Cincinnati's proposed budget cuts funding for a program that guides revitalization and growth activities in some of the city's neighborhood business districts.
The all-volunteer group has received about $1 to $3 million a year from the city for many years. But the currently proposed spending plan cuts a large chunk of city capital money for Cincinnati Neighborhood Business District United.
We continue our discussion on the Neighborhood Enhancement Program (NEP), and how local community organizations are working with city departments and various funding sources, with Cincinnati City Senior Community Development Analyst Ethel Cogen, Huntington Bank Vice President for Community Development Elizabeth Sherwood, and
Cincinnati Council could approve a report next month that would let the city move forward with a plan to reduce the noise freight trains make when traveling through some neighborhoods. The idea is to set-up a quiet zone especially for overnight train traffic.