Columbus Mayor Jim Wetherington will announce his two finalists for Columbus crime prevention director tonight at a meeting of the Columbus City Council.
The people being considered to run the newly created Office of Crime Prevention are Seth Brown, an administrator at St. Luke United Methodist Church, and Tracy Fox, a guidance counselor at Veterans Middle School.
The two were chosen from a field of 103 candidates.
The mayor plans to ask council to approve a candidate on March 9.
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Using money from the Local Option Sales Tax, the Office of Crime Prevention will operate on a fiscal budget of $931,859 this year, which could increase to $2 million.
It will take six votes to hire a director who will earn $51,877-$78,938 per year.