Local government offices closing for primary elections Tuesday

Most local government offices will be closing Tuesday for primary election day.

In Columbus that will mean postponing the city Board of Public Works and Safety meeting, normally held at 10 a.m. on Tuesday mornings and the Columbus City Council meeting held at 6 on Tuesday evenings.

Both meetings will instead by held on Wednesday at their regular times. The Board of Public Works will meet in the City Council Chambers at Columbus City Hall, while the City Council will meet in the Cal Brand Meeting Hall on the main floor of City Hall.

Columbus City Utilities will be among the offices closed. If you have a problem with your water or sewer service, you can call the business office at 812-372-8861 and follow the prompts.

The Bartholomew County and Columbus Recycling Center on Mapleton Street will be closed for Election Day along with the Bartholomew County Solid Waste Management District offices. However the Bartholomew County Landfill will be open normal hours.

Bartholomew County governmental offices will be closed except for the county clerk’s voter registration offices and a voting center in the Governmental Office Building on Third Street.

If you have a question about your voter registration, you can call the clerk’s office at 812-379-1604.