Press Releases
Jun 17, 2021
Advertisement of Vacancies on Various Boards and Commissions
The City of Columbia is accepting applications to fill several vacancies on the following boards and commissions.
Jun 16, 2021
Drew Park’s Walking Trail and Green Space Closing Due to Maintenance
Drew Park’s walking trail and green space will be closed starting Wednesday Jun 16- June 30.
City Media
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City’s Parks and Recreation Department Announces Grand Opening of Page Ellington Park
City’s Parks and Recreation Department Announces Grand Opening of Page Ellington Park
Mayor Steve Benjamin, City Council members, and the Parks & Recreation Department as they announce and celebrate the newly developed Page Ellington Park, a 20-acre public park at Bull Street.
City of Columbia is Now Accepting Applications for Hospitality Tax Grants
City of Columbia is Now Accepting Applications for Hospitality Tax Grants
The City of Columbia is now accepting applications for Hospitality Tax Grants for FY 21/22: (July 1, 2021 – June 30, 2022).
Drew Park’s Walking Trail and Green Space Closing Due to Maintenance
Drew Park’s Walking Trail and Green Space Closing Due to Maintenance
Drew Park’s walking trail and green space will be closed starting Wednesday Jun 16- June 30.
Saluda River Greenway Statement
Saluda River Greenway Statement
The City of Columbia Parks and Recreation Department finalized a “soft opening” of the Saluda River Greenway.
Updated City’s Recreational Swim Season Began Memorial Day Weekend
Updated City’s Recreational Swim Season Began Memorial Day Weekend
The recreational swim season for the City of Columbia’s outdoor pools and splash pads/spray pools began Saturday, May 29, 2021, the Columbia Parks & Recreation Department announced.
COVID-19 Housing Relief Fund
COVID-19 Housing Relief Fund
The City of Columbia's Housing Relief Fund program is accepting applications for assistance for low and moderate income individuals or families whose income has been negatively affected by COVID-19.
City of Columbia Lobbyist Registration
City of Columbia Lobbyist Registration
According to City Code §2-301, individuals are required to complete and submit a City of Columbia Lobbyist Registration Form, if you are employed or retained, with compensation and more.
Applications Are Open! 2021 Dream Big Awards
Applications Are Open! 2021 Dream Big Awards
The Dream Big Awards celebrate the success of small businesses and honors their contributions to the growth and diversity of the U.S. economy.
Mayor's Corner
Mayor Steve Benjamin
Welcome to the official website of the City of Columbia! I hope that it is helpful to you, as we offer many services and attractions here in our beautiful capital city!
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City Council
City Manager
City Manager Teresa Wilson
As a municipal trailblazer, City Manager Teresa Wilson leads the executive team for South Carolina's capital city. On a daily basis, she works diligently to address the needs of residents in the community.
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Envision Columbia City Council Vision Statement