The Columbus Parks and Recreation is excited to migrate to a new registration system October 15-19! This migration will result in some system downtime which will impact those wishing to register for Columbus Parks and Recreation Department classes and events from Sunday, October 14 until Tuesday, October 16. We request your patience with Parks and [...]
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 [...]
The City of Columbus will observe trick-or-treat hours on Wednesday, October 31 from 5:00-7:30 pm. Residents who wish to receive a visit from area ghouls and goblins should leave their outside lights on during this time. All residents are encouraged to watch for increase pedestrian traffic, especially in neighborhoods, during this time.
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)
Area schools, including students in Bartholomew Consolidated School Corporation and Flatrock Hawcreek School Corporation, return to school on Wednesday, August 8. Drivers are encouraged to use caution, especially during early morning hours, as kids will be walking, biking and waiting at bus stops in neighborhoods.
City offices will resume their normal hourly schedule on August 13 and will be open from 8:00 am - 5:00 pm, Monday - Friday. During the summer months, several City offices observed modified hours. If you are planning to contact or visit a particular City department, check their hours on the City website, as some [...]
The issue of public safety around dams is important to anyone directly or indirectly involved in recreational activities in rivers or streams, especially as many Hoosiers are visiting areas for water recreation during the summer months. Thousands of these “low head” dams are scattered across our country including several in and near Columbus. While the [...]
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 [...]