Far South

Map of Area Commission Boundaries

Upcoming area commission meetings will be held in-person at 3639 Parsons Avenue, Columbus, OH 43207

Key Details

Meeting Time
6:00pm to 8:00pm
1st Thursday of each month

Neighborhood Pride Center
South Side Neighborhood Pride Center
280 Reeb Avenue
Room 021

In-Person Meeting Location
Columbus Fire Academy
3639 Parsons Avenue
Columbus, OH 43207

All meetings are open to the public. 




Neighborhood Liaison
Katherine Cull
614-645-5220

Neighborhood Pride Center
South Side Neighborhood Pride Center
280 Reeb Avenue Columbus, OH 43207



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Commissioners


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Vote for your Far South Columbus Area Commissioners

Elections for the slate of Far South Columbus Area Commission candidates took place on in September 2022 from 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 pm at the Columbus Public Library South High Branch. Click here to learn more

Committees

Executive Committee

The Executive Committee shall conduct business pursuant to the commission rules and shall meet as often as necessary to fulfill its duties as specified in the rules.

Zoning and Development Regulation

The Zoning Committee receives, reviews, and makes recommendations on all applications for reasoning, variances, and other zoning adjustments in the area.

Developers must first submit requests to the relevant active Civic Association. If there is not an active Civic Association in the area under question, developers may submit requests directly to the Zoning Committee.

Committee Members are: Michael Walker, Co-Chair, Robert Patterson, Co-Chair

Internal Governance

The Government and Legislation Committee shall conduct business pursuant to the commission rules and shall meet as often as necessary to fulfill its duties as specified in the rules.

Committee Members are: Connie Miller

Community and Public Safety

The Public Safety Committee conducts research, analysis and recommendations on criminal justice issues. The committee is a liaison to the City Public Safety Division (Police and Fire) and the Franklin County Sherriff’s Department. They also review any city, state or federal plans that affect the area.

Election

The Election Committee shall conduct elections pursuant to the commission’s election rules and shall meet as often as necessary to fulfill its duties as specified in the rules.

Economic

The Economic Committee shall conduct business pursuant to the commission rules and shall meet as often as necessary to fulfill its duties as specified in the rules.

Public Outreach

The Public Outreach Committee is responsible for providing residents with updates, sharing available resources, and building a broader audience through the Commission’s website, social media platforms, and other community outreach methods.

Committee Members are: Lori Fisher, Chair


This commission does not have districts.


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Far South News and Updates

  • A community meeting has been scheduled to meet the architects of the new Columbus Public Library Marion-Franklin Branch. Join the library staff and architechts for a meet and greet on Thursday February 1,2023  from 11:30 to 1:30  at the Marion Franklin Community Center.
  • Attend the Get Active Wellness Expo on Saturday, Jan. 14, at Scioto Southland Community Center. This free event, which runs from 9 a.m.-2 p.m., allows you to sample fitness classes, check out a Get Active Fitness Center and explore the low-cost programs offered by the department. If you are interested in attending the event to get information about all the […]
  • Free first-time home buyer workshops have been announced beginning in January, 2023. Each participant will receive a free tri-merge credit report for attending.
  • Join us to share coffee and conversation about our community on Saturday, December 3, 2022 from 10am – 11:30 am at the Marion-Franklin Recreation Center.
  • Free fresh produce giveaway on the first Friday of every month at 3:00 p.m. at the Scioto Southland Community Center.
  • A public event to promote healthy living on the Far South Columbus will take place on Saturday, May 14, 2022 from 10am – 1pm. The event will feature a fresh produce giveaway, live cooking demonstration, line dancing and salsa dancing, activities for kids and residents of all ages. Meet us at the fair! We’ll […]

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