Columbus City Council

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7:36 am
Tue March 3, 2015

City Gives Public Subsidies To Three Private Businesses

Columbus City Council last night approved tax breaks for three private businesses.

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7:00 am
Tue February 3, 2015

Cost Of Cleaning Saunders Park Rises

McDaniel's Construction will install the cap at Saunders Park

Columbus City Council last night approved a new contract that requires more money be spent to clean up Saunders Park on the Near East Side.

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5:48 am
Tue January 13, 2015

New City Council Member Is An Assistant City Attorney

Jaiza Page
Credit Columbus City Attorney's Office

The all-Democratic Columbus City Council last night appointed a new member.

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9:59 am
Wed January 7, 2015

Ride Sharing Service To End Columbus Operations

The app-based ride sharing service Lyft says it will stop operating in Columbus on January 19th. 

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2:20 am
Sat December 20, 2014

8 Finalists Selected For Columbus City Council Seat

James Ragland
Credit Linkedin

A Columbus School Board member and a former school board candidate are among the 8 finalists to fill a soon-to-be vacant seat on Columbus City Council.

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6:11 am
Fri December 19, 2014

Columbus Enacts New Civil Penalties For Property Owners

The city of Columbus has adopted a new one thousand dollar per day fine to try and deter residential and commercial building owners from allowing their properties to become a public nuisance.

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3:14 am
Sat December 13, 2014

Nearly Two Dozen People Apply For City Council Seat

Jaiza Page
Credit Columbus City Attorney's Office

19 people have applied to fill a soon-to-be vacant seat on Columbus City Council.

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7:34 am
Tue November 25, 2014

Local Taxpayer Money Approved For Promoting NHL All-Star Game, Developing "Food Action Plan"

The city of Columbus and Franklin County will each spend 250 thousand dollars in taxpayer money to promote the NHL All-Star Game in late January.

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7:16 am
Tue November 18, 2014

Council Raises Water And Sewer Rates, Accepts Federal DNA Grant

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Columbus City Council last night accepted a 238 thousand dollar federal grant to help reduce a backlog of DNA tests in the municipal crime lab.

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9:29 am
Wed November 5, 2014

Issues 6, 7 And 8 Pass Easily In Columbus

An overwhelming majority of Columbus voters approved changes to the City Charter Tuesday. The changes restrict the ability of citizens to place an initiative or referendum before the voters. 

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7:14 am
Tue October 7, 2014

New City Council Member Is Former Coleman Staffer

Shannon Hardin
Credit columbusceo.com

Columbus City Council last night appointed a former member of Mayor Michael Coleman's staff as the next council member.

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12:01 pm
Thu October 2, 2014

Car Sharing Pilot Program Expanded Citywide

Car sharing services may now operate legally in all of Columbus.

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9:47 am
Mon September 29, 2014

Council Considers Legislation To Rehab Old Trolley Barns

One of the old trolley buildings
columbuscompact.com

The future of six dilapidated trolley barns near Franklin Park takes a step forward tonight, when Columbus City Council votes on legislation that would help fund their rehabilitation. 

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6:55 am
Tue September 23, 2014

Council Approves Police Excessive Force Settlement, Two Tax Breaks

Columbus City Council last night approved a 35 thousand dollar legal settlement with a man who claimed he was the victim of excessive use of force by a Columbus police officer during the Arnold Classic in March of last year.

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2:05 am
Sat August 30, 2014

Columbus City Council Member To Resign

Credit City of Columbus

Columbus City Council member Troy Miller says he is resigning at the end of September.

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6:48 am
Tue July 29, 2014

Biking Accident Claims Life Of Former Columbus City Council Member

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Funeral services are pending for Dan Schoedinger, a former Columbus City Council member who died in a bicycle accident in Montana on Sunday.

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6:57 am
Mon July 14, 2014

Proposed Campus Area Student Housing Sparks Controversy

Church of the Nazarene
Credit waymarking.com

Columbus City Council tonight is expected to approve plans to build controversial new housing in the OSU campus area.

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7:26 am
Tue June 17, 2014

Santa Maria To Be Removed From Downtown River

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Columbus city officials say the Santa Maria, the replica of Christopher Columbus' flagship, is being pulled out of the Scioto River to make room for implementation of the Scioto Greenways plan.

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7:29 am
Tue May 20, 2014

Council Approves Bond Sale, Repeals Three Tax Breaks

Columbus City Council last night approved the sale of 485 million dollars worth of bonds to fund infrastructure projects.

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11:26 am
Fri May 16, 2014

Coleman Announces Pair Of Bicycle-Related Initiatives

Hundreds of central Ohioans participated in today's national Bike to Work Day.

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