Community COVID-19 Task Force Update: March 16, 2020

On behalf of the municipal governments of Columbus and Bartholomew County, Indiana we issue the following statement. In an effort to keep our community safe by following the recommended response guidelines from the Centers for [...]

Mayor Issues Statement on BCSC Bias Incident

On Wednesday, March 11, 2020, BCSC Superintendent, Jim Roberts issued a statement regarding the photoshopped images involving students enrolled at BCSC. There is no place in the City of Columbus, our school system, or society at large, [...]

Community COVID-19 Task Force Update: March 13, 2020

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to impact the State of Indiana and Bartholomew County, the COVID-19 Community Task Force met today in response to Governor Holcomb’s most recent recommendations. The COVID-19 Task Force prioritizes [...]

Spring Sweep begins March 23

The City of Columbus Department of Public Works will be collecting leaves, pine needles and other yard debris curbside as part of their annual Spring Sweep program.  Collections will begin March 23 and will run [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]