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Mayor Ginther Announces Launch of Summer Programming for Columbus Youth Columbus Mayor Andrew J. Ginther today joined community partners to announce several programs and resources for central Ohio youth to keep them safe, healthy, active and engaged during the summer. - learn more

2021 State of the City Mayor Ginther presented the 2021 State of the City. - learn more

Mayor Ginther Names Robin Davis, Kathy Owens Deputy Chiefs of Staff Columbus Mayor Andrew J. Ginther today announced Robin Davis and Kathy Owens have joined his senior leadership team in the office of the mayor. - learn more

Investment to Advance Linden-McKinley STEM Agriculture Pathway Program The City of Columbus is supporting the Columbus City Schools’ implementation of an innovative agriculture-based college and career readiness program at Linden-McKinley STEM Academy. - learn more

City and County Officials Announce Competition to Address Housing Affordability Mayor Andrew J. Ginther, City Councilmember Shayla Favor, Franklin County Commissioners President Kevin Boyce, and Franklin County Treasurer Cheryl Brooks Sullivan unveiled a housing design competition, inviting architects, designers and builders to submit design concepts to address housing access and affordability in central Ohio. - learn more

Columbus Residents to Begin Receiving 100% Clean Energy in June Residents and small businesses in Columbus will begin receiving electricity from renewable energy resources in June 2021 through a voter-approved community choice aggregation program known as Clean Energy Columbus (CEC). - learn more

Mayor Ginther Announces Appointments To Civilian Police Review Board Mayor Andrew J. Ginther announced his appointments to the Civilian Police Review Board (CPRB) which will provide civilian oversite of police for the first time in Columbus history. - learn more

Columbus Selected to Develop Financial Counseling as Free Public Service for Residents in Need The City of Columbus and the national Cities for Financial Empowerment Fund (CFE Fund) announced their selection to receive more than two years of funding and technical support to implement proven financial empowerment programming in Columbus. - learn more

Mayor Ginther Rolls Out Anti-Violence Plan Mayor Andrew J. Ginther, along with Councilmember Mitchell J. Brown and other city and community leaders, announced new and expanded programs to address increased violence in Columbus. - learn more

Mayor Ginther Appoints Damita Brown Chief Diversity Officer Mayor Andrew J. Ginther has appointed Damita Brown Chief Diversity Officer in the Office of Diversity and Inclusion. - learn more

Vision Zero Columbus to Implement First Action Plan The Vision Zero Columbus Action Plan 1.0 lays out a set of two-year strategies to make safety the number one priority of the Columbus transportation system. - learn more

Mayor Andrew J. Ginther Appoints Jeffrey Happ Fire Chief Mayor Andrew J. Ginther announced that after a thorough and thoughtful process and an exhaustive search outside of the Division of Fire, he has selected Interim Chief Jeffrey Happ to be the next Fire Chief for the City of Columbus - learn more

Mayor Andrew J. Ginther Announces 2020 Inductees into the Columbus Hall of Fame Mayor Andrew J. Ginther announced today that he will induct the late Golda M. Edmonston, Reverend Leon Troy Sr., Ann B. Walker, Catherine Willis and Sanborn "Sandy" Wood into the Columbus Hall of Fame. - learn more

City of Columbus Awarded Federal Money for Rental Assistance The City of Columbus today announced $26.8 million in federal funding designated for rent and utility assistance. - learn more

Mayor Ginther Announces Chief Quinlan Not to Remain Police Chief Mayor Andrew J. Ginther released a statement regarding the Police Chief. - learn more

City of Columbus Downtown Campus Closures The City’s downtown campus will be closed to the public Tuesday, January 19 and Wednesday, January 20. - learn more

Statement from Mayor Andrew J. Ginther Regarding Body Worn Camera Footage Mayor Andrew J. Ginther has issued a statement regarding body-worn camera footage from the Andre Hill shooting. - learn more