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Updated: Commission Meetings Canceled, Permit Desk Closed

Brent Warren Brent Warren Updated: Commission Meetings Canceled, Permit Desk Closed

The City of Columbus has announced that several upcoming pubic meetings will be cancelled, and more announcements are expected in the near future. The following meetings administered by the Department of Building and Zoning Services are cancelled, with the meeting date in parentheses: Board of Zoning Adjustments (March 24) Columbus Building Commission (March 17) Development […]

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Business Support Boosts Ohio Fairness Act: HB 160

Kylie Harwell-Sturgill Kylie Harwell-Sturgill Business Support Boosts Ohio Fairness Act: HB 160

HB 160 changes Ohio’s anti-discrimination laws to include sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression as protected classes, expanding legal protections in housing, employment, and access to public services. Featuring Sandra Anderson, Board Chair of Equality Ohio, and Holly Gross (left), VP government relations, Columbus Chamber of Commerce. Moderated by Andy Chow (right), Statehouse News […]

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Columbus Hosting National CEOs for Cities Meeting This Week

Walker Evans Walker Evans Columbus Hosting National CEOs for Cities Meeting This Week

Over 400 leaders from 75 US cities are descending upon Columbus this week for the CEOs for Cities annual meeting. The organization, which aims to bring together thought leaders from both the public and private sector, is hosting a series of speakers, panels, presentations and local group tours that will highlight not only national issues, […]

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Design of New Northside Library Branch Revealed

Walker Evans Walker Evans Design of New Northside Library Branch Revealed

This Saturday, the Columbus Metropolitan Library will open its new Whitehall branch, but as soon as that celebration is over, the renovation work will continue elsewhere. Representatives at CML announced today that they will be hosting a community meeting at the Northside Branch (1423 North High Street) next Tuesday, April 14th to showcase the new […]

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City Council Roadtrips Kick Off on the North Side

Walker Evans Walker Evans City Council Roadtrips Kick Off on the North Side

Columbus City Council will be coming soon, to a neighborhood near you. Starting on Tuesday, council members will be present at a series of community meetings taking place at various locations throughout the city. “These meetings will give residents an opportunity to meet the new council members and leadership while discussing neighborhood issues and concerns […]

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Planning Downtown for the Future with Guy Worley

Walker Evans Walker Evans

On Thursday, the second 2010 Downtown Columbus Strategic Plan public meeting takes place at Columbus State. The first meeting was a gathering of public ideas, and this second meeting will be a presentation of the concepts that have emerged from those ideas. We sat down recently with Guy Worley, President & CEO of the Columbus […]

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Parking Meter Rate Adjustments Proposed

Walker Evans Walker Evans

After months of discussion and deliberation, the Parking Meter Advisory Team has assembled the rough draft of their solution to the parking meter rate increase problem imposed by the bond funding scenario for the new Convention Center Hotel. The proposal includes two main meter adjustments: a standard city-wide rate of 75 cents per hour and […]

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The Columbus Coffee Festival Returns with a “Curated Take Home Box Experience”

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