Columbus Budget Columbus Records Two More Homicides; Police Chief Seeks More Money By Associated Press & Jim Letizia • Dec 14, 2017 Two more fatal shootings on Wednesday bring Columbus' homicide rate for the year to 133. Police Chief Not Happy With Ginther's 2018 City Budget Proposal By Mike Foley & Jim Letizia • Nov 15, 2017 columbus.gov Columbus Mayor Andy Ginther Tuesday released his 2018 municipal budget proposal. Council Approves City Budget, Easton Tax Breaks By Jim Letizia • Feb 7, 2017 Columbus City Council last night approved the city's 872.7 million dollar budget for 2017. City Council Releases Amendments To Ginther's Budget Proposal By Jim Letizia • Jan 31, 2017 columbus.gov Columbus City Council has unveiled it's amendments to Mayor Andy Ginther's 2017 city budget proposal. Ginther Submits 2017 Columbus City Budget Proposal By Jim Letizia • Nov 11, 2016 Neighborhoods are the focus of Columbus Mayor Andy Ginther's first budget. Council Approves Budget, Contract With Former Member's Employer By Jim Letizia • Feb 9, 2016 columbus.gov Columbus City Council last night approved a 100 thousand dollar contract for St. Stephens Community House to fight infant mortality. Coleman Unveils 2016 Columbus Budget Proposal By Jim Letizia • Nov 13, 2015 City of Columbus Columbus Mayor Michael Coleman's final budget proposal is the largest in the city's history. Columbus Budget Proposal Includes Funding For Needle Exchange Program By Jim Letizia • Nov 12, 2015 280 thousand dollars is being set aside in Mayor Michael Coleman's proposed 2016 Columbus budget for a needle exchange program and other efforts led by the AIDS Resource Center Ohio in the Short North to fight the ongoing heroin overdose epidemic. Council Amends, Approves 2015 Columbus Budget By Jim Letizia • Feb 10, 2015 Mike Foley, WCBE Columbus City Council last night approved an 813.9 million dollar municipal budget for this year. City On Track To End The Year With Budget Surplus By Jim Letizia • Sep 20, 2013 Columbus Finance Director Paul Rakosky says the city is on track to end the year with a 20 million dollar surplus in it's general fund budget. Council Roundup By Jim Letizia • Feb 5, 2013 Columbus City Council last night approved the new city budget.