Affordable Housing Task Force
Aug 07, 2020
Advisory Committee Meeting
Economic and Community Development Committee
Aug 07, 2020
Council Committee Meeting
Dominion Energy to Perform Tree Trimming Activities as Scheduled for 2020
Aug 07, 2020
Dominion Energy will perform tree trimming activities along overhead utility lines in the following neighborhoods for the next two weeks
Pet Adoption Fees Waived for Clear The Shelters Event
Aug 06, 2020
In conjunction with Clear The Shelters, Columbia Animal Services will be waiving all adoption fees on August 14, 2020 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
The City of Columbia Office of Business Opportunities partners with SCMBDA to host Business Structure Zoom Webinar
Aug 06, 2020
SCMBDA partners with Columbia Office of Business Opportunities to provide a business structure zoom webinar.
Mayor Steve Benjamin and Columbia City Council Unanimously Approves Emergency Ordinance Extending Mask Face Coverings and Temporary Suspension of Meetings
Aug 04, 2020
Mayor Steve Benjamin and Columbia City Council unanimously approved an emergency ordinance that extends the temporary suspension of the normal operating procedures of City Council and City Boards
City’s Pet of the Week: Bellini!
Aug 03, 2020
At 2 years of age, we don’t expect Bellini to get any taller but she does need some more groceries! She came in as a stray and is still quite lanky.
City Cautions Drivers to avoid Flood-Prone Streets and Intersections
Aug 03, 2020
Due to impending inclement weather that is expected today, the City of Columbia wants to urge motorists to be cautious while driving.
Board of Zoning Appeals | Thursday, August 6, 2020
Aug 03, 2020
In the interest of public health and authorized by City Council Ordinance 2020-032, the City of Columbia Board of Zoning Appeals will conduct a virtual meeting on Thursday, August 6, 2020 at 4:00 p.m.
Dominion Energy to Perform Tree Trimming Activities as Scheduled for 2020
Jul 31, 2020
Dominion Energy will perform tree trimming activities along overhead utility lines in the following neighborhoods for the next two weeks.
Planning Commission | Monday, July 13, 2020
Jul 09, 2020
In the interest of public health and authorized by City Council Ordinance 2020-032, the City of Columbia Planning Commission will conduct a virtual meeting on Monday, July 13th, 2020 at 5:15 p.m.
City of Columbia to Distribute Masks to Citizens Starting Monday, June 29 #MaskUpColumbia
Jun 26, 2020
The City of Columbia will be providing masks to citizens at several locations throughout the City, while supplies last.
City Releases Mask Ordinance FAQs
Jun 25, 2020
The mask ordinance that was passed by City Council on Tuesday June 23, 2020 will go into effect on tomorrow Friday, June 26.
Millwood Avenue Resurfacing Project Underway
Jun 02, 2020
In mid-2019, SCDOT approached the City of Columbia with a partnership opportunity to improve safety along Millwood Avenue for all users.
Dominion Energy to Perform Tree Trimming Activities as Scheduled for 2020
May 29, 2020
Dominion Energy will perform tree trimming activities along overhead utility lines in the following neighborhoods for the next two weeks.
Mayor Benjamin Welcomes 2020 Fall Mayor’s Fellows
May 26, 2020
Columbia Mayor Steve Benjamin welcomes five students to the 2020 Summer Semester class of the City of Columbia Mayor’s Fellows program.
City of Columbia Releases Second Survey Results Aimed to Reopen Local Businesses
May 22, 2020
The City’s Economic Development Department conducted a survey to better understand the implementation of safety measures and how protocols help increase both the reality and perception.
Dominion Energy to Perform Tree Trimming Activities as Scheduled for 2020
May 22, 2020
Dominion Energy will perform tree trimming activities along overhead utility lines in the following neighborhoods for the next two weeks.
City’s Parks and Recreation Re-Opening Plan
May 22, 2020
City of Columbia's Parks and Recreation Department has announced that they will re-open their parks and amenities in phases throughout the summer.
City of Columbia Awards $1.4 million to 323 Locally Owned Businesses Impacted by COVID-19 Closures as Part of a Resilient Columbia: Economic Sustainability Plan
May 21, 2020
The Small Business Stabilization Program has provided relief to businesses across Columbia in all sectors of industry.
City of Columbia develops Microsite and Communications Tools to Assist Small Businesses during COVID-19 Pandemic
May 19, 2020
The City of Columbia Public Relations, Media and Marketing Department is excited to announce the new release of our microsite, Resilient Columbia.
City of Columbia Launches Channels on Roku and Amazon Fire TV
May 18, 2020
In an effort to provide more access to City of Columbia information, the City of Columbia’s Public Relations, Media & Marketing Department has launched channels on Roku and Amazon Fire TV.
City of Columbia Partners with Additional Hotels for Peace of Mind Program
May 18, 2020
The city has partnered with several local hotels who have designated specified rooms for the first responders and health workers to use for rest and recuperation at the end of their shifts.
Dominion Energy to Perform Tree Trimming Activities as Scheduled for 2020
May 15, 2020
Dominion Energy will perform tree trimming activities along overhead utility lines in the following neighborhoods for the next two weeks.
City Opens Greenways, Open Spaces and Trails City Parks Remain Closed
May 14, 2020
City of Columbia's Parks and Recreation Department has announced that greenways, open spaces and trails will be open to the public effective immediately.
Columbia City Council Passes Resolution to Request US Congress to Implement an Emergency Rental Assistance Program
May 14, 2020
During the May 12 City Council meeting, Columbia City Council unanimously passed a resolution urging the United States Congress to implement an Emergency Rental Assistance Program to help citizens.
COVID-19 Mobile Testing Clinics
May 13, 2020
Columbia City Council and City staff is encouraging all citizens to get tested for COVID-19. The City of Columbia is sharing times, dates and locations to those who are interested in testing.
City Parking Lot in Five Points to be Revitalized
May 05, 2020
The City of Columbia has broken ground on the revitalization project of the Exxon Parking lot, located in the heart of Five Points.
City’s Pet of the Week: Ti! (ID# A261485)
Apr 27, 2020
Meet Animal Services new' Pet of the Week, Ti!
City of Columbia Awards More Than $999,750 to 220 Locally Owned Businesses Impacted by COVID-19 Closures as Part of A Resilient Columbia: Economic Sustainability Plan
Apr 21, 2020
Due to success of the economic plan, in today’s meeting Columbia City Council added another $400,000 to program.
City of Columbia Lowers All Flags Over City-Operated Buildings to Half-Staff As COVID-19 Related Deaths Surpass 100
Apr 15, 2020
As the number of South Carolina deaths from confirmed COVID-19 virus cases has surpassed 100, all Columbia city-operated buildings have been directed by Mayor Steve Benjamin to lower their flags.
Village Love Initiative Delivers Meals Provided by Columbia Businesses and Locally Owned Restaurants to First Line COVID-19 Responders & Care Givers
Apr 10, 2020
A new initiative designed to allow locally owned businesses and restaurants to provide meals and care baskets to first line COVID-19 health care responders launches Friday, April 10 at Prisma Health.
City’s Pet of the Week: Bria! (ID# A261062)
Apr 06, 2020
Meet Animal Services’ new Pet of the Week, Bria!
City of Columbia Community Development Seeks Public Feedback on Plan for Spending $18.5 Million in Disaster Mitigation Funds
Apr 06, 2020
The Community Development Department is seeking public comment on the Draft Mitigation Action Plan for spending $18.5 million in Community Development Block Grant – Mitigation (CDBG-MIT)
City receives over 600 applications for Small Business Stabilization Forgivable Loan Fund (SBSF)
Apr 03, 2020
The City of Columbia and Office of Business Opportunities is pleased to announce the tremendous amount of applications submitted for the Small Business Stabilization Forgivable (SBSF) Loan Program.
