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

Melanie Crabill
Communications Manager
614.645.5300
mjcrabill@columbus.gov

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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

City Removing Christopher Columbus Statue Today The City of Columbus is removing the Christopher Columbus statue on the Broad Street side of City Hall. - learn more

CITY OF COLUMBUS, COTA AND MORPC LAUNCH LINKUS CENTRAL OHIO The City of Columbus, Central Ohio Transit Authority, and Mid-Ohio Regional Planning Commission unveiled LinkUS, a collaborative effort with private sector and neighborhood partners that allows for mobility implementation efforts within the region to be centered under an umbrella program. - learn more

Mayor Ginther Directs Christopher Columbus Statue to be Removed Mayor Andrew J. Ginther today announced that the Christopher Columbus statue on the Broad Street side of City Hall will be removed as soon as possible and placed in storage. - learn more

Mayor Ginther, Chief Quinlan, City Attorney Klein and Council President Hardin Announce Chief’s Advisory Panel and Strict Limits on Use of Tear Gas, Pepper Spray Mayor Andrew J. Ginther, Police Chief Thomas Quinlan, City Attorney Zach Klein and City Council President Shannon Hardin announced the Chief’s Advisory Panel. - learn more

Mayor Andrew J. Ginther and Council President Pro Tem Elizabeth Brown provide funding to expand summer programming for Columbus youth Mayor Andrew J. Ginther and Council President Pro Tem Elizabeth Brown announced legislation to provide funds to expand summer camps and programming options for Columbus youth - learn more

Mayor to Issue Executive Order, Council to Pass Law Mandating Independent Investigations of Police-Involved Deaths Mayor Andrew J. Ginther announced he will issue an Executive Order to require all fatal use of force cases or cases of death in police custody in Columbus to the Ohio Attorney General’s Bureau of Criminal Investigation (BCI). - learn more

Mayor Ginther, Council President Hardin and Councilmember Tyson Announce Funding for Human Services Programs Mayor Andrew J. Ginther, Council President Shannon G. Hardin and Councilmember Priscilla Tyson today announced upcoming legislation to provide funding for human services organizations that provide programs to increase the resiliency of Columbus residents. - learn more

Mayor Andrew J. Ginther Rescinds Curfew for City After consultation with Columbus City Attorney Zach Klein, Mayor Andrew J. Ginther will rescind the emergency order which established a 10 p.m. curfew. - learn more

Mayor, Police Chief Report Progress on Implementation of Safety Commission Recommendations Mayor Andrew J. Ginther and Columbus Police Chief Tom Quinlan briefed the Columbus Community Safety Advisory Commission on progress toward implementation of their recommendations delivered in January. - learn more

Mayor Andrew J. Ginther Implements Curfew for City to Prevent Violence After three days of escalating protests, Mayor Andrew J. Ginther signed an executive order implementing a curfew on the City of Columbus from 10 p.m. to 6 a.m. - learn more

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