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Meeting Name: Budget and Finance Committee Agenda status: Final-revised
Meeting date/time: 6/14/2021 1:00 PM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Council Chambers, Room 300
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202102204 11.ReportREPORT, dated 6/14/2021, submitted by Paula Boggs Muething, City Manager, regarding Department of Finance Report for the Month Ended April 30, 2021Approve & File  Action details Video Video
202102138 12.ResolutionRESOLUTION, submitted by Councilmember Goodin from Andrew W. Garth, City Solicitor, URGING the Ohio Senate to remove or otherwise defect the amendment in the budget bill that retroactively mandates municipalities comply with refund requests from employees who did not work at their principal place of employment between March 9, 2020 and December 31, 2021.Recommend Passage  Action details Video Video
202102133 13.OrdinanceORDINANCE submitted by Paula Boggs Muething, City Manager, on 6/9/2021, AUTHORIZING the City Manager to apply for, accept, and appropriate a grant in an amount up to $165,000 from the State of Ohio Department of Public Safety, Office of Criminal Justice Services, to fund a Traffic Safety Resource Prosecutor assigned to the Ohio Department of Public Safety, which position will provide training, education, and technical support to traffic crimes prosecutors and law enforcement agencies throughout the State of Ohio, and work to develop a coordinated statewide, multidisciplinary planned approach to the prosecution of impaired driving and other traffic crimes in Ohio; and AUTHORIZING the Finance Director to deposit the grant funds received by the City of Cincinnati into Law Enforcement Grant Fund 368, Project Account No. 22TSRP.Recommend Passage  Action details Not available
202102134 14.OrdinanceORDINANCE (EMERGENCY) submitted by Paula Boggs Muething, City Manager, on 6/9/2021, ESTABLISHING new capital improvement program project account no. 980x203x212004, "Inwood Park Playground Equipment," for the purpose of providing resources for playground equipment at Inwood Park; and AUTHORIZING the City Manager to transfer and appropriate the amount of $142,438.85 from Fund No. 430, "Parks Private Endowments," to newly established capital improvement program project account no. 980x203x212004, "Inwood Park Playground Equipment," for the purpose of providing playground equipment at Inwood Park.Recommend Passage Emergency  Action details Not available
202102136 15.OrdinanceORDINANCE (EMERGENCY) submitted by Paula Boggs Muething, City Manager, on 6/9/2021, AUTHORIZING the City Manager to apply for, accept, and appropriate a grant of up to $13,597,701.60 from the Department of Homeland Security, Federal Emergency Management Agency, FY 2020 Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response (SAFER) Grant Program (Assistance Listing 97.083) to fully fund the salary and benefits of up to 40 recruits for the Cincinnati Fire Department for three years; further AUTHORIZING the Finance Director to receive and deposit the grant funds into Fire Grants Fund 472.Recommend Passage Emergency  Action details Video Video
202102143 16.OrdinanceORDINANCE (EMERGENCY) submitted by Paula Boggs Muething, City Manager, on 6/9/2021, AUTHORIZING the transfer of the sum of $230,010 within General Fund 050, from and to various operating accounts of the General Fund according to the attached Schedule of Transfer, for the purpose of realigning and providing funds for the ongoing needs of City departments; and AUTHORIZING the transfer of the sum of $226,386 within the various Restricted Funds, from and to various operating accounts and the unappropriated surplus of the respective Restricted Funds according to the attached Schedule of Transfer, for the purpose of realigning and providing funds for the ongoing needs of City departments.Recommend Passage Emergency  Action details Video Video
202102146 17.OrdinanceORDINANCE (EMERGENCY) submitted by Paula Boggs Muething, City Manager, on 6/9/2021, AUTHORIZING the City Manager to apply for, accept, and appropriate a grant in an amount of $3,000 from Interact for Health for the purpose of providing support for printing and mailing of educational materials related to COVID-19 vaccinations and addressing vaccine disparities in vulnerable Cincinnati communities; and AUTHORIZING the Finance Director to deposit the grant funds into Public Health Research Fund 350.Recommend Passage Emergency  Action details Video Video
