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Meeting Name: Cincinnati City Council Agenda status: Final-revised
Meeting date/time: 10/7/2020 2:00 PM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Council Chambers, Room 300
Published agenda: Agenda Agenda Published minutes: Minutes Minutes  
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202001754 11.ReappointmentREAPPOINTMENT, submitted by Mayor John Cranley, I hereby reappoint Kaitlyn Geiger as the local government representative member of the Board of Trustees governing the Banks Community Authority for a term that shall expire in September 2022. This reappointment is submitted to City Council for its advice and consent pursuant to its Rules. (Female/White)ConfirmedPass Action details Not available
202001760 12.ReappointmentREAPPOINTMENT, submitted by Mayor John Cranley, I hereby reappoint Markiea Carter as a citizen member of the Board of Trustees governing the Banks Community Authority for a term that shall expire in September 2022. This reappointment is submitted to City Council for its advice and consent pursuant to its Rules. (Female / AA)ConfirmedPass Action details Not available
202001765 13.AppointmentAPPOINTMENT, submitted by Mayor John Cranley, I hereby appoint Tony Cafeo as a citizen member of the Board of Trustees governing the Banks Community Authority for a term that shall expire in September 2021. This reappointment is submitted to City Council for its advice and consent pursuant to its Rules. (Male/White)ConfirmedPass Action details Not available
202001769 14.ReappointmentREAPPOINTMENT, submitted by Mayor John Cranley, I hereby appoint Bob Deck as a citizen member of the Board of Trustees governing the Banks Community Authority for a term that shall expire in September 2021. This reappointment is submitted to City Council for its advice and consent pursuant to its Rules. (Male/White)ConfirmedPass Action details Not available
202001749 15.AppointmentAPPOINTMENT, submitted by Mayor John Cranley, I hereby appoint Councilwoman Jan-Michele Lemon Kearney to the Tax Incentive Review Council (TIRC) for a term of two years. This appointment is submitted to City Council for its advice and consent pursuant to its Rules. (Female/ AA)ConfirmedPass Action details Not available
202001777 16.ReappointmentREAPPOINTMENT, submitted by Mayor John Cranley, I hereby reappoint Kimberly Hale-McCarty to the FC Cincinnati Community Coalition for a term of three years. This reappointment is submitted to City Council for its advice and consent pursuant to its Rules. (Female/White)ConfirmedPass Action details Not available
202001784 17.ReappointmentREAPPOINTMENT, submitted by Mayor John Cranley, I hereby reappoint Amber Points to the FC Cincinnati Community Coalition for a term of three years. This reappointment is submitted to City Council for its advice and consent pursuant to its Rules. (Female/White)ConfirmedPass Action details Not available
202001790 18.ReappointmentREAPPOINTMENT, submitted by Mayor John Cranley, I hereby reappoint Marquicia Jones-Woods to the FC Cincinnati Community Coalition for a term of three years. This reappointment is submitted to City Council for its advice and consent pursuant to its Rules. (Female/AA)ConfirmedPass Action details Not available
202001794 19.ReappointmentREAPPOINTMENT, submitted by Mayor John Cranley, I hereby reappoint Steven Bluth to the FC Cincinnati Community Coalition for a term of three years. This reappointment is submitted to City Council for its advice and consent pursuant to its Rules. (Male/White)ConfirmedPass Action details Not available
202001800 110.ReappointmentREAPPOINTMENT, submitted by Mayor John Cranley, I hereby reappoint Noah James O’Brien to the FC Cincinnati Community Coalition for a term of three years. This reappointment is submitted to City Council for its advice and consent pursuant to its Rules. (Male/White)ConfirmedPass Action details Not available
202001806 111.ReappointmentREAPPOINTMENT, submitted by Mayor John Cranley, I hereby reappoint Galen Gordon to the FC Cincinnati Community Coalition for a term of three years. This reappointment is submitted to City Council for its advice and consent pursuant to its Rules. (Male/AA)ConfirmedPass Action details Not available
202001844 112.CommunicationCOMMUNICATION, submitted by Councilmember Kearney, from John K. Seibert, University of Cincinnati, Associate Vice President, regarding a letter of support for temporary, protected bike lane on Clifton Avenue.Referred to Budget & Finance Committee  Action details Not available
