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3,930 Residents Sign-up for Yard Waste Service

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Press Release: Nearly 4000 Residents Sign-up for Yard Waste Service Columbus residents can still sign-up for Rumpke yard waste service, which begins Monday, April 20. Nearly 4,000 have signed-up so far. The 3,930 customers joined the program by pre-paying on the phone with a credit card or by mailing a check or money order. Rumpke […]

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Subscription-Based Yard Waste Pickup Plan Approved

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Press Release: Yard Waste Service Available in Columbus Rumpke will offer City of Columbus residents weekly yard waste service on a subscription basis beginning April 20, 2009. Residents can start signing-up immediately for the service which will cost $49.50 for the six month season from mid-April to mid-October 2009. The cost remains the same no […]

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City of Columbus Faces More Budget Challenges

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From The Dispatch: 6% fall in tax receipts could force more service cuts By Robert Vitale Less than two months after approving a 2009 budget that slashed city services, Columbus officials worry they might need to cut some more. City Auditor Hugh J. Dorrian reported yesterday that income-tax collections fell 6 percent during the first […]

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New Subscription-Based Yard Waste Pickup Plan

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From The Dispatch: Columbus unveils subscription plan for yard waste pickup By Rober Vitale Columbus plans to restore yard-waste collection, but residents will have to pay for it directly. The Department of Public Service said this morning that it plans to introduce a subscription service through Rumpke of Ohio Inc., the private company that picked […]

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Columbus wants profit sharing on Grandview Yard

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From The Dispatch: Columbus’ request for $37 million, tax money unwelcome By Martin Rozenman and Robert Vitale Columbus wants a piece of the profit from a development planned just outside its border, and it’s threatening to fight federal aid for Grandview Heights unless the suburb ponies up. Columbus officials want $37 million over the next […]

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Development Deal in Jerome Township may be the answer to the City of Columbus’ financial woes

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The City of Dublin is attempting to annex around 300 acres of land from Jerome Township for development. This would require Dublin to cut a deal with the City of Columbus and at would require water and sewer services from the City of Columbus. This 300 acres is the beginning of Dublin’s plan to create […]

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City Looking to Sell Two Public Golf Courses

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From Business First of Columbus: Columbus officials put 2 city-owned golf courses on market by Jeff Bell The city of Columbus is looking to sell two money-losing golf courses. The city is in the initial stages of getting property surveys and appraisals for the Champions and Walnut Hill courses. [Read More]

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