CTM Special Meeting – Jan 18

CTM will hold a special meeting on Tuesday, January 18th beginning at 7:00 pm to discuss various grant application options. We encourage you to attend and voice your opinion.

Due to the ongoing public health situation CTM will hold this special meeting via video and telephone conference. To join the videoconference click on the following link – https://meet.google.com/gfn-nezv-ehi.

To join via phone, dial (541) 861-5197 and use the following PIN – 825 148 168#.

The agenda is as follows:

Time Topic
7:00 / 1 min Welcome to the Google Meet electronic meeting, advice for participation
7:01 / 5 min Amend motion re: Priority List of Pedestrian Safety 

Neighborhood Activation Business District Capital Grants
7:06 / 5 min Clifton Business District Proposal 1: Security Cameras
7:13 / 5 min Clifton Business District Proposal 2: Gateway/ Signage
7:18/ 5 min Clifton Business District Proposal 3: Ludlow/ Middleton Plaza
7:25 / 10 min General Discussion re: NSP
7:35 /  5 min Community Questions/Concerns
7:40 Adjournment

Emailing your issue to contactctm@cliftoncommunity.org is another effective way to have your issue or opinion considered by your trustees.  To request an agenda item for the next meeting please email your topic to contactctm@cliftoncommunity.org

Please note that public input on agenda items of pressing community concern will be heard after trustee discussion.  Community members should sign up to speak on an agenda item before the start of the meeting.  Not all agenda items will have time reserved for public input. Individual input on agenda items will be no more than two minutes.    Community members are able to speak on non-agenda issues during the public questions and concerns agenda item.  Individuals with statements are asked to sign in before the start of the meeting.  Statements will be no more than three minutes during the questions and concerns agenda item.

CTM Trustee Elections & Membership Meeting – Dec 6

CTM will hold Trustee elections on Monday, December 6 from 6-7pm. All CTM members are eligible to vote – if you haven’t joined or renewed your membership yet you can do so at this link by clicking here. There will be two options to vote on December 6 between 6-7pm:

Option 1: Anyone who joined or renewed and provided a valid email address by this Friday, December 4th at 5:00 pm will be eligible to vote online by using a secure link sent to your email. The email will be sent on Dec 6 at 6pm. Please note that if you have a household membership with two votes but only provided one email address, you can only cast one vote electronically. Please come to vote in-person to cast your other vote.

Option 2: In-person voting will also be available at the Fairview-Clifton German Language School parking lot. Walk up or drive up. You can make your membership current there as well.

Click here to read about the candidates in the 2021 Winter Edition of the Clifton Chronicle.

After the election, please join CTM’s annual membership meeting from 7:00 to 9:00pm to hear the election results. CTM members can also vote on proposed Bylaws amendments. Click here to read about the proposed Bylaws amendments.

December 6, 2021, 7:00pm.  Google Meet Videoconference.

After the election we will have our December meeting. Due to the ongoing public health situation CTM will continue to hold its meetings via video and telephone conference. To join the videoconference click on the following link – http://meet.google.com/aaz-pnjp-xma. To join via phone, dial (657) 215-8396 and use the following PIN – 251 725 539#.

7:00 / 1 minWelcome to the Google Meet electronic meeting, advice for participation
7:01 / 1 minApprove prior month’s meeting minutes
7:02 / 8 minPolice Report
7:10 / 10 minTreasurer’s Report – advice for creation of a partitioned bank account for Chronicle funds (as was established for OLG in 2020), discussion and vote.
7:20 / 10 minOLG’s need for a defined process for seeking grants for projects, being in need of CTM authorization; an MOU to be presented about how committees can seek grants, discussion and vote
7:30 / 20 minBylaws Amendments; Presentation, discussion and vote
7:50 / 10  minMembership duration: Ideal is activation for a full 12 months from date of purchase, inclusive of the right to vote at the annual Members meeting in the period of validity. Expiration dates to be signaled to those concerned with a renewal prompt issued quarterly by a Membership Committee list manager.  Discussion and vote.
8:00 / 10 minTrustee Election and Bylaws Amendment Vote Results
8:10 / 10 minTrustee, Committee, Liaisons Announcements
8:20 / 10 minCommunity Questions/Concerns
8:30Adjournment

Thank you very much, Clifton Town Meeting Trustees.

Emailing your issue to contactctm@cliftoncommunity.org is another effective way to have your issue or opinion considered by your trustees.  To request an agenda item for the next meeting please email your topic to contactctm@cliftoncommunity.org

Please note that public input on agenda items of pressing community concern will be heard after trustee discussion.  Community members should sign up to speak on an agenda item before the start of the meeting.  Not all agenda items will have time reserved for public input. Individual input on agenda items will be no more than two minutes.  Community members are able to speak on non-agenda issues during the public questions and concerns agenda item.  Individuals with statements are asked to sign in before the start of the meeting.  Statements will be no more than three minutes during the questions and concerns agenda item.