City of Columbia’s April Boards and Commissions Meetings Postponed
Apr 03, 2020
The Planning Commission meeting that was scheduled to be held on Monday, April 6 at 5:15 p.m. has been POSTPONED until May 4, 2020.
Dominion Energy to Perform Tree Trimming Activities as Scheduled for 2020
Apr 03, 2020
Dominion Energy will perform tree trimming activities along overhead utility lines in the following neighborhoods for the next two weeks.
Dominion Energy to Perform Tree Trimming Activities as Scheduled for 2020
Mar 27, 2020
Dominion Energy will perform tree trimming activities along overhead utility lines in the following neighborhoods for the next two weeks.
Mayor Benjamin Plants Flowering Plant Seeds At Corner of Main and Elmwood Streets as Symbol of Hope for Vibrancy and Renewed Growth
Mar 27, 2020
Mayor Steve Benjamin and City of Columbia representatives will plant wildflower seeds at the intersection of Main Street and Elmwood Avenue at 11:00 am today, Friday, March 27.
Columbia City Council Enacts Stay Home Stay Safe Emergency Order (Ordinance 2020-034) To Be Effective Sunday, March 29
Mar 26, 2020
Columbia City Council has declared an emergency order enacting a Stay Home Stay Safe order, which will become effective on Sunday, March 29 at 12:01 a.m. Ordinance 2020-034 was discussed and voted on.
City Council Passes Stay Home, Stay Safe Ordinance
Mar 26, 2020
Please see attached a copy of the ordinance that passed during Mayor Steve Benjamin and City Council scheduled meeting on Thursday, March 26, 2020.
COVID-19 Solid Waste Collection Procedures
Mar 26, 2020
Solid Waste Division is asking all residents to ensure all household garbage is bagged and containerized and all recyclables are containerized in the appropriate City-issued roll carts.
City of Columbia to Waive Online Payment Processing Charge for Water, Sewer, Commercial Solid Waste & Parking Garage Rental Services
Mar 24, 2020
To support efforts of our entire Midlands community, the online payment processing charge will be waived for water, sewer, commercial solid waste and parking garage rental fees until further notice.
Parking Services Announces no Payments for Parking Meters and Garages to Support Social Distancing
Mar 23, 2020
Parking payments will not be required for on-street parking meters until further notice.
City of Columbia’s Animal Services COVID-19 Operational Changes
Mar 18, 2020
Until further notice, due to COVID-19, the City of Columbia’s Animal Services will be making changes to their procedures and schedule.
CRC 911 to Modify Call Operations
Mar 18, 2020
In an effort to protect our responders, citizens calling into the 911 center will be asked an additional line of questioning pertaining to the Coronavirus.
Parking Services Implementing Bagged Meters for Pickup/Take Out for Columbia Merchants
Mar 18, 2020
Due to modified ordinances of restaurants and businesses, Parking Services has issued bagged meters for Pickup/Take Out customers.
City of Columbia to Close Park Facilities Until Further Notice
Mar 15, 2020
The City of Columbia Parks and Recreation Department has announced that they will close park facilities until further notice to protect citizens and minimize opportunities to spread COVID-19 in our co
City of Columbia Afterschool Programs Canceled Until Further Notice
Mar 15, 2020
The City of Columbia Parks and Recreation Department has announced that they will cancel ALL afterschool programs until further notice to protect citizens and minimize opportunities to spread COVID-
Participation in Upcoming Columbia Board and Commission Meetings
Mar 13, 2020
In the interest of public health due to the growing concerns regarding the spread of the coronavirus, the City of Columbia is cancelling non-essential public meetings.
Design League and City of Columbia Announce Adoption and Ratification of a New City Flag
Mar 11, 2020
The Columbia Design League, in partnership with the Columbia City Council and Mayor Steve Benjamin, is proud to announce the adoption and ratification of a new City of Columbia flag.
Columbia City Council Temporarily Suspends Normal Operating Procedures of City Council Meetings as COVID-19 Precautionary Measure
Mar 10, 2020
In the interest of public health, Mayor Steve Benjamin and the City of Columbia City Council have unanimously passed an emergency ordinance.
City’s Pet of the Week: Kovu! (ID# A260085)
Mar 09, 2020
Meet Animal Services’ new Pet of the Week, Kovu!
Registration Open for City’s Summer Camps Program
Mar 04, 2020
Registration for the Columbia Parks and Recreation Department’s Summer Camps Program, which includes weekly camps and a variety of specialty camps, is open for children ages 5 and up.
Join Councilwoman Tameika Isaac Devine for Walking Wednesday
Mar 04, 2020
Join Councilwoman Tameika Isaac Devine for Walking Wednesday for a midday walk on the first Wednesday of each month at Drew Wellness Center.
Tykes on a Hike
Mar 04, 2020
Every first Monday of each month, children between ages 2-5 with their guardian/adult chaperone are invited to sing a song, read a story, and go on a guided adventure of Riverfront Park.
City’s Pet of the Week: Zeus! (ID# A261244)
Mar 02, 2020
Meet Animal Services’ new Pet of the Week, Zeus!
City’s Pet of the Week: Lucy! (ID# A259175)
Jan 13, 2020
Meet Animal Services’ new Pet of the Week, Lucy!
City of Columbia to Hold Public Education Forum On Utility Line Tree Trimming
Jan 07, 2020
The City of Columbia and Dominion Energy will hold a public education forum for interested parties to discuss upcoming tree trimming activities near utility distribution lines.
Donate blood on Thursday, February 20, 2020 at Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center and become a “Columbia Lifesaver” for patients in need.
Jan 06, 2020
Donate blood on Thursday, February 20, 2020 at Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center and become a “Columbia Lifesaver” for patients in need.
City Council members to be sworn in on January 7, 2020
Dec 23, 2019
A swearing-in ceremony will be held for two re-elected City Council members and one newly elected City Council member.
Dominion Energy to Perform Tree Trimming Activities as Scheduled for 2019
Dec 23, 2019
Dominion Energy will perform tree trimming activities along overhead utility lines in the following neighborhoods for the next two weeks:
Columbia Compass Public Meetings: Envision 2036
Dec 18, 2019
The City of Columbia will be hosting four public meetings to present the draft of Columbia Compass, the 10-year update to the City’s comprehensive plan.
At-Large Council Members to host Holiday Drop-In
Nov 26, 2019
Councilwoman Tameika Isaac Devine and Councilman Howard E. Duvall, Jr. to host a Holiday Drop-In open to the public.
City of Columbia Accepting Nominations for the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Dream Keeper Scholarship Awards (Deadline Extension)
Nov 06, 2019
The City of Columbia is accepting nominations for the 2020 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Dream Keeper Scholarship Awards.
City Offices to Close in Observance of Thanksgiving Holiday
Oct 30, 2019
The City of Columbia offices will be closed for the Thanksgiving holiday on Thursday, November 28, 2019 and Friday, November 29, 2019
City’s Pet of the Week: Catelyn! (ID# A256845)
Oct 21, 2019
Meet Animal Services’ new Pet of the Week, Catelyn
City’s Office of Business Opportunities to host a Payroll, Wages, and Benefits Lunch & Learn for Contractors
Oct 16, 2019
The City of Columbia’s Office of Business Opportunities will host a Payroll, Wages and Benefits Lunch & Learn on Tuesday, October 29, 2019, at 1509 Lady Street from 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
City to Host All Access Columbia
Oct 16, 2019
All Access Columbia workshop will be held on Thursday, November 7, 2019, at Hampton Park, 1117 Brandon Avenue Columbia, SC 29209 from 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
City Council Announces Commercial Corridor Redevelopment Plan Pilot Program to begin in 2020
Sep 20, 2019
In order to promote growth and economic investments throughout the City of Columbia, a comprehensive corridor redevelopment plan was approved by City Council this week.
