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.

Piano Public Art Applications Due June 5

Submit a design to paint a piano for public art! The City of Columbia Heights is installing an outdoor piano this summer and we are searching for an artist to volunteer to paint the piano.

Posted May 26, 2023

Recreation Open House is May 19

Join the Columbia Heights Recreation Department for an exciting event on May 19 from 5:30-7:30 pm at Huset Park East.

Posted May 17, 2023

Sustainability Commission Established, Applications Open

The City of Columbia Heights is looking for volunteers to join the newly formed Columbia Heights Sustainability Commission.

Posted May 10, 2023

2023 Citywide Garage Sale Registration Now Open

The sixth-annual Columbia Heights Citywide Garage Sale is scheduled for June 9-11, 2023.

Posted May 03, 2023

Prescribed Burns to Take Place in Columbia Heights

The prescribed burns will take place on April 26 at Huset Park, Prestemon Park, Public Safety Building, and Ramsdell Park.

Posted April 26, 2023

Longtime Public Works Director Kevin Hansen Takes Over as Interim City Manager

Kevin Hansen will fill the city manager position in an interim capacity through the end of the year, at which point the City Council will vote on a permanent replacement. 

Posted April 25, 2023

Outstanding Citizen Award Nominations Due By April 24

Do you know of someone making a positive impact in your community? Every year Columbia Heights seeks nominations for the Outstanding Citizen Award.

Posted April 20, 2023

Fire Department Recruitment Open House Is April 26

The Columbia Heights Fire Department needs more on-call firefighters to join the team. On April 26, at 6 pm, the department will hold a recruitment open house.

Posted April 19, 2023

Fire Hydrant Flushing Begins April 17

Fire hydrant flushing is scheduled to take place from April 17 to May 19. Hydrants will be flushed from 7 am to 3 pm Mon-Fri. 

Posted April 14, 2023

Yard-Waste Collection Information for 2023

Yard-waste collection season has started. Pickup schedules have changed for 2023.

Posted April 12, 2023

City Manager Says Farewell

City Manager Kelli Bourgeois will leave her position at Columbia Heights on April 13 after nearly 10 years of service with the City.

Posted April 11, 2023

Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) Management Options

Invasive emerald ash borer (EAB) beetles are killing area ash trees. The longer you wait the more difficult and pricey it gets to remedy the situation.

Posted April 03, 2023


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