Priscilla Tyson Council Votes To Place City-Backed Issue On May Ballot Changing Election Process By Jim Letizia • Mar 6, 2018 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. Hardin Becomes City Council's First Openly Gay President By Jim Letizia • Jan 3, 2018 columbus.gov Columbus City Council last night chose its first openly gay president. Faith-Based Group Getting City Money To Open Grocery Store In Franklinton By Jim Letizia • May 5, 2017 Jim Letizia The City of Columbus is providing funding to a faith-based non-profit to build a grocery store and cafe in Franklinton. Voters Choose General Election Candidates For Columbus City Council And School Board By Jim Letizia • May 3, 2017 columbus.gov Three Democratic Columbus City Council incumbents will face two other Democrats and one Republican challenger in November after winning yesterday's primary election. Ten People Running For Three Columbus City Council Seats This Year By Jim Letizia • Feb 3, 2017 columbus.gov The 2015 Columbus Mayoral race between Democrats Andy Ginther and then-Franklin County Sheriff Zach Scott created divisions in the county Democratic party. City Council Releases Amendments To Ginther's Budget Proposal By Jim Letizia • Jan 31, 2017 columbus.gov Columbus City Council has unveiled it's amendments to Mayor Andy Ginther's 2017 city budget proposal. City Grant Money Will Help Relocate Some Homeless Persons By Jim Letizia • Sep 21, 2016 lssco.org Plans to move homeless people from the Faith Mission and other shelters into a building on North Grant Avenue are proceeding. Ethics Commission Clears City Council Members In One Of Two Probes By Jim Letizia • Mar 25, 2016 WCBE Files The Ohio Ethics Commission says there is no evidence of wrongdoing by current or former Columbus City Council members. State Launches Second Ethics Probe Of City Hall By Jim Letizia • Jan 8, 2016 WCBE Files Columbus Mayor Andy Ginther is among several city officials under investigation for ethics violations. Candidate Approved For City Council Ballot By Jim Letizia • Sep 5, 2013 The Franklin County Board of Elections has approved adding independent Columbus City Council candidate Nicholas Schneider to the November ballot, after his friend John Lively dropped out of the race last week.