City of Columbia to Celebrate National Community Planning Month
Sep 16, 2019
The City of Columbia is celebrating National Community Planning Month this October.
City’s Office of Business Opportunities and Columbia Water in Conjunction with MBDA Business Center to host Waterline Contractors’ Training Series
Sep 16, 2019
The City of Columbia’s Office of Business Opportunities and Columbia Water in conjunction with MBDA Business Center – Columbia, SC to host Waterline Contractors’ Training Series.
City Cautions Drivers to avoid Flood-Prone Streets and Intersections
Sep 04, 2019
Due to rain expected today and tomorrow, please be advised of the following safety tips. The City of Columbia urges drivers to use caution when driving during severe weather.
City of Columbia to Host Grand Opening of AllStars Baseball Field
Aug 30, 2019
City of Columbia will be hosting a grand opening of AllStars Baseball Field and Celebration.
Advertisement of Vacancies on Various Boards and Commissions
Aug 26, 2019
The City of Columbia is accepting applications to fill several vacancies on the following boards and commissions.
City’s Office of Business Opportunities to host Power Hour Event for Midlands Small Business Community
Aug 26, 2019
The City of Columbia’s Office of Business Opportunities will host their next Power Hour: Opportunities, Resources, Connections on Wednesday, August 28, 2019, at Optus Bank, 1241 Main St. at 5:30 p.m.
September At-Large Open House | September 11
Aug 26, 2019
WHO: Councilwoman Tameika Isaac Devine and Councilman Howard Duvall, Jr.
Columbia Announces 73 Pet Adoptions during Clear the Shelter Event
Aug 21, 2019
Columbia Animal Services would like to send a heartfelt thank you to our community for their support of the free Clear the Shelter Adoption event this past Saturday, August 17, 2019.
Mayor Steve Benjamin Announces New Communications Technology for First Responders
Aug 20, 2019
The City of Columbia has joined forces with the world’s largest telecommunications company, AT&T, to deploy the public safety communications platform FirstNet.
City of Columbia Municipal Election | Tuesday, November 5, 2019
Aug 15, 2019
COLUMBIA, SC - The Municipal Election Commission of the City of Columbia announces the general election for the City of Columbia to be held on Tuesday, November 5, 2019.
Bull Street Commission Meeting| Monday, August 19, 2019
Aug 15, 2019
On Monday, August 19, 2019, the Bull Street Commission will meet at City Hall, 1737 Main St. on the 2nd floor in the Mayor’s Conference room at 2 p.m.
Mayor Steve Benjamin Announces New Communications Technology for First Responders
Aug 14, 2019
WHAT: Mayor Steve Benjamin will be hosting a press conference announcing new communications technology for first responders.
Clear the Shelters
Aug 13, 2019
WHAT: Columbia Animal Services will be hosting a Clear the Shelter adoption special. Adoptions for all animals will be free.
City’s Office of Business Opportunities to host Power Hour Event for Midlands Small Business Community
Aug 12, 2019
The City of Columbia’s Office of Business Opportunities will host their next Power Hour: Opportunities, Resources, Connections on Wednesday, August 28, 2019, at Optus Bank, 1241 Main St. at 5:30 p.m.
Mayor Benjamin Lights Up City Hall Orange to Bring Awareness to Gun Violence Epidemic
Aug 12, 2019
In light of the recent shootings in El Paso & Dayton, as well as the over two hundred fifty mass shootings that have occurred in the United States this year & the daily gun violence that occurs.
Columbia City Council Approves Program Allowing Non-Public Safety Parking Tickets To Be Paid
Aug 12, 2019
The Columbia City Council unanimously voted in favor of allowing parking tickets issued between August 7, 2019 and August 21, 2019, to be paid with the donation of school supplies.
City’s Pet of the Week: Brae! (ID# A250714)
Aug 12, 2019
Meet Animal Services’ new Pet of the Week, Brae. She’s a brown and white, beagle/boxer. Brae is a gorgeous 1 ½ year old beagle-boxer me.
The City of Columbia invites YOU to participate in Columbia’s 5th Annual Park(ing) Day!
Aug 09, 2019
PARK(ing) Day is an annual open-source global event where citizens, artists and activists collaborate to temporarily transform metered parking spaces into “PARK(ing)” spaces: temporary public places.
U.S. Census Bureau to Host Another Job Fair Aboard The SC DEW Coach
Aug 08, 2019
Every ten years, the U.S. Census Bureau is responsible for conducting the nationwide census.
City’s Pet of the Week: Sassy! (ID# A255629)
Aug 05, 2019
Meet Animal Services’ new Pet of the Week, Sassy.
Planning Commission Agenda | Monday, August 5, 2019
Aug 01, 2019
On Monday, August 5, the Planning Commission meeting will be held at 5:15 p.m. respectfully in City Council Chambers, 3rd floor of City Hall, 1737 Main Street Columbia, SC 29201.
Clear the Shelters
Aug 01, 2019
WHAT: Columbia Animal Services will be hosting a Clear the Shelter adoption special. Adoptions for all animals will be free.
August At-Large Open House | August 14
Jul 31, 2019
WHO: Councilwoman Tameika Isaac Devine and Councilman Howard Duvall, Jr.
The City of Columbia invites YOU to participate in Columbia’s 5th Annual Park(ing) Day!
Jul 30, 2019
PARK(ing) Day is an annual open-source global event where citizens, artists and activists collaborate to temporarily transform metered parking spaces into “PARK(ing)” spaces: temporary public places.
Landmark Joint Effort by City of Columbia and Richland County to Open the Door for Commercial Development
Jul 30, 2019
In a landmark joint effort, Richland County and the City of Columbia are collaborating to jumpstart commercial development across the region.
Clear the Shelters
Jul 30, 2019
WHAT: Columbia Animal Services will be hosting a Clear the Shelter adoption special. Adoptions for all animals will be free.
City of Columbia & Richland County to Announce Joint Development Effort
Jul 30, 2019
WHAT: City of Columbia and Richland County to announce a new economic development project
City’s Pet of the Week: Flapjack! (ID# A255871)
Jul 29, 2019
Meet Animal Services’ new Pet of the Week, Flapjack. She is a brown tabby, domestic, short-hair cat.
U.S. Census Bureau Seeks to Hire Over 6,000 applicants across Lexington, Richland and Kershaw Counties.
Jul 29, 2019
Every ten years, the U.S. Census Bureau is responsible for conducting the nationwide census.
City of Columbia & Columbia Empowerment Zone, Inc. to Announce Judge Mildred Weathers McDuffie Street Naming/Dedication Unveiling Ceremony
Jul 29, 2019
What: Street Naming/Dedication Unveiling Ceremony for Judge Mildred Weathers McDuffie
U.S. Census Bureau Seeks to Hire Over 6,000 applicants across Lexington, Richland and Kershaw Counties.
Jul 26, 2019
Every ten years, the U.S. Census Bureau is responsible for conducting the nationwide census.
City of Columbia & Columbia Empowerment Zone, Inc. to Announce Judge Mildred Weathers McDuffie Street Naming/Dedication Unveiling Ceremony
Jul 26, 2019
What: Street Naming/Dedication Unveiling Ceremony for Judge Mildred Weathers McDuffie
Dominion Energy to Perform Tree Trimming Activities as Scheduled for 2019
Jul 26, 2019
Dominion Energy will perform tree trimming activities along overhead utility lines in the following neighborhoods for the next two weeks:
City of Columbia & Columbia Empowerment Zone, Inc. to Announce Judge Mildred Weathers McDuffie Street Naming/Dedication Unveiling Ceremony
Jul 25, 2019
What: Street Naming/Dedication Unveiling Ceremony for Judge Mildred Weathers McDuffie
Mayor Benjamin to host Annual Mayor's Campaign Against Breast Cancer Isabel Law Breakfast
Jul 25, 2019
Columbia Mayor Steve Benjamin will host the Annual Mayor's Campaign Against Breast Cancer Isabel Law Breakfast from 6-9 a.m. on Friday, October 11, 2019.
