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Posted on: May 24, 2017

Norfolk Public Library's 23rd Annual Literature Festival

The 23rd annual Norfolk Public Library Literature Festival will be held on Saturday, July 29th, 2017 from 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. Doors open at 8:15 a.m. at the Lifelong Learning Center on the campus of Northeast Community College, 801 E. Benjamin Av...Read on...

Posted on: May 19, 2017

Magician Jeff Quinn

Magician Jeff Quinn will be performing in the Children's Room at 2:00 PM on Friday, June 2nd. Jeff puts on an entertaining show full of magic and laughs that appeals to people of all ages. This event is free and open to the public.Read on...

Posted on: May 18, 2017

Food for Fines

The library is once again holding a Food For Fines event. Bring in 3 or more cans of food, along with any late books or DVD’s, and we will erase your fines. Lost items will not be forgiven. If you have previous late fines, then you can also brin...Read on...

Posted on: May 16, 2017

Summer Reading Registration

Registration for the Columbus Public Library's summer reading program will begin Tuesday, May 30th. This year's theme is "Build a Better World". The children's program will have movies on Mondays, speakers on Tuesdays, CPL Imagination Builders o...Read on...

Posted on: April 27, 2017

Red Cross Blood Drive

The Columbus Public Library is hosting a blood drive for the American Red Cross on Saturday, June 3rd from 11 AM to 4 PM. It will be located in the library auditorium. To schedule an appointment contact Kelli at 402-562-4214 or her email at kkeyes@columbu...

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Columbus News

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Posted on: May 25, 2017

Citizen Panel to Study Need, Make Recommendations for Columbus Stormwater Master Plan

A community study group has been formed with residents of each of the city’s wards to study the need and make recommendations for a stormwater master plan that will help Columbus come into compliance with U.S. Environmental Protection Agency regulations.

The study group’s first meeting to tackle this initiative will be held Thursday, May 25, 2017 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. in the second floor conference room of City Hall. This meeting is open to the news media. Columbus has a municipal separate st...Read on...
Posted on: May 23, 2017

Memorial Day Closures and Changes

Some City of Columbus departments will be closed Monday, May 29, 2017 in observance of the Memorial Day holiday. Those closed include Animal Control, the Columbus Aquatic Center, Columbus Area Transit, and all departments located in City Hall.

The Pawnee Plunge (weather permitting), Quail Run and Van Berg Golf Courses, Columbus and Roselawn Cemeteries, and all parks will be open. The Columbus Public Library will be closed both Sunday, May 28 and Monday, May 29, 2017. The Columbus Transfer S...Read on...
Posted on: May 19, 2017

Discharge of Foundation Drain Sump Pumps

It is a violation of Columbus City Codes 51.042, 51.076, and 150.052 to discharge foundation drain sump systems directly to the public sanitary sewer system.

Any foundation drain sump system shall discharge onto the owner’s property or to a city curb line.  Please be advised that the Columbus Water Utility Staff and/or the Columbus Building Department may request an in-home inspection if out...Read on...

Posted on: May 3, 2017

Consumer Confidence Report 2016

The City of Columbus Water Production Division announced that the Annual Consumer Confidence Report on 2016 water quality is now available.

The URL ( regarding our annual water quality report will be included on the May and June 2017 utility bills for every residence and business that currently pays for water. Any resident or persons who rent and have their water service ...Read on...

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