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Commons Playground Closed for Repairs July 24-26

The James A. Henderson Playground located at The Commons on 300 Washington St will be closed on Wednesday, July 24 through Friday, July 26 for flooring repairs. The Playground will reopen at 7:00am on July 27. The rest of The Commons, including the restaurants, will remain open during this period. For additional playground locations and [...]

2019-07-19T15:46:35-04:00News|

Columbus Animal Care Services Seeking Foster Families for Pets in Need

Columbus Animal Care Services (CACS) is in need of volunteers to serve as foster families for animals who currently reside at the facility. Needs include foster homes for cats (newborns (bottle babies), older kittens, mama cats with babies and adult cats) andspecial needs dogs (older, recovering from surgery or waiting for transport). As part of [...]

2019-06-27T12:14:04-04:00News|

Columbus Transit Rider App Now Available

Riders of the ColumBus fixed route system are now able to track the location of the buses on the routes, get real time arrival updates, and navigate the transit system via a new website,  www.columbusindianatransit.com, by texting “COLUMBUSIN” AT 41411, by calling (812) 565-5148 or by downloading our app “ColumBUS Transit” from the Google Play [...]

2019-06-18T16:31:02-04:00News|

City Summer Hours begin June 3

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 Mayor's office, Community Development, Planning Department, Human Rights, Transit, Police, Fire, Columbus City Utilities and Columbus Parks and Recreation Department will continue to observe their regular hours of [...]

2019-05-29T12:56:28-04:00News|

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 [...]

2019-04-29T16:11:58-04:00News|

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, [...]

2019-04-25T11:19:29-04:00News|

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 [...]

2019-04-17T10:35:52-04:00News|

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 [...]

2019-03-29T08:52:14-04:00News|

Westenedge Drive Improvements Scheduled to begin this Spring

A long-awaited project to improve Westenedge Drive between US 31 and Rocky Ford Road is about to begin on the north side of Columbus.  Bids will be opened April 3 for the Federally funded project, with construction expected to begin in May.  The project should be completed by the end of 2019. Design work on [...]

2019-03-27T16:47:05-04:00News|