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Everyday People Again Seeks Ballot Issue to Amend At-large Council

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Everyday People Again Seeks Ballot Issue to Amend At-large Council

Citizen ballot issue committee Everyday People for Positive Change has announced that it has submitted a pre-circulation petition to the city clerk for a proposed ballot issue to reform City Council. The charter amendment has been proposed in response to the NAACP Legal Defense Fund’s claim that the current council make-up violates the Voting Rights […]

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Opinion: City Council Coincidence?

River Righter River Righter Opinion: City Council Coincidence?

Like many citizens, I believe I have a valid concern. In my opinion, Columbus City Council has made some disappointing decisions lately that have left me thinking, “why don’t I have a vote on who these people are that are supposed to be representing me?” The appointment process is frustrating for active citizens alike, especially […]

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Public hearing on the proposed 2019 operating budget for City of Columbus

Anne Evans Anne Evans Public hearing on the proposed 2019 operating budget for City of Columbus

Mayor Andrew J. Ginther presented his proposed 2019 Operating Budget to Columbus City Council on Wednesday, November 14, 2018. The $912 million general fund budget reaffirms the Mayor’s commitment to neighborhoods with multi-million dollar investments in early childhood education, New Americans initiatives, infant mortality, code enforcement and community crisis intervention. “We appreciate the detailed work […]

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Columbus to Invest $400 Million in Neighborhood Programs

Walker Evans Walker Evans Columbus to Invest $400 Million in Neighborhood Programs

On Monday, Columbus City Council passed ordinances to authorize a new bond sale totaling just under $400 million, which would be invested into infrastructure, public safety, public housing and other neighborhood-centric programs throughout the city. “Our 2018 capital investments enhance the quality of life for all our residents by upgrading critical infrastructure needs and neighborhood […]

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9/11 Remembrance Ceremony

Anne Evans Anne Evans 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony

Mayor Andrew J. Ginther and Council President Shannon Hardin invite you to attend a 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony to honor first responders and remember those we lost on September 11, 2001. Let’s join together in unity to reignite American kinship. Tuesday, September 11, 2018 City Hall Commons Corner of Front and Gay Streets Noon to 1 […]

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YWC Membership Meeting

Kylie Harwell-Sturgill Kylie Harwell-Sturgill YWC Membership Meeting

Come hang out and learn more about Yes We Can, our vision for a stronger Columbus, and our plans for the future! Whether you’re a committed volunteer or totally new, our membership meetings are open to any and all. Plus, free pizza! More about us: We’re a group of grassroots volunteers fighting to make Columbus […]

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Council Holds Public Hearing on Proposed Changes to Tax Incentive Policies

Kylie Harwell-Sturgill Kylie Harwell-Sturgill Council Holds Public Hearing on Proposed Changes to Tax Incentive Policies

Who: Councilmember Jaiza Page Councilmember Elizabeth Brown When: Wednesday, June 20, 5:00pm Where: Columbus City Hall Council Chambers 90 W. Broad Street What: Councilmember Jaiza Page, chair of the Economic Development and Small Business Committee and Councilmember Elizabeth Brown are hosting a public hearing on proposed changes to tax incentive policies in Columbus. These changes […]

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