City Cautions Drivers to avoid Flood-Prone Streets and Intersections
Jul 23, 2019
The City of Columbia urges drivers to use caution when driving during severe weather.
U.S. Census Bureau Seeks to Hire Over 6,000 applicants across Lexington, Richland and Kershaw Counties.
Jul 22, 2019
Every ten years, the U.S. Census Bureau is responsible for conducting the nationwide census.
City’s Pet of the Week: Roscoe! (ID# A212595)
Jul 22, 2019
Meet Animal Services’ new Pet of the Week, Roscoe. He is a black, Australian Cattle dog, mix.
Dominion Energy to Perform Tree Trimming Activities as Scheduled for 2019
Jul 19, 2019
Dominion Energy will perform tree trimming activities along overhead utility lines in the following neighborhoods for the next two weeks:
Columbia Announces 62 Pet Adoptions during Second Ever PICK ME! SC: STATEWIDE ADOPTION EVENT
Jul 16, 2019
Columbia Animal Services would like thank our community for their support of the second ever PICK ME! SC: Statewide Adoption event this past Friday and Saturday July 12-13, 2019.
City Council Agenda | Tuesday, July 16, 2019
Jul 16, 2019
On Tuesday, July 16, 2019, the Columbia City Council will meet for a Work Session at 2:00 p.m. and a Council Meeting at 6:00 p.m. at City Hall, 1737 Main St. on the 3rd floor (Council Chambers).
*Revised City Council Agenda | Tuesday, July 16, 2019
Jul 15, 2019
On Tuesday, July 16, 2019, the Columbia City Council will meet for a Work Session at 2:00 p.m. and a Council Meeting at 6:00 p.m. at City Hall, 1737 Main St. on the 3rd floor (Council Chambers).
City’s Pet of the Week: Chloe! (ID# A255704)
Jul 15, 2019
Meet Animal Services’ new Pet of the Week, Chloe. She is a tortie, domestic short-hair female cat.
City Council Agenda | Tuesday, July 16, 2019
Jul 15, 2019
On Tuesday, July 16, 2019, the Columbia City Council will meet for a Work Session at 2:00 p.m. and a Council Meeting at 6:00 p.m. at City Hall, 1737 Main St. on the 3rd floor (Council Chambers).
Area Youth Gain Work Experience through City of Columbia & Columbia Urban League Partnership
Jul 11, 2019
Sixty youth began their summer break at various sites in the City of Columbia as part of the Columbia Urban League’s Science Technology Enrichment Program (STEP).
Registration begins for 13th Mayor’s Walk Against Domestic Violence
Jul 11, 2019
Columbia Mayor Steve Benjamin and Mayor Pro Tem Tameika Isaac Devine announce that registration is now open for the 13th Mayor's Walk Against Domestic Violence on Saturday, Oct. 5 in Finlay Park.
City of Columbia to Host #LoveColumbiaSC Photo and Video Challenge Has Been Extended Through July with #LoveMyCity Campaign.
Jul 11, 2019
The City of Columbia Announced that #LoveColumbiaSC Challenge is now extended until July 31, 2019.
City’s Pet of the Week: Helicon! (ID# A255777)
Jul 08, 2019
Meet Animal Services’ new Pet of the Week, Helicon. He is a one-year old, black and white, Labrador Retriever, Basenji mix.
City Council Agenda | Tuesday, July 9, 2019
Jul 08, 2019
On Tuesday, July 9, 2019, the Columbia City Council will meet for a Council Meeting at 2:00 p.m. at City Hall, 1737 Main St. on the 3rd floor (Council Chambers).
SCE&G to Perform Tree Trimming Activities as Scheduled for 2019
Jul 05, 2019
SCE&G will perform tree trimming activities along overhead utility lines in the following neighborhoods for the next two weeks:
Mayor Benjamin to host Annual Mayor's Campaign Against Breast Cancer Isabel Law Breakfast
Jul 03, 2019
Columbia Mayor Steve Benjamin will host the Annual Mayor's Campaign Against Breast Cancer Isabel Law Breakfast from 6-9 a.m. on Friday, October 11, 2019.
PICK ME! SC: SOUTH CAROLINA’S SECOND EVER STATEWIDE ADOPTION EVENT IS HERE
Jun 27, 2019
PICK ME! SC takes place at an animal shelter or rescue near you!
City Offices to Close in Observance of Independence Day
Jun 27, 2019
In observance of Independence Day, the City of Columbia offices will be closed on Thursday, July 4, 2019.
Advertisement of Vacancies on Various Boards and Commissions
Jun 27, 2019
The City of Columbia is accepting applications to fill several vacancies on the following boards and commissions.
Advertisement of Vacancies on Various Boards and Commissions
Jun 26, 2019
The City of Columbia is accepting applications to fill several vacancies on the following boards and commissions.
City’s Pet of the Week: Ella! (ID# A254774)
Jun 24, 2019
Meet Animal Services’ new Pet of the Week, Ella.
City Offices to Close in Observance of Independence Day
Jun 24, 2019
In observance of Independence Day, the City of Columbia offices will be closed on Thursday, July 4, 2019.
Commercial Revolving Loan Fund Committee Meeting Agenda| Monday, June 24 2019
Jun 24, 2019
The Commercial Revolving Loan Fund Committee (CRLF) will hold a meeting on Monday, June 24, 2019, at 9 a.m.
Advertisement of Vacancies on Various Boards and Commissions
Jun 21, 2019
The City of Columbia is accepting applications to fill several vacancies on the following boards and commissions.
City of Columbia Office of Business Opportunities Welcomes Local Businesses Owners to Access to Capital Symposium
Jun 19, 2019
Nearly 50 local business owners gathered for the Office of Business Opportunities’ annual Access to Capital Symposium.
Access to Capital Symposium: Practical Financing Options for Small Businesses
Jun 19, 2019
Are you looking for capital to start or expand your business? Are you trying to determine which bank has the best package for you?
Advertisement of Vacancies on Various Boards and Commissions
Jun 18, 2019
The City of Columbia is accepting applications to fill several vacancies on the following boards and commissions.
Access to Capital Symposium: Practical Financing Options for Small Businesses
Jun 18, 2019
Are you looking for capital to start or expand your business? Are you trying to determine which bank has the best package for you?
City Council Agenda | Tuesday, June 18, 2019
Jun 18, 2019
On Tuesday, June 18, 2019, the Columbia City Council will meet for a Work Session at 2:00 p.m. and a Council Meeting at 6:00 p.m. at City Hall, 1737 Main St. on the 3rd floor (Council Chambers).
Public Safety Committee Agenda | Tuesday, June 18, 2019
Jun 18, 2019
On Tuesday, June 18, 2019, the Public Safety Committee will meet at 9 a.m. at City Hall, 1737 Main St. on the 2nd floor
Revised: City Council Agenda | Tuesday, June 18, 2019
Jun 17, 2019
On Tuesday, June 18, 2019, the Columbia City Council will meet for a Work Session at 2:00 p.m. and a Council Meeting at 6:00 p.m. at City Hall, 1737 Main St. on the 3rd floor (Council Chambers).
City’s Pet of the Week: Lagos! (ID# A255237)
Jun 17, 2019
Meet Animal Services’ new Pet of the Week, Lagos.
City Council Agenda | Tuesday, June 18, 2019
Jun 17, 2019
On Tuesday, June 18, 2019, the Columbia City Council will meet for a Work Session at 2:00 p.m. and a Council Meeting at 6:00 p.m. at City Hall, 1737 Main St. on the 3rd floor (Council Chambers).
