COAST http://wvxu.org en Parking lease clears another hurdle in court http://wvxu.org/post/parking-lease-clears-another-hurdle-court <p></p><p>The City of Cincinnati picked up another win in its battle to outsource parking operations. A judge Thursday dismissed an injunction request filed by the Coalition Opposed to Additional Spending and Taxes (COAST).</p><p>The group charges the city manager changed the lease without getting council approval. But the city says the city manager acted within his duties.</p><p>City attorney Terry Nester further argued COAST had no standing to bring the case.</p> Thu, 24 Oct 2013 19:11:30 +0000 Tana Weingartner 18797 at http://wvxu.org Parking lease clears another hurdle in court Back to the courts for Cincinnati's parking lease http://wvxu.org/post/back-courts-cincinnatis-parking-lease <p>Just as the Port Authority is putting finishing touches on Cincinnati's parking plan, the organization opposing it, <a href="http://coast-usa.blogspot.com/">COAST</a>, has filed a request for a Temporary Restraining Order.</p><p align="LEFT">Spokesman Chris Finney says, "When the decision came down from the Court of Appeals, and the City Manager signed the lease, he made material changes to it without Council approval." Finney says he is not permitted to do this so "council either needs to re-vote, or the lease must be enjoined." (stopped by judicial order)</p> Tue, 03 Sep 2013 17:50:07 +0000 Ann Thompson 16890 at http://wvxu.org Back to the courts for Cincinnati's parking lease Could the Cincinnati Zoo get funding from other counties? http://wvxu.org/post/could-cincinnati-zoo-get-funding-other-counties <p></p><p>The<a href="http://cincinnatizoo.org/" target="_blank"> Cincinnati Zoo</a>'s operating levy is up for renewal this fall. It's still uncertain for how much the zoo will ask. One anti-tax group is arguing if the zoo is such a boon to the entire region, then other counties should help pay for it.<br /><br /><strong>Can they do that?</strong></p> Mon, 24 Jun 2013 10:53:16 +0000 Tana Weingartner 13965 at http://wvxu.org Could the Cincinnati Zoo get funding from other counties?