Road construction season has begun in parts of Minnesota, and Columbus City Council members heard last week that some residents wish it would reach their neighborhoods.
Columbus city leaders have taken a new step toward reviewing the city’s options for police protection by establishing a task force that met Wednesday, May 1.
A cyber suggestion box on the Columbus city website has been stuffed with advice, questions and complaints.
Baseball has begun at Target Field, and outdoor practices and games are soon to follow at many city parks even as early as April 15 in Columbus, where last week the City Council awarded a 2013 contract for field maintenance.
A recent study by Maxfield Research, of Minneapolis, shows that residents of Columbus and three neighboring communities are aging (as people are prone to do everywhere).
The Columbus City Council has authorized a final payment to Dresel Contracting, Inc., of Chisago City, for work completed in moving the southern Hornsby Street access to Highway 97 further east from Interstate 35.
Columbus City Council members have voted to spend $2,500 in Economic Development Authority funds to determine the city’s need for construction of senior housing options.
A certain wetland that borders Columbus and Wyoming may cover enough soil to be considered a lake, but some Columbus city officials and at least one other resident feel Higgins Lake does not allow for the breadth of use and enjoyment of a typical lake.
Columbus residents have an option to share concerns with the city leaders in an online “suggestion box” found through a link on the city website.
The Columbus City Council voted 4-1 Dec. 12 to approve a final levy for 2013, and also voted 3-2 to go ahead with further policing from the Anoka County Sheriff’s Office that will include a boost in coverage next July.
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