City of Columbia’s Report to the Community
Fiscal Year 2013-2014 Highlights. Click "READ MORE" to view the City of Columbia’s Report to the Community.
City Manager's Spotlight on June 2014
The purpose of the City Manager’s Spotlight is to provide details about what is happening in the City and to stay connected with the community. To view the City Manager's Spotlight on June, click 'READ MORE.'
Registration Begins for 5th Annual Mayor’s Back-to-School Drills & Skills Clinics
Columbia Mayor Steve Benjamin invites the public to register youth ages 6 to 17 for the 5th Annual Mayor’s Back-to-School Drills & Skills Clinics. Drills & Skills offers a week-long instructional clinic for youth to expand their skills in basketball, tennis and golf. The clinics, which run from August 4-8, ends with a skills competition on Friday, August 8. Clinics will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. The clinics are free but registration is required.
Columbia Ranks No. 1 in the Country in Fighting Childhood Obesity through Let’s Move!
The National League of Cities (NLC) has ranked Columbia No. 1 in the country in addressing childhood obesity after completing key health and wellness goals for Let’s Move! Cities, Towns and Counties.
City of Columbia’s Annual National Night Out Kickoff Bringing Community Together
The City Of Columbia will be hosting the seventh annual National Night Out Kickoff on Saturday, August 2, 2014 at Finlay Park, located at 930 Laurel St., from 6-10 p.m. National Night Out, a yearlong community building campaign, is designed to: (1) heighten crime prevention awareness, (2) generate support for, and participation in, local anticrime programs, (3) strengthen neighborhood spirit and police-community partnerships, and (4) send a message to criminals letting them know that neighborhoods are organized and fighting back. This event is free and open to the public.
Multi-Use Venue Development Agreement
The Multi-Use Venue Development Agreement represents negotiations between the City of Columbia, Hughes Development Corporation and Hardball Capital for the design and construction of the Multi-Use Entertainment Venue planned as part of the Columbia Common (Bull Street) Development. The Multi Use Entertainment Venue is scheduled to be complete in March of 2016, with the first pitch of Baseball being planned for April 2016. Click "READ MORE" to view the agreement.
Maxcy Gregg Outdoor Swimming Pool
The City of Columbia's Parks and Recreation Department announced the reopening of Maxcy Gregg's outdoor swimming pool, located at 1655 Park Circle, on May 24. The pool will be open to the public for recreational swimming and swim lesson sessions will be available through July 31.