Press Releases
Oct 27, 2020
Office of Community Development NOFA 2021 Virtual Workshop
City of Columbia Office of Community to host a virtual workshop regarding CDBG Funding for Public Service projects and how they will be carried out.
Oct 26, 2020
Mayor Steve Benjamin Presents Keys to the City to Former Owners of Yesterday’s Restaurant in Recognition of the Restaurant’s Decades of Economic & Cultural Contributions to Five Points & City of Columbia
On Tuesday, October 27 Mayor Steve Benjamin will present the Keys to the City to former Yesterday’s restaurant owners Darrell Barnes, Duncan MacRea and Scotty MacRea
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How-To: Absentee Mail-In Ballot Richland County
How-To: Absentee Mail-In Ballot Richland County
Absentee Ballots are mailed to individuals to complete and return. There are several steps necessary to complete the ballot correctly.
City of Columbia Property Tax Study
City of Columbia Property Tax Study
Find attachments for the City of Columbia property tax study summaries and executive summary for June 2020 prepared by Acuitas Economics.
Columbia Selected To Participate In New Program To Tackle Budget Crises and Advance Equity With Support From Bloomberg Philanthropies
Columbia Selected To Participate In New Program To Tackle Budget Crises and Advance Equity With Support From Bloomberg Philanthropies
Bloomberg Philanthropies today announced that Columbia is one of 30 cities that will participate in the What Works Cities City Budgeting for Equity and Recovery program.
City of Columbia Accepting Nominations for the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Dream Keeper Scholarship Awards
City of Columbia Accepting Nominations for the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Dream Keeper Scholarship Awards
The City of Columbia is accepting nominations for the 2021 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Dream Keeper Scholarship Awards.
City of Columbia to Cancel 42nd Annual Veterans Day Parade
City of Columbia to Cancel 42nd Annual Veterans Day Parade
The City of Columbia Parks and Recreation Department has announced there will not be a Veterans’ Day Parade this year to protect citizens and minimize opportunities to spread COVID-19 in our community
City of Columbia to Cancel Annual “Spooktacular Halloween Party”
City of Columbia to Cancel Annual “Spooktacular Halloween Party”
The City of Columbia Parks and Recreation Department has announced they will cancel this year’s “Spooktactular Halloween Party” to protect citizens and minimize opportunities to spread COVID-19,
Columbia Water and FEMA Come to Fundamental Agreement on Scope of Canal Work
Columbia Water and FEMA Come to Fundamental Agreement on Scope of Canal Work
The City of Columbia/Columbia Water announced today that they have come to a fundamental agreement with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Public Assistance program on the scope of damage.
Mayor Steve Benjamin and Columbia City Council Unanimously Approves Emergency Ordinance Extending Mask Face Coverings and Temporary Suspension of Meetings
Mayor Steve Benjamin and Columbia City Council Unanimously Approves Emergency Ordinance Extending Mask Face Coverings and Temporary Suspension of Meetings
Mayor Steve Benjamin and Columbia City Council unanimously approved an emergency ordinance that extends the temporary suspension of the normal operating procedures.
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Columbia Water to Implement Payment Plan for Customers
Columbia Water to Implement Payment Plan for Customers
Columbia Water is placing everyone that has a past-due balance on a six-month payment schedule.
City of Columbia receives $2.9 million EDA CARES Act Recovery Assistance Grant to Make Loans to Coronavirus Impacted Businesses
City of Columbia receives $2.9 million EDA CARES Act Recovery Assistance Grant to Make Loans to Coronavirus Impacted Businesses
The City of Columbia received $2.9 million of the funds awarded to the state.
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