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Mayor Lienhoop Plans State of the City Address

On March 8, Mayor Jim Lienhoop will present his 2018 State of the City Address to the community. The event will begin at 6:00 pm, with an opportunity to meet and greet Mayor Lienhoop, the Common Council members and City Administrative staff from 5:30 – 6:00 pm, prior to the address. The event will be [...]

2018-02-01T16:25:05+00:00 News|

Columbus City Utilities Issues Tips to Prevent Frozen Pipes

As temperatures have dropped into the negative numbers over the last week, Columbus Utilities staff have responded to well over 100 customer calls concerning frozen water pipes.  Many of these have been problems in the water meter pits, and crews have been able to thaw the meter service and restore service, but others have involved [...]

2018-01-05T07:45:14+00:00 News|

Little Elf Spreads Holiday Cheer, Raises Money for Local Charities

By now, many in Columbus have read about the adventures of one of our community's littlest elf, Forest Schott.  Through the efforts of his mom, Megan Schott, they have so far raised over $1,500 to be shared by two local organizations, Salvation Army and the Columbus Fireman's Cheer Fund. Forest's charitable mischief not only caught [...]

2017-12-08T17:24:58+00:00 News|

Exhibit Columbus: In the News

Exhibit Columbus...and Columbus, Indiana in general...have been in the news lately, thanks to the overwhelming praise received for Columbus (the movie) and the installations in our community. Our favorite article so far is this one from Aaron Renn, which is reprinted with permission. You can view the original article, and learn more about Aaron Renn here. [...]

2017-09-13T14:27:02+00:00 News|

Exhibit Columbus Now Open

Explore the past, present, and future of design at 18 outdoor, site-responsive installations that energize spaces in and around Columbus’ masterpieces of modern architecture. The exhibition creates exciting new ways to experience Columbus' design heritage for residents and newcomers alike.

2017-09-05T13:36:12+00:00 News|

Annual Hydrant Flushing Scheduled for September 11-14

As part of its annual flushing program for the water system, the Columbus City Utilities will be flushing hydrants throughout the city from September 11 through September 14. The purpose of the flushing is to remove iron and manganese sedimentation from the water mains. This sedimentation, while completely safe from a health standpoint, can cause [...]

2017-08-31T12:29:47+00:00 News|

Columbus Railroad Project – Website

This Columbus Railroad Project site will provide the citizens of Columbus and Bartholomew County with the latest Columbus Railroad Project information. The website goal is to enhance communication with the public, improve public safety and help mitigate traffic issues. ColumbusRailroadProject.org

2017-07-24T06:06:53+00:00 News|