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Meeting Name: Cincinnati City Council Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 9/21/2022 2:00 PM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Council Chambers, Room 300
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202201814 11.ResolutionRESOLUTION, submitted by Mayor Aftab Pureval, from Emily Smart Woerner, City Solicitor, EXPRESSING the support of the Mayor and City Council in improving and expanding passenger rail service in Ohio and urging Governor Mike DeWine to participate in the Federal Railroad Administration’s new Corridor Identification and Development program to better connect Ohio communities with enhanced intercity passenger rail service.PassedPass Action details Not available
202201794 12.ReappointmentREAPPOINTMENT, submitted by Mayor Aftab Pureval, I hereby reappoint Valarie Boykins to the Internal Audit Committee for a term of two years. This appointment is submitted to City Council for its advice & consent pursuant to its Rules. (Female/African American)ConfirmedPass Action details Not available
202201821 13.ReappointmentREAPPOINTMENT, submitted by Mayor Aftab Pureval, I hereby reappoint Darielle Daniels to the Woodward Trust for a term expiring on March 31, 2025. This appointment is submitted to City Council for its advice & consent pursuant to its Rules. (Female/African American)Held one week pursuant to rule of council  Action details Not available
202201829 14.AppointmentAPPOINTMENT, submitted by Mayor Aftab Pureval, I hereby appoint Brian Ogawa to the Community Development Advisory Board for a term of three years. This appointment is submitted to City Council for its advice & consent pursuant to its Rules. (Male/Asian American)Held one week pursuant to rule of council  Action details Not available
202201837 15.AppointmentAPPOINTMENT, submitted by Mayor Aftab Pureval, I hereby appoint Marion Byndon to the Cincinnati Recreation Commission for a term of five years. This appointment is submitted to City Council for its advice & consent pursuant to its Rules. (Female/African American)Held one week pursuant to rule of council  Action details Not available
202201804 16.OrdinanceORDINANCE (EMERGENCY), submitted by Vice Mayor Kearney, from Emily Smart Woerner, Interim City Solicitor, RENAMING Calhoun Street to Oscar Robertson Way in the City of Cincinnati at such time as the City receives sufficient donations for the cost related to implementing this street renaming, notwithstanding Council Resolution No. 16-2003, any Committee of Names conflicting rules and regulations, or any provision of the Cincinnati Municipal Code that would prohibit the renaming of a street in honor of a living person; MODIFYING Chapter 507, “One-Way Streets,” of the Cincinnati Municipal Code by AMENDING Section 507-1-C, “Calhoun Street, west from Vine Street to Clifton Avenue,” to reflect the name change of Calhoun Street to Oscar Robertson Way; providing one-time resources for the renaming of Calhoun Street to Oscar Robertson Way in fiscal year 2023; and AUTHORIZING the Director of Finance to deposit donated funds into Fund 314, “Special Events,” for the purpose of providing one-time resources for the renaming of Calhoun Street to Oscar Robertson Way in fiscal year 2023.Referred to Healthy Neighborhoods Committee  Action details Not available
202201802 17.OrdinanceORDINANCE, submitted by Councilmember Jeffreys, from Emily Smart Woerner, Interim City Solicitor, MODIFYING Title XIV, “Zoning Code of the City of Cincinnati,” of the Cincinnati Municipal Code by AMENDING the provisions of Sections 1411-05, “Land Use Regulations,” and 1411-07, “Development Regulations,” and by REPEALING Sections 1411-25, “Location of Parking,” 1411-27, “Accessory Surface Parking,” and 1411-29, “Off-Site Parking,” to restrict the development of surface parking lots in the DD, “Downtown Development,” zoning district.Referred to City Planning Commission  Action details Not available
