Metro is unveiling plans Tuesday for an Uptown Transit District that will be built next year. The $6.9 million project will have four locations:
University of Cincinnati on Jefferson
University Hospital and medical center
Hughes Corner business districtVine between McMillan and Calhoun
A city attorney said officials are working to aggressively enforce a tougher chronic nuisance ordinance Council approved last year.
Mark Manning started in March and works in the District One police headquarters.
He spoke to a Council committee last week.
A property is declared a chronic nuisance once crime and disorder there reaches a certain level. The goal is to hold the owner responsible for those problems.
Cincinnati and Hamilton County are working together on a number of issues.
City Manager Milton Dohoney, Jr. told a Council committee Monday that includes the Banks project, funding for the Port Authority and operating the Metropolitan Sewer District.
Dohoney said he's had discussions with Hamilton County's administrator about other shared services, but not to the point of coming up with a strategic plan.
“If the policy making bodies were to decide that they wanted to see a 5-year plan for strategic services, if we got that direction, we’d do it,” Dohoney said.
This week WVXU Political Reporter Howard Wilkinson talks with Maryanne Zeleznik about the tight Presidential Race in Ohio, the Vice President and President coming to Dayton and tonight's debate.
The Cincinnati Park Board is arming its visitors with information. A pilot project is underway at Ault Park and Krohn Conservatory using smart phone quick response technology.
Ault Park horticulturist Dave Roberts is in demand. Plenty of park visitors seek him out to ask questions about what they are seeing.
"You know, what's in bloom, what this plant is and can I collect the seeds and can I do this in my garden and will it take over everything?"