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19 Candidates Apply for Next City Council Vacancy

Walker Evans Walker Evans 19 Candidates Apply for Next City Council Vacancy

No, you’re not having deja vu. Columbus has a second City Council seat to fill in 2014 with the departure of Hearcel Craig, who won election in November to a seat at the Ohio House of Representatives (he will take that office on January 6th). Back in August, A. Troy Miller resigned from his council […]

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City Council Election 2011: Interview with Hearcel Craig

Walker Evans Walker Evans City Council Election 2011: Interview with Hearcel Craig

Hearcel Craig is one of two current Columbus City Councilmembers running for re-election, having served in this position since 2007. Craig, a lifelong resident of Columbus, currently serves as the chair of the Health, Housing & Human Services; Minority, Business & Workforce Development and Veterans Affairs Committees. Below are Hearcel Craig’s answers to 15 interview […]

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City Council Proposal to Allow Articulated Buses

Walker Evans Walker Evans

Last July, COTA floated the idea of adding several articulated (bendy) hybrid buses to their fleet in order to support several of their busiest routes. They applied for federal grant money to purchase six buses, but it was not approved. One hurdle for implementing these buses may disappear at City Hall tonight as Councilmember Hearcel […]


The Zone Initiative Project

 Richard C. Pfeiffer, Jr.

Concerned about public nuisances in your neighborhood? Concerned about property not being kept up to the City’s housing, building, zoning or safety codes? Is street prostitution a problem in your neighborhood? Is your neighborhood being tagged by graffiti? Is there a liquor permit holder who is not maintaining his or her business pursuant to the […]


Four Columbus City Council seats available

Walker Evans Walker Evans

ThisWeekNews wrote Four city council seats available Thursday, October 25, 2007 JENNIFER NESBITT Four Republican candidates and a write-in candidate will challenge four Columbus City Council incumbents, all Democrats, for four seats in the Nov. 6 election. Council members Hearcel Craig, Andrew Ginther, Mike Mentel and Charleta Tavares are hoping to keep their seats. Republicans […]

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