Cincinnati Pension http://wmub.org en Cranley on manager search, pension and DOJ forum http://wmub.org/post/cranley-manager-search-pension-and-doj-forum <p>Cincinnati Mayor John Cranley has now selected a firm to lead the search for the next city manager.&nbsp; He said during his weekly press briefing Thursday he met with about seven companies before hiring California-based Ralph Anderson and Associates. &nbsp;<br /><br />He said a representative of the search firm will be in town next week to meet with city council members. &nbsp;<br /><br />“And help build out a profile for the search,” Cranley said.&nbsp; “He intends to be out there pounding the pavement looking for candidates at the end of next week or the week after.”<br /> Thu, 27 Mar 2014 16:08:05 +0000 Jay Hanselman 24770 at http://wmub.org Cranley on manager search, pension and DOJ forum Cincy Council ready to support federal mediation for pension issue http://wmub.org/post/cincy-council-ready-support-federal-mediation-pension-issue <p>Cincinnati Council is ready to endorse a process that would let a federal court mediate a solution to the city's underfunded pension problem.&nbsp; The Budget and Finance Committee voted unanimously Monday for an ordinance to make that happen. &nbsp;<br /><br />The ordinance would let the city manager negotiate a settlement agreement with various parties on a long-term solution to the pension issue.&nbsp; Right now the retirement system is only 61 percent funded and that will only get worse without some action soon. &nbsp;<br /> Mon, 17 Mar 2014 21:32:16 +0000 Jay Hanselman 24344 at http://wmub.org Cincy Council ready to support federal mediation for pension issue Cincinnati Council to discuss pension mediation Monday http://wmub.org/post/cincinnati-council-discuss-pension-mediation-monday <p>Cincinnati Council's Budget and Finance Committee holds a public hearing Monday on a plan to let <a href="http://city-egov.cincinnati-oh.gov/Webtop/ws/council/public/child/Blob/39563.pdf?rpp=-10&amp;m=2&amp;w=doc_no%3D%27201400313%27" target="_blank">a federal judge mediate a solution</a> to the city's pension crisis. &nbsp;<br /> Mon, 17 Mar 2014 08:00:00 +0000 Jay Hanselman 24222 at http://wmub.org Cincinnati Council to discuss pension mediation Monday Federal Judge could oversee a solution to Cincinnati's pension mess http://wmub.org/post/federal-judge-could-oversee-solution-cincinnatis-pension-mess <p>Cincinnati Council could vote next week on <a href="http://city-egov.cincinnati-oh.gov/Webtop/ws/council/public/child/Blob/39563.pdf?rpp=-10&amp;m=2&amp;w=doc_no%3D%27201400313%27" target="_blank">an ordinance</a> that would essentially let a federal court mediate a permanent solution to fix the city's currently under-funded pension system. &nbsp;<br /><br />Mayor John Cranley introduced the idea Tuesday during a city hall press conference. &nbsp;<br /> Tue, 11 Mar 2014 19:57:18 +0000 Jay Hanselman 24080 at http://wmub.org Federal Judge could oversee a solution to Cincinnati's pension mess Can Cincinnati Balance its Budget? http://wmub.org/post/can-cincinnati-balance-its-budget <p></p><p> Sun, 23 Feb 2014 12:30:05 +0000 Jay Hanselman 23463 at http://wmub.org Can Cincinnati Balance its Budget?