City of Columbus Sponsors Landscaping Project to Celebrate Bicentennial

The City of Columbus is landscaping the roundabout by Mill Race Center this summer as a Bicentennial endorsed project.  The property located at the intersection of 11th, Brown, and Lindsey streets and Indianapolis Road is owned by the city. It is one of its main entrances to the Downtown Arts and Entertainment District. Columbus and [...]


City Announces NexusPark Development at former Fair Oaks Mall

The City of Columbus, in partnership with CRH, is excited to announce the next steps in the development of the Fair Oaks Mall property. The health, wellness, and recreation-focused campus has been renamed NexusPark. The NexusPark campus will include an indoor sports fieldhouse, Columbus Parks administrative, activity and community spaces, retail and restaurants, and CRH [...]


City Buildings to Reopen Beginning May 3

Most city buildings will re-open to the public beginning Monday, May 3. The city will also continue to mandate mask-wearing within city facilities to protect the public and employees. However, for members of the public who choose to continue to do business without physically coming into facilities, please feel free to contact city employees via [...]

2021-04-27T12:19:21-04:00COVID-19, News|

Columbus Parks and Recreation Department Names Brady Buckley as Sports Programs Manager

(Columbus, IN) Columbus Parks and Recreation Department has named Brady Buckley as its Sports Programs Manager. Before joining Columbus Parks and Recreation Department, Mr. Buckley served as the Supervisor of Athletics for the City of Louisville Metro Parks and Recreation Department since 2018.  Mr. Buckley brings extensive education and experience to the role. As Supervisor [...]


Columbus Fire Department Partners with Columbus Regional Health EMS to Provide Covid-19 Vaccines

The Columbus Fire Department joins Columbus Regional Health EMS in providing COVID-19 vaccines to area residents that are unable to travel to one of Bartholomew County’s vaccination sites. On Monday,  March 22, 2021, Columbus Firefighters administered vaccinations to four individuals who had registered through the Homebound Hoosiers vaccination program. The Columbus Fire Department will continue [...]

2021-03-24T13:28:00-04:00COVID-19, News|

Cold Weather Tips for Pets

Columbus Animal Care Services (CACS) is urging pet owners to protect their pets from the inclement weather and reminding them of the changes in our ordinances concerning weather. Domesticated pets, especially short-haired breeds, do not have the same protection as wild animals do against severe cold. They require additional care and proper shelter whenever they [...]


Columbus Area Bicentennial Commission announces “1821 Trail Project”

The Bicentennial Commission and the City of Columbus announce the seminal project for the Columbus Area Bicentennial will be the “1821” Trail extension along First Street, from the Haw Creek Trail, which ends at Lafayette Street, to Water Street.  This trail extension will also include architectural and art elements to encompass the 2021 Bicentennial theme [...]


State of City Address

This year, the State of the City address will be delivered a bit differently due to COVID-19 social distancing best practices and concerns. Mayor Lienhoop will deliver his address on Tuesday, February 2, immediately following the regularly scheduled City Council meeting. The recording will be available online beginning at 7:00 pm.  The City Council meeting [...]


Makerspace Survey Seeks Community Input

A group of residents has created an online survey to assess the interest in a maker space located at the Columbus Airpark campus. The survey will be available through February 3.  The survey's goal is to gauge the interest in a maker space on the Columbus Airpark campus and how those interested may use the [...]

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