Columbus City Councilmember Michelle Mills Resigns
Columbus City Councilmember Michelle Mills announced her resignation from office this morning via email, stated that it will take effect on September 4th. Mills did not provide a specific reason for resigning, and was previously running for re-election this fall.
“I want to thank my Council colleagues for all of their support and encouragement during my tenure on Council,” said Mills. “I remain committed to Columbus and will continue work to strengthen families and neighborhoods through my service at St. Stephen’s Community House. I love this city, its people and how we work together to improve our community.”
Columbus City Council has said that they will soon begin the process for selecting an appointment to fill her vacant seat from September through the end of the year.
“Council President Pro Tem Mills has been a tireless advocate for Columbus residents,” stated Council President Andrew Ginther in an email issued today. “While a difficult decision, I understand that professionally and personally this is what is best for Michelle, and I respect her decision.”
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