Archives: Columbus Zoo

Columbus Zoo Levy: Pros and Cons

On May 6th, Franklin County residents will vote on a permanent property tax increase meant to fund improvements to the Columbus Zoo. Some feel the hike is too high for one county to bear, and are skeptical of the levy’s promised economic benefits. Others think the zoo offers enough to justify an increase. This hour, we’ll weigh the pros and cons.

Columbus Zoo Levy: Pros and Cons

On May 6th, Franklin County residents will vote on a permanent property tax increase meant to fund improvements to the Columbus Zoo. Some feel the hike is too high for one county to bear, and are skeptical of the levy’s promised economic benefits. Others think the zoo offers enough to justify an increase. This hour, we’ll weigh the pros and cons.

Pony Up: The Columbus Zoo Levy

This May’s primary ballot will include a proposed tax levy for the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium. Auditors estimate the levy would create about $37 million in yearly revenue, but does the zoo need tax dollars? This hour we’ll examine how zoos stay funded, and the effects the levy would have on residents and on business.

Pony Up: The Columbus Zoo Levy

This May’s primary ballot will include a proposed tax levy for the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium. Auditors estimate the levy would create about $37 million in yearly revenue, but does the zoo need tax dollars? This hour we’ll examine how zoos stay funded, and the effects the levy would have on residents and on business.

A Conversation with Mayor Coleman

If you’ve ever thought downtown Columbus could use some more wild animals, you’re in luck. A new redevelopment plan proposes demolishing the current Veterans Memorial, and building a new one, along with an arts center, a museum and a zoo. This hour, we talk to Mayor Michael Coleman about city development, schools, food trucks and more.

Columbus Zoo Adventures and Jazzoo/ Open Forum

Is there anything special going on at the Columbus Zoo this summer? Join “All Sides” today to find out.

Columbus Zoo and Aquarium

A conversation with Executive Director Dale Schmidt about the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium