Information about FC Cincinnati’s Proposal
In January 2018, the Cincinnati Public Schools Board of Education was asked by Football Club Cincinnati (FCC), a professional soccer team, to consider a land-agreement proposal that would allow FCC to use the current location of CPS’ Stargel Stadium (behind Taft IT High School) in exchange for the construction of a new stadium across the road from Taft.
The Board is committed to openness and transparency in all matters, including the discussion about this proposal.
Here you’ll find links to all correspondence between the Board of Education and FC Cincinnati.
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Board Approves Updated Agreement with FC Cincinnati
Board Approves FC Cincinnati Land Agreement April 10, 2018
CPS - FC Cincinnati Term Sheet Released April 6, 2018
West End Stadium Action Items Required
April 4 Statement from the CPS Board of Education
March 21 Board Resolution Approving Offer to Exchange Property with F.C. Cincinnati
Correspondence between FC Cincinnati and the Board of Education
- Letter from Board of Education to FC Cincinnati, March 7, 2018
- FC Cincinnati Letter to Board of Education, March 8, 2018
- Letter from Board of Education to FC Cincinnati, March 9, 2018
- FC Cincinnati Proposal to Board of Education, March 10, 2018
- Letter from Board of Education to FC Cincinnati, March 12, 2018
- Letter from FC Cincinnati to Board of Education, March 14, 2018
Community Outreach Summary Report
As part of the Board of Education's commitment to openness and transparency with the Cincinnati community regarding the FC Cincinnati proposal, the Board has compiled a summary report of its community outreach.
CPS Board of Education Releases Additional Results of Community Survey about FC Cincinnati Stadium Proposal
The Cincinnati Public Schools Board of Education today released results of a survey the Board conducted to seek input from the Cincinnati community about the proposed FC Cincinnati Stadium. The Board appreciates the time that thousands of citizens took to provide input and to ask questions about this proposed project.
Board of Education Releases Results of Community Survey — February 2018
The Cincinnati Public Schools Board of Education released a community survey about the proposed development of the Football Club Cincinnati Stadium in the West End. The results of the survey were released on Monday, February 26.
CPS Board of Education Community Meeting
Presentation by Jeff Berding, President and GM of FC Cincinnati
Presentation by Joshua Hardin, Athletics Manager, Cincinnati Public Schools
Statement of Jeff Berding to Board of Education
Statement of Jeff Berding, President/GM, on a potential FC Cincinnati stadium site
Board of Education Action
On January 31, 2018, the Board of Education committed to several action steps to continue public engagement in an open and transparent way, including:
- Hold a community meeting at Taft IT High School
- Request a presentation from FC Cincinnati on their development plans
- Survey the community for their opinion
Letter from FC Cincinnati to CPS Board of Education
On January 22, FC Cincinnati President and General Manager Jeff Berding sent a letter to CPS Board of Education President Carolyn Jones.
On January 24, Board President Jones sent a written reply to Berding acknowledging receipt of his letter.