Councilmember Jim Tarbell's activities have centered on economic development, historic restoration, and re-establishing the balance of influences in the inner city, Over-the-Rhine and downtown areas. While Jim Tarbell has dedicated much effort to these areas his interests are far larger. They include the traditions, values, and enduring institutions of the entire city.
Schooled at St. Mary's grade school and St. Xavier and Withrow High Schools, Jim Tarbell moved to
Jim Tarbell returned to
In 1976, Jim Tarbell purchased
Jim Tarbell's dedication and hard work have not gone unrecognized. In 1994 he received the Charter Committee's Charles P. Taft Civic Gumption Award that honors persons of enterprise, ingenuity, and perspicacity. Further, he was honored in 1997 as the Over the Rhine Chamber's Man of the Year, and in 1999 was voted City Beat's Best City Council Member of the year.
His activities have included:
Biography obtained from the Cincinnati city council website