202102148 18.OrdinanceORDINANCE (EMERGENCY) submitted by Paula Boggs Muething, City Manager, on 6/9/2021, AUTHORIZING the payment of $14,281.40 from the Office of Environment and Sustainability’s General Fund non-personnel operating budget account no. 050x104x5000x7289 as a moral obligation to Cascade Engineering for charges owed for recycling cart maintenance services provided in August 2019.Recommend Passage Emergency  Action details Video Video
202102153 19.OrdinanceORDINANCE (EMERGENCY) submitted by Paula Boggs Muething, City Manager, on 6/9/2021, MODIFYING Title VII, “General Regulations,” of the Cincinnati Municipal Code by amending Section 723-16, “Sidewalk Vending,” of Chapter 723, “Streets and Sidewalks, Use Regulations,” to establish a new sidewalk vending district in proximity to TQL Stadium in the West neighborhood.Held  Action details Video Video
202102154 110.OrdinanceORDINANCE (EMERGENCY) submitted by Paula Boggs Muething, City Manager, on 6/9/2021, APPROVING AND AUTHORIZING the City Manager to execute a Community Reinvestment Area Tax Exemption Agreement with Moerlein Mansion, LLC, thereby authorizing a 12-year tax exemption for 100% of the value of improvements made to real property located at 18 Mulberry Street in the Mt. Auburn neighborhood of Cincinnati, in connection with the remodeling of the existing building into approximately 6,722 square feet of residential space consisting of 9 residential units, at a total construction cost of approximately $471,208.Recommend Passage Emergency  Action details Not available
202102156 111.OrdinanceORDINANCE submitted by Paula Boggs Muething, City Manager, on 6/9/2021, AUTHORIZING the City Manager to vacate approximately 0.8573 acres of the public right-of-way designated as Gest Street; AUTHORIZING the City Manager to execute a First Amendment to Amended and Restated Lease Agreement with CBT Partners, LLC pursuant to which the City will add approximately 0.8573 acres of the vacated portion of Gest Street and approximately 0.6112 acres of public right-of-way designated as Baymiller Street to an existing lease of approximately 35 acres of City-owned land located south of West Mehring Way and east of the Mill Creek in the Queensgate neighborhood; and AUTHORIZING the City Manager to execute a Grant of Easement in favor of CBT Partners, LLC and Mehring Investors, LLC, pursuant to which the City will grant an aerial encroachment easement to permit an aerial conveyor above and across the West Mehring Way public right-of-way, in order to facilitate the redevelopment and safe and efficient use of the City’s leased property by CBT Partners, LLC.Recommend Passage Emergency  Action details Video Video
202102157 112.OrdinanceORDINANCE submitted by Paula Boggs Muething, City Manager, on 6/9/2021, AMENDING Ordinance No. 6-2020 to increase the amount of principal forgiveness assistance the City Manager or her designee is authorized to apply for, accept and appropriate from the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency Water Supply Revolving Loan Account from the previously authorized amount of $1,000,000 to the approximate amount of $2,000,000.Recommend Passage Emergency  Action details Not available
202102158 113.OrdinanceORDINANCE (EMERGENCY) submitted by Paula Boggs Muething, City Manager, on 6/9/2021, PROVIDING for the appropriation of funds and authorization of expenditures from General Fund 050 in the amount of $440,788,700 for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2021 and ending June 30, 2022, reflecting a portion of the Recommended FY 2022 General Fund Operating Budget totaling $441,113,700, per the attached Schedule of Appropriation, in order to provide for the current expenses and other expenses of the City of Cincinnati; AUTHORIZING the transfer of the sum of $3,466,118 from the unappropriated surplus of General Fund 050 to the unappropriated surplus of Bond Retirement Fund 151 for the purpose of paying the City’s FY 2022 General Fund debt service obligations related to the Ohio Police and Fire Pension Fund in the amount of $2,526,858 and the Early Retirement Incentive Program (ERIP) in the amount of $939,260; AUTHORIZING the transfer of the sum of $16,568,110 from the unappropriated surplus of General Fund 050 to the unappropriated surplus of Cincinnati Health District Fund 416 for the purposeHeld  Action details Not available