Public Safety Committee Agenda | Tuesday, June 18, 2019
Jun 17, 2019
On Tuesday, June 18, 2019, the Public Safety Committee will meet at 9 a.m. at City Hall, 1737 Main St. on the 2nd floor.
Columbia Wins Cities of Service National Competition to Engage Adults Aged 50+ in Service
Jun 14, 2019
Today, Columbia was announced as a winner of the Cities of Service Experience Matters competition.
Advertisement of Vacancies on Various Boards and Commissions
Jun 14, 2019
The City of Columbia is accepting applications to fill several vacancies on the following boards and commissions.
Advertisement of Vacancies on Various Boards and Commissions
Jun 13, 2019
The City of Columbia is accepting applications to fill several vacancies on the following boards and commissions.
Mayor Benjamin welcomes 2019 Summer Mayor’s Fellows
Jun 12, 2019
COLUMBIA, S.C. – Columbia Mayor Steve Benjamin welcomes nine students to the 2019 Summer Semester class of the Mayor’s Fellows program.
City Hosts June as National Adopt a Shelter Cat Month
Jun 12, 2019
June is National Adopt a Shelter Cat Month and you can celebrate by adopting a cat from the Columbia Animal Shelter.
City of Columbia to Host #LoveColumbiaSC Photo and Video Challenge
Jun 11, 2019
The #LoveColumbiaSC Challenge is a City initiative that encourages citizens of Columbia to submit photos via social media of the places they love in the city.
Design/Development Review Commission Agenda | June 13
Jun 11, 2019
On Thursday, Thursday, June 13, the Design/Development Review Commission meeting will be held at 4 p.m. in Council Chambers, City Hall, 1737 Main Street.
Bull Street Commission Meeting Canceled | Monday, June 17, 2019
Jun 10, 2019
The Bull Street Commission meeting will not be held on Monday, June 17, 2019. For additional information, please contact Missy Gentry at 803-545-0211.
Registration begins for 13th Mayor’s Walk Against Domestic Violence
Jun 10, 2019
Columbia Mayor Steve Benjamin and Mayor Pro Tem Tameika Isaac Devine announce that registration is now open for the 13th Mayor's Walk Against Domestic Violence on Saturday, Oct. 5 in Finlay Park.
City Council Agenda | Tuesday, June 11, 2019
Jun 10, 2019
On Tuesday, June 11, 2019, the Columbia City Council will meet for a special called Council Meeting at 6:00 p.m. at City Hall, 1737 Main St. on the 3rd floor in Council Chambers.
Access to Capital Symposium: Practical Financing Options for Small Businesses
Jun 10, 2019
Are you looking for capital to start or expand your business? Are you trying to determine which bank has the best package for you?
City Council Agenda | Tuesday, June 11, 2019
Jun 07, 2019
On Tuesday, June 11, 2019, the Columbia City Council will meet for a special called Council Meeting at 6:00 p.m. at City Hall, 1737 Main St. on the 3rd floor in Council Chambers.
City to Host All Access Columbia Workshop
Jun 07, 2019
The City of Columbia’s Community Development Department will host an All Access Columbia workshop.
SCE&G to Perform Tree Trimming Activities as Scheduled for 2019
Jun 07, 2019
SCE&G will perform tree trimming activities along overhead utility lines in the following neighborhoods for the next two weeks:
Board of Zoning Appeals Meeting Agenda | Tuesday, June 11, 2019
Jun 06, 2019
On Tuesday, June 11, 2019 the City of Columbia’s Board of Zoning Appeals will conduct a meeting at 10:00 a.m. in Council Chambers on the 3rd Floor of City Hall, 1737 Main St.
Registration begins for 13th Mayor’s Walk Against Domestic Violence
Jun 05, 2019
Columbia Mayor Steve Benjamin and Mayor Pro Tem Tameika Isaac Devine announce that registration is now open for the 13th Mayor's Walk Against Domestic Violence on Saturday, Oct. 5 in Finlay Park.
Access to Capital Symposium: Practical Financing Options for Small Businesses
Jun 05, 2019
Are you looking for capital to start or expand your business? Are you trying to determine which bank has the best package for you?
City to Host All Access Columbia Workshop
Jun 05, 2019
The City of Columbia’s Community Development Department will host an All Access Columbia workshop.
City Council Agenda | Tuesday, June 4, 2019
Jun 04, 2019
On Tuesday, June 4, 2019, the Columbia City Council will meet for a Work Session at 2:00 p.m. and a Council Meeting at 6:00 p.m. at City Hall, 1737 Main St. on the 3rd floor (Council Chambers).
City of Columbia is Working to Ensure a Complete and Accurate Count of all its Residents in the 2020 U.S. Census
Jun 04, 2019
The City of Columbia is working to ensure a complete and accurate count of all its residents in the 2020 U.S. Census.
City Hosts June as National Adopt a Shelter Cat Month
Jun 03, 2019
June is National Adopt a Shelter Cat Month and you can celebrate by adopting a cat from the Columbia Animal Shelter.
Access to Capital Symposium: Practical Financing Options for Small Businesses
Jun 03, 2019
Are you looking for capital to start or expand your business? Are you trying to determine which bank has the best package for you?
City to Host All Access Columbia Workshop
Jun 03, 2019
The City of Columbia’s Community Development Department will host an All Access Columbia workshop.
City Council Agenda | Tuesday, June 4, 2019
Jun 03, 2019
On Tuesday, June 4, 2019, the Columbia City Council will meet for a Work Session at 2:00 p.m. and a Council Meeting at 6:00 p.m. at City Hall, 1737 Main St. on the 3rd floor (Council Chambers).
City celebrated National Historic Preservation Month in May
Jun 01, 2019
The month of May has been proclaimed National Historic Preservation Month in the City of Columbia
SCE&G to Perform Tree Trimming Activities as Scheduled for 2019
May 31, 2019
SCE&G will perform tree trimming activities along overhead utility lines in the following neighborhoods for the next two weeks:
City of Columbia, Columbia Empowerment Zone, Inc., the Integral Development Group, LLC and SC State Housing Finance and Development Authority to host Veranda At North Main Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting Ceremony
May 30, 2019
The grand opening and ribbon cutting ceremony will be held on Friday, May 31, 2019, at 3700 North Main St. at 12 p.m.
Mayor’s Bike Ride
May 28, 2019
Join Mayor Steve Benjamin, citizens, and City staff to learn about recent and upcoming street designs and bike planning on an easy, 2-mile guided tour of downtown.
City’s Pet of the Week: Stewie! (ID# A254278)
May 28, 2019
Meet Animal Services’ new Pet of the Week, Stewie. He is a 6-year old, black, domestic, short-hair cat.
City of Columbia, Columbia Empowerment Zone, Inc., the Integral Development Group, LLC and SC State Housing Finance and Development Authority to host Veranda At North Main Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting Ceremony
May 28, 2019
The grand opening and ribbon cutting ceremony will be held on Friday, May 31, 2019, at 3700 North Main St. at 12 p.m.
City to Host All Access Columbia Workshop
May 28, 2019
The City of Columbia’s Community Development Department will host an All Access Columbia workshop.
Mayor’s Bike Ride
May 24, 2019
Join Mayor Steve Benjamin, citizens, and City staff to learn about recent and upcoming street designs and bike planning on an easy, 2-mile guided tour of downtown.
SCE&G to Perform Tree Trimming Activities as Scheduled for 2019
May 24, 2019
SCE&G will perform tree trimming activities along overhead utility lines in the following neighborhoods for the next two weeks:
City of Columbia's 40-year record for Tree City USA
May 24, 2019
The City of Columbia’s Public Works Department announced that the City of Columbia set a record for being named a Tree City USA city for the past 40 years.
