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Posted on: May 21, 2020

Notice To Those Concerned With Columbus Cemetery and Roselawn Cemetery

In the interest of keeping Roselawn and Columbus Cemeteries looking their very best through the Memorial Day Holiday Season, reusable wreaths and floral displays not in permanent vases should be removed from the graves prior to Monday, June 1, 2020.

Beginning that day, cemetery staff will start mowing and trimming the cemetery grounds. Cut flowers will be removed during that week as they become wilted and no longer add to the appearance of the cemeteries.

Columbus 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 7, 2020

Status of City Facilities through May 31, 2020

Pursuant to Governor Ricketts’ recent Directed Health Measures, City facilities will continue to operate according to the following through May 31, 2020.

Closed facilities:   

  • Columbus Community Center
  • Columbus Public Library and Platte County Bookmobile Service
  • Columbus Aquatic Center
  • Columbus Area Transit
  • Park Restrooms

You may still call closed facilities Monday thru Friday during regular bu...

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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