202102165 114.MotionMOTION, dated 6/7/2021, submitted by Councilmember Goodin, WE MOVE that the City set aside funds in the Fiscal Year 2021 budget to repair and/or upgrade the following the city roadways, including the provision of traffic calming devices and better grading to prevent accidents: Warsaw Avenue (Kroger crosswalk), Rockdale Avenue (Rockdale Academy), Harrison Avenue (2200 block), Hamilton Avenue (Hamilton & Lingo), Virginia Avenue & Kirby Avenue, and Route 50/River Road (Sayler Park). (STATEMENT ATTACHED)Held  Action details Not available
202102140 115.MotionMOTION, submitted by Councilmembers Goodin and Kearney, WE MOVE that City include a capital request of $250,000 in the FY 2022-2023 biennial budget to Women Helping Women to support their Domestic Violence Enhancement Response Team (DVERT) program.Held  Action details Not available
202102110 116.MotionMOTION, submitted by Councilmembers Kearney, Goodin and Vice Mayor Smitherman, WE MOVE that Cincinnati City Council allocate $500,000 from the Capital budget to The Playhouse in the Park to assist with the $49.5 million project to replace the aging Marx Theatre with a modern, inclusive facility that will welcome our diverse citizens to Eden Park and the Mount Adams neighborhood. This new facility will ensure that future generations of Cincinnatians will enjoy the same level of artistry that they have come to expect from the Playhouse, as this important Cincinnati institution reaches out to new audiences and communities. (STATEMENT ATTACHED).Held  Action details Not available
202102164 117.MotionMOTION, submitted by Councilmember Keating and Kearney, WE MOVE that the city includes a capital request of $2,250,000 for the Boys and Girls Club in the Villages at Roll Hill. (STATEMENT ATTACHED).Held  Action details Not available
202102163 118.MotionMOTION, submitted by Councilmembers Keating and Goodin, WE MOVE that city includes a capital request of $4,000,000 for the extension of the Mill Creek Trail and the Ohio River Trail from Lunken Airport to Friendship Park along the Oasis Rail Corridor. This request would be split into $2,000,000 in FY 2022, and $2,000,000 in FY 2023. The Ohio River trail would receive $1,500,000 each year, totaling $3,000,000, while the Mill Creek Trail would receive $500,000 each year, totaling $1,000,000. (STATEMENT ATTACHED)Held  Action details Not available
202102096 119.MotionMOTION, submitted by Councilmember Mann, I MOVE that the fiscal year 2022 budget include $1 million for preservation of the First Lutheran Church Bell Tower in Over the Rhine immediately adjacent to Washington Park. (STATEMENT ATTACHED).Held  Action details Not available
202102064 120.ReportREPORT, dated 6/9/2021, submitted by Paula Boggs Muething, City Manager, regarding HOCC Academy as part of the Community Police Partnering Center. (See Doc. #202100867)Held  Action details Not available
202102182 121.MotionMOTION, dated 6/8/2021, submitted by Councilmember Goodin and Vice Mayor Smitherman, WE MOVE the Administration include a capital request of $90,000 in the FY 2022-2023 biennial budget to Caracole to modify its office space to adapt to COVID-safe regulations (STATEMENT ATTACHED)Held  Action details Not available
202102213 122.MotionMOTION, dated 06-08-2021, submitted by Councilmembers Seelbach, Young, Kearney, WE MOVE that the City Administration increase the funding of the Pedestrian Safety Program by $746,000 to a total of $1,500,000 for the purpose of completing critical and needed pedestrian safety projects throughout the City of Cincinnati to continue the City’s commitment to the Vision Zero program goal of having no pedestrian fatalities through engineering, enforcement & education initiatives. WE FURTER MOVE that the Administration consider multi-year capital projects where full funding is not needed until FY2023 as a potential source for these funds.Held  Action details Not available
202102220 123.MotionMOTION, dated 6/10/2021, submitted by Councilmember Mann, I MOVE that the City provides $40,000 additional funding to the Millcreek Valley Conservancy District. (STATEMENT ATTACHED).Held  Action details Not available
202102222 124.MotionMOTION, submitted by Councilmember Goodin, WE MOVE that $20 million in capital funds from the FY2022 budget be allocated for the construction of a new Cincinnati Police Department District Five headquarters in a location to be determined within the geographical boundaries of the districts.Held  Action details Not available
202102228 125.MotionMOTION, submitted by Councilmember Keating, WE MOVE that $200,000 of the capital budget is allocated to UC Health to assist in funding their Emergency Medical Service Canopy: Goodman Street. (STATEMENT ATTACHED)Held  Action details Not available
