leased parking http://wvxu.org en Taxpayers lawyers have their say in parking lease appeal http://wvxu.org/post/taxpayers-lawyers-have-their-say-parking-lease-appeal <p>A three judge panel of Ohio First District Court of Appeals will hear oral arguments Monday in a case concerning the city's parking lease. &nbsp;<br><br>The city argues a Hamilton County Judge made an error when he declared all city ordinances are subject to referendum.&nbsp; It also argues the plaintiffs who brought the case don't have standing to bring their claims. &nbsp;<br><br>The lawyers who filed the lawsuit for the taxpayers submitted their brief to the appeals court Monday. &nbsp;<br> Tue, 30 Apr 2013 16:33:14 +0000 Jay Hanselman 12001 at http://wvxu.org Taxpayers lawyers have their say in parking lease appeal Cincinnati's arguments in parking lease appeal http://wvxu.org/post/cincinnatis-arguments-parking-lease-appeal <p>Cincinnati lawyers are making two major arguments as the city appeal’s a judge’s decision that let opponents of the parking lease place the issue on the November ballot. &nbsp;<br><br><a href="http://mediad.publicbroadcasting.net/p/wvxu/files/CincinnatiAppealBrief.pdf" target="_blank">In a brief filed Friday</a> with the Ohio First District Court of Appeals city lawyers argued the trial court erred by declaring that all city ordinances are subject to referendum and that the plaintiffs have standing to bring their claims.&nbsp;</p> Mon, 22 Apr 2013 15:42:22 +0000 Jay Hanselman 11683 at http://wvxu.org Cincinnati's arguments in parking lease appeal Cincinnati wants judge to stay parking decision http://wvxu.org/post/cincinnati-wants-judge-stay-parking-decision <p>Cincinnati is asking a Hamilton County judge to stay his decision on the city's parking lease while the case is appealed. &nbsp;<br><br>The city said the judge's decision has made it impossible for Council to pass a law that takes effect immediately.<br><br>The city argues the First District Court of Appeals has already ruled a stay in favor of the government applies even in referendum cases. &nbsp;<br><br>Judge Robert Winkler issued an opinion two weeks ago barring the city from moving forward with the lease until residents get a chance to vote. &nbsp;<br> Tue, 09 Apr 2013 20:18:44 +0000 Jay Hanselman 11251 at http://wvxu.org Cincinnati wants judge to stay parking decision Supporters of Cincy parking lease say 'don't sign petitions' http://wvxu.org/post/supporters-cincy-parking-lease-say-dont-sign-petitions <p>Cincinnati's Mayor and the five Council Members who voted for the controversial parking lease proposal are asking residents to get the facts before signing petitions to put the measure on the ballot. &nbsp;</p> Tue, 02 Apr 2013 16:31:00 +0000 Jay Hanselman 10992 at http://wvxu.org Supporters of Cincy parking lease say 'don't sign petitions' Impact Cincinnati for March 21, 2013 http://wvxu.org/post/impact-cincinnati-march-21-2013 <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Proponents of Cincinnati’s plan to lease the operation of its parking meters and garages say it’s critical to solving the city’s budget problems. But opponents to the proposal say it’s a bad deal for the city and its residents.</span></p> Fri, 15 Mar 2013 13:46:30 +0000 Maryanne Zeleznik 10340 at http://wvxu.org Impact Cincinnati for March 21, 2013