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Meeting Name: Cincinnati City Council Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 6/16/2021 2:00 PM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Council Chambers, Room 300
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202102280 11.OrdinanceORDINANCE (EMERGENCY), dated 6/14/2021, submitted by Mayor John Cranley, from Andrew W. Garth., City Solicitor, AUTHORIZING the transfer of $50,000 from the General Fund balance sheet reserve account no. 050x2580, “Reserve for Weather Related Events, Other Emergency and One-Time Needs,” to the unappropriated surplus of General Fund 050; and AUTHORIZING the transfer and appropriation of $50,000 from the unappropriated surplus of General Fund 050 to City Manager’s Office non-personnel operating budget account no. 050x101x7200 for the purpose of providing funds to the Film Commission for additional security for the film production of “Bones & All” which is currently being filmed in the City.Referred to Budget & Finance Committee  Action details Not available
202102145 12.ResolutionRESOLUTION, submitted by Councilmember Kearney from Andrew Garth, City Solicitor, RECOGNIZING and honoring Superintendent Laura Mitchell for her leadership in advancing Cincinnati Public Schools and the school district’s positive impact on students.PassedPass Action details Not available
202102234 13.MotionMOTION, dated 6/11/2021, submitted by Councilmember Kearney, WE MOVE that City Council allocate $25,000 from the Neighborhood Activation Fund to I Hear Music, Inc. in order to support the three decades of old Midwest Regional Black Family Reunion (BFR) in 2022. BFR events were founded across the country by the National Congress of Negro Women, led by the late Dr. Dorothy Height, The purpose was to provide information and resources to disadvantaged communities, and to create an event for all families to bond together in a multi-cultural celebration. The Midwest BFR consists of 3-4 days of activities including a free community breakfast with an inspirational speaker and community awards ceremony, parade, job and career fair, and two days of performances, workshops, vendor booths, and informational booths by non-profits at Sawyer Point. Due to the pandemic, BFR was held virtually in 2020 and will be held virtually again 2021. In order to bring this important event back as a live 3-4 day event in the summer of 2022, the sponsoring organization, I Hear Music, Inc. is requesting $25,000 frReferred to Budget & Finance Committee  Action details Not available
202102242 14.MotionMOTION, dated 6/11/2021, submitted by Councilmember Kearney, WE MOVE that City Council allocate $90,000 to the Avondale Development Corporation from the Neighborhood Activation Fund for two summer events in Avondale that promote neighborhood safety, violence reduction, community building, health, and youth support: 1) Avondale “Kick it” Series in Martin Luther King Park ($50,000) and 2) Avondale Fence Art Project on Burnet Avenue in the Avondale Business District ($40,000). See attachments. (STATEMENT ATTACHED)Referred to Budget & Finance Committee  Action details Not available
202102188 15.MotionMOTION, dated 6/9/2021, submitted by Councilmembers Kearney and Goodin, WE MOVE that the Division Manager of the Office of Human Relations, in consultation with the Mayor, Human Resources, and the office of Aging and Accessibility, select a task force to develop a diversity, equity, inclusion and accessibility policy for the City of Cincinnati. WE MOVE that the City of Cincinnati utilize the existing contract between the City of Cincinnati’s Office of Human Relations and Kathy DeLaura, Managing Director, Partners In Change, LLC as the consultant to lead the development of the policy. Payment shall be from the remaining funds under the existing contract with the Office of Human Relations in the amount of approximately $4,000. WE MOVE that the individuals appointed are sent to City Council for confirmation.Referred to Budget & Finance Committee  Action details Not available
202102212 16.OrdinanceORDINANCE (EMERGENCY), submitted by Councilmembers Kearney and Keating, from Andrew Garth, City Solicitor, DECLARING that the crosswalk across Vine Street at the intersection of Vine Street and Ehrman Street in the Avondale neighborhood shall hereby receive the honorary, secondary name of “Shareese ‘ReRe’ Crossing” in honor of Shareese Lattimore, a seven-year-old girl who was hit by a car while crossing Vine Street, and as a reminder of the necessity for both drivers and pedestrians to know and observe road and traffic regulations.Referred to Neighborhoods Committee  Action details Not available