City of Columbia, Columbia Empowerment Zone, Inc., the Integral Development Group, LLC and SC State Housing Finance and Development Authority to host Veranda At North Main Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting Ceremony
May 23, 2019
The grand opening and ribbon cutting ceremony will be held on Friday, May 31, 2019, at 3700 North Main St. at 12 p.m. a reception and tour will be immediately after the ceremony lasting until 3 p.m.
City to Host All Access Columbia Workshop
May 22, 2019
The City of Columbia’s Community Development Department will host an All Access Columbia workshop.
City of Columbia to Host #LoveColumbiaSC Photo and Video Challenge
May 22, 2019
The #LoveColumbiaSC Challenge is a City initiative that encourages citizens of Columbia to submit photos via social media of the places they love in the city.
City’s Pet of the Week: Rambo! (ID# A255077)
May 20, 2019
Meet Animal Services’ new Pet of the Week, Rambo. He is a 11-month old, red, Labrador, Retriever, mix.
City to Host All Access Columbia Workshop
May 20, 2019
The City of Columbia’s Community Development Department will host an All Access Columbia workshop.
City Offices to Close in Observance of Memorial Day
May 20, 2019
In observance of Memorial Day, the City of Columbia offices will be closed on Monday, May 27, 2019.
Bull Street Commission Meeting| Monday, May 20, 2019
May 20, 2019
On Monday, May 20, 2019, the Bull Street Commission will meet at City Hall, 1737 Main St. on the 2nd floor in the Mayor’s Conference room at 2 p.m.
Public Safety Committee Agenda | Tuesday, May 21, 2019
May 20, 2019
On Tuesday, May 21, 2019, the Public Safety Committee will meet at 9 a.m. at City Hall, 1737 Main St. on the 2nd floor.
City to Host All Access Columbia Workshop
May 15, 2019
The City of Columbia’s Community Development Department will host an All Access Columbia workshop.
City’s Pet of the Week: Ginger! (ID# A222179)
May 13, 2019
Meet Animal Services’ new Pet of the Week, Ginger.
Office of Business Opportunities Welcomes Nearly 250 Local Business Owners to 7th Annual Small Business Week Conference
May 10, 2019
Nearly 250 small business owners gathered for the Office of Business Opportunities’ 7th Annual Small Business Week Conference today (May 10, 2019) at the Columbia Metropolitan Center.
City of Columbia, Columbia Empowerment Zone, Inc. & Integral Development Group, LLC makes Major Announcement during National Economic Development Week
May 09, 2019
In celebration of National Economic Development Week, the City of Columbia, the Columbia Empowerment Zone, Inc. (CEZ, Inc.) and the Integral Development Group, LLC announced the grand opening.
City to Host 7th Annual Small Business Week Conference
May 09, 2019
The City’s Office of Business Opportunities (OBO) will host the seventh annual Small Business Week Conference on Friday, May 10, 2019.
City to Host 7th Annual Small Business Week Conference
May 08, 2019
The City’s Office of Business Opportunities (OBO) will host the seventh annual Small Business Week Conference on Friday, May 10, 2019.
City of Columbia & Columbia Empowerment Zone, Inc. Celebrates National Economic Development Week
May 07, 2019
The City of Columbia along with Columbia Empowerment Zone, Inc. celebrates National Economic Development Week: May 6 – May 11.
City to Host 7th Annual Small Business Week Conference
May 07, 2019
The City’s Office of Business Opportunities (OBO) will host the seventh annual Small Business Week Conference on Friday, May 10, 2019.
City’s Pet of the Week: Coco! (ID# A205709)
May 06, 2019
Meet Animal Services’ new Pet of the Week, Coco.
Open Streets Columbia
Apr 05, 2019
The City of Columbia’s Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committee (BPAC) is excited to announce that Open Streets Columbia will celebrate its third year on Main Street, in conjunction with Soda City.
City to host Minority Business Opportunity Conference (Minority BOC)
Apr 03, 2019
The City of Columbia has consistently shown its commitment to the economic growth of all of its communities by providing opportunities for small and minority businesses to succeed.
City of Columbia Celebrates Envision Columbia's 2nd Anniversary
Apr 03, 2019
On Tuesday, April 2, 2019, the Mayor, City Council, the City Manager and the City of Columbia staff celebrated the 2nd anniversary of the Columbia City Council’s Vision Statement.
City of Columbia Public Space Public Life Survey
Mar 29, 2019
The City of Columbia is seeking volunteers on Saturday, March 30 to help conduct our annual Public Space Public Life Survey throughout downtown Columbia.
Office of Business Opportunities Call for Presenters for 7th Annual Small Business Week
Mar 28, 2019
The Office of Business Opportunities (OBO) is pleased to issue a Call for Presenters for the 7th Annual Small Business Week Conference to be held at the Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center.
City of Columbia Urges Recognition of Earth Hour
Mar 27, 2019
The City of Columbia urges citizens to participate in Earth Hour at 8:30p.m. - 9:30 p.m. on Saturday, March 30, 2019.
11th Annual Together We Can Read Press Conference
Mar 22, 2019
This year is the 11th annual Together We Can Read initiative, which has enriched the lives of more than 22,000 public school children.
Join The City of Columbia’s Team for the Midlands Heart Walk
Mar 22, 2019
WHAT: The public is invited to participate in the FREE Midlands Heart Walk to help and support the women affected by heart disease, the number 1 killer of women.
City’s Office of Business Opportunities & Midlands Technical College to host 2019 FastTrac & NxLevel Certificate of Completion Ceremony
Mar 22, 2019
The City of Columbia’s Office of Business Opportunities (OBO) in partnership with Midlands Technical College will recognize all participants of the FastTrac & NxLevel courses.
City of Columbia Public Space Public Life Survey
Mar 22, 2019
The City of Columbia is seeking volunteers on March 28 and March 30 to help conduct our annual Public Space Public Life Survey throughout downtown Columbia.
Minority Business Opportunity Conference (Minority BOC)
Mar 22, 2019
The City of Columbia has consistently shown its commitment to the economic growth of all of its communities by providing opportunities for small and minority businesses to succeed.
City’s Community Development Department to host Essay Contest for Juniors and Seniors of Richland County School District One
Mar 22, 2019
The City of Columbia’s Community Development department is pleased to host a 500-word essay contest for juniors and seniors of Richland County School District One.
SCE&G to Perform Tree Trimming Activities as Scheduled for 2019
Mar 22, 2019
SCE&G will perform tree trimming activities along overhead utility lines in the following neighborhoods for the next two weeks: Burton Height/ Standish Acres:
11th Annual Together We Can Read Press Conference
Mar 21, 2019
This year is the 11th annual Together We Can Read initiative, which has enriched the lives of more than 20,000 public school children.
City’s Community Development Department to host Essay Contest for Juniors and Seniors of Richland County School District One
Mar 20, 2019
The City of Columbia’s Community Development department is pleased to host a 500-word essay contest for juniors and seniors of Richland County School District One.
Office of Business Opportunities to host Government Contract Readiness Workshop Series
Mar 20, 2019
City of Columbia’s Office of Business Opportunities will host a series of government contract readiness workshops in collaboration with the SC Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC)
City’s Community Development Department to host Essay Contest for Juniors and Seniors of Richland County School District One
Mar 19, 2019
The City of Columbia’s Community Development department is pleased to host a 500-word essay contest for juniors and seniors of Richland County School District One.
City’s Community Development Department to host Essay Contest for Juniors and Seniors of Richland County School District One
Mar 18, 2019
The City of Columbia’s Community Development department is pleased to host a 500-word essay contest for juniors and seniors of Richland County School District One.
