Linden Neighborhood Conversation

Robin Davis
Director of Media Relations
614.645.2425
rcdavis@columbus.gov

Melanie Crabill
Communications Manager
614.645.5300
mjcrabill@columbus.gov

New Bridge

Mayor Ginther Appoints Advisory Committee to Support Economic Recovery from COVID-19 Mayor Andrew J. Ginther announced that he will convene a Recovery and Resiliency Advisory Committee. - learn more

City of Columbus Facing $41 Million Reduction in Revenue in 2020 Mayor Andrew J. Ginther and Columbus City Auditor Megan Kilgore announced that the impacts of COVID-19 have drastically reduced revenue expectations for 2020. - learn more

Nationwide Children’s Hospital Receives $2.5 Million Grant from U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to Expand Teen Health Programs in Columbus City Schools The Office of Population Affairs at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services recently awarded Nationwide Children’s Hospital a $2.5 million grant to support and expand its school-based adolescent healthcare services within Columbus City Schools (CCS). - learn more

City Releases Plan, Launches New Program for Financial Empowerment The City unveiled a Financial Empowerment Roadmap that includes startling findings about the state of financial security of Columbus women and families. - learn more

City of Columbus Celebrates Win Changing the Eviction Process The City of Columbus and the Legal Aid Society of Columbus celebrated a victory on a decision by the Tenth District Court of Appeals that prevents landlords from evicting tenants without appearing in court. - learn more

City of Columbus Announces Temporary Outdoor Seating Pilot Program In an effort to assist local restaurants during the Public Health Emergency Order declared by Mayor Andrew J. Ginther in March, the City of Columbus is implementing a pilot program that will allow restaurants to expand outdoor seating in Columbus. - learn more

Mayor Ginther, City and Partners Kick-Off Community Choice Aggregation Mayor Andrew J. Ginther, along with other city, energy and community leaders, announced the selection of a preferred electricity supplier, kicking off the community choice aggregation initiative as part of the city’s goal for 100% clean energy by 2022 and to be carbon neutral by 2050. - learn more

Mayor Ginther Announces 30x30 Challenge to Address Systemic Racism in the Workplace Mayor Andrew J. Ginther, along with the Office of Diversity and Inclusion, announced the 30x30 Challenge to ensure the City of Columbus is a diverse and inclusive workplace. - learn more

Mayor Ginther, County and Community Partners Address Increased Violence Mayor Andrew J. Ginther was joined by other city, county and community leaders to address the increase in violence in Columbus, laying out collaborative initiatives to reach at-risk youth. - learn more

Maureen L. Stapleton hired as CelebrateOne Executive Director Mayor Andrew J. Ginther announced that Maureen L. Stapleton will serve as Executive Director for CelebrateOne, the city’s initiative to reduce infant mortality - learn more

City Division of Power Announces Available Funding for Electric Bill Payment Assistance The City of Columbus’ Division of Power today announced that roughly $300,000 in funding is available for the Pandemic Payment Relief program. - learn more

City of Columbus and Partners Announce CARES Act Funding to Increase Family Stability Mayor Andrew J. Ginther along with Columbus City Council and Franklin County announced CARES Act funding to increase family stability. - learn more

Mayor Ginther, Health Commissioner Ask Council to Limit Hours for Bars, Nightclubs and Restaurants Mayor Andrew J. Ginther and Columbus Public Health Commissioner Dr. Mysheika Roberts will advance legislation to Columbus City Council Monday, July 27, 2020, to place restrictions on the hours of operations for bars, nightclubs and restaurants. - learn more

City of Columbus and Partners Announce Linden Fresh Foods Market Mayor Andrew J. Ginther and community leaders announced a free food market with pharmacy access funded by the City, the Healthy Families Healthy Neighborhoods Reality Collaborative and Columbus Next Generation Corporation. The - learn more

City of Columbus Announces CARES Act Funding For Columbus City Schools Mayor Andrew J. Ginther along with Columbus City Council President Pro Tem Elizabeth Brown and Columbus City Schools announced CARES Act funding for additional Chromebooks for Columbus City Schools’ students. - learn more

City of Columbus Announces Charter Amendment Mayor Andrew J. Ginther along with Columbus City Council President Shannon G. Hardin, City Attorney Zach Klein and a host of community, business and faith leaders stood announced a charter amendment to codify a Civilian Police Review Board and an Inspector General for the Columbus Division of Police. - learn more

City Announces $15 Million Available for Human Services Providers The City of Columbus announced that $15 million CARES Act funding is available to nonprofit human services providers to ease the impact of COVID-19. - learn more

City of Columbus Announce Grants for Summer Youth Mayor Andrew J. Ginther and Council President Pro Tem Elizabeth Brown announced 40 nonprofits will be recipients of $2 million in grant funds supported by the CARES Act to expand summer camps and programming options for Columbus youth. - learn more

Mayor Ginther, City Council, Community Partners Announce $500,000 for Home Repair Assistance in Linden Mayor Andrew J. Ginther and Columbus City Council joined community partners to announce $500,000 to assist the Linden community with exterior home repairs as part of The 614 for Linden collaborative. - learn more

City Engages Independent Investigator, Law firm to Investigate Police Response to Protests Mayor Andrew J. Ginther announced the hiring of two independent entities to handle investigations into Columbus Division of Police responses to recent protests. - learn more

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