News Flash

Posted on: June 2, 2020

Status of City Facilities Effective June 8, 2020

Over the previous two and a half months, the City of Columbus has taken proactive action to abide by the Directed Health Measures as they pertain to public use of City facilities and the City’s operation as an employer and business.

As we begin the process of opening up access to many city facilities on June 8th we will continue to implement processes to comply with directed health measures.

Open effective 6/8/2020

  • City owned parks, park equipment and outdoor sports facilities.

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Columbus News
Posted on: June 1, 2020

Lane Closure on 23rd Street

Due to lift station repairs, the outside westbound lane on 23rd Street / Hwy 30 from East 6th Ave to East 3rd Ave will be closed from 8:00 A.M. to 7:00 P.M daily, beginning Tuesday, June 2nd through Thursday, June 4th.

Please slow down and use caution when passing through this area.

Columbus News
Posted on: May 20, 2020

Summer Reading Program Registration

Registration for Columbus Public Library’s summer reading program will be online beginning Tuesday, May 26th. This year’s theme is “Imagine Your Story”.

You will be able to register either by visiting our website at www.cplconnect.us or our Facebook page. Just click on the Beanstack link and follow the prompts. Adults may also request a registration packet with their curbside pickup. 

Due to socia...

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Columbus Library News
Posted on: May 20, 2020

Above-ground Swimming Pool Regulations

With the recent closure announcement of the Pawnee Plunge this summer, the Building Department would like to remind residents of above ground swimming pool regulations.

Any artificial pool of water having a depth at any point of more than two feet must be accompanied by at least a 4 foot 6 inch fence with a self-latching gate and must be a distance no less than eight feet from any side or rear property line or building l...

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Columbus News
Posted on: May 5, 2020

Consumer Confidence Report 2019

The City of Columbus Water Production Division announced that the Annual Consumer Confidence Report on 2019 water quality is now available.

The URL regarding our annual water quality report will be included on the May and June 2020 utility bills for every residence and business that currently pays for water. Any resident or persons who rent and have their water service paid by their landlord ...

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Columbus News
Posted on: May 5, 2020

Public Notice on Application for Nebraska Affordable Housing Trust Funds

Northeast Economic Development Inc (NED, Inc) will be submitting application to the Nebraska Department of Economic Development for a Nebraska Affordable Housing Trust Fund (NAHTF) award. This funding is available for local affordable housing activities.

The grant information is detailed below and on our website www.nenedd.org. Due to Covid-19, and to maintain the top priority of the health and safety of the public, a public hearing will not be held. However, all interested parties have the opportunity to...

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Columbus News