People who supported longer terms for Cincinnati Council Members are celebrating. City voters narrowly approved a charter amendment Tuesday to change the Council term to four-years instead of the current two. Campaign co-chair Mike Allen said he's not concerned the issue only passed by a little more than two-thousand votes.
Cincinnati voters Tuesday narrowly approved a charter amendment that will change city council members
terms in office from the current two-years to four.
Cincinnati residents will vote next week on a charter amendment that would allow city council members to serve four-year terms instead of the current two. Both sides have been debating the issue since a council majority placed it on the ballot in August. The group Citizens for Common Sense is urging a “yes” vote and held a press conference Tuesday. Business owner and philanthropist Otto Budig supports longer-terms.
Cincinnati voters will decide next month if they want city council members to serve a four-year term in office instead of the current two.
One group is urging a “no” vote on Issue Four.
Former Council Member Chris Bortz dismissed the notion the group can’t get an serious work done in two-years.