Come to the 2015 Recreation Department Easter Egg Hunt at Fireman's Park Pavilion on Saturday April 4, 2015 from 10AM to 2PM. Free games and Prizes, $3 pony rides, Magic Show, Concessions, Doodlebug the Clown and 15,000 eggs!. Click here for all the details.
The City of Columbus Arbor Day Festival will take place in Fireman's Park on Saturday, April 18th from 9AM to noon. Click here for details.
If you are spring cleaning, be aware of the Shred Event & Medication Drop-off to be held on Saturday, May 30th from 8-11AM in the F&M Bank parking lot. Click here for details.
Your Columbus Public Library now offers wireless printing options for everyone. Check it out!
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City of Columbus - Spring Election
The Spring Election for the City of Columbus will be held on Tuesday, April 7, 2015. The present office holders’ term will expire April 21, 2015. The offices to be on the ballot and the present officials are:
Mayor Kelly Crombie
Alderperson, District 1 Aaron Adams
Alderperson, District 2 Trina Reid
Alderperson, District 3 Michael Thom
Information concerning city and aldermanic district boundaries may be obtained from the office of the City Clerk, 105 N Dickason Blvd.
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 Fireman’s 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.
From the Police Dept:
LOCK YOUR VEHICLES!
We have had reported to us recently that some cars have been entered in an apparent attempt to steal some of the contents. In all cases, the vehicles have been left unlocked, parked in residential areas and this has been occurring during the overnight hours. Remember that you should be locking your vehicles and should not be leaving valuable items in them.
DON’T BE IN A HURRY TO PASS ON THE RIGHT….
If you see another vehicle stopped in front of you at an intersection and it doesn’t appear to be turning, be cautious! They may be waiting for a pedestrian to cross the roadway.
PARK AVENUE SPEED LIMIT CHANGED
The speed limit on a section of Park Avenue has been changed to keep the speeds consistent for both lanes. Specifically, the speed limit for northbound traffic at Faith Drive, along the Park Avenue corridor, was changed from 35 mph to 25 mph. Please take note and be aware!
PAY ATTENTION TO THE ORANGE FLAGS!
In an effort to keep a busy intersection safe for motorists and pedestrians, the City has placed several orange flags on each side of the Park Avenue & Farnham Street intersection (at Park Avenue at the southernmost crossing). These flags are to be used by walkers wanting to cross the road to be more visible to traffic in that area. Park Avenue and Farnham Street is one of the busier areas of town, particularly during school morning and afternoon “rush” hours. On each side of the road is a receptacle to place the flag when you have used it.
Be aware of your surroundings and stay safe!
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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