202102068 17.ResolutionRESOLUTION, submitted by Councilmember Seelbach, RECOGNIZING and honoring Shawn Baker for his activism and involvement in the formation of Cincinnati Pride, Inc, and the Human Rights Campaign, his leadership of CincyPAC and the Mount Auburn Community Council, and his participation in many other non-profit organizations promoting social justice and community empowerment.PassedPass Action details Not available
202102211 18.ResolutionRESOLUTION, submitted by Councilmember Seelbach from Andrew Garth, City Solicitor, RECOGNIZING and honoring Tim’m T. West, a “Brave Educator,” for his advocacy as an educator, poet, and artist addressing the intersection of race, gender, sexuality, and social justice.PassedPass Action details Not available
202102279 19.MotionMOTION, submitted by Councilmembers Seelbach and Young, WE MOVE that the City Administration prepare on ordinance to designate as a secondary honorary name for the one-block portion of 7th Street between Plum Street & Central Ave, which for years has been used as the official staging area for the annual Cincinnati Pride Parade, as “Cincinnati Pride Way”.AdoptedPass Action details Not available
202102279 1 MotionMOTION, submitted by Councilmembers Seelbach and Young, WE MOVE that the City Administration prepare on ordinance to designate as a secondary honorary name for the one-block portion of 7th Street between Plum Street & Central Ave, which for years has been used as the official staging area for the annual Cincinnati Pride Parade, as “Cincinnati Pride Way”.Immediate ConsiderationPass Action details Not available
202102174 110.MotionMOTION, dated 6/8/2021, submitted by Vice Mayor Smitherman, Councilmembers Goodin, Kearney, Keating, Mann and Sundermann, Proper staffing of the Citizen Complaint Authority (CCA) will allow for the timely completion of investigations. Therefore, WE MOVE that the City of Cincinnati fund the Citizen Complaint Authority (CCA) for Fiscal Year 2021-2022 to the amount of $400,000 for hiring of four additional staff members.Referred to Budget & Finance Committee  Action details Not available
202102202 111.MotionMOTION, submitted by Vice Mayor Smitherman and Councilmembers Kearney and Goodin, WE MOVE that $350,000 be allocated to the Contemporary Arts Center for the renovation of the 6th floor Creativity Center.Referred to Budget & Finance Committee  Action details Not available
202102116 112.OrdinanceORDINANCE (EMERGENCY) submitted by Paula Boggs Muething, City Manager, on 6/16/2021, PROVIDING for the issuance of bonds or notes in anticipation of such bonds, by the City of Cincinnati, Ohio in the principal amount of $29,540,000 for the purpose of making street improvements.Referred to Budget & Finance Committee  Action details Not available
202102121 113.OrdinanceORDINANCE (EMERGENCY) submitted by Paula Boggs Muething, City Manager, on 6/16/2021, PROVIDING for the issuance of bonds or notes in anticipation of such bonds, by the City of Cincinnati, Ohio in the principal amount of $6,365,000 for the purpose of making public building improvements.Referred to Budget & Finance Committee  Action details Not available
202102122 114.OrdinanceORDINANCE (EMERGENCY) submitted by Paula Boggs Muething, City Manager, on 6/16/2021, PROVIDING for the issuance of bonds or notes in anticipation of such bonds, by the City of Cincinnati, Ohio in the principal amount of $13,845,000 for the purpose of making equipment improvements.Referred to Budget & Finance Committee  Action details Not available
202102123 115.OrdinanceORDINANCE (EMERGENCY) submitted by Paula Boggs Muething, City Manager, on 6/16/2021, PROVIDING for the issuance of bonds or notes in anticipation of such bonds, by the City of Cincinnati, Ohio in the principal amount of $2,835,000 for the purpose of making stormwater improvements.Referred to Budget & Finance Committee  Action details Not available
202102124 116.OrdinanceORDINANCE (EMERGENCY) submitted by Paula Boggs Muething, City Manager, on 6/16/2021, PROVIDING for the issuance of notes in the principal amount of $13,408,000 by the City of Cincinnati in anticipation of the issuance of bonds, and to provide funds for street improvements.Referred to Budget & Finance Committee  Action details Not available
202102125 117.OrdinanceORDINANCE (EMERGENCY) submitted by Paula Boggs Muething, City Manager, on 6/16/2021, PROVIDING for the issuance notes in the principal amount of $4,935,000 by the City of Cincinnati in anticipation of the issuance of bonds, and to provide funds for recreation improvements.Referred to Budget & Finance Committee  Action details Not available
202102126 118.OrdinanceORDINANCE (EMERGENCY) submitted by Paula Boggs Muething, City Manager, on 6/16/2021, PROVIDING for the issuance of notes in the principal amount of $2,055,000 by the City of Cincinnati in anticipation of the issuance of bonds, and to provide funds for park improvements.Referred to Budget & Finance Committee  Action details Not available