CTM Seeks Candidates for 2021 Trustee Elections

Dear Clifton Residents and Business Owners:

We are seeking candidates to run for Trustee positions for election prior to the 12/6/2021 meeting of the Clifton Town Meeting (CTM) Board.  If you think you might enjoy serving as a Trustee, please email contactctm@cliftoncommunity.org by October 15.

CTM is Clifton’s neighborhood community council.  As such, CTM seeks to understand the interests of ALL Clifton residents and to represent those interests with the City of Cincinnati.  We are especially interested in ensuring that the Board reflects the true diversity of our community, especially as it pertains to women and minorities.

In addition, CTM supports a wide range of events and projects that help make Clifton a great place to live, work and play. Examples include: Holidays on Ludlow, Memorial Day Parade, CliftonFest, Clifton House Tour,  restoration of the Probasco Fountain, Summer Golf Outing, design and build of the Clifton Plaza, and publication of our quarterly community newsletter, the Clifton Chronicle.

As a Trustee, you will share your voice and skills regarding community events, beautification projects, and issues related to education, safety, transportation, business development, and housing and zoning. You will also have the opportunity to collaborate with other organizations such as Uptown Consortium, Clifton Cultural Arts Center, TriHealth, Clifton Business Association,  Invest In Neighborhoods, Keep Cincinnati Beautiful,  and Clifton Community Fund.

Trustee Expectations:

  • Serve a 3 year term
  • Attend and participate in monthly CTM meetings
  • Serve on at least one CTM committee which include Arts & Culture, Beautification & Caretaking, Business District, Chronicle, and Communications, Education, Finance, Governance, Membership, Housing and Zoning, Nominating, Parks, and Transportation/Public Safety.
  • Be informed about issues that affect Clifton

If you are interested in becoming a CTM Trustee, please email contactctm@cliftoncommunity.org by October 15:  

  • Provide a telephone number if possible.  We will email you more information, but would also like to call you to answer any questions you may have.
  • You must have a current CTM Membership at the time of the election.  Memberships are available to Clifton residents, Clifton property owners, and operators of businesses in Clifton.  For more information about CTM Membership, see https://www.cliftoncommunity.org/membership/
  • Before the election, you must submit a biographical summary of 200-400 words so that voters can learn more about you.  We will email you examples from past elections.
  • Please submit your bio by 10/31/2021 so that we can include it in the next Clifton Chronicle newsletter.

If you’d like to join our energetic, committed group of CTM Trustees, please contact us soon.

Regards,

CTM Nominating Committee

CTM Meeting Agenda and Link – Aug 2

Clifton Town Meeting, your community council, is having its regular monthly meeting on Monday, August 2 from 7-9pm. All our meetings are on the community calendar. We hope you will join to learn about what is happening and how you can be involved.

Click here for the meeting invite and agenda that went to email subscribers. You can become a subscriber here.

Due to the ongoing public health situation CTM will continue to hold its meetings via video and telephone conference. To join the videoconference click on the following link – http://meet.google.com/pii-pchz-bpi. To join via phone, dial (605) 937-7196 and use the following PIN – 994 211 073#.

The agenda is as follows:
 

TimeTopic
7:00 / 1 minWelcome to the Google Meet electronic meeting, advice for participation
7:01 / 1 minApprove prior month’s meeting minutes from June 7
7:02 / 10 minCaptain Gregoire – Introduction of Office Shawn Dent, our new Neighborhood Liaison Officer
7: 12 / 5 minTreasurer’s Report and Finance Committee Update
7:17 / 10 minNominating Committee – attracting good candidates for 2022 Board (President, Secretary and Treasurer cycling off). Presentation of updated Committees description
7:27 / 5 minMembership Committee – establishment of Chair, Campaign for Fall 2021 – use of Chronicle for engagement, other actions
7:32 / 10 minArt and Culture Committee Update/Merchant’s Lot mural proposal
7:42 / 5 minGovernance Committee
7:47 / 10 minHousing and Zoning Committee
7:57 / 5 minEvents reports – Golf Outing, CliftonFest
8:02 / 20 minNeighborhood Activation Fund – Discussion of what projects/programming we’d like to receive up to $10K to support; KCB “Clean and Safe” grant for $10K, ideas for use
8:22 / 20 minParks Committee – resolution for dog park proposed for Burnet Woods
8:42 / 10 minCommunity Planning – expanding of the working committee to include planning pros
8:52 / 5 minIn-Person Meetings for CTM monthly Board – discussion
8: 57  / 1 minTrustee, Committee and Liaisons Announcements
8: 58  /  2 minCommunity Questions/Concerns
9:00Adjournment

Emailing your issue to contactctm@cliftoncommunity.org is another effective way to have your issue or opinion considered by your trustees.  To request an agenda item for the next meeting please email your topic to contactctm@cliftoncommunity.org


Please note that public input on agenda items of pressing community concern will be heard after trustee discussion.  Community members should sign up to speak on an agenda item before the start of the meeting.  Not all agenda items will have time reserved for public input. Individual input on agenda items will be no more than two minutes.    Community members are able to speak on non-agenda issues during the public questions and concerns agenda item.  Individuals with statements are asked to sign in before the start of the meeting.  Statements will be no more than three minutes during the questions and concerns agenda item.