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2018 City Overlay Program – Phase 1

Milestone Contractors will begin work on the 2018 City Overlay Program - Phase 1. Friday July 13, 2018 Patching 1st Street from Franklin Street to Lafayette Street 5th Street from Lafayette Street to Pearl Street 7th Street from Franklin Street to Lafayette Street Monday July 16, 2018 -  Wednesday July 18, 2018 Patching Forrest Drive [...]

2018-07-12T15:50:29+00:00 News|

Everbridge Alert Duplication Update

Over the last several months, officials from Bartholomew County and the City of Columbus have been working with Everbridge to fix the recurring issue of multiple alerts going out in regards to weather related incidents.  Bartholomew County Emergency Management is happy to announce that the issue has been resolved and the fix verified through a [...]

2018-07-05T11:49:55+00:00 News|

Ribbon Cutting for Rocky Ford Road

You are invited! Join the City of Columbus as we "cut the ribbon"  to open the newly completed phase of Rocky Ford Road from Taylor Toad to Talley Road. 11AM Tuesday July 10, 2018 Corner of Par 3 Drive and Rocky Ford Road  

2018-07-05T09:26:05+00:00 News|

Low Head Dams: Not Worth the Risk

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 [...]

2018-06-27T13:58:52+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 [...]

2018-06-26T14:36:09+00:00 News|

Westenedge Drive Public Meeting Exhibits

Westenedge Drive Improvement Project A Public Open House was held Tuesday June 12 from 4-6 PM at City Hall in the Cal Brand Meeting Room.  The public was invited to review plans and comment. Items to view from the meeting: Project Overview Exhibit 1 Exhibit 2 Residents may contact the City Engineer's office at (812) [...]

2018-06-19T15:23:22+00:00 News|

Columbus City Utilities Board Names New Director

At the June 11 meeting, the Columbus City Utilities Board officially approved the appointment of Scott Dompke as its new Director.  Dompke will replace Keith Reeves, who is retiring after serving as Director since 1997.  He has served the City of Columbus in various roles for the last 38 years, beginning in 1980. Dompke will [...]

2018-06-13T12:00:06+00:00 News|

Storm Warning Siren Now Functioning

On Thursday, May 31, it was reported by the Department of Public Works that the warning siren at 200 S and Shadow Creek was not functioning due to technical issues. As of June 5, the siren is now operational and working. Thank you for your patience and understanding during repairs.

2018-06-06T11:16:43+00:00 News|