Wednesday, February 20 2013 10:18 PM EST2013-02-21 03:18:32 GMT
While the City Administration's $92 million dollar parking lease has yet to gain the official green light from council, the question of how to spend the potential windfall remains equally unresolved. IfMore >>
While the City Administration's $92 million dollar parking lease has yet to gain the official green light from council, the question of how to spend the potential windfall remains equally unresolved.More >>
Tuesday, February 19 2013 9:56 PM EST2013-02-20 02:56:58 GMT
City Manager Milton Dohoney, Jr. is presenting details of the administration's proposed plan for the city's parking facilities to City Council's Budget and Finance Committee at its regular meeting on Tuesday.More >>
We got our first look at the proposed private parking plan. See what it means to your parking inside this story. More >>
Friday, February 8 2013 8:39 PM EST2013-02-09 01:39:14 GMT
City of Cincinnati mayoral candidate John Cranley is challenging Vice Mayor and mayoral candidate Roxanne Qualls to a debate over the city's proposal to privatize its parking. Under the proposal the city wouldMore >>
City of Cincinnati mayoral candidate John Cranley is challenging Vice Mayor and mayoral candidate Roxanne Qualls to a debate over the city's proposal to privatize its parking.More >>
Wednesday, February 6 2013 2:00 PM EST2013-02-06 19:00:17 GMT
Cincinnati's Administration is continuing to pursue a public-private partnership option to overhaul the city's parking system, a system already going on in Indianapolis.More >>
Cincinnati's Administration is continuing to pursue a public-private partnership option to overhaul the city's parking system, a system already going on in Indianapolis. More >>
CINCINNATI, OH (FOX19) -
Cincinnati City Council held a public hearing on Monday to get public comment on the administration's city parking proposal.
Last Tuesday, City Manager Milton Dohoney, Jr. presented details of the proposed plan, including a public-private partnership option to overhaul the city's parking system.
The city would get $92 million up front and $3 million in payments each year.
In return, private companies like 'Port Authority' would operate the parking meters and garages, but not control the rates, hours or enforcement.
"The city is saying, basically, 'trust us' and the Port Authority is saying 'trust us'. If you like the way the streetcar's going, you're gonna love this deal," said Cincinnati mayoral candidate, John Cranley.
The City of Cincinnati tweeted that the $92 million up front sum would be used for projects like the MLK interchange, Smale Park, a high rise apartment building downtown with a grocery store, along with budget stabilization and reserves.
Those who argue for the plan say it will fill estimated budget holes in 2014 and 2015, in addition to reshaping downtown with apartments and bringing more income for the city.
However, opponents like P.G. Sittenfeld say the $92 million will all be spent in the next two years and want neighborhoods to see more of the money, rather than mostly in the downtown area.
"I ask this council; Where is your fiscal responsibility to the citizens and business owners of Cincinnati? How can you speed into such a high stakes, short term, band aid solution to bridging the budget gap. This is an out of control spending addiction," said Cincinnati businesswoman, Piper Rogers.
The next public hearing is scheduled for Wednesday at 6 p.m.
Friday, May 17 2013 10:19 PM EDT2013-05-18 02:19:19 GMT
LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) – Several roads off Dixie Highway are shut down due to a police situation. According to MetroSafe, around 4:30 p.m. Friday Shively police were dispatched to a home in the 2900 blockMore >>
According to MetroSafe, around 4:30 p.m. Friday Shively police were dispatched to a home in the 2900 block of Dixie Highway.More >>
Friday, May 17 2013 11:10 PM EDT2013-05-18 03:10:15 GMT
LAUREL COUNTY, KY (WAVE) – A woman allegedly went to extreme lengths to let out her neighbor's dogs. According to Laurel Sheriff's Senior Sgt Greg Poynter, at 4:50 p.m. Friday deputies received a callMore >>
According to Laurel Sheriff's Senior Sgt Greg Poynter, at 4:50 p.m. Friday deputies received a call a woman had broken into a home on Chaney Ridge Road.More >>
Friday, May 17 2013 10:21 PM EDT2013-05-18 02:21:45 GMT
NEW ALBANY, IN – New Albany police said Friday that a mother found dead along with her two young children in a creek in Binford Park in March drowned her two young children and then herself. New AlbanyMore >>
Investigators said Jaime Clutter, 35, suffered from mental illness -- possibly psychosis and postpartum depression -- when she walked her children to Binford Park March 13 and drowned them. More >>
Friday, May 17 2013 11:20 PM EDT2013-05-18 03:20:36 GMT
LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - The coroner has identified the woman shot and killed in the 3300 block of FernHeather Drive as 48-year-old Gloria Ross. Ross was pronounced dead at 9:39 p.m. Thursday. AccordingMore >>
According to the Jefferson County coroner's office, Gloria Ross, 48, was pronounced dead at 9:39 p.m. Thursday after suffering multiple gunshot wounds in the 3300 block of FernHeather Drive.More >>