INDOT Public Hearing on Proposed Overpass to be held May 29

The Indiana Department of Transportation will have a hearing to receive public comment about the planned railroad overpass for the State Road 46/State Road 11 intersection west of downtown Columbus. The hearing will be on May 29 at 6:00 p.m. in the Cal Brand Meeting Room at Columbus City Hall. Comments are being sought about [...]


City Summer Hours begin June 3

City Hall and several City offices will observe Summer Hours beginning Monday, June 3.  Summer Hours will be Monday - Friday from 7:00 am - 4:00 pm. The City of Columbus Planning Department, Human Rights and Columbus Parks and Recreation Department will continue to observe their regular hours of 8:00 am - 5:00 pm, Monday- [...]


Tickets Now Available for Human Rights Annual Dinner

The Columbus Human Rights Commission invites the public to hear a moderated discussion on immigration featuring Dr. Neeraj Kaushal and Ms. Angela Adams on Thursday, June 20, 2019, at the Commission’s Annual Dinner Meeting to be held at The Commons, 300 Washington Street, at 6:30 pm. Dr. Kaushal is a professor of social policy and the [...]


City Celebrates Bike Month

Full Calendar of Events May 17: Bike to Work Day Join City officials and fellow residents to celebrate Bike to Work Day on Friday, May 17. Riders will leave at 7:15 am from the following locations: People Trail near West Hill on SR 46 West Blackwell Park (west parking lot) [...]


Police Memorial Ceremony to be held May 17

Columbus Police Department will be hosting a Police Memorial Ceremony on Friday, May 17 beginning at 9:00 am at the Public Safety Plaza, located on the corner of Second and Jackson Streets. This event is open to the public and all are invited to attend.


Columbus Fire Department Deputy Chief Mike Kutsko Takes the Stage at FDIC International

Over 34,000 firefighters from all over the world were in Indianapolis in early April for the largest firefighter training conference and trade show in the world. FDIC International, the Fire Department Instructors Conference, is held annually in Indianapolis with an opportunity for instructors and firefighters to learn from the best and brightest educators in today’s [...]


City Holiday Hours for May 2019

The City of Columbus offices will be closed on the following dates: Tuesday, May 7 - Primary Election Day Trash and recycling collection will be on schedule. City Council meeting regularly scheduled for Tuesday, May 7 will be held on Wednesday, May 8 at 6:00 pm. Monday, May 27 - Memorial Day Trash and recycling collection [...]


Crack Sealing and Filling Program Begins April 29

On Monday, April 29, 2019, National Pavement Maintenance LLC will began the City's Crack Sealing & Filling program. The completion date for the project is June 28, 2019, weather permitting. The Crack Sealing & Filling Program is a part of the City's preventive maintenance plan. By keeping cracks sealed, less water penetrates the asphalt pavement, [...]


Tree Giveaway and Rain Barrel Cost-Share Program

Bartholomew County Soil and Water Conservation District is offering two opportunities for residents to celebrate Earth Day and Arbor Day in April. On April 26 from 5:00-7:00 pm, BCSWCD will be hosting a Tree Giveaway at the Bartholomew County Fairgrounds. Over 1200 trees will be available for free to the public, with a 5 tree [...]


April is National Safe Digging Month

Indiana 811, the Hoosier State's "call before you dig" center, has partnered with the Common Ground Alliance for an important initiative called National Safe Digging Month each April for more than 10 years to coincide with the onset of peak digging season. The collaboration was designed to elevate the awareness of, and participation in, the [...]