Linden Neighborhood Conversation

Robin Davis
Director of Media Relations

Melanie Crabill
Communications Manager

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City of Columbus Releases Operational Review on Division of Police Mayor Andrew J. Ginther released the operational review of the Columbus Division of Police conducted by Matrix Consulting. - learn more

Mayor Andrew J. Ginther announces retirement of Education Department Director Rhonda Johnson After five years of serving as the Education Department Director, Rhonda Johnson will retire from the City of Columbus in early August. - learn more

City of Columbus Releases Disparity Study Mayor Andrew J. Ginther and the Office of Diversity and Inclusion released a study that measured disparity in city prime contracts and subcontracts between 2012 and 2015. - learn more

Mayor Ginther waives entrance fee on pools over the weekend Mayor Andrew J. Ginther has waived the $1 per person entrance fee at the city pools Saturday, July 20 and Sunday, July 21. - learn more

U.S. Conference of Mayors to Hold 2022 Annual Meeting in Columbus The U.S. Conference of Mayors has selected Columbus to hold its 2022 Annual Meeting in Columbus. It is the first time Columbus has hosted the meeting. - learn more

Mayor Ginther Opens Five Community Centers This Weekend to Beat the Heat Mayor Andrew J. Ginther has ordered five community centers to remain open this weekend to give residents a place to cool off during the extreme heat. - learn more

City and County Announce Private Fund to Advance Affordable Housing The City of Columbus, along with Franklin County, corporate partners and The Columbus Foundation, announced a $100 million Housing Action Fund to address the need for affordable housing in Franklin County. - learn more

City Seeks New Nominees for 2019 Columbus Hall of Fame Induction Mayor Andrew J. Ginther is asking residents to nominate new candidates for the Columbus Hall of Fame. - learn more

City Rolls Out Zoning Notification Sign Program The City of Columbus wants to make sure every resident knows when major projects or zoning changes are being considered in their community. - learn more

Seven Columbus Area Developments Receive OHFA Tax Credits Seven Columbus area developments were granted tax credits from the Ohio Housing Finance Agency (OHFA), which are used to fund the construction, acquisition and rehabilitation of affordable housing communities throughout Ohio. - learn more

Mayor Andrew J. Ginther Announces the Resignation of Recreation and Parks Director Tony Collins After serving Columbus residents with great passion and drive, Columbus Recreation and Parks Director, Tony Collins has submitted his resignation to pursue the role of Chief Executive Officer at the YMCA of Central Ohio. - learn more

Mayor Ginther To Unveil 2019 Capital Improvements Budget To Columbus City Council Mayor Andrew J. Ginther will unveil his 2019 Capital Improvements Budget to Columbus City Council on Monday, May 13, 2019. - learn more

City of Columbus Hires Community Engagement Firm and Launches Website to Keep Residents Up to Date on Police Chief Search The City of Columbus hired The Saunders Company to lead community engagement efforts in the selection of the next chief of police and also announced the launch of a website to keep residents informed on the process. - learn more

City of Columbus Celebrates GreenSpot Business’ Accomplishments The City of Columbus presented the prized GreenSpotLight award to three GreenSpot member organizations as part of the annual GreenSpot celebration. - learn more

Mid-Ohio Regional Planning Commission and City of Columbus Seeking proposals for Regional Housing Study The Mid-Ohio Regional Planning Commission (MORPC) and the City of Columbus today announced that they are seeking proposals for a regional housing strategy as part of an overall strategy to deal with the shortage of affordable housing. - learn more

Mayor Ginther and Building-Construction Unions Sign Community Benefits Agreement Today, Mayor Andrew J. Ginther, other city officials, labor leaders and stakeholders signed a Community Benefits Agreement for the construction of the new Linden Community Center and Park. - learn more

Columbus Accepting Nominations for the Shellabarger Illuminator Award The City of Columbus is accepting nominations for the Shellabarger Illuminator Award to be presented at the annual City Hall Pride Illumination ceremony on June 10. - learn more

City Announces Official Search for Chief of Police The City of Columbus formally began its search for the next Chief of Police by announcing members of a search advisory committee, the release of a Request for Proposal for a search firm and a firm to handle community engagement in the process. - learn more

Mayor Ginther Responds to Mitchell Indictment Mayor Andrew J. Ginther released a statement regarding the indictment of former police officer Andrew Mitchell on charges of murder and voluntary manslaughter in the shooting death of Donna Dalton. - learn more

Community Energy Savers Program Helps Linden Earn Grants AEP Ohio and Columbia Gas are partnering with the City of Columbus to help Linden residents and businesses save energy and money. - learn more

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