Rental Assistance Program Now Available

 The City of Columbus has received an additional allocation from the US Department of Housing and Urban Development and is accepting applications for its Rental Assistance Program to assist renters who are unemployed as a [...]

City of Columbus Suspends Ethnic Expo for 2020

On May 28, 2020, Columbus Mayor Jim Lienhoop announced that, due to COVID-19 and the uncertainty surrounding activities this fall, the Ethnic Expo planned for October 9-10, has been suspended for 2020.  Ethnic Expo is [...]

City Offices Closed on June 2 for Primary Election Day

All City of Columbus offices will be closed on Tuesday, June 2 for Primary Election Day. Trash, recycling and yard waste toter pick-up will occur on its regular weekly schedule. Visit the Bartholomew County Clerk website [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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. [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]