202102127 119.OrdinanceORDINANCE (EMERGENCY) submitted by Paula Boggs Muething, City Manager, on 6/16/2021, PROVIDING for the issuance of notes in the principal amount of $2,492,000 by the City of Cincinnati in anticipation of the issuance of bonds, and to provide funds for public building improvements.Referred to Budget & Finance Committee  Action details Not available
202102128 120.OrdinanceORDINANCE (EMERGENCY) submitted by Paula Boggs Muething, City Manager, on 6/16/2021, PROVIDING for the issuance, sale and delivery of (I) not to exceed $70,000,000 of Water System Revenue bonds, Series 2021A, of the City of Cincinnati, County of Hamilton, State of Ohio, for the purpose of financing certain improvements; and (II) not to exceed $190,000,000 of Water System Refunding Revenue bonds, Series 2021B of the City of Cincinnati, County of Hamilton, State of Ohio, for the purpose of refunding outstanding bonds; AUTHORIZING a pledge of and lien on Water System Revenues to secure such bonds and obligations; AUTHORIZING a supplemental trust agreement; and AUTHORIZING necessary documents to secure such bonds.Referred to Budget & Finance Committee  Action details Not available
202102129 121.OrdinanceORDINANCE (EMERGENCY) submitted by Paula Boggs Muething, City Manager, on 6/16/2021, PROVIDING for the issuance, sale and delivery of bonds in a principal amount not to exceed $170,000,000 by the City of Cincinnati, County of Hamilton, State of Ohio, for the purpose of refunding all or a portion of certain outstanding general obligation bonds of the City, including, but not limited to, the outstanding general obligation bonds listed on Exhibit A hereto, and providing for a refunding savings threshold in connection therewith.Referred to Budget & Finance Committee  Action details Not available
202102130 122.OrdinanceORDINANCE (EMERGENCY) submitted by Paula Boggs Muething, City Manager, on 6/16/2021, PROVIDING for the issuance, sale and delivery of bonds in a principal amount not to exceed $70,000,000 by the City of Cincinnati, County of Hamilton, State of Ohio, for the purpose of refunding all or a portion of certain outstanding economic development bonds of the City, including, but not limited to, the outstanding economic development bonds listed on Exhibit A hereto, and providing for a refunding savings threshold in connection therewith.Referred to Budget & Finance Committee  Action details Not available
202102131 123.OrdinanceORDINANCE (EMERGENCY) submitted by Paula Boggs Muething, City Manager, on 6/16/2021, PROVIDING for the issuance of bonds or notes in anticipation of such bonds, by the City of Cincinnati, Ohio in the principal amount of $1,800,000 for the purpose of making parks and recreation improvements.Referred to Budget & Finance Committee  Action details Not available
202102185 124.ReportREPORT, dated 6/16/2021 submitted by Paula Boggs Muething, City Manager, on a communication from the State of Ohio, Division of Liquor Control, advising of a permit application for WALNUT HILLS REDEVELOPMENT FOUNDATION INC, 2425 Gilbert Avenue, Cincinnati, Ohio 45206. (#9352839, F8, TEMPORARY) [Objections: NONE]Filed  Action details Not available
202102186 125.ReportREPORT, dated 6/16/2021 submitted by Paula Boggs Muething, City Manager, on a communication from the State of Ohio, Division of Liquor Control, advising of a permit application for RED FEATHER LARDER LLC, DBA DUTCHS, 3376 - 78 Erie Avenue and 3366 Erie Avenue & Patio, Cincinnati, Ohio 45208. (#7241010, D1, D2, D3, D3A, D6, TRANSFER) [Objections: NONE]Filed  Action details Not available
202102187 126.ReportREPORT, dated 6/16/2021 submitted by Paula Boggs Muething, City Manager, on a communication from the State of Ohio, Division of Liquor Control, advising of a permit application for PINS MECHANICAL CO CINCY LLC, DBA BAR 3, 1124 Main Street & Rooftop Patio, Cincinnati, Ohio 45202. (#693353650003, D5, NEW) [Objections: NONE]Filed  Action details Not available
202102203 127.OrdinanceORDINANCE (EMERGENCY) submitted by Paula Boggs Muething, City Manager, on 6/16/2021, PROVIDING for the issuance, sale and delivery of not to exceed $2,975,000 of economic development revenue bonds (Walworth Junction Project) of the City of Cincinnati, County of Hamilton, State of Ohio, for the purpose of providing a pledge of and lien on certain non-tax revenues and funds to secure such bonds; authorizing necessary documents to secure such bonds; and declaring an emergency.Referred to Budget & Finance Committee  Action details Not available
202102205 128.OrdinanceORDINANCE (EMERGENCY) submitted by Paula Boggs Muething, City Manager, on 6/16/2021, APPROVING AND AUTHORIZING the City Manager to execute a Community Reinvestment Area Tax Exemption Agreement with Curtis Street Investments, LLC, thereby authorizing a 15-year tax exemption for 100% of the value of improvements made to real property located at 921-925 Curtis Street and 2363 St. James Avenue in the Walnut Hills neighborhood of Cincinnati, in connection with the remodeling of an existing building to create approximately 20,500 square feet of commercial office space and approximately 10,500 square feet of commercial warehouse space, at a total construction cost of approximately $2,315,000.Referred to Budget & Finance Committee  Action details Not available
