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Columbus Mayor Andy Ginther and city officials are planning an overhaul of the city's tax incentive policies. 

It will be several more months before the City of Columbus launches a plan to address parking problems in the Short North.

Columbus City Council last night approved a 10-year, 75-percent property tax abatement for a developer who plans to build a hotel, office space, restaurant and a parking garage on the site of the former Haiku restaurant building on North High Street in the Short North.

The City of Columbus is hiring a local firm to help complete the High Street Strategic Public Art Plan. 

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One day before the City Council primary election, Columbus leaders yesterday unveiled the city's 861.4 million dollar capital improvements budget for the year.

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The City of Columbus is teaming up with a transportation company on a project in the Short North to test a free neighborhood shuttle service.

The City of Columbus is accepting public comment online about its plans to improve parking in the Short North.

Parking in the Short North has long been tight, with residents and businesses saying it's gotten worse in the last five years.

Columbus City Council is scheduled to hold a public hearing on Wednesday concerning changes to parking rules for the Short North.

An attack on a gay Columbus couple is triggering a statewide safety alert. 

The Columbus Downtown Commission has approved plans to demolish three buildings in the Short North, with the land to be turned into parking lots.

Columbus City Council last night formally approved placing on the August ballot a measure asking voters to change the panel's make-up from from seven members elected at-large to 13 members, 10 of whom would be elected from wards.


Columbus City Council tonight is expected to approve two pieces of legislation that would pave the way for a pair of controversial developments in the Short North.

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Columbus City Council last night approved tax breaks for three projects that will cost local taxpayers 2.36 million dollars.

Columbus City Council last night voted to extend a moratorium on issuing any new parking permits in the Short North and Italian Village until December 31st.

Columbus Public Service Department officials are lifting rush-hour restrictions on parking meters along North High Street, between Goodale Street and King Avenue in the Short North.

Columbus City Council last night formally objected to state renewal of the liquor licenses of 14 local bars and carryouts that officials say drain public safety resources and harm neighborhoods.

Expanding some Short North and Italian Village parking permit areas and sharing parking fees are among the recommendations a working group has sent to Columbus City Council for approval.

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.