The city reviews its charter every 10 years.
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"I have known each of these individuals for a long time and I believe they will make excellent Charter Review members," said mayor Wetherington.
Mayor-elect Tomlinson stated, "Many talented and interested people want to serve on this important commission. It's encouraging to know how deeply our citizens care about Columbus and our form of government."
John D. Allen
The last time a committee was chosen was in 2000 to review the city's charter. By the summer of the 2001, 25 residents reviewed the number of council seats in the city.
In general, the committee convenes to study the charter and propose changes. Any proposed changes will be submitted to the voters for their approval or rejection.
We'll have more on what this means for the city of Columbus beginning on News Leader 9 at Five.