Columbus Animal Care Services (CACS) is urging pet owners to protect their pets from the severe inclement weather we are anticipating later this week. Domesticated pets, especially short-haired breeds, do not have the same protection as wild animals do against severe cold. They require additional care and proper shelter whenever they are outside. Outdoor Pets: [...]
Today, the City of Columbus announces the launch of a web-based train status page that will allow residents to determine if a train is approaching the intersection of Indiana 11 and SR 46. The technology behind the page was designed by Isaiah Bowman, a senior at Purdue Polytechnic Columbus who is completing his Bachelor of [...]
The City of Columbus is now offering electric vehicle charging in its Jackson Street and Second Street parking garages.
The City of Columbus recently received $1 million from INDOT as part of the state's $100 million Next Level Roads: Community Crossings Initiative award to 283 communities in Indiana. In addition, Bartholomew County received $589,471, bringing the total for our area to nearly $1.6 million for road and bridge improvements and construction. Columbus received $349,816 in [...]
On November 5, Mayor Jim Lienhoop, Mrs. Pam Lienhoop and David Hayward, Executive Director of Public Works and City Engineer, joined officials from the Louisville & Indiana Railroad, CSX Railroad and other state and local officials to celebrate the ribbon cutting on the new Noblitt Park railroad bridge, which replaced a bridge that [...]
The City of Columbus offices will be closed the following dates in observance of the upcoming November holidays. Election Day - November 6 Veteran's Day (observed) - November 12 Thanksgiving - November 22-23 Trash, recycling and leaf pick-up will be picked up on their normally scheduled days on November 6 and November 12. Pick up [...]
The City of Columbus was presented the Accelerate Indiana Municipalities (Aim) Local Government Collaboration Award at the Aim Ideas Summit Annual Awards Luncheon, held on October 3, 2018 in French Lick. The 42ndAnnual Aim Annual Awards program, presented by Umbaugh, recognizes communities and individuals in municipal government for excellence and outstanding achievement. A nine-member panel of [...]
On Saturday, September 22, there will be several street closures which will effect residents and visitors. Please review the information below and be prepared with an alternate route to reach your destination. Download road closure and race restriction info (PDF) View interactive map For additional race information, visit the Mill Race Marathon website.
City offices will be closed on Monday, September 3 in observance of the Labor Day holiday. There will be NO City trash, recycling, brush/compost collection on Monday, September 3. Collections will run one day behind your regularly scheduled day with Friday’s collections on Saturday, September 8. Trash Collection calendar Recycling Collection calendar
The proposed budget for the City of Columbus for 2019 is now available. 2019 Proposed Budget (PDF)