Office closures announced for Martin Luther King Jr. Day

The following closings are planned for the observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Monday.

  • All Indiana Bureau of Motor Vehicles license branches will be closed Saturday through Monday. All branches resume regularly scheduled business hours on Tuesday. Online transactions can be completed on
  • The Solid Waste Management District Office and the Columbus/Bartholomew County Recycling Center, 720 S. Mapleton St., will be closed Monday. Reminder, the Columbus/Bartholomew County Recycling Center is now always closed on Mondays. The Bartholomew County Landfill, 811 E. County Road 450S will be open regular hours of 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Monday.
  • Columbus City Utilities Office will be closed Monday. Regular business hours will resume Tuesday at 8 a.m. Customers with a problem with water or sewer service should call the business office at 812-372-8861 and follow the prompts.
  • The Bartholomew County Courthouse will be closed.
  • Columbus City Hall will be closed.
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Julie McClure is assistant managing editor of The Republic. She can be reached at or (812) 379-5631.