The head of the Ohio Hispanic Coalition says Columbus has a large stake in potential changes to immigration law. Joseph Mas says the city has a larger undocumented population than other Ohio cities.
American Electric Power is now offering “time-of-day” rates to its customers with so-called smart meters that measure real time electric usage.
It’s been about three months since the city of Columbus changed its parking meter rates and hours. While the adjustments are generating additional revenue for the city, WOSU reports its causing hardship on those who work in the Short North.
American Electric Power has installed more than 100,000 so called “Smart Meters” in Ohio. But, plans to install the new meters in Westerville have been put on hold.
In a memo dated Friday, Columbus Mayor Michael Coleman instructs Public Service Director Mark Kelsey to form a Parking Meter Advisory Team
The price of parking at city of Columbus parking meters began going up this week. The city has increased the rates by 50 percent. That’s upset some downtown business owners who say they were never notified about the increase.