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Columbus City Council President Steps Down

November 17, 2010

Long time Columbus City Council member Mike Mentel says he wants to spend time on career and family.

City Doubles Wastewater Cleaning Capacity

Four fine screens extract solids for landfilling or incineration
December 17, 2007

Columbus officials were on hand Monday afternoon to see a new addition to the Southerly Wastewater Treatment Plant on South High Street. The $106 million facility doubles the city’s wastewater cleaning capacity.

Skybus Completes Inaugural Flight

The "Spirit of Columbus" lifts off from Port Columbus on its inaugural flight to Calif.
May 22, 2007

The inaugural flight for Columbus’ start-up airline, Skybus, left for Burbank Tuesday morning and landed in California less than five hours later.

Skybus Predicts Rosy Financial Future

May 9, 2007

As Columbus’ start-up airline Skybus prepares to begin flying later this month, its president answered questions from city council members Tuesday afternoon. The city is providing $14 million in incentives for the low-cost, low-fare carrier.

Council’s Democratic Appointees ‘An Outrage’ According to Republican Leader

January 12, 2007

Democratic city officials are applauding two appointments Thursday to the Columbus City Council. But a local Republican leader says the selections are nothing more than politics as usual at city hall.

Columbus Streetcar Group Says System Would be Economic Boon

Columbus City Council member Maryellen O'Shaughnessy listen to streetcar predictions
December 14, 2006

Representatives of Mayor Coleman’s streetcar working group presented their recommendations to a few members of the Columbus city council on Wednesday.