202102235 129.OrdinanceORDINANCE (EMERGENCY) submitted by Paula Boggs Muething, City Manager, on 6/16/2021, AUTHORIZING the City Manager to apply for financial assistance from the Ohio Department of Transportation for transit purposes under the Ohio Urban Transit Program for state fiscal year 2022.Referred to Budget & Finance Committee  Action details Not available
202102236 130.OrdinanceORDINANCE (EMERGENCY) submitted by Paula Boggs Muething, City Manager, on 6/16/2021, AUTHORIZING the City Manager to accept and appropriate a donation in an amount up to $10,000 from the Cincinnati Recreation Foundation to the Cincinnati Recreation Commission for the purpose of funding swim admission passes at the Hirsch Recreation Center pool for Avondale community youth; and AUTHORIZING the Finance Director to deposit the grant funds in Fund 319, “Contributions for Recreation Purposes.”Referred to Budget & Finance Committee  Action details Not available
202102237 131.OrdinanceORDINANCE (EMERGENCY) submitted by Paula Boggs Muething, City Manager, on 6/16/2021, AUTHORIZING the acceptance and appropriation of a grant of $170,998 from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development to Community Development Block Grant Fund 304; and ANNOUNCING the City’s intention to use said funds for various projects and operating allocations for the Community Development Block Grant Program for Calendar Year 2021 and to file the 2021 Annual Action Plan Amendment in accordance with the attached Appropriation Schedule.Referred to Budget & Finance Committee  Action details Not available
202102238 132.OrdinanceORDINANCE submitted by Paula Boggs Muething, City Manager, on 6/16/2021, AUTHORIZING the City Manager to accept an in-kind donation of a slip space from the Four Seasons Marina for the purpose of docking the Cincinnati Fire Department’s fire boat.Referred to Budget & Finance Committee  Action details Not available
202102239 133.OrdinanceORDINANCE submitted by Paula Boggs Muething, City Manager, on 6/16/2021, AUTHORIZING the City Manager to accept an in-kind donation from the Cincinnati Fire Foundation of an AisleMaster chair valued at up to $2,500, for use at Cincinnati Fire Department Station 18 to transport patients onto and from aircraft.Referred to Budget & Finance Committee  Action details Not available
202102241 134.OrdinanceORDINANCE submitted by Paula Boggs Muething, City Manager, on 6/16/2021, AUTHORIZING the City Manager to accept, with gratitude, and appropriate a donation in an amount of up to $2,920 from Clifton resident Timothy Maxey to existing capital improvement program project account no. 980x232x212383, “Pedestrian Safety Improvements,” for the purpose of providing resources for the purchase of two new solar powered blinking stop signs requested by the Clifton Town Meeting for the intersection of Middleton Avenue and Resor Avenue.Referred to Budget & Finance Committee  Action details Not available
202102245 135.OrdinanceORDINANCE submitted by Paula Boggs Muething, City Manager, on 6/16/2021, regarding RENAMING the Reeves Annex Building in the Linwood neighborhood the “Tony Yates Junior Golf Learning Center.Referred to Neighborhoods Committee  Action details Not available
202102250 136.OrdinanceORDINANCE submitted by Paula Boggs Muething, City Manager, on 6/16/2021, MODIFYING Title VII, “General Regulations,” of the Cincinnati Municipal Code by AMENDING the provisions of Section 722-3, “Construction Permit,” of Chapter 722, “Management and Control of the Use of the City Right-of-Way,” and by ORDAINING new Section 723-79, “Streetcar Power-Down and Shutdown Work Permit,” and Section 723-99-J, “Violation of Section 723-79,” of Chapter 723, “Streets and Sidewalks, Use Regulations” to establish a clear and effective framework for ensuring the safety, security, and welfare of persons in the right of way whose work requires prolonged access to the streetcar system, including work that requires the shutdown of the electrified overhead catenary system; and further MODIFYING Title XV, “Code Compliance and Hearings,” of the Cincinnati Municipal Code by AMENDING the provisions of Section 1501-3, “Class A Civil Offenses,” and Section 1501-9, “Class D Civil Offenses,” to specify the penalties associated with violations of the framework established herein.Referred to Major Projects & Smart Government Committee  Action details Not available
