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.
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 [...]
On November 5, Mayor Jim Lienhoop, Mrs. Pam Lienhoop and David Hayward, Executive Director of Public Works and City Engineer, joined officials from the Louisville & Indiana Railroad, CSX Railroad and other state and local officials to celebrate the ribbon cutting on the new Noblitt Park railroad bridge, which replaced a bridge that [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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.
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
The proposed budget for the City of Columbus for 2019 is now available. 2019 Proposed Budget (PDF)
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.
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 [...]