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Repair and Replacement of Curb Ramps Underway

For the next several weeks, CASE Construction will be working in various locations throughout the City.  Crews will be removing non-compliant curb ramps and replacing them with ramps that meet ADA Accessibility Guidelines.  In some locations where there are currently no ramps, new ramps will be installed. Motorists are encouraged to reduce speeds when approaching [...]

2018-04-23T05:54:18+00:00 News|

Tickets Available for Human Rights Commission 2018 Annual Dinner Meeting

The Columbus Human Rights Commission invites the public to hear Ms. Lecia Brooks speak on Thursday, May 17, 2018, at the Commission’s Annual Dinner Meeting, to be held at The Commons, 300 Washington Street, at 6:30 pm. Tickets will be available starting April 13, 2018. EARLY TICKET PURCHASE IS RECOMMENDED.  When Annual Dinner tickets have [...]

2018-04-09T11:08:05+00:00 News|

Fair Housing Act Turns 50 – City Celebrates Fair Housing Month

Photographs by Bernard Kleina, Design by Susan Keleher Kleina (kleinapro@aol.com) Every April, the City of Columbus celebrates Fair Housing Month in commemoration of the passage of the Fair Housing Act in April 1968.  Martin Luther King, Jr fought for the elimination of housing discrimination and was intent on ensuring equal housing opportunities for [...]

2018-04-23T05:56:21+00:00 News|

City and County Officials Continue to Monitor Floodwater

Emergency services personnel are continuing to monitor local streams and rivers that have flooded due to excessive rain.  This precipitation has resulted in flooding that has closed roads in Columbus and Bartholomew County. Bartholomew County Emergency Management held a meeting on Tuesday night to discuss flood preparations and law enforcement went door to door to [...]

2018-04-04T14:47:54+00:00 News|

Envision Columbus Seeks Public Input

The ENVISION COLUMBUS Downtown Strategic Development Plan will address the traditional commercial area of downtown Columbus, as well as nearby neighborhoods and parks. The 938-acre study area extends from the farmland south of downtown to Donner Park to the north, and from Mill Race and Noblitt Parks on the west to California Street on the [...]

2018-04-04T15:05:25+00:00 News|

Columbus City Utilities Issues Tips to Prevent Frozen Pipes

As temperatures have dropped into the negative numbers over the last week, Columbus Utilities staff have responded to well over 100 customer calls concerning frozen water pipes.  Many of these have been problems in the water meter pits, and crews have been able to thaw the meter service and restore service, but others have involved [...]

2018-01-05T07:45:14+00:00 News|

Little Elf Spreads Holiday Cheer, Raises Money for Local Charities

By now, many in Columbus have read about the adventures of one of our community's littlest elf, Forest Schott.  Through the efforts of his mom, Megan Schott, they have so far raised over $1,500 to be shared by two local organizations, Salvation Army and the Columbus Fireman's Cheer Fund. Forest's charitable mischief not only caught [...]

2017-12-08T17:24:58+00:00 News|

Exhibit Columbus: In the News

Exhibit Columbus...and Columbus, Indiana in general...have been in the news lately, thanks to the overwhelming praise received for Columbus (the movie) and the installations in our community. Our favorite article so far is this one from Aaron Renn, which is reprinted with permission. You can view the original article, and learn more about Aaron Renn here. [...]

2017-09-13T14:27:02+00:00 News|