Finlay Park Master Plan Online Survey
Join the City of Columbia by participating in an online survey to help identify the community’s desires, needs and concerns for the future of Finlay Park.
City of Columbia Holiday Closings & Garbage Collection Schedule Changes
City offices will be closed in observance of the upcoming holidays affecting the garbage and recycling schedule.
Let’s Move! Columbia Branding and Marketing Featured in National Publication
The City of Columbia was recognized by the National League of Cities’ Institute for Youth, Education, and Families (NLC) for its marketing and branding of Let’s Move! Columbia in the Let’s Move! Cities, Towns and Counties (LMCTC) resource guide. Let’s Move! Columbia is featured in the Marketing and Branding Spotlight for communication efforts to increase awareness of the City’s efforts to encourage citizens to incorporate physical activity and healthy eating into their daily lives.
Plan Columbia Open House: November 5th
Building on community input collected at the Plan Columbia Workshop in July, the City has prepared a draft Land Use Plan. Come to the open house to see the plan, share thoughts on the recommendations, and talk one-on-one with the planning team. This is your opportunity to give input on the plan recommendations before city leadership considers formally adopting the plan. Don’t miss your opportunity to review and provide feedback on the draft Land Use Plan.
CDBG Notice of Funds Available (NOFA) and Request for Applications (RFA)
The City of Columbia invites applications from qualified entities to apply for funding annually through the Notice of Funds Available/Request for Application (NOFA/RFA) process. Agencies that provide activities that are consistent with locally developed Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program Priorities and to address the federal/local Consolidated Plan objectives are encouraged to apply. Funds are made available for activities in two categories; 1) Public Service/Neighborhood Improvement Grants and 2) Non-Public Service/Public Facilities/Infrastructure Improvement Grants.
Midlands Area Treasured Trees Program 2014 Accepting Nominations
Nominations are now being accepted for the Treasured Trees Program. The Treasured Trees Program seeks to document and preserve trees that have significant value to the greater community, and promote the awareness, benefit and value of trees to the community. Nominations are due by November 15, 2014.
City Manager’s Spotlight on September 2014
The City Manager’s Spotlight provides details about what is happening in the City in an effort to stay connected with the community. The City Manager’s Spotlight on September 2014 reflects information about the Neighborhood Improvement Plan Kick Off, Zoning Sign Sweep, Finance Department Recognition, NLC Recognition of the City of Columbia, Transportation Grant and more.