Emmanuel Remy

A sign on face mask requirements at Sierra Trading Post in Easton.
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Mayor Andrew Ginther signed an executive order requiring masks this month, and Columbus City Council passed legislation that added consequences for violators. Franklin County is also under mask mandates from both the County Board of Comissioners and the Ohio Department of Health.

But who is in charge of enforcement?

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Columbus City Council held a hearing about no-knock warrants as part of their Reimagining Public Safety legislative package on Thursday.

Christopher Columbus statue in front of Columbus City Hall.
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Columbus City Council won’t hold its regular hearing Monday evening, but members are hosting a series of public hearings this week to touch base with residents ahead of the New Year.

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Columbus City Council votes Monday night to approve the recommendations of a board that oversees business tax incentives.

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Columbus has been named a winner of the Bloomberg American Cities Climate Challenge, aimed at helping cities tackle climate issues.

Construction at River & Rich in Franklinton.
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Columbus City Council is taking a close look at parking in a handful of neighborhoods, with an eye on rolling out new restrictions in the middle of next year.

Lime electric scooter
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Mayor Andrew Ginther is introducing regulations to keep electric scooter riders in the street rather than on city sidewalks.

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Emmanuel Remy is set to take a seat on Columbus City Council on January 18 at 5:30 PM, despite the fact that Remy hasn’t garnered a single vote. Instead, he was appointed by sitting members to fill the vacancy left by former council president Zach Klein.

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Against the wishes of dozens of activists gathered outside Columbus City Hall, City Council members appointed a realtor to fill the latest vacancy on the governing body.