Columbus City Council

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6:47 am
Tue November 5, 2013

City Council Approves Deal With Franklin Township, Rec Center Design Work

Franklin Township could receive 39 million dollars over 50 years from shared revenues from the Columbus casino.

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7:17 am
Tue October 29, 2013

Council Approves Money For Bridge Repairs, Payment Of OSU Tax Break

Columbus City Council last night approved a 7.2 million dollar payment to Ohio State University.

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6:15 pm
Mon October 21, 2013

Group Studying Short North Parking Problem Developing Solutions

A working group studying possible solutions to overcrowded parking lots in the Short North has come up with several ideas, including setting aside permits for businesses, removing parking meters and issuing only two permits per household.

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7:25 am
Tue October 8, 2013

Council Settles Third Police Misconduct Case This Month

Columbus City Council last night approved a third settlement over police misconduct in the last two weeks.

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11:15 am
Mon September 30, 2013

Taxpayers To Incur More Costs Associated With Presidents Cup

Columbus taxpayers will pick up more of the costs associated with the Presidents Cup golf matches being held at Muirfield Village Golf Club in Dublin this week.

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9:05 am
Thu September 26, 2013

Klein On FitzGerald's Short List

Sources with knowledge of the situation tell WCBE Columbus City Council member Zach Klein is one of the names on Democratic gubernatorial candidate Ed FitzGerald's short list of running mates.

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6:16 am
Tue September 24, 2013

Council Approves Car Sharing Plan

Columbus City Council last night approved a plan allowing a for-profit car-sharing service access to residential permit-parking areas and some parking meters.

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7:37 am
Tue September 17, 2013

Group To Set Standards For Charter Schools Getting CCS Levy Money

Columbus City Council last night approved a measure forming a group to develop education standards charter schools must meet if they want to receive a portion of the money from the Columbus City Schools levy on the November ballot.

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8:02 am
Tue September 10, 2013

Council Approves Moratorium On Parking-Permit Districts

Columbus City Council last night approved a one-year moratorium on applications to create parking-permit districts in the Short North, Italian Village, Victorian Village, Dennison Place and Harrison West.

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9:03 am
Tue July 2, 2013

New Taxicab, Pedicab Regulations Approved

Columbus City Council last night approved new regulations for taxicab and pedicab drivers.

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7:03 am
Tue June 18, 2013

Council Approves Tax Break For Hotel Developers

Columbus City Council last night approved a 10-year property-tax break for developers of the University Plaza Hotel and Conference Center on Olentangy River Road near Ohio State University, to allow for changing the facility into a Marriott hotel.

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7:22 am
Tue June 11, 2013

Council Delays Tax Break, Approves Food Truck Program

Columbus City Council last night approved the creation of a pilot program regulating food trucks.

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8:53 am
Tue June 4, 2013

Graffiti Removal Program Extended

Columbus City Council last night approved spending 60 thousand dollars to extend for a year a contract with a private company to carry out the city's graffiti removal program.

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7:30 am
Tue May 21, 2013

Food Truck Program On Hold

Rules designed to govern Columbus' growing food truck scene are on hold.

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8:03 am
Tue April 30, 2013

City Council Roundup

Columbus City Council last night approved spending nearly 1.2 million dollars to renovate the ventilation system at the North Market.

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8:55 am
Tue April 16, 2013

Council Approves Road Work, Tax Abatement

Legislation covering road work and a tax abatement were approved by Columbus City Council on Monday.

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8:03 am
Tue April 2, 2013

Columbus To Cut Pension Pickups For Some Employees

Columbus City Council last night approved cutting the city's pension contributions for non-unionized management level employees.

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12:18 pm
Thu March 14, 2013

Library Sells Deaf School

Columbus Metropolitan Library trustees have voted to sell the old Ohio School for the Deaf on Town Street to a local Catholic school.

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8:01 am
Tue March 5, 2013

City Council Roundup

Columbus City Council last night approved legislation reallocating the city's share of the local hotel/motel tax.

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8:25 am
Tue February 12, 2013

City Council Roundup

Columbus taxpayers will pay 1-million dollars more to dump trash in the county landfill.

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