1929_09_07_Cinti Enquirer_Page 3_Civic Groups Invited to Conference

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for- authority- , CIVIC GROUPS Invited To Conference. City Seeks Cooperation For Success Of Bond Issues, Aggregating 512,000,000, At Elec tion In November Meeting For Friday Is Called. Plans for a campaign to Insure the success of the bond Issues, aggregating aggregating 112,000,000. to be submitted at the November election, will be considered considered at a meeting to be held in the office 6f Mayor Murray Seaaongood September 13. , - Invitations to attend the conference have been Issued to approximately 60 organisations and individuals. This same procedure was followed In the last three campaigns, when the co ordinated efforts of various organizations organizations brought about the success of the several issues. The campaign Is to be of an educational character, and the fact will be stressed that, while the total. amount la to be sought at tho election, the spending program will be spread over a term of years. Several of the Issues are of Im mediate Importance. This Is especially especially true of an Issue of 31,500,000 for the Laurel-Street Laurel-Street Laurel-Street approach to the new Union Passenger Station. The work on this project 'is rapidly proceeding. but certain engineering details are being held up pending the approval of the bond Issues, since city officials will not be able to assure the terminal offlcals of the route until the voters have Indicated their purpose. Twelve Issues Sabssltted. The county and Board of Education will not submit any bond Issues to the electorate In November. The following issues will be sub mitted, all of which have the approval of the Coordinated Bond Improvement Committee; University, for botany and zoology' building, repair shop and warehouse, student, service hall, physics building, alterations ' Van Wormer Library, additions to chem ical building and additions to women's building, $1,700,000; parks, for general purposes, (1,000,000; recreation, for general purposes, $1,000,000; new West . End park and playground. $1,000,000; purchase of traffic lights and boulevard lights, $400,000; Police and Fire Departments signal systems, $725,000; airport, municipal garage and City Hall improvements, $875,000; highways, Columbia Avenue-Third Avenue-Third Avenue-Third Street improvement, $1,250,000; Union Terminal approach, $1,500,000; Locust- Locust- Calhoun Highway, Western-Northern Western-Northern Western-Northern Boulevard, Beechmont Avenue, Eighth Street and other streets, $2,000,000; Ida Street and other bridges, $350,000; City Work Yards, $200,000. Cooperation Is Needed. In his letter Inviting the various organisations to send representatives to the' conference in his office next Friday, the Mayor says; . "After a careful study, first by tho City Joint Improvement Program Committee, consisting of the City Manager, the Chairman of - the Finance Committee of Council (Mr. Rose) and myself as a member of the City Planning Commission designated designated by it, and then by the Joint Improvement . Program Committee, consisting of the above representa tives of the city and representatives of the School District of Cincinnati (Messrs. Shroder and HolHster), and the County of Hamilton (Honorable Charles H. Urban, Chairman of the Board of County Commissioners), and with the unanimous approval of Council, It has been decided to submit to the electors at tho approaching November election, November S, 1929, city bond Issues totaling $12,000,000, of which a list is Inclosed. The county and Cincinnati School District will submit no bond Issues this year. - "As was successfully done In 1928, 927 and 1928, It is planned to have these various Issues explained , to the voters, In order that there may be olnt effort of . the various civic groups made for their approval, . Accordingly, I am calling a meet- meet- ng to be held In the Mayor's office, City Hall, Friday, 'September 13, at o'clock p. m. , At this meeting fur ther particulars regarding these proposed proposed bond issues will be presented nd plans will be discussed for fur thering the objects of the meeting. "Will you be good enough to at tend or to send one or more representatives representatives to the meeting? Kindly Inform the Mayor's office, as soon as you conveniently can, whether we may count on your attendance or who will represent you or your organiza tion at the meeting, (t Is very desirable desirable that the fullest Information s made available to the group you represent and to the electors gen erally. Tour attendance at this meeting meeting Will, therefore, be much appre elated." to , of

Clipped from The Cincinnati Enquirer07 Sep 1929, SatKENTUCKY EDITIONPage 3

The Cincinnati Enquirer (Cincinnati, Ohio)07 Sep 1929, SatKENTUCKY EDITIONPage 3
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