CPD Seeking Items for Pack a Patrol Vehicle Event

The Columbus Police Department is joining several local groups, charities, and businesses in seeking clothing and other necessities that will be donated to Afghan refugees who are currently housed at Camp Atterbury.   CPD will accept new and gently used fall and winter clothing including coats and jackets, as well as new and unopened healthcare and [...]


Halloween Trick or Treat Hours

The City of Columbus has announced that trick or treat hours for 2021 will be from 5:30-8:00 pm on Sunday, October 31. Residents wishing to share treats with trick-or-treaters should leave their outside lights on. Motorists are encouraged to use caution when driving during these times, as there will be increased pedestrian traffic during this time. [...]


Columbus Regional Health Conducting Community Health Status Survey

Columbus Regional Health is conducting a Health Status Survey by telephone and online until October 1. Information gathered in this survey helps CRH identify and address our region’s most critical community health issues. CRH’s survey firm, PRC, will be phoning people with the caller ID of Col Regl Health. Please plan to participate in this anonymous survey. This [...]


200 Years Together– a FREE outdoor Bicentennial Community Event on 4th Street to be held September 23-24

The City of Columbus and Bartholomew County are celebrating 200 years in 2021.  As part of this special time, the Bicentennial Commission will host a free event on September 23 and 24 from 8:00-10:00 pm each night named "200 Years Together".   During "200 Years Together", cutting-edge technology will cleverly display historical photos, videos, and [...]


Columbus Human Rights Commission Hosts Virtual Events in September

The Columbus Human Rights Commission invites the public to a free series of virtual events beginning on September 03. This series of timely, curated topics and films is intended to spark conversation, awareness, and community engagement on real-world issues related to inclusion, diversity, and belonging.  All events are free and open to the public. [...]


City Plans Upgrade to Financial and Human Resources Computer System

On September 7 and 8, the City of Columbus Information Services Department, in collaboration with Tyler Technologies, will be installing a new version of the MUNIS system. MUNIS is the financial, payroll and human resources software system for the City. This upgrade will make some applications currently available on the City website inaccessible. These include [...]


Bartholomew County and the City of Columbus Announce the American Rescue Plan Revenue Replacement Grant for Not-for-Profits

Bartholomew County and the City of Columbus are working together to provide revenue replacement funding to not-for-profits who were negatively impacted due to the COVID-19 public health emergency relative to revenues collected in the most recent full fiscal year. The Federal Government provided Coronavirus Local Fiscal Recovery Funds as part of the American Rescue [...]


Solid Waste Management Committee Seeks to Divert Trash and Increase Recycling at Public Events

Energy Matters Community Coalition, acting as fiscal agent for the Bartholomew County Solid Waste Management District’s (BCSWMD) Citizens Advisory Committee (CAC) was a recipient of the Indiana Department of Environmental Management’s (IDEM) Community Recycling Grant Program. The grant, awarded in April, will support waste diversion efforts at all four weekends of Ethnic Expo 2021, focusing on increasing recycling rates [...]

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