It appears Cincinnati residents will vote on the city’s parking system lease this November.
A group, opposing the plan, turned in nearly 20,000 signatures yesterday to put the referendum on the ballot.
City officials are threatening to lay off police and firefighters without upfront lease funds.Meanwhile, city council is looking for alternatives to those cuts.
Council members grilled city administrators, yesterday, on other ideas to fill a $35 million deficit. Those potential sources include casino tax revenues, and capital improvement funds.