Creating an Equitable Community

Creating an Equitable Community: How local groups are advancing diversity, equity and inclusion tells the story of how Bartholomew County is responding to the call for a more equitable community. More than 30 local partners contributed to the publication. Creating an Equitable Community report


Phase 1 of City’s Overlay Project Begins May 16

Crews from Dave O'Mara Contractor will begin Phase 1 of the City's Overlay project on May 16. No on-street parking will be allowed. Any cars left parked on the street will be towed. Approximate work times will be from 7:00 am - 7:00 pm Monday thru Friday. Crews will begin work in McCullough's Run and [...]


City Summer Hours begin May 23

The City of Columbus has announced that some departments will be observing summer hours beginning Monday, May 23 through Friday, August, 5. Normal staffing hours will resume Monday, August 8. Summer hours will be from 7:00 am – 4:00 pm. Individual summer office hours within the City of Columbus are listed below. The offices of [...]


Order a Brick for the 1821 Bicentennial Trail

Order Your Brick by May 15! The City of Columbus is excited to announce the 1821 Bicentennial Trail Brick Campaign.  This trail extension is the seminal project for the Columbus Area Bicentennial and will include architectural and art elements to encompass the 2021 Bicentennial theme of “Common Ground.”  The Bicentennial Trail will add to [...]


NexusPark Fieldhouse Project Awarded to Force Construction

At the April 26 Board of Works meeting, members voted to award the construction of a 150,000 square foot fieldhouse at NexusPark to Columbus, Indiana-based Force Construction, Inc. Force Construction was one of two companies that submitted a response to the request for qualifications and request for proposals for the fieldhouse project, part of the [...]


Online Calendar: Double Check the Time!

The City of Columbus online calendar may be showing the incorrect time on certain events. This is due to a glitch in the software that our website developer is working to fix. In the interim, we encourage our calendar users to read the description of the event to verify the correct time. If a time [...]


City Holiday Hours for May 2022

The City of Columbus offices will be closed on the following dates: Tuesday, May 3 - Primary Election Day Trash and recycling collection will be on schedule. Monday, May 30 - Memorial Day Trash and recycling collection will run a day behind the week of May 29, with Friday collections on Saturday.


Masks Optional in City Buildings beginning March 4

Effective Friday, March 4, the City will no longer require that masks be worn by visitors and City employees in City buildings unless these persons are experiencing symptoms or testing positive.   Masks will continue to be available for visitors, and City employees will wear one if a visitor would feel more comfortable with an employee [...]

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