths of one percent (0.3%), if subsequently approved by the electorate, annually beginning January1, 2025, which new taxes shall be deposited into a non-lapsing special revenue fund restricted only to finance housing affordable to households with income up to 80 percent of the area median income as established by federal law with 65 percent of the fund restricted to support housing affordable only to households with incomes up to 30 percent of the area median income; which new taxes shall fund such housing throughout the city of Cincinnati through grants, subsidies, and loans, including to third party housing developers, which may be of low or no interest, and/or forgivable; which new taxes can be spent to increase, preserve, maintain, repair, improve, and pay off indebtedness, related to privately owned homes and rental propertiesRecommend Passage Emergency  Action details Not available