charter review

Cincinnati government
2:44 pm
Wed August 27, 2014

Cincinnati voters will likely vote on Charter cleanup this fall

Cincinnati voters will likely be asked to approve a Charter amendment this November to clean-up outdated and obsolete language in the document that guides the city's government.  

A council committee approved the changes Wednesday and the full Council will vote on the issue next week.  A task force started reviewing the document earlier this year and made the recommendations.

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Cincinnati Government
6:30 am
Mon August 18, 2014

Charter review task force to meet Monday

Cincinnati's Charter Review Task Force is holding a meeting Monday afternoon at city hall.  The group is discussing ways to modernize and improve the document that guides city government functions. 

The task force is made up of 24 people with a variety of experiences.  Co-chairman Mike Morgan was a guest last month on W-V-X-U's Cincinnati Edition.

"The real goal and purpose of this task force is not that these 24 people have been ordained to re-write the Charter," Morgan said.  "This group of people is going to help facilitate a public conversation."

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Cincinnati council
12:10 pm
Tue December 17, 2013

Task force could soon start reviewing city charter

Jay Hanselman

A task force could soon be reviewing Cincinnati's city charter and coming up with recommendations to bring it up to date.  Council's Rules and Audit Committee approved the study Tuesday.  

Chairman Kevin Flynn said the action is long overdue.

“We always have approached the charter piece meal rather than comprehensively, so I think it is something will be good,” Flynn said.

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