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Chief Richardson Receives Community Hero Award

Columbus, IN – On Friday, May 10, the Heritage Fund Board of Directors pleasantly surprised Mike Richardson, the previous Columbus Police Chief, by presenting him with the Donald W. and Catherine G. Jurgemeyer Community Hero Award. This award recognizes and celebrates the contributions of everyday local heroes; those who have performed life-saving measures, come to [...]

2024-05-10T17:37:58-04:00May 10th, 2024|News|

City Hall to Host Mobile Blood Drive

Columbus, IN — The City of Columbus is partnering with Versiti to host a mobile blood drive on Tuesday, May 28 from 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm. The mobile bus will be located in the City Hall parking lot at 123 Washington Street, Columbus. Your commitment to saving lives through blood donation is absolutely crucial, [...]

2024-04-30T11:55:09-04:00April 30th, 2024|News|

Collecting Eclipse Glasses for Recycling

Columbus, IN – The City of Columbus will be collecting all gently used or new eclipse glasses to donate to organizations that distribute them to educators and schools in other locations across the globe to view the same once in a lifetime experience we had on Monday, April 8, 2024. In donating your gently used [...]

2024-04-12T11:03:00-04:00April 12th, 2024|News|

Housing Study Survey Open Through April 19

Columbus, IN – The City of Columbus is welcoming the community's participation in a housing study survey. This project is being led by the city's Community Development and Planning Departments. The two departments have set up an oversight team that selected RDG Planning & Design last fall. Together they have been meeting with several community [...]

2024-03-22T15:51:13-04:00March 22nd, 2024|News|

Housing Town Hall Meeting

Columbus, Indiana – A housing town hall meeting will be held in Cal Brand Meeting Hall on Wednesday, March 20, 2024 from 5:30 to 7:00 pm. This meeting is open to the public. Topics to be discussed include: If you moved/retired to the area, why? What type of housing are you interested in seeing? What [...]

2024-03-21T14:43:34-04:00March 15th, 2024|News|

Columbus Municipal Airport Selects Marlon Blackwell Architects to Design New Air Traffic Control Tower

The new 100-foot-tall air traffic control tower will be funded by the FAA, Indiana Department of Transportation and the City of Columbus, and supported by Cummins Inc. Columbus, IN — The Columbus Municipal Airport has announced that it has selected Marlon Blackwell Architects (MBA), based in Fayetteville, Arkansas, to design a new 100-foot-tall air traffic [...]

2023-12-19T09:54:30-05:00December 19th, 2023|News|

Mayor Lienhoop receives top state honor at Luncheon

On Friday, December 15th, Mayor Jim Lienhoop and David Hayward, City Engineer and Executive Director of Public Works, were given honors during the City of Columbus Holiday Luncheon. Mayor Lienhoop was honored on Friday with the Sagamore of the Wabash award. The Sagamore is the highest honor the Governor bestows on individuals. Mayor elect Mary [...]

2023-12-15T19:33:45-05:00December 15th, 2023|News|

Robin Hilber announced as Director of Community Development

Mayor-Elect Mary Ferdon announced today that Robin Hilber will serve as Director of Community Development for the City of Columbus effective January 1, 2024.  Hilber joined the City in 2016 and has most recently served as Assistant Director. Hilber will oversee the Housing Study and Community Needs Assessment, Code Enforcement, the Community Garden, and other [...]

2023-12-15T16:37:25-05:00December 11th, 2023|News|

Eric Frey to Join New City Administration

Mayor-Elect Mary Ferdon announced today that Eric Frey will serve as the Executive Director of Administration for the City of Columbus effective January 1, 2024. Supporting the Ferdon administration, Frey will oversee multiple city departments, and key strategic initiatives such as the city’s involvement in Mental Health Matters, ASAP, housing initiatives, and more. Frey served [...]

2023-11-20T14:25:48-05:00November 20th, 2023|News|

Centerstone asking community to participate in survey

Centerstone wants to hear from you! Centerstone is currently working on gathering information to improve services and create a Community Needs Assessment. The survey is a place to provide feedback on community programs and services, which will influence thier initiatives and how they serve the community. By taking this 10-15 survey, you will receive a [...]

2023-11-20T09:40:17-05:00November 20th, 2023|News|