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Posted on: March 22, 2019

Notice Of Public Hearing on Application for Nebraska Affordable Housing Trust Funds

Public Hearing on Application for Nebraska Affordable Housing Trust Funds
April 1, 2019 7:00 p.m.
Columbus City Council Chambers

Notice is hereby given that on April 1, 2019 in the Columbus Council Chambers, 1369 25 Avenue, Columbus, Nebraska the City of Columbus will hold a public hearing or meeting as applicable concerning an application to the Nebraska Department of Economic Dev...

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Columbus News
Posted on: March 20, 2019

Floodplain and Floodway Property Owners Prior to Rebuilding or Regrading

Due to the extensive damage within the City’s two-mile extraterritorial jurisdiction (ETJ),

the City of Columbus is reminding all property owners and others about the regulations for any work being done within a Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Flood Insurance Rate Map (FIRM) designated Floodway or Floodplain. The following are availab...

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Columbus News
Posted on: March 18, 2019

Golf Course Update

Recent flooding has caused the closing of Van Berg and Quail Run Golf Courses.

We anticipate that water will dissipate and tree damage will be removed at Van Berg Golf Course early this week, and are planning to open Van Berg on Thursday, March 21, 2019 for regular operations.

Damage at Quail Run is extensive.  Staff is work...

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Columbus News
Posted on: March 8, 2019

Direct Homebuyer Assistance Interest Sheet

The City of Columbus is in the process of applying for $500,000 in direct homebuyer assistance funding through the Nebraska Affordable Housing Trust Fund.

To determine the need in the Columbus area, we need as many of the attached resident interest sheets returned as possible.  For a paper survey, click on the link below and print out the survey.  A dropbox for completed paper surveys will...

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Columbus News
Posted on: March 3, 2019

The Courage to Continue

The Columbus Public Library is bringing back one of the most sought-after historical speakers in Nebraska. Cherrie Beam-Callaway will captivate audiences with her program, "The Courage to Continue: Changing Homesteads in Nebraska".

Last year she regaled us with the story of Mariah Monahan immigrating to Nebraska from Ireland. We cried and laughed as she told us about sailing the ocean, riding the wagon trail, and life on the prairie. Cherrie is sponsored by Humanities Nebraska and t...

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Columbus Library News