All seven members of Columbus City Council voted in favor this evening to rezone the old Cooper Stadium ballpark for the development of the Cooper Park Complex auto racetrack project. This development is one that has been extensively debated and several amendments were included to the rezoning legislation to address community issues with the project. […]
Do you find the city zoning process to be confusing? You’re probably not alone. Tonight, City Councilmember A. Troy Miller will be presenting a “Zoning 101″ public meeting that will break down the 19-part zoning variance process and explain not only how things work for applicants, but also how the general public can have more […]
Over the course of the next two weeks, Columbus Underground will be providing you with an in depth look at each of the six candidates running for Columbus City Council this November. All six interviewees are being asked the same set of questions, most of which were submitted from Columbus Underground readers. This feature should […]
On Monday, Columbus City Council Member A. Troy Miller will introduce legislation authorizing the City’s Department of Technology to apply for a $37.9 million grant to fund the implementation of a new wireless broadband internet network aimed at improving city services and driving economic development. An example of one type of service upgrade would be […]
From The Dispatch: Columbus City Council primary looms By Robert Vitale Eight candidates filed papers today to run for seats on the Columbus City Council, requiring a field-narrowing primary in May if all end up certified for the ballot. Incumbent Priscilla R. Tyson said today that she intends to run for re-election. A. Troy Miller […]
From The Dispatch: Council considers private talks to fill vacancies By Robert Vitale Columbus City Council President Michael C. Mentel backed suggestions last night for changes in the way the council fills its vacancies. The most likely option is a rule change that would allow council members to discuss potential appointees in private. “We have […]
After a few delays and a bit of infighting, a verdict has been reached on the two new members who will be filling the seats vacated by Maryellen O’Shaughnessy and Kevin Boyce at Columbus City Council. And those two are Eileen Paley and Troy Miller. More updates will follow shortly.