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32 Applicants File for Vacant Seat at Columbus City Council

Walker Evans Walker Evans 32 Applicants File for Vacant Seat at Columbus City Council

There will only be one open seat on Columbus City Council on January 1st when Eileen Paley leaves to take on her new position as a Judge at the Franklin County Municipal Court, but officials at City Hall confirmed this afternoon that 32 people have submitted applications for it. The list of applicants include several names that […]

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Could Kevin Boyce Return to City Council in 2016?

Walker Evans Walker Evans Could Kevin Boyce Return to City Council in 2016?

Last week, when we wrote an update on the upcoming open seat at Columbus City Council, we spoke to a wide variety of potential candidates and political insiders who have indicated that they may or may not be seeking an appointment into the position. One name in particular came up several times during those conversations; […]

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City Council Election 2013: Eileen Paley

Walker Evans Walker Evans City Council Election 2013: Eileen Paley

On November 5th, Columbus residents will be given the choice to fill three seats at Columbus City Council. Three democratic incumbents are being challenged by three republican and independent candidates. To help our readers make the most informed decisions, we’re publishing the answers to a Q&A series from each of the participating candidates. Below is […]

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Columbus Launches New Sidewalk & Restaurant Recycling Program

Walker Evans Walker Evans Columbus Launches New Sidewalk & Restaurant Recycling Program

The City of Columbus announced today the official launch of a new recycling program that aims to increase recycling efforts in public spaces and private businesses along High Street. The pilot program will span a three mile stretch from Broad Street to Lane Avenue and include Downtown, The Short North and University District. “I am […]

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Columbus City Officials Respond to Interstate 71 Design Concerns

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Last month, the Ohio Department of Transportation solicited public feedback on their designs for future phases of the Interstate 70/71 “Split Fix” project in Downtown Columbus. We shared the latest renderings, made comparisons to previous renderings and asked Columbus Underground readers for their impressions of the designs. Largely, the responses where those of disappointment, citing […]

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Better Know A Candidate 2009: Eileen Paley

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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 […]

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City Council Approves New Late Charges on Bills

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Tonight at City Council, a new ordinance was approved that will add a 30% late charge fee onto uncollected bills that are passed along to collection agencies. Currently, when bills are sent to a collection agency, the agencies receive 30% of the collected amount as a fee. The new procedure essentially passes the cost of […]

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