202102229 126.MotionMOTION, dated 06-03-2021, submitted by Councilmembers Seelbach, Young, Kearney and Landsman, WE MOVE that the City Administration review documentation of Playhouse in the Park’s expenses to upgrade a nearby decades-old public Cincinnati Water Main serving Mt. Adams to determine if the expenses are legally eligible for reimbursement from the Water Main Replacement program of the GCWW. WE FUTHER MOVE that if the expenses are eligible and are confirmed to have served a public purpose, that Playhouse in the Park be reimbursed for all eligible costs associated with replacement of the Mt. Adams Water Main.Held  Action details Not available
202102230 127.MotionMOTION, submitted by Councilmember Keating, WE MOVE that $20,000 of the operating budget be allocated to fund two HACKATHONS (organized by Cintrifuse and 1819). These hackathons would work as competitive events, ran by the aforementioned organizations, to find deficiencies in the city and ways to save the city money and resources. As public officials it is our responsibility to ensure Cincinnatian’s tax dollars are being used as efficiently as possible, bringing in organizations that specialize in efficiency will help us achieve that mission. Corporations utilize both Cintrifuse and 1819 (both Cincinnati based) to find efficiencies within their companies and Cincinnati, as a city, should utilize them as well.Held  Action details Not available
202102231 128.MotionMOTION, submitted by Councilmember Goodin, WE MOVE that $200,000 in capital funds from the FY2022-2023 budget be allocated to PAR-Projects in Northside.Held  Action details Not available
202102232 129.MotionMOTION, submitted by Councilmember Mann, I MOVE that the City implement the Greater Cincinnati Water Works plan for rate increases for the first year only, pending further analysis and discussion. (STATEMENT ATTACHED)Held  Action details Not available
202102233 130.MotionMOTION, submitted by Councilmembers Seelbach, Young and Kearney, WE MOVE that the City Administration provide funding of $250,000 to DVERT program, restoring funding used on the successful FY21 pilot program and considering these funds for FY22 and beyond to be a continuing program and not a one-time use. WE FURTHER MOVE that the Administration consider PVA, savings from hirings that occur mid-year.Held  Action details Not available
202102240 131.MotionMOTION, submitted by Councilmember Kearney, WE MOVE for City Council to allocate $50,000 from the operating budget to Collective Empowerment Group Cincinnati, Inc. CEG Cincinnati is a non-profit organization of small businesses and churches. Its mission is to empower business owners by providing mentorship, fellowship, tools, and networking opportunities, as well as emergency microloans. CEG provides workshops on topics such as personal and business finances, and currently is working to bring to Cincinnati a branch of an African American owned bank.Held  Action details Not available
202102243 232.MotionMOTION, dated 6/11/2021, submitted by Councilmember Kearney, WE MOVE for City Council to allocate the additional amount $154,055. From the operating budget to Keep Cincinnati Beautiful’s Environmental Services Program with the goal of more effectively deterring and preventing illegal dumping illegal dumping, which will better the health and safety of our communities. (STATEMENT ATTACHED).Held  Action details Not available
202102244 133.MotionMOTION, submitted by Councilmember Kearney, WE MOVE that City Council allocate $1,000,000 to assist with the funding gap for the creation of the Robert O’Neal Multicultural Arts Center (“ROMAC”) at the Regal Cinema and adjacent sites in the West End neighborhood. The ROMAC will be a center for performing and visual arts education and programming for the West End community and for the entire City of Cincinnati. (STATEMENT ATTACHED)Held  Action details Not available
202102246 134.MotionMOTION, dated 06-11-2021, submitted by Councilmember Landsman Seelbach and Kearney, WE HEREBY MOVE that additional funding is appropriated as described below, in Cincinnati’s fiscal year 2021-2022 budget. (BALANCE OF MOTION ON FILE) (STATEMENT ATTACHED)Held  Action details Not available
202102247 135.MotionMOTION, dated 6/11/2021, submitted by Councilmember Kearney, WE MOVE that City Council allocate $200,000 from the capital budget to CincyNice to assist with the purchase and renovation of structures in Walnut Hills that are located adjacent to the Gilbert Avenue rear performance and activity space. The expansion of the community space will allow for innovative programming and activities that promote multi-ethnic arts and culture in support of Cincinnati’s diverse artists, neighborhoods and future economic growth. (STATEMENT ATTACHED)Held  Action details Not available
