Hamilton County Commission http://wvxu.org en Levy committee recommends no increase to Indigent Care, Family Services levies http://wvxu.org/post/levy-committee-recommends-no-increase-indigent-care-family-services-levies <p>The committee that reviews Hamilton County tax levies is recommending flat renewals for the Indigent Care and Family Services and Treatment levies.</p><p>The Tax Levy Review Committee (TLRC) recommends keeping the Indigent Care levy on a three-year renewal cycle rather than a five-year term.</p> Mon, 07 Jul 2014 18:57:33 +0000 Tana Weingartner 28900 at http://wvxu.org Done Deal: GE coming to The Banks http://wvxu.org/post/done-deal-ge-coming-banks <p>Cincinnati and Hamilton County have cleared the way to bring General Electric's Global Operations Center to The Banks.&nbsp;</p><p>City Council and the County Commission Monday morning approved several packages of incentives cementing the deal.&nbsp; GE is expected to bring nearly 1,800 jobs with an average total payroll of $142 million per year.</p><p>The five-year lease includes five, 5-year renewal options.</p> Mon, 23 Jun 2014 19:02:50 +0000 Tana Weingartner 28343 at http://wvxu.org Done Deal: GE coming to The Banks Public hearings on indigent care levy http://wvxu.org/post/public-hearings-indigent-care-levy <p>Monday night is the first of two public hearings on Hamilton County's indigent care levy.</p><p>The levy is slated for the November ballot. It provides funding to the UC Medical Center, Children's Hospital and several other agencies to cover healthcare for the poor.</p> Mon, 16 Jun 2014 08:19:00 +0000 Tana Weingartner 27963 at http://wvxu.org Public to have say on how to fund repairs to iconic buildings http://wvxu.org/post/public-have-say-how-fund-repairs-iconic-buildings <p></p><p>Two public hearings have been set to discuss the possibility of a sales tax to fix up Union Terminal and Music Hall. But Hamilton County Commissioners say that doesn't mean a sales or property tax is a certainty.</p><p>A task force is reviewing funding options for repairing the aging landmarks. That group will present its recommendations June 23.</p><p>However, Commissioner Greg Hartmann says Wednesday was the last commission meeting before a state deadline to set public hearings ahead of the November election. &nbsp;</p> Wed, 11 Jun 2014 16:55:32 +0000 Tana Weingartner 27881 at http://wvxu.org Public to have say on how to fund repairs to iconic buildings City responds to county MSD allegations http://wvxu.org/post/city-responds-county-msd-allegations <p>The City of Cincinnati is objecting to allegations <a href="http://wvxu.org/post/hamilton-county-leaders-want-sewer-director-ousted" target="_blank">levied by Hamilton County</a> regarding the management of the Metropolitan Sewer District.</p><p>In a letter from interim city manager Scott Stiles to county administrator Christian Sigman, the city says it is "extremely disappointed" by the county's "adversarial approach."</p> Fri, 30 May 2014 13:17:13 +0000 Tana Weingartner 27365 at http://wvxu.org