Cincinnati bud en Cincinnati getting ready for meetings with bond agencies <p>Cincinnati officials will be meeting with bond rating agencies next month to essentially determine the city's credit score for the coming year.&nbsp; That bond rating determines how much it will cost the city to borrow money.&nbsp;</p><p>Council Member Kevin Flynn said the process and the rating is important.</p><p>"Even if it's a quarter point, we're talking substantial dollars here if we get a reduction," Flynn said.</p><p>Right now the city's bond rating is AA, which is a step below the best of AAA.&nbsp; City officials want to maintain the current rating.&nbsp;</p> Tue, 04 Feb 2014 01:09:08 +0000 Jay Hanselman 22656 at