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Adoption fees for cats and dogs are only $35 during the month of May at Columbia and Lexington Animal Services.
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Columbia named “City of the New South” by Business In Focus Magazine.
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4th Annual Small Business Week Conference
Join and network with other small and large businesses on May 5th at Spirit Communications Park.
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Know Your City Campaign
This public education campaign is geared towards effectively providing citizens with information about city services and programs.
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My River Starts Here | Storm Drain Marking Month
To alert the public that rainwater is the only thing that should go down storm drains, volunteers will adhere round medallions to drains during Storm Drain Marking Month.
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#LoveColumbia2016
The #LoveColumbia Photo Challenge is an annual initiative that encourages citizens to submit photos via social media of the images they love in the City. Submit entries now thru April 30.
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City to Host 4th Annual Small Business Week Conference
The City’s Office of Business Opportunities (OBO) will host the fourth annual Small Business Week Conference on Thursday, May 5, 2016 from 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. at Spirit Communications Park, 1640 Freed Street intersecting with Bull Street. The conference promises to be a unique opportunity to network with small and large business owners throughout the midlands, city and county officials, and a great line-up of presenters with a wealth of information for every business owner. This year’s keynote speakers are Gloria Larking of Target.gov, and Carolyn Sawyer of the Tom Sawyer Company.
Greenview Pool Ribbon Cutting Ceremony
The City of Columbia Parks and Recreation Department will host a ribbon cutting ceremony for the new pool facility at Greenview Park located at 6700 David Street on Saturday, May 21, 2016, at 10 a.m. The ceremony will include City Council members, City staff and Community leaders. For more information, please call the Parks and Recreation Department at 803-545-3100.
​City of Columbia Hosts Spring Compost Bin and Rain Barrel Sale
The City of Columbia and Richland County are hosting a spring compost bin and rain barrel sale to help protect our rivers, creeks, and streams by reducing runoff and preventing pollution. Rain barrels help reduce the amount of runoff from roofs that enter storm drains and provide a free source of irrigation water. For more information, call the Office of Sustainability at (803) 545-2722.
City Manager's Spotlight | March 2016
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 March 2016 reflects on the City’s Street Division SCAPA Award, National Women’s History Month, Go Red Columbia Fashion Show, Water Safety Update and more.
City of Columbia’s #LoveColumbia Photo Challenge Returns for Spring 2016
The City of Columbia’s photo challenge, #LoveColumbia, will be accepting submissions now through April 30, 2016. #LoveColumbia Photo Challenge encourages residents to submit photos expressing what they love about the City. This annual initiative helps increase community engagement, expand public knowledge of the City’s social media sites and increase interaction with citizens via the use of technology.
City Announces Know Your City Campaign
On March 29, 2016, the City of Columbia Public and Media Relations Department announced the new public education campaign, Know Your City. This campaign is geared towards effectively educating citizens by sharing information regarding city services and programs, including details about frequently asked questions and more.
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April 29, 2016
​At-Large Open House | May 11
Meet with Councilwoman Tameika Isaac Devine and Councilman Howard Duvall, Jr. during the May 2016 Open House at City Hall from 5 to 8 p.m. For more information, please call 803-545-3061. April 25, 2016
Finlay Park Playground Temporarily Closed Due To Construction
The playground area at Finlay Park is closed to visitors, effective Monday, April 25, the City of Columbia Parks and Recreation Department announced. April 25, 2016
City Weekly: Apr. 25 - May 1
City Weekly is a weekly e-newsletter including the week's meetings, events, current press releases, activities and City Talk, our weekly radio show. For more details, click "READ MORE." April 20, 2016
City of Columbia to Host Kids Day Survivor Challenge
Test your mental and physical strengths at the City of Columbia’s Kids Day Survivor Challenge on Saturday, May 14 at Finlay Park. April 18, 2016
Summer Youth Basketball League Registration Begins April 25
The registration period for the City of Columbia’s Summer Youth Basketball League will begin Monday, April 25, the City’s Parks & Recreation Department announced.
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How do I make a Freedom of Information Act Request?
Contact the City's FOIA Office by phone (803)737-0000, email ([email protected]) or fax (803)737-4250 to submit a request. Click "READ MORE" to download the request form.
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Sam Davis
District I


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Tameika Isaac Devine
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Councilwoman
Leona K. Plaugh
District IV


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Phone: 803-782-1947
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Moe Baddourah
District III


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Howard Duvall, Jr.
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Councilman
Edward McDowell, Jr.
District II


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Phone: 803-545-3061
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