Cincinnati Council will likely approve a modified chronic nuisance ordinance Wednesday that should settle a lawsuit filed against the city on the issue.
“This is an agreement that the city and that particular property owner were able to work out,” said Wendell Young, chairman of Council’s public safety committee. “It appears that the other property owners think this is also a good deal, so there should not be a lot of controversy about this.”
When it comes to making use of available resources to deliver public transportation, the Cincinnati bus system is tops compared to 11 peer cities. That's according to a study being released at today's State of Metro annual meeting. The research by the UC Economics Center shows Metro is number 1 in operational efficiency--getting the most bang for its buck.
But Metro ranks more middle of the pack when it comes to the level of service provided. (Number 7 to be exact.)
Two Cincinnati Council Members are calling for the city's responsible bidder ordinance to be repealed because they say it is holding up needed Metropolitan Sewer District projects.
Council Members Charlie Winburn and Christopher Smitherman discussed the issue Monday during a Job Growth Committee meeting.
“The only solution this Council has is to repeal the responsible bidder ordinance,” Smitherman said. “Then try to normalize our relationships with our county partners by talking with them offline in a tone that is understandable”