202201801 18.MotionMOTION, submitted by Councilmembers Jeffreys and Owens, WE MOVE that, the Administration report back to Council within sixty (60) days on the environmental impacts of surface parking lots, which may include but is not limited to; their relation to urban heat islands, stormwater management, materials/construction, and vehicle emissions. Administration may consider soliciting feedback from the Office of Environment and Sustainability, Greater Cincinnati Water Works, the Department of Transportation and Engineering, and any other agency with relevant expertise. (STATEMENT ATTACHED)Referred to Climate, Environment & Infrastructure Committee  Action details Not available
202201785 19.ReportREPORT, dated 9/21/2022 submitted by Sheryl M. M. Long, City Manager, on a communication from the State of Ohio, Division of Liquor Control, advising of a permit application for Arsalon Inc, DBA Fairmount Carry Out, 1964 Harrison Avenue. (#0273253, C1 C2 D6, Transfer) [Objections: None]Filed  Action details Not available
202201786 210.ReportREPORT, dated 9/21/2022 submitted by Sheryl M. M. Long, City Manager, on a communication from the State of Ohio, Division of Liquor Control, advising of a permit application for Unwind Inc, 3435 Michigan Avenue. (#9168922, D1 D2 D3 D3A D6, Transfer) [Objections: None]Filed  Action details Not available
202201787 111.ReportREPORT, dated 9/21/2022, submitted by Sheryl M. M. Long, City Manager, regarding Special Event Permit Application for Jazz Fest.Filed  Action details Not available
202201788 112.ReportREPORT, dated 9/21/2022, submitted by Sheryl M. M. Long, City Manager, regarding Special Event Permit Application for W & S Thanksgiving Day Race.Filed  Action details Not available
202201803 113.OrdinanceORDINANCE submitted by Sheryl M. M. Long, City Manager, on 9/21/2022, ACCEPTING a donation of real property located in the Millvale neighborhood (Hamilton County Auditor’s Parcel No. 192-0070-0052-00) from C.W. Wood Manufacturing, Inc., an Ohio corporation, in connection with the Mill Creek Road Improvement Project; and further ACCEPTING the grant of a permanent wall-maintenance easement on, over, and across a portion of real property located in the Millvale neighborhood (Hamilton County Auditor’s Parcel No. 192-0070-0014-00) from C.W. Wood Manufacturing, Inc., an Ohio corporation, in connection with the Mill Creek Road Improvement Project.Referred to Budget & Finance Committee  Action details Not available
202201805 114.OrdinanceORDINANCE submitted by Sheryl M. M. Long, City Manager, on 9/21/2022, AUTHORIZING the Director of Finance to increase the fund advance limit of Fund 214, Water Works Stores - Chemicals (“Fund 214”), from $1,700,000 to $4,200,000; and further AUTHORIZING the transfer of $2,500,000 from the unappropriated surplus of Fund 101, Water Works, to Fund 214 for the purpose of providing Greater Cincinnati Water Works with sufficient funds to purchase water treatment chemicals and maintain additional chemical reserves.Referred to Budget & Finance Committee  Action details Not available
202201806 115.OrdinanceORDINANCE (EMERGENCY) submitted by Sheryl M. M. Long, City Manager, on 9/21/2022, AUTHORIZING the City Manager to apply for, accept, and appropriate a grant in the amount of up to $288,200 in FY 2021 Project Safe Neighborhoods funds from the United States Attorney’s Office, Southern District of Ohio, administered by the Office of Criminal Justice Services (ALN 16.609), for the purchase and implementation of the FususOne platform, a real-time video and incident management system with video-sharing capabilities and a community-facing portal that will aid in the response to and investigation of violent crime; and AUTHORIZING the Finance Director to deposit the grant funds into Law Enforcement Grant Fund 368, Project Account No. 21PSN.Referred to Budget & Finance Committee  Action details Not available