202102258 137.Legislative ResolutionRESOLUTION (LEGISLATIVE) (EMERGENCY) submitted by Paula Boggs Muething, City Manager, on 6/16/2021, DECLARING the necessity of repairs to certain sidewalks, associated sidewalk spaces, curbs, and gutters in the Mount Washington neighborhood, and the necessity of assessing abutting properties to recover the cost of such repairs in accordance with Ohio Revised Code Chapter 729 and Cincinnati Municipal Code Chapter 721.Referred to Major Projects & Smart Government Committee  Action details Not available
202102259 138.OrdinanceORDINANCE (EMERGENCY) submitted by Paula Boggs Muething, City Manager, on 6/16/2021, AUTHORIZING the transfer and appropriation of the sum of $1,368,235 from the unappropriated surplus of General Fund 050 to various operating budget accounts according to the attached Schedule of Transfer effective July 1, 2021, for the purpose of providing funds for leveraged support commitments, an economic development deal audit, and a tax abatement study previously approved by City Council in fiscal year 2021.Referred to Budget & Finance Committee  Action details Not available
202102265 139.OrdinanceORDINANCE (EMERGENCY) submitted by Paula Boggs Muething, City Manager, on 6/16/2021, APPROVING AND AUTHORIZING the City Manager to execute a Community Reinvestment Area Tax Exemption Agreement (LEED or Living Building Challenge) with CLC 300 Main Street LLC, thereby authorizing a 15-year tax exemption for 100% of the value of improvements made to real property located at 300 Main Street, 304 Main Street, and 302 E. Third Street in the Central Business District of Cincinnati, in connection with the remodeling of the existing building into approximately 40,000 square feet of commercial office space, which remodeling shall be completed in compliance with Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design Silver, Gold or Platinum standards or Living Building Challenge standards, at a total remodeling cost of approximately $7,000,000.Referred to Budget & Finance Committee  Action details Not available
202102266 140.OrdinanceORDINANCE (EMERGENCY) submitted by Paula Boggs Muething, City Manager, on 6/16/2021, APPROVING AND AUTHORIZING the City Manager to execute a Community Reinvestment Area Tax Exemption Agreement with Textile Partners LLC, thereby authorizing a 15-year tax exemption for 100% of the value of improvements made to real property located at 205 W. Fourth Street in the Central Business District neighborhood of Cincinnati, in connection with the remodeling of an existing building to create approximately 7,000 square feet of commercial retail space and approximately 215,595 square feet of residential space consisting of 282 residential units, at a total construction cost of approximately $55,347,000; and further AUTHORIZING a 10-year historic extension of such 15-year tax exemption.Referred to Budget & Finance Committee  Action details Not available
202102267 141.OrdinanceORDINANCE (EMERGENCY) submitted by Paula Boggs Muething, City Manager, on 6/16/2021, AUTHORIZING the City Manager to execute a Development Agreement with East End Development LLC pertaining to the redevelopment of property located south of Columbia Parkway along Walworth Avenue in the East End neighborhood of Cincinnati, pursuant to which the City will assign special assessment revenue and service payments in lieu of taxes received by the City to the Port of Greater Cincinnati Development Authority to facilitate the redevelopment project, which consists of environmental remediation and construction of various public improvements including public infrastructure, an extension of Walworth Avenue, and related improvements in support of a housing subdivision and related private improvements.Referred to Budget & Finance Committee  Action details Not available
202102268 142.OrdinanceORDINANCE submitted by Paula Boggs Muething, City Manager, on 6/16/2021, ESTABLISHING priority order of property tax exemptions granted for parcels of real property located south of Columbia Parkway along Walworth Avenue in the East End neighborhood of Cincinnati, within Cincinnati’s Eastern River Incentive District (Eastern River TIF District), in connection with a redevelopment project undertaken by East End Development LLC.Referred to Budget & Finance Committee  Action details Not available
202102286 143.OrdinanceORDINANCE (EMERGENCY) submitted by Paula Boggs Muething, City Manager, on 6/16/2021, MODIFYING Title I, “Council and Corporation Miscellany,” by enacting new Chapter 121, “Remote Public Meetings,” of the Cincinnati Municipal Code, to allow public bodies of the City, except Council and its committees, to conduct public meetings remotely.Referred to Major Projects & Smart Government Committee  Action details Not available
202102085 144.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.PassedPass Action details Not available
202102085 1 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.Suspension of the three readingsPass Action details Not available
202102133 145.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.PassedPass Action details Not available
