Hamilton County Commissioners held their first public budget hearing last night but the refrain was nothing new.
Cincinnati Council will vote Wednesday on more than $13 million of funding assistance for two economic development projects in Over The Rhine.
The Budget and Finance Committee approved the items Tuesday.
3CDC is seeking help for the continuing work on Mercer Commons and Gateway V. Both developments include housing and retail space.
Council Member Chris Seelbach cast a no vote on a portion of the funding because of the process.
The final pieces are falling into place for a plan to return a grocery store to the Clifton community.
That Cincinnati neighborhood has been without a market since an IGA on Ludlow Avenue closed in January 2011.
Another operator has been working on financing to renovate and re-open the facility.
City Council's Budget and Finance committee Tuesday approved a tax abatement for the project.
Resident Beth Whalen asked the full Council to support the effort.
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.