202201807 116.OrdinanceORDINANCE (EMERGENCY) submitted by Sheryl M. M. Long, City Manager, on 9/21/2022, AUTHORIZING the transfer of the sum of $240,000 within Street Construction Maintenance and Repair Fund 301 from and to various operating accounts for the purpose of transferring the funding and employees of the City’s 311 Service Line from the Department of Public Services to the City Manager’s Office, Emergency Communications Center in accordance with the attached Schedule of Transfer.Referred to Budget & Finance Committee  Action details Not available
202201808 117.OrdinanceORDINANCE submitted by Sheryl M. M. Long, City Manager, on 9/21/2022, AMENDING the official zoning map of the City of Cincinnati to rezone the real property located at 3033 Jared Ellis Drive in the Oakley neighborhood from CG-A, “Commercial General-Auto,” zoning district to Planned Development District No. 94, “Arcadia.” (Subject to the Temporary Prohibition List )Referred to Equitable Growth & Housing Committee  Action details Not available
202201660 118.ReportREPORT, dated 9/14/2022, submitted by Sheryl M. M. Long, City Manager, regarding Report - Tax Incentive Review Council Status of Property Tax Agreements for Year End 2021Approved & Filed  Action details Not available
202201767 119.OrdinanceORDINANCE submitted by Sheryl M. M. Long, City Manager, on 9/14/2022, ACCEPTING AND CONFIRMING the grant of a public utility easement in favor of the City of Cincinnati for water mains and related fixtures, equipment, and appurtenances through certain real property being a private street known as Colonial Ridge Court located on and across Lot 3 of Plat of Partition of the Estate of John Agnew (Deceased), in Pleasant Ridge in accordance with the plat entitled Permanent Easement Plat for Water Main and Appurtenances along Colonial Ridge Court, as recorded in Plat Book 493, Page 15, Hamilton County, Ohio Recorder’s Office.PassedPass Action details Not available
202201767 1 OrdinanceORDINANCE submitted by Sheryl M. M. Long, City Manager, on 9/14/2022, ACCEPTING AND CONFIRMING the grant of a public utility easement in favor of the City of Cincinnati for water mains and related fixtures, equipment, and appurtenances through certain real property being a private street known as Colonial Ridge Court located on and across Lot 3 of Plat of Partition of the Estate of John Agnew (Deceased), in Pleasant Ridge in accordance with the plat entitled Permanent Easement Plat for Water Main and Appurtenances along Colonial Ridge Court, as recorded in Plat Book 493, Page 15, Hamilton County, Ohio Recorder’s Office.Suspension of the three readingsPass Action details Not available
202201768 120.OrdinanceORDINANCE submitted by Sheryl M. M. Long, City Manager, on 9/14/2022, ACCEPTING AND CONFIRMING the grant of a public utility easement in favor of the City of Cincinnati for water mains and related fixtures, equipment, and appurtenances through certain real property being part of Lot 6 of the Cast Fab Subdivision in Oakley in accordance with the plat entitled Easement Plat for Greater Cincinnati Water Works Water Main Graphite Oakley, LLC CIN 315-WW003815\MF16668 E-1083, as recorded in Plat Book 487, Page 32, Hamilton County, Ohio Recorder’s Office.PassedPass Action details Not available
202201768 1 OrdinanceORDINANCE submitted by Sheryl M. M. Long, City Manager, on 9/14/2022, ACCEPTING AND CONFIRMING the grant of a public utility easement in favor of the City of Cincinnati for water mains and related fixtures, equipment, and appurtenances through certain real property being part of Lot 6 of the Cast Fab Subdivision in Oakley in accordance with the plat entitled Easement Plat for Greater Cincinnati Water Works Water Main Graphite Oakley, LLC CIN 315-WW003815\MF16668 E-1083, as recorded in Plat Book 487, Page 32, Hamilton County, Ohio Recorder’s Office.Suspension of the three readingsPass Action details Not available
