City Manager's Spotlight on July
The City Manager’s Spotlight provides details about what is happening in the City and stays connected with the community. The City Manager’s Spotlight on July 2014 reflects information about the Build Columbia Initiative, Walk Bike Columbia Input Meetings, Multi-Use Venue Development Agreement and the City of Columbia’s Report to the Community for FY2013-2014.
City of Columbia moves forward with “Business in Motion”
The City of Columbia’s Office of Economic Development has announced the kickoff of their “Business in Motion” program, an extension of their ongoing partnership with the Greater Columbia Chamber of Commerce focused on the retention and expansion of existing local businesses.
Eau Claire Development Corporation Held Ribbon Cutting for New Homes
On Tuesday, August 12, at a ribbon cutting, the Eau Claire Development Corporation (ECDC) previewed three new homes in the Burton Heights neighborhood. Currently, ECDC is developing Burton Heights III, located off of Farrow Road on Burton Heights Circle. The subdivision will accommodate 26 single family residential homes. There have been 20 newly constructed homes sold and 6 more are being developed this year. The homes will range from 1,300-1,600 sq. ft., 3 bedrooms, 2.5 baths, all major appliances and a one car garage.
Let’s Move! Columbia GameDay - September 20th from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Let’s Move! Columbia GameDay is back to offer a fun day of activities for the entire family. There will be a 3K race, field games, scavenger hunt, musical chairs, local dance and step teams, exhibitors and more! Attendees also have the chance to learn more about ways to maintain a healthy lifestyle. GameDay also includes a celebrity flag football game.
SCE&G To Perform Tree Trimming Activities As Scheduled for 2014
SCE&G will perform tree trimming activities along overhead utility lines in the following neighborhoods for the next two weeks;
Belmont, College Place, Gabel Oaks and Northwood Hills Organization. The trimming will be completed by SCE&G contractors and work will be closely monitored on a daily basis by the City’s 4 Certified Arborists from the Forestry and Beautification Division.
SC Midlands First Responders & Military Service Members Memorial
The evening will recognize the families of first responders and military service members who lost their lives in the line of duty and will include a roll call for fallen heroes, various musical performances, a flyover, and a memorial wreath presentation. Major General Gill Beck, 81st Regional Support Command, Fort Jackson, will deliver the keynote address.
Registration Underway for City of Columbia Youth and Adult Sports Leagues
The City of Columbia Parks & Recreation Department is accepting registrations for several youth and adult sports leagues for the fall season. Participants in the city-wide leagues have the opportunity to play, practice good sportsmanship and expand their athletic skills. City soccer league registration period has been extended to Aug. 29. For more information, call Parks & Recreation at 803-545-3100.