The city of Cincinnati might take over
the Emery Theatre following a legal dispute between the nonprofit seeking to renovate the theater, and the group of leasers and owners trying
to push the nonprofit out of the building.
A motion proposed by a majority of City
Council on July 30 would use leftover revenue from the previous budget
year to undo cuts to various programs, including human services, parks
and the Health Department.
City Council might use leftover revenue
from the previous budget cycle and money from the parking lease to fund a
disparity study that would gauge whether minority- and women-owned
businesses should be favorably targeted by the city’s contracting