Columbus City Council Approves $900-million Capital Improvement Budget

COLUMBUS, Ohio (WTVN)--Columbus City Council has unanimously approved a capital improvement budget of over 900-million dollars.

At a meeting held Monday, the council voted to use the funding on neighborhood infrastructure projects like street repair, repaving, sewer upgrades, and building construction.

According to estimates, around 60 percent of the budget is slated to pay for water and sewer improvement and maintenance.

Mayor Andrew Ginther praised the council's vote, saying the new budget will also help three of his top priorities in the Hilltop, Linden, and Southside neighborhoods.

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