Columbus Firemen’s Cheer Fund: Volunteer and Donation Opportunities

Delivery Volunteers Needed The Cheer Fund will not have any volunteer opportunities for the public this year like they have in the past years. However, volunteers are needed to assist with toy delivery on December 12 beginning at 8:00 am. Those willing to volunteer should arrive at the Cheer Fund building, located at 2674 Verhulst [...]


December Holiday Hours

The City of Columbus offices will be closed the following dates in observance of the upcoming December holidays. December 24 - trash/recycling on schedule *December 25 - no trash/recycling pick-up. December 31 - trash/recycling on schedule *January 1 - no trash/recycling pick-up* *All collections will be delayed one day, with Friday's collections on Saturday. We [...]


City Buildings to Close November 16 Due to COVID Increases

Due to the recent spike in COVID cases in Bartholomew County and Indiana, and our push to do everything we can locally to help the situation, most city buildings will be closed to the public beginning Monday, November 16 – through Sunday, November 29. We will revisit this decision based on what happens over the [...]

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Columbus Area Arts Council Issues RFP for Asphalt Art Initiative

The Columbus Area Arts Council (CAAC) has issued a Request for Qualifications (RFQ) from an artist or artist team to design and implement an asphalt artwork in Columbus, Indiana. The asphalt artwork will be a ground plane mural installed along 16th Street between the intersections of Home Avenue and Union Street, near a residential neighborhood and [...]


City Offices November Holiday Closings

Due to several holidays, City offices will be closed on Election Day (November 3), Veteran's Day (November 11) and Thanksgiving weekend (November 26 and 27). Trash and recycling collection will be on schedule on November 3 and November 11. Trash and recycling collection will be delayed by one day on Thursday, November 26 (Thanksgiving Day), [...]


9-11 Remembrance Video

Columbus Fire Department has put together a short video in remembrance of September 11, 2001. Please join the City of Columbus in honoring those who lost their lives on this day. Thank you to all the men and women who continue to serve our community and keep us safe. [...]


Columbus Area Bicentennial Announces Logo and Theme and Seeks Community Input

The Columbus Area Bicentennial Steering Committee is pleased to unveil the official bicentennial logo and announce the local design winner, Columbus native and University of Louisville design student, Ava Becker. Earlier this year, the Bicentennial Steering committee conducted a logo design contest, receiving more than two dozen submissions, and Becker was selected as the winner. The committee is [...]


2020 City Overlay Project Begins August 24

As part of the 2020 City Overlay project, Milestone crews will begin repairs on Monday 8/24. They will be installing underdrain along Chapel Drive and storm sewer at the intersection of Mission Drive and Chapel Drive. Milestone will begin patching in Flatrock Park North on Tuesday and continue patching the streets below. Work for the [...]