202102133 1 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.Suspension of the three readingsPass Action details Not available
202102134 146.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.Passed EmergencyPass Action details Not available
202102134 1 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.Emergency clause to remainPass Action details Not available
202102134 1 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.Suspension of the three readingsPass Action details Not available
202102136 147.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.Passed EmergencyPass Action details Not available
202102136 1 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.Emergency clause to remainPass Action details Not available
202102136 1 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.Suspension of the three readingsPass Action details Not available
202102137 148.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.Passed EmergencyPass Action details Not available
202102137 1 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.Emergency clause to remainPass Action details Not available
202102137 1 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.Suspension of the three readingsPass Action details Not available
202102138 149.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.PassedPass Action details Not available
202102143 150.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.Passed EmergencyPass Action details Not available
202102143 1 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.Emergency clause to remainPass Action details Not available
202102143 1 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.Suspension of the three readingsPass Action details Not available
202102146 151.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.Passed EmergencyPass Action details Not available
202102146 1 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.Emergency clause to remainPass Action details Not available
202102146 1 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.Suspension of the three readingsPass Action details Not available
202102147 252.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.Passed EmergencyPass Action details Not available
202102147 2 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.Emergency clause to remainPass Action details Not available
202102147 2 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.Suspension of the three readingsPass Action details Not available
202102148 153.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.Passed EmergencyPass Action details Not available
202102148 1 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.Emergency clause to remainPass Action details Not available
202102148 1 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.Suspension of the three readingsPass Action details Not available
202102151 154.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 forPassed EmergencyPass Action details Not available
202102151 1 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 forEmergency clause to remainPass Action details Not available
202102151 1 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 forSuspension of the three readingsPass Action details Not available
202102152 155.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 FPassed EmergencyPass Action details Not available
202102152 1 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 FEmergency clause to remainPass Action details Not available
202102152 1 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 FSuspension of the three readingsPass Action details Not available
202102154 156.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.Passed EmergencyPass Action details Not available
202102154 1 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.Emergency clause to remainPass Action details Not available
202102154 1 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.Suspension of the three readingsPass Action details Not available
202102156 157.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.PassedPass Action details Not available
202102156 1 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.Suspension of the three readingsPass Action details Not available
202102157 158.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.PassedPass Action details Not available
202102157 1 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.Suspension of the three readingsPass Action details Not available
202102204 159.ReportREPORT, dated 6/14/2021, submitted by Paula Boggs Muething, City Manager, regarding Department of Finance Report for the Month Ended April 30, 2021Approved & Filed  Action details Not available
202102281 160.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.AdoptedPass Action details Not available
202102283 161.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.AdoptedPass Action details Not available