Mike Stinziano

Columbus City Council has a new member.

The all-Democratic Columbus City Council last night appointed to the panel an African-American female assistant city attorney who has worked on housing issues.

Columbus City Council last night held a public hearing on the 15 finalists  for a vacant seat on the panel.

Columbus City Council has released the names of 15 finalists to fill two soon-to-be-vacant seats.

Columbus City Council begins accepting applications Tuesday to fill two seats that will be open due to the results of the November 6 elections. Jim Letizia reports.   

Mike Foley

Columbus City Council last night approved placing on the May ballot a measure adding two members to the seven-seat panel, with all members being elected from districts or wards by all local voters.

Democratic Columbus City Council member Mike Stinziano on Tuesday formally announced he will run for Franklin County Auditor this year. 

Columbus City Council last night approved new restrictions banning the tethering of dogs outdoors during overnight hours.

Columbus City Council is considering legislation creating tougher penalties for people who tether their dogs out-of-doors. 

Columbus City Council last night formally approved placing on the August ballot a measure asking voters to change the panel's make-up from from seven members elected at-large to 13 members, 10 of whom would be elected from wards.