City spending http://wvxu.org en Council passes most of budget, water rate vote next week http://wvxu.org/post/council-passes-most-budget-water-rate-vote-next-week <p>Cincinnati administrators will now begin the process of implementing the fiscal year 2015 budget. &nbsp;<br /><br />City council Wednesday approved the 17 ordinances needed to enact the spending plan.&nbsp; The votes were 6-3 on the major changes to the budget. &nbsp;<br />Council adopted Mayor John Cranley's proposal with about a dozen changes to it.&nbsp; Cranley said it sends the right message.<br /> Wed, 04 Jun 2014 21:49:41 +0000 Jay Hanselman 27581 at http://wvxu.org Cincy budget likely to be adopted Wednesday http://wvxu.org/post/cincy-budget-likely-be-adopted-wednesday <p>Cincinnati Council is expected to approve the city's operating budget Wednesday for the fiscal year which starts July 1st. &nbsp;<br /><br />The Budget and Finance Committee held a final public hearing on the spending plan Tuesday night.&nbsp; 25 people offered their comments at Midway Elementary School in Westwood. &nbsp;<br /><br />The majority of them spoke in favor of city funding to improve neighborhood business districts.<br /> Wed, 04 Jun 2014 00:44:35 +0000 Jay Hanselman 27539 at http://wvxu.org Cincy budget likely to be adopted Wednesday Cincinnati a step closer to FY2015 budget http://wvxu.org/post/cincinnati-step-closer-fy2015-budget <p>Six Cincinnati Council members are ready to approve the city's operating budget for the next fiscal year which begins July 1st. &nbsp;<br /><br />The Budget and Finance Committee held a meeting Monday to <a href="http://mediad.publicbroadcasting.net/p/wvxu/files/BudgetMotion.pdf" target="_blank">approve a motion making a handful of changes</a> to Mayor John Cranley's proposed spending plan that was presented to Council last month.&nbsp; A final vote on the proposal is set Wednesday.<br /> Mon, 02 Jun 2014 22:22:08 +0000 Jay Hanselman 27486 at http://wvxu.org Cincinnati a step closer to FY2015 budget Final votes on Cincinnati budget likely this week http://wvxu.org/post/final-votes-cincinnati-budget-likely-week <p>If all goes as planned, by the middle of this week Cincinnati Council will have approved an operating budget for the fiscal year that starts July 1st.<br /><br />Council's Budget and Finance Committee has special sessions set for Monday and Tuesday.&nbsp; The group will be making final modifications to the spending plan Mayor John Cranley sent to Council on May 14th. &nbsp;<br /><br />There's a final public hearing Tuesday evening at 6 at Midway Elementary School on Glenmore Avenue. &nbsp;</p> Mon, 02 Jun 2014 08:00:00 +0000 Jay Hanselman 27378 at http://wvxu.org Final votes on Cincinnati budget likely this week Bigger crowd, more speakers for 2nd city budget hearing http://wvxu.org/post/bigger-crowd-more-speakers-2nd-city-budget-hearing <p>There was a larger turnout for Wednesday night's second public hearing on the proposed Cincinnati budget for the next fiscal year which starts July 1st. &nbsp;<br /><br />20 people addressed Council's Budget and Finance Committee during the session at the Oakley Community Center. &nbsp;<br /><br />Evanston Community Council President Anzora Adkins said she supports city funding for the Greater Cincinnati Port Authority.&nbsp; She said it has done good work in her neighborhood.<br /> Thu, 29 May 2014 01:09:00 +0000 Jay Hanselman 27308 at http://wvxu.org Bigger crowd, more speakers for 2nd city budget hearing