Columbus Area Bicentennial Committee Logo Design Contest

The Columbus Area Bicentennial Steering Committee today announced it is hosting a design contest to develop the official logo for the upcoming 2021 Bicentennial Anniversary.  The committee seeks designers to showcase their professional talents and [...]

City Swearing-In Ceremony to be held January 1

Please join us as Mayor Jim Lienhoop, Clerk-Treasurer Luann Welmer and new and returning City Council members are sworn in for the term beginning in 2020. Wednesday, January 1, 2020 10:00 am Cal Brand Meeting [...]

Christmas Tree Collection

Thursday, December 26, 2019 - Friday, Jan 24, 2020 City crews will be picking up residential Christmas trees (curbside, no alley pick-ups) the same day as regular trash collection.  Call-ins will not be accepted for [...]

Loose Leaf Pick-Up Delay

Due to the leaves falling all at once, the City loose leaf program, which is normally picked up on your trash day, is now two days behind. Please be patient and we will be in  [...]

See the 2019 City Christmas Tree Installation

See the 2019 City Christmas tree's arrival and installation at City Hall on November 20, 2019. Thanks to Frank's Tree Service and all the City employees who helped with the installation, as well as [...]

Small Business Saturday is November 30

Mayor Lienhoop has declared that Saturday, November 30, 2019 will be Small Business Saturday in Columbus, Indiana. Traditionally held the Saturday after Thanksgiving, Small Business Saturday encourages small businesses to offer special sales and promotions [...]

City Breaks Ground on Long Awaited Railroad Overpass

A project nearly four years in the making is now a reality after city, state and railroad officials broke ground on November 4, 2019 for an estimated $35 million railroad overpass on Columbus’ west side. [...]

City Closures for Election Day and Veteran’s Day

All City offices will be closed on Tuesday, November 5, 2019 for Election Day and Monday, November 11, 2019 for Veteran's Day. Trash, recycle, compost, & brush collections will continue to run on schedule. Residents [...]