Upcoming Events

Public meetings and community events in Far South Columbus

06May

Far South Columbus Area Commission Meeting

All meetings are open to the public.

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20May

Far South Columbus Area Zoning Meeting

All zoning committee meetings are open to the public.

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Far South Columbus Area News

Check out the latest news and updates in the Far South Columbus Commission area.

Emergency kit

Preparing for Emergencies

Winter weather and Spring tornado season can bring the potential for strong and damaging storms. Now is the time to prepare your family for such emergencies.

Ready.gov features many tips and a checklist of items to include in an emergency kit.

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Play Scholarship

40,000 Kids Receive PLAY Scholarships

Columbus Recreation and Parks’ programs, camps, classes and sports offer kids much more than something to do – they help kids develop social and academic skills, provide opportunities for physical activity and serve as a safe, supportive place for kids to spend time. The PLAY Scholarship Fund was created because the City of Columbus believes all kids deserve the chance to play regardless of ability to pay. Financially-challenged families with children 18 years and younger can apply for a PLAY Scholarship for any fee-based program offered through Columbus Recreation and Parks. Since 1993, more than 40,000 children have received PLAY scholarships,

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Sammons Park

Youth Baseball Park Gets Cutting-edge Improvements

Sammons Park (formerly Sills Park) has been a big part of kids’ recreational baseball for decades. This park is one of only five parks in Columbus where our youth baseball leagues are played. Thanks to cutting-edge technology and the generosity of community partners, Sammons Park received safety improvements.

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What we do

Identify Problems & Needs

The Commission brings the problems and needs of the community to the attention of government officials and entities to impact change.

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Identify Problems & Needs

Zoning & Development

The Commission proposes solutions for future planning and reviews new zoning and variance requests that impact our area.

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Zoning & Development

Public Meetings & Hearings

The Commission holds a public meeting on the first Thursday of every month. Check out the details of our next meeting and agenda.

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Public Meetings & Hearings

Community Resources & Access

The Commission shares and communicates with residents about available resources and programs in our neighborhoods.

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Community Resources & Access

Offer Solutions & Programs

The Commission proposes solutions and programs that benefit our neighborhoods. Input from all residents is encouraged.

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Offer Solutions & Programs

Promote Clean, Safe Streets

The Commission works with federal, state, and local government agencies on criminal justice and environmental issues that impact the area.

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Promote Clean, Safe Streets

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