Public Works


The Columbus Public Works Department consists of 11 dedicated employees whose only mission is to provide safe and effective service to the citizens of Columbus at the most efficient cost.

The Streets/Parks Division is responsible for all infrastructure maintenance, park maintenance, and improvements and has 6 employees assigned to its ranks but is often augmented by temporary seasonal staff and other staff as the need arises.

The Wastewater Division is responsible for all sanitary sewer mains, lift stations, and the Wastewater Treatment Facility. There are 3 full-time employees assigned to its ranks.

Hillside Cemetery is owned by the City of Columbus and is operated by the Hillside Cemetery Board of Directors with maintenance and repair responsibilities being delegated to Public Works Department employees.

Note: As per changes in City policy, Columbus Public Works Department will no longer be providing salt, sand, gravel, or black top for resident’s personal use.

  1. Final Appliance Drop-off for Season set for Oct. 19

    Columbus Public Works would like to remind residents that the last TV and appliance drop off for the season will be Saturday, October 19, 2019 at the Landscape Recycling Center from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Read on...
  2. Leaf Pickup

    Weather permitting, leaves will be picked up in the City of Columbus the weeks of October 14 through November 18, 2019. Read on...
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