202001829 113.MotionMOTION, submitted by Councilmember Kearney, concerning the FY2021 CARRYOVER BUDGET PRIORITIES. As City Council beings to work through the 2021 Carryover Budget, please accept these as my priorities for public discussion and consideration: Cincinnati Arts Access Fund (CAAF): a one-time investment of $200,000 should be made to address the loss of income and financial support that artists, creatives, and neighborhood arts organizations have faced amid the COVID-19 pandemic. The fund should be managed and administered by ArtsWave to ensure public trust and to leverage the deep expertise of a leading local institution that funds and supports 100+ art projects and organizations through impact-based grants that result in a wave of arts that connect our region and make it vibrant. (BALANCE ON FILE IN THE CLERK’S OFFICE).Referred to Budget & Finance Committee  Action details Not available
202001837 114.MotionMOTION, submitted by Councilmember Kearney, WE MOVE for the City Administration to deliver a report to City Council regarding the feasibility of creating a Cincinnati Arts Access Fund (CAAF) to address the loss of income and financial support that artists, creatives, and neighborhood arts organizations have faced amid the COVID-19 pandemic. WE FURTHER MOVE for this fund to be managed and administered by ArtsWave to ensure public trust and to leverage the deep expertise of a leading local institution that funds and supports 100+ arts projects and organizations through impact-based grants that result in a wave of arts that connect our region and make it vibrant. (BALANCE ON FILE IN THE CLERK’S OFFICE)Referred to Budget & Finance Committee  Action details Not available
202001828 115.CommunicationCOMMUNICATION, submitted by Vice-Mayor Smitherman, from Jen Nail concerning Barcode bar.Referred to Law & Public Safety Committee  Action details Not available
202001852 116.MotionMOTION, submitted by Councilmember Seelbach, Landsman, Mann, Kearney, Pastor, Sittenfeld and Mayor Cranley, WE MOVE that the Administration coordinate with the Hamilton County Clerk of Courts and the Hamilton County Board of County Commissioners to create a searchable database of individuals convicted of animal abuse to be provided to animal shelters, adoption agencies, and foster agencies.Referred to Equity, Inclusion, Youth & The Arts Committee  Action details Not available
202001845 117.OrdinanceORDINANCE (EMERGENCY), submitted by Councilmember Sundermann, Councilmember Mann, and Vice-Mayor Smitherman, AUTHORIZING the designation of $235,000 of the $1,000,000 included in the Approved FY 2021 Budget Update for the Community Safety Response Program for the Victims Assistance Liaison/Cincinnati Citizens Respect Our Witnesses Unit of the Cincinnati Police Department’s Criminal Investigation Section; and AUTHORIZING the designation of $20,000 of the $1,000,000 included in the Approved FY 2021 Budget Update for the Community Safety Response Program for the UCanSpeakForMe program for assistance in community outreach and crime solving initiatives; and AUTHORIZING the designation of $20,000 of the $1,000,000 included in the Approved FY 2021 Budget Update for the Community Safety Response Program for a new anti-violence mentoring youth program from Cincinnati Works.Referred to Budget & Finance Committee  Action details Not available
202001603 118.ReportREPORT, dated 10/7/2020 submitted by Paula Boggs, Muething, Interim City Manager, on a communication from the State of Ohio, Division of Liquor Control, advising of a permit application for Bissan INC, DBA Good Neighbor Market, 549-553 Finlay Street. (#0723833, C1, C2, New) [Objections: None]Filed  Action details Not available
202001699 119.ReportREPORT, dated 10/7/2020 submitted by Paula Boggs, Muething, Interim City Manager, on a communication from the State of Ohio, Division of Liquor Control, advising of a permit application for Reds Westside VenYou LLC, DBA None listed, 3050 Harrison Avenue, 1st FL, Cincinnati, OH 45211. (#7248059, D5J, New) [Objections: None]Filed  Action details Not available
202001743 120.ReportREPORT, dated 10/7/2020 submitted by Paula Boggs, Muething, Interim City Manager, on a communication from the State of Ohio, Division of Liquor Control, advising of a permit application for Kroger Limited Partnership I LP, 3760 Paxton Avenue, Cincinnati, OH 45209. (#48888880625, D1, New) [Objections: NONE]Filed  Action details Not available
202001744 121.ReportREPORT, dated 10/7/2020 submitted by Paula Boggs, Muething, Interim City Manager, on a communication from the State of Ohio, Division of Liquor Control, advising of a permit application for Queen City Sausage & Provisions INC, 1136 Straight Street, Cincinnati, OH 45214. (#7136960, D5J, NEW) [Objections: Cincinnati Police Department and Department of Buildings & Inspections]Filed  Action details Not available
202001692 122.OrdinanceORDINANCE submitted by Paula Boggs Muething, Interim City Manager, on 10/7/2020, AUTHORIZING the City Manager to take all necessary and proper actions to cooperate with the Director of the Ohio Department of Transportation in order to facilitate the completion of pedestrian improvements at various locations in the City of Cincinnati in connection with the Ohio Department of Transportation’s Pedestrian Safety Improvement Program.Referred to Major Projects & Smart Government Committee  Action details Not available
