2/22/17 – The city of Columbus is recruiting for a person to act as a “business liaison” and “public relations assistant” during the James Street reconstruction project. The position would act as liaison between DOT construction managers and local businesses. City Economic Development Officer Dave Carlson says applications for the intern position are due at the end of this week. Top to bottom reconstruction of James Street will get underway in March. The city expects the liaison to work about 400 hours between March and October. The DOT is holding a public information session on the James Street reconstruction project tonight (Wed) from 5pm to 6:30pm at the Columbus Middle School.