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Meeting Name: Budget and Finance Committee Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 9/20/2021 1:00 PM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Council Chambers, Room 300
Published agenda: Agenda Agenda Published minutes: Minutes Minutes  
Agenda packet: Agenda Packet Agenda Packet
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202102725 11.ReportREPORT, dated 9/10/2021, submitted by Paula Boggs Muething, City Manager, regarding Department of Finance Report for the Fiscal Year Ended June 30, 2021 (unaudited)Approve & File  Action details Not available
202102469 12.MotionMOTION, submitted by Councilmembers Kearney and Keating, WE MOVE that City Council allocate to Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Cincinnati $2,250,000 for the creation of a Boys and Girls Club in the community of Roll Hill from the Carryover Budget of fiscal year 2021, or from another source immediately identified by City Administration, including reserve funds. (STATEMENT ATTACHED).Held  Action details Not available
202102726 13.ReportREPORT, dated 9/8/2021, submitted by Paula Boggs Muething, City Manager, regarding FY 2021 Carryover to FY 2022 ReportApprove & File  Action details Not available
202102757 14.OrdinanceORDINANCE (EMERGENCY) submitted by Paula Boggs Muething, City Manager, on 9/9/2021, PROVIDING for potential income tax refund claims for calendar year 2021 based on state legislation authorizing such refund claims for taxpayers whose employers withheld municipal income tax for the City of Cincinnati even though the underlying income may not be taxable by the City of Cincinnati due to work location during calendar year 2021 by notwithstanding the provisions of Sections 2, 14, 15, and 16 of Ordinance No. 0213-2019, which amended the policy of managing the Stabilization Funds for the City of Cincinnati and established the Waterfall Funding Mechanism for funding the Stabilization Funds, to establish a new balance sheet reserve account no. 050x3421, “Income Tax Reserve for Refunds,” within the General Fund 050 as one of the City’s Stabilization Funds and to authorize the transfer of funds to the newly established “Income Tax Reserve for Refunds” balance sheet reserve account; AUTHORIZING the transfer of the sum of $50,015,389 from the unappropriated surplus of General Fund 050 to balance indefinite postponement  Action details Not available
202102768 15.ResolutionRESOLUTION, dated 09/08/2021, submitted by Councilmember Sundermann, from Andrew Garth, City Solicitor, REQUESTING that Cincinnati Public Schools provide to City Council an accounting of past and present expenditures related to the use of COVID-19 relief funds, as well as any future planned expenditures related to the use of COVID-19 relief funds.FilePass Action details Not available
202102770 16.MotionMOTION, dated 09/09/2021, submitted by Councilmember Sundermann, Keating and Kearney, WE MOVE that the Administration immediately create and fund with FY21 carryover funds a new Senior Administrative Specialist position to serve as a fulltime Cincinnati Police Wellness Coordinator, who will implement and manage a department-wide program to address mental and physical health in law enforcement, and which is correlated to overall improvement in employee health and performance as well as a reduction in sick leave, on-duty injuries, turnover and discipline. WE FUTHER MOVE that funding for the position should come from a portion of the FY21 carryover funds and subsequently be included in future city budgets. The annual cost of funding a Senior Administrative Specialist with benefits is approximately $125,000 The program already unofficially underway should be fully implemented effective October 1, 2021, at a partial year cost of $93,000 for this fiscal year.Filed  Action details Not available
202102708 17.MotionMOTION, submitted by Councilmember Sundermann, WE MOVE the Administration use available closeout dollars to first prioritize the funding of additional recruits for Fire Recruit Class #118 scheduled to start in September, 2021 and Fire Recruit Class #119 scheduled to start in April, 2022 to ensure that each of the class sizes reach the maximum of 60 recruits. WE FURTHER MOVE that the Administration continue to pursue SAFER grant funding opportunities when available to assist in offsetting the cost of those recruit classes. (STATEMENT ATTACHED)Filed  Action details Not available
202102269 28.ReportREPORT, dated 6/23/2021, submitted by Paula Boggs Muething, City Manager, regarding Motion for spin bicycles and Red Bike program expansion. (See Doc. #202101653)Filed  Action details Not available
202102715 19.MotionMOTION, submitted by Councilmember Landsman, Investing in Community-Driven Safety Plans to Reduce Crime & Violence. In addition to expanded efforts to get illegal guns off our streets and other safety measures the City is pursuing, WE HEREBY MOVE the Administration, working with its many capable and diverse partners, establish a renewed effort to support community-led violence reduction efforts. (BALANCE ON FILE IN CLERK’S OFFICE) (STATEMENT ATTACHED)Referred to CM for a Report  Action details Not available
202102772 110.MotionMOTION, dated 9/9/2021, submitted by Councilmember Landsman, Establishing Performance Measurement Goals for the Distribution of Eviction Prevention Funding. WE MOVE that the Administration work with the Community Action Agency (CAA) and other relevant partners to immediately establish performance measurement goals for the distribution of the eviction prevention emergency funding. We further move that these results-based performance measurement goals are reported to Council - along with any potential areas of support (e.g. Additional staffing or enhanced communication) - so as to allow us to act more aggressively and purposefully to ensure money is getting to people faster. (STATEMENT ATTACHED)Adopt  Action details Not available
202102817 111.FYI MemoFYI MEMO, dated 09/17/2021, from Paula Boggs Muething, City Manager, Regarding Update on the City’s Income Tax Refund Liability for Tax Year 2021.Filed  Action details Not available
202102805 112.OrdinanceORDINANCE (EMERGENCY) submitted by Paula Boggs Muething, City Manager, on 9/20/2021, AUTHORIZING the City Manager to execute a Property Sale and Development Agreement with Nassau Avenue Investments, LLC, an affiliate of The Model Group, Inc., for the sale of City-owned property located at 114-116 W. Elder Street in the Over-the-Rhine neighborhood of Cincinnati, for a mixed-use development consisting of first floor commercial space and approximately 16 residential units.Recommend Passage Emergency  Action details Not available
202102814 113.OrdinanceORDINANCE (B VERSION) (EMERGENCY) submitted by Paula Boggs Muething, City Manager, on 9/20/2021, PROVIDING for potential income tax refund claims for calendar year 2021 based on state legislation authorizing such refund claims for taxpayers whose employers withheld municipal income tax for the City of Cincinnati even though the underlying income may not be taxable by the City of Cincinnati due to work location during calendar year 2021 by notwithstanding the provisions of Sections 14, 15, and 16 of Ordinance No. 0213-2019, which amended the policy of managing the Stabilization Funds for the City of Cincinnati and established the Waterfall Funding Mechanism for funding the Stabilization Funds, to establish a new balance sheet reserve account no. 050x3421, “Income Tax Reserve for Refunds,” within the General Fund 050 and to authorize the transfer of funds to the newly established “Income Tax Reserve for Refunds” balance sheet reserve account; AUTHORIZING the transfer of the sum of $50,015,389 from the unappropriated surplus of General Fund 050 to balance sheet reserve account no. 050x3Recommend Passage Emergency  Action details Not available