202201769 121.OrdinanceORDINANCE submitted by Sheryl M. M. Long, City Manager, on 9/14/2022, AUTHORIZING the City Manager to apply for a grant in the amount of up to $5,000,000 from the Highway Safety Improvement Program Formal Safety Application process, administered by the Ohio Department of Transportation, for the purpose of providing financial assistance for the Harrison Avenue Safety Improvement Project to right-size Harrison Avenue from Queen City Avenue to Kling Avenue by reducing vehicle lanes to three and implementing other various safety improvements along the corridor.PassedPass Action details Not available
202201769 1 OrdinanceORDINANCE submitted by Sheryl M. M. Long, City Manager, on 9/14/2022, AUTHORIZING the City Manager to apply for a grant in the amount of up to $5,000,000 from the Highway Safety Improvement Program Formal Safety Application process, administered by the Ohio Department of Transportation, for the purpose of providing financial assistance for the Harrison Avenue Safety Improvement Project to right-size Harrison Avenue from Queen City Avenue to Kling Avenue by reducing vehicle lanes to three and implementing other various safety improvements along the corridor.Suspension of the three readingsPass Action details Not available
202201770 122.OrdinanceORDINANCE (EMERGENCY) submitted by Sheryl M. M. Long, City Manager, on 9/14/2022, AUTHORIZING the City Manager to accept a monetary donation of up to $62,500 from the Cincinnati Blue Line Foundation for the purpose of meeting the City’s local match requirement under the FY 2022 Port Security Grant Program for the Cincinnati Police Department’s (CPD) Patrol Boat Program; and AUTHORIZING the Finance Director to deposit the donated funds into Public Safety Special Projects Fund revenue account no. 456x8571.Passed EmergencyPass Action details Not available
202201770 1 OrdinanceORDINANCE (EMERGENCY) submitted by Sheryl M. M. Long, City Manager, on 9/14/2022, AUTHORIZING the City Manager to accept a monetary donation of up to $62,500 from the Cincinnati Blue Line Foundation for the purpose of meeting the City’s local match requirement under the FY 2022 Port Security Grant Program for the Cincinnati Police Department’s (CPD) Patrol Boat Program; and AUTHORIZING the Finance Director to deposit the donated funds into Public Safety Special Projects Fund revenue account no. 456x8571.Emergency clause to remainPass Action details Not available
202201770 1 OrdinanceORDINANCE (EMERGENCY) submitted by Sheryl M. M. Long, City Manager, on 9/14/2022, AUTHORIZING the City Manager to accept a monetary donation of up to $62,500 from the Cincinnati Blue Line Foundation for the purpose of meeting the City’s local match requirement under the FY 2022 Port Security Grant Program for the Cincinnati Police Department’s (CPD) Patrol Boat Program; and AUTHORIZING the Finance Director to deposit the donated funds into Public Safety Special Projects Fund revenue account no. 456x8571.Suspension of the three readingsPass Action details Not available
202201771 123.OrdinanceORDINANCE submitted by Sheryl M. M. Long, City Manager, on 9/14/2022, AUTHORIZING the City Manager to apply for and accept a Climate Communities Technical Assistance Program Grant from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (“HUD”) for the purpose of providing technical assistance for entitlement communities as part of HUD’s Climate Action Plan Climate Communities Initiative.PassedPass Action details Not available
202201771 1 OrdinanceORDINANCE submitted by Sheryl M. M. Long, City Manager, on 9/14/2022, AUTHORIZING the City Manager to apply for and accept a Climate Communities Technical Assistance Program Grant from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (“HUD”) for the purpose of providing technical assistance for entitlement communities as part of HUD’s Climate Action Plan Climate Communities Initiative.Suspension of the three readingsPass Action details Not available
