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Stepping Out Downtown

DRC Monthly Meeting

6 pm Apr 09, 2024

First Financial Bank, 4th & Vine

Please join us for our regularly scheduled monthly meeting. We will meet on the first floor in the bank's Innovation Room, which seats around 70. We will hear reports describing recent downtown activities as well as from Cincinnati police
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DRC Monthly Meeting

6 pm May 14, 2024

First Financial Bank, 4th & Vine

Please join us for our regularly scheduled monthly meeting. We will meet on the first floor in the bank's Innovation Room, which seats around 70. We will hear reports describing recent downtown activities as well as from Cincinnati police
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Be Sure to See…

Help Stop Panhandling. Cincinnati has a very detailed law controlling panhandling. See how it protects you. Additionally, here is a helpful brochure on how you, your neighbors and your colleagues can make change without providing spare change.

Secure Your Vehicle. Learn more about how you can better secure your vehicle with this downloadable brochure from the Cincinnati Police Department.

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DRC Monthly Meeting
6 pm Mar 12, 2024
First Financial Bank, 4th & Vine more…

Be a Member!

Membership has its benefits! A growing number of downtown merchants offer discounts to DRC members. See our current list. Why not join today?

We Meet Monthly

We’re meeting in person again! Please join us at 6 pm the second Tuesday. Check our calendar page for the current month’s location. Minutes for our last 12 meetings are here.

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DRC Constitution Updated

DRC members voted some necessary updates to the organization’s constitution at the general meeting on January 9. Principal change now enables the council to conduct meetings virtually when necessary. The current constitution is available here.

2023 Board Election

The DRC elected 10 members to the board of directors at the April meeting. From left: Esther Wing, Tim Nolan, Joan Meyer, Sally Donovan, Sue Byrom, Jackie Bryson, Lisa Sprague, Andrew Naab, Lorry Hartley. Mary Heimert isn’t pictured (she left to set up for after-meeting social). Sue Byrom and Tim Nolan return after sitting out a term while Sally Donovan is new.

Paving the Way

Moving around downtown safely is an issue that a lot of residents are concerned with. If you think a sidewalk is in poor condition and a possible trip hazard, the best way to report the problem is to use the City’s Citizen Service Request options. That includes calling 311, visiting https://cagis.hamilton-co.org/311/, or using the 311Cincy app on a smart phone.

Our Downtown on the Move

Downtown Cincinnati is now home to over 6,000 residents (over 15,000 in the greater market area, which includes OTR, Pendleton and the West End), with more arriving every month as new condos and apartment homes are completed. The Downtown Residents Council works to develop a community atmosphere, conducts projects to improve the quality of life, and voices concerns of residents at City Hall.

We work closely with the Police Department on safety issues and 3CDC on development and promotion efforts.

Help Us Stop Graffiti! Call it in!

If you see graffiti on a building, sidewalk, rack, etc. please help us get rid of it ASAP. The longer graffiti stays up, the greater the invitation for more. Please contact 3CDC Safe and Clean Manager David Vissman when you see graffiti. David will dispatch a team to photograph it, report it to the police and remove it. David’s number is 8598-866-5224.

Ambassador Hotline. To contact a 3CDC Safe and Clean Ambassador, call their hotline at: 513-623-3429. In an emergency, always call 911.