Columbus Mayor Michael Coleman

News
7:36 am
Fri May 22, 2015

Coleman Appoints New Fire Chief

Kevin O'Connor
Credit Columbus Division of Fire

Columbus Mayor Michael Coleman has appointed a man with over a quarter century of experience to lead the Columbus Division of Fire.

Read more
News
6:54 am
Fri May 15, 2015

Columbus To Consider Use Of Police Body Cameras

Columbus Mayor Michael Coleman says the city will consider outfitting police officers with body cameras. Coleman says the goal is to help improve police-community relations.

Read more
News
7:09 am
Tue March 31, 2015

Columbus Recruiting Indiana Businesses Upset With "Religious Freedom" Law

Columbus city and tourism officials want to take advantage of the corporate community's outrage over Indiana's so-called "religious freedom" law.

Read more
News
7:25 am
Thu February 26, 2015

JET Task Force Releases Recommendations

Credit wikipedia.org

Columbus Mayor Michael Coleman's economic development task force has released a report with proposals aimed at making Port Columbus a centerpiece of future regional growth. 

Read more
News
7:29 am
Fri February 20, 2015

Coleman Delivers Final State Of The City Address

Credit City of Columbus

Columbus Mayor Michael Coleman shook things up a bit for his 16th and final State of the City event last night.

Read more
News
10:14 am
Thu February 12, 2015

Columbus' Bid To Host Democratic Convention Comes Up Short

Columbus Mayor Michael Coleman
Credit Facebook

Columbus has lost its bid to host the 2016 Democratic National Convention.

Read more
News
6:30 pm
Fri February 6, 2015

Downtown Living Trend Continues

A new report shows Columbus' downtown residential population continues to grow. 

Read more
News
7:54 pm
Mon January 19, 2015

Mayor Sees NHL All-Star Activities As Sign Of City's Maturation

NHL All-Star Game festivities are underway.

Read more
News
6:40 am
Fri January 2, 2015

Mayor Coleman Discusses His Future

Columbus Mayor Michael Coleman
Credit Facebook

Columbus Mayor Michael Coleman says bringing the 2016 Democratic National Convention to the city is priority one, two and three for his final year in office.

Read more
News
9:31 am
Wed December 31, 2014

Coleman Talks About Education And Changes In Columbus City Schools

After voters in 2012 defeated the Columbus City Schools levy that Columbus Mayor Michael Coleman championed, Coleman proposed the creation of a cabinet-level Education Department to improve public and private education in the city. 

Read more
News
7:12 am
Tue December 30, 2014

Mayor Coleman Talks About Some Of Columbus' Ongoing Problems

Credit Facebook

In yesterday's installment of his annual end of the year interview with WCBE, Columbus Mayor Michael Coleman told Jim Letizia he knows what the city's issues are and and is trying to fix them.

Read more
News
8:16 am
Mon December 29, 2014

Mayor Coleman Reflects On 2014

Credit columbus.gov

Columbus Mayor Michael Coleman says the city's notable achievements in 2014 are helping change its national image. 

Read more
News
7:20 pm
Wed December 17, 2014

Ginther Garners Coleman's Endorsement In Mayoral Race

Democratic Columbus Mayor Michael Coleman has endorsed Columbus City Council President Andy Ginther's Mayoral bid.

Read more
News
6:54 am
Tue December 16, 2014

Council Opposes 26 Liquor License Renewals, Supports Same-Sex Marriage

Columbus City Council last night voted to oppose renewing the annual liquor licenses of 26 bars and carryouts due to underage sales and criminal activity.

Read more
News
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.

Read more
News
6:53 am
Thu December 11, 2014

Ginther Announces Mayoral Bid

Andy Ginther
Credit columbus.gov

Democratic Columbus City Council President Andy Ginther has formally announced he will run for Mayor next year.

Read more
News
2:00 am
Thu November 27, 2014

Sheriff Scott Announces Mayoral Run

Zach Scott
Credit Franklin County Sheriff's Office

Franklin County Sheriff Zach Scott has issued a statement saying he plans to run for mayor of Columbus.

Read more
News
4:14 pm
Tue November 25, 2014

Coleman Will Not Run Again; Speculation Begins On Mayoral Possibilities

Columbus Mayor Michael Coleman announces he will not seek re-election
Credit Ohio Public Radio

Columbus Mayor Michael Coleman says today he will not run for election to a record fifth term next year. 

Read more
News
6:44 pm
Fri November 14, 2014

Coleman Delivers Budget Proposal

Calling it a prudent and efficient budget, Columbus Mayor Michael Coleman today unveiled his 2015 spending proposal. 

Under Coleman's proposal, the city would spend $546 million on public safety.  Columbus Police Chief Kim Jacobs says she's pleased with the proposal. 

Maintaining city services and spending levels seemed to be the theme of the entire proposal - with one exception.

Read more
News
6:42 am
Fri September 12, 2014

Columbus Safety Director Stepping Down

Columbus Public Safety Director Mitch Brown
Credit City of Columbus

Columbus safety director Mitch Brown is retiring in the wake of criticism of the way his office handled thousands of calls to the city's 311 complaint center.

Read more

Pages