John Curp http://wvxu.org en Two Council Members not happy with solicitor demotion http://wvxu.org/post/two-council-members-not-happy-solicitor-demotion <p>Two Cincinnati Council Members are complaining about this week's demotion of John Curp from city solicitor to chief counsel for MSD and the Water Works.&nbsp;</p><p>P.G. Sittenfeld and Chris Seelbach questioned Interim City Manager Scott Stiles about the personnel move he announced Tuesday in a memo.&nbsp; Seelbach said he thinks Stiles made his decision based on the wishes of Mayor John Cranley or perhaps some council members.</p><p>"To me it just seems incredibly fishy, incredibly political and incredibly wrong and against our city charter," Seelbach said.</p> Thu, 16 Jan 2014 09:42:17 +0000 Jay Hanselman 21927 at http://wvxu.org Two Council Members not happy with solicitor demotion Cincinnati apologizes for Chabot camera confiscation http://wvxu.org/post/cincinnati-apologizes-chabot-camera-confiscation <p align="left">The City of Cincinnati and Progress Ohio are trying to put an incident behind them involving police confiscation of cameras at a Steve Chabot Town Hall meeting in Avondale last year.</p><p>Two political activists at the North Avondale Community Center last year wanted to record the Republican Representative and his position on various issues. Cincinnati Police wrongly took their cameras at the instruction of Chabot's staff-members. The City has apologized.</p> Thu, 23 Aug 2012 20:58:34 +0000 Ann Thompson 2978 at http://wvxu.org Cincinnati apologizes for Chabot camera confiscation