Kevin Flynn http://wvxu.org en Task force to review Cincinnati's charter for the first time in nearly 90 years http://wvxu.org/post/task-force-review-cincinnatis-charter-first-time-nearly-90-years <p>A Charter Review Task Force is being formed to do the first comprehensive review of Cincinnati’s city charter since it was adopted nearly 90 years ago.</p><p>Council member Kevin Flynn, who chairs council’s rules committee, put out the call Tuesday for people to volunteer to serve on the task force, which will be expected to meet regularly for six months to a year before recommending charter changes to city council.</p> Tue, 11 Mar 2014 18:18:49 +0000 Howard Wilkinson 24071 at http://wvxu.org Task force to review Cincinnati's charter for the first time in nearly 90 years Can Cincinnati Balance its Budget? http://wvxu.org/post/can-cincinnati-balance-its-budget <p></p><p> Sun, 23 Feb 2014 12:30:05 +0000 Jay Hanselman 23463 at http://wvxu.org Can Cincinnati Balance its Budget? Cranley opens door to streetcar going forward http://wvxu.org/post/cranley-opens-door-streetcar-going-forward <p>Cincinnati Mayor John Cranley, who campaigned and won on a promise to kill the $133 million streetcar project, cracked open to the door to a deal with streetcar supporters that could allow the project to go forward.</p><p>In a city hall press conference this morning, Cranley said he would work with streetcar supporters to find institutions or foundations in the private sector to pay the approximately $80 million it would take to maintain and operate the system.</p><p>It is not something the city can do without private help, Cranley said.</p> Thu, 12 Dec 2013 16:06:09 +0000 Howard Wilkinson 20695 at http://wvxu.org Cranley opens door to streetcar going forward At least one of these 13 will be on Cincinnati Council http://wvxu.org/post/least-one-these-13-will-be-cincinnati-council <p>One thing is certain in this year&rsquo;s Cincinnati City Council election &ndash; there will be at least one new member taking office on Dec. 1.</p><p>Vice Mayor Roxanne Qualls is running for mayor; and that opens her seat to one of the 13 challengers in a field of 21 candidates, which includes all eight incumbents.</p> Sun, 06 Oct 2013 04:00:00 +0000 Howard Wilkinson 18059 at http://wvxu.org At least one of these 13 will be on Cincinnati Council