Cincinnati leaders could be providing nearly $8.5 million to the Port of Greater Cincinnati Development Authority to assist with an economic development project in Bond Hill.
The group has an agreement to buy the former Jordan Crossing complex at Reading and Seymour Roads and turn it into a mixed use development.
Laura Brunner with the Port said the process is starting with a study.
The University of Cincinnati has a new president. Trustees this morning named Interim President Santa Ono the 28th president of UC.
Metro is unveiling plans Tuesday for an Uptown Transit District that will be built next year. The $6.9 million project will have four locations:
University of Cincinnati on Jefferson
University Hospital and medical center
Hughes Corner business districtVine between McMillan and Calhoun
A city attorney said officials are working to aggressively enforce a tougher chronic nuisance ordinance Council approved last year.
Mark Manning started in March and works in the District One police headquarters.
He spoke to a Council committee last week.
A property is declared a chronic nuisance once crime and disorder there reaches a certain level. The goal is to hold the owner responsible for those problems.
Cincinnati and Hamilton County are working together on a number of issues.
City Manager Milton Dohoney, Jr. told a Council committee Monday that includes the Banks project, funding for the Port Authority and operating the Metropolitan Sewer District.
Dohoney said he's had discussions with Hamilton County's administrator about other shared services, but not to the point of coming up with a strategic plan.
“If the policy making bodies were to decide that they wanted to see a 5-year plan for strategic services, if we got that direction, we’d do it,” Dohoney said.