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Council Announces Effort to Curb Illegal ATV and Dirt Bike Operation

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Council Announces Effort to Curb Illegal ATV and Dirt Bike Operation

On Wednesday, July 21, Columbus City Council announced legislative and enforcement efforts to curb “reckless” and illegal ATV and dirt bike operation throughout the city. The efforts include new legislation charging reckless operating of an ATV or dirt bike with a fine of up to $1,000 and police confiscation of the vehicle. “Since the beginning […]

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Columbus Councilmember Mitchell Brown Announces Year End Retirement

Walker Evans Walker Evans Columbus Councilmember Mitchell Brown Announces Year End Retirement

Just one week after Councilmember Priscilla Tyson announced her upcoming departure from Columbus City Council, Mitchell J. Brown followed suit with an announcement of his own today. Brown has served in the position for nearly six years and will not be seeking re-election for a second full term. “It has been an incredible journey,” stated Brown. […]

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Council Holds Second Public Hearing on Panhandling

Kylie Harwell-Sturgill Kylie Harwell-Sturgill Council Holds Second Public Hearing on Panhandling

Who: Councilmember Mitchell J. Brown President Pro Tem Michael Stinziano When: Wednesday, June 20, 3:30pm Where: Columbus City Hall Council Chambers 90 W. Broad Street What: Columbus City Council is hosting an additional public hearing to present an overview of proposed panhandling legislation. All interested citizens are invited to offer public testimony. Comments are limited […]

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Who’s that Candidate? Mitchell Brown, Columbus City Council

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Who’s that Candidate? Mitchell Brown, Columbus City Council

With less than 30 days left before election day on November 7, CU is taking a better look at the candidates vying for a spot on Columbus City Council. Mitchell Brown is a Franklin County Democratic Party-endorsed candidate. With an extensive background in public safety, his priorities align with the Columbus Divisions of Police and […]

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City Officials Ask for Commitment to ‘Investigative Process’ in Police Shooting of 13 Year Old

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega City Officials Ask for Commitment to ‘Investigative Process’ in Police Shooting of 13 Year Old

In the days after the fatal police shooting of 13-year-old Tyre King, activists and mourning community members are filled with confusion and looking for answers. At a press conference held yesterday, city officials asked for patience and peace while they find them. Nine-year police veteran Bryan Mason shot King on Wednesday night after a “confrontation” […]

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Mitchell Brown Appointed to Columbus City Council

Walker Evans Walker Evans Mitchell Brown Appointed to Columbus City Council

The newest member of Columbus City Council has officially been selected. Former Director of the Columbus Department of Public Safety Mitchell Brown was appointed this evening to take over the seat vacated on December 31st by Eileen Paley. Brown was chosen for the position from a field of 32 candidates who applied last month. “Mitchell Brown […]

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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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