202102248 236.MotionMOTION, submitted by Councilmember Kearney, WE MOVE that City Council allocate $350,000 from the capital budget to the non- profit organization, The Mark, created by the community of Evanston, to assist with the stabilization and purchase of the St Mark Church structure, 3500 Montgomery Road in Evanston. The edifice will be used by community resource groups and as community space for cultural, artistic, and neighborhood events. (STATEMENT ATTACHED)Held  Action details Not available
202102249 137.MotionMOTION, submitted by Councilmember Kearney, WE MOVE that City Council allocate $185,000 from the capital budget to Uptown Consortium to advance design and development for the Innovation Greenway in the northeast quadrant of the Uptown Consortium Corridor. (STATEMENT ATTACHED).Held  Action details Not available
202102251 138.MotionMOTION, submitted by Councilmember Keating, Our police officers experience countless traumas in their line of work. While the Cincinnati Police Department (CPD) is working to develop a better and more comprehensive Officer Mental Health and Wellness Program, they are lacking the funding. WE MOVE that the City Administration includes $125,000 of the operating budget to establish an Officer Health and Wellness Program within the CPD. (STATEMENT ATTACHED)Held  Action details Not available
202102253 139.MotionMOTION, dated 6/11/2021, submitted by Councilmember Kearney, WE MOVE for City Council to allocate $200,000 from the capital budget to Professional Artistic Research (PAR) to help finalize the acquisition of 15,000 square feet of industrial mixed-use property in the Northside neighborhood, in order to help their black-led, community arts & education organization foster new relationships and build racial equity. (STATEMENT ATTACHED)Held  Action details Not available
202102254 240.MotionMOTION, dated 6/11/2021, submitted by Councilmember Kearney, WE MOVE for City Council to allocate $2,000,000 from the capital budget to preserve and rehabilitate the King Records building in Evanston. (STATEMENT ATTACHED).Held  Action details Not available
202102255 141.MotionMOTION, submitted by Councilmember Kearney, WE MOVE that Cincinnati City Council allocate $900,000 from the capital budget to The Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center for the purpose of expanding the College Hill campus in order to address the behavioral health needs of children in the community. (STATEMENT ATTACHED)Held  Action details Not available
202102256 142.MotionMOTION, dated 6/11/2021, submitted by Councilmember Kearney, WE MOVE for City Council to allocate $250,000 from the capital budget to the Pendleton Heritage Center (PHC) in the East End to complete the renovation work. PHC is a volunteer-managed community and event venue facility which has served as a social and recreational space for both Black and Appalachian Cincinnatians for generations. The facility preserves the history, culture, and architecture of the area through cultural engagement and educational programming and offers affordable rental space for events and offices. (STATEMENT ATTACHED).Held  Action details Not available
202102257 143.MotionMOTION, submitted by Councilmember Kearney, WE MOVE that City Council allocate $1,000,000 to assist with the renovation of the iconic Imperial Theatre in the Mohawk neighborhood. The Imperial Theatre was built in 1913 and has been vacant for years. Its renovation will invigorate the economically depressed Mohawk neighborhood, provide an affordable performance and rehearsal venue for artists and organizations throughout the city, and create jobs. Several organizations, such as the University of Cincinnati College Conservatory of Music, recently used the Imperial Theatre to stage virtual performances. The Imperial Theatre is “a stage for all reasons”. (STATEMENT ATTACHED)Held  Action details Not available
202102260 244.MotionMOTION, dated 6/11/2021, submitted by Councilmember Sundermann, WE MOVE the Administration draft an ordinance to provide $208,000 to the CCROW (Cincinnati Citizens Respect Our Wellness) program. The CCROW witness support program provides a variety of services including court-related services, social services and referrals to counseling services designed to meet the needs of witnesses and their loved ones. The source of this funding should be a portion of closeout funds from the Fiscal Year 2021 budget. (STATEMENT ATTACHED).Held  Action details Not available
