Columbus News

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

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

Phone Scam Alert! Customers have called to report they have received phone calls from people posing as a city employee demanding a utility bill payment for a city water or power bill. Please be advised that our crews never collect money in the field. Furthermore, we do not call our customers demanding payment. - learn more