City of Columbia Urges Recognition of Earth Hour
Mar 18, 2019
The City of Columbia urges citizens to participate in Earth Hour at 8:30p.m. - 9:30 p.m. on Saturday, March 30, 2019.
City to Host All Access Columbia Workshop
Mar 08, 2019
The City of Columbia’s Community Development Department will host an All Access Columbia workshop.
SCE&G to Perform Tree Trimming Activities as Scheduled for 2019
Mar 08, 2019
SCE&G will perform tree trimming activities along overhead utility lines in the following neighborhoods for the next two weeks:
City to Host All Access Columbia Workshop
Mar 06, 2019
The City of Columbia’s Community Development Department will host an All Access Columbia workshop.
Join The City of Columbia’s Team for the Midlands Heart Walk
Mar 06, 2019
The public is invited to participate in the FREE Midlands Heart Walk to help and support the women affected by heart disease, the number 1 killer of women.
City of Columbia Public Space Public Life Survey
Mar 06, 2019
The City of Columbia is seeking volunteers on March 28 and March 30 to help conduct our annual Public Space Public Life Survey throughout downtown Columbia.
Office of Business Opportunities to host Government Contract Readiness Workshop Series
Mar 05, 2019
City of Columbia’s Office of Business Opportunities will host a series of government contract readiness workshops in collaboration with the SC Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC).
SCE&G to Perform Tree Trimming Activities as Scheduled for 2019
Mar 01, 2019
SCE&G will perform tree trimming activities along overhead utility lines in the following neighborhoods for the next two weeks:
St. Patrick’s Day Pet Adoption Special
Mar 01, 2019
The Columbia Animal Services will be holding a St. Patrick’s Day pet adoption special for $17 on March 15 - 16.
City of Columbia Urges Recognition of Earth Hour
Feb 22, 2019
The City of Columbia urges citizens to participate in Earth Hour at 8:30p.m. - 9:30 p.m. on Saturday, March 30, 2019.
City to Host All Access Columbia Workshop
Feb 22, 2019
The City of Columbia’s Community Development Department will host an All Access Columbia workshop.
City of Columbia to host Lunch with a Planner
Feb 15, 2019
The City of Columbia is hosting “lunch with a planner” discussions throughout the year as part of Columbia Compass, the ten-year update to the City of Columbia’s comprehensive plan.
City to host City Lender I Uplift Program Press Conference
Feb 15, 2019
The City of Columbia’s Community Development Department is celebrating over forty-five years of building communities and transforming lives.
SCE&G to Perform Tree Trimming Activities as Scheduled for 2019
Feb 15, 2019
SCE&G will perform tree trimming activities along overhead utility lines in the following neighborhoods for the next two weeks:
City of Columbia to host Lunch with a Planner
Feb 12, 2019
The City of Columbia is hosting “lunch with a planner” discussions throughout the year as part of Columbia Compass, the ten-year update to the City of Columbia’s comprehensive plan.
Advertisement of Vacancies on Various Boards and Commissions
Feb 12, 2019
The City of Columbia is accepting applications to fill several vacancies on the following boards and commissions.
Advertisement of Vacancies on Various Boards and Commissions
Feb 12, 2019
The City of Columbia is accepting applications to fill several vacancies on the following boards and commissions.
Application Process Open for Accommodations Tax & Hospitality Tax Grant Funding Fiscal Year 2019/2020
Feb 12, 2019
The City of Columbia is now accepting applications for Hospitality and Accommodations Tax Grants for the 2020 Fiscal Year (July 1, 2019 – June 30, 2020.)
City to Host All Access Columbia Workshop
Feb 11, 2019
The City of Columbia’s Community Development Department will host an All Access Columbia workshop.
Columbia Compass: Envision 2036 Interactive Online Survey
Feb 08, 2019
The City of Columbia has released a second interactive online survey in order to gather feedback on the draft recommendations of Columbia Compass.
SCE&G to Perform Tree Trimming Activities as Scheduled for 2019
Feb 08, 2019
SCE&G will perform tree trimming activities along overhead utility lines in the following neighborhoods for the next two weeks:
Advertisement of Vacancies on Various Boards and Commissions
Feb 08, 2019
The City of Columbia is accepting applications to fill several vacancies on the following boards and commissions.
City to host Commercial Retention & Redevelopment Orientation Sessions
Feb 07, 2019
The City of Columbia Office of Business Opportunities will host two public orientation sessions to discuss the Commercial Retention & Redevelopment (CRR) program.
Columbia Compass: Envision 2036 – February Public Open Houses
Feb 07, 2019
The City of Columbia will host two public open houses to share what the project team has learned from citizen input and research during the first phase of Columbia Compass.
City of Columbia to host Lunch with a Planner
Feb 07, 2019
The City of Columbia is hosting “lunch with a planner” discussions throughout the year as part of Columbia Compass, the ten-year update to the City of Columbia’s comprehensive plan.
Valentine’s Day Pet Adoption Special
Feb 07, 2019
WHAT: The Columbia Animal Services will be holding a Fur-Ever Yours pet adoption special for $14 on February 11 – 16.
City of Columbia’s Office of Business Opportunities to Announce Launch of the Commercial Retention & Redevelopment Program in New Targeted Areas
Feb 07, 2019
WHAT: Commercial Retention & Redevelopment Program Press Conference WHO: Mayor Steve Benjamin, City Council members, City Officials and City staff WHERE: Drew Wellness Center, 2101 Walker Solomon Way
City to host City Lender I Uplift Program Press Conference
Feb 07, 2019
The City of Columbia’s Community Development Department is celebrating over forty-five years of building communities and transforming lives.
City Council Invited to 2019 Legislative Reception
Feb 06, 2019
Members of Columbia City Council will be attending the 2019 Legislative Reception hosted by the City of Columbia.
Advertisement of Vacancies on Various Boards and Commissions
Feb 06, 2019
The City of Columbia is accepting applications to fill several vacancies on the following boards and commissions.
City of Columbia Urges Recognition of Earth Hour
Feb 04, 2019
The City of Columbia urges citizens to participate in Earth Hour at 8:30p.m. - 9:30 p.m. on Saturday, March 30, 2019.
Columbia Compass: Envision 2036 – February Public Open Houses
Jan 25, 2019
The City of Columbia will host two public open houses to share what the project team has learned from citizen input and research during the first phase of Columbia Compass.
Mayor Benjamin to deliver 2019 State of the City address on Jan. 29
Jan 25, 2019
WHO: Mayor Steve Benjamin, Mayor of Columbia WHEN: Tuesday, Jan. 29 at 6 p.m.
City of Columbia to host Lunch with a Planner
Jan 23, 2019
The City of Columbia is hosting “lunch with a planner” discussions throughout the year as part of Columbia Compass, the ten-year update to the City of Columbia’s comprehensive plan.
City to Hold Go Red Columbia Day Party “Party with a Purpose”
Jan 22, 2019
This year’s event will be held on National Wear Red Day, Friday, February 1. The Go Red Columbia Day Party will be hosted by Mayor Pro Tem Tameika Isaac Devine.
City to Hold Go Red Columbia Day Party “Party with a Purpose”
Jan 22, 2019
This year’s event will be held on National Wear Red Day, Friday, February 1. The Go Red Columbia Day Party will be hosted by Mayor Pro Tem Tameika Isaac Devine.
Columbia Compass: Envision 2036 – February Public Open Houses
Jan 22, 2019
The City of Columbia will host two public open houses to share what the project team has learned from citizen input and research during the first phase of Columbia Compass.
SCE&G to Perform Tree Trimming Activities as Scheduled for 2019
Jan 18, 2019
SCE&G will perform tree trimming activities along overhead utility lines in the following neighborhoods for the next two weeks:
City’s Pet of the Week: Hermes! (ID# A248704)
Jan 14, 2019
Meet Animal Services’ new Pet of the Week, Hermes. He is a 7-month old, brown tabby and white, domestic, short-hair male cat.