202102261 245.MotionMOTION, dated 6/11/2021, submitted by Councilmember Goodin, WE MOVE that $100,000 in capital funds from the FY2022-2023 budget be allocated to The Children’s Home to support its Job Readiness workforce development program. (STATEMENT ATTACHED).Held  Action details Not available
202102132 146.OrdinanceORDINANCE submitted by Paula Boggs Muething, City Manager, on 6/9/2021, REPEALING AND REORDAINING the provisions of Chapter 401, “Water Works,” Section 401-76, “Service Charges,” Section 401-77, “Water Commodity Charges,” Section 401-78, “Charges for Fire Protection Services,” Section 401-81, “Charges to Political Subdivisions,” and Section 401-89, “Direct Fire Protection Charges” of the Cincinnati Municipal Code for the purpose of revising the rates for water and related services furnished by the Greater Cincinnati Water Works, consistent with annual water rate increase of 3.75% in 2022 and 5.55% in each of 2023 through 2026.Held  Action details Video Video
202102137 147.OrdinanceORDINANCE (EMERGENCY) submitted by Paula Boggs Muething, City Manager, on 6/9/2021, PROVIDING for the appropriation of funds and authorization of expenditures from the General Fund 050 in the amount of $325,000 as leveraged support for the African American Chamber of Commerce for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2021, and ending June 30, 2022, reflecting a portion of the Recommended FY 2022 General Fund Operating Budget totaling $441,113,700, per the attached Schedule of Appropriation, in order to provide for the current expenses and other expenses of the City of Cincinnati.Recommend Passage Emergency  Action details Not available
202102147 248.OrdinanceORDINANCE (EMERGENCY) submitted by Paula Boggs Muething, City Manager, on 6/9/2021, APPROVING a $5,035,472 operations and maintenance budget for the Cincinnati Bell Connector for fiscal year 2022; AUTHORIZING the appropriation of $5,035,472 from Fund 455, “Streetcar Operations,” for the Cincinnati Bell Connector requirements including, for fiscal year 2022, the City of Cincinnati’s direct contribution toward the Cincinnati Bell Connector’s operating shortfall.Recommend Passage Emergency  Action details Video Video
202102151 149.OrdinanceORDINANCE (EMERGENCY) submitted by Paula Boggs Muething, City Manager, on 6/9/2021, PROVIDING for the appropriation for the current expenses and other expenditures of the Restricted Revenue Funds of the City of Cincinnati in the total amount of $497,788,710, specifically from the Water Works Fund; the Parking System Facilities Fund; the Convention Center Fund; the General Aviation Fund; the Municipal Golf Fund; the Stormwater Management Fund; the Bond Retirement Fund; the Street Construction, Maintenance and Repair Fund; the Income Tax-Infrastructure Fund; the Parking Meter Fund; the Municipal Motor Vehicle License Tax Fund; the Sawyer Point Fund; the Recreation Special Activities Fund; the Cincinnati Riverfront Park Fund; the Hazard Abatement Fund; the Bond Hill Roselawn Stabilization & Revitalization Operations Fund; the 9-1-1 Cell Phone Fees Fund; the Safe and Clean Fund; the Community Health Center Activities Fund; the Cincinnati Health District Fund; the Cincinnati Area Geographic Information System (CAGIS) Fund; and the County Law Enforcement Applied Regionally (CLEAR) Fund forRecommend Passage Emergency  Action details Not available
202102152 150.OrdinanceORDINANCE (EMERGENCY) submitted by Paula Boggs Muething, City Manager, on 6/9/2021, AUTHORIZING the transfer and appropriation of the sum of $5,397,500 from various restricted and special revenue funds to various capital improvement project accounts in Capital Projects Fund 980 according to Schedule A attached hereto, and by this reference made a part hereof, for the purpose of continuing and completing certain capital improvement projects listed in Schedule A; AUTHORIZING the transfer and appropriation of the sum of $30,000,000 from the unappropriated surplus of Water Works Fund 101 to Water Works Capital Improvement Fund 756, for the purpose of continuing funding for the current Capital Improvement Program, which includes new water mains, water main replacements, treatment plant improvements, system development, tanks, pumping stations, and private development; AUTHORIZING the use and expenditure of $67,000,000 for Greater Cincinnati Water Works Capital Improvements; AUTHORIZING the transfer and appropriation of the sum of $4,200,000 from the unappropriated surplus of Water Works FRecommend Passage Emergency  Action details Not available
