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City of Columbus Launches Certification Program for LGBTQ+ Businesses Mayor Andrew J. Ginther announced a partnership with the National LGBT Chamber of Commerce to certify Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Business Enterprises. - learn more

Mayor Ginther Unveils 2022 Capital Improvements Budget Mayor Andrew J. Ginther today released the proposed 2022 Capital Improvements Budget. - learn more

City of Columbus Proposes $1.5 Billion Bond Package to Finance Capital Improvements, Expand Affordable Housing The City of Columbus will ask voters to approve a $1.5 billion voted bond package this fall to finance capital improvements in neighborhoods across the city. - learn more

Mayor Ginther Announces Columbus Housing Strategy Mayor Andrew J. Ginther announced the Columbus Housing Strategy, which will tackle Columbus’ housing shortage to ensure housing affordability for current and future residents. - learn more

Columbus Recreation and Parks is Helping Neighborhoods to Beat the Heat Columbus Recreation and Parks will open cooling centers at five regional community centers through Thursday, June 16, to give residents a place to cool off during this week’s extreme heat. - learn more

City Leaders Unveil Public Art on the Scioto Peninsula, Kick Off 2022 Columbus Arts Festival Mayor Andrew J. Ginther joined city and community leaders to unveil three new pieces of public art that decorate and beautify the recently completed Starling Garage on the Scioto Peninsula. - learn more

Mayor Ginther Names Kathy Owens Director of Finance and Management Mayor Andrew J. Ginther announced Kathy Owens will serve as the Director of the Columbus Department of Finance and Management. - learn more

Mayor Ginther, Council Increase Police Staffing, Park Lighting to Promote Summer Safety Mayor Andrew J. Ginther has sent legislation to Columbus City Council to enter into a Memorandum of Understanding with the Fraternal Order of Police allowing additional overtime for police officers during the summer months - learn more

City Announces More Than $16 Million in Summer Programming for Columbus Youth Mayor Andrew J. Ginther announced $16.2 million in city support for summer programming for Columbus youth. - learn more

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

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