Street Crack Sealing and Filling Program begins May 2

On Saturday May 2, National Pavement Maintenance LLC will begin the City's Crack Sealing and Filling program. Crews will begin work on Central Avenue from Rocky Ford Road to Cunningham Drive and then move to these other areas in order; 25th Street - west side of Taylor Road to the Corporate Boundary Washington Street- south [...]


City Office and Holiday Closures for May

Due to the Governor's Stay-At-Home directive, all City offices will be closed until Friday, May 1, unless extended by the Governor. City employees are working remotely and are available via email and by phone. Visit the City website and the Department page in question for additional information. City offices will also be closed on Monday, [...]


City Street Projects to Begin April 6

2019 City Overlay As part of the 2019 Overlay project, Milestone Contractor, L.P. crews will begin patching the following streets, in this order. The patching work is expected to last approximately 2 weeks, weather permitting. Crews will then return to mill the pavement and then again for the final pavement overlay. Work for the Overlay [...]


Don’t forget to complete your 2020 Census

The United States Census will begin April 1, 2020, and all citizens in Columbus and Bartholomew County are encouraged to complete the census forms. By receiving an accurate count of persons living in our city and county, we are better able to access necessary Federal funds for community services. 2020 Census [...]


SBA Loan Information

The Columbus Area Chamber of Commerce shared the following for small businesses who have been impacted by COVID-19: Due to high traffic, the Small Business Administration website has crashed and is working on being back up and running soon. As a result, starting March 26, 2020 and every day after as needed, the Columbus Area [...]

2020-03-25T16:25:54-04:00COVID-19, News|

Indiana Economic Development Corporation Offers Critical Industries Hotline

The Indiana Economic Development Corporation is offering a Critical Industries Hotline to field industry questions about Governor Eric J. Holcomb's Executive Order 20-08, which provides for essential and non-essential business operations, infrastructure and government functions while the state observes a stay-at-home order from March 25-April 7. The Critical Industries Hotline will open Tuesday, March 24 [...]

2020-03-23T15:46:10-04:00COVID-19, News|

March 23, 2020: Governor Holcomb Issues Stay-At-Home Order

INDIANAPOLIS – Governor Eric J. Holcomb delivered a statewide address Monday, March 23 to order that Hoosiers remain in their homes except when they are at work or for permitted activities, such as taking care of others, obtaining necessary supplies, and for health and safety. Executive Order 20-08: Directive for Hoosiers to Stay At Home [...]

2020-03-23T15:28:08-04:00COVID-19, News|