SCE&G to Perform Tree Trimming Activities as Scheduled for 2019
Jan 11, 2019
SCE&G will perform tree trimming activities along overhead utility lines in the following neighborhoods for the next two weeks:
City Council Agenda | Tuesday, January 8, 2019
Jan 07, 2019
On Tuesday, January 8, 2019, the Columbia City Council will meet for a Work Session at 2:00 p.m. and a Council Meeting at 6:00 p.m. at City Hall, 1737 Main St. on the 3rd floor (Council Chambers).
City’s Pet of the Week: Boone! (ID# A251954)
Jan 07, 2019
Meet Animal Services’ new Pet of the Week, Boone. He is a 5-year old, tricolor, TR Walker Hound, mix.
City Council Agenda | Tuesday, January 8, 2019
Jan 07, 2019
On Tuesday, January 7, 2019, the Columbia City Council will meet for a Work Session at 2:00 p.m. and a Council Meeting at 6:00 p.m. at City Hall, 1737 Main St. on the 3rd floor (Council Chambers).
Planning Commission Agenda | Monday, January 7, 2019
Jan 04, 2019
On Monday, January 7, the Planning Commission meeting will be held at 5:15 p.m. in Council Chambers, City Hall, 1737 Main Street.
SCE&G to Perform Tree Trimming Activities as Scheduled for 2019
Jan 04, 2019
SCE&G will perform tree trimming activities along overhead utility lines in the following neighborhoods for the next two weeks:
Garbage Collection Christmas Holiday Schedule
Dec 21, 2018
All garbage and recycling pickup scheduled for Monday, December 24, 2018, will remain on regular schedule.
REVISED: City of Columbia’s Parking Services releases operations during Christmas and New Year’s holidays
Dec 21, 2018
COMPLIMENTARY CITYWIDE - Monday, December 24th except Five Points, timed parking will be enforced during normal hours (11AM-6PM).
City Offices to Close in Observance of New Year’s Holiday
Dec 20, 2018
The City of Columbia offices will be closed in observance of the New Year’s holiday on Tuesday, January 1, 2019. Emergency police, fire and rescue services may be reached by calling 9-1-1.
Garbage Collection New Year’s Holiday Schedule
Dec 20, 2018
The City of Columbia Solid Waste Division will have an adjustable schedule for all recycling, garbage and yard waste pickup during the New Year’s Holiday.
Charles R. Drew Wellness Center to Close for Maintenance
Dec 20, 2018
The Charles R. Drew Wellness Center will be closed for routine maintenance beginning Wednesday, December 26, 2018 through Monday, December 31.
January Cuddle-Up Pet Adoption Special
Dec 19, 2018
Columbia Animal Services will be holding a Cuddle-up pet adoption special for $6 on January 5. The adoption fee includes spay/neuter, microchip, Heartworm Test, initial vaccines and deworming.
City’s Pet of the Week: Jorah! (ID# A251417)
Dec 17, 2018
Meet Animal Services’ new Pet of the Week, Jorah. Jorah is a 1-year-old brown, brindle, pit bull mix.
City Council Agenda | Tuesday, December 18, 2018
Dec 17, 2018
On Tuesday, December 18, 2018, the Columbia City Council will meet for a Work Session at 2:00 p.m. and a Council Meeting at 6:00 p.m. at City Hall, 1737 Main St. on the 3rd floor (Council Chambers).
SCE&G to Perform Tree Trimming Activities as Scheduled for 2018
Dec 14, 2018
SCE&G will perform tree trimming activities along overhead utility lines in the following neighborhoods for the next two weeks:
SCE&G to Perform Tree Trimming Activities as Scheduled for 2018
Dec 14, 2018
SCE&G will perform tree trimming activities along overhead utility lines in the following neighborhoods for the next two weeks:
Charles R. Drew Wellness Center to Close for Maintenance
Dec 13, 2018
The Charles R. Drew Wellness Center will be closed for routine maintenance beginning Wednesday, December 26, 2018 through Monday, December 31.
Columbia Animal Services to host Christmas Donation Party
Dec 13, 2018
Come join the fun! Meet Columbia’s foster coordinator and learn how you can become a foster parent for animals in need during the cold winter months.
At-Large Council Members to host Holiday Drop-In
Dec 12, 2018
Councilwoman Tameika Isaac Devine and Councilman Howard E. Duvall, Jr. to host a Holiday Drop-In.
At-Large Council Members to host Holiday Drop-In
Dec 11, 2018
Councilwoman Tameika Isaac Devine and Councilman Howard E. Duvall, Jr. to host a Holiday Drop-In.
Home for the Holidays Pet Adoption Special
Dec 11, 2018
Columbia Animal Services will be holding a Home for the Holidays adoption special for the month of December
City’s Pet of the Week: Sharp Cheddar! (ID# A246728)
Dec 10, 2018
Meet Animal Services’ new Pet of the Week, Sharp Cheddar. Sharp Cheddar is an 8-month-old orange tabby, white, domestic short-hair mix, female cat.
Columbia Animal Services to host Christmas Donation Party
Dec 10, 2018
Come join the fun! Meet Columbia’s foster coordinator and learn how you can become a foster parent for animals in need during the cold winter months.
Columbia Issues First-Ever “Green Bonds” to Fund Stormwater Improvements
Dec 07, 2018
The City of Columbia, South Carolina, is poised to make history by issuing it’s first-ever “green bonds” to improve its stormwater system, creating a lasting investment in sustainability.
The 2018 Midlands Area Treasured Trees Program
Dec 07, 2018
The City’s 2018 Midlands Area Treasured Trees Program will celebrate and distribute certificates or awards to owners/caretakers of the trees that were selected for the program.
City of Columbia and local partners launch expansion of Sally Salamander walking tour
Dec 04, 2018
The City of Columbia Office of the Mayor, in partnership with Heathwood Hall Episcopal School and Nephron Pharmaceuticals Corporation, will launch a version of the Sally Salamander walking tour.
Revised The 2018 Midlands Area Treasured Trees Program
Dec 04, 2018
The City’s 2018 Midlands Area Treasured Trees Program will celebrate and distribute certificates or awards to owners/caretakers of the trees that were selected for the program.
The 2018 Midlands Area Treasured Trees Program
Dec 04, 2018
The City’s 2018 Midlands Area Treasured Trees Program will celebrate and distribute certificates or awards to owners/caretakers of the trees that were selected for the program.
Columbia Animal Services to host Christmas Donation Party
Dec 03, 2018
Come join the fun! Meet Columbia’s foster coordinator and learn how you can become a foster parent for animals in need during the cold winter months.
Home for the Holidays Pet Adoption Special
Nov 29, 2018
Columbia Animal Services will be holding a Home for the Holidays adoption special for the month of December.
Irmo High School inducts City Manager Teresa Wilson into Hall of Fame
Nov 28, 2018
Irmo High School International School for the Arts has six new members in the school’s Hall of Fame and Columbia’s City Manager Teresa Wilson is one of them.
City’s Pet of the Week: Ruby! (ID# A250019)
Nov 26, 2018
Meet Animal Services’ new Pet of the Week, Ruby. Ruby is a 4-year-old gray, domestic, Russian blue short-hair female cat.
Home for the Holidays Pet Adoption Special
Nov 26, 2018
Columbia Animal Services will be holding a Home for the Holidays adoption special for the month of December.
City Council Agenda | Tuesday, November 20, 2018
Nov 19, 2018
On Tuesday, November 20, 2018, the Columbia City Council will meet for a Work Session at 2:00 p.m. and a Council Meeting at 6:00 p.m. at City Hall, 1737 Main St. on the 3rd floor (Council Chambers).