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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.

2018-09-19T09:36:45+00:00 News|

City Labor Day Hours

City offices will be closed on Monday, September 3 in observance of the Labor Day holiday. There will be NO City trash, recycling, brush/compost collection on Monday, September 3. Collections will run one day behind your regularly scheduled day with Friday’s collections on Saturday, September 8. Trash Collection calendar Recycling Collection calendar  

2018-08-28T11:33:37+00:00 News|

Area Students Return to Class August 8

Area schools, including students in Bartholomew Consolidated School Corporation and Flatrock Hawcreek School Corporation, return to school on Wednesday, August 8. Drivers are encouraged to use caution, especially during early morning hours, as kids will be walking, biking and waiting at bus stops in neighborhoods.

2018-07-30T11:36:56+00:00 News|

City Offices Regular Hours Resume August 13

City offices will resume their normal hourly schedule on August 13 and will be open from 8:00 am - 5:00 pm, Monday - Friday.  During the summer months, several City offices observed modified hours. If you are planning to contact or visit a particular City department, check their hours on the City website, as some [...]

2018-07-30T14:41:24+00:00 News|

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|