22nd Annual MLK Day Community Breakfast to be held January 21

The 22nd Annual Community Breakfast in celebration of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day is on Monday, January 21, 2019 from 7:00-9:00 am at The Commons. A hot buffet breakfast will be served at 7:00 am followed by an outstanding program starting around 7:30 am and concluding at 9:00 am. The program will feature brief remarks, [...]


City of Columbus Launches Online Train Status Page

Today, the City of Columbus announces the launch of a web-based train status page that will allow residents to determine if a train is approaching the intersection of Indiana 11 and SR  46. The technology behind the page was designed by Isaiah Bowman, a senior at Purdue Polytechnic Columbus who is completing his Bachelor of [...]


City December Holiday Hours

The City of Columbus offices will be closed the following dates in observance of the upcoming December holidays. December 24 - trash/recycling on schedule December 25- no trash/recycling pick-up* December 31 - trash/recycling on schedule January 1- no trash/recycling pick-up* *All collections will be delayed one day, with Friday's collections on Saturday. Please visit the [...]


Loose Leaf Collection Delay

Due to the leaves falling all at once, Public Works is running a behind on leaf collection. Staff is working as quickly as possible.  Patience is appreciated and staff will be at scheduled locations as soon as possible. For more information, contact Public Works at (812) 376-2509.


City of Columbus Receives Community Crossings Grant from INDOT

The City of Columbus recently received $1 million from INDOT as part of the state's $100 million Next Level Roads: Community Crossings Initiative award to 283 communities in Indiana. In addition, Bartholomew County received $589,471, bringing the total for our area to nearly $1.6 million for road and bridge improvements and construction. Columbus received $349,816 in [...]


City Holiday Closings

The City of Columbus offices will be closed the following dates in observance of the upcoming November holidays. Election Day - November 6 Veteran's Day (observed) - November 12 Thanksgiving - November 22-23 Trash, recycling and leaf pick-up will be picked up on their normally scheduled days on November 6 and November 12. Pick up [...]


City of Columbus Honored with Local Government Collaboration Award for Railroad Overpass

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 [...]


Mill Race Marathon Maps and Street Closure Information

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.