The FWSAC annual selection for members is now open. If you are age 18+ and are a City of Columbus resident residing within the Far West Side Area, you are eligible to file a nomination petition.

If interested, please click here to download the Candidate Packet. All petitions must be completed and emailed to farwestsidecbus.elections@gmail.com by Friday, June 16, 2023 (5:00 pm). Two seats will be on the ballot. Each is a three-year term commencing January 1, 2024 and ending December 31, 2026.

The election will be held on Saturday, August 26, 2022 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Horizon Elementary School.


The FWSAC nomination period for an appointed commissioner seat is also open. We are seeking candidates who are age 18+ within the following eligibility considerations:

  • Individuals residing in the townships within the Commission Area.
  • Individuals employed by or owning a business within the Commission Area.
  • Representatives from the Commission Area’s public school districts including Hilliard City Schools, Columbus City Schools, or South-Western City Schools.
  • Representatives of religious, social or other public interest organizations within the Commission Area.

If interested, please click here to download the Appointed Candidate Instructions and Checklist.  All forms must be completed and emailed to farwestsidecbus.elections@gmail.com.

As of May 2023, two appointed seats are currently open.  

For more information on Commission Bylaws, Commission Area boundaries, or Committee Selection Rules, please use the links below:

Candidate Packet – Elections

Candidate Packet – Appointments