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City of Columbus Launches Financial Empowerment Center Columbus announced the launch of the Columbus Financial Empowerment Center, which provides free financial counseling with licensed professionals for all Columbus-area adults. - learn more

Columbus Finance Director Joe Lombardi Tapped to Lead SWACO After more than 30 years of service to the City of Columbus, Joe Lombardi announced he will be leaving his role as Director of the Columbus Department of Finance and Management. - learn more

City of Columbus to Hold Induction Ceremony for 2021 Hall of Fame Mayor Andrew J. Ginther will induct the late Mary Teresa Funk, Maude Hill, Ned Pettus, Jr., PhD and the late Reverend Dr. James Preston Poindexter into the Columbus Hall of Fame. - learn more

Columbus Selected to Participate in National Heat-mapping Campaign The City of Columbus is one of 16 municipalities selected to participate in a National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration heat-mapping campaign. - learn more

Columbus Accepting Nominations for the 2022 Shellabarger Illuminator Award The City of Columbus is accepting nominations for the Shellabarger Illuminator Award. - learn more

Mayor Ginther Appoints Kristen Atha Director of Public Utilities Mayor Andrew J. Ginther has appointed Kristen Atha Director of Public Utilities. - learn more

City of Columbus Announces New Clean-Energy Jobs Program Mayor Andrew J. Ginther announced $1.5 million to IMPACT Community Action to implement Empowered! – a new clean-energy jobs program geared toward Columbus residents ages 18-24. - learn more

City Leaders Announce $19 million to Support Human Service Efforts Throughout Columbus City leaders announced $19 million for local human services organizations working to address homelessness, infant vitality and workforce preparedness, among other critical social needs. - learn more

City of Columbus and Central Ohio Crime Stoppers Partner to Catch Illegal Dumpers The City of Columbus and Central Ohio Crime Stoppers are seeking the community’s help in identifying suspected illegal dumpers caught on camera. - learn more

Columbus Women’s Commission Launches Next Phase of Equity Campaign The Columbus Women’s Commission today announced the next phase of its signature equity campaign titled “The Columbus Commitment: 100 Adopters. 100 Days. 100% Committed.” - learn more

City of Columbus, Greenspot Smart Mobility Expand Electric Vehicle Charging Infrastructure The City of Columbus and Greenspot Smart Mobility are partnering to expand charging accessibility for electric vehicle (EV) drivers with three new public charging station locations. - learn more

City Announces Next Generation of Police Body Camera Technology Mayor Andrew J. Ginther announced a nearly $19 million investment to equip Columbus Police officers with cutting-edge technology for body-worn cameras (BWC) and in-car cameras. - learn more

2022 State of the City Full text of the 2022 State of the City - learn more

Mayor Ginther Signs Legislation Repealing Mask Requirements Mayor Andrew J. Ginther has signed legislation approved by Columbus City Council, effectively eliminating the requirement to wear a face covering indoors in the City of Columbus. - learn more

$8 Million in Columbus-Franklin County Small Business Recovery Funds Available for Immediate Access An additional $8 million is now available through the Columbus-Franklin County Small Business Recovery Fund to help Central Ohio small businesses continue to navigate the COVID-19 pandemic. - learn more

Columbus, Central Ohio Municipalities Discuss Lifting Local Face Covering Requirements Central Ohio municipalities to consider lifting local face covering requirements in the coming weeks. - learn more

City of Columbus Appoints Jacqueline Hendricks-Moore as Inspector General Jacqueline Hendricks-Moore has been named the first-ever Inspector General for the City of Columbus. - learn more

Mayor Ginther and First Lady Shannon Ginther Announce New Columbus Women’s Commission Members Mayor Andrew J. Ginther and First Lady Shannon Ginther announced six new Commissioners on the Columbus Women’s Commission. - learn more

Columbus Joins Power A Clean Future Ohio Mayor Andrew J. Ginther is proud to announce that Columbus is joining Power A Clean Future Ohio. - learn more