City Manager’s Spotlight on February 2015
The City Manager’s Spotlight provides details about what is happening in the City of Columbia in an effort to keep citizens informed about City operations. The City Manager’s Spotlight on February 2015 reflects on the City's Sewer Investment, CPD 2015-2019 Strategic plan, Palmetto Center for Women’s Twin Award, Together We Can Read Initiative, Black History Month Program and more.
Community Development to Host ALL ACCESS Columbia
Learn about neighborhood leadership, financial literacy and homeownership at Community Development’s ALL ACCESS Columbia workshop on Saturday, March 7, 2015 from 8:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. at Alcorn Middle School, 5125 Fairfield Road.
Columbia City Council Presented With Let’s Move! Gold Medalist Banner
The City of Columbia was recognized at the National League of Cities’ (NLC) annual conference in Austin, Texas for achieving gold medals in all five Let’s Move! Cities, Towns and Counties (LMCTC) goal areas—the highest distinction a community can receive. Columbia City Council was presented with the Let’s Move! Gold Medalist banner from the NLC on Feb. 10. The banner will hang at City Hall beginning in March.
Columbia Animal Services to Offer Adoption Special on St. Patrick’s Day
Cats and dogs at the Columbia Animal Shelter will be offered for $17 on March 17, 2015. The adoption fee includes spay/neuter, microchip, Feline Leukemia/Heartworm Test, initial vaccines and deworming.
$29M of City's Sewer Investment Correcting Almost Two-Thirds of 2014 Spills
For a closer look at Clean Water 2020, click "Read More."
UPDATE -City Extends Deadline To Submit Water/ Sewer Public Private Partnership Ideas
Update: UPDATE: City Seeks Efficiency Ideas, Not Privatization Proposals. City extends deadline for proposals in its RFEI.
Mayor Benjamin welcomes new Mayor’s Fellows to City Hall
Columbia Mayor Steve Benjamin has ten new students as fellows this semester in his Mayor’s Fellows program. The fellowship, which provides both undergraduate and masters-level students the opportunity to gain first-hand knowledge of how a high-energy local government office operates, caters to students seeking to satisfy class credit and fulfill internship requirements or to those simply wishing to gain experience working in public service, the community and the governmental arena.