The accountant announced his intention to run for office Saturday morning.
The Columbus City Council shifted the parks director's salary after the mayor demoted the then-parks director to marketing coordinator.
Columbus Parks Board members say they are in discussions with the mayor after she demoted the parks director late last year.
The mayor of Columbus demoted the parks director, saying he was misusing credit cards and overspending his budget.
A redevelopment committee in Columbus will interview tenants vying for a vacant space in the downtown Columbus Commons.
A number of restaurant owners in downtown Columbus say communication from the Kristen Brown administration is a major reason they could not succeed.
The city of Franklin appears to be following Columbus' lead in finding more money to pay for equipment.
One member of the Downtown Columbus Independent Restaurant Association says more retail is needed downtown.
The proposed ordinance was one of then-candidate Kristen Brown's most prominent campaign promises.
Despite a city council vote of 4-2 for the ban, some residents say they are not pleased.