A lawsuit has now been filed to try and have a Cincinnati Councilwoman removed from office. A registered voter in the city has sued saying Tamaya Dennard should not be voting on city business while allegations of taking bribes hang over her head. Here is the news release from the Finney Law Firm:
CITIZENS FILE COMPLAINT TO REMOVE DENNARD FROM OFFICE
February 27, 2020
Attorney Curt C. Hartman, of counsel with Finney Law Firm, has filed a complaint in the Hamilton County Probate Court to remove Cincinnati Councilmember Tamaya Dennard from office pursuant toR.C. 733.72-76.
The Complaint was filed on behalf of Mark Miller and four other Cincinnati electors, including State Representative Tom Brinkman.
Under Ohio law when five electors file a complaint alleging that a city official has received payment for her services to the city in addition to her salary; has an interest in a public contract; or is otherwise guilty of malfeasance or misfeasance, the City Solicitor shall prosecute the case before the Probate Court Judge, and, if Dennard is found guilty, she shall be removed from office.
The statute provides that Tamaya Dennard should be ordered to appear before the Probate Court within ten days of the filing of the Complaint.