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City councilmembers elect Ginther as president
(Posted Jan. 6, 2011)
Columbus City Councilmembers have unanimously elected Andrew J. Ginther President of the City Council.
Ginther, a councilmember since 2007, has served as the chair of Finance & Economic Development, Public Safety, and Utilities committees.
“I appreciate my colleague’s vote of confidence, and I am honored to have been chosen to lead city council,” said Ginther. “I look forward to working with my fellow councilmembers, Mayor Coleman and community leaders to help create jobs, keep Columbus neighborhoods safe, and maintain the quality of life Columbus residents have come to expect.”
“We have a number of immediate challenges ahead of us, beginning with the appointment of two new councilmembers and adopting a balanced budget for the coming year,” said Ginther. “I look forward to the opportunities that lie ahead, and I am ready to get to work.”
A graduate of Columbus City Schools, Ginther holds a bachelor of arts degree in political science.
Before joining city council, Ginther, spent six years on the Columbus Board of Education. A native of Columbus, he resides with his wife and daughter in Clintonville.
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