Hudson Yards re-build from hi line next to Hadid building

Submitted by Jeff Buster on Mon, 12/17/2018 - 21:50.
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Stark still wants NuCLEus - what a joke


Trying to pass a SB to fund the project

https://www.cleveland.com/business/2018/12/tax-credit-bill-for-transformational-projects-runs-out-of-time-but-isnt-dead.html

...meanwhile the City of Cleveland hands out consultant money like candy.  How do I get one of these special friends of Cleveland Council gigs?? 

Renewed EVERY F$#!#$king year, like clockwork:

Patty Choby:

C OF C 125-174 Ordinance No. 1490-18 Council Member Kelley AN EMERGENCY ORDINANCE Authorizing the Council President to enter into an agreement with Cobalt Group, Inc. to provide professional and project management services for the Clerk of Council. WHEREAS, this ordinance constitutes an emergency measure providing for the usual daily operation of a municipal department; now, therefore, BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF CLEVELAND: Section 1. That the Council President is authorized to enter into an agreement with Cobalt Group, Inc. (“Consultant”) to provide professional and project management services for the Clerk of Council, including the services set forth in Consultant’s Statement of Work, as directed by the Clerk of Council or her designee. This agreement shall be entered into as of January 1, 2019 and shall be for a term of one year, concluding December 31, 2019. The agreement shall be certified in an amount not to exceed $66,000.00 from fund 01, dept. 0101, subfund 001, and object code 6320. Section 2. That this ordinance is hereby declared to be an emergency measure and, provided it receives the affirmative vote of two-thirds of all the members elected to Council, it shall take effect and be in force immediately upon its passage and approval by the Mayor; otherwise it shall take effect and be in force from and after the earliest period allowed by law. Jho 12-3-18 For: Council Member Kelley

https://www.cleveland.com/cityhall/index.ssf/2014/04/what_does_the_cobalt_group_do.html

Mary Ann Sharkey aka Mary Ann Dirck

 Ordinance No. 1487-18 Council Member Kelley AN EMERGENCY ORDINANCE Authorizing the Clerk of Council to enter into an agreement with Mita Marketing LLC for the professional services necessary to assist Cleveland City Council with communications and government relations. WHEREAS, this ordinance constitutes an emergency measure providing for the usual daily operation of a municipal department; now, therefore, BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF CLEVELAND: Section 1. That the Clerk of Council is authorized to enter into an agreement with Mita Marketing LLC for the professional services necessary to assist Cleveland City Council with communications and government relations, for a one year period beginning January 1, 2019 and concluding December 31, 2019. Section 2. That the cost of said contract shall not exceed $60,000 and shall be certified from Fund 01, Dept. 0101, Subfund 001, Object Code 6320. Section 3. That this ordinance is hereby declared to be an emergency measure and, provided it receives the affirmative vote of two-thirds of all the members elected to Council, it shall take effect and be in force immediately upon its passage and approval by the Mayor; otherwise it shall take effect and be in force from and after the earliest period allowed by law. Jho 12-3-18 For: Council Member Kelley

Pretty shitty website https://mitagroup.com/social-media-marketing/approach/