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Marijuana decriminalization has majority support on Cincinnati City Council but stalls

A majority of Cincinnati City Council and Mayor John Cranley back an ordinance they say would decriminalize marijuana within the city, but it could not get a vote Wednesday after opponents blocked it. Council members David Mann, a Democrat, and Amy .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 15th, 2019

Council members will continue ‘rollback’ policy for property taxes

Citing the property tax burden in Cincinnati, a majority of City Council is poised to continue setting the city’s property tax rate for operations so that $29 million is collected in 2021, the 22nd consecutive year it has followed the so-called .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 6th, 2020

Did City Council support latest payment to Cincinnati’s former city manager?

Four members of the Cincinnati City Council opposed and three backed the city administration’s deal to give former City Manager Harry Black an additional $370,000 to avoid a lawsuit over his forced resignation in April......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 11th, 2018

Greater Cincinnati city among 5 in Ohio to approve decriminalization of marijuana

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Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 8th, 2018

Minnesota City Council Member Declares Support For Antifa

Minnesota City Council Member Declares Support For Antifa.....»»

Category: personnelSource: nytJun 1st, 2020

City Council approves slew of Covid-19 ordinances that affect businesses

Cincinnati City Council approved a package of Covid-19 legislation on Wednesday that affects businesses......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 13th, 2020

New councilwoman wants to ensure people living in redeveloping areas ‘aren’t thrown away’

Jan-Michele Lemon Kearney, who is expected to be appointed to fill a vacant Cincinnati City Council seat, plans to make inclusive redevelopment one issue on which she focuses......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 11th, 2020

How much does the city have and how much did it just ask for on Western Hills Viaduct project?

Cincinnati City Council voted unanimously Wednesday to apply for $150 million in federal money to replace the Western Hills Viaduct, a $335 million project. So far, the city and Hamilton County have gathered about $100 million in funds for the pro.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 5th, 2020

Republicans quarrel over Murray’s replacement on City Council

The race to replace Amy Murray on Cincinnati City Council has hit major turbulence......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 1st, 2020

Cincinnati City Councilwoman arrested

A member of Cincinnati City Council has been arrested on federal charges. According to Local12, Councilmember Tamaya Dennard was arres.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 25th, 2020

City Council approves 5-year deal with school district on abatements

The property tax abatement spigot in the city of Cincinnati is about to be turned back on. Cincinnati City Council voted Wednesday night to strike an agreement of at least five years with the Cincinnati Public School District to restart tax breaks for.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 5th, 2020

City Council adds ways for tenants to pay security deposits

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Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 15th, 2020

Phoenix City Council shows support for NCAA Final Four bid

Phoenix City Council voted unanimously Wednesday to move forward with a bid to host the NCAA Women’s Basketball Final Four in 2025 or 2026. The vote was requested by the NCAA to ensure Phoenix officials were supported the event and are willing to c.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 9th, 2020

Facing $7 million deficit, here"s when City Council could set property tax rate

Cincinnati City Council is expected to vote next week on setting the city’s property tax rate for 2021, with City Manager Patrick Duhaney recommending an increase to deal with the city’s general fund deficit that's expected to be $7 million for the.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 3rd, 2020

City poised to sell land underneath Fountain Place

Cincinnati City Council is expected to sell the land underneath Fountain Place to the Cincinnati Center City Development Corp. on Wednesday for $1 and abate property taxes on the improvements to the nearly empty building for 30 years. 3CDC is plann.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 16th, 2019

Cincinnati Public Schools rejects City Council’s offer on tax abatements

Cincinnati Public Schools Superintendent Laura Mitchell on Friday rejected a proposal that would reduce how much CPS gets when Cincinnati City Council abates property taxes for commercial properties......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 16th, 2019

Cities explore electricity options that don"t include PG&E

Local cities are positioning for a future where Pacific Gas & Electric Co. may not be their electricity provider. The Davis City Council on Tuesday will vote on whether to formally support transforming bankrupt PG&E (NYSE: PCG) into a customer-own.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 13th, 2019

City Council considers amnesty for parking tickets

Cincinnati City Council is considering an amnesty program to forgive late fees and storage fees for towed vehicles that are related to parking tickets. Council members Tamaya Dennard and Wendell Young requested the program, which the city administrat.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 4th, 2019

House panel OKs pot decriminalization, as poll shows support in Arizona

WASHINGTON – A House committee gave preliminary approval Wednesday to a comprehensive marijuana reform bill that would decriminalize the drug while erasing pot convictions stretching back decades. The vote by the House Judiciary Committee came th.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 21st, 2019

Let the music play: Banks venue gets final approval

The $27 million music venue set to go at the Banks has received all of the approvals needed from Cincinnati City Council to make the project a reality. City Council unanimously approved on Wednesday changes to the Banks’ concept plan and a devel.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 20th, 2019

Council vote moves OTR mixed-use project forward

A major mixed-use project being developed by Over-the-Rhine Community Housing and the Cincinnati Center City Development Corp. that will bring new affordable apartments and commercial space received tax breaks on Thursday from Cincinnati City Coun.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 15th, 2019