CITY OF COLUMBUS - 2015 WINTER PARKING RULES & REGULATIONS

Parking is permitted on all city streets (unless marked or signed otherwise) at any time.

Parking is NOT permitted on any city street once 2" of snow has fallen and through 12 hours after the end of the snowfall.

Vehicles left on the street during this time will be ticket and/or towed.


City of Columbus Trash & Recycling Changes

Very recently, the Cityís waste management provider, Badger Disposal, sold their business to another vendor, Advanced Disposal. Advanced has already begun collecting trash and recycling. With the transition, there may be some initial issues with timing of collection and other matters. The City is working with Advanced on these issues. If you have questions or see anything of concern with what you see on the collection, you can contact Advanced Disposal directly at: (920) 387-0987, or City Hall at 623-5900 and we will assist with your questions. Thank you for your patience as we work to manage this change.


JAMES STREET RECONSTRUCTION PROJECT, 2017

The Wisconsin Department of Transportation (DOT) is in the design phase of the 2017 reconstruction of Hwy 16/60 (James Street) through Columbus.
The weblink below will provide continual updates as to the status of this important project. Please click here for that information, and return often for updates:


Pavilion Walking Schedule

The City of Columbus is pleased to announce the Pavilion, located on Park Avenue in Firemanís Park, will be available for walking, Monday through Friday from 7:15 a.m. to 3:15 p.m. starting November 3, 2014 through March 31, 2015. Please use walking shoes and not street shoes. Questions: please call the Public Works Department at 920-623-5908.


Leaf Pickup Begins/Brush Pickup Ends

Weather permitting, leaves will be picked up in the City of Columbus from October 13 through November 17, 2014. Place leaves in the curb no later than Monday at 7AM before your scheduled pickup. Do not put leaves around posts, guide wires, etc. Do not park cars by/in leaf piles. Schedules are subject to change due to weather conditions.
The last brush pickup for 2014 is past. The City will NOT pick up garden & yard waste. Branches, sticks, garden waste and yard waste should be taken to the Recycling Center on River Road. The Recycling Center will close on November 29, 2014.

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CITY OF COLUMBUS - A 2014 CONNECT COMMUNITY!

The Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation recently announced that the City of Columbus has been accepted as a 2014 Connect Communities participant. The Connect Communities is a state-sponsored economic development program that provides insight, technical training and downtown development opportunities for participants. Columbus was selected as one of 21 other Wisconsin municipalities in the program for this year. For further information, please click here.

From the Police Dept: DONíT BE IN A HURRY TO PASS ON THE RIGHTÖ.
If you see another vehicle stopped in front of you at an intersection and it doesnít appear to be turning, be cautious! They may be waiting for a pedestrian to cross the roadway.

The City of Columbus Historic Landmarks and Preservation Commission has authorized and produced a booklet of information about the City of Columbus featuring paintings by Susan Stare and other historic artifacts.
Researched and edited by Alice L. Schmidt and Suzanne T. Walcott, the booklet may be viewed here

From the Library Director:
The Columbus Library has received a prestigious national award from the American Library Association.  Click here for more information.

From the City Administrator: take a look at the latest "Under The Clock Tower" column.

From the Water & Light Department: Press Release on Water Lateral Insurance Solicitation.

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