202102175 151.OrdinanceORDINANCE (EMERGENCY) submitted by Paula Boggs Muething, City Manager, on 6/9/2021, APPROVING AND ADOPTING a Capital Improvement Program and Budget for Fiscal Year 2022, transferring and appropriating taxes and other revenue and existing funds for the purpose of carrying out certain parts of the Capital Improvement Program, and providing for the transfer and appropriation of notes to be issued and to be repaid from the lease proceeds of the Cincinnati Southern Railway to other parts of said Capital Improvement Program; AUTHORIZING the transfer and return to source Funds 757, 758, and 762 the sum of $4,000,000 from various existing General Capital Budget capital improvement program project accounts in accordance with the attached Schedule of Transfer; AUTHORIZING the transfer and appropriation of the sum of $1,500,000 to various existing General Capital Budget capital improvement program project accounts in accordance with the attached Schedule of Transfer; AUTHORIZING the transfer and appropriation of the sum of $2,500,000, to be raised by the issuance of bonds by the City of CincinnHeld  Action details Video Video
202102085 152.OrdinanceORDINANCE, submitted by Councilmember Sundermann from Andrew Garth, City Solicitor, ESTBALISHING certain policies and conditions regarding the application of residential Community Reinvestment Area real property tax abatements for homes in The Sanctuary at River Green subdivision in the California neighborhood of Cincinnati, notwithstanding Ordinance No. 370-2020.Recommend PassagePass Action details Video Video
202102281 153.MotionMOTION, dated 06/14/2021, submitted by Councilmember Mann, WE MOVE that an ordinance be submitted to the Budget & Finance Committee with the following proposed operating budget amendments: 500,000 - Playhouse; 250,000 - DVERT; 20,000 - Hackathons; 75,000 - Black & Brown Artists; 250,000 - CCA; 100,000 - Children’s Home; 100,000 - African American Chamber.Adopt  Action details Not available
202102283 154.MotionMOTION, dated 06/14/2021, submitted by Councilmember Mann, WE MOVE that an ordinance be submitted to the Budget & Finance Committee with the following proposed capital budget amendments: 500,000 - Pedestrian Safety Improvements; 500,000 - Warsaw Avenue Creative Campus.Adopt  Action details Not available
202102183 155.MotionMOTION, dated 6/7/2021, submitted by Councilmembers Sundermann, Kearney and Mann, WE MOVE the Administration draft an ordinance to provide $3,000,000 for the final gap in funding needed for the Warsaw Avenue Creative Campus in East Price Hill being developed by Price Hill Will, the premier nonprofit community development corporation serving the neighborhoods of East, West, and Lower Price Hill. The source of city revenue should be a portion of closeout funds from the Fiscal Year 2021 budget. (STATEMENT ATTACHED).Held  Action details Not available
202102195 156.MotionMOTION, submitted by Councilmember Sundermann, Mann and Kearney, WE MOVE the City Administration, working in collaboration with the Cincinnati Police, to prepare a comprehensive report detailing a plan for establishing a new District 5 police station (D5). The current D5 is in a strip mall and was only meant to be temporary, but has been used for 3 years already, with funding intending to continue its use. It does not meet the needs of a police station. D5 shares a parking lot with a convenience food store and a day care. The combination of police cruisers, shoppers, and parents with babies in the parking lot creates possible liability for the city. The city does not own the current location, yet will spend millions of dollars this year to bring it up to code. The establishment of a new D5 is a priority of the Council. This report should include all of the following, and any further criteria deemed relevant and necessary by the City Administration: Timeline for planning, acquiring/building a station, and when officers will occupy the building, Reasonable and efficient budget, includiHeld  Action details Not available
202102285 157.MotionMOTION, dated 06/09/2021, submitted by Councilmember Kearney, WE MOVE that the Cincinnati City Council allocate to MORTAR $1 million from the capital budget for the creation of a business mall; a retail and restaurant space for minority businesses and MORTAR program graduates.Held  Action details Not available