Columbus Wants Big Bond Package On November Ballot


UPDATED: Wednesday June 19, 2013 7:03 PM

The City of Columbus wants an $842 million bond package on the November ballot.

Mayor Michael Coleman says the issue will drive new investment into neighborhoods without raising taxes.  

Here's how it breaks down:

$53 million would go to the safety and health departments.

$124 million for the recreation and parks department.

$220 million for public service projects.

The largest chuck, some $445 million would go to public utility projects, according to city officials.

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