202001808 223.ReportREPORT, dated 10/7/2020, submitted by Paula Boggs Muething, Interim City Manager, regarding Unlawful Use of Fireworks during the Fourth of July Holiday. (SEE REFERENCE DOC #202000941)Referred to Law & Public Safety Committee  Action details Not available
202001813 224.ReportREPORT, dated 10/7/2020, submitted by Paula Boggs Muething, Interim City Manager, regarding Department of Finance Reports for the Month Ended August 31, 2020.Referred to Budget & Finance Committee  Action details Not available
202001816 125.OrdinanceORDINANCE (EMERGENCY) submitted by Paula Boggs Muething, Interim City Manager, on 10/7/2020, AUTHORIZING the City Manager to execute a Quitclaim Deed in favor of the State of Ohio, Department of Transportation, to convey land adjacent to Interstate 75 in the Hartwell neighborhood of Cincinnati in connection with transportation improvement project HAM 75 - 11.09.Referred to Budget & Finance Committee  Action details Not available
202001819 126.ReportREPORT, dated 10/7/2020, submitted by Paula Boggs Muething, Interim City Manager, regarding Alternatives to Traditional Policing Roles. (SEE REFERENCE DOC#202000777)Referred to Budget & Finance Committee  Action details Not available
202001820 227.OrdinanceORDINANCE (EMERGENCY) submitted by Paula Boggs Muething, Interim City Manager, dated 10/7/2020, AUTHORIZING the ongoing operation of the Cincinnati Bell Connector as a fare-free transit service upon the expiration of the sixty-day period established by Ordinance 281-2020, and MODIFYING the provisions of Title VII, “General Regulations,” of the Cincinnati Municipal Code by AMENDING, Section 723-26 “Streetcar Designated Paid Fare Zone,” of Chapter 723, “Streets and Sidewalks, Use Regulations,” and Section 770-1-D, “Designated Paid Fare Zone,” Section 770-1-F, “Fare Enforcement Agent,” Section 770-3, “Unlawfully Obtaining Streetcar Services,” Section 770-5, “Unlawful Interference with Streetcar Services,” Section 770-7, “Notice of Violation; Exclusion from Streetcar System; Misdemeanor,” and Section 770-9, “Enforcement of Civil Violations,” of Chapter 770, “Streetcar Transit,” to provide for the ongoing fare-free operation of the Cincinnati Bell Connector.Referred to Major Projects & Smart Government Committee  Action details Not available
202001814 128.OrdinanceORDINANCE (EMERGENCY), submitted by Councilmember Pastor, DECLARING that Dana Avenue between Duck Creek Road and Madison Road shall hereby receive the honorary, secondary name of Tony “TNT” Tubbs Way in honor of Tony “TNT” Tubbs and in recognition of his contributions and dedication to the City of Cincinnati.Passed EmergencyPass Action details Not available
202001814 1 OrdinanceORDINANCE (EMERGENCY), submitted by Councilmember Pastor, DECLARING that Dana Avenue between Duck Creek Road and Madison Road shall hereby receive the honorary, secondary name of Tony “TNT” Tubbs Way in honor of Tony “TNT” Tubbs and in recognition of his contributions and dedication to the City of Cincinnati.Emergency clause to remainPass Action details Not available
202001814 1 OrdinanceORDINANCE (EMERGENCY), submitted by Councilmember Pastor, DECLARING that Dana Avenue between Duck Creek Road and Madison Road shall hereby receive the honorary, secondary name of Tony “TNT” Tubbs Way in honor of Tony “TNT” Tubbs and in recognition of his contributions and dedication to the City of Cincinnati.Suspension of the three readingsPass Action details Not available
202001817 229.MotionMOTION (AMENDED), submitted by Councilmember Jeff Pastor, WE MOVE that the Neighborhoods Committee of the Cincinnati City Council hold a public hearing at Cincinnati City Council Chambers, 801 Plum Street, Room 300, Cincinnati, OH 45202 at 6pm on October 26, 2020 regarding the City of Cincinnati’s CRA Residential and Commercial Tax Abatement Program, the disparity in utilization of Residential Property Tax Abatements between neighborhoods that are predominantly white and black, and the concerns of de facto housing segregation persisting in our city. WE FURTHER MOVE that this public hearing shall be organized in accordance with the Governor’s health orders so that citizens may participate in person or online. (AMENDED ON THE FLOOR OF COUNCIL 10/7/2020)AdoptedPass Action details Not available
202001857 130.OrdinanceORDINANCE (EMERGENCY), submitted by Mayor John Cranley, APPROVING the recommendation of the Mayor of the City of Cincinnati for the appointment of Paula Boggs Muething as City Manager of the City of Cincinnati, effective as of 12:00 a.m. on October 15, 2020, and establishing the terms and compensation for the position, pursuant to Article III, Section 2 and Article IV, Section 1 of the Charter of the City of Cincinnati.Referred to Major Projects & Smart Government Committee  Action details Not available