202201772 124.OrdinanceORDINANCE submitted by Sheryl M. M. Long, City Manager, on 9/14/2022, AUTHORIZING the City Manager to accept and appropriate a donation in the amount of $5,000 from the Cincinnati Recreation Foundation to the Cincinnati Recreation Commission (“CRC”) for the purpose of providing resources for CRC’s Miracle League Baseball Program; AUTHORIZING the City Manager to accept and appropriate a donation in the amount of $800 from Elder High School to the Cincinnati Recreation Commission for the purpose of providing resources to support sponsorship fees for a Miracle League Baseball team; and AUTHORIZING the Finance Director to deposit $5,800 in donated resources into Contributions for Recreation Purposes Fund 319 revenue account no. 319x8571.PassedPass Action details Not available
202201772 1 OrdinanceORDINANCE submitted by Sheryl M. M. Long, City Manager, on 9/14/2022, AUTHORIZING the City Manager to accept and appropriate a donation in the amount of $5,000 from the Cincinnati Recreation Foundation to the Cincinnati Recreation Commission (“CRC”) for the purpose of providing resources for CRC’s Miracle League Baseball Program; AUTHORIZING the City Manager to accept and appropriate a donation in the amount of $800 from Elder High School to the Cincinnati Recreation Commission for the purpose of providing resources to support sponsorship fees for a Miracle League Baseball team; and AUTHORIZING the Finance Director to deposit $5,800 in donated resources into Contributions for Recreation Purposes Fund 319 revenue account no. 319x8571.Suspension of the three readingsPass Action details Not available
202201773 125.OrdinanceORDINANCE (EMERGENCY) submitted by Sheryl M. M. Long, City Manager, on 9/14/2022, ESTABLISHING capital improvement program project account no. 980x255x232543, “Salt Domes Repairs and Replacements,” for the purpose of providing resources for the repair and replacement of the Dunbar, Crookshank, and North Central salt domes; and AUTHORIZING the transfer and appropriation of $450,000 from the unappropriated surplus of Income Tax-Infrastructure Fund 302 to the newly established capital improvement program project account no. 980x255x232543, “Salt Domes Repairs and Replacements.”Passed EmergencyPass Action details Not available
202201773 1 OrdinanceORDINANCE (EMERGENCY) submitted by Sheryl M. M. Long, City Manager, on 9/14/2022, ESTABLISHING capital improvement program project account no. 980x255x232543, “Salt Domes Repairs and Replacements,” for the purpose of providing resources for the repair and replacement of the Dunbar, Crookshank, and North Central salt domes; and AUTHORIZING the transfer and appropriation of $450,000 from the unappropriated surplus of Income Tax-Infrastructure Fund 302 to the newly established capital improvement program project account no. 980x255x232543, “Salt Domes Repairs and Replacements.”Emergency clause to remainPass Action details Not available
202201773 1 OrdinanceORDINANCE (EMERGENCY) submitted by Sheryl M. M. Long, City Manager, on 9/14/2022, ESTABLISHING capital improvement program project account no. 980x255x232543, “Salt Domes Repairs and Replacements,” for the purpose of providing resources for the repair and replacement of the Dunbar, Crookshank, and North Central salt domes; and AUTHORIZING the transfer and appropriation of $450,000 from the unappropriated surplus of Income Tax-Infrastructure Fund 302 to the newly established capital improvement program project account no. 980x255x232543, “Salt Domes Repairs and Replacements.”Suspension of the three readingsPass Action details Not available
202201774 126.OrdinanceORDINANCE submitted by Sheryl M. M. Long, City Manager, on 9/14/2022, AUTHORIZING the expenditure of funds up to the amount of $20,000 from Water Works non-personnel operating budget account no. 101x306x2000x7289 and up to the amount of $20,000 from Water Works non-personnel operating budget account no. 101x304x4000x7299 for a total combined expenditure of up to $40,000 to reconfigure private plumbing and water service lines to connect certain residents to the water main in Central Parkway so that the Stier Alley water main may be abandoned; and DECLARING such expenditure to serve a public purpose.PassedPass Action details Not available
