Welcome to the Mt. Lookout Community Council website! The MLCC is a non-profit, volunteer organization with a mission to inform, serve, and improve the quality of life for Mt. Lookout residents and visitors. This website includes information about who we are, what we do and topics of interest to our community.
NEXT MLCC MEETING: August 15th
We hope you can join us for our next MLCC bi-monthly meeting. Continue to check our website for updates regarding location or log in details.
Our bi-monthly Community Meetings typically take place on the third Monday of every other month. Join us to learn more about what’s happening in our community and share your thoughts, questions and ideas.
Residential Tax Abatement
Cincinnati City Council’s Equitable Growth & Housing Committee is continuing to evaluate tax incentive options that will produce a more “equitable and competitive” development environment.
They are exploring ways to rework Cincinnati’s current Residential Tax Abatement (RTA) program to better encourage beneficial growth throughout the city, while also mitigating the downsides of the current “one-size-fits-all” policy that unevenly distributes development.
For the highlights of their Study, please review this PDF document. In brief it:
— Analyzes opportunities & challenges in Cincinnati’s housing market and the city’s relative growth since 2010.
— Evaluates the RTA Program’s activity over the past 5 years to understand if the current program structure is achieving its intended goals.
— Identifies an option for a more targeted program to foster more equitable outcomes and better align with City goals.
If interested, you can access the full study HERE. Also, you can visit the City’s Community & Economic Development archive HERE for more studies and reports.
Please don’t hesitate to contact MLCC at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information on this.
CARE FOR THE SQUARE
The Mt. Lookout Community Council needs volunteers to help keep Mt Lookout Square clean. Litter adds up! Can we count on an hour of your time? Please sign up!
The clean up area is:
- Delta Ave sidewalk from Million’s to Zip’s
- Linwood Ave sidewalk from Stereo ADV to Jiffy Lube
- Pedestrian Rest Area north of Chase Bank
- Pedestrian Rest Areas south of UDF
All volunteers under 16 should be accompanied by an adult.
Gardening gloves are recommended.
Please bring two or three trash bags.
In case of inclement weather, feel free to cancel and sign up for a different weekend!
JOIN THE MLCC
The MLCC is primarily funded through annual memberships as well as fundraising events such as Luminaria. Funds are directly reinvested in the community and have been used for Mt Lookout Square’s landscaping and maintenance, neighborhood events such as our annual Fall Festival, support for the Ault Park fireworks, and managing other community-building programs.
This year, we’re celebrating Mt. Lookout’s 151st Anniversary! To help commemorate this milestone, we have set a goal to reach 151 new or renewing members of the Mt. Lookout Community Council. If you haven’t joined or renewed your annual membership yet, please help us reach this goal by purchasing an annual MLCC membership for $20. Thank you for your support!
DEVELOPMENT IN MT. LOOKOUT
The Mt. Lookout Community Council has been working closely with the City of Cincinnati to address development concerns raised by our community. More information about these issues is provided on our Development page.
RECENT NEWSLETTERS AND UPDATES
Visit our Mt. Lookout Observer page to view copies of our most recent e-newsletters and emailed community updates.