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Ginther Announces Two More Administration Appointments

Walker Evans Walker Evans Ginther Announces Two More Administration Appointments

Columbus Mayor-elect Andrew Ginther continues to gradually announce cabinet appointments for his new administration, which will take office on January 1. The latest two additions include the transition of Joe Lombardi from the Department of Public Utilities over to the Department of Finance, where he will serve as director, Scott Messer who will be retained in […]

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Mayor Coleman Proposes Harsh Punishments for Negligent Landlords

Jesse Bethea Jesse Bethea Mayor Coleman Proposes Harsh Punishments for Negligent Landlords

The office of Mayor Michael Coleman has announced an aggressive new plan to fight urban decay in Columbus. According to a press release issued by the Mayor’s office Monday, the proposal would allow the city to penalize owners of unsafe properties to the tune of $1,000 a day until the properties are brought to acceptable […]

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Owners of Madison’s Building to Appeal Unsafe Designation

Jesse Bethea Jesse Bethea Owners of Madison’s Building to Appeal Unsafe Designation

The owners of the vacant buildings at 72 North High will appear before the Columbus Building Commission on Sept. 16 to appeal an order by the Building and Zoning Services Department deeming the property unsafe to occupy. The order instructs the Tonti Organization, a Columbus-based real estate company, to fix the buildings’ structural deficiencies within […]

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City Considers What to do with Vacant High Street Properties

Jesse Bethea Jesse Bethea City Considers What to do with Vacant High Street Properties

Columbus has development on the brain and a low tolerance for vacant buildings, particularly Downtown and particularly on coveted High Street. So it’s no wonder the vacant buildings at 72 North High have become such a topic of interest that 10TV devoted not one but two stories to the buildings and their owners last week. […]

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