202201774 1 OrdinanceORDINANCE submitted by Sheryl M. M. Long, City Manager, on 9/14/2022, AUTHORIZING the expenditure of funds up to the amount of $20,000 from Water Works non-personnel operating budget account no. 101x306x2000x7289 and up to the amount of $20,000 from Water Works non-personnel operating budget account no. 101x304x4000x7299 for a total combined expenditure of up to $40,000 to reconfigure private plumbing and water service lines to connect certain residents to the water main in Central Parkway so that the Stier Alley water main may be abandoned; and DECLARING such expenditure to serve a public purpose.Suspension of the three readingsPass Action details Not available
202201811 127.OrdinanceORDINANCE (EMERGENCY) submitted by Sheryl M. M. Long, City Manager, on 9/19/2022, ESTABLISHING Interim Development Control Overlay District No. 88, “Surface Parking in the Downtown Development Zoning District” as an overlay district for a period of three months, pursuant to Chapter 1431, “Interim Development Control Overlay District Regulations,” of the Cincinnati Municipal Code.Passed EmergencyPass Action details Not available
202201811 1 OrdinanceORDINANCE (EMERGENCY) submitted by Sheryl M. M. Long, City Manager, on 9/19/2022, ESTABLISHING Interim Development Control Overlay District No. 88, “Surface Parking in the Downtown Development Zoning District” as an overlay district for a period of three months, pursuant to Chapter 1431, “Interim Development Control Overlay District Regulations,” of the Cincinnati Municipal Code.Emergency clause to remainPass Action details Not available
202201811 1 OrdinanceORDINANCE (EMERGENCY) submitted by Sheryl M. M. Long, City Manager, on 9/19/2022, ESTABLISHING Interim Development Control Overlay District No. 88, “Surface Parking in the Downtown Development Zoning District” as an overlay district for a period of three months, pursuant to Chapter 1431, “Interim Development Control Overlay District Regulations,” of the Cincinnati Municipal Code.Suspension of the three readingsPass Action details Not available
202201776 128.OrdinanceORDINANCE submitted by Sheryl M. M. Long, City Manager, on 9/14/2022, MODIFYING Title XVI, “Neighborhood Quality of Life Uniform Code,” of the Cincinnati Municipal Code by REPEALING Section 1601-46, “Prohibited Sign Types and Locations,” as it is a duplicate section of the Cincinnati Municipal Code and to better align the City’s Neighborhood Quality of Life Uniform Code with best practices for protecting the health, safety, and welfare of the citizens of Cincinnati.PassedPass Action details Not available
202201776 1 OrdinanceORDINANCE submitted by Sheryl M. M. Long, City Manager, on 9/14/2022, MODIFYING Title XVI, “Neighborhood Quality of Life Uniform Code,” of the Cincinnati Municipal Code by REPEALING Section 1601-46, “Prohibited Sign Types and Locations,” as it is a duplicate section of the Cincinnati Municipal Code and to better align the City’s Neighborhood Quality of Life Uniform Code with best practices for protecting the health, safety, and welfare of the citizens of Cincinnati.Suspension of the three readingsPass Action details Not available
202201839 129.OrdinanceORDINANCE submitted by Sheryl M. M. Long, City Manager, on 9/21/2022, AUTHORIZING the City Manager to execute two Contracts to Sell Real Property with the United States of America, pursuant to which the City will sell real property commonly known as the Cincinnati Parks Operations Center and three vacant parcels of real property located at 3139 Reading Road in the Avondale neighborhood of Cincinnati at an aggregate purchase price of $3,070,500.00 to facilitate the development of a new Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health campus; and further AUTHORIZING the City Manager to do all things necessary to vacate and convey to the United States of America all of the Hickman Avenue public right-of-way between Harvey Avenue and Reading Road and a portion of the Reading Road public right-of-way between East Martin Luther King Jr. Drive and former vacated Union Street for inclusion in the development.Referred to Budget & Finance Committee  Action details Not available