Welcome to Columbia heights


Welcome to Columbia Heights, MN! Named an All-America City recipient in 2016, Columbia Heights prides itself in being a place where families can thrive. We have a small-town feel while still striving towards the goals of a big city.

Summer 2024 City Newsletter

Watch your mailbox for the Summer 2024 City Newsletter!

Posted May 16, 2024

Roll Call Episode 18 Now Available

Brian Hubbard, President of the Minnesota Law Enforcement Memorial Association (LEMA), is the guest for episode 18.

Posted May 13, 2024

Pets in the Park is May 18

Calling all Columbia Heights pet owners! Join the City of Columbia Heights for its second annual Pets in the Park event on May 18, from 1 to 4 pm at Keyes Park (1345 45 1/2 Ave NE).

Posted May 10, 2024

Live Burn Scheduled for May 4

The Columbia Heights Fire Department will be conducting a live burn at 3853 Central Ave NE on Sat, May 4. The live burn is expected to take place from 8 am to 4 pm.

Posted May 03, 2024

Heights Pizza Man Named Business of the Year

Owner Chris Kolstad is known for his philanthropic efforts in the community.

Posted May 02, 2024

Community Meet and Greet with Chief Markham

The Columbia Heights community is invited to a meet and greet with Police Chief Matt Markham on May 14 from 4-5:30 pm at Bruce Nawrocki Park.

Posted May 01, 2024

Citywide Garage Sale Registration Now Open

Columbia Heights residents can now register for the 2024 City of Columbia Heights Citywide Garage Sale (June 7-9). There is no fee to register.

Posted May 01, 2024

Time of Sale Inspection Program begins May 22

The program is designed to preserve the quality and value of the City's housing stock and will impact the sale of most residential properties in Columbia Heights.

Posted April 30, 2024

Matt Markham Appointed Columbia Heights Police Chief

Mayor Amáda Márquez Simula has appointed Matt Markham as the next Police Chief for Columbia Heights.

Posted April 24, 2024

Police Chief Austin Retiring

Police Chief Lenny Austin retires April 26, capping off a 35-year career in law enforcement.

Posted April 22, 2024

Outstanding Citizen Award Nominations Due April 29

Do you know someone who is making a positive impact in your community? Nominations for the 2024 Outstanding Citizen Award are due April 29.

Posted April 22, 2024

Apply by June 14 for a Seat on the Charter Commission

There is currently one seat available on the Columbia Heights